CLARENDON, Hon. Hugh of Windsor, Esq. A New and Authentic History of England from the Remotest Period of Intelligence to the Close of the Year 1767

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blankCLARENDON, Hon. Hugh of Windsor, Esq. A New and Authentic History of England from the Remotest Period of Intelligence to the Close of the Year 1767: Containing a Particular and Circumstantial Account of Every Interesting Occurrence, and Memorable Character Relative to the Annals of Great Britain, both at Home and Abroad. Particularly, Its Origin; the Progress of its Empire; Laws; civil and religious Establishments; its various Operations naval and military; Anecdotes of the Transactions of the most celebrated Personages who have distinguished themselves in a political, ecclesiastical, or military Capacity: Interspersed with such Remarks as may be found necessary to elucidate any obscure Point, solve any Difficulty, and set any contested Circumstance in the clearest Light. Two volumes. London Printed for J. Cooke, At Shakespear’s Head in Pater-Noster row, and Sold By All Booksellers in Great Britain and Ireland, 1770/1771. First edition. Quarto. Contemporary full tree calf, title in gilt on red morocco labels on spines and volume numbers in gilt direct in the third panels. Some light wear to spine ends and mild surface wear to covers. A very good and attractive copy.

The works presents a sweeping view of British history: “Particularly, Its Origin; the Progress of its Empire; Laws; civil and religious Establishments; its various Operations naval and military; Anecdotes of the Transactions of the most celebrated Personages who have distinguished themselves in a political, ecclesiastical, or military Capacity: Interspersed with such Remarks as may be found necessary to elucidate any obscure Point, solve any Difficulty, and set any contested Circumstance in the clearest Light.” With a large subscriber’s list. Illustrated with fine engraved plates and a folding map of the British Isles. Complete in two volumes.

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