A Chronicle Of the Kings of England. From the Times of the Roman Governments, unto the Death of King James. Containing all Passages of State and Church, with all other Observations proper for a Chronicle....Whereunto Is Added The Reign of King Charles the First, The First Thirteen Years of His Sacred Majesty, King Charles the Second, That Now Reigneth. Richard Baker.

A Chronicle Of the Kings of England. From the Times of the Roman Governments, unto the Death of King James. Containing all Passages of State and Church, with all other Observations proper for a Chronicle....Whereunto Is Added The Reign of King Charles the First, The First Thirteen Years of His Sacred Majesty, King Charles the Second, That Now Reigneth......

London: George Sawbridge, 1679. Seventh Impression. leather_bound. 750 pages, Index 38pp. Large 4to, 35 1/2 x 22 cm. Portrait, extra engraved title. This popular history first published 1643 with a catalogue of apologies for the improprieties or misinformation of past editions tells you this last edition is now a worthy and wise choice. Dibdin, calls Baker "versatile, but as I take it, of shallow parts; and yet, such was the popularity of his flimsy performance, that not fewer than eight editions of it went through the press after his death... LIBRARY COMPANION," pp. 192-194. WING B508. Foxing, browning and minor soiling to text, a few corners curled. Sympathetic and simple full modern brown morocco binding with raised bands in fine condition. Item #15927

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