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Riassunto: Selections from the available newsbooks of the 17th century. The extracts in this book provide the reader with contemporary accounts of landmark events such as the outbreak of the civil war and the Restoration, as well as reports of crimes, witchcraft and mysterious weather portents.
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Descrizione libro Hardback. Condizione libro: Very Good. The book has been read, but is in excellent condition. Pages are intact and not marred by notes or highlighting. The spine remains undamaged. Codice libro della libreria GOR005893289
Descrizione libro Windrush, Gloucester, 1993. Hard Cover. Condizione libro: Near Fine. Condizione sovraccoperta: Near Fine. Illustrated (illustratore). First Edition.. FIRST EDITION. MORTON-IN-MARSH, GLOUCESTER : 1993. Hardback. Illustrated; 15 full-page reproductions of original pages from newsbooks in the Bodleian Library, Oxford. Foreword by Christopher Hill. No owner name or internal markings. Tight, bright and clean. NEAR FINE in like jacket; now in a clear protective sleeve. (xviii), 491 pages. Includes index and bibliographical footnotes. CONTENTS : 'To your tents, o Israel' - the Long Parliament and the outbreak of hostilities; 'The voice is Jacob's voice, but the hands are the hands of Esau' - linguistic aspects of the war; 'Sleeping with the devil' - women in newsbooks; 'The hanged woman miraculously revived' - birth, life, sickness, death, providence and the inexplicable; 'That the people be not bound but free' - the trial and execution of Charles I; 'A prospect of a new Jerusalem' - letters from abroad; "The head not quite cut off from the body" - crime and punishment; "With a pen like a weaver's beam" - Marchemount Nedham; "Men indued with new lights" - the inspiration and persecution of the people; "To amuse and abuse the people" - the Restoration. SUMMARY: Selections from the available newsbooks of the 17th century. The extracts in this book provide the reader with contemporary accounts of landmark events such as the outbreak of the civil war and the Restoration, as well as reports of crimes, witchcraft and mysterious weather portents. **Will be well-packed for posting/shipping**. Lg.8vo. [ Rosley Books for Antiquarian books, CHS, Cumberland, Everyman, GKC, Inklings, Keswick, Literature, MacDonald, Rarities, Theology and History. ]. Size: Large Octavo 0.0. Codice libro della libreria 0027825
Descrizione libro Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrate, 1993. Hardcover. Condizione libro: New. Codice libro della libreria P110900075724
Descrizione libro Weidenfeld Nicolson Illustrated, 1993. Hardcover. Condizione libro: Good. Ships with Tracking Number! INTERNATIONAL WORLDWIDE Shipping available. May not contain Access Codes or Supplements. Buy with confidence, excellent customer service!. Codice libro della libreria 0900075724