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A history of three of the judges of King Charles I. Major-General Whalley, Major-General Goffe, and Colonel Dixwell: Who, at the Restoration, 1660, fled to America; and were secreted and concealed, in Massachusetts and Connecticut, for near thirty years. With an account of Mr. Theophilus Whale, of Narragansett, supposed to have been also one of the judges.

Stiles, Ezra.

Published by Elisha Babcock, Hartford, 1794
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A history of three members of the tribunal which had Charles I beheaded in 1649, by the former president of Yale College, a post which he held from 1778 to his death in 1795. Plates 3, 8, and 9 were => engraved by Amos Doolittle; plate 7 is not present here nor is there any copy known to have it present. (Sabin categorically states: "there is no plate 7 in any of the copies seen, and it is probable none was made."). 12mo. 357, [5 (4 blank)], 357, [4 (3 blank)] pp.; 8 plts. (3 fold.); lacks the frontis. port. Evans 27743; Howes S-999; Sabin 91742; Trumbull, Connecticut, 1425. ESTC W20469. Period-style quarter calf with marbled paper?covered sides, spine with gilt-stamped leather title and author labels and blind-tooled floral decorations in compartments. Previous owner's signature on the title-page. Rubber-stamps of the Mercantile Library, and inked marks and underlining inside, with scattered marginalia. Frontispiece portrait lacking, with eight plates (three of which are fold-out) present; each of the three folding plates with a split along one fold. Occasional marginal tears and small chips to corners; waterstaining and foxing, yet paper strong and reading easy. Bookseller Inventory # 3996

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Title: A history of three of the judges of King ...

Publisher: Elisha Babcock, Hartford

Publication Date: 1794

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