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122 MERCURIUS RUSTICUS : or, the Countries Complaint of the barbarous Outrages

committed by the Sectaries of this late flourishing Kingdom, from the beginning of this unnatural War to the 25th of March, 1646, sm. 8vo. frontispiece containing 10 small views of the events and a figure of Mercurius Rusticus, good copy, old calf, rare, 24s

1685 An interesting and important volume for English History. It is not mentioned by Lowndes.

Contents : Mercurius Rusticus, frontispiece, 6 leaves of Preface, 205 pp.—Mercurius Rusticus: or, the Countries Complaint of the Sacrileges, etc. on the Cathedral Churches, 31 leaves, including a Preface, Catalogue of the Cathedrals, and a brief Martyrology.-Querela Cantabrigiensis : or, a Remonstrance for the banished Members of the University of Cambridge, 29 leaves including a Preface and Catalogue of Heads and Fellows of Colleges, etc.-Mercurius Belgicus : or, a briefe Chronology of the Battles, Sieges, Conflicts, etc. to the 25th of March 1646, with a Catalogue of the Persons of Quality slain on both sides, and Table of Mercurius Rusticus, 41 leaves. 123 NICHOLS'S (Jno.) Progresses and Public Processions of Queen Elizabeth, 2 vols. 4to. original edition, 45 plates, half calf, scarce, £2. 10s

1788 Priced, 2 vols. calf, 1848, Payne and Foss, £5, 58; Thorpe, £3. 138 6d ; Lord S. de Rothesay's copy, 2 vols, hf. bd. fetched, 1855, £2. 138.. 124 ORMEROD'S (George) History of the County Palatine and City of Chester ;

compiled from Orginal Evidences in Public Offices, the Harleian and Cottonian MSS., Parochial Registers, Private Muniments, Unpublished MS. Collections of Successive Cheshire Antiquaries, and a personal Survey of every Township in the County; incorporated with a Republication of King's Vale Royal and Leycester's Cheshire Antiquities, 3 vols. fol. portrait and plates, a superb copy

in russia extra, joints and gilt edges, by C. Lewis, £32. 125 PALGRAVE (Sir Francis) Rise and Progress of the English Commonwealth in

the Anglo-Saxon period, 2 parts in 1 vol. 4to. £4. 10s 126 PECK'S Desiderata Curiosa, or a Collection of divers scarce and curious Pieces

relating to Matters of English History, edited by T. Evans, 2 vols. in 1, royal 4to. LARGE PAPER, portrait and plates, best edition, calf, £3. 10S

1 779 Priced, small paper, 1828, Beckley, £2. 108; 1848, Payne and Foss, £2. 28. Bernal's copy fetched, 1855, £1. 188. Large paper copies are scarce ; Baker's fetched, 1855, russia, £4.88. 127 PERCY’S (Bishop) Reliques of Ancient English Poetry, consisting of Old Heroic

Ballads, Songs, and other Pieces of our earlier Poets, 3 vols. small 8vo. FIRST
EDITION, old calf gilt, 278

Dodsley, 1765 Priced, Thorpe, £2. 28. All other editions are castrated. 128 PETERKIN (Alex.) Rentals of the Ancient Earldom and Bishoprick of Orkney,

with other explanatory and relative documents, stout 8vo. blue morocco extra, edges uncut, privately printed, 20s

Edinb. 1820 129 PITCAIRN'S CRIMINAL TRIALS, before the High Court of Justiciary in Scot

land, from 1488 to 1624, embracing the entire reigns of James IV. and V., Mary, and James VI., compiled from the original Records and MSS., with his. torical Notes and Illustrations, with Appendix and General Index, complete in 3 stout 4to. vols. plates and facsimiles, half morocco, uncut, £3. 38 Edinb. 1833

Priced in 1848 by Payne and Foss, £6. 68 in bds. 130 POLITICAL Pamphlets on the War with France, Corns Laws, Commerce, Cur

rency, Finances, Mendicity, Relief of the Poor and Political Economy, in 12

4to. cases, neatly hf. bd. calf, 36s Tracts on the Corn Trade and Corn Laws 1766 | Plan of Finance

1813 Considerations on the Danger of laying open the Burke on the Proposals for Peace

1777 Trade with India and China

1813 Gilbert's Plan for the better Relief and EmDraper's Answer to the Spanish Arguments ployment of the Poor, and for improving the claiming the Galeon 1764 Police

1781 Rayment on the Corn Trade of Great Britain, Genuine Memoirs of Dr. Dodd, with Account of 1748-65 compared with 1771-88 1790 the Forgery

1777 Lessons to a young Prince by a Statesman 1791 Anticipation, containing the substance of his Macintosh's Vindiciæ Gallicæ 1791 M*****y's Speech

1778 Erskine on the War with France

1797 Lord Newhaven on the National Debt 1786 Martin on Mendicity in the Metropolis 1811 Addington's Speech

1802 On the Fees claimed by the Clerk of Assizes 1786 | Malthus on the Nation and Progress of Rent 1815 Windham's Speech in the House

1809 | Malthus on the Policy of restricting the imporMalcolm's Speech

tation of Foreign Corn

1815 On the apparent Circumstances of the War in Spence, the Corn Bill refuted

1815 the 4th week of Oct.

1795 Bellew, Condition of the Irish Peasantry 1808

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Sabatier on the Duties on Colonial Timber 1821 | Plain Answer to Cursory Remarks 1803 Wellesley's Letters to Lord Eldon 1827 Flower of the Jacobins

1793 On the legalizing the Sale of Game 1823 Burke, the Independence of Parliament Christian's Vindication of the Criminal Law1819 The Dunniad, Election for Pontefract 1768 Effets du Blocus Continental

1809 Lord Petre's Letter to Doctor Horsley 1790 Malthus' Letter to Lord Grenville

1813 Bishop of Leon's French Refugees 1793 Young, the Example of France a Warning to Letter on the Spirit of Patriotism on the Idea of Britain

. 1793 a Patriot King at the accesssion of George 1749 Huskisson, Depreciation of our Currency 1810 Fox's Letter to the Electors of Westminster 1793 Burke's Letters

1791 Horne Tooke's Letter on the Reported Marriage Letter to Rob. Ward

1804 of H.R.H, the Prince of Wales 1787 On the use of Sugar in feeding Cattle 1809 The Corn Trade and Corn Laws

1760 War in Disguise, or the Frauds

1806 Peace concluded at Aix-la-Chapelle Tucker's Four Tracts

1774 Young, the Question of Scarcity and Remedies Necker's State of the Finances of France 1781 considered with Observations to keep Wheat Appeal from the new to the old Whigs 1791 at a more regular price

1800 State of Parties during Addington's admin. s. a. | The Roman Catholics of England

1812 131 PRIESTLEY (Dr. Joseph) THEOLOGICAL and MISCELLANEOUS Works, with a

Life and Notes edited by John T. Rutt, 25 vols. 8vo. complete with Index, calf neat, rare, £10. 10s

1831 Only 250 copies were printed and sold in boards for £13. 28 6d; cost of binding £6. 58.. 132 Prior's Miscellaneous Works, including the History of his own time, etc. 2 vols. in 1, stout 12mo. half calf, uncut, 5s

Dublin, 1740 133 RAMSAY’S (Allan) Poems : new (the best) edition, corrected and enlarged with

a GLOSSARY (of Scotticisms) and a Life, 2 vols. 8vo. portrait, calf gilt, Žls 1800 134 - - the Ever Green, being a collection of Scots Poems, wrote by the Ingeni. ous before 1600, 2 vols. 18mo. bds. 108

Glasgow, 1824 135 RAPIN’S HISTORY OF ENGLAND, translated from the French, and continued to

the Year 1728, by Tindal, 28 vols. 8vo. with numerous maps, portraits and monuments of Kings, old calf gilt, 35s

1726-47 Priced, 28 vols. 8vo. 1728-47, the same edition as the above with a different date on the title of Vol. 1 ; 1831, Egerton, £3. 38 ; calf, 1837, Thorpe, £6. 68; Fetched, old calf gilt, 1853, Dr. Hawtrey's sale, £2. 48.

History of England, with Continuation by N. Tindal, 5 vols. folio, fine impressions of the portraits, plates of Medals, maps, and plans of battles, and cities, by Vertue and Houbraken, handsome copy, old calf gilt, gilt borders, £5. 5s

1732-47 Priced, russia, 1829, J. Bohn, £20.; calf gilt, 1837, Thorpe, £10. 108 ; 1840, Payne and Foss, £15, 158 ; calf extra, 1844, Baldock, £9.98 ; calf neat, 1845, Rodwell, £10. 108; russia, 1848, Payne and Foss, £16. 168 ; russia gilt, 1850, Bosworth, £10.; calf neat, 1854, Upham, £7.78 : Fetched, 1854, calf gilt, £6.; 1855, old gilt, russia, Baker's sale, £14. 148; Hollis's sale, £17. 10s, and in the Duke of York's, £16. 10s. “No historical library can be complete, without this best edition of Rapin, adorned by the heads of Vertue and Houbraken. A copy in fine condition is worth £31. 108.Library Companion.

“Rapin and Hume are our two great Historians. Rapin is important, and always unaffected and laborious; a work which may readily, and ought always to, be compared with Hume. It is full, valuable, and a sort of substitute in the absence of all other writers. Tindal is not unworthy to be the successor of Rapin ; equally diligent and copious, with the same attachment to the best interests of Englishmen, and, like his predecessor, a sort of general substitute in the absence of other writers." --Prof. Smyth. 137 RAY (J.) Select Remains of the learned John Ray, with his Life by Derham, published by Scott, 8vo. with portraits, bds, uncut, 3s 6d

1760 138 - - the same, 8vo. portrait, old calf gilt, 5s

1760 Mr. Ray's Itineraries, comprising pp. 103-336, give an interesting topographical and antiquarian account of various parts of England, with occasional remarks on Natural History.


MISSIONERS ON THE PUBLIC RECORDS OF THE KINGDOM. 139 DOMESDAY BOOK, seu Liber Censualis Wilhelmi primi Regis Angliae, inter

Archivos Regni in Domo Capitulari Westmonasterii asservatus, 2 vols, with a facsimile of the MS. 1783: Indices, with general Introduction by Sir Henry Ellis, *1816: Additamenta ex Codic. Antiquiss.viz. Exon’Domesday, Inquisitio Éliensis, Liber Winton', Boldon Book, with the 9 Indices, and 4 facs. 1816 : together 4 wols.

roy, fol. Large Paper, complete, uncut, a fine clean copy, £12. 1783-1816 This most ancient record in the kingdom is the register from which judgment was to be given

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upon the value, tenure, and services of the Lands therein described, and was made from the survey ordered by William the Conqueror. It is styled by Hume, “ The most valuable piece of Antiquity possessed by any pation."

“ The most ancient of our · Records' is that known as the Domesday Book, the authority of which can never be called in question, and from which their lies no appeal. The Commission' which produced this remarkable volume has, perhaps, never been equalled for the rapidity and correctness with which it accomplished its laborious task. That task was

""To inquire into the name of every place; who held it in the time of King Edward the Confessor ; who was the present possessor ; how many hides in the manor ; how many carucates in demesne ; how many homagers; how many villeins; how many cotarii; how many servi; what free men ; how many tenants in socage ; what quantity of wood ; how much meadow and pasture ; what mills and fishponds ; how much added or taken away ; what the gross value was in King Edward's time; what was the present value ; how much each freeman or soch-man had or has. All this was to be triply estimated. First, as the estate was held in the time of the Confessor ; then as it was bestowed by King William ; thirdly, as its value stood at the formation of the survey; and to state whether any advance could be made in the value.

“All this was done within something more than a year! The inquisition was made before jurors, and the mass of returns was despached to Winchester, where ready penmen methodized and registered all into the forms in which we now possess it. If a modern commission were intrusted with such a charge, the chances are that the result would be infinitely longer of accomplishment, much more costly, and when achieved unintelligible.”

The preservation of Domesday Book is a check upon family pride. Persons with Norman names have been addicted to trace their descent from the well-armed gentlemen who came over with the Conqueror. The Battle Abbey Roll was often referred to; but, unluckily, it was discovered that, from time to time, the monks forged, falsified, or interpolated names, doubtless for a consideration ; and it is only the notable record of Domesday' which contains names on which reliance can be placed.”Athenæum, Oct. I1, 1856. 140 CALENDARIUM ROTULORUM PATENTIUM in Turri Londinensi, folio, with Indices, hf. bd. uncut, out of print, 12s

1802 The Patent Rolls contain Grants of Offices and Lands, Restitutions of Temporalities to Bishops, Abbots, and other Ecclesiastical Persons; Confirmations of Grants made to Bodies Corporate ; Grants in Fee Farm ; Patents of Creation ; Licences of all kinds which pass the Great Seal, Commission, &c.

These Rolls in the Tower commence 3 John to 23 Edw. IV., 1200—1483 ; but this is a Calendar to a Selection only. 141 Taxatio ECCLESIASTICA Angliae et Walliae, auctoritate P. Nicholai IV. circa 1291, folio, facsimile, hf. bd. uncut, out of print, 158

1802 This is the Taxation of the Tenths of all Ecclesiastical Benefices granted by Pope Nicholas IV. in 1288 to Edw. I., towards the expense of an Expedition to the Holy Land.

The Taxation of Pope Nicholas is a most important Record, because all the Taxes, as well to our Kings as the Popes, were regulated by it, until the Survey made in the 26th year of Henry VIII. ; and because the Statutes of Colleges which were founded before the Reformation are also interpreted by this Criterion, according to which their Benefices, under a certain Value, are exempted from the Restriction in the Statute 21 Hen. VIII. concerning Pluralities. The whole is edited from two MSS. in the Remembrancer's Office, Exchequer, and collated with a Cottonian MS. in the British Museum. 142 CALENDARIUM ROTULORUM CHARTARUM et Inquisitionum ad quod damnum, folio, with Indices, half bd. uncut, out of print, 12s

1803 The first part of the volume contains a Calendar to the Charter Rolls, 1 John, 1199, to the end of the reign of Edward IV. 1483. The contents of the Charter Rolls are described by Astle, “ They contain Royal Grants of Privileges to Cities, Towns, Bodies Corporate, and private Trading Companies belonging to those Cities and Towns; Grants of Markets, Fairs, and Free Warrens; Grants of Creation of Nobility, from the 11th year of the reign of Edward II. to the end of the reign of Edward IV.; Grants of Privileges to Religious Houses, etc."

The second part is a Calendar to the Inquisitions ad quod damnum, commencing 1 Edw. II. and ending 28 Hen. VI. These Inquisitions were taken by virtue of Writs, directed to the Escheator of each County, when any Grant of a Market, Fair, or other Privilege or Licence of Alienation of Lands was solicited, to inquire, by a Jury, whether such Grant of Alienation was prejudicial to the King or to others. This Calendar is very incorrect, and has also various omissions, but the latter have been supplied by the Record Officers in the copy at the Tower. 143 ROTULORUM ORIGINALIUM in Curia Scaccarii Abbreviatio. Hen. III.-Edw. III. 2 vols. folio, facsimile (pub. at £1. 58), hf. bd. uncut, 12s

1805-10 These are abstracts of the Originalia, which are the Estreats transmitted from the Court of Chancery to the Court of Exchequer, of all Grants from the Crown inrolled on the Patent and other Rolls, whereon any rent is reserved, any salary payable, or any service to be performed.

144 CALENDARIUM INQUISITIONUM post Mortem sive Eşcaetarum. Hen. III.-Rich.

III. Vols. 1-3, folio, with Indices, (pub. at £3. 3s) hf. bd. uncut, 30s 1806-21 The 4th volume can be supplied new in bds. for 248.

These are Calendars to the Inquisitions taken by virtue of Writs directed to the Escheators of each County or District, to summon a Jury on oath, who were to inquire what Lands any person died seised of, and by what rents or services the same were held, and who was the next beir, and of what age the heir was, that the King might be informed of bis Right of Escheat or Wardship. They also show whether the Tenant was attainted of Treason, or was an Alien, in either of which cases they were seised into the King's hands. They likewise show the Quantity, Quality, and Value of the Lands of which each Tenant died seised, &c. ; and they are the best evidences of the Descents of Families and of property. 145 TESTA DE NEYİLL sive Liber Feodorum in Curia Scaccarii, temp. Hen. III. and

Edw. I., folio, with Indices and facsimile, hf. bd. uncut, out of print, 12s 1807

Containing an account of fees holden either immediately of the King or of others in capite ; of fees holden in Frankalmoigne, and the values thereof; of Serjeanties holden of the King; of Widows and Heiresses of Tenants in Capite, whose marriages were in the gift of the King, and the values of their lands; of Churches in the gift of the King, and in whose hands; of Escheats, as well of the lands of Normans as others, in whose hands they were, and by what service held; of the amount paid for Scutage and Aid by each Tenant. 146 NONARUM Inquisitiones in Curia Scaccarii, temp. Edw. III., folio, facsimile (pub. at 18s bds.) half bd. uncut, 10s

1807 These are Inquisitions taken by virtue of a Commission directed to the Assessors and Venditors, 25th January, 15 Edw. III., pursuant to Stat. 14 Edw. III., Stat. 1, c. 20, which granted to the King the ninth Lamb, the ninth Fleece, and the ninth Sheaf. In order to obtain correct infor. mation, the Assessors and Venditors were directed to take Inquisitions upon the oath of the Parishioners in every parish. 147 STATUTES OF THE REALM, from original Records and authentic MSS. 9 vols. in

10; Chronological Index from Magna Carta tɔ the end of the reign of Queen Anne, 1 vol.; together 10 vols. in 11, hf. bd. uncut, £4.

1810-28 Volumes 1, 2 and 3 are out of print. An alphabetical Index has been published, which can be supplied new in bds. for 368. The chronological Index can also be supplied separately new in bds. for 368.

As the title implies, these volumes contain all the Public Acts of Parliament to the end of the reign of Queen Anne. From the extraordinary labour and talent bestowed on this edition- from each statute having been copied from the original record-from every public act being inserted, many of which are omitted in the common collections—and from the excellent Indices, this work is of course of the highest importance both to the lawyer and historian. 148 VALOR ECCLESIASTICUS, temp. Hen. VIII., Auctoritate Regia institutus, 6 vols.

folio, 1 facsimile and 16 coloured maps, (pub. at £7. 10s) 5 vols. half bd. and l in bds. 2. 10s

1810-34 Volume 2 is out of print.

This is a survey of the whole Ecclesiastical Property of England and Wales, in the state in which it stood on the eve of the Reformation, to ascertain the values, in order to the payment of the First Fruits and Tenths of the Benefices and Dignities. This superseded the survey made temp. Edw. I., known under the title Taxatio Ecclesiastica Angliæ et Walliæ auctoritate P. Nicholai Iỹ. circa 1291.

At the end of each volume are maps of the different dioceses, and a list of Peculiars in each, signed by the respective bishops. Vol. 1, contains the dioceses of Canterbury, Rochester, Bath and Wells, Bristol, Chichester, and London. Vol. 2, Winchester, Salisbury, Oxford, Exeter, and Glou. cester. Vol. 3, Hereford, Coventry and Lichfield, Worcester, Norwich, and Ely. Vol. 4, Lincoln, Peterborough, Llandaff, St. David's, Bangor, and St. Asaph. Vol. 5, York, Chester, Carlisle, and Durham. 149 PLACITORUM in Domo Capit. Westmon. asservatorum Abbreviatio, Ric. I.-. Edw. II. folio, (pub. at 18s bds.) half bd. uncut, 10s

1811 These are abstracts of Pleadings collected from the Curia Regis Rolls and the Rolls of King's Bench. 150 SCOTLAND.-Inquisitionum ad Capellam Domini Regis Retornatarum quæ in Pub.

licis Archivis Scotiæ adhuc servantur, Abbreviatio, from about 1546 to the end of the 17th century, 3 vols. folio, with Indices and a facsimile, (pub. at £3. 13s 6d bds.) half bd. uncut, 36s

1811-16 The above is an abridgment of the Scottish Inquisitions, which originate in Writs of Mortan. estry, or Writ of Succession. By the above writ the Judge to whom it is addressed is authorised id required to ascertain by the verdict of a jury the following points :-). Of what lands and

annual rents the ancestor of the claimant died vested and seised ? 2. If the claimant be the nearest lawful heir? 3. If of lawful age? 4. Annual value of the lands, &c., according to certain valuations, usually called Old and New Extent ? 5. Of whom, as feudal superior, the lands are held ? 6. By what feudal service or species of tenure? 7. In whose possession the lands now are, on what account, and how long so possessed? The result of these inquiries were transmitted to Chancery, together with the original writ.

With certain limitations, the above may be considered as exhibiting an authentic bistory of the transmission by inheritance of the far greater part of the landed property of Scotland, as well as that of the descent of the greater number of its considerable families. 151 RotulI HUNDREDORUM, Hen. III. and Edw. I., in Turr. Lond., et in Curia Re.

ceptæ Scaccarii Westm. asservati. 2 vols. folio, with 4 Indices and 2 facsimiles, half bd. uncut, £2.

1812-18 Vol. 2 is out of print.

The Hundred Rolls are Inquisitions taken under a commission dated 11 October, 2 Edw. I., 1274, issued in consequence of the diminution of the King's rights and revenue, by tenants in capite alienating lands without licence ; by ecclesiastics and laymen with holding from the Crown, under various pretexts, its just rights, and usurping the right of holding Courts and other Jura Regalia. Numerous exactions and oppressions of the people had been committed, temp. Hen. III. by the nobility and gentry claiming the Rights of Free Chace, Free Warren, and Fishery, and demanding unreasonable tolls in fairs and markets; and again by sheriffs, escheators, and other officers and ministers of the Crown, under colour of law.

These abuses remained unredressed until the return of Edw. I. from the Holy Land, his father having died in his absence; and one of his first acts, after his arrival, was to inquire into the state of the demesnes and of the rights and revenues of the Crown, and the conduct of sheriffs and other officers and ministers who had defrauded the King and grievously oppressed the people.

These Inquisitions furnish evidence upon the oath of a jury of each hundred and town in every County of–1. All the demesne lands of the Crown, the persons holding the same, the authority, and how alienated. 2. Tenants in capite, and tenants in ancient demesne. 3. The losses sustained by the Crown in military services, and otherwise, by the subinfeudations made by such tenants in capite, etc. 4. Alienations to the Church, under pretext of gifts in Frankalmoigne. 5. Wardships, marriages, escheats, suits, and services withholden and subtracted. 6. Fee-farms of the Crown, hundreds, wapentakes, and tithings. 7. Courts, wreck of the sea, free chace, free warren, and fishery, and other Jura Regalia. 8. Oppressions of the nobility, clergy, and other great men claiming to have and exercise such rights. 9. Exactions by excessive and illegal tolls in fairs and for murage, pontage, etc. 10. Exactions and oppressions of sheriffs, escheators, and other ministerial officers under colour of law. 11. Unlawful exportation of wools, etc. 152 SCOTLAND.-Registrum Magni Sigilli Regum Scotorum in Archivis Publicis asser

vatum, A.D. 1306— 1424, cum Indicibus Nominum et Locorum, folio, 5 facsimiles, hf. bd. uncut, out of print, 10s

1814 The above is a collection of Royal Charters of Scotland. 153 ROTULI SCOTIÆ in Turri Londinensi et in Domo Capitulari Westmonasteriensi

asservati, 19 Edw. I.--Hen. VIII. 2 vols. folio, with Indices and 2 facsimiles, (pub. at £2. 2s bds.) half bd. uncut, 24s

1814-18 These are important records, illustrative of the political transactions between England and Scotland, commencing 19 Edw. I. 1290, and terminating 8 Hen. VIII. 1517. They chiefly relate to political, naval and military transactions ; to prisoners of war; rewards to partisans; orders for attainders and pardons; to revenue and trade; grants of benefices ; licences to persons to fight duels in Scotland ; to students in Scotland to study at the English universities ; grants of ward. ships ; safe conducts to pilgrims; and to various miscellaneous matters of great interest to the historian and antiquary. 154 RYMER'S FOEDERA: Foedera, Conventiones, Litterae, et cujuscunque generis

Acta Publica, inter Reges Angliae et alios quosvis Imperatores, Reges, Pontifices, Principes, vel Communitates ; ab ingressu Gulielmi I. A.D. 1066, ad nostra usque tempora : denuò aucta et emendata acc. Ad. Clarke et Fred. Holbrooke, Vols. 1, 2, and 3, pars II. (1066-1344 and 1361-77) numerous large plates of

facsimiles, including engravings of Seals, (pub. at £5.58) hf. bd. uncut, 30s 1816-30

The best edition, possessing all the advantages of the Dutch edition, with additional articles and plates from recently discovered sources. Vol. 1 extends from 1066 to 1307. Vol. 2 from 1307 to 1344. Vol. 3 from 1344 to 1377. Vol. 1, in 2 parts, is out of print. Vol. 3, part 1, can be supplied new for 248. The following volumes will also be supplied new if required.

This invaluable collection, equally interesting to the Antiquary and Historian, contains copies of treaties, leagues, manifestoes, capitulations, correspondence, and other public documents, between tliis country and other states, since the Conquest; and presents most important illustrations, not only of the history of England, but of Europe.

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