This book is a biography by Theodore Roosevelt about the English Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell. Within this text, Roosevelt explains how Cromwell's rise to power was the first modern struggle for social, religious, and political freedom. Firstly he analyses the increasingly incompetent and tyrannical actions of the Stuart kings. Then, Roosevelt ...
This book is a biography by Theodore Roosevelt about the English Lord Protector, Oliver Cromwell. Within this text, Roosevelt explains how Cromwell's rise to power was the first modern struggle for social, religious, and political freedom. Firstly he analyses the increasingly incompetent and tyrannical actions of the Stuart kings. Then, Roosevelt explores the Long Parliament and how Charles I's despotism forced the Members of Parliament to revolt. He then studies Charles s executed and, Finally, Roosevelt examines Cromwell's capacity as a soldier and leader in the Scotch and Irish campaigns. This biography examines a fascinating character who was pivotal in period of English history that has influenced the development of England as a world power. Roosevelt writes with a passion and wit alien to the work of many current historians, making this book an enjoyable must-read for students of history. This book is republished with a new biography of the author. "
Fair. Gilt lettered hardcover without dust jacket, pages clear and tan, shelf and edge wear, cracked to threads, corners bumped, cover fading, soiling and rubbing, ex-library copy with usual library markings, packaged in cardboard box for shipment, tracking on U.S. orders.
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, NY, 1906. 1st Edition, Later Printing, Good, Hard Cover, Size=6"x8.5", 260pgs(Index). Brown cloth, gold gilt front cover and spine lettering. Copyright 1900. 1/2" and 1/4" cover tear head of spine, 1/8" deep dent at front cover top edge and fore-edge, o.w. clean and tight. No ink names, bookplates etc. Contents in VG+ condition. 99% OF OUR BOOKS ARE SHIPPED IN CUSTOM BOXES ALL ARE WELL PACKED WITH CARE!
Good. No Jacket. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Brown cloth, gilt lettering and medallion, Good. Scuffing to boards, small chips to spine. Previous owner name ( pencil), slight stain along top edge of pages. Includes numerous black and white plates. 260 pages.
Fair. Bound volume for January-June, 1900. Includes all 6 issues in parts of Theodore Roosevelt's "Oliver Cromwell". Boards are loose but linen hinges are sound. Spine is missing. Else the copy and text are good. This is the complete text in first serial printing of Roosevelt's "Oliver Cromwell".
Hardcover reprint of the original 1900 edition-beautifully bound in brown cloth covers featuring titles stamped in gold, 8vo-6x9". No adjustments have been made to the original text, giving readers the full antiquarian experience. For quality purposes, all text and images are printed as black and white. This item is printed on demand. Book Information: Oliver Cromwell. Roosevelt, Theodore. Indiana: Repressed Publishing LLC, 2012. Original Publishing: Oliver Cromwell. Roosevelt, Theodore. New York, C. Scribner's Sons, 1900. Subject: Cromwell, Oliver, 1599-1658.
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