These Memoirs, first published in 1806, show the determination of Lucy Hutchinson (1620-1681) to justify the stance of her husband Colonel John Hutchinson. In 1649 he had signed the death warrant of Charles I and went on to serve on the Council of State, but, after becoming disillusioned with Cromwell, was arrested and died in prison. Hutchinson turned her journal of the war years into a memoir, portraying her husband as a gentleman who stood by his convictions and whose allegiance to the Puritan cause was noble. The work ...
These Memoirs, first published in 1806, show the determination of Lucy Hutchinson (1620-1681) to justify the stance of her husband Colonel John Hutchinson. In 1649 he had signed the death warrant of Charles I and went on to serve on the Council of State, but, after becoming disillusioned with Cromwell, was arrested and died in prison. Hutchinson turned her journal of the war years into a memoir, portraying her husband as a gentleman who stood by his convictions and whose allegiance to the Puritan cause was noble. The work is a significant document for the social history of the English Civil War period. It shows the author as a highly educated and accomplished woman who wrote poetry and religious works as well as translating Latin at a time when most women remained in the private sphere. For more information on this author, see ...
Fair. Stated 5th edition; 523pp, size: 4-3/4 x 7in; with the 4 page Prospectus of Bohn's Standard Library in front of book; engraved frontis with tissue, dark green cloth blind embossed boards with gilt lettering on spine; rubbing to boards, some small tears to spine's and edges of boards; normal aging to interior pages, boards reattached; readable copy.
Governor Of Nottingham Castle And Town. Backstrip hubbed. Covers marked and edgeworn. Bookplate mark inside front cover. Edge of pageblock and endpapers marbled. Pages cut. Text in good condition. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library, With usual stamps and markings, In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket., 650grams, ISBN:
Very Good. Written by His Widow Lucy. Edited from the Original Manuscript by the Rev. Julius Hutchinson. To Which is Prefixed the Life of Mrs. Hutchinson, Written by Herself. Also an Account of the Siege of Lathom House, Defended by the Countess of Derby against Sir Thomas Fairfax. Frontispiece portrait. Reprint, a volume in Bohn's Standard Library. Sir John Hutchinson (1615-64) was one of the Puritan leaders, and a prominent Roundhead in the English Civil War to the extent of being the 13th of 39 Commissioners to sign the death-warrant of King Charles I. He was included in the Act of Amnesty at the Restoration, but later imprisoned on suspicion of treason and died at Sandown Castle. Original burgundy cloth binding, with gilt stamping. Ink signature to the front flyleaf. Some mild wear to the spine ends and corners; otherwise very good.
EX-LIBRARY. 1848. BINDING TIGHT. TEXT CLEAN execpt for a page or two with pencil maris in margins and with the usual labels and stamps and checkout envelope. slight tears at the front edge of a page or two. longer tear in front fly leaf.
Towhich is prefixed the life of Mrs. Hutchinson, written by herself. Tenth edition. To which is now first added, an account of The Siege of Lathom House, defended by the Countess of Derby against Sir Thomas Fairfax. Rebound. Clean pages. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library. With usual stamps and markings. in poor condition, suitable as a reading copy. No dust jacket.
Good. Book A seventh edition of this biography of Colonel Hutchinson. Including a life of Lucy Hutchinson written by herself. Colonel John Hutchinson was an English politician who sat in the House of Commons of England from 1648-1653 and in 1660. He was 13th of the 39 Commissioners to sign the death-warrant of King Charles I. Condition: In a half morocco binding. Externally, smart with some light rubbing and fading to spine. Slight loss to leather at rear. Bookplate to fornt pastedown. Front blanks detached but present. Internally, generally firmly bound although strained in places. Pages brigth, with some occasional spots. Frontispiece with tidemark and closed tears not affecting image. Half title loosening. Overall: GOOD.
Good- No Jacket. 8vo-over 5¾"-6¾" Tall This is a Good-Copy of this Book in contempoary full brown calf with brown moroccan title label to spine. The book is rubbed and worn to the outer edges with chipping to the cloth along spuine edges and top and tail of spine also. Hinges are weaknened with both front and rear board still attched but only just. This copy has one previous owner's bookplate to the front pastedown. Complete with folding plan of Nottingham castle and Hutchinson's facsimile letter plus large pull out of Family Tree. two Volue Work bound in one book and Published from the original manuscript by the Rev Julius Hutchinson. This copy was acquired from the impressive private collection Victor Cowan a former Mason and a senior figure in a London Law Firm, 8vo vol 1(xxviii) 348pp vol 2 384pp Third Edition.
Fair. Second edition. Xiv, 452 pp., frontis port, three plates of ills., facsimle of handwriting plate, large folding genealogical table, 4to, original full leather binding. This second edition contains corrections from the first edition of 1806, 6 pp. of additional content, as well as additional illustrations. Front board detached. First few leaves loose, otherwise a nice complete copy worthy of rebinding.
Good. A volume consisting of three volumes-The Memoirs of the Life of Colonel Hutchinson; The History, Life, and Campaigns of Charles the Twelfth, King of Sweden and The Life of Edward Lord Herbert, of Cherbury. Bound in full brown leather with gilt embossed lettering to the black leather title block on the spine. Marbled end papers and fore edges. There is a gilt embossed North London Collegiate School embelm to the front board and school presentation bookplate to the front paste down dated 1856. There is some rubbing to the head and tail of the spine with a little loss and splitting to the front outer hinge for 1.3 cm at the head of the spine and 3 cm at the tail of the spine. Rubbing and rounding to the board corners and rubbing along the board edges. There is a neat verical crease along the edge of the preliminary blank page and a little foxing to reverse of the end papers, preliminary blank page and reverse of the frontiepiece plate. There is some splitting to the front inner hinge, though the front board remains firmly attached. A few page corners tips are lightly turned. Clean and tight. A good copy.
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