Miscellanies Historical and Philological: Being a Curious Collection of Private Papers Found in the Study of a Noble-man, Lately Deceas'd


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Includes: I. Sir Henry Sheer's Discourse of the Mediterranean Sea and the Straights of Gibraltar. II. Divers remarkable Orders of the Ladies at Spring-Garden in Parliament assembled: Together with certain Votes of the unlawful Assembly at Kate's in Covent-Garden. III. The Apology of the Duke of Lauderdaile. IV. The Patent of Creation of Thomas Howard, Earl of Surrey, Duke of Norfolk. V. An Act concerning the Title, Name, and Dignity of the Earl of Arundell. VI. A Copy of a Commission for General, to George Dule of Albemarle, &c. granted by K. Charles the Second, Aug. 1600. VII. Secret Transactions in relation to King Charles the First: Written by Sir John Bowring, Knight. VIII. An Advertisement, written to a Secretary of the Lord Treasurer's in England, concerning Seminary Priests: As also, a Letter writter by the Lord Treasurer, in Defence of the Nobility and Gentry, intercepted: Published and Answered by the Papists, An. Dom. 1592. IX. A Grant of the Arms to the Family of Gresham in Surrey. X. The humble Petition of the inferior Clergy of this Nation to the Parliament. XI. A Copy of the Charter to the East-India Company, 13 Car. 2. This title is often attributed incorrectly with George Savile, first Marquis of Halifax, A frontispiece portrait of Halifax was to be included, then was pulled after it was found out that he had little to do with the collection.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Printed for J.T.
  • Edition: n/a
  • Date Published: 1703
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a


  • Condition: Very good
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
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  • Details:
    211 p. 20 cm. Rebound with original leather on boards. Leather loose at bottom right hand corner of back cover, corners bumped. Owner's signature on title page, water stain to top corner, and bottom last 1/4 of book. Some waterstaining to lower half of pages, but the text is unmarked and the quality paper remains in a flexible and readable condition.

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