Domus Carthusiana: Or, an Account of the most Noble Foundation of the Charter-House near Smithfield in London. Both Before and since the Reformation. With the Life and Death of Thomas Sutton Esq, the Founder thereof. And his last Will and Testament

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Domus Carthusiana: Or, an Account of the most Noble Foundation of the Charter-House near Smithfield in London. Both Before and since the Reformation. With the Life and Death of Thomas Sutton Esq, the Founder thereof. And his last Will and Testament

HERNE, Samuel

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Sir Thomas Sutton (1532 - 1611) was an English civil servant and businessman as well as being the founder of Charterhouse School. Charterhouse Square, Smithfield is one of the original nine great English public schools as defined by the Public Schools Act of 1868 and still exists today.

Publication Info

  • Publisher: Richard Marriott and Henry Brome
  • Edition: First Edition
  • Date Published: 1677
  • Place Published: London
  • ISBN: n/a

Details

  • Condition: Ex library-fair
  • Signed: No
  • Dust Jacket: No
  • Jacket Condition: n/a
  • Details:
    [44], 287 p. 20 cm. Two engravings. Full leather with raised bands and some gold impressing remaining on spine. Marbled text block edges. Head and tail of spine chipping, leather pulling back from front hinge. Both hinges loosening. Corners worn. Dent in front fore-edge. Large attractive bookplate for "Bridgewater Library" inside front cover. Rear pastedown partly missing. First pages chipped. Frontispiece portrait of Thomas Sutton missing. Ink notation near front. Moderate thumbing to margins. foxing. Small tears in edges of pp. 141-144.

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