SMITH, David L.
Title Constitutional Royalism and the Search for Settlement, c. 1640-1649.
Book Condition Very Good
Jacket Condition Very Good
Publisher Cambridge University Press, Cambridge: 1994. 0
Seller ID 5271
Small royal 8vo., pp xvi, 371,  titles in the series,  blank. Publisher's chocolate brown case, titled in gilt (old dollar price and small date stamp on upper free endpaper). Glossy pictorial dustjacket (tear at upper joint area neatly closed), preserved in an archival sleeve. Dustjacket is illustrated from a woodcut of 1648 of the Treaty of Newport from the pamphlet A Declaration of Peace. A full-length study of the men who sided with Charles I in the Civil War but who advised negotiation with Parliament. Produces much material on the royalists' role in the peace talks of the 1640s. Sets the royalists' story in the wider context of seventeenth-century English political history and thought. Cambridge catalogue. Overall a very good copy. From the library of Professor Chris Brooks with his ownership signature on upper endpaper. Cambridge Studies in Early Modern History.
Stuarts, seventeenth century, 17th century, early modern