Pamphlets and ephemera relating to the English Civil war, including a revised second edition of Pro Populo Anglicano Defensio by John Milton, a presumed first edition of A Perfect Narrative of the Whole Proceedings of the High Court of Justice in the Tryall of the King in Westminster Hall, and a first edition of Basilika: The Workes of King Charles the Martyr.
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Law, Political Science, and Economics
About This Collection
First editions, signed volumes, rare books, autograph letters, and ephemera. Foundational works in the history of law and political philosophy, including books that influenced the American and French Revolutions.
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