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Secularia, Or Surveys on the Mainstream of History [First edition, 1862]

£45.00

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Hardback with brown cloth boards and gilt titles. By Dr Samuel Lucas, late of Queen’s College, Oxford. Published by John Murray, first edition, 1862.

Samuel Lucas (1818-1868) was a lawyer and journalist born in Bristol, a frequent contributor to The Times.

This book is a series of essays on different historical subjects:
- A Comparison of Ancient and Modern Revolutions
- Revivalists
- The Mediaeval Castle
- The Mediaeval Borough
- The Coming of the Armada
- The English Alternative of 1640-1641: Old or New England?
- The New England Theocracy
- On Some Preparatives of the American Revolt
- The Revolution of 1688, and its Historian
- The Hohenzollern Stage of Hero-worship
- Absolutism in Extremis
- Revolutions in Progress and Prospect, 1862

Hardback, no dust jacket. Needs repair. The back cover and spine are coming away, although currently still attached by a few threads. Cloth of spine torn and frayed. Gilt faded on spine but bright on front cover. Bookseller’s label and previous owner’s bookplate on front pastedown, and bookbinder's label on rear pastedown.

There is an (unsigned) inscription on the half-title page: “Henry Napier Abbot Esq with the kind regards of the Author.” Henry Napier Abbot (1848-1929) was a Bristol solicitor. J S G Simmons (1915-2005), whose bookplate is on the pastedown, was a bibliographer, Slavonic scholar, and Fellow of All Souls, Oxford.

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Author(s):
Lucas, Samuel
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
15 cm x 23 cm, 6 in x 9 in
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
410
Publisher:
John Murray
Title:
Secularia, Or Surveys on the Mainstream of History

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Hardback with brown cloth boards and gilt titles. By Dr Samuel Lucas, late of Queen’s College, Oxford. Published by John Murray, first edition, 1862.

Samuel Lucas (1818-1868) was a lawyer and journalist born in Bristol, a frequent contributor to The Times.

This book is a series of essays on different historical subjects:
- A Comparison of Ancient and Modern Revolutions
- Revivalists
- The Mediaeval Castle
- The Mediaeval Borough
- The Coming of the Armada
- The English Alternative of 1640-1641: Old or New England?
- The New England Theocracy
- On Some Preparatives of the American Revolt
- The Revolution of 1688, and its Historian
- The Hohenzollern Stage of Hero-worship
- Absolutism in Extremis
- Revolutions in Progress and Prospect, 1862

Hardback, no dust jacket. Needs repair. The back cover and spine are coming away, although currently still attached by a few threads. Cloth of spine torn and frayed. Gilt faded on spine but bright on front cover. Bookseller’s label and previous owner’s bookplate on front pastedown, and bookbinder's label on rear pastedown.

There is an (unsigned) inscription on the half-title page: “Henry Napier Abbot Esq with the kind regards of the Author.” Henry Napier Abbot (1848-1929) was a Bristol solicitor. J S G Simmons (1915-2005), whose bookplate is on the pastedown, was a bibliographer, Slavonic scholar, and Fellow of All Souls, Oxford.

Author(s):
Lucas, Samuel
Condition:
Fair
Dimensions:
15 cm x 23 cm, 6 in x 9 in
Edition:
First
Format:
Hardback
Number of pages:
410
Publisher:
John Murray
Title:
Secularia, Or Surveys on the Mainstream of History

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