1687 FOLIO Eikon Basilike King Charles I England Martyr English Civil War Gauden

CHARLES, King of England

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I would rather choose to wear a crown of thorns with my Saviour, than to exchange that of gold.”

King Charles I, England, Eikon Basilike

 

A first edition printing of the works of Charles I, King of England. “A few hours after the King’s execution, his Eikon Basilike was in the hands of the people.” This book is collectively a set of meditations during the King’s imprisonment and consisted of many of the government’s problems and corruption. (Almack, 3)

 

“The work is a masterpiece in its expression of Charles’ principles, personal feelings, and prejudices, and by making a martyr of this Stuart king, exercised a considerable influence on English history” (Kunitz & Haycraft, 212).

 

This 1687 edition includes a ‘life of Charles I’ by Richard Perrinchiefe.

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1687 FOLIO Eikon Basilike King Charles I England Martyr English Civil War Gauden

 

I would rather choose to wear a crown of thorns with my Saviour, than to exchange that of gold.”

King Charles I, England, Eikon Basilike

 

A first edition printing of the works of Charles I, King of England. “A few hours after the King’s execution, his Eikon Basilike was in the hands of the people.” This book is collectively a set of meditations during the King’s imprisonment and consisted of many of the government’s problems and corruption. (Almack, 3)

 

“The work is a masterpiece in its expression of Charles’ principles, personal feelings, and prejudices, and by making a martyr of this Stuart king, exercised a considerable influence on English history” (Kunitz & Haycraft, 212).

 

This 1687 edition includes a ‘life of Charles I’ by Richard Perrinchiefe.

 

Item number: #9513

Price: $950

 

CHARLES, King of England

 

The works of King Charles the martyr: with a collection of declarations, treaties, and other papers concerning the differences betwixt His said Majesty and his two houses of Parliament: with the history of his life; as also of his tryal and martyrdome.

 

London: Printed for Ric. Chiswell, 1687.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [8], 720, [4]
    • 5 engraved plates
  • References: BM Catalogue; Wing C 2076; Almack 61; Lowndes I:413.; Madan 65
    • Eikon Basilike often attributed to John Gauden
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight & secure
  • Size: ~14.5in X 9.5in (37cm x 24cm)

 

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9513

Categories

Law & Government

Arts & Architecture

Authors

CHARLES, King of England

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete