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1749 Queen Elizabeth Walter Raleigh Memoirs of Transactions in England Welwood

First published in 1700, ‘Memoirs of the most Material Transaction in England’ is a treatise by James Welwood. Known mostly for his work in medicine, Welwood produced this book summarizing his views on the current state of England during the reign of Queen Elizabeth. The first part of this treatise focuses on English royalty, their character, attitudes toward each other, correspondence with foreign nations, and the outcomes of their lives. Welwood includes profiles of Mary Queen of Scots, Prince Henry, King James, Sir Walter Raleigh, and other well known figures.

Item number: #2594

Price: $350


Memoirs of the most material transactions in England, for the last hundred years, preceding the revolution in 1688. : Written at the desire of the late Queen Mary. By James Welwood ... The seventh edition corrected.

London : Printed for H. Lintot, and sold by John Woodyer, 1749.


•Collation complete with all pages: [x], [2], 346

•References: ESTC 143439

•Provenance: Armorial Bookplate – "Virtus Mille Scuta"

•Language: English

•Binding: Leather; tight & secure

•Size: ~6.75in X 4in (17cm x 10cm)

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1749 Queen Elizabeth Walter Raleigh Memoirs

Estimate $350 - $700Apr 8, 2018