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‘’Summary History” by Bartholomew Vicary

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‘’Summary History” by Bartholomew Vicary
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Extent and format
Paper; ff. iv + 37. Quarto. Leather, brown, blind-tooled, with dark green slipcase. Inscription 'Bartholomew: Vicary his Booke', and anagram of his name, 'Rich: Art: Love: May: Bow', fol. iii.
Scope and content
A Short Breviary Contayning the severall Revolutions with many Choice Transactions.. since Oliver Cromwell was proclaimed Protector..'; c. 1682. A summary history of England, Scotland and Ireland from 12 Dec. 1653 (fol. iii) to Dec. 1682, compiled by Bartholomew Vicary whose signature and anagram appear on the titlepage (fol. iii). Autograph. Many references to London, including fires, natural phenomena, and political events, where the Royalist sympathies of the author are clear.
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Archival history
Ownership inscription of Thomas Whaley, 1689, fol. iii. Receipts for goods, 1702, 1703, fols. 36, 37. Owned by John T. Barr (signature, fol. i).