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Eikōn basilikē. The pourtraicture of His Sacred Majestie in his solitudes and suffering.

Eikōn basilikē. The pourtraicture of His Sacred Majestie in his solitudes and suffering.

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Eikon basilike.
Creator: Charles I, King of England, 1600-1649 Gauden, John, 1605-1662
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Date: Anno Dom. 1648
Publisher: Reprinted in R.M.
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Description:
Purple and white satin is inserted in frontispiece for king's robe.
Signature collated by JB: A-H12[?]6 (G10 lacking). Pages 159-160 (G10) lacking.
Bound in old calf, stamped with the royal arms.
According to a pencilled note on inside of front cover, this is one of the special copies presented by Charles II.
Fully described in Almack, E. A bibliography of The King's book, no. 9 (lacking the last quire).
"A perfect copie of prayers ... Also a copie of a letter from the prince ... 1649": 1 l., 5 p. at end (signature [paragraph] 6).
"... A true relation of the kings speech" etc., and "An epitaph upon King Charls": [4] p. at end.
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2 p.l., 187 p., 1 l., 6, [4] p. : fold. front. (port.) ; 15 cm.
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Object ID: 2006861
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