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A GENERAL COLLECTION OF TREATYS, Declartions Of War, Manifest0s And Other Public Papers, Relating To The Potentates Of Europe, from 1648 to the present Time... to which is prefix’d An Historical Account of the French King’s Breach of the most solemn Treatys.


First edition. Octavo (192 x 110mm). 35, [9], 448. Bound in contemporary pannelled calf with blindstamped decoration.


A very good, clean copy.


PROVENANCE: From the library of John Seale (1705-1777) of Mount Boone, his bookplate to front pastedown.


The first collected English treaties. An account of the 17th century treaties and political agreements of Europe, beginning with the Treaty Of Westphalia, which founded the modern nation state and including the important 1670 British title for Hudson straits and bay, and a treaty of July 8, 1670 between Spain and Great Britain to reach a peace in America.


A second volume, not present here, was separately published in 1713 to cover pre-1648 treaties.

A General Collection Of Treatys

SKU: 194
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    [British Treaties]

  • Publisher

    London: Printed by J. Darby for Andrew Bell in Cornhill, and E. Sanger at the Post-house in Fleetstreet

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