A Brief Memoir of the Life of the Honourable Colonel Algernon Sidney; With a Short Account of His Trial, in the Court of King's Bench, November 7, 1683. Richard Chase Sidney.

A Brief Memoir of the Life of the Honourable Colonel Algernon Sidney; With a Short Account of His Trial, in the Court of King's Bench, November 7, 1683 ...

London: James Bohn, 1835. First edition. Wraps. To Which is Added, A Description of Mr. F. P. Stephanoff's Painting of That Celebrated Event intended to accompany Mr. John Charles Bromley's Engraving.

An account of the trial of the English politician and member of the Long Parliament who was a commissioner of the trial of King Charles I, opposing the king's execution. Sidney was thereafter accused of plotting against Charles II, in part based on his political writing, and was executed for treason.

8vo, engraved folding frontispiece, 74pp, [2]pp. Blue printed paper wrappers, title in black. Wrappers dusty, chipped at edges, paper at spine chipped. OCLC: 844515. Good + overall. Item #22936

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