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A Short Treatise of the Isle of Man, Digested Into Six Chapters. Originally Published in 1656 as an Appendix to "King's Vale Royal of England; Or, The County Palatine of Chester, Illustrated"

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Title:A Short Treatise of the Isle of Man, Digested Into Six Chapters. Originally Published in 1656 as an Appendix to "King's Vale Royal of England; Or, The County Palatine of Chester, Illustrated"
Price:GBP£50.00 (about USD$62.70)
Category:History
Book ID:B009-3615
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Manx Society, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1864
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The Manx Society, 1864, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

publication number X of The Manx Society for Publication of National Documents & one of only 300 copies printed; pre-title page of Manx Society giving date established (1858), logo, volume number, & date of publication, followed by list of officers of the society. b/w. tissue-guarded frontis. engraving of Lord Thomas Fairfax; edited, with an introductory notice (7 pages), & copious notes, by Rev. J. G. Cumming; facsimile title page of the 1656 edition which gives contents as: I. A Description of the Island, II. Of the Inhabitants, III. Of the State Ecclesiasticall, IV. Of the Civill Government, V. Of the Trade, VI. Of the Strength of the Island : Illustrated with Severall Prospects of the Island by Daniel King; facing this is a b/w. fold-out map of the island with prospects; 3-page dedication to Fairfax; The Treatise (pages 5-57); Notes (pages 59-118); Appendix including 5 fold-out genealogical tables, & Index; 11-page Addenda at rear listing publications, reports & accounts of the Manx Society. First Thus. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 138 + 11 pages. Binding is tight, covers and spine fully intact. Gilt titles spine with gilt Manx coat of arms within blind-stamped decorative borders front & rear covers. brown cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: History; Isle of Man; Politics & Government; Religion & Theology; Britain/UK; Renaissance 16thc to 17thc; Genealogy & Local History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3615.
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