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Manx Miscellanies Vol. I. containing: selections from "Paradise Lost" a poem, by John Milton, Translated into the Manx Language by the Rev. Thomas Christian, Vicar of Marown in 1796. The Emerald Vernicle of the Vatican (with a portrait ... (Truncated)

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Title:Manx Miscellanies Vol. I. containing: selections from "Paradise Lost" a poem, by John Milton, Translated into the Manx Language by the Rev. Thomas Christian, Vicar of Marown in 1796. The Emerald Vernicle of the Vatican (with a portrait ... (Truncated)
Price:GBP£75.00 (about USD$93.30)
Book ID:B009-3622
Quantity:1
Publisher:The Manx Society, Douglas, Isle of Man, 1872
Edition:First Edition
Binding:Hardcover (Original Cloth)
Condition:Very Good Condition
Dust Jacket:No Dust Jacket
The Manx Society, 1872, Hardcover (Original Cloth), Book Condition: Very Good Condition, Dust Jacket Condition: No Dust Jacket, First Edition

Full Book Title: Manx Miscellanies Vol. I. containing: selections from "Paradise Lost" a poem, by John Milton, Translated into the Manx Language by the Rev. Thomas Christian, Vicar of Marown in 1796. The Emerald Vernicle of the Vatican (with a portrait of Our Saviour) with notes by "Aspen." Ancient Portraitures of Our Lord after the type of the Emerald Vernicle given by Bajazet II to Pope Innocent VIII. The Seal of Thomas, Bishop of The Isle of Man with a beautiful steel engraving.) Poetical Description of The Isle of Man in Manx, Joseph Bridson, 1760; & rendered into English, by Mr. John Quirk, of Carn-Ny-Greïe, Patrick. The Diary Of James VIIth Earl of Derby with notes by Paul Bridson

publication number XX of The Manx Society for Publication of National Documents & one of only 250 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. Sepia frontis. portrait of 'our Saviour ' from a painting bequeathed by the Rev. P. Moore to the Old Douglas School-house & a further plate showing the seal of Thomas, Bishop of The Isle of Man. Contents are as described in the lengthy title & the pages of each are separately numbered. James VIIth Earl of Derby was Lord of Man, James Stanley, known in Man as "Yn Stanlagh Mooar" ("the Great Stanley"), a Royalist in the Civil War who was beheaded for treason on the 15th October 1651 at the market cross in Churchgate, Bolton although Cromwell was in favour of granting his appeal to Parliament for pardon. Size: Octavo (standard book size). 120 + 24+ 15+ 7 + 12 + 5 + 16 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. slight fading to top edge of covers. brown cloth. Quantity Available: 1. Shipped Weight: Under 1 kilogram. Category: Genealogy & Local History; Isle of Man; Manx Gaelic; Language & Linguistics; Britain/UK; History. Pictures of this item not already displayed here available upon request. Inventory No: 3622.
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