Dublin: Printed for J. Leathley, in Dames-street, and P. Dugan on Cork-Hill, 1720. Third Edition. Leather Binding. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" Very Good. Item #005492051
 + 248 pp., including addenda. Third Edition, corrected, with the documentary appendix to v. 3 of Ward's The history of the grand rebellion, a verse digest of Edward Hyde, Earl of Clarendon's History of the Rebellion and civil wars in England begun in the year 1641, with the addition of "Addenda to this second edition of the seventh vol. to the Lord Clarendon's History" (p. 213-248). Bound in full contemporary calf, tooled panels in blind; rebacked in leather, with raised bands, and red leather spine label titled in gilt. Overall a nice copy with some shelfwear to boards and corners; binding is tight, interior clean. This copy has the previous owner's name(s) to the title page: Ex Libris / Boyle Travers / Art Mag / 1722 [also in a different hand, signed] Mich Kearney, with his (18th Century) Armorial bookplate (featuring the Kearney family crest) to the front pastedown; noted as a fellow of Trinity College Dublin. Michael Kearney (1734-1814) scholar, was the elder of two sons of Michael Kearney, barber–surgeon of Dublin. After being educated at Ballitore School he entered Trinity College, Dublin, in 1748. Elected to a scholarship in 1750, he graduated BA in 1752 and was elected to a fellowship in 1757. He held the posts of professor of modern history (1769–78), regius professor of law (1776–8), and Archbishop King's lecturer (1774, 1777). His Father also Michael Kearney (Guild of Barber Surgeons) was Joseph Kearney's older brother, a noted Dublin Family. Subtitle continues: Together with the life of the Lord Clarendon : as also, the declaration against bps. : the tryal of King Charles, and Arch-Bishop Laud : that famous tract, intituled, Killing no murder : several matters relating to the Earl of Straffords tryal : reasons for taking away bishops votes : articles of pacification with the Scots : the Treaty of Rippon : the declaration for sports : Selden of the liberty of the sea : articles against Mr. Montague : a list of the Oxford Parliament : Sir John Hotham and his son speech on the scaffold : the conference between King Charles and Mr. Henderson, about religion : Mr. Hendersons declaration on his death-bed : Salmatius's defence of the King agains Milton : Milton's ans. : relations of the Battle of Edghill : first and 2d. fight at Newbery : the battles of Marston-Moor : useful for all that have the said history either in folio or octavo."