Boscobel; Or, the Compleat History of the Most Miraculous Preservation of King Charles II. After the Battle of Worcester, September the 3d, 1651. To which is added, Claustrum Regale Reseratum; or The King's Concealment at Trent. The Fourth Edition, Adorn'
[Wyndham, Anne]. [Blount, Thomas].

London: Publish'd [i.e., written] by Mrs. Anne Wyndham. Printed for J. Wilford… 1725. With three separate title-pages. Engraved frontisportrait in Part I; engraved title for Claustrum Regale…at the beginning of Part II, folding engraved map of Boscobel and elaborate engraved folding view of Boscobel, including the grounds, with a legend in the fore-ground. Title-page on a stub. Two small tears in frontisportrait plate, not affecting image, tear in back pastedown at gutter margin. A very good copy overall. Early twentieth century polished calf, rebacked with gilt-decorated spine laid down. Gilt triple-rule borders on covers, gilt inner dentelles. Top edge gilt. Three parts in one (Part [22], 189, [3, ads] pp. (Item ID: 15673)


Fourth edition of this account of Charles II's celebrated escape from the Parliamentary soldiers after the Battle of Worcester, first published in the year of his Restoration, 1662. Together with Anne Wyndham's Claustrum Regale Reseratum, first published in 1667, which deals with the hiding of Charles II in Trent at the house of Sir Francis Wyndham, 1st Baronet (1612-1676). Anne Gerard Wyndham (b. 1626) was his wife.

This edition is fairly scarce. ESTC lists eight copies in North America.

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