[Eight scenes from the life of Charles I]
Eight engraved plates each platemark approx. 200 x 250mm (8 x 10") bound in original brown paper wrappers. Rare complete. Tears to plate two and plate six
Eight scenes from the life of Charles I spanning the Civil War and the monarch's death: 'The Marriage of the King'; 'Hull summoned by the King 3d April 1642', 'The Kings Declaration to his Gentry & Army September 1642'; 'The Battle of Naisby 14 June 1645'; 'The King siezed by Joyce at Holmby House'; 'The Kings Escape from Hampton Court'; 'The Tryal of the King'; 'The King taking leave of his Children 23 Jan. 1648'; 'The Apotheosis or Death of the King'. Bowles also published larger versions of these scenes.
For larger versions of individual plates, see 7913 ('declaration to his Gentry'); 7915 ('siezed by Joyce'); 7916 ('taking leave of his children')
[Ref: 33980] £360.00