Osborne, Francis 1673a

From International Robin Hood Bibliography
Osborne, Francis. The works of Francis Osborn Esq; Divine. Moral. Historical. Political. In four several tracts. Viz. 1. Advice to a son, in two parts. 2. Political reflections on the government of the Turks, &c. 3. Memoires on Q. Elizabeth and K. James. 4. A miscellany of essays, paradoxes, problematical discourses, letters, characters, &c. The Seventh Edition. London: printed for R.D. and are to be sold by Allen Bancks, at the sign of St. Peter at the west end of St. Pauls, 1673. [12], 127, [17], 145-250, [12], 263-408, [18], 409-466, [16], 467-547, [25], 549-602, 503-566, 667-695, 694-695, [1] pp. 8⁰.

Each part has separate t.-p. dated 1673, except "Advice to a son. The second part", dated 1672. Continuous pagination and register. I have not found any information on the first to sixth editions.



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  • University of Sydney, Fisher Library (2 copies)
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