History of the English Revolution of 1640: by GUIZOT, François…

GUIZOT, François Pierre Guillaume (1787-1874).
HAZLITT, William (1811-1893), translator.

History of the English Revolution of 1640: From the Accession of Charles I to his Death. By F. Guizot. Translated by William Hazlitt. London, David Bogue, 1848.

8vo (175 x 104 mm), engraved frontispiece portrait of Charles I and pp. [iv], x-xxii, [ii], 488, some light foxing, in contemporary full polished calf, gilt architectural stamp on front cover lettered ‘Cum Humanis Divina Fund: MDCCCXXX’, a couple of ownership inscriptions crossed through.

A good copy of this English edition of Guizot’s Histoire de la révolution d’Angleterre, first published in 1826. A popular account of Charles I’s life and death, two English translations appeared at the same time: the present one is by William Hazlitt, son of the critic.

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