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The critical history of England, ecclesiastical and civil : wherein the errors of the monkish writers and others before the reformation are expos'd and corrected, as are also the deficiency and partiality of later historians : and particular notice is taken of The history of the grand rebellion and Mr. Echard's History of England : with remarks on some objections made to Bishop Burnet's History of his times and the characters of Archdeadon Echard's authors : also an explanation of a passage in the bishop's History relating to King William, which has generally been misunderstood.

Author/Creator:
Oldmixon, Mr. (John), 1673-1742.
Publication:
London : printed for J. Pemberton ..., 1728.
Format/Description:
Book
2 v. ; 20 cm. (8vo)
Edition:
The third edition corrected and improved : to which is added An essay on criticism as it regards design, thought and expression in prose and verse.
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Subjects:
Echard, Laurence, 1670?-1730. History of England.
Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1609-1674. History of the rebellion and civil wars in England begun in the year 1641.
Burnet, Gilbert, 1643-1715. History of his own time.
English literature -- History and criticism.
Great Britain -- History.
Notes:
Published anonymously. By John Oldmixon.
Vol. 1 has half-title: The critical history of England in two volumes. Vol. I.
An essay on criticism (at end of v. 1) has special t.p., with separate pagination and register.
Advertisements on verso of half-title and inserted between the end of The critical history and the beginning of An essay on criticism (v. 1).
Includes index (end of v. 1).
Local notes:
Imperfect: lacking v. 2.
Penn Provenance:
Peters, Richard (ex libris)
Penn Chronology:
1728
Contributor:
Oldmixon, Mr. (John), 1673-1742.
Founders Collection (University of Pennsylvania)
OCLC:
13595749