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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

Author/Creator:
Osborne, Francis, 1593-1659
Standardized Title:
Works. 1682
Other Title:
Advice to a son
Political reflections upon the government of the Turks
Historical memoires on the reigns of Q. Elizabeth and King James.
Miscellany of essays, paradoxes, problematical discourses, letters, characters, &c
Conjectural queries, or, problematical paradoxes
Edition:
The eighth edition
Publication:
London : Printed for R.D. and are to be sold by Allen Banks, at the sign of St. Peter at the west-end of St. Pauls, 1682
Format/Description:
Book
[12], 103, [17], 121-205, [13], 219-339, [17], 357-403, [17], 421-487, [21], 509-628 p. ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Machiavelli, Niccolò, 1469-1527.
Essex, Robert Devereux, Earl of, 1566-1601
Young men -- Conduct of life -- Early works to 1800
Turkey -- Politics and government -- Early works to 1800
Great Britain -- History -- Elizabeth, 1558-1603 -- Early works to 1800
Great Britain -- History -- James I, 1603-1625 -- Early works to 1800
Notes:
The words "Divine. Moral." are gathered by a right brace on title page; the words "Historical. Political." are gathered by a left brace
"Advice to a son· ... The first part." has separate title page dated 1673
"Advice to a son. ... The second part.", "Political reflections upon the government of the Turks.", "Historical memoires on the reigns of Q. Elizabeth, and King James.", and "Conjectural queries, or, problematical paradoxes ..." have separate title pages dated 1683; pagination and register are continuous
"Traditional memoires on the reign of King James" (2D1r) and "A miscellany of sundry essaies, paradoxes, and problematical discourses" (2I3r) both have divisional title pages
Includes indices
Penn Provenance:
Burr, Charles W. (Charles Walts), 1861- (donor)
Penn Chronology:
1682
Cited in:
Wing O506
ESTC R009538
OCLC:
2584612
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