Ex-Lib(prestigious)Usual Marks. Impression limited to 150 copies ( this copy unnumbered ). Ex-library (Prestigious), usual markings. Library rebound in rugged green cloth. Originally published anonymously in 1660 in London. The rarity of this tract is great, only 2 copies of the original exist. A few copies were reprinted in 1863 by J. C. Hotten. From the title page : 'The Mystery of The Good Old Cause' briefly unfolded. In a catalogue of such member of the late Long Parliament, that held Places, both Civil and Military, contrary to the Self-denying Ordinance of April 3, 1645. Together with the Sums of Money and Lands which they divided among themselves during their sitting ( at least such as were disposed of by them publicly. ) London: Printed in the first year of England's Liberty, after almost 20 years of slavery. 1660. The tract is composed of a list of 181 individuals, members of the Long Parliament, detailing their individual enrichments and faults. Satire in argument and application, but with allusions and facts of very great importance. 36 pages. 36 pages.
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