AUTHOR: RYVES, Bruno
TITLE: Mercurius Rusticus: Or, The Countries Complaint of the barbarous Outrages committed by the Sectaries of this late flourishing Kingdom. Together with A brief Chronology of the Battels, Sieges, Conflicts, and other most remarkable Passages, from the beginning of the unnatural War, to the 25th of March, 1646.
PUBLISHER: London: for Richard Green, 1685.
DESCRIPTION: 1 vol., 7-1/4" x 4-5/8", four Parts with separate titles, additional engraved frontis supplied from the 1647 edition otherwise complete. Bound in full paneled mottled calf, raised bands, gilt lettered red morocco spine label.
REFERENCE: Wing R2450
ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: Ryves was chaplain to Charles I and Charles II.
"The assaults upon Sir John Lucas’s house, Wardour Castle, and other mansions are narrated, while a second part commences to deal with the violation of the cathedrals." (DNB)