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Early works to 1800
|Material Type:||Biography, Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
James Harrington; John Toland; John Darby; Michael van der Gucht
|Notes:||Originally published in 1656 under title: The commonwealth of Oceana.
Frontispiece (leaf pi1)--and portrait of Harrington (leaf a2) are signed by M. Vander Gucht. The folded plate facing p. 133, on the manner and use of the ballot, is unsigned.
Signatures: pi² A⁴ a-d⁴ e² B-3Z⁴ 4A².
Title page in red and black.
Leaf 4A2r (p.  is an advertisement for books printed by J. Darby.
|Reproduction Notes:||Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich.: University Microfilms International, 1975. 1 microfilm reel; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700; 533:19) Reproduction of an original in the Cambridge University Library.|
|Description:||xliv, 546,  p.,  folded leaf of plates : ill., port. ; 38 cm. (fol.)|
|Contents:||The life of James Harrington --
The grounds and reasons of monarchy consider'd --
The commonwealth of Oceana --
The prerogative of popular government --
The art of lawgiving --
Six political tracts written on several occasions.
|Series Title:||(Early English books, 1641-1700; 533:19)|
|Responsibility:||the whole collected, methodiz'd, and review'd, with an exact account of his life prefix'd, by John Toland.|