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The Robert Fahringer Collection

Books in Special Collections

This collection of books, donated by Robert Fahringer of Boise, Idaho, relates mainly to his research on the English Civil War and its aftermath.  The books are listed chronologically, by year of publication, and are housed in the Special Collections Department.  Mr. Fahringer collected most of them while a graduate student in the early 1950s.  He donated them to Boise State University in March 2002, along with more than one hundred and fifty other books on various topics that have been integrated into the general collections.


Charles I, King of Great Britain, 1600-1649
    Reliquiae sacrae Carolinae.  Or The Works of that great monarch and glorious martyr King Charls the I.
Hague, Printed by Samuell Browne, 1651.
Spec Coll DA 396.A2 A15 1651  

Leti, Gregorio, 1630-1701
   Il cardinalismo di Santa Chiesa, or, The history of the cardinals of the Roman Church.
London, Printed for J.S. and are to be sold by Dorman Newman, 1670.
Spec Coll BX 4663.L4813 1670  

1678 (oversize)
Spelman, John, Sir, 1594-1643
   Aelfredi Magni Anglorum Regis invictissimi vita tribus libris comprehensa
Oxonii, Theatro Sheldoniano, 1678
Spec Coll DA 153.S75  

1693 (oversize)
    The satires of Decimus Junius Juvenalis, translated into English verse by Mr. Dryden and several other eminent hands
London, Printed for Jacob Tonson, 1693
Spec Coll PA 6447.E5 D7 1693  

The life of Cornelius van Tromp, lieutenant-admiral of Holland and Westfriesland
London, Printed by J. Orme, for R. Clavel, J. Sturton and A. Bosvile…and J. Cater, 1697
OCLC 15189340 

Leti, Gregorio, 1630-1701
   La vie d’Olivier Cromwel
Aamsterdam, chez Henri Desbordes, 1708.  2 v.
OCLC 11297264 (1706 ed) 

Josephus, Flavius
   The works of Flavius Josephus: translated into English by Sr. Roger L’Estrange, Knight
London, Printed for the Executors of R. Sare, 1716.  3d ed. 3 v.  
Spec Coll DS 116.J7 1716 (vol 1 & 2 only)

Orleans, Pierre Joseph d’, 1641-1698
   The history of the revolutions in England under the family of the Stuarts
London, E. Curll…and R. Gosling, 1722.  2d ed.
Spec Coll DA 375.O711

Skinner, Thomas, 1629?-1679
   The life of General Monck: Duke of Albemarle
London, Printed for J. Graves…J. Isted and J. Hooke, 1724.  2d ed.
Spec Coll DA 407.M7S6

Cosin, Richard, 1549-1597
   Regni Angliae sub imperio serenissimae piae & potentissimae reginae Elizabethae religio et gubernatio ecclesiastica
Londini, Typis T. Wood…,1729.
Spec Coll BX 5130.C6 1729

1732 (oversize)
Whitlocke, Bulstrode, 1605-1675 or 6
   Memorials of the English affairs, or, An historical account of what passed dfrom the beginning of the reign of Charles the First, to King Charles the Second his happy restauration
London, J. Tonson, 1732.  New ed.
Spec Coll DA 400.W592 1732  

1733 (oversize)
Baker, Richard, Sir, 1568-1645
   A chronicle of the kings of England, from the time of the Romans government, to the death of King James the First
London, Printed for S. Ballard, etc. 1733
Spec Coll DA 30.B17 1733

1736 (oversize)
Carte, Thomas, 1686-1754
   An history of the life of James Duke of Ormonde
London, printed by J. Bettenham, for J.J. and P. Knapton…1736.  3 v.
OCLC 49003020 

Kimber, Isaac, 1692-1755
   The life of Oliver Cromwell
London, Printed for J. Brotherton…1743.  5th ed.
Spec Coll DA 426.K49 1743

Halifax, George Saville, Marquis of, 1633-1695
   A character of King Charles the Second
London, Printed for J. and R. Tonson and S. Draper, 1750
Spec Coll DA 445.H27 1750

A genuine and complete collection of all the protests made in the House of Lords, from their original in the year 1641, to the present time
London, 1754.  2 v.
OCLC 15177515

Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1609-1674
   The life of Edward Earl of Clarendon
Oxford, Clarendon Printing-House, 1759.  3 v. 
Spec Coll DA 447.C6A2 1759

Bancks, John, 1709-1751
   A short critical review of the political life of Oliver Cromwell
London, Printed for C. Hitch and L. Hawes… 1760.  4th ed.
Spec Coll DA 428.B21 1760

Harris, William, 1720-1770
   An historical and critical account of the life of Oliver Cromwell
London, Printed for A. Millar…1762
Spec Coll DA 426.H32 1762

1778 (oversize)
Hardwicke, Philip Yorke, Earl of, 1720-1790, ed.
   Miscellaneous state papers.  From 1501-1778
London, Printed for W. Strahan & T. Cadell, 1778.  2 v.
Spec Coll DA 300.H26 1778

Noble, Mark, 1754-1827
   Memoirs of the protectorate-house of Cromwell
Birmingham, Printed by Pearson and Rollason, sold by R. Baldwin…1784.  2 v.
Spec Coll DA 427.N75 1784 

Whitaker, John, 1735-1808
   Mary Queen of Scots vindicated
London, Printed for J. Murray, 1788.  3 v.
Spec Coll DA 787.A1W5 1788

Somerville, Thomas, 1741-18230
   The history of political transactions, and of parties, from the restoration of King Charles the Second, to the death of King William
London, Printed for A. Strahan, and T. Cadell, 1792.
Spec Coll DA 435.S7 1792  

Observations on a passage in the preface to Mr. Fox’s historical work, relative to the character of Dr. Somerville as an historian
Hawick, Robert Armstrong, 1808?
British Library catalog record

Hamilton, Anthony, Count, 1645?-1719
   Memoirs of Count Grammont
London, William Miller and James Carpenter, 1811.  New edition.  2 v.
Spec Coll DA 447.G7H26 1811  

1818 (oversize)
Evelyn, John, 1620-1706
   Memoirs, illustrative of the life and writings of John Evelyn
London, Printed for Henry Colburn… 1818.   2 v.

Spec Coll DA 447.E9A25 1819

1820 (oversize)
Cromwell, Oliver, 1742?-1821
   Memoirs of the protector, Oliver Cromwell, and of his sons, Richard and Henry.
London, Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, and Brown, 1820
Spec Coll DA 426.C93 1820

Phillips, S.M. (Samuel March), 1780-1862, ed.
   State trials, or A collection of the most interesting trials, prior to the revolution of 1688.
London, W.Walker, 1826.  2 v.
Spec Coll KD 371.P6 P45 1826  

Strickland, Agnes, 1796-1874
   Lives of the queens of England
London, Henry Colburn, 1841-47.  2nd ed.  12 v.
Spec Coll DA 28.2.S72

Clarendon, Edward Hyde, Earl of, 1609-1674
   The history of the rebellion and civil wars in England.
Oxford, The University Press, 1849.  7 v.
Spec Coll DA 400.C6 1849

Guizot, M. (Francois), 1787-1874
   Monk: or the fall of the republic and the restoration of the monarchy in England, in 1660.
London, Henry G. Bohn, 1851.
Spec Coll DA 407.A74 G8 1851  

Lyon, C.J. (Charles Hobson)
   Personal history of King Charles the Second
Edinburgh, Thomas George Stevenson, 1851. (Impression limited to 250 copies)
Spec Coll DA 446.L97  

Hughes, John, 1790-1857, ed.
   The Boscobel tracts, relating to the escape of Charles the Second…
Edinburgh and London, W. Blackwood and Sons, 1857.  2nd ed.
Spec Coll DA 446.H89 1857

Stanhope, Philip Henry Stanhope, Earl, 1805-1875
   Life of the Right Honourable William Pitt
London, J. Murray, 1862.  2nd ed.  4 v.

Spec Coll DA 522.P6 S7 1862

Bissett, Andrew
   Omitted chapters of the history of England from the death of Charles I to the battle of Dunbar
London, John Murray, 1864
Spec Coll DA 425.B57x 1864 (vol 1 only) 

Markham, Clements R (Clements Robert), Sir, 1830-1916
   A life of the great Lord Fairfax, commander-in-chief of the Army of the Parliament of England
London, Macmillan and Co., 1870
Spec Coll DA 407.F2 M37 1870  

Gardiner, Samuel Rawson, 1829-1902
   A history of England under the Duke of Buckingham and Charles I
London, Longmans, Green, 1875.  2 v.
Spec Coll DA 390.G128  

Ranke, Leopold von, 1795-1886
   A history of England principally in the seventeenth century
Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1875.  6 v.
Spec Coll DA 375.R198

May, Thomas Erskine, 1815-1886
   The constitutional history of England since the accession of George the Third, 1760-1860
London, Longmans, Green, 1878.  6th ed.  3 v.
Spec Coll JN 216.M3 1878  

Carlyle, Thomas, 1795-1881
   Oliver Cromwell’s letters and speeches
London, Chapman and Hall, 1885.   Ashburton ed.  3 v. 
Spec Coll DA 428.C3 1885c

Hutchinson, Lucy Apsley, b. 1620
   Memoirs of the life of Colonel Hutchinson, governor of Nottingham
London, John C. Nimmo, 1885  (300 copies of this book printed for England)  2 v.

Spec Coll DA 407.H9 H7 1885

Tennyson, Alfred Tennyson, Baron, 1809-1892
  The poetical works of Alfred Tennyson, poet laureate
Chicago and New York, Belford, Clarke & Co, 1885.  Complete ed.
Spec Coll PR 5550.E85x 1885



Macaulay, Thomas Babington Macaulay, Baron, 1800-1859

History of England from the accession of James II

Philadelphia, Porter & Coates, 1887?. 5 v.

Spec Coll DA 435.M143


Pepys, Samuel, 1633-1703
  The diary of Samuel Pepys, Esq., F.R.S., from 1659 to 1669; edited by Lord Braybrooke
London, Frederick Warne and Co., 1894.
Spec Coll DA 437.P42Ad 1889



Church, Samuel Harden

Oliver Cromwell, a history: comprising a narrative of his life, with extracts from his letters and speeches...

New York, G.P. Putnam's Sons, 1894

Spec Coll DA 426.C56

Blount, Thomas, 1618-1679
   Boscobel, or The history of the most miraculous preservation of King Charles II
London, Tylston and Edwards, 1894.  (Edition of 500)
Spec Coll DA 446.B5 1894

Ludlow, Edmund, 1617?-1692
   The memoirs of Edmund Ludlow, lieutenant-general of the horse in the army of the commonwealth of England, 1625-1672
Oxford, The Clarendon Press, 1894.  2 v.
Spec Coll DA 407.L92

Halstead, Murat, 1829-1908
   The illustrious life of William McKinley, our martyred President
Chicago, Murat Halstead, 1901
Spec Coll E 711.6.H25 1901a 

Lingard, John, 1771-1851
   The history of England, from the first invasion by the Romans to the accession of William and Mary in 1688
Edinburgh, John Grant, 1902.  10 v.
Spec Coll DA 30.L7 1902

Wilkins, W.G.
   The penny history of England for the agricultural labourer
Carlisle, The Land Values Depot, 1902?
OCLC 37294334 

Granville, Roger, 1848-1911
   The King’s general in the West; the life of Sir Richard Branville, bart., 1600-1659
London, New York, John Lane, 1908
Spec Coll DA 396.G8 G7  

Craik, Henry, Sir, 1846-1927
   The life of Edward, Earl of Clarendon, Lord High Chancellor of England
London, Smith, Elder & Co., 1911.  2 v.
Spec Coll DA 447.C6 C7 1911



Elton, G.R. (Geoffrey Rudolph)

England under the Tudors

London, Methuen, 1955

Spec Coll DA 315.E6

Master of Mary of Burgundy, fl. 1475-1490
   A book of hours for Engelbert of Nassau / The Bodeleian Library, Oxford
New York, G. Braziller, 1970  (Reproductions of illuminated pages)
Spec Coll ND 3174.M3 A65 1970

The Book of Kells: reproductions from the manuscript in Trinity College, Dublin.
New York, Knopf, 1974
Spec Coll ND 3359.K4B65 1974

Church of England
   The book of common prayer and administration of the sacraments and other rites and ceremonies of the church according to the use of the Church of England
New York, Holt, 1992.  1st American ed.
Spec Coll BX 5145.A4 1992


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