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A History of the Early Part of the Reign of James the Second; with an Introductory Chapter

Price: 150.00 USD

London: William Miller, 1808. Frontispiece portrait, foxed, [2], li, 277, clviii pp appendix. Tall 4to, attractively bound in full contemporary brown diced calf (well-rubbed and with both joints starting). London: William Miller, 1808. First edition - Large Paper copy with wide margins. Overall a very good(-) copy with a minimal foxing. In this posthumously published work the celebrated Whig politician claimed that the chief aim of James was the establishment of civil despotism rather than the overthrow of the church of England. - Lowndes I, p.827; DNB VII, p.551. First. very good(-).


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