London: William Miller, 1808.
Frontispiece portrait, foxed, , li, 277, clviii pp appendix, 8pp of ads. Tall 4to, handsomely bound in full contemporary red straight-grained morocco with ornate gilt-tooled covers and spine (well-rubbed and with both joints repaired; light scattered foxing). London: William Miller, 1808. First edition - Royal Paper copy with wide margins.
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.
Condition: Very Good(-)