London: William Miller, 1808. First. hardcover. 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. very good(-).
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.