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

London: William Miller, 1808. First. hardcover. 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. 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.

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