THE HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTION, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENGLAND IN THE YEAR 1688. INTRODUC'D BY A NESSARY REVIEW OF THE REIGNS OF KING CHARLES, AND KING JAMES THE SECOND. IN THREE BOOKS. Laurence Echard.

THE HISTORY OF THE REVOLUTION, AND THE ESTABLISHMENT OF ENGLAND IN THE YEAR 1688. INTRODUC'D BY A NESSARY REVIEW OF THE REIGNS OF KING CHARLES, AND KING JAMES THE SECOND. IN THREE BOOKS. London: Printed for Jacob Tonson in the Strand, 1725. Small octavo, pp. [1-16] [1] 2-271 [272: blank] [273-280: list of Peers and index], eighteenth-century full paneled calf, front and rear panels ornately tooled in blind with gilt rules at edges, spine panel richly tooled in gold, all edges stained red. First edition. An important work on The Glorious Revolution, which resulted in the overthrow of King James II of England in 1688, by Lawrence Echard (c. 1670-1730), the Archdeacon of Stow, best known for his History of England, which covered the period from Roman occupation to the seventeenth century. ESTC T138380. Calf rubbed at edges, leather spine label missing, a very good copy. (#148994).

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