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Original Papers; Containing the Secret History of Great Britain, from the Restoration, to the Accession of the House of Hannover. To Which Are Prefixed Extracts from the Life of James II. As Written By Himself.

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Estimate: US$200 - US$300
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Title: Original Papers; Containing the Secret History of Great Britain, from the Restoration, to the Accession of the House of Hannover. To Which Are Prefixed Extracts from the Life of James II. As Written By Himself. Author: MacPherson, James Place: London Publisher: Printed for W. Strahan and T. Cadell Date: 1775 Description: 2 volumes. vii, 711; x,690 pp. (4to) 27x20 cm (10¾x8"), period calf with gilt decorated spine compartments, red and green morocco spine labels lettered in gilt. First Edition. With the Durdans bookplates and stamps of the Earl of Rosebery. This is Macpherson's most valuable work, containing extracts from the Life of James II, and Jacobite correspondence from the Nairne papers. Davies & Keeler 369. Grose 3008. Lot Amendments Condition: Vol. 1 joints cracked, boards loose but holding, vol. 2 boards detached but present, wear and rubbing to calf; some browning/offsetting to endpapers, interiors solid; good. Item number: 282011

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Auction house: PBA Galleries
Title: Sale 618: Americana - Travel & Exploration - World History - Cartography
Date of the auction: 29 Jun 2017
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