A Selection from the Harleian Miscellany of Tracts, Which Principally Regard the English History; of Which Many are Referred to by Hume. EXTRA-ILLUSTRATED.
A Selection from the Harleian Miscellany of Tracts, Which Principally Regard the English History; of Which Many are Referred to by Hume
A Selection from the Harleian Miscellany of Tracts, Which Principally Regard the English History; of Which Many are Referred to by Hume
A Selection from the Harleian Miscellany of Tracts, Which Principally Regard the English History; of Which Many are Referred to by Hume
A Selection from the Harleian Miscellany of Tracts, Which Principally Regard the English History; of Which Many are Referred to by Hume

A Selection from the Harleian Miscellany of Tracts, Which Principally Regard the English History; of Which Many are Referred to by Hume.

London: Printed for C. and G. Kearsely, 1793.

Abridged edition. Extra-illustrated with 50 engravings of notable figures from English history, by S. Harding, Bartolozzi, et al. vii, [i], 571, [1, catalogue] pp. 4to. Contemporary full red morocco, covers tooled in gilt with Lowther cypher beneath ducal crown, a.e.g. Spine faded, else a near fine copy ESTC T111518; Fleeman 44.4HM/3 (noting no Johnson contributions to this edition). Provenance: Hugh Cecil Lowther, 5th Earl of Lonsdale (gilt cypher and bookplate); Maggs Brothers (export license, 1947, sold to); W.A Aiken. Item #268133

Beautifully bound and extra-illustrated copy of the abridged edition of the Harleian Miscellany, a collection of tracts and pamphlets from the library of Robert Harley, first Earl of Oxford, first published in 8 volumes in 1744.

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