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The History of the Troubles of Great Britain: Containing a particular Account of the Most remarkable Passages in Scotland, From the Year 1633 to 1650. With an exact Relation of The Wars carried on, and the Battles fought By The Marquis of Montrose. (All which are omitted in the Earl of Clarendon's History.) Also, A full Account of all the Transactions of England During that Time. Written in French by Robert Monteth of Salmonet. To which is added, the true Causes and favourable Conjunctures Which contributed to the Restoration of King Charles II. Written in French by D. Riordan de Muscry. Translated into English by Captain James Ogilvie.
London: G. Strahan and R. Williamson , 1735. First edition of this translation. Full Calf. 4to. (13.5 x 8.75 inches). pp.iv, (iv), 557, (xx [Index]), (ii [publisher’s adverts]). Original full calf, title in gilt to black compartment to spine, raised bands, calf much rubbed, scuffed, scratched, worn to boards at edges and corners. Note in ink to front free endpaper verso. Owner's names in ink to title page: Wm Strachan 1743 (and) James Saull (Paull?) 1781. Textblock age-toned throughout, generally evenly but with some pages browner in tone than the majority, trifle light scattered spotting. Some light stains scattered here and there, fingermarks to margin, tear with loss to margin not affecting text. O/w contents clean. Binding firm and square. Wm Strachan possibly related to publisher. A Very Good copy. Uncommon. Hardback.
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