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A CONTINUATION OF THE SECRET HISTORY OF WHITE-HALL; From the Abdication of the late K. James in 1688, to the Year 1696

A CONTINUATION OF THE SECRET HISTORY OF WHITE-HALL; From the Abdication of the late K. James in 1688, to the Year 1696

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A CONTINUATION OF THE SECRET HISTORY OF WHITE-HALL; From the Abdication of the late K. James in 1688, to the Year 1696: Writ at the Request of a Nob'e Lord; and Conveyed to him in Letters by ___ late Secretary Interpreter to the Marquess of Louvois, who by that Means had the Perusal of all the private Minutes between England and France for many Years. The whole consisting

by D. (David) Jones, Gent

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16 mo. (6 3/4 by 4 1/2 inches) London: R. Baldwin in Warwick-lane, 1697. Original First Edition. 7 preliminary leaves, two volumes in one: 80, 392 pages; good condition: rebound in late eighteenth, or early nineteenth century brown mottled calf, with gilt decorated spine laid down, raised bands, (missing label), minor wear to covers at front hinge (not affecting contents), lacking frontis.

There are thiry-one letters are that supposedly give insight into secret diplomatic transactions between the English and French courts. "History of the Stuarts," is a perceptive contemporaneous account.

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Title
A CONTINUATION OF THE SECRET HISTORY OF WHITE-HALL; From the Abdication of the late K. James in 1688, to the Year 1696
Author
D. (David) Jones, Gent
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Original First Edition
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Hardcover
Publisher
R. Baldwin in Warwick-lane
Place of Publication
London
Date Published
1697
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Old and Rare; Biography; History; Early English History; Early English; Antiquarian; English History; Seventeenth Century Printing; The Stuarts of England;

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