This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... Bolingbroke, Viscount--continued. his estimation of Harley's learn-ing, 212. founder of Brothers' Club, 222. Bothmar, ...
This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1902 edition. Excerpt: ... Bolingbroke, Viscount--continued. his estimation of Harley's learn-ing, 212. founder of Brothers' Club, 222. Bothmar, representative of Hanover during peace negotiations, 126. his doubts of Harley's sincerity, 186, 187. Brampton Bryan, situation and description of, 6. castle destroyed by Royalists, 7. present house built, 7. Harley retires to, 172. Brampton, Margaret de, by marriage brought Brampton Bryan to Harley family, 6. British Museum, Harley's share in creating, 209. Bromley, William, 1664-1732 (Speaker, 1710; Secretary of State, 1713), his correspondence with Harley, 194. Brothers' Club, formation of, 222. Bolingbroke founder of, 222. Swift's description of, 222, 223. Bolingbroke's description of, 223. extravagance of, 224. Scriblerus Club grew out of, 225. Buys, Dutch Minister, 126. Cabinet, transference of power to, 3-formation of Harley's Tory, 103. Chamberlen, Dr. Hugh, originator of Land Bank Scheme, 23. Chamillart (1651-1721), French Secretary of State, Greg's correspondence with, 86. Charles of AustriabecomesEmperor, 127. Charles II. of Spain, death of, 33. bequeathed crown to Dauphin's son, 33. Commerce, Treaty of, between Eng-land and France, 1713, 153. Bolingbroke originator of, 153. defeat of Bill for, 154. Commercial expansion of England, 201, 202. Coningsby, Lord, (i6s6(?)-i729), I75(n-)-his impeachment of Harley, 175-Cowper, first Earl (d. 1723), member of Whig Junto, IOI. his character of Harley, 202. Dartmouth, first Earl of, William Legge (1672-1750), succeeds Sunderland as Secretary of State, 98. retains Secretaryship in Harley Ministry, 104. on accession of George I. Harley expresses his hopes to, 172, 173 (n.). Debt, National, 144. De Foe, Daniel (1661-1731), quota-tion from, I. his " Maxim of Politicks," 4....
Methuen & Co., 1902, First Printing, 8vo, 256 pages. Frontis with additional illustrations. Book bound in a red cloth with gilt lettering, no dust jacket. Stain to foredge and bottom of first few pages, else book good condition. (2971).
Good. Ex-college library copy with markings to the spine and endpapers. Octavo, 9" tall, frontispiece + xvi + 256 pages + 12 illustrative plates + 40 page publisher's catalog, black titles on red cloth (front panel), gilt title on spine. A good, sturdy hardcover first edition overall with rubbing to the corners, some fraying started at the top cloth edge of back strip, hinges cracked but secure and binding solid, pages moderately yellowed BUT with light foxing scattered throughout, primarily at the margins. Lacking dust jacket.
Harley, Robert. 8vo. cloth, top edge giltbc. xvi, 256 pages. Harley was Prime Minister from 1710 to 1714 after serving as Speaker Of The House Of Commons. He was imprisoned in the Tower Of London in1715. Harley was a book and manuscript collector. Light foxing to interior pages, hinges are cracked, covers soiled and spotted, edges worn. Previous owners signatures on free front endpaper.
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