A History of England in the Eighteenth Century

Lecky, William Edward Hartpole

Published by D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1878
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Title: A History of England in the Eighteenth ...

Publisher: D. Appleton and Company, New York

Publication Date: 1878

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Collectible-Very Good


4 volumes. Cloth. Gilt lettering and decoration on spine. Books previously the property of the School for the Deaf and Dumb and the Blind, Berkeley. Each rear end paper has stain from removal of library card envelope. Volume II has library card. Inked or embossed school stamp on some pages. Ink notation front end paper. In the Preface the author describes his reasons for writing this history: "It has been my object to disengage from the great mass of facts those which relate to the permanent forces of the nation, or which indicate some of the more enduring features of national life. The growth or decline of the monarchy, the aristocracy, and the democracy, of the Church and of Dissent, of the agricultural, the manufacturing, and the commercial interests; etc. Volume I, 626 pages: Foreign Policy; The Church Opposition; Strength and Weakness of the Government; Decline of the Monarchical Sentiment in England; etc. Volume II, 699 pages: The Colonies and Scotland; Ireland Before the Eighteenth Century; Conflict Between the English and Irish Interest; William Pitt; etc. Volume III, 591 pages: Grenville Ministry; The Rockingham Ministry; Parliamentary Reform; America; English Opinion of the American Question; etc. Volume IV, 606 pages: America, 1776; England, 1776-1777; Ireland, 1760-1778; The Whiteboys; Viceroyalty of Townshend; The Catholic Question; etc. Bookseller Inventory # 3401

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