An historical and critical account of the life and writings of Charles I, king of Great Britain. After the manner of Mr. Bayle. Drawn from original writers and state-papers. WILLIAM HARRIS.
An historical and critical account of the life and writings of Charles I, king of Great Britain. After the manner of Mr. Bayle. Drawn from original writers and state-papers.

An historical and critical account of the life and writings of Charles I, king of Great Britain. After the manner of Mr. Bayle. Drawn from original writers and state-papers.

London: R. Griffiths [et al.], 1758. First edition, 8vo, pp. [8], 428, [2]; leaf B1 with tear neatly mended in lower corner (not touching and letterpress), a bit of occasional foxing and/or spotting; all else very good and sound in contemporary full calf, neatly recased and rebacked to style. "Being desirous of commemorating the struggles of the nonconformists in the cause of religious and civil liberty, [Harris] wrote biographies of the Stuart family and of Cromwell...He wrote in an unattractive style, and is not impartial; but his notes are full of information from sources not easily accessible" (DNB). Item #28374

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