An Account of Denmark: As it was in the Year 1692. An Account of Sueden: As it was in the Year 1688. With several Pieces relating to those Accounts. [Being, 'Observations Upon a Pamphlet Called, An English Merchant's Remarks upon a scandalous Jacobite Paper published in the Post-Boy of the 19th of July 1716, under the Name of a Memorial presented to the Chancery of Sueden, by the Resident of Great-Britain'; and 'A Short Narrative of the Life and Death of John Rhinholdt Count Patkul, a Nobleman of Livonia, Who was broke alive upon the Wheel in Great Poland, Anno 1707. Together with the Manner of his Execution: Written by the Lutheran Minister who assisted him in his last Hours. Faithfully translated out of a High-Dutch Manuscript, and now published for the Information of Count Gyllenborg's English Friends']. Robert MOLESWORTH, John ROBINSON, Daniel DEFOE.

An Account of Denmark: As it was in the Year 1692. An Account of Sueden: As it was in the Year 1688. With several Pieces relating to those Accounts. [Being, 'Observations Upon a Pamphlet Called, An English Merchant's Remarks upon a scandalous Jacobite Paper published in the Post-Boy of the 19th of July 1716, under the Name of a Memorial presented to the Chancery of Sueden, by the Resident of Great-Britain'; and 'A Short Narrative of the Life and Death of John Rhinholdt Count Patkul, a Nobleman of Livonia, Who was broke alive upon the Wheel in Great Poland, Anno 1707. Together with the Manner of his Execution: Written by the Lutheran Minister who assisted him in his last Hours. Faithfully translated out of a High-Dutch Manuscript, and now published for the Information of Count Gyllenborg's English Friends'].

London: Printed for Thomas Longman, 1738. [Scandinavian Travel]. FINE CONTEMPORARY BINDING, later editions. Octavo (21 x 13cm), pp.[10]; xxiv; 432 [2]. Contemporary brown full speckled calf, re-cased with repairs to joints. Raised bands, gilt titles to red label on spine, and further gilt tooling to spine. All edges flecked red. With a manuscript letter in black ink written over two loose sheets of paper, one headed with a London address, detailing the gift of this book to a family member in 1907. Sent from Peter G. Laurie to Colonel Julius Dyson-Laurie, who had married Gwen Molesworth, a descendant of Robert Molesworth. With a matching black ink gift inscription to the front free endpaper. A clean and crisp text block with lightly browned preliminaries. Binding shows some rubbing and chipping to the extremities, especially at the corners and joints, some scratches and wear to boards. Very good. Item #50270

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