Oxford: At the Clarendon Printing-House, 1759. [Historical Biography] FIRST EDITION. Folio (37 x 24cm), pp. iv; 133 ;  523 . With a copper engraved portrait frontispiece by R. White, after a painting by Peter Lely, as well as occasional engraved head and tail pieces. Contemporary speckled full panelled calf, with raised bands, gilt titles to an orange label on spine, and all edges speckled red. Armorial bookplate of John Moins to front pastedown, with offsetting to free endpaper, and heavy spotting to rear endpapers. A central horizontal crease to frontispiece, closely trimmed to fore-edge, and heavily offset to title page. A lovely crisp, clean copy otherwise. Light wear to binding, with blacking-out to a second volume label below the title label. Very good. Item #60275
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