8vo, pp.  additional title printed in red and black,  blank,  prefatory material, 478; p. 429 misnumbered as p. 249, sense continuous; with a large folding map bound before the two titles; a very good copy in contemporary sprinkled calf, spine decorated gilt with a gilt morocco lettering-piece; extremities rubbed, upper joint starting; Macclesfield library bookplate to the front pastedown and blind stamps to preliminary leaves as usual.
US $2545 €2062
First edition of this comprehensive summary of the Clifford case in four parts. The work covers the years 1667-1737, the years of the case as it proceeded after Clifford’s death, followed by the latest details of the case presented on 7 October 1762 and the replication of the lawyers acting in Clifford’s name to the information of the society of Surinam.
Higgs, 2933; Sabin 13685; Sabin does not call for the red and black title or the prefatory leaf present here. ESTC locates just two UK holdings, at the British Library and Edinburgh.
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