1701 · London
The War of Spanish Succession (1701–14) was of great concern to Britain for if the Duke of Anjou ascended to the throne of Spain, the balance of power on the Continent and in European colonization worldwide would shift to the House of Bourbon. This treatise and its part-I predecessor are attributed by some to Daniel Defoe (cf. Bastian, Defoe's Early Life, p. 312), not listed by Moore or NCBEL.
This is one of four editions of this part all of which were printed in 1701, including a false-imprinted one done in Dublin.
ESTC T035011; Goldsmiths' 3775; Knuttel 14605; Hanson, 50. Removed from a nonce volume. Inner margin of title-leaf with a small raggedly torn area and a bit of staining; age-toning, occasional foxing, and dust-soiling. Paper a bit fatigued. Only a "good" copy and priced accordingly. (Inventory #: 36769)