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MILES, W[illiam] A[ugustus]. A letter to His Royal Highness the Prince of Wales; with a sketch of the prospect before him, appendix, and notes.

London. Printed for J. Bell, 1808. First edition.
8vo. xx, [1], 22-264pp. With half-title. Contemporary calf backed marbled boards, contrasting red morocco lettering-piece, gilt. Rubbed, joints cracked, slight loss to head of spine. Occasional foxing, marginal shaving to leaves Y and Kk3, ink ruling to text of p.254 and p.255, paper flaw causing two very small holes to O6, touching text but with no loss of sense.
A letter by political writer William Augustus Miles (1753/4-1817), addressed to the Prince of `Wales, later George IV (1762-1830), advising on matters such as; foreign policy across the Empire; the merits and failings of his father's advisors; and importance of preserving the constitution. Miles composed the letter having the previous year obtained an audience with the prince through his acquaintance Lord Moira.
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 13239