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RAPIN DE THOYRAS, [Paul de]. Dissertation sur les whigs et les torys.

A La Haye. Chez Charles le Vier, 1717.
8vo. [8], 162pp. Title in red and black. Contemporary calf, gilt. Without lettering-piece, rubbed, joints starting, slight loss to head and foot of spine. Marbled endpapers, light damp-staining and occasional spots of foxing throughout, loss to bottom margin of B2, not affecting text. From the library of Hugh Selbourne, with small ink-stamps to verso of title and occasionally to margins.
The work of French Protestant historian Paul de Rapin, Sieur de Thoyras (1661-1725), who, having been exiled to England after the revocation of the Edict of Nantes wrote, under English patronage, his monumental L'Histoire d'Angleterre (1724-1727) from which this essay on the two primary political parties of the age has been extracted.
£ 100.00 Antiquates Ref: 13388