The history of the Rebellion, 1745 and 1746. Containing, A full Account of its Rise, Progress and Extinction...
London. Reprinted from the Edinburgh Edition, and Sold by R. Griffiths, 1748. Second edition.
8vo. viii, 126pp. Recent marbled paper boards, printed paper lettering-pieces to spine and upper board. Lightly rubbed. Paper repair to gutter of title page, else internally clean and crisp.
The second edition, printed in the same year as the first, of writer and bookseller Andrew Henderson's (1717-1776) succinct history of the 1745 Jacobite rising. This work was quite popular, being pirated twice and reprinted three times. Henderson had been an eyewitness to the events of the rebellion, and in 1746 produced his first publication, Expeditio militaris, sive Britannia liberata, an ode in praise of the duke of Cumberland.
ESTC N246.£ 200.00 Antiquates Ref: 22033