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|Named Person:||Tobias George Smollett; Anne, Queen of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain; George, King of Great Britain|
|Material Type:||Internet resource|
|Document Type:||Book, Internet Resource|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
T Smollett; John Boyd; David Edwin
|Notes:||"The purchasers of D. Hume's History of England having been long desirous of a continuation; the proprietor of Dr. Smollett's History ... has been induced to reprint that work from the Revolution, where Hume's History ends, to the death of George II. in the year 1760. To make this work more acceptable, the sections, and other divisions, are given in a manner correspondent with those observed by Hume ... The war before the last had its source in America, and thereby drew forth our settlements there into consequence. This, with the loss of most of those settlements since to Great Britain, had brought with it so many changes, that ... even facts themselves are become changed, and the very state of the two countries has undergone a metamorphosis which was impossible to be foreseen by the shrewdest politician. To assist the views of so eminent a writer as Smollett ... a few, very few, alterations have been made on those heads."--Advertisement, v. 1, p. [3-4], 1st count.
Frontispiece portraits of Smollett, Queen Anne, and George II engraved by John Boyd. Portrait of George I engraved by David Edwin.
Edition statement transposed; precedes "Vol. I[-IV]" on title pages.
Vol. 1, , 501 [i.e., 497],  p.,  leaf of plates; v. 2, 563,  p.,  leaf of plates; v. 3, 555,  p.,  leaf of plates; v. 4, 460,  p.,  leaf of plates. Last page of v. 1, 2, 3 blank.
Errors in paging: v. 1, p. 238 misnumbered 288; page numbers 265-268 omitted from sequence; v. 2, p. 351 misnumbered 451; v. 3, p. 4 , 132, 225-228 misnumbered 484, 232, 125-128.
"Index."--v. 4,  p., 2nd count.
|Reproduction Notes:||Electronic text and image data. [Chester, Vt. : Readex, a division of Newsbank, Inc., 2004-2007] Includes files in TIFF, GIF and PDF formats with inclusion of keyword searchable text. (Early American imprints. Second series ; no. 21375).|
|Description:||4 v. : 4 ports. ; 22 cm.|
|Series Title:||Early American imprints., Second series ;, no. 21375.|
|Responsibility:||By T. Smollett, M.D. ; Vol. I[-IV].|
- Smollett, Tobias George, -- 1721-1771 -- Portraits.
- Anne, -- Queen of Great Britain, -- 1665-1714 -- Portraits.
- George -- I, -- King of Great Britain, -- 1660-1727 -- Portraits.
- George -- II, -- King of Great Britain, -- 1683-1760 -- Portraits.
- Great Britain -- History -- 1689-1714.
- Great Britain -- History -- George I, 1714-1727.
- Great Britain -- History -- George II, 1727-1760.