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[MACKY, John].

A journey through England. In familiar letters from a gentleman here, to his friend abroad.

[with] A Journey through Scotland. Being the third volume, which compleats Great Britain.

Stock Code
103700
London, Pemberton.1724
£750

The Scottish journey is written in a series of letters to better inform those south of the border of the positive aspects of Scotland and the Scots. It proved very popular. Macky was a British spy who informed the British of French plans to restore James II to the throne.

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Description

Together 3 volumes, 8vo. First work: 2 vol., fourth edition of vol.1, second edition of vol. II, vol. I with ads before title, vol. II with half-title and errata leaf at end. Second work: First edition. complete but with erratic pagination (pages 136-139 not used), contemporary mottled calf gilt, red sprinkled edges, vol. II lacks label, spines rubbed, light wear to tops of spines, a very good set.

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