The Growth of Political Stability in England 1675–1725
from the library of historian Dr J T Driver
First edition, first printing. Hardback, bound in the original cloth with gilt titling to spine. 22 × 14cm, xviii + 206pp.
This comes from the library of author and historian, Dr J T Driver, a specialist in 15th century political history, and is signed by him to the ffep.
J H Plumb's study of the transition from the highly contentious and potentially violent politics of late 17th & early 18th century Britain to the stable oligarchy of mid-18th century Britain. This process was accompanied by a considerable narrowing of political life in Britain.
This copy is in very good condition, with just a little light wear to the boards.