4to, black cloth, 570pp. A book in excellent condition. Binding and dust jacket are as new. Successor to the ever popular Age of Disraeli. Shannon chronicles the fortunes of the Conservative Party in the period after the death of Disraeli, under the leadership of Lord Salisbury between the years 1881-1902. First edition, scarce.
Shannon, Richard, The Age of Salisbury, 1881-1902: Unionism and Empire (A History of the Conservative Party), Longman Publishing, 1996
Machiavelli, Niccolo`; Dacres, Edward, Machiavel’s discourses upon the first decade of T. Livius, translated out of the Italian. To which is added his Prince: with some marginal animadversions noting and taxing his errors, Printed for Charles Harper at the Flower-de-luce over against St. Dunstans Church, and John Amery at the Peacock over against Fetter-lane, both in Fleet-street, 1674