History of His Own Time.
London: Evans, Clarke and Priestly, 1809. 4 volume set, 11.5 inches tall. One of just 50 tall copies from the library of the Duke of Portland at Welbeck Abbey. Bound in full Regency straight grain morocco with gilt and blind bands to the panels and the boards framed within a gilt and series of blind fillets and rolls. Gilt dentelles and all edges. With the crest of William Henry Cavendish-Scott-Bentinck, 4th Duke of Portland in the top panel and bookplates. Following on from his 'History of the Reformation of the Church of England', Burnet's 'History of My Own Time' covered the English Civil War and the Commonwealth of England to the Treaty of Utrecht of 1713. A most impressive set.