Letters on the Subject of the Catholics, to My Brother Abraham, Who Lives in the Country. 1808; The Eighth, Ninth, & Last Letter on the Subject of the Catholics; Two Letters on the Subject of the Catholics; Three More Letters on the Subject of the Catholics.
London: J. Budd, 1807-1808. Half calf, 8 1/4 inches tall. A charming Georgian binding in half speckled calf with twin gilt pallets, pink label and blue speckled edges. With the bookplate of M. General Sir Charles Stewart of Wynyard Park. A pristine copy of Smith's rather belligerent views on Catholicism. From the library of Charles William Vane (formerly Stewart), third Marquess of Londonderry. Vane served with distinction throughout the Peninsula War. His dashing and dandified portrait by Sir Thomas Lawrence is at the National Portrait Gallery. He amassed magnificent libraries in his various Country Houses.