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GREAT BRITAIN Parliament. House of Lords.
[Proceedings. 1660--1742]
The history and proceedings of the House of Lords, from the restoration in 1660, to the present time. Containing, the most remarkable motions, speeches, debates, orders and resolutions. Together with all the protests during that period. And the numbers pro and con upon each division. With an account of the promotions of the several peers, and the state of the peerage in every reign. Connected with the transactions of the Commons, and history of the times. And illustrated with historical notes and observations. Together with the debates in the Parliament of Scotland relating to the Union. To each volume are added proper indexes. ...
London: printed for Ebenezer Timberland, and sold by the booksellers in town and country, 1742--44.
8 vols ; 19.2 cm. (8º)
I: [4], 471, [3] p.
II: [14], 438 p.
III: [2], xiii, [1], 476, [10] p.
IV: [2], vi, [8], 524 p.
V: [2], iii, [1], 564 p.
VI: [6], 408, [4] p.
VII: [5], 410--740, [4], lxxx, [16] p.
VIII: [4], xviii, [2], 208; [2], iv, [3], 210--541, [1] p.

Compiled by Ebenezer Timberland as a companion to Richard Chandler's edition of The history and proceedings of the House of Commons, 1742--44 (q.v.). The eighth volume is in two parts, the first dated 1743 and the second (following p. 208) dated 1744 and with the imprint reading 'Printed: And sold by the Booksellers in Town and Country'. The title of this volume also varies slightly, reading in part 1 'The History and Proceedings Of The House of Lords, During The Third Parliament of King George II. ...' and in part 2 '... the Second Session Of The Third Parliament ...'. Page [vi] of the prelims in part 2 contains an advertisement by the booksellers Caesar Ward and William Sandby for 'a Work, Intitled, The Parliamentary History Of England', and the final page advertises 'a Continuation of Chandler's Debates of the House of Commons ... During the Second Session of the Present Parliament: ...'. The verso of the title-page of vol. VIII, part 1 is subscribed in manuscript Ebenezer Timberland as a guarantee of authenticity. ESTC t145496.

Copy Notes Front pastedown in vol. I inscribed in ink R: Tickell. Bound to match the set of Chandler's History and proceedings of the House of Commons, 1742--44 (q.v.).

Binding C18th calf, gilt-tooled spine compartments with floral and pomegranate motifs, red and black morocco spine-labels reading 'Chandler's Debates' and 'Lords'.

Reference Number 275


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