A Letter to a Member of the House of Commons,…

“The birth of the legend of the natural enmity between France and England”

A Letter to a Member of the House of Commons, Relating to the Treaty of Peace Concluded at Vienna the 16th Day of March last, N.S. With Remarks On the said Treaty.

London: Printed for C.Davies, and sold by the Booksellers of London and Westminster. 1731. 8vo, 47, [1] pp, (p.3 mis-numbered 1), v. light browning, disbound.
This treaty marked the collapse of the Anglo-French Alliance (1727-1731), the beginning of the Anglo-Austrian Entente and the birth of the legend of the natural enmity between France and England. The Treaty pitted France and Spain on one side against Great Britain and Austria on the other.
Reference: Goldsmiths’ 6914

Stock No: HMF946
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