A Plan for Establishing and Disciplining a National Militia in Great Britain, Ireland, and in All the British Dominions of America

London: Printed for A. Millar, 1745. First edition (a second edition was published later the same year). 8vo. xlvii, 106 pp. A detailed proposal anticipating conflict with France, especially in the colonies: [the plan should extend] "more especially to our provinces, and great cities of North America, situated near a restless, enterprizing neighbor, now at enmity, whose interest it is to subdue by fraud or force, all those countries lying between his dominions and the sea" (p. 77). Sabin 63269. Recent speckled calf, gilt title, rules, and ornaments on spine. Old tideline at low corner of endpaper, but a very good copy in an attractive new binding. (2462). Item #56049

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