Lot 44 of 703:
Oxford Professor of Divinity reviles Americans in 1776  

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Title:
De Tumultibus Americanis Deque Eorum Concitatoribus Meditatio Senilis

Author:
[Bentham, Edward]

Place:
Oxford

Publisher:
J. Fletcher and D. Prince

Date:
1776

Description:

[4], 36 pp. (8vo) 19.4x11.6 cm (7½x4½), modern quarter blue leather over marbled boards

Written by the Regius Professor of Divinity at Oxford.  "Occasioned by the sarcastic observations on the conduct of the University of Oxford respecting their address to the King.  The author extols the University, praises the ministry, and reviles the Americans" - Sabin


Lot Amendments

Condition:
Top of spine fraying; toning to free endpapers; title page creased; word redacted on page 7; very good.


 
Item number:
294118
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