Lot 316 of 522:
Richard Steele The Crisis 1714  

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Lot closed - Sold For (Includes Buyers Premium):$240
Estimate:
$400 - $600

Title:
The Crisis, or, A Discourse representing, from the most Authentick Records, the Just Causes of the late Happy Revolution and the several Settlements of the Crowns of England and Scotland on Her Majesty...

Author:
Steele, Richard

Place:
London

Publisher:
Printed by Sam. Buckley; and sold by Ferd. Burleigh

Date:
1714

Description:

[2], vii, [1], 37 + [1] ad pp. 21.5x16 cm (8½x6½") disbound with later string tied plain wrappers. Second Issue.

A defense of the legality of the Act of Settlement, which placed the Hanoverian George I on the throne after the death of Queen Anne, this pamphlet was answered by Jonathan Swift in his The Public Spirit of the Whigs. This exchange brought accusations of seditious libel against Steele and his expulsion from the House of Commons. Second Issue, with 1714 date on title page.


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Condition:
General wear and soiling to wrappers with some tearing at spine; soiling and some staining to title page, with numerous small catalog descriptions and a booksellers label mounted in various places, interior sound with occasional dampstaining, corner folds, a few repaired closed tears; about very good.


 
Item number:
309395
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