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Ten pamphlets on Whigs, dissenters, and Anglo-Scottish issues.
Edinburgh & London: [various imprints], 1713. Edinburgh & London: [various imprints], 1713. 10 pamphlets, 8vo. Bound together in contemporary sprinkled calf, ruled in blind, morocco label to spine (reading 'Pamphlets Vol. IX'), manuscript table of contents to front endpapers. Paper of variable quality with some browning and spotting, a few leaves with top edge trimmed close occasionally cropping page number. Binding a little rubbed at extremities, slightly marked, a touch of insect damage to boards. Early inscription to title-page of first work. A contemporary pamphlet collection containing several rare Edinburgh printings, the subjects including Whigs, dissenters, royal prerogative, and the Hanoverian succession. Most are anonymous but among them are works by Richard Steele and Daniel Defoe, and the publisher John Morphew is a recurring figure. The full contents are: 1. [Robertson, William.] The liberty, property, and religion of the Whigs. In a letter to a Whig. Occasion'd by some discourse upon the Reverend Dr. Sacheverell's sermons on Palm-Sunday, and 29th of May 1713. Edinburgh: Printed by Mr Robert Freebairn, 1713. 8vo, pp. 24. ESTC T167979, NLS, Union Theological, & Yale only. Reprinting a London work of the same year. 2. A.B. The mystery of phanaticism. Or, the artifices of dissenters to support their schism. Together with the evil and danger of them. Set forth in several letters to a friend. [Edinburgh?]: Printed in the year 1712. 8vo, pp. [ii], iv, [ii], 64. ESTC T170766, Edinburgh (x2), Glasgow (x2), NLS (x3), Folger, Huntington, Har … [Click Below for Full Description]
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