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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures (Now First Collected)
ondon- F.C. and J. Rivington et al, 1812 Book. Very Good. Hardcover. A three volume set of the political letters of Junius. The first thus, collecting all letters including some not previously published, and edited by George Woodfall. Complete in three volumes. With five folding handwriting facsimile plates and one engraved plate of seals. Junius was the pseudonym of a writer of a series of political letters written between 1769 and 1772. The letters collect private and open letters, critical of the government of King George III and other individual letters and replies. Originally published in two volumes in 1772 by Henry Sampson Woodfall, the owner and editor of London newspaper The Public Advertiser. This edition is the first to include the personal correspondence between Junius andHenry Sampson Woodfall, and was edited by his son, George Woodfall, whotook over his father's business in 1793. Condition: In halfcalf bindings with volume I rebacked with original boards and backstrip preserved. Externally, smart with lightrubbing to boards and extremities. Joints to volumes II and III starting but still reasonably firm, with slight lifting to the backstrip of volume II. Very slight loss to the head of spine of volume II. Internally, firmly bound. Pages bright and generally clean with occasional light spots throughout. Overall: VERY GOOD.
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