By Anonymous
London   W. Webb
7.5" by 5" [2], 16, 9-16, 25-46pp
A very scarce first edition thus of this patriotic Irish periodical, published during a time of unrest in Ireland.
By Anonymous

1754 The Patriot; or, The Irish Packet Open'd

London   W. Webb
7.5" by 5" [2], 16, 9-16, 25-46pp
A very scarce first edition thus of this patriotic Irish periodical, published during a time of unrest in Ireland.
£295.00
: 0.5kgs / : 720P20

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Description

First Edition, Very Scarce

A very scarce work.

The first edition thus of this work, being the first edition in one volume.

Illustrated with a woodcut vignette to the title page.

ESTC citation number N11078.

Misbound, with duplicate pages 9 to 16 bound between pages 16 and 25, thus work is bound without pages 17 to 24, which is Number IV.

This work is a reprint of the Dublin periodical 'The Patriot'. The periodical was originally published in seven volumes, from the 25th October 1753 to the 6th December 1753.

'The Patriot' is a political periodical, intended to stir the Irish patriots to rise up against the English.

Condition

In the original paper wraps. Externally, generally smart. Prior owner's ink inscription to the front wrap. A small amount of loss to the head and tail of the spine. A little discolouration to the wraps. A few light marks to the wraps. Internally, firmly bound. Pages are age-toned and clean with a few light spots. Small chip to the margins of pages 25 to 34, not affecting text. Misbound, with duplicate pages 9 to 16 bound between pages 16 and 25.

Very Good

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