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The Prospect Before Us

Being a series of papers upon the Great Question which now agitated the public mind.

To which is added a new postscript.

Third edition

1788 - London - J. Almon

8" by 5" - 66 pp

 


 

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Disbound political pamphlet by Dennis O'Bryen.

Dennis O'Bryen (17551832), was a playwright and political pamphleteer.

Works by O'Bryen include: A gleam of comfort to this distracted empire, demonstrating the fairness and reasonableness of national confidence in the present ministrymeaning the ministry of Pitt (1784); A View of the Commercial Treaty with France (1786); Lines Written at Twickenham (1788), followed in the same year by the anonymously published The Prospect Before Us, being a series of papers upon the great question which now agitates the public mind, which was reproduced under the title The Regency Question with a new preface, in consequence of the return of the king's insanity in 1810. In 1796 he published Utrum horum The Government or the Country which rapidly passed through three editions.

O'Bryen's political writings reflected his activism as a supporter of the Fox administration.

CONDITION

The binding is generally firm, though is split in the centre and in two parts. The pamphlet is disbound. The pages are bright apart from some occasional spotting and some isolated handling marks. The title page is chipped, and the last page of text has a small closed tear. The title page and first two pages of text are detached but present.

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