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Junius: Including Letters by the Same Writer, Under Other Signatures (Now First Collected)

To which are added his confidential correspondence with Mr. Wilkes, and his Private Letters addressed to Mr H. S. Woodfall with a preliminary essay, notes, facsimiles &c

By Junius

1812- London- F.C. and J. Rivington et al

8.5" by 5.5"; xii, 336, 248; xiii, 511; xiii, 511pp

 

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

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 and Henry Sampson Woodfall, and was edited by his son, George Woodfall, who took over his father's business in 1793.

CONDITION

In half calf bindings with volume I rebacked with original boards and backstrip preserved. Externally, smart with light rubbing 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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