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WRIGHT, Thomas [1810-1877].
Essays On Subjects Connected With The Literature, Popular Superstitions, And History Of England in the Middle Ages.
London: John Russell Smith, 1846..
2 Volumes. 12mo. pp. xii, 304; vi, 306. with half-titles. titles in red & black. contemporary half chagrin (worn, piece chipped from head of spine of Vol. I). First Edition.
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[YONGE, Sir William] [d. 1755].
Sedition and Defamation Display'd: In A Letter To The Author of the Craftsman.
London: Printed for J.Roberts, 1731..
8vo. pp. 2 p.l., viii, 48. complete with half-title. woodcut ornaments, initials & title vignette. disbound. First Edition. Including a reference to losses sustained by British merchants in the West Indies (p. 13). William Pulteney, who was viciously attacked in the preface, thought the tract was written by John Hervey and wrote A Proper Reply which led to a duel. The real author was Walpole's lieutenant Yonge, who was especially loathed by George II and referred to by the latter as 'Stinking Yonge'. European Americana 731/206. Goldsmiths' 6925.
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