Seven 18th-century British political pamphlets
[LLOYD, Charles; TOWNSHEND, Charles; FORBES, Duncan; DALRYMPLE, Sir John; ALMON, John]
1) [LLOYD, Charles], A Defence of the Majority in the House of Commons, On the Question relating to General Warrants. In Answer to The Defence of the Minority. London: Printed for J. Wilkie, 1764. 2) [TOWNSHEND, Charles], A Defence of the Minority in the House of Commons, on the Question relating to General Warrants. London: Printed for J. Almon, 1764. 3) [FORBES, Duncan], Some Considerations on the Present State of Scotland: In A Letter to the Commissioners and Trustees for improving Fisheries and Manufactures. To which is subjoined, A Letter from the Annual Committee of the Convention of Royal Boroughs, to the several Boroughs of Scotland, by Order of the General Convention, for preventing the prenicious Practice of Smuggling. Edinburgh: Printed by W. Sands, A. Murray, and J. Cochran, 1744. 4) A Letter From The Annual Committee of the Convention of Royal Boroughs, to The several Boroughs of Scotland, By Order of the last General Convention, For preventing the prenicious Practice of Smuggling. nd. 5) [DALRYMPLE, Sir John], The Appeal of Reason to the People of England, on the Present State of Parties in the Nation. London: Printed for T. Becket, 1763. 6) [ALMON, John], A Review of Mr. Pitt's Adminstration.The Third Edition, With several Alterations and Additions. London: Printed for G. Kearsly, 1763. 7) [ALMON, John], A Review of Lord Bute's Administration. By the Author of The Review of Mr. Pitt's. London: Printed for I. Pridden, 1763. Note: Item 3 is sometimes also attributed to Robert Dundas, Lord Arniston. Item 6 is a review of the major political and military events of the Seven Years' War in North America. John Almon, journalist and bookseller, had an almost obsessive distrust of Lord Bute.
- Publisher: J. Wilkie; J. Almon; W. Sands, A. Murray and J. Cochran; T. Becket ; G. Kearsley; I. Pridden
- Edition: Various editions
- Date Published: 1744-1764
- Place Published: London; Edinburgh
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
7 items in one book: 52; 38, ; 31; 18; 41; 152; 116 p. 21 cm. Quarter leather with marbled paper boards. Edges and corners worn, boards rubbed, front hinge cracked and loosening; no spine label. Front pastedown has armorial bookplate for The Right Hon. John, Lord Colvill of Culross which has marked opposite endpaper. Inserted handwritten Contents page. Each item numbered in ink from 1 to 7 at top of first page. Some foxing.