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Aeolus: or, the constitutional politician. With the remarks of a Briton on the trial of the Irish chairmen; a gentle reproof to the Monthly Reviewers; and a free conversation between an elector and his representative. In a letter to Sylvanus Urban, Esq. by [MATIUS*] - Hardcover - Signed - from John Drury Rare Books and Biblio.co.uk

Aeolus: or, the constitutional politician. With the remarks of a Briton on the trial of the Irish chairmen; a gentle reproof to the Monthly Reviewers; and a free conversation between an elector and his representative. In a letter to Sylvanus Urban, Esq.

by [MATIUS*]

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London: printed for S. Bladon. 1770. 8vo., vii + (1) + 183 + (1)pp., including the half-title, bound in late 19th century half calf over marbled boards, some wear, particularly to corners, upper joint cracked but sound. A good copy. First and only edition. * Signed at the end 'Matius', but the actual identity of the writer not known. The remarks of a Briton> concern the trial of L. Balfe and E. M'Quirk who were found guilty of the murder of George Clarke, a Wilkinite lawyer at an election riot in Brentford in December 1768. The 'Constitutional politician' refers to John Wilkes himself.
  • Bookseller: John Drury Rare Books GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 25089
  • Title: Aeolus: or, the constitutional politician. With the remarks of a Briton on the trial of the Irish chairmen; a gentle reproof to the Monthly Reviewers; and a free conversation between an elector and his representative. In a letter to Sylvanus Urban, Esq.
  • Author: [MATIUS*]
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: London: printed for S. Bladon. 1770


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