Lot 1016COBBETT, WILLIAM
A Bone to Gnaw, for the Democrats; or. Observations on a Pamphlet, entitled, "The Political Progress of Britain." Philadelphia: Printed for the Purchasers, 1795. First edition. Finely bound in full navy modern levant morocco, marbled paper covered slipcase. 8 x 5 inches (20 x 13 cm); 66 pp. Contemporary ink signature to title, spine a trifle faded and with a nick or two, one leaf with minor ink splatter and some light foxing but a very fine and nicely presented copy overall, with the booklabel of William Safire; Together with a 1795 third edition of James Callender's The Political Progress of Britain: or, an Impartial History of Abuses in the Government of the British Empire, in Europe, Asia, & America. Philadelphia: Folwell, 1795. Stated third edition. Modern cloth with the front wrapper bound-in. Repair to title, bookplate with release of the Historical Society of Pennsylvania, booklabel of William Safire. Evans 28431; 28379.
C From the Collection of the late William Safire
Sold for $347
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