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1 THE LETTERS OF JUNIUS (2 VOLS.) Junius. Pseud.
Philadelphia Samuel F. Bradford 1804 Hardcover Good with no dust jacket 
Politics English; English History; Great Britain History; We fit archival quality clear acrylic covers for additional protection whenever possible. ; THE LETTERS OF JUNIUS (2 Vols. ) 1804 1st English Language. Junius. Pseud. The Letters Of Junius... With Notes And Illustrations, Historical, Political, Biographical, and Critical; by Robert Heron. 1804. Good. Bound in full leather, front cover of both volumes hinged by original binding cords as leather has cracked. O/W sound and solid. Some foxing. The identity of Junius is in doubt. Proposed were, Lord Chesterfield, Edmund Burke, Edward Gibbon, Thomas Pained, and Horace Walpole. Junius was the pen name of the writer of a series of vitriolic letters against King George the III that were published in a London newspaper shortly before the American Revolution. This is presumed 1st American edition. He gained fame through his literary skill and because of the mystery of his identity, the controversy over his real name still exists. Previous is quoted from a 1951 newspaper article included with the book that tells of a book dealer selling Junius's private copy by mistake for $17.50. The offset from this article is visible on the title page. RARE ENGLISH ROYALTY POLITICS ENGLISH HISTORY GREAT BRITAIN HISTORY 5911 
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