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Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket
16 pages; First Issue Of Antique British Magazine THE PLEBEIAN 1719 Considerations Upon Reports Relating To The Peerage Decorative Binding. 7" x 9", is bound in well-preserved marbled covers. Binding is firm. Scarce first issue of The Plebeian shown in the corresponding image (s). This third edition, printed in 1719 for S. Popping at the Black Raven in Paternoster, London, bears the subtitle: "To Be Continued Weekly. No. I. Considerations upon the Reports Relating to the Peerage. Quisquis erit vitae scribam color. Horat. By a Member of the House of Commons." No. I (only) of 4 numbers published. Steele's political paper took aim to denounce Lord Sutherlands bill for limiting the power of creating peers. Steele's once great friend Addison represented the opposing side in "The Old Whig." This same squabble, which has always been at the heart of the Constitutional dispute in Great Britain, surfaced recently with Labour's so called "reform" of the House of Lords.
Title: THE PLEBEIAN 1719 [MAGAZINE 1ST ISSUE ]
Location Published: London, Printed for S Popping: 1719
Book Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket
Seller ID: 34887