COBBETT'S ENGLAND. A SELECTION FROM THE WRITINGS OF WILLIAM COBBETT. With Engravings by James Gillray. Edited With an Introduction by John Derry. William COBBETT.

COBBETT'S ENGLAND. A SELECTION FROM THE WRITINGS OF WILLIAM COBBETT. With Engravings by James Gillray. Edited With an Introduction by John Derry.

London: The Folio Society. 1968. First Folio Society Edition. Hardcover. Octavo, original printed boards, blue cloth spine titled and decorated in gilt. 276 pp. Illustrated with a series of eight caricatures by James Gillray entitled "The Life of William Cobbett, - written by Himself", originally published in 1809. Spine panel a bit tanned, otherwise a near fine copy in slipcase which shows some slight stains. Near Fine in slipcase. Item #311658

¶ An anthology of works by Cobbett, taken from 'Peter Porcupine', 'Rural Rides', 'The Political Register', &c, &c. The front & rear boards are printed with a pastiche of an early nineteenth-century hand-bill or poster, set within a typographical border.

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