The PATRIOT; or, The Irish Packet Open'd. 18th C. Irish Periodical.

The PATRIOT; or, The Irish Packet Open'd.

London: Printed for W. Webb, near St. Paul's, [1754]. 1st Collected edition (Goldsmith 37608; NCBEL II, 1332). [2], 46 pp. T. p. printer's ornament. 8vo: [A]² (-A1) B - F G (-G4, G4=A1?). 7-13/16" x 5-1/16". Disbound, now housed in an archival mylar sleeve. Bit of age-toning & signs of being read. "16" inked in period hand to left of t.p. Very Good. Item #47556

A reprint of the Patriot, a Dublin periodical, originally published in 7 numbers, from Oct. 25 to Dec. 6, 1753. Contains Essays on the need for Irish patriots to rise up and throw off the English yoke. From no. 3: "It is dangerous to the liberties of the people to allow a man of property in Ireland to have any share in the management of the state."

Scarce in the trade.

Price: $350.00

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