Bolingbroke's Political Tracts book

Collection of Political Tracts


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[001063] [Henry St. John; Viscount Bolingbroke]. A Collection of Political Tracts. London: R. Francklin, 1748. First Edition. 8vo. Full Calf. Good. [2], ii, [2], 388pp, [8].

Contemporary full calf, raised bands, spine in six panels, leather title label to second panel.

Rubbed to extremities, corners bumped, especially lower bottom corner, small nick to head of spine. Internally front endpaper nearly loose, previous owner names to head of title, occasional marginalia in pen in an old hand throughout, light damp staining to bottom corner to last few pages, worm track to top margin of index, otherwise fairly bright and clean.

Includes ‘On Luxury’, ‘On Good and Bad Ministers’, ‘Of the Constitution of Great Britain’, ‘The Freeholder’s Political Catechism’, ‘On Bribery and Corruption’ and ‘On Liberty, and the Original Compact Between the Prince and the People’