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[004118] Matius. Aeolus: Or, the Constitutional Politician. With the Remarks of a Briton on the Trial of the Irish Chairmen; a Gentle Reproof to the Monthly Reviewers; and a Free Conversation Between an Elector and His Representative. In a Letter to Sylvanus Urban, Esq. London: S. Bladon, 1770. First Edition. 8vo. Hardback. Good. [8], 183pp, [1]. Later half calf and marbled paper over boards, raised bands, spine in six panels, title label to second panel, date label to third, remaining panels with small fleuron in gilt to centre, t.e.g.

Worn to edges, splits to upper joint, but holding well on cords. Internally lightly browned throughout, but nothing too obtrusive

The ‘Constitutional Politician’ is John Wilkes; ’The Remarks of a Briton’ concerns the trial of L. Balfe and E. M’Quirk who were found guilty of the murder of George Clarke, a Wilkite lawyer, at an election riot in Brentford in December 1768

ESTC T86176, showing eight locations