Letters on the Spirit of Patriotism: On the Idea of a Patriot King: and on the state of parties, at the Accession of King George the First.
London. Printed for A. Millar, 1750.
8vo. vii, , 9-199, 300-338pp, . Complete despite erratic pagination. With a terminal advertisement leaf. Recent navy half-morocco, blue cloth boards, lettered in gilt, T.E.G.. Very minor wear to extremities. Recent marbled endpapers, lightly foxed.
Politician Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke's (1652-1742), treatise consisting of three separate philosophical essays penned in the late 1730s calling for an end to political partisanship and for a balancing of the British constitution by way of a king acting on purely patriotic grounds.
ESTC T26233.£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 15187