Two letters addressed to a member of the present parliament, on the proposals for peace with the regicide directory of france.
London. Printed for F. and C. Rivington, 1796. Ninth edition.
8vo. , 155, 155*-161*, 156-188pp. With a half-title. Pages 155 and 156 cancelled, with a four leaf insert (p.156*-161*) after p.155 (here pinned in place.) Uncut and partially unopened, stitched, as issued. Short tears to margins of leaves D2 and P4, tears to gutters of Bb1-2 - touching text without loss, very occasional light spotting.
The thoughts of Irish statesman Edmund Burke (1729-1797) on the means of achieving a cessation of hostilities regarding the Anglo-French War of 1793-1802. Burke emphasises the extent to which the interests of Britain and Europe coincide whilst warning against appeasement on the part of the government and denigrating the newly founded French Republic.
ESTC T52084.£ 75.00 Antiquates Ref: 18983