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[ADAIR, Robert, Sir]. A whig's apology for his consistency; in a letter from a member of parliament to his friend in the borough of ****.

London. Printed for J. Debrett, 1795. First edition.
8vo. [4], 72, 161-192, 73-160, 193-198pp, [2]. With a half-title and a terminal publisher's advertisement leaf. Several gatherings misbound. Uncut, stitched, as issued. Contemporary inked annotation to title-page, inked inscription to head of p.1, gathering 'G' (p.41-48) detached, lightly spotted/dust-soiled, some creasing.
The sole edition of Whig politician Sir Robert Adair's (1763-1855) impassioned defence of Charles James Fox (1749-1806) and his opposition to Britain's involvement in the French Revolutionary Wars.
ESTC T28306.
£ 125.00 Antiquates Ref: 19001