ESSAY ON POLITICAL LYING, &C. Anonymous.
ESSAY ON POLITICAL LYING, &C.
ESSAY ON POLITICAL LYING, &C.
ESSAY ON POLITICAL LYING, &C.

ESSAY ON POLITICAL LYING, &C.

London, England: Sold by S. Hooper in the Strand. 1757. pamphlet. Octavo, 8" x 4 7/8." Removed from a book of pamphlets. Top half of stitching missing on spine. Gathering C and last page detached. pp. 28, lacking half-title. Large, light damp stain on bottom of browned title-page. Graphite squiggle near top of title-page. Edges of title-page tattered, with minor, inconsequential paper loss to inner, bottom, and fore-edge. Text unaffected. Minor paper loss to upper corner of last leaf, text unaffected. Interior pages lightly-tanned with some browning near edges. Sharp print on paper with light foxing. Easily readable. Nice floral head piece on pp. 3. (ESTC T33334). Good. Item #83814

This anonymous pamphlet was erroneously ascribed to Swift but has since been attributed to a possible friend of his who attempted (poorly) to imitate Swift's style. The essay targets Prime Minister William Pitt the Elder and his mishandling of the Seven Years War.

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