Remarks on the Craftsman's vindication of his two hon.ble patrons in his paper of May 22. 1731... Remarks on the Craftsman's vindication of his two hon.ble patrons in his paper of May 22. 1731...

Remarks on the Craftsman's vindication of his two hon.ble patrons in his paper of May 22. 1731.

Hervey, John Hervey, Baron.

Published by Pr. for J. Peele, London, 1731
From SessaBks (ABAA, ILAB) (Philadelphia, PA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since April 10, 2001 Seller Rating 4-star rating

Association Member: ABAA

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 250.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 8.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

Particularly biting attack on William Pulteney and Henry St. John, Viscount Bolingbroke, focusing on the latter's "ingratitude and treachery to the late Duke of Marlborough and the Earl of Godolphin" (p. 11) as well as his alliance with the Pretender, various alleged diplomatic errors with Spain, and lust for power and wealth. This rebuttal to Bolingbroke's self-vindication in the Craftsman periodical opens with a woodcut pictorial headpiece and decorative capital; the present example is => the first edition of the several-times reprinted diatribe (which has sometimes been attributed to Walpole himself as well as to William Arnall), with the half-title marked "Price One Shilling" and the original headpiece. 8vo (18 cm, 7.1"). 62 pp. ESTC T66320; Goldsmiths'-Kress 06912. Recent marbled paper?covered boards, front cover with printed paper label. Title-page trimmed closely, touching final letters of title, with loss of a few letters from publication information. Pages age-toned, with light to moderate waterstaining in the inner portions of many and dust-soiling to first and last; title-page with small smudge and half-title with neat repair from verso to a short tear; two pages with upper portions offset from now-absent laid-in item; one page with a few early inked doodles. Bookseller Inventory # 34395

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Remarks on the Craftsman's vindication of ...

Publisher: Pr. for J. Peele, London

Publication Date: 1731

Store Description

Mail order only.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Association Member Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
Terms of Sale:

Everything is guaranteed to be as described, everything is offered subject to prior sale, everything is sold as on approval; all prices are net, with postage, handling, and insurance extra.

Anything sent may be returned for any reason within 5 days of receipt, although
prior notice is required and the returned item must be packed according to our instructions; credit will be applied when the item has arrived back at PRB&M in the same condition as when shipped and will include postage both ways i...

More Information
Shipping Terms:

Unless we are otherwise instructed, delivery in the U.S. is typically by USPS priority mail on orders $300 and under and by UPS ground service on orders over that, with overnight or second-day delivery readily arrangeable at an additional charge; shipment abroad is by USPS air mail service.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order PayPal Bank Draft Bank/Wire Transfer