Venus attiring the graces.

English Political Satire PLUS).

Published by J. Dodsley, London, 1777
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[bound with] [Mason, William?] [Ode to Mr. Pinchbeck, upon his newly invented patent candle-snuffers. London: J. Almon, 1776]. [5]?11, [1 (adv.)] pp. Satiric verse mocking fashionable English dress, accompanied by a political satire addressed to Christopher Pinchbeck which includes the lines "Haste then, and quash the hot Turmoil, / That flames in Boston's angry Soil . . ." The first work is here in its first edition, while the second is likely an early printing. 4to (24.8 cm, 9.75"). 11, [1 (blank)] pp. Venus: ESTC T73277; Ode: ESTC T41985 (first ed.). Recent marbled paper?covered boards, spine with printed paper label. Second work lacking half-title and title-page. Inner margins of two leaves reinforced; last line of advertising page shaved. Title-page and last few leaves with moderate foxing; one page (not the title) stamped by a now-defunct institution, with some offsetting to opposing page. Bookseller Inventory # 5875

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Title: Venus attiring the graces.

Publisher: J. Dodsley, London

Publication Date: 1777

Edition: 1st Edition

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