8vo, pp. , 248, lxiii, ; a fine copy, printed on blue-tinted paper, in attractive contemporary tree calf, spine gilt with a pattern of interlinked circles, red morocco label.
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A Collection of facts and observations, relative to the peace with Buonaparte, chiefly extracted from the Porcupine …
First edition, collecting anti-Jacobin articles from Cobbett’s Porcupine 51 June to 27 October 1801, alongside eight letters by him to Lord Hawkesbury, and nine appendices of treaties and speeches. The Porcupine, launched as an independent newspaper by Cobbett in October 1800, never achieved the circulation he hoped for an he sold his interest in late 1801 in favour of his famous Political Register.
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