The Speech of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq., in the House of Commons, (8th December 1802) on the Motion for the Army Establishment for the Ensuing Year. Richard Brinsley Butler SHERIDAN.

The Speech of Richard Brinsley Sheridan, Esq., in the House of Commons, (8th December 1802) on the Motion for the Army Establishment for the Ensuing Year.

London: Printed for John Stockdale, 1802. [Commons Speech] ORIGINAL PAMPHLET. Octavo (23 x 15cm), pp.22 [2]. Paper cover, priced at 6d, sewn. In an early twentieth-century brown cloth chemise case with the armorial bookplate of Viscount Esher (1852-1930). Gilt titles to spine. Heavy spotting to covers. Edges rough and dog-eared. A rare survival of an ephemeral item. Very good. A parliamentary speech by the prominent Whig politician, poet and playwright, in which he responds to the challenge of recent French violations of the Treaty of Amiens (March 1802 - May 1803). Item #55585

Price: £350.00

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