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The Whigs Supplication, or The Scots Hudibras. A Mock Poem in Two Parts.


Author/Editor: Samuel Colvil
Year: 1796
Publisher: James Morison St Andrews
Binding: Hardback
Size: 16mo
Overall condition: Good
Book weight (kg): 0.15

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Morison’s Edition. Leather binding. “Enriched with a collection of superb engravings”. This edition- or at least this copy- has a frontispiece and two engravings, one to each part. Each of the two parts is followed by notes, part explanatory (“Devil’s Minion: Oliver Cromwell”) and part Scots glossary (“Budding: bribing”). Contents as follows: blank end papers, 1 blank page, engraved title page, text title page, Author’s apology paginated iii to xi, Part 1 pp 13 to 85, notes pp 86 to 91, Part 2 pp 93 to 148, notes pp 149 to152, blank end paper. Engravings opposite pages 24 and 99. Condition: Some tanning to earliest and last page edges, otherwise clean. Binding sound. Leather knocked and rubbed. Overall, a firm, sound, clean copy.