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THE PREROGATIVE OF THE BREECHES ...
The prerogative of the breeches, in a letter to the sons of men: being an answer to Petticoat-government. Written by a true-born English man.
London: printed, and are to be sold by A. Baldwin, 1702.
[8], 40 p. ; 15.3 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. Not by Daniel Defoe, who sometimes uses the pseudonym "The author of The true-born Englishman" in reference to his popular satirical poem of that title first published in 1700. John Dunton published his Petticoat government: a letter to the court lords, in 1702. ESTC t87388.

Copy Notes Bound last in a collection of eleven political tracts by or associated with Defoe, dated between 1710 and 1717. Part of a uniformly bound 48-volume set of works by or attributed to Defoe which on the evidence of endleaves variously watermarked '1814', '1808', etc. was presumably assembled around 1810--15.

Binding C19th half calf, marbled-paper boards, gilt-tooled spine direct-lettered in gilt 'Defoe's Works' and 'Miscellanies'. Cased (18.8 cm) to match the set.

Reference Number 825


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