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THE ALTERATION ...
The alteration in the Triennial Act considered.
[Dublin]: London printed, and Dublin re-printed by Elizabeth Sadleir; for George Grierson, 1716.
22, [2] p. ; 15.3 cm. (8º)

Anonymous. Sometimes attributed to Daniel Defoe, whose anonymous pamphlet Some considerations on a law for triennial parliaments was published in the same year (q.v.). The Triennial Act (6 & 7 Will. & Mar.c.2.) dates from 1694. With George Grierson's advertisement on recto of final leaf; verso is blank. ESTC t186206.

Copy Notes Bound (9) in a collection of eleven political tracts by or associated with Defoe, dated between 1710 and 1717, including Some considerations on a law for triennial parliaments (q.v.). 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 823


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