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PRICE, Richard (1723--1791)
[Observations on the nature of civil liberty. Additions. 1777]
Additional observations on the nature and value of civil liberty, and the war with America: also observations on schemes for raising money by public loans; an historical deduction and analysis of the national debt; and a brief account of the debts and resources of France. By Richard Price, D.D. F.R.S.
London:, printed for T. Cadell,, 1777.
xvi, 176 p. ; 21.2 cm. (8º)

Richard Price's pamphlet Observations on the nature of civil liberty was first published in February 1776 and had gone through eleven editions by May of that year; this work is its continuation. A collected edition was published in 1778 (q.v.). Price, a close friend of Benjamin Franklin, was one of the British advocates of American independence. Page [vi] of the preliminaries contains publisher's advertisements for five works by Price. ESTC t12973.

Binding C18th calf, gilt-ruled borders, gilt-ruled spine, without spine-label or lettering.

Reference Number 157


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