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HIPPISLEY, Sir John Cox (1748--1825)
Substance of the speech of Sir John Cox Hippisley, Bart. on seconding the motion of the Right Honourable Henry Grattan, to refer the petition of the Roman Catholics of Ireland to a committee of the House of Commons, on Friday, the 18th of May, 1810. The second edition, corrected: with an appendix greatly enlarged, and additional notes.
London: printed for Faulder, and Booker; Cadell and Davis; Stockdale, Hatchard and Ridgway; Mawman; Richardson; and Stockdale jun., 1810.
[iii]--vi, [2], [7]--8, 93, [3], lciv [i.e. xciv], [2], 119, [1] p. ; 22.6 cm. (8º)

The title-leaf with implied pagination [iii--iv] is followed by the 'Advertisement To The First Edition' dated '21st of May, 1810' (pp. [v]--vi), and the 'Advertisement To The Second Edition' dated 'June 29, 1810' with an 'Errata Et Addenda' slip tipped-in. Includes the 'Appendix' ([2], 'lciv' i.e. 94 pp.), and the 'Supplementary Appendix' first printed in 1805. A further advertisement at the end of the text promises 'A New Edition of Sir J.C.H.'s. "Additional Observations On The Catholic Question;" Moved by the Right Honourable C.J. Fox, in 1805.'. Printer's statements of J. Brettell on verso of title-page, and of S. Mailton, Weybridge on p. 119 (at end of the supplementary appendix). Sir John Cox [Coxe] Hippisley was one of the first managers of the Royal Institution and also served it as treasurer. He was a member of the Royal Society and the Society of Antiquaries and also served as a magistrate in Somerset. He was a proponent of Catholic Emancipation and secured a royal pension from George III for Henry Stuart, Cardinal York, destitute in France at the end of the eighteenth century.

Copy Notes Lacking a half-title? Inscribed in ink on front free-endpaper From the author. For Soane's associations with Hippisley see A.T. Bolton, The portrait of Sir John Soane, R.A. (London 1927), pp. 26--7, 99; in her biography John Soane: an accidental romantic (London 1999), Gillian Darley confirms that 'no man was to turn up with greater regularity throughout Soane's life than Coxe Hippisley (p. 49).

Binding C19th publisher's grey paper boards, printed red paper spine-label.

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