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GREAT BRITAIN. Parliament
[Proceedings. 1794--95]
An impartial report of the debates that occur in the two Houses of Parliament, in the course of the fifth session of the seventeenth Parliament of Great Britain, called to meet at Westminster, on Tuesday the 30th of December 1794. With some account of the respective speakers, and notes and illustrations. Including copies of all state papers, treaties, conventions, &c. By William Woodfall, and assistants. Vol. I. (- IV.). Being the second session of debates written and published by the reporter.
London: published by T. Chapman, 1795.
4 vols ; 21.0 cm. (8º)
I: viii, iv, 552 p., add. engr.t.-pl.
II: viii, 431, [5], 201, *196--*197, 202--227, [1], 15, [1] p., engr. frontis. port.
III: viii, 591, [1] p., engr. frontis. port.
IV: vi, 191, [1], 8, 10--227, [18] p., [1] fold. letterpress table, engr. frontis. port.

William Woodfall's first compilation of parliamentary reports, eventually totalling 33 volumes, was published in 1794 (q.v.). The additional engraved title-page in vol. I reads 'An Impartial Report of the Debates in the Two Houses of Parliament, in the Year 1795. ...' and has a medallion portrait of Woodfall. Volumes III and IV have the imprint reading 'Printed for T. Chapman.'. The portraits in vols II--IV are of Lord Loughborough, Henry Dundas and Lord Grenville. The folded letterpress table in vol. IV is inserted between pp. 8 and 10 of the appendix and bears the page number '9' on the recto (verso blank). ESTC n68855; ESTC t154541 is apparently the same edition but catalogued from the engraved titles.

Copy Notes Bound as volumes 5--8 in a 23-volume set with the compilations for 1794 (q.v.), 1796 (q.v.), 1797 (q.v.), 1798 (q.v.), 1799 (q.v.) and 1800 (q.v.).

Binding Late C18th/early C19th full sprinkled calf, gilt-ruled and dotted spines, black morocco spine-labels with title 'Woodfall's Debates 1794 (- 1800)'.

Reference Number 6757


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