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BROTHERS, Richard (1757--1824)
An address to his Royal Highness the Prince Regent, and the members of his most honorable Privy Council. By Mr. Brothers.
London: printed by E. Spragg, [1814].
23, [1] p. ; 20.3 cm. (8º)

Signed and dated 'R. Brother, London, Oct. 25. 1814 on p. 28. Includes: 'The First Chapter Of Genesis. In Verse.' (pp. [29]--35), with a 'Note' on the final page. Richard Brothers, religious visionary and protagonist of the Anglo-Israelite hypothesis, was befriended by William Sharp the engraver. See: C. Roth, The Nephew of the Almighty: an experimental account of the life and aftermath of Richard Brothers, R.N. (London, 1933); J.F.C. Harrison, The second coming: popular millenarianism, 1780--1850, (New Brunswick, N.J., 1979); P.M. Zall, 'The cool world of Samuel Taylor Coleridge: Richard Brothers, the law and the prophet', in The Wordsworth Circle, 4 (1973), pp. 25--30.

Copy Notes Ink inscriptions on title-page '... By Mr. R Brothers', and an insertion on p. 19 'which would enabled...'. Bound (7) and last in a collection of political pamphlets.

Binding Later C19th half calf, blind double-ruled borders, brown morocco-grained binder's cloth boards, blind-ruled and gilt-dotted spine, black spine-label, gilt-lettered 'Pamphlets Political. 1806.--1822.'. Numbered '73' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 5492


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