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FULL AND TRUE ACCOUNT …
A full and true account of the dreadful and melancholly earthquake, which happened between twelve and one o'clock in the morning, on Thursday the fifth instant. With an exact list of such persons as have hitherto been found in the rubbish. In a letter from a gentleman in town, to his friend in the country. The third edition.
London; printed for Tim. Tremor, near the Temple Gate, Fleet-Street, 1750.
8 p. ; 29.2 cm. (sm. 2º)

A satire, signed 'P. D.' and dated 'London, April the 5th'. Variously attributed to Richard Bentley (1708--1782) and Paul Whitehead (1710--1774). The imprint is fictitious. ESTC n70966.

Copy Notes The year 1750 inscribed in ink after the date on p. 8 and most of the names of people and places in the text that were printed with dashes are provided in ink. Formerly folded, bound (3) in a collection of satirical pamphlets; the front pastedown inscribed in ink H Lushington 1766.

Binding C18th quarter pigskin (?), marbled-paper boards, red morocco spine-label gilt-lettered 'Miscellaneous Poems'. Numbered '62' in a series of pamphlet volumes.

Reference Number 2304


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