An Essay on Junius and His Letters: Embracing a Sketch of the Life and Character of William Pitt, Earl of Chatham, and Memoirs of Certain Other Distinguished Individuals; With Reflections Historical, Personal, and Political, Relating to the Affairs of Great Britain and America from 1763 to 1785.


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Place Published: Boston
Publisher: Gray and Bowen
Date Published: 1831

Description: 449pp. Large 8vo, contemporary cloth-backed boards; uncut, partly unopened, deckled edges, moderate foxing, inner front hinge loose. Boston: Gray and Bowen, 1831. Very good (-).

Comments: First Edition. The author described the authorship of Junius as the "most important and artfully contrived secret of modern times". Waterhouse (1754-1846) introduced vaccination for smallpox into the United States. An important figure in American history, he worked closely with Thomas Jefferson to publicize the scientific basis of the purity of his vaccine virus. Cushing W68; Reynolds 4275.

Binding: hardcover
Condition: very good(-)
Language: English
Type: Books

Book ID: 60102

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By This Author: WATERHOUSE, Benjamin.
By This Publisher: Gray and Bowen
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