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Boston: John Folsom, 1794. 227pp. 12mo, disbound; (last page loose and chipped with some loss of text, light foxing). Boston: John Folsom, 1794. First American Edition. "Both Swift and Pope ascribe this (work) to Arbuthnot...It is an ingenious and lively attack upon the war policy of the whigs; and, if it wants the force of Swift's profounder satire, it is an admirably effective and still amusing party squib." DNB I, p. 535. Evans 26574.
1689. 20 pages (pp. 31-51) extracted from a larger volume. Short 4to, modern wrappers. London: Tim. Goodwin, 1689. Light browning and minor marginalia, still a very good copy. Author was a judge on the Court of Common-Pleas and Speaker of the House of Lords. Bernardiston had been elected by his county to serve in Parliament. Soames prevented him from taking office. Atkyns ruled in favor of Bernardiston.
New York: W.W. Norton & Company, 1989. 237 pages. 8vo, light blue boards with a dark blue spine, dust wrapper. New York: W.W. Norton & Company, (1989). A very good (+) copy in a very good dust wrapper. Drawing upon numerous interviews with United States senators who previously served in the House of Representatives as well as journalists, lobbyists, and staff members, Ross K Baker paints an engaging portrait of the two houses of Congress which remain distinct, but often.....