Item Description:Attributed to Viscount Bolingbroke in NUC pre-1956. - Goldsmiths'-Kress no. 08457. - OCLC, 24914528. - Reproduction of original from Goldsmiths' Library, University of London. - To recommend himself to Frederick, prince of Wales, Bolingbroke entrusted to Alexander Pope his unpublished manuscript of three works: 'The patriot king' dated December 1738; an essay previously written upon the 'Spirit of patriotism' and afterwards addressed to Lord Lyttelton; and a paper on 'The state of parties at the accesssion of George I.' Pope's secret publication of 1500 copies of 'The patriot king' led Bolingbroke to anonymously publish a "correct edition" in 1749 edited by David Mallet. Cf. DNB and advertisement (p. v-xi)
Physical Description:[1], v-xi, [1], 9-251 p
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