Titre : Cobbett's Manchester Lectures, in support of...
Éditeur : 1828 &1832
Date d'édition : 1832
To which is subjoined, A letter to Mr O'Connell, on his Speech, made in Dublin, on the 4th of January, 1832, against the Proposition for the establishing of Poor-Laws in Ireland. London: Published (by the Author) ., 1832. Sm. 8vo. (xii, 180pp.). 1st edition. BOUND WITH, by the same author: Paper Against Gold; or, The History and Mystery of the Bank of England, of the Debt, of the Stocks, of the Sinking Fund, and of all the other tricks and contrivances, carried on by the means of Paper Money. . London: Printed and published by Wm. Cobbett, 1828. (xviii, 332pp.). With title-vignette. The two works bound together in one volume. Contemp. half calf (covers slightly rubbed). Slightly foxed, but a fine compilation of these two major treatises on economic reform, both published by the Author as a prospective parliamentarian and written during his intense political activity at this time. The material includes his attacks on the sinecure system, the standing army, the tithes, and the Irish Church in which he demanded the wiping out of the National Debt by the sale of ecclesiastical estates, and Crown lands. (Pearl, pp. 177/8). Assoc. newspaper clipping loosely inserted. N° de réf. du libraire 201288
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