Contemporary full mottled calf with maroon spine label
1794 · Philadelphia
by [Political History/Theory]. Plowden, Francis [1749 - 1829]
Philadelphia: Mathew Carey, 1794. 1st US (Evans 27529). Contemporary full mottled calf with maroon spine label. VG (minor wear & scuffing to leather/prior owner name stamp [J Nelson] on tp/ffep starting to separate at gutter on lower half).. , 261,  pp. 2 pages of adverts at rear. 8vo: [A]1 B - 2K4. 8-1/8" x 5"
Plowden an eminent legal and political writer who published several works against Mr Pitt, though somewhat improvident in worldly affairs, and had to flee to France to avoid a n adverse court judgment (DNB). In this work, he's at odds with Burke. (Inventory #: 7377)