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(JUNIUS) [FRANCIS, Sir Philip]. The Letters of Junius. New York, circa 1840. Two volumes bound in one.
Later edition of this controversial series of letters, a timeless assault on corruption and the abuse of power by high-ranking members of government, with two folding facsimiles that provide handwriting samples of various men to whom the letters’ authorship had been attributed over the years. Handsomely bound. $500.