FIRST ENGLISH EDITION OF BRITISH PAMPHLETEER WILLIAM COBBETT'S THE AMERICAN RUSH-LIGHT, 1800, CONDEMNING THE LIBEL JUDGEMENT LEVIED AGAINST HIM IN A CASE INVOLVING FOUNDING FATHER BENJAMIN RUSH
COBBETT, William, under the pseudonym PORCUPINE, Peter. The American Rush-Light. London, 1800.
First English edition of this collection of writings attacking Benjamin Rush, the founding father and physician, to whom the author had just lost a libel case after calling him "Dr. Sangrado." $950.