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“A NEW STAR… IN THE FIRMAMENT OF AMERICAN POLITICAL POLEMICISTS”

COBBETT, William. Bloody Buoy. London, 1797.

Second English edition of Cobbett’s incendiary attack on the French Revolution and its American supporters, published only one year after the initial Philadelphia edition, rare in original wrappers. $950.

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"THERE IS ONLY A REMOTE RESEMBLANCE TO THE FACTS OF PAINE'S LIFE"

(PAINE, Thomas) [COBBETT, William]. Life of Tom Paine. Philadelphia, 1797.

Second edition of the September, 1796 issue of William Cobbett’s barbed political journal, which includes his highly critical "The Life of Tom Paine, interspersed with remarks and reflections." An interesting and vicious contemporary attack on Paine's character. $300.

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