The Plain Reasoner. Wherein the Present State of Affairs are set in a New, but Very Obvious Light . . Anonymous.

The Plain Reasoner. Wherein the Present State of Affairs are set in a New, but Very Obvious Light . . .

London: Printed for M. Cooper, 1745. First London edition, this issue with "off from being ruined" as the final line of text; there is a Dublin edition dated 1744 noted in Kress and on the ESTC. 8vo, removed pamphlet, xii + 52 pages. Traces of old calf spine. Last page of text dust soiled; some minor wear and soiling; a very good copy. Item #7958

A defense of the policies of the Earl of Granville. Includes a careful examination of the balance of power between France and England, especially as it relates to the handling of the national debts; also with much on the need for sober, dependable government: "To please the People for a Day, is at best but the Business of a Rope-dancer or Juggler." Kress 4773.

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