Les Soupirs de l'Europe &c. or, The Groans of Europe at the Prospect of the Present Posture of Affairs in a Letter from a Gentleman at the Hague to a Member of Parliament. French, Jean Dumont, Baron de Carlscroon.

Les Soupirs de l'Europe &c. or, The Groans of Europe at the Prospect of the Present Posture of Affairs in a Letter from a Gentleman at the Hague to a Member of Parliament.

[London?]: Printed in the Year, 1713. First edition in English. 8vo, later brown wrappers, 128 pages. Folding table. First and last page rather dust-soiled and somewhat browned; a trifle worn; a very good copy. Item #7971

A pamphlet widely circulated as Whig propaganda, attacking the plans of the Tory administration to give up Spain to the House of Anjou; cf. Moore's article on the attribution to this item's sequel, "The Groans of Great Britain: an Unassigned Tract by Charles Gildon," PBSA vol. 40, First Quarter, 1946. Kress 2843; Sabin 21208.

Price: $125.00

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