The Justification. by [COMBE, William].

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~ The Justification. Dublin, 1788.

pp. 79, [1] (without half-title);

[ANSTEY, Christopher]. A familiar Epistle from C. Anstey, Esq. (Author of The new Bath guide.) To C. W. Bampfylde, Esq. Translated and addressed to the Ladies. Dublin: James Byrn, and son... for the Company of Booksellers, 1777, pp. 37, [3] (final leaf blank), complete with half-title;

THE TEMPLE OF MAMMON. Dublin: P. Higly, for the United Company of Booksellers, 1776, pp. 32;

[COMBE, William]. The First of April; or, the Triumphs of Folly. A Poem. Dedicated to a celebrated Dutchess. By the Author of The Diaboliad. Dublin: J. Mehain, 1777, pp. 36;

SCOTT, John. Amwell. A Descriptive Poem. Dublin: for S. Price, W. Watson, J. Potts, W. Colles, T. Walker, W. Wilson, J. Williams, J. Hoey, C. Jenkin, M. Mills, T. Armitage, J. Beatty, and C. Talbot, 1776, pp. 32;

[PRATT, Mr, or Samuel JACKSON]. Garrick’s Looking-glass: or, the Art of rising on the Stage. A Poem. In three Cantos. Decorated with dramatic Characters... Dublin: D. Chamberlaine, for the United Company of Booksellers, 1776, pp. 40;

[WHITEHEAD, William]. The Goat’s Beard. A Fable. Dublin: James Byrn, and Son... for the Company of Booksellers, 1777, pp. 46, [2] (final leaf blank);

GOLDSMITH, [Olive]. The Haunch of Venison, a poetical Epistle to Lord Clare... Dublin : for W. Whitestone, W. Watson, W. Sleater, J. Potts, J. Hoey, W. Colles, W. Wilson, R. Moncrieffe, G. Burnet, C. Jenkin, T. Walker, W. Hallhead, W. Spotswood, M. Mills, J. Exshaw, J. Beatty, and C. Talbot, 1776, pp. 15, [1].

8 works bound together. 8vo. Early ownership inscriptions, pen tests and small stamps of William Webber to titles and prelims. Modern quarter morocco.

A miscellany containing 8 scarce Dublin-printed editions of popular British verse, most with the imprints of members of Dublin’s ‘Company of Booksellers’, the fraternity constituted some time before 1774, probably in response to the ‘perpetual copyright’ controversy. I. Not in Jackson. II. Jackson p. 53. III. Jackson p. 49. IV. Jackson p. 53. V. Jackson p. 43. VI. Jackson p. 45. VII. Jackson p, 54. VIII. Jackson p. 46.

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