Very Good. Item #6688
Paradise, [PA?]: Henry Witmer, 1823. Second Edition. Octavo. 116 pages. Printed string-tied wraps. Housed in modern pamphlet binder.
Wraps worn and chipped at edges and corners folded over. Cover loose but it and rest of gatherings holding. Ownership inscription to cover. Pages toned and a bit brittle.
A workable copy of Cobbett's spirited attack on the French Revolution. As the original title states, the English pamphleteer published this work "as a warning to the political pilots of America."
From the collection of author, Presidential speechwriter, and Cobbett superfan William Safire. Cobbett was featured prominently in Safire's novel, "Scandalmonger."