Item #23061 Sammelband of Seven Speeches by Edmund Burke, Including those on American Taxation and on Conciliation with the Colonies. Edmund Burke.
Sammelband of Seven Speeches by Edmund Burke, Including those on American Taxation and on Conciliation with the Colonies
Sammelband of Seven Speeches by Edmund Burke, Including those on American Taxation and on Conciliation with the Colonies

Sammelband of Seven Speeches by Edmund Burke, Including those on American Taxation and on Conciliation with the Colonies

London: J. Dodsley, 1775-1785.

Hardcover. Very good. Sammelband containing seven speeches by Edmund Burke, all issued in pamphlet form by Dodsley. In modern binding of three quarter leather and marbled boards, first speech with previous owner's annotations on title page (trimmed), some speeches with scattered foxing but generally very good, bound without half-titles or wrappers. Includes (listed in the order in which they are bound): Speech of Edmund Burke Esq., on American Taxation, April 19, 1774 (Fourth Edition, 1775, 96 pp); A Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq., at the Guildhall in Bristol, Previous to the late Election in that City, Upon Certain Points Relative to His Parliamentary Conduct (Fifth Edition, 1783, 68 pp); Mr. Edmund Burke's Speeches at His Arrival at Bristol and at the Conclusion of the Poll (Second Edition, 1775, 31 pp); Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq. on Moving His Resolutions for Conciliation with the Colonies, March 22, 1775 (Third Edition, 1784, 107 pp); Speech of Edmund Burke, Esq., Member of Parliament for the City of Bristol...[on] a Plan for the Better Security of the Independence of Parliament and the Economical Reformation of the Civil and Other Establishments (First Edition, 1780, 95 pp); Mr. Burke's Speech...Upon the Question for the Speaker's Leaving the Chair, in Order for the House to Resolve Itself into a Committee on Mr. Fox's East India Bill (First Edition, 1784, 105 pp); Mr. Burke's Speech of the Motion Made for Papers Relative to the Directions for Chargins the Nabob of Arcot's Private Debts to Europeans, on the Revenues of the Carnatic (First Edition, 1785, xi, 98, 93 pp). The speech on American Taxation urges the crown to repeal the tax on tea, and the speech on Conciliation emphasizes both practical and idealistic justifications for this proposed reconciliation.

Item #23061

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