[James Murray]. New Sermons to Asses. 1773. First edition.

New Sermons to Asses

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[James Murray]. New Sermons to Asses. By the Author of Sermons to Asses. London: S. Bladon, 1773. First edition. Octavo (6.5 x 4 inches; 165 x 105 mm.). [2, title-leaf], ii, 167, [1, blank] pages. Original grayish brown paper-covered boards, manuscript paper label affixed to the spine; all edges of the text block untrimmed; plain endpapers. Covers worn and rubbed with some dampstains around the perimeter and foxing; front board detached; backstrip partially perished and what's left is detaching from the spine; board edges worn; corners bumped. Page margins soiled and dampstained throughout; text very lightly browned; lacking a front free endpaper. Good. Dedicated to the Petitioners Against the Dissenters Bill. Uncommon with just a dozen WorldCat listings (more than half outside the United States) under four different OCLC numbers; not sold at auction since 1925 (The Private Library of Madame a. Denel, Anderson Galleries). ESTC T11818. (#10333).