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John Bull still in his senses : being the third part of Law is a bottomless-pit / printed from a manuscript found in the cabinet of the famous Sir Humphry Polesworth: and publish'd (as well as the two former parts) by the author of the New Atalantis.

Other records:
Author/Creator:
Arbuthnot, John, 1667-1735.
Other Title:
Law is a bottomless-pit
Edition:
Third edition
Publication:
London : Printed for John Morphew, 1712.
Format/Description:
Book
47, [1] p. ; 18 cm. (8vo)
Subjects:
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1702-1714 -- Pamphlets.
Great Britain -- History -- Anne, 1702-1714 -- Pamphlets.
Great Britain -- History -- Humor.
Great Britain -- Politics and government -- Anecdotes.
Political satire, English.
Spanish Succession, War of, 1701-1714 -- Fiction.
Form/Genre:
Advertisements -- London -- 18th century.
Notes:
Title in double line border.
Attributed also to Swift. cf. Evans. American bibliography.
"Both Swift and Pope ascribe this to Arbuthnot." -- Dictionary of national biography.
The statement "publish'd ... by the author of the New Atalantis" is misleading. That work was written by Mary de la Rivière Manley (1663-1724) cf. Dictionary of national biography.
Third of five pamphlets, commonly called Law is a bottomless pit, or, The history of John Bull.
In this issue: comma after London on title-page; pp.17-21, 23-24 enclosed in square brackets.
Advertisements: p. [1] at end.
Local notes:
With: Arbuthnot, John. Law is a bottomless-pit. London : Printed for John Morphew, 1712. (item 3 of 8)
Penn Chronology:
1712
Cited in:
ESTC T029121
Contributor:
Swift, Jonathan, 1667-1745.
Contains:
History of John Bull.
OCLC:
39753620
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