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    [Featured Lot] (Defoe, Daniel). A Letter To A Member of Parliament, Shewing the Necessity of Regulating the Press: Chiefly From the Neccessity of Publick Establishments in Religion. From the Rights and Immunities of a National Church. And the Trust reposed in the Christian Magistrate to Protect and Defend them. With a Particular Answer to the
    Objections that of late have been Advanced against it. Oxford: Printed for George West and Henry Clements, 1699. 4to. (2), B-I4, K2. (4), 67p. Modern
    marbled boards and new end papers, front board with title in gilt, mislabeled "1599" (instead of 1699). Some soiling to title page, few stains, some corners torn with no affect, few pages with small dog ear corners, small hole to last leaf, K2. First edition. From the Krown & Spellman Collection.
    Krown & Spellman retail: $850


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    October, 2014
    2nd Thursday
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