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    Malcolm McGreggor [pseudonym of William Mason]. Ode to Mr. Pinchbeck... London: Printed for J. Almon, 1776. First edition.

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    Malcolm McGreggor [pseudonym of William Mason]. Ode to Mr. Pinchbeck, Upon His Newly Invented patent Candle-Snuffers. London: Printed for J. Almon, 1776. First edition of one of Mason's pseudonymously published satires. Quarto. 12 pages. Disbound. Foxing. Small area of chipping and discoloration at the bottom corner of the title page, where also is written " U. S. History - Revolution 1776" in red ink. Very good. Samuel Johnson is one of the objects of satire in this piece: "Poor Doctor Johnson, I'm afraid, Can give but metaphoric Aid; His Style's care-harden'd Graces..." Gaskell 17.



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