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Lot 0306
Heading: (Morgan, MacNamara)
Author: Pelagius, Porcupinus (pseud.)
Title: The Causidicade. A Panegyri-Satiri-Serio-Comic-Dramatical Poem
Place Published: London
Publisher:Printed for M. Cooper
Date Published: 1743

29 pages. (4to), 25.9x20.2 cm (10¼x8"), disbound, without the half-title. Fourth Edition.

One of two poems by MacNamara Morgan (1720-1762) satirizing the appointment of William Murray, later Earl of Mansfield, to the post of solicitor-general in November, 1742. See the DNB online. Contemporary ink annotations identifying many of the allusions in the poem; to these are added further elucidations in a modern (and obviously learned) hand.

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slight stains and foxing; repair to the final leaf, not affecting text; good.

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