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Defoe, Daniel. THE EXPERIMENT: OR, THE SHORTEST WAY WITH THE DISSENTERS EXEMPLIFIED. BEING THE CASE OF MR. ABRAHAM GILL... AND A FULL ACCOUNT OF HIS BEING SENT FOR A SOLDIER, BY MR. FERN... AND OTHER CONSPIRATORS. London: B. Bragg, 1705. 4to. [6], 58 pp. Early 20th c. paper over boards. First and last few leaves with very light chipping to lower edge (and staining in the same area), some moderate foxing/toning, 4 leaves with some marginal notes in pencil, else Good. *********************** FIRST EDITION OF THIS SCARCE WORK BY DANIEL DEFOE. This variant with the asymmetrical printer's device to title, with dagger (two other variants are known, all very scarce.) The last recorded auction appearance (RBH) was in 1977 (Sotheby's.) Moore, 94; ESTC T71938

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Daniel Defoe. The Experiment, 1705, 1st ed.

Estimate $400 - $600Aug 17
Macon, GA, USA