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Mordecai's Last Shift [electronic resource]: Or a Most Humble Address to the Nobility, Gentry, and Clergy, of Great-Britain and Ireland (But More Especially to the Present Truly Faithful and Glorious Ministry) Being Proposals for Printing by Subscription New and Surprizing Thought Upon All Manner of Subjects, to Be Intitled, the Athenian Library or, a Universal Entertainment for the Lovers of Novelty, Containing Two Thousand Distinct Treatises in Prose and Verse.. Written by Mr. John Dunton, the First Projector of the Athenian Oracle, a Member of the Athenian Society, and Author of Those Early Discoveries of Oxford's, and Bolingbroke's Treason, Call'd Neck or Nothing. To Which Is Added Mr. Dunton's Farewell to Printing, in Some Serious Thoughts on Those Words of Solomon of Making Many Books There Is No End, and Much Study Is a Weariness of the Flesh. Also a Catologue of All the Books This Novelist Ever Writ, (Both in Manuscript, and Such as Were Formerly Printed) Being Those Two Thousand Treatises That Are to Furnsh Out His Athenian Library. With Mr. Duntons Effigies (Curiously) Drawn and Grav'd to the Life, by Those Celebrated Artists Knight and Vander Gucht. And Two Alphabetical Tables, the First for the Ready Finding Any Novelty, in This Project, and the Other Containing the Names of All Those Noble Patriots Who (to Reward Mr. Dunton's Distinguisht Service to His King and Country, and Hard Study for Thirty Years in Compiling This Athenian Library) Have Generously Subcribed Towards That Great Charge 'Twill Cost in Fitting It for Publick View-With a Poem Intitled, the Generous Subscribers. To Which Is Added, a Specimen of the Athenian Library Intitled-a Declaration of the New Pretender to His Majestys Crown, Against His Rival (a Popish Impostor) That Now Attempts to Usurp It, or a Dying Farewel of John the 2d. Proving He Has a Better Title Tobe King of Great-Britain, Then That Sham Prince of Wales, That Stiles Himself James the Third. Being Mr. Dunton's Third Venture of Neck or Nothing, to Save His Native Country From Tyranny, Popery and Slavery; The Whole Discovery Humbly Inscrib'd to His Most Excellent Majesty King George, Our Alone Rightful and Ever Glorious Sovereign. The Whole Work Revised, Corrected and Approved by the Several Members Both of the Old, and New Athenian Society, and Intermixt, and Compleated, With Some of Their Newest and Best Thoughts, and the Most Refin'd Part of Their Writings

Dunton, John
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EBook; Book; Online
Published
London : printed for the author, in the year, 1717.
Language
English
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[12] p. ; 2⁰.
Notes
Reproduction of original from Huntington Library.
Reproduction Notes
Electronic reproduction. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Cengage Gale, 2009. Available via the World Wide Web. Access limited by licensing agreements. Eighteenth century collections online s2009 miunns
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Also available in microfilm (click link to determine reel #).
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English Short Title Catalog, N35313.
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