The Crisis: Or, A Discourse Representing... The just Causes of…

The author expelled from the Commons

The Crisis: Or, A Discourse Representing... The just Causes of the late Happy Revolution... With some seasonable remarks on the danger of a Popish Successor.

London : Printed by Sam. Buckley; and Sold by Ferd. Burleigh, in Amen-Corner. 1714. First Edition, second issue.
4to, A-F4, uncut, disbound, sugar-paper wrappers, considerable dust-soiling on first and last leaf, margins of first and last leaves ragged.
The Crisis was published on 19 January 1714. Early copies had the date 1713 on the title, corrected to 1714 in the second issue. “On 12 March Steele was formally accused in the House of Commons of uttering seditious libels, and notwithstanding the support of Walpole, Addison, General Stanhope and others, was expelled from the House on 18 March 1714.” - Rothschild Catalogue.
Reference: Rothschild 1950

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