A fragment of the history of that illustrious personage John Bull, Esq: compiled by that celebrated historian Sir Humphry Polesworth. Lately discovered in the repairs of Grub-Hatch, the ancient seat of the family of the Polesworths; now first published from the original manuscript, by Peregrine Pinfold, ...

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A fragment of the history of that illustrious personage John Bull, Esq: compiled by that celebrated historian Sir Humphry Polesworth. Lately discovered in the repairs of Grub-Hatch, the ancient seat of the family of the Polesworths; now first published from the original manuscript, by Peregrine Pinfold, ...

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Polesworth, Humphry, Sir, 18th cent.

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A fragment of the history of that illustrious personage John Bull, Esq: compiled by that celebrated historian Sir Humphry Polesworth. Lately discovered in the repairs of Grub-Hatch, the ancient seat of the family of the Polesworths; now first published from the original manuscript, by Peregrine Pinfold, ... Polesworth, Humphry, Sir, 18th cent.; Arbuthnot, John, 1667-1735. xxx,118p. ; 8⁰. London :: printed for the editor, by T. Wilkins. And sold by Mr Debrett; Mr Bew; Mr Kearsley, and at all the pamphlet shops, at the Royal Exchange, [1785]

Note: Sir Humphry Polesworth is a pseudonym.

Note: Erroneously attributed to John Arbuthnot.

Note: Preface dated: April 30, 1785.

Note: A political satire in continuation of Swift's 'History of John Bull'.

Note: With a half-title.

Note: Reproduction of original from the British Library.

Note: English Short Title Catalog, ESTCT109550.

Note: Electronic data. Farmington Hills, Mich. : Thomson Gale, 2003. Page image (PNG). Digitized image of the microfilm version produced in Woodbridge, CT by Research Publications, 1982-2002 (later known as Primary Source Microfilm, an imprint of the Gale Group).