The Miscellaneous Works of Tim Bobbin Esq. and “Plebeian Politics, or The Principals and Practices of Certain Mole-Eyed Maniacs, Vulgarly Called Warrites by way of a Dialogue Betwixt Two Lancashire Clowns Together with Several Fugitive Pieces (Two Volumes Bound in One); containing his View of the Lancashire Dialect, With large Additions and Improvements: also, his Poem of The Flying Dragon, and the Man of Heaton; Together with other Whimsical Amusements in Prose and Verse to which is added,...

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Bobbin, Tim, [John Collier]; Robert Walker

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Bobbin, Tim, [John Collier]; Robert Walker. The Miscellaneous Works of Tim Bobbin Esq. and “Plebeian Politics, or The Principals and Practices of Certain Mole-Eyed Maniacs, Vulgarly Called Warrites by way of a Dialogue Betwixt Two Lancashire Clowns Together with Several Fugitive Pieces (Two Volumes Bound in One); containing his View of the Lancashire Dialect, With large Additions and Improvements: also, his Poem of The Flying Dragon, and the Man of Heaton; Together with other Whimsical Amusements in Prose and Verse to which is added, A Life of the Author. Manchester, United Kingdom: J. Slack, 1818. pp. 226; pp. 83. 8vo. Bound in contemporary 3/4 maroon leather over marbled boards with gilt rules and lettering to spine over black spine label. Twenty-seven copper engraved plates along with minor illustrations throughout. Light rubbing to boards, slight offsetting to endpapers, lightest occasional foxing (chiefly confined to endpapers), contents remain overwhelmingly clean and unmarked with tight, sound binding. Overall, very good+. Tim Bobbin (pseudonym for John Collier [1708-1786]) was an early English satirist and caricaturist. Leather Bound. (#35) $100.00