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[ANSTIE (John)]. A Letter addressed to Edward Phelips, Esq. Member for the County of Somerset; containing General Observations on the Advantages of Manufacturing the Combing Wool of England, which is Smuggled to France; and Cursory Remarks of the Evidence given by the Manufacturers to the Committee of the House of Commons: Also, a Refutation of the Argument adduced by the Author of the Annals of Agriculture, from an Official Paper of Mons. Calonne; to shew The Inconsiderable Quantity of British Wool imported into France. By the chairman of the Wool Meeting.1788

London: Printed by Stafford and Davenport, for J. Debrett, opposite Old Bon Street, Piccadilly, Second Edition, 4to, half-title, [4], 30, [2] pp., signed on p. 27: John Anstie, with a final leaf containing a resolution of the Wool Meeting at the Crown and Anchor, March 17, 1788, stitched as issued. Although John Anstie wrote several pamphlets about the wool trade there does not seem to be a first edition of this work.

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