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SHARP, Granville. The Claims of the People of England.
London : 1782First edition. Granville Sharp (1735-1813) is best known for his work as an abolitionist and reformer. This short treatise proposes political reform, including elections for every session of Parliament, removing limitations on the franchise, ending rotten boroughs, and reducing the power of the crown in Parliament. Sharp's treatise was popular, going... Learn More£450.00
Stock Code: 117464
SHARP, Granville. Three Tracts on the Syntax and Pronunciation of the Hebrew Tongue;
London : 1804First and only edition. Sharp (1735-1813), best remembered as one of the first abolitionists, was also an esteemed amateur linguist and theologian, having taught himself Hebrew and Greek while apprenticed to a London linen-draper in order to debate with two of his fellow apprentices. "Dr Henry Lloyd, Regius Professor of Hebrew at Cambridge, lauded Sharp... Learn More£750.00
Stock Code: 111956