[Gordon, Thomas], The Humourist: Being Essays Upon Subjects, Viz. News-Writers… with a Dedication to the Man in the Moon. By the Author of the Apology for Parson Alberoni; the Dedication to a Great Man concerning Dedications &c. London: Printed for W. Boreham at the Angel in Paternoster Row, 1720. [blank; xxx; 240 pages; vi; blank], 1n-12, 158mm. Bound in full dark brown calf, red morocco title label on back. Raised bands. Book plate of John Rutherfurd, Esq. of Edgerston. Scorch marks on final blank and end paper. Slightly cocked. Light margin marking in ink, otherwise a bright, clean copy, in a tight period binding. This title is not in Lowndes, but other mentions are made of this celebrated political writer in Lowndes.