The History of John Bull
Collection from the original pamphlets by the Scottish physician and satirist living in London detailing the development of the character 'John Bull', a representation of England or Britain.
Paperback, 116 pages
Published August 1st 2006 by Dodo Press
(first published 1712)
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John Arbuthnot, often known simply as Dr Arbuthnot, (baptised April 29, 1667 – February 27, 1735), was a physician, satirist and polymath in London. He is best remembered for his contributions to mathematics, his membership in the Scriblerus Club (where he inspired both Jonathan Swift's Gulliver's Travels book III and Alexander Pope's Peri Bathous, Or the Art of Sinking in Poetry, Memoirs of Marti...moreMore about John Arbuthnot...