Modern State Trials. Revised and Illustrated With Essays and Notes. 2 Volumes

Townsend, William C.

Published by Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans (publishers), London, 1850
From Hamilton's Rare Books (Williamsburg, VA, U.S.A.)

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Mid-19th century Trials Duels, For Shooting at the Queen, Murder, Blasphemy, Law Volume I: x,(6),533,(2ads) pages; Volume II: 555 pages. Recased in half calf leather with cloth over boards with the binder’s label inside the front covers: "Edmund Worrall / Bookbinder / Birmingham." Former owner’s names on the front end pages. Occasional light foxing, minor chip to page edge, the bindings are lightly rubbed. The top edge of the spine of volume one is partially detached at the rear edge, 3+ inches. Overall good + condition. Volume I: [Each trial has an accompanying Introduction and Notes]. The Trail of John Frost for High Treason. The Trial of Edward Oxford for High Treason. (For Shooting at the Queen) The Trial of James Stuart, Esquire, for Killing Sir A. Boswell in a Duel. The Trial of James Earl of Cardigan for shooting in a Duel. (For Felony in Shooting at Captain Tuckett) The Trial of Courvoisier for the Murder of Lord William Russell. The Trial of M’Naughton for the Murder of Mr. Drummond. The Trial of Alexander, titular Earl of Stirling, for Forgery. The Trial of Smith O’Brien for High Treason. Volume II: [Each trial has an accompanying Introduction and/or Notes]. The Trial of Lord Cochrane and seven others for Conspiracy. The Trial of the Wakefields for Conspiracy and Abduction of Miss Turner. The Trial of Hunter and four others for Conspiracy and Murder. The Trial of John Ambrose Williams for a Libel on the Durham Clergy. The Trial of Charles Phinney, Esquire, Mayor of Bristol, for Neglect of Duty. The Trial of Mr. Moxon for Blasphemy. (For Publishing Shelley’s Works) The Trial of Daniel O’Connell, Esq., M. P., and eight others, for Conspiracy. Bookseller Inventory # 000744

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Title: Modern State Trials. Revised and Illustrated...

Publisher: Longman, Brown, Green and Longmans (publishers), London

Publication Date: 1850

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Internet and telephone sales. Self-employed buying and selling books, manuscripts and historical collectables since 1973. I operated open book shops for 27 years, closing in 2000. If interested in a 50,000 + item bookshop inventory with showcases, ephemera, prints and etc. contact me for more information. Jack Hamilton (757) 220-3000

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