A Complete Set, 83 Volumes, of the Notable British and Scottish Trials [Trials]. [William Hodge & Company]. [Notable British and Scottish Trials]. London: William Hodge & Company, 1905-1960 (Volume 55, The Bounty Mutineers, printed by Hodge for Butterworths). Complete 83-volume set. Original cloth, moderate shelfwear, tear to backstip of one volume at foot, light soiling, five volumes in moderately edgeworn dust jackets, one in heavily worn dust jacket lacking rear panel, clippings laid into some volumes. Moderate toning, some plates loose or detached, owner markings to edges and endleaves of some volumes, a few volumes have library markings, some volumes have occasional marks in pencil. A rare complete set. $5,000. * The volumes in this famous series offer thorough accounts of 78 of the most famous British cases, and 5 five Scottish cases, from 1586 to 1953. Though written for general readers, these volumes were produced to a high scholarly standard. They have been cited in courts, legal scholarship and the House of Commons. Each book contains a detailed introduction followed by an edited verbatim report of the proceedings, Where they exist, judgments on appeal are included. Some volumes have illustrations and appendices of original material. Most of the volumes in our set are first editions. It also includes the editions of the trials of Madeline Smith and Sir Roger Casement, which replaced earlier editions by different editors.
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