A Response to a Recently Enacted Parliamentary Privilege [Parliament]. [Great Britain]. Precedents on Privilege: A Review of the Prerogative of the People in Parliament. London: Henry Kent Causton, 1840. iv, 120 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet, untrimmed edges, signatures unopened. Moderate toning, light soiling to exterior, creasing to upper outside corner of text block, "With the Author's Compliments" to head of title page. $450. * Only edition. This essay is a strongly negative response to the Parliamentary Papers Act of 1840, which stipulated that publications issued for circulation by Members of Parliament are protected by absolute privilege against civil or criminal proceedings. OCLC locates 1 copy (at the University of Heidelberg). Not in the British Museum Catalogue.
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