Represented by Two Distinguished Scottish Jurists [Trial]. Stevenson, Duncan [1776?-1867], Defendant. Report of Trial of the Issues, In the Action of Damages for Libel in the Beacon, James Gibson of Ingliston, Esq. Clerk to the Signet - Pursuer, Against Duncan Stevenson, Printer in Edinburgh - Defender. Taken in Short Hand. Edinburgh: Printed for Archibald Constable and Co., 1822. [vi], 139, , 2,  pp. With a one-page publisher advertisement. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Recent period-style three-quarter calf over marbled boards by Philip Dusel, marbled edges. Moderate toning to interior, slightly heavier in a few places, illegible early owner signature to rear endleaf. $500. * Only edition. Represented by Francis Jeffrey [1773-1850] and Henry Cockburn [1779-1854], two eminent Scottish jurists who were also notable literary figures, Ingliston prevailed and was awarded ?500 in damages. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 24:250.
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