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Item #78284 A Select Collection of Remarkable Trials, In One Volume, London, 1744. Trials, Great Britain.
A Select Collection of Remarkable Trials, In One Volume, London, 1744.
A Select Collection of Remarkable Trials, In One Volume, London, 1744.

A Select Collection of Remarkable Trials, In One Volume, London, 1744.

"Select Collection" of British Trials [Trials]. [Great Britain]. A Select Collection of Remarkable Trials: In One Volume. Viz. of The Duke of Norfolk, And the Lady Mary Mordaunt, For a Divorce. Patrick Hurley, For Perjury. Dr. Henry Sacheverell, For a Misdemeanor. James Earl of Derwentwater, William Lord Widdrington, William Earl of Nithisdale, Robert Earl of Carnwath, And William Lord Nairn, For High Treason. George Earl of Wintoun, For High Treason. Robert Earl of Oxford, For High Treason, And other High Crimes and Misdemeanors. Major Stede, Bonnet, And Thirty-Three Others, For Piracy. Jeffery Gilbert, Lord Chief Baron of Ireland, John Pocklington, Esq.; And Sir John St. Leger, Barons of the Exchequer, For a Contempt of the House of Lords. Hugh Reason and Robert Tranter, For the Murder of Edward Lutterel, Esq.; Arundel Coke, Alias Cooke, and John Woodbourne, for Slitting Mr. Crispe's Nose. Christopher Layer, Esq.; For High Treason. London: Printed for Henry Anderson, Near St. Paul's, 1744. [iv], 524 pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Later library buckram, gilt fillets and title to spine, endpapers renewed. Light soiling, light rubbing to extremities, spine somewhat darkened, library bookplate and small circular shelf label to front pastedown. Light toning to interior, light foxing and soiling to a few leaves, mended clean tear to leaf C8 (pp. 31-32) affecting text without loss to legibility, small ink library stamp to title page and a few other leaves, early ownership signature ("Frotheringham") to head of title page. $250. * Only edition, one of two 1744 issues. A re-issue, with a cancel titlepage, of Volume 8 of State Trials and Proceedings Upon High Treason (1730-1735). This collection of eleven sensational trials from 1699 to 1722 includes trials for divorce, perjury, high treason, piracy, misdemeanors and murder. The 1718 trial of Stede Bonnet [1688-1718] and his associates for piracy begins on p. 337. English Short-Title Catalogue T108298.

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