A collection of 23 late 18th-century and early 19th-century trials
A collection of 23 late 18th-century and early 19th-century trials
A collection of 23 late 18th-century and early 19th-century trials
A collection of 23 late 18th-century and early 19th-century trials

Including that of Thomas Paine

A collection of 23 late 18th-century and early 19th-century trials

Edinburgh & London: various publishers, 1752-1806. 7 volumes, 8vo, early 19th century quarter calf, gilt-lettered direct on spine; rubbed and scuffed, but sound. A presentation letter on Yale Club stationery identifies this collection as having been "in the famous library of the Duke of Sussex, & one of the volumes bears his bookplate." An account of the trial of Thomas Muir ... for seditious practices..., Edinburgh, 1793, pp. vii, [1], 135; An account of the trial of Thomas Fyshe Palmer ... for sedition. Perth, n.d. [ca. 1793], pp. [2], 112; The trial of William Skirving ... for sedition. Edinburgh, n.d. [ca. 1794], engraved frontispiece, pp. 168; The declaration and confession of Robert Watt ... for high treason..., Edinburgh, 1794; engraved frontispiece, pp. iv, 35, [1]; The Trial of Mungo Campbell ... for the murder of Alexander Earl of Eglintoun..., London, 1770, pp. [2], 111; bookplate of the Duke of Sussex; Information for Mungo Campbell ... for the alleged murder of the late Alexander Earl of Eglinton... [London], 1770, engraved map, pp. [4], 146; The trial of William Brodie, wright and cabinet-maker in Edinburgh, and of George Smith, grocer ... for breaking into the General Excise Office..., Edinburgh, 1788, pp. viii, [9]-257, [1]; The trial of divorce, at the instance of Peter Williamson, printer in Edinburgh, against Jean Wilson, daughter of John Wilson, bookseller... Edinburgh, 1789, title within a metalcut border, pp. xxiv, [25]-62; The trial of Helen Watt, widow of the deceased Alexander Kieth ... and William Kieth, eldest lawful son ... for the alleged murder of said Alexander Kieth... London, 1766, pp. xxi [i.e. xx], [2], 9-54, [2]; The trial of Sir Archibald Gordon Kinloch ... for the murder of Sir Francis Kinloch..., Edinburgh, 1795, pp. [iii]-vi, 160; The tryal of Mary Blandy, spinster, for the murder of her father. London, 1752, pp. 74; The trial of the Hon. George Gordon ... for high treason. London, 1781; engraved frontispiece, pp. [2], 81; The speech of the Right Honourable Philip Lord Hardwicke [drop title], n.p., n.d. , pp. 11; The speech of the Right Honourable Philip Lord Hardwicke [drop title], n.p., n.d. , pp. 8; Proceedings in an action for debt, between the Right Honourable Charles James Fox, plaintiff, and John Horne Tooke, Esq., defendant. London, 1792, pp. 39; The whole of the proceedings and trial of Captain John Kimber, for the willful murder of a Negro girl..., Edinburgh, 1792, "tenth edition," pp. 37; The trial of Thomas Paine, for a libel contained in the second part of Rights of Man..., London: C. and G. Kearsley, 1792, pp. [2], 45; see Gimble, 78 for a 1793 edition; see also Sabin 96910-19 for other editions. The case of libel, the King v. John Lambert and others, printer and proprietors of the Morning Chronicle..., London, 1794, pp. iv, 68; Trial of Richard Patch, for the willful murder of Mr. Isaac Blight, his benefactor and friend, by shooting him with a pistol loaded with ball, while sitting in his parlour..., Glasgow, n.d. [ca. 1806], pp. 28; Minutes of the proceedings at a court martial, assembled on board His Majesty's ship Prince of Wales ... for the trial of Sir Robert Calder, Bart. Vice Admiral of the Blue, London, 1806, pp. 108; A correct report of the trial ... between Mr. Daniel Daly, late midshipman of His Majesty's ship Lion, plaintiff, and Robert Rolles, Esq., late captain of the said ship... London, 1808, pp. [4], 55; The trial of Maurice Margarot, delegate from London to the British Convention ... for sedition. Edinburgh, n.d. [1794]; engraved frontispiece (wormed in the margin), pp. 195, [1]; The trial of Joseph Gerrald, delegate from the London Corresponding Society, to the British Convention ... for sedition. Edinburgh, n.d. [1794]; engraved frontispiece, pp. 256. Together and uniformly bound with volume I (only) of Medland and Weobly's A collection of remarkable and interesting criminal trials..., London, 1803, 2 engraved portraits, pp. xvi, 362. Item #30701

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