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[The Case of the Honorable George Milner Stephen] by  George Milner] [STEPHEN - First Edition - 1840 - from Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers (SKU: 101432)

[The Case of the Honorable George Milner Stephen]

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[The Case of the Honorable George Milner Stephen]

by [STEPHEN, George Milner]

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[Adelaide]: with the colophon 'Robert Thomas & Co., Printers, Hindley Street', 1840. First Edition. Hardcover. Very Good. [Adelaide], with the colophon 'Robert Thomas & Co., Printers, Hindley Street', [circa 1840]. Octavo, 140 pages. Later half calf; mild signs of use; a very good copy. The first leaf is signed 'B'; the intended preliminaries (including the title page) are not present and were most likely never printed. The subject of the book is the 1839 libel action, counter-action for wilful and corrupt perjury, and the counter-counter-action for libel involving George Milner Stephen, South Australian Attorney-General and Crown Solicitor. The actions stemmed from Stephen's speculative land dealings in early 1839, and this lengthy account is drawn from the Supreme Court records, the Government Gazette, and newspapers of the day (from May-September that year). Robert Thomas, Government Printer and newspaper proprietor, was the successful defendant in the second libel case. This fascinating exposé was almost certainly printed in at most a mere handful of copies and never released for general distribution. It appears to be unrecorded.

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Bookseller Inventory #
101432
Title
[The Case of the Honorable George Milner Stephen]
Author
[STEPHEN, George Milner]
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Quantity available
1
Edition
First Edition
Binding
Hardcover
Publisher
with the colophon 'Robert Thomas & Co., Printers, Hindley Street'
Place of Publication
[Adelaide]
Date published
1840
Bookseller catalogs
South Australia;

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About Michael Treloar Antiquarian Booksellers

The business was established in Adelaide in March 1976 and is a longstanding member of the Australian and New Zealand Association of Antiquarian Booksellers (ANZAAB) and the Australian Antique Dealers Association (AADA). A large out-of-print and antiquarian stock is maintained at our retail outlet in the centre of Adelaide; mail-order catalogues of our specializations are issued and a representative selection of our stock is online.

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