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The Public Conscience: State Trials, Volume 2

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The Public Conscience: State Trials, Volume 2

by Thomas, Donald (Editor)

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ISBN 10
0710073267
ISBN 13
9780710073266
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London and Boston: Routledge & Kegan Paul, 1972. First Edition.. Hardcover. Very Good/Very Good. Type: Hardback First Edition. Hardcover Book and Dust Jacket in Very Good Condition. English legal history. Some duskiness to the upper and lower edges of the text block, else Fine, in purple cloth with gilt titles to spine. Tight, solid and square sewn binding, Internals very clean, no markings of any kind. The full edition of "State Trials" was completed in 1826 and remains a vital source for both lawyers and historians. Donald Thomas has gathered from its volumes some of the most interesting and important trials for his series. Each trial is introduced by a short essay which explains the events surrounding the trial and its importance in relation to legal history. This second volume contains cases of witchcraft, the scandals of prisons and colonial administration. 247 pages with Notes, 5.75 x 8.75 inches. 1972, Routledge & Kegan Paul, London and Boston

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Bookseller Inventory #
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Title
The Public Conscience: State Trials, Volume 2
Author
Thomas, Donald (Editor)
Format/binding
Hardcover
Book condition
Used - Very Good
Jacket condition
Very Good
Quantity available
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Edition
First Edition.
Binding
Hardcover
ISBN 10
0710073267
ISBN 13
9780710073266
Publisher
Routledge & Kegan Paul
Place of Publication
London and Boston
Date published
1972
Keywords
HISTORY, ENGLAND MURDER TREASON CRIME LEGAL HISTORY, ENGLAND WITCHCRAFT PRISONS COLONIAL ADMINISTRATION
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History. Great Britain;

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