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Trials for Adultery: or, the History of Divorces. Being Select Trials at Doctors Commons, for Adultery, Fornication, Cruelty, Impotence, &c.; From the Year 1760, to the present Time. Including the whole of the Evidence on each Cause by A CIVILIAN - First - 1779 - from Argosy Book Store and Biblio.com

Trials for Adultery: or, the History of Divorces. Being Select Trials at Doctors Commons, for Adultery, Fornication, Cruelty, Impotence, &c.; From the Year 1760, to the present Time. Including the whole of the Evidence on each Cause

by A CIVILIAN

Condition: very good(+)


London: S. Bladon, 1779. First. hardcover. very good(+). Together with The Letters, &c. that have been intercepted between the amorous Parties. The whole forming a complete History of the Private Life, Intrigues, and Amours of many Characters in the most elevated Sphere... 7 volumes with individual pagination for each trial. Pages lightly toned and with some dampstaining at bottom gutter on some pages, otherwise rather clean copies of these scarce books. 8vos, beautifully rebound in recent 3/4 brown calf over marbled boards; gilt spines with red morocco labels. London: Printed for S. Bladon, 1779-1780. First edition. Very good(+) copies in fine bindings. Complete in 70 parts, according to the "Address to the Public" at rear of volume 5. Volumes 1-3 are dated 1779; volumes 4-7 are dated 1780.
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  • Bookseller: Argosy Book Store US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 229970
  • Title: Trials for Adultery: or, the History of Divorces. Being Select Trials at Doctors Commons, for Adultery, Fornication, Cruelty, Impotence, &c.; From the Year 1760, to the present Time. Including the whole of the Evidence on each Cause
  • Author: A CIVILIAN
  • Format/binding: Hardcover
  • Book condition: Used - very good(+)
  • Quantity available: 1
  • Edition: First
  • Publisher: S. Bladon
  • Place: London
  • Date published: 1779


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