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The Tryal of Dr. Henry Sacheverell, before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanours; upon an Impeachment by the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses in Parliament Assembled, in the name of themselves, and of all the Commons of Great Britain: Begun in Westminster-Hall the 27th of February, 1709/10, and from thence continued by several Adjournments until the 23rd Day of March following.

by SACHEVERELL, Dr. Henry

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Jacob Tonson, London., 1710. First public edition, preceded by the folio which was printed for Members of the House of Parliament. Octavo. 456 pages. Bound with: Bishop of Salisbury's and the Bishop of Oxford's Speeches, etc. 1710, 16 pages; The Bishop of Oxford His Speech in the House of Lords, etc. 1710, 16 pages; The Bishop of Lincoln's and Bishop of Norwich's Speeches, etc. 1710, pp [18]; The Bishop of Norwich's Speech, etc. 1710, pp [9]. Period binding of full straight grain morocco with raised bands, decoration to spine in gilt and blind, gilt rules. The trial came about after Sacheverell, who had already acquired a controversial reputation, delivered an incendiary sermon attacking Catholics and dissenters. Although found guilty as charged, Sacheverell was shown considerable leniency in that he was prevented from preaching for three years.Recent ownership signature on first blank. Much earlier signature on pages 7 and 9. Covers rubbed at edges and joints and a bit marked. Very good.
  • Bookseller: Peter Ellis bookseller GB (GB)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: SACHEVER004335
  • Title: The Tryal of Dr. Henry Sacheverell, before the House of Peers, for High Crimes and Misdemeanours; upon an Impeachment by the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses in Parliament Assembled, in the name of themselves, and of all the Commons of Great Britain: Begun in Westminster-Hall the 27th of February, 1709/10, and from thence continued by several Adjournments until the 23rd Day of March following.
  • Author: SACHEVERELL, Dr. Henry
  • Book condition: Used
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Jacob Tonson, London.
  • Date published: 1710
  • Keywords: law legal

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