29th Nov, 2023 10:00

Books & Works on Paper

  Lot 7

Criminal trials.

Criminal trials.-

A collection of 10 volumes, including:

Wall (Joseph) The authentic trial of Joseph Wall, Esq., late governor of Goree, for the wilful murder of Benjamin Armstrong…, third edition, 36pp., stab-stitched pamphlet, J. Roach, c. 1802 § Macnee (John) Trial of William Burke and Helen M'Dougal, before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, December 24. 1828 for the Murder of Margery Campbell or Docherty [Burke and Hare murders], bound with the supplement, lithographic frontispieces and 2 further plates, supplement frontispiece with large stain, with the unpaginated ‘Rhymes’, ‘Lament’ and ‘Letter’ bound between A2 and A3 of the supplement, supplement E1 and E2 torn at joint, a few further short tears, intermittent staining, spotting and soiling, contemporary half calf, some splitting to spine, R. Buchanan [&c.], Edinburgh, 1829 § Wilson (Daniel) The Substance of Conversation with John Bellingham, the Assassin of the Late Right Hon. Spencer Perceval…, hand-coloured frontispiece, significant browning and stain to frontispiece and title, some further offsetting, extra-illustrated with 3 plates, John Hatchard, 1812 [bound with] ‘Mr. Fraser’ The Trial of John Bellingham, 2pp. publisher’s ad, R. Mercer, 1812; contemporary calf, worn, rebacked § with others similar, v.s. (10)

Sold for £400

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