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Title:       Crim. Con., Actions and Trials and Other Legal Proceedings
             Relating to Marriage before the Passing of the Present Divorce Act
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1857?].
Description: A review of the most famous crim con cases spanning three
             centuries, in which husbands sued their wives' paramours for civil
             damages caused by the "criminal conversation" and ensuing loss of
             consortium; with two involving Thomas Erskine as counsel
Condition:   Original 1/4 black morocco, gilt, over marbled boards, showing
             wear and somewhat strained, else a good untrimmed copy
Book No.:    W-71567                Price: $     350.00
Category:    criminal conversatn, trials, marriage, divorce
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Title:       Defending Criminal Cases in Virginia, Virginia Lawyers Handbook
Publisher:   Virginia State Bar, 1966.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps, spiral-bound, one edge dampstained; 177 pages
Book No.:    W-30790                Price: $      20.00
Category:    criminal conversatn, criminal law, Virginia, criminal law
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Title:       Report of Trial in the Action of Damages for Crim. Con. Poor
             Alexander Bell, Teacher, Dundee, versus William Murray, Now or
             Lately Rector of the Dundee Academy . . . Containing a Discussion
             upon the Law of Intercepted Correspondence
Publisher:   N.p., Edinburgh?], 1834.
Description: A trial ingeniously hinging on the admissibility of a letter said
             to have been sent by the wife to her alleged paramour, never
             received by him, showing clearly the judicial disabilities
             frequently suffered by women in cases involving sexual issues
Condition:   Modern canvas backed marbled boards, ex-library?, sound; 63 pages
Book No.:    W-64090                Price: $     250.00
Category:    criminal conversatn, trials, SCOTLAND, Evidence
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Title:       Report of the Cause between Charles Sturt . . . and the Marquis of
             Blandford . . . for Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's
             Wife; Tried in the Court of King's Bench . . . before Lord Kenyon,
             and a Special Jury [etc.]. Third Edition
Publisher:   Printed for J. Ridgway, York Street, St. James's Square, London,
             1801.
Description: A case in which Erskine was atypically unsuccessful, his client
             awarded but 100 pounds damages, with both arguments by Erskine
             reported at length, his difficulty his client's own infidelity,
             which Lord Kenyon instructed forbade damages
Condition:   Modern cloth, gilt, quite browned, the margin of the last leaf
             chipped (no text affected); a usable copy
Book No.:    W-75658                Price: $     750.00
Category:    trials, criminal conversatn
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Title:       An Authentic Account of the Proceedings . . . in an Action in the
             Court of King's Bench in Which the Right Hon. the Earl of Elgin
             was Plaintiff, and William Ferguson, Esq., Defendant, for Criminal
             Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty [etc.], London,
             1808.
Description: A rare, principal account of the action brought by Lord Elgin (of
             the Elgin Marbles), represented by William Garrow, against "the
             man who had run away with his wife", the adultery admitted,
             damages assessed at an enormous 10,000 pounds, as claimed
Condition:   Modern red cloth, gilt, the boards a bit bubbled, the title dusty,
             and the binding somewhat strained, else a good, usable and
             untrimmed copy
Book No.:    W-63578                Price: $     850.00
Category:    trials, criminal conversatn, women's law
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Title:       Proceedings on the Trial of Captain G[ambier] . . . for Crim. Con.
             with Ad[miral] K[nowle's] Lady; Which was tried in the Court of
             King's Bench . . . When One Thousand Pounds Damages were given to
             the Plaintiff. With an Introductory Preface
Publisher:   Printed for H. Owen, at the Britannia Printing-Office [etc.],
             London, 1757.
Description: The rare first edition of a sensational criminal conversation
             trial before Lord Mansfield, the defendant "gain[ing] notoriety"
             (and recently called "the penurious old reptile") for his
             dalliance with the Admiral's wife; no copy in ESTC in the UK
Condition:   Modern blue wraps, worn, some chips and tears, but all text
             legible, a fragile but untrimmed, unsophisticated survival; 56
             pages
Book No.:    W-77670                Price: $     850.00
Category:    criminal conversatn, trials
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