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book #79052
Crim. Con. 10,000[pounds] Damages. Smeeton's Edition of the Trial between The Right Hon. Lord Borringdon and Sir A. Paget, K.B. for Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife . . . Before W. Burchall, Esq. and a Special Jury [etc.]. Cohn 85
Published by G. Smeeton, 18, James Street, Long Acre, London, 1808.
Conjecturally Sir Walter Scott's copy ["Walter Scott His Book / July 29 1808"] of a rare account of a "considerable scandal", Paget having eloped with Borringdon's wife, whom Paget then married two days after her divorce; one copy in OCLC
Later cloth, gilt lettered, some foxing, but sound, with the frontispiece--"A Scene in Kensington Garden"-- possibly partly George Cruikshank's work
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$ 1250.00

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