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- Hayter, Thomas
- An Essay on the Liberty of the Press, Chiefly as it Respects Personal Slander. The Second Edition. Not in McCoy
- Printed for J. Raymond, London, 1755.
- A work "original and startingly libertarian", proposing that freedom of speech (and press) are fundamental aspects of man's capacities and thus reserved natural and constitutional rights predating civilization's social compact
- Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, a very clean crisp copy; without the half-title
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- $ 550.00
- 18TH CENTURY, criminal law, freedom of press, libel and slander
- Blackstone, William
- Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books. The Sixth Edition [sic]. Printed page for page with the last Oxford Edition. Four Volumes. Eller 10; Laeuchli 13 [without the two advertising leaves Laeuchli notes in volume 2]
- Printed for John Colles, at No. 65 . . . Temple-lane [etc.], Dublin, 1775.
- The first pocket edition of the Commentaries, measuring about 4x6 inches, a duodecimo printing pirated from the 1770 fourth edition printed in Oxford, the sole edition printed by John Colles, appearing within a decade of the first edition of 1765-69
- Contemporary calf, the spines lightly faded and two spine heads just chipped, a short crack to one joint, else a well preserved set; the Taussig copy
- Book No.:
- $ 1250.00
- 18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence
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