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Author:
Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:
The Law of Libel: in Which is Contained a General History of This Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive Alterations, in the Law of England [&c]. First American, from the Second London Edition . . . by Anthony Bleecker. Cohen 10934
Publisher:
Published by Stephen Gould, Law Bookseller [etc.], New-York, 1818.
Description:
Only American edition of the first treatise published in this country on the law of libel (and on torts in general), with a preliminary historical treatment followed by Holt's principal analysis, arranged by type of libel; not in McCoy
Condition:
Original sheep, rubbed, the top of the spine somewhat chafed, ?merchant's blind stamp on title, some foxing, but a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77799
Price:
$ 275.00
Category:
libel and slander
Author:
Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:
The Law of Libel: in Which is Contained a General History of This Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive Alterations, in the Law of England [&c]. First American, from the Second London Edition . . . by Anthony Bleecker. Cohen 10934
Publisher:
Published by Stephen Gould, Law Bookseller [etc.], New-York, 1818.
Description:
Only American edition of the first treatise published in this country on the law of libel (and on torts in general), with a preliminary historical treatment followed by Holt's principal analysis, arranged by type of libel; not in McCoy
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, neatly blind and gilt-tooled, some browning and some marginal staining, but a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-73944
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
libel and slander
Author:
Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:
The Law of Libel: In Which Is Contained a General History of This Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive Alterations, in the Law of England. Comprehending a Digest of All the Leading Cases upon Libels [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Butterworth and Son, Law Booksellers [etc.], London, 1816.
Description:
The revised (and final) English edition of "one of the first treatises on [the English law of libel]" (and the first treatise published in this country on the subject), with a special emphasis on the law of Parliamentary privilege; not in McCoy
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, the label chipped and the top of the spine darkened, occasional foxing, else a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-76593
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
libel and slander
Author:
Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:
The Law and Usage of Parliament, In Cases of Privilege and Contempt: Being an Attempt to Reduce Them within a Theory and System. Not in McCoy
Publisher:
Printed for W. Reed . . . and P. Phelan [etc.], London, 1810.
Description:
Original edition of Holt's first legal work, anticipating (and a special case of) his treatise on the law of libel, seeking to establish a theoretical system resolving the vexed and conflicting claims of Parliamentary privilege and contempt
Condition:
Modern marbled wraps, some browning, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-75226
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
freedom of speech, freedom of press, Parliament

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