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Plowden, Francis
The English Liberty of the Press, Exemplified in Some Practices of the Hucksters in the Journal Mart, During the Month of December, 1824
Printed for the Author, and Sold by Amyot, rue de la Paix, Paris, 1825.
The last work of Plowden, the Middle Temple barrister and Roman Catholic, deploring the alleged anti-Catholic bias of France's sole English language journal against the "proscribed, and persecuted victims of [England's] sanguinary code of laws"
Original printed ?self-wraps, disbound, some mainly marginal staining, presentation copy ("From the Author"), a good copy, 26 pages; two copies in COPAC
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$ 350.00
freedom of press
Plowden, Francis
A Treatise upon the Law of Usury and Annuities
Printed for J. Butterworth, Fleet-Street, London, 1797.
Only edition of a work Holdsworth calls a "very good book", critical of "the ingenious Mr. Bentham", Plowden noting that annuities had been used to evade usury laws, with his complementary analysis of stock transactions for time and stock jobbing
Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite scuffed, the original label laid down, else quite clean and bright with ample margins; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00
law of usury, Law and the stockmarket

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