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Trial of Lieutenant General Sir John Murray, Bart. by a General Court Martial Held at Winchester, On Monday the 16th of January, 1815, and continued by Adjournment, till Monday the 6th of February, 1815. Taken in Short Hand By Mr. W.B. Gurney [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, London, 1815.
Description:
One of the most debated English court-martials, Murray acquitted on all charges save one (which was dispensed with), though Sir John Fortescue writing that Murray "must be pilloried . . . without mercy as a cowardly and dishonourable man"
Condition:
Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, light browning, else a very good copy, with a two-page manuscript index and the folding frontispiece
Book No.:
W-77057
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
courts martial
Author:
Title:
Proceedings of a General Court-Martial. . .upon the Trial of Lieutenant-General Sir John Mordaunt [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, London, 1758.
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Book No.:
W-54661
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
courts martial
Author:
Adye, Stephen Payne
Title:
A Treatise on Courts Martial. To Which is Added, An Essay on Military Punishments and Rewards. The Third Edition, With Additions and Amendments [with the 1785 dated title page; seven copies in ESTC]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street, London, 1785.
Description:
A rare early edition of the first work devoted primarily to the English law of courts martial and the last published in Adye's life, becoming "the standard work for military judicial practice in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, light foxing and browning, moreso to the first and last leaves, a very good copy with the advertising leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78870
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
courts martial
Author:
Prendergast, Harris
Title:
The Law Relating to Officers in the Army
Publisher:
Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, Military Library, Whitehall, London, 1849.
Description:
First edition of a rare work written by the Lincoln's Inn barrister who undertook a similar work on naval officers, with chapters on prize and booty, criminal liabilities, rank and pay, courts martial and much else; one copy in OCLC, two in RLIN
Condition:
Original limp embossed crimson cloth, gilt-lettered, a trifle strained yet a pretty copy, the edges and endpapers marbled
Book No.:
W-73913
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
military law, courts martial
Author:
Title:
Letter of the Secretary of War, Communicating . . . Military Commissions by which were tried and convicted E.W. Andrews, of South Carolina; J.M. Brown and C.C. Reese of Georgia; J.L. McMillan and Neill McGill, of North Carolina
Publisher:
N.p., Washington, 1865.
Description:
Condition:
Modern cloth, sound
Book No.:
W-54770
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts martial
Author:
Title:
The Trial Of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a Court Martial, As taken by Mr. Charles Fearne [with] Trial of Lawrence Earl Ferrers, for the Murder of John Johnson [with] Trial of Mary Blandy, Spinster; for The Murder of her Father. Folio
Publisher:
[1] Printed for R. Manby [2] Samuel Billingsley [3] J Rivington, London, 1760-57-52.
Description:
Three of the most famous 18th century English trials, a miscarriage of justice [Admiral Byng's court martial], the last murder trial in the House of Lords of a fellow peer [Lord Ferrers], and a parricide of daughter-administered poison [Miss Blandy]
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, an attractive copy, but with two leaves lacking from the Byng trial and repairs to the Blandy title and last leaf
Book No.:
W-72453
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, courts martial

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