A Complete Collection of State-Trials and Proceedings for High-Treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours; From The Reign of King Richard II. To the End of the Reign of King George I.: The Fourth Volume. With Two Alphabetical Tables to the Whole. The Second Edition, with great Additions [Volume Four Only]
1730 · London
London, 1730. Second Edition. Hardcover. Near Fine.. Minor shelf/edge wear, else tight, bright and unmarred. Halfbound, burgundy leather spine and tips, five raised bands, mabled boards, gilt lettering, grey endpages. fo. 862pp. Several laid in engravings.
Volume Four of a six volume set (plus two supplementary volumes). Includes the notorious Judge Jeffreys trial of Titus Oates. "Proto-Grangerized"; seven 18th and 19th century engravings laid in at various places to illustrate defendants in various cases. This volume stands alone, in a lovely late 19th century binding, "State Cases, 1730" at the spine. A very handsome copy with interesting laid in material. (Inventory #: 5731)