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, - Tryal and Sentence of Elizabeth Cellier; for Writing, Printing, and Publishing, A Scandalous Libel, Called Malice Defeated . . . At the Sessions in the Old-Bailey [with] Several Depositions, made before . . . the Lord Mayor. Wing T2171; McCoy C153. Folio

Title: Tryal and Sentence of Elizabeth Cellier; for Writing, Printing, and Publishing, A Scandalous Libel, Called Malice Defeated . . . At the Sessions in the Old-Bailey [with] Several Depositions, made before . . . the Lord Mayor. Wing T2171; McCoy C153. Folio
Description: London Printed for Thomas Collins, at the Middle-Temple-Gate 1680. Modern blind-panelled calf, a bit of staining and marginal worming, else a good copy; with the imprimatur leaf. The principal contemporary account of the righteous midwife acquitted of attempting the King's kidnapping in the 'Meal-Tub Plot'; her expose of that matter ('Malice Defeated') led to this trial, for which she was fined, pilloried and her book burnt

Keywords: libel and slander trials criminal law women's law

Price: US$ 750.00 Seller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
- Book number: 76739


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