Chancery Injunction! Letters to .. Caroline, Princess of Wales ... [With] "The Book!" ... Proceedings ... the Princess of Wales
London: J.M. Richardson / R. Edwards, 1813. 1st. leather. Engraved portraits. 8vo 143,248,113 pp Two books bound as one: (1) Chancery Injunction! Letters to her Royal Hihness Caroline, Princess of Wales: comprising the only true history of the celebrated Book; disclosing a full account of an extraordinary Prosecution, commenced against the Author, in the Court of Chancery, through having a copy thereof in his possession; and exhibiting the Injunction granted by Lord Eldon, to prevent his Parting from the said book, under the penalty of five thousand pounds!!! By the gentleman who was the object of the prosecution (Blagdon), (2) Edwards' Genuine Edition of "The Book!" or, the Proceedings & Correspondence upon the subject of the Inquiry into the conduct of Her Royal Highness The Princess of Wales, under a commission appointed by the King in the Year 1806. Faithfully copied from authentic documents. To which is prefixed, A Narrative of the Recent Events that have led to the Publication of the Original Documents, with a Statement of Facts relative to the Child, now under the protection of Her Royal Highness." Three engraved portraits of the Princess have been inserted. Former owner's scattered marks in the text. Boards detached, else a very good copy . Contemporary owner has decorated the title pages with red borders & underlining.
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