SOME EXPERIENCES OF A BARRISTER'S LIFE In Two Volumes

Author: Ballantine (Mr. Serjeant)
Year: 1882
Publisher: Richard Bentley
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: Vg.
Price: 50.00
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Hardback. As one of the best known barristers of his day, the author successfully prosecuted Franz Muller for the first railway murder in 1864 and appeared for the defence in the Tichborne trial. Contents also include : Murder of Mr. Drummond; Trial of Barber and Fletcher; Campden House Fire; Lord Lytton; Inequality of Sentences; The Garrick Club; Pellizzioni Trials; Curious Trials; Vivisection; + much more. With Appendix and Index (several pp. of which are unopened) to Vol. II. 321pp. Vol. I, 309pp. Vol. II. 8vo. h/back. Vol. I lacks Frontis. Both volumes in matching condition with some wear to head/tail of spines which are sl. sunned. With previous owner's b/plate to both fpds plus another owner's name stamped on some prelims. Hinges are beginning to show in both volumes. Two volumes bound in matching maroon cloth with gilt titles and Ballantine's initials in gilt to fr. covers. Overall an attractive set with protective film. Vg. Images show Vol. I and Vol. II. Additional postage will be required for both domestic and overseas - weight approx. 2kg.

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