The three trials of William Hone :
for publishing three parodies : viz. The late John Wilke's catechism, the political litany, and the sinecurist's creed : on three ex-officio informations, at Guildhall, London, during three successive days, December 18, 19, & 20, 1817 : before three special juries, and Mr. Justice Abbott, on the first day, and Lord Chief Justice Ellenborough, on the last two days.
|Main Creator:||Hone, William, 1780-1842.|
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London : Printed by & for William Hone, 1818.
Each trial has separate t.p. with ed. and imprint: First trial, 18th edition; second trial, 16th edition; third trial, 15th edition.
Publisher's advertisements at the end of each trial.
Appended thereto "Trial by jury and liberty of the press. The proceedings at the public meeting, December 29, 1817, at the City of London tavern, for the purpose of enabing William Hone to surmount the difficulties in which he has been placed ... 6th edition. Includes subscriptions received, (with special t.p.): p.1-28. London, 1818.
Physical description: iv, 48, 45, , 44, 28 p. ; 23 cm.
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