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HOWELL, Thomas Bayly (1768--1815)
[A complete collection of state trials. 1816. Advertisement]
New edition of the state trials. This day is published, in twenty-one volumes, handsomely printed in royal octavo, price £1. 11s. 6d. per volume, in boards, A complete collection of state trials and proceedings for high treason and other crimes and misdemeanours from the earliest period to the year 1783, with notes and other illustrations: compiled by T.B. Howell, Esq. F.R.S. F.S.A. Including, in addition to the whole of the matter contained in the folio edition of Hargrave, upwards of two hundred cases never before collected.
[London]: printed for Baldwin, Cradock, & Joy; J. Booker; Longman, Hurst, Rees, Orme, & Brown; J.M. Richardson; Black, Parbury, & Allen; J. Hatchard; J. Ridgway; E. Jeffery; J. Rodwell; R.H. Evans; Budd & Calkin; J. Booth; and T.C. Hansard, [1816?]
7, [1] p. ; 22.8 cm. (8°)

Drop-head title. Includes a chronological index of the trials in each volume (pp.4--7). 'Howell's State Trials' was originally projected by William Cobbett (1762--1835), the first volume appearing in 1809. The final page of this advertisement of its completion to the year 1783 carries announcements of the 24th volume of Cobbett's other brainchild, The parliamentary history of England from the earliest period to the year 1803, together with the the 31st volume of its 'continuation', The parliamentary debates, which by 1812 had passed into the ownership of its printer, Thomas Curson Hansard (1776--1833).

Copy Notes Bound in a copy of the May 1816 issue of The New Monthly Magazine (q.v.).

Reference Number 2492


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