Peltier trial

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The Trial of John Peltier, Esq., for a libel against Napoleon Buonaparte. First Consul of the French Republic, At the Court of King's-Bench, Middlesex, on Monday the 21st of February, 1803. Taken in Short-Hand by Mr. Adams, and the Defence revised by Mr. Mackintosh. 8vo, 2 p., [vii]-xxxii, 312, cliip ; 23 cm., London: Printed by Cox, Son, and Baylis for M. Peltier, 1803.
Contemporary half calf with marbled paper-covered sides, gilt morocco spine label. Upper board detached, generally some wear externally, but a nice clean copy.
First edition. Peltier was sentenced to pay a small fine.

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