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|Genre/Form:||Trials, litigation, etc|
|Additional Physical Format:||Online version:
Hone, William, 1780-1842.
Three trials of William Hone.
London : Printed by & for William Hone, 1818
|Named Person:||William Hone; William Hone|
|All Authors / Contributors:||
William Hone; Charles Williams; Great Britain. Court of King's Bench.
|Notes:||Trials in the Court of King's Bench.
Each trial has separate t.p. with ed. and imprint: First trial, 7th edition, 1817; second trial, 8th edition, 1818; third trial, 2nd edition, 1818.
Publisher's advertisements at the end of each trial and on p. of third trial.
Hand-colored folding caricature frontispiece by Charles Williams: Law versus humanity or a parody on British liberty. Published December 26, 1817 by S.W. Fores. In brown ink beneath title: "Frontispiece to Hone's Trials."
4 p. supplement at end: "Works published by Fores, No. 50, Piccadilly." Appears to be a parody listing a rival's work (by Hone?) with imprint "London:--Printed by T. Agg, 21, Water-lane, Fleet-street," on p. 4.
Copy in original boards. T.p. and introductory Address inserted after p. of The Third trial of William Hone. Loose page with handwritten list of trial titles concerning William Hone and Thomas Wooler. Pasted advertisements for The three trials of William Hone.
Formerly in the personal collection of Anne and F.G. Renier.
|Description:||48, 45, , iv, 44, 4 p.,  leaf of plates (folded) : ill. ; 23 cm.|
|Contents:||The first trial of William Hone ... . 4th ed. 1817 --
The second trial of William Hone ... . 7th ed. 1818 --
The third trial of William Hone ... . 8th ed. 1818.
- Hone, William, -- 1780-1842 -- Trials, litigation, etc.
- Freedom of the press -- Great Britain.
- Jury -- Great Britain.
- Political satire, English.
- Trials (Libel) -- Great Britain.
- Great Britain -- Politics and government -- 1800-1837.
- Hone, William, -- 1780-1842.
- Freedom of the press.
- Political science.
- Trials (Libel)
- Great Britain.