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Hardcover in original half leather binding with marbled paper covered boards and endpapers, gilt titles on red label to spine, with gilt details, book plates of John Moxon and Colonel T. Innes of Learney on endpapers, small amount of leather loss at top of front and rear hinges, edges rubbed and leather on corners worn (see photographs) but otherwise in Very Good condition commensurate with age. First edition, pp 604, fold out table of purchases and sales by the accused on the dates in question, transcripts of the examiner's line of questioning. Taken in Short Hand by William Brodie Gurney, Short Hand Writer to both Houses of Parliament. A contemporary record of The Great Stock Exchange Fraud of 1814 which was a hoax or fraud centered on false information about the Napoleonic Wars, affecting the London Stock Exchange in 1814. Very Scare original title.
Title: The Trial of Charles Random De Berenger, Sir Thomas Cochrane, Commonly Called Lord Cochrane, The Hon. Andrew Cochrane Johnstone, Richard Gathorne Butt, Ralph Sandom, Alexander McRae, John Peter Holloway, and Henry Lite for a Conspiracy, in the Court of King's Bench, Guildhall on Wednesday the 8th, and Thursday the 9th of June, 1814: with the Subsequent Proceedings in the Court of King's Bench.
Edition: 1st Edition
Publisher: London, J. Butterworth and Son: 1814
Book Condition: Very Good
Item: 1.00 Item
Seller ID: 005646