The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....

(Item #4963) The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq. Regicide, Christopher Layer.
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....
Legal tracts and texts of the 18th century
The Whole Proceeding Upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq....

London: S. Buckley, 1722. First edition. Contemporary calf with gilt and morocco to spine, boards embossed in blind. Measuring 305 x 210mm and collating complete: [4], 152. Bound with an additional six contemporary legal tracts, all later editions. Some scuffing and shelfwear to boards; both joints cracked and bit tender but holding. Armorial bookplate of Lewis Morris, Esq. to front pastedown. Toning and scattered foxing throughout, with occasional marginal dampstaining.

A collection of 18th century legal texts, with the highlight being the 1722 first edition reporting on lawyer Christopher Layer's conviction for attempted regicide.
(Item #4963)

Price: $475