Freedom of the Press: Four Tracts, 1664 - 1693: with the Diary of Edmund Bohun [The English Book Trade, 1660-1853]

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8vo, hardcover. No dj, black cloth. Good condition. Ex-lib copy w/ front bookplate, text-block edges stamped, rear pocket & spine label removed; contents bright & clean, binding tight. Sections separately paginated. Contents: Facsimile reprints of An exact narrative of the tryal and condemnation of John Twyn for printing and dispersing of a treasonable book, by John Twyn, printed in 1664 by T. Mabb for H. Brome, London; of A just vindication of learning; or, An humble address to the High Court of Parliament in behalf of the liberty of the press, by Philopatris (Charles Blount), printed in 1679 in London; of Reasons humbly offered for the liberty of unlicens'd printing, by Charles Blount, printed in 1693 in London; of The diary and autobiography of Edmund Bohun, esq., printed in 1853 by R. Crisp, Beccles; and of The life of H. H., by Henry Hills, printed in 1688 for T. S. in London.

Title: Freedom of the Press: Four Tracts, 1664 - 1693: with the Diary of Edmund Bohun [The English Book Trade, 1660-1853]

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Categories: Books on Books,

Publisher: Garland Publishing, New York.: 1975.

ISBN Number: 0824009525

ISBN Number 13: 9780824009526

Binding: Hardcover

Book Condition: Condition: Good

Book ID#: 1121127.19

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