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Forensic Eloquence: Sketches of Trials in Ireland for High Treason, Etc. including The Speeches of Mr. Curran at Length. To whcih are prefixed, A Brief Sketch of the History of Ireland, and a Biographical Account of Mr. Curran: with An Elegant Engraved Likeness of That Orator

Curran, John Philpot; Douglas, G. (ed))

Published by G. Douglas, Baltimore, 1805
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Nearly contemporary three-quarter maroon leather with spine strip lettered, lined and fleurons in gilt; marbled paper covered boards, marbled endpapers. "Second Edition, with Additions". Frontispiece portrait engraving of Curran with tissue guard. vi+ 40+ 428 pp. Well rubbed at the extremities and joints, paper covered boards very well rubbed and with old blindstamp from a state library (no other markings in the book or on the endpapers. Internally clean, somewhat embrowned. John Philpot Curran (1750-1817) was a noted Irish orator, lawyer, Member of Parliament and writer of humorous and romantic poetry. He was early in his career nicknamed "Stuttering Jack Curran" for a speech impediment which he later overcame and was widely know in England, Ireland and America for his defence of Irish politicians charged with high treason. Bookseller Inventory # GE11855

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Title: Forensic Eloquence: Sketches of Trials in ...

Publisher: G. Douglas, Baltimore

Publication Date: 1805

Binding: Leather_bound

Book Condition:good

Edition: Second edition

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