Image Not Available

Palladium of Conscience


Publication Date: 1774
From G.S. MacManus Co., ABAA (Bryn Mawr, PA, U.S.A.)

AbeBooks Seller Since May 16, 2006 Seller Rating 5-star rating

Association Member: ABAA

Quantity Available: 1

Buy Used
Price: US$ 6,600.00 Convert Currency
Shipping: US$ 5.00 Within U.S.A. Destination, rates & speeds
Add to basket

30 Day Return Policy

About this Item

BLACKSTONE, William. The Palladium of Conscience; or, The Foundation of Religious Liberty Displayed, Asserted, and Established, Agreeable to Its True and Genuine Principles, Above the Reach of All Petty Tyrants, Who Attempt to Lord It over the Human Mind. Containing, Furneaux's Letters to Blackstone, Priestley's Remarks on Blackstone, Blackstone's Reply to Priestley. And Blackstone's Case of the Middlesex Election; with Some Other Curious Tracts, Worthy of High Rank in Every gentleman's Literary Repository. Being a Necessary Companion for Every Lover of Religious Liberty, and an Interesting Appendix to Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. Phila.: Printed for the Subscribers, By Robert Bell, 1774. [4],iv,[5]-119,[1];xii,155,[1, advertisement]pp. 18th-century calf, raised spine bands, red morocco spine label. Calf rubbed, some wear to spine and corners, light scattered foxing, else a very good copy. Evans 13154. Earlier published by Bell, with the 1771-1772 edition of Blackstone's Commentaries on the laws of England, under title: Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. Each part has a special title page, dated 1773. "This is the third edition of An Interesting Appendix to Blackstone's Commentaries, with a new general title. Pages 97-119 of The Case of the Late Election, and the title page, prefaces, and pages 1-4, of Furneaux's Letters were reprinted for this edition, which otherwise is the same as the second edition" Evans. This edition is far less common than the 1773 edition. Blackstone's work is considered the definitive pre-Revolutionary source on the Common Law, helping to define the concepts of personal rights and the relationship between a citizen and the government. Bookseller Inventory # 62983

Ask Seller a Question

Bibliographic Details

Title: Palladium of Conscience

Publication Date: 1774

Store Description

We an open shop. Business hours are Monday through Friday, 9-5. We have general Americana, literature, Civil War, local histories and Philadelphia/Pennsylvania items.

Visit Seller's Storefront

Association Member Members of these associations are committed to maintaining the highest standards. They vouch for the authenticity of all items offered for sale. They provide expert and detailed descriptions, disclose all significant defects and/or restorations, provide clear and accurate pricing, and operate with fairness and honesty during the purchase experience.
Terms of Sale:

All books are in reasonable second-hand condition. We accept VISA, MASTERCARD, or personal check. Checks can be made out to the George S. MacManus Company, 12 Water Street, Bryn Mawr, PA, 19010 USA. Emails can be sent to Phone numbers: 610-520-7273. FAX: 610-520-7272. All inquiries should be directed to Clarence Wolf. Deferred billing available for libraries. PA residents add 6%sales tax.

Shipping Terms:

Shipping costs are based on books weighing 2.2 LB, or 1 KG. If your book order is heavy or oversized, we may contact you to let you know extra shipping is required.

List this Seller's Books

Payment Methods
accepted by seller

Visa Mastercard American Express

Check Money Order