JOHN PETER ZENGER: HIS PRESS, HIS TRIAL AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ZENGER IMPRINTS
Item #: 59666
Published: New York; Dodd, Mead and Company; 1904. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: BIOGRAPHY/WRITINGS ON LEGAL MINDS, BIBLIOGRAPHY, CRIMINAL LAW & PROCEDURE
Reprint of the 1904 edition, which was limited to 325copies. The standard older account of the trial, it remainsa valuable part of the Zenger bibliography. For manyscholars the most valuable parts of this study are the"Literal Reprint of the First Edition of the Trial" and thedescriptive bibliography of titles issued by the ZengerPress, the list of issues of the New York Weekly Journal andthe bibliography of the trial. Taken together, thesechapters provide an overview of Zenger's career, the workshe printed and the historical reception of his trial toabout 1900.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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