P. Byrne, Grafton-Street: Dublin, 1794. Hardcover. Very Good. Item #21-6372
A few have illus., 8.5 x 5.5", marbled boards, leather spine and corners, raised bands with gilt dec., leather spine label with gilt lettering, pagination varies. Covers worn, soiled, scuffed/scraped, replacement spine label, spine and corners missing small pieces, outer/inner hinges cracked and archivally reinforced, replacement endpapers, bookplate, some of the accounts have scattered foxing, creasing, light soiling/staining, edge tears, overall very good condition. All published in Dublin except for Yelverton which was published in London. The trials: "The Trial Of Francis Bellew...For Appearing In Arms With A Mob Of Defenders" Byrne 1794; "Full Report...On The Trial Of Rev. William Jackson 1795" Exshaw; "Defence Of William Bourke Kirwin Condemned For The Alleged Murder Of His Wife", fold out map, Webb & Chapman 1853; "The Kirwin Case Illustrating The Danger Of Conviction On Circumstantial Evidence" Gilpin 1853; "Trial Of James Spollen For The Murder Of George Samuel Little" Milliken 1857; "Report Of The Trial For An Action of Libel...Right Hon. Earl of Erne plaintiff John Grey Vesey Porter, Esq. Defendant" Goodwin 1859; letter "To The Right Honorable Sir Robert Pell, Bart." from Catherine Winter regarding abuse of justice in two cases of the Irish Court, two illus., np 1862; "Trial Of John Curran cabman For The Outrage Committed On The Person Of Miss L.M. Jolly", frontis, np 1861; "Report Of The Trial (By Court Martial) Of Captain A.M. Robertson" frontis, McGlashan & Gill 1862; "Unabridged Copyright Edition" "The Yelverton Marriage Case, Thelwall vs. Yelverton", one full page plate, many text illus., Vickers 1861. Armorial bookplate of John Ponsonby. John William Ponsonby, 1781-1847, was the 4th Earl of Bessborough, PC, and served as the Home Secretary and Lord Lieutenant of Ireland. The motto for his coat of arms "For The King, For The Law, For The People". A great association piece.