A tract on duelling

Title Page - A tract on duelling

Uncut, with original paper boards and paper spine label “Duelling”.

  • Author: Sharp, Granville, 1735-1813.
  • Title: A tract on duelling : wherein the opinions of some of the most celebrated writers on crown law are examined and corrected either by the authority of the same writer, declared in contradictory sentiments on the same subject collated from other parts of their works … in order to ascertain the due distinction between manslaughter and murder / by Granville Sharp.
  • Published: London : Printed for B. White and Son, Fleet-Street; and C. Dilly, in the Poultry, MDCCXC [1790]
  • Edition: Second edition with additions.

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Acquired January 2012

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