PETER ZENGER, FIGHTER FOR FREEDOM
First Edition. A fictionalized story of John Peter Zenger (1697-1746), colonial publisher and journalist, who was the central figure in the trial that established a legal precedence for freedom of the press in America. With a note from the author. Illustrated by Ralph Ray. The jacket (with price clipped) and the cover of this copy show minor wear and soiling.
More On This Subject - -
> CENSORSHIP, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
> PUBLISHING HISTORY, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
> PRINTING HISTORY, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
> UNITED STATES, NEW YORK
> HISTORY, EIGHTEENTH CENTURY
> COLONIAL AMERICA
> NEW-YORK WEEKLY JOURNAL
> ZENGER, ANNA
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> from a Delaware collector
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> Cooper, Kent., ANNA ZENGER, MOTHER OF FREEDOM.
> Rutherfurd, Livingston, JOHN PETER ZENGER, HIS PRESS, HIS TRIAL AND A BIBLIOGRAPHY OF ZENGER IMPRINTS
CATALOGUE DE LA RICHE BIBLIOTHEQUE DE ROSNY
Text in French. Auction catalogue of the Bibliotheque du chateau de Rosny, de [Caroline-Louise-Ferdinande, duchess de Berry] et du Duc de Sully (Blogie 45). Listing 2578, 330, and 74 lots. With two plates (Blogie lists three). Original wrappers, the front wrapper is chipped at the corners and edges, the rear wrapper is detached. The wrappers are soiled and age darkened. The spine is chipped with most of the wrapper missing, There is also some glue residue on the spine. The text block is cracked and separated in one place. The edges of the text block are wrinkled. There is some interior foxing.