PETER ZENGER, FIGHTER FOR FREEDOM
First Edition, second printing. A fictionalized story of John Peter Zenger (1697-1746), colonial publisher and journalist, who was the central figure in the 1735 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 and cover of this copy show minor wear and soiling.
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> 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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CATALOGUE DE LIVRES D'ART ARCHITECTURE ET DÉCORATION PEIN...
by Rapilly, Georges
Each volume contains about 20 sales catalogues (each of which is 40 pages long and lists approximately 750 texts) put forth by the Parisian bookseller Georges Rapilly. The catalogues list books on architecture, sculpture, painting and engraving. Some catalogues also include prints and portraits, both ancient and modern. Rapilly's customers included the École Nationale des Beaux-Arts and the Bibliothèque Nationale. Rear board detached on Volume one. Some early pages have also detached. Minor rubbing and chipping to covers.