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110 numbered copies only, initialled by the publisher. 4to. 93pp, frontis illus. Cloth with dustwrapper. Fine [new]. ***The great libel case, Gamaliel Butler v. Andrew Bent - Butler as 'Mr Cockatrice', after the fabulous reptile; reported by Robert Lathrop Murray, the greatest of the colonial editors. The first trial by civil jury in the Supreme Court of Van Diemen's Land, May 1830. Alfred Stephen for Butler and J.T. Gellibrand for Bent, before Chief Justice J.L.Pedder. With notes on the lawyers and others.
Title: Mr Cockatrice. Van Diemen's Land, MDCCCXXX.
Publisher: Adelaide, James Dally: 2003
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