The Trial, By Impeachment, of Henry Lord Viscount Melville, For High Crimes And Misdemeanors, before The House of Peers In Westminster Hall, between the 29th of April and the 17th of May, 1806. To which is prefixed a Sketch of the life and political character of His Lordship, and a complete Account of the Proceedings in Parliament relative to the charges on which the impeachment was founded.
London, Printed for Longman, Hurst and Orme, 1806. Octavo. Frontispiece-Portrait, XCV, 378 pages plus 8 unnumbered pages of an Appendix [Accounts and Balances regarding the Navy-funds Lord Melville was accused to have misused etc.]. Original 18th century Hardcover with gilt lettering and ornament on spine. The binding is now in protective collector’s Mylar. Very good condition with only minor signs of external wear. Slightly rubbed with minor cracks to spine. Binding firm. Bookplate of Daniel Conner to pastedown.