[Item #31770] The Trial of Annie Besant and Charles Bradlaugh. Roger MANVELL.

The Trial of Annie Besant and Charles Bradlaugh

New York: Horizon Press, 1976. First American Edition. Octavo (22.5cm); hunter green paper-covered boards, with titles stamped in gilt on spine; dustjacket; x, 182pp. Fine in a Fine, unclipped dustjacket (priced $8.95).

Full account of the April, 1877 trial of Annie Besant, the estranged wife of a clergyman who accused of publishing "obscene libel" in the form of a pamphlet advocating family planning and describing current methods of contraception in detail. It also describes her love relationship with the famous British freethinker Charles Bradlaugh.

Price: $25.00

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