The Queen v. Charles Bradlaugh and Annie Besant
Documents a pro-contraceptive perspective of the trial challenging Bradlaugh and Besant's publication of Dr. Charles Knowlton's work 'Fruits of Philosophy', which advocated birth control for working-class families. Bessant was herself an important activist for women's rights and later an important figure in the Theosophical movement of Occult Practitioners in late-Victorian England.
- Publisher: Freethought Publishing Company
- Edition: First Edition
- Date Published: 1877
- Place Published: London
- ISBN: n/a
- Condition: Very good
- Signed: No
- Dust Jacket: No
- Jacket Condition: n/a
In the High Court of Justice. Queen's Bench Division, June 8th, 1877. 324, 8 p. 20 cm. 2 tipped in photographs (Woodburytype). Rust cloth hardcover with gold impression. Worn at edges. Some light scuff marks on boards. Fore-edge foxed. A front tissue guard is detached.