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
Condition: Very good
Dust Jacket: No
Jacket Condition: n/a
Details: 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. Light wear. Small black mark at top of front board. Fore-edge foxed. A front tissue guard is detached.