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The Ghost of Crim Con or a Check nto Speculation

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Broadside, oblong folio, overall 15" x 10 1/4" (380 x 260 mm), etching by Woodward, as issued. A satire being an the effects of crim con (criminal conversion) in trials for adultery whereby husbands could obtain huge damages. Mary Woolstencraft deplored this situation in her unfinished novel "Maria, the Wrongs of a Woman". BM No. 11119
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