The Queen V. Charles Bradlaugh and Annie Besant
Freethought Publishing Company, 1877 - 324 pages
A report of the prosecution of Besant and Bradlaugh for having published an 'obscene libel', Dr. Charles Knowlton's seminal birth control pamphlet, entitled "Fruits of philosophy."
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