The FOURTH ESTATE: Contributions Towards A History of Newspapers, and of the Liberty of the Press. In Two Volumes. . Knight Hunt, rederick, 1814 - 1854.

The FOURTH ESTATE: Contributions Towards A History of Newspapers, and of the Liberty of the Press. In Two Volumes.

London: David Bogue, 1850. 1st edition. 2 volumes (viii, 302; iv, 298 pp [including Index]). 8vo. Orange stamped cloth, gilt spine lettering. VG+ (modest shelfwear/po booklabel to front paste-down). 1925 TLS article pasted-in at rear of Vol II [discusses 'newsbooks']. Item #24269

Hunt was a newspaper editor, including in his credits the Daily News (1851-54), which had the distinction of having Charles Dickens as it's first editor, albeit briefly, in January 1846.

Price: $350.00

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