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Author:      Crompton, Richard
Title:       Star-Chamber Cases. Shewing What Causes Properly Belong to the
             Cognizance of that Court. Collected for the most part out of Mr.
             Crompton, his Booke, entituled The Iurisdiction of divers Courts.
             S.T.C. 6056. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for Iohn Grove at Furniuals Inne Gate, London, 1630.
Description: First edition of the first work devoted exclusively to the Star
             Chamber, whose procedures (including torture) "ha[ve]
             subsequently, though not wholly justly, [made it] a synonym for a
             tribunal of arbitrary tyranny" and led to its abolition in 1641
Condition:   Modern vellum, new endpapers, some browning, light staining to the
             title and following leaf, occasional early notations, quite
             usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:     W-79630                Price: $    1250.00
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