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Author:      Herbert, W[illiam]
Title:       Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery: Containing
             Historical and Descriptive Sketches Relative to Their Original
             Foundation, Customs, Ceremonies, Buildings, Government . . . With
             a Concise History of English Law
Publisher:   Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry [etc.], London, 1804.
Description: A large paper copy (295mm x 220mm), the edges untrimmed; with the
             24 engraved plates
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf, rebacked, some foxing, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-57408                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Second edition
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.],
             London, 1671.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court) still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, joints cracked, else a sound copy
Book No.:    W-63682                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Author:      Spilsbury (comp.), William H.
Title:       The Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the Hon.
             Society of Lincoln's Inn
Publisher:   Printed for the Society, London, 1859.
Description: The copy presented by Lincoln's Inn to Chetham's Library,
             Manchester, with its pictorial bookplate recording the
             presentation on the front pastedown and its discreet circular
             ownership stamp elsewhere
Condition:   Original pebbled cloth, rebacked, some foxing, but quite sound
Book No.:    W-65297                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Bibliography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Staundforde, Guilliaulme
Title:       Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusors titles & comon lieux. Per
             queux home plus redement & plenairement trouera quelque chose quil
             quira, touchaunt les dits Plees [etc.]. S.T.C. 23222; Beale T489
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . within temple Barre . . . By Richard Tottel,
             London, 1574.
Description: The penultimate 16th century edition (of five) of the first
             treatise on English criminal law, culminating a century-long
             movement centered in the Inns of Court, a work which, in Dr.
             Baker's words, "may well have become an assize judge's vade mecum"
Condition:   Sevententh century unlettered sheep, rubbed, slightly bowed, three
             faint circular stamps, yet a very good crisp clean copy
Book No.:    W-76025                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Baker, John (ed.)
Title:       Selected Readings and Commentaries on Magna Carta 1400-1604
Publisher:   Selden Society, London, 2015.
Description: Professor Baker's selection of Inns of Court readings on Magna
             Carta (a "source . . . which has lain almost entirely unnoticed"),
             plus Sir Edward Coke's unpublished essay on Chapter 29, providing
             a new dimension to the story of the Great Charter
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-78752                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Inns of Court, Magna Carta
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Author:      Carr (ed.), Sir Cecil
Title:       Pension Book of Clement's Inn
Publisher:   Bernard Quaritch, Londondge, 1960.
Description:
Condition:   Volume 78 for the year 1960
Book No.:    W-25020                Price: $      45.00
Category:    philosophy of law, Inns of Court
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Author:      Bellewe (ed.), Richard
Title:       Ascvns Nouell cases de les ans & temps le Roy, H.8. Ed.6. & la
             Roygne Mary, Escrie, ex la graund Abridgement, composed per Sir
             Robert Brooke . . . disperse en les Titles. Mes icy collecte sub
             ans [etc.]. S.T.C. 3823; Beale R480; not in Baker
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . within Temple Barre . . . by Richard Tottill,
             London, 1587.
Description: The work containing portions of the first Inns of Court reading to
             be printed, Justice Frowyk's lecture on Prerogative Regis,
             preceding by several decades the the first (in 1635) located in
             J.H. Baker's "Readings and Readers in the Inns of Court"
Condition:   Later 1/2 sheep over marbled boards, quite worn, some browning and
             staining, the margins cut close occasionally affecting sidenotes;
             a usable copy
Book No.:    W-73859                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    Abridgements, reports of cases, Inns of Court
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Title:       Catalogue of Printed Books Comprising Sporting Books Industry,
             Engineering & Transport, Cosmetics, Victorian Literature, Law
             Books, and Other Subjects
Publisher:   Sotheby's, London, 1975/76.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-16257                Price: $      15.00
Category:    Inns of Court, Dealer
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Title:       Catalogue of Printed Books [Including] the Property of Lincoln's
             Inn Library
Publisher:   Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 1978.
Description: Sotheby's November 9, 1978 sale at Hodgson's Rooms, Chancery Lane,
             with 21 lots from the library of Lincoln's Inn, primarily
             materials printed by local historical societies; with the
             estimates and prices realized lists laid in
Condition:   Original printed, stapled wraps, well-preserved; 62 pages
Book No.:    W-17209                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Auction Catalogues, Dealer, Bibliography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Wood, Thomas
Title:       Some Thoughts Concerning the Study of the Laws of England.
             Particularly in the Two Universities [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for J. Stagg . . . and D. Browne [etc.], London, 1727.
Description: Wood's prescient effort, anticipating Blackstone, "urg[ing] the
             extension of legal education beyond the confines of the inns of
             court to the universities", with particular authors and subjects
             on both common and civil law recommended throughout
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, a very good copy, quite
             clean and well-margined; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78056                Price: $     850.00
Category:    education
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Author:      Hughes, William
Title:       Hughes's Queries. Or, Choice Cases for Moots, Containing Several
             Points of Law, not Resolved in the Books. Being very Useful for
             the Students of the Common Lawes [etc.]. Wing H3329. 12mo
Publisher:   Printed for George Dawes, and are to be sold at his Shop [etc.],
             London, 1675.
Description: The only early modern collection of mooted cases, continuing a
             tradition existing before the Inns of Courts were established,
             setting forth the facts, the issues, and (sometimes tentatively)
             the conclusions, often reminiscent of 20th century pedagogy
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, browning, margins cut close
             not affecting the text, a sound copy; without the imprimatur leaf
Book No.:    W-11347                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    education
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Author:      Waterhous, Edward
Title:       Fortescutus Illustratus, Or a Commentary On that Nervous Treatise
             De Laudibus Legum Angliae, Written by Sir John Fortescue . . . The
             Heroique Design of whose Excellent Judgement . . . is humbly
             endeavoured to be Revived, Admired, and Advanced. Wing W1046
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Roycroft for Thomas Dicas [etc.], London, 1663.
Description: One of Waterhous's principal works, particularly important for
             printing a lost manuscript on moots in the Inns of Court;
             presentation copy ("For my noble friend / Sr Wm Turner [the noted
             civil lawyer] / from the Author / This most humble present")
Condition:   Contemporary mottled calf, somewhat stained, the joints just
             cracking but firm, ex-Kirkleatham Library, else well preserved;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78073                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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Author:      Lane, Thomas
Title:       The Student's Guide through Lincoln's Inn: Containing an Account
             of that Honourable Society, the forms of admission, keeping terms,
             performing exercises, call to the bar
Publisher:   Prrinted fo T. Lane, by Ellerton and Henderson, London, 1814.
Description: A guide for "gentlemen desirous of being acquainted with the rules
             by which the societies of the inns of court are regulated." With a
             map engraving of the grounds, an engraved title page and two
             plates of facsimilar signatures of notable individuals
Condition:   Publsher's boards, untrimmed; pages toned and spotted, spine label
             chipped, joints split but holding
Book No.:    W-91856                Price: $     100.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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Title:       Catalogus Librorum Bibliothecae Honorabilis Societatis Medii
             Templi [bound with] Catalogus Continens Libros qui Bibliothecae
             Honorabilis Societatis Medii Templi Londini Additi Fuerunt, Ab
             Anno 1734 ad hoc Tempus. Ordine Dictionarii Dispositus
Publisher:   [1] Carolo Worsley [2] Thoma Sewell, London, 1734 & 1766.
Description: The first substantial catalogue of any Inns of Court library, and
             the only such to appear in the 18th century, arranged
             alphabetically and denoting size, when and where printed, and
             location; with the Inn's first supplementary catalogue bound in
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, the spine extra gilt,
             the boards with gilt tooled borders, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns; sumptuous
Book No.:    W-79045                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Bibliography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Fortescue, John
Title:       A Learned commendation of the politique lawes of England: wherein
             by most pitthy reasons and evident demonstrations they are
             plainelye proved farre to excell aswell the Civile Lawes of the
             Empiere [etc.]. Beale T358; S.T.C. 11195
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in Fletestrete . . . by Richarde Tottell [etc.],
             London, 1573.
Description: First reissue of the first English translation of a work placed
             "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in
             the late 15th century, highly popular, and the first work to
             examine extensively trial by jury and the Inns of Court
Condition:   Contemporary blind panelled unlettered calf, rebacked, the
             original spine laid down, remains of ties, well-preserved with
             good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78459                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    Inns of Court, political theory, juries
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Author:      Spilsbury, William H. (comp.)
Title:       The Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the Hon.
             Society of Lincoln's Inn [with] John Nicholson (comp.), Catalogue
             of the Printed Books in the Library . . . of Lincoln's Inn.
             Supplementary Volume, Containing the Additions from 1859-1890
Publisher:   Printed for the Society [etc.], London, 1859 & 1890.
Description: The last two major catalogues of the library's holdings of printed
             books (excluding its pamphlets collection) when "it was the
             largest law library in the English-speaking world", its foundation
             in 1497 earlier than any other library in London
Condition:   Original brown pebbled cloth, gilt, occasional light foxing and
             pencil checkmarks, else very good copies
Book No.:    W-77815                Price: $     550.00
Category:    Bibliography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Coleridge, Stephen
Title:       Quiet Hours in the Temple
Publisher:   Mills and Boon, London, 1924.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, front free endpaper absent, otherwise sound
Book No.:    W-63065                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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Author:      Silsoe, [Malcolm Trustam Eve] Lord
Title:       Peculiarities of the Temple
Publisher:   The Estates Gazette Limited, London, 1972.
Description: A work seriously examining the Temple as a 'peculiar' and 'exempt'
             property over the course of its 800 years both in religious and
             secular matters, with a penultimate chapter devoted to its special
             status in administering justice within its confines
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a trifle spotted, the frontispiece
             loosening, else a very good copy; with a complimentary slip from
             Master Silsoe laid in
Book No.:    W-72204                Price: $      85.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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Author:      Carr, Cecil T. (ed.)
Title:       Pension Book of Clement's Inn
Publisher:   Bernard Quaritch, London, 1960.
Description:
Condition:   Selden Society, Volume 78 for the Year 1960; somewhat worn
Book No.:    W-17302                Price: $      45.00
Category:    philosophy of law, Inns of Court
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Inns of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Third edition. Wing D2490
Publisher:   Printed for Christop. Wilkinson [and two others] [etc.], London,
             1680.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the 7 plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, ex-library, the front board detached and the
             title and first leaf loose; with the armorial bookplate of
             Charles, Viscount Bruce
Book No.:    W-74934                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Author:      Brook, Robert
Title:       The Reading Of that famous Lawyer Sr. Robert Brook Kt. Upon the
             Statute of Limitations, 32.H.8. Cap.2. Wing B4897
Publisher:   Printed for Hen. Twyford . . . in the Middle-Temple, London, 1647.
Description: One of the few Inns of Court readings ever printed, of which John
             Baker locates some two dozen, and the only such upon the important
             Henrician reform enacting the first statute of limitations (in
             1540) enhancing the certainty of title to property
Condition:   Modern blind-tooled calf, gilt board edges, gilt-lettered label,
             title foxed, some browning and foxing elsewhere, ex-library; a
             usable copy
Book No.:    W-70689                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Inns of Court, Readings, Procedure, Real Property
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Author:
Title:       Legal London engraved. Twelve Wood Engravings by Hilary Paynter.
             Introduction and Notes by William E. Butler and Brian H.W. Hill
Publisher:   The Primrose Academy Ltd, London, 1998.
Description: Twelve stunning engravings capturing never previously depicted
             scenes of the Inns and their surroundings, the first instance in
             which the Inns have been portrayed in woodcuts, the artist, Hilary
             Paynter, among the foremost wood engravers of our time
Condition:   Buckram-backed decorated boards, one of 135 copies (number 81)
             designed and printed by Sebastian Carter at the Rampant Lions
             Press signed by the artist
Book No.:    W-74971                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Legal Art, Inns of Court
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       A Perfect Copy of all Summons of the Nobility to the Great
             Councils and Parliaments of this Realm, from the XLIX [Year] of
             King Henry the III, Until these present Times. Wing D2491
Publisher:   Printed by S.R. for Robert Clavell at the Peacock [etc.], London,
             1685.
Description: The last work of Dugdale, of whom David Douglas observed that the
             "study of English medieval scholars between 1660 and 1730 should
             begin with his great and honoured name", beginning with the famed
             Parliament summoned in 1265; one of 700 copies
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed and a little dusty, but a very good copy
Book No.:    W-60141                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Inns of Court, Parliament
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Second edition
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.],
             London, 1671.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, front board detached, embrowning; sound
Book No.:    W-60145                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Title:       Pen and Ink Sketches In Chancery. By a Lounger in the Courts.
             Parts I-III [all published]. Not in Bland
Publisher:   William [and Richard] Amer, Law Bookseller & Publisher [etc.],
             London, 1877-82.
Description: An acute depiction of the late 19th century Chancery bar,
             putatively written by a disheartened litigant who has taken up
             'lounging' in the Court, but clearly (in the words of a
             contemporary) "the results of long observation"
Condition:   Original printed wraps, residue of tape on two wraps, occasional
             foxing, else good copies, 10+20+15 pages
Book No.:    W-76938                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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Author:      Rolt, John
Title:       The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Sir John Rolt, Lord Justice of
             the Court of Appeal in Chancery 1804-1871 [Edited by C.T. Le
             Quesne]
Publisher:   Printed by Order of the Masters of the Bench . . . Inner Temple,
             London], 1939.
Description: First publication of the miraculously surviving autobiography of
             John Rolt, who, though orphaned at age ten, through native
             intelligence and diligence became an accomplished Chancery
             practitioner and, subsequently, attorney general and judge
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the frontispiece
             portrait and ten additional full page plates
Book No.:    W-16015                Price: $      45.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, biography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Burnett, Gilbert
Title:       The Life and Death of Sir Matthew Hale, Kt. Sometime Lord Chief
             Justice of His Majesties Court of Kings Bench. Wing B5828
Publisher:   Printed for William Shrowsbery, at the Bible in Duke-Lane, London,
             1682.
Description: First reissue of one of the few early, contemporary biographies of
             an English judge or lawyer, still "the main source of personal
             details" of our knowledge of Hale and, in Holdsworth's words, "the
             best life"; with the frontispiece
Condition:   Contemporary gilt panelled goatskin morocco, skilfully repaired,
             the spine extra gilt, marbled pastedowns, quite a pretty copy
Book No.:    W-53376                Price: $     250.00
Category:    biography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Bellewe (ed.), Richard
Title:       Ascvns Nouell cases de les ans et temps le Roy, H.8. Ed.6. & la
             Roygne Mary, Escrie ex la graund Abridgement, composed per Sir
             Robert Brooke . . . disperse en les Titles. Mes icy collect sub
             ans [etc.]. S.T.C. 3821.5; Beale R479; Cowley 72; not in Baker
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. Cum priuilegio, London, 1578.
Description: The work containing portions of the first Inns of Court reading to
             be printed, Justice Frowyk's lecture on Prerogative Regis,
             preceding by several decades the the first (in 1635) located in
             J.H. Baker's "Readings and Readers in the Inns of Court"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, blind centered lozenges, joints just cracking
             but very firm, an exceptionally clean copy with generous margins;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78989                Price: $    1350.00
Category:    Abridgements, reports of cases, Inns of Court
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Author:      Staunford, William
Title:       Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusiors titles & common lieux.
             Per queux home plus redement & plenairement, trouera quelque chose
             queil quira, touchaunt les ditz plees composees lan du grace,
             1557. S.T.C. 23219; Beale T485. Quarto
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1557.
Description: First edition (of six) of the first treatise on English criminal
             law, culminating a century-long movement centered in the Inns of
             Court, a work which, in Dr. Baker's words, "may well have become
             an assize judge's vade mecum"
Condition:   Early blind panelled calf, rebacked, rubbed, new endpapers, a
             trace of worming, clean with good margins, once Phil Cohen's copy,
             now the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78997                Price: $    5500.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Herbert, W[illiam]
Title:       Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery; Containing
             Historical and Descriptive Sketches Relative to Their Original
             Foundation, Customs, Ceremonies, Buildings, Government . . . With
             a Concise History of English Law
Publisher:   Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; J. Storer [etc.], London,
             1804.
Description: One of the few early works on the Inns of Court and the only one
             from the early 19th century singled out for mention by Holdsworth;
             with several prefatory chapters on English law, its judges and
             courts, types of trial, and 24 engravings
Condition:   Early 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled edges and pastedowns,
             all edges gilt, quite rubbed, else a good, large-paper
             (20.5x26.5mm) copy
Book No.:    W-78228                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       Le Reading del Mon Seignior Coke, Sur Lestatute de 27 E[dward] I
             [1299]. appelle Lestatute de Finibus Levatis [etc.]. Quarto. Wing
             C4943
Publisher:   Excudebat T.R. Sumptibus G. Lee, D. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1662.
Description: First edition (and the only separate issuance) of Coke's only
             published reading, twenty-three lectures given by him at Lyons Inn
             shortly after he was called to the bar, and a rare example of a
             lecture's text delivered before an Inn of Chancery
Condition:   Modern calf, the spine gilt-lettered, especially crisp and well-
             preserved, with the final blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78653                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Readings, Inns of Court, Real Property
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Author:      Baker, John (comp.)
Title:       The Men of Court 1440 to 1550, A Prosopography of the Inns of
             Court and Chancery and the Courts of Law. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Selden Society, London, 2012.
Description: A monumental work, the biography of every named person connected
             with the law over the course of more than a century, including all
             known members of the inns of court and chancery, with over 10,000
             entries and much information never before published
Condition:   Original cloth, as new in the dustjackets, with 48 plates, half in
             color; Selden Society Supplementary Series Volume 18
Book No.:    W-76717                Price: $     240.00
Category:    biography, 15TH CENTURY, 16TH CENTURY
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