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Title:
A Declaration of His Maiesties Royall pleasure, in what sort He thinketh fit to enlarge, Or reserue Himselfe in matter of Bountie. S.T.C. 9223.2 [the 'Care' variant] [the Taussig copy]. Quarto
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker, Printer to the King [etc.], London, 1610.
Description:
First edition of James's famed 'Book of Bounty', anticipating the seminal Statute of Monopolies of 1624 and its "foundation of the patent law of the present day", preserving the rights of inventors but otherwise greatly restricting Royal prerogative
Condition:
Original stabbed self-wraps, quite dusty, some staining, else an appealing unsophisticated copy; with the last blank but not the first signature leaf
Book No.:
W-72690
Price:
$ 650.00
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