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Rastell, William (comp.)
A Collection in English, of the Statutes nowe in force, continued from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yeere of the reigne of King H.3. vntill . . . the 23 yeere of the Reigne of our gracious Queene Elizabeth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9315; Cowley 77
Imprinted . . . by Christopher Barker . . . 1583 [colophon], London, 1583.
One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success", arranging the statutes alphabetically and far surpassing all previous efforts
Modern calf, the original covers mounted, margin of title repaired (no text affected), minor marginal worming, yet a very good copy (the Taussig copy)
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$ 4500.00
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography

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