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Somers, John, Lord
Jura Populi Anglicani: Or The Subject's Right of Petitioning Set forth. Occasioned by the Case of the Kentish Petitioners. With some Thoughts on the Reasons which induc'd those Gentlemen to Petition: And of the Commons Right of Imprisoning. Quarto
No Publisher, London, 1701.
First edition (variant) of the classic argument in support of the fundamental right of the people to petition the King and Parliament, premised on natural law and Magna Carta, and attributed to Somers, the "architect of the [English] Bill of Rights"
Modern 1/4 calf, some browning, the margins cut quite close, but all text legible, the Taussig copy; no copy in ESTC in a law library in this country
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$ 850.00
English constitutional law, Parliament, natural law, Magna Carta

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