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Egerton, Thomas, Baron Ellesmere
The Lord Chancellor Egerton's Observations on the Lord Coke's Reports: Particularly in the Debate of Causes Relating to The Right of the Church; The Power of the King's Prerogative; The Jurisdiction of Courts; or, The Interest of the Subject. Folio
Printed by John Nutt, Assignee of Edward Sayer [etc.], London, 1710?.
The only edition of part of the great struggle between Bacon, Coke and Ellesmere, and between the common law and chancery, leading to Coke's disgrace and, in John Baker's words, "a catastrophic year in the history of the English judicial system"
Modern goat morocco, neatly gilt, some browning and foxing, else quite handsome, with the half title; the Macclesfield copy, privately acquired
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$ 1500.00
17TH CENTURY, reports of cases

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