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The Grete abbregement of the statutys of Englond untyll the xxii yere of kyng Henry the viii. Cum priuilegio Regali. S.T.C. 9521; Beale S48; Cowley 19
William Rastell?, London?, 1531?.
A rare edition (the first to be titled the "Great Abridgement") expanding and improving upon the first abridgement of English statutes in English edited and published by John Rastell in 1519, undertaken by Rastell's son, William; seven copies in ESTC
Blind panelled calf, rebacked, (Oldham BIB3 front board, AN13 back), repairs to title and following leaf, Phyllyppus Denys signature; the Taussig copy
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$ 8500.00
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