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Cecil, William, Lord Burghley
The Execution of Justice in England for maintenaunce of publique and Christian peace, against certeine stirrers of sedition, and adherents to the traytors and enemies of the Realme, without any Persecvtion of them [etc.]. S.T.C. 4903; Beale T326
Imprinted at London mense Ian. 1583. An. Reg. Eliz. 26 [etc.], London, 1584.
The reissue of Cecil's famous tract, "one of the first literary examples of a change in men's conceptions about religious toleration", defending the execution of Edmund Campion and other Catholics, but for treason, not for their religious beliefs
Modern calf, the title soiled and top margin cut close touching some running heads (legibility not affected), else clean; the Taussig copy
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$ 2500.00

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