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Somers, John, Lord
A Guide to the Knowledge of the Rights and Privileges of Englishmen. Containing . . . Magna Charta, with Remarks thereon . . . The Habeas Corpus Act . . . The Bill of Rights . . . To which is added, [John Somers] The Security of Englishmens Lives [etc.]
Printed for J. Scott, at the Black Swan in Pater-noster-Row, London, 1757.
One of the principal works of Somers, "the embodiment of the perfect Whig" in Holdsworth's words, and "a master of legal principles [and] of presenting them in a lucid form", with the glossed landmarks of English constitutional law prefacing its text
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, with the errata pasted down on the verso of the title; a clean usable copy
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$ 1250.00
Magna Carta, English constitutional law, habeas corpus, English Law

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