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book #79267
Holbourne, Robert
The Learned Readings of Sir Robert Holbourne . . . Upon The Statute of 25 Edw 3 Cap 2 Being the Statute of Treasons. To which is added, Cases of Prerogative, Treason, Misprision of Treason, Felony Written by . . . Francis Bacon. Wing H2373; Gibson 199
Printed for Sam. Heyrick . . . and Matthew Gilliflower [etc.], London, 1681.
The sole printed Inns of Court reading on the fundamental statute which, in Maitland's words, "[f]rom 1352 to the present day . . . has formed the basis of the law of treason", coupled with Bacon's own 'Cases of Treason' first published in 1641
Contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, the title somewhat chipped and with a repair (no text affected), else crisp, with the errata; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00
criminal law, Inns of Court, education

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