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Author:
Snagg, Robert
Title:
The Antiquity & Original Of the Court of Chancery, And Authority of the Lord Chancellor of England. Being a Branch of Serjeant Snagg's Reading, upon the 28 Chapter of Magna Charta [etc.]. Wing S4381A [three copies in ESTC, none in North America]
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Seile over against Saint Dunstans Church [etc.], London, 1654.
Description:
Only edition of a rare work, ambitiously seeking to reconcile the power and discretion of the Chancellor in equity with the most famous clause of Magna Carta [chapter 39] guaranteeing a "judgment of peers . . . according to the law of the land"
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the joints rubbed but sound, very light foxing and the title a bit darkened, else quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79279
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
equity, Magna Carta

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