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The Kings Maiesties Declaration to His Subiects, Concerning lawfull Sports to be vsed. S.T.C. 9238.9. Quarto
Printed by Bonham Norton, and Iohn Bill [etc.], London, 1618.
First edition of James's Declaration, permitting dancing (men and women) and maypoles and the like, but proscribing bear and bull baiting and bowling, reissued by Charles I, but ultimately proving unenforceable and ordered publicly burnt in 1643
Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, light browning, else well preserved with ample margins, with the first and last blanks; the Taussig copy
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