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Anno xxiii Reginae. At this present Session of Parliament . . . the xvi day of Ianuarie, in the xxiii yeere of the reigne of . . . Lady Elizabeth [1581] . . . were enacted as followeth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9484 [including this copy]; not in Beale
Imprinted . . . by Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1581.
First printing of this Parliament's acts, as religious tumult swirled through England, mass forbidden and attempts to convert subjects to Catholicism made treason [c.1], with seditious words punished by mutilation and seditious books with death [c.2]
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the title darkened, trimmed, and spotted, without the subsidies and pardon (as often), sound; the Taussig copy
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$ 1100.00
Acts, Parliament, Religion, freedom of speech, freedom of press

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