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book #79393
Hale, Matthew
The Jurisdiction of the Lords House, or Parliament, Considered According to Antient Records. To Which is Prefixed by . . . Francis Hargrave, Esq. an Introductory Preface, Including a Narrative of the Same Jurisdiction from the Accession of James the First
Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies . . . in the Strand, London, 1796.
Sole edition of Hale's principal contribution to English constitutional law, praised by Maitland and Holdsworth ("a striking testimony to Hale's mastery of records"), proposing what were to become the modern judicial powers of the House of Lords
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, well preserved with notations and markings principally in lightish pencil throughout; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00
Parliament, House of Lords, English constitutional law

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