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Powell, John (comp.)
The Assize of Bread. With sundry good and needful Ordinances for Bakers, Brewers, Inholders, Victuallers, Vintners, and Butchers; And other Assizes in Weights and Measures, which by the Laws of this Realm, are Commanded to be observed [etc.]. Wing P3060
Printed for R. Scot, T. Basset, J. Wright [and two others], London, 1684.
The assize which essentially determined the price of bread, based on the table compiled by John Powell, Clerk of the London market and in effect for most of the 17th century, thereby insulating bakers "both from profiteering and speculative loss"
Modern calf, extra gilt, a luscious Riviere binding, with the eight woodcuts of the various methods of baking bread; the Taussig copy
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$ 2500.00
Commercial Law, Legal Art

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