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Bacon, Francis
A Charge Given by . . . Francis Bacon At a Sessions holden for the Verge . . . Declaring The Latitude of the Jurisdiction thereof, and the Offences therein inquireable, as well by the Common Law, as by several Statutes [etc.]. Wing B277; Gibson 234
Printed for Robert Pawlett . . . near the Temple, London, 1676.
Bacon's charge given as he was appointed to his first judicial post by James I, the "Court of the Verge" (its jurisdiction within 12 miles of Whitehall), Bacon touching on such diverse subjects as fraud, Jesuits, perjury, prophecies, and witchcraft
Modern morocco, browned, margins cut close, the sidenotes sometimes just affected, title trimmed and repaired, usable only; the Taussig copy
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$ 1500.00
fraud, Religion, witchcraft

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