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book #79708
A Declaration of His Maiesties Royall pleasure, in what sort He thinketh fit to enlarge, Or reserue Himselfe in matter of Bountie [The "Book of Bounty"]. S.T.C. 9223.2 [the 'Cure' variant]. Quarto
Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker, Printer to the King [etc.], London, 1610.
First edition of James's famed 'Book of Bounty', anticipating the seminal Statute of Monopolies of 1624 and its "foundation of the patent law of the present day", preserving the rights of inventors but otherwise greatly restricting Royal prerogative
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, light browning, else very clean and crisp, with the first blank signature "A"; the Taussig copy
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$ 650.00

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