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book #79767
Three Patents Concerning the Honourable Degree and Dignitie Of Baronets, The first containing the Creation and Grant. The second a decree with addition of other Priuiledges. The thirde a confirmation and explanation. S.T.C. 9238. Quarto
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1617.
Sole printing of all three patents issued by James I creating what has become the modern baronetage, seeking to resolve (unsuccessfully?) matters of precedence, and attempting in the third patent (not previously printed) further clarification
Modern marbled wraps, staining to some leaves, the top margin cut close, else clean and usable, with the signature "A" blank; the Taussig copy
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$ 650.00

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