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book #79871
Staunford, William
An Exposicion of the Kinges Prerogatiue, collected out of the great abridgement of Iustice Fitzherbert, and other olde writers of the lawes of England . . . Wherevnto is annexed the Proces to the same Praerogatiue appertayning. S.T.C. 23216; Beale T495
Imprinted . . . in Fleet-streate . . . by Richard Tottel [etc.], London, 1577.
An early edition of Staunford's pioneering treatise, as he "led the way" (in John Baker's words) in writing a treatise on a specific subject area, here the King's power upon such matters as marriage, wardship, idiots, lunatics, escheats and wrecks
Modern elaborately blind decorated calf, very light browning, else well preserved with the occasional notation and underlining; the Taussig copy
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$ 1100.00
English constitutional law, marriage, insanity, infants, maritime law

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