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Author:
Davies, John
Title:
The Question Concerning Impositions, Tonnage, Poundage, Prizage, Customs . . . Fully stated and argued, from Reason, Law, and Policy [etc.]. Wing D407A
Publisher:
Printed by S.G. for Henry Twyford, in Vine-Court [etc.], London, 1656.
Description:
First edition of Davies' ingenious invocation of international law, the law merchant, and canon and civil law to buttress James I's sovereign claims to impose customs upon international trade absent Parliamentary agreement; with the advertising leaf
Condition:
Modern morocco, some foxing and browning, title and next leaf strained, occasional worming (mainly marginal), discreetly ex-library; a good copy
Book No.:
W-69957
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
international law, canon law, Parliament, Commercial Law
Author:
Davies, John
Title:
Historical Tracts . . . To Which Is Prefixed a New Life of the Author, from Authentic Documents
Publisher:
Printed by William Porter, for Mess. White, Gilbert [etc.], Dublin, 1777.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, the covers abraded, else a fresh copy
Book No.:
W-65326
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
IRELAND
Author:
Davys [Davies], John
Title:
Le Primer Report des Cases et Matters en Ley resolues & adiudges en les Courts del Roy en Ireland. Collect & digest per Sr. Iohn Davys Chiualer, Atturney Generall del Roy en cest Realme [etc.] [the variant with folio 84 unnumbered]. S.T.C. 6362
Publisher:
Printed for the Company of Stationers, London, 1628.
Description:
First London edition of the first and only early Irish reports, first published in Dublin in 1615, undertaken by Davies, attorney general in Ireland, and "[t]he leading figure in the extension and enforcement of the common law" there
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, manuscript paper label, front hinge starting, else quite clean with the bookplate of William Hopkinson; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78295
Price:
$ 1500.00
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