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Author:
Lechford, Thomas
Title:
Plain Dealing or News from New England. With an Introduction and Notes by J. Hammond Trumbull
Publisher:
J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.
Description:
The first book written by a lawyer practising in this country, this the last and best edition
Condition:
3/4 morocco over marbled boards, gilt, joints tender, else nice
Book No.:
W-51934
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
colonies, New England, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Lechford, Thomas
Title:
Plain Dealing or News from New England
Publisher:
J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.
Description:
The first book (here in its last and best edition) written by a lawyer practising in this country, originally appearing in London in 1642; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies signed by the publishers
Condition:
Later blue buckram, a bit dusty, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-40182
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
colonies, New England, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
De Lolme, Jean Louis
Title:
The Constitution of England; Or, an Account of the English Government: In Which It Is Compared, Both with the Republican Form of Government, and the other Monarchies of Europe [etc.]. Cohen 2754 [mis-citing the Evans number, which is Evans 24263]
Publisher:
Printed by Hodge & Campbell, and Sold at Their . . . Book-Stores, New-York, 1792.
Description:
Only American edition of a classic treatment of the English constitution and of comparative constitutional law, said to have prompted Bentham's remark that "Our Author [Blackstone] has copied: but Mr. de L'olme has thought"
Condition:
Contemporary mottled sheep, rubbed, joints cracking, yet an appealing copy
Book No.:
W-64240
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
ENGLAND, Comparative Law
Author:
Title:
Basilika. The Works of King Charles the Martyr: With a Collection of Declarations, Treaties, and other Papers concerning the Differences Betwixt His said Majesty and His Two Houses of Parliament . . . as also of His Tryal [etc.]. 2d Edition. Wing C2076
Publisher:
Printed for Ric. Chiswell . . . in St Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1687.
Description:
The vast work begun by the well-regarded antiquary, William Fulman, and then completed by Richard Perrinchief, with the aid of materials supplied by Silus Titus; with the Eikon Basilica and its additional title page and two-page plate ending the work
Condition:
Contemporary panelled calf, gilt, the joints cracked and repaired and the spine varnished, else a good clean copy with the four plates, two folding
Book No.:
W-77851
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
ENGLAND, trials
Author:
Lechford, Thomas
Title:
Plain Dealing or News from New England. With an Introduction and Notes by J. Hammond Trumbull
Publisher:
J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.
Description:
The first book (here in its last and best edition) written by a lawyer practising in this country, originally appearing in London in 1642; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies signed by the publishers
Condition:
Blue cloth, somewhat rubbed, gilt-lettered label; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies, this being number 28, signed by the publishers on the title's verso
Book No.:
W-51458
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
colonies, New England, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
His Majesties Most Gracious Speech, Together with the Lord Chancellors, To the Two Houses of Parliament, at Their Prorogation, On Monday the Nineteenth of May, 1662. Wing C3170. Folio
Publisher:
Printed, by John Bill and Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1662.
Description:
The speeches which evidenced Charles II's failure to achieve a measure of religious toleration, with the first session of the Cavalier Parliament prorogued and Machiavelli invoked ("an Author much studied . . . in this Kingdom") as a warning
Condition:
?Original printed self wraps, disbound, definite browning, sound and usable, 23 pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79875
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
ENGLAND, Parliament, Religion, ITALY, political theory
 
Author:
Title:
Criminal Law Revision Committee Eleventh Report Evidence (General)
Publisher:
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Original Printed Sewn Wraps : Good condition some chips on spine
Book No.:
W-91950
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
ENGLAND
Author:
Challis, Thomas M.
Title:
Government Majorities. Letter to the Right Hon. Lord John Russell, M.P., on the New Ministerial Device for the Subversion of Local Self-Government
Publisher:
Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange, London, 1851.
Description:
A rare tract unsuccessfully opposing the removal of Smithfield Market from its ancient location, the Removal Act passed the next year, with the live cattle market relocated to a new site at Copenhagen Fields in Islington
Condition:
Original self-wraps, disbound (though the sewing remaining), light browning, a usable copy, eight pages; one copy in OCLC, none in this country
Book No.:
W-91501
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
ENGLAND
 
Author:
Lechford, Thomas
Title:
Plain Dealing or News from New England
Publisher:
J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.
Description:
The first book (here in its last and best edition) written by a lawyer practising in this country, originally appearing in London in 1642; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies signed by the publishers
Condition:
Book No.:
W-16954
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
colonies, New England, 17TH CENTURY

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