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Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre. Collected and written . . . in the yeare, 1570 . . . and nowe increased by the addition of some things which the Authour him selfe hath observed [etc.]. STC 15175.5
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . for Ralphe Newberie . . . in Fleetestreet [etc.], London, 1576.
Description:
The rare first edition variant of the first English county history, "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England, praised as based on wide and critical reading and "packed with learned information [and] eminently readable"
Condition:
Modern calf, the spine extra gilt, red edges, well preserved and with good margins, with the map, one copy in ESTC in North America; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78727
Price:
$ 4500.00
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Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
A Perambulation of Kent: Containing the Description, History, and Customs of that County . . . To which is added the Charters, Laws and Privileges of the Cinque Ports, Never before printed. Wing L216 [with the additional title page of S.T.C. 15176.5]
Publisher:
Printed for Matthew Walbancke, and Dan. Pakeman, London, 1656.
Description:
Seemingly a unique copy of the first English county history, containing two title pages, first that of the 1656 Walbancke edition and second that of the undated ?1640 R. Hodgkinsonne and D. Pakeman edition, of which five copies are recorded in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, a bit marked and rubbed, light browning, with the signature of William de Grey dated 1669, quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79378
Price:
$ 1650.00
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Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace [bound with] The Dvties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be adioyned, the seuerall offices of Church Ministers &c. STC 15171/15157
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1607 & 1606.
Description:
Early seventeenth century editions of Lambarde's two major works on justices of the peace and their complementary local officers, including surveyors of highways, overseers of the poor and destroyers of "noisome fowle and vermin"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, joints rubbed and just cracking but quite firm, spine ends a bit chipped, else fresh and very clean; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-79272
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law, poor law, law of highways, law of nuisance
Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre . . . first published in the yeere 1576 and now increased and altered after the Authors owne last Copie. S.T.C. 15176
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . By Edm. Bollifant, London, 1596.
Description:
The received edition of the first English county history, "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England, praised as based on wide and critical reading and "packed with learned information [which] still has great value for the modern world"
Condition:
Modern gilt-panelled crimson morocco, gilt edges, contemporary annotations, especially attractive, with the Chadwyck-Healey bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78898
Price:
$ 3250.00
Category:
Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
Archaionomia, Sive De Priscis Anglorum Legibus libri, Sermone Anglico, vetustate Antiquissimo, aliquot ab hinc seculis conscripti, Nunc demum, magno Jurisperitorum, & amantium Antiquitatis omnium commodo, etenebris in lucem vocati. Wing A3605. Folio
Publisher:
Ex Officina Rogeri Daniel, celeberrimae Academiae [etc.], Cantabrigiae, 1644.
Description:
Lambarde's first work, and only the second printed in Old English with Anglo-Saxon type, first published in 1568, in the words of Felix Liebermann crediting Lambarde as "a pioneer in an unknown land", as he translated the Anglo-Saxon laws into Latin
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, the joints cracking but firm, a good copy; with a bifolium laid in discussing degrees of honor and titles; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77956
Price:
$ 1400.00
Category:
Anglo-Saxon law, Acts
Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace [bound with] The Dvties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be adioyned, the seuerall offices of Church Ministers &c. STC 15172/15158
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1610.
Description:
Early seventeenth century editions of Lambarde's two major works on justices of the peace and their complementary local officers, including surveyors of highways, overseers of the poor and destroyers of "noisome fowle and vermin"
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, the first blanks frayed and the top margin cut a bit close, else quite fresh with the text block sound and tight; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79549
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law, poor law, law of highways, law of nuisance

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