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A Decree Lately made in the High Court of Starre-Chamber, after consultation had among the Iudges . . . And also a Confirmation of that Decree by His Sacred Maiestie; together with His Maiesties Command that the same be Printed [etc.]. S.T.C. 7755
Imprinted by Robert Barker . . . And by the Assignes of Iohn Bull, London, 1633.
Only printing of the first of but three Star Chamber decrees to be printed, prohibiting practices among suppliers of food and drink, including bakers, tavern owners and victuallers, regulating horsemeat, and outlawing houses of gaming, inter alia
?Original stabbed self wraps with the blank "A", "For the Council Chamber" on the ?supplied rear wrap, now housed in a folding case, the Taussig copy
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Star Chamber, Liquor & Drink, Gambling
Anno Regni Annae Reginae . . . Nono [1710] [through] Anno Regni Georgii II . . . tertio [1729] [with four other acts and one index on duties enacted during these two decades]. ESTC N51412, T132502, N54590, T123503, T132497, T132495, T132499
Imprints vary, London, 1724-30.
A likely unique collection of six reprinted acts and an index comprehensively setting forth duties on malt, hops, candles, soap, paper, silks, callicoes, linens, and stuff during the early 18th century, most rare with fewer than five copies in ESTC
Contemporary calf, joints cracking but firm, label partly chipped away, the top margin cut close (legibility preserved), the number "II" on the spine
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$ 750.00
economics, Excise, Liquor & Drink

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