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Author:
Ord, Mark
Title:
An Essay on the Law of Usury. Third Edition. . .by Thomas Day
Publisher:
Printed for the Editor, Hartford, 1809.
Description:
Condition:
Modern cloth, ex-library, definite browning, but a usable copy
Book No.:
W-18858
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
law of usury
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Title:
Anno xiii Reginae Elizabethe. At the Parliament begunne and holden at Westminster the seconde of April, in the xiii yere of the raigne of our most gratious soueraigne Lady Elizabeth [1571] . . . were enacted as foloweth. S.T.C. 9474; Beale S292. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted at London By Newgate market . . . by Richarde Iugge, London, 1574?.
Description:
The legislation of Elizabeth's fourth parliament, its first act significantly expanding the definition of treason, extending it inter alia to any words or writing calling Elizabeth a "heretic, schismatic, tyrant, infidel, or usurper"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, definite staining, else usable with generous margins and occasional notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79441
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, bankruptcy, criminal law, law of usury
Author:
Plowden, Francis
Title:
A Treatise upon the Law of Usury and Annuities
Publisher:
Printed for J. Butterworth, Fleet-Street, London, 1797.
Description:
Only edition of a work Holdsworth calls a "very good book", critical of "the ingenious Mr. Bentham", Plowden noting that annuities had been used to evade usury laws, with his complementary analysis of stock transactions for time and stock jobbing
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite scuffed, the original label laid down, else quite clean and bright with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79496
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
law of usury, Law and the stockmarket
Author:
Title:
Anno XXXVII. Henrici Octavi. Statutes Made in the parliament, holden at Westminster in the XXXVII yere [1545] of the moste renowned Henry the eyght, by the grace of God kinge of England, Fraunce, and Irelande [etc.]. Beale S214; S.T.C. 9414.5. Folio
Publisher:
T. Marsh?], London, 1575?].
Description:
The last early printing of the acts of the last Parliament of Henry VIII, twenty-four chapters in total, introducing for the first time in England a lawful interest rate (10%), the laws against usury remaining in effect until their repeal in 1854
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, some staining, else crisp; eight copies in STC, including this, the Hetherington (now the Taussig) copy
Book No.:
W-78541
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Acts, Religion, law of usury
Author:
Title:
Anno xiii Reginae Elizabethe. At the parliament begunne and holden at Westminster the second of Apryll, in the xiii yere of the raigne of our most gratious soueraigne Lady Elizabeth [1571] . . . were enacted as foloweth. S.T.C. 9471.6; Beale S289b. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Richarde Iugge and Iohn Cawood [etc.], London, 1571.
Description:
A rare contemporary printing of the acts of 13 Elizabeth, establishing bankruptcy law's foundations (to remain partly in place until 1925) [c.7], and enacting the statute which was to govern usury law until 1854 [c.8]; three copies in S.T.C.
Condition:
Modern 1/4 crimson morocco, minor marginal staining, lacking the colophon leaf following the pardon, else sound with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79438
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, bankruptcy, criminal law, law of usury

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