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book #77145
A Short and True Relation concerning the Soap-busines. Containing the severall Patents, Proclamations, Orders, whereby the Soapemakers of London . . . were damnified, by the Gentlemen that were the Patentees for Soape at Westminster [etc.]. Wing S3555
Printed for Nicholas Boure at . . . the Royall Exchange, London, 1641.
Part of the great outcry against monopolies and patents granted by the Crown, here applied to a new method of manufacturing soap, inflating its price to the public, and ultimately contributing to the patents' dismantling by the Long Parliament
Modern gilt lettered calf, definite browning, the joints rubbed and the front joint just cracking, but firm, without the final blank; a good copy
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