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- 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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- $ 850.00
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