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- Rastell, William
- A Colleccion of Entrees, Of declarations, barres, replications, reioinders, issues, verdits, iudgements, executions, proces, contynuances, essoynes, & diuers other matters [etc.]. S.T.C. 20730; Beale T448. Folio
- In aedibus Richardi Tottel. Cum priuilegio [etc.], London, 1566.
- First edition of Rastell's "supreme achievement", praised by Holdsworth and still of significant scholarly value (a subsequent edition is used by John Baker), originating a new type of book of entries, fundamental to the pleading of early English law
- Contemporary blind-ruled calf, centered lozenges, rebacked, the title lacking, vellum organizational strips affixed to the fore-edge, a working copy
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- $ 2750.00
- books of entry, pleading
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