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book #78792
The Case of the Late Election for the County of Middlesex, Considered On the Principles of the Constitution, and the Authorities of Law. Compare Eller 231 [citing an unseen variant of 48 pages, our copy the 44 page printing]; Laeuchli 539 [this variant]
Printed for T. Cadell (Successor to Mr. Millar) in the Strand, London, 1769.
Part of the Wilkes controversy, invoking the common law as the source of the House of Common's power to expel a member, the "substantial work [which] has been credited to Jeremiah Dyson [and] Blackstone", its author now thought to be Owen Ruffhead
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, light browning, the margins cut somewhat close (no text affected), without the half title; the Taussig copy
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$ 1500.00
English constitutional law

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