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book #79645
Calthrop, Henry
The Liberties, Usages, and Customes of The City of London, Confirmed by especiall Acts of Parliament . . . Also, Divers ample, and most beneficiall Charters, granted by King Henry the 6. King Edward the 4. and King Henrie the 7th [etc.]. Wing C308. Quarto
Printed by B. Alsop for Nicholas Vavasour [etc.], London, 1642.
First edition of seemingly the first printed work devoted to the rights of London and its citizens, attributed to Henry Calthrop, the respected Middle Temple barrister who served as Recorder of London in the 1630's; arranged alphabetically by subject
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt ruled and lettered, light browning, else quite crisp with good margins; the Taussig copy
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$ 950.00

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