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- Conset, Henry
- The Practice of the Spiritual or Ecclesiastical Courts. To which is added, A Brief Discourse of the Structure and Manner Of forming the Libel or Declaration. Wing C5901
- Printed for T. Basset, and are to be sold by Will. Hensman [etc.], London, 1685.
- First edition of the first work in English on the practice and procedure of England's church courts, in John Baker's words "a vernacular edition" expanding upon Francis Clarke's treatise (in Latin) published from a corrupt text earlier in the century
- Early polished calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, lightly rubbed, one lower margin cut away, else clean with the errata; the Taussig copy
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- $ 950.00
- Ecclesiastical Law
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