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- Derham, Robert
- A Manuell or, Briefe Treatise of some particular Rights and Priviledges belonging to the High Court of Parliament . . . The true condition of the Militia of this Kingdome . . . by the Positive Lawes discussed and debated [etc.]. Wing D1097
- Printed for Mathew Walbancke at Graies-Inne Gate, London, 1647.
- A very early work on the English militia, written in the context of the constitutional struggle between Charles I and Parliament over its control, "pav[ing] the way to Civil War"; with an extensive treatment of the militia's centuries' long roles
- Later calf, the upper margin of the title trimmed just affecting the horizontal rule, else very clean, with the Woodhouse bookplate; the Taussig copy
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- $ 850.00
- military law, Parliament
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