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book #79754
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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