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book #79981
The Arguments upon the Writ of Habeas Corpus, In the Court of Kings Bench. Wherein, Are learnedly discussed, not onely the severall Branches of the said Writ, but also many Authorities as well of the Common as Statute Law [etc.]. Wing A3649. Quarto
Printed by M.F. for W. Lee, M. Walbancke, D. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1649.
The arguments in one of the leading cases in the history of habeas corpus, leading directly to the Petition of Right and its famous clause that "[n]o freeman was to be imprisoned or detained", closely circumscribing the King's power to impair liberty
Modern 1/4 calf, gilt lettered, light browning, margins cut close (text unaffected), else well preserved with the first blank; the Taussig copy
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$ 850.00
habeas corpus, English constitutional law

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