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Magna Carta and Other Charters of English - ENGLISH LAW) - 1938. [1199609]
The Guyon House Press, London 1938 - Magna Carta and Other Charters of English Liberties. London: The Guyon House Press, (1938). Slim quarto, original publisher's full morocco. Fine press printing of the Magna Carta. The Magna Carta or Great Charter of English liberties was granted by King John in 1215 under threat of civil war. It remains one of the most influential legal documents ever published. Contains seven important English charters, ¿a family of documents out of which the Magna Carta grew, or of documents closely related to it¿ (from the prefatory Note). The include: The Coronation Charter of Henry I (1100), The Charter of Stephen (1135), The Coronation Charter of Henry II (1154), The Unknown Charter of Liberties (1214), The Great Charter of 1215 (The Magna Carta), The Charter of the Forest (1217), The Great Charter of 1225. Texts printed in Latin and English. Beautiful head- and tailpieces designed by Berthold Wolpe and printed on hand-made paper. With the publisher¿s prospectus. Fine condition. [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
      [Bookseller: Brian Parkhill Rare Books]
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