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Manuscript; Great Britain; Parliament
Remembrances for Order and Decency to be Kept in Super House of..
1673. House of Lords; London, c.1673. House of Lords; London, c.1673. Manuscript c.1673 Parliamentary Manual for a Member of the House of Lords [Manuscript]. [Great Britain] [Parliament]. [House of Lords]. Remembrances for Order and Decency to be Kept in Super House of Parliament, By the Lords when His Ma[jes]tie is not There; Leaving the Solemnities Belonging to His Self Comeing to Be Marshalled by Those Lords to Whom it More Properly Apertains. [London, c.1673]. 83, [5] pp. Octavo (5-1/4" x 3"). Contemporary morocco, recently rebacked, gilt frames with corner fleurons enclosed by gilt rules, gilt-edged raised bands to spine, all edges gilt. Negligible light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to board edges, corners bumped and somewhat worn, front hinge cracked, rear, rear free endpaper lacking. Content in fine secretarial hand to rectos and versos of most leaves. (32 are blank.) Negligible light toning to interior. A well-preserved item. $1,500. * With an index. This is a fair copy of a compilation of parliamentary procedure and rules of conduct for a member of the House of Lords extracted from the journals of that house. The latest order is dated 1673. OCLC and COPAC record a small number of similar manuscripts from the eighteenth century, but only a few compiled before 1700.
Bookseller: The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. [Clark, NJ, U.S.A.]

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