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Holbourne [Holborne] Robert
The Reading in Lincolnes-Inne, Feb 28 1641. Vpon the Stat. of 25 E3 cap 2. Being the Statute of Treasons. Wing H2374
Printed by Leonard Lichfield, Printer to the Vniversity [etc.], Oxford, 1642. Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, somewhat browned and the outer margins folded over preserving the sidenotes, usable; the Taussig copy First edition of the sole printed Inns of Court reading on the fundamental statute pursuant to which, in Maitland's words, "this crime [treason] was defined [and which] [f]rom 1352 to the present day . . . has formed the basis of the law of treason" [Attributes: First Edition; Hard Cover]
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc., member ABAA [San Francisco, CA, U.S.A.]
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