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London, printed for the Companie of Stationers, 1610.. viz. A Treatise declaring which be the great and generall Offences of the Realme, and the chiefe impediments of the peace of the King and the Kingdome, as Treasons, Homicides, and Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Unlawful assemblies, Forcible entries, Forgeries, Perjuries, Maintenance, Deceit, Extortion, Oppression: And how many, and what sorts of them there be, and by whom and what means the sayd offences, and the offendors therein are to be restrained, repressed, or punished. Which Being Reformed or Duly Checked, Florebit Pax Regis & Regni. Collected out of the Reports of the Common Lawes of this Realme, and of the Statutes in force, and out of the painfull workes of the Reverend Judges, Sir Anthonie Fitzherbert, Sir Robert Brooke, Sir William Stanford, Sir James Dyer, Sir Edward Coke, Knights, and other learned writers of our Lawes. Second edition 1610 (first was 1609), small folio in sixes, 270 x 180 mm, 10½ x 7 inches, woodcut decorative headpieces and decorated initials, printed in black letter except for Latin passages, leaves (5), 243 (numbered on rectos only), (17) - Contents table, lacks first blank leaf A1, Signatures: A-2V6, 2X8, pagination erratic in places but all catch words follow on, bound in antique panelled calf, raised bands to spine. Binding worn and scuffed, 4 small repairs to leather on covers, small splits to leather at head and tail of spine, 2 pinholes in spine, upper hinge split at top (25 mm, 1 inch), and the same amount in the middle, corners worn with slight loss of lea … [Click Below for Full Description]
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