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The Order and vsage of the keeping of a Parlement in England, and the description of tholde and ancient cittie of Fxcester [sic] by Iohn Vovvel alias Hooker gentleman. S.T.C. 24886.7 [text] and 24887 [title and first leaf of dedication]
A rare work combining the first English translation of the medieval treatise on Parliament and its procedures with Hooker's own work, the first work by an MP on the same subject, and the first by an Englishman to champion the House of Commons. Later elaborately blind-tooled calf, joints cracking but firm, with the arms and initials of Sir Mark Masterman Sykes; a very good copy. Printed by John Allde, and John Charlewood, London, 1575.
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