Rights, Liberties and Privileges of London [London]. The Laws and Customs, Rights, Liberties, And Privileges, Of the City of London: Containing: The Several Charters Granted to the Said City, From William the Conqueror to the Present Time; The Magistrates and Officers Thereof, And Their Respective Creations, Elections, Rights, Duties and Authorities; The Laws and Customs of the City, As the Same Relate to the Persons or Estates of the Citizens; The Nature, Jurisdiction, Practice and Proceedings of the Several Courts in London; And the Acts of Parliament Concerning the Cities of London and Westminster, Alphabetically Digested Under the Following Titles, Viz. Administration, Aldermen, Aliens, Annoyance, Apothecaries, Appeals, Ashes, Attaints, Ballast, Barbers, Bawdy-House, Billingsgate, Blackwell-Hall, Brass, Brokers and Stockjobbers, Buildings, Butchers, Butter and Cheese, Carts, Chairs, Churches, Coaches, Coals, Conduits, Constables, Coopers, Cordwainers, Cornm Debts, Drapery, Election, Fish, Fuel, Garbling and Gauging, Gold and Goldsmiths, Gunpowder, Highways, Jury, Market, Oilmen, Painters and Plasterers, Pavement, Physicians, Quo Warranto, Recognizances, Sewers, Stockjobbers, Streets, Tithes, Victuallers, Water, Watermen, Weights and Measures, And Wine. London: Printed for R. Withy, 1765. [iv], xix, , 315, , xii pp. Complete. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4"). Recent library buckram, red and black lettering piece and paper location label to spine, embossed library name and small security tag to front board, library inkstamps to edges of text block and endleaves. Light toning to text, early underlining to a few passages, faint embossed library stamp to title page, inkstamp and library marks to its verso. $250. * Only edition. An interesting collection drawn from charters, laws and other documents from the time of William the Conqueror to the 1760s. English Short-Title Catalogue T106481.
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