A Continuation of Pulton's Collection of Sundrie Statutes Manby, Thomas. [Pulton, Ferdinando (1536-1618)]. A Collection of the Statutes Made in the Reigns of King Charles the I. and King Charles the II.: With the Abridgment of Such as Stand Repealed or Expired. London: Printed by John Streater, James Flesher, and Henry Twyford, 1667. [xvi], 325,  pp. Woodcut frontispiece coat of arms of Great Britain. Folio (13" x 8-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over cloth, raised bands, blind ornaments and lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Light browning, light foxing in a few places, some edgewear to corners of text block, light soiling to title page. $450. * First edition, one of two issues from 1667. Pulton's Collection of Sundrie Statutes was first published in 1618. It was, to cite Holdsworth, "an advance upon all former editions of the statutes" and "a new standard...to which subsequent editors made at least an attempt to conform. Posthumous editions of the Sundrie Statutes were edited by Manby; his 1667 Collection is a continuation of that work. Holdsworth, A History of English Law IV:310. English Short-Title Catalogue R232104.
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