The Liberties Usages, And Customes of the City of London; Confirmed...
The Rights and Privileges of London Calthrop, Sir Henry [1586-1637]. The Liberties Usages, And Customes of the City of London; Confirmed by Especiall Acts of Parliament, With the Time of Their Confirmation. Also, Divers Ample, And Most Beneficiall Charters, Granted by King Henry the 6. King Edward the 4. And King Henrie the 7th. Not Confirmed by Parliament as the Other Charters Were, And Where to Find Every Particular Grant and Confirmation at Large. London: Printed by B. Alsop for Nicholas Vavasour, 1642. [ii], 25,  pp. Quarto (7" x 5"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound in recent quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt rules to calf edges, gilt fillets, title and author name to spine. Negligible light rubbing to extremities. Light browning to interior, faint dampstain to fore-edge of last six leaves, small tear to fore-edge of leaf C4 (pp. 21-22) not affecting text. $950. * Only edition. An alphabetical index to the Liber Albus, a compilation of laws, statues, ordinances and regulations concerning social, political and commercial activity in London from the twelfth to the early fifteenth century when the work was first compiled. Calthrop was the recorder of the City of London and later an attorney of the court of wards. OCLC locates 4 copies of this title in North American law libraries (Harvard, New York University, Library of Congress, Jenkins Law Library). English Short-Title Catalogue R14680.
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