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The Magazine of Honour; Or, A Treatise of the Severall Degrees of..

by Bird, William; Doddridge, Sir John

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1642. London: Printed for Laurence Chapman, 1642.. London: Printed for Laurence Chapman, 1642. "Nobility of the Realme" Bird, [William]. Doddridge, Sir John [1555-1628]. The Magazine of Honour; Or, A Treatise of the Severall Degrees of the Nobility of this Kingdome, With Their Rights and Priviledges. Also of Knights, Esquires, Gentlemen, And Yeomen, And Matters Incident to Them, According to the Lawes and Customes of England. Collected by Master Bird. But, Perused and Enlarged by That Learned, And Iudicious Lawyer, Sir Iohn Doderidge Knight, One of His Majesties Iudges of the Kings Bench. London: Printed for Laurence Chapman, And William Sheares, 1642. [iv], 56, 65-114, 139-170, 105-158 pp. Text continuous despite pagination. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Later three-quarter morocco over cloth, gilt title and raised bands to spine. Some rubbing to extremities, light soiling and some minor stains to boards, front hinge starting. Moderate toning, occasional light foxing, internally clean. $450. * Only edition. This book, a general handbook on peerage law with original material by Doddridge, was derived from a polemical 1642 essay regarding the legitimacy of Edward Nevill's claim to the title of Lord Bergavenny titled A Treatise of the Nobilitie of the Realme. English Short-Title Catalogue R6100.


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