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								The Magazine of Honour; Or, A Treatise of the Severall Degrees of the by  William Bird
	 - 1642
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The Magazine of Honour; Or, A Treatise of the Severall Degrees of the

by Bird, William

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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. Collates complete. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, rebacked, raised bands and early lettering piece to spine, hinges mended, edges rouged. A few minor nicks to boards, some rubbing to extremities with a bit of wear to corners, boards slightly bowed, rear hinge cracked, rear free endpaper lacking, small recent bookplate to front pastedown. Light toning to text, minor worming in a few places with no loss to legibility, internally clean. An appealing copy. $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. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:203m (6). English Short-Title Catalogue R6100.


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