An Historical and Political Discourse of the Laws and Government of England – From the First Times to the End of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. [With a special chapter, prefixed to the second part of the publication: “A Vindication of the Antient Way of Parliaments in England”]. With a Vindication of the Antient Way of Parliaments in England. Collected from some Manuscript Notes of John Selden, Esq. The Fifth Edition: Corrected and Improved by a Gentleman of the Middle-Temple.
Two Parts in One Volume (complete). London, Printed for D.Browne and A.Millar, in the Strand, 1760. Large – Quarto (24,5 cm x 29,5 cm). Part One: XIX, (1), 203 pages / Part Two: XII, 178, (plus 8 unnumbered pages Index). Hardcover / Stunning, recent masterbinding with quarter – leather over buckram-covered-boards; original spine-label applied. Excellent condition with text being especially clean and in wonderful condition. Rare and important publication on british law and parliamentary history. From the library of Daniel Conner (Connerville / Manch House), with his Exlibris / Bookplate to pastedown.