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Title: Engraved plates, with the explanations, which are inserted in the several works printed by authority of His Majesty's Commissioners upon Public Records.
Description: London: Public Records Office, nd [c. 1850]. A set of 86 engraved facsimiles of ancient charters (etc) in the Public Records Office, together with a transliteration of each document into modern type. Folio (45cm by 29cm), and bound in quarter brown cloth. Chafing to the edges of the binding, endpapers foxed, contents very good. Plate 82 (Act ofr securing the Scottish succession) appears to lack the facsimile (only the transliteration is present), but there is no indication that anything has been removed from the book. The contents are as follows: contents page, alphabets of the ancient and modern manuscripts, statutes of the realm (plates 1-21), taxatio ecclesiastica p nich IV (plate 22), rotulorum originalium abbreviatio (plate 23), nonarum inquisitiones (plate 24), testa de nevill sive liber feodorum (plate 25), placitorum abbreviato (plates 26-28), valor ecclesiasticus temp hen VIII (plate 29), Domesday Book (plates 30-34), rymer's foedera, new edition (plates 35-54), rotuli hundredorum (plates 55-56), placita de quo warranto (plate 57), rotuli Scotiae (plates 58-59), inquisitionum retornararum abbreviatio (plate 60), registrum magni sigilli (plates 61-65), acta parliamentorum Scotiae (plates 66-86).


Price: GBP 200.00 = appr. US$ 285.60 Seller: Cornell Books Ltd.
- Book number: 18745

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