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    Foljambe Collection Removed from Osberton Hall

    30 April 2008, London, King Street

  • Lot 203

    TRACTS ON DEBTORS -- The Prisoners Remonstrance: or, The Desires and Proposals of such Prisoners as are willing to pay their Just Debts. [2], 13, [1]p. (Final leaf ragged at margins and soiled on verso). Only 3 copies recorded; a second part was published in the same year. Wing P-3520.

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    TRACTS ON DEBTORS -- The Prisoners Remonstrance: or, The Desires and Proposals of such Prisoners as are willing to pay their Just Debts. [2], 13, [1]p. (Final leaf ragged at margins and soiled on verso). Only 3 copies recorded; a second part was published in the same year. Wing P-3520.

    [GYFFARD, Humphry]. A Second Accompt ... of a Publick Design for the Accomdation, Relief and Benefit of the Prisoners of the Compter in the Poultrey. London: William Godbid [for Nathan. Brooks], 1670. [4], 19, [1]p. (Soil mark on title.) 5 copies recorded. No 'first accompt' by this author is known. Wing G-695.

    [CULPEPER, Sir Thomas (1626-1697)]. An Humble Proposal for the Relief of Debtors, and Speedy Payment of their Creditors. London: printed in the year 1671. [2], 6p. 5 copies recorded. The date of this copy has been altered to 1673 in ms. Wing C-7557.

    An Humble Proposal to cause Bancrupts make Better and more Speedier Payment of their Debts to their Creditors. London: printed in the year, 1679. 15, [1]p. Wing H-3594.

    An Humble Representation upon the Perpetual Imprisonment of Insolvent Debtors. London: John Platt, 1687. [8], 28p. (Cropped with loss to some bottom lines and elsewhere, soiling to final quire.) NOT IN BL. Only 2 copies recorded at Bodleian and Petyt Library. Wing H-3645.

    [Berisford, John]. An Argument shewing that 'tis Impossible for the Nation to be rid of the Grievances occasion'd by the Marshal of the King's Bench, and Warden of the Fleet. London: Richard Standfast, 1699. vi, 29, [1]p. (Title and verso of final leaf soiled, two large holes in title, one causing slight loss.) Another edition, Wing A-3634B, was published in the same year. Wing B-1962.

    Together 6 works, 4° (192 x 135mm. or smaller). (Most titles soiled, some general browning.) 18th-century half calf and marbled boards, spine compartments with morocco label lettered 'Tracts on Debtors' (covers scuffed).


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