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The assise of bread, newly corrected and enlarged, from twelue pence the quarter of wheate, vnto three pound and sixe pence the quarter, according to the rising and fallng [sic] of the price thereof in the market, by sixe pence altering in euery quarter of wheate, together with sondry good and needful ordinances, for bakers, brewers, inholders, victuallers, vintners, and butchers: and also other assises in weightes and measures, which by the lawes of this realme are commaunded to be obserued and kept by all manner of persons, as well within liberties as without. Whereunto there are also added, sondrie good and needfull orders in making and retailing of all kindes of lawfull breads, venaible vnto His Maiesties subiectes in the common wealth: agreeing with the statutes, lawes, and ancient orders and customes of this realme of England. The which statutes and auncient orders and customes for making and retailing of all lawfull sorts of bread, as aforesaid, have beene heretofore seene, allowed, and are commaunded to be kept, by the right Honourable the Lords, and others of the Kinges Maiesties Honorable Priuie Counsaile. Ioh. Cant. ... H. Hundson. Tho. Buchurst. ... S.I. Woolley.

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    SR - 93.02/

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    [50] p. : ill. (woodcuts) ; 4°.

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    CC-BY-NC-ND Image Courtesy of the Shakespeare Birthplace Trust

General note: The words "Ioh. Cant. ... H. Hundson." and "Tho. Buchurst. ... S.I. Woolley.", on title page, are gathered in brackets. Dedication signed: Iohn Povvell, gentleman. Date of imprint from colophon. Signatures: A4(-A1) B-F4 G². Verify date of publication. Copy catalogued, imprint mutilated. Cited in: STC (2nd ed.), 876 Format of surrogate: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. University Microfilms International, 1982. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1475-1640 ; 1719:22). Ownership and custodial history: Heraldic bookplate of Jolliffe, inside front board; purchased from Lawson cat.287 no.154 UK-SuSCL

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