Amsterdam: Walter J Johnson / Theatrum Orbis Terrarum, 1974.
Reprint Edition. Hardcover. Very Good- with no dust jacket. Item #13874
Library stamps/marks/labels/slip, light spine sun, otherwise light wear. Solid hardcover.; Facsimile reprint of the 1622 edition printed for Paul Man, London. "S.T.C. no. 20166." "Thomas Powell in his Direction for Search of Records (1622) is interested solely in the practical uses of these records for lawyers concerned with disputed titles to land. Because of complex medieval tenures, largely remaining in effect in the seventeenth century, such search was commonly pushed back for centuries." - Giles E Dawson & Laetitia Kennedy-Skipton, The Survival of Manuscripts. One of England's earliest records guides, tailored for the legal title-searcher. ; The English Experience : Its record in early printed books published in facsimile; Ex-Library; Vol. 685; 78 pages.