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POLITICS AND THE BENCH The Judges and the Origins of the English Civil War by  William John Jones - Signed First Edition - 1971 - from Ravenswood Books and Biblio.co.uk

POLITICS AND THE BENCH The Judges and the Origins of the English Civil War

by Jones, William John

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


London: Allen & Unwin. Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket. 1971. First Edition. Hardcover. 0049420941 . Believed to be author's signature on endpage, "With kindest regards, Bill J. " Hardcover is fine other than very light wear to spine ends and bottom edge, otherwise clean and unmarked. Dustjacket has age tanning and light edgewear, no tears, light soiling to rear. "Although there have been many studies of the English revolution and its more dramatic trials, little attention has been given to the Long Parliament's attempts to impeach a number of judges. The author describes how the judges became unpopular - selecting a number of themes - from the development of unanimous decisions and opinions, to the role of the judges as agents & supervisors of government policies..." (400) ; 8vo 8" - 9" tall; Signed by Author .




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