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Skene, John
Regiam Majestatem Scotiae, Veteres Leges Et Constitutiones, Ex...
1609. Edinburgh, 1609. First edition in Latin. Ancient Laws of Scotland Skene, John [?1543-1617]. Regiam Majestatem Scotiae Veteres Leges et Constitutiones, Ex Archivis Publicis, Et Antiquis Libris Manuscriptis Collectae, Recognitae, Et Notis Juris Civilis, Canonici, Nortmannici Auctoritate Confirmatis, Illustratae, Opera & Studio Joannis Skenaei, Regiae Majestati a Conciliis & Archivis Publicis. Annotantur in Margine, Concordantiae Juris Divini, Legum Angliae, Et Juris Novissimi Scotiae quod Acta Parliamenti, Vulgo, Vocant. Catalogum Eorum quae in his Libris Continentur Vicesima Pagina, Indicat. Cum Duplici Indice, Altero Rerum, Altero Verborum Locupletissimo. Edinburgh: Excudebat Thomas Finlason, 1609. [x], 172 ff.; 17, [3] pp., 19-116, 118-122, [1] ff. Statuta, Sive Assisae Regis Wilhelmi, Regis Scotiae (caption title) has separate foliation and register. Added copperplate frontispiece of the Arms of Scotland. Folio (11"x 7"). Nineteenth-century paneled calf with recent rebacking, gilt heraldic crests to centers of boards, gilt rules along edges raised bands and lettering piece to spine, gilt dentelles, marbled edges and endpapers, hinges reinforced with cloth. Rubbing to board edges with moderate wear, heavier wear to corners, later owner bookplate (R. Hamilton Esq.) to front pastedown. Moderate toning to text, light foxing to a few leaves, front free endpaper and following endleaf, with owner siganture (John MacDowall) partially detached at foot, light soiling to title page. $650. * First edition in Latin, published the same year as the first edition in English (1609). … [Click Below for Full Description]
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