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Edm. WIngate, Gent.
Britton the second edition. Translated by Edm WIngate 1640.
London: John Moore Esq, 1640. .The condition is poor but all pages are present. Britton - The Second Edition Faithfully corrected according to divers ancient Manuscripts of the same Booke. Published and printed in 1640 by the Assignes of John Moore. 3.25 x 5.25 inches, The book is mostly in French but seems to have some Latin, and clearly some English in the Advertizement and biographical pages. The book is complete. The binding is very worn, the spine is split, there are many loose pages. There is a one cm. hole on one page. Otherwise every page has no tears or cuts. John Le Breton's 'Britton' is the earliest summary of the law of England, which purports to have been written following the request of King Edward I. It is believed to largely be based on 'De Legibus ete Consuetudinibus Angliae' be Henry de Bracton. Edited by Edmund Wingate, the English mathematical and legal writer. Some writing on back end paper. Shipping based on location.
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