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John Skene
<font size="5">The Lawes and Actes of Parliament Maid be King James the First</font>
1597. Essential Scottish Work That Contains the First Mention of Golf and the First Dictionary of Scots Law [Skene, John (c.1543-1617), Compiler]. The Lawes and Actes of Parliament Maid be King James the First, and His Successours Kinges of Scotland: Visied, Collected and Extracted Surth of the Register. The Contentes of This Buik, Are Expremed in the Leafe Following. Edinburgh: Imprented be Robert Waldegrave, 1597. [Bound with] The Lawes and Acts of Parliament, Made by the Most Excellent and Mighty King and Monarch, James by the Grace of God, King of Great Britaine, France and Ireland, Defender of the Faith, &c. Since His Majesties XV. Parliament the XIX. of December, 1597. Collected, Revised, and Extracted Forth of the Register of His Highness Kingdome of Scotland. With a Table of the Principall Matters Conteined Therein. Reprinted at Edinburgh by Evan Tyler, 1647. [And] Hay, Sir George. The XXIII Parliament of Our Most High and Dread Soveraine James.Halden at Edinburgh, the 4. Day of August 1621. Edinburgh: Printed by Thomas Finlason, 1621. [And] [Twelve Other Compilations of Acts and Tables of Acts Through July 1678]. Fifteen parts bound in two volumes. Various paginations. Lawes and Acts lacks copperplate frontispiece of King James, two of the tables mentioned in Sweet & Maxwell and the second edition of Skene's De Verborum. Folio (10" x 7"). Later quarter-calf over marbled boards. Rubbing with wear to extremities, joints starting. Engraved bookplates to verso of first title-pages. Woodcut initials and head and tail-pieces. Foxed, some damp-staining and soiling. Table … [Click Below for Full Description]
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