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Henrie Finch
Nomotexnia; Cestascavoir, vn Description del Common Leys Dangleterre Solonque les Rules del Art. Parallelees ove les Prerogatives le Roy. Ovesque auxy le substance & effect de les Estatutes . . . per le quels le Common Ley est abridge [etc.]. STC 10870
London: Printed for the Societie of Stationers, 1613. Contemporary gilt panelled vellum, small worming, the front hinge detaching, else especially lovely, with John Sparrow's bookplate; the Taussig copy First edition of "the pioneer book of the institutes of English law", now recognized to be Finch's final revision of this work as, in Wilfrid Prest's words, Finch successfully sought "to formulate a comprehensive overview of England's common law
Bookseller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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