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Notes and Observations on the Fundamental Laws of England With Some.
1753 - A Brief Digest of Hale's History of the Common Law Horseman, Gilbert. [Hale, Sir Matthew (1609-1676)]. Notes and Observations on the Fundamental Laws of England; With Some Account of Their Origina and Present Establishment. [London]: Printed by Henry Lintot, 1753. [ii], 93, [1] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Later calf, blind rules to boards, gilt title to spine, front joint carefully repaired, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to extremities, minor chipping to head of spine, text block cracked in a few places, signature B partially detached but secure, small chip to fore-edge of title page. Early owner signature to title page, annotations in a few places. Ex-library. Bookplate to front pastedown, stamps to title page and some other leaves. A solid copy. * Only edition. This pocket-sized digest of Hale's History of the Common Law was intended for students and laymen. As Horseman's title suggests, this book is mostly a digest of legal principles. It offers a nice overview of the law's daily role in eighteenth-century England. OCLC locates 5 copies in North American law schools (Harvard, LA County, Southern Methodist University, University of Georgia, University of Pennsylvania). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 1:240 (25). [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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