30 April 2008
LAW -- PRYNNE, William (1600-1669). Brief animadversions on, amendments of, and additional explanatory records to the Fourth Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England. London: Thomas Ratcliffe and Thomas Daniel for A. Crooke, W. Leake [and others], 1669.
2° (288 x 182mm). Text in English and Latin. (Occasional burn holes, a little marginal worming.) Contemporary calf gilt, COVERS EMBOSSED WITH THE ROYAL ARMS in triple fillet frame with corner-pieces, marbled edges (some rubbing, particularly to spine, joints split). Wing P-3905.
INNES, James. Idea Juris Scotici or A Summary View of the Laws of Scotland. London: E. and R. Nutt and R. Gosling, 1733. 4° (245 x 190mm). Contemporary calf (joints cracked). Provenance: O. Acton (collation note on title verso) -- Francis Ferrand Foljambe (stamp on binding and bookplate). RARE. NO COPY IN NLS.
Together with Michael Nolan's 2-volume Treatise of the Laws for the Relief and Resettlement of the Poor (London, 1805), George Harbin's The Hereditary Right of the Crown of England Asserted (London, 1713), A Treatise of Equity (London, 1737) sometimes attributed to Henry Ballow, and 6 others on law, all in contemporary bindings. (12)
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