Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Wynne, William
- The Life of Sir Leoline Jenkins, Judge of the High-Court of Admiralty, And Prerogative Court of Canterbury . . . [with] the Resolution of many difficult and curious Points in the Common and Civil Law, Law of Merchants and of Nations [etc.]. Two Volumes
- Printed for Joseph Downing, in Bartholomew Close [etc.], London, 1724.
- A "literally gigantic" work and the best early source for the life and works of Jenkins, "easily the greatest of the civilians of his day" in Holdsworth's words, brought together by Serjeant Wynne who "was to Jenkins as Boswell was to Johnson"
- Contemporary blind-panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked and repaired, some browning and dustiness, ex-library, yet a good crisp set; with the portrait
- Book No.:
- $ 850.00
- biography, admiralty, 17TH CENTURY
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