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book #77366
Hale, Matthew
Methodical Summary of the Law Relating to the Pleas of the Crown. Written originally By Sir Matthew Hale, Knt. sometime Lord Chief Justice of the Court of King's Bench. To which are now added many new References [etc.]. Sixth Edition. Two Volumes
Printed by Catherine Lintot . . . for J. Worrall, London, 1759.
The rare penultimate precis of Hale's masterpiece, his Historia Placitorum Coronae, one for which (in Maitland's words) "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else a very good, exceptionally well preserved set; two copies in ESTC, neither in this country
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$ 1500.00
criminal law

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