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D'Anvers, Knightley
A General Abridgment of the Common Law, Alphabetically Digested under Proper Titles . . . With Three Tables: The First, Of the several Titles. The Second, Of the Names of the Cases. And the Third, Of the Matter under General Heads. Two Volumes. Folio
Printed for . . . John Walthoe [etc.] [imprints vary], London, 1705-13.
First edition of D'Anvers' translation into English of the abridgment of Henry Rolle, "[i]ts scientific method . . . far in advance of anything that had preceded it", carried forward to the letter "E" and further supplemented but never completed
Contemporary calf, a trifle rubbed, occasional light foxing and browning, a very good set; compare Cowley 192
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