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Fitzherbert, Anthony
La Graunde Abridgement. Three Volumes [complete] [with the ?Wyer setting of the title page of volume 3]. S.T.C. 10954; Cowley 6; Beale R456, R458, and R459. Folio
Printed by John Rastell and Wynkyn de Worde, London, 1516.
The magisterial first edition of "the decisive book--the book that 'made' the Common Law", containing over 13,000 abridged case-notes in some 263 titles and digesting hundreds of years of medieval case law, including those cases otherwise lost
Modern calf, the first title with the woodcut and text only, small loss on its verso, some dampstaining and strengthened margins; the Taussig copy
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$ 35000.00

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