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book #78040
Hale, Matthew
Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown . . . A New Edition . . . Together with an Abridgement of the Statutes Concerning Felonies Which Have Been Enacted Since the First Publication . . . by George Wilson [etc.]. Two Volumes
Printed for T. Payne, P. Uriel, [et al], London, 1778.
First octavo edition of the masterpiece of one of England's greatest judges and scholars of legal history, 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, worn, two boards detached, spines varnished, else a sound working set, with the armorial bookplates of James Burrow in both volumes
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$ 250.00
criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law

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