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Wingate, Edmond
Maximes of Reason: or The Reason of the Common Law of England. Wing W3021. Folio
Printed by R. & W.L. for W. Lee [and six others], London, 1658.
Only edition of the most extensive early work treating of the maxims of English law, during what Peter Stein calls "manifestly the heyday of rules and maxims", drawing upon Bacon, Coke, Dyer, Fitzherbert, Littleton, and Plowden, among other sources
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else especially well-preserved, Daniel Fleming's copy with his ownership signature and notations; the Taussig copy
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