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Author:
Cowell, John
Title:
The Interpreter: or Booke Containing the Signification of Words. Wherein is set foorth the true meaning of all . . . Words and Termes, as are mentioned in the Law Writers, or Statutes of this victorious and renowned Kingdome [etc.]. Cowley 129; STC 5901
Publisher:
Printed [by Augustine Mathewes] for William Sheares, London, 1637.
Description:
Second edition of Cowell's controversial yet highly regarded law dictionary (and the first entirely in English), banned and burnt by Royal proclamation upon its appearance for its absolutist definitions offending the Commons and disavowed by James
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning, the margins cut a bit close, occasional minor worming, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78409
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
legal dictionaries

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