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Bacon, Francis
The Elements of the Common Lawes of England, Branched into a double Tract: The One Containing a Collection of some principall Rules and Maximes of the Common Law . . . The Other The Use of the Common Law [etc.]. S.T.C. 1135; Gibson 194
Printed by the Assignes of J. More Esq. [etc.] [imprints vary], London, 1636.
Bacon's most famous legal work, and the first collection in English of the maxims of English law, part of Bacon's larger scheme to systematize and reform the law, and part of a much more extensive collection of his maxims never published and now lost
Contemporary speckled calf, rubbed, rebacked, with all three title pages and the final blank, especially crisp with ample margins; the Taussig copy
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$ 1500.00
maxims, English Law

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