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book #79383
Fortescue, John
A Learned commendation of the politique lawes of Englande: wherein by most pitthy reasons & euident demonstrations they are plainelye proved farre to excell aswell the Ciuile lawes [and] all other lawes of the world [etc.]. Beale T357; S.T.C. 11194
Imprinted . . . in Fletestrete . . . by Rychard Tottill [etc.], London, 1567.
First edition of the first English translation of a work placed "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in the late 15th century, highly popular, and the first work to examine extensively trial by jury and the Inns of Court
Modern blind ruled sheep, gilt lettered, the title somewhat dusty with early notations, else quite clean and fresh; the Taussig copy
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$ 3750.00
Inns of Court, political theory, juries

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