Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Horne, Andrew
- La Somme appelle Mirroir des Justices: vel Speculum Iusticiariorum, Factum per Andream Horne . . . Horne mihi cognomen, Andreas est mihi nomen. Wing H2790
- Printed by E.G. for Matthew Walbanke and Richard Best [etc.], London, 1642.
- First edition of a unique medieval law book, a bemused Maitland wondering whether its author was a "lawyer, antiquary . . . pedant, faddist [or] romantic" and called by Plucknett "certainly the most fantastic work in our legal literature"
- Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label, double gilt ruled and lettered, light browning, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
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- $ 900.00
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