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book #79730
Hawke, Michael
The Grounds of the Lawes of England; Extracted from the Fountaines of all other Learning: And digested Methodically into Cases, for the Use and Benefit of all Practicers, and Students. With a Commixtion of divers scattered Grounds . . .of the Law. Wing H1169
Printed for H. Twyford, T. Dring, Jo. Place, and W. Place [etc.], London, 1657.
Only edition of Hawke's ambitious effort, examining some 350 maxims and seeking to fit law in among all the humanities, drawing on Plato, Aristotle and Homer, then Bracton and the Year Books, Cujas and Hotman, plus Plowden, Dyer and (especially) Coke
Contemporary calf, rubbed and a bit stained, neat repairs to the spine ends, else quite clean and with the three advertising leaves; the Taussig copy
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$ 1250.00

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