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book #79848
Barrington, Daines
Observations on the More Ancient Statutes, from Magna Charta to the Twenty-First of James I. Cap. XXVII. With An Appendix, Being a Proposal for New Modelling the Statutes. The Fifth Edition
Printed by J. Nichols: and sold G. Leigh [and four others], London, 1796.
Final edition of one of the foremost works of eighteenth century English law reform, serving as a bridge between Bacon and Blackstone and viewed with admiration by both Dr. Johnson and Jeremy Bentham, the latter of whom termed it a "great treasure"
Modern blue cloth, gilt lettered, ex-library, light browning and a bit of foxing, yet quite clean and largely uncut; with the frontispiece
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$ 175.00
Magna Carta, legal reform

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