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book #79858
Swinburne, Henry
A Treatise of Testaments and Last Wills, Fit to be understood by all men . . . Compiled out of the Laws Ecclesiasticall, Civill and Canon, as also out of the Common Laws, Customes and Statutes of this Realme. The Fourth Edition [etc.]. Wing S6261
Printed by George Sawbridge [and two others], London, 1677.
The first work on the English law of wills, and more broadly the first work written by an Englishman on English canon law, praised by J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity and scientific technique" and by David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise"
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, with the bookplates of Sir John Swinburne [a descendant?] and Thomas Walker of Doctors Commons; the Taussig copy
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$ 750.00

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