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Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Graunde Abridgement Collect par le Judge . . . Anthony Fitzherbert [with] La Secounde Part du Graund Abridgement [with] La table conteynant en sommarie les choses notables en la graunde Abridgement [etc.]. S.T.C. 10956 & 10956.5. Three Volumes in Two
Publisher:
In Aedibus Ricardi Tottell [imprint varies], London, 1565.
Description:
The magisterial Tottel printing of "the decisive book--the book that 'made' the Common Law", containing over 13,000 abridged case-notes arranged alphabetically by subject in some 263 titles and digesting hundreds of years of medieval case law
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, some repairs, the second volume rebacked, repair to its last leaf, else very clean with wide margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78092
Price:
$ 5500.00
Category:
Abridgements
 
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Graunde Abridgement, Collecte par le Iudge . . . Anthony Fitzherbert [with] La Secounde Part du Graund Abridgement [with] Tabula. Cy ensuit la Table pur trouer les titles [etc.]. S.T.C. 10957; Beale R466, R467, and R468. Three Volumes in One
Publisher:
In Aedibus Ricardi Tottell [etc.], London, 1577.
Description:
The final, early (of three) printing of "the decisive book--the book that 'made' the Common Law", containing over 13,000 abridged case-notes arranged alphabetically by subject in some 263 titles and digesting hundreds of years of medieval case law
Condition:
Early blind ruled calf, rebacked, the upper portion of the title strengthened, else well preserved with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78463
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Abridgements
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Novvelle Natura breuium du Iudge tresreuerende Monsieur Anthonie Fitzherbert, denierement renue & corrige per laucteur, auecques vn Table perfecte des chose notables contenus en ycell . . . per Guiliaulme Rastell [etc.]. Beale T347; S.T.C. 10961.4
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1576.
Description:
An early edition (the fifth issuance to appear) of Fitzherbert's classic treatment of the writ system, the heart of English law, praised by Coke and Hale (who prepared his own edition) and oft-cited by Maitland; with Rastell's table of contents
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf, centered lozenges, remains of ties, bookplate of Fitzherbert Brockholes, especially attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78802
Price:
$ 1850.00
Category:
Procedure
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Graunde Abridgement Collect par le Judge . . . Anthony Fitzherbert [with] La Secounde Part du Graund Abridgement [with] La table conteynant en sommarie les choses notables en la graunde Abridgement [etc.]. S.T.C. 10956 & 10956.5; Beale 463 464 & 465
Publisher:
In Aedibus Ricardi Tottell [imprint varies], London], 1565.
Description:
The magisterial Tottel printing of "the decisive book--the book that 'made' the Common Law", containing over 13,000 abridged case-notes arranged alphabetically by subject in some 263 titles and digesting hundreds of years of medieval case law
Condition:
Contemporary blind-rolled and tooled calf, quite worn, recently rebacked, browning, some staining (mainly to the lower margin), good crisp copies
Book No.:
W-73610
Price:
$ 12500.00
Category:
Abridgements
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Graunde Abridgement. Three Volumes [complete] [with the ?Wyer setting of the title page of volume 3]. S.T.C. 10954; Cowley 6; Beale R456, R458, and R459. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Rastell and Wynkyn de Worde, London, 1516.
Description:
The magisterial first edition of "the decisive book--the book that 'made' the Common Law", containing over 13,000 abridged case-notes in some 263 titles and digesting hundreds of years of medieval case law, including those cases otherwise lost
Condition:
Modern calf, the first title with the woodcut and text only, small loss on its verso, some dampstaining and strengthened margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77990
Price:
$ 35000.00
Category:
Abridgements
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Nowelle Natura breuium du Iudge tresreuerende Monsieur Anthonie Fizherbert dernierement renue & corrige per laucteur [bound with] Thomas Littleton, Les Tenures du monsieur Littleton, ouesque certein cases addes [etc.]. S.T.C. 10962 and 15746
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli [imprints vary], London, 1581 & 1583.
Description:
Two works central to early English law, each of the highest authority, here bound together and glossed (the Littleton's paper format so designed) with the signatures of Thomas and Robert Thornton, conjecturally father and son Lincoln's Inn barristers
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, remains of clasps, partly interleaved and the Littleton printed in larger format, extensively glossed; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78976
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
Procedure, Real Property
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
In this booke is contained the office of Shiriffes, Bayliffes of liberties, Escheatours, Constables, and Coroners, and sheweth what euery one of theym maye doe by vertue of theyr offyces, drawen oute of bookes of the common Lawe [etc.]. S.T.C. 10991.5
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in fleetestrete . . . by Thomas Marshe, London, 1570?.
Description:
A rare edition of the first work devoted to the English law of the offices of sheriff, coroner, and other local officials; four copies in ESTC (one imperfect), including this copy, which is the only copy recorded outside the United States
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, gilt lettered, some browning, unrelated manuscript squiggles in the margins, but quite usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78654
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Nouel Natura Breuium du Iudge tresreuerende Monsieur Anthony Fizherbert dernierement renue & corrigee per Laucteur, auecques vn Table perfect des choses notables contenus en ycel, nouelment compose per Guilliaulme Rastall. S.T.C. 10963; Beale T350
Publisher:
In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli Anno Domini 1588, London, 1588.
Description:
An early edition of a work central to the comprehension of the procedural heart of English law--the writ system--and itself published for over three centuries, one of a very few works repeatedly cited by Maitland as authority
Condition:
Later elaborately blind tooled calf, all edges gilt, the joints rubbed, with the Fitzherbert Swynnerton Park Co. Stafford bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78678
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
Procedure
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
In this booke is contayned the offyces of Shyriffes, Bayliffes of lybertyes, Escheatours, Constables, and Coroners, and sheweth what euery one of them may dooe by vertue of their offices [etc.]. Not in S.T.C., Beale, nor ESTC
Publisher:
Imprynted ay London, by Thomas Marshe, London, No date.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded edition of the first work devoted to the English law of the offices of sheriff, coroner, and other local officials, its title and colophon different from all other copies, and its running heads in black letter, not Roman
Condition:
Later calf, the title darkened and a bit chipped, as are the lower margins of several leaves, two leaves repaired (no text affected), the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79096
Price:
$ 5500.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners

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