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Nelson, William
Lex Maneriorum: Or, the Law and Customs of England, Relating to Manors and Lords of Manors, their Stewards, Deputies, Tenants, and others . . . Of the Lords Right to Deodands, Felons Goods, Waifs, Estrays, Wrecks, and Goods of Felo de se [Suicides] 2d ed
Printed by E[lizabeth] and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1733.
Second edition reissue of Nelson's sole work on copyhold, land tenure, manors, and their courts, arranged alphabetically by subject and with what Holdsworth terms an "interesting historical preface"; one of the early works printed by Elizabeth Nutt
Contemporary sheep, quite worn and scraped, the front joint cracking and the label effaced; a clean working copy only, with the advertising leaf
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$ 175.00
Nelson, William
The Law of Evidence: Wherein All the Cases that have yet been printed in any of our Law Books or Tryals, and that in any wise relate to Points of Evidence, are collected and methodically digested under their proper Heads [etc.]
Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1717.
First edition of the first work exclusively devoted to the English law of evidence, as evidence became an area of law treated as a distinct subject matter, with three chapters on witnesses, one on written evidence, and one on criminal law, inter alia
Contemporary calf, rubbed, label lacking, slightly strained and light browning, yet a crisp usable copy; with two advertising leaves
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$ 1500.00

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