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Selden, John (ed.)
Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani sic Nuncupatus, sub Edwardo Rege Primo . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joan. Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica. Editio Secunda. Wing F1291. Quarto
Typis S.R. Prostant apud H. Twyford [and three others] [etc.], London, 1685.
Selden's edition of Fleta, one of the few medieval English legal treatises, with his Dissertation upon it, called a "sophisticated survey of the history of Roman law in medieval Europe and England [and] his most mature piece of scholarship"
Contemporary blind panelled calf, rebacked, the ?original label laid down, very light browning, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
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$ 375.00
MEDIEVAL, English Law, roman law
Selden, John (ed.)
Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani sic nuncupatus, sub Edwardo Rege primo seu circa annos abhinc CCCXL . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joannis Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica [etc.]. Wing F1290A
Typis M.F. Prostant apud Guil. Lee, & Dan. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1647.
The best early edition of Fleta, one of the few substantial medieval English legal treatises, written in the late 13th century, and surviving it but a single manuscript; with Selden's masterly dissertation "loaded . . . with his remarkable erudition"
Modern straight-grained morocco, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, lightly rubbed, some staining and marginal tears, else a good copy
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$ 850.00
MEDIEVAL, English Law, prisons

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