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St. German, Christopher
St. German's Doctor and Student. Edited for the Selden Society by The late T.F.T. Plucknett and J.L. Barton [Volume XCI for the Year 1974]
Selden Society, London, 1974.
The modern scholarly edition of St. Germain's classic work, going far to establish the place of equity in English law, in John Baker's words "represent[ing] the central core of St. German's work on the philosophy of law . . . in the early Tudor age"
Original blue cloth, gilt, somewhat rubbed, but a good clean copy
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$ 75.00
equity, 16TH CENTURY
St. German, Christopher
Dialogus de fundamentis legum Anglie et de conscientia. S.T.C. 21559; Beale T462 [with the title page foliated and C1.8 a cancel]
Impressum . . . Per Iohannem Rastell [etc.], London, 1528.
First edition of the first dialogue of the first classic of English equity, called by Samuel Thorne "a most important book for the historian of English law" and recently described as "a brilliant . . . attempt to construct a systematic theory of law"
Later vellum, rubbed, lacking six leaves and, if called for, the two final errata leaves, a few repairs and chips, else quite sound; the Taussig copy
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$ 6000.00

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