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Wood, Thomas
An Institute of the Laws of England; or, the Laws of England in their Natural Order, according to Common Use. Seventh Edition [bound with] Some Thoughts Concerning the Study of the Laws of England. Fourth Edition [etc.]. Folio
[1] Printed by Henry Lintot [2] Printed by E. and R. Nutt, London, 1745 & 1734.
A later edition of the principal work examining English law between Finch and Blackstone, with the last edition of Wood's "Thoughts" in which he "made a strong plea for the inclusion of the common law into the curriculum at Oxford and Cambridge"
Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, joints cracking but holding, clean and well-margined; no copy of these two works together recorded after 1734
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$ 650.00
Wood, Thomas
Some Thoughts Concerning the Study of the Laws of England. Particularly in the Two Universities [etc.]. The Second Edition
Printed for J. Stagg . . . and D. Browne [etc.], London, 1727.
Wood's prescient effort, anticipating Blackstone, "urg[ing] the extension of legal education beyond the confines of the inns of court to the universities", with particular authors and subjects on both common and civil law recommended throughout
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, a very good copy, quite clean and well-margined; the Taussig copy
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$ 850.00

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