Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Perkins, John
- A Profitable Booke of Mr. Iohn Perkins, Sometimes fellow of the Inner Temple. Treating of the Laws of England. And now translated out of French into English for the benefit of young Students and others [etc.]. Wing P1543
- Printed by R.B. for M. Wallbanke . . . within Grayes-Inne-gate, London, 1642.
- First edition in English of one of the classics of English land law, one which Holdsworth paired with Littleton's Tenures and which Coke termed "wittily and learnedly composed", first appearing in Latin in 1528, with many later editions in Law French
- ?Contemporary elaborately blind panelled calf, gilt, rebacked, the title frayed (just touching the "e" in "Booke"), quite browned, else a sound copy
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- $ 450.00
- Real Property
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