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book #78946
Bacon, Francis
The Elements of the Common Lawes of England, Branched into a double Tract: The One Containing a Collection of some principall Rules and Maximes of the Common Law [and] The Other The Use of the Common Law [etc.]. S.T.C. 1134; Gibson 193. Quarto
Printed by the Assignes of Iohn Moore Esq., London, 1630.
First edition of Bacon's most famous legal work, and the first collection in English of the maxims of English law, part of Bacon's larger scheme to systematize and reform the law, and part of a much more extensive collection of his maxims now lost
Contemporary vellum, rubbed, the spine snagged, some browning, one blank defective, else well preserved with exceedingly ample margins; the Taussig copy
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$ 2500.00
maxims, jurisprudence

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