Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Hale, Matthew
- Pleas of the Crown. Or a Brief, but Full Account of Whatsoever can be found Relating to that Subject. By Sir Matthew Hale Knight, late Chief Justice of the Kings Bench. Wing H254
- Printed by the Assigns of Richard Atkyns [etc.], London, 1678.
- First issuance under Hale's name of the precis of his masterpiece published in 1736, the work for which (in Maitland's words) "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
- Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, spine faded and its ends chipped, owner's stamp on title, else very clean, bright and usable; the Taussig copy
- Book No.:
- $ 1250.00
- criminal law
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