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book #79693
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
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$ 1250.00
criminal law

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