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. Wing H253
- Printed for Richard Tonson . . . and Jacob Tonson [etc.], London, 1678.
- First edition of the precis of Hale's masterpiece (which was to be 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"
- 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very clean and crisp, with both the imprimatur and advertising leaves and leaf B1 not a cancel; the Taussig copy
- Book No.:
- $ 1250.00
- criminal law
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