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A Digest of The Laws of England Volume II

And

A Continuation of Lord Chief Baron Comyn's Digest

By Sir John Comyn and 'A Gentleman of the Inner-Temple

1764-1776 - London - H. Woodfall and W. Strahan

14" by 9"; (vii) 576pp; 623pp

 
 
 
 
 
 
 
 


 

DETAILS

An extremely scarce two volume set of books from the Comyn's Digest series, in which the English judge and MP digests the laws of England.

Although the first Law French and fifth English editions are considered definitive, the books listed here are nonetheless extremely influential in their field; indicative of the level of scholarly tradition and level of expertise that steeps British law and lawmaking.

A comprehensive, complex set of books and a fascinating insight into legal proceedure on a range of subjects, with continuation of Comyn's work by an anonymous 'Gentleman of the Inner-Temple (1776 volume).

 

CONDITION

In calf binding. Externally, the boards of the 1764 volume are missing and the boards of the 1776 volume are detached and heavily worn. There is also significant wear to the backstrips of both, and they both are verticaly split, . Internally, the binding has failed in many places in both volumes and there are sections of the textblock detached. Internally, the pages are spotted and foxed throughout, although the text remains clear. There is a bookplate and inkstamps to the pastedown of the continuation volume. Overall: POOR

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