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Baron and Feme, A Treatise of the Common Law Concerning Husband and..

by Marriage Law, Great Britain

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1700. London, 1700. First edition. London, 1700. First edition. First Edition of the First English Treatise on Family Law [Marriage Law]. [Great Britain]. Baron and Feme: A Treatise of the Common Law Concerning Husbands and Wives. Wherein is Contained the Nature of a Feme Covert, And of Marriages, Bastardy, The Privileges of Feme Coverts: What Alterations are Made by Marriage as to Estates, Leases, Goods, and Actions. What Things of the Wife Accrue to the Husband by the Intermarriage, Or Not. What Acts, Charges, Forfeitures by the Husband, Shall Bind the Wife After His Death, Or Not; Of Jointures and Pleadings, Fines and Recovery, Conveyances and Other Law Titles Relating to Baron and Feme. Of Wills, And Feme Covert Being Executrix. Of the Wife's Separate Disposition and Maintenance. What Amounts to the Disposition of the Wife's Term by the Husband. Of Actions Brought by or Against Baron and Feme. What Actions Done, Or Contracts Made by the Wife, Shall Bind Her Husband. Of Indictments and Informations Against Them. Of Baron and Feme's Joinder in Action. Of a Feme Sole Merchant. Declaration and Pleas &c. of Divorces &c. With Many Other Matters Relating to the Said Subject; And Some Useful Precedents. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkyns Esquires, for John Walthoe, 1700. [xxxii], 380, [36] pp. Main text preceded by publisher advertisement; this copy does not have the additional advertisement leaves that follow the text in some copies. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Recent period-style paneled calf, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, gilt tooling to board edges, endpapers renewed, early hand-lettered title to fore-edge of text block. Light toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, light foxing and faint stains to a few leaves. A very nice copy in a handsome binding. $6,500. * First edition. Passing through subsequent editions in 1719 and 1738, this was the first English treatise devoted exclusively to family law. It is a broadly conceived work. "I have herein considered Baron and Feme in all the circumstances of life, from the solemnization of marriage to the divorce, and have not omitted 'those collateral by-blows, (the title of bastardy making a considerable figure in our books;) and the variety of the matter made me some attonement for the labour" (To The Reader). According to the int.

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Title
Baron and Feme, A Treatise of the Common Law Concerning Husband and..
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Marriage Law, Great Britain
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London, 1700. First edition
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Date Published
1700
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CAT97, MARRIAGE LAW, GREAT BRITAIN, 68635.JPG, BOSTON-VBF
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