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								Cyfreithjeu Hywel Dda ac Eraill, Seu Leges Wallicae Ecclesiasticae.. by  Editor  William
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Cyfreithjeu Hywel Dda ac Eraill, Seu Leges Wallicae Ecclesiasticae..

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Cyfreithjeu Hywel Dda ac Eraill, Seu Leges Wallicae Ecclesiasticae..

by Wales; Clark, William, Editor

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1730. Notable Eighteenth-Century Compilation of Welsh Civil and Ecclesiastical Law [Wales]. [Howel, Welsh King (d. 950CE)]. Clark, William [1696-1771], Editor. Wotton, William [1666-1727], Compiler of Appendices. William, Moses [1686-1742], Compiler of Appendices. Cyfreithjeu Hywel Dda ac Eraill, Seu Leges Wallicae Ecclesiasticae & Civiles Hoeli Boni et Aliorum Walliae Principum, Quas Ex Variis Codicibus Manuscriptis Eruit, Interpretatione Latina, Notis & Glossario Illustravit Guilielmus Wottonus, S.T.P. Adjuvante Mose Guilielmio, A.M.R.S. Soc. Qui & Appendicem Adjecit. London: Typis Gulielmi Bowyer, 1730. [xlii], 586, [20] pp. Lacking half-title. Parallel Welsh and Latin texts. Folio (15-1/4" x 9-1/2"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Title page printed in red and black, copperplate text vignette in preface, large copperplate vignette to head of dedication, large woodcut vignettes at the beginnings of each section. Very light browning to text, somewhat heavier in places, foxing, stains and edgewear to a few leaves, light soiling and edgewear to title page, internally clean. $500. * Only edition, 1 of 2 issues from 1730. With a subscriber list. One of the great achievements of eighteenth-century English legal philology, this is a critical edition of Howel's Cyfraith Hywel and other early compilations of Welsh civil and ecclesiastical law. The work concludes with a glossary of Welsh legal terms by Wotton. OCLC locates 9 copies in North America, 5 in law libraries (Case Western Reserve, Harvard, University of Michigan, University of Minnesota, University of Virginia). English Short-Title Catalogue T63960.


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