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The first part of the institutes of the lawes of England. Or, a commentarie vpon Littleton, not the name of a lawyer onely, but of the law it selfe. Authore Edw: Coke Milite. The second edition, corrected: with an alphabeticall table thereunto added. by  Thomas (d. 1481)  Sir (1552-1634); Littleton - Hardcover - 2nd Edition  - 1629 - from Nostre Livers (SKU: 000105)

The first part of the institutes of the lawes of England. Or, a commentarie vpon Littleton, not the name of a lawyer onely, but of the law it selfe. Authore Edw: Coke Milite. The second edition, corrected: with an alphabeticall table thereunto added.

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The first part of the institutes of the lawes of England. Or, a commentarie vpon Littleton, not the name of a lawyer onely, but of the law it selfe. Authore Edw: Coke Milite. The second edition, corrected: with an alphabeticall table thereunto added.

by Coke, Edward, Sir (1552-1634); Littleton, Thomas (d. 1481)

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London: London, printed by the assignes of Iohn More Esquire; and are to be sold by Richard More in S. Dunstans Churchyard. Anno 1629., 1629. 2nd Edition . Leather. Good. Description: Sm. folio (10¾ ×7¼ in): [5], 395, [1]; [34] leaves. Early reverse calf. · Register: 2º: ¶^6 A-5G^4 ^2A-G^4 H^6 (this copy lacks ¶1, a blank; 4I1 not signed; 5G4 is the title-page for the table; table begins new register). · Condition: Joints starting to crack, chipping at head and tail. Portrait of Littleton missing, portrait of Coke present; lacks initial blank; table of sanguinity torn with loss at bottom; light damp staining to preliminaries and to margins throughout; worm trail in final third of text, affecting one or two letters at most in each page; some leaves creased. · Comments: The first edition of 1628 contained a large number of printing errors. · References: S&M 1:449(7); STC 15785; ESTC S113341.

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Title
The first part of the institutes of the lawes of England. Or, a commentarie vpon Littleton, not the name of a lawyer onely, but of the law it selfe. Authore Edw: Coke Milite. The second edition, corrected: with an alphabeticall table thereunto added.
Author
Coke, Edward, Sir (1552-1634); Littleton, Thomas (d. 1481)
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Leather
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Used - Good
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Edition
2nd Edition
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Hardcover
Publisher
London, printed by the assignes of Iohn More Esquire; and are to be sold by Richard More in S. Dunstans Churchyard. Anno 1629.
Place of Publication
London
Date published
1629
Bookseller catalogs
Property & Tenures; Learning the Law;

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