The SECOND PART Of The INSTITUTES Of The LAWS Of ENGLAND. Containing the Exposition of many ancient, and other Statutes; Whereof you may see the Particulars in a Table following. Law, Ed Coke, ard. 1552 - 1634.

The SECOND PART Of The INSTITUTES Of The LAWS Of ENGLAND. Containing the Exposition of many ancient, and other Statutes; Whereof you may see the Particulars in a Table following.

London: Printed for A. Crooke, et al. 1669. 3rd edition (Marvin, p. 208; Wing C-4950). [10], 745, [43] pp. Head- tailpieces. Decorative inital capital letters. Folio. 11-3/4" x 7-3/8". Modern full speckled calf binding executed in a period style with dark brown title label to spine. Binding - Fine. Text - VG+ (faint discoloration to bottom of 1 & fading throughout the ajoining 'A' gathering). Item #28066

The 2nd - 4th Institutes were all published posthumously, per order of the House of Commons. In this Second Part, "His Commentary upon Magna Charta, and particularly on the celebrated 29th Chapter, is deeply interesting to the lawyers of hte present age, as well from the value and dignity of the text, as the spirity of justice and of civil liberty which pervades and animates the work." [as quoted in Marvin].

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