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BURNETT, GILBERT - The Life and Death of Sir Matthew Hale, Kt. Sometime Lord Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of Kings Bench. Wing B5828

Title: The Life and Death of Sir Matthew Hale, Kt. Sometime Lord Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of Kings Bench. Wing B5828
Description: London Printed for William Shrowsbery, at the Bible in Duke-Lane 1682. Contemporary gilt panelled goatskin morocco, skilfully repaired, the spine extra gilt, marbled pastedowns, quite a pretty copy. First reissue of one of the few early, contemporary biographies of an English judge or lawyer, still "the main source of personal details" of our knowledge of Hale and, in Holdsworth's words, "the best life"; with the frontispiece

Keywords: biography Inns of Court

Price: US$ 250.00 Seller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
- Book number: 53376


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