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SELDEN, JOHN (ED.) - Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani sic nuncupatus, sub Edwardo Rege primo seu circa annos abhinc CCCXL . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joannis Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica [etc.]. Wing F1290A

Title: Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani sic nuncupatus, sub Edwardo Rege primo seu circa annos abhinc CCCXL . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joannis Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica [etc.]. Wing F1290A
Description: London Typis M.F. Prostant apud Guil. Lee, & Dan. Pakeman [etc.] 1647. Modern straight-grained morocco, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, lightly rubbed, some staining and marginal tears, else a good copy. The best early edition of Fleta, one of the few substantial medieval English legal treatises, written in the late 13th century, and surviving it but a single manuscript; with Selden's masterly dissertation "loaded . . with his remarkable erudition"

Keywords: MEDIEVAL English Law prisons

Price: US$ 850.00 Seller: Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
- Book number: 76640


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