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An abridgment of the first part of L. Coke's Institutes: with great additions, explaining many of the difficult cases, and shewing in what points the law has been altered by late resolutions and acts of Parliament 1 edition

An abridgment of the first part of L. Coke's Institutes
Coke, Edward Sir

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An abridgment of the first part of L. Coke's Institutes
with great additions, explaining many of the difficult cases, and shewing in what points the law has been altered by late resolutions and acts of Parliament
The seventh edition, to which is now added a large index in the nature of an analysis of the most general heads.
by William Hawkins, serjeant at law.

Published 1751 by Printed by Henry Lintot, for D. Browne, without Temple-bar, J. Shuckburgh, between the Temple-Gates, J. Whiston and B. White, in Fleet-street in In the Savoy [London] .
Written in English.

Edition Notes

Hawkins's abridgment of the commentary of Sir Edward Coke on Littleton from Coke's First part of the institutes of the laws of England. Hawkins omits Coke's reprint of Littleton's Tenures and such parts of Coke as were obsolete when the work was compiled. Cf., J.G. Marvin, Legal bibliog.

Signatures: A⁴(-A4) B-2C¹².

LC copy previously owned by Thomas Jefferson, initialed by him at signatures I and T. Has armorial bookplate, "Reuben Skelton, Hanover County, Virginia" and has a few manuscript notes, possibly in Reuben Skelton's hand. Rebacked and repaired, armorial bookplate and Library of Congress 1815 bookplate preserved. Cf. Sowerby.

LC copy imperfect: final leaf containing publisher's advertisements (leaf 2C12) wanting.

ESTC T137149

Sowerby, E.M. Cat. of the lib. of Thomas Jefferson, 1785

Genre
Early works to 1800

Classifications

Library of Congress
KD833 .C652 1751

The Physical Object

Pagination
vi, 501, [99] p. ;
Number of pages
501

ID Numbers

Open Library
OL23177279M
LC Control Number
24016463

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