Title Observations on the More Ancient Statutes, From Magna Charta to The Twenty-First of James I. Cap. XXVIII. With an Appendix, being a Proposal for New Modelling the Statutes.
Book Condition Good
Publisher Printed by W, Bowyer and J. Nichols: and sold by S. Baker, at Horace's Head, in Fleet-Street:, 1769. 0
Seller ID 3737
Third edition, with considerable additions. Large post 4to., 27 cms, pp xii, 516. Old full brown calf (worn on fore-corners), professionally rebacked recently with scarlet letter-piece gilt, blind ruled compartments to backstrip. With an early neat signature of J Campbell Lin: Inn at outer top margin of title-page and an old, and rather faint, circular stamp of Doncaster Borough Free Library 1869 just below and touching one letter of the title. Apparently issued without half-title. ESTC T80835. "Mr. Barrington, in his Observations, has contributed very much to the elucidation of the more ancient laws of England, by introducing historical illustrations of the times during which the statutes were enacted. The volume abounds in curious, learned, and valuable information." J. G. Marvin Legal Bibliography. See also GROSS 2020.