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The History and Analysis of the Common Law of England. Sir Matthew Hale.
The History and Analysis of the Common Law of England
The History and Analysis of the Common Law of England
The History and Analysis of the Common Law of England

The History and Analysis of the Common Law of England

The First History of the Common Law [Hale, Sir Matthew]. Written by a Learned Hand. The History and Analysis of the Common Law of England. Two parts, each with title page and individual pagination: The History of the Common Law of England: Divided into Twelve Chapters; The Analysis of the Law: Being a Scheme, Or Abstract, Of the Several Titles and Partitions of the Law of England, Digested into Method. Originally published: [London]: Printed by J. Nutt, 1713. [iii], 264, [12]; [xvi], 171 pp. Reprinted 2000, 2014 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584770244; ISBN-10: 1584770244. Hardcover. New. $49.95 * Reprint of the first edition. Published anonymously, this highly respected work was the first history of the common law. A series of chronological essays drawn from Hale's manuscripts, it "give[s] us a clear statement of the history of some of the important external features of the common law...Sketch as it is his history is living history because its author had a clear view of its whole course" (Holdsworth). Hale [1609-1676] was a Judge of the Common Pleas, well-known for his History of the Pleas of the Crown. Holdsworth, Sources and Literature of English Law 151-152.

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