Fountainhall's Decisions Fountainhall, John Lauder, Lord [1646-1722]. The Decisions of the Lords and Council and Session, From June 6th, 1678, To July 30th, 1712. Collected by the Honourable Sir John Lauder of Fountainhall, One of the Senators of the College of Justice. Containing also the Transactions of the Privy Council, Of the Criminal Court, And Court of Exchequer, And Interspersed with a Variety of Historical Facts, And Many Curious Anecdotes. Published from the Original Manuscript, In the Library of the Faculty of Advocates, At Their Desire. Edinburgh: Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, 1759-1761. Two volumes. [ii], 830; [ii], 790 pp. Folio (12" x 7-1/2"). Recent library buckram, gilt institution name to boards, red and black lettering pieces and gilt institution name to spines, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, tiny paint spatters to bindings in a few places. Library stamps to edges, preliminaries and rear endleaves, light toning to text. $300. * Only edition. Fountainhall was one of Scotland's leading jurists. He remains a often-consulted authority in Scots law. English Short-Title Catalogue T78741.
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