With Interesting Content About England's Colonies Curson, H[enry]. A Compendium of the Laws and Government Ecclesiastical, Civil and Military, Of Great Britain and Ireland, And Dominions, Plantations and Territories Thereunto Belonging. With the Maritime Power Thereof, And Jurisdiction of Courts Therein. Methodically Digested Under Their Proper Heads. London: Printed for John Walthoe Junr., 1716. [xiv], 441, , 441, 447-460, 463-488, 491-532, 535-642,  pp. Text continuous despite irregular pagination. Lacking publisher advertisement that precedes title page and divisional title page after p. 441, text complete. 12mo. (6-1/4" x 3-3/4"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to interior, early annotations to margins in a few places, recent repair to head of title page, which is lightly soiled and marked with a small library stamp, library stamps to a few other leaves of text. $1,500. * Second and final edition. First published in 1699, this work is perhaps most notable for its appendices dealing with the laws and governments of Scotland, Ireland and colonies in Asia, Africa and America. The second is a rare edition. OCLC locates no copies. The English Short-Title Catalogue locates 4 (Folger Shakespeare Library, Harvard Law School, Library of Congress, US Supreme Court). English Short-Title Catalogue N15360.
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