Protecting the Property Rights of Minors Seton, Sir Alexander [1639?-1719]. Bruce, Alexander, Notes. An Explication of the XXXIX Chapter of the Statutes of King William; Containing Divers Questions upon the Said Statute, Useful in Practice. With Notes, Containing Such Additions and Alterations, As Have been Made on that Subject Since the Author Wrote, By Many Decisions of the Lords of Session. Edinburgh: Printed by John Catanach, For Mr. Thomas Heriot, 1728. xvi, 112 pp. Octavo (6" x 3-1/2"). Recent period-style paneled calf by Philip Dusel, gilt-edged raised bands to spine, blind tooling to board edges, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to interior, tiny smudge to fore-edge of title page, negligible light soiling to p.112. A handsome copy of a scarce work. $750. * Only edition. Seton's essay discusses a statute designed to protect minors from claims against their real property. He offers a detailed study of this act, its application in Scottish cases and its historical background in Scots and Roman law. OCLC locates 2 copies, both in Great Britain. The English Short-Title Catalogue locates 13 copies, 4 in North America, 1 in a law library (Harvard). English Short-Title Catalogue N9869.
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