"This Collection of Statutes is Much Esteemed" Hawkins, William [1673-1746], Compiler. The Statutes at Large, From Magna Charta to the Seventh Year of King George the Second, Inclusive. In Six Volumes. London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty; And by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling, assigns of Edward Sayer Esquire, 1735. Six volumes. The collective titlepage is in Volume I only. Each volume has an individual titlepage, those of Volumes 1, 3 and 6 dated 1734. [With] The Statutes at Large, Containing All the Publick Acts of Parliament from the Seventh Year of the Reign of His Present Majesty King George the Second, To the Fourteenth Year of His Present Majesty's Reign Inclusive. To Which is Prefixed, A Table of the Titles of All the Publick and Private Statutes During that Time. Volume the Seventh. London: Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1742. [xxiv], 492,  pp. Large folio (15-3/4" x 10"). Later buckram, raised bands and gilt titles to spines, endpapers renewed. Moderate soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities, spine ends and corners bumped and lightly worn, hinges cracked. Moderate toning, light foxing in places, faint dampstaining to text blocks of Volumes II-VI at lower outside corners, occasional light soiling to upper margins. $500. * Only edition. An important edition of statutes covering the years 1215-1740. "This collection of statutes is much esteemed. The compiler...collated the original records to 2 Geo. II., and gave most of the more ancient Statutes in their respective Latin and French texts, with translations of such as had been before translated, and as appeared to be in force or use" (Marvin). Two other volumes were added to this edition in 1758. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 375. English Short-Title Catalogue T145897, T145896.
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