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The Institutions of The Law of Scotland, Revised, Corrected and. Sir George Mackenzie.
The Institutions of The Law of Scotland, Revised, Corrected and...

The Institutions of The Law of Scotland, Revised, Corrected and...

"Contains Much That is Valuable" Mackenzie, Sir George [1636-1691]. The Institutions of the Law of Scotland. Revised, Corrected and Augmented. With an Appendix of Notes. Edinburgh: Printed by James Watson, for John Vallange, 1706. [viii], 253, [3] pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary calf, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, light scratches to boards, corners bumped and somewhat worn, front endleaves lacking, armorial bookplate of Hugh MacLean to verso of front board. Moderate toning, faint dampstaining in places, some edgewear and light soiling to preliminaries and final few leaves, early annotations to rear endleaves, early owner signatures (one illegible, the other "Jas MacLean") to title page. $250. * Fourth edition. First published 1685, this durable work had its final edition in 1758. As Marke points out, Mackenzie's Institutions "contains much that is valuable and [it] is still consulted and referred to upon certain points" (Marke). MacLean [1736-1768], 12th Laird of Ardgour, was a military officer from a distinguished Scottish Clan. Marke, Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University 251. English Short-Title Catalogue N7707.

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