Whittaker, William Joseph, Editor. Maitland, Frederic William, Introduction. The Mirror of Justices. Selden Society, Volume 7 for the Year 1893. London: Bernard Quaritch for The Selden Society, 1895. Quarto. lv, 210, 7 [List of publication and Rules of the Selden Society] pp. Publisher's dark navy starched buckram with gilt spine lettering. Many page uncut. Very light wear, internally clean and bright, deckle edges with many pages uncut. Very good. $150. * First edition. Edited from a unique MS. at Corpus Christi College, Cambridge, with a new translation by W.J. Whittaker, M.A. of Trinity College, Cambridge, and Professor F.W. Maitland. Original law French with English translations on facing pages. A curious work of the 13th century with the old editions being corrupt, and in many places unintelligible.
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