A Concise Introduction to Greek, Roman, Canon and Feudal Law Butler, Charles [1750-1832]. Horae Juridicae Subsecivae: A Connected Series of Notes, Respecting the Geography, Chronology, And Literary History, Of the Principal Codes, And Original Documents, Of the Grecian, Roman, Feudal and Canon Law. London: Brooke and Clarke [et al.], 1804. ii-xvi, 136 pp. Lacking half-title. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Later buckram, gilt title and library name to spine, endleaves renewed. Light soiling and shelfwear, spine somewhat darkened, library bookplate and small circular sticker to front pastedown. Light toning to interior, light foxing to a few leaves, ink library stamps to title page and two other leaves. $100. * First edition. An introductory treatise and sourcebook on Greek, Roman, canon and feudal law, containing "useful information upon the subjects of which it treats" and referring the reader to relevant authorities for each topic (Marvin). The third and final edition appeared in 1830; an American edition was published in Philadelphia in 1808. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 167.
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