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Item #78637 Two Dialogues in English Between a Doctour of Divinity, And a. Sir Christopher St. German, Germain.
Two Dialogues in English Between a Doctour of Divinity, And a...

Two Dialogues in English Between a Doctour of Divinity, And a...

A Work that Influenced Blackstone [C] [St. German (Germain), Christopher]. Two Dialogues in English Between a Doctour of Divinity, And a Student in the Laws of England, Of the Grounds of the Said Laws, And of Conscience. Newly Revised and Reprinted. London: Printed by John Streeter, Eliz. Flesher, And Henry Twyford, Assigns of Richard Atkyns and Edward Atkyns, Esquires, 1673. [ii], 366, [8] pp. Octavo. (5-1/2" x 3-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, blind fillets to spine. Light rubbing and shallow scuffing to boards, some loss to head of spine, minor chipping to foot of spine, corners bumped and somewhat worn, pastedowns loose. Light toning to interior, somewhat heavier in places, light soiling to title page. $500. * Later edition. With the second dialogue. Written originally in Latin in 1523 and cast in dialogic form, this was the first work to study the role of equity in common law and, by its nature, was the first jurisprudential work written in England. It also considers the relative merits of common, canon and civil law, the nature and object of law, the religious and moral standards of law, the foundations of the common law and issues regarding the jurisdiction of Parliament. Doctor and Student appeared in numerous editions. An authority well into the eighteenth century, it influenced several writers, including Blackstone. English Short-Title Catalogue R32072.

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