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A summary of the common law of England

A summary of the common law of England

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Edition Details

  • Creator or Attribution (Responsibility): Henry Finch
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: New York : Garland Pub., 1979
  • Type: Book
  • Series title: Classics of English legal history in the modern era.
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/a-summary-of-the-common-law-of-england/ (Stable identifier)

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Online version: Finch, Henry, Sir, -1625. Summary of the common law of England. New York: Garland Pub., 1979 (OCoLC)891416206

Short Description

431 pages in various pagings ; 19 cm.

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Useful for students learning an area of law, A summary of the common law of England is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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  • Publisher: Garland Pub.
  • Responsable Person: Sir Henry Finch. The body of the common law of England / Edmund Wingate. The principles of law reduced to practice / William Phillipps.
  • Publication Date: 1979
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 11 editions
  • First edition Date: 1654
  • Last edition Date: 1979
  • General Notes: Reprint of 3 works, the originally published in London, 1654; the second printed for H. Twyford and R. Wingate, London, 1655; and the third printed for H. Twyford, London, 1660.
    The second section of this book contains “The body of the common law of England,” a separately paged section “Statutes,” and a section with a separate title page and pagination, “A summary of the common law of England : as it stood in force, before it was altered by statute or acts of parliament.” This last section is identical to the first work in this Garland reprint, but has a statement of responsibility “by E.W.,” and has imprint “London : Printed Anno Salutis, 1655.” Both contain the additional title information: “Extracted (for the most part) out of the French and English copies of Sir Henry Finch, Kt. his learned treatise of the law : and digested into certain tablets for the help and delight of such students as affect method.” This work was apparently issued as a whole, as The body of the common law of England. See English Short Title Catalog and OCLC #26989481.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD671
  • Dewey Code: 340.570941
  • ISBN: 0824030559 9780824030551
  • OCLC: 5354593

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