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  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Adam Littleton, Robert White, John Selden
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): Michigan
  • Publication Information: London : Printed for Thomas Basset and Richard Chiswell, and are to be sold by Robert Clavell …, MDCLXXXIII [1683] – MDCLXXXIII
  • Publication Type (Medium): History
  • Type: Book
  • Other titles: Works.
    Of the original of ecclesiastical jurisdiction of testaments
    Of the disposition or administration of intestates goods
    Jani Anglorum facies altera.
    England's epinomis.
    Two treatises.
  • Series title: Early English books, 1641-1700, 294:5.
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[34], 131, [9], 39, [5], 24 pages, [1] leaf of plates : portrait

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  • Publisher: Robert Clavell
  • Responsable Person: written by John Selden of the Inner-Temple, Esquire ; the first entituled, Jani Anglorvm facies altera, rendred into English, with large notes thereupon, by Redman Westcot, Gent. ; the second, England's epinomis ; the third, Of the original of ecclesiastical jurisdictions of testaments ; the fourth, Of the disposition or administration of intestates goods ; the three last never before extant.
  • Publication Date: 1683
  • Country/State: Michigan
  • Number of Editions: 13 editions
  • First edition Date: 1671
  • Last edition Date: 1683
  • General Notes: Each part has special t.p. and separate paging.
    Reel guide erroneously identifies this work as Wing S2441.
    Engraved frontispiece portrait of the author signed: R: White sculpsit.
    Error in paging: p. 23 of second count misprinted 17.
    Errata: p. [1] following p. [131] of first grouping.
    Reproduction of original in the Huntington Library.
  • Reproduction Notes: Microfilm. Ann Arbor, Mich. : University Microfilms International, 1968. 1 microfilm reel ; 35 mm. (Early English books, 1641-1700 ; 294:5).
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD358
  • OCLC: 12603009

Main Contents

The reverse or back-face of the English Janus, to-wit, all that is met with in story concerning the common and statute-law of English Britanny … / written in Latin by John Selden … ; and rendred into English by Redman Westcot, Gent. London : Printed for Thomas Basset, and Richard Chiswell, MDCLXXXII [1682]
England's epinomis / by John Selden, Esquire. London : Printed for Thomas Basset … and Richard Chiswell …, MDCLXXXIII [1683]
Two treatises written by John Selden … : the first, Of the original ecclesiastical jurisdiction of testaments, the second, Of the disposition or administration in intestates goods. London : Printed for Thomas Basset … and Richard Chiswell … MDCLXXXIII [1683].

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