Author:PERKINS, John (d.1545)

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A Profitable Booke of Master John Perkins, Fellow of the Inner Temple. Treating of the Lawes of England.

By: PERKINS, John (d.1545).

Price: $1,500.00

Publisher: London:, Thomas Wight, 1601.: 1601

Seller ID: LV1811


12mo. [47], [1 blank] pp., 168 ff., [2 blank] ff., 12 ff. Faintest marginal water-stain through p. [24], some tears to pages at gutter toward the rear (no loss). Original full vellum; soiled, front right cover edge gnawed, vellum lace tie present as a fragment. Bookplate of Hopetoun [near Edinburgh]. Early manuscript inscription above bookplate (difficult to read, but photo on request); the rear section "The Olde Tenures" with frequent ink marginal notes in the same hand, occasional underlining. Very good. VERY RARE. Later edition—first published 1528. A popular work covering t... View more info