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CONSTITUTION OF ENGLAND; OR AN ACCOUNT OF THE ENGLISH GOVERNMENT; IN WHICH IT IS COMPARED BOTH WITH THE REPUBLICAN FORM OF GOVERNMENT...

De Lolme, J.L.


Item #: 2649

Pages: xxiv,404p.
Published: Getzville; Katie Haymes; 1999.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, COMPARATIVE LAW, LEGAL HISTORY, UNITED KINGDOM

This reprint appears to be the fourth edition basedon the author's introduction. This work, first written inFrench and published in Holland in 1771, is considered thebest treatise on the English Constitution. Ironically, itwas written by a foreigner who lived in England for only afew years prior to the release of the French edition.Book I is a survey of the various powers included in theEnglish Constitution, and of the Laws both in civil andcriminal cases. Book II is a view of the advantages of theEnglish Government, and of the rights and liberties of thepeople; and a confirmation, by reference to facts, of theprinciples stated in the work. Both Books I and II areunder one cover in 404 pages.Printed on acid-free paper.Part of the Hein Preservation Program.

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