NEW INSTITUTE OF THE IMPERIAL, OR; CIVIL LAW WITH NOTES SHEWING IN SOME PRINCIPAL CASES AMONGST OTHER OBSERVATIONS, HOW THE CANON LAW, THE LAWS OF ENGLAND, AND THE LAWS...
Item #: 62266
Published: OE; Printed by W.B. for Richard Sare; Reprinted in 2007.
Subjects: CANON LAW, COMPARATIVE LAW, ROMAN LAW
Wood's New Institute went through four editions in 1704,1712, 1721 and 1730. It was the standard Anglo-Americantreatise of the eighteenth and early nineteenth centuriesand a well-thumbed reference for jurists who liked to add anelement of civilian learning to their work, such as JosephStory. It is not only a summary of Roman law adapted to theneeds of students of English law, but also a pioneeringessay in comparative law.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.
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