The English Works Of Sir Henry Spelman Kt Published in his Life-Time; Together with his Posthumous Works, Relating to the Laws and Antiquities of England; And the Life of the Author, etc..; To which are Added, Two more Treatises of Sir Henry Spelman, never before Printed: One, Of The Admiral Jurisdiction, and the Officers thereof: The Other, On Ancient Deed and Charters

London: D. Browne, 1727. Second edition. leather_bound. Folio, 34 x 20 cm. Engraved frontispiece, fold-out biographical table. Life of the Spelman by Bishop Edmund Gibson. The author, an avowed Royalist and eminent antiquarian had a long and illustrious career; philology, church doctrine, law as well as antiquarian writings were in his purview. He was knighted by King James. BRUNET Vol.V, p.485. Occasional foxing, corners worn, extremities scuffed, joints stressed but firm. Contemporary full paneled calf covers decorated in blind. Very good. Item #16705

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