1597 Scottish LAWS & Acts of Parliament Edinburgh SCOTLAND Skene RARE Verborum

SKENE, John

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John Skene was a 16th-century Scottish lawyer and judge who was entrusted to examine and edit the laws and acts of Parliament and be the sole decider on which ones should be printed. This collection was published under the title ‘Lawes and Actes of Parliament’ which was published alongside his famous Scottish law dictionary ‘De Verborum Significatione’ – the first Scottish law dictionary!

 

First published in 1566, this 1597 second edition was compiled and edited by Skene. It should be noted that portions of this work have a separate title pages, including ‘De Verborum’.

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1597 Scottish LAWS & Acts of Parliament Edinburgh SCOTLAND Skene RARE Verborum

 

John Skene was a 16th-century Scottish lawyer and judge who was entrusted to examine and edit the laws and acts of Parliament and be the sole decider on which ones should be printed. This collection was published under the title ‘Lawes and Actes of Parliament’ which was published alongside his famous Scottish law dictionary ‘De Verborum Significatione’ – the first Scottish law dictionary!

 

First published in 1566, this 1597 second edition was compiled and edited by Skene. It should be noted that portions of this work have a separate title pages, including ‘De Verborum’.

 

Item number: #15159

Price: $1500

 

SKENE, John

 

The lawes and actes of Parliament, maid be King Iames the First, and his successours kinges of Scotland: : Visied, collected and extracted furth of the register

 

At Edinburgh : Imprented be Robert Walde-graue prenter to the Kinges Majestie., 15 Martii. Anno dom. 1597.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 162, 178, [248]
    • Title page and final page of text in facsimile
  • References: STC 22014, 22622; Lowndes 2410; Pollard & Redgrave 21877
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~10.75in X 7.5in (27cm x 19cm)
  • Exceedingly rare and desirable

 

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15159

Categories

Law & Government

European History

Authors

SKENE, John

Printing Date

16th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete