1681 SCOTLAND 1ed Institutions of Scottish LAW James Dalrymple of Stair FOLIO

DALRYMPLE, James of Stair

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James Dalrymple, the first Viscount of Stair, was a 17th-century Scottish lawyer known for his involvement in the Scottish Enlightenment. He published numerous works on Scottish law and has a lasting legacy of influence on Scottish history. Numerous scholars recognize Dalrymple’s book “The Institutions of the Law of Scotland” as not only being his best book, but one of the best works of its kind. First published in 1681, this book describes the law practices used in Scotland into the 18th-century. According to Broadie,

“This book set the practice of law in Scotland on a sound philosophical basis, almost certainly helped to ensure that Scots law would remain in force as a distinct entity after the union of 1707”

 

This impressive first edition was published in 1681. Considered a highly valuable and desirable work.

 

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1681 SCOTLAND 1ed Institutions of Scottish LAW James Dalrymple of Stair FOLIO

 

James Dalrymple, the first Viscount of Stair, was a 17th-century Scottish lawyer known for his involvement in the Scottish Enlightenment. He published numerous works on Scottish law and has a lasting legacy of influence on Scottish history. Numerous scholars recognize Dalrymple’s book “The Institutions of the Law of Scotland” as not only being his best book, but one of the best works of its kind. First published in 1681, this book describes the law practices used in Scotland into the 18th-century. According to Broadie,

“This book set the practice of law in Scotland on a sound philosophical basis, almost certainly helped to ensure that Scots law would remain in force as a distinct entity after the union of 1707”

 

This impressive first edition was published in 1681. Considered a highly valuable and desirable work.

 

Item number: #24362

Price: $950

 

DALRYMPLE, James of Stair

 

The institutions of the law of Scotland : deduced from its originals, and collated with the civil, canon, and feudal-laws, and with the customs of neighbouring nations

 

Edinburgh: Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson …, 1681. 1st edition

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages;
    • [8], 444
  • References: Alexander Broadie, The Scottish Enlightenment;
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Leather; tight and secure
  • Size: ~11.5in X 7.5in (29cm x 19.5cm)
  • Very rare and desirable

 

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24362

Categories

Law & Government

European History

Authors

DALRYMPLE, James of Stair

Printing Date

17th Century

Language

English

Binding

Leather

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete