Practical observations Upon divers Titles of the Law of Scotland, Commonly called Hope's Minor Practicks. Written by Sir Thomas Hope of Craighall, sometime Advocate to King Charles I.. With Notes upon divers Parts of the Book, shewing what Alterations have happened in the Law since the first writing of this Treatise...To which is subjoined, An Account of all the Religious Houses that were in Scotland at the Time of the Reformation.
Edinburgh. Printed: And Sold by A. Davidson, 1734. First edition.
8vo. viii, 554pp. Recently rebacked calf boards, contrasting morocco lettering-piece. Rubbing and some surface loss to boards. Bookplate of Los Angeles Law library to FEP, browning to all leaves, sporadic spots of foxing throughout, occasional light damp-staining to top margins.
An adaptation of advocate and politician Thomas Hope's (1573-1646) Minor Practicks (Edinburgh, 1726), a concise manual of the laws of Scotland, done by lawyer and jurist John Spotiswood (1667-1728).
ESTC T44140.£ 175.00 Antiquates Ref: 12256