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Littleton (Sir Thomas) Les Tenures de Monsieur Littleton..., black letter, title, A2, fly-leaves, M3-8 and some other ff. wormholes mostly in margins not affecting text but affecting some notes, browned, numerous contemporary and Jacobean ink signatures, inscriptions, fingerposts and notes in Latin, English and law French, some with onlays of notes in margins (contemporary and Jacobean manuscript including: Hamo Assheton, John Polhill, "Ex nudo pacto non oritur actio" - "A contract without consideration is void"), contemporary blind-stamped calf with oval arabesque designs on both covers, rubbed, spine repaired, modern gilt lettering on spine, [STC 15741], 8vo, Imprinted at London in Fletestrete within Temple barre, at the Signe of the hand and starre by Richard Tottill [Tottell], 1572.

⁂ Provenance: Rothamsted acquisition date 1915.

The fundamental work on the laws of property.

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Littleton (Thomas) Les Tenures de Monsieur

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Auction Curated By:
Rupert Powell
International Head of Books and Works on Paper
Justin Phillips
Early and Continental Printing
220 Queenstown Road
London, SW8 4LP
United Kingdom
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