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THE ANCIENT LAWS OF WALES
Lewis, Hubert.

THE ANCIENT LAWS OF WALES

Viewed Especially in Regard to the Light They Throw Upon the Origin of Some English Institutions. Edited J.E. Lloyd. Elliot Stock 1892.
Cheaper Ed. xvi + 558pp. Light browning, paper split to firm upper hinge, marbled e.ps., with the armorial bookplate of Charles Arthur Wynne Finch, ex.-libris John Cule, handsome contemporary half calf with marbled boards, gilt fillet edged raised bands with dec. gilt compartments and gilt lettered title label, minor wear. Hubert Lewis (1825-84) Jurist. Dictionary of Welsh Biography ... He had an extensive practice as a conveyancer but his reputation was largely based on his legal writings ... His most notable achievement, however, was the publication in 1889 of a posthumous work, [The above work] The value of this work as a pioneer study in Welsh jurisprudence and particularly as an attempt at a comparative study of institutions has never been adequately appreciated.
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