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Books - Ancient Law Tracts; the book for a Justice of the Peace

From the Collection of Supreme Court of Victoria Library 210 William Street Melbourne Victoria

2 Volumes of Leather Bound Books, with gold lettering.
9cm x 13.5cm
Object Registration
christopher pym
Historical information
These are 2 volumes of 16th Century legal tracts, for Justices of the Peace about how to conduct court business. They were purchased for the library in the 19th Century.
When Made
16th Century
Very rare. Unsure if other libraries in Australia hold a copy. Made more significant by the 16th Century owners with their autographs.
Inscriptions & Markings
Has the stamp of the Library on the outside cover, stating the Colony of Victoria. Has a number of signatures, including that of Christopher Pym, from 1575
Last updated
3 Mar 2017 at 10:09AM