An Abridgement of the Publick Laws of Virginia, in force and use, June 10. 1720. To which is added, for the ease of the Justices and Military Officers, &c. Precedents of all matters be issued by them, peculiar to those law and varying from the precedents in England
London: F. Fayram and J. Clarke, 1722. 8vo. (6 1/2 x 4 inches). , 184, pp.
Expertly bound to style in period calf, spine with raised bands in six compartments, morocco lettering piece in the second
Early laws of Virginia.
A rare compilation of English laws governing colonial Virginia. Church contends that perhaps Robert Beverley was the compiler of this volume, as the second edition of his History and Present State of Virginia was also printed by Fayram and Clarke in 1722, in a similar format. A rare work, with only seven copies listed in OCLC.
Church 884; Sabin 100382; OCLC 2931401, 181880478.