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, and other useful Observations dispersed through the whole Work. To which is subjoined, An Account of all the Religious Houses that were in Scotland at the Time of the Reformation.

  • Hope, Thomas; John Spotiswood, ed.
  • Edinburgh: Printed and Sold by A. Davidson 1734
  • ESTC T44140.


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FIRST EDITION, 8vo, pp. viii, 554. Contemporary calf, spine divided by raised bands and tooled in gilt. Rather rubbed, spine creased, front joint starting and flyleaf excised, label lost leaving glue residue. Modern ink stamp of Mary Ramsay Bequest to pastedown, contemporary ink motto to title-page, marginal annotations to last 150 pages and notes to rear flyleaf.


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