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A Manual of Year Book Studies


ISBN13: 9781107635159
Published: September 2013
Publisher: Cambridge University Press
Country of Publication: UK
Format: Paperback
Price: £21.99



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First published in 1925, and originally delivered as the Sandars Lectures in Bibliography for 1922-3, this book not only examines the history of the Year Book and its role in English law, but also provides practical suggestions for students of palaeography. Bolland supplies appendices at the end of the book with facsimiles of yearbook entries with a transliteration and translation of each. This book will be of value to anyone with an interest in British legal history or palaeography.

Subjects:
Legal History
Contents:
General preface H. D. Hazeltine
Author's preface
1. The history and general characteristics of the year books
2. The year books in manuscript: their birthplace and authors: their evolution
3. The printed editions of the year books
4. The year books as a treasure-house of learning
Appendix A. Further extracts from the Master of the Library of Lincoln's Inn report on the year books
Appendix B. Facsimiles of selected passages from year book MSS., with transcripts and translations
Index of matters
Index of persons and places.