Skene (John) - Scotland Laws.


Skene (John) - Scotland Laws.

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The Lawes and Actes of Parliament, maid be King James the First, and his sucessors kinges of Scotland: Visied collected and extracted furth of the register.]Edinburgh: Robert Waldegrave,1597. [with] The Lawes And Acts Of Parliament.Since His Majesties XV. Parliament The XIX Day Of December 1597. Edinburgh: Thomas Finlayson,1611.[with] The XXI Parliament (23 October,1612) Edinburgh: Thomas Finlayson,1612. [with] The Acts Made In The XXII Parliament.(ed. Sir George Hay) Edinburgh: Thomas Finlayson,1617. [with]XXIII Parliament (August 4,1621). Edinburgh: Thomas Finlayson,1621. [with]The Acts In The First Parliament.Charles (June 28,1633) Edinburgh:Robert Young,1633. Folio, Published by Robert Waldegrave;Thomas Finlayson; Robert Young, Edinburgh: 1597-1633., 1633.
Woodcut title-pages, historiated initials. Full calf with clasps (one lacking); blank leaf creased at front,, leather binding worn and damaged with skin coming away, bindstamps on both boards, contemporary ownership signatures. A good copy.
6 works in 1 vol. [6 of 8,lacks t.p.],162ff=324,[1],178ff=356, [42],[2],[14,"The Kings of Scotland"],[2],[140, "De Verborum Significatione"];[2], 40ff=80, [3],[1]; 15ff=30;[2],21ff=42;[lacks t.p. to "XXIII Parliament]33ff(of 34 ff,lacks M2)=66;66,[8]pp. Contains ecamples of work from many of the early Scottish printers as well as the earliest printed reference to the game of golf.

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