1st American, from the last London ed. of 1721. Faithfully translated from the Norman French, with many great and useful additions and corrections throughout the whole book, never printed in any other impression ..
iv, 391 pages ; 23 cm
Originally composed in French, 1520, with a Latin title, "Expositiones terminorũ legum anglorũ..." Published in 1567 in French and English with title, "Exposicions of the termes of the lawes of England..." Later French and English editions appeared under titles, "Les termes de la ley..." and "An exposiotion of certaine difficult and obscure words..." The authorship and translation ascribed variously to John and William Rastell. cf. Ames, Typographical antiquities; Dict. nat. biog.; Marvin, Legal bibliography; Brit mus. Catalogue.