The lavves and actes of Parliament : maid be King Iames the First, and his royal successours kinges of Scotland [1424-1597] : visied, collected and extracted furth of the register : the contentes of this buik, are expremed in the leafe following.
Lawes and actes of Parliament
Law -- Dictionaries.
Law -- Scotland.
, 162, 178,  ff. : geneal. table. ; 27 cm.
Signatures: 5 leaves unsigned, a-z-p6-s, aa-dd-p6-s, A-Z-p6-s, Aa-Dd-p6-4-s, Ee-Gg-p6-s, A-D-p4-s, E-p6-s (last leaf blank), F-p6-s, G-p2-s, H-S-p6-s, T-p4-s.
Leaves 25, 46 and 74 of 1st group and 160 of 2d group are blank.
Added t.-p., engraved: wanting.
Title vignette (coat of arms); ornamental border at head of title; head-pieces; initials.
Latin dedication signed: Johannes Skene.
Item 5 of contents has special t.-p. with title: De verborum significatione, collected and exponed be M. John Skene.
Item 6 of contents wanting; never printed? cf. J.F.K. Johnstone. Bibliographia aberdonensis, 1929. p.101.
Imperfect: .56, 59 and 147-148 wanting in second group of numbered leaves. Leaf 56 replaced by handprinted copy of same.
1.The actes of Parliament, maid be King Iames the First, Second, Third, Fourth, Fifth, Queene Marie, and King Iames the Sext, now presently reignand. 2.Ane large table and repertour of al speciall maters and heades conteined in the saids actes. 3.Ane chronologie of all the kings of Scotland from the beginning. 4.Ane almanack for the space of fiftie zeires, of the moueable feastes, and other partes of the kalendar. 5.The interpretation of the termes and difficill words vsed in the foure buiks of Regiam maiestatem and vthers, in infeftments and practicque of this realme. 6.Ane catalogue of the buikes conteinand the auld lawes written before King Iames the First of gud memorie."--4th prelim.leaf.
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