Stone, Lawrence ROAD TO DIVORCE: England 1530-1987
(Oxford): Oxford University Press, 1990. 0198226519 / 9780198226512 First edition. Hardcover. Fine in oxford-blue cloth with gilt titles, rules and devices to the spine; in a fine price-clipped dust jacket. 460 pages; illustrated with 32 b&w plates and 28 figures; appendix; tables; and index.
Ranging from the Reformation to the present, ROAD TO DIVORCE shows how husbands and wives, and the lawyers who serve their interests, contrived to use, adapt, circumvent and openly deceive the law in order to deal with marital breakdown.