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A TREATISE OF EQUITY. RARE 1ST ED. BY J. FONBLANQUE - ONE OF ONLY 10 KNOWN. THE ONLY COPY IN THE WORLD SIGNED BY JUDGE JOHN STUART
1793. * * "ESTC" LISTS ONLY 10 KNOWN COPIES WORLDWIDE ! * *. A TREATISE OF EQUITY. RARE 1ST ED. BY J. FONBLANQUE - ONE OF ONLY 10 KNOWN. A TREATISE OF EQUITY. RARE 1ST ED. BY J. FONBLANQUE - ONE OF ONLY 10 KNOWN. Click images to enlarge Description A VERY IMPORTANT COPY OF "A TREATISE OF EQUITY." THE EXTREMELY RARE 1ST EDITION BY THE FAMOUS JURIST JOHN FONBLANQUE ( de Grenier ) ESQ. (1759-1837) "Father of the English Bar," and Member of Parliament ( M.P.) London. 1793. * * WITH 'ESTC' LISTING ONLY 10 KNOWN COPIES WORLDWIDE ! ( ESTC CITATION # T-72190 ) MOST OTHER COPIES ARE OWNED BY WELL KNOWN MUSEUMS & PRESTIGIOUS UNIVERSITY LIBRARIES AROUND THE WORLD. * * IT IS ALSO THE ONLY KNOWN COPY IN THE WORLD TO BE SIGNED TWICE BY SIR JOHN STUART, JUDGE, KNIGHT & MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT, ONCE ON THE TITLE PAGE OF VOL. I & ONCE ON THE TITLE PAGE OF VOL. 2 ATTESTING TO HIS PERSONAL OWNERSHIP OF THE SET ! ! * * ( see pics ) IT ALSO INCLUDES SOME OF HIS ASTUTE LEGAL NOTES AND COMMENTARY IN THE MARGINS TOGETHER WITH THE AUTHOR'S OWN PRINTED REFERENCE MARGINALIA. JUDGE STUART ALSO SAT AS A MEMBER OF THE HOUSE OF COMMONS AND LATER BECAME VICE-CHANCELLOR AND WAS KNIGHTED IN 1853 AND UPON RETIREMENT WAS SWORN INTO THE PRIVY COUNCIL. IT IS ALSO INTERESTING TO NOTE THAT THE FAMOUS JURIST & LATER BRITISH PRIME MINISTER, SIR WILLIAM GLADSTONE PRECEDED HIM AS A MEMBER OF PARLIAMENT FOR NEWARK. CONTAINS THE PROPER DEDICATION "WITH HIS LORDSHIP'S PERMISSION THIS WORK IS DEDICATED TO THE RIGHT HONOURABLE EDWARD LORD THURLOW BARON THURLOW OF ASHFIELD." NEAR MINT - FINE CONDITION. * * EXTENSIVE "CASE IND … [Click Below for Full Description]
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