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Commentaries on the Laws of England, New York, 1830. 2 Vols
1830. Eller 94 Blackstone, Sir William [1723-1780]. Commentaries on the Laws of England: By the Late Sir W. Blackstone. To Which is Added an Analysis by Barron Field, Esq. A New Edition, With Practical Notes, By Christian, Archbold, And Chitty; Together with Additional Notes and References, By a Gentleman of the New-York Bar. New York: Published by Collins & Hannay [et al.], 1830. Two volumes. xx, 393, 532 [i.e. 432]; xv, 379, 335, 107 pp. Blackstone's paging retained in margin. Fold-out Table of Descents. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Recent paper-covered boards, calf lettering pieces, endpapers renewed. Some toning, light foxing to most of text, early annotations in pencil to a few leaves. A nice copy. * A corrected reissue of the 1827 New York edition copyrighted by W.E. Dean and published by E. Duyckinck. Blackstone's paging retained in margins. The American editor is unknown, as is the "Gentleman of the New-York Bar." The longer notes, which are from the 1803 and 1811 London editions, are signed, but many notes taken from other editions are not. American authorities are included in the notes. Unlike the 1827 edition, this does not have a portrait frontispiece. OCLC locates 28 copies. Eller, The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library 94.
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