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A Summary of Colonial Law, the Practice of the Court of Appeals from the Plantations, and of the Laws and their Administration in all the Colonies
S. Sweet, London 1834 - Octavo, uncut and partially unopened, original paper boards with printed label; edges foxed, otherwise fine. From the library of George Fife Angas. The earliest textbook engaging Australian law with important content relating to the foundation of South Australia, from the collection of George Fife Angas with the Fasque library bookplate.Not surprisingly, this book was of considerable interest to Ferguson, who states: 'Notable as the earliest textbook dealing with Australian law. The principal selection relating to the Australian Colonies and including the earliest statutes applicable thereto is at pp. 599-672. The Act passed on August 15, 1834, empowering His Majesty to erect South Australia into a British Province, is set out at pp. 725-32.'From the library of Dr. Robert Edwards, AO. [Attributes: Hard Cover]
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