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Six lectures delivered at Oxford. Third edition. Clean pages. Covers and backstrip are slightly worn. Decorative end papers. This book has hardback covers. Ex-library. With usual stamps and markings. In fair condition, suitable as a study copy. No dust jacket.
Village Communities in a Prize Binding Maine, Henry Sumner [1822-1888]. Village Communities in the East and West. London: John Murray, 1895. xii, 413 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary extra-gilt signed morocco prize binding (by J. Low, London). Gilt fillets to boards, large gilt arms of the London Law Society to front, marbled endpapers, inside dentelles. Light rubbing to extremities, light fading to spine, negligible faint stains to boards, which are slightly bowed, front hinge just starting at ends. Presentation bookplate from the London Law Society (to William Henry Champness) and later owner signature (of H. Donald Sills) to front pastedown, internally clean. * Seventh edition. Maine's classic comparison of Indian and European property law. It contains the texts of six lectures given at Oxford and other essays, lecture and addresses on Roman and Indian law. "These works...are at the foundation of all study of historical jurisprudence.": Pound, Outlines of Jurisprudence (5th. ed. ) 196. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II: 34.
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