The Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926 includes over 20,000 analytical, theoretical and practical works on American and British Law. It includes the writings of major legal theorists, including Sir Edward Coke, Sir William Blackstone, James Fitzjames Stephen, Frederic William Maitland, John Marshall, Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell ...Read MoreThe Making of the Modern Law: Legal Treatises, 1800-1926 includes over 20,000 analytical, theoretical and practical works on American and British Law. It includes the writings of major legal theorists, including Sir Edward Coke, Sir William Blackstone, James Fitzjames Stephen, Frederic William Maitland, John Marshall, Joseph Story, Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. and Roscoe Pound, among others. Legal Treatises includes casebooks, local practice manuals, form books, works for lay readers, pamphlets, letters, speeches and other works of the most influential writers of their time. It is of great value to researchers of domestic and international law, government and politics, legal history, business and economics, criminology and much more.++++The below data was compiled from various identification fields in the bibliographic record of this title. This data is provided as an additional tool in helping to insure edition identification: ++++Yale Law School Libraryocm32174692Includes index.New York: Mason Bros, 1860. 522 p.: port.; 21 cm.Read Less
Good. Book. 8vo-over 7¾"-9¾" tall. Decorative boards with gilt lettering on the spine. Illustrated with frontis portrait with tissue guard & facsimile letter. Binding tight but with the usual x-library markings. Rufus Choate (1799-1859) was an American lawyer, orator, and Congressman.
Good. 1860 Hardcover. Ex-Library. Text is clean, Binding is strong. Inside hinge papers are cracked. Pebbled cloth cover is very worn, rubbed corners and edges with small holes in the cloth on the edges of spine, stamped borders.
Very Good. No Jacket. This is very early or first edition. Ribbed dark green cloth. First endpaper missing. Foxed frontis/tissue. Damp stain down 1 inch through title page. & across top edge. thereafter clean tight copy. Spine shows edgewear.
Octavo (8.25 x 5.75 inches), hardcover, brown cloth, 522 pages. First Edition. Water staining on boards. Spine sunned. Cloth tearing at head and feet of spine. Scuffing. Corners bumped. Previous owner name on front end page. Occasional pencil notations in book. Binding solid. Good condition.
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