Commentaries on the Laws of England. William Blackstone.

Commentaries on the Laws of England

London: Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1766, 1767, 1768, 1769. [4], iv, [4], [3]-485, [1], [8], 520, xix, [1], [8], 455, [1], xxvii, [1], [8], 436, vii, [41] p. Second ed. of Vols. I and II; 1st ed. of Vols. III and IV. 4 vols. 2 plates (1 folding) in Vol. II, [4], iv, [4], [3]-485, [1], [8], 520, xix. [1], [8], 455, [1], xxvii, [1], [8], 436, vii, [41]p, Modern quarterbinding (marbled boards backed in leather). 28cm. Internally sound and crisp with only scattered foxing or browning. Triangular piece replaced at bottom of title-leaf in Vol. IV. Lacks first text leaf in Vol. I (a blank?) which is why text and text pagination begins with page 3. A cornerstone work in the development and codification of English law. Item #85319

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