Author:Blackstone, William

Sort

Showing 1-2 of 2

Image for Commentaries on the Laws of England (Four Volumes, Complete)

Commentaries on the Laws of England (Four Volumes, Complete)

By: Blackstone, William

Price: $12,000.00

Publisher: Oxford, The Clarendon Press: 1766-1769

Edition: First Printing

Seller ID: 5489

Condition: Very Good with no dust jacket


Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1766-1769. Four volumes uniformly bound in half calf over marbled boards, spines in six compartments separated by gilt borders, gilt titles and decoration on red and black labels in two compartments, volume numbers, gilt, in gilt borders in one compartment. Marbled endpapers. (iv), iv, 485, (i); (viii), 520, xix; viii, 455, xxvii; viii, 436, vii, (40) pp. Illustrated with two copperplate tables, Table of Consanguinity and fold-out Table of Descents in Volume Two. Blackstoneā€™s Commentaries are "a monument of the Anglo-American legal and political system an... View more info

Commentaries on on the Laws of England (Four Volumes, Complete)

By: Blackstone, William

Price: $400.00

Publisher: Birmingham, AL, The Legal Classics Library: 1983

Edition: Special Edition. First Printing

Seller ID: 26333

Condition: As New with No dust jacket as issued


Publisher's full light brown leather, spines in six compartments separated by raised bands, gilt lettering in two compartments on one red and one black leather label, gilt tooling in remainder, gilt borders on covers, a.e.g., marbled endpapers, silk ribbon markers bound in. One of the greatest achievements in legal history, Blackstone's Commentaries of the Laws of England was instrumental to the definition of the English constitution and important in establishing common law as the basis of the American legal system. "The Commentaries are not only a statement of the law of Blackstone's day... View more info