Anderson, William C. A Dictionary of Law, Consisting of Judicial Definitions and Explanations of Words, Phrases, and Maxims, and an Exposition of the Principles of Law: Comprising a Dictionary and Compendium of American and English Jurisprudence. Originally published: Chicago: T.H. Flood and Company, 1889. viii, 1140 pp. Reprinted 1996, 2019 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781886363236; ISBN-10: 1886363234. Hardcover. New. $195. * An authoritative legal reference work for all libraries. Published two years previously, Anderson's was one of the sources of Black's Law Dictionary. It is heavily referenced, citing countless cases, treatises and other sources. It provides judicially framed definitions whenever possible to illustrate the application of judicial principles. Moreover, many entries such as "citizen" and "law" receive extended treatment. The dictionary also includes Latin and Norman-French terms, and brief biographies of prominent jurists such as Blackstone, Kent, and Story.
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