Story, William W[etmore]. A Treatise on the Law of Contracts. Revised and Greatly Enlarged. Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1856. Two volumes. cxi, 782; viii, 820 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584776185. ISBN-10: 1584776188. Hardcover. New. $250. * Reprint of the fourth edition, the final edition edited by the author. The son of Joseph Story, William Wetmore Story [1819-1895] wrote two textbooks that were standard works during the nineteenth century. This was one of them. First published in 1844, it went through five editions, the final appearing in 1874. "This work bears internal evidence of a careful and thorough examination of the cases, and the principles to be deduced from them are stated with precision, and in a concise and vigorous style.": Marvin, Legal Bibliography (1847) 674 (review of the first edition).
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