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An Essay on the Quantity and Quality of Estates, With...Law of Merger. Richard Preston.
An Essay on the Quantity and Quality of Estates, With...Law of Merger.

An Essay on the Quantity and Quality of Estates, With...Law of Merger.

A "Profound" Scholar of Estates and Real-Property Preston, Richard [1768-1850]. An Essay on the Quantity and Quality of Estates, With More Immediate Reference to the Law of Merger. Corrected with Additions. Philadelphia: John S. Littell, 1843. xiv, 244 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/4"). Recent cloth, lettering piece to spine, endpapers renewed. Occasional faint dampstaining, interior otherwise fresh. $150. * First American edition, from the third volume of the third London edition of Preston's A Treatise on Conveyancing (1829), to which it is star-paged. A conveyancer and a member of the Inner Temple, Preston wrote several treatises on estates and real property. His "knowledge of the technique of real-property law was profound, and his works on conveyancing are masterpieces of patient research and lucid exposition.": Dictionary of National Biography XVI:312. This book was Volume 42 of The Law Library (Oct./Dec. 1843). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 9493.

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