"We Have No Hesitation in Recommending this Book" [South Africa]. [Transvaal]. Evans, Morgan O. The Transvaal and Cape Law of Bills of Exchange, Banks, and Negotiable Securities. Incorporating the Bills of Exchange Act, 1883 (Cape), The Bills of Exchange Proclamation, 1902 (Transvaal), The Bank Act, 1891 (Cape), The S.A.R. Bank Act, 1893, The Decisions of the South African Courts, And a Digest of Cases in Which Provisional Sentence has Been Granted and Refused, With the Law Relating to Negotiable Securities Other than Bills, Notes, And Cheques. Capetown: J.C. Juta & Co., 1902. xxv, 212 pp. Original cloth, black-stamped titles to front board and spine. Rubbing to extremities with some wear, front hinge cracked but secure, internally clean. Ex-library. Location label to spine, inventory number to front pastedown, small stamp to title page. $75. * First edition. "This is practically a second and enlarged edition of the author's book on the Cape Bills of Exchange Act, that appeared some years back. (...) [This] this little manual will now be useful for lawyers and bankers in nearly all the colonies of South Africa. (...) We have no hesitation in recommending this book, which in addition to its other merits is in such a handy form that it can be carried in his coat pocket by the banker or lawyer taking his morning train journey from the suburbs, and is moreover cheap, as books go, in South Africa.": South African Law Journal 19 (1902) 399-400. This treatise went through two more editions in 1904 and 1931. OCLC locates 7 copies of the first edition, none of the other editions. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 7:15.
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