Ground-Breaking American Treatise on Water Law Kinney, Clesson S. A Treatise on the Law of Irrigation and Water Rights and the Arid Region Doctrine of Appropriation of Waters, As the Same is in Force in the States of the Arid and Semi-Arid Regions of the United States; And also Including an Abstract of the Statutes of the Respective States, and the Decisions of the Courts Relating to Those Subjects. Originally published: San Francisco: Bender-Moss Company, 1912. 4 Vols. in 5 books. xxxii, 1098; xxx, 1099-2194; xxviii, 2195-3146; xxiv, 3147-3674; ii, 3675-4558 pp. Reprinted 2009 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584779568. ISBN-10: 158477956X. Cloth. Hardcover. New. $595. * Reprint of the second and final edition. First published in Washington, D.C. by W.H. Lowdermilk, in 1894, it soon became a standard text. "The author of this work has made this branch of the law his specialty for the past twenty-five years. Owing to his marked success as counselor in many of the largest cases involving this complicated and intricate subject, he is now recognized as one of the leading authorities. The new second edition gives the history and development of the law of Irrigation and Water Rights down to October 1st, 1912. (...) All matters, old and new, relating to irrigation and water rights, have been given that technical, learned and comprehensive discussion which their importance demands. More than 4500 decisions are cited and used in this work.": Law & Banker & Bench & Bar Review 345 (1912) 346.
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