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Item #54607 A Treatise on the Law of Awards. The Second Edition, revised and. Stewart Kyd, Derek Roebuck, new intro.

A Treatise on the Law of Awards. The Second Edition, revised and...

Kyd, Stewart. A Treatise on the Law of Awards. Revised and Corrected; With Very Considerable Additions from Printed and Manuscript Cases: And an Appendix, Containing a Variety of Useful Precedents. Originally published: London: Printed for J. Johnson, 1799. xxxv, xvii, 583, [1] pp. With a New Introduction by Derek Roebuck, Senior Associate Research Fellow, Institute of Advanced Legal Studies, University of London. Reprinted 2009 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584779605. ISBN-10: 1584779608. Cloth. New. $150. * Reprint of the second edition. "The best book on [awards] was published by Stewart Kyd in 1791. It is a learned book, which describes historically the growth of the rules on this topic from the Year Books downwards, and discusses intelligently the modern cases both legal and equitable. The author knows a good deal of Roman law, and makes an effective use of some of its rules, which, he thinks, may have influenced the growth of the parallel English Rules.": Holdsworth, History of English Law XII:399.

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