Broom, Herbert. A Selection of Legal Maxims, Classified and Illustrated. Eighth American, from the Fifth London Edition, with References to American Cases. Originally published: Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson & Co., 1882. lxxviii, 993 [i.e. 779] pp. Reprinted 2010 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616190743; ISBN-10: 1616190744. Paperback. New. $25.95 * Reprint of the Eighth (and last) American edition of 1882. A substantial collection of legal maxims that is now an accepted classic. Each maxim is expertly translated, and enhanced by Broom's knowledgeable explanatory essays that provide the source and meaning, and are in themselves extremely well-annotated. Taken in light of his excellent classification system, Broom's essays will facilitate an understanding of the principles of common law. "His is the very best book of the kind extant." Marvin, Legal Bibliography 152.
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