A Popular Abridgment of Blackstone Ewell, Marshall D. A Review of Blackstone's Commentaries for the Use of Students at Law. Boston: The Boston Book Company, 1889. xii, 611 pp. Octavo (6-1/2" x 4-1/4"). Original law calf, blind frames to boards, raised bands and red and black lettering pieces to spine. Moderate rubbing to extremities, some gatoring to spine, light toning to text, negligible foxing in a few places. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. $95. * Second edition. This popular student abridgment went through several editions, the final appearing in 1915. "This abridgment, which forms vol. I of Ewell's Essentials of the Law, published in three volumes, Boston, 1889, has copyright date 1882. It is a reprint of the abridgment which was first published in Boston, 1882, with title Blackstone's Commentaries. For the Use of Students at Law and the General Reader" (Eller). OCLC locates 11 copies of this edition, 23 of all editions. Eller, The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library 166.
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