Uncommon 1822 Maryland Treatise on Ejectment McHenry, John [d. 1860]. The Ejectment Law of Maryland: Embracing Within a Narrow Compass, All the Decisions of the Courts of Law of Maryland, Deemed Worthy of Notice, Relating to the Title and Location of Land. Frederick-Town: Printed, At the Herald Press, by John P. Thomson, For the Author, 1822. [iii], -264 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Recent period-style quarter calf over marbled boards, existing endpapers retained. Moderate toning to text, early owner signature to head of title page. A handsome copy. $450. * Only edition. "In this work are comprehended in one view and compressed within a narrow compass, all the decisions of our superior courts of law, which have any relation to land titles, and which were thought of importance enough to be published, the author carefully avoiding to crowd into the work decisions which may be found in the common law reports, but taking notice only of those which have a bearing upon local circumstances, and relate to our acts of assembly altering the common law with respect to land titles" (5). Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 9491.
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