The First Treatise on Animal Law Ingham, John H. The Law of Animals: A Treatise on Property in Animals Wild and Domestic and the Rights and Responsibilities Arising Therefrom. Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson & Co., 1900. xiii, 800 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary buckram, red and black lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to boards and extremities, rear hinge starting, light toning to text. Ex-library. Location label and institution stamp to foot of spine, embossed stamp and small security tag to front board, stamps to edges of text block and endleaves. Original copies of this title are scarce in the trade. $250. * Only edition. According to the author, this was the first treatise devoted to the subject of animal law. It discusses the rights and liabilities of animal owners, cruelty to animals, game laws and injuries inflicted by railroads. Other chapters consider animals in relation to the law of property and the law of bailments. The thorough index includes words and phrases utilized in animal law cases. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School I:1014.
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