Blackstone Revised for the Late Nineteenth Century [Blackstone, Sir William (1723-1780)]. Broom, Herbert, Editor. Hadley, Edward A., Editor. Wait, William, Notes. Commentaries on the Laws of England. Albany: John D. Parsons, Jr., 1875. Table of Consanguinity. Fold-out Table of Descent. Two volumes. xxxii, 918; xxii, 821 pp. Octavo (9-3/4" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary buckram, red and black lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, rear hinge starting, hinges cracked, some edgewear, chips and minor tears to preliminaries and final few leaves of each volume, some with early repairs, final leaf of Volume II detached, light toning to text. Ex-library. Institution stamp to foot of spines, embossed stamp and small security tag to front boards, stamps to edges of text block, preliminaries and endleaves. $500. * First American edition. This edition of Blackstone blends the original text with material by Broom and Hadley. Its first edition was published in London in 1869. Laeuchli, A Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone 463.
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