American Edition of Taylor's Law Glossary Tayler, Thomas [fl. 1833-1843]. The Law Glossary: Being a Selection of the Greek, Latin, Saxon, French, Norman and Italian Sentences, Phrases, And Maxims, Found in the Leading English and American Reports, And Elementary Works. With Historical and Explanatory Notes. Alphabetically Arranged, And Translated into English, For the Use of the Members of the Legal Profession, Law Students, Sheriffs, Justices of the Peace, Etc. Etc. Revised, Corrected and Enlarged. New York: Lewis & Blood, 1855. iv. -580 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 6"). Later cloth, red and black lettering pieces to spine, endpapers renewed. Some soiling, light shelfwear, some rubbing to lettering pieces, front free endpaper lacking. Light toning to text, minor tears to a few leaves, illegible early owner signature and small library stamp to title page, a few library markings to its verso. $250. * Fourth American edition. Edited for the American reader, this early glossary offers a unique historical perspective on the interpretation of American legal concepts in the early-nineteenth century. The first American edition was published in 1833, the last in 1889. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5455.
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