Brown's New Law Dictionary Brown, Archibald [1841-1916]. A New Law Dictionary and Institute of the Whole Law. For the Use of Students, The Legal Profession, And the Public. London: Stevens & Hayes, 1874. lxviii, 391,  pp. Main text in parallel columns. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Recent library buckram, red and black lettering pieces, paper shelf label and gilt institution name to spine, small security tag and blind-stamped institution name to front board, endleaves added. Negligible light rubbing to extremities. Light toning to text, half-title neatly detached, library stamps to edges, endleaves and foot of title page. $150. * First edition. This is a practical dictionary featuring concise definitions. Despite its compression, the work is admirably clear and detailed. It is a useful reference today when dealing with nineteenth-century British legal and political works. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:45.
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