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. Dedicated (By Permission,) to teh Honorable John Savage, Late Chief Justice of the State of New York. Revised, Corrected and Enlarged. New York: John S. Voorhies, 1864. 580 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Later cloth, calf lettering piece and black-ruled fillets to spine, endpapers renewed. Some soiling, moderate rubbing to extremities, some chipping to head of spine, front board detached, rear hinge starting. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in places, upper corners lacking from eight leaves with no loss to text, illegible early owner signature and small library stamp to title page, a few library markings to its verso, tiny early owner signatures at beginning and end of text. $50. * Seventh 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.
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