Not in Eller or Laeuchli [Burton, Philip]. Cases, With Opinions of Eminent Counsel, In Matters of Law, Equity, And conveyancing: Alphabetically Arranged and Digested Under Distinct Heads: And Containing, A Variety of Special Cases on the Subjects of Advowsons, Bequests, Contingent Remainders, Contracts, Copyholds, Devises, Executors, Fines, Leases, Mortgages, Powers, Recoveries, Tithes, Trusts, Uses, Wills, and Other Important Branches of Law. London: Printed for E. And R. Brooke, 1791. Two volumes. iv, 443; [ii], 459 pp. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5-1/4"). Recent library buckram, gilt title, volume numbers and library name to spine. Negligible rubbing to extremities, faint shelf-label residue to spines. Moderate toning and occasional light foxing to interiors, small library stamps and early owner signatures to title pages library inventory tags to front pastedowns. $500. * First edition. Burton's was the very first compilations of legal opinions of counsel. Featuring opinions by Blackstone and Lord Mansfield, it was reissued in Dublin in 1791 (Volume I) and 1793 (Volume II). Not in Eller or Laeuchli. English Short-Title Catalogue T76888.
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