Praised in Marvin's Legal Bibliography Oliver, Benjamin Lynde [1788-1843]. Practical Conveyancing, A Selection of Forms of General Utility, With Notes Interspersed. Corrected and Enlarged. Hallowell, ME: Glazier & Co.; Boston: Hilliard, Gray, Little & Wilkins, Richardson & Lord, And Wells and Lilly, 1827. 581 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. A few shallow scuffs to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with minor wear around spine ends, early owner signature of Edwin Conant (below a struck through signature) to front free endpaper, signature (of S.A. Burns) to head of title page. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, faint dampstaining to a few leaves. An appealing copy. $350. * Second edition. Marvin speaks highly of this conveyancing manual for its "concise and accurate collection of forms" and "excellent explanatory notes." It was first published in 1816 and reached its fourth and final edition in 1845. Conant [1810-1891] was a prominent Worcester, Massachusetts, lawyer, businessman and philanthropist. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 547. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 9540.
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