Only American Edition of An Important Treatise on Landlord and Tenant Woodfall, William [d. 1806]. The Law of Landlord and Tenant; To Which is Added, An Appendix of Precedents. From the Fourth London Edition, With Considerable Alterations and Additions. New York: Published by Robert M'Dermut and D.D. Arden, 1816. xiii, , 620 pp. Octavo (9-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Rubbing and shallow scuffing to boards, rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends and corners, some creasing to spine, joints starting, faint early signature to front board, early owner signature (O.C. Bentley) to front free endpaper. Moderate toning, occasional light foxing and dampspotting to text, bookseller name ("Wm. Gould & Co.") in early hand to inner margin of p. 51. $850. * Only American edition, a reissue of the 1814 London edition. Highly regarded by American jurists, it was one of the treatises on Harvard Law School's reading list. Cohen, A Legal Bibliography of Early American Law 9563.
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