Wharton's Renowned Law Lexicon [Wharton, (J)ohn (J)ane S(mith) (1816 or 17-1867)]. Oppe, A.S., Editor. Wharton's Law Lexicon Forming an Epitome of the Laws of England Under Statute and Case Law, and Containing Explanations of Technical Terms and Phrases Ancient, Modern, and Commercial, with selected Titles Relating to the Civil, Scots, and Indian Law. London: Stevens and Sons, Limited/Sweet and Maxwell, Limited, 1938. [iv], 1081 pp. Original cloth, a few minor stains to boards, light fading and traces of two small shelf labels to spine, moderate rubbing to extemities. Library bookplate and other markings to front pastedown and free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. $350. * Fourteenth, and final, edition. First published in 1848, this renowned dictionary is esteemed for its clarity and concision. It is also quite useful for understanding obsolete terms found in older works. "We have used this Lexicon so frequently and have found it so helpful that criticism of it is difficult...": P[ercy] H. W[infield], Law Quarterly Review 54:305 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 1204.
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