A Standard Nineteenth-Century English Treatise on Criminal Cases Roscoe, Henry [1800-1836]. Granger, T.C., Editor. A Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases. With Considerable Additions, Embodying All the Recent Alterations in the Law. Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, 1840. xxx, 914 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, blind tooling to board edges. Light rubbing and some shallow scuffing to boards, moderate rubbing to spine and extremities, early owner stamps (A.H. Ware) and signature (J.T. Leavitt) to preliminaries and title page. Light toning to text, light foxing to a few leaves, offsetting to margins of endleaves. $250. * Second American edition, star-paged to the second London edition (1840). First published in 1835, this was a standard work in Great Britain and America during the mid-nineteenth century. It was held in high regard by Warren and Marvin. The first American edition was published in 1836, the last, designated the fourth, in 1852. Marvin (citing Warren), Legal Bibliography 620. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 5113.
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