"A Very Good Digest" Hilliard, Francis [1806-1878]. A Treatise on the Law of Sales of Personal Property. New York: Halstead and Voorhies, 1841. xxxii, 392 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Minor staining, spotting and a few nicks to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities and spine, early owner stamp (A.H. Ware) and signature (J.T. Leavitt) to front free endpaper and title page. Light toning to text, light foxing to preliminaries, title page and rear endleaves. $650. * First edition. Marvin, quoting The American Jurist: "The author has given a very good Digest of the general principles of the Law of Sales..." A second edition was published in 1860. Both editions are scarce. Marvin, Legal Bibliography 387. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2696.
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