A Classic Treatise on Mortgages Jones, Leonard A. [1832-1909]. A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages on Personal Property. Revised and Enlarged. Boston: Houghton, Mifflin and Company, 1888. xvi, 804,  pp. Includes a one-page publisher advertisement. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands and red and black lettering pieces to spine. Faint spotting to boards, light rubbing to extremities, corners bumped, hinges cracked. Negligible light toning to text, offsetting to margins of endleaves. A well-preserved copy. $250. * Third edition. First published in 1878, Jones' treatise was a standard authority until the 1950s. Vanderbilt considers it to be one of "great textbooks" in which the history of American law might well be traced.": Men and Measures in the Law 21. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:1061.
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