Bigelow on Bills, Notes, And Checks Bigelow, Melville M. [1846-1921]. The Law of Bills, Notes, And Checks Illustrated by Leading Cases. Boston: Little, Brown, and Company, 1880. xliii, 692 pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands, red and black lettering pieces and blind fillets to spine, blind tooling to board edges. A few minor nicks to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, hinges cracked. Light toning to text, offsetting to margins of endleaves. $250. * Second edition. Bigelow was prominent author, legal historian and a founder of Boston University Law School. The first edition of his treatise on bills and notes was published in 1871 as Leading and Select American Cases in the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, and Checks. The second edition is a substantially rewritten work. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:169.
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