Book #71929
Item #71929 A Practical Treatise on the Law of Partnership, 2nd American Edition. John Collyer, Willard Phillips, Ed Pickering.
A Practical Treatise on the Law of Partnership, 2nd American Edition.

A Practical Treatise on the Law of Partnership, 2nd American Edition.

The "Best English Treatise on the Subject" Collyer, John [1801-1870]. Collyer, John [1801-1870], Notes. Phillips, Willard [1784-1873], Notes. Pickering, Edward [d.1876], Notes. Barbour, Oliver L. [1811-1889], Notes. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Partnership. From the Last London Edition, Containing the American Notes of the Former Edition by Willard Phillips & Edward Pickering. To Which are Now Added Notes of Recent American and English Decisions by O.L. Barbour. Springfield, MA: Published by G. and C. Merriam, 1839. xxxi, 728 [i.e. 550, [2] pp. Includes two-page publisher catalogue. Octavo (9-1/4" x 6"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine. Light rubbing some scuffing 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. Moderate toning to text, somewhat heavier in places, offsetting to margins of endleaves. $500. * Second American, from the first London edition (1832), to which it is star-paged. According to Warren's Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies, this is the "best English treatise" on the subject. It provides "a full statement of the principal decisions of Lord Eldon, whose subtle and powerful legal intellect pre-eminently distinguished itself in cases of Partnership and Bankruptcy." The first American edition was published in 1834, the final edition, the fourth, in 1853. Two of this book's former owners were likely James Tufton Leavitt [1804-1857], a Maine attorney and politician who served in both branches of the state legislature, and Albert Harris Ware [1827-1893], an attorney who practiced in North Anson, Maine. Warren cited in Marvin, Legal Bibliography 215. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 9307.

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Book number 71929