Beach on Contributory Negligence Beach, Charles Fisk, Jr. [1854-1934]. Counter Negligence: A Treatise on the Law of Contributory Negligence or Negligence as a Defense. New York: Baker, Voorhis & Company, 1892. cxiv, 638 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands and red and black lettering pieces to spine, blind tooling to board edges. A few minor scratches and some spotting to boards, light rubbing to extremities, minor spotting and a few tiny stains to spine. Moderate toning to text, offsetting to margins of endleaves $250. * Second and final edition. First published in 1885, Beach's treatise provides a thorough review of the field as is stood in the late-nineteenth century. As he notes in the preface, Beach intended this to be a synthesis of earlier American and English treatises combined with recent case citations. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:136.
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