First Edition of One of America's "Great Textbooks" on Bankruptcy Collier, W[illia]m. Miller [1867-1956]. The Law of Bankruptcy and the National Bankruptcy Act of 1898. A Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Law of Bankruptcy as Embodied in the New National Bankruptcy Act. With Citations to All Applicable Cases Decided Under the Former United States Bankruptcy Acts, Many English Decisions, And Extended Notes and Comments Upon the New Statutory Provisions. Albany, NY: Matthew Bender, 1898. xxx, 586 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Recent library buckram, red and black calf lettering pieces to spine. Moderate toning to interior, crack in text block between front endleaf and title page. $450. * First edition. Collier on Bankruptcy is perhaps the most authoritative and comprehensive treatise on the subject. Vanderbilt considers it one of America's "great textbooks" in which the "history of American law might well be traced." Now in its revised fifteenth edition, Collier on Bankruptcy remains a highly-respected standard authority. Vanderbilt, Men and Measures in the Law 21 cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 442.
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