Book #73270
Personal Wrongs and Legal Remedies. London, 1860. William Campbell Sleigh.
Personal Wrongs and Legal Remedies. London, 1860.

Personal Wrongs and Legal Remedies. London, 1860.

An 1860 Treatise on Torts for Laymen Sleigh, W[illiam] Campbell [1818-1887]. Personal Wrongs and Legal Remedies. London: Longman, Green, Longman, And Roberts, 1860. viii, 185, [3] pp. Publisher advertisements to final leaf. Octavo (7" x 4-1/2"). Original paneled cloth, blind fillets and gilt title to spine, top-edge untrimmed. A few small inkspots to binding, corners just bumped, small binder's ticket to rear pastedown. Very light toning to interior, negligible light foxing to a few pages, leaves iv-viii) unopened. An appealing copy of a scarce title. $350. * Only edition. This treatise on torts for laymen covers topics such as libel, slander, personal injury, "breach of promise of marriage," seduction and marital law. Sleigh was an English barrister and member of the Middle Temple who practiced criminal law and became involved in a number of prominent trials, including the Tichborne case. OCLC locates 5 copies of this title in North American law libraries (Library of Congress, United States Supreme Court, Social Law, Supreme Court of Ohio, York University). Not in Sweet & Maxwell.

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