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The Contract of Pawn as it Exists at Common Law, And as Modified. Francis Turner.
The Contract of Pawn as it Exists at Common Law, And as Modified...

The Contract of Pawn as it Exists at Common Law, And as Modified...

Interesting Legal Study of Pawnbroking Turner, Francis [1829-1885]. The Contract of Pawn as it Exists at Common Law, And as Modified by the Pawnbrokers' Acts, The Factors, Acts and Other Statutes. London: Jackson & Keeson, 1866. xvi, 352 pp. 12mo. (7" x 4"). Recent cloth, printed paper title label to spine, endpapers renewed. Moderate toning to interior, underlining to a few passages, library stamp to title page and a few other leaves. $500. * First edition. A historically grounded work by a Middle Templar, this treatise surveys its subject from Roman law to the work of such jurists as Sir William Jones and Justice Story. A second edition was issued in 1883. Both editions of this work are scarce. OCLC locates 4 copies of the first edition in North American law libraries (UC-Berkeley, US Supreme Court, University of Minnesota, University of Pennsylvania). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:362.

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