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Item #73655 A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors. With Notes and References. William Oldnall Russell, Charles S. Greaves.
A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors. With Notes and References...

A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors. With Notes and References...

A Classic Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors Russell, William Oldnall [1785-1833]. Greaves, Charles Sprengel [1801-1881]. Sharswood, George [1810-1883], Editor. A Treatise on Crimes and Misdemeanors. With the Notes and References Contained in the Former American Editions by Daniel Davis and Theron Metcalf, Esqrs. And With Additional Notes and References, by George Sharswood. Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, 1857. Two volumes. xi, 905; vii, 1096 pp. Star-paged. Octavo (9-3/4" x 6"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, blind fillets and red and black lettering pieces to spine, . Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, shallow scuffing to spine, light chipping to spine ends, corners bumped and somewhat worn, rear boards beginning to separate but secure. Light toning to interiors, early owner inscription (of J.A. Andrews dated 1856) to front free endpapers, offsetting to margins of preliminaries and final few leaves of each volume. $100. * Sixth American edition. Paging irregular, following that of the third London edition (1843), to which it is starred. "[This is] said to be the best general treatise on the criminal law" (Holdsworth). The first American edition was published in 1824, its eighth and final edition in 1857. Holdsworth, History of English Law XIII:464. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 3758.

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Book number 73655