1861 Auction Catalogue of an Important Legal Library [Auction Catalogue]. A Catalogue of the Very Valuable and Extensive Library of the College of Advocates, Doctors' Commons, London. Containing the Works of the Most Celebrated English and Foreign Writers on Civil, Canon and Ecclesiastical Law, From the Earliest Times [...] Which Will be Sold at Auction, By Mr. Hodgson, At His New Auction Rooms, Corner of Fleet Street and Chancery Lane, W.C., On Monday, April 22nd, 1861, And Seven Following Days (Sunday Excepted), At Half past Twelve o'Clock Precisely. [London: Printed by Rayner & Hodges, 1861]. 96 pp. Octavo (9-1/2" x 6-1/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers. Light toning, soiling and very light edgewear to wrappers, chipping to spine ends, wrappers starting slightly at foot but secure. Light toning to interior, light foxing in a few places. $750. * A catalogue of the extensive and important legal library of the College of Advocates, listing 2456 lots with titles ranging in date from 1476-1859. It features a section of "Important Manuscripts" (lots 2418-2449) which includes an abstract of the Laws of Oleron and the earliest account of the Society of Doctors' Commons. OCLC locates 4 copies of this catalogue in North America, one in a law library (Yale).
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