Kinney's Law Dictionary Kinney, J. Kinderick. A Law Dictionary and Glossary: Primarily for the Use of Students but Adapted Also to the Use of the Profession at Large. Chicago: Callaghan and Co., 1893. iv, 706 pp. Octavo (5-3/4" x 9"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, raised bands and lettering piece to spine, small calf owner label (Phil. Marquam) to head of spine. Moderate rubbing and a few minor stains, joints just starting at ends, corners bumped and somewhat worn, hinges cracked, Callaghan stamp, bookseller ticket and owner stamp and signature (Phil. Marquam) to front pastedown and free endpaper. Moderate toning to interior, offsetting and a few small chips to edges of endleaves. $650. * Only edition. In the preface Kinney mentions his indebtedness to Burrill and his inclusion of "modern words as well as the older words in whatever tongue, whether now a part of the living legal language or not, which have had legal use and function, and which thus mark the lines upon which the law has grown, and the salient points in history with which the student should become familiar.": Preface, v. Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 1202.
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