An Analysis of the Laws of England. To Which Is Prefixed an...
Blackstone's Analysis: The Outline of His Commentaries Blackstone, Sir William [1723-1780]. An Analysis of the Laws of England. To Which Is Prefixed an Introductory Discourse on the Study of the Law. Oxford: Printed at the Clarendon Press, 1758. lxx, , 189,  pp. Copperplate Table of Descents. Folding Table of Consanguinity. (Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, rebacked in period style, blind rules to boards, gilt fillets along joints, raised bands, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, blind tooling to board edges, front pastedown and free endpaper renewed. Some rubbing to boards, some darkening along joints, corners bumped and somewhat worn, rear hinge cracked. Moderate toning to interior, light foxing in places, offsetting to margins of preliminaries, final few leaves of text and rear endleaves. $650. * Third edition. First published in 1756, the Analysis became the outline for Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England (1765-1769). The third edition was the first issued under Blackstone's name. It was also the first to include, "A Discourse on the Study of the Law," Blackstone's introductory lecture as Vinerian professor of law at Oxford, which was delivered in 1758, and an index. Eller, The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library 219. Laeuchli, A Bibliographical Catalog of William Blackstone 522.
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