Essays on Law Reform by a Jurist Respected by Maitland and Holdsworth Williams, Joshua [1813-1881]. Letters to John Bull, Esq., On Lawyers and Law Reform. London: Henry Sweet, 1857. [viii], 87 pp. Octavo (6-1/4" x 4"). Original flexible textured cloth, blind farmes to boards, gilt title to center of front board. Light rubbing and soiling, light wear to spine ends and corners, moderate toning to interior, a few cracks to text block. $250. * Only edition. The essence of the reform views of Williams, a jurist highly regarded by Maitland and Holdsworth. Some of the topics it addresses are: attorney fees, legal education, primogeniture, land transfer, debts and chancery. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:383.
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