A Scarce Treatise on a Notable Victorian Act Concerning Trustees Hunter, Sylvester Joseph [1829-1896]. The Act to Amend the Law of Property and to Relieve Trustees (23 & 23 Vict., c. 35,) With Introductions and Practical Notes. London: Butterworths, 1859. xi, , 108, 22,  pp. Two publisher catalogues following text, additional publisher advertisements to endleaves and rear board. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-1/4"). Original paper-covered boards, faint hand-lettered title to spine. Moderate rubbing, spine ends bumped with light chipping, small chip to center of spine, front joint cracked, corners bumped and lightly worn, faint early owner signature and a few tiny ink spots to front board. Light toning to interior, moderate toning to publisher catalogues, eraly annotations in pencil to endleaves. $350. * Only edition. Hunter's scholarship was held in high regard by Holdsworth. In this work on a notable act concerning trustees, which modernized the law considerably, he provides an introduction to each section of the act, followed by the statutory text itself, and then a further gloss. OCLC locates 9 copies, 5 in North America, 3 in law libraries (Library of Congress, LA County, Social Law). Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliogrpahy of the British Commonwealth 2:177.
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