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Item #79320 Commentaries on the Law of Bailments... First Edition, Boston, 1832. Joseph Story.
Commentaries on the Law of Bailments... First Edition, Boston, 1832.
Commentaries on the Law of Bailments... First Edition, Boston, 1832.

Commentaries on the Law of Bailments... First Edition, Boston, 1832.

Story on Bailments, First Edition Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. Commentaries on the Law of Bailments, With Illustrations from the Civil and Foreign Law. Cambridge: Hilliard and Brown, 1832. xxxiv, 411 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/4"). Period-style calf, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and gilt fillets to spine. Fading and a few very shallow scratches to exterior, moderate toning to interior, occasional light foxing, brief early annotations, corrections and marginal marks to several leaves, (illegible) owner signature dated 1879 to foot of p. 394. $950. * First edition. "Whatever was to be found in the English and American decisions, whatever Roman and Continental jurisprudence afforded on illustration of the law of bailments, Joseph Story collected and combined with surprising industry, and wonderful learning...Story's Bailments affords one of the best examples, in modern times, of the illustration which our laws are susceptible of, by the aid of foreign jurisprudence"(Marvin). Marvin, Legal Bibliography 668-669. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2451.

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