Commentaries on the Laws of England, in four books

London: A. Strahan, 1803. 4 volume set. The fourteenth edition, with the last corrections of the author, and with notes and additions by Edward Christian. Very good in full diced calf, gilt, attractively respined. Marbled endpapers and page edges. Engraved frontis portrait in Vol I, folding genealogical chart in Vol II; title page in all 4 volumes. Blackstone (1723-1780) was a jurist, judge, and politician, and his Commentaries was long regarded as the leading work on English common law. The work is divided into rights of persons, rights of things, private wrongs, and public wrongs.
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