An Analytical Digest of the Law and Practice of England. 9 Vols of 11

Price: 125.00 USD

1881. Analytical Digest of English Cases, 1756-1878 Jacob, Ephraim A., Editor. An Analytical Digest of the Law and Practice of the Courts of Common Law, Divorce, Probate, Admiralty and Bankruptcy, And of the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal of England, Comprising the Reported Cases from 1756 to 1878, with References to the Rules and Statutes, Founded on the Digests of Harrison and Fisher. New York: George S. Diossy, 1881-1883. 9 volumes of an 11-volume set. Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary starched buckram, red and black lettering pieces. Light rubbing with negligible wear to extremities. Some offsetting and chipping to margins of endleaves, interiors otherwise fresh. Ex-corporate law office library. Stamps to front boards and preliminaries. $125. * First edition. "In 1869, Fisher's Harrison's Common Law Digest was published in England. The high reputation enjoyed by its editor, and its manifest improvement on the Digest upon which it was founded, at once commanded for it the approval of the English legal profession. The peculiarities, however, (...) in the classification of its subjects (...) were fatal to its circulation and usefulness in this country. The object in presenting this work to the profession, is to reproduce the decisions digested by Fisher and Harrison, under improved arrangements of each of the subjects, in a form adapted to the wants and uses of the American practitioner.": Preface. Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University (1953) 33.


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