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An analysis of Blackstone"s Commentaries

Frederick Stoever Dickson

An analysis of Blackstone"s Commentaries

by Frederick Stoever Dickson

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Published by Rees Welsh & Co. in Philadelphia .
Written in English

    Subjects:
  • Law -- Great Britain.

  • Edition Notes

    Statementby Frederick S. Dickson.
    SeriesYale Blackstone collection -- no. 160.
    ContributionsBlackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780
    The Physical Object
    FormatMicroform
    Pagination98 p.
    Number of Pages98
    ID Numbers
    Open LibraryOL17577621M

    Commentaries On The Laws Of England In Four Books (bound In One Volume) So Abridged As to Retain all Portions of the Original Work Which Are of Historical or Practical Value, with Notes, and References to American Decisions, for the Use of American Students by Blackstone, Sir William Seller Willis Monie Books - ABAA Published Condition.   Oxford's variorum edition of William Blackstone's seminal treatise on the common law of England and Wales offers the definitive account of the Commentaries' development in a modern format. For the first time it is possible to trace the evolution of English law and Blackstone's thought through the eight editions of Blackstone's lifetime, and the authorial corrections of the posthumous ninth.

      Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book the First by Sir William Blackstone. Blackstone, William, Sir, Title: Commentaries on the Laws of England, Book the First Language: English: LoC Class: KD: Law in general, Comparative and uniform law, Jurisprudence: United Kingdom and Ireland: Subject: Law -- England -- History. Tucker, St. George. Blackstone's Commentaries. With Notes of Reference to the Constitution and Laws, of the Federal Government of the United States, and of the Commonwealth of Virginia. In Five Volumes, with an Appendix to Each volume, Containing Short Tracts upon Such Subjects As Appeared Necessary to Form a Connected View of the Laws of Virginia As a Member of the Federal Union.

    Blackstone became the first Vinerian Professor of the English Common Law.8 He inaugurated his professorship by arguing against 5 1 BLACKSTONE, Commentaries * 6 See LEwIs C. WARDEN, THE LIFE OF BLACKSTONE (). 7 1 BLACKSTONE, Commentaries *3. 8 See WARDEN, supra note 6, at [Vol. 1. A Blackstone Catechism Field, Barron. Blackstone, Sir William. An Analysis of Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England in a Series of Questions, To Which the Student is to Frame his Own Answers, by Reading that Work. Originally published: New York: Published by Stephen Gould, ix, , 2 pp. Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN ; ISBN .


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