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Author:      Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:       Ancient Law, Its Connection With the Early History of Society, and
             Its Relation to Modern Ideas
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1861.
Description: First edition of Maine's magnum opus, a work recently described as
             "[n]ext only to Blackstone . . . the most durable work of
             jurisprudence in the English language", influential upon Holmes,
             who confessed to Laski it "fed [my] philosophical passion"
Condition:   Original 3/4 morocco over boards, quite rubbed, ?ex-library,
             browning and occasional notations and markings; a usable copy only
Book No.:     W-73410                Price: $     450.00
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