Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Ballow, Henry
- A Treatise of Equity. Folio
- Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for two others], London, 1737.
- First edition of the first systematic work upon modern equity and "the first coherent English treatise on contract" in John Baker's words; it was, Johnson told Boswell, "chiefly from Mr. Ballow" that the Doctor had learned what law he knew
- Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, some lightish foxing and browning, else well-preserved, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
- Book No.:
- $ 1500.00
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