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book #78732
Blackstone, William
An Essay on Collateral Consanguinity, It's Limits, Extent, and Duration; More particularly As it is regarded by the Statutes of All Souls College in the University of Oxford. Eller 236; Laeuchli 547 [her first issue]
Printed; and sold by W. Owen near Temple-Bar [etc.], London, 1750.
First edition of Blackstone's first legal work, written when he was twenty-seven, "denot[ing] considerable research ability in the fields of civil and canon law", and proposing that all applicants to All Souls be equally considered without preference
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, else a very good copy, with the half-title and the table of consanguinity; the Taussig copy
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$ 3500.00

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