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book #78781
Author:
Trusler, John
Title:
A Summary of The Constitutional Laws of England, Being an Abridgement of Blackstone's Commentaries [with] "A List of Books Published By the Rev. Dr. Trusler". Not in Eller; compare Laeuchli 122 [not recording the eight page "List of Books" present here]
Publisher:
Printed for the Author, at the Literary-Press [etc.], London, 1788.
Description:
The rare first edition of the first abridgment of Blackstone, published within a decade of his death and the earliest of three to appear in the 18th century; six copies in ESTC (one in North America), none containing Trusler's "List of Books"
Condition:
Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the spine chipped and the joints cracking, but quite firm, some lightish staining; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78781
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Abridgements

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