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book #78851
March, John
Actions for Slaunder, Or, A Methodicall Collection . . . of what words are actionable in the Law, and what not . . . To which is added, Awards or Arbitrements . . . collected out of our Year-Books and other pirvate [sic] . . . Authorities [&c]. Wing M571
Printed by F.L. for M. Walbank and R. Best [etc.], London, 1647.
First edition of a pioneering work, rightly claiming to be the first treatise on two separate subject matters--slander (and libel) and arbitration--and, in Holdsworth's words, "an able attempt to extract some general principles from the cases"
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed and lightly stained, one leaf torn (legibility preserved), new endpapers, yet quite clean and sturdy; the Taussig copy
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$ 1750.00
libel and slander, arbitration

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