Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
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- Sheppard, William
- The Touch-stone of Common Assurances. Or A Plain and Familiar Treatise, opening the learning of the Common Assurances or Conveyances of the Kingdome. Wing S3214. Quarto
- Printed by M.F. for W. Lee, M. Walbancke, D. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1648.
- First edition of a pioneering work and one of the pre-eminent treatises on the English law of conveyancing, published for almost two centuries, "its prominence [assured] among the classical legal texts of the Anglo-American tradition"
- Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, neatly rebacked, upper portion of the front joint just cracking (but very firm), else quite clean; the Taussig copy
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- $ 2000.00
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