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Commentaries on The Laws of England. With the last corrections of the author; and with notes and additions by Edward Christian. [Blackstone's Commentaries].

Portland, ME: Printed and Published by Thomas B. Wait, 1807. First Edition Thus. Hardcover. Fifth US edition, first to be printed in the [then] District of Maine. An important early Maine and law imprint. In original [presumed] bindings. Overall, a very handsome set. Very Good [Textblock Very Good+]. Light shelf/edge wear, ownership signatures at ffep, two endpages loose and all evenly toned (endpages clearly an inferior paper stock vs bright, clean textblocks, tips through, light rubbing at hinges, else tight, bright and unmarred. Full brown leather boards, black ink spine label, gilt lettering, in blind decorative elements, frontispiece, fold-out plate. 8vo. Various pag. Illus. (b/w plates). Appendix. Notes. Index(es). Item #6251

Price: $750.00