Apr 14, 2015 - Sale 2380

Sale 2380 - Lot 148

Price Realized: $ 552
?Final Price Realized includes Buyer’s Premium added to Hammer Price
Estimate: $ 400 - $ 600
(LAW.) Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Junior. The Common Law. xvi, 422 pages. 8vo, publisher's brown cloth, minimal wear and soiling; internally clean; early owner's pencil inscription on front free endpaper. Boston, 1881

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first edition, first issue with printer's imprint "University Press: John Wilson and Son, Cambridge" on verso of title page. "This brilliant exposition . . . of the true nature of law both as a development from the past and an organism of the present, blew fresh air into lawyers' minds encrusted with Blackstone and Kent"--Grolier Hundred 84.