Catalogue


Blackstone's commentaries on the laws of England in four volumes /
edited with an introduction by Wayne Morrison.
imprint
London : Cavendish, 2001.
description
4 v. ; 24 cm.
ISBN
1859414826 (set)
format(s)
Book
Holdings
More Details
added author
imprint
London : Cavendish, 2001.
isbn
1859414826 (set)
general note
An edition of the 9th edition (1783) in modernized English.
Includes index.
catalogue key
4623262
A Look Inside
Summaries
Back Cover Copy
Sir William Blackstones Commentaries on the Laws of England is the great text of the common law. First published in four volumes between 1765 and 1767, it was the legal publishing sensation of the eighteenth centuryBy translating Blackstones Commentaries on the Laws of England, these volumes allow the reader to master the text without the barrier of a centuries-old language. The introduction discusses the importance of Blackstones work and highlights its influence in the present day. The collection includes a table of regnal years, a chronological table of Blackstones life and the publishing history of the Commentaries.It is an indispensable text for all law libraries and the central resource for rediscovering Blackstones achievements.
Main Description
Sir William Blackstones Commentaries on the Laws of England is the great text of the common law. First published in four volumes between 1765 and 1767, it was the legal publishing sensation of the 18th century. By translating Blackstones Commentaries on the Laws of England, these volumes allow the reader to master the text without the barrier of a centuries-old language. The introduction discusses the importance of Blackstones work and highlights its influence in the present day. The collection includes a table of regnal years, a chronological table of Blackstones life and the publishing history of the Commentaries. It is an indispensable text for all law libraries and the central resource for rediscovering Blackstones achievements.

This information is provided by a service that aggregates data from review sources and other sources that are often consulted by libraries, and readers. The University does not edit this information and merely includes it as a convenience for users. It does not warrant that reviews are accurate. As with any review users should approach reviews critically and where deemed necessary should consult multiple review sources. Any concerns or questions about particular reviews should be directed to the reviewer and/or publisher.

  link to old catalogue

Report a problem