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3311T Boston
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Blackstone, William (1723-1780) Commentaries on the Laws of England.

Auction: Books & Manuscripts - 3311T Location: Boston Date / Time: November 11, 2019 12:00PM


Blackstone, William (1723-1780) Commentaries on the Laws of England. Philadelphia: Robert Bell, 1771-1772. First American edition, first issue, four octavo volumes, bound in full contemporary sheep, housed in two custom half morocco boxes, includes twenty-two page subscribers list, signed by Richard Thomas Jr. of Chester County, Pennsylvania, in the 1770s; bindings rubbed, chipped, joints repaired with Japanese tissue, two leaves torn or damaged with loss in volume two, repaired, missing text supplied in facsimile, 8 3/4 x 5 1/2 in. (4)
Estimate $5,000-7,000

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Blackstone, Robert Bell, William, Richard Thomas Jr., Philadelphia, United Kingdom