Journals Higher Education



Published: 04 August 2016

472 Pages


ISBN: 9780199601004

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The Oxford Edition of Blackstone's

Commentaries on the Laws of England: Book II: Of the Rights of Things

William Blackstone
Edited by Simon Stern

  • The definitive version of this classic text of Anglo-American law
  • Detailed varia trace the evolution of Blackstone's thought through the first nine editions
  • An editorial introduction by Simon Stern details the historical and political context of Blackstone's views on the laws of property
  • Descriptive notes assist the modern reader in understanding the text, and the pagination of the first edition has been retained for easy cross-referencing
  • Entirely re-typeset with modern fonts and apparatus

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