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Published: 04 August 2016

1,784 Pages


ISBN: 9780199601035

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The Oxford Edition of Blackstone's

Commentaries on the Laws of England: Book I, II, III, and IV

William Blackstone
Edited by Wilfrid Prest

  • The definitive version of this classic text of Anglo-American law, available to purchase in a four volume set
  • Detailed varia trace the evolution of Blackstone's thought through the first nine editions
  • Editorial introductions detail Blackstone's distinctive view of the common law in its historical context
  • 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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