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NEW AND COMPLETE LAW-DICTIONARY, OR GENERAL ABRIDGEMENT OF THE LAW: ON A MORE EXTENSIVE PLAN THAN ANY LAW-DICTIONARY HITHERTO PUBLISHED. CONTAINING NOT ONLY THE...

Cunningham, Thomas


Item #: 10072

Pages: 2v.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2003.

Subjects: DICTIONARIES, LEGAL EDUCATION, LEGAL PROFESSION

Third and final edition. The author of more than twentybooks, Thomas Cunningham was one of the most prolific legalwriters of the eighteenth century. Like Jacob, Cunninghamaimed to create a dictionary that would give a completeaccount of the law. The result is a work that is also anabridgment, and includes summaries of cases and precedentsin equity and statutes. It was along with those of Jacoband Marriot, one of the most popular comprehensive Englishdictionaries of the period. See Holdsworth, A History ofEnglish Law XII:177.Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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