TREATISE ON THE MEASURE OF DAMAGES, OR AN INQUIRY INTO THE PRINCIPLES WHICH GOVERN THE AMOUNT OF PECUNIARY COMPENSATION AWARDED BY COURTS OF JUSTICE. THIRD REV. ED.
Item #: 13753
Pages: lxxvi, 689 pp.
Published: New York; Johns Voohries, Law Bookseller & Publish; 1858. Reprinted in 2006.
Subjects: PROPERTY, TORTS
...The first book on the subject then written (1847)excepting only a slender and shadowy of Sayers (London,1770). Warren:546. Down to the Civil War the list oftextbooks which went far to shape the law for us isimpressive (this book is listed with others) - All of thesewent through many editions. They were standard to the end ofthe century, some well into the present century, and someare standard even today. So much were they used by theprofession and by the courts that an indignant practitioneris said to have demanded of a court as to one of themwhether there was any statute making it an authority.Pound. Formative:141-141, Marke, A Catalogue of the LawCollection at New York University. (1953)498.
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