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LAW DICTIONARY ADAPTED TO THE CONSTITUTION AND LAWS OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA, AND OF THE SEVERAL STATES OF THE AMERICAN UNION...

Bouvier, John


Item #: 8135

Pages: 2v.
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.

Subjects: CONSTITUTIONAL LAW, LEGAL HISTORY

Reprint of the seventh edition of the first American lawdictionary, distinctive for its particular emphasis onAmerican law. Compiled by John Bouvier, this legal classicwent through fifteen editions during the nineteenth centuryalone, the final appearing in 1886. New editions continuedin the twentieth century, most notably three that wereedited by Francis Rawle, the last of which appeared in 1914."During his years of study Bouvier had discovered thehandicap under which the student and lawyer labored at thattime due to the lack of a dictionary containing legalinformation logically and conveniently compiled. He beganhis work on a great dictionary and indefatigably appliedhimself to it, in spite of increasing duties...Reprinted by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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