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								An Inquiry Into the Laws, Antient and Modern, Respecting Forestalling by  William Illingworth
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An Inquiry Into the Laws, Antient and Modern, Respecting Forestalling

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An Inquiry Into the Laws, Antient and Modern, Respecting Forestalling

by Illingworth, William

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1800. London, 1800. Sole edition.. London, 1800. Sole edition. A Historically Grounded Treatise on Monopolies Illingworth, William [1764-1845]. An Inquiry Into the Laws, Antient and Modern, Respecting Forestalling, Regrating, And Ingrossing. Together with Adjudged Cases, Copies of Original Records, And Proceedings in Parliament, Relative to Those Subjects. London: Printed by Luke Hansard, 1800. xi, [1], 297, [1] pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Marbled boards, with contrasting plain-paper spine with raised bands and early hand-lettered title label. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, early owner bookplate (S.W. Haynes) to front pastedown. Moderate toning to text, light foxing in places, presentation inscription from Illingworth to his sister to verso of front free endpaper, early owner signature (S.W. Haynes) to head of title page. $750. * Only edition. This historically grounded treatise on monopolies, dealings in futures and corners in commodities includes cases dating back to the reign of Edward I. Illingworth was a lawyer, archivist and editor of early English legal records. Kress Library of Business and Economics Catalogue B.4202. English Short-Title Catalogue T55182.


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