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THE LAW CONCERNING HORSES, RACING, WAGERS, AND GAMING; With an Appendix, Containing Recent Cases, Statutes, etc. By George Hewit Oliphant. [Together with]: A TREATISE ON THE EVIDENCE OF ABSTRACTS OF TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY. By John Yate Lee. [2 volumes bound in one as published in "The Law Library. October, November, and December, 1847." (Number 58)]. by  George Henry Hewit  John Yate; and Oliphant - First Edition - 1847. - from Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. and Biblio.com

THE LAW CONCERNING HORSES, RACING, WAGERS, AND GAMING; With an Appendix, Containing Recent Cases, Statutes, etc. By George Hewit Oliphant. [Together with]: A TREATISE ON THE EVIDENCE OF ABSTRACTS OF TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY. By John Yate Lee. [2 volumes bound in one as published in "The Law Library. October, November, and December, 1847." (Number 58)].

by Lee, John Yate; and Oliphant, George Henry Hewit

Condition: Good


Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, Publishers and Importers, 197 Chestnut Street, 1847., 1847.. Good. - Octavo, 9-1/2 inches high by 5-7/8 inches wide. Bound in full tan calf with gilt-titled leather labels on the spine. The covers are rubbed and soiled and the spine is scuffed. 327 and 259 pages respectively. A previous owner's name, with the date of acquisition, is penned on the front endpaper. The pastedowns, endpapers and preliminary pages are heavily foxed. There is some lighter occasional foxing throughout. There is a small piece out front the top corner of one page, not affecting the text. A tear to pages v & vi of the second book has been repaired with clear archival document tape. There are occasional marginal annotations in pencil. Good. <p>First American edition.<p>John Yate Lee's "A Treatise on the Evidence of Abstracts of Title to Real Property" precedes "George Hewit Oliphant's "The Law Concerning Horses, Racing, Wagers, and Gaming".<p>Chapter 3 of the second book (i.e. "The Law Concerning Horses, Racing, Wagers, and Gaming") includes material of veterinary interest under the heading "What Diseases orf Bad Habits Constitute Unsoundness or Vice". This chapter includes information of "Backing and Gibbing", "Blindness" (including cataracts), "Broken knees", "Capped Hocks", "Dropsy of the Heart", "Hereditary Diseases", etc. Chapter 8 outlines the law as it pertains to "Innkeepers, Farriers, Trainers and Stallion-Masters".
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  • Bookseller: Blue Mountain Books & Manuscripts, Ltd. US (US)
  • Bookseller Inventory #: 37320
  • Title: THE LAW CONCERNING HORSES, RACING, WAGERS, AND GAMING; With an Appendix, Containing Recent Cases, Statutes, etc. By George Hewit Oliphant. [Together with]: A TREATISE ON THE EVIDENCE OF ABSTRACTS OF TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY. By John Yate Lee. [2 volumes bound in one as published in "The Law Library. October, November, and December, 1847." (Number 58)].
  • Author: Lee, John Yate; and Oliphant, George Henry Hewit
  • Book condition: Used - Good
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Philadelphia: T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, Publishers and Importers, 197 Chestnut Street, 1847.
  • Date published: 1847.
  • Keywords: LAW; LEGAL; JOHN YATE LEE; GEORGE HENRY HEWIT OLIPHANT; A TREATISE ON THE EVIDENCE OF ABSTRACTS OF TITLE TO REAL PROPERTY; THE LAW CONCERNING HORSES, RACING, WAGERS, AND GAMING; THE LAW LIBRARY; 19TH CENTURY; NINETEENTH CENTURY; FIRST AMERICAN EDITION; 1S
  • Bookseller catalogs: Law;
  • Subjects: BUSINESS & ECONOMICS / Business Law;


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