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The Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts: Reprinted from the Copy of the 1648 Edition in the Henry E. Huntington Library (Leatherbound)

by G., Barnes Thomas

Condition: Fine


Legal Classics Library. Fine. 1982. First Edition Thus; First Printing. Hard Cover. Bound in publisher's original brown leather with raised bands on the spine. Title and decorations on spine and covers stamped in gilt. All edges gilt. Silk bookmarker ribbon bound in. Issued without dustjacket. ;  Tight, clean and crisp. No inscriptions. No remainder mark. Not ex-library. In excellent condition. As New. ; From the estate of Attorney John R. Cohan (Author of Drafting California Revocable Living Trusts) with his name to publisher's bookplate to inside cover. .


  • Seller: Eliabooks US (US)
  • Seller: Inventory #: 28829
  • Title: The Laws and Liberties of Massachusetts: Reprinted from the Copy of the 1648 Edition in the Henry E. Huntington Library (Leatherbound)
  • Author: G., Barnes Thomas
  • Format/binding:Hard Cover
  • Book condition: Used - Fine
  • Edition: First Edition Thus; First Printing
  • Binding: Hardcover
  • Publisher: Legal Classics Library
  • Date published: 1982

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