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												The Lives of the Lord Chancellors..., 8 vols. 1848-1869. Complete Set by  John; 1st Baron Campbell Campbell
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			 - 1848
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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors..., 8 vols. 1848-1869. Complete Set

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The Lives of the Lord Chancellors..., 8 vols. 1848-1869. Complete Set

by Campbell, John; 1st Baron Campbell

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1848. London: John Murray, 1848-1869. 8 vols.. London: John Murray, 1848-1869. 8 vols. A Handsomely Bound Copy of Campbell's Lives of the Lord Chancellors Campbell, John, 1st Baron Campbell [1779-1861]. The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the Earliest Times Till the Reign of King George IV. London: John Murray, 1848-1869. Seven volumes and continuation volume. Complete set. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Later three-quarter morocco over cloth signed by Bayntun, gilt rules to boards, raised bands and gilt titles to spines, top-edges gilt, marbled endpapers. Light rubbing to extremities, minor nicks and finger smudges to a few volumes, moderate toning to interiors. A handsome set. $950. * Volumes 1-5: third edition; Volumes 6-8, first edition. This classic study, which went through several editions, is an incomparable storehouse of legal history and anecdote. Volume VIII is a continuation volume with an index to the entire set. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth 2:54.


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