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Vol 21 No 9 Sept/Oct 2016

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Goode on Commercial Law

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The History and analysis of the common Law if England. Written by a Learned Hand. 2000 reprint of 1713 printing

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ISBN13: 9781584770244
ISBN: 1584770244
Published: June 2000
Publisher: The Lawbook Exchange Ltd
Country of Publication: U.S.A.
Format: Hardback
Price: £38.00

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Reprint of the first edition. Published anonymously, this highly respected work was the first history of the common law. A series of chronological essays drawn from Hale's manuscripts, it "give[s] us a clear statement of the history of some of the important external features of the common law...Sketch as it is his history is living history because its author had a clear view of its whole course" (Holdsworth). Hale [1609-1676] was a Judge of the Common Pleas, well-known for his History of the Pleas of the Crown. Holdsworth, Sources and Literature of English Law 151-152.

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