Commentaires sur les loix Angloises de M. Blackstone. Traduits de l'Anglois par M.D.G.***. Sur la Quatrieme Edition d'Oxford. William Blackstone.

Commentaires sur les loix Angloises de M. Blackstone. Traduits de l'Anglois par M.D.G.***. Sur la Quatrieme Edition d'Oxford.

Brussels: J.L. de Boubers, 1774-76. First French edition translated from the fourth English edition (1770) by August Pierre Damiens de Gomicourt (1723-1790). This was the first translation of this work into a foreign language. Two folding tables in Volume III. Woodcut title-page vignettes, woodcut headbands. Some offsetting to first and last few leaves of each volume, one tiny wormhole in spine of Volume I. Still, a fine set, in a very attractive binding. Contemporary full mottled calf. Gilt, flat spines, with green and red morocco labels, gilt-ruled covers, all edges gilt. Gilt turn-ins, marbled endpapers. Contemporary armorial bookplate (A.G. du Plessis), later armorial bookplate (“Lib. de la Morandière). Six volumes, octavo. Item #14275

OCLC locates fifteen copies, ten in the United States.

Eller, The William Blackstone Collection in the Yale Law Library, 179. Brunet, I, 958.

Price: $2,500.00

See all items by