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Blackstone Commentaries of Law. William Earl of Mansfield. c1793

Blackstone Commentaries of Law. William Earl of Mansfield. c1793

by Blackstone, William

Legal portrait. William, Earl of Mansfield. Mansfield modernized English law and the courts' system, and founded Commercial Law. Fine 18th century engraving for Blackstone's Commentaries, with later hand-colour.

Original copperplate, grandly embellished by decorative borders and vignette with coat of arms below, "Engraved from an Original Picture, by J. Collyer". Published in London by T. Cadell circa 1793 for William Blackstone’s “Commentaries of the Laws of England, the improvement of which have distinguished the reign of Her Majesty’s Most Royal Consort”.

Page size is 21 x 13cm (8.1/4 x 5.1/8 inches)

Stock Number: apBlack.1Price: $198.00

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