An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...

(Item #4962) An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England. Law, Joseph Priestly, William Blackstone.
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...
An assessment of Blackstone's cornerstone law work
An Interesting Appendix to Sir William Blackstone's Commentaries on the Laws of England...

Philadelphia: Printed for the Subscribers by Robert Bell, 1773. Second American edition. Contemporary sheep rebacked to style with five raised bands; portion of original morocco label laid down. Measuring 220 x 140mm and collating complete with separare title pages dated 1773 for Parts I-V, page 123 misnumbered 113, and the publisher's prospectus on the verso of the rear leaf as called for by ESTC: [4], iv, 5-119, [1, blank], xii, 155, [1]. General shelfwear and bumps to boards, but overall square and tight. Early ownership signatures to front pastedown, front endpapers, and first title page. Occasional contemporary annotations to text. Light toning to pages and small wormhole to rear pastedown. In all a pleasing copy.

The second American edition of Joseph Priestly's appendix to Blackstone's commentaries which, in five parts, contain Priestly's assessments and Blackstone's responses. A somewhat progressive theologian, Priestly called for more tolerance toward religious diversity and dissent; and this shapes the bulk of his replies.
(Item #4962)

Price: $1,500