MEMORIALS OF HIS TIME

Author: Cockburn (Henry)
Year: 1856
Publisher: Adam and Charles Black (Edinburgh)
Edition Details: 1st Edn.
Book Condition: NrF
Price: 90.00
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Hardback. First Edn. of a Scottish Law classic. An anecdotal autobiography of the Scottish lawyer who became Solicitor-General. Probably his most noteworthy case was that of Burke and Hare, which is dealt with briefly in the book. Bound-in at the rear is a scarce pamphlet entitled 'Exposure or The Attack on Lord Cockburn's "Memorials"'reprinted from the "Scotsman", of September 3 and November 8, 15, and 29 by the editor, Alexander Russel. With Portrait Frontis. with tissue-guard. 470pp + 34pp in the pamphlet, bound by MacLehose of Glasgow in three-quarter leather with raised bands on sp., teg plus gilt titles. Marbled boards and eps. With the b/plates of two previous owners to fpd and ffep. A heavy book which will require additional postage. Nr. F.

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