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William Blackstone Collection (Library of Congress)

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Works: 148 works in 418 publications in 1 language and 11,587 library holdings
Genres: History  Humor  Biography  Examinations  Anecdotes  Parodies, imitations, etc  Records and correspondence  Portraits  Sources  Genealogy 
Roles: Editor
Classifications: KD660, 340.0942
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Publications about William Blackstone Collection (Library of Congress)
Publications by William Blackstone Collection (Library of Congress)
Most widely held works by William Blackstone Collection (Library of Congress)
Commentaries on the laws of England : in four books by William Blackstone( Book )
98 editions published between 1771 and 1904 in English and held by 2,754 libraries worldwide
Commentaries on the laws of England by William Blackstone( Book )
2 editions published in 1979 in English and held by 517 libraries worldwide
The comic Blackstone by Gilbert Abbott À Beckett( Book )
15 editions published between 1846 and 1985 in English and held by 446 libraries worldwide
The sovereignty of the law; selections from Blackstone's Commentaries on the laws of England by William Blackstone( Book )
2 editions published in 1973 in English and held by 431 libraries worldwide
Commentaries on the laws of England : in four books : with an analysis of the work by William Blackstone( Book )
12 editions published between 1827 and 1853 in English and held by 324 libraries worldwide
Ehrlich's Blackstone by William Blackstone( Book )
2 editions published in 1959 in English and held by 322 libraries worldwide
"We are a government of laws, yet few understand the sense and reason of the law and fear the mass of words in which it is embodied, nor does the citizen appreciate how these rules for our daily living came into being. There is a beautiful history and philosophy of this system to be found only in the Blackstone Commentaries, and herein it has been my endeavor to give you a volume without the timeworn and obsolete phraseology. Here you can read [in modern American English] why you submit to the law which you have created"--Preface, page v
Commentaries on the laws of England by William Blackstone( Book )
18 editions published between 1825 and 1915 in English and held by 310 libraries worldwide
Sir William Blackstone by David A Lockmiller( Book )
1 edition published in 1938 in English and held by 284 libraries worldwide
A fragment on government and An introduction to the principles of morals and legislation by Jeremy Bentham( Book )
1 edition published in 1891 in English and held by 238 libraries worldwide
This volume makes available one of the central texts in the development of utilitarian tradition, in the authoritative 1977 edition prepared by Professors Burns and Hart as part of Bentham's Collected Works. Certain that history was on his side, Bentham sought to rid the world of the hideous mess wrought by legal obfuscation and confusion, and to transform politics into a rational, scientific activity, premised on the fundamental axiom that "it is the greatest happiness of the greatest number that is the measure of right and wrong
Newton on Blackstone by A. Edward Newton( Book )
1 edition published in 1937 in English and held by 222 libraries worldwide
Mr. Serjeant Stephen's New commentaries on the laws of England : partly founded on Blackstone by Henry John Stephen( Book )
9 editions published between 1868 and 1908 in English and held by 173 libraries worldwide
Commentaries on the laws of England : of public wrongs by William Blackstone( Book )
1 edition published in 1962 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
New commentaries on the laws of England by Henry John Stephen( Book )
7 editions published between 1848 and 1863 in English and held by 158 libraries worldwide
The letters of Sir William Blackstone : 1744-1780 by William Blackstone( Book )
2 editions published in 2006 in English and held by 151 libraries worldwide
A comment on the Commentaries; a criticism of William Blackstone's Commentaries on the laws of England by Jeremy Bentham( Book )
1 edition published in 1928 in English and held by 138 libraries worldwide
Commentaries on the laws of England / by William Blackstone by William Blackstone( Book )
in English and held by 137 libraries worldwide
Tracts, chiefly relating to the antiquities and laws of England by William Blackstone( Book )
2 editions published in 1771 in English and held by 93 libraries worldwide
The most material parts of Blackstone's Commentaries : reduced to questions and answers by John C Devereux( Book )
7 editions published between 1859 and 1891 in English and held by 70 libraries worldwide
 
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Blackstone Collection
Blackstone Collection (Library of Congress)
Law Library of Congress (U.S.). William Blackstone Collection (Library of Congress)
William Blackstone Collection
Yale Law Library Blackstone Collection
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English (188)
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