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Blackstone, William 1723-1780

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Works: 849 works in 4,166 publications in 4 languages and 73,324 library holdings
Genres: History  Anecdotes  Humor  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biography  Conference proceedings  Bibliography  Portraits  Records and correspondence  Genealogy 
Roles: Editor, Translator, cnm, Originator, Honoree, Other, Author of introduction, Owner
Classifications: KD660, 349.42
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Commentaries on the laws of England by William Blackstone( file )
1,472 editions published between 1765 and 2012 in 5 languages and held by 34,030 libraries worldwide
Vol. 5, "Appendix ... ", contains the following: Priestley's remarks on some paragraphs in the fourth volume of Blackstone's Commentaries, relating to the dissenters. Blackstone's reply to Priestley's remarks. Priestley's answer to Blackstone's reply. The case of the late election of the County of Middlesex considered on the principles of the Constitution and the authorities of law. Furneaux's letters to the Hon. Mr. Justice Blackstone concerning his exposition of the Act of Toleration, and some positions relative to religious liberty, in his celebrated Commentaries on the Laws of England. Authentic copies of the argument of the late Hon. Mr. Justice Foster in the Court of Judges Delegates, and of the speech of the Right Hon. Lord Mansfield in the House of Lords, in the cause between the City of London and the dissenters
Commentaries on the laws of England in four books by William Blackstone( file )
137 editions published between 1877 and 2007 in English and held by 3,537 libraries worldwide
An analysis of the laws of England by William Blackstone( file )
137 editions published between 1756 and 2005 in English and Undetermined and held by 2,740 libraries worldwide
The student's Blackstone being the Commentaries on the laws of England of Sir William Blackstone, Knt. : abridged and adapted to the present state of the law by William Blackstone( file )
69 editions published between 1858 and 1896 in English and Undetermined and held by 1,310 libraries worldwide
Blackstone's Commentaries on the laws and constitution of England abridged for the use of students, and adapted to modern statutes and decisions by William Blackstone( file )
18 editions published between 1820 and 1823 in English and held by 783 libraries worldwide
Commentaries on the laws of England applicable to real property by William Blackstone( file )
36 editions published between 1864 and 1985 in English and Undetermined and held by 691 libraries worldwide
Blackstone's Commentaries systematically abridged and adapted to the existing state of the law and constitution : with great additions by William Blackstone( file )
18 editions published between 1855 and 2001 in English and held by 688 libraries worldwide
The student's Blackstone Commentaries on the laws of England : in four books by William Blackstone( file )
20 editions published between 1865 and 1874 in English and held by 654 libraries worldwide
Abridgment of Blackstone's Commentaries by William Blackstone( file )
25 editions published between 1892 and 1910 in English and held by 643 libraries worldwide
Commentaires sur les lois anglaises by William Blackstone( file )
31 editions published between 1774 and 1823 in French and English and held by 509 libraries worldwide
Private wrongs and their remedies being the third book of Blackstone's Commentaries : incorporating the alterations down to the present time by William Blackstone( file )
12 editions published between 1840 and 1844 in English and held by 495 libraries worldwide
A treatise on the law of descents in fee-simple by William Blackstone( file )
25 editions published between 1759 and 2005 in English and held by 464 libraries worldwide
Ehrlich's Blackstone by William Blackstone( Book )
13 editions published between 1939 and 1973 in English and held by 459 libraries worldwide
Blackstone's Commentaries with notes of reference to the Constitution and laws of the federal government of the United States and of the commonwealth of Virginia : in five volumes : with an appendix to each volume containing short tracts upon such subjects as appeared necessary to form a connected view of the laws of Virginia ... by William Blackstone( file )
20 editions published between 1803 and 1996 in English and held by 454 libraries worldwide
The classic exposition of English Common Law at the time of the founding of the American Republic was Commentaries on the Laws of England, by William Blackstone. This work was used as a standard reference and law book by lawyers, judges, and the founding fathers, who incorporated the applicable provisions of it into the U.S. Constitution, especially for the definitions of its terms. However, Blackstone's Commentaries were written for a monarchical system of government, and needed to be adapted to the needs of the new republic. This was first done by St. George Tucker, who taught law and who had Blackstone's Commentaries republished together with his own lecture notes in 1803 in a five-volume set familiarly known as Tucker's Blackstone
The sovereignty of the law; selections from Blackstone's Commentaries on the laws of England by William Blackstone( Book )
6 editions published in 1973 in English and Undetermined and held by 433 libraries worldwide
The student's Blackstone selections from the Commentaries on the laws of England by William Blackstone( file )
13 editions published between 1858 and 1926 in English and held by 403 libraries worldwide
Select extracts from Blackstone's Commentaries carefully adapted to the use of schools and young persons : with a glossary, questions and notes, and a general introduction by William Blackstone( file )
10 editions published in 1837 in English and Undetermined and held by 394 libraries worldwide
 
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Alternative Names
Blackstone, Guglielmo 1723-1780
Blackstone Guillaume 1723-1780
Blackstone, W.
Blackstone, William
Blackstone, William 1723-1780
Blackstone, William 1723-1780 Sir
Blackstone, William Sir
Blackstone, William, Sir, 1723-1780
Blackstone, Wm 1723-1780
Blackstone, Wm. (William), 1723-1780
Blakston, Wilhelm.
Blakston, Wilhelm 1723-1780
Languages
English (2,238)
French (31)
Spanish (1)
Japanese (1)
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