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The law-dictionary : explaining the rise, progress, and present state, of the English law, defining and interpreting the terms […]

The law-dictionary: explaining the rise, progress, and present state, of the English law; defining and interpreting the terms or words of art; and comprising copious information on the subjects of law, trade, and government.

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Edition Details

  • Creators or Attribution (Responsibility): Thomas Edlyne Tomlins, Giles Jacob
  • Language: English
  • Jurisdiction(s): New York (State)
  • Publication Information: [New York] : Printed for and published by I. Riley, New-York and P. Byrne, Philadelphia, [New York] : I Riley, Printer, [Philadelphia] : Fry and Kammerer, printers, 1811
  • Publication Type (Medium): Dictionaries
  • Material: Document, Internet resource
  • Type: Internet Resource, Computer File
  • Permalink: http://books.lawi.org.uk/the-law-dictionary-explaining-the-rise-progress-and-present-state-of-the-english-law-defining-and-interpreting-the-terms-2587/ (Stable identifier)

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Print version: Jacob, Giles, 1686-1744. Law-dictionary. Printed for and published by P. Byrne, Philadelphia; and I. Riley, New-York. I. Riley, printer, 1811 (DLC) 32031832 (OCoLC)1581516

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1 online resource (6 volumes)

Purpose and Intended Audience

Useful for students learning an area of law, The law-dictionary : explaining the rise, progress, and present state, of the English law, defining and interpreting the terms […] is also useful for lawyers seeking to apply the law to issues arising in practice.

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Bibliographic information

  • Publisher: I. Riley
  • Responsable Person: originally compiled by Giles Jacob, corrected and greatly enlarged, by T.E. Tomlins, of the Inner Temple, barrister at law.
  • Publication Date: 1811
  • Country/State: New York (State)
  • Number of Editions: 28 editions
  • First edition Date: 1797
  • Last edition Date: 1900
  • General Notes: Vols. 4-6 have imprint: Printed for, and published by P. Byrne, Philadelphia and I. Riley, New-York. Fry and Kammerer, printers, 1811.
  • Languages: English
  • Library of Congress Code: KD313
  • OCLC: 173505197

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