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Blackstone, William 1723-1780

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Works: 1,071 works in 4,905 publications in 4 languages and 86,153 library holdings
Genres: History  Humor  Anecdotes  Parodies, imitations, etc  Biography  Bibliography  Conference papers and proceedings  Portraits  Genealogy  Commentaries (Civil law systems) 
Roles: Author, Editor, Translator, Honoree, Originator, cnm, Other, Owner, Author of introduction
Classifications: KD660, 349.42
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Commentaries on the laws of England by William Blackstone( Book )

1,842 editions published between 1388 and 2017 in 5 languages and held by 13,747 WorldCat member 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
The American students' Blackstone : commentaries on the laws of England, in four books by William Blackstone( Book )

133 editions published between 1877 and 2007 in English and held by 892 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the laws of England : to which is prefixed an introductory discourse on the study of the law by William Blackstone( Book )

129 editions published between 1756 and 2016 in 3 languages and held by 635 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The sovereignty of the law; selections from Blackstone's Commentaries on the laws of England by William Blackstone( Book )

15 editions published between 1973 and 2014 in English and held by 454 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Ehrlich's Blackstone by William Blackstone( Book )

14 editions published between 1959 and 1973 in English and held by 431 WorldCat member 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
The student's Blackstone : being the Commentaries on the laws of England of Sir William Blackstone, Knt. by William Blackstone( Book )

76 editions published between 1858 and 2011 in English and held by 352 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analytical abridgement of the Commentaries of Sir William Blackstone on the laws of England : in four books : together with an analytical synopsis of each by William Blackstone( Book )

23 editions published between 1809 and 1832 in English and held by 281 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Blackstone's Commentaries : systematically abridged and adapted to the existing state of the law and constitution : with great additions by William Blackstone( Book )

20 editions published between 1855 and 2016 in English and held by 205 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The 1855 edition is an enlarged edition of: Select extracts from Blackstone's Commentaries ... / by Samuel Warren. London, 1836. The selections were made by John William Smith, whose name does not appear in the book. A verbatim reprint was published in 1837. The 1855 edition was so enlarged as to be practically a new work
The principles of the law of real and personal property : being the second book of Blackstone's Commentaries : incorporating the alterations down to the present time by James Stewart( Book )

28 editions published between 1837 and 2010 in English and held by 170 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Reports of cases determined in the several courts of Westminster-Hall, from 1746 to 1779 by William Blackstone( Book )

13 editions published between 1781 and 1789 in English and held by 161 WorldCat member 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( Book )

13 editions published between 1820 and 1823 in English and held by 143 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The student's Blackstone : Commentaries on the laws of England : in four books by William Blackstone( Book )

21 editions published between 1865 and 1874 in English and held by 142 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commentaries on the laws of England of Sir William Blackstone by William Blackstone( Book )

18 editions published between 1876 and 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

A treatise on the law of descents in fee-simple by William Blackstone( Book )

30 editions published between 1759 and 2010 in English and held by 125 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

An analysis of the laws of England : to which is prefixed an introductory discourse on the study of law by William Blackstone( Book )

22 editions published between 1762 and 1766 in English and held by 114 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

Commentaries on the laws of England : in four books by William Blackstone( Book )

23 editions published between 1797 and 1800 in English and French and held by 113 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

The commentaries of Sir William Blackstone, Knt. on the laws and constitution of England : carefully abridged in a new manner and continued down to the present time : with notes corrective and explanatory by William Blackstone( Book )

15 editions published between 1796 and 2009 in English and held by 107 WorldCat member 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( Book )

13 editions published between 1840 and 2010 in English and held by 94 WorldCat member libraries worldwide

 
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Commentaries on the laws of England
Alternative Names
Blackston, William 1723-1780

Blackstone, Guglielmo 1723-1780

Blackstone Guillaume 1723-1780

Blackstone, Sir William 1723-1780

Blackstone, W.

Blackstone William

Blackstone, William 1723-1780

Blackstone, William 1723-1780 Sir

Blackstone, William seras

Blackstone, William Sir

Blackstone, William Sir 1723-1780

Blackstone, Wm 1723-1780

Blackstone, Wm 1723-1780 Sir

Blackstone, Wm. (William), 1723-1780

Blackstone, Wm. (William), Sir, 1723-1780

Blakston, Wilhelm.

Blakston, Wilhelm 1723-1780

Burakkusuton

Burakkusutoon

Sir William Blackstone

William Blackstone angielski polityk i prawnik

William Blackstone Brits rechter (1723-1780)

William Blackstone englischer Jurist

William Blackstone giurista e accademico britannico

Блакстон В. юрист 1723-1780

Блакстон юрист

Блэкстон В. юрист 1723-1780

Блэкстон юрист

Вільям Блекстон

Уильям Блэкстон английский политик, юрист, адвокат, философ и историк права

Уилям Блекстоун

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ויליאם בלקסטון

وليام بلاكستون

ویلیام بلک‌استون قاضی بریتانیایی

윌리엄 블랙스톤

ウィリアム・ブラックストン

ブラックストオン

ブラックストオン, ウイルリァム

ブラックストーン

威廉·布萊克斯通

貌刺屈斯的

黒石

Languages
English (2,672)

French (11)

Chinese (1)

Spanish (1)

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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, as a member of the federal unionThe commentaries on the laws of England of Sir William BlackstoneThe commentaries of Sir William Blackstone, Knt. on the laws and constitution of England : carefully abridged in a new manner and continued down to the present time : with notes corrective and explanatoryCommentaries on the laws of EnglandWilliam Blackstone : law and letters in the eighteenth centuryBlackstone and his commentaries : biography, law, historyEssays on legal education in nineteenth century Virginia