First Collected Edition
BLACKSTONE, Sir William. Law Tracts, In Two Volumes. Vol. I. [II.] Oxford: At the Clarendon Press , 1762.
First collected edition. Two octavo volumes. [4], 257[-258], [6]; [4], cxv[-cxvi], [4 ], 135[-136], [8] pp. With eight illustrations of seals and two charts, including one folding.

Early nineteenth-century calf, covers decoratively bordered in blind, spines with red morocco labels, gilt-stamped. Some very light wear to extremities, some edge-browning to first and last few leaves. Front cover on vol. II cracked but sound. Otherwise, an excellent copy.

The first collected edition, with revised versions of four of Blackstone's early works: Collateral Consanguinity, Considerations on Copyholders, The Law of Descents, and The Great Charter.

Maxwell and Maxwell I, p. 30.

HBS # 67320 $2,500