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by Twining, William

Condition: Good++/No Dust Jacket

Weidenfeld and Nicolson, 1973. Hardcover. Good++/No Dust Jacket. Hardcover: Green cloth binding with title on spine in gold. Boards show soil and spotting. Corners and spine ends are lightly frayed. Endpapers and foredges are foxed. Text is clean. US distributors label pasted to title page. The only American ever to be awarded the Iron Cross: the most fertile and inventive scholar of his generation; legal theory's most colorful personality; a rare example of a law-teacher poet; the chief architect of of the most ambitious common-law code of recent times. Nice tight binding.


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