A Panorama of the World’s Legal Systems

Complete in 3 volumes


Wigmore, John Henry. Saint Paul: West Publishing Company, 1928. De Luxe Edition. Signed twice by the author, and inscribed by the publisher. Limited edition, 82 of an unknown number of sets. Illustrated with 500 colored and b/w plates and cuts. Full leather with the previous owner’s name in gilt on the covers. 1206 pp. Large 8vo. Fine.


Scarce complete set of Wigmore’s world history of legal systems, with profuse illustrations. Signed on the limitations page, and again after the preface; inscription appears on the flyleaf of volume 1, from the publisher to William Early Craig, whose name is in gilt on each cover. Blue pebbled leather with gilt titling, designs and borders; marbled endpapers, with gold tops. Lovely condition altogether.

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