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Title: A Treatise of the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-Notes and Checks
Description: H Sweet, London / C F Maxwell, Melbourne. 1876, 12th edition. Hardcover, with dust jacket. 580 pages (complete). A much owned copy. Various previous owner inscriptions and stamps. Included in this number is the stamp and SIGNATURE of G H Buskes, a procurator at the Supreme Court in Pretoria during the ZAR. Rider Haggard was appalled by Buskes' role in atrocities during the Siege of Potchefstroom of the First Boer War (he was implicated in the deaths of women, children), and made Buskes the villain of his novel, Jess. The black boards are scruffy, resolute. They have wear, stains, marks about all faces, corners, edges, seams. The spine is worn. The spine and boards are resilient and steady. The contents have evidence of use, ownership throughout. There is tanning, some creasing. Previous owner stamps throughout. Nonetheless, the pages are clear, confident, unblemished by hand or storage, competent, assured. fk. Good/No Jacket.

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