Very Good. Item #000503
Washington, D.C.: Washington Law Book Co., 1941. First Edition. Octavo; xxx + 751pp, including index. Blue "leatherized" cloth with blind-stamped frame on face and central cartouche containing title and author's name in gold; gold lettering on spine with title between two faux raised bands. Unusual fold-out four-color "Kaleidoscope of Justice" facing title page with seven symbolic representations of global judicial practices. Binding joints are weakening front and back, but visible canvas hinges (as published) still solid. Minor scuffing and some abrasion to extremities; textblock toned; glue browning on endpapers. Previous owner's name on front right endpaper.
Comparative judicial practices are described via case studies taken from 200+ authors, and organized continent-by-continent with focused chapters on preeminent nations and key historical eras.