Chicago: Callaghan & Company, 1876.
Hardcover. Very good. Complete set of four volumes, 6 x 9.25 inches, uniformly bound in publisher's maroon cloth with gilt spine lettering, black rules on boards and spine. Rubbing/slight fraying to spine ends, some general scuffing to boards, previous owner's signature on front flyleaf of each volume, otherwise unmarked, bindings sound. Erskine (1750-1823) was ), a "British Whig lawyer who made important contributions to the protection of personal liberties. His defense of various politicians and reformers on charges of treason and related offenses acted to check repressive measures taken by the British government in the aftermath of the French Revolution. He also contributed to the law of criminal responsibility" (Britannica). Due to the size and weight of this set, shipping charges will be higher than standard for priority or international orders.