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The Irish land laws by Alexander Richey on sale for €165.00
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The Irish land laws

Alexander Richey

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The Irish land laws. London: Macmillan, 1880. Pp 129, (41). Recased with original spine and covers laid over. Good copy. Contemporary notes in a neat hand to front & rear of half-title & rear endpaper, with some neat pencil lining to parts of text. Alexander Richey Irish historian, born in 1830. He was called to the Irish bar in 1855, and took silk in 1871. In 1871 he was appointed deputy regius professor of feudal and English law at Trinity College; he was also vice-president of the Royal Irish Academy, and an auditor and prizeman of the college historical society. He edited volumes 3 and 4 of the Brehon laws, published by the commissioners for publishing the ancient laws and institutes of Ireland, to which he contributed masterly prefaces, and his work on the land-laws was quoted as an authority by William Gladstone in the debates on his Land Bill of 1881.

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