Author:Henry Campbell Black

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Henry Campbell Black
(1860–1927)
American lexicographer and author of legal treatises.

Works[edit]

  • A Treatise on the Law of Riparian Rights (1887) (originally by John Norton Pomeroy, revised & edited by Black): (external scan)
  • Black's Law Dictionary
  • A Treatise on the Law of Judgments (1891)
  • A Treatise on the Law of Water Rights (1893) (originally by Pomeroy, revised & enlarged by Black): (external scan)
  • Handbook of American Constitutional Law (2nd ed, 1897): (external scan) (external scan)
  • A Handbook of Bankruptcy Law (1898): (external scan)
  • A Treatise on the Law of Mortgages and Deeds of Trust (1903): (external scan)
  • A Treatise on the Law of Income Taxation Under Federal and State Laws
  • A Treatise on the Law and Practice of Bankruptcy (3rd ed, 1922)
  • A Treatise on the Rescission of Contracts and Cancellation of Written Instruments (1916)


Some or all works by this author are in the public domain in the United States because they were published before January 1, 1924.


The author died in 1927, so works by this author are also in the public domain in countries and areas where the copyright term is the author's life plus 80 years or less. Works by this author may also be in the public domain in countries and areas with longer native copyright terms that apply the rule of the shorter term to foreign works.