Atiyah and Adams' Sale of Goods (13e) : 9781292009339

Atiyah and Adams' Sale of Goods (13e)

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Atiyah and Adams’ Sale of Goods is the definitive guide to this important aspect of commercial law. Combining a highly readable and comprehensive account of the law governing the sale of goods, it is essential reading for undergraduate and postgraduate students and a valuable point of first reference for practitioners of commercial law.

Table of contents
  • Dedication
  • Preface to the Thirteenth Edition
  • Table of statutes
  • Table of cases
  • Part I Nature and formation of the contract of sale
  • Chapter 1 Sources of the law of sale of goods
  • Chapter 2 The contract of sale
  • Chapter 3 Subject-matter of the contract
  • Chapter 4 The types of obligation created
  • Part II The duties of the seller
  • Chapter 5 The existence of the goods and the duty to pass a good title
  • Chapter 6 The duty to deliver the goods
  • Chapter 7 The duty to supply the goods at the right time
  • Chapter 8 The duty to supply goods in the right quantity
  • Chapter 9 The duty to supply goods of the right quality
  • Chapter 10 Exclusion of seller’s liability
  • Part III: The duties of the buyer
  • Chapter 11 The duty to pay the price
  • Chapter 12 The duty to take delivery
  • Part IV: The effects of the contract
  • Chapter 13 The transfer of property
  • Chapter 14 Risk and frustration
  • Chapter 15 Transfer of title by a non-owner
  • Part V Export sales
  • Chapter 16 Export sales
  • Chapter 17 International Convention on Sales of Goods (‘CISG’)
  • Part VI The remedies of the seller
  • Chapter 18 Real remedies
  • Chapter 19 Personal remedies
  • Part VII The remedies of the buyer
  • Chapter 20 Rejection of the goods, rescission, and specific performance
  • Chapter 21 Action for damages
  • Part VIII Consumer sales
  • Chapter 22 Consumer sales contracts
  • Chapter 23 Product liability
  • Chapter 24 Manufacturers’ guarantees
  • Index
New to this edition

This thirteenth edition has been fully updated with all recent developments in the law and includes detailed coverage of the Consumer Rights Act 2015 and its implications on the law surrounding the sale of goods.

Author biography

Christian Twigg-Flesner is Professor of Commercial Law at the University of Hull.


Rick Canavan is a Principal Lecturer at Nottingham Trent University.


Hector MacQueen is a Scottish Law Commissioner and Professor of Private Law at the University of Edinburgh.