Walker, James. The Theory of the Common Law. Boston: Little, Brown and Co., 1852. xxiv, 130 pp. Reprinted 1998 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781886363458; ISBN-10: 1886363455. Smythe sewn cloth hardcover. New. $65. * Reprint of the rare first and only edition of an original essay written by a successful lawyer and accomplished scholar from South Carolina, comparing Roman law and common law. Untypical of most American practitioners at this time, Walker had a deep interest in Roman law, which is reflected here in numerous comparative references and in an earlier book by Walker on Roman law. Walker (1813-1854) was a graduate of the University of South Carolina and a member of the South Carolina bar; He published three books before his premature death at 41.
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