"Scientific" Study of English Public Law Nasmith, David [1829-1894]. Institutes of English Public Law: Embracing an Outline of General Jurisprudence; The Development of the British Constitution; Public International Law; and the Public Municipal Law of England. London: Butterworths, 1873. vi, [xviii], 455, x, , 63 pp. With tables and three publisher catalogues. Octavo (8" x 5"). Recent period-style black textured cloth, endpapers renewed, rouged edges, internally clean. $150. * A companion to Nasmith's treatises on English private and adjective law that emulates the systematic organization of Justinian's Institutes. Nasmith provides an overview of the relation in which the State and the English citizen are placed in constitutional and municipal law. It is also a fine example of the jurisprudence produced in Victorian England that approached the law as a science governed by discernible rules. Sweet & Maxwell, A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations 2:253.
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