Little, Charles, and James Brown. Catalogue of Law Books Published and For Sale By Charles C. Little and James Brown. Boston: Printed by Freeman and Bolles, 1846. Title page vignette of John Marshall in silhouette. 160 pp. Reprinted 2007 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584778257; ISBN-10: 1584778253. Hardcover. New. $75. * This fascinating catalogue lists every law title published or distributed by Little, Brown. Several entries have endorsements and annotations. (Some of these, by Joseph Story and other distinguished jurists, are unique to this catalogue.) Another interesting feature is a section by Simon Greenleaf entitled "Catalogue of a Select Law Library" that lists "the Books which are useful to every American Lawyer, in whatever State he may reside" (xxx-xl). Based on the Harvard Law School reading list, the titles are arranged by subject in parallel columns. Essential titles are in listed in one column, useful, but supplemental, titles in the other. It also includes an advertisement for Harvard Law School that describes its philosophy, curriculum and fees.
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