Barton, Dunbar Plunket. Shakespeare and the Law. With a foreword by James M. Beck. Originally published: Boston: Houghton Mifflin Company, 1929. xl, 167 pp. Reprinted 1999, 2011 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584770008; ISBN-10: 1584770007. Hardcover. Lightly bumped spine, else fine. $27.95 * An entertaining evaluation of Shakespeare's plays that classifies their legal allusions, clearly outlines Shakespeare's relation to the Inns of Court and of Chancery and the references he makes to celebrated trials, famous judges and advocates. "This is a mighty pleasant and profitable book." Frederick Pollock, Law Quarterly Review 45:395 as cited in Marke, A Catalogue of the Law Collection at New York University 1141.
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