An Interesting View of the American Legal Community in 1852 [Law Journal]. Livingston, John, Editor. United States Monthly Law Magazine. [New York: United States Monthly Magazine Office, 1852]. Volume 6, No. 1 (July, 1852), Volume 5, No. 1 (January, 1852), Volume 5, No. 2 (February, 1852), Volume 4, No. 4 (1852). Title page and final two pages (author notice and prospectus) lacking from Volume 6, No. 1. Final two leaves (prospectus and advertisements) lacking from Volume 5, No. 2. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). Periodicals bound into nineteenth-century three-quarter morocco over marbled boards. Light rubbing to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities with wear to spine ends, joints cracked, a few cracks to text block. Light toning to text, slightly heavier in places. $250. * The United States Monthly Law Magazine was published from January 1850 to July 1852. It specialized in scholarly essays and jurist biographies, but also offered book reviews, review essays, court reports of American and English cases and notices. Some of the more notable articles in our volume are an anonymous critique of the Field Codes of civil and criminal procedure (Volume 5, No. 2, pp. 152-172) and a biographical sketch of Sam Houston (Volume 4 No. 4, pp. 567-592. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) I:824.
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