An 1850 Handbook for Aspiring Lawyers Anthon, John [1784-1863]. The Law Student, Or Guides to the Study of the Law in Its Principles. New York: D. Appleton & Company, 1850. [ii], -384 pp. Octavo (9-1/2" x 6"). Later library cloth, red and black lettering pieces and paper shelf label to spine. Some soiling, light shelfwear and a few tiny stains, some rubbing and chipping to lettering pieces, front free endpaper, title page and following leaf just beginning to detach. Moderate toning to exterior, occasional contemporary annotations and underling in ink, some with bleed-through or burn through, faint embossed library stamp to title page, a few library marks to verso. $500. * Only edition. Anthon was a lawyer in New York and the author of several widely used treatises, including American Precedents of Declarations (1802), The Law of Nisi Prius (1809) and An Analytical Abridgment of the Commentaries of Sir William Blackstone (1809), an introductory "nutshell" for students. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8583.
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