Girard, Paul F. A Short History of Roman Law. Being the First Part of his Manuel Elementaire De Droit Romain. Translated by Augustus Henry Frazer and John Home Cameron. Toronto: Canada Law Book Company, 1906, v, 220 pp. Reprinted 2020 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616196455; ISBN-10: 1616196459. Paperback. New. $14.95 A translation of the "Introduction Historique" from Girard's classic Manuel Elementaire de Droit Romain (first ed. 1896). Much more than a historical outline, it is a sophisticated introduction to the principles of Roman law. "The best book for the student on all questions of the history of Roman legal precepts and doctrines." --Roscoe Pound, Outlines of Lectures on Jurisprudence (1943) 244.
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