Early American Edition of Warren's Law Studies Warren, Samuel [1807-1877]. A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies. New York, Printed and Published at the Law Press, 1837. xii, 241 pp. 12mo (7-1/2" x 4-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to spine, blind tooling to board edges. Light rubbing and a few minor scuffs and stains to boards, moderate rubbing to extremities, early owner signature (James T. Leavitt) to front free endpaper and head of preface. Moderate toning, light foxing in places, offsetting to margins of endleaves. $250. * Second American edition, from the first London edition (1835). This classic guide to legal study and practice went through several editions throughout the English-speaking world. Not content to limit himself to practical advice, Warren adds a primer on legal ethics (and a sampling of encouraging maxims). "It stands at the head of all works of its class for amount and variety of information, felicity of illustration, and a spirit-stirring and sparkling style": Marvin, Legal Bibliography 719. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 8702.
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