Fascinating Philadelphia Legal Directory from 1893 Campbell, William J., Law Bookseller, Compiler. The Bench and Bar of Philadelphia. An Illustrated Chronological and Alphabetical Legal Directory. Philadelphia: [William J. Campbell, Edw. Stern & Co., Printers], 1009 Walnut Street, 1893. 108 pp. Half-tone photographic portraits. Advertisements. Octavo (9" x 6"). Stiff pictorial paper wrappers. Light rubbing to extremities, moderate soiling and faint spotting to wrappers, light toning to interior. $350. * Compiled and produced by a notable Philadelphia law publisher and bookseller, which existed from 1850 to 1951, this directory of Philadelphia lawyers and judges is interspersed with advertisements for attorneys and practitioners in related fields and portraits of Philadelphia judges and Pennsylvania appellate judges. It provides a fascinating glimpse of the daily life of the Philadelphia Bar at the end of the nineteenth century. OCLC locates 4 copies (Jenkins Law Library, University of Florida Law School, University of Michigan Law School, Yale Law School). Temple University Libraries, William J. Campbell Bookstore Records (accessed online).
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