A Standard History of the Common Law Plucknett, Theodore F.T. A Concise History of the Common Law. Fifth Edition. Originally published: Boston: Little, Brown and Company, 1956. xxvi, 746, 56 pp. Reprinted 2010 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616191245 ISBN-10: 1616191244. Paperback. Light shelfwear, else very good. $10. * Reprint of the fifth, final and best edition. "Professor Plucknett has such a solid reputation on both sides of the Atlantic that one expects from his pen only what is scholarly and accurate...Nor is the expectation likely to be disappointed in this book. Plucknett's book is not...a mere epitome of what is to be found elsewhere. He has explored on his own account many regions of legal history and, even where the ground has been already quartered, he has fresh methods of mapping it. The title which he has chosen is, in view of the contents of the volume, rather a narrow one. It might equally well have been A Concise History of English Law...In conjunction with Readings on the History and System of the Common Law by Dean Pound...this book will give an excellent grounding to the student of English legal history." Percy H. Winfield. Harv. L. Rev. 43:339-340.
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