Miscellaneous Writings of Joseph Story Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. Story, William W. [1819-1895], Editor. The Miscellaneous Writings of Joseph Story, Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States and Dane Professor of Law at Harvard University, Edited by his Son. Boston: Charles C. Little and J. Brown, 1852. 4, x, 828 pp. Title page preceded by four-page publisher catalogue (with issue date September, 1857). Octavo (9" x 6"). Contemporary textured cloth with decorative blind-stamping. Light rubbing to boards, light wear to corners, a few tiny spots and a minor stain to spine, spine ends bumped and lightly worn, most signatures unopened, light foxing to publisher catalogue and a few other leaves. $200. * Second, final and best edition, substantially expanded and reorganized. Story's enormous influence on American law is demonstrated in this collection, which was originally published by Joseph Story in 1835. It includes an autobiography, which is in the form of a fascinating long letter to his son, and many other articles, essays, lectures and biographical sketches of judges and lawyers (including Chief Justice John Marshall and Associate Supreme Court Justice Bushrod Washington). Other pieces are a proposed course of legal study and essays on maritime law, piracy, the slave trade, commercial law and codification of the common law. Cohen, Bibliography of Early American Law 2289.
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