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Item #74110 The Spirit of the Common Law. First Edition, 1921. Roscoe Pound.
The Spirit of the Common Law. First Edition, 1921.

The Spirit of the Common Law. First Edition, 1921.

From the Library of a Prominent California Attorney Pound, Roscoe [1870-1964]. The Spirit of the Common Law. Boston: Marshall Jones Company, [1921]. xv, 224 pp. Original cloth, spine ends and corners bumped and lightly worn, shelf number to foot of spine, library stamps to edges, library bookplate to front pastedown, date-due sheet and card pocket to rear endleaves. Light toning to interior, early owner signature to head of title page, "Henry C. McPike / Nov 22 1923." $50. * First edition. "[Pound's method] is that of brilliant generalization and of stimulating suggestions of parallelism drawn from legal history": Thomas W. Swan, Harvard Law Review 35:481-482. Henry Clay McPike [1857-1943] was a prominent California attorney. A member of the first graduating class of what was then Hastings College of the Law, the University of Califonia's first law school, he worked on a number of prominent cases and served as Assistant United States District Attorney from 1886-1888. The Bay of San Francisco: The Metropolis of the Pacific Coast and its Suburban Cities: A History (1892) 2:288.

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