Reflections on the Natural and Acquired Endowments Requisite for...
Guidance for Young Lawyers A Barrister At Law. [Simpson, Joseph]. Reflections on the Natural and Acquired Endowments Requisite for the Study of the Law, And the Means to be Used in the Pursuit of It. London: Printed for J. Worrall; T. Waller; And B. Tovey, 1764. xi, , 54,  pp., final leaf blank. Octavo (7-3/4" x 4-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound into recent period-style three quarter calf over marbled boards, gilt title and gilt-edged raised bands to spine. Moderate toning to interior, offsetting to margins of title page, "17" in small early hand to its upper outside corner. $850. * Second edition. Meant to encourage and guide young lawyers, this pamphlet discusses the essential qualities of the profession. Topics covered include elocution, judgement and the merits and demerits of formal education. A popular work, it went through several editions, the fifth and last of these appearing posthumously in 1793. Our edition was issued the same year as the first and third London editions. English Short-Title Catalogue T129050.
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