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Item #74924 Miscellanies: Critical, Imaginative, and Juridical. 2 Vols. Samuel Warren.

Miscellanies: Critical, Imaginative, and Juridical. 2 Vols...

Essays by the Author of Ten-Thousand a Year Warren, Samuel [1807-1877]. Miscellanies Critical, Imaginative, and Juridical: Contributed to Blackwell's Magazine. Edinburgh: William Blackwood and Sons, 1855. 2 volumes. xi, [1], 466, 8; [vi], 504 pp. Advertisements. Publisher's blind-stamped cloth with gilt titles and volume numbers to spines, light rubbing and shelfwear, minor soiling, some fading to Vol. II, front joint of Vol. I cracking, moderate toning, internally clean. $50. * Warren, a barrister of the Inner Temple, wrote several fictional and non-fictional works about the law, such as the popular novel Ten Thousand a Year (1800) and the classic primer A Popular and Practical Introduction to Law Studies (1836). As indicated by the present title, he was also active as an essayist. Eleven of the nineteen items in this collection deal with legal topics. The others are fictional pieces, travel sketches, biographies and reviews of recent fiction. Several are outstanding, such as "My First Circuit: Law and Facts From the North," "Who is the Murderer? A Problem in the Law of Circumstantial Evidence," "Personal Recollection of Christopher North," "Modern State Trials" and his fascinating review of Uncle Tom's Cabin. Catalogue of the Library of the Harvard Law School (1909) II:870.

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