A Notable Guide for Aspiring French Jurists Dupin, Andre Marie Jean Jacques [1783-1865]. Manuel des Etudians en Droit et des Jeunes Avocats; Recueil d'Opuscules de Jurisprudence. Paris: Joubert, 1835. x, 876,  pp. 12mo. (6" x 4"). Contemporary quarter morocco over marbled boards, gilt title, fillets and ornaments to spine. Moderate rubbing to boards and extremities, corners bumped and somewhat worn, early owner signature (Avv. V. Longol) to front pastedown. Moderate toning and light foxing, mostly to margins. An attractive copy. $450. * Fourth and final edition. This remarkable work by the distinguished jurist and statesman contains an annotated "bibliotheque choisie," a historical synopsis of French law, a collection of legal aphorisms, a section on jurisprudence, a dictionary and critical sections about the law and legal profession of the ancien regime, revolutionary period and the present. It was originally published in 1814, later editions in 1824 and 1825. The final edition reprints and updates material from its predecessors. In addition to his distinguished career in the law Dupin was president of the chamber of deputies and of the Legislative Assembly. British Museum Catalogue (Compact Edition) 7:933.
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