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Bibliographical Contributions Volume 5 (Paperback) Loot Price: R287
Discovery Miles 2 870
Bibliographical Contributions Volume 5 (Paperback): Harvard University Library

Bibliographical Contributions Volume 5 (Paperback)

Harvard University Library

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Loot Price R287 Discovery Miles 2 870

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This historic book may have numerous typos and missing text. Purchasers can usually download a free scanned copy of the original book (without typos) from the publisher. Not indexed. Not illustrated. 1911 edition. Excerpt: ...It is the aim of the School to have a law library that shall be comprehensive in the fullest sense of the term. While the library is nearly complete in its reports of the various courts of the United States, of Great Britain and its colonies, it cannot be said in this respect to differ from one or two other important law libraries in this country. The collection of legal periodicals and reports of the countries of continental Europe is undoubtedly the best in the United States. In the last twenty years about forty thousand volumes of foreign law--Roman, French, German, Italian, Spanish, etc., --have been added; and constant effort is made to collect the laws and reports of these countries, as well as all the important treatises. The library possesses a very full collection of works on Scotch law. In one respect the library is believed to be exceptional, namely, in the completeness of the series of editions of important legal treatises and also in the remarkable number of early printed treatises. It is probable that such a collection could not be found in any one library, except in the British Museum. Much care has been taken to accomplish this result, which is of special use to students, writers, and investigators, who often find in an early or particular edition of a work matter of especial interest and value, not to be found elsewhere. Another collection of very great importance is that of trials, both civil and criminal. Included in this collection may be mentioned the Sessions papers, or the proceedings at the sessions of the Peace and Oyer and Terminer, held at Justice Hall in the Old Bailey from December, 1729, to October, 1834, and the reports of the Central Criminal Court from November, 1834, to the present time, covering a period..

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Imprint: Rarebooksclub.com
Country of origin: United States
Release date: September 2013
First published: September 2013
Authors: Harvard University Library
Dimensions: 246 x 189 x 2mm (L x W x T)
Format: Paperback - Trade
Pages: 40
ISBN-13: 978-1-230-08099-4
Categories: Books
LSN: 1-230-08099-6
Barcode: 9781230080994

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