Rare Book School (RBS): C-70: Collecting the History of Anglo-American Law

June 7, 2004 all-day
University of Virginia

[Intended for individual book collectors who collect in some aspect of the history of the law and for librarians who have custody of historical legal materials, this course will survey printed and MS materials in Anglo- American law and introduce its bibliography and curatorship. Topics include the history of the production and distribution of law books; catalogs and reference books; philosophy and techniques of collecting; and acquiring books, MSS, and ephemera in the antiquarian book trade.; instructors are Morris L. Cohen, retired former director of the Harvard and Yale law school libraries, and David Warrington, Librarian for Special Collections at Harvard Law School]

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