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T. & J. W. JOHNSON, SUCCESSORS TO NICKLIN & JOHNSON.
NO. 5. MINOR STREET,
A complete assortment of Law Books always for sale at the lowest prices.
NEW AMERICAN LAW DICTIONARY. “ A Law Dictionary adapted to the Constitution and Laws of the United States of America and of the several states of the American Union; with reference to the Civil and other Systems of Foreign Law. By John Bouvier. In 2 vols.
ANTHON'S BLACKSTONE.-An Analytical Abridgment of the Commentaries of Sir William Blackstone on the Laws of England. In four Books. Together with an Analytical Synopsis of each book. To which is prefixed, an Essay on the Study of Law. Inest sua gratia parvis. By John Anthon. Second edition.
BEEBEE'S ANALYSIS of Anthon's Abridgment, and Synopsis of Sir
CHITTY'S PRACTICE OF THE LAW.
“ It is the only work, of modern day, that really presents, as it professes, a connected view of the whole system of the civil administration of justice, in every department, as it now exists.-Warren's Law Studies, 367.
ENGLISH COMMON LAW REPORTS.-Edited by the Hon. T. Sergeant, and Hon. T. M'Kean Pettit, containing the decisions from 1813 to 1839, in K. B., C. P. and N. P. 34 vols.
ENGLISH ECCLESIASTICAL REPORTS.-Edited by E. D. Ingraham; containing the decisions in the English and Scotch Ecclesiastical Courts to the present time, 5 vols.
“ These Reports contain the decisions of Judge Hopkinson, one of the brightest ornaments of the bench of our country, and form a highly interesting contribution to American Jurisprudence, particularly to Admiralty Law. Mr. Gilpin has performed the duty of reporter with judgment and ability.”—American Jurist.
GRESLEY'S EQUITY EVIDENCE. A Treatise on the Law of Evidence in the Courts of Equity. By Richard Newcombe Gresley, Esq. Barrister at Law.
" A work much wanted, compiled with much labor and research.”—London Law Magazine.
“ This is one of the best Law Books which has been recently issued from the English press." — American Jurist, Jan. 1838.
An abridgment of the Law of Nisi Prius, by P. Brady Leigh, Esq., of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law, in 2 vols.; with notes and references to the American cases, decided subsequently to those referred to by Mr. Wharton's edition of Selwyn's Nisi Prius, by George Sharswood, Esq., of the Philadelphia Bar.
The London Legal Observer concludes a notice of this work in the following “The author states his design to have been the production of a work, treating of this branch of of the Law with more minute accuracy than any existing publication, and to introduce into his compilation every point and case of practical importance, relating to the subject which it embraces. This design, we think, he has satisfactorily fulfilled.”
RUSSELL ON CRIMES, New edition.-A Treatise on Crimes and indictable Misdemeanors. By William Oldnall Russell, of Lincoln's Inn, Serjeant at Law, third American from the second London edition, with very considerable additions, including the alterations effected by the late English statutes. Also, American notes and references to the late reports. By Daniel Davis, Solicitor General of Massachusetts, and Theron Metcalf, Esq., and additional notes and references, by George Sharswood, Esq. In two large volumes royal octavo, 1836.
(To this edition has been added a very valuable chapter upon criminal evidence, and a chapter upon dealing in Slaves.]
ROSCOE'S CRIMINAL EVIDENCE. “ A Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases, by Henry Roscoe, Esq., of the Inner Temple. Barrister at Law. With Notes and References to the American Cases, by George Sharswood, Esq.”
Extract from the American Jurist for April, 1836. “This is a very valuable work, and will form a proper companion to that already published by Mr. Roscoe, on the general subject of Evidence."
See the rest of the notice which is long and approbatory ROSCOE ON EVIDENCE.-A Digest of the Law of Evidence on the Trial of Actions at Nisi Prius. By Henry Roscoe, Esq. of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law. First American from the second London edition, with notes and references by James Bayard.
SMITH'S PRACTICE OF THE COURT OF CHANCERY. " A Treatise on the Practice of the Court of Chancery. With an Appendix of Forms and Precedents of Costs, adapted to the last new orders; by John Sidney Smith, of the Six Clerks' Office."
First American from the second London edition, revised and enlarged. In 2 vols. 8vo. 1287 pages. Nicklin & Johnson, 1839.
“Of the various law publications that have recently issued from the press, we know of no work of greater importance to the legal profession than the one above named; it fully meets the demand that has long existed for a complete, accurate and comprehensive treatise upon the rules and forms of practice in Courts of Equity. Among all the valuable and elementary books upon Equity Jurisprudence, there cannot be found one that is capable of fully supplying the place of the work before us-nor scarcely one that cannot better be dispensed with by the Chancery practitioner. No solicitor who consults his own convenience in the discharge of his professional duties, ought to be without so valuable an auxiliary to his labors as Smith's Chancery Practice.
“ The arrangement of this work is admirably lucid and perspicuous, and gives a very full and comprehensive view of the important subject of which it treats. In addition to the perfect outline it embraces, of the rules and principles of Chancery practice, it contains all the forms and precedents that are necessary to be observed in Equity proceedings, and also many valuable modern precedents, that can be found in no other book."-Baltimore Patriot,
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