1840 US Constitution LAW Commentary Joseph Story pre Civil War FAMOUS Americana

STORY, Joseph

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Joseph Story was a well-known, early 19th-century American lawyer known primarily for his ‘Commentary on the United States Constitution’. When it was first published in 1833, this work was the second comprehensive look at the U.S. Constitution and the establishment of American government and law. It helped shape the fundamental nature of law and legal arguments in early America. The ‘Oxford Companion to Law’ says that

“The Commentaries were incredible achievements, and evidence immense industry and legal knowledge.”

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1840 US Constitution LAW Commentary Joseph Story pre Civil War FAMOUS Americana

 

Joseph Story was a well-known, early 19th-century American lawyer known primarily for his ‘Commentary on the United States Constitution’. When it was first published in 1833, this work was the second comprehensive look at the U.S. Constitution and the establishment of American government and law. It helped shape the fundamental nature of law and legal arguments in early America. The ‘Oxford Companion to Law’ says that

“The Commentaries were incredible achievements, and evidence immense industry and legal knowledge.”

 

Item number: #14993

Price: $499

 

STORY, Joseph

 

A familiar exposition of the Constitution of the United States : containing a brief commentary on every clause, explaining the true nature, reasons, and objects thereof, designed for the use of school libraries and general readers,

 

New York : Harper & Bros., 1840.

 

Details:

  • Collation: Complete with all pages
    • [4], 372
  • References: Sabin 92291; Larned 2800
    • Larned: “it continues to be valuable, because of the great learning of the author, and because the author was a contemporary of Marshall and a judge of the court during the period in which it was establishing its authority and giving out the fundamental decisions on which the fabric of our constitutional law has been reared.”
  • Provenance: Stamp / Handwritten – Lee F. Allen, 1866
  • Language: English
  • Binding: Hardcover; tight and secure
  • Size: ~7.5in X 5in (19.5cm x 12.5cm)

 

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14993

Categories

Americana, American History

Law & Government

Authors

STORY, Joseph

Printing Date

19th Century

Language

English

Binding

Hardcover

Book Condition

Excellent

Collation

Complete