The Law Library : May and June, 1856 (Classic Reprint)


Excerpt from The Law Library: May and June, 1856 Acquainted with the Author only through his writings, and closely following his mind by transcribing the whole of the present work for the purpose of incorporating the necessary alterations, the Editor could not avoid feeling great sympathy for one who, so learned, was cut off when just commencing existence, and who had to lay down as useless all those stores of knowledge which he had amassed by deep reading and much labour. We rarely become interested in an author without being desirous of knowing his personal history and character, but it is not often that the sinking of such a life in the great ocean of existence leaves a ripple for the view of survivors. It was, however, with much pleasure that the Editor found that a kind hand had perpetuated a short sketch of Mr. Cornish's life, and which will be found in an early volume of the Law Magazine (to which he was a valued contributor and, pre. Saming upon a kindred feeling in the reader, the Editor has appended to this preface the substance of the memoir. About the Publisher Forgotten Books publishes hundreds of thousands of rare and classic books. Find more at This book is a reproduction of an important historical work. Forgotten Books uses state-of-the-art technology to digitally reconstruct the work, preserving the original format whilst repairing imperfections present in the aged copy. In rare cases, an imperfection in the original, such as a blemish or missing page, may be replicated in our edition. We do, however, repair the vast majority of imperfections successfully; any imperfections that remain are intentionally left to preserve the state of such historical works.


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Hardback | 374 pages
152 x 229 x 22mm | 653g
Publication date
29 Oct 2018
Forgotten Books
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148 Illustrations; Illustrations, black and white