A Treasury of Art and Literature

edited by Sara Robbins

This is a special Beaux Arts reprint edition available at a discounted price in limited quantities only.

This handsome book celebrates the profession upon whose ideals civilized society depends. Brought together for the first time in a deluxe format gift book are great writings on law, including Justinian's "The Digest of Roman Law," Oliver Wendell Holmes's "The Path of the Law," and Clarence Darrow's "The Story of My Life." The book's 240 illustrations (113 in color) draw upon many enduring works of art related to law including the ancient cuneiform "Code of Hammurabi," Rembrandt's "Moses and the Tables of Law," John Trumbull's "The Declaration of Independence," Van Gogh's "In the Prison Courtyard," and many others.

Intriguing photographs of courtroom scenes, lawyers in their chambers, and courthouses whose architecture is an integral part of American society, further illustrate the nearly one hundred text selections.

Here is a superb volume of work perfect for people who take part in the legal profession, and for anyone interested in the progress of the law as seen through art and literature.

9 5/8 x 13 in., 376 pages
ISBN: 0-88363-300-0

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