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DIRECTION OR PREPARATIVE TO THE STUDY OF THE LAW; WHEREIN IS SHEWED, WHAT THINGS OUGHT TO BE OBSERVED AND USED OF THEM THAT ARE ADDICTED TO THE STUDY... SECOND EDITION

Fulbeck, William; Stirling, T.H.


Item #: 3506
Published: Union; Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.; 2004.

Subjects: LEGAL EDUCATION, LEGAL PROFESSION, UNITED KINGDOM

Reprint of the 1829 London edition. William Fulbeck was abencher at Gray's Inn. Published in 1600, his Direction orPreparative was intended as a vade mecum for aspiring lawstudents. The first book of its kind, it offers a mix ofpractical information and advice on personal conduct. Forthe most part Fulbeck restricts his thoughts to rhetoricaltechniques, methods for preparing a case, recommendedreadings and other topics. Though often read for amusement,this treatise remains an incomparable guide to English legaleducation and the legal culture of the Inns of Court duringthe Elizabethan era.Reprinted by Lawbook Exchange, Ltd.Distributed by William S. Hein & Co., Inc.

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