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The Wit and Wisdom of the Bench and Bar by  F.C Moncreiff - Hardcover - 2006 - from The Lawbook Exchange Ltd (SKU: 44752)

The Wit and Wisdom of the Bench and Bar

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The Wit and Wisdom of the Bench and Bar

by Moncreiff, F.C

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2006. ISBN-13: 9781584777243; ISBN-10: 1584777249. Moncreiff, F[rederick] C[harles]. The Wit and Wisdom of the Bench and Bar. Originally published: London: Cassell, Petter, Galpin, 1882. 192 pp. Reprinted 2006 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584777243. ISBN-10: 1584777249. viii, 192 pp. Smythe sewn cloth bound hardcover. New. $75. * Reprint of the only edition "of a digest of "jokes and humourous anecdotes connected with the English Bench and Bar (...) [that] are at once witty and wise." (Preface). They are arranged under the following headings: "Judicature," "Legal and Judicial Wisdom," "Advocacy" and "Amenities." A charming book, it is also a valuable piece of social history that offers insights into popular beliefs about the legal profession in Victorian England. Moncreiff [1847-1929] was a barrister of the Inner Temple.

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The Wit and Wisdom of the Bench and Bar
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Moncreiff, F.C
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ISBN 10
1584777249
ISBN 13
9781584777243
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Lawbook Exchange Ltd
Date Published
2006
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