Peter Stephen Du Ponceau, legal bibliophile / by William E. Butler
- Butler, William Elliott, 1939-
- Austin, Tex. : Jamail Center for Legal Research, the University of Texas at Austin, 2010. and [Buffalo, New York] : William S. Hein & Co., [between 2009 and 2013]
- Physical Description:
- 1 online resource (xii, 132 pages) : illustrations
- Additional Creators:
- Jamail Center for Legal Research, University of Texas at Austin. School of Law, and Tarlton Law Library
- Tarlton Law Library legal history series ; no. 12 and HeinOnline Spinelli's law library reference shelf
- Related Titles:
- Catalogue of valuable law and miscellaneous books, from the library of the late Peter S. Du Ponceau, LL.D.
- "Bibliophile he was indeed, among many other accomplishments: jurist, philologist, linguist, translator, interpreter, anthropologist, attorney-at-law ... [etc.] ... [He] formed one of the outstanding private libraries of his generation in the United States. ... This essay concentrates upon his collection of legal materials, which collectively formed the largest single portion of his library"--P. 1., Pages 67-132 comprise facsimile reproduction of: Catalogue of valuable law and miscellaneous books, from the library of the late Peter S. Du Ponceau, LL.D. : to be sold by order of executors on Wednesday evening, Oct. 16, 1844, at 6 1/2 o'clock, at M. Thomas & Son's Auction Store, no. 93 Walnut Street. Philadelphia : E.G. Dorsey, Printer, Library St., 1844., Published in conjunction with the Tarlton Law Library Rare Book Lecture presented on Feb. 3, 2011., and AVAILABLE ONLINE TO AUTHORIZED PSU USERS.
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