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The Common Law Epitomiz'd: Anthony Taussig's Law Books

decoration05 Sept. 2014|15 Sept. 2014

The latest exhibit from the Yale Law Library's Rare Book collection showcasing the printed books the Law Library acquired from the collection of Anthony Taussig, the greatest private collection of rare English law books and manuscripts ever assembled.

Anthony Taussig built his collection of rare law books and manuscripts over a 35-year period. It includes: the very first printed book of English law, the first book on women's rights in English law, a relic of the opening salvo in the struggle to abolish slavery and many more outstanding rarities.

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DATE
05 Sept. 2014|15 Sept. 2014
ADDRESS
127 Wall Street
CITY
New Haven, CT
( UNITED STATES )
ORGANIZED BY
Yale Law Library (curator: Mark Widener, Ryan Greenwood)
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