With Explanations of the Legal Terms Used in the Plays,
Poems and Sonnets, and a Consideration of the Criminal Types Presented.
Also a Full Discussion of the Bacon-Shakespeare Controversy
By Edward Joseph White
2nd Edition, 1913
Commentaries on the Law in Shakespeare is a fascinating book that highlights legal references in Shakespeare and explains them.
The author has selected most of the legal passages in Shakespeare and reprinted them with fascinating commentary. The passages are indexed and presented under appropriate headings, making the book a useful resource as well as a fascinating read.
Judge Edward J. White 1869-1935.was a Shakespeare scholar and General Counsel to the Missouri Pacific Railway system.
Edward J. White was also the author of Legal Antiquities. A Collection of Essays Upon Ancient Laws and Customs, The Law in Scriptures, and books on railroad and mining law.
Second Edition, 1913
St. Louis: The F.H. Thomas Law Book Company
This book is in good condition. Please note flaws as listed below and pictured in this listing.
All pages attached. Binding has an inside wear to top of spine, which is pictured.
No markings or highlighting on pages.
Outside wear to cover, as pictured.
Age tanning to end pages, one of which has a small closed tear. Other pages are flexible with no bends or dog-ears, with some foxing or tanning.
Owner name inside cover.
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