Illustrated law

One of the first portrait albums ever published featured Italy’s outstanding jurists, Antoine Lafréry’s Illustrium iureconsultorum imagenes (Rome, 1566?). The...
The Rare Book Collection’s image galleries on Flickr are now part of the Yale Law Library’s Flickr site. All the previous content is still there – Legal...
Here are a few of the highlights from our acquisitions in the past three months. For our growing collection of illustrated law books: Quadruvium ecclesie (Paris,...
The Flowering of Civil Law: Early Italian City Statutes in the Yale Law Library Papal States. Gli statuti dell’agricoltura con varie osservazioni, bolle, decisioni...
A recent addition to our collection of illustrated law books is Johann Werle’s Album Juridicum (Augsburg, 1733), a collection of legal maxims arranged by topic. The...
Spring 2008 has been a busy season for acquisitions in the Yale Law Library’s Rare Book Collection. The American trials collection grew by thirty titles in Spring...
One focus of my collecting efforts is law books with illustrations. These illustrations are often portraits of the authors or allegorical images, but I am especially...

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