Rare Books

Lincoln's Inn
A selection of guidebooks for students engaged in the study of the law.               Thomas Lane. The student’s guide through Lincoln’s Inn. 3rd edition. London: Printed for...
Repertorium aureum. Cologne: Heinrich Quentell, 1495.
A selection legal dictionaries and grammar books.                                 Repertorium aureum continens titulos quinque librorum Decretalium, sive Concordantiae...
Notes on Imperatoris Iustiniani Institutionum libri IV, 1642
A selection student notebooks and marginalia                             Imperatoris Iustiniani Institutionum libri IV. Amsterdam: Joan & Cornelis Blaeu, 1642. This...
Johannes Buno, Memoriale institutionum juris, 1672
A selection of works which use various visual devices (charts, illustrations, diagrams…) to present information in interesting ways           Giovanni d’Andrea. Lecture...
Sir Thomas Littleton. Les tenures de Monsieur Littleton. London: Richard Tottel, 1591.
In Sir Thomas Littleton’s (1407-1481) time, materials for the study of law were scarce. Littleton orginally wrote the Tenures in order to help his son in his study of the law...
Amistad, The Search for a New Haven: Abolition, Freedom, and the Law In Honor of Black History Month February 10th @ 6:00PM, Rare Book Room| 6:30PM, Rm. 120 | Dinner Served...
The Rare Book Collection welcomes students back to YLS! Some students come to the Rare Book Room on L2 to research historical topics; some are doing journal cite-checks; and...
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