Author: Cosgrove, Richard A.
Title: The Rule of Law, Albert Venn Dicey, Victorian Jurist
Publisher: University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1980.
Description: The first biography of Dicey, "the most influential constitutional
authority of late Victorian and Edwardian England, whose 'Law of
the Constitution' became a classic, and who restored the Vinerian
Chair of English Law at Oxford to eminence
Condition: Original cloth, a few pages creased, else a very good copy in the
List No: 84-24 Book No.: W-73654 Price: $ 125.00
Author: Cox, Archibald
Title: The Role of the Supreme Court in American Government. First Indian
Publisher: Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1977.
Description: The copy from the library of Archibald Cox, the seemingly
unrecorded Delhi printing of his four Chichele Lectures delivered
at Oxford, with the publisher's transmittal slip tipped in (noting
800 copies printed); no copy in OCLC, RLIN, Hollis or COPAC
Condition: Original cloth, somewhat worn, in a worn and defective dustjacket
List No: 84-26 Book No.: W-73784 Price: $ 250.00
Author: Crompton, Richard
Title: L'avthoritie et Ivrisdiction des Courts de la Maiestie de la
Roygne: Nouelment collect & compose, per R. Crompton del milieu
Temple Esquire. Apprentice del Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 6050; Beale T328
Publisher: In aedibus Caroli Yetsweirti Armig. [etc.], London, 1594.
Description: First edition of Crompton's chief work, and the first to be
devoted exclusively to the Royal courts, beginning with Parliament
(as a court), Star Chamber and King's Bench; with a number of
circuit reports of criminal cases not printed elsewhere
Condition: Early calf, rebacked, quite worn, browning, yet a good serviceable
List No: 84-28 Book No.: W-73613 Price: $ 2500.00
Title: Argument of Clarence Darrow In the Case of the Communist Labor
Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago. Hunsberger 130 [erroneously
stating the work to contain Darrow's 1912 bribery trial argument]
Publisher: Charles H. Kerr & Company, Chicago, 1920.
Description: Darrow's powerful argument supporting freedom of speech,
anticipating Holmes' dissent in Gitlow, defending twenty men
arrested in an infamous 'Palmer Raid'; "seldom [have I] seen a
case where I believed so heartily that I am right as this"
Condition: Original light-gray printed wraps, chipped but sound; 116 pages
List No: 84-31 Book No.: W-67438 Price: $ 250.00
Author: Darrow, Clarence
Title: Woman Suffrage [with] Shall the World's Fair Be Open on Sunday?
[with] The Eight Hour Day. Hunsberger 4, 4a and 5
Publisher: The Sunset Club, Chicago, 1893].
Description: Three of Darrow's very earliest recorded public appearances,
including his advocacy of woman suffrage, all debated at the
Sunset Club, the organization which "turned out to be Darrow's
university [and] constituted the greatest education of his life"
Condition: Original dark maroon cloth, gilt, showing wear and somewhat faded
and strained, the back cover spotted, but a usable copy
List No: 84-34 Book No.: W-73693 Price: $ 850.00
Author: Dodderidge, John
Title: The English Lawyer. Describing A Method for the managing of the
Lawes of this Land. And expressing the best qualities requisite
in the Student Practizer Judges and Fathers of the same. S.T.C.
Publisher: Printed by the Assignes of I. More Esq., London, 1631.
Description: Only edition of Dodderidge's principal work, his singular attempt
to determine the qualities of the lawyer and law student, and to
probe the fundamental nature of law, his "scholarship reach[ing]
far beyond that of most contemporary lawyers"
Condition: Contemporary speckled calf, neatly and unobtrusively rebacked,
showing some wear, light browning, yet an appealing copy
List No: 84-36 Book No.: W-74001 Price: $ 3500.00
Author: Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title: La Graunde Abridgement Collect par le Judge . . . Anthony
Fitzherbert [with] La Secounde Part du Graund Abridgement [with]
La table conteynant en sommarie les choses notables en la graunde
Abridgement [etc.]. S.T.C. 10956 & 10956.5; Beale 463 464 & 465
Publisher: In Aedibus Ricardi Tottell [imprint varies], London], 1565.
Description: The magisterial Tottel printing of "the decisive book--the book
that 'made' the Common Law", containing over 13,000 abridged case-
notes arranged alphabetically by subject in some 263 titles and
digesting hundreds of years of medieval case law
Condition: Contemporary blind-rolled and tooled calf, quite worn, recently
rebacked, browning, some staining (mainly to the lower margin),
good crisp copies
List No: 84-44 Book No.: W-73610 Price: $ 12500.00
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