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Author:      Bunbury, William
Title:       Reports of Cases in the Court of Exchequer, From the Beginning of
             the Reign of King George the First, Until the Fourteenth Year of
             the Reign of King George the Second . . . published . . . by his
             Son in Law, George Wilson, Serjeant at Law. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for D. Browne [and three others],
             London, 1755.
Description: First edition of the reports ultimately termed "authoritative" and
             (in Holdsworth's words) "almost the only regular set of reports of
             cases decided in the court of Exchequer", prepared by the highly
             regarded Wilson from his uncle's manuscript
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the Macclesfield copy of the work dedicated to
             the first Lord Macclesfield's nephew, Thomas Parker, Lord Chief
             Baron of the Exchequer
Book No.:    W-79823                Price: $     750.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Manby, Thomas
Title:       An Exact Abridgment of All the Statutes, As Well Repealed as in
             Force. Made in the Reigns of King Charles I and King Charles II.
             Until the end of the Sessions of Parliament the 25th of March
             1573. With a Catalogue of all Publick and Private Acts. Wing E904
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Twyford, John Streater, and Elizabeth Flesher &c,
             London, 1674.
Description: Sole edition of the only statutory abridgment devoted exclusively
             to the reigns of Charles I and Charles II, undertaken by Manby,
             the Lincoln's Inn bencher and reformer who served with Matthew
             Hale during the Interregnum; arranged alphabetically
Condition:   Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, somewhat rubbed, else
             very clean and well preserved in original state, Cowley 166; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79747                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Abridgements, Acts
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Author:      Derham, Robert
Title:       A Manuell or, Briefe Treatise of some particular Rights and
             Priviledges belonging to the High Court of Parliament . . . The
             true condition of the Militia of this Kingdome . . . by the
             Positive Lawes discussed and debated [etc.]. Wing D1097
Publisher:   Printed for Mathew Walbancke at Graies-Inne Gate, London, 1647.
Description: A very early work on the English militia, written in the context
             of the constitutional struggle between Charles I and Parliament
             over its control, "pav[ing] the way to Civil War"; with an
             extensive treatment of the militia's centuries' long roles
Condition:   Later calf, the upper margin of the title trimmed just affecting
             the horizontal rule, else very clean, with the Woodhouse
             bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79754                Price: $     850.00
Category:    military law, Parliament
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Author:      Brydall, John
Title:       Jus Sigilli: Or, the Law of England, Touching His Majesties Four
             Principal Seales, Viz. The Great Seale, the Privie Seale, the
             Exchequer Seale, and the Signet. Also Of those Grand Officers, to
             whose Custody these Seales are committed [etc.]. Wing B5263
Publisher:   Printed by E. Flesher . . . for Thomas Dring [etc.], London, 1673.
Description: Only edition of one of Brydall's earliest works, reflecting his
             expertise while secretary to the Master of the Rolls and one of
             his amazingly diverse, productive corpus of some three dozen
             published treatises and another thirty left in manuscript
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, lightly rubbed, the top and bottom of the
             joints just cracking, but quite firm, else very clean and usable;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79751                Price: $     650.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:      Parkes, Joseph
Title:       A History of the Court of Chancery; With Practical Remarks on the
             Recent Commission, Report, and Evidence, and on the Means of
             Improving the Administration of Justice in the English Courts of
             Equity
Publisher:   Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1828.
Description: Only edition of a major contribution to Chancery reform, in
             Holdsworth's words "the first detailed history of the court [and]
             a work of considerable merit", written by a Benthamite disciple
             called "one of the cleverest men [Lord Cobden] had ever met"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, label chipped, front joint beginning to
             crack but holding, with a folding errata and folding table not
             noted in OCLC
Book No.:    W-79837                Price: $     750.00
Category:    equity, legal reform
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Title:       An Act to explain, amend, and reduce into One Act of Parliament,
             the General Laws now in being for regulating the Turnpike Roads of
             this Kingdom [7 Geo III c.40] [with the same for the Public
             Highways [c.42] with an index to both Acts]
Publisher:   Printed by Mark Baskett . . . and the Assigns of Robert Baskett,
             London, 1767.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded printing of two major acts of Parliament
             addressing the "turnpike boom" and the related transportation
             revolution in the mid 18th century, setting forth both acts and,
             perhaps most usefully, an elaborate 62 page index to them
Condition:   Contemporary calf, crimson morocco label, double gilt rule and
             lettered, especially clean and bright, no copy in ESTC or OCLC;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79759                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Acts, law of highways
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Author:
Title:       Catalogue of the Law Library of a Patent Attorney, Including a
             Finely Bound Set of the Patent Office Gazette, complete to 1910,
             207 volumes. Complete Set of Patent Office Reports. Modern Patent
             Text Books. Auction Sale: Monday, October 16th, 1911
Publisher:   C.F. Libbie & Co., Boston, 1911.
Description: A rare auction catalogue of a library whose works on patent law
             are complemented by a wide ranging selection of American and
             English treatises, reports and statutes from the early 17th to the
             20th centuries, including Coke and Blackstone, inter alia
Condition:   Original printed stapled salmon wraps, a very good copy, 444 lots
             in 21 pages, with the auctioneer's envelope and bid sheet laid in;
             two copies in OCLC
Book No.:    W-79836                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Dealer & Auction Catalogues, patents
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Author:      Cooke, Edward
Title:       Argumentum Anti-Normannicum: or an Argument Proving From Ancient
             Histories and Records, That William, Duke of Normandy, Made no
             absolute Conquest of England by the Sword . . . Being an Answer to
             these four Questions [etc.]. Wing C5998B
Publisher:   Printed by John Darby, London, 1682.
Description: First edition (variant) of Cooke's most significant work,
             contending that England's ancient constitution predated the
             Conquest, limiting Stuart absolutism and empowering Parliament to
             "alter the kingship, and settle the kingdom as they thought fit"
Condition:   ?Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, joints cracked, the
             front board just loose, the top margin sometimes cut close; with
             the frontispiece
Book No.:    W-79755                Price: $     500.00
Category:    Magna Carta, political theory, English constitutional law
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Title:       Les Quaeres del Mounsieur Plowden. S.T.C. 20048 and Corrigenda,
             cross referencing to Wing P2610A
Publisher:   Printed for William Lee and Daniel Pakeman, London, 1645?.
Description: First edition of the first work to print moot cases, the informal
             method of legal education dating to the 14th century and
             complementing Inns of Court readings, based on a manuscript of
             Edmund Plowden, the renowned, first named English law reporter
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, extensively glossed
             throughout, together with a manuscript index, both adding
             significant value; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79757                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Inns of Court, education, 16TH CENTURY
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Title:       Handbuch der Gerichtlichen Medicin [Die Vergiftungen in
             Gerichtsarztlicher Beziehung] [Die Unfahigkeit zur Fortpflanzung]
             [Die Gerichtliche Psychopathologie]. Four Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Verlag der H. Laupp'schen Buchhanlung, Tubingen, 1881-82.
Description:
Condition:   ?Later green cloth, one leaf detached, one general title possibly
             missing, small stain to one spine, else a good sound set
Book No.:    W-79835                Price: $     450.00
Category:    GERMANY, Medical Jurisprudence
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Author:      Obermayer, Herman J
Title:       Rehnquist, A Personal Portrait of the Distinguished Chief Justice
             of the United States [with] Reviews and Commentary
Publisher:   Threshold Editions, New York, 2009.
Description: The biography said to be Obermayer's "personal tribute to his
             dearest friend", accompanied by a likely unique compendium of 28
             reviews of the work in national magazines, newspapers, legal and
             law school publications, and radio and television
Condition:   [1] Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket [2] 8
             1/2x11 printed illustrated wraps, two ink notations, else well
             preserved, 55 pages
Book No.:    W-79824                Price: $     250.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court
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Title:       The Genuine Account of the Trial of Eugene Aram; Who was
             Convicted, at York Assizes, Eng., Aug. 5, 1759, of the Murder of
             Daniel Clark . . . the Basis of Bulwer's Eugene Aram. First
             American, from the Eleventh English Edition. Cohen 12286
Publisher:   B. Franklin Edmands, 24, Court St. [etc.], Boston, 1832.
Description: Sole American edition, its publication opportunistically prompted
             by the appearance in 1832 of Bulwer Lytton's novel 'Eugene Aram',
             "the first English novel in which sympathy is solicited for a
             real-life murderer", with parallels drawn to Stendhal
Condition:   Original printed sewn wraps, spotted and chipped, the spine
             frayed, a usable copy in original state; 40 pages
Book No.:    W-79830                Price: $     350.00
Category:    criminal law, trials, Law and Literature
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Author:      Dalton, Michael
Title:       The Countrey Justice, Containing the Practice of The Justices of
             the Peace out of their Sessions: Gathered for the better helpe of
             such Iustices of the Peace as have not been much conversant in the
             studie of the Lawes of this Realme. Wing D143
Publisher:   Printed for Richard Best . . . at Grayes Inne gate, London, 1643.
Description: The final (and expanded) edition published in the life of Dalton,
             the Lincoln's Inn barrister whose work was the pre-eminent
             treatise on justices of the peace for well over a century,
             ultimately appearing in at least twenty editions by 1790
Condition:   Modern double blind ruled calf, light browning, else quite crisp
             and well preserved; three copies in ESTC in North America
Book No.:    W-79833                Price: $     450.00
Category:    justices of peace
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Author:      Frankfurter, Felix and Harry Shulman (eds.)
Title:       Cases and Other Authorities on Federal Jurisdiction and Procedure.
             Revised Edition. National Casebook Series
Publisher:   Callaghan and Company, Chicago, 1937.
Description: Revised edition of the casebook anticipating issues of judicial
             self-restraint enduringly important to Justice Frankfurter, and
             exhibiting "the breadth of reading, maturity of thought, and
             imaginative use of material" long hallmarks of his thinking
Condition:   Original blue cloth, very worn but clean, with much underlining
             and notations and the ownership signature of Charles W. Davis, a
             Harvard Law graduate
Book No.:    W-79828                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Casebooks, constitutional law, courts
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Author:      Palmer, John?
Title:       The Attorney and Agent's New Table of Costs In the Courts of
             King's Bench and Common Pleas: Containing The Fees and
             Disbursements on the Part of the Plaintiff and Defendant, in the
             Prosecution and Defence of Actions real, personal, and mixed
             [etc.]. 2d ed
Publisher:   Printed by Gilbert and Plummer; and sold by T. Whieldon [etc.],
             London, 1787.
Description: A rare edition of an enormously successful work, the first to
             explain to a practitioner how to prepare a bill of costs, treating
             of patents, bankruptcy, probate, criminal proceedings, and the
             exchequer inter alia; no copy in ESTC, one in OCLC
Condition:   Original paper backed boards, rubbed, the joints cracking but
             holding, clean and unsophisticated in original state; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79746                Price: $     950.00
Category:    courts, habeas corpus, criminal law, patents, bankruptcy, Wills, Doctors Commons
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Title:       Select Trials for Murders, Robberies, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining,
             Frauds, And Other Offences: at the Sessions-House in the Old-
             Bailey. To which aare Added, Genuine Accounts of the Lives,
             Behaviour . . . of the most Eminent Convicts. Two Volumes
             [complete]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Wilford . . . in St Paul's Church Yard, London,
             1734-35.
Description: The first collection of trials held at the Old Bailey, the
             principal criminal court of London immortalized by Daniel Defoe
             and Henry Fielding, marvelously diverse in the range of crime
             reported, the transcripts offering great verisimilitude
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, neatly rebacked, some light foxing and
             browning, else a good clean set; with the errata in volume one
Book No.:    W-79826                Price: $    1650.00
Category:    criminal law, trials, law of piracy, fraud, Rape
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Title:       Reasons Against the Bill Entituled An Act for County Registers . .
             . and for preventing Inconvenience, Delay, Charges and
             Irregularity in Chancery and Common Law, as well in Common Pleas
             as Criminal and Capital Causes [etc.]. Wing R475
Publisher:   Printed by Robert White, London, 1653.
Description: An uncommon, thorough critique of wide-sweeping proposals to
             reform England's courts during the Interregnum, guarding against
             the loss of professional learning and involvement should the
             proposed bill be enacted; five copies in ESTC in this country
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, lightly bowed and some browning, the top margin
             cut a bit close (no text affected), else clean and well preserved;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79819                Price: $     650.00
Category:    legal reform, Real Property, Acts, infants, poor law, Wills, criminal law
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Author:      Farrer, William and Charles Travis Clay (eds.)
Title:       Early Yorkshire Charters [including] The Honour of Richmond, The
             Paynell Fee, The Honour of Skipton, and the Honour of Warenne.
             Eight Volumes [of Twelve]. Mullins 72.1 to 72.4 and 72.6 to 72.7
Publisher:   Ballantyne, Hanson & Co. [imprints vary], Edinburgh, 1914-49.
Description: Among the most distinguished series of early charters,
             particularly those undertaken by Clay, invited to continue the
             series begun by Farrer, Sir Frank Stenton observing that it was
             "the finest series of Charters now appearing anywhere in the
             world"
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, lightly worn, ex-library, else a well
             preserved set; Yorkshire Archaeological Society, Record Series,
             Extra Series
Book No.:    W-79832                Price: $     850.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Parry, Edward Abbott
Title:       The Judgments in Vacation
Publisher:   Smith, Elder, & Co., 15 Waterloo Place, London, 1911.
Description: Nineteen essays by the cultivated Middle Temple barrister, judge,
             author and playright, including his earliest essay which led to
             his first work, an edition of Dorothy Osborne's mid-17th century
             letters; with more on the theater and the county court
Condition:   Original green cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79829                Price: $      15.00
Category:    women's law
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Title:       Plowdens Quaeries: Or, A Moot-Book Of Choice Cases, useful For the
             Young Students of the Common Law: Englished, Methodized, and
             Enlarged, By H.B. Esquire of Lincolns-Inne. Wing P2611
Publisher:   Printed for Ch. Adams, J. Starkey, and Tho. Basset [etc.], London,
             1662.
Description: The reissue of the first work in English to print moot cases, the
             informal method of legal education dating to the 14th century and
             complementing Inns of Court readings, based on a manuscript of
             Edmund Plowden, the first named English law reporter
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered double blind ruled sheep, rebacked,
             remains of the original spine laid down, quite clean and sturdy;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79756                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    reports of cases, Abridgements, Inns of Court, education
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Author:      Jordan, Vernon
Title:       Introduction and Remarks, Howard University Andrew Rankin Memorial
             Chapel. Sunday, April 27, 2003. [Transcript Prepared from a Tape
             Recording] [no copy in OCLC]
Publisher:   Miller Reporting Co., Inc., Washington, D.C., 2003.
Description: The seemingly unrecorded address delivered by Jordan (himself a
             Howard Law Graduate) at Rankin Chapel, "the foundation from which
             Howard students drink deepley the wisdom, intellect and spiritual
             sustenance of great preachers of the day"
Condition:   Double spaced typescript, tied with a black ribbon, a paper label
             stamped "Original" on the front wrap, with several corrections in
             the text; 18 pages
Book No.:    W-79827                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Black lawyers
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Author:      Ireland, Thomas
Title:       An Exact Abridgment In English of all the Reports of that Learned
             and Reverend Judge Sir James Dyer Knight, And sometimes Lord Chief
             Justice of the Common Pleas . . . Wherein is contained the very
             substance of all those Reports at large [etc.]. Wing D2925
Publisher:   Printed for Matthew Walbancke, and John Place [etc.], London,
             1651.
Description: Only edition of the only abridgment in English of Dyer's Reports
             (reports Dr. Baker includes as those "second to the Yearbooks as a
             source of authority"), Ireland's abridgment of Coke's Reports
             having appeared in 1650; with over 1100 cases digested
Condition:   Modern blind and gilt ruled and decorated calf, some browning
             (moreso to the title), the margins cut close but legibility
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79744                Price: $     950.00
Category:    reports of cases, Abridgements, 16TH CENTURY
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Pleas of the Crown. Or a Brief, but Full Account of Whatsoever can
             be found Relating to that Subject. Wing H253
Publisher:   Printed for Richard Tonson . . . and Jacob Tonson [etc.], London,
             1678.
Description: First edition of the precis of Hale's masterpiece (which was to be
             published in 1736), the work for which (in Maitland's words) "[n]o
             man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none
             had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:   3/4 calf over marbled boards, very clean and crisp, with both the
             imprimatur and advertising leaves and leaf B1 not a cancel; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79815                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Mun, Thomas
Title:       A Discourse of Trade, from England vnto the East Indies: Answering
             to diuerse Obiections which are usually made against the same.
             S.T.C. 18255; ESTC S101128. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by Nicholas Okes for Iohn Pyper, London, 1621.
Description: First edition of Mun's first and highly influential work,
             contending that a nation's balance of trade is the most important
             condsideration determining its prosperity, earning him the
             reputation as "one of the key economic writers of the Stuart age"
Condition:   Modern calf, definite browning, lacking the first and last blanks
             and the title in facsimile, the margins cut close, textually
             complete; the Taussig cop
Book No.:    W-79799                Price: $    8000.00
Category:    economics
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Author:
Title:       Anno Regni Gulielmi III Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae &
             Hiverniae, Septimo [and Octavo]. At the Parliament begun at
             Westminster the Two and twentieth Day of November, Anno Dom. 1695.
             In the Seventh Year of the Reign [etc.]. Not in Wing. Folio.
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c],
             London, 1696.
Description: The Parliament enacting legislation resulting in "one of the great
             monetary events in history" and the adoption of the gold standard,
             crucially involving the views of John Locke, with its
             philosophical and financial consequences still debated
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, a variant not in ESTC, with
             certain of the first 14 title pages dated 1696 [compare ESTC
             R223064]; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79743                Price: $     950.00
Category:    Acts, economics, Bench and Bar, Coining, legal reform
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Author:      Hawkins, John [Edward Cocker]
Title:       The Young Clerks Tutor Enlarged: Being a most useful Collection of
             the best Presidents . . . with Directions of Writs of Habeas
             Corpus . . . To which is annexed, several of the best Copies both
             of Court and Chancery Hands now Extant by Edward Cocker. 6th ed
Publisher:   Printed for, and are to be sold by Thomas Basset [&c]. Wing C4859,
             London, 1670.
Description: A work of considerable variety and popularity, printed in some
             seventeen editions in the second half of the 17th century, its
             preface signed "J.H.", Hawkins likely responsible for the text,
             with Edward Cocker, a noted calligrapher, for the plates
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rubbed, neatly rebacked, the margins cut close
             (legibility preserved), else quite crisp, with Cocker's four
             plates; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79737                Price: $     400.00
Category:    Forms & Form Books, Every Man Law Books, habeas corpus, conveyancing, introductory law
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Author:      Zouch, Richard
Title:       Cases and Questions Resolved in the Civil-Law. Collected by R.
             Zouch Professor of the Civil-Law in Oxford. Wing Z17
Publisher:   Printed by Leon. Lichfield, for Tho. Robinson, Oxford, 1652.
Description: The first work in English of the noted civilian whom Holdsworth
             groups with Gentili as the "two most important [English] writers"
             on civil law, the fruits of his years as Regius Professor of Civil
             Law at Oxford, emphasizing rights and courts' process
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rebacked, especially clean and crisp, with two
             leaves from an early work in Hebrew bound in at the end; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79738                Price: $    1400.00
Category:    civil law, international law, maritime law
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Author:
Title:       His Maiesties Declaration to All His louing Subiects, Of the
             causes which moued him to dissolue the last Parliament. Published
             by his Maiesties speciall command. Not in S.T.C. [the variant
             printing with "Declaration" spelled correctly]. ESTC S122629
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill [etc.], London,
             1629.
Description: The dissolution by Charles I of the parliament which had secured
             the Petition of Right in large part through Sir Edward Coke's
             efforts, to result in prerogative rule only for the succeeding
             decade and then to the turmoil of the 1640's and Cromwell
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, some browning, the top margin cut close affecting
             a few running heads, without the first and last blanks; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79551                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Parliament, English constitutional law
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Author:      Bird, William
Title:       A Treatise of the Nobilitie Of the Realme. Collected Out of the
             Body Of the Common Law, with mention of such Statutes as are
             incident hereunto, upon a debate of the Barony of Aburgavenny
             [etc.]. Wing B2956
Publisher:   Printed by A.N. for Mathew Walbanke and Richard Best [etc.],
             London, 1642.
Description: First edition of a compact treatise on the English baronage and
             its continental antecedents, likely prompted by one famous
             medieval lawsuit; with three chapters on women, including 'ladyes
             in reputation' and the three sorts of 'honourable women'
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered blind ruled sheep, the spine quite rubbed,
             occasional stray, marginal pencil marks, else quite clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79742                Price: $     300.00
Category:    law of heraldry, women's law
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Author:      Lovat-Fraser, J.A.
Title:       Erskine
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1932.
Description: The first biography of Thomas Erskine, whom Lovat-Fraser terms
             "the greatest advocate that ever appeared in the English courts";
             with separate chapters on the 1794 treason trials, Erskine's
             oratory, and Erskine's character, among several others
Condition:   Original crimson cloth, gilt, the spine a bit faded with a small
             irregular white spot at its top, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-79776                Price: $     150.00
Category:    biography, trials, 18TH CENTURY
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Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       Every Man His Own Lawyer: Or, A Summary of the Laws of England in
             a New and Instructive Method [under seven heads] . . . so plainly
             treated of, that all Manner of Persons may be particularly
             acquainted with our Laws and Statutes [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for three others],
             London, 1736.
Description: First edition of Jacob's popular vade-mecum (and the first English
             legal treatise with this title), devoted in part to estates, to
             marriage (grouped with "ideots [and] lunaticks"), to Magna Charta,
             to habeas corpus, and to the liberty of the subject
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed and neatly repaired, a trace of foxing,
             else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79606                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Every Man Law Books, Magna Carta, habeas corpus, Lunatics, marriage, Real Property
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Author:      Hughes, William
Title:       Hughes's Quaeries. Or, Choice Cases for Moots, Containing Several
             Points of Law, not Resolved in the Books. Being very Useful for
             the Students of the Common Lawes [etc.]. Wing H3329. 12mo
Publisher:   Printed for George Dawes, and are to be sold at his Shop [etc.],
             London, 1675.
Description: Only edition of these mooted cases, continuing a tradition
             existing before the Inns of Courts were established, setting forth
             the facts, the issues, and (sometimes tentatively) the
             conclusions, often reminiscent of 20th century pedagogy
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt ruled and lettered, new endpapers, some
             browning, else clean and usable, with good margins and the
             imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79569                Price: $     675.00
Category:    education, Inns of Court
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Author:      Davys [Davies], John
Title:       Le Primer Report des Cases et Matters en Ley resolues & adiudges
             en les Courts del Roy en Ireland. Collect & digest per Sr. Iohn
             Davys Chiualer, Atturney Generall del Roy en cest Realme [etc.]
             [the variant with folio 84 unnumbered]. S.T.C. 6362
Publisher:   Printed for the Company of Stationers, London, 1628.
Description: First London edition of the first and only early Irish reports,
             first published in Dublin in 1615, undertaken by Davies, at that
             time attorney general in Ireland, and "[t]he leading figure in the
             extension and enforcement of the common law" there
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, manuscript paper label, front hinge
             starting, else quite clean with the bookplate of William
             Hopkinson; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78295                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    
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