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Author:      Shepheard [Sheppard], William
Title:       Of Corporations, Fraternities, and Guilds.  Or, a Discourse,
             wherein The Learning of the Law touching Bodies Politique is
             unfolded, shewing the Use and Necessity of that Invention, the
             Antiquity . . .  and Government of the same [etc.]. Wing S3195
Publisher:   Printed for H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place [etc.], London,
             1659.
Description: Only edition of the first treatise on the English law of
             corporations, written by Cromwell's law reformer and described as
             "a pioneer treatise" and "an important and unprecedented study";
             with the emphasis upon public corporations and craft guilds
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rebacked, the joints rubbed but sound, first
             blank loose, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79153                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    corporations, labor law
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Author:      Brown, William
Title:       The Clerk's Tutor in Chancery; Giving true Directions by
             Authentick Precedents, How to draw Affidavits [and other
             instruments] as are now in use in that High and Honourable Court.
             To which is prefixt An Introduction [etc.]. The Second Edition.
             Wing B5080A
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Ed. Atkins [etc.], London,
             1695.
Description: A rare edition of one of Brown's many works, all practical,
             complementing his principal treatise on Chancery, the latter
             approved by Holdsworth as a work which "gives a good deal of
             information", as does this work; two copies in ESTC, not in EEBO
Condition:   Contemporary panelled calf, lightly worn, early paper label, a
             very good copy, with two slightly different imprimatur leaves; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79150                Price: $     950.00
Category:    equity, Forms & Form Books
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Author:      Kuttner, Stephan
Title:       Gratian and the Schools of Law, 1140-1234
Publisher:   Variorum Reprints, London, 1983.
Description: Ten essays selected by Professor Kuttner, five in English, two in
             French, two in German, and one in Italian, supplemented by his
             extensive updating of all ten (which he terms "Retractiones") and
             four substantial indexes
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, the spine a trifle faded, else a very
             good copy; with the Independent's obituary of 23 August 1996 laid
             in
Book No.:    W-79179                Price: $     250.00
Category:    canon law, MEDIEVAL
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Title:       Tax Update for Business Owners
Publisher:   TPR Publishing Co, Inc., Scarsdale, 1990-93.
Description: A substantial run of this monthly serial intended (as its title
             suggests) to provide substantive tax information to the small
             business owner, this run from Volume 9, Number 2 (February 1990)
             through Volume 12, Number 7 (July 1993); one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Each issue in its orignal three-hole punched stapled wraps, a bit
             curled, else well preserved, in a custom binder
Book No.:    W-79178                Price: $     150.00
Category:    taxation
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Author:      Daube, David
Title:       The Defence of Superior Orders in Roman Law. An Inaugural Lecture
             Delivered before the University of Oxford on 8 February 1956
Publisher:   At the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1956.
Description: One of Professor Daube's major lectures, as he became Regius
             Professor of Civil Law at Oxford, exploring the many aspects of
             defending one's actions when commanded to undertake them by a
             superior, seemingly in part prompted by the War Crimes Trials
Condition:   Original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy; 24 pages
Book No.:    W-79186                Price: $     150.00
Category:    roman law
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Author:      Malone, Dudley Field
Title:       "Unaccustomed as I am-" Miscellaneous Speeches [including two
             related to the Scopes trial, one of which, delivered at the trial
             extemporaneously, William Jennings Bryan declared to be "the
             greatest speech I ever heard"]
Publisher:   J.J. Little and Ives, New York, 1929.
Description: Presentation copy--"Darling Helen / My Christmas / blessigns to
             you, Ned / and the family and / my abiding love / and
             understanding /always / Your devoted / Dudley Field Malone / alias
             "Dilley" / Christmas 1929 / To Mrs Edw Crandall"
Condition:   Original canvas backed boards, paper label, the fore and bottom
             edges untrimmed, a superior copy
Book No.:    W-79177                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Radicals, biography, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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Author:      Grotius, Hugo
Title:       De Jure Belli ac Pacis Libri Tres, In quibus jus Naturae &
             Gentium, item juris publici praecipua explicantur. Editio Nova cum
             Annontatis Auctoris, Ex postrema ejus ante obitum cura multo nunc
             auctior [etc.]. Ter Meulen & Diermanse 572
Publisher:   Apud Iohannem Blaev, Amsterdami, 1646.
Description: The last edition upon which Grotius was to work, published
             posthumously and including matter he had deemed prudent to exclude
             from previous editions, this the text chosen by the Carnegie
             Endowment as the basis for its edition in the 20th century
Condition:   Modern blind tooled calf, some light browning, else a very good,
             crisp copy, with the title page printed in red and black
Book No.:    W-79176                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    international law
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Author:      Caehil, M.F.
Title:       Freedom's Clang, Or Notes on the Constitution's Conception, Birth
             Pains, Early Struggles to Adapt to Mankind, Skirmishes with the
             Greedy, the Moneyed Powerful, Other Enemies, Its Present Struggle
             to Remain Active and Effective
Publisher:   Privately Printed, San Francisco, 1966.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded analysis of the Constitution, both thorough
             and radical, including its application to society more generally,
             dedicated to Dow Wilson, the reforming San Francisco union
             official who, three months before, had been murdered
Condition:   Oversized green stapled wraps, a bit spotted and unevenly faded,
             else a very good copy; 50 pages, double spaced mimeoed typescript;
             no copy in OCLC
Book No.:    W-79184                Price: $     150.00
Category:    constitutional law, legal reform, labor law, Radicals
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Author:      Bacon, Francis
Title:       Reading on the Statute of Uses
Publisher:   Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1979.
Description: The modern reissue of the work described as "one of the greatest .
             . . lectures at the Inns of Court" prompting Holdsworth to observe
             that Bacon "was a great teacher of law . . . the only teacher of
             law who can be compared with him is Maitland"
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, worn but sound, ex-library, a working
             copy; Classics of English Legal History in the Modern Era
Book No.:    W-79175                Price: $     125.00
Category:    trusts and estates, Inns of Court
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Author:      Cunningham, Timothy
Title:       A New Treatise on the Laws For Preservation of the Game:
             Containing All the Statutes, Cases at Large, Arguments,
             Resolutions, and Judgments concerning it . . . The Second Edition,
             with the Addition of the late Fish-Act [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers, And Sold by M. Thrush &c,
             London, 1766.
Description: The rare, expanded edition of one of some twenty works by the
             Middle Temple barrister and antiquary, and his sole work on the
             game laws, his works elsewhere praised by Holdsworth, with much on
             deer, fish, hares, hawks, and partridges, inter alia
Condition:   Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, the front joint cracked but
             quite firm, a very good clean copy with the advertising leaf;
             three copies in ESTC
Book No.:    W-79183                Price: $     650.00
Category:    game law
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Author:
Title:       Full Report of the Trial of John Frost for High Treason, Including
             a Sketch of His Life, Account of the Newport Riots, and
             Observations on the Objections Raised by His Counsel. By a
             Barrister
Publisher:   S. Gilbert, 26, Paternoster Row. Gloucester: L. Bryant [etc.],
             London, 1840.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded account of the trial of Frost, the Chartist
             leader of the Newport rising in "the last [insurrection] on the
             British mainland", found guilty of levying war against the queen,
             with his death sentence commuted to transportation
Condition:   Later blue cloth, gilt, ex-library, repair to front blank, light
             browning, else quite sound; no copy with this title in COPAC or
             OCLC
Book No.:    W-79181                Price: $     450.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books. The Sixth
             Edition [sic]. Printed page for page with the last Oxford Edition.
             Four Volumes. Eller 10; Laeuchli 13 [without the two advertising
             leaves Laeuchli notes in volume 2]
Publisher:   Printed for John Colles, at No. 65 . . . Temple-lane [etc.],
             Dublin, 1775.
Description: The first pocket edition of the Commentaries, measuring about 4x6
             inches, a duodecimo printing pirated from the 1770 fourth edition
             printed in Oxford, the sole edition printed by John Colles,
             appearing within a decade of the first edition of 1765-69
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the spines lightly faded and two spine heads
             just chipped, a short crack to one joint, else a well preserved
             set; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79138                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence
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Author:      Fortescue, John
Title:       A Learned Commendation of the politique Lawes of England: wherein,
             by most pithie reasons and euident demonstrations, they are
             plainely proued farre to excell . . . the Ciuil Lawes of the
             Empire [and] all other Lawes of the World [etc.]. S.T.C. 11196
Publisher:   Printed by Thomas Wight, and Bonham Norton, London, 1599.
Description: Second reissue of the first English translation of a work placed
             "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in
             the late 15th century, highly popular, and the first work to
             examine extensively trial by jury and the Inns of Court
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rubbed, with the signature of Edmund Prideaux
             [?Cromwell's Attorney General], a very good copy with ample
             margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79146                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Inns of Court, political theory, juries
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