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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       A Familiar Exposition of the Constitution of the United States:
             Containing a Brief Commentary on Every Clause, Explaining the True
             Nature, Reasons, and Objects Thereof; Designed for the Use of
             School Libraries and General Readers [etc.]. Compare Cohen 2923
Publisher:   Harper & Brothers, Publishers, Franklin Square, New York, 1879.
Description: A rare edition of Story's effort to distil his 'Commentaries on
             the Constitution', reflecting his "almost unshakable optimism in
             the perfecting power of education" and his wish that
             constitutional principles be infused into the minds of the young
Condition:   Original green cloth, gilt, lightly worn, else a very good copy;
             four copies in OCLC
Book No.:    W-79286                Price: $     250.00
Category:    constitutional law, education
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Conflict of Laws, Foreign and Domestic, in
             Regard to Contracts, Rights, and Remedies, and Especially in
             Regard to Marriages, Divorces, Wills, Successions, and Judgments.
             Cohen 2723
Publisher:   Hilliard, Gray, and Company, Boston, 1834.
Description: First edition of the book Story felt his "best law work",
             dedicated to James Kent and providing the groundwork for a theory
             of an American private law, an instant classic upon which Horace
             Gray opined Story would lay "his highest claim as a jurist"
Condition:   Modern morocco, light staining and foxing, several signatures
             browned (the majority quite bright and clean), a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79285                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    conflict of laws, Supreme Court
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Author:      Whitten, Les
Title:       Sometimes a Hero, A Novel about a Battling Lawyer's Crusade
             Against Big Oil
Publisher:   Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City, 1979.
Description: Presentation copy of the fictional expose of Big Oil written by
             Jack Anderson's longtime associate--"For David Vaughan . . . in
             gratitude for wine information which has made my new book [this
             novel] . . . so much more credible--Prosit Les Whitten"
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in a slightly chipped, unclipped
             dustjacket
Book No.:    W-79282                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Law and Literature, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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Author:      Coote, Charles
Title:       Sketches of the Lives and Characters of Eminent English Civilians,
             With an Historical Introduction Relative to the College of
             Advocates, and an Enumeration of the Whole Series of Academic
             Graduates Admitted to That Society [etc.]
Publisher:   Sold by G. Kearsley, Fleet-Street, London, 1804.
Description: Only edition of a rare work and "the only work entirely devoted to
             the subject" [the history of the English Civilians] written and
             compiled by Dr. Coote (himself a member of Doctors' Commons) and
             "his most distinctive work"; six copies in OCLC
Condition:   Original marbled wraps, very worn, spine perished, a fragile copy
             in original state, the edges untrimmed and partly uncut; with the
             half-title
Book No.:    W-79280                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Doctors Commons, biography
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Title:       Full and Genuine Report!!! Trial for Crim. Con. of Norton v.
             Visccount Melbourne, With the Whole of the Letters. Damages Laid
             at Ten Thousand Pounds. Corrected from the Notes of Two Eminent
             Short-Hand Writers. Also a Sketch of the Family of Norton
Publisher:   Published by G. Berger, Holywell Street, Strand [etc.], London,
             1836.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded account of the trial which set Caroline
             Norton on her life-long course of reforming the English law of
             women, her husband accusing Lord Melbourne, then Prime Minister,
             of criminal conversation with her; no copy in OCLC or COPAC
Condition:   Original printed gray wraps, disbound, last wrap (?blank) lacking,
             else quite clean, with the frontispiece of (a beautiful) Caroline
             Norton; 24 pages
Book No.:    W-79276                Price: $     850.00
Category:    criminal conversatn, trials
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Author:      Russell, John
Title:       Theory of Conveyancing
Publisher:   Printed for Charles Elliot, and C. Elliot and T. Kay [etc.],
             Edinburgh, 1788.
Description: The rare first edition of a comprehensive work based upon and
             expanded from Russell's earlier efforts to instruct his son, "the
             Theory of Conveyancing . . . having never hitherto been reduced to
             a regular system"; one copy in North America in ESTC
Condition:   Original paper backed boards, printed paper label, somewhat
             rubbed, else a very good copy in original state, the edges
             untrimmed and partly uncut
Book No.:    W-79273                Price: $     650.00
Category:    conveyancing
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Author:      Maugham, Robert
Title:       A Treatise on the Laws of Literary Property, Comprising the
             Statutes and Cases Relating to Books, Manuscripts, Lectures . . .
             Including the Piracy and Transfer of Copyright; with a Historical
             View and Disquisitions on the Principles and Effects of the Laws
Publisher:   Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green [etc.], London,
             1828.
Description: Only edition of a work written by a major figure in the early 19th
             century English legal profession (and grandfather of Somerset
             Maugham), in Holdsworth's words "a well written book [with] a good
             discussion of the general question of copyright"
Condition:   Later black pebbled cloth, gilt lettered, occasional light
             pencilling, a very good copy, with the half title
Book No.:    W-79271                Price: $     750.00
Category:    copyright
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Author:
Title:       Anno secundo & tertio Philippi & Marie. Actes made at a
             Parliament, begon and holden at Westminster the xxi daye of
             October [1555] . . . to the dissolution of the same . . . were
             enacted as foloweth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9450.3 [including this copy]
Publisher:   Excvsvm . . . in Aedibvs Iohannis Cavvodi [etc.], London, 1555.
Description: The uncommon first printing of the legislation enacted by the
             Parliament held in the midst of the trials condemning to the stake
             over 300 martyrs, curiously reforming the law bailing prisoners
             and seeking to regulate the sale of stolen horses [c.7]
Condition:   Modern 3/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, very light staining
             to the upper margin of some leaves, else especially clean and
             crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79244                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, criminal law, Bail and Bail Bonds, trials, Law of Horses
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Author:      Ware, Eugene F
Title:       Roman Water Law. Translated from the Pandects of Justinian
Publisher:   West Publishing Co, St. Paul, Minn, 1905.
Description:
Condition:   Half-leather; working copy, worn, rubbed, spine leather missing at
             ends. Ex-libris Joseph M. Gleason, with his bookplate; minimal
             markings else
Book No.:    W-91916                Price: $      75.00
Category:    roman law, water law
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Author:      Mendelsohn, Isaac
Title:       Legal Aspects of Slavery in Babylonia, Assyria and Palestine. A
             Comparative Study (3000-500 B.C.)
Publisher:   The Bayard Press, Williamsport, PA, 1932.
Description: A work seeking a "general and comprehensive view" of ancient
             slavery, with chapters on the slave as chattel, the slave-mark,
             the runaway slave, the sale of slaves, the female slave, the
             marriage of slaves, and the temple slave, inter alia
Condition:   Salmon wrappers. Wrappers edgeworn and lightly toned; chip to
             spine head; front hinge strained. Text clean and bright, most
             leaves unopened; 72 pages
Book No.:    W-91929                Price: $     150.00
Category:    ancient law
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Author:      Hohfeld, Wesley Newcomb
Title:       Fundamental Legal Conceptions, As Applied in Judicial Reasoning
             and Other Legal Essays. Edited by Walter Wheeler Cook
Publisher:   Yale University Press, New Haven, 1923.
Description: Best edition of a seminal work of 20th century Anglo-American
             jurisprudence, with the inclusion of manuscript notes found in
             Hohfeld's own copies following his early death, and the inclusion
             of seven additional essays omitted in subsequent editions
Condition:   Brown cloth. Good working copy, quite sunned to spine, paint
             splatters to rear board, light soil to page block; front hinge
             partially split. Text clean
Book No.:    W-91925                Price: $     250.00
Category:    philosophy of law
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Author:      Gentili, Alberici
Title:       Regales Disputationes tres: idest, De potestate Regis absoluta. De
             vnione Regnorvm Britanniae. De vi ciuium in Regem semper iniusta.
             Nunc primum in lucem editae. S.T.C. 11741 (variant)
Publisher:   Apud Guilielmum Antonium, Hanoviae, 1605.
Description: The rare variant printing (with Gentili's dedication to James I)
             of the work significantly modifying Gentili's views on absolutism
             and on the right of rebellion as set forth in his 'De Iure Belli',
             supporting Bodin and likely influential upon Hobbes
Condition:   Modern brown calf, blind ruled and gilt lettered, some browning
             else well preserved, no copy in OCLC in North America or in the
             UK; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79231                Price: $    2750.00
Category:    
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