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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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Title:       Du Jury en Matiere Civile et Criminelle, Traduit de Blackstone.
             Par Cl[aude] Fr[ancois] Blanc, Homme de Loi. Not in Eller;
             Laeuchli 418 ["copy not seen"]
Publisher:   Chez Ravier, Successeur de M. Prevost [etc.], Paris, 1792.
Description: A rare part of the effort to reform French law fundamentally
             during the height of the French Revolution, seeking to introduce
             into French law the English jury, translating that portion of
             Blackstone's Commentaries [3 Comm 349 et seq] devoted to it
Condition:   Modern plain wraps, the half-title somewhat torn (no text
             affected), else a very good untrimmed copy in original state, 129
             pages; two copies in OCLC
Book No.:    W-79159                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    FRANCE, juries, legal reform, English Law
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Author:      Fortescue, John]
Title:       Prenoblis Militis, Cognomento For[t]escu, qui temporibus Henrici
             sexti floruit, de politica administratione, et legibus ciuilibus
             florentissimi regni Anglie, commentarius. S.T.C. 11193; Beale T356
Publisher:   Typis E. Whitechurche, et veneunt in aedibus H. Smyth [etc.],
             London, 1543?.
Description: First edition of the work better known to us as Fortescue's 'De
             Laudibus Legum Angliae', placed "among the classics of English
             constitutional theory" and the first work to elucidate the nature
             of the Inns of Court and that of trial by jury
Condition:   Later calf, lightly rubbed, front board almost detached, extensive
             early English translations (from Mulcaster) in the margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79156                Price: $    6500.00
Category:    political theory, English constitutional law, Inns of Court, juries
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Author:      Denning, Alfred
Title:       The Road to Justice
Publisher:   Stevens & Sons, Limited, London, 1955.
Description: A series of addresses which Denning delivered in Canada, South
             Africa, and the United States, on five subjects--The Road to
             Justice (the title of this collection), The Just Judge, The Honest
             Lawyer, The Free Press, and Eternal Vigilance
Condition:   Original cloth, foxing mainly to the fore edge, else a very good
             copy in a somewhat spotted dustjacket; with the publisher's review
             slip laid in
Book No.:    W-79172                Price: $      85.00
Category:    Legal Ethics, natural law
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Author:      Butterworth, Henry (comp.)
Title:       A Catalogue of Law Books, in General Use, of The Best Editions;
             Intended as a Guide to purchasers of Legal Works. The Second
             Edition, corrected and enlarged
Publisher:   Printed for Henry Butterworth, 7, Fleet Street [etc.], London,
             1820.
Description: A rare early catalogue of Butterworth's, this copy, with its
             notations, seemingly used as preparation for the firm's third
             edition of 1823, organized by subject matter, priced with
             bindings, size, and editions noted; two copies in OCLC, one in
             COPAC
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, quite rubbed,
             interleaved, occasional notations (see below); a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79171                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Bibliography, Dealer & Auction Catalogues
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Author:      Barter, William G.T.
Title:       Life, Law, and Literature
Publisher:   Bell and Daldy, London, 1863.
Description: 36 essays written by a Gray's Inn barrister, better known perhaps
             as a translator of Homer, with much on poetry and literature and a
             34th essay on "How to make a Lawyer", this copy in a very pretty
             ?presentation binding by Proudfoot Binder
Condition:   Polished calf, extra gilt, marbled edges, pastedowns and
             endpapers, presented to "Miss Emma Townsend with the author's
             compliments 22 Jan 1868"
Book No.:    W-79154                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Law and Literature
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Title:       Revised Laws of the State of California; in Four Codes: Political,
             Civil, Civil Procedure and Penal. Civil Code
Publisher:   D.W. Gelwicks, State Printer, Sacramento, 1871.
Description: The rare proposed civil code prepared by the Commissioners and
             adopted the following year, still the fundamental basis for
             California's civil law; with the marvelous folding chart of
             California's civil code following the title; two copies in OCLC
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, original
             labels laid down, new front free endpaper and pastedown, a very
             good copy
Book No.:    W-79152                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Acts, California, criminal law, legal reform
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Title:       Orders deuised by the especiall commandement of the Queenes
             Maiestie, for the reliefe and stay of the present dearth of Graine
             wihin the Realme; Sent from the Court at Greenewich abroad into
             the Realme . . . by her Maiesties Priuie Counsell. S.T.C. 9194
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1587.
Description: The pathbreaking Privy Council orders issued following the 1586
             famine seeking to ensure the public food supply, regulating with
             minute care and prompt reporting quantities permitted each family
             and prices for the excess to be brought to market
Condition:   Modern calf, elaborately gilt, slightly bowed, front joint just
             cracking but very firm; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79135                Price: $    2000.00
Category:    poor law
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Author:      St. Germain, Christopher
Title:       The Dyaloges in Englishe, betwene a Doctour of diuinitie, and a
             Student in the lawes of Englande, newely corrected and imprinted
             with new addicions. Beale T473; S.T.C. 21571.5
Publisher:   in aedibvs Richardi Totteli. An. 1554, London, 1565?.
Description: An early edition of the first classic of English equity, called by
             Professor Thorne "a most important book for the historian of
             English law" and by John Baker as "the most remarkable piece of
             English legal writing from the sixteenth century"
Condition:   Contemporary blind panelled calf, final blank partly torn away,
             else very clean, with the signature and initials of Sir John
             Croke; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79133                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    equity
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Title:       An Exact Book of Entries, Of the most Select Judiciall Writs Used
             in the Common-Law. Translated from the Originall Manuscript [of]
             Robert Moyle . . . aimed most especially for such as are most
             conversant in the Common Law. By J.H. [etc.] Wing M3029. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for Robert Crofts at the Crown in Chancery-Lane [etc.],
             London, 1658.
Description: Sole edition of the collection formed by the Inner Temple bencher
             whom Holdsworth includes among the "famous Prothonotaries of the
             Court of Common Pleas", its English translation likely
             accomplished by John Herne, whose "Pleader" had just appeared
Condition:   Modern calf, ex-library, some browning, new endpapers, else crisp
             with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79117                Price: $     850.00
Category:    books of entry
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Author:      Leigh, Edward
Title:       A Philologicall Commentary: Or, An Illustration of the most
             Obvious and Useful Words in the Law. With their Distinctions and
             divers Acceptations . . . Usefull for all Young Students of the
             Law [etc.]. Second Edition. Wing L999; Cowley 143
Publisher:   Printed by A.M. for Charles Adams [etc.], London, 1658.
Description: The uncommon and perhaps even idiosyncratic principal legal work
             of the notable Middle Templar, Edward Leigh, with authorities and
             occasional further gloss provided in the marginal notes; nine
             copies in ESTC, one imperfect
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, a bit rubbed, the bottom of the spine chipped
             and repaired, ?later paper label, quite clean and crisp; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79115                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    legal dictionaries
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Author:      Damhouder, Josse de
Title:       La Practicque et Enchiridion des Causes criminelles, illustree par
             plusieurs elegantes figures, redigee en escript par Iosse de
             Damhoudere . . . fort utile & necessaire a tous Souuerains,
             Baillifz, Escoutestes, Mayeurs, & aultres Iusticiers & Officiers
Publisher:   Imprime par Estienne Wauters & Iehan Bathen [etc.], Louvain, 1554.
Description: The rare first edition in French of Damhouder's masterwork, famous
             for its seminal, graphic plates depicting criminal law in all
             aspects, this edition and the original in Latin the only editions
             to appear in 1554; no copy in OCLC in North America
Condition:   Early elaborately blind panelled calf, rebacked, light staining,
             primarily marginal, else a well preserved copy; with the fifty-six
             plates
Book No.:    W-76314                Price: $   15000.00
Category:    FRANCE, criminal law, Illustrated Law Books
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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, a trace of foxing, else a very good
             copy
Book No.:    W-79169                Price: $     175.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       The Revival of Comparative Law. Setaro 176
Publisher:   Tulane University College of Law, New Orleans, 1930.
Description: The rare separate printing of the substance of Dean Pound's
             address delivered at the annual convention of the Louisiana Bar
             Association in Monroe, Louisiana, April 26, 1930; three copies in
             OCLC
Condition:   Original green stapled wraps, a very good copy, reprinted from the
             Tulane Law Review, Volume V, Number 1 of December 1930
Book No.:    W-79168                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Comparative Law
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Title:       A Letter to Junius. By the Author of the Answer to the "Question
             Stated". Not in Eller nor Laeuchli
Publisher:   Printed for James Fletcher and Co. [and two others], London, 1769.
Description: A rare part of the debate whether John Wilkes should sit in
             Parliament, Junius later speculating that the "Author" was
             Blackstone, this copy so noting in a contemporary hand on the
             title page; four copies in ESTC, none in North America
Condition:   Modern stabbed plain wraps, light foxing, ex-Birmingham Law
             Society, else a very good copy with ample margins; 15 pages
Book No.:    W-79167                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       Law and the Science of Law in Recent Theories. Setaro 199
Publisher:   No Publisher, New Haven?, 1934?.
Description: The rare separate reprinting of Dean Pound's paper, an abridged
             version of which was read before the Association of American Law
             Schools in December, 1933; one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original blue printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, pages 525-
             536; reprinted from the Yale Law Journal, February 1934
Book No.:    W-79149                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Science and the law, philosophy of law
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Author:      Bacon, Francis
Title:       Reports of Cases Decided by Francis Bacon, Baron Verulam, Viscount
             St. Albans, Lord Chancellor of England, in the High Court of
             Chancery (1617-1621). Prepared from the Records of That Court by
             John Ritchie, M.A., Of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law
Publisher:   Sweet & Maxwell, Limited, 2 & 3 Chancery Lane, W.C. 2, London,
             1932.
Description: The sole record we have of Bacon's decisions for the four years he
             was Lord Chancellor, serving as "the formal head of his nation's
             legal system", over 300 decisions compiled by John Ritchie, "who
             spent years resurrecting Bacon's judicial record"
Condition:   Original black cloth, gilt, somewhat marked, ex-John Crow
             Collection of the University of Kent at Canterbury, bookplate of
             Robert Washington Oates
Book No.:    W-79165                Price: $     350.00
Category:    reports of cases, equity, 17TH CENTURY
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Author:
Title:       The Trial of Joseph Wall, Esq. Late Governor of Goree, for the
             Wilful Murder of Benjamin Armstrong, A Serjeant of the African
             Corps, At the Old Bailey, On Wednesday, January 20, 1802. Third
             Edition
Publisher:   Printed by A. Macpherson, Russell court . . . for J. Lee [etc.],
             London, n.d..
Description: A seemingly unrecorded edition of the trial and execution of Wall,
             who had sentenced Armstrong without trial to the inhuman (and
             deadly) punishment of 800 rope lashes; no copy in OCLC or COPAC
             denoted a third edition and with this pagination
Condition:   Modern calf-backed boards, the title and last leaf darkened, else
             a good copy; 22 pages, with the jury charge in smaller type
             following page 18
Book No.:    W-79148                Price: $     450.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, military law
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Author:      Daube, David
Title:       Appeasement or Resistance, And Other Essays on New Testament
             Judaism
Publisher:   University of California Press, Berkeley, 1987.
Description: Four of Professor Daube's always scintillating essays, the second
             of which ("Temple Tax") was written for a festschrift to be edited
             by Professor Sanders, the noted New Testament scholar and
             authority on the historical Jesus
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy, presented--"To Ed [Ed Parish
             Sanders] / admiringly and gratefully / David / December 1987"
Book No.:    W-79147                Price: $     125.00
Category:    ancient law, jewish law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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Author:      Allen, Francis A.
Title:       The Borderland of Criminal Justice, Essays in Law and Criminology
Publisher:   University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1964.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat worn dustjacket,
             once the copy of Sanford Kadish, with his ownership signature on
             the front blank
Book No.:    W-79163                Price: $      45.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Heath, Robert
Title:       Maxims and Rules of Pleading; in Actions Real, Personal, and Mixt,
             Popular, and Penal: Describing the Nature of Declarations, Pleas,
             Replications, Rejoynders, and all other Parts of Pleading . . .
             from the Manuscript of Sir Robert Heath [etc]. Wing H1340
Publisher:   Printed for Abel Roper, at the Mitre near Temple-Bar, London,
             1694.
Description: First edition of Heath's treatise, published after his death and
             based on his law notes and on the Year Books, Littleton, Dyer and
             Plowden, and patterned on Sir Matthew Hale's edition of
             Fitzherbert's Natura Brevium; with the imprimatur leaf
Condition:   Contemporary calf, front joint just cracking but firm, spine
             varnished, later label, ex-LA County Law Library, light browning;
             a usable copy
Book No.:    W-79162                Price: $     450.00
Category:    maxims, pleading
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Author:      Wilkinson, John
Title:       A Treatise Collected ovt of the Statvtes of this Kingdom, and . .
             . the Lawes concerning the Office and Authorities of Coroners and
             Sherifes: Together With an easie and plain method for the keeping
             of a Court Leet, Court Baron, and Hundred Court. STC 25648
Publisher:   Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1618.
Description: First edition of the first treatise by a named author on both the
             coroner and on the sheriff, written by a Barnard's Inn attorney
             and appearing in several editions throughout the century; with
             separate sections on each officer and on each local court
Condition:   Modern brown morocco, gilt lettered, occasional light staining,
             else especially crisp with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79129                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    coroners, sheriffs, courts
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Author:      Kelyng, John
Title:       A Report of Divers Cases in Pleas of the Crown, Adjudged and
             Determined . . . With Directions for Justices of the Peace and
             Others . . . From the Original Manuscript, under his own Hand
             [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for Isaac Cleave, next Door to Serjeants-Inn [etc.],
             London, 1708.
Description: First edition of the first reports exclusively devoted to English
             criminal law, reflecting Kelyng's career both while a criminal
             lawyer and after becoming Chief Justice of King's Bench; seen
             posthumously through the press by Lord Holt
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, very worn, crudely rebacked, both boards
             detached; a working copy
Book No.:    W-79145                Price: $      75.00
Category:    reports of cases, criminal law
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Author:      Phayer, Thomas
Title:       A Booke of Presidents. With Additions of diuerse necessarie
             Instrumentes, meete for all such as desire to learne, the manner
             and forme how to make Euidences and Instruments, &c. As in the
             Table of thiis Booke more plainely appeareth. S.T.C. 3346
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Thomas Wight, London, 1604.
Description: The uncommon, first seventeenth century edition of the first
             substantial collection of "all manner of documents", including
             conveyances, chancery bills and answers, and compositions between
             debtors and creditors in bankruptcy; six copies in S.T.C.
Condition:   Contemporary vellum somewhat worn and crinkled, remains of ties,
             worming at the outset, essentially marginal, else quite fresh; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79128                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    conveyancing, Real Property, bankruptcy, Forms & Form Books
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Author:      Willrich, Mason
Title:       Non-Proliferation Treaty: Framework for Nuclear Arms Control
Publisher:   Michie Company, Charlottesville, 1969.
Description:
Condition:   Original red cloth, a very good copy, presented--"Best wishes
             Mason Willrich February 4, 1969"
Book No.:    W-79144                Price: $      45.00
Category:    international law
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Author:      Bellewe, Richard
Title:       Les Ans du Roy Richard le Second. Collect' Ensembl' hors les
             Abridgments de Statham, Fitzherbert et Brooke [etc.]. Beale R478;
             S.T.C. 1848
Publisher:   Imprinted by Robert Robinson dwelling in Fewter lane [etc.],
             London, 1585.
Description: Original edition of the sole reports from the late fourteenth
             century reign of Richard II, culled from the the three major early
             English abridgments, termed "rare" by Winfield and "excessively
             rare" by Wallace, not to be reprinted until 1869
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, quite unevenly darkened, the variant with the
             arms of Lincoln's Inn on the verso of the title; without the
             colophon if called for
Book No.:    W-79127                Price: $    2000.00
Category:    reports of cases, Abridgements, 16TH CENTURY
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Author:      Salny, Samuel M
Title:       Independent Unions under the Wagner Act. A Manual for Attorneys,
             Labor Relations Advisors and Union Officials Acting for Employers,
             Employees or Unions In Relation to the National Labor Relations
             Act
Publisher:   Eugene W. Hildreth, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, lightly worn, else a good copy, presented "To
             George Tucker With the compliments and best wishes of Samuel M
             Salny April 1944"
Book No.:    W-79143                Price: $      65.00
Category:    labor law
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Author:      Ridley, Thomas
Title:       A View of the Civile and Ecclesiasticall Law: And wherein the
             Practice of them is streitned and may be releeved within this
             Land. Written by Sr Thomas Ridley Knight. The Second Edition by
             I.G. [John Gregory] Mr of Arts. S.T.C. 21055.5
Publisher:   Printed by William Turner, Printer to the University [etc.],
             Oxford, 1634.
Description: One of the earliest treatises (the second) on English
             ecclesiastical law (including defamation and bastardy), treating
             also of the law of admiralty, martial law, and international law;
             in Holdsworth's view "learned and clearly expressed"
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, lightly worn, remains of ties, especially
             well preserved with the signature of Ricci Hippisley on the title;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79125                Price: $     500.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, admiralty, international law, libel and slander
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Author:      Montagu, Richard
Title:       Diatribae vpon the First Part of the Late History of Tithes [bound
             with] Immediate Addresse vnto God Alone . . . Occasioned by a
             false imputation of M. Antonivs De Dominis vpon the Authour.
             S.T.C. 18037 and 18039. Quarto
Publisher:   [1] Imprinted by Felix Kyngston [2] Printed by William Stansby,
             London, 1621 & 1624.
Description: The response to Selden's Historie of Tithes, the two works
             establishing both men's reputations, Selden threatened with prison
             by James I (to whom Montagu had dedicated his work) should he
             answer it; with Montagu's equally controversial 'Addresse'
Condition:   Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, the original spine laid
             down, lightly rubbed, else especially fresh; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79123                Price: $     550.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Gilbert, Geoffrey
Title:       An Historical View of the Court of Exchequer, And of the King's
             Revenues, there answered
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1738.
Description: Only edition of the sole treatise written by Gilbert to examine
             the history of the Court which he served as Chief Baron, one of
             several works which together "anticipated the method of Sir
             William Blackstone's Commentaries . . . by fifty years"
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, somewhat rubbed, else very clean
             with a near contemporary ownership signature and the advertising
             leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79121                Price: $     350.00
Category:    courts, taxation
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