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Author:      Emery, Lucilius A.
Title:       Concerning Justice
Publisher:   Yale University Press, New Haven, 1914.
Description: First printing of Chief Justice Emery's Storrs Lectures, delivered
             at Yale Law School in April and May, 1914, the third in that
             series and, in the words of Simeon Baldwin, "full of sound
             suggestion and well-chosen illustration"
Condition:   Original green cloth, gilt, somewhat marked, else well preserved
             and quite fresh; one of 1,000 copies
Book No.:    W-74124                Price: $      65.00
Category:    philosophy of law
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Author:      Staunford, William
Title:       An Exposicion of the kinges prerogatiue collected out of the great
             abridgement of Iustice Fitzherbert and other old writers of the
             lawes of Englande . . . Whereunto is annexed the Proces to the
             same Prerogatiue appertaining. S.T.C. 23213; Beale T491. Quarto
Publisher:   Imprynted . . . in fleet strete . . . by Rychard Tottel [etc.],
             London, 1567.
Description: First edition of one of the first English legal treatises of
             substance to focus on a discrete subject area of the law, in this
             case the powers of the King upon such matters as marriage,
             wardship, idiots, lunatics, escheats and wrecks, among others
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, somewhat stained and chipped, new endpapers,
             repair to blank margin of the title, light browning, else sound;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78999                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    English constitutional law
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Author:      Dodderidge, John and ?Francis Bacon
Title:       The Lawyers Light: Or, A due direction for the study of the Law;
             for Methode. Choyce of Bookes moderne. Selection of Authours . . .
             To which is annexed for the affinitie of the Subject, another
             Treatise, called The Use of the Law. S.T.C. 6983; Gibson 192
Publisher:   Imprinted at London for Beniamin Fisher [etc.], London, 1629.
Description: First editions of both works, the first recently termed "[t]he
             most remarkable book in this genre [stating the law's fundamental
             grounds and maxims]" and the second possibly (if doubted) Bacon's,
             to be printed with his 'Maxims' the following year
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, the spine hand-lettered and the binding loose
             but present, light browning, else a good copy with ample margins;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78998                Price: $    3000.00
Category:    
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Author:      Staunford, William
Title:       Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusiors titles & common lieux.
             Per queux home plus redement & plenairement, trouera quelque chose
             queil quira, touchaunt les ditz plees composees lan du grace,
             1557. S.T.C. 23219; Beale T485. Quarto
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1557.
Description: First edition (of six) of the first treatise on English criminal
             law, culminating a century-long movement centered in the Inns of
             Court, a work which, in Dr. Baker's words, "may well have become
             an assize judge's vade mecum"
Condition:   Early blind panelled calf, rebacked, rubbed, new endpapers, a
             trace of worming, clean with good margins, once Phil Cohen's copy,
             now the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78997                Price: $    5500.00
Category:    criminal law
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Title:       British Military Occupation of Samoa. Proclamations 1 through 41
             and Proclamation 43
Publisher:   [British Military Occupation Printer], Apia Samoa, 1914-17.
Description: A lengthy run of the first official proclamations issued by the
             British Military Occupation, often multilingual, following New
             Zealand's first action in World War I, its expeditionary force
             capturing German Samoa in late August 1914
Condition:   Broadsheets and broadsides, some folding, a few marginal chips,
             typically informally folded, else well-preserved
Book No.:    W-77264                Price: $    3750.00
Category:    NEW ZEALAND, GERMANY
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Title:       An Attorney's Practice Epitomized: Or, The Method, Times and
             Expences of Proceeding in the Courts of King's Bench and Common
             Pleas. From the Commencement of a Suit, to the Trial, final
             Judgment and Execution [etc.]. A New Edition, corrected
Publisher:   Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . For P. Uriel [etc.],
             London, 1778.
Description: A rare edition of an intensely practical work seemingly published
             for almost a century, most usefully comparing and contrasting the
             practice of the two major royal courts in parallel columns, its
             gloss sometimes highly critical; five copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good copy, interleaved
             throughout, glossed, indexed, and with the rules of the Court of
             Peverel set forth
Book No.:    W-68508                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    courts, Manuscripts
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence S.
Title:       A Persian Pearl and Other Essays. Hunsberger 44
Publisher:   C.L. Ricketts, Chicago, 1902.
Description: First reissue of Darrow's first work, the only existing collection
             of Darrow's critical writings, taking its title from Darrow's
             essay on 'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam' and informing Darrow's
             world-view (and his philosophy of law) throughout his life
Condition:   Original cloth-backed decorated boards, showing wear, else a good
             copy with untrimmed edges and partly printed in red and black
Book No.:    W-15187                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Law and Literature
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Author:      Bellamy, John
Title:       The Tudor Law of Treason, An Introduction
Publisher:   Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1979.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in a slightly rubbed dustjacket
Book No.:    W-79036                Price: $      35.00
Category:    16TH CENTURY, criminal law
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Author:      Holtzoff, Alexander (ed.)
Title:       Federal Rules of Criminal Procedure, With Notes Prepared Under the
             Direction of the Advisory Committee Appointed by the United States
             Supreme Court
Publisher:   New York University School of Law, New York, 1946.
Description: The major revision of federal criminal procedure, as effected by
             the rules promulgated by the Supreme Court; with a preface by Tom
             Clark, then Attorney General, and the proceedings at N.Y.U.
             exploring and discussing the rules
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in a worn dustjacket; New York
             University School of Law Institute Proceedings, Volume VI
Book No.:    W-79019                Price: $      60.00
Category:    criminal law, Procedure
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Author:      Greene, Asa
Title:       The Debtor's Prison: A Tale of a Revolutionary Soldier. To Which
             Are Added, Remarks on Imprisonment for Debt, by Doctor Johnson.
             Wright 842
Publisher:   Bliss, Wadsworth & Co., New York, 1835.
Description: The uncommon, fictional polemic of Greene, defending New York's
             1832 law abolishing imprisonment for debt (but under threat of
             repeal), backed up by Samuel Johnson whose similar views appeared
             in 1758 in The Idler; no copy in a law library in OCLC
Condition:   Original green pebbled cloth, light foxing and browning, but a
             good sound copy; with the frontispiece of New-York's Old Debtor's
             Prison
Book No.:    W-79027                Price: $     450.00
Category:    prisons, bankruptcy, Law and Literature, New York
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Author:      Taverner, Richard?
Title:       Institutions, or pryncypall groundes of the lawes and Statutes of
             Englande, newlye and verye truelye corrected and amended, with
             many newe and goodly additions, very profytable for all sortes of
             people to knowe [etc.]. S.T.C. 9293a (?variant); Beale T276
Publisher:   Imprynted . . . in Fletestrete . . . by Wyllyam Powell [etc.],
             London, 1551.
Description: A rare edition of one of the most popular of sixteenth century
             English law books, and seemingly the first work designed to convey
             in layman's terms, and in English, the essence of English private
             law in all its aspects; four copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern calf, rebacked, generally clean and well preserved;
             possibly a variant with "Fletestrete" spelled correctly in the
             colophon; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78991                Price: $    3000.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:
Title:       Autograph Letter, signed, from J.E. Hall to Supreme Court Justice
             Joseph Story, dated February 6, 1819, about 7 1/2 x 9 inches in
             ink in a clear legible hand
Publisher:   Two pages plus integral address leaf, Philadelphia, 1819.
Description: The attempt by Hall, founder of this country's first law journal,
             to seek Story's support and the imprimatur of the Supreme Court
             for his proposed Journal of Jurisprudence, invoking his
             association with Peter DuPonceau as evidence of his bona fides
Condition:   Tear to the address leaf, a few small pinholes, some bleed
             through, but legibility preserved in all instances, sound and well
             preserved
Book No.:    W-79018                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Manuscripts, constitutional law, Supreme Court, law publishing
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Author:      Hare, J.I. Clark
Title:       The Law of Contracts
Publisher:   Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1887.
Description:
Condition:   Modern buckram, slightly worn, ex-library; a sound usable copy
Book No.:    W-79034                Price: $     150.00
Category:    contracts
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Author:      Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:       The New Natura Brevium of The Most Reverend Judge Mr. Anthony
             Fitzherbert. To Which Is Added a Commentary Supposed to be written
             by the late Lord Chief Justice Hale. The Ninth Edition, Collated
             with Former Editions, and corrected [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall . . . for J. Butterworth,
             London, 1794.
Description: The received edition of Fitzherbert's classic work upon the writ
             system, containing Sir Matthew Hale's commentary and so joining
             together two of England's greatest judges and scholars, praised by
             Winfield and repeatedly cited by Maitland as authority
Condition:   Contemporary polished calf, a bit rubbed and the joints just
             cracking but quite firm, an especially clean, bright set; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79009                Price: $     175.00
Category:    Procedure
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States; With a
             Preliminary Review of the Constitutional History of the Colonies
             and States, Before the Adoption of the Constitution. Abridged by
             the Author, for the Use of Colleges and High Schools
Publisher:   Hilliard, Gray, and Company, Boston, 1833.
Description: Only 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:   Modern maroon buckram, gilt, light browning and foxing, else a
             very good copy; Cohen 2915
Book No.:    W-79017                Price: $     750.00
Category:    constitutional law, education, Every Man Law Books
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Author:      Thorne, Samuel E.
Title:       Henry de Bracton, 1268-1968
Publisher:   University of Exeter, Exeter, 1970.
Description: Professor Thorne's lecture, delivered at Exeter in September,
             1968, marking the 700th anniversary of Bracton's death, just as
             his own monumental edition of 'Bracton' began to appear, treating
             of Bracton, of his great work, and of the addiciones
Condition:   Original printed stapled grey wraps, a trifle faded, else a very
             good copy; 21 pages
Book No.:    W-79025                Price: $      85.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL, biography
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Author:      Barton, Charles
Title:       An Historical Treatise of A Suit in Equity: In Which Is Attempted
             A Scientific Deduction of the Proceedings used on the Equity Sides
             of the Courts of Chancery and Exchequer, from the Commencement of
             the Suit to the Decree and Appeal [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for W. Clarke and Son, Portugal Street, Lincoln's-Inn,
             London, 1796.
Description: First edition of Barton's first work, termed "clear and
             straightforward" by Holdsworth, with a substantial historical
             introduction and a careful treatment of the courts' processes,
             providing ample, critical and intensely practical notes
Condition:   Contemporary calf, joints slightly rubbed and the spine darkened,
             else especially clean and bright; with the advertisement leaf but
             not the half title
Book No.:    W-79016                Price: $     350.00
Category:    equity
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       The Future of the Common Law. Setaro 196
Publisher:   No Publisher Stated, Cincinnati?, 1933.
Description: Dean Pound's address at the centennial celebration of the
             University of Cincinnati Law School, anticipating the conference
             which he conceived and guided at Harvard Law School in August,
             1936; reprinted from the Law Review's November issue
Condition:   Original blue printed wraps, a few neat marginal vertical
             markings, else a very good copy; 18 pages
Book No.:    W-79024                Price: $     125.00
Category:    jurisprudence
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Author:
Title:       Trial of Nikolaus Von Falkenhorst Formerly Generaloberst in the
             German Army. Edited by E.H. Stevens, Writer to His Majesty's
             Signet. With a Foreword by The Right Hon. Sir Norman Birkett,
             P.C., Member of the International Military Tribunal at Nuremberg
Publisher:   William Hodge and Company, Limited, London, 1949.
Description: The trial of von Falkenhorst, convicted, his death sentence
             commuted; with a letter enclosed from George Brand, editor of the
             War Crime Trial Law Reports, to James Hodge transmitting the
             work's introduction and recording the approval of Lord Wright
Condition:   Original red cloth, gilt, slightly worn, the spine lightly faded
             and cocked, else a very good copy; War Crimes Trials, Volume VI
Book No.:    W-79032                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials, Nuremberg
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Author:      Thayer, Philip Warren
Title:       Cases and Materials in the Law Merchant. With an Introduction by
             The Right Hon. Robert Alderson, Baron Wright, Lord of Appeal in
             Ordinary, Chairman of the Royal Commission on Historical
             Documents, and Chairman of the Law Revision Commission
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1939.
Description: Thayer's first major work, a massive collection of materials (over
             1,300 pages) put together while he was Professor of International
             Commercial Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and
             Research Associate in Comparative Law at Harvard
Condition:   Original green cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79015                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Casebooks, maritime law
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Author:      Collier, Wm. Miller
Title:       The Law of Bankruptcy and the National Bankruptcy Act of 1898. A
             Treatise on the Principles and Practice of the Law of Bankruptcy
             as Embodied in the New National Bankruptcy Act [etc.]
Publisher:   Matthew Bender, Albany, 1899.
Description: The enlarged edition of Collier's classic treatise, published soon
             after his first edition of 1898, required by the intervening
             promulgation by the Supreme Court of both the official bankruptcy
             forms and of the rules and orders in bankruptcy
Condition:   Modern buckram, contrasting crimson and morocco labels, gilt,
             light browning, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79006                Price: $     450.00
Category:    bankruptcy
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Author:      Pattinson, Dorothea Hazel
Title:       The Reception of the American Constitution in Britain (1787-1848).
             Being a thesis presented for the degree of M.A., in the Honours
             School of History at the University of Birmingham, May 1941
Publisher:   Single Spaced Typescript, Birmingham?, 1941.
Description: The rare thesis, Ms Pattinson's sole work, beginning with the
             adoption of the American constitution (in 1787) until de
             Tocqueville's famous "Democracy in America", focussing on the
             intervening decades in both countries; one copy in OCLC and COPAC
Condition:   Original cloth, paper labels, quite spotted and worn, but sound, a
             good copy of the typescript, 138 pages, with several pieces of
             correspondence laid in
Book No.:    W-79014                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Manuscripts, constitutional law, English constitutional law
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Author:      Ehrenzweig, Albert A.
Title:       United States
Publisher:   Double spaced typescript copy, 26 pages, Berkeley, 1971.
Description: Professor Ehrenzweig's report, possibly never published, and with
             substantial corrections, on the history and state of American
             legal scholarship, particularly "legal science", critical yet
             hopeful it "will save the common law from . . . destruction"
Condition:   One horizontal fold, stapled in the upper left hand corner, three
             punch holes, last leaf detached but present, a sturdy usable copy
Book No.:    W-79022                Price: $     250.00
Category:    philosophy of law, education
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Author:
Title:       Luther J. Verrill, The Supposed West Auburn Murderer. Entered
             according to Act of Congress, in the year 1867, by C.C. Conlon, in
             the Clerk's Office of the District of Maine
Publisher:   C.C. Conlon, Portland?, 1867.
Description: The rare photograph of Verrill, the white male charged but not
             convicted of murder, accused by Clifton Harris, the African
             American hanged for the crime, as the murders' perpetrator,
             leading in part to Maine's abolition of the death penalty in 1887
Condition:   Photograph measuring about 2 1/2 x 3 3/4 inches, a good clear
             image showing Verrill standing, left hand on hip, right hand on
             chair; no copy located
Book No.:    W-79030                Price: $     250.00
Category:    capital punishment, criminal law, law and photography
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Author:      Fowler, David Burton
Title:       The Practice of the Court of Exchequer, upon Proceedings in
             Equity. In Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by T. Burton, for J. Butterworth . . . and W. Brown [etc],
             London, 1795.
Description: Only edition of Fowler's sole work, written while he was one of
             the Six Clerks of the Court, distinguishing between the equity
             practices of the Exchequer and of the Chancery and, in
             Holdsworth's words, "giv[ing] clear and practical information"
Condition:   Original paper-backed buff boards, rubbed and chipped, else an
             exceptionally clean set in original state, the edges untrimmed;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79005                Price: $     500.00
Category:    equity
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Author:
Title:       Representative Opinions of Mr. Justice Holmes. Arranged, with
             Introductory Notes, by Alfred Lief. With a Foreword by Harold J.
             Laski
Publisher:   The Vanguard Press, New York, 1931.
Description: Original edition of a selection of over sixty of Holmes' opinions
             in ten different subject matter areas, "chosen with judgment and
             giv[ing] a picture of Mr. Justice Holmes' view of the law not
             easily obtained elsewhere"
Condition:   Original black cloth, gilt, an especially well preserved, bright
             copy in a very slightly chipped, unclipped price dustjacket
Book No.:    W-79013                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Supreme Court
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Commentaries on the Laws of England . . . the First Worcester
             Edition . . . Containing the Last Corrections of the Author, the
             Additions by Richard Burn . . . and Continued to the Present Time
             [etc.]. Eller 83 [her copy imperfect]; Lauechli 134
Publisher:   Printed . . . by Isaiah Thomas, Sold at His Bookstore [etc.],
             Worcester, 1790.
Description: The first American duodecimo edition and the first to be printed
             by Isaiah Thomas, with the preface and postscript lacking in
             Eller's copy; with the engraving of Blackstone published by
             Harrison & Co. in 1795 [Baker v] affixed to the front pastedown
Condition:   Contemporary speckled sheep, front joint of volume one loose, the
             set quite rubbed with some chipping to the spine ends; a usable
             set
Book No.:    W-79021                Price: $     850.00
Category:    jurisprudence
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Author:      Bohun, William
Title:       The Law of Tithes; Shewing Their Nature, Kinds, Properties and
             Incidents . . . With the Nature, Incidents and Effects of Customs,
             Prescriptions, Real Compositions, Modus Decimandi, Libels,
             Suggestions, Prohibitions, Consultations [etc.]. Third Edition
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot for J. Brotherton [and others], London,
             1744.
Description: The penultimate edition of a work which Holdsworth singles out for
             special mention, conceivably of an anti-ecclesiastical bias, but
             with a sound base built on earlier treatises, including those of
             Selden, Spelman, Godolphin and Degge
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, new endpapers, light
             browning, else well preserved and quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79012                Price: $     150.00
Category:    church, Religion, Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       What Use Can Be Made of Judicial Statistics. Setaro 191
Publisher:
Description: The rare printing of the address of Dean Pound delivered before
             the Judicial Section of the American Bar Association, October 11,
             1932, reprinted from Volume XII, Number 2 of the February 1933
             Oregon Law Review; one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed self-wraps, a very good copy; pages 89-95
Book No.:    W-79011                Price: $      65.00
Category:    
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Author:
Title:       Anno Regni Annae Reginae Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae,
             Duodecimo. At the Parliament Summoned to be Held at Westminster,
             Anno Dom. 1713. In the Twelfth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign
             Lady Anne [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Baskett [etc.], London, 1714.
Description: The Parliamentary session enacting the seminal Longitude Act ("An
             Act for Providing a Publick Reward for such Person or Persons as
             shall Discover the Longitude at Sea"), leading to the invention of
             the marine chronometer and safe ocean navigation
Condition:   Contemporary blind-panelled reverse calf, slightly rubbed and
             marked, else a very good, clean and tall copy
Book No.:    W-77130                Price: $    6000.00
Category:    international law, Acts
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Author:      Wu, John C.H.
Title:       Fountain of Justice, A Study in the Natural Law
Publisher:   Sheed and Ward, London, 1959.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-78981                Price: $      25.00
Category:    philosophy of law
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Author:
Title:       The Pentagon Papers. The Defense Department History of United
             States Decisionmaking on Vietnam [with] Critical Essays Edited by
             Noam Chomsky and Howard Zinn and an Index to Volumes One-Four. The
             Senator Gravel Edition. Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Beacon Press, Boston, 1971-72.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed wraps, showing wear, the spines somewhat faded,
             and some staining, with a number of newspaper clippings tucked in;
             a good usable set
Book No.:    W-77791                Price: $     150.00
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Author:      Staunford, William
Title:       An Exposicion of the kinges prerogatiue collected out of the great
             abridgement of Iustice Fitzherbert and other old writers of the
             lawes of Englande . . . Whereunto is annexed the Proces to the
             same Prerogatiue appertaining. S.T.C. 23213; Beale T491. Quarto
Publisher:   Imprynted . . . in fleet strete . . . by Rychard Tottel [etc.],
             London, 1567.
Description: First edition of one of the first English legal treatises of
             substance to focus on a discrete subject area of the law, in this
             case the powers of the King upon such matters as marriage,
             wardship, idiots, lunatics, escheats and wrecks, among others
Condition:   Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, definite staining
             throughout, moreso at the end, two leaves repaired with loss; a
             working copy
Book No.:    W-59198                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    English constitutional law
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Author:      Cecil, Robert
Title:       The Copie of a Letter to the Right Honourable the Earle of
             Leycester . . . With a report of certeine petitions and
             declaratations made to the Qveenes Maiestie . . . And her
             Maiesties answeres therunto by her selfe deliuered [etc.]. S.T.C.
             6052. Quarto
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1586.
Description: The famous debate as Elizabeth was determining whether Mary Queen
             of Scots should be executed, cast as a report from Cecil to
             Leicester, but in fact carefully reviewed and corrected by
             Elizabeth, prefiguring Cecil and Elizabeth's close relationship
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning and a trace of
             marginal worming, else a good crisp copy; without the leaf
             containing the woodcut arms
Book No.:    W-76766                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    English constitutional law, SCOTLAND, Parliament
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Author:      Bellewe (ed.), Richard
Title:       Ascvns Nouell cases de les ans et temps le Roy, H.8. Ed.6. & la
             Roygne Mary, Escrie ex la graund Abridgement, composed per Sir
             Robert Brooke . . . disperse en les Titles. Mes icy collect sub
             ans [etc.]. S.T.C. 3821.5; Beale R479; Cowley 72; not in Baker
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. Cum priuilegio, London, 1578.
Description: The work containing portions of the first Inns of Court reading to
             be printed, Justice Frowyk's lecture on Prerogative Regis,
             preceding by several decades the the first (in 1635) located in
             J.H. Baker's "Readings and Readers in the Inns of Court"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, blind centered lozenges, joints just cracking
             but very firm, an exceptionally clean copy with generous margins;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78989                Price: $    1350.00
Category:    Abridgements, reports of cases, Inns of Court
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Author:
Title:       The Abridgement of the Boke of Assises, lately p[er]used ouer &
             corrected. & nowe newlye imprynted by Rycharde Tottle, the last
             daye of September An. Do. 1555. Cum priuilegio. S.T.C. 9605; Beale
             R53; Cowley 49?
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in Fletestrete . . . by Richard Tottel [etc.],
             London, 1555.
Description: One of only four early abridgements of the Year Books (with
             Brooke, Fitzherbert and Statham), in this case of the Book of
             Assizes, the unique year book which, in Milsom's words, "reports
             processes we do not otherwise see, on circuit, before juries"
Condition:   Contemporary calf neatly repaired, centered blind lozenges, early
             ownership signatures, an extensive gloss throughout on ample
             margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78987                Price: $    4250.00
Category:    Abridgements, Year Books, juries, trials
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Author:
Title:       Advertisements partly for due order in the publique administration
             of common prayers and usinge the holy Sacramentes, and partly for
             the apparrell of all persons ecclesiasticall, by vertue of the
             Queenes maiesties letters commanding the same. STC 10027
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Reginalde Wolfe, London, 1565?.
Description: One of two first printings of the 1564 Advertisements, an
             important part of which were then to be incorporated in the Canons
             of 1604 and, consequently, to be embodied in the Constitution of
             the English Church over the ensuing centuries
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the outer margins of the last
             two leaves somewhat chipped and frayed, else well preserved; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78995                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Ryther, D.W.
Title:       The Duel of Bryan and Darrow. Not in Hunsberger
Publisher:   Bryan University Print Shop, Dayton, 1940.
Description: The rare pro-Bryan (and anti-Darrow, who "used every known legal
             device and trick") tract written by the Dean of Bryan University,
             originally appearing in the January 1937 issue of The Defender
             Magazine, here, with revisions, reprinted
Condition:   Printed stapled self wraps, 8 pages, with a photograph of Bryan on
             the first page, well preserved; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:    W-64120                Price: $     150.00
Category:    trials
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Author:
Title:       The True Picture of an Ill Practiser of the Law. In a Dialogue
             between a Sollicitor and his Intended Client
Publisher:   No publisher, London, 1703.
Description: A rare, forthright criticism of the law, looking back with favor
             on the 1653 reforms of the Barebones Parliament, regretting that
             they "hath slept ever since", and calling for the "Utter
             Extirpation" of the dishonest lawyer; two copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern vellum backed boards, definite browning, modern
             interleaves, Fairfax of Cameron bookplate, sound, with the half-
             title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78994                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    legal reform
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Author:
Title:       Thys is a true copy of the ordynau[n]ce made in the tyme of the
             reygne of kynge Henry the vi to be obserued in the kynges
             eschequier, by the offycers and clerkes of the same, for takynge
             of fees of the kynges accomptes [etc.]. S.T.C. 7698; Beale T240
Publisher:   Imprynted . . . In fletestrete . . . by Wyllyam Myddylton, London,
             1544.
Description: A rare printing of Henry VI's 1447 ordinance, still important to
             the Exchequer's operation, in Holdsworth's words "essential,
             because most of the officers of the local government were obliged
             to render an account [there]"; two copies in S.T.C.
Condition:   Modern calf, the title and last leaf supplied from S.T.C. 7699,
             browning and staining, one marginal hole and one repaired margin;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78993                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    taxation
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Author:
Title:       Thys is a true copy of the ordynau[n]ce made in the tyme of the
             reygne of kynge Henry the vi to be obserued in the kynges
             eschequier, by the offycers and clerkes of the same, for takynge
             of fees of the kynges accomptes [etc.]. S.T.C. 7699; Beale T243
Publisher:   Imprynted . . . By [N. Hill for] Henry Smythe, London, 1546.
Description: A rare printing of Henry VI's 1447 ordinance, still important to
             the Exchequer's operation, in Holdsworth's words "essential,
             because most of the officers of the local government were obliged
             to render an account at the Exchequer"; one copy in ESTC
Condition:   Modern calf, some staining, four leaves repaired in the upper
             margins with loss of a few words on two leaves, else quite sound;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78992                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    taxation
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Author:      Ashe, Thomas
Title:       Abridgment des tovts les Cases reportez alarge per Monsieur
             Plowden, ouesque, les Exceptions al pleadings & leur Responses,
             les Resolutions des matters in Ley, & touts auters principal
             matters surdants sur les arguments de mesmes [etc.]. S.T.C. 20037
Publisher:   In aedibus Ianae Yetsweirt. Cum Priuilegio, London, 1597?.
Description: First edition of the first abridgement of the first named English
             reports, undertaken by the pioneer of this genre of legal
             literature, in Holdsworth's words "a great maker of indices and
             abstracts";  with the preface cancelled in most copies
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, rubbed and somewhat marked, some blanks a bit
             frayed, else quite clean and fresh, without A4 (?blank); the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78983                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Abridgements, 16TH CENTURY, reports of cases
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Author:
Title:       Articuli ad narrationes nouas Pertin[entes] formati. S.T.C. 820;
             Beale T118
Publisher:   Hunc libellum excudebat Henricus Smythe [etc.], London, 1545.
Description: The rare, penultimate printing of the medieval tract glossing and
             complementing both Natura Brevium and Novae Narrationes, all works
             central to early pleading and practice in the royal courts; six
             copies in ESTC, two being fragments only
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, light browning and some marginal staining, else
             well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78990                Price: $    2000.00
Category:    pleading
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Author:      Cobbett, William and T.B. Howell (eds.)
Title:       Complete Collection of State Trials, And Proceedings for High
             Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors, From the Earliest
             Period to the Present Time [title varies]. Thirty Four Volumes
             [complete]
Publisher:   R. Bagshaw [imprint varies], London, 1809-28.
Description: Still the received edition, from Becket's trial in the 12th
             century to Thistlewood's in 1820, in Holdsworth's words "an
             invaluable collection of nearly all the important criminal trials
             and constitutional cases . . . bearing upon public law"
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 crimson morocco, somewhat rubbed and chafed,
             marbled edges, endpapers, and pastedowns, a very good set
Book No.:    W-77056                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    FRANCE, trials, criminal law
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown
             . . . A New Edition . . . Together with an Abridgement of the
             Statutes Concerning Felonies Which Have Been Enacted Since the
             First Publication . . . by George Wilson [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for T. Payne, P. Uriel, [et al], London, 1778.
Description: First octavo edition of the masterpiece of one of England's
             greatest judges and scholars of legal history, 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:   Contemporary calf, crimson morocco labels, gilt, rubbed, spines
             darkined, joints cracking, one front board detaching; a clean
             working set
Book No.:    W-79004                Price: $     225.00
Category:    criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law
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Author:      Greenberg, Jack
Title:       Litigation for Social Change: Methods, Limits and Role in
             Democracy. With an Introduction by Bernard H. Goldstein
Publisher:   Association of the Bar of the City of New York, New York, 1974.
Description: The Thirtieth Annual Benjamin N. Cardozo Lecture, in which Jack
             Greenberg (successor to Thurgood Marshall as head of the Legal
             Defense Fund) discusses three litigation campaigns--school
             segregation, welfare rights, and bail--and their limits
Condition:   Original crimson cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79003                Price: $     125.00
Category:    legal reform
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence
Title:       The Religion of the American Negro. Hunsberger 261
Publisher:   The Crisis, New York, 1931.
Description: The debate, on paper, between Darrow ("a tried and true friend of
             the Negro race") and R.E. Jones, Bishop of the Methodist Episcopal
             Church, Darrow concluding that "future progress needs education,
             opportunity, intelligence and, above all, courage"
Condition:   Original oversized illustrated wraps, beginning to detach, but
             usable; the June issue, with two photographs, one of Darrow and a
             second of Bishop Jones
Book No.:    W-59549                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Religion, Discrimination
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Title:       Diversite de Covrtes lour iurisdictions et alia necessaria et
             vtilia. S.T.C. 10953; Beale T129; McKerrow & Ferguson 53
Publisher:   Nicholas Hill for Henry Smith?, London, 1545.
Description: The rare, final edition (and the only Smith printing) of one of
             just a handful of early English legal tracts, treating of royal
             and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench,
             Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, light browning, else a very good copy with
             ample margins and the occasional early annotation, four copies in
             ESTC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78988                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL, courts
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