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Author:      Kozer (comp.), Sam A.
Title:       Constitutional Amendments Adopted and Laws Enacted. . .with the
             General Laws and Joint Resolutions, Concurrent Resolutions and
             Memorials [etc.]
Publisher:   State Printing Department, Salem, 1923.
Description:
Condition:   Buckram, a bit worn, but quite a sound copy; well indexed
Book No.:    W-13295                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Oregon, Acts
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       Le Tierce Part des Reportes del Edward Coke Lattorney Generall le
             Roigne, de diuers Resolutions & Iudgements donnes auec graund
             deliberation, per les tresreuerend Iudges, et sages de la ley, de
             cases et matters en ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5499. Folio
Publisher:   In aedibus Thomae Wight, London, 1602.
Description: The rare variant first edition of part three of Coke's Reports and
             the last part to contain what Plucknett has called Coke's
             "choicest cases", after which the methodology and presentation of
             the Reports change significantly; with line 4 ending "Ge-"
Condition:   Modern calf, light marginal staining, else very clean with ample
             margins and occasional early notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78738                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Eastland, James O.
Title:       Supreme Court Tyranny, Based on Marxist - Communist Tradition
Publisher:   Christian Nationalist Crusade, Los Angeles, 1954.
Description: Senator Eastland's argument supporting his Senate resolution
             seeking an investigation by the Senate Judiciary Committee of the
             "brainwashed" Supreme Court's decision in Brown v Board of
             Education, one which (prophetically) "the South will not obey"
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 32 pages, with
             an image of Senator Eastland on the rear wrap
Book No.:    W-79355                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Supreme Court, education, Discrimination
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Author:      Britton, John le]
Title:       Britton [on the Laws of England]. The Second Edition. Faithfully
             corrected according to divers ancient Manuscripts of the same
             Booke. By Edm[und] Wingate [etc.]. S.T.C. 3804
Publisher:   Printed by the assignes of John Moore Esquire [etc.], London,
             1640.
Description: The second edition of the first substantial medieval English legal
             treatise to be printed, written in the late 13th century; much
             superior to the first edition (printed circa 1540) supplying an
             omitted chapter and providing emendations in an appendix
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, especially bright and clean, John
             Evelyn's copy with the Evelyn bookplate on the front pastedown;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79319                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    13TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, English Law
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Author:      Matthew, Hale
Title:       De Successionibus apud Anglos: Or, A Treatise of Hereditary
             Descents, Shewing The Rise, Progess and Successive Alterations
             thereof. And Also the Laws of Descent as they are now in use. Wing
             H236
Publisher:   Printed and are to be Sold by A. Baldwin in Warwick-lane, London,
             1699.
Description:
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Book No.:    W-79351                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Real Property, Wills
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Author:      Williams, Walter
Title:       Jus Appellandi ad Regem Ipsum, &c. Or, A manifestation of the
             King's Part and Power to Relieve His Subjects against Erroneous
             and Unjust Decrees in Chancery. The Second Part. Wing W2776
Publisher:   Printed for the Author, London, 1684.
Description: Only edition of the second part of a work written by a Middle
             Temple bencher (and the Keeper of its library in the early 18th
             century) putting a strongly grounded historical case for the
             King's personal review of Chancery decisions
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered sheep, lightly rubbed, the margins cut a
             bit close (no text affected), else a very good bright copy, with
             the errata leaf
Book No.:    W-79350                Price: $     850.00
Category:    equity
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Title:       Anno XXXII. Henrici Octavi [1540] . . . the actes folowing by his
             highnesse, with thassent of the lordes spiritual and temporal, and
             the comons assembled in the sayd parliament, haue bene
             established, ordeyned and enacted. STC 9402 [including this copy]
Publisher:   T. Powell?, London, 1562?.
Description: The legislation of the Parliament which included the Statute of
             Wills, "one of the most significant pieces of all English law",
             comprehensively restoring the power to devise real property and
             mitigating the effects of the Statute of Uses of 1536
Condition:   19th century cloth, light browning, else quite well preserved,
             with the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield on the front pastedown; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79317                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, Ecclesiastical Law, witchcraft, Wills
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Author:      Fuller, Nicholas
Title:       The Argument . . .  in the Case of Thomas Lad, and Richard
             Maunsell . . . that the Ecclesiasticall Commissioners have no
             power, by vertue of their Commission, to imprison, to put to the
             Oath Ex Officio, or to fine any of his Maiesties Subjects. S.T.C.
             11460
Publisher:   Imprinted [at William Jones' secret press], London, 1607.
Description: Only contemporary printing of one of the most stirring and
             fundamental arguments of English constitutional law, contending
             that ultimately the judiciary must determine the legality of the
             King's actions, anticipating Coke, Hakewill, and Selden
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, definite browning, ex Sion
             College Library, else crisp in original state, the edges
             untrimmed; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79316                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, English constitutional law
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Author:      Bacon, Francis
Title:       The Learned Reading . . . upon the Statute of Uses: Being his
             double Reading to the Honourable Society of Grayes Inne. Published
             for the Common good. Wing B301; Gibson 211 [not calling for the
             plate or portrait noted in ESTC]
Publisher:   Printed for Mathew Walbancke, and Laurence Chapman, London, 1642.
Description: First edition of the work described as "one of the greatest . . .
             lectures at the Inns of Court" and which prompted 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:   Modern 3/4 brown morocco, gilt ruled and lettered, light browning,
             else well preserved with generous margins and both blanks; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79332                Price: $    1600.00
Category:    trusts and estates, Inns of Court
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Author:
Title:       Anno Tertio Henrici VIII . . . at his parlyamente holden at
             westminster . . . hath, doo, to be ordeined, made, and enacted,
             certaine statutes and ordynaunces in manner and fourme folowinge.
             S.T.C. 9362.2 [this copy the Hetherington copy, there recorded]
Publisher:   Printed by T. Marshe?, London, 1575?.
Description: The final sixteenth century printing of the acts of this
             parliament [only, without the acts through year 7], including the
             act providing that "'taking' a woman against her will, whether
             maid, widow, or wife, was to be felony" [c.2]
Condition:   Modern 3/4 morocco over cloth boards, the inner margins
             strengthened and repaired, very light browning, else sound; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79315                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Acts, Religion
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Author:      Fortescue, John
Title:       The Difference Between an Absolute and Limited Monarchy; As it
             more particularly regards the English Constitution . . .
             Faithfully Transcribed from the MS. Copy in the Bodleian Library .
             . . Published with some Remarks by John Fortescue-Aland [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by W. Bowyer in White-Fryars, for E. Parker [etc.],
             London, 1714.
Description: First edition of "the earliest constitutional treatise written in
             the English language", one of Fortescue's major works, written by
             him in the 1470's, its modern edition (by Charles Plummer)
             published under the title 'The Governance of England'
Condition:   Contemporary speckled, panelled, Cambridge style calf, the joints
             cracked and repaired, new endpapers, else clean and usable; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79331                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    15TH CENTURY, Comparative Law, English constitutional law, Parliament, political theory
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Author:      Holbourne [Holborne], Robert
Title:       The Reading in Lincolnes-Inne, Feb 28 1641. Vpon the Stat. of 25
             E3 cap 2. Being the Statute of Treasons. Wing H2374
Publisher:   Printed by Leonard Lichfield, Printer to the Vniversity [etc.],
             Oxford, 1642.
Description: First edition of the sole printed Inns of Court reading on the
             fundamental statute pursuant to which, in Maitland's words, "this
             crime [treason] was defined [and which] [f]rom 1352 to the present
             day . . . has formed the basis of the law of treason"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, somewhat browned and the
             outer margins folded over preserving the sidenotes, usable; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79314                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    criminal law, Inns of Court, education
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Author:      Agard, Arthur and Thomas Powell
Title:       The Repertorie of Records . . . with A briefe introductiue Index
             of the Records of the Chancery and Tower . . . As Also, A most
             exact Calender of all those Records [etc.]. S.T.C. 194.1 and
             Addenda [this copy with A3 properly signed] [this copy unique?]
Publisher:   Printed by B. Alsop and T. Fawcet, for B. Fisher [etc.], London,
             1631.
Description: The first printed effort to record and calendar England's public
             records, undertaken by Agard and after his death continued by
             Powell, its dedication to "Mercury" conjectured to be Bacon and
             thus an important part of the Bacon-Shakespeare controversy
Condition:   Contemporary mottled sheep, somewhat scraped, neatly rebacked, the
             final blank chipped, with A1 (otherwise blank); the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79330                Price: $     600.00
Category:    courts, MEDIEVAL, Procedure, Every Man Law Books, Shakespeare
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Author:      Gardiner, Robert
Title:       Ars Clericalis: The Art of Conveyancing Explain'd; Wherein the
             Nature and Effect of such Deeds and Instruments by which Lands are
             Conveyed from one man to another are are clearly demonstrated
             [etc.]. Second Edition. Wing G238A
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of R. and R. Atkyns [etc.], London, 1698.
Description: The much expanded second edition of Gardiner's work, treating
             comprehensively of seventeen separate subjects (feoffments, fines,
             grants, leases, surrenders, and wills, as examples); a rare second
             volume not present here was published the same year
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, joints beginning to crack, but firm,
             from the Macclesfield Library with its South Library bookplate;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79313                Price: $     650.00
Category:    conveyancing
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Author:      Clerke (Clarke), Francis
Title:       Praxis Tam jus dicentibus quam alijs omnibus qui in Foro
             Ecclesiastico versantur apprime utilis. Per Thomam Bladen S.T.D.
             Decanum Ardertensim, Illustrissimo Principi, Jacobo Duci Ormoniae
             . . . Primo in Lucem Edita [etc.]. Wing C4440
Publisher:   Per Nathanielem Thompson . . . in Vico Castelli, Dublin, 1666.
Description: The first edition (here in its much less common variant printing)
             of the first work on English ecclesiastical law, in Holdsworth's
             words "the foundation of later books on this subject"; eight
             copies in ESTC, none in a law library, three in the USA
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, else quite
             clean and usable, with the bookplate of Bryan Faussett; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79311                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:
Title:       Anno Vicesimo Secvndo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm
             Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die
             Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiiii die
             Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.4 [five copies, one imperfect]
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London,
             1540?].
Description: The second Reformation Parliament, laying the groundwork for the
             divorce of Catherine of Aragon, enacting the landmark statute
             "fac[ing] the necessity of providing for the impotent poor", and
             challenging the independent jurisdiction of the Church
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, a small
             stain to the lower margin, else quite well preserved; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79310                Price: $    1850.00
Category:    poor law, Religion, divorce
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Author:      Gurney (rptr.), Joseph
Title:       The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of an Information Exhibited ex
             Officio by the King's Attorney-General Against Thomas Paine For a
             Libel upon the Revolution and Settlement of the Crown . . . and
             also upon the Bill of Rights . . . and upon the King [etc.]
Publisher:   Sold by Martha Gurney, No. 128, Holborn-Hill, London, 1793.
Description: First edition of the most extensive account of the trial of Thomas
             Paine, including Erskine's famed if futile defense, emphasising
             the crucial difference between mere words and words designed to
             incite illegal action (and so anticipating Holmes)
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good copy, without the
             final two advertising leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78202                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Author:      Baker, John (ed.)
Title:       Selected Readings and Commentaries on Magna Carta 1400-1604
Publisher:   Selden Society, London, 2015.
Description: Professor Baker's selection of Inns of Court readings on Magna
             Carta (a "source . . . which has lain almost entirely unnoticed"),
             plus Sir Edward Coke's unpublished essay on Chapter 29, providing
             a new dimension to the story of the Great Charter
Condition:   Original blue cloth, a very good copy; the Society's annual volume
             CXXXII for the Year 2015
Book No.:    W-79349                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Inns of Court, Magna Carta
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Title:       Anno XXV Henrici VIII. Actes made in the session of this present
             Parliament holden upon prorogacion at Westminster . . . in the xxv
             yere [1534] of the reigne of our most drad soueraigne lord kyng
             Henry the viii [etc.]. S.T.C. 9384 [including this copy]
Publisher:   Excudebat [Thomas Powell] Londini, Anno M.D.LXII, London, 1562.
Description: The Reformation Parliament confirming the final break with Rome
             and, for the first time, established buggery as a capital felony
             [c.6] (remaining so until 1967), ending with the ratification of
             Henry's marriage to Anne and the statute of succession
Condition:   Modern cloth, somewhat marked and rubbed, else quite sound, with
             the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield on the front pastedown; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79328                Price: $    1400.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:      Fidell, Thomas
Title:       A Perfect Guide for a Studious Young Lawyer. Being Presidents for
             Conveyances . . . Collected [from] The Lord Coke . . . Justice
             Bacon [and seven others] . . . Also divers Copyhold Entries . . .
             with Justice of Peace Business [etc.]. Wing F850
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Roycroft, for John Place . . . in Holborn, London,
             1658.
Description: The more uncommon edition (of two) of Fidell's only work, its
             contents collected over a period of more than thirty years from
             the "Learned Sages of the Law", certain of its forms distinguished
             with the symbol of a cross as "more then ordinary"
Condition:   Modern calf, some browning, else quite sound, with the ownership
             signature of Sir Frederick Pollock dated 1889 at Lincoln's Inn;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79327                Price: $     900.00
Category:    introductory law, education, conveyancing, copyright, justices of peace
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Author:      Gardiner, Robert
Title:       Instructor Clericalis: The Second Part. Being a Collection Of most
             Choice and Usual Presidents for Declarations Both in the Kings-
             Bench and Common Pleas: In . . . Covenant, Debt . . . Trespass,
             Trover and Waste [etc.]. Wing G241 [three copies]
Publisher:   Printed for T. Bever, at the Hand and Star within Temple-Bar,
             London, 1695.
Description: The rare first edition of the second part of a comprehensive work
             (each separate in its focus) here with an emphasis on actions on
             the case, including libel and slander, in Holdsworth's words "a
             mass of useful information on practice and pleading"
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite rubbed, the back board
             stained, else quite clean and bright with ample margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79326                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Procedure, libel and slander
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Author:      Manwood, John
Title:       A Treatise of the Lawes of the Forest: Wherein Is Declared not
             Onely Those Lawes, as They Are Now in Force, but also the
             Originall and Beginning of Forests . . . Collected, As Well Out of
             the Common Lawes and Statutes of this Land [etc.]. S.T.C. 17292
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1615.
Description: Second edition of the first treatise on the law of the King's
             forest, a work which, in Holdsworth's words "at once became
             classical", much expanded, restoring substantial portions
             (including the last five chapters) omitted in the first edition
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, the spine hand lettered, slightly worn, else
             a very good, crisp copy with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79309                Price: $     950.00
Category:    game law, Natural Resources
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Author:      Kitchin, John
Title:       Le Court Leete & Court Baron . . . les cases & matters necessaries
             pur Seneschals de ceux courts a scier, & pur les Students de les
             measons de Chauncerie . . . Court de Marshalsey, Auncient demesne,
             Court de Pipowders [etc.]. STC 15021; Beale T373 and T378
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Totelli [etc.], London, 1592.
Description: The work which--with Lambarde's "Eirenarcha"--remains essential to
             the understanding of Tudor local courts and government, treating
             of both civil and criminal matters, complemented by an edition of
             the Returna Brevium bound in with a separate title
Condition:   Contemporary calf, centered lozenges, rebacked, signatures of
             Richard Norwood and Jno Prynne, quite clean with good margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79325                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    justices of peace, courts, criminal law, courts
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Title:       Anno Primo Henrici Octaui . . . at his parliament holden at
             Westminster . . . hath do to be ordeined, made, and enacted
             certaine statutes and ordinaunces in maner & fourme folowyng
             [1510]. S.T.C. 9360.5 [including this copy]; Beale S114
Publisher:   Imprinted at London in Fletestrete by Thomas Powell, London,
             1563?.
Description: The acts of Henry VIII's first parliament, strengthening the rule
             of law by condemning the actions of Empson and Dudley in Henry
             VII's reign [c.12] and repealing the trial of non-capital
             statutory offences upon information without indictment [c.6]
Condition:   Modern unlettered cloth, rubbed and somewhat worn, a good copy
             with ample margins and the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79308                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, Religion, criminal law, English constitutional law
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Author:      Ashe, Thomas
Title:       Epieikeia: Et Table generall a les Annales del Ley, per quel
             facilment troueres touts les cases contenus in yceux; queux
             concerne le exposition des Statutes per Equitie [etc.]. S.T.C. 840
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of the Stationers, London, 1609.
Description: Only edition of Ashe's much praised work, its introduction [in
             English] "a highly intelligent discourse on the nature of equity
             in English law", capturing from the year books and reported cases
             instances in which statutes have been extended equitably
Condition:   Modern dark calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, red edges, three
             circular library stamps, else quite clean with ample margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79324                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    equity, Year Books, reports of cases
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Title:       Justice Restored: Or, A Guide For his Majesties Justices of Peace,
             Both in Sessions, and out of Sessions, according to the Ancient
             Lawes of the Kingdom. Wing J1251B [a variant with the second title
             page only]
Publisher:   Printed by T.R. for H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place, London,
             1660.
Description: First edition of a rare work, further editions of which appeared
             later in the decade, seeking to simplify proceedings before
             justices of the peace so that those not acquainted with earlier
             practice "may be fully instructed"; five copies in ESTC
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, the
             original spine laid down, tightly bound, some browning, yet quite
             usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79323                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    justices of peace
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Author:      Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:       In this booke is conteyned y office of Shyryffes, Baylyffes of
             lybertyes, Escheatours, Constables, & Coroners, and shewethe what
             euery one of them may do by vertue of theyr offyces, drawen out of
             bokes of the comen lawe [etc.]. S.T.C. 10987.5
Publisher:   Jmprynted . . . in fletestrete . . . by Wyllyam Powell [etc.],
             London, 1549.
Description: A rare early edition of the first work devoted to the English law
             of the offices of sheriff, coroner, and other local officials,
             tremendously popular, with some twenty editions published over a
             forty year period from 1538; two copies in S.T.C.
Condition:   Modern calf, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, quite bright and
             clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79322                Price: $    5000.00
Category:    sheriffs, coroners
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Author:
Title:       The Greate abbrydgement of all y statutes of Englande vntyl the
             xxxiii yere of the reygne of . . . Henry the eyght [1542] [with]
             the abregementes of the statutes made in the xxxiii yere of . . .
             kyng Henry the viii. S.T.C. 9524 and 9544; Cowley 39 and 40
Publisher:   Imprynted . . . by me Wyllyam Myddylton [imprints vary], London,
             1542.
Description: The penultimate editions of the first abridgement in English of
             England's statutes, first edited and published by John Rastell in
             1519, then expanded and improved upon by Rastell's son, William,
             in 1530/31, and here continued to 1542
Condition:   Modern blind ruled calf, the title repaired and backed, the last
             leaf repaired with small loss, else generally quite clean and
             bright; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79321                Price: $    6500.00
Category:    Abridgements
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Author:      Richardson, Robert
Title:       The Attorney's Practice in the Court of King's Bench: Or, An
             Introduction to the Knowledge of the Practice of that Court . . .
             With Variety of useful and curious Precedents in English, settled
             or drawn by Counsel [etc.]. Seventh Edition. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:   Printed by James Moore, 45, College-Green, Dublin, 1792.
Description: Final and only Irish edition of a work praised by Holdsworth as a
             "better and a more orderly account" than its predecessors, its
             second volume largely comprised of forms attributed to the lawyers
             creating them; no copy in Ireland (or online) in ESTC
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, light browning, else well
             preserved and sturdy; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79053                Price: $     400.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:
Title:       The Kings Maiesties Declaration to His Subiects, Concerning
             lawfull Sports to be vsed. S.T.C. 9238.9. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by Bonham Norton, and Iohn Bill [etc.], London, 1618.
Description: First edition of James's Declaration, permitting dancing (men and
             women) and maypoles and the like, but proscribing bear and bull
             baiting and bowling, reissued by Charles I, but ultimately proving
             unenforceable and ordered publicly burnt in 1643
Condition:   Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, light browning, else well
             preserved with ample margins, with the first and last blanks; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79300                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:
Title:       Anno Vicesimo Secvndo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm
             Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die
             Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiiii die
             Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.4 [five copies, one imperfect]
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London,
             1540?].
Description: The second Reformation Parliament, laying the groundwork for the
             divorce of Catherine of Aragon, enacting the landmark statute
             "fac[ing] the necessity of providing for the impotent poor", and
             challenging the independent jurisdiction of the Church
Condition:   Modern maroon unlettered cloth, rubbed, else quite a clean copy
             with the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield on the front pastedown; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79312                Price: $    1650.00
Category:    poor law, Religion, divorce
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Author:      Cockburn, William
Title:       The Clerk's Assistant in the Practice of the Ecclesiastical
             Courts: Containing the Method of Proceedings there. Extracted from
             The best Books of Practice, And more regularly and clearly laid
             down than has hitherto been done [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for R. Main, in Dame-Street, Dublin, 1753.
Description: The rare first Dublin edition of a comprehensive work, praised by
             Holdsworth as "clear and concise", treating of criminal causes,
             divorce, guardians, libel and defamation, marriage (several
             chapters), and wills inter alia; two copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and new
             endpapers, else quite crisp and well-preserved, with the
             subscribers list; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79075                Price: $     750.00
Category:    biography, Ecclesiastical Law, SCOTLAND, marriage, divorce, libel and slander, criminal law
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Author:
Title:       Anno Primo Henrici Octavi [1 Hen VIII] [21 Jan-23 Feb 1510]
             [through] Statutes made in the parliament, holden . . . in the
             xxxvii yere of the reygne of . . . Henry the eyght [37 Hen VIII]
             [23 Nov-24 Dec 1545] [with the Table]. Eighteen Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Thomas Berthelet [imprints vary], London, 1540-48.
Description: A complete collection of the legislation of the parliaments of
             Henry VIII, spanning well over a quarter century from 1510 to
             1545, including the years of the Reformation Parliament, the break
             with Rome, and the establishment of the Anglican Church
Condition:   Modern 3/4 crimson morocco, some staining and marking in the
             majority of the volumes, two leaves in facsimile, else clean; the
             Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-78645                Price: $   18000.00
Category:    Acts, Parliament
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Author:      Cunningham, Timothy
Title:       The Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-Notes and
             Insurances: Containing All the Statutes, Cases at large,
             Arguments, Resolutions, Judgments, Decrees, and Customs of
             Merchants concerning them, methodically digested [etc.]. Second
             Edition
Publisher:   Printed for W. Owen, near Temple-bar, London, 1761.
Description: The second and considerably expanded edition of the first English
             legal treatise on the subject, comprehensive in its coverage and
             praised by Holdsworth as "a pioneer book . . . a creditable piece
             of work [whose] arrangement is clear"
Condition:   Contemporary blind ruled calf, crimson morocco label, gilt,
             without pastedowns as bound, quite clean and well preserved; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79294                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Bills and Notes
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Author:
Title:       An Act For turning the Books of the Law, and All Process and
             Proceedings in Courts of Justice into English [with] An Additional
             Act Concerning the Proceedings of the Law in English. Neither in
             Wing. Folio
Publisher:   [1] Printed by Edward Husband and John Field [2] by John Field,
             London, 1650 & 1651.
Description: The far-reaching legislation requiring that the law of England in
             virtually all its manifestations be in English, a fundamental
             reform aborted at the Restoration and not largely achieved until
             the early eighteenth century [in 1731] under George II
Condition:   Pages 1097-1099 and 1339-1341, light browning, disbound, else
             clean and with ample margins, now preserved in a modern folding
             case; the Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-78824                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, English Law
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Author:      Canning (ed.), William
Title:       Gesta Grayorum: Or, The History Of the High and mighty Prince,
             Henry Prince of Purpoole . . . Duke of High and Nether Holborn . .
             . Together with A Masque as it was presented . . . for the
             Entertainment of Q. Elizabeth [etc.]. Wing C444; cf. Gibson 401
Publisher:   Printed for W. Canning, at his Shop in the Temple-Cloysters,
             London, 1688.
Description: The sole early edition of the "solemn revel" performed at Gray's
             Inn in 1594, one of two Elizabethan Inns of Court revels to
             survive, conjecturally attributed in part to Francis Bacon and
             long associated with Shakespeare's "A Comedy of Errors"
Condition:   Modern crimson morocco, gilt, marbled endpapers and pastedowns,
             light browning, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79305                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Inns of Court, Shakespeare, Theatre, 16TH CENTURY
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Author:      Gardiner, Robert
Title:       Instructor Clericalis: The Second Part. Being a Collection Of most
             Choice and Usual Presidents for Declarations Both in the Kings
             Bench and Common Pleas: In Actions of Case, Actions upon Statute,
             Covenant, Debt . . . Trespass, Trover and Waste [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for T. Bever at the Hand and Star within Temple-Bar,
             London, 1700.
Description: A rare edition of the second part of Gardiner's comprehensive work
             (each part with in its focus), here with an emphasis on actions on
             the case, including libel and slander, in Holdsworth's words "a
             mass of useful information on practice and pleading"
Condition:   Contemporary blind ruled and decorated unlettered calf, lightly
             rubbed, else quite well preserved, two copies in ESTC, none
             online; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79303                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Procedure, libel and slander
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Author:      Sheppard, William
Title:       The President of Presidents. Or, One General President for Common
             Assurances by Deeds . . . Out of which you may . . . be able to
             find the Faults of any Conveyances and so judg of your Right and
             Title to your Lands and Goods [etc.]. Third Edition. Wing 3209B
Publisher:   Printed for B. Pawlet, and are to be Sold by W. Freeman [etc.],
             London, 1684.
Description: Third edition of Sheppard's most successful work in which (as
             counsel to Cromwell) he prophetically proposed reforming English
             land law, essentially calling for a standardized form of
             conveyancing which could then be registered throughout the realm
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, somewhat rubbed, the back board marked, else
             quite clean with good margins and the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79302                Price: $     300.00
Category:    conveyancing
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Author:      Godolphin, John
Title:       A View of the Admiral Iurisdiction. Wherein The most material
             Points concerning that Jurisdiction are fairly and submissively
             Discussed. As also Divers of the Laws, Customes, Rights, and
             Priviledges of the High Admiralty of England [etc.]. Wing G952
Publisher:   Printed by W. Godbid for Edmund Paxton [etc.], London, 1661.
Description: The rare variant printing (with "Iurisdiction" in the title) of
             the first edition of the first treatise on the English court of
             admiralty, Godolphin having been appointed a judge in the court in
             1653; four copies in ESTC (one in the USA), none online
Condition:   Early 1/4 calf, a bit rubbed, Edmund Wyndham's copy, with his
             gloss of the interleaved Laws of Oleron contained in the appendix;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79301                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    admiralty
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury, at the Sessions of the Peace
             Held for the City and Liberty of Westminster, &c. On Thursday the
             29th of June, 1749. Published By Order of the Court, and at the
             unanimous Request of the Gentlemen of the Grand Jury
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar . . . in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description: Arguably the most famous grand jury charge ever delivered, "a
             masterly and assured model of its kind", citing Bracton, Coke,
             Hale and Hawkins inter alia, and setting forth Fielding's views on
             the state of English society and its needed reforms
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, the title
             somewhat browned and with a circular stain, else quite clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79299                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Grand Jury Charges, legal reform, English Law
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Author:      Brydall [Bridall], John
Title:       Speculum Juris Anglicani, Or, A View of the Laws of England, As
             They are divided into Statutes, Common-Law and Customs:
             Incidentally, Of the Customs appertaining to the Famous City of
             London, never before Printed [etc.]. Wing B5267
Publisher:   Printed by John Streater, Eliz. Flesher and H. Twyford [etc.],
             London, 1673.
Description: Only edition (of two variant printings) of Brydall's first
             introductory treatise on English law, to be followed by his
             'Enchiridion Legum' later in the year, "clearly written; and . . .
             doubtless useful to the students for which they were intended"
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, somewhat stained, neatly rebacked, the top
             margin cut a bit close (no text affected), else quite clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79287                Price: $    1400.00
Category:    English Law, Acts, London
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Author:      Snagg, Robert
Title:       The Antiquity & Original Of the Court of Chancery, And Authority
             of the Lord Chancellor of England.  Being a Branch of Serjeant
             Snagg's Reading, upon the 28 Chapter of Magna Charta [etc.]. Wing
             S4381A [three copies in ESTC, none in North America]
Publisher:   Printed for Henry Seile over against Saint Dunstans Church [etc.],
             London, 1654.
Description: Only edition of a rare work, ambitiously seeking to reconcile the
             power and discretion of the Chancellor in equity with the most
             famous clause of Magna Carta [chapter 39] guaranteeing a "judgment
             of peers . . . according to the law of the land"
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the joints rubbed but sound,
             very light foxing and the title a bit darkened, else quite sound;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79279                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    equity, Magna Carta
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Author:      Wentworth, Thomas
Title:       The Office and Duty of Executors. Or, A Treatise of Wils and
             Executors, directed to Testators in the choice of their Executors,
             and Contrivance of their Wils. With direction for Executors in the
             Execution of of[sic] their Office [etc.]. 4th ed. Wing W1360B
Publisher:   Printed by T. Maxey, for Matthew Walbank . . . in Holborn, London,
             1656.
Description: A rare, early edition of the first treatise on executors written
             from a common law (as opposed to an ecclesiastical law)
             standpoint, praised by Holdsworth ("a good and popular book") and
             published well into the 19th century; four copies in ESTC
Condition:   Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, quite rubbed and
             marked, top of spine just chipped, some browning, yet clean and
             usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79293                Price: $     550.00
Category:    Wills
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Author:      Brydall, John
Title:       Non Compos Mentis: Or, The Law Relating to Natural Fools, Mad-
             Folks, and Lunatick Persons, Inquisited, and Explained, for Common
             Benefit. Wing B5265
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.],
             London, 1700.
Description: Only edition of the first work exclusively devoted to the English
             law on these subjects, unusually framed by first stating "Remarks"
             followed by "Questions" and "Solutions", treating of idiots, those
             insane, and those insane but with lucid intervals
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt lettered, severely browned throughout (as
             often), outer margin of title strengthened, usable only; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79284                Price: $    2000.00
Category:    insanity
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Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       A Guide to Surveyors of the High-Ways, Shewing The Office and Duty
             of such Surveyors . . . Collected and gathered Out of public Acts
             of Parliament . . . out of the Year-Books, and other Books of the
             Municipal Laws of this Kingdom [etc.]. Wing M1799
Publisher:   Printed by W. Rawlins and S. Roycroft [etc.], London, 1694.
Description: Only edition of the first treatise devoted exclusively to the law
             of highways and their surveyors, this copy uniquely containing the
             separate, seemingly unrecorded eight page advertisement (slightly
             trimmed) of 100+ books printed for William Crooke
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered, blind ruled sheep, quite rubbed, but
             clean and sound, with the imprimatur leaf, one blank corner of
             which is torn away
Book No.:    W-79291                Price: $     700.00
Category:    law of highways
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Author:      Sheppard [Shepard], William
Title:       A Sure Guide for His Justices of Peace: Plainly Shewing Their
             Duty, and the Duties of the several Officers of the Counties . . .
             Sheriffs, County-Treasurers, Bridewell-Masters, Constables,
             Overseers of the Poor [etc.]. Wing S3211
Publisher:   Printed for John Streater, for Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1663.
Description: First edition of Sheppard's rigorous and much-needed critique of
             the Restoration settlement re-establishing the Church of England,
             an "excellent book [and] a forceful denunciation of the political
             abuses and technical shortcomings of [the] law"
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite worn, front joint cracking but sound,
             spine darkened and frayed, yet clean and usable, with the
             frontispiece; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79278                Price: $     750.00
Category:    justices of peace, sheriffs, poor law
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Author:      Walthoe (comp.), John
Title:       A Catalogue of the Common and Statute Law-Books of this Realm.
             With Some others relating thereunto . . . Alphabetically digested
             under proper Heads. With An Account of the Best Editions, and
             Common Prices they are now Sold at
Publisher:   Printed by J.N. for J. Walthoe, in the Middle-Temple Cloysters &c,
             London, 1714.
Description: Walthoe's first law-book catalogue, almost wholly based on the
             pioneering catalogue of Thomas Bassett, to whom "belongs the
             distinction of compiling and publishing the first bibliography of
             English law", to be succeeded by those of John Worrall
Condition:   Modern mottled calf, title darkened, some browning, else crisp
             with a 1790 gift inscription and the advertising leaf; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79275                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Bibliography
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Author:      Holbourne, Robert
Title:       The Learned Readings of Sir Robert Holbourne . . . Upon The
             Statute of 25 Edw 3 Cap 2 Being the Statute of Treasons. To which
             is added, Cases of Prerogative, Treason, Misprision of Treason,
             Felony Written by . . . Francis Bacon. Wing H2373; Gibson 199
Publisher:   Printed for Sam. Heyrick . . . and Matthew Gilliflower [etc.],
             London, 1681.
Description: The sole printed Inns of Court reading on the fundamental statute
             which, in Maitland's words, "[f]rom 1352 to the present day . . .
             has formed the basis of the law of treason", coupled with Bacon's
             own 'Cases of Treason' first published in 1641
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, the title somewhat chipped
             and with a repair (no text affected), else crisp, with the errata;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79267                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    criminal law, Inns of Court, education
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Author:      Lambarde, William
Title:       Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace [bound with]
             The Dvties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other
             lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be adioyned, the
             seuerall offices of Church Ministers &c. STC 15171/15157
Publisher:   Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1607 & 1606.
Description: Early seventeenth century editions of Lambarde's two major works
             on justices of the peace and their complementary local officers,
             including surveyors of highways, overseers of the poor and
             destroyers of "noisome fowle and vermin"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, joints rubbed and just cracking but quite firm,
             spine ends a bit chipped, else fresh and very clean; the Taussig
             copies
Book No.:    W-79272                Price: $     950.00
Category:    justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law, poor law, law of highways, law of nuisance
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Author:
Title:       Chief Justice John Marshall, A Symposium
Publisher:   University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Philadelphia], 1955.
Description: An advance printing of the Review's October issue, appearing on
             the bicentenary of the Chief Justice's birth, with essays by
             Justice Harold Burton, Edward Corwin, and George Haskins, among
             others, and a frontispiece portrait of Marshall
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, lightly worn, else a very good
             copy; 68 pages
Book No.:    W-79307                Price: $     125.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court, 19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Herbert, J.B.
Title:       The Labourers' Allotments Act, 1887, Together with the Clauses of
             The Public Health Act, 1875, and The Lands Clauses Consolidation
             Act, 1845, Incorporated in This Act, the Debates in both Houses of
             Parliament, upon the Bill [etc.]
Publisher:   Dean & Son 160A, Fleet Street, London, 1887.
Description: A rare work written by a Middle Temple barrister devoted to the
             1887 Act, fundamentally altering previous efforts (which had been
             charitable only), now mandating "the compulsory acquisition of
             land for . . . allotment amongst the labouring classes"
Condition:   Original blind embossed russet cloth, the front board lettered,
             the title lightly browned, else well preserved; two copies in
             OCLC, both in the UK
Book No.:    W-79306                Price: $     250.00
Category:    labor law, Health Law, legal reform, poor law
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Author:
Title:       Presented to the Right Honble Sir George W.W. Bramwell By the
             Members of the Bar present at a Dinner given to him in the Hall of
             the Inner Temple. On Tuesday 28th November, 1881. On his
             Retirement from the Bench
Publisher:   Waterlow & Sons, Limited, London Wall, London, 1881.
Description: The rare work celebrating the career of Lord Bromwell, "a complete
             master of the common law", with the arms of the Inns of Court
             reproduced in color, a sketch of Bramwell as judge, and the
             speeches of Lord Coleridge and Baron Bramwell himself
Condition:   Contemporary oversized (11 1/2 x 16 inches) morocco, very worn,
             the boards detached, but its contents quite fresh; three copies in
             OCLC
Book No.:    W-79289                Price: $     750.00
Category:    biography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Manning, William Oke
Title:       Commentaries on the Law of Nations
Publisher:   S. Sweet, 1, Chancery Lane, Law Bookseller [etc.], London, 1839.
Description: First edition of Manning's "closely reasoned work", inscribed
             "from the Author" on the front blank, but seemingly Manning's own
             copy, with some forty annotations in the text (several
             substantial) and a lengthy note in ?his hand on the rear pastedown
Condition:   Original boards, printed paper label, rubbed and somewhat chipped,
             else a very good copy in original state, the edges untrimmed
Book No.:    W-79288                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    international law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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Author:      Tothill, William
Title:       The Transactions of the High Court of Chancery, Both by Practice
             and President . . . And all speciall Orders in Extraordinary
             Cases, which are to be found in the Registers Office as they are
             quoated by Tearmes Yeares & Bookes [etc.]. Wing T1952
Publisher:   Printed T.W. for R. Best and I. Place [etc.], London, 1640.
Description: First edition of the first published equity cases, dating to the
             mid-16th century and including Ellesmere's dicta while Lord
             Chancellor, providing access to the evolving and increasing
             procedural and substantive precedent governing chancery
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered sheep, rubbed, lower portion of the rear
             joint cracked, but quite firm, else clean and bright; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79268                Price: $     700.00
Category:    equity
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Author:      Denshall [Densell], John
Title:       Le Reading del Monsieur Denshall, Sur L'estatute de Finibus fait
             Anno 4 Hen 7 [1489]. Finis finem Litibus imponit. Wing D1052
Publisher:   Excudebat I.C. Impenis G. Lee [and others], London, 1662.
Description: The most famous reading (of three) given by the Lincoln's Inn
             bencher and the only one to be published, delivered in November
             1531 and, in John Baker's words, "circulat[ing] very widely over
             the next century", complementing Coke's reading on fines
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a stain to the top of the
             title, light browning, margins cut a bit close, else quite sound;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79264                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Inns of Court, Readings
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Author:
Title:       Anno primo & secundo Philippi & Mariae. Actes made at a
             Parliament, begon and holden at Westminister, the xii daye of
             Nouembre, in the fyrste and seconde yeare of the reigne [1554-55]
             . . . were enacted as foloweth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9447.3; not in Beale
Publisher:   Excusum . . . in aedibus Iohannis Cawodi [etc.], London, 1555.
Description: The rare first printing of the acts of this parliament, including
             a major expansion of the action of 'scandalum magnatum' [c.3],
             extending its scope to words (loss of ears upon conviction) and
             writings (the right hand); three copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern vellum backed cloth boards, lacking the title and three
             other leaves (supplied in facsimile), badly stained, occasional
             notations; a working copy
Book No.:    W-79245                Price: $     500.00
Category:    Acts, criminal law, defamation
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A Serious Address to the People of Great Britain. In which the
             Certain Consequences of the Present Rebellion, Are fully
             demonstrated. Necessary to be perused by every Lover of his
             Country, at this Juncture
Publisher:   Printed for M. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater noster Row, London,
             1745.
Description: First edition of Fielding's first (of three) anti-Jacobite tracts
             appearing soon after the Rebels took Edinburgh, reflecting his
             zeal in that cause and "calculated to . . . rouse them [the
             public] to defend their Constitution and religion"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, gilt, occasional very
             light foxing, else well preserved with ample margins; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79260                Price: $     450.00
Category:    SCOTLAND
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Author:
Title:       The Office of Generall Remembrance. Of Matters of Record, created
             by his Maiesties Letters Patents for ease of his Subiects in their
             searches . . . Is kept in Cursitors Court, right ouer against
             Lincolnes Inne in Chauncery Lane [etc.]. S.T.C. 18788
Publisher:   Printed by G. Eld for the Rememberances Generall [etc.], London,
             1617.
Description: Only edition of a pathbreaking and broadly conceived effort to
             achieve the registration of a great variety of matters, including
             wills and transactions affecting land, ultimately unsuccessful,
             anticipating similar aims only realized centuries later
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, some browning and staining, yet crisp, with the
             elaborate folding table detailing the scheme of registrations; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79252                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    
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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:      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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Author:
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:
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:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. Two Volumes
             [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for A. Millar, in the Strand,
             London, 1755.
Description: First edition of the most popular work ever written on justices of
             the peace, first appearing at the height of their power in the
             mid-eighteenth century, with over thirty editions ultimately
             printed well into the nineteenth century
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, light browning, else a very
             good, clean set
Book No.:    W-79265                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    justices of peace
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Author:
Title:       Consolidated National Bank of San Diego, Plaintiff, vs. Richard V.
             Hayes, et al, Defendants. On appeal from the Superior Court of San
             Diego County.
Publisher:   Frandzen, Bumgarder & Co., San Diego, 1895.
Description: Three briefs and transcript on appeal. The appeal came from a
             ruluing in a favor of plaintiff mandating the defendant pay
             upwards of $6,000 and sale of foreclosed land. Attorneys for
             parties Trippet & Neale, Leovy & Palmer and C.H. Rippey.
Condition:   Original printed sewn wraps, very good copies; 14+5+12+42 pages
Book No.:    W-91771                Price: $      75.00
Category:    
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