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Title:       Anno Reg. Iacobi . . . At the Parliament begun and holden at
             Westminster the xix. day of March, in the first yeere of the
             Raigne [together with four further volumes of Parliamentary
             legislation of James I]. S.T.C. 9500.6, 9502.5, 9505, 9506 and
             9507.5
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker [imprints vary], London, 1604-24.
Description: A rare collection of the statutory compilations containing all the
             legislation enacted by Parliament during the reign of James I
             (save three subsidies), including the foundational acts concerning
             witchcraft (in 1604) and monopolies (in 1624)
Condition:   Modern 1/4 and 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, minor
             marginal worming, occasional early annotations, sound and usable;
             the Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-78439                Price: $    4000.00
Category:    Acts, witchcraft, patents, Parliament
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Author:      Croke, George
Title:       The Reports of Sir George Croke Knight; Late, One of the Justices
             of the Court of Kings-Bench; and Formerly, One of the Justices of
             the Court of Common Bench . . . Revised, and published in English,
             By Sir Harebotle Grimston [etc.]. Wing C7014. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by J.S. and are to be sold by the Stationers of London,
             London, 1657.
Description: One of two first printings of the part of Croke's Reports first to
             be published, covering all of the reign of Charles I, "approached
             . . . within the tradition of Plowden and Coke" and reflecting
             Croke's habits of study perfected over fifty years
Condition:   Contemporary blind-ruled unlettered calf, rubbed, the joints just
             cracking and the spine varnished, a usable copy; with the portrait
Book No.:    W-78065                Price: $     250.00
Category:    reports of cases, Manuscripts
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Title:       The Lawyer's Magazine, Or, Attorney's and Solicitor's Universal
             Library . . . Containing, Whatever is useful, instructive, or
             entertaining, in The Theory or Practice of the Laws of England
             [etc.]. Second Edition of Volume One. Two Volumes [all published]
Publisher:   Printed by his Majesty's Law Printer, For William Owen [etc.],
             London, 1761-62.
Description: A rare set of the first English legal periodical, seemingly
             inspired by Blackstone, its contents both theoretical and
             practical, with accounts of Bacon and Selden, the reform of the
             law of women, a guide to law students, and a reading list inter
             alia
Condition:   Contemporary reverse calf, rubbed, some staining and minor
             worming, two hinges cracked but sound, with the bookplate of Penry
             Williams; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78828                Price: $    4000.00
Category:    Law Periodicals, English Law
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Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       Lex Constitutionis: or, the Gentleman's Law. Being A Compleat
             Treatise of all the Laws and Statutes relating to the King and the
             Prerogative of the Crown; the Nobility; and House of Lords . . .
             And Also, An Introduction to the Common Law of England [etc]
Publisher:   Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling . . . for B. Lintot, London,
             1719.
Description: First edition of a work for which Jacob claimed he had consulted
             over one hundred authorities, praised by Holdsworth as "a learned
             book . . . the idea of making such a book was original; and the
             main features of the constitution are set out"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, extra gilt, gilt crests ("Mea Gloria Fides"),
             rubbed, the lower spine just chipped, else clean with ample
             margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78916                Price: $    1350.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:      Dalton, Michael
Title:       The Countrey Justice; Containing the Practice of the Justices of
             the Peace, As well in as out of their Sessions . . . Now again
             Enlarged with . . . the Statutes of King Charles I and His Majesty
             King Charles II [etc.]. Wing D146. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Streater, James Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.],
             London, 1666.
Description: A mid-17th century edition of the pre-eminent work on justices of
             the peace, first published in 1618 and ultimately appearing in
             some twenty editions by 1790, this edition the first to treat of
             the justices in as well as out of their sessions
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed, some browning (some leaves
             moreso than others), else quite clean with ample margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78915                Price: $     450.00
Category:    justices of peace, criminal law
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Title:       Ley Sobre Hierros y Senales. Aprobada en 12 de Abril de 1850. En
             traduccion. Jose H. Scull, Traductor de Estado. Compare Greenwood
             167-16 [recording four copies in English, but none in Spanish, as
             here]
Publisher:   J. Winchester, Impresor de Estado, San Jose, 1850.
Description: The rare, official, separate printing in Spanish of California's
             first Act governing brands and marks passed at the state's first
             legislative session, part of the larger legal and social context
             already evident on the Overland Trail; one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed self-wraps, five pages, heavily repaired but
             textually complete and legible, now housed in a protective 1/4
             morocco case
Book No.:    W-78806                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    California, agriculture, Acts
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Title:       The Lawyer's Magazine, Or, Attorney's and Solicitor's Universal
             Library . . . Containing, Whatever is useful, instructive, or
             entertaining, in The Theory or Practice of the Laws of England
             [etc.]. Second Edition of Volume One. Two Volumes [all published]
Publisher:   Printed by his Majesty's Law Printer, For William Owen [etc.],
             London, 1761-62.
Description: A rare set of the first English legal periodical, its contents
             both theoretical and practical, including "A Tract on the
             Unreasonableness of the Laws of England, in Regard to Wives",
             seemingly the first effort to reform the English law of women
Condition:   [1]Contemporary 1/4 calf, rubbed, joints cracked and a bit
             strained; [2] modern 1/4 calf; browning in both volumes, two
             leaves in facsimile; usable
Book No.:    W-75753                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Law Periodicals, English Law
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Title:       An Account of All the Gaols, Houses of Corrections or
             Penitentiaries, in the United Kingdom . . . As Far As Relates to
             Scotland. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 March
             1819. Folio
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1819.
Description: Arranged by county, reporting particulars for over eighty
             institutions, including the number of prisoners, their gender and
             whether under or over seventeen, whether debtor or criminal, and
             the allowances of food, money, and clothing, inter alia
Condition:   Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, the fore-margins cut close,
             but the sense preserved, else a very good copy, 21 pages; three
             copies in OCLC
Book No.:    W-77195                Price: $     250.00
Category:    prisons, IRELAND, SCOTLAND
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Title:       A General Abridgment of Cases in Equity, Argued and Adjudged in
             the High Court of Chancery, &c. With Several Cases never before
             published [etc.] [with] A General Abridgment of Cases in Equity,
             Volume II. Two Volumes [complete]. Folio
Publisher:   [1] Printed by E. and R. Nutt [2] Printed by Henry Lintot, London,
             1732-56.
Description: First editions of both volumes of the most extensive of all the
             digests of cases in equity, published throughout the century and
             praised by Holdsworth as "[t]he most important of these
             Abridgments and the only one which was completed"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards (bindings vary), the second
             volume extensively glossed throughout, both well-preserved; the
             Taussig set
Book No.:    W-78899                Price: $     950.00
Category:    Abridgements, reports of cases, equity
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Author:      Lambarde, William
Title:       A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and
             Customes of that Shyre . . . first published in the yeere 1576 and
             now increased and altered after the Authors owne last Copie.
             S.T.C. 15176
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . By Edm. Bollifant, London, 1596.
Description: The received edition of the first English county history,
             "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England, praised as
             based on wide and critical reading and "packed with learned
             information [which] still has great value for the modern world"
Condition:   Modern gilt-panelled crimson morocco, gilt edges, contemporary
             annotations, especially attractive, with the Chadwyck-Healey
             bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78898                Price: $    3250.00
Category:    
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       The Harvard Law School, Its History, Its Development, Its Needs.
             Setaro 337
Publisher:   Harvard University Law School Endowment Fund, New York, n.d..
Description: The rare original issuance of Dean Pound's elaborate proposals for
             the future of Harvard Law School, including four appendices and
             two folding plans (two different views of the proposed expansion
             of Langdell Hall) not present in the later reissue
Condition:   Original oversized stapled wraps, a trifle worn, else a very good
             copy; 28 pages + two folding plans; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:    W-78949                Price: $     175.00
Category:    
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Author:
Title:       Six Autograph Letters signed, from Wait Talcott to his wife,
             Elizabeth, written while Talcott was in Washington D.C. before the
             United States Supreme Court, having been sued by Cyrus McCormick
             for patent violations, fourteen pages in total
Publisher:   Privately Written, Washington, 1858.
Description: The case said to have "lifted Lincoln into a Presidential
             candidate", these letters written by Talcott (who had retained
             Lincoln as his lawyer) while attending the argument before the
             Court, providing the funds for Lincoln's ensuing Senate candidacy
Condition:   Blank sheets measuring about 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, horizontal
             folds and very light browning, altogether extremely well preserved
             in a clear hand
Book No.:    W-78964                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    the Presidency, patents
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Author:      Parker, Thomas
Title:       The Laws of Shipping and Insurance . . . An Account of the
             Jurisdiction of the Admiralty Courts. With The Determinations of
             the Courts of Justice on Trials concerning Shipping, Insurance,
             Losses, Averages, Bottomry, Barratry [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1775.
Description: Only edition of the principal legal work of Parker, a Lincoln's
             Inn barrister, setting forth Parliamentary legislation from the
             mid 14th century, briefly analysing maritime and admiralty law,
             and digesting the leading cases of the preceding 80 years
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the original label preserved,
             some browning and staining, else quite sound and usable; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78874                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    maritime law, admiralty, trials
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Title:       An Act for granting and applying certain Stamp Duties, and other
             Duties, in the British Colonies and Plantations in America,
             towards further defraying the Expences of defending, protecting,
             and securing the same [5 Geo III c.12] [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Mark Baskett [etc.], London, 1765.
Description: The first (and the official) printing of the Stamp Act, calling
             forth the iconic objections of the colonies, leading to a
             coalesced Sons of Liberty, a decade of debate, and, ultimately,
             the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, the sewing loose, else a very
             good, untrimmed copy preserved in a modern folding case; title +
             279-310 pages
Book No.:    W-76260                Price: $   11500.00
Category:    American Revolution, colonies, Acts, Parliament
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Title:       Typed Letter Signed on State of New York, Division of State Racing
             Commission Letterhead, from Herbert Bayard Swope as its Chairman
             to Justice Louis D. Brandeis at his home address on California
             Street in Washington D.C., one page dated May 15, 1940
Publisher:   Privately Written, Albany?, 1940.
Description: A straightforward letter, though seemingly with a light, even
             amusing touch, in which Swope ("the greatest reporter of his
             time") informs Brandeis that the special card of admission to all
             New York race courses formerly sent him had been abolished
Condition:   Two horizontal folds, in blue ink, well preserved with Swope's
             signature clean and legible
Book No.:    W-78963                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Supreme Court, Law of Horses
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Author:      Caesar, Julius
Title:       The Ancient State, Authoritie, and Proceedings of the Court of
             Requests. 2. Octob. 1596. S.T.C. 4341. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by the deputies of C. Barker, London, 1597.
Description: Only edition of the principal work of the most prominent civil
             lawyer of his generation, his "learned historical essay" (in Sir
             John Baker's words), part of the long struggle between the common
             lawyers, Coke first among them, and the civilians
Condition:   Modern calf, some staining mainly to the upper margin, cut
             somewhat close, catchwords occasionally affected (legibility
             maintained); the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78873                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    17TH CENTURY
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Author:      Donahue, Jr., Charles
Title:       Law, Marriage, and Society in the Later Middle Ages
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, New York, 2007.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-78962                Price: $      75.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL, marriage, canon law
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Author:      Cecil, William, Lord Burghley
Title:       The Execution of Justice in England for maintenaunce of publique
             and Christian peace, against certeine stirrers of sedition, and
             adherents to the traytors and enemies of the Realme, without any
             Persecvtion of them [etc.]. S.T.C. 4903; Beale T326
Publisher:   Imprinted at London mense Ian. 1583. An. Reg. Eliz. 26 [etc.],
             London, 1584.
Description: The reissue of Cecil's famous tract, "one of the first literary
             examples of a change in men's conceptions about religious
             toleration", defending the execution of Edmund Campion and other
             Catholics, but for treason, not for their religious beliefs
Condition:   Modern calf, the title soiled and top margin cut close touching
             some running heads (legibility not affected), else clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78872                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    
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Author:      Stephenson, Andrew
Title:       A History of Roman Law, With a Commentary on the Institutes of
             Gaius and Justinian
Publisher:   Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1912.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, rubbed, the spine somewhat dull, else a very
             good copy
Book No.:    W-78945                Price: $     150.00
Category:    roman law
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Title:       The Tryal of Thomas Earl of Macclesfield, In the House of Peers,
             For High Crimes and Misdemeanors [bound with] The Accompts of the
             Several Masters of the High Court of Chancery of the Securities,
             Effects, and Cash, Belonging to the Suitors of that Court
Publisher:   Printed by Sam. Buckley in Amen-Corner [imprints differ slightly],
             London, 1725.
Description: The official account of the impeachment trial of Thomas Parker,
             accused of vast financial corruption as Lord Chancellor and
             unanimously convicted by the House of Lords, sentenced to a fine
             of 30,000 pounds and imprisonment in the Tower of London
Condition:   Contemporary blind panelled calf, crudely rebacked, occasionally
             dusty, else clean and usable, a good working copy
Book No.:    W-78961                Price: $     150.00
Category:    trials
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Author:      Frankfurter, Felix
Title:       The Public & Its Government. Second Printing
Publisher:   Yale University Press, New Haven, 1931.
Description: Frankfurter's lectures at Yale, the fourth of which ("Expert
             Administration and Democracy") he was especially keen that
             President Roosevelt should read, this copy evidencing the decades-
             long friendship between the Whiteheads and the Frankfurters
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in an unclipped dustjacket,
             presentation copy "For / Evelyn & Alfred [North Whitehead] /
             Affectionately / Felix"
Book No.:    W-78960                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Supreme Court
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Author:      Amos, Sheldon
Title:       The Science of Law
Publisher:   Henry S. King & Co., 65 Cornhill, and 12 Paternoster Row, London,
             1874.
Description: First English edition of Amos's most successful work, written
             while he was Professor of Jurisprudence in University College,
             London, the chair held by Austin, whose influence with that of
             Bentham is evident throughout
Condition:   Original red decorated cloth, the spine somewhat darkened and its
             top taped, else a very good copy; The International Scientific
             Series Volume X
Book No.:    W-78943                Price: $      35.00
Category:    jurisprudence, philosophy of law, jurisprudence, philosophy of law
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Author:
Title:       Ano Reg. Iacobi . . . At the Parliament begun and holden at
             Westminster . . . in the first yeere of the Raigne [with] the
             third yeere [with] the fourth yeere [with] the seventh year [with]
             the 21st yeere. S.T.C. 9500; 9502.5; 9505; 9506.5; 9507. Folio
Publisher:   Imprinted by Robert Barker [imprints vary], London, 1604-24.
Description: A rare collection of the statutory compilations containing all the
             legislation enacted by Parliament during the reign of James I
             (save three subsidies), including the foundational acts concerning
             witchcraft (in 1604) and monopolies (in 1624)
Condition:   Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, rebacked, somewhat
             rubbed, else quite bright, with the Earl de Grey West Park
             bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78907                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    Acts, Parliament, Intellectual Property, patents, witchcraft
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Author:      Cosin, Richard
Title:       An Apologie for Sundrie Proceedings by Iurisdiction
             Ecclesiasticall . . . Respectiuelie submitted to the graue
             iudgements of the reuerend Iudges and other Sages of the Common
             lawe: of Iudicious Professors of the Viuill lawe [etc.]. S.T.C.
             5821; Beale T249
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.],
             London, 1593.
Description: The much expanded, final edition of Cosin's most important work,
             "the standard defence of the jurisdiction of the church courts and
             high commission" and a major contribution to his distinguished
             career at the apex of the ecclesiastical court system
Condition:   Later calf, quite rubbed, light browning, the top margin cut close
             (a few running heads affected, but not legibility), sound; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78903                Price: $    1650.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Simpson, A.W.B. (ed.)
Title:       Biographical Dictionary of the Common Law
Publisher:   Butterworths, London, 1984.
Description: The only modern Anglo-American collective legal biography,
             covering the common law world in its broadest sense, some 700
             entries written by forty contributors, including J.H. Baker, John
             Langbein, and David E.C. Yale, in addition to Professor Simpson
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat faded dustjacket,
             this copy presented to Sir Derek Oulton by the Lord Chancellor's
             Department
Book No.:    W-78957                Price: $     150.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Hooker, Richard
Title:       Of the Lawes of Ecclesiasticall Politie [bound with] Of the Lawes
             of Ecclesiasticall Politie. The fift Booke. S.T.C. 13712 and
             13712.5
Publisher:   Printed by John Windet [etc.] [imprints differ slightly], London,
             1593 & 1597.
Description: First editions of both parts of Hooker's monumental work,
             examining the underlying principles of the supremacy of law, thus
             in Holdsworth's words "of immense historical interest" and, given
             its subsequent impact, "of equal constitutional importance"
Condition:   Modern calf, ex-Christ Church Library, some light staining,
             signatures of Thomas Serle and of ?J.N.L. Myers, else well
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78882                Price: $    6500.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:
Title:       In This Volume are conteined the statutes made and established
             from the time of kyng Henry the thirde, unto the fyrste yere of
             the reigne of our most gratious and victorious soueraine lorde
             king Henry the viii. S.T.C. 9301; Beale S27
Publisher:   In officina Thomae Bertheleti typis impress [etc.], London, 1543.
Description: First printing of the first edition of the statutes of the realm
             commencing with Magna Carta to be rendered into English, playing a
             significant part in the 'Englishing' of English law (previously in
             Latin and Law French) during the Tudor reigns
Condition:   Contemporary blind panelled calf, rebacked, remains of clasps,
             very minor worming, else exceptionally bright and clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78881                Price: $   10500.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:      Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:       Ancient Law, Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and
             its Relation to Modern Ideas. With Introduction and Notes by The
             Right Hon. Sir Frederick Pollock, Bart. LL.D., D.C.L. New Edition
             [with Sir Frederick Pollock's new introduction]
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, W., London, 1930.
Description: Maine's magnum opus, a work recently described as "[n]ext only to
             Blackstone . . . the most durable work of jurisprudence in the
             English language", influential upon Holmes, who confessed to Laski
             it "fed [my] philosophical passion"
Condition:   Original crimson cloth, gilt, the spine somewhat faded and a bit
             spotted, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-78938                Price: $      75.00
Category:    ancient law
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Author:      Parsons, Robert
Title:       An Answere to the Fifth Part of Reportes Lately set forth by Syr
             Edward Cooke . . . Concerning The ancient & moderne . . . lawes of
             England, which do apperteyne to Spirituall Power & Iurisdiction
             [etc.]. S.T.C. 19352 (cancel title)
Publisher:   Imprinted with licence [by F. Bellet], St. Omers, 1606.
Description: Only edition of the polemic which Laski called "an attempt of
             great importance to show how the common law leaves room for the
             Pope", challenging Coke's reports of decisions limiting the
             jurisdiction of the ecclesiastical courts and to Coke's response
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, label lacking, definite browning,
             margins cut close (no text affected), else sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78937                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    reports of cases, Religion
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Author:      Ames, James Barr
Title:       Lectures on Legal History and Miscellaneous Legal Essays. Second
             Thousand Issued in May, 1913
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1913.
Description: Ames' impressive collection of essays primarily on medieval
             English law, about one-third not previously published,
             sufficiently exceptional for Holmes to designate Ames as the sole
             American scholar undertaking work comparable to Maitland's
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, rubbed, the binding slightly crinkled,
             else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-78953                Price: $      25.00
Category:    equity, MEDIEVAL, equity, MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Trusler, John
Title:       A Summary of the Constitutional Law of England, Being an
             Abridgement of the Commentaries of Sir William Blackstone, Knt,
             One of the Justices of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas. Not in
             Eller; Laeuchli 123
Publisher:   W. Sleater, No. 28, and W. Colles, No. 17, Dame-street, Dublin,
             1790.
Description: The only Irish edition of the first abridgment of Blackstone, the
             earliest of three abridgments to appear in the 18th century,
             designed "to make Blackstone's Commentaries useful to all Classes
             of People"; uncommon, three copies in ESTC in the USA
Condition:   Modern 1/4 leather over boards, somewhat rubbed and chafed, some
             browning, but sound, with the advertising leaf preceding the
             title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78935                Price: $     950.00
Category:    Abridgements, English constitutional law
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Author:      Swinburne, Henry
Title:       A Briefe Treatise of Testaments and Last Willes . . . Compiled of
             such lawes Ecclesiasticall and Ciuill, as be not repugnant to the
             lawes, customes, or statutes of this Realme, nor derogatorie to
             the Prerogative Royall [etc.]. S.T.C. 23547.3; not in Beale
Publisher:   Printed by John Windet, London, 1591.
Description: First edition of the first work on the English law of wills, and
             the first work by an Englishman on English canon law, praised by
             J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity and scientific technique" and by
             David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, blind centered lozenges, rebacked, somewhat
             rubbed and chipped, light browning, else well preserved; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78951                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    Wills
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Author:      Morgan, Glenn G.
Title:       Soviet Administrative Legality The Role of the Attorney General's
             Office
Publisher:   Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1962.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in a rubbed dustjacket
Book No.:    W-54815                Price: $      35.00
Category:    SOVIET UNION, administrative law
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Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       Lex Mercatoria: Or, the Merchant's Companion. Containing all the
             Laws and Statutes Relating to Merchandize . . . Privateers, Piracy
             . . . With An Introduction, setting forth the Laws of Nature and
             of Nations, Dominion of the Sea [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1729.
Description: The final, expanded edition of the first general treatise devoted
             to the law merchant to be written by a common law lawyer, adding a
             chapter on the sea laws of Oleron and Rhodes and another as a
             dictionary devoted to law and mercantile terms
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed, else quite clean and
             well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78934                Price: $    1150.00
Category:    Commercial Law, international law, natural law, law of piracy
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Author:
Title:       Returna Brfvivm [Brevium]. S.T.C. 20901; Beale T225
Publisher:   Impressum . . . Per me Robertum Redman [etc.], London, 1541.
Description: A rare printing of the medieval tract deemed essential by
             Holdsworth "because the whole of the local government was carried
             on under judicial forms, and by means of writs original or
             judicial"; this edition perhaps printed by Redman's widow
             Elizabeth
Condition:   Modern crimson morocco, gilt-lettered, all edges gilt, inner gilt
             dentelles (a Riviere binding?), joints rubbed, else quite pretty;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78904                Price: $    2750.00
Category:    Procedure
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Author:
Title:       The Annual Volumes of the Selden Society. Volumes I through LIV.
             Fifty Volumes [lacking five volumes--14, 29, 33, 39, 53--which may
             be obtained in modern reprint]
Publisher:   Selden Society, London, 1887-1935.
Description: A lengthy run of the earliest annual volumes of the Selden
             Society, containing the bulk of the finest early twentieth (and
             late nineteenth) century scholarship on English legal history,
             including all of the contributions by Maitland and many others
Condition:   Original cloth, showing some wear, ex-library, yet generally a
             good usable set
Book No.:    W-75762                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL, English Law
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