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Author:      Fleetwood, William
Title:       Annalium tam Regum Edwardi quinti, Richardi tertii, & Henrici
             septimi, quam Henrici octavi. Titulorum Ordine Alphabetico
             digestorum, Elenchus [etc.]. S.T.C. 11034; Beale T354
Publisher:   In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli . . . Cum Priuilegio, London, 1579.
Description: First edition of the useful index of the year books of the century
             preceeding the work's publication, by the well regarded Fleetwood,
             double-Reader and Recorder of London, arranged alphabetically by
             subject, the reign of Henry VIII separately treated
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt lettered, new endpapers, some light staining and
             minor worming, else well preserved with ample margins; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79088                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Year Books
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Title:       National Library of Scotland: Notable Accessions Since 1925, a
             Book of Illustrations
Publisher:   National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1965.
Description: One of two catalogues celebrating the notable accessions over the
             centuries to the National Library of Scotland, which traces its
             founding to the library formed by the Faculty of Advocates in the
             1680's; with 120 plates, most full page
Condition:   Original printed, sewn wraps, very nice; about 120 pages
Book No.:    W-18436                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Bibliography, SCOTLAND
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Author:      Littleton, Thomas
Title:       Les Tenures du Monsieur Littleton, Ouesque certaine cases addes
             per Auters de puisne temps: Queux Cases vous troueres signes . . .
             Et cy un foites plus admotes al request des Gentlehomes Students
             en le Ley Dengleterre [etc]. S.T.C. 15751; Beale T37
Publisher:   In aedibus Caroli Yetswerte Armigeri . . . Cvm Privilegio, London,
             1594.
Description: A valuable edition of a seminal work of English law (and the first
             English law book to be printed, circa 1481), containing the index
             and with the treatise divided into numbered sections, the scheme
             adopted by Coke in his great gloss on Littleton
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, last leaf defective, else a very good
             copy with an elaborate gloss of the majority of the text; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79091                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    conveyancing, Real Property, Real Property
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Author:      Lyndwood, William
Title:       Constitutiones Angliae Prouinciales ex diuersis Cantuariensium
             Archiepiscoporum Synodalibus decretis . . . Constituiones Item
             Legatinae quas alii legitimas vocant . . . Othonis & Othoboni . .
             . in Angliae Legatorum [etc.]. STC 17112.5; Beale T411variant
Publisher:   Excudebat Thomas Marshe, London, 1557.
Description: Final 16th century edition of Lyndwood's famous work, in
             Maitland's words "the principal witness whom we have to examine,
             if we would discover the theory of law which prevailed in our
             English ecclesiastical courts . . . before the breach with Rome"
Condition:   Modern calf, the boards blind ruled and decorated, the spine gilt
             and blind decorated, crimson morocco label, quite clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79066                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Somers, John, Lord
Title:       A Guide to the Knowledge of the Rights and Privileges of
             Englishmen. Containing . . . Magna Charta, with Remarks thereon .
             . . The Habeas Corpus Act . . . The Bill of Rights . . . To which
             is added, [John Somers] The Security of Englishmens Lives [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Scott, at the Black Swan in Pater-noster-Row,
             London, 1757.
Description: One of the principal works of Somers, "the embodiment of the
             perfect Whig" in Holdsworth's words, and "a master of legal
             principles [and] of presenting them in a lucid form", with the
             glossed landmarks of English constitutional law prefacing its text
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, with the errata pasted
             down on the verso of the title; a clean usable copy
Book No.:    W-79137                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Magna Carta, English constitutional law, habeas corpus, English Law
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Title:       Anno Mariae Primo. Actes made in the Parliamente begonne and
             holden at Westminster the seconde daye of Apryll [1554] in the
             firste yeare of the reygne of oure moste gratious Soueraygne
             Ladye, Marye [until] the v daye of Maye [etc.]. S.T.C. 9443.5
Publisher:   Excusum . . . in aedibus Iohannis Cawodi . . . Mense Maio [etc.],
             London, 1554.
Description: A rare, contemporary printing of the legislation of Mary's second
             parliament, the final parliament during which she reigned as sole
             monarch, including the act [c.2] specifying in great detail the
             terms of the marriage between her and Philip of Spain
Condition:   Later 3/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, slightly rubbed, else
             a good, very crisp copy with ample margins; no copy in ESTC
             outside the British Isles
Book No.:    W-79136                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    Acts, marriage
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Title:       The Correct, Full and Impartial Report of the Trial of Rev.
             Ephraim K. Avery, Before the Supreme Judicial Court of the State
             of Rhode-Island, at Newport, May 6, 1833, for the Murder of Sarah
             M. Cornell. ?Not in Cohen or McDade; compare Cohen 12301; McDade
             36
Publisher:   Marshall and Brown, Providence, 1833.
Description: The rare, possibly first printing of "one of the most famous
             nineteenth century cases", this the 178 page issuance without the
             portrait of Reverend Avery (acquitted after a 27 day trial with
             196 witnesses examined); one copy only in OCLC
Condition:   Later green cloth, worn, somewhat stained, spine darkened, yet
             sound, with an New York 1840 George F. Nesbitt Dry Goods Catalogue
             bound in as endpapers
Book No.:    W-79126                Price: $     350.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, Rhode Island
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Title:       Catalogue of the Extensive Law Library of the Late Augustus Russ,
             of Boston. Together with other Small Consignments Including State
             Reports, U.S. Reports, English and Irish Reports . . . Large
             Collections of Trials [etc.]. McKay 6706
Publisher:   C.F. Libbie & Co., Boston, 1909.
Description: The rare auction catalogue of the vast library of Russ, described
             in 1871 as Boston's "top lawyer", spanning from the 16th to the
             20th centuries, somewhat over 1,100 of the lots his, with the
             balance other consignments; one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed green wraps, well preserved, with the bidding
             slip and return envelope laid in; 1,631 lots in 90 pages
Book No.:    W-79134                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Dealer & Auction Catalogues
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Title:       The Triumphs of Justice over Unjust Judges. Exhibiting I. The
             Names and Crimes of Four and Forty Judges, hanged . . . IV. The
             Proceedings of the Ship-Money Judges . . . VII. The Case of
             William Penn, for a Riot in Fenchurch Street
Publisher:   For J.J. Franklin (Grand Nephew to Dr. Franklin) [etc.], London,
             1817.
Description: A populist tract of the first rank originally published in 1681,
             recounting with approval the executions of oppressive judges and
             praising upright judges and juries (including Sir Matthew Hale and
             the jury acquitting Penn and Mead) and habeas corpus
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning and a very little
             foxing, else sound, 36 pages; uncommon, four copies in OCLC in
             this country
Book No.:    W-79124                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, Radicals, juries, habeas corpus
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Title:       The T. & T. Imprint for the Winter MCMXVI-VII
Publisher:   Taylor & Taylor, San Francisco, 1916.
Description: The "Statement of the Policy of This House", setting forth the
             policy's ten elements, both noble and practical, quoting William
             Morris--"To Us Who Have a Cause at Heart Our Highest Ambition and
             Our Simplest Duty Are One and the Same Thing"
Condition:   Original paper backed decorated boards, just slightly chipped,
             else well preserved, gorgeously printed in red and black; one of
             3,000 copies printed
Book No.:    W-79140                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Fine Printing
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Author:      Califano, Jr, Joseph A.
Title:       Governing America, An Insider's Report from the White House and
             the Cabinet
Publisher:   Simon and Schuster, New York, 1981.
Description: Presentation copy--"For Sidney Sachs -- Whose wisdom and
             compassion have helped so many people -- and who works to preserve
             and repair the basic unit of society - the family From his friend
             and admirer, with much affection Joe Califano February 1983"
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-79131                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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Author:      Herne, John
Title:       The Law of Charitable Uses. Wherein the Statute of 43. Eliz. Chap.
             4 is set forth and Explained; with Directions how to Sue out and
             prosecute Commissions grounded upon that Statute: Also Presidents,
             Inquisitions, and Decrees . . . upon the said Statute
Publisher:   Printed by T.R. for Timothy Twyford [etc.], London, 1660.
Description: First edition of the first treatise on English charitable law,
             examining the pioneering late Elizabethan statute creating poor
             law's legal framework for centuries, with its preamble "to have
             the greatest influence on the English law of charity"
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, the top of the spine just
             chipped, manuscript notes on the first blank, clean and sound, the
             Taussig copy; Wing H1568
Book No.:    W-79114                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    charities, poor law
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Author:      Repp, Thorleifr Gudmundson
Title:       A Historical Treatise on Trial by Jury, Wager of Law, and Other
             Co-Ordinate Forensic Institutions, Formerly in Use in Scandinavia
             and in Iceland
Publisher:   Thomas Clark, Law Bookseller, 36, George Street [etc.], Edinburgh,
             1832.
Description: Only edition of Repp's work (in Forsyth's words "a very learned
             treatise . . . investigat[ing] the subject with diligence and
             accuracy") examining over forty ancient codes and tracing the
             origin of the jury in Scandanavia back almost a millenium
Condition:   Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the joints quite
             rubbed; presentation copy--"Athenae Hafniensi / Auctor / S.p.d. /
             Kal. Aug. MDCCCXXXII"
Book No.:    W-79130                Price: $     750.00
Category:    jurisprudence, ancient law, Iceland
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Author:      Sheppard, William
Title:       A Survey of the County Judicatures, Commonly called the County
             Court, Hundred Court, and Court Baron. Wherein the nature and use
             of them, and the way and order of keeping them is opened; for the
             great ease and profit of all such [etc.]. Wing S3213
Publisher:   Printed by R. Daniel, and are to be sold by Nathaniel Ekins [etc],
             London, 1656.
Description: Sheppard's second major proposal as "Cromwell's Law Reformer",
             seeking to improve the accessibility to justice in local courts,
             avoiding the expense of litigating in the King's courts at
             Westminster, anticipating the reforms not enacted until 1846
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, light browning, one leaf repaired (legibility
             preserved), top margin cut a bit close, else quite crisp; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79100                Price: $     950.00
Category:    courts, justices of peace
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Title:       National Library of Scotland:  Advocates' Library, Notable
             Accessions up to 1925, a Book of Illustrations
Publisher:   National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1965.
Description: One of two catalogues celebrating the notable accessions over the
             centuries to the National Library of Scotland, which traces its
             founding to the library formed by the Faculty of Advocates in the
             1680's; with over 120 plates, most full page
Condition:   Original printed, sewn wraps; well printed
Book No.:    W-18435                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Bibliography, SCOTLAND
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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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Title:       The Pocket Penal, Criminal Procedure, and Police Codes; Also The
             Railway Act. The Prisoners' Act. The Prisoners' Testimony Act. The
             Whipping Act. The Breach of Contract Act. The Foreign Extradition
             Act. The Indian Extradition Act [etc.]
Publisher:   Thacker, Spink and Co., Calcutta, 1898.
Description: A rare, elaborately well prepared edition of the legislation
             governing criminal matters in late Victorian India, setting forth
             the legislation verbatim, together with illustrations and other
             gloss and, as appropriate, tabular and comparative tables
Condition:   Original black cloth, gilt, rubbed, with frequent underlining,
             vertical markings, and notations; one copy in OCLC in the USA, not
             in a law library
Book No.:    W-71278                Price: $     350.00
Category:    INDIA, criminal law, international law, Acts, contracts
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Title:       The Proceedings at the Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and
             Terminer, for the City of London and County of Middlesex . . .
             Being the First Sessions in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable
             Sir Richard Brocas [etc.]. Numbers I-VIII [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for T. Payne, at the Crown in Ivy-Lane [etc.], London,
             1730-31.
Description: The complete Old Bailey sessions for the year, disclosing as no
             other source does the operation of London's most famous criminal
             court, over 375 cases heard, with the sentences imposed--death
             (55) and (the majority) transportation (257), inter alia
Condition:   Modern calf-backed marbled boards, quite fresh and with ample
             margins, with ownership signatures of [Lord] Somerville; two
             complete copies in ESTC
Book No.:    W-79087                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Title:       Forms in Bankruptcy, Sold By H. Cullingworth & Son, Law
             Booksellers, No. 38 Boar Lane, Leeds . . . Forms of Law, in the
             Bradford and County Courts [and] Law Books on Sale by H.
             Cullingworth and Son
Publisher:   H. Cullingworth & Son, Leeds, 1837.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded advertising sheet, listing 58 bankruptcy
             forms on its recto and 52 new and second-hand law books on its
             verso, the earliest an edition of Hale's Analysis of 1713 and two
             Blackstone's, each priced with format and binding given
Condition:   Broadsheet measuring about 7 x 12 inches, with conjugal blank,
             three horizontal folds, some marginal browning and a few chips,
             else quite well preserved
Book No.:    W-79086                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Forms & Form Books, bankruptcy, legal ephemera, Broadside
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Author:      Sheppard, William
Title:       The Offices and Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tything-men,
             Treasurers of the County-stock, Overseers for the Poore, and other
             lay-Ministers. Whereunto are adjoyned the severall Offices of
             Church-Ministers and Churchwardens. Wing S3200
Publisher:   Printed by Ric. Hodgkinsonne . . . for William Cooke [etc.],
             London, 1641.
Description: First edition of Sheppard's first work, anticipating his many
             efforts as Cromwell's law reformer and "containing an important
             part of his philosophy of government", including two chapters on
             prisons and a final two (100+ pages) on church officials
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, the original
             flyleaves (with jottings and squiggles) preserved, quite crisp;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79085                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    English Commonwealth, INDIA, Religion, poor law, prisons
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Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       A Guide for Constables, Churchwardens, Overseers of the Poor,
             Surveyors of the High-ways . . . Toll Takers in Fairs . . .
             shewing The Extent and Latitude of the several Offices . . . by
             common Law and Statute [etc.]. Fourth Edition. Wing M1795
Publisher:   Printed for Geo. Sawbridge [and ten others], London, 1674.
Description: A rare edition of Meriton's most popular work (one of a dozen
             which he wrote while a Yorkshire attorney) designed to supplement
             and correct Lambarde and Sheppard, with eleven editions appearing
             between 1669 and 1685; three copies in Wing
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered blind ruled sheep, rubbed, top of spine
             just chipped, light browning, yet quite crisp and well preserved;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79081                Price: $     650.00
Category:    justices of peace
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Author:      Bayne, Alexander
Title:       Institutions of the Criminal Law of Scotland
Publisher:   Printed for, and sold by Gideon Crawfurd Bookseller [etc.],
             Edinburgh, 1748.
Description: Second (and last) edition of the second legal treatise on Scots
             criminal law, written by Bayne for his students at the University
             of Edinburgh where he was the first occupant of the chair of Scots
             law; rare, ESTC locating three copies in this country
Condition:   Modern black cloth, gilt, light browning, else a very good, crisp
             copy
Book No.:    W-79116                Price: $     450.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, criminal law
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Title:       The Actis and Constitutiounis of the Realme of Scotland maid in
             Parliamentis haldin be . . . Kingis Iames the First, Secund,
             thrid, Feird, Fyft, and in tyme of Marie now Quene of Scottis
             [with acts of two other Parliaments]. S.T.C. 21876a, 21881, and
             21883
Publisher:   [1] Robert Lekpreuik [2 and 3] Iohne Ros, Edinburgh, 1566 & 1575.
Description: First edition variant issue of the first collected laws of
             Scotland, beginning with the statutes passed at the first
             parliament of James I in 1424 through 1566, the year of
             publication, preserving part of the original record otherwise lost
Condition:   Modern panelled morocco, extra-gilt, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns, title just trimmed, some staining, ex-Skene Library;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79002                Price: $    7500.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, Acts
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Title:       The Actis and Constitutiounis of the Realme of Scotland maid in
             Parliamentis haldin be the . . . Kingis Iames the First, Secund,
             thrid, Feird, Fyft, and in tyme of Marie now quene of Scottis
             [with acts of two other Parliaments]. S.T.C. 21875, 21881, 21883
Publisher:   [1] Robert Lekpreuik [2 and 3] Iohne Ros, Edinburgh, 1566 & 1575.
Description: The rare first edition of Scotland's first collected laws, first
             identified by Davidson (whose copy this was), including statutes
             subsequently removed, printing the acts of Scotland from 1424 to
             1566; no copy in ESTC outside the United Kingdom
Condition:   Eighteenth century calf, joints cracking but holding, the John
             Davidson / Broxbourne copy with Davidson's ownership signature;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79001                Price: $   12500.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, Acts
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Title:       We the People: A Celebration of the Bicentennial of the United
             Sttes Constitution
Publisher:   Howard University School of Law, Washington, 1987.
Description: The issue dedicated to Thurgood Marshall, thirty essays, including
             that by Justice Marshall ("The Constitution: A Living Document"),
             Clarence Thomas, then Chair of the EEOC, Ossie Davis, Benjamin
             Hooks, and Floyd McKissack, inter alia
Condition:   Original printed illustrated sewn wraps, a trifle worn, else a
             very good copy; Volume 30 Number 4 of the Howard Law Journal
Book No.:    W-79099                Price: $      85.00
Category:    constitutional law, Supreme Court, Black lawyers
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Author:      Chalmers, Dalzell
Title:       The Law As It Affects Cyclists. With the Principal Cases on the
             Subject, an Appendix of French Law, and a Complete Index
Publisher:   Butterworth & Co., 7, Fleet Street, E.C. Law Publishers, London,
             1899.
Description: Only edition of one of the earliest works on the law of cyclists,
             written by an Inner Temple barrister, treating inter alia of
             furious riding (or "scorching"), stolen goods, bells and lights,
             and incapacity to contract, including married women
Condition:   Original flexible printed yellow cloth, lightly worn and somewhat
             soiled, else a good sound copy
Book No.:    W-79098                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Law of Bicycles, Law of Bicycles
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Author:      Robinson, Henry
Title:       Certain Considerations [on] speedy, cheap, and equall . . .
             Justice throughout the Nation [with] William Walwin, Juries
             justified [with] Zachary Babington, Advice to Grand Jurors in
             Cases of Blood [with] John Hawles, The Englishman's Right
Publisher:   Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1978.
Description: Four seventeenth century tracts focusing in significant part on
             the power and central role of the English jury, concluding with
             Hawle's work, recently termed "the foundation text of jury
             independence and of the jury as the bulwark of English liberty"
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, quite worn, ex-library, a working copy
             only; the facsimile reissue of the four works printed between 1651
             and 1680
Book No.:    W-79097                Price: $     150.00
Category:    17TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY, juries, legal reform
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Author:      Bisset, James (ed.)
Title:       Abridgment and Collection of the Acts of Assembly Of the Province
             of Maryland, At present in Force. With A small choice Collection
             of Precedents in Law and Conveyancing. Calculated for the Use of
             the Gentlemen of the Province. Cohen 5670; Wroth 215
Publisher:   Printed by William Bradford, Printer . . . for the Author,
             Philadelphia, 1759.
Description: The only abridgement of Maryland's colonial laws, the fourth
             abridgement of a colony's laws published in this country, preceded
             by those in Virginia and Pennsylvania, the only other two colonies
             whose laws were individually abridged
Condition:   Modern 1/4 cloth over decorated boards, somewhat strained,
             definite browning and some staining, a few marginal signatures
             excised; a serviceable copy
Book No.:    W-79095                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Abridgements, Maryland, Acts, conveyancing
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Title:       The Laws Respecting Women, As they regard their Natural Rights, or
             their Connections and Conduct . . . The Whole laid down according
             to the Principles of the Common and Statute Law, explained by the
             Practice of the Courts of Law and Equity [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard, London,
             1777.
Description: Only edition of one of the four early books on the English law of
             women, compared favorably by Holdsworth to its predecessors ("[a]
             larger and better book . . . clearly written"), with a third part
             on crimes and a fourth on parents and children
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite rubbed, the spine extra
             gilt, red edges, new endpapers, light browning, well preserved;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79078                Price: $    2750.00
Category:    women's law
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Title:       The Case Against Nightwork for Women, Revised With New
             Introduction to March 1, 1918. Court of Appeals, State of New
             York. The People of the State of New York v. Charles Schweinler
             Press. Prepared April, 1914 by Louis D. Brandeis and Josephine
             Goldmark
Publisher:   National Consumers' League, 289 Fourth Avenue, New York, 1918.
Description: A major "Brandeis Brief", building on the landmark case of Muller
             v Oregon by seeking to extend its protections to legislation
             regulating night hours for women, successfully realized with the
             New York Court of Appeals unanimous decision upholding it
Condition:   ?Later blue cloth, gilt, front wrap bound in, ex-Meadville
             Theological School, presented to the School by the League, clean
             and usable; 452 pages
Book No.:    W-79093                Price: $     350.00
Category:    women's law, Supreme Court
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Title:       Military Tribunals. Case No. 7. The United States of America
             against Wilhelm List, Maximilian von Weichs, Lothar Rendulic,
             Walter Kuntze, Hermann Foertsch, Franz Boehme, Helmuth Felmy,
             Hubert Lanz, Ernst Dehner [and three others] Defendants
Publisher:   Prepared by Public Relations Division, OCC-WC, Nuremberg, 1947.
Description: The seemingly unrecorded summary of the charges brought against
             twelve high-ranking Nazi generals accused of mass murder and
             torture, inter alia, with brief descriptions of the defendants,
             the indictment, the four counts, and a courtroom chart
Condition:   Original oversized folded wraps, a bit chipped and with a stain in
             the lower margin, else a very good copy, seventeen pages; no copy
             in OCLC
Book No.:    W-79092                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Nuremberg
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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, 1792.
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:      Meriton, George
Title:       Land-Lords Law . . . Being A Collection of several Cases in the
             Law concerning Leases, Distresses, Replevins, Rescous, Waste and
             several other Matters which often happen between Land-Lord and
             Tenant [etc.]. Wing M1802
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of John More, London, 1665.
Description: The rare first edition of the first work on the English law of
             landlord and tenant, especially important to the history of
             English land law, reflecting England's unique position among
             European countries in the amount of land cultivated by leasehold
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite worn, rebacked, new endpapers, some
             worming and paper repairs, but sturdy and usable, six copies in
             ESTC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79074                Price: $     850.00
Category:    landlord and tenant
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Author:      Hale, Richard Walden
Title:       Some Table Talk of Mr. Justice Holmes and "The Mrs."
Publisher:   Privately Printed [Addison C. Getchell & Son, Printers], Boston,
             1935.
Description: The charming Christmas Greetings, patterned after Selden's 'Table
             Talk', brought together by Holmes' close friend, Richard Walden
             Hale, the founder of Hale and Dorr, capturing the Justice and 'The
             Mrs.' at their informal anecdotal best
Condition:   Original stapled printed salmon wraps, a very good copy; 17 pages
Book No.:    W-79090                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Supreme Court
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Author:      Lilly, John
Title:       A Continuation of the Practical Register [of William Style], in
             Two Parts. Wherein are contained Many Rules of Court, and also
             Practical Cases [with] a Table of all the Acts of Parliament
             mentioned in both these Parts. Two Volumes [complete]. Cowley 198
Publisher:   Printed by John Nutt . . . for Charles Harper [etc.], London,
             1710.
Description: Lilly's continuation of Style's work, "a useful guide to modern
             practice decisions collected at a time when the law reports were
             somewhat thin or non-existent", in John Baker's words,
             anticipating Lilly's like titled work published as late as 1747
Condition:   Contemporary calf, later paper labels, rubbed, some ink staining
             to the boards, light browning, yet a good usable set; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79056                Price: $     550.00
Category:    English Law, Abridgements
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Author:      Ballow, Henry
Title:       A Treatise of Equity. With the Addition of Marginal References and
             Notes: By John Fonblanque, Esq. Barrister at Law. Second
             [Fonblanque] Edition, with Additions. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed for W. Clarke and Son . . . R. Noble, Printer [etc.],
             London, 1799.
Description: Final 18th century edition of the first systematic work on modern
             equity and "the first coherent English treatise on contract" in
             John Baker's words; it was, Johnson told Boswell, "chiefly from
             Mr. Ballow" that the Doctor had learned what law he knew
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, a very clean
             set, with the three advertising pages in volume two; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79050                Price: $     450.00
Category:    equity
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