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Author:
Title:       Travel, Americana Including Selections from the Library of William
             Maxwell Evarts, 19th & 20th Century American and British
             Literature
Publisher:   Oinonen Book Auctions, Sunderland, MA, 2000.
Description: Original printed stapled wraps, 200 lots in 22 pages; with prices
             realized list laid in
Condition:
Book No.:    W-91995                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Dealer & Auction Catalogues
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book #77344
Author:      Wade, John
Title:       A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially
             Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming,
             Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons
             of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Publisher:   Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Description: Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th
             century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance
             with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of
             Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Condition:   Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a
             good usable copy
Book No.:    W-77344                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
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book #79734
Author:
Title:       Ordines Cancellariae: Being Orders of the High Court of Chancery
             from the First Year of King Charles I. To this present Hillary
             Term, 1697. Examined By the Original Orders To which is added the
             Rules and Orders Of the Court of Exchequer. Wing O415
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London,
             1698.
Description: The orders continuing those originated by Francis Bacon, in
             Holdsworth's words "fix[ing] the practice of the court till the
             [19th century] reforms", Bacon's sole successful effort at
             codification and "the best evidence of [the court's] organization"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the spine rubbed and the joints just cracking,
             else clean, without an advertising leaf, with a duplicated title;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79734                Price: $     750.00
Category:    equity, courts, codification, legal reform
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Author:      Whetstone, Ann
Title:       Scottish County Government in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth
             Centuries
Publisher:   John Donald, Edinburgh, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-54274                Price: $      25.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, 18TH CENTURY, 19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Swindler, William F.
Title:       The Constitution and Chief Justice Marshall
Publisher:   Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1978.
Description: The biography designed to provide background material for the film
             series 'Equal Justice Under Law'; with an introduction by Warren
             Burger, portions of whose Bentham Club lecture on 'Mr. Marshall,
             Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. Marbury' is appended
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy, in a somewhat worn and chipped
             dustjacket
Book No.:    W-70783                Price: $      45.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, constitutional law, Supreme Court
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Author:      Spence, Clark C.
Title:       Territorial Politics and Government in Montana 1864-89
Publisher:   University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-12270                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Montana, 19TH CENTURY, Western (US) law
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Author:      Smith, Grant H.
Title:       The History of the Comstock Lode, 1850-1920 [Originally published
             as University of Nevada Bulletin, Volume XXXVII, No. 3, in July,
             1943]
Publisher:   University of Nevada, Mackay School of Mines, Reno, 1980.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed wraps, showing wear, but sound, 305 pages; this
             the ninth printing of the 1966 first revised edition
Book No.:    W-75365                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Nevada, mining law, 19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Johnson, Kenneth M.
Title:       The Bar Association of San Francisco, The First Hundred Years
             1872/1972
Publisher:   Bar Association of San Francisco, San Francisco, 1972.
Description: A work of some biographical value, with discussion and mention of
             other California and San Francisco bar groups, including the State
             Bar, Queen's Bench, the Barristers' Club, the Lawyers Club, and
             the State Judicial Council
Condition:   Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy in a considerably rubbed
             dustjacket
Book No.:    W-77964                Price: $      35.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, American Indian Law, Bench and Bar, California, San Francisco
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Author:      Dunne, Gerald T.
Title:       Joseph Story, The Great Term--1837
Publisher:   Saint Louis University Law Journal, St. Louis, 1969.
Description: The rare, separate printing of the eleventh in a series of essays
             written by Mr. Dunne, subsequently to appear, as revised, in his
             biography of Justice Story ("Justice Joseph Story and the Rise of
             the Supreme Court"), published the following year
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, unevenly faded, now preserved in a
             cloth folding case, 23 pages, from the Fall issue, Volume 14, No.
             1; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:    W-78434                Price: $      75.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court, 19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Swindler, William F.
Title:       Court and Constitution in the Twentieth Century, The Old Legality
             1889-1932
Publisher:   Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-63553                Price: $      35.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional law
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book #75923
Author:      Coote, Richard Holmes
Title:       A Treatise on the Law of Mortgage [with] A Treatise on the Law of
             Mortgage, Part the Second; with Precedents and Indexes
Publisher:   Printed for Joseph Butterworth and Son, Law Booksellers [etc.],
             London, 1821-23.
Description: First edition of the earlier of two pre-eminent 19th century
             treatises on the law of mortgage, undertaken by a Lincoln's Inn
             barrister and praised by Holdsworth (the "standard work"), and
             published for over a century, reaching a ninth edition in 1927
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, early neat occasional
             underlining and a trace of foxing in the last pages; a very good
             bright copy
Book No.:    W-75923                Price: $     650.00
Category:    mortgages
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Author:      O'Brien, Gail Williams
Title:       The Legal Fraternity and the Making of a New South Community,
             1848-1882
Publisher:   University of Georgia Press, Athens, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-49107                Price: $      25.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, The South
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book #79520
Author:
Title:       An Ordinance For Adjourning part of Easter Term. 1654. Whereas
             many abuses and corruptions are crept into the ordinary course and
             administration of Justice, both in Law and Equity . . . Saturday
             April 8, 1654 [etc.]. Wing C7127; Steele I, 3031
Publisher:   Printed by William du-Gard, and Henry Hills [etc.], London, 1654.
Description: The ordinance launching Cromwell's effort to reform the courts,
             "one of the two innovative accomplishments of the protectorate",
             leading to the 1654 Chancery Ordinance (drafted by William
             Sheppard), reforms not fully realized until the 19th century
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 8x14 inches, left margin partly trimmed
             (no text affected), the imprint faint, light browning, sound; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79520                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    courts, legal reform, English Commonwealth, Broadside
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book #65632
Author:      Dudlay, Edmonde
Title:       The Tree of Common Wealth . . . Written . . . While a Prisoner in
             the Tower, in the Years 1509 and 1510, and under Sentence of Death
             for High Treason. Now first Printed from a Copy of his Manuscript
             for the Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Simms & Co., Manchester, 1859.
Description: The first edition of Dudley's treatise on political theory,
             curiously printed by the Rosicrucians in the mid-19th century,
             written in justification of absolute monarchy as Henry VIII was
             crowned and as Dudley futilely sought to avoid his execution
Condition:   3/4 morocco, spine quite chipped, fading, original wraps bound in
Book No.:    W-65632                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Religion, 16TH CENTURY
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book #77923
Author:
Title:       Trial of the Information ex Officio, The King versus John Lambert
             and Another [James Perry], On a Charge of Libel on His Majesty's
             Person Inserted in The Morning Chronicle. Edited by James Perry.
             Not in McCoy [compare McCoy 1C380]
Publisher:   Printed by John Lambert, Strand for James Ridgway [etc.], London,
             1810.
Description: The trial account contributing to expanding freedom of the press
             in early 19th century England, in part due to Lord Ellenborough's
             evenhanded charge to the jury (which acquitted), and despite
             William Garrow's efforts prosecuting as attorney general
Condition:   Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, printed paper label, a very
             good clean copy
Book No.:    W-77923                Price: $     350.00
Category:    libel and slander, trials, criminal law
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Author:      Kirsop, Wallace
Title:       Buying Law Books in Nineteenth-Century Melbourne
Publisher:   Centre for the Book, Monash University, Melbourne, 2003.
Description: A cultured, suggestive, and seemingly pioneering, lecture on the
             market for law books in Melbourne from about 1840 to 1900, noting
             the early predominance of auctions and discussing principal
             collectors, both institutional and private
Condition:   Printed pink stapled wraps, a bit spotted, else well-preserved, 23
             pages; one of 200 copies
Book No.:    W-71327                Price: $      25.00
Category:    AUSTRALIA, Bibliography, 19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Rolt, John
Title:       The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Sir John Rolt, Lord Justice of
             the Court of Appeal in Chancery 1804-1871 [Edited by C.T. Le
             Quesne]
Publisher:   Printed by Order of the Masters of the Bench . . . Inner Temple,
             London], 1939.
Description: First publication of the miraculously surviving autobiography of
             John Rolt, who, though orphaned at age ten, through native
             intelligence and diligence became an accomplished Chancery
             practitioner and, subsequently, attorney general and judge
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the frontispiece
             portrait and ten additional full page plates
Book No.:    W-16015                Price: $      45.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, biography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Martin, Benjamin F.
Title:       Crime and Criminal Justice Under the Third Republic, The Shame of
             Marianne
Publisher:   Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-57099                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, FRANCE
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Author:      Firth, C.H. (intro.).
Title:       Stuart Tracts 1603-1693
Publisher:   Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Description:
Condition:   Facsimile selections from Arber's 19th century "English Garner"
Book No.:    W-42781                Price: $      35.00
Category:    17TH CENTURY
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Author:      Neal, David
Title:       The Rule of Law in a Penal Colony, Law and Power in Early New
             South Wales
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-54182                Price: $      65.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, AUSTRALIA
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book #72355
Author:      Field, Stephen J.
Title:       Personal Reminiscences of Early Days in California, With Other
             Sketches. To Which Is Added the Story of His Attempted
             Assassination by a Former Associate on the Supreme Bench of the
             State. By Hon. George C. Gorham
Publisher:   Printed for a Few Friends. Not Published, Washington], 1893.
Description: Seemingly Justice Field's personal copy, with his booksticker ("S
             J Field") on the upper corner of the front pastedown, a work which
             Thomas Barnes states "ranks with the best of Old West memoirs and
             possesses unusual value as historical evidence"
Condition:   Original 3/4 black morocco over marbled boards, quite worn,
             repaired, ?relettered, but sound; large-paper copy, with the
             three-line errata on page 297
Book No.:    W-72355                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, California, Supreme Court
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book #74786
Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       Criminal Justice in America. Setaro 172
Publisher:   Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1930.
Description: First edition of Pound's 1924 Colver Lectures delivered at Brown
             University upon a subject which had long occupied him, with both
             his proposed reforms and his historical analysis of criminal
             justice in 19th century America and in England
Condition:   The dedication copy, presented to Theodore Francis Green, with
             Dean Pound's lengthy, personal inscription on the front blank
             dated September 22, 1930
Book No.:    W-74786                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    criminal law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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Author:      Fraser, Antonia
Title:       Perilous Question. Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink,
             1832
Publisher:   Public Affairs, New York, 2013.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-79877                Price: $      18.50
Category:    19TH CENTURY, legal reform
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Author:      Fifoot (ed.), C.H.S.
Title:       The Letters of Frederic William Maitland
Publisher:   Selden Society [Supplementary Series, Volume 1], London, 1965.
Description: All of Maitland's letters of substance insofar as Fifoot could
             locate them, exactly 500 in number, disclosing that Maitland was
             as felicitous and engaging a correspondent as he was an author;
             superbly edited
Condition:   Original crimson cloth, a bit faded, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-62303                Price: $      45.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, Law and Literature
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Author:      Larsen, Lawrence H.
Title:       Federal Justice in Western Missouri, the Judges, the Cases, the
             Times
Publisher:   University of Missouri Press, Columbia, 1994.
Description:
Condition:   A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-30291                Price: $      25.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Missouri
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book #75495
Author:      Cornish, William, Stuart Anderson, et al
Title:       1820-1914: English Legal System [with] 1820-1914: Private Law
             [with] 1820-1914: Fields of Development [The Oxford History of the
             Laws of England, Volumes XI, XII, and XIII]. Three Volumes
Publisher:   Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010.
Description: The chronologically final and latest published volumes in the
             series under the general editorship of Sir John Baker, "drawing
             heavily upon recent research using unpublished materials", and
             ultimately to replace and supplement Holdsworth's great work
Condition:   Original cloth, as new in the dustjackets
Book No.:    W-75495                Price: $     900.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Gregor, Francis
Title:       Two Letters: The First Containing Some Remarks on the Meeting . .
             . To Celebrate the Acquittal of Messrs. Hardy, J.H. Tooke,
             Thelwall, and Others, in November 1791 . . . The Second Containing
             a Short Compartative Sketch of Our Practical Constitution [&c]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty [etc.], London,
             1810.
Description: An uncommon tract criticizing at length the treason trials of the
             1790's (examining the trial transcripts and their "disgusting
             detail"), along with the reformers of the early 19th century,
             including Sir Francis Burdett and William Cobbett
Condition:   Modern marbled boards, a very good clean copy, 57 pages and an
             advertising leaf not noted in OCLC, with the half-title; no copy
             in a law library in OCLC
Book No.:    W-77803                Price: $     450.00
Category:    
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Author:
Title:       Printed Books, Law Books, & Postcards, To be Sold by Auction,
             Wednesday 12th November 1986 [etc.]
Publisher:   Phillips Scotland, Edinburgh, 1986.
Description: Fifty-eight law lots (lots 22 to 26 and 101 to 152), principally
             Scottish law from the early 18th to the 20th century, sometimes in
             long runs in excess of 100 volumes, together with several lots of
             trials from the first half of the 19th century
Condition:   Original blue printed stapled wraps, 274 lots and 33 pages,
             notations on the front wrap and elsewhere, else a very good copy;
             with the prices realized
Book No.:    W-74526                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Dealer & Auction Catalogues, SCOTLAND
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Author:      Pruitt, Jr., Paul M.
Title:       Taming Alabama, Lawyers and Reformers, 1804-1929. With an
             Introduction by G. Ward Hubbs
Publisher:   University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 2010.
Description: A work examining the lives of seven "Bourbon Reformers", all but
             one in the Whig reform tradition of 19th and early 20th century
             Alabama, discussing both their influence and their limitations-and
             the role of law-in a "complex, often ambiguous world"
Condition:   Original printed illustrated wraps, as new; 186 pages
Book No.:    W-75673                Price: $      26.95
Category:    Alabama, biography, 19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Farson, Daniel
Title:       Jack the Ripper
Publisher:   Sphere Books Limited, London, 1973.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed illustrated wraps, a trifle worn and light
             browning, but a good copy; 157 pages
Book No.:    W-91309                Price: $      20.00
Category:    criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
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book #76885
Author:      Pratt, John Tidd
Title:       The Law Relating to Highways, Comprising the Statute 5 & 6 Will.
             IV. Cap. 50, (Passed 31st August, 1835,) with Table of Contents,
             Explanatory Notes, Forms, References, and a Copious Index
Publisher:   Shaw and Sons, 137 & 138, Fetter Lane, Fleet Street [etc.],
             London, 1835.
Description: The rare first edition of an enormously successful work, written
             by the able Inner Temple barrister whose official government
             functions spanned much of the 19th century, the work itself
             reaching a 21st edition in 1967; one copy in OCLC in the USA
Condition:   Original boards, printed paper label, quite worn, joints cracking
             but holding, else a very good, clean, untrimmed copy in
             unsophisticated state
Book No.:    W-76885                Price: $     550.00
Category:    law of highways
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book #78392
Author:
Title:       A Letter to the Hon. Fox Maule, M.P. Chairman of the Committee of
             the House of Commons, Appointed to Enquire into the Administration
             of the Law of Scotland, on Some Points Connected with the Subject
             of that Enquiry
Publisher:   Sold by Adam & Charles Black. Printed by Forrester & Ruthven,
             Edinburgh, 1840.
Description: A rare, able and thorough critique, and a principal source relied
             upon in modern scholarship on mid-19th century judicial reform
             efforts in Scotland [see Philippson, The Scottish Whigs and the
             Reform of The Court of Session 1785-1830 pp. 167-70]
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, the title dusty and partly
             detached, a usable copy only, 51 pages; two copies in COPAC, three
             in OCLC, one in Scotland
Book No.:    W-78392                Price: $     250.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, legal reform
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Author:      Powell, Richard R.
Title:       Compromises of Conflicting Claims, A Century of California Law
             1760-1860
Publisher:   Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-57098                Price: $      45.00
Category:    California, 19TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY
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book #79317
Author:
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.
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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book #74275
Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of
             England, from the Earliest Times to the Reign of King George IV.
             First [through Third] Series. In Seven Volumes. Cohen 2175
Publisher:   Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1847-48.
Description: First American edition of the most famous of all works devoted to
             England's Lord Chancellors, a work which "challenge[s] comparison
             with the best biographies in the language", from the Anglo-Saxon
             chancellors through the 19th century
Condition:   Original cloth, gilt, spine of volume one repaired and some spine
             ends chipped, some foxing and staining, ex-Redpath Library, yet a
             usable set
Book No.:    W-74275                Price: $     250.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Partridge, Bellamy
Title:       Country Lawyer
Publisher:   Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1939.
Description: The account of the law practice of the author's father in upstate
             New York in the late 19th century, based for the most part on the
             'little black book' which the latter kept
Condition:
Book No.:    W-52220                Price: $      25.00
Category:    biography
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book #79712
Author:
Title:       Iniunctions giuen by the Queenes Maiestie. Anno Dom. 1559. The
             first yeere of the Raigne of our Soueraign Lady Queene Elizabeth.
             Cum Priuilegio Regiae Maiestatis. S.T.C. 10110. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by assignment of Robert Barker [per S.T.C.], London, 1600.
Description: The final early printing of the injunctions issued in July 1559,
             supplementing the Acts of Supremacy and Uniformity enacted in
             Elizabeth's first parliament and "complet[ing] the settlement of
             religion upon which the Church of England is based"
Condition:   19th century brown morocco, a Zaehnsdorf binding, lightly rubbed,
             extra gilt, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, some browning; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79712                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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book #55009
Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman
             Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden.  Five Volumes
Publisher:   Edward Thomson Co., Northport, 1894-99.
Description: The most lavish and extensive edition of Lord Campbell's Chief
             Justices, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from
             the Norman Conquest through the first part of the 19th century,
             with 126 full page illustrations, 14 in color
Condition:   3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, the top edges gilt
Book No.:    W-55009                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    biography, Bench and Bar
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book #69059
Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of
             England, from the Earliest Times till the Reign of King George IV.
             New Edition, Edited by John Allan Mallory [etc.]. Ten Volumes
Publisher:   Estes & Lauriat, Opposite Old South, Boston, 1870's?].
Description: The most famous of all works devoted to England's Lord
             Chancellors, described as a work which "challenge[s] comparison
             with the best biographies in the language", beginning with the
             Anglo-Saxon chancellors and continuing through the 19th century
Condition:   Brown cloth, gilt, worn, some hinges cracked; a good working set
Book No.:    W-69059                Price: $     250.00
Category:    equity, biography
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book #78512
Author:
Title:       Trial of Henry Fauntleroy, for Forgery, Together with His
             Execution &c. From a London Copy. Not in Cohen
Publisher:   Printed and Published at 121 Water-street, New York, 1825.
Description: First American edition, seemingly unrecorded, of the trial
             stemming from "the most notorious of many frauds" in early 19th
             century England, leading to the reforms of the 1826 Banking Act;
             with Park and Garrow as judges, and Gurney for the defense
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light staining, else a good,
             untrimmed copy in original state, 36 pages; no copy in OCLC or
             other source consulted
Book No.:    W-78512                Price: $     950.00
Category:    trials, Forgery, criminal law
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book #71317
Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. Seven Volumes
Publisher:   Fred. D. Lynn & Company, Publishers, Jersey City, 1881.
Description: One of Lord Campbell's two principal works, providing us with an
             unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest through the
             early 19th century; with the two volume continuation by Sir Joseph
             Arnould and the seventh volume index to the whole
Condition:   Original olive-green cloth, gilt, a bit of wear and some browning,
             but a good, sound set
Book No.:    W-71317                Price: $     350.00
Category:    biography
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book #78811
Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A Proposal for Making an Effectual Provision for the Poor, for
             Amending their Morals, and for Rendering them useful Members of
             the Society. To which is added, A Plan of Buildings proposed with
             proper Elevations. Drawn by an Eminent Hand
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, London, 1753.
Description: Fielding's comprehensive proposed reform of the Poor Laws, drawing
             on his years as a Bow Street magistrate and complementing his
             'Enquiry' into the causes of crime, praised by Burn and Eden and
             presciently anticipating the reforms of the 19th century
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf, the spine extra gilt, rubbed, marbled endpapers
             and pastedowns, with the elaborate plan and its explanation; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78811                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    poor law, legal reform, Legal Architecture
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Author:      Swindler, William F.
Title:       Court and Constitution in the Twentieth Century, The New Legality
             1932-1968.
Publisher:   Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1970-74.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-14761                Price: $      20.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional law
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book #43469
Author:      Miller, Rutger B.
Title:       Letter in Relation to the Trinity Church Property in the City of
             New York
Publisher:   H.H. Van Dyck, Printer, Atlas Office, Albany, 1855.
Description: A rare part of the centuries-long debate (and litigation) over
             Trinity Church's title to the King's Farm first leased to it in
             the late 17th century and by the mid-19th century an enormously
             valuable portion of downtown Manahattan; one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed tan wraps, fragile and with some staining, but
             usable with care; 13 pages
Book No.:    W-43469                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Real Property, church
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Author:
Title:       The Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, A Penal Exile in Australia
             1825-1844
Publisher:   Jonathan Cape, London, 1929.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, showing wear; a sound copy
Book No.:    W-61512                Price: $      50.00
Category:    AUSTRALIA, Transportation, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
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book #65943
Author:
Title:       The Trial of Alexander M'Laren, and Thomas Baird, Before the High
             Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh . . . for Sedition [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for John Robertson, 132. High Street [etc.], Edinburgh,
             1817.
Description: The first of many 19th century sedition trials, with Jeffrey and
             Cockburn jointly representing Baird; Cockburn subsequently
             described Jeffrey's speech "of the highest order of excellence,
             [t]here has been no such speech in such a case in Scotland"
Condition:   Modern maroon pebbled cloth, the title dusty; a sound copy
Book No.:    W-65943                Price: $     350.00
Category:    trials, SCOTLAND
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec.
             With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.],
             London, 1751.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-18199                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
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book #79690
Author:
Title:       Reasons Against a Registry for Lands, &c. Shewing briefly, The
             great Disadvantages, Charges and Inconveniences that may accrue to
             the whole Nation in general thereby . . . In answer to a late Book
             Entituled, Reasons for a Registry [etc.]. Wing R466
Publisher:   Printed for C. Wilkinson, and T. Burrel . . . in Fleetstreet,
             London, 1678.
Description: Part of the centuries' long debate, first bruited by Henry VIII,
             whether to require registration of title or of conveyances (or of
             neither), not finally resolved in England until the mid-19th
             century and, comprehensively, the 20th century
Condition:   Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, rubbed and marked, gilt
             ruled and lettered, light browning, but quite clean and usable;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79690                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Real Property, conveyancing, Registration
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book #75655
Author:      Riser, R. Volney (comp.)
Title:       A Goodly Heritage: Judges and Historically Significant Decisions
             of the United States District Court for the Middle District of
             Alabama. Preface by W. Harold Albritton. Introduction by Edwin C.
             Bridges. Edited by Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham
Publisher:   University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, 2010.
Description: A worthy selection of the correspondence and judicial decisions of
             the eleven judges who sat on the Court from its inception in 1804
             until the appointment of Frank Johnson in 1955, with a brief
             biographical essay for each judge; illustrated
Condition:   Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 245 pages;
             Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library Number Seven
Book No.:    W-75655                Price: $      15.00
Category:    Alabama, 19TH CENTURY
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book #79651
Author:
Title:       Reasons for a Registry: Shewing briefly The great Benefits and
             Advantages that may accrew to this Nation thereby. And Likewise
             Reconciling those mistaken Inconveniences which many have
             conceived thereof. Wing R486. 4to
Publisher:   Printed for Charles Harper . . . in Fleetstreet, London, 1678.
Description: Part of the centuries' long debate, first bruited by Henry VIII,
             whether to require registration of title or of conveyances (or of
             neither), not finally resolved in England until the mid-19th
             century and, comprehensively, the 20th century
Condition:   Modern boards, printed paper label, browned, else quite sound with
             untrimmed edges and both blanks, the first chipped and soiled; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79651                Price: $     550.00
Category:    colonies, Connecticut, conveyancing, Real Property
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