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Title:       A Booke of Proclamations, published since the beginning of his
             Maiesties most happy Reigne ouer England . . . Untill this present
             Moneth of Febr. 3. Anno Dom. 1609. S.T.C. 7759
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1610.
Description: First edition of a controversial work, viewed by the House of
             Commons as demonstrating James's attempt to effect unilaterally by
             proclamation acts requiring Parliamentary consent, leading to the
             voiding of those contended to be especially grevious
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rebacked, quite rubbed, some marginal worming;
             with an ?unrecorded "Books printed or sold by William Leak" on the
             rear pastedown
Book No.:    W-78271                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:      Clark, George
Title:       The Game Laws, from King Henry III to the Present Period;
             Including All the Acts of Parliament . . . and an Introduction
             Explaining the General Nature of Forests, Purlieus, Chases, Parks,
             Free Warrens, Fisheries, Properties in Animals, &c. &c
Publisher:   Printed for J. Fielding . . . and Sold by W. Clark [etc.], London,
             1785.
Description: Sole edition, arranged chronologically beginning with the Charter
             of the Forest (of 9 Henry III), designed to "convey real
             information to the lawyer, the magistrate, and the sportsman",
             complemented by a final section on the preservation of game
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered sheep, later paper label, a tiny crack to
             the lower portion of the front joint, else very clean and
             attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79722                Price: $     850.00
Category:    game law, Natural Resources
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Title:       The Statutes of California. . .1875-76
Publisher:   State Printing Office, Sacramento, 1876.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-48995                Price: $     125.00
Category:    California, Acts
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Title:       Statuta Collegii Divi Johannis Evangelistae
Publisher:   Privately printed, Cambridge], 1849.
Description: The College statutes, made under Letters Patent the preceding year
             and superseding those of the prior three centuries; with the
             signature of John Rigg, a fellow, on the page following the title
             agreeing to the book's return
Condition:   Panelled calf, gilt, rubbed, yet quite a clean copy
Book No.:    W-56611                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Acts, education
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Title:       Acts Passed at the First Session of the Twenty-Third Congress of
             the United States
Publisher:   N.p., [Washington], [1834].
Description: With an appendix containing the text of treaties with Russia,
             Chile, and eight Indian tribes
Condition:   A soiled but usable copy, original wraps absent, but signatures
             still firmly sewn; edges trimmed
Book No.:    W-91165                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Acts, indian law
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Title:       East Africa High Commission Acts and Subsidiary Legislation for
             1961
Publisher:   Government Printer, Nairobi, 1962.
Description:
Condition:   Red cloth, sound
Book No.:    W-90612                Price: $      50.00
Category:    Kenya, English Commonwealth
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Title:       Acts and Resolutions Passed at the Third Session of the Twenty-
             Seventh Congress of the United States
Publisher:   Peter Force, Washington, 1843.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue sewn wraps, the edges quite darkened and flaking,
             the paper backstrip chipped; yet a usable copy
Book No.:    W-91173                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:
Title:       Government of Palestine. Ordinances, Regulations, Rules, Orders
             and Notices. Annual Volume for 1938. Volume II, Regulations,
             Rules, Orders and Notices
Publisher:   Government Printing Press, Jerusalem.
Description:
Condition:   Cloth-backed boards, showing wear, but sound
Book No.:    W-26100                Price: $      50.00
Category:    PALESTINE, Acts
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Title:       Acts and Resolutions Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-
             Ninth Congress of the United States
Publisher:   S.D. Langtree, Washington, 1841.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue sewn wraps, darkened and a bit stained, the paper
             backstrip slightly chipped, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-91170                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:
Title:       The Charter Granted by their Majesties King William and Queen
             Mary, to the Inhabitants of the Province of the Massachusetts-Bay
             [etc.] [with] Acts and Laws, Of His Majesty's Province of the
             Massachusetts-Bay [etc.] [with one further act] Cushing 343-345,
             349
Publisher:   Printed by B. Green . . . for Benjamin Eliot [etc.], Boston, 1726-
             27.
Description: Among the earliest collected laws of the Province, preceded only
             by those of 1699 and 1714, together with the Province's Charter
             and then supplemented by the laws for the immediately succeeding
             session held in the year of the laws' publication
Condition:   Contemporary panelled sheep, quite worn and somewhat bowed, the
             rear board detached and the front loose, some foxing, else a crisp
             desirable copy
Book No.:    W-53448                Price: $    6500.00
Category:    Acts, Massachusetts
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Title:       The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes. . .1889
Publisher:   Bancroft-Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1889.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-49004                Price: $      50.00
Category:    California, Acts
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Author:
Title:       Laws and Resolutions Passed by the Legislature of 1883-84 at Its
             Extra Session
Publisher:   James J. Ayers, Supt. State Printing, Sacramento, 1885.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, boards detached; usable
Book No.:    W-59741                Price: $      50.00
Category:    California, Acts
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Author:
Title:       The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes, Passed at
             the Thirty-Third Session of the Legislature, 1899
Publisher:   Bancroft-Whitney Co., San Francisco, 1899.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, reinforced with leather, ex-Law Library, City of
             Berkeley, title crinkled, a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-77098                Price: $      75.00
Category:    California, Acts
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Title:       Acts Passed at the First Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the
             United States
Publisher:   Peter Force, North C Street, Washington, 1827.
Description: Appendix includes the text of a treaty with the Federation of the
             Centre of America and four separate Indian treaties
Condition:   Original blue wraps, much worn and discolored, the signatures
             still sewn, but the paper backstrip disintegrating, and rear wrap
             defective; pages uncut
Book No.:    W-91157                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Acts, indian law, LATIN AMERICA, Central America
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Author:      Ellis, Charles Thomas
Title:       Practical Remarks, and Precedents of Proceedings in Parliament;
             Comprising the Standing Orders of Both Houses . . . Relative to
             the Applying for, and Passing, Bills [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by B'McMillan . . . Sold by Messrs. Brooke and Rider [&c],
             London, 1802.
Description: First edition of a pioneering work, written by an Inner Templar
             thoroughly reviewing the process by which private bills are
             enacted in Parliament, focusing on several diverse subjects,
             including divorce, inclosure, turnpikes, bridges, and small debts
Condition:   Original boards, rebacked, printed paper label, a bit strained and
             a little foxing, else a good unsophisticated copy, untrimmed and
             partly uncut
Book No.:    W-76428                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Parliament, Acts
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Author:
Title:       The Ordinances of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate Enacted
             During the Year 1964, Together with the Legal Supplement, 1964
Publisher:   R.L. Gribble, Publisher to the Government..., Suva.
Description:
Condition:   Blue cloth, a little dusty, but quite sound
Book No.:    W-90570                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Acts, English Commonwealth, Solomon Islands
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Title:       The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes, Passed at
             the Extra Session of the Thirty-Ninth Session of the Legislature,
             1911
Publisher:   Bancroft-Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1912.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, quite worn, the spine loose, but the text-block
             sound; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-77103                Price: $      50.00
Category:    California, Acts
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Author:
Title:       Anno XIIII Reginae Elizabethe. At the parliament begunne and
             holden at Westminster . . . in the xiiii yeere of the raigne
             [1572] of our most gracious soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were
             enacted as folowith. S.T.C. 9478; Beale S296
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in Powles Churche yarde by Richard Jugge [etc.],
             London, 1573-75.
Description: The Parliament convened at the height of the perceived threat of
             Mary Queen of Scots to Elizabeth, the law of treason strengthened
             and the penalties upon those attempting to rescue those held, as
             Mary was, on charges of treason enhanced [c.2]
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf, somewhat rubbed and lightly browned, the act on
             vagabonds and relief of the poor [c.5] with an extensive gloss;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79411                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, criminal law, poor law
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Title:       Laws of Barbados, For Session of 1886-'87
Publisher:   Printed at the Official Gazette Office, Barbados, 1887.
Description:
Condition:   1/2 morocco, worn, front cover loose, ex-library; a working copy
Book No.:    W-69089                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Acts, Barbados, CARIBBEAN
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Title:       The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes . . . 1899
Publisher:   Bancroft-Whitney, San Francisco, 1899.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, reinforced with tape; disbound
Book No.:    W-59719                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Acts, California
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Author:
Title:       Anno Octavo Reginae Elizabethae. At the Parliament by prorogation
             holden at Westminster the last day of September, in the eight
             yeere of the raigne of . . . Lady Elizabeth [1566-67] . . . were
             enacted as foloweth. S.T.C. 9469; Beale S(A)287a
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . By Newgate market . . . by Richarde Iugge [etc.],
             London, 1574?.
Description: The acts of Elizabeth's third parliament, including [c.2] ending
             the procedural abuse used in bringing a fictitious lawsuit in
             someone else's name, part of the "jurisdictional dodge" (in John
             Baker's words) shifting much business to King's Bench
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf, some browning, the title and last leaf somewhat
             marked, a marginal chip to the latter, one margin trimmed, else
             clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79424                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts
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Title:       California Codes. Parts of the Codes That Take Effect Prior to
             January 1st, 1873
Publisher:   T.A. Springer State Printer, Sacramento], 1872].
Description: With an introductory note by the three commissioners (Creed
             Haymond, John C. Burch and Charles A. Tuttle) stating that the
             work "is published in obedience to the requirements of an Act of
             the Legislature"; arranged by Code
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rebacked in cloth, worn but usable
Book No.:    W-57757                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Acts, California
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Author:
Title:       Anno Regni Caroli II Regis . . . Decimo Quarto. At the Parliament
             begun at Westminster the Eighth day of May, Anno Dom. 1661 . . .
             And there continued . . . And thence Prorogued to the 18th of
             February then next following. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1662.
Description: The rare complete record of the first, major legislation of the
             Restoration's Cavalier Parliament, including the Licensing of the
             Press Act (c.33), the Act of Uniformity (c.4), and the Act for
             Better Relief of the Poor (c.12); five copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, clean and well preserved with
             generous margins and the final blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79476                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, freedom of press, criminal law, Religion, poor law
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Title:       Annual Volume of the Acts of Ghana, Enacted during the Year 1959
             and First Half-Year 1960
Publisher:   Government Printer, Accra, 1961.
Description:
Condition:   Ex-British Library, cloth-backed boards, stained but sound
Book No.:    W-90782                Price: $      50.00
Category:    English Commonwealth, GHANA
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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 soueraigne lorde
             kinge Henry the viii. S.T.C. 9301.3; Not in Beale
Publisher:   In officina Thomae Berleti [i.e. Bertheleti and N. Hill?], London,
             1550?.
Description: The second printing of the first edition of the statutes of the
             realm commencing with Magna Carta which were rendered into
             English, playing a significant part in the 'Englishing' of English
             law (long in Latin and Law French) during the Tudor reigns
Condition:   Later polished calf, skillfully rebacked, with the bookplate of
             Henry Cunliffe on the front pastedown, gilt edges, very clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78093                Price: $    8500.00
Category:    Acts, Magna Carta
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Title:       Acts and Resolutions Passed at the First Session of the Twenty-
             Sixth Congress of the United States
Publisher:   S.D. Langtree, Washington, 1840.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue sewn wraps, a bit soiled and darkened, the paper
             backstrip chipped, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-91169                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:      Saunders, Thomas William
Title:       Counties Police Acts, (2 & 3 Vict. c. 93; 3 & 4 Vict. c.88; and 19
             & 20 Vict. c. 69) Together with An Analysis of the Statutes; the
             Rules and Regulations of the Secretary of State, &c. &c
Publisher:   John Crockford, Law Times Office, 29, Essex Street Strand, London,
             1856.
Description: A rare work, written by the Middle Temple barrister and Thames
             Police Court magistrate who had long followed (and written upon)
             the Police Acts, marking with the third act "a great step forward
             in the movement for police reform"; one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original cloth, worn but sound, a few notations, presentation "To
             Valentine Goold Esq / Chief Constable of Somersetshire / with the
             Author's compts"
Book No.:    W-77175                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Police, Acts
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Author:
Title:       Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Session of this
             present parlament . . . the iiii daie of Nouembre, in the thirde
             yere of the reigne of our most dread Souuereigne Lorde Edward the
             vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9430 [including this copy]
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Rychard Grafton, London, 1553.
Description: An early printing during a tumultuous year, Parliament enacting
             the first Riot Act [c.5], establishing a public militia [c.5],
             abolishing non-Church of England religious books and most images
             [c.10], and outlawing "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:   Modern 1/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very
             light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79223                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
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Title:       Acts Amendatory of the Codes of California. . .1880
Publisher:   J.D. Young, Supt. State Printing, Sacramento, 1880.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, reinforced with tape; usable
Book No.:    W-59746                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Acts, California
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Author:      Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:       A Collection of all the statutes, from the beginning of Magna
             Carta, vnto the yeare of our Lord (1557) which were before that
             yeare imprinted [to] the . . . fifth yeare of the raigne of oure
             Soueraine lady Queene Elizabeth [etc.]. STC 9308.5; Beale S61
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1566.
Description: The rare, third printing of one of Rastell's two significant
             contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words
             "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success"
             surpassing all previous efforts; five copies in ESTC, one
             imperfect
Condition:   Contemporary blind-panelled sheep, worn, spine chipped, minor
             worming, browning and staining, bookplate of Viscount Mersey; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78475                Price: $    5000.00
Category:    Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
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Author:      Wingate, Edmund
Title:       An Exact Abridgment of All Statutes in Force and Use, From the
             beginning of Magna Charta Until 1641 . . . And from thence
             continued down under their proper Titles Alphabetically to this
             present Year 1681. Wing E909; Cowley 174
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of J. Bill [and five others], London, 1681.
Description: The sixth edition of the abridgment which "held the field" (in
             Cowley's words) for much of the 17th century, Wingate's best known
             legal work, with its alphabetical subject matter complemented by
             the statutes in force chronologically arranged
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint just cracking but firm,
             library bookplate, top margin cut close and some light marginal
             staining; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-79849                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Abridgements, Acts
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Title:       The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes . . . 1895
Publisher:   A.J. Johnston, Supt. State Printing, Sacramento, 1895.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, reinforced with tape; usable
Book No.:    W-59709                Price: $      35.00
Category:    California, Acts
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Title:       Anno XXXI Reginae Elizabethae. At a Session of Parliament holden
             at Westminster. . . in the one and thirtieth yeere [1589] of our
             most gratious Soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as
             followeth. S.T.C. 9488.5; Beale S304. Folio
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.],
             London, 1589.
Description: The parliament enacting the 'Erection of Cottages Act' [c.7],
             requiring that any cottage built must have at least four acres of
             freehold or the equivalent, seeking to prevent overnight squatter
             construction, legislation not to be repealed until 1775
Condition:   Modern blind tooled 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning
             and staining, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79447                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    Acts, poor law, criminal law
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Title:       The Statutes of California, Passed at the Twelfth Session of the
             Legislature, 1861
Publisher:   Charles T. Botts, State Printer, Sacramento, 1861.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, worn and stained, the joints weakening; usable
Book No.:    W-61469                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Acts, California
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Author:
Title:       Anno xiiii et anno xv Henrici octaui . . . at his parliament
             holden at London the xv day of Apryll in the xiiii yere of his
             mooste noble reign: And from thens adiourned to . . . July the xv
             yere [1523] [etc.]. STC 9362.11; not in Beale
Publisher:   Thomas Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cum priuilegio,
             London, 1533?.
Description: A rare early printing of the statutes of these parliaments, and
             the first Berthelet printing, preceded by two other printings only
             (both by Pynson) each of them recorded solely in one copy in ESTC,
             this printing there recorded in three copies
Condition:   Modern 3/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, very light browning,
             a very little marginal worming, else well preserved; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78515                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:      Calthrop, Henry
Title:       The Liberties, Usages, and Customes of The City of London,
             Confirmed by especiall Acts of Parliament . . . Also, Divers
             ample, and most beneficiall Charters, granted by King Henry the 6.
             King Edward the 4. and King Henrie the 7th [etc.]. Wing C308.
             Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by B. Alsop for Nicholas Vavasour [etc.], London, 1642.
Description: First edition of seemingly the first printed work devoted to the
             rights of London and its citizens, attributed to Henry Calthrop,
             the respected Middle Temple barrister who served as Recorder of
             London in the 1630's; arranged alphabetically by subject
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt ruled and lettered,
             light browning, else quite crisp with good margins; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79645                Price: $     950.00
Category:    London
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Author:      Miller, John
Title:       An Inquiry into the Present State of the Statute and Criminal Law
             of England
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1822.
Description: The rare work written by a Lincoln's Inn barrister, expanding upon
             his influential rebuttal of the Report from the Select Committee
             on Criminal Laws, amounting (in Radzinowicz's words) to what "may
             well be called the 'Counter-Report'"
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, a trifle
             worn, but well-preserved; three copies in OCLC, none in North
             America
Book No.:    W-75970                Price: $     650.00
Category:    reports of cases, criminal law, Acts
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Author:      Kozer (comp.), Sam A.
Title:       Constitutional Amendments Adopted and Laws Enacted. . .with the
             General Laws and Joint Resolutions, Concurrent Resolutions and
             Memorials [etc.]
Publisher:   State Printing Department, Salem, 1923.
Description:
Condition:   Buckram, a bit worn, but quite a sound copy; well indexed
Book No.:    W-13295                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Oregon, Acts
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Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       A Guide to Surveyors of the High-Ways, Shewing The Office and Duty
             of such Surveyors . . . Collected and gathered Out of public Acts
             of Parliament . . . out of the Year-Books, and other Books of the
             Municipal Laws of this Kingdom [etc.]. Wing M1799
Publisher:   Printed by W. Rawlins and S. Roycroft [etc.], London, 1694.
Description: Only edition of the first treatise devoted exclusively to the law
             of highways and their surveyors, this copy uniquely containing the
             separate, seemingly unrecorded eight page advertisement (with some
             loss) of 100+ books printed for William Crooke
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered, blind ruled sheep, quite rubbed, but
             clean and sound, with the imprimatur leaf, one blank corner of
             which is torn away
Book No.:    W-79291                Price: $     700.00
Category:    law of highways
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Title:       Public Utilities Act of the State of California and Acts of
             Legislation of 1913 Affecting Public Utilities
Publisher:   Friend Wm. Richardson, Superintendent of State Printing,
             Sacramento, 1913.
Description:
Condition:   Original stapled wraps, worn and chipping; 76 pages
Book No.:    W-53453                Price: $      15.00
Category:    Railroads, California
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Title:       The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes. . .1897
Publisher:   A.J. Johnston, Superintendent State Printing, Sacramento, 1897.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, boards detached; usable
Book No.:    W-59702                Price: $      35.00
Category:    California, Acts
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Title:       The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes. . .1895
Publisher:   Chas W. Palm Co., Los Angeles, 1895.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-49007                Price: $      35.00
Category:    California, Acts
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Title:       Anno Primo Reginae Elizabethe. At the Parliament begunne at
             Westminster, the xxiii of Januarie, in the fyrst yere [1559] of
             the raigne of our Soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as
             foloweth. S.T.C. 9460; Beale S274. Folio in 6's
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by Richard Iugge and Iohn Cawood [etc.], London,
             1572?.
Description: Among the most momentous of Elizabeth's parliaments, enacting the
             Act of Supremacy [c.1] and the Act of Uniformity [c.2], bringing
             "into force again the statutes of Henry VIII's Reformation" and
             authorizing one form of worship, all others prohibited
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, some lightish mainly marginal staining, one
             pinhole worming, else clean with good margins and the occasional
             notation; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79452                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Acts
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Title:       The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes, Passed at
             the Twenty-Fourth Session of the Legislature, 1881
Publisher:   J.D. Young, Supt, State Printing, Sacramento, 1881.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-49000                Price: $      45.00
Category:    California, Acts
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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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Title:       The Acts Made in the First Parliament of Our Most High and Dread
             Soveraigne Charles [I] [through] Acts Done and past in the Third
             Session Of the second Triennall Parliament Of . . . Charles the II
             [etc.]. Eight Works in One Volume. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Robert Young [etc.] [imprints vary], Edinburgh, 1633-
             49.
Description: An unbroken record of the Scots Parliament during the two decades
             leading up to the Protectorate, once the copy of Sir James Hope,
             Lord Hopetoun, the lawyer and political radical who became the
             sole Scot to serve on Cromwell's Council of State
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, the front joint cracking but
             holding, some browning; the Hopetoun copy with his bookplate on
             the front pastedown
Book No.:    W-76407                Price: $    1200.00
Category:    Acts, SCOTLAND
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Title:       Anno XXIIII Henrici VIII. Actis made in the Session of this
             present parliament, holden uppon prorogation at Westmynstre . . .
             in the xxiiii yere of the reygne of . . . Kynge Henry the VIII
             [1533] [etc.]. Beale S150; S.T.C. 9377. Folio
Publisher:   In Aedibus Thomae Bertheleti Regii Impressoris [etc.], London,
             1538.
Description: The Parliament in which the first great step was taken to
             extinguish papal jurisdiction and power in England, ensuring that
             Henry's divorce would be determined by Cranmer's archepiscopal
             court, and leading to Henry's supremacy in the English Church
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, else
             well preserved, five copies in ESTC, one with a mutilated imprint;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78521                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Acts, 16TH CENTURY, Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Harris, Charles L. (comp.)
Title:       Harris' Public Land Guide. A Compilation of Public Land Laws and
             Departmental Regulations Thereunder. Revised Statutes and Acts of
             Congress Annotated with Decisions of the Department of the
             Interior Relating to Public Land [etc.]
Publisher:   Peterson Linotyping Company, Chicago, 1912.
Description:
Condition:   Original tan buckram, showing wear, the spine darkened and the
             head of the spine chipped, ex-library, else a clean usable copy
Book No.:    W-78338                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Natural Resources
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Title:       Laws of War and Ordinances of the Sea, Ordained and Established by
             the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England; For the Regulating
             and better Government of the Navies, Fleets and ships of War, and
             Armies by sea of the Commonwealth of England [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by John Field, Printer to the Parliament of England,
             London, 1652.
Description: The rare official printing of the act regulating the English navy,
             passed by the House of Commons in 1649 and here printed, crafted
             by Robert Blake ("Father of the Royal Navy"), listing thirty-nine
             offences and their punishments; five copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern vellum backed boards, interleaved, definite browning, but
             sound, bookplate of Fairfax of Cameron on the front pastedown; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78972                Price: $    1150.00
Category:    war, international law, maritime law, Acts
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Title:       Anno XXVI Henrici VIII. Actes Made in the session of this present
             parlyament holden upon prorogation at Westm . . . in the xxvi yere
             [1534] of the reygne of our moost drad soueraigne lorde kynge
             Henry the VIII [etc.]. S.T.C. 9386.5; Beale S163
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet Excvdebat. Cvm Privilegio, London, 1538?].
Description: A rare early printing of the acts of the Reformation Parliament
             giving "legal expression to [Henry VIII] as the only Supreme Head
             in earth of the Church of England", and enacting the treason
             statute leading to the trial and execution of Thomas More
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light marginal staining not
             affecting the text, else well preserved, five copies in ESTC; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78533                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Acts
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