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Title:       Three Guineas Reward
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Description: Broadside; half sheet size
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Book No.:    W-10998                Price: $      50.00
Category:    legal ephemera
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Title:       An Advertisement. Whereas there is lately Printed and Published by
             his Majesties Printers, a Collection of all the Statutes in force
             . . . A counterfeit Impression of which Book is Printed by J.
             Streater . . . also very Imperfect . . . Caveat Emptor
Publisher:   Assigns of John Bill and Christopher Barker?, London, 1667?.
Description:
Condition:   Broadside measuring 6x9 inches, browned, the left margin torn and
             frayed, not affecting the text; no copy in Wing or ESTC
Book No.:    W-75884                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    legal ephemera, Acts
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Title:       Caution. Whereas, a great number of Young Persons having
             accustomed themselves to assemble together in this neighbourhood
             on Snnday [sic] Afternoons in a noisy and disorderly manner [etc.]
Publisher:   Lomas, Printer, Bristol, [1824?].
Description: An attractive broadside, measuring about 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches,
             sternly issuing a 'caution' to the younger generation, who will
             "be punished with utmost rigour of the Law" should they perpetuate
             their unacceptable Sunday afternoon behavior
Condition:   A little wear, but generally well preserved; blind owner's stamp
Book No.:    W-47705                Price: $     275.00
Category:    legal ephemera, criminal law
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Title:       An Act for Taking away the Fee of Damage Cleere
Publisher:   Printed by Edward Husband and John Field [etc.], London, 1650.
Description: The broadside officially publicizing the act of the Commonwealth
             Parliament abolishing the vexatious fee of court called damage
             cleer or damna clericorum, in which court clerks had been entitled
             to an automatic 10% of all judgments
Condition:   Attractively matted; with the Commonwealth seal, black-letter
Book No.:    W-42994                Price: $     650.00
Category:    legal ephemera, courts, Interregnum
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Title:       British Military Occupation of Samoa. Proclamations 1 through 41
             and Proclamation 43
Publisher:   [British Military Occupation Printer], Apia Samoa, 1914-17.
Description: A lengthy run of the first official proclamations issued by the
             British Military Occupation, often multilingual, following New
             Zealand's first action in World War I, its expeditionary force
             capturing German Samoa in late August 1914
Condition:   Broadsheets and broadsides, some folding, a few marginal chips,
             typically informally folded, else well-preserved
Book No.:    W-77264                Price: $    3750.00
Category:    NEW ZEALAND, GERMANY
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Title:       By the King. A Proclamation declaring His Maiesties Royall Grace
             and Pleasure, to confirme to His Subiects their defectiue Estates
             in their Lands and Possessions, by His Commission lately renewed
             and enlarged to that purpose. S.T.C. 9043; cf. Steele 1703
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1635.
Description: A rare printing of the final effort by Charles I, seemingly
             related to the Shipmoney crisis and the need for royal revenue,
             establishing a commission which, for fees paid, would cure
             defective titles; four copies in ESTC, none in North America
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 11x14 inches, browned, the bottom margin
             defective with loss to the imprint, else complete; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79503                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Real Property, English constitutional law
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Title:       By the King and Queen. A Proclamation . . . That all Persons being
             Protestants . . . in the Offices of Sheriffs, Justices of the
             Peace [and other offices] shall hold themselves continued in the
             said Offices [etc.]. Wing W2522; Steele I, 3964
Publisher:   Printed by John Starkey and Awnsham Churchill [etc.], London,
             1689.
Description: The proclamation given on Feb 14 1689, two days after the Houses
             of Parliament had agreed on a Declaration of Rights and the day
             following William and Mary being offered and accepting the crown--
             as "the first stage of the Revolution was complete"
Condition:   Broadside about 8x11 inches, one vertical fold, light browning,
             else well preserved, the variant with the factotum containing
             flowers; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79487                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    English constitutional law, Religion, sheriffs, justices of peace
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Title:       Reasons Humbly Offer'd For Altering and Amending the Laws
             concerning Bankrupts, and for preventing the great Losses that are
             Daily sustained by their Creditors [with seven other broadsides
             and similar works pertaining to bankruptcy reform in this era]
Publisher:   Various Publishers, London, 1718-19?.
Description: A collection of rare ephemera and similar documents all pertaining
             to bankruptcy and its reform, offering the varied perspectives
             ultimately leading to the legislation (of 1732) whose provisions
             "were the foundation of the modern law of bankruptcy"
Condition:   Some browning, a few margins cut close or ragged, but generally in
             good condition, now preserved in a cloth folder; the Taussig
             copies
Book No.:    W-78226                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    bankruptcy, legal reform
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Title:       Tuesday the 27th of December 1659. Resolved, &c. That on the fifth
             day of January next, this House will take into Consideration the
             Cases of all absent Members [and seven other Proclamations].
             Steele 3142; 3144; 3146; 3147; 3152; 3157; and 3159
Publisher:   Printed by John Streater [imprints vary], London, 1659-60.
Description: Eight rare or uncommon proclamations documenting Parliament's
             actions during the tumultuous months when England faced a military
             takeover, avoided with the restoration of Charles II and
             "ensur[ing] the future of parliamentary government in England"
Condition:   Seven broadsides, each about 8x12 inches, some browning and
             irregularity, several with partial tears, but all textually
             complete; the Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-79345                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    English constitutional law, Parliament
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Title:       A Letter from His Highness the Prince of Orange, for The Summoning
             of a convention, to be held at Westminster, the 22th of January,
             16688/9 [etc.]. Wing W2344
Publisher:   Printed by J. Starkey, and A. and W. Churchill, London, 1688.
Description: The famous circular letter distributed throughout England, calling
             for a Convention "to declare the rights and liberties of the
             nation", an essential step leading to the Declaration of Rights
             and to achieving the goals of the Glorious Revolution
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 11x13 inches, one horizontal tear (about
             five inches), legibility not affected, else well preserved; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79538                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Glorious Revolution, Glorious Revolution
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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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Title:       By the Lord Protector. A Proclamation of his Highnes, with the
             consent of his Council, for continuing all Person being in Office
             for the Execution of Publike Justice at the time of the late
             Change of Government, until his Highnes further direction
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Hills [etc.]; Wing C7149A, Steele I 3023, London,
             1653.
Description: Cromwell's first proclamation, issued five days after he had
             become Lord Protector and had accepted the Instrument of
             Government, England's first written constitution and "the first
             detailed written constitution adopted by a modern state"
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 11x13 inches, left margin partly trimmed
             (no text affected), light browning and two folds, well preserved;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79523                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Broadside, English Commonwealth, English constitutional law
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Title:       By the King, A Proclamation, For putting the Laws in Execution
             against Papists and Non-Jurors, and for Commanding all Papists,
             and reputed Papists, to depart from the Cities of London and
             Westminster, and from Ten Miles of the same [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by John Baskett . . . And by the Assigns [of Two Others],
             London, 1722.
Description: A rare proclamation continuing the persecution of Roman Catholics
             (who "were legally little better than pariahs") confiscating their
             horses and arms and confining them to a five mile radius of their
             homes; two copies in ESTC, neither in North America
Condition:   Two broadsides joined, measuring about 16x24 inches, some marginal
             worming, a hole at one fold affecting several words, else
             complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79563                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Religion, criminal law
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Title:       The Declaration of William and Mary, King and Queen of England,
             France and Ireland, To all Their Loving Subjects in the Kingdom of
             IRELAND . . . Given at Our Court at Whitehall this 22th Day of
             February, 1688 [1689] [etc.]. Wing W2507 [three copies in ESTC]
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], Lodnon [sic],
             1689.
Description: William's immediate, unsuccessful effort to defuse the Irish
             rebellion as James arrived from France, followed by the siege of
             Londonderry, the battle of the Boyne, and the Articles of
             Limerick, "show[ing] how precarious was the Revolution settlement"
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 12x14 inches, lightly browned, several
             folds, the margins cut close (legibility preserved), quite sound;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79601                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    IRELAND, Glorious Revolution, legal ephemera, Broadside
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Title:       A True List of the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses, Summoned by
             the Letter of His Highness the Prince of Orange, to Meet at
             Westminster the 22th of January, 1688/9. as they have been
             returned to the Office of the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. Wing
             T2728
Publisher:   Printed for John Starkey, and A. and W. Churchil, London, 1689.
Description: The official listing of the 513 individuals elected to the
             Convention, where the debate on William's Declaration of Reasons
             began on January 29, with the Declaration of Rights then proposed
             and the crown offered (and both accepted) on February 13
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 12x15 inches, lightly browned, several
             folds, the edges a bit chipped, but legibility preserved
             throughout; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79602                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, Glorious Revolution
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Title:       By the King. A Proclamation. George R. To practise the greatest
             Economy and Frugality in the Use of every Species of Grain . . .
             to reduce the Consumption of Bread . . . by at least One Third . .
             . to abstain from the Use of Flour in Pastry [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan [etc.], London, 1800.
Description: A rare proclamation evidencing (and seeking to counter) the vast
             increase in the price of corn, "produc[ing] hardship and
             discontent among the labouring poor", with almost all of England's
             arable land in cultivation; one copy in North America in ESTC
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 12x15 inches, the edges a bit chipped
             and several folds, some darkening on the verso, else well
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79587                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, poor law, Food
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Title:       By the King. A Proclamation, For giving Encouragement to Seamen
             and Able-bodied Landmen to enter themselves on Board His Majesty's
             Ships of War; and for granting Rewards for discovering such Seamen
             as shall conceal themselves
Publisher:   Printed by Mark Baskett . . and by the Assigns of Robert Baskett,
             London, 1762.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded proclamation offering increased bounties to
             those joining the royal navy, plus providing for rewards to those
             discovering "Seamen who may secret themselves" and who are then
             taken into custody; no copy in COPAC, ESTC or OCLC
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 13x20 inches, trimmed at the lower left
             margin, very light browning, three folds, crisp and well
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79635                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, military law
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Title:       To the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and the Lords and Peeres now
             assembled in Parliament. The Humble Petition and Protestation of
             all the Bishops and Prelates now called by His Majesties Writts to
             attend the Parliament [etc.]. Not in Wing; ESTC R226217
Publisher:   Printed for Joseph Hunscutt, London, 1642.
Description: The rare broadside whose contents formed the basis of high treason
             charges brought against the bishops for "subvert[ing] the
             fundamental laws of the kingdom", thereby contributing in part to
             the outbreak of England's civil war; one copy in ESTC
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 9 1/2 x 13 inches, lightly browned, some
             chips and tears, top left margin trimmed, but legibility
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79671                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, Ecclesiastical Law, Parliament, English constitutional law, criminal law
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Title:       At the Council Chamber, Whitehall, The 21st Day of November 1831,
             By the Lords of His Majesty's Most Honourable Privy Council . . .
             whereas there hath broken out in the United Kingdom an infectious
             Disease or Distemper called the Spasmodic Cholera [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Spottiswoode [etc.], London,
             1831.
Description: A rare broadside seeking to cope with the cholera epidemic
             spreading across Europe, empowering justices of the peace and
             others (unrealistically) "to abate or remove such nuisance", just
             as the intravenous saline solution cure was being discovered
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 16x24 inches, two folds, well preserved,
             one copy (the same, at the British Library) in OCLC and COPAC; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79654                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, medicine, poor law, justices of peace
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Title:       By the King. A Proclamation commanding the due execution of the
             Lawes made against Eating and Selling of Flesh in Lent, and other
             times prohibited. S.T.C. 8984; Steele 1, 642; Lincoln's Inn
             Catalogue of Pamphlets 1506-1700 234
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1632.
Description: The proclamation "polic[ing] with some vigour" those who ate or
             sold flesh in Lent, restoring a religious element to the
             prohibitions first enacted in 1548, with the situation in England
             "exceptional within the Protestant world" and much debated
Condition:   Two broadsides, each measuring about 12x15 inches, light browning,
             one horizontal fold, well preserved in a modern buckram folder;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79674                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, Religion
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