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Author:      Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:       Village-Communities in the East and West, Six Lectures Delivered
             at Oxford to which are added other Lectures, Addresses and Essays
Publisher:   Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1876.
Description: Maine's first foray into the law of the Indian subcontinent, in
             which he posits fundamental differences between land-holding in
             the East and West; this third (and best) edition including Maine's
             Rede Lecture and six other essays and addresses
Condition:   3/4 black morocco over boards, a bit rubbed, but quite attractive
Book No.:    W-12627                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Comparative Law
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Author:      Wynar, Lubomyr R.
Title:       Guide to Reference Materials in Political Science. Volume 2 (only)
Publisher:   Libraries Unlimited, Inc., Rochester, 1968.
Description: Published two years after the first volume, with chapters on
             international law and comparative political systems, among other
             subjects, a work which "may be used separately as a guide to major
             political disciplines"
Condition:
Book No.:    W-51901                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Bibliography
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Author:      Piergiovanni, Vito (ed.)
Title:       From Lex Mercatoria to Commercial Law [Comparative Studies in
             Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, Volume 24]
Publisher:   Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 2005.
Description: Ten essays devoted to the history of the Lex Mercatoria and its
             relation to commercial, maritime, and international law, including
             those by Daniel R. Coquillette (on Justice Story), Charles
             Donahue, Jr., and Alain Wijffels, all save one in English
Condition:   Original printed sewn wraps, as new; 290 pages, one illustration
Book No.:    W-73840                Price: $     105.00
Category:    
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Author:      Kiralfy, A.K.R. (ed.)
Title:       British Legal Papers Presented to the Fifth International Congress
             of Comparative Law, Palace of Justice, Brussels [etc.]. With an
             Obituary Notice of the late Professor R.W. Lee by Professor F.H.
             Lawson
Publisher:   Stevens & Sons, Ltd, London, n.d..
Description: Somewhat more than two dozen essays, including those by Dr
             Kiralfy, F.H. Lawson, Walter Ullman, J.D.M. Derrett, Otto Kahn-
             Freund, A.S. Diamond, and Lord Chorley
Condition:   Original black pebbled cloth, gilt, a good copy; with a
             frontispiece portrait of Professor Lee
Book No.:    W-72129                Price: $      65.00
Category:    
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Author:      Chambers, William
Title:       An Address on the Assimilation of the Laws of England and Scotland
             [etc.]
Publisher:   Imprinted by John Greig & Son, Old Physic Gardens, Edinburgh,
             1862.
Description:
Condition:   Modern wraps, crimson morocco label, serviceable; 24 pages
Book No.:    W-57843                Price: $     125.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, Comparative Law
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Author:
Title:       Commission on Vocational Organisation
Publisher:   The Stationery Office, Dublin, 1943.
Description: Extensive, with an historical part dating as far back as the 8th
             century, followed by substantial comparative data (Italy,
             Portugal, France, Great Britain and Russia, among other
             countries); lacking one contents' leaf
Condition:   Original wraps, worn, ex-library; a usable copy only; 539 pages
Book No.:    W-18973                Price: $      15.00
Category:    labor law
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Author:      Thayer, Philip Warren
Title:       Cases and Materials in the Law Merchant. With an Introduction by
             The Right Hon. Robert Alderson, Baron Wright, Lord of Appeal in
             Ordinary, Chairman of the Royal Commission on Historical
             Documents, and Chairman of the Law Revision Commission
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1939.
Description: Thayer's first major work, a massive collection of materials (over
             1,300 pages) put together while he was Professor of International
             Commercial Law at the Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy and
             Research Associate in Comparative Law at Harvard
Condition:   Original green cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79015                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Casebooks, maritime law
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Author:      Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:       Village-Communities in the East and West
Publisher:   John Murray, London, 1890.
Description: Maine's first foray into the law of the Indian subcontinent, in
             which he posits fundamental differences between land-holding in
             the East and West; this third (and best) edition including Maine's
             Rede Lecture and six other essays and addresses
Condition:   Full prize calf, a bit rubbed, but still attractive
Book No.:    W-15678                Price: $     250.00
Category:    ancient law, INDIA, Comparative Law
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Author:      Robinson, Thomas
Title:       The Common Law of Kent: or, the Customs of Gavelkind. With an
             Appendix Concerning Borough-English
Publisher:   Printed by R. and B. Nutt, and F. Gosling [etc.], London, 1741.
Description: First edition of the principal work on the custom of gavelkind,
             peculiar to Kent and significantly different from the English law
             of inheritance and intestacy, providing much comparative value
Condition:   Modern calf, a bit embrowned, but quite a good, attractive copy
Book No.:    W-55528                Price: $     450.00
Category:    gavelkind
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Author:      Fulbecke, William
Title:       A Parallele or Conference of the Civill Law, the Canon Law, and
             the Common Law of this Realme of England. Wherein the agreement
             and disagreement of these three Lawes . . . are opened and
             discussed. Digested in sundry Dialogues [etc.]. S.T.C. 11415
Publisher:   Printed by Thomas Wight, London, 1601.
Description: First edition of Fulbecke's most important work, a pioneering
             effort seeking to compare and contrast the three principal systems
             of law prevailing in England, cast in the form of a dialogue and
             influential upon Cowell and, ultimately, Blackstone
Condition:   Modern sprinkled panelled calf, the spine lightly faded, with the
             bookplate of George Goyder, well-preserved and attractive; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78803                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    canon law, civil law, Comparative Law
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Author:      Smith, Thomas
Title:       The Common-welth of England, and Manner and Gouernement Thereof .
             . . With new additions of the cheefe Courts in England, the
             offices thereof, and their seuerall functions, by the sayd Author:
             Neuer before published [etc.] S.T.C. 22859; Beale T483
Publisher:   Imprinted by Iohn Windet for Gregorie Seton [etc.], London, 1589.
Description: First expanded edition (and the first under this title) of a work
             highly regarded by Maitland, who planned his own edition and
             adjudged it "will be quoted and transcribed so long as men take
             any interest in the history of the English constitution"
Condition:   Modern 3/4 crimson morocco, gilt, a trace of worming, mainly
             marginal, two leaves misbound, else especially crisp and
             attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78807                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    political theory, Comparative Law
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Author:
Title:       Comparative Analysis of Standards and Goals of the National
             Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals with
             Standards for Criminal Justice of the American Bar Association
Publisher:   American Bar Association Section of Criminal Justice, Washington,
             1973.
Description:
Condition:   Oversized wraps, sound; 594 pages
Book No.:    W-30705                Price: $      25.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Lloyd, Lodowick
Title:       A Briefe Conference of Divers Lawes: Diuided into Certaine
             Regiments. By Lodowick Lloyd Esquier, one of her Maiesties
             Serieants at Armes [etc.]. S.T.C. 16616. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by Thomas Creede, London, 1602.
Description: Only edition of an early work devoted to comparative law, written
             by "a conspicuous figure at [Elizabeth's] Court", a series of
             "regiments" or chapters devoted to the moral conduct and legal
             norms of the ancient Hebrews and the classical world
Condition:   Modern calf, small hole in one leaf (legibility preserved), some
             lightish staining and browning, else crisp and well-preserved; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78869                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Comparative Law, jewish law, GREECE, ancient law
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Author:      Robertson, David
Title:       A Treatise on the Rules of the Law of Personal Succession, In the
             Different Parts of the Realm; and on the Cases, Regarding Foreign
             and International Succession, Which Have Been Decided in the
             British Courts
Publisher:   Thomas Clark, Law-Bookseller, Edinburgh, 1836.
Description: Only edition of the work by the Middle Templar who was the first
             to report cases appealed from Scotland to the House of Lords, his
             treatise praised by David Walker as "quite importantly, dealing
             with problems of foreign and international succession"
Condition:   Modern light-blue cloth, ex-library, some browning and occasional
             notations; a sound copy only
Book No.:    W-75526                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trusts and estates, international law, Comparative Law
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Author:      Hazard, John N. and Isaac Shapiro
Title:       The Soviet Legal System
Publisher:   Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, 1962.
Description: Parker School Studies in Foreign and Comparative Law
Condition:   A sound, clean copy
Book No.:    W-19686                Price: $      25.00
Category:    SOVIET UNION
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Author:      Lowie, Robert H.
Title:       The History of Ethnological Theory
Publisher:   George G. Harrap and Company, London, 1938].
Description: With a chapter devoted to comparative law, and the theories of
             Bachofen, McLennan and Maine
Condition:   Original cloth, somewhat worn and stained, but quite sound
Book No.:    W-21237                Price: $      45.00
Category:    
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Author:      Forbes, William
Title:       A Methodical Treatise Concerning Bills of Exchange . . .
             illustrated and confirm'd from Civil Law; the Authority of Lawyers
             and Writers . . . With incident comparative Views of the Laws and
             Customs of England, and other Countries [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by John Mosman . . . for John Russell [etc.], Edinburgh,
             1718.
Description: The expanded edition of Forbes' first work, and the first treatise
             published in Scotland on the subject, antedating Forbes'
             appointment as the first professor of civil law at the University
             of Glasgow in 1714 and as its Dean in the 1730's
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint just cracking (but quite
             firm), title dusty, a crisp usable copy; with the advertising
             leaves
Book No.:    W-76615                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Bills and Notes, Negotiable Instrum
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Author:      Kibwana, Kivutha
Title:       Enhancing Co-operation among African Law Schools: Comparative Law
             Studies within the African Context
Publisher:   Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 1993.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed stapled green wraps, a very good copy, 7 pages;
             the Centre's Occasional Paper No. 4
Book No.:    W-75677                Price: $      45.00
Category:    AFRICA, education, Comparative Law
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Author:
Title:       Information Technology and the Law, Vol. 1, No. 1
Publisher:   Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht, 1992.
Description:
Condition:   Paper; sample copy sticker on front wrap
Book No.:    W-45938                Price: $      10.00
Category:    Bibliography, Comparative Law, computers & law
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Author:
Title:       Comparative Analysis of Present Law and H.R. 10650, "The Revenue
             Act of 1962," As Agreed to in Conference
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1962.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 19 pages
Book No.:    W-31126                Price: $      25.00
Category:    taxation
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Author:      Robinson, Thomas
Title:       The Common Law of Kent: or, the Customs of Gavelkind. With an
             Appendix Concerning Borough-English. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers, for P. Uriel [etc.],
             London, 1788.
Description: The principal work on the custom of gavelkind, peculiar to Kent
             and significantly different from the English law of inheritance
             and intestacy, providing much comparative value; first published
             in 1741, Robinson's work appeared as late as 1897
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, some foxing, yet still attractive
Book No.:    W-49506                Price: $     450.00
Category:    gavelkind
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Author:      Banks, T.C. and Ephraim Lockhart
Title:       A Disquisition on the Right of Jurisdiction in Peerage
             Successions, Particularly the Peerage of Scotland; Contained in
             Letters to the Right Honourable the Lord K-------: With an
             Appendix. Second Edition [etc.]
Publisher:   James Ridgway, 169, Piccadilly, London, 1830.
Description: An uncommon part of the curious career of the Inner Templar T.C.
             Banks, who established a Dormant Peerage Office and mixed real
             scholarship with the defense of flimsy and even fraudulent (as
             here) peerage claims; five copies in OCLC, none in England
Condition:   Modern patterned crimson cloth, gilt, ex-library, but a clean
             copy; 118 pages
Book No.:    W-72088                Price: $     350.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, Peerage Law, Comparative Law, fraud
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Author:      De Lolme, Jean Louis
Title:       The Constitution of England; Or, an Account of the English
             Government: In Which It Is Compared, Both with the Republican Form
             of Government, and the other Monarchies of Europe [etc.]. Cohen
             2754 [mis-citing the Evans number, which is Evans 24263]
Publisher:   Printed by Hodge & Campbell, and Sold at Their . . . Book-Stores,
             New-York, 1792.
Description: Only American edition of a classic treatment of the English
             constitution and of comparative constitutional law, said to have
             prompted Bentham's remark that "Our Author [Blackstone] has
             copied: but Mr. de L'olme has thought"
Condition:   Contemporary mottled sheep, rubbed, joints cracking, yet an
             appealing copy
Book No.:    W-64240                Price: $     650.00
Category:    ENGLAND, Comparative Law
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       The Revival of Comparative Law. Setaro 176
Publisher:   Tulane University College of Law, New Orleans, 1930.
Description: The rare separate printing of the substance of Dean Pound's
             address delivered at the annual convention of the Louisiana Bar
             Association in Monroe, Louisiana, April 26, 1930; three copies in
             OCLC
Condition:   Original green stapled wraps, a very good copy, reprinted from the
             Tulane Law Review, Volume V, Number 1 of December 1930
Book No.:    W-79168                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Comparative Law
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Author:      Mendelsohn, Isaac
Title:       Legal Aspects of Slavery in Babylonia, Assyria and Palestine. A
             Comparative Study (3000-500 B.C.)
Publisher:   The Bayard Press, Williamsport, PA, 1932.
Description: A work seeking a "general and comprehensive view" of ancient
             slavery, with chapters on the slave as chattel, the slave-mark,
             the runaway slave, the sale of slaves, the female slave, the
             marriage of slaves, and the temple slave, inter alia
Condition:   Salmon wrappers. Wrappers edgeworn and lightly toned; chip to
             spine head; front hinge strained. Text clean and bright, most
             leaves unopened; 72 pages
Book No.:    W-91929                Price: $     150.00
Category:    ancient law
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