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Author:      Cumming, Sir John
Title:       A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and
             Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:   Patterson Smith, Montclair, 1970.
Description: Facsimile reissue of the 1935 edition of a work first published in
             1914, covering a fifty year period, arranged by subject with
             cross-indexes by author, geography and subject, emphasising
             England and the Commonwealth
Condition:   Gray buckram, the rear board a bit bumped, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-90420                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Bibliography, criminal law
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Author:      Cumming, Sir John
Title:       A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and
             Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:   Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District, New Scotland Yard,
             London, 1935.
Description: The third edition of a work first published in 1914, covering a
             fifty year period, arranged by subject with cross-indexes by
             author, geography and subject, emphasising England and the
             Commonwealth
Condition:   Original limp wraps, interleaved, showing wear; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-20498                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Bibliography, criminal law
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Author:      Theobald, William
Title:       A Practical Treatise on the Law of Principal and Surety,
             Particularly with Relation to Mercantile Guaranties, Bills of
             Exchange, and Bail Bonds
Publisher:   S. Sweet, Chancery Lane, Stevens and Sons, Bell Yard [etc.],
             London, 1832.
Description: Only English edition of a work based on lectures delivered at the
             University of London by an Inner Temple barrister, seemingly the
             only part of his ambitious plan to "put in an institutional form"
             the private commercial law of England
Condition:   Contemporary boards, printed paper label, front joint just
             cracking and a bit tender, else a very good, untrimmed,
             unsophisticated copy
Book No.:    W-76039                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Agency, Bills and Notes, Bail and Bail Bonds, Commercial Law
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Author:      Lechford, Thomas
Title:       Plain Dealing or News from New England
Publisher:   J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.
Description: The first book (here in its last and best edition) written by a
             lawyer practising in this country, originally appearing in London
             in 1642; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies signed by the publishers
Condition:
Book No.:    W-16954                Price: $     750.00
Category:    colonies, New England, 17TH CENTURY
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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, Long Island, 1894.
Description: The most sumptuous and elaborate of all the editions of the
             Campbell's Chief Justices, with many full-page plates, some in
             color and others folding; with the crimson dustwrappers, well
             preserved, in the original slipcases, somewhat worn
Condition:
Book No.:    W-59068                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    biography, Bench and Bar
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Author:      Meadows, [Sir P[hilip]]
Title:       Narrative of the Principal Actions Occurring in the Wars Betwixt
             Sweden and Denmark. Before and after the Roschild Treaty . . .
             Together With A View of the Swedish and Other Affairs . . . with
             Relation to England [etc.]
Publisher:   N.p., n.p., n.d..
Description:
Condition:   A modern Xerographic reprint of the London edition of 1677, in
             flexible red wraps; a scholar's working copy only
Book No.:    W-70175                Price: $      45.00
Category:    SWEDEN, DENMARK, international law
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Author:
Title:       Report from the Commissioners Appointed by his Majesty to Execute
             the Measures Recommended by a Select Committee of the House of
             Commons Respecting the Public Records of the Kingdom . . . With an
             Account of Their Proceedings [etc.]
Publisher:   Ordered, by the House of Lords, to be Printed, London], 1812.
Description: The first major report of the Records Commissioners, summarizing
             the impressive progress made in the twelve years since the
             Commission's formation in preserving and publishing England's
             great store of public records; with many plates, some folding
Condition:   Morocco backed boards, worn, the joints cracked; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-50934                Price: $     250.00
Category:    
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Author:      Lechford, Thomas
Title:       Plain Dealing or News from New England. With an Introduction and
             Notes by J. Hammond Trumbull
Publisher:   J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.
Description: The first book written by a lawyer practising in this country,
             this the last and best edition
Condition:   3/4 morocco over marbled boards, gilt, joints tender, else nice
Book No.:    W-51934                Price: $     500.00
Category:    colonies, New England, 17TH CENTURY
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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:      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:      Jacob, Ephraim A. (comp.)
Title:       An Analytical Digest of the Law and Practice of the Courts of
             Common Law, Divorce, Probate, Admiralty and Bankruptcy, and of the
             High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal of England,
             Comprising the Reported Cases from 1756 to 1878 [etc.]. Ten
             Volumes
Publisher:   John C. Remick, Publisher, New-York, 1883-84.
Description: Based on the earlier digests of R.T. Harrison and R.F. Fisher,
             both of which are termed by Holdsworth the "standard" digests of
             the common law reports earlier in the 19th century, continuing
             them and re-arranging the subject matter for this country
Condition:   Original sheep, quite worn and scuffed, some spines defective, a
             working set only
Book No.:    W-52913                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Abridgements, legal dictionaries
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Author:      Howard, John
Title:       The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary
             Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and
             Hospitals. The Third Edition
Publisher:   Printed by William Eyres; and sold by T. Cadell [etc.],
             Warrington, 1784.
Description:
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, half title backed, ex-library?, repairs; usable
Book No.:    W-62392                Price: $     750.00
Category:    criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
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Author:      St. Germain, Christopher]
Title:       Doctor and Student: or Dialogues Between a Doctor of Divinity, and
             a Student in the Laws of England
Publisher:   Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling for R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1721.
Description: An early 18th century edition of the first classic of English
             equity, called by Professor Thorne "a most important book for the
             historian of English law" and recently described as "a brilliant .
             . . attempt to construct a systematic theory of law"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, but a clean copy
Book No.:    W-60035                Price: $     450.00
Category:    equity, philosophy of law
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Author:
Title:       Domesday Book, seu liber censualis Willelmi I regis Angliae, inter
             archivos in Domo Capitulari Westmonasterii asservatus [with] Libri
             censualis vocati Domes-Day Book indices. Accessit dissertatio
             generalis de ratione huiusce libri [etc.]. Four Volumes
Publisher:   London], 1783 & 1816.
Description: First printed edition of William the Conquerer's unprecedented
             survey, providing an unparalleled view of medieval England,
             including its courts and nascent legal system; with Henry Ellis'
             valuable introduction (not always found) in the third volume
Condition:   Modern 1/2 morocco, discreetly ex-library, a fresh untrimmed set
Book No.:    W-69264                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    Domesday Book
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Author:      Peacock, Edward
Title:       Parliamentary Proceedings in 1628
Publisher:   Archaeologia: or Miscellaneous Tracts [Volume 42], London?], 1867.
Description: The first publication of portions of the proceedings of one of
             England's most historical parliaments, taken from a manuscript
             journal said to have come from Lord Somers' library, investigating
             the "wild [and] strange conduct" of one Richard Burgess
Condition:   Disbound, partly uncut; 10 pages
Book No.:    W-64322                Price: $      65.00
Category:    Parliament, 17TH CENTURY
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Author:      Cooksey, Richard
Title:       Essay on the Life and Character of John Lord Somers . . . Also
             Sketches of an Essay on the Life and Character of Philip Earl of
             Hardwicke [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by J. Holl; (for the author.) And sold by J. Bew [etc.],
             Worcester, 1791.
Description: A principal contemporary account (the only I can locate in book
             form) of John Somers and Philip Yorke, two of England's pre-
             eminent early modern lawyers, a rich mix of contributions by
             Cooksey, Defoe, Walpole, and Jeremiah Bentham, among many others
Condition:   Later calf, gilt, quite rubbed, label lacking, title trimmed not
             affecting text, some foxing, ex-library, else (and despite this
             litany) a good copy
Book No.:    W-71543                Price: $     450.00
Category:    equity, biography
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Title:       Anno Decimo Tertio Georgeii III. . .An Act to explain, amend, and
             reduce into One Act of Parliament, the general Laws now in being,
             for regulating the Turnpike Roads in that Part of Great Britain
             called England [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan [etc.], London, 1773.
Description: The all-important consolidating act, bringing together the
             scattered statutory evolution of the first part of the century and
             earlier, to be the basis for turnpike roads well into the 19th
             century; with the schedule of mandatory forms included
Condition:   Modern cloth, printed paper label, some markings and wear, but a
             clean copy
Book No.:    W-68638                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Acts, law of highways
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Author:      Roebuck, Derek
Title:       A Miscellany of Disputes
Publisher:   Holo Books, Oxford, 2000.
Description: Represented as "the first anthology of stories about disputes
             resolved without the aid of litigation", full of humor and wisdom,
             and venturing as far afield as Ancient Greece, Rome, China, and
             medieval England, with a touch of Chaucer and Shakespeare
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-71575                Price: $      45.00
Category:    arbitration, humor
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Author:
Title:       Reports from the Select Committee, appointed to inquire into the
             State of the Public Records of the Kingdom
Publisher:   Printed by Luke Hansard, Great Turnstile, Lincolns-Inn Fields,
             London, 1800.
Description: The two reports which began the monumental effort to publish
             England's public records, principally devoted to determining which
             records had survived and where they were; with twenty full page
             engravings, many folding, including Magna Carta
Condition:   Calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, rubbed and showing some wear,
             but a very good copy
Book No.:    W-72522                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:      Bemis, George
Title:       Precedents of American Neutrality, in Reply to the Speech of Sir
             Roundell Palmer, Attorney General of England, in the British House
             of Commons, May 13, 1864.
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1864.
Description: One of several tracts by the Harvard educated lawyer (whose Bemis
             Professorship of International Law remains at Harvard)
             "distinguished for their uniformly high level of thought" and
             cementing his reputation as a scholar-publicist of the first rank
Condition:   Original gray printed wraps, somewhat worn and chipped, but a
             usable copy; 83 pages
Book No.:    W-72541                Price: $     150.00
Category:    international law
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Author:      Stotter, Lawrence H.
Title:       To Put Asunder, The Laws of Matrimonial Strife. An Introduction to
             the Seminal Anglo-American Literature and Laws of Domestic
             Relations up to the Year 1900, with Supporting Bibliography and
             Comments
Publisher:   Regents Press, Berkeley, 2011.
Description: An exquisitely produced history of Western family law since its
             inception, with the emphasis upon that of England and the United
             States; with over two dozen illustrations and a further three
             dozen typographical embellishments
Condition:   Original oversized cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-75889                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Family Law, divorce, marriage
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Author:      Euer, Samson and Giles Duncombe]
Title:       Tryals per Pais, Or the Law of England Concerning Juries by Nisi
             Prius [etc.]. The Fourth Edition [bound with] Tryals per Pais in
             Capital Matters: Or, Some Brief and Useful Observations Relating
             to Such Tryals
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London,
             1702.
Description: First 18th century edition of the first substantial treatise on
             the English jury and the English law of evidence, deservedly
             popular for over a century, bound with the first edition of one of
             the earliest works devoted exclusively to capital cases
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-The Hartland Library,
             definite foxing and browning, yet a usable copy; with the
             imprimatur leaf
Book No.:    W-74157                Price: $     850.00
Category:    trials, Evidence, juries, criminal law
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Author:      St. Germain, Christopher]
Title:       The Dialogue in English, betweene a Doctor of Divinitie, and a
             Student in the Lawes of England
Publisher:   Printed by the Assignes of John More, Esquire, London], 1638.
Description: An early 17th century edition of the first classic of English
             equity, recently described as "a brilliant, comprehensive and
             intellectually satisfying attempt to construct a systematic theory
             of law within an English context"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 morocco, title repaired, embrowned but sound
Book No.:    W-49366                Price: $     650.00
Category:    
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Author:      Dodaridge, John]
Title:       Judge Dodaridge, His Law of Nobility and Peerage. Wherein the
             Antiquities, Titles, Degrees, and Distinctions; Concerning the
             Peeres and Nobility of this Nation, are Excellently set forth . .
             . according to the Lawes and Customes of England
Publisher:   Printed for L. Chapman, and are to be sold at his Shop [etc.],
             London, 1658.
Description:
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, definite embrowning, cut close; sound only
Book No.:    W-12742                Price: $     450.00
Category:    
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Author:      Challis, Thomas M.
Title:       Government Majorities. Letter to the Right Hon. Lord John Russell,
             M.P., on the New Ministerial Device for the Subversion of Local
             Self-Government
Publisher:   Effingham Wilson, Royal Exchange, London, 1851.
Description: A rare tract unsuccessfully opposing the removal of Smithfield
             Market from its ancient location, the Removal Act passed the next
             year, with the live cattle market relocated to a new site at
             Copenhagen Fields in Islington
Condition:   Original self-wraps, disbound (though the sewing remaining), light
             browning, a usable copy, eight pages; one copy in OCLC, none in
             this country
Book No.:    W-91501                Price: $     125.00
Category:    ENGLAND
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Author:
Title:       American Book-Prices Current. A Record of Literary Properties sold
             at Auction in the United States and in London, England, from
             September 1960 through [August 1978] [Title Varies]. Nineteen
             Volumes
Publisher:   American Book-Prices Current [and] Bancroft-Parkman, Inc., New
             York, 1962.
Description: A long, complete run of eighteen years, including the fifteen
             years immediately preceding the presently available auction
             records on cd-rom (which begin in 1975), together with the index
             volume for 1960-1965
Condition:   Original red cloth, gilt, some wear and some volumes ex-library,
             but a good usable run
Book No.:    W-91509                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Dealer & Auction Catalogues
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Author:      Thompson, D.R., Peter Morrish and Ian McLean
Title:       Proceedings in the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal, An
             Index of Practice and Procedure
Publisher:   Barry Rose, Chichester, 1979.
Description: With the Criminal Appeal Act 1968, Chapter 19 (36 pages in wraps)
             and Statutory Intruments, 1968 No. 1262, Criminal Procedure,
             England and Wales, The Criminal Appeal Rules 1968 (stapled wraps,
             36 pages, ex-Royal Courts of Justice) laid in
Condition:   Original black cloth, gilt, well-preserved; presentation copy from
             Master Thompson
Book No.:    W-91516                Price: $      45.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Perkins, John
Title:       A Profitable Booke of Master Iohn Perkins, fellow of the Inner
             Temple. Treating of the Lawes of Englande. S.T.C. 19639; Beale
             T425
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in Fleetestreat . . . by Richard Tottel [etc.],
             London, 1593.
Description: The penultimate sixteenth century edition of one of the classics
             of English land law, one which Holdsworth pairs with Littleton's
             Tenures; with a significant portion devoted to the law as it
             affected women, including a lengthy chapter on dower
Condition:   Early (?17th century) calf, rebacked, title dusty and strengthened
             at the inner margin, closely trimmed, some running heads just
             affected; sound
Book No.:    W-74532                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Real Property
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Author:      Lechford, Thomas
Title:       Plain Dealing or News from New England
Publisher:   J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.
Description: The first book (here in its last and best edition) written by a
             lawyer practising in this country, originally appearing in London
             in 1642; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies signed by the publishers
Condition:   Later blue buckram, a bit dusty, but quite sound
Book No.:    W-40182                Price: $     500.00
Category:    colonies, New England, 17TH CENTURY
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Author:      Staunford, William
Title:       An Exposicion of the kinges prerogatiue collected out of the great
             abridgement of Iustice Fitzherbert and other old writers of the
             lawes of Englande . . . Whereunto is annexed the Proces to the
             same Prerogatiue appertaining. S.T.C. 23213; Beale T491. Quarto
Publisher:   Imprynted . . . in fleet strete . . . by Rychard Tottel [etc.],
             London, 1567.
Description: First edition of one of the first English legal treatises of
             substance to focus on a discrete subject area of the law, in this
             case the powers of the King upon such matters as marriage,
             wardship, idiots, lunatics, escheats and wrecks, among others
Condition:   Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, definite staining
             throughout, moreso at the end, two leaves repaired with loss; a
             working copy
Book No.:    W-59198                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    English constitutional law
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Author:      Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:       The Law of Libel: in Which is Contained a General History of This
             Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive
             Alterations, in the Law of England [&c]. First American, from the
             Second London Edition . . . by Anthony Bleecker. Cohen 10934
Publisher:   Published by Stephen Gould, Law Bookseller [etc.], New-York, 1818.
Description: Only American edition of the first treatise published in this
             country on the law of libel (and on torts in general), with a
             preliminary historical treatment followed by Holt's principal
             analysis, arranged by type of libel; not in McCoy
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, neatly blind and gilt-tooled,
             some browning and some marginal staining, but a good usable copy
Book No.:    W-73944                Price: $     850.00
Category:    libel and slander
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Foreign and Inland,
             as Administered in England and America; with Occasional
             Illustrations from the Commercial Law of the Nations of
             Continental Europe. Cohen 2555
Publisher:   Charles C. Little & James Brown, Boston, 1843.
Description: First edition of the commentary whose substance was at the heart
             of 'Swift v. Tyson', decided the year before by a unanimous court
             whose opinion Story delivered, of commercial importance then
             central to this country; dedicated to Simon Greenleaf
Condition:   Modern speckled calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, some foxing and
             browning, some chips to the upper margin of the last pages, else a
             good copy
Book No.:    W-75555                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Commercial Law, Negotiable Instrum
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books. The Ninth
             Edition, With the Last Corrections of the Author; and Continued to
             the Present Time, By Ri. Burn, LL.D. Four Volumes. Eller 14
Publisher:   Printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, in the Strand [etc.], London,
             1783.
Description: The closest we come to Blackstone's "received text", incorporating
             the manuscript corrections in his hand found in his own copy,
             becoming the edition, in the words of William Hammond, from which
             "most of the current editions are printed"
Condition:   Contemporary tree calf, the spines elaborately extra-gilt, lightly
             rubbed and chipped, but altogether quite an appealing, even
             gorgeous set
Book No.:    W-75565                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    jurisprudence, English Law
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Author:      Tebbs, H.V.
Title:       Essay on the "Scripture Doctrines of Adultery and Divorce, and on
             the Criminal Character and Punishment of Adultery, by the Ancient
             Laws of England and other Countries"
Publisher:   Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington [etc.], London, 1822.
Description:
Condition:   Later 3/4 morocco, joints cracking, discreetly ex-library, else a
             good copy
Book No.:    W-48031                Price: $     225.00
Category:    adultery, women's law
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Author:      St. Germain, Christopher
Title:       Two Dialogues in English, between a doctour of Divinity, and a
             Student in the Laws of England, of the Grounds of the said Laws,
             and of Conscience. Wing S317
Publisher:   Printed by John Streater, Eliz. Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.],
             London, 1673.
Description: A late 17th century edition of the first classic of English equity
             and the first work on legal philosophy and natural law written in
             England, "a brilliant, comprehensive and intellectually satisfying
             attempt to construct a systematic theory of law"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, a little dusty, else quite a fresh copy
Book No.:    W-48054                Price: $     650.00
Category:    equity
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Author:      Darby, J. George N. and Frederick Bosanquet
Title:       A Practical Treatise on the Statutes of Limitations in England and
             Ireland
Publisher:   William Maxwell & Son, 29, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1867.
Description: First edition of Bosanquet's sole work, co-authored by him shortly
             after he was called to the bar by the Inner Temple, ultimately
             "the standard textbook on the subject", appearing in a subsequent
             edition and supplement through the century's end
Condition:   Modern yellow cloth, the original crimson morocco label preserved,
             a few marginal repairs, else a good clean copy
Book No.:    W-74948                Price: $     250.00
Category:    
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Author:
Title:       The Newgate Calendar, Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most
             Notorious Characters Who Have Been Convicted of Outrages on the
             Laws of England [etc.]
Publisher:   Edwin Valentine Mitchell, Hartford, 1926.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, the front board damaged; sound
Book No.:    W-63443                Price: $      50.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Commentaries on the Laws of England. The Fourth [sic] Edition.
             Eller 6
Publisher:   Printed for John Exshaw [and others; imprint varies], Dublin,
             1771.
Description: A very early Dublin-printed, pirated edition (the second) of
             Blackstone's classic work, appearing during the same year as the
             first American edition, and the first in Ireland in which all four
             volumes were published during the same year
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, a few repairs, new labels; a sound set
Book No.:    W-60114                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    jurisprudence, English Law
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Author:      Foss, Edward
Title:       Biographia Juridica, A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of
             England From the Conquest to the Present Time 1066-1870
Publisher:   John Murray, London, 1870.
Description: Still the principal biographical source for the study of the
             English judiciary, distilled and expanded from Foss's 'Judges of
             England', a work Holdsworth termed "of the greatest value to legal
             historians, principally for the biographies"
Condition:   Covers badly flecked, hinges cracked; a working copy
Book No.:    W-54649                Price: $      85.00
Category:    Bench and Bar, biography
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Title:       Great Domesday Book. Six Volumes [Complete]. Facsimiles in Two
             Volumes. Translations in Two Volumes. Maps and Indices in One
             Volume Each
Publisher:   Alecto Historical Editions, London, 1986-92.
Description: The marvelous facsimile of William the Conquerer's unprecedented
             survey of his realm, providing an unparalleled view of medieval
             England, including its courts and nascent legal system; with
             English translations, maps, and extensive indices
Condition:   The 'Penny Edition', limited to 250 sets, the two facsimile
             volumes bound in 1/4 vellum over 15th-century oak boards,
             slipcased, exceptionally handsome
Book No.:    W-73249                Price: $    5500.00
Category:    Domesday Book, MEDIEVAL
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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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Title:       Great Domesday Book. Six Volumes [Complete]. Facsimiles in Two
             Volumes. Translations in Two Volumes. Maps and Indices in One
             Volume Each. One of 450 Sets
Publisher:   Alecto Historical Editions, London, 1986-2000.
Description: The marvelous facsimile of William the Conquerer's unprecedented
             survey of his realm, providing an unparalleled view of medieval
             England, including its courts and nascent legal system; with
             English translations, maps, and extensive indices
Condition:   The 'Millenium Edition', the facsimile volumes bound in modern
             calf replicating the 12th century Winton Domesday, the earliest
             exising Domesday binding
Book No.:    W-73298                Price: $    8500.00
Category:    Domesday Book, MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Commentaries on the Laws of England . . . from the Last London
             Edition. With the Last Corrections of the Author; and with Notes
             and Additions by Edward Christian . . . Downing Professor of the
             Laws of England in the University of Cambridge. Four Volumes
Publisher:   Printed and Published by Thomas B. Wait, & Co., Portland, 1807.
Description: An early American edition (the fifth), a completely
             unsophisticated, unrestored set in its original American
             publisher's binding, bottom and foredges untrimmed, cracking to
             the joints, bottom of one spine perished, labels slightly
             different
Condition:   Original publisher's paper-backed light-blue boards, paper labels
Book No.:    W-62886                Price: $     750.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:      Deacon, Edward E.
Title:       A Digest of the Criminal Law of England; As Altered by the Recent
             Statutes for the Consolidation and Improvement of it [with] A
             Supplement to Deacon's Digest of The Criminal Law of England . . .
             by W.M. Hindmarch. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan . . . for Saunders and Benning [etc.],
             London, 1831-36.
Description: First edition of the exhaustive compilation by an Inner Temple
             barrister ("a thorough and cautious commentator" in the words of
             Leon Radzinowicz) undertaken during the midst of the great
             nineteenth century reforms of English criminal law
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, a clean usable set, the
             bindings similar, though not identical, in appearance
Book No.:    W-75994                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, digests
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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.
             Eight Volumes
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1846-69.
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"; with the eighth index
             volume, printed in 1869, in a variant binding
Condition:   3/4 crimson morocco, gilt, Law Society prize binding; sound
Book No.:    W-52333                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    equity, biography
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Author:
Title:       The Trial of Thomas Hardy for High Treason, at the Sessions House
             in the Old Bailey [etc.]. Taken in Short-hand By Joseph Gurney.
             Four Volumes in Two
Publisher:   Sold by Martha Gurney, Bookseller, Holborn Hill, London, 1794.
Description: The most extensive of all the reports of the trial including "one
             of the great speeches of [Erskine's] career", securing Hardy's
             acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French
             Revolution's effects swirled throughout England
Condition:   Modern buckram, ex-library, first title repaired, last advertising
             leaf repaired with loss, a textually complete copy only
Book No.:    W-41915                Price: $     750.00
Category:    
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Author:      Morris, John
Title:       Two Lectures on the Jurisdiction and Practice of the High Court of
             Admiralty of England, Delivered before the Incorporated Law
             Society, at the Hall of the Institution, Chancery Lane, London
             [etc.]
Publisher:   Stevens and Norton, 26, Bell Yard, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1860.
Description: The timely lectures delivered just as the admiralty courts were
             opened to barristers and solicitors, and the first delivered by a
             solicitor, Morris and his firm (Ashurst, Morris, Crisp) ultimately
             tremendously successful, legally and commercially
Condition:   Modern cloth, paper label, the last page chipped and marked, ex-
             library, yet usable, 36 pages; presentation copy "With Mr Morris'
             Compliments"
Book No.:    W-74267                Price: $     350.00
Category:    administrative law, admiralty
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Author:      Hallifax, Samuel
Title:       An Analysis of the Civil Law, In Which a Comparison Is
             Occasionally Made between the Roman Laws and Those of England. A
             New Edition . . . Being the Heads of a Course of Lectures Publicly
             Read in the University of Cambridge by John William Geldart [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by . . . John Smith, Printer to the University [etc.],
             Cambridge, 1836.
Description: The foremost 18th century lectures on Roman law delivered in
             England in the edition prepared by James Geldhart, one of
             Hallifax's successors as Regius Professor of Civil Law at
             Cambridge, and influential upon Sir Henry Maine, Geldart's
             successor
Condition:   Original green embossed cloth, gilt, the spine somewhat faded and
             a bit crinkled, its bottom just snagged, yet a good clean copy
Book No.:    W-75217                Price: $     350.00
Category:    roman law
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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:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown
             . . . Now first published from his Lordship's Original Manuscript
             . . . with large Notes. By Sollom Emlyn of Lincoln's Inn [etc.].
             Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London], 1736.
Description: First edition of the masterpiece of one of England's greatest
             judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words "[n]o
             man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none
             had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:
Book No.:    W-45153                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    pleading, criminal law
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