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Author:      Pye, Henry James
Title:       Summary of the Duties of a Justice of the Peace Out of Sessions.
             With Some Preliminary Observations. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for J. Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty [etc.], London,
             1810.
Description: The popular work written by Pye while he was both England's Poet
             Laureate and a police magistrate, concentrating on the justice out
             of session, in matters largely criminal and in circumstances where
             a handy work, such as this, was a necessity
Condition:   Contemporary speckled calf, a little chipped, but quite pretty
Book No.:    W-42267                Price: $     350.00
Category:    
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Author:      Austin, John
Title:       The Province of Jurisprudence Determined. Second Edition [with]
             Lectures on Jurisprudence. Being the Sequel to "The Province of
             Jurisprudence Determined." To Which Are Added Notes and Fragments
             . . . Published from the Original Manuscripts. Three Volumes
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1861-63.
Description: First and second editions of both of Austin's major works, of
             pervasive impact on Anglo-American law over the last two centuries
             and, in the words of H.L.A. Hart (who edited the 'Province' in
             1954), "established the study of jurisprudence in England"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, extra gilt, marbled edges and endpapers, very
             worn, one board detached, several labels lacking, some chipping
             and tape; a working set
Book No.:    W-72462                Price: $     350.00
Category:    philosophy of 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:      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:
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, 1794-95.
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 brown cloth, gilt, some foxing and staining, a few tears,
             the binding a bit strained, yet a good usable set
Book No.:    W-70759                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Author:      Hargrave, Francis
Title:       Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and
             Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A
             Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and
             second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:   Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-
             92.
Description: One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal
             service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty
             previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection
             ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, ex-library, with the ownership signature of Sir
             Robert Gifford, Baron Gifford, and the bookplate of Henry
             Bickersteth, Baron Langdale
Book No.:    W-74675                Price: $     850.00
Category:    English constitutional 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:      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 Chief Justices of England. From the Norman
             Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden.  Five Volumes
Publisher:   Edward Thomson Co., Long Island, 1894-99.
Description: The most sumptuous and elaborate of all the editions of the Lord
             Campbell's 'Chief Justices', with many full-page plates, some in
             color and others folding, providing us with an unbroken
             biographical record from the Norman Conquest forward
Condition:   Vellum-backed crimson boards, showing wear, but still attractive
Book No.:    W-55036                Price: $     850.00
Category:    biography, Bench and Bar
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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:      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:      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:      Coke, Edwardo
Title:       The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England . . .
             Revised and Corrected, With Additions of Notes . . . By Francis
             Hargrave and Charles Butler, Including also The Notes of Chief
             Justice Hale [etc.]. Two Volumes. Cohen 9452
Publisher:   Robert H. Small, Minor Street, Philadelphia, 1853.
Description: One of only two American editions of one of the five greatest
             English law books, containing the notes of Hargrave and Butler
             praised by Maitland, particularly for their value for the study of
             English medieval law; with the notes of Lord Nottingham
Condition:   Modern buckram, a good clean set
Book No.:    W-66113                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Real Property
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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:      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:      Johnson, John
Title:       Collection of All the Ecclesiastical Laws, Canons, Answers, or
             Rescripts . . . of the Church of England, From its first
             Foundation to the Conquest . . . Now first Translated into English
             with Explanatory Notes [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for Robert Knaplock . . . and Samuel Ballard [etc.],
             London, 1720.
Description: The last work of Johnson, "a very able writer", sufficiently
             valuable to be reissued in a new edition over a century
             subsequently, in 1850, with Johnson's notes supplemented by those
             glosses from Lyndwood and Athone "thought most useful"
Condition:   Modern brown cloth, gilt, definite browning, ex-library, one
             signature loose in volume one; a usable set only
Book No.:    W-72775                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical 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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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:      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:      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:   Contemporary sheep, early paper label, rubbed but quite fresh
Book No.:    W-50165                Price: $     650.00
Category:    
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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 unlettered sheep, rubbed, spine ends chipped and a
             bit wormed, else quite a clean fresh and unsophisticated copy
Book No.:    W-74797                Price: $     450.00
Category:    equity
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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:
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:      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:      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:      Peake, Thomas
Title:       Cases Determined at Nisi Prius, in the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:   Printed for P. Byrne, No. 108, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1795.
Description: The first nisi prius reports, that is, those technically scheduled
             for Westminster unless first ('nisi prius') heard in the country,
             where in fact most were, the fiction dating as far back as Bracton
             and the basis of England's assize system
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rubbed and a bit chipped, embrowning; sound
Book No.:    W-61287                Price: $     450.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       Criminal Justice in America. Setaro 172
Publisher:   Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1930.
Description: First edition of Pound's 1924 Colver Lectures delivered at Brown
             University upon a subject which had long occupied him, with both
             his proposed reforms and his historical analysis of criminal
             justice in 19th century America and in England
Condition:   The dedication copy, presented to Theodore Francis Green, with
             Dean Pound's lengthy, personal inscription on the front blank
             dated September 22, 1930
Book No.:    W-74786                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    criminal law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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Author:      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:      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:      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:      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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Author:      Madox, Thomas
Title:       The History and Antiquities of the Exchequer of the Kings of
             England . . . Together with . . . the Ancient Dialogue concerning
             the Exchequer . . . and A Dissertation concerning the most Ancient
             Great Roll of the Exchequer [etc.]. Second Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for William Owen, at Homer's Head, Near Temple-Bar [etc.],
             London, 1769.
Description: Second (and best) edition of Madox's masterwork, the first
             comprehensive treatment of the Royal Exchequer (and of English
             medieval taxation), called by Maitland "beautiful . . . one of the
             greatest historical works of the last [18th] century"
Condition:   Modern cloth, the Signet Library copy, with its gilt crests
Book No.:    W-68886                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    taxation
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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.
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Condition:   Original cloth, the front board damaged; sound
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Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Commentaries on the Laws of England. Four Volumes
Publisher:   University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1979.
Description: The facsimile re-issue in paperback of the first edition printed
             at Oxford between 1765 and 1769; with four brief scholarly
             introductions, one for each volume
Condition:   Original printed illustrated wraps, as new
Book No.:    W-71828                Price: $     120.00
Category:    jurisprudence
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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
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Title:       Criminal Justice History, An International Annual
Publisher:   Meckler Publishing, Westport, 1984.
Description: With essays on police in Victorian England, gambling in Florida,
             and homosexuality in Canada, among others
Condition:   Green cloth, a good copy
Book No.:    W-90391                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law
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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:      St. Germain, Christopher]
Title:       The Dialogue in English, betweene a Doctor of Divinity, and a
             Student in the Laws of England
Publisher:   Printed by the Assignes of John More, Esquire, London], 1638.
Description:
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Book No.:    W-52126                Price: $     650.00
Category:    equity, 16TH CENTURY
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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:      Coke, Edward
Title:       The First Part of the Institutes of the Lawes of England. Or, a
             Commentarie upon Littleton, Not the Name of a Lawyer onely, but of
             the Law it selfe [etc.]. S.T.C. 15784. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for the Society of Stationers, London, 1628.
Description: First edition of Coke's most single famous work and one of the
             five greatest books of English law, glossing Littleton's
             'Tenures', one of the remaining four, and forming the first part
             (of four) of his monumental Institutes of English Law
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, one leaf in facsimile, without the portrait and
             table of consanguinity, some browning and staining, early
             notations; a working copy
Book No.:    W-73744                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Real Property
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Author:      Gurney, Joseph John
Title:       Notes on a Visit Made to Some of the Prisons in Scotland and the
             North of England, In Company With Elizabeth Fry; With some General
             Observations on the Subject of Prison Discipline. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. [etc.], Edinburgh, 1819.
Description:
Condition:   Original decorated boards, ex-library, crudely rebacked in cloth,
             the word 'Notes' excised from the title; a sound working copy
Book No.:    W-91349                Price: $     125.00
Category:    prisons, criminal law, SCOTLAND
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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:      Perkins, John
Title:       A Profitable Booke of Master Iohn Perkins, felow of the Inner
             Temple treating of the lawes of England. S.T.C. 19637 [variant];
             Beale T.423
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in Fleestreete [sic] . . . by Richarde Tottell,
             London, 1581.
Description: A late sixteenth century edition of one of the classics of English
             land law, one which Holdsworth paired with Littleton's Tenures and
             which Coke termed "wittily and learnedly composed", first
             appearing in Latin in 1528, this edition in Law French
Condition:   Contemporary calf, blind-centered lozenges, rebacked, worn, joints
             rubbed, but a good wide-margined copy, with extensive early
             glosses throughout
Book No.:    W-55304                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Real Property
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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 Co., Northport, 1894-99.
Description: The most lavish and extensive edition of Lord Campbell's Chief
             Justices, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from
             the Norman Conquest through the first part of the 19th century,
             with 126 full page illustrations, 14 in color
Condition:   3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, the top edges gilt
Book No.:    W-55009                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    biography, Bench and Bar
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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:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of
             England, from the Earliest Times till the Reign of King George IV.
             New Edition, Edited by John Allan Mallory [etc.]. Ten Volumes
Publisher:   Estes & Lauriat, Opposite Old South, Boston, 1870's?].
Description: The most famous of all works devoted to England's Lord
             Chancellors, described as a work which "challenge[s] comparison
             with the best biographies in the language", beginning with the
             Anglo-Saxon chancellors and continuing through the 19th century
Condition:   Brown cloth, gilt, worn, some hinges cracked; a good working set
Book No.:    W-69059                Price: $     250.00
Category:    equity, biography
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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
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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.
             First Series, to the Revolution of 1688. In Seven Volumes.
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1846-47.
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", this set comprised of
             its first series (only), proceeding as far as 1688
Condition:   Contemporary calf, marbled edges and endpapers, the spines extra
             gilt, somewhat rubbed, the rear board of volume one loose, else an
             attractive set
Book No.:    W-72438                Price: $     350.00
Category:    equity, biography
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Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. Seven Volumes
Publisher:   Fred. D. Lynn & Company, Publishers, Jersey City, 1881.
Description: One of Lord Campbell's two principal works, providing us with an
             unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest through the
             early 19th century; with the two volume continuation by Sir Joseph
             Arnould and the seventh volume index to the whole
Condition:   Original olive-green cloth, gilt, a bit of wear and some browning,
             but a good, sound set
Book No.:    W-71317                Price: $     350.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Elmes, James
Title:       A Practical Treatise on Architectural Jurisprudence: In Which the
             Constitutions, Canons, Laws and Customs Relating to the Art of
             Building, Are Collected from the Best Authorities [etc.]
Publisher:   W. Benning, Law Bookseller, Fleet-Street [etc.], London, 1827.
Description: The dedication copy of the only edition of the first work on legal
             architecture in England, seemingly specially bound for Lord
             Lyndhurst, the son of John Singleton Copley and Lord Chancellor,
             and possessor of a "natural genius" for architecture
Condition:   Contemporary morocco, elaborately blind-tooled, inner-gilt
             dentelles and all edges gilt, now quite worn but sound; with Lord
             Lyndhurst's bookplate
Book No.:    W-75782                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Legal Architecture
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