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book #79405
Author:
Title:       Liber quorundam Canonum disciplinae ecclesiae Anglicanae. Anno
             1571. S.T.C. 10037.5 [variant 2 with the cancel slip]. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by John Day, London, 1571.
Description: The first Latin printing comprising a second part of the revised
             39 Articles of 1563, "established [by Elizabeth I] as the
             doctrinal foundations of the Church of England", to which clergy
             were ordered to subscribe by Act of Parliament in 1571
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, lightish staining, the lower
             margin cut close (no text affected), else clean and usable; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79405                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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book #74141
Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       The Touchstone of Wills, Testaments, and Administrations. Being a
             Compendium of Cases & Resolutions Touching the same. Carefully
             collected out of the Ecclesiastical, Civil and Canon Laws [etc.].
             Third Edition. Wing M1813. 12mo
Publisher:   Printed for W. Leak, A. Roper, F. Tyton [and six others], London,
             1674.
Description: The last edition of the first general, introductory guidebook to
             the English law of wills, designed for the layperson (as
             Swinburne's treatise is not), written by the North Riding attorney
             perhaps best known for his poem "In Praise of York-shire Ale"
Condition:   Original unlettered sheep, very worn and quite browned, the
             margins cut close (no text affected); a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-74141                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Wills
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book #78521
Author:
Title:       Anno XXIIII Henrici VIII. Actis made in the Session of this
             present parliament, holden uppon prorogation at Westmynstre . . .
             in the xxiiii yere of the reygne of . . . Kynge Henry the VIII
             [1533] [etc.]. Beale S150; S.T.C. 9377. Folio
Publisher:   In Aedibus Thomae Bertheleti Regii Impressoris [etc.], London,
             1538.
Description: The Parliament in which the first great step was taken to
             extinguish papal jurisdiction and power in England, ensuring that
             Henry's divorce would be determined by Cranmer's archepiscopal
             court, and leading to Henry's supremacy in the English Church
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, else
             well preserved, five copies in ESTC, one with a mutilated imprint;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78521                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Acts, 16TH CENTURY, Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Walsh, Thomas
Title:       History of the Irish Hierarchy, With the Monasteries of Each
             County, Biographical Notices of the Irish Saints, Prelates, and
             Religious. Compiled from the Most Authentic Records, Foreign and
             Domestic
Publisher:   D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 164 William Street [etc.], New York, 1857.
Description:
Condition:   Original embossed cloth, badly worn, ex-library; a working copy
Book No.:    W-30033                Price: $      85.00
Category:    IRELAND, Ecclesiastical Law
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book #78102
Author:
Title:       The Trial Wherein Miss D--v--s [Davis] was Plaintiff, and the Rev.
             Dr. W-l-n [Wilson], Defendant. In an action of Ten Thousand Pounds
             . . . for the Non-Performance of a Marriage-Contract: When the
             Plaintiff . . . recover'd Seven Thousand Pounds Damages
Publisher:   Printed for W. Price near Ludgate [etc.], London, 1747.
Description: The rare account of the trial which set "[t]he largest award on
             record" in a breach of promise suit, as the action became firmly
             established in the common law courts in the mid-18th century,
             displacing the ecclesiastical courts in such cases
Condition:   Modern stabbed marbled wraps, printed paper label, a trifle dusty,
             else a very good, untrimmed copy, 24 pages; six copies in ESTC,
             none in a law library
Book No.:    W-78102                Price: $     850.00
Category:    trials, women's law, marriage
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book #79642
Author:
Title:       The Duke of Norfolk's Case: With Reasons for Passing his Bill.
             Wing D2514
Publisher:   No publisher stated, London?, 1699?.
Description: A rare part of a major Parliamentary divorce case, one involving
             England's premier dukedom (and two admitted adulterers), and
             possibly the first divorce bill in English history not first to
             pass through the ecclesiastical courts; four copies in ESTC
Condition:   Broadsheet measuring about 8x13 inches, browned, edges chipped and
             one margin strengthened, all legibility preserved; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79642                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    divorce, marriage, adultery, Acts, Parliament, Ecclesiastical Law
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book #78702
Author:
Title:       Statutes made in the Parliamente . . . in the first yere of . . .
             Edward VI [with the statutes of 2 and 3 Edw VI, 3 and 4 Edw VI, 5
             and 6 Edw VI, and 7 Edw VI]. Five Volumes. S.T.C. 9421, 9423,
             9429.7, 9437.5, and 9440.2. Folio
Publisher:   [1, 2, and 3] Richard Grafton; [4 and 5] Richard Tottel, London,
             1547-70.
Description: A collection of all the legislation of Edward VI's five
             parliaments, spanning his entire reign from 1547 to 1553,
             including that abolishing witchcraft, producing the Anglican
             Church's first prayer book, and increasing protection to accused
             traitors
Condition:   Modern 1/4 and 3/4 differently colored calf and morocco,
             occasional staining and repairs, else quite clean with ample
             margins; the Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-78702                Price: $    5000.00
Category:    Acts, Parliament, witchcraft, criminal law, Ecclesiastical Law
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book #79713
Author:      Conset, Henry
Title:       The Practice of the Spiritual or Ecclesiastical Courts. To which
             is added, A Brief Discourse of the Structure and Manner Of forming
             the Libel or Declaration. Wing C5901
Publisher:   Printed for T. Basset, and are to be sold by Will. Hensman [etc.],
             London, 1685.
Description: First edition of the first work in English on the practice and
             procedure of England's church courts, in John Baker's words "a
             vernacular edition" expanding upon Francis Clarke's treatise (in
             Latin) published from a corrupt text earlier in the century
Condition:   Early polished calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, lightly rubbed,
             one lower margin cut away, else clean with the errata; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79713                Price: $     950.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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book #78486
Author:      Hudson, John
Title:       The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volume II, 871-1216
Publisher:   Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description: The second volume in Oxford's ambitious new series under the
             General Editorship of Sir John Baker, devoted to late Anglo-Saxon
             England, to Anglo-Norman England, and to Angevin England,
             concluding with "Magna Carta and the Common Law"
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-78486                Price: $     300.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, canon law, Anglo-Saxon law, MEDIEVAL, Magna Carta
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book #79075
Author:      Cockburn, William
Title:       The Clerk's Assistant in the Practice of the Ecclesiastical
             Courts: Containing the Method of Proceedings there. Extracted from
             The best Books of Practice, And more regularly and clearly laid
             down than has hitherto been done [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for R. Main, in Dame-Street, Dublin, 1753.
Description: The rare first Dublin edition of a comprehensive work, praised by
             Holdsworth as "clear and concise", treating of criminal causes,
             divorce, guardians, libel and defamation, marriage (several
             chapters), and wills inter alia; two copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and new
             endpapers, else quite crisp and well-preserved, with the
             subscribers list; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79075                Price: $     750.00
Category:    biography, Ecclesiastical Law, SCOTLAND, marriage, divorce, libel and slander, criminal law
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book #77904
Author:      Swinburne, Henry
Title:       A Treatise of Testaments and Last Wills, Compiled out of the Laws
             Ecclesiastical, Civil and Canon, as also out of the Common Law,
             Customs and Statutes of this Realm. The Whole digested into Seven
             Parts [etc.]. Sixth Edition. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . and sold by S. Birt, London, 1742.
Description: The first work on the English law of wills, and more broadly the
             first work written by an Englishman on English canon law, praised
             by J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity and scientific technique" and
             by David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, Cornwell House circular
             stamps on the front endpapers, else a very good, tall, clean copy
Book No.:    W-77904                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Wills
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book #79317
Author:
Title:       Anno XXXII. Henrici Octavi [1540] . . . the actes folowing by his
             highnesse, with thassent of the lordes spiritual and temporal, and
             the comons assembled in the sayd parliament, haue bene
             established, ordeyned and enacted. STC 9402 [including this copy]
Publisher:   T. Powell?, London.
Description: The legislation of the Parliament which included the Statute of
             Wills, "one of the most significant pieces of all English law",
             comprehensively restoring the power to devise real property and
             mitigating the effects of the Statute of Uses of 1536
Condition:   19th century cloth, light browning, else quite well preserved,
             with the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield on the front pastedown; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79317                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, Ecclesiastical Law, witchcraft, Wills
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book #64350
Author:      Elmes, James
Title:       A Practical Treatise on Ecclesiastical and Civil Dilapidations,
             Re-instatements, Waste . . . With an Appendix Containing Cases
             Decided, Precedents of Notices to Repair, Examples of Valuations
             [etc.]. Third Edition, Considerably Enlarged
Publisher:   Samule Brooke, Law Printing-Office, 35, Paternoster Row, London,
             1829.
Description: Best edition of a work of potential interest to anyone interested
             in the legal and historical aspects of architecture and
             construction particularly as applied to churches, with comparisons
             drawn to Roman and French law and much reliance on Lord Coke
Condition:   Cloth-backed boards, rebacked, quite rubbed, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-64350                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, Legal Architecture
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book #79712
Author:
Title:       Iniunctions giuen by the Queenes Maiestie. Anno Dom. 1559. The
             first yeere of the Raigne of our Soueraign Lady Queene Elizabeth.
             Cum Priuilegio Regiae Maiestatis. S.T.C. 10110. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by assignment of Robert Barker [per S.T.C.], London, 1600.
Description: The final early printing of the injunctions issued in July 1559,
             supplementing the Acts of Supremacy and Uniformity enacted in
             Elizabeth's first parliament and "complet[ing] the settlement of
             religion upon which the Church of England is based"
Condition:   19th century brown morocco, a Zaehnsdorf binding, lightly rubbed,
             extra gilt, marbled pastedowns and endpapers, some browning; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79712                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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book #76910
Author:      Stoughton, William
Title:       An Abstract, of Certain Acts of parliament: of certaine her
             Maiesties Iniunctions: of certain Canons, Constitutions, and
             Synodalles prouinciall: established and in force, for the
             peaceable gouernment of the Church [etc.]. S.T.C. 10394. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by Robert Waldegrave, London, 1583.
Description: Part and parcel of the first substantial, organized Puritan
             opposition to the oath ex-officio and the High Commission,
             prompted specifically by Archbishop Whitgift's Twenty-Four
             Articles seeking to impose uniformity of liturgical observance
Condition:   Modern black morocco, all edges gilt, cut somewhat close with some
             running heads and catchwords shaved, the text unaffected, some
             browning; a good copy
Book No.:    W-76910                Price: $    2750.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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book #74445
Author:      Cunningham, Timothy
Title:       The Law of Simony: Containing, All the Statutes, Cases at Large,
             Arguments, Resolutions, and Judgments concerning it . . . by the
             Canon and Common Law; the Stat. of 31st Eliz. c.6 . . .
             Determinations upon that Act, from Lord Coke, and other[s] [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers [etc.], London, 1784.
Description: The only work on the English law of simony (the form of
             ecclesiastical corruption said to have been named after Simon
             Magus), "an intelligent summary" in Holdsworth's words, with much
             discussion of its criminal nature and its association with perjury
Condition:   Contemporary sprinkled polished calf, gilt, some sidenotes just
             shaved (the sense preserved), else a lovely bright fresh copy;
             with the half-title
Book No.:    W-74445                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, criminal law
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book #79549
Author:      Lambarde, William
Title:       Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace [bound with]
             The Dvties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other
             lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be adioyned, the
             seuerall offices of Church Ministers &c. STC 15172/15158
Publisher:   Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1610.
Description: Early seventeenth century editions of Lambarde's two major works
             on justices of the peace and their complementary local officers,
             including surveyors of highways, overseers of the poor and
             destroyers of "noisome fowle and vermin"
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, the first blanks frayed and the top margin
             cut a bit close, else quite fresh with the text block sound and
             tight; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79549                Price: $     950.00
Category:    justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law, poor law, law of highways, law of nuisance
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Author:      Stuart, John (ed.)
Title:       Records of the Priory of the Isle of May
Publisher:   Printed for the Society [of Antiquaries of Scotland] by R. Clark,
             Edinburgh, 1868.
Description: An exceptionally well edited account of the early religious
             presence on the Isle of May, located in the firth of Forth on
             Scotland's east coast, founded by King David of Scotland in the
             late 12th century; with several impressive facsimiles
Condition:   Original cloth, quite rubbed, but sound
Book No.:    W-42030                Price: $     125.00
Category:    law and sociology, Ecclesiastical Law
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book #78956
Author:
Title:       Anno XXV Henrici Octaui. Actes made in the session of this present
             Parliament holden upon prorogation at Westminster [with] Anno XXVI
             [with] Anno XXVII [with] Anno XXVIII [1534-1536]. S.T.C. 9384.5,
             9389.5, 9393.5, 9396.5; Beale S160, S167, S173, S179
Publisher:   T. Powell [and] T. Marsh, London, 1562-1575?.
Description: The legislation central to the English Reformation under Henry
             VIII, including that confirming the final break with Rome and
             Henry as legally the Church of England's Supreme Head, dissolving
             the monasteries, and establishing the Act of Succession
Condition:   Modern panelled calf, lightly rubbed, else well preserved, the
             Goyder copy with his bookplate and dated ownership signature
             (1947); the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78956                Price: $    4750.00
Category:    Acts, Ecclesiastical Law, legal reform
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book #78793
Author:      Lambard, William
Title:       Eirenarcha: Or of The Office of the Justices of Peace [etc.]
             [bound with] The Dueties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen,
             and such other lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace [etc.]. S.T.C.
             15169 and 15152; Beale T395 and T386
Publisher:   Printed by Thomas Wight, and Bonham Norton, London, 1599.
Description: The last sixteenth century editions (and the last to appear during
             Lambarde's lifetime) of the pre-eminent early works on justices of
             the peace and other inferior local officials, the fruits of
             Lambarde's experience in the former capacity
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, yapp edges, somewhat rubbed, else well-
             preserved and especially crisp; the Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-78793                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law
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book #79272
Author:      Lambarde, William
Title:       Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace [bound with]
             The Dvties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other
             lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be adioyned, the
             seuerall offices of Church Ministers &c. STC 15171/15157
Publisher:   Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1607 & 1606.
Description: Early seventeenth century editions of Lambarde's two major works
             on justices of the peace and their complementary local officers,
             including surveyors of highways, overseers of the poor and
             destroyers of "noisome fowle and vermin"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, joints rubbed and just cracking but quite firm,
             spine ends a bit chipped, else fresh and very clean; the Taussig
             copies
Book No.:    W-79272                Price: $     950.00
Category:    justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law, poor law, law of highways, law of nuisance
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book #78882
Author:      Hooker, Richard
Title:       Of the Lawes of Ecclesiasticall Politie [bound with] Of the Lawes
             of Ecclesiasticall Politie. The fift Booke. S.T.C. 13712 and
             13712.5
Publisher:   Printed by John Windet [etc.] [imprints differ slightly], London,
             1593 & 1597.
Description: First editions of both parts of Hooker's monumental work,
             examining the underlying principles of the supremacy of law, thus
             in Holdsworth's words "of immense historical interest" and, given
             its subsequent impact, "of equal constitutional importance"
Condition:   Modern calf, ex-Christ Church Library, some staining, lacking two
             leaves, signatures of Thomas Serle and of ?J.N.L. Myers, else
             crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78882                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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book #79648
Author:
Title:       Articles to be enquired of in the visitation, in the First yeere
             of the Raign of our most dread Soueraign Ladie Elizabeth by the
             grace of God, of England, France, and Ireland, Defender of the
             Faith, &c. Anno Dom. 1559. S.T.C. 10133; Beale T251. Quarto
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by the Assignement of Robert Barker [etc.],
             London, 1600.
Description: The final printing of the visitation articles supplementing the
             injunctions and the Acts of Supremacy and Uniformity enacted in
             Elizabeth's first parliament and "complet[ing] the settlement of
             religion upon which the Church of England is based"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 crimson morocco over marbled boards, gilt ruled,
             decorated, and lettered, printed in black letter and quite clean;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79648                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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book #79595
Author:      Clerke, Francis
Title:       Praxis Francisci Clarke, Tam jus dicentibus quam allis omnibus qui
             in Foro Ecclesiastico versantur apprime utilis. Per Thomam Bladen
             S.T.D. Decanum Ardsertensim, Illustrissimo Principi Jacobo Duci
             Ormoniae [etc.]. Editio Secunda. Wing C4443
Publisher:   Excudebat T.B. Impensis Hannah Sawbridge . . . Ludgate Hill,
             London, 1684.
Description: Only London edition of the first work on English ecclesiastical
             law, written in the 1590's and circulating widely in manuscript,
             in Professor Helmholz's praising words "used by practitioners as
             long as the courts about which he wrote flourished"
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, quite rubbed, the top of the front
             joint just cracked, worming to the last ten pages, else very
             clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79595                Price: $     950.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Tuero Bertrand, Francisco
Title:       Un Pleito Sobre Derecho de Asilo en el Oviedo del Siglo XVIII
Publisher:   Instituto de Estudios Asturianos, Oviedo, 1974.
Description:
Condition:   Original wraps, a little worn, but sound and usable; 117 pages
Book No.:    W-53087                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, 18TH CENTURY, SPAIN
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book #79527
Author:      Ridley, Thomas
Title:       A View of the Civile and Ecclesiastical Law, and wherein the
             practice of them is streitned and may be relieued within this
             Land. Written by Thomas Ridley Doctor of the Ciuile Law. S.T.C.
             21054
Publisher:   Printed by [Adam Islip?] for the Company of Stationers, London,
             1607.
Description: First edition of the second treatise on English ecclesiastical law
             and the only edition appearing during Ridley's life, treating also
             of the law of admiralty, martial law, and international law; in
             Holdsworth's view "learned and clearly expressed"
Condition:   Modern crimson morocco, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles, the
             title somewhat darkened, else quite a luscious binding; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79527                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, admiralty, international law, libel and slander
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book #79681
Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       The Touchstone of Wills, Testaments, and Administrations. Being a
             Compendium of Cases and Resolutions Touching the same. Carefully
             collected out of the Ecclesiastical, Civil and Canon Laws [etc.].
             Third Edition. Wing M1813. 12mo
Publisher:   Printed for W. Leak, A. Roper, F. Tyton [and six others], London,
             1674.
Description: Final edition of the first general, introductory guidebook to the
             English law of wills, designed for the layperson (as Swinburne's
             treatise is not), written by the North Riding attorney perhaps
             best known for his poem "In Praise of York-shire Ale"
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, the margins cut close
             (legibility preserved), a bit of minor marginal worming, clean and
             usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79681                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Wills, Ecclesiastical Law, canon law, civil law
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book #76870
Author:
Title:       In re Williams versus Garbett. The Judgment of an Ecclesiastical
             Court
Publisher:   Printed and Published by J. Vincent, Oxford, 1842.
Description: A rare tract, a sharp satire (appropriately in verse) of the
             contested 1842 election of the Professor of Poetry at Oxford,
             devolving into an ecclesiastical dispute and "mark[ing] the
             beginning of the decline of the Tractarian movement in Oxford"
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a usable if somewhat fragile copy,
             15 pages; no copy in COPAC, three in OCLC
Book No.:    W-76870                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, Poetry
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book #79293
Author:      Wentworth, Thomas
Title:       The Office and Duty of Executors. Or, A Treatise of Wils and
             Executors, directed to Testators in the choice of their Executors,
             and Contrivance of their Wils. With direction for Executors in the
             Execution of of[sic] their Office [etc.]. 4th ed. Wing W1360B
Publisher:   Printed by T. Maxey, for Matthew Walbank . . . in Holborn, London,
             1656.
Description: A rare, early edition of the first treatise on executors written
             from a common law (as opposed to an ecclesiastical law)
             standpoint, praised by Holdsworth ("a good and popular book") and
             published well into the 19th century; four copies in ESTC
Condition:   Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, quite rubbed and
             marked, top of spine just chipped, some browning, yet clean and
             usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79293                Price: $     550.00
Category:    Wills
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book #79671
Author:
Title:       To the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and the Lords and Peeres now
             assembled in Parliament. The Humble Petition and Protestation of
             all the Bishops and Prelates now called by His Majesties Writts to
             attend the Parliament [etc.]. Not in Wing; ESTC R226217
Publisher:   Printed for Joseph Hunscutt, London, 1642.
Description: The rare broadside whose contents formed the basis of high treason
             charges brought against the bishops for "subvert[ing] the
             fundamental laws of the kingdom", thereby contributing in part to
             the outbreak of England's civil war; one copy in ESTC
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 9 1/2 x 13 inches, lightly browned, some
             chips and tears, top left margin trimmed, but legibility
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79671                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, Ecclesiastical Law, Parliament, English constitutional law, criminal law
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book #77590
Author:      Swinburne, Henry
Title:       A Briefe Treatise of Testaments and Last Willes . . . Compiled of
             such lawes Ecclesiasticall and Ciuill, as be not repugnant to the
             lawes, customes, or statutes of this Realme, nor derogatorie to
             the Prerogative Royall [etc.]. S.T.C. 23547; Beale T498
Publisher:   Printed by John Windet, London, 1590.
Description: First edition of the first work on the English law of wills, and
             the first work by an Englishman on English canon law, praised by
             J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity and scientific technique" and by
             David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise"
Condition:   Modern dark brown calf, gilt-lettered, occasional light browning,
             else quite crisp and well preserved, without the errata leaf; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-77590                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    Wills, Ecclesiastical Law, canon law
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book #79626
Author:
Title:       The Lawyers Library. A New Book of Instruments: Consisting of
             Precedents Fitted for the Use of Attorney, Ecclesiastical Persons,
             Scriveners, Merchants, Sollicitors, Owners of Ships, Mariners; And
             generally for all Persons . . . in Trade [etc.]. 2nd Edition
Publisher:   Printed for R.V. and Sold by R. Gosling [and one other], London,
             1709.
Description: A rare work, arranged alphabetically by subject and represented as
             "Being the most Compleat Collection of its Bulk and Nature
             hitherto Extant", first appearing in 1680; one copy in ESTC, not
             containing the advertising leaf present in this copy
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, quite rubbed, new endpapers, a bit
             of marginal staining, else quite clean, with the advertising leaf;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79626                Price: $     850.00
Category:    conveyancing, Ecclesiastical Law, maritime law, Forms & Form Books
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Author:      Fuller, Nicholas
Title:       The Argument . . .  in the Case of Tho. Lad, and Rich. Maunsell .
             . . that the Ecclesiasticall Commissioners have no power by their
             Commission, to imprison, or to fine any of his Majesties subjects,
             or to put them to the Oath Ex Officio. Wing F2394. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for N. Vavasour, London, 1641.
Description: Final early printing of one of the most stirring and fundamental
             arguments of English constitutional law, contending that
             ultimately the judiciary must determine the legality of the King's
             actions, anticipating Coke, Hakewill, and Selden
Condition:   Later calf, extra gilt, the joints lightly rubbed, some browning,
             else very clean, with the frontispiece portrait of Archbishop
             Laud; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79914                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, English constitutional law
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book #79818
Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       The Parson's Monitor, Consisting of such Cases and Matters as
             principally concern the Clergy. Collected from the Statute and
             Common Laws; as also the Constitutions and Canons Ecclesiastical .
             . . necessary to be known by the Clergy [etc.]. Wing M1808
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London,
             1681.
Description: Sole edition of the only work on the religious aspects of the law
             by Meriton, a Yorkshire attorney (and grandson of a clergyman),
             building and expanding upon the treatises of John Dodderidge, of
             William Hughes, and, in particular, of Simon Degge
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered sheep, worn and a bit shaken, the spine
             snagged, marginal staining, else very clean and easily usable; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79818                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Religion
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book #79817
Author:      Blackwell, George
Title:       Mr. George Blackwel . . . his Answeres vpon sundry his
             Examinations . . . And his Letter written to his Assistants, and
             brethren, moouing them not onely to take the said Oath [of
             Allegeance], but to aduise all Romish Catholikes so to doe. S.T.C.
             3105
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1607.
Description: Documents central to the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot and its
             resulting oath of allegiance, rejected by the Pope and required by
             the English, Blackwell deposed by the Pope as England's
             archpriest, but then imprisoned by the English until his death
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf, the front hinge cracked but secure, minor
             marginal worming, occasional light staining, without blank
             signature 'A'; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79817                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, criminal law
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book #79858
Author:      Swinburne, Henry
Title:       A Treatise of Testaments and Last Wills, Fit to be understood by
             all men . . . Compiled out of the Laws Ecclesiasticall, Civill and
             Canon, as also out of the Common Laws, Customes and Statutes of
             this Realme. The Fourth Edition [etc.]. Wing S6261
Publisher:   Printed by George Sawbridge [and two others], London, 1677.
Description: The first work on the English law of wills, and more broadly the
             first work written by an Englishman on English canon law, praised
             by J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity and scientific technique" and
             by David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, with the bookplates of Sir
             John Swinburne [a descendant?] and Thomas Walker of Doctors
             Commons; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79858                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Wills
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book #79820
Author:      Sparrow, Anthony (comp.)
Title:       A Collection of Articles Injunctions, Canons, Orders, Ordinances,
             and Constitutions Ecclesiastical, with other Publick Records of
             the Church of England; Chiefly in the Times of K. Edward VIth, Q.
             Elizabeth and K. James [etc.]. Wing C4093A
Publisher:   Printed by R. Norton for Timothy Garthwait [etc.], London, 1661.
Description: A copy complete through page 60 only, containing all six works of
             the reign of King Edward VI--his injunctions, the order of
             communion service, both Cranmer and Ridley's Articles of
             Visitation, and the Articles of Religion, both in English and
             Latin
Condition:   Modern calf, circular stamp on title, light browning, else sound,
             with the Foyle bookplate and the frontispiece of The Scale of
             Armes of the Bishops
Book No.:    W-79820                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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