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Author:      Taylor, John (attr.)
Title:       A Letter from Rhoan in France Written by Doctor Roane one of the
             Doctors of the late sicke Commons, to his Fellow Doctor of the
             Civill Law . . . With an Ellegy written by his owne hand upon the
             death and buriall of the said Doctors Commons. Wing T473B
Publisher:   Printed in this happy yeare, 1641, London, 1641.
Description: The rare, salacious satire, partly in verse, attributed to the
             "Water Poet", John Taylor, cast in the form of a confessional
             letter and elegy written by William Roane, the allegedly corrupt
             advocate of Doctors Commons who had fled to France
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, some uneven browning and the
             margins cut close, else well-preserved and textually complete; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78709                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Doctors Commons, humor, Poetry
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Title:       The Case of Insufficiency Discuss'd; Being the Proceedings at
             Large, Touching the Divorce between the Lady Frances Howard, and
             Robert Earl of Essex, upon a Bill of Complaint exhibited by the
             Countess against the Earl . . . for Impotency [etc.]. Straus p.217
Publisher:   Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible . . . in Fleet-street,
             London, 1711.
Description: A sensational trial in English history, borrowing from Thomas
             Aquinas's doctrine that witchcraft could make a man selectively
             impotent and nullify a marriage, this early Curll printing of it
             part of his revolutionizing of English obscenity law
Condition:   Modern cloth-backed boards, gilt-lettered, a good tall copy, with
             the half-title
Book No.:    W-77782                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    divorce, obscenity, witchcraft
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Author:      Wills, Antoinette
Title:       Crime and Punishment in Revolutionary Paris
Publisher:   Greenwood Press, Westport, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-12683                Price: $      22.50
Category:    FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY, criminal law
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Author:      Colquhoun, Patrick
Title:       A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis; Containing a Detail of
             the Various Crimes and Misdemeanors By which Public and Private
             Property and Security are . . . injured and endangered: and
             Suggesting Remedies for Their Prevention. Sixth Edition
Publisher:   Printed by H. Baldwin and Son . . . for Joseph Mawman [etc.],
             London, 1800.
Description: The penultimate, much enlarged edition of Colquhoun's pioneering
             treatise, "a major work of permanent value [and] the first in the
             English language . . . on the subject of police", leading to the
             establishment of London's professional police force
Condition:   Modern 1/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, light browning, else
             a very good copy; the variant first printing with the colophon at
             index end only
Book No.:    W-77078                Price: $     250.00
Category:    criminal law, FRANCE, Police, London
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Title:       Essays on the Spirit of Legislation . . . Containing Observations
             on the Political Systems at present pursued in various Countries
             of Europe, for the Advancement of those essential Interests [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for W. Nicoll . . . and G. Robinson [etc.], London, 1772.
Description: First edition in English of the three essays honored by the
             Societe Oeconomique de Berne, the pioneering institution founded
             in 1759 and devoted to the ideals of the Enlightenment, "seeking
             reforms [both] in economy and society"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, the first blank and
             title a bit chipped (no text affected), some browning, else quite
             sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-74849                Price: $     575.00
Category:    agriculture, Commercial Law, Acts, legal reform, FRANCE
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Title:       Commission on Vocational Organisation
Publisher:   The Stationery Office, Dublin, 1943.
Description: Extensive, with an historical part dating as far back as the 8th
             century, followed by substantial comparative data (Italy,
             Portugal, France, Great Britain and Russia, among other
             countries); lacking one contents' leaf
Condition:   Original wraps, worn, ex-library; a usable copy only; 539 pages
Book No.:    W-18973                Price: $      15.00
Category:    labor law
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Author:      Pitts, Jesse R. and Olivier Zunz (eds.)
Title:       The Tocqueville Review, La Revue Tocqueville, Volume 7, 1985/86
Publisher:   Tocqueville Society, Charlottesville, 1986.
Description:
Condition:   A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-30322                Price: $      25.00
Category:    FRANCE, constitutional law, philosophy of law, Law and Literature
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Author:      Suleiman, Ezra N.
Title:       Private Power and Centralization in France, The Notaires and the
             State
Publisher:   Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1987.
Description: Professor Suleiman's exploration of the role and power in modern
             France of the notaires, that group of lawyers (still powerful)
             which has been unflatteringly described as "one of the relics of
             the ancien regime"
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-55950                Price: $      35.00
Category:    notaries, FRANCE
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Author:      Craufurd, Quentin
Title:       The History of the Bastile: With a Concise Account of the Late
             Revolution in France. To Which Is Added, An Appendix, Containing,
             among other Particulars, An Enquiry into the History of the
             Prisoner with the Mask
Publisher:   Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, London, 1790.
Description:
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the front board detached and the rear joint
             cracked, else a clean copy, with the half title and the elaborate
             folding plan
Book No.:    W-78522                Price: $     650.00
Category:    FRANCE, prisons
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Author:
Title:       Pour supprimer ce crime: La Guerre. Plan Henri-Demont de 1908,
             Developpe et Propose aux Allies en 1918
Publisher:   Union Universelle: "Pour Supprimer Ce Crime: La Guerre", Paris,
             1932.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed sewn wraps, showing some wear, but quite usable;
             274 pages, with a large folding plan or poster, protesting La
             Guerre
Book No.:    W-91292                Price: $      45.00
Category:    FRANCE
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Author:
Title:       Inauguration de l'Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature
Publisher:   N.p., n.p., 1972.
Description: The ceremonies and addresses inaugurating the organization
             originally established in 1959 under the name of the Centre
             National d'Etudes Judiciarires, upon the occasion of the move to
             its new quarters and its re-naming; no copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original oblong printed stapled illustrated wraps, well-preserved,
             56 pages
Book No.:    W-74603                Price: $      65.00
Category:    FRANCE
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Author:      Erskine, Thomas
Title:       The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine (Now Lord Erskine), When
             at the Bar, on Subjects Connected with the Liberty of the Press,
             and Against Constructive Treasons. Second Edition [with] Speeches
             of Lord Erskine When at the Bar. Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed for James Ridgway [etc.], London, 1812-1816.
Description: A compendium of Erskine's greatest speeches, including his first
             major case defending Captain Baillie, and his defenses of Lord
             Gordon, the Dean of St. Asaph, Thomas Paine, James Hadfield, and a
             host of others, together with much related material
Condition:   Contemporary polished calf, the spines extra gilt, marbled edges,
             pastedowns, and endpapers, an especially well-preserved, even
             luscious set
Book No.:    W-78986                Price: $     750.00
Category:    criminal law, FRANCE, trials
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Author:      Plowden, Francis
Title:       The English Liberty of the Press, Exemplified in Some Practices of
             the Hucksters in the Journal Mart, During the Month of December,
             1824
Publisher:   Printed for the Author, and Sold by Amyot, rue de la Paix, Paris,
             1825.
Description: The last work of Plowden, the Middle Temple barrister and Roman
             Catholic, deploring the alleged anti-Catholic bias of France's
             sole English language journal against the "proscribed, and
             persecuted victims of [England's] sanguinary code of laws"
Condition:   Original printed ?self-wraps, disbound, some mainly marginal
             staining, presentation copy ("From the Author"), a good copy, 26
             pages; two copies in COPAC
Book No.:    W-76611                Price: $     350.00
Category:    freedom of press
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Author:
Title:       Bibliographie Pratique d'Ouvrages de Droit, Jurisprudence Economie
             Politique Sociologie [etc.]
Publisher:   Librairie du Recueil Sirey 22, Rue Soufflot, Paris, 5e, Paris,
             1932.
Description: The annual catalogue, arranged by subject and extensive,
             exclusively new books; with an index by author and another by
             subject
Condition:   Printed sewn wraps, quite embrowned and fragile; 48 pages
Book No.:    W-17403                Price: $      20.00
Category:    FRANCE
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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 Second Edition [with] Historical Remarks and
             Anecdotes on the Castle of the Bastille. Baumgartner 3 and 32
Publisher:   Printed by William Eyres [and] Printed for T. Cadell, Warrington
             [and] London, 1780.
Description: Howard's masterwork, displaying the enormous empirical data upon
             the treatment of prisoners amassed by him just as the major
             reforms of English criminal law began, coupled with the work on
             the Bastille, its publication then prohibited in France
Condition:   Modern 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, with the eleven
             plates in the first work and the plan of the Bastille in the
             second; a pretty copy
Book No.:    W-77292                Price: $     450.00
Category:    criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
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Author:
Title:       A General Collection of Treatys, Declarations of War, Manifestos,
             and other Publick Papers, Relating to Peace and War, Among the
             Potentates of Europe, from 1648 to the present Time [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by J. Darby for Andrew Bell in Cornhill [etc.], London,
             1710.
Description: First edition of the first effort to collect England's treaties,
             pertaining principally to France, Holland, Spain, and, indirectly,
             this country; a second volume treating of the period before 1648
             was published in 1713
Condition:   Modern 1/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, some browning and
             foxing, but a good crisp copy; with the advertising leaves
Book No.:    W-72391                Price: $     450.00
Category:    international law
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Author:      Holt, Guy (ed.)
Title:       Jurgen and the Law, A Statement With Exhibits, Including the
             Court's Opinion, and the Brief for the Defendants on Motion to
             Direct an Acquittal
Publisher:   Robert M. McBride and Company, New York, 1923.
Description: Limited edition of 1,080 of which this is number 214
Condition:
Book No.:    W-54762                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Law and Literature, FRANCE, obscenity
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Author:      Reinhardt, Steven G.
Title:       Justice in the Sarladais, 1770-1790
Publisher:   Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1991.
Description: Professor Reinhardt's thorough exploration of the three principal
             criminal justice systems (popular, seigneurial, and royal) co-
             existing in a remote, poor district in late 18th century France,
             detailing the sure transition to royal predominance
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-57350                Price: $      35.00
Category:    18TH CENTURY, FRANCE
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Author:      Rolland, M. (ed.)
Title:       Detention Provisoire, Controle Judiciaire et Garde a Vue, Les
             Problemes Souleves par Leur Controle Juridictionnel
Publisher:   Presses Universitaires de France, Paris, 1971.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps, a bit worn, but still a sound copy
Book No.:    W-90381                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Penology
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Author:
Title:       Social Security in France
Publisher:   La Documentation Francaise, Paris.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps, a bit curled, but quite sound
Book No.:    W-30562                Price: $      25.00
Category:    FRANCE
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Author:
Title:       Repertoire General des Causes Celebres Anciennes et Modernes,
             Redige par une Societe d'Hommes de Lettres, sous la Direction de
             B. Saint-Edme [etc.]. Deuxieme Serie--Tome III [and IV] [only]
Publisher:   Louis Rosier, Editeur, Paris, 1854.
Description: The first volume devoted to the Girondins and Philippe Egalite,
             with the second to eight matters, including several women, among
             them Madame Bolard and the Comtesse du Barri
Condition:   Marbled boards, rebacked in cloth, the front board detached; a
             working copy
Book No.:    W-91737                Price: $      75.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, FRANCE
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Author:      Vollenhoven, C[ornelis] van
Title:       Recherches Concernant le "De Iure Belli ac Pacis" de Grotius,
             Faites aux Archives Nationales de France, par L.V. Ledeboer [I]
             Resultats Provisoires [and] [II] Resultats Definitifs
Publisher:   Koninkluke Akademie van Wetenschappen, Amsterdam, 1929-30.
Description: Professor van Vollenhoven's ingenious discovery of the previously
             unknown authority relied upon by Grotius in his De Jure Belli ac
             Pacis, asserting the survival in international law of the obscure
             doctrine of "postliminy"; uncommon, 4 copies in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, showing wear, sound; 9+16 pages
Book No.:    W-68575                Price: $      65.00
Category:    international law, Holland
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Author:      Vollenhoven, C[ornelis] van
Title:       Recherches Concernant le "De Iure Belli ac Pacis" de Grotius,
             Faites aux Archives Nationales de France, par L.V. Ledeboer [I]
             Resultats Provisoires [and] [II] Resultats Definitifs
Publisher:   Koninkluke Akademie van Wetenschappen, Amsterdam, 1929-30.
Description: Professor van Vollenhoven's ingenious discovery of the previously
             unknown authority relied upon by Grotius in his De Jure Belli ac
             Pacis, asserting the survival in international law of the obscure
             doctrine of "postliminy"; uncommon, 4 copies in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed wraps, the second worn and torn, but complete
Book No.:    W-68590                Price: $      45.00
Category:    international law, Holland
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Author:      Martin, Benjamin F.
Title:       Crime and Criminal Justice Under the Third Republic, The Shame of
             Marianne
Publisher:   Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-57099                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, FRANCE
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