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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:      Wills, Antoinette
Title:       Crime and Punishment in Revolutionary Paris
Publisher:   Greenwood Press, Westport, 1981.
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Book No.:    W-12683                Price: $      22.50
Category:    FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY, criminal law
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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:
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Book No.:    W-57099                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, FRANCE
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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:      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:      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:      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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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:      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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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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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:       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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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:      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:      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:
Title:       The Act of Tonnage & Poundage, and Rates of Merchandize, With The
             Further Subsidy; The Old Impost; The Additional Impost; And all
             other Duties relating to Her Majesties Customs, now Payable upon
             any sort of Merchandize Imported or Exported [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c],
             London, 1702.
Description: A massively detailed work evidencing the enormous revenue
             generating power of England's customs and excise, "the key to
             England's financial success" (in contradistinction to France),
             complemented by the pertinent statutes over the prior half century
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the original label preserved,
             especially clean and bright, with the errata leaf after the title;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79401                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Commercial Law, economics
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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:      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:      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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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:       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:
Title:       La Constitution Francoise; Presentee au Roi par l'Assemblee
             Nationale, le 3 Septembre 1791. Second Edition
Publisher:   De l'Imprimerie de Baudouin [and] Chez J. Debrett dans Piccadilly,
             Paris [and] London, 1791.
Description: The second edition of seemingly the sole printing in French in the
             English speaking world of France's first constitution, containing
             as its preface the Declaration of the Rights of Man adopted in
             1789, with Louis XVI's acceptance appended
Condition:   ?Original sewn self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy; 78 pages
Book No.:    W-79205                Price: $     450.00
Category:    FRANCE
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Author:
Title:       The Declaration of William and Mary, King and Queen of England,
             France and Ireland, To all Their Loving Subjects in the Kingdom of
             IRELAND . . . Given at Our Court at Whitehall this 22th Day of
             February, 1688 [1689] [etc.]. Wing W2507 [three copies in ESTC]
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], Lodnon [sic],
             1689.
Description: William's immediate, unsuccessful effort to defuse the Irish
             rebellion as James arrived from France, followed by the siege of
             Londonderry, the battle of the Boyne, and the Articles of
             Limerick, "show[ing] how precarious was the Revolution settlement"
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 12x14 inches, lightly browned, several
             folds, the margins cut close (legibility preserved), quite sound;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79601                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    IRELAND, Glorious Revolution, legal ephemera, Broadside
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Title:       The Address Of the Honourable the House of Commons: Presented to
             His Majesty On Thursday the 25th day of April, 1689. With His
             Majesty's Answer Thereunto. Wing E2514. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], London, 1689.
Description: The official and sole London printing of the Commons address
             offering full support (with William's acceptance) for a
             declaration of war on France, following the arrival of James II
             from France in Ireland in mid-March, with war in fact declared May
             7
Condition:   ?Original self wraps, disbound, title (verso blank) plus two
             pages, three folds, one manuscript notation, clean with ample
             margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79605                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Parliament, English Law, military law, IRELAND, FRANCE
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Title:       His Majestys Most Gracious Speech in the House of Lords, to the
             Lords and Commons Assembled at Westminster the Eighteenth Day of
             February, 1688/9. Wing W2372F [the variant with line 10 of the
             title ending "eighteenth day of"]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Starkey and Awnsham Churchill [etc.], London,
             1689.
Description: William III's first speech to Parliament, five days following the
             acceptance by him and by Mary of the Declaration of Rights and of
             the Crown, emphasising dangers abroad and in Ireland, both
             requiring "the Support of the Protestant Interest"
Condition:   ?Original self wraps, title+two pages, light browning, else well
             preserved with good margins, the Taussig copy; rare, one copy in
             ESTC in North America
Book No.:    W-79596                Price: $     950.00
Category:    Glorious Revolution, English constitutional law, FRANCE, IRELAND, Religion
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Author:
Title:       The Address of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons
             Assembled in Parliament, to the King's Most Excellent Majesty,
             Presented by the Right Hononourable [sic] The Lord Marquis of
             Halifax . . . with His Maiesties Most Gracious Answer [etc.]. Wing
             E1186
Publisher:   Printed by James Partridge, Matthew Gillyflower [and one other],
             London, 1689.
Description: The mutual exchanges of support between Parliament (its legal
             status now regularized) and William as the Irish revolution gained
             force, with the Dutch having declared war on France and England to
             do so in early May; one copy in ESTC in North America
Condition:   Order to print leaf + title + 2 + 7 pages, disbound, some light
             browning and some staining to the lower margin, else clean &
             complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79603                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Glorious Revolution, English Law, military law, IRELAND, Holland, FRANCE
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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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