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book #79299
Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury, at the Sessions of the Peace
             Held for the City and Liberty of Westminster, &c. On Thursday the
             29th of June, 1749. Published By Order of the Court, and at the
             unanimous Request of the Gentlemen of the Grand Jury
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar . . . in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description: Arguably the most famous grand jury charge ever delivered, "a
             masterly and assured model of its kind", citing Bracton, Coke,
             Hale and Hawkins inter alia, and setting forth Fielding's views on
             the state of English society and its needed reforms
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, the title
             somewhat browned and with a circular stain, else quite clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79299                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Grand Jury Charges, legal reform, English Law
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       Murders. True Examples of the Interposition of Providence, in the
             Discovery and Punishment of Murder
Publisher:   Sold by S. Hazard . . . J. Marshall . . . R. White [etc.], Bath
             [and] London, 1795.
Description: An uncommon selection from Fielding's highly popular tract,
             vigorously promoted by him and "aptly called [a part of]
             Fielding's 'war against robbery and murder'", originally written
             just after the enactment of the Murder Act of 1752
Condition:   Original self-wraps, the sewing loose, some browning, else well-
             preserved, 12 pages; with the image of a prison and hanged
             prisoner on the title
Book No.:    W-76420                Price: $     350.00
Category:    criminal law, prisons
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book #78811
Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A Proposal for Making an Effectual Provision for the Poor, for
             Amending their Morals, and for Rendering them useful Members of
             the Society. To which is added, A Plan of Buildings proposed with
             proper Elevations. Drawn by an Eminent Hand
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, London, 1753.
Description: Fielding's comprehensive proposed reform of the Poor Laws, drawing
             on his years as a Bow Street magistrate and complementing his
             'Enquiry' into the causes of crime, praised by Burn and Eden and
             presciently anticipating the reforms of the 19th century
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf, the spine extra gilt, rubbed, marbled endpapers
             and pastedowns, with the elaborate plan and its explanation; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78811                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    poor law, legal reform, Legal Architecture
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec.
             With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.],
             London, 1751.
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Book No.:    W-18199                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec.
             With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.],
             London, 1751.
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Book No.:    W-17965                Price: $    1250.00
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book #79260
Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A Serious Address to the People of Great Britain. In which the
             Certain Consequences of the Present Rebellion, Are fully
             demonstrated. Necessary to be perused by every Lover of his
             Country, at this Juncture
Publisher:   Printed for M. Cooper, at the Globe in Pater noster Row, London,
             1745.
Description: First edition of Fielding's first (of three) anti-Jacobite tracts
             appearing soon after the Rebels took Edinburgh, reflecting his
             zeal in that cause and "calculated to . . . rouse them [the
             public] to defend their Constitution and religion"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, gilt, occasional very
             light foxing, else well preserved with ample margins; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79260                Price: $     450.00
Category:    SCOTLAND
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book #79227
Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robbers, &c.
             With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil. In Which . .
             . the Laws that relate to the Provision for the Poor, and to the
             Punishment of Felons are largely and freely examined
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.],
             London, 1751.
Description: First edition of the novelist Henry Fielding's famed proposals for
             reforming English criminal law, derived from his first-hand
             experiences as a London magistrate, "easily the most distinguished
             and ambitious of Fielding's social [publications]"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 green morocco over cloth boards, gilt lettered, light
             browning, else a good usable copy with ample margins; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79227                Price: $     425.00
Category:    criminal law, legal reform, capital punishment, Law and Literature, poor law
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book #78201
Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on
             Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding
             these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly
             called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand,
             London, 1749.
Description: First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the
             unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged
             following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by
             irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges,
             pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78201                Price: $     850.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
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