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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:      Dombrink, John and William N. Thompson
Title:       The Last Resort, Success and Failure in Campaigns for Casinos
Publisher:   University of Nevada Press, Reno, 1990.
Description: With a very warm inscription on the front free endpaper from
             Dombrink to his colleague Gilbert Geis, the noted criminologist
             and authority on all forms of social deviance
Condition:   A good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-90376                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Gambling
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Author:      Wade, John
Title:       A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially
             Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming,
             Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons
             of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Publisher:   Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Description: Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th
             century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance
             with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of
             Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Condition:   Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a
             good usable copy
Book No.:    W-77344                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
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Author:      Daly, Dominick
Title:       Club Law and the Law of Unregistered Friendly Societies: A Hand-
             Book of the Rights and Liabilities of Officers and Members of
             Clubs, and Other Unregistered Societies, inter se, and as Regards
             Strangers . . . Gambling, Drinking [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:   Butterworths, 7, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1889.
Description: A highly popular work written by an Inner Temple barrister,
             published for almost a century (reaching a seventh edition in
             1979), treating of liability, expulsion, larceny, embezzlement,
             bankruptcy, licensing, gaming, and betting, inter alia
Condition:   Original maroon cloth, gilt lettered, slightly rubbed, a "file
             copy" sticker affixed to the spine; a good clean copy
Book No.:    W-77339                Price: $     150.00
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Title:       A Decree Lately made in the High Court of Starre-Chamber, after
             consultation had among the Iudges . . . And also a Confirmation of
             that Decree by His Sacred Maiestie; together with His Maiesties
             Command that the same be Printed [etc.]. S.T.C. 7755
Publisher:   Imprinted by Robert Barker . . . And by the Assignes of Iohn Bull,
             London, 1633.
Description: Only printing of the first of but three Star Chamber decrees to be
             printed, prohibiting practices among suppliers of food and drink,
             including bakers, tavern owners and victuallers, regulating
             horsemeat, and outlawing houses of gaming, inter alia
Condition:   ?Original stabbed self wraps with the blank "A", "For the Council
             Chamber" on the ?supplied rear wrap, now housed in a folding case,
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79494                Price: $    1850.00
Category:    Star Chamber, Liquor & Drink, Gambling
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Title:       The Fatal Effects of Gambling Exemplified in the Murder of William
             Weare, and the Trial and Fate of John Thurtell, the Murderer . . .
             To Which Is Added, the Gambler's Scourge; a Complete Expose of the
             Whole System of Gambling in the Metropolis [etc.]
Publisher:   Published by Thomas Kelly, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
Description: The principal account of "England's most literary murder",
             attracting Carlyle, Dickens, Lamb, and Thackeray (among many
             others) and providing a wide-open look at the seamier aspects of
             Regency society; with the ten plates and engraved title
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, the spine varnished and the front
             board detached, light foxing and browning, without the
             frontispiece; a working copy
Book No.:    W-77377                Price: $      85.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Author:      Allen, Marian (comp.)
Title:       Gambling
Publisher:   FBI Academy Library, Quantico, 1994.
Description: A representative selection of materials either owned or on order
             bby the library, inclusion of a work not to be represented as an
             endorsement by the Bureau
Condition:   Original printed stapled oversized (8 1/2 x 11) wraps, typescript,
             a very good copy, 12 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:    W-92029                Price: $      35.00
Category:    
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Author:      Coldridge, Ward and Cyril V. Hawksford
Title:       The Law of Gambling, Civil and Criminal. With Forms
Publisher:   Reeves and Turner, 100, Chancery Lane, and Carey Street [etc.],
             London, 1895.
Description: First edition of a comprehensive work, tracing the history of
             gambling legislation from the reign of Henry VIII, with chapters
             on games of skill and games of chance, on gaming houses and
             betting houses, on lotteries, and on stock exchange speculation
Condition:   Original brown cloth, gilt, quite rubbed, the top of the preface
             cut away affecting three lines on the verso (supplied in copy),
             else a usable copy
Book No.:    W-75703                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Gambling
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