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Author:      Fifoot (ed.), C.H.S.
Title:       The Letters of Frederic William Maitland
Publisher:   Selden Society [Supplementary Series, Volume 1], London, 1965.
Description: All of Maitland's letters of substance insofar as Fifoot could
             locate them, exactly 500 in number, disclosing that Maitland was
             as felicitous and engaging a correspondent as he was an author;
             superbly edited
Condition:   Original crimson cloth, a bit faded, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-62303                Price: $      45.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, Law and Literature
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Title:       Law Notes, A Monthly Magazine for Students and Practitioners.
             Volumes 26-53 [28 volumes]
Publisher:   'Law Notes' Publishing Offices, 25 & 26, Chancery Lane, London,
             1907-34.
Description:
Condition:   1/4 calf, quite well preserved
Book No.:    W-25048                Price: $     280.00
Category:    Law and Literature
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Author:
Title:       Catalogue of Printed Books Comprising Sporting Books Industry,
             Engineering & Transport, Cosmetics, Victorian Literature, Law
             Books, and Other Subjects
Publisher:   Sotheby's, London, 1975/76.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-16257                Price: $      15.00
Category:    Inns of Court, Dealer
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Author:      Andersen, Tryggve
Title:       In the Days of the Councillor
Publisher:   Twayne Publishers, Inc., New York, 1969.
Description: Library of Scandinavian Literature, Volume 4
Condition:   A good copy in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:    W-63345                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Law and Literature, NORWAY
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Author:      Greene, Asa
Title:       The Debtor's Prison: A Tale of a Revolutionary Soldier. To Which
             Are Added, Remarks on Imprisonment for Debt, by Doctor Johnson.
             Wright 842
Publisher:   Bliss, Wadsworth & Co., New York, 1835.
Description: The uncommon, fictional polemic of Greene, defending New York's
             1832 law abolishing imprisonment for debt (but under threat of
             repeal), backed up by Samuel Johnson whose similar views appeared
             in 1758 in The Idler; no copy in a law library in OCLC
Condition:   Original green pebbled cloth, light foxing and browning, but a
             good sound copy; with the frontispiece of New-York's Old Debtor's
             Prison
Book No.:    W-79027                Price: $     450.00
Category:    prisons, bankruptcy, Law and Literature, New York
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Author:      Schroeder, Theodore
Title:       "Obscene" Literature and Constitutional Law, A Forensic Defense of
             Freedom of the Press
Publisher:   Privately Printed, for Forensic Uses, New York, 1911.
Description: Leonard Levy's copy of the magnum opus of Schroeder, who "ventured
             further than any of his contemporaries in exploring the meaning of
             . . . freedom of expression"; with Professor Levy's ownership
             signature ("Leonard W. Levy") on the front blank
Condition:   Original green cloth, worn and taped, yet usable
Book No.:    W-68606                Price: $     150.00
Category:    freedom of speech, obscenity
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Author:      Chappell, Duncan and Faith Fogarty
Title:       Forcible Rape, A Literature Review and Annotated Bibliography
Publisher:   United States Department of Justice, Washington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 84 pages
Book No.:    W-90139                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Rape, women's law, Bibliography
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Author:      Forsyth, William
Title:       History of Ancient Manuscripts. A Lecture Delivered in the Hall of
             the Inner Temple . . . and Printed at the Request of the Masters
             of the Bench
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle St., London, 1872.
Description: Forsyth's intellectual venture into the many vexed issues
             surrounding the transmission of classic and medieval manuscripts
             (and in some cases of their fraudulent preparation) of law,
             history, literature, and religion
Condition:   Maroon cloth, slightly faded; hinges weak, but otherwise a very
             good copy; presentation copy to Royal Literary & Scientific
             Institution
Book No.:    W-91887                Price: $      65.00
Category:    Manuscripts
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Author:      Fifoot (ed.), C.H.S.
Title:       The Letters of Frederic William Maitland
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1965.
Description: All of Maitland's letters of substance insofar as Fifoot could
             locate them, exactly 500 in number, disclosing that Maitland was
             as felicitous and engaging a correspondent as he was an author;
             superbly edited
Condition:   A very nice copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-55540                Price: $      35.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, Law and Literature
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Author:      Stotter, Lawrence H.
Title:       To Put Asunder, The Laws of Matrimonial Strife. An Introduction to
             the Seminal Anglo-American Literature and Laws of Domestic
             Relations up to the Year 1900, with Supporting Bibliography and
             Comments
Publisher:   Regents Press, Berkeley, 2011.
Description: An exquisitely produced history of Western family law since its
             inception, with the emphasis upon that of England and the United
             States; with over two dozen illustrations and a further three
             dozen typographical embellishments
Condition:   Original oversized cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-75889                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Family Law, divorce, marriage
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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:      Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:       A Collection in English of the Statutes now in force, continued
             from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yere of the
             Reigne of King H.3. untill . . . the 7 yere of the Raigne of our
             Soueraigne Lord King James [etc.]. S.T.C. 9324; Cowley 112. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.
Description: One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal
             literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable
             reference [and of] enormous success", arranging the statutes
             alphabetically and far surpassing all previous efforts
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, light browning and a bit of marginal staining,
             else a very good, clean and tall copy; no copy in a law library in
             ESTC
Book No.:    W-77827                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
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Author:
Title:       White Collar Crime, Hearings Before the Committee on the
             Judiciary, United States Senate...[etc.] Parts 1 and 2
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1987.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 214 and 200 pages
Book No.:    W-90530                Price: $      45.00
Category:    humor, legal reform, Law and Literature, Legal Ethics, White Collar Crime
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence
Title:       Plea of Clarence Darrow, in his own Defense to the Jury that
             exonerated him of the charge of bribery at Los Angeles August -
             1912
Publisher:   Golden Press, Los Angeles, 1912.
Description: Arguably Darrow's most brilliant speech, personally defending
             himself against the charge of jury-tampering, still spellbinding,
             the jury acquitting Darrow in a half hour; without the portrait
             but with the original mailing envelope
Condition:   Original printed wraps, quite pretty and well preserved; 59 pages
Book No.:    W-41115                Price: $     200.00
Category:    criminal law, Legal Ethics, Law and Literature
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Author:      Tietjen, Randall (ed.)
Title:       In the Clutches of the Law, Clarence Darrow's Letters
Publisher:   University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013.
Description: More than 500 letters brought together over twenty years,
             meticulously edited and glossed, and destined to materially change
             our views of Darrow, in the words of Michael Tigar--"one of the
             three best books on Clarence Darrow ever published"
Condition:   Original cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-77129                Price: $     100.00
Category:    biography, Radicals, Law and Literature
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Title:       The Modern Law List and Weekly Gazette of Politics and Literature,
             Comprehending the Professions, the Stage, Sketches of Public
             Characters, Varieties, Together with a Picture of the English Bar,
             and of the Courts of Law and Equity in the Nineteenth Century
Publisher:   Printed and Published by N. Teucher . . . No. 25, Fleet Street,
             London, 1828.
Description: A rare issue of the short-lived gallimaufry bordering on the
             scurrilous, lampooning the law, with much verse ("Law, An
             Epitaphic Satire" as one example) and remarks by and about Burke,
             Byron, Napoleon, and the stage; no copy in COPAC, one in OCLC
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, re-sewn and repaired, lightly
             browned, but a good copy; Vol I. No. V, pages 65-80
Book No.:    W-74951                Price: $     250.00
Category:    humor, Law and Literature
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Author:      Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title:       Speeches
Publisher:   Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1891.
Description: Presentation copy of the first edition of Holmes' 'Speeches',
             entirely in Holmes' hand, dark ink in three lines on the blank
             preceding the title: "Mrs Roger Wolcott [wife of the one-time
             Massachusetts' governor] / from / Oliver Wendell Holmes"
Condition:   Original buff printed boards, a trifle worn, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-77505                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Law and Literature, Supreme Court, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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Author:      Shiffrin, Steven H.
Title:       The First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1990.
Description: A work which Lawrence Tribe described as "a lucid and original
             contribution to the literature of free speech", proposing that
             Emersonian ideals are theoretically fundamental to the first
             amendment
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-64417                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Bill of Rights, freedom of speech
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Author:      Shulman, Irving
Title:       The Amboy Dukes
Publisher:   Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City, 1947.
Description:
Condition:   Original gray cloth, rather soiled and worn, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-90260                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Juvenile Law, Law and Literature
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Author:      Chappell, Duncan, et al.
Title:       Criminal Investigation: A Selective Literature Review and
             Bibliography
Publisher:   Criminology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby,
             1981.
Description: States "Not for publication, citation, or further distribution."
Condition:   Plastic spiral-bound wraps; 78 pages
Book No.:    W-90283                Price: $      45.00
Category:    criminal law, Bibliography
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Author:      Stewart, James]
Title:       The Life of a Lawyer. Written by Himself
Publisher:   Saunders and Benning . . . 43, Fleet Street, London, 1830.
Description: An absorbing fictionalized autobiography ostensibly written at age
             seventy-two, recounting the phenomenal rise of the author, who,
             orphaned at age four, becomes a law clerk, Lincoln's Inn bencher,
             Attorney General, and, ultimately, Lord Chancellor
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, edges and endpapers,
             rubbed, the label lost, a bit strained, else a good clean copy
Book No.:    W-74246                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Law and Literature
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Author:      Jeffrey, Francis
Title:       Peter and His Enemies
Publisher:   William P. Nimmo, 2 South St David Street [etc.], Edinburgh, 1859.
Description:
Condition:   Disbound, lightly browned, but sound; 31 pages
Book No.:    W-69721                Price: $     150.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, Law and Literature, legal reform
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Author:
Title:       Minutes of the Proceedings before the Lords Committees for
             Privileges, On the Claim to the Title of Earl of Anglesey
Publisher:   N.p., Dublin, 1771.
Description: A rare work recording the final decision upon the English estates
             part of "the most dramatic case ever arising under British law",
             memorialized in part in Smollett's "Peregrine Pickle" and
             featuring multiple bigamous marriages, forgery and perjury
Condition:   Original stabbed marbled wraps, lightly worn, a very good crisp
             copy, 64 pages, with the date of 1771 changed manually to 1772;
             five copies in ESTC
Book No.:    W-76948                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, law of heraldry, Law and Literature, criminal law, marriage
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Author:      Jones, Mervyn
Title:       The Pursuit of Happiness
Publisher:   Quartet Books, London, 1975.
Description:
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-63875                Price: $      15.00
Category:    Law and Literature
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Author:      Schroeder, Theodore
Title:       "Obscene" Literature and Constitutional Law, A Forensic Defense of
             Freedom of the Press
Publisher:   Da Capo Press, New York, 1972.
Description: The facsimile reissue of the 1911 edition, with a new and
             substantial introduction by Jerold S. Auerbach, who quotes with
             approval the description of Schroeder as "probably the most
             prolific champion of free speech and press in American history"
Condition:   Original cloth, showing wear; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-58281                Price: $      45.00
Category:    freedom of speech, obscenity
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Author:      Saltern, George
Title:       Of the Antient Lawes of great Britaine. S.T.C. 21635
Publisher:   Printed [by Edward Allde] for Iohn Iaggard [etc.], London, 1605.
Description: Only edition of the tract written by a Middle Temple barrister,
             appearing as the union of England and Scotland was contested,
             "unique in its singular focus on demonstrating the existence of a
             British common law tradition from the mists of antiquity"
Condition:   Modern vellum, the title slightly darkened with its lower margin
             cut close (no text affected), the Huth copy with his bookplate;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78905                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Anglo-Saxon law, Law and Literature
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Author:
Title:       Catalogue of Printed Books Including Law , Victorian Literature
             and Art Reference Books [etc.]
Publisher:   Sotheby & Co. at 115 Chancery Lane . . . (Hodgson's Rooms),
             London, 1978.
Description:
Condition:   Original wraps; 72 pages
Book No.:    W-44568                Price: $      25.00
Category:    
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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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Title:       Tenants Law: or, the Laws Concerning Landlords, Tenants and
             Farmers. . .The Sixteenth Edition [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by his Majesty's Law-Printers for T. Waller [etc.],
             London, 1768.
Description:
Condition:   Full sheep, a bit chipped, but well preserved
Book No.:    W-43261                Price: $     350.00
Category:    landlord and tenant, agriculture, Law and Literature
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Author:      Schroeder, Theodore
Title:       "Obscene" Literature and Constitutional Law, A Forensic Defense of
             Freedom of the Press
Publisher:   Privately Printed, for Forensic Uses, New York, 1911.
Description: The work which has been called the magnum opus of Schroeder,
             founder of the Free Speech League and the "maverick radical [and
             lawyer, who] ventured further than any of his contemporaries in
             exploring the meaning of . . . freedom of expression"
Condition:   Original cloth, definitely worn, but usable
Book No.:    W-55740                Price: $     125.00
Category:    freedom of speech, obscenity
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Author:
Title:       A Table to all the Statutes made in the tyme of the most
             victorious Reigne of kynge Edward the sixte [with] Anno Secvndo et
             Tertio Edvardi Sexti. Actes [with] An Acte of the Kinges Maiesties
             Moste Free and generall pardon. S.T.C. 9545, 9424, and ?9430.5
Publisher:   (1) Thomas Berthelet (2) Richard Tottel (3) Richard Grafton,
             London, 1553 & 57.
Description: The first separately printed index of English statute law, a rare
             form of legal literature prior to 1800, with the acts of Edward
             VI's second parliament and a later pardon, two of the three works
             the privately held copies recorded in STC
Condition:   Later buckram, light browning and minor worming, else clean and
             well-margined, with the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78696                Price: $    2000.00
Category:    Acts, Abridgements
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence S.
Title:       A Persian Pearl and Other Essays. Hunsberger 44
Publisher:   C.L. Ricketts, Chicago, 1902.
Description: First reissue of Darrow's first work, the only existing collection
             of Darrow's critical writings, taking its title from Darrow's
             essay on 'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam' and informing Darrow's
             world-view (and his philosophy of law) throughout his life
Condition:   Original cloth-backed decorated boards, showing wear, else a good
             copy with untrimmed edges and partly printed in red and black
Book No.:    W-15187                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Law and Literature
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Author:      Lowell, James Russell
Title:       Latest Literary Essays and Addresses
Publisher:   Houghton, Mifflin and Company, New York, 1892.
Description: Clarence Darrow's copy, with his bookplate on the front marbled
             board, and his contemporaneous signature (dated December, 1892) on
             the first blank, which is detached, this copy conceivably bound
             for or by Darrow, given his admiration for Lowell
Condition:   Contemporary? 3/4 calf, rubbed, front board detached
Book No.:    W-56002                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Law and Literature
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Title:       The Annals of Newgate; Or, Malefactors Register. Containing A
             particular . . . Account of the Lives, Transactions, and Trials of
             the most notorious Malefactors . . . for Parricide, Murder,
             Treason . . . Coining, Forgery, and Rapes [etc.]. Four Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144, Fleet-street [etc.], London, 1776.
Description: The edition of 'Newgate' through which "The Newgate Calendar
             enters into the history of popular literature" and the edition
             suggested to have been "[t]he finest C18th compilation", put
             together by the Ordinary of Newgate, John Villette, and others
Condition:   Contemporary tree calf, rubbed, rebacked, neatly gilt, a bit
             strained and lightly browned, but an appealing set; with thirty-
             seven plates, as called for
Book No.:    W-73003                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Author:      Cowell, John
Title:       Institutiones Iuris Anglicani, Ad Methodum et Seriem Institutionum
             Imperialium compositae & digestae [etc.]
Publisher:   Cura & Impensis Guilielmi Fitzeri, Frankfurt, 1630.
Description: The first reissue of "one of the truly rare books of English legal
             literature", a potential precursor to Bacon and Bentham's plans to
             reform and codify English law, its first edition predating Coke as
             the first English institutionalist legal treatise
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered vellum, marked and unevenly darkened,
             definite browning, yet a sound usable copy
Book No.:    W-76350                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    civil law
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Author:      Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title:       Speeches
Publisher:   Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1900.
Description: Presentation copy to "Mrs Fairfax Harrison [nee Hetty Cary, of
             Virginia landed gentry, kinswoman of the Carrs, Jeffersons and
             Randolphs and wife of the President of the Southern Railway] /
             from her friend & servant / O W Holmes / February 28 1905"
Condition:   Original printed buff boards, somewhat darkened and rubbed, but a
             clean copy
Book No.:    W-74790                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Law and Literature, Supreme Court
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Author:      Gandossy, Robert P., et al.
Title:       Drugs and Crime, A Survey and Analysis of the Literature
Publisher:   U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1980.
Description:
Condition:   Wraps, oversized, a bit worn; 175 pages
Book No.:    W-90056                Price: $      45.00
Category:    criminal law, drugs
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Author:      Sloss, Peter F.
Title:       Alice's Adventures in Jurisprudencia. Illustrated by Sally
             Richardson
Publisher:   Borogove Press, Belvedere, 1982.
Description: A must for any Lewis Carroll fan, and indeed anyone else wondering
             what it would be like if Humpty Dumpty were Chief Justice, written
             by the San Francisco lawyer said by a colleague to be "the most
             creative and brightest attorney I ever worked with"
Condition:   Original printed wraps, illustrated, 87 pages, as new, the
             remainder of the unsold copies purchased by us directly from the
             author, Peter Sloss, in 1998
Book No.:    W-63644                Price: $      20.00
Category:    humor, Law and Literature
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Author:      Barter, William G.T.
Title:       Life, Law, and Literature
Publisher:   Bell and Daldy, London, 1863.
Description: 36 essays written by a Gray's Inn barrister, better known perhaps
             as a translator of Homer, with much on poetry and literature and a
             34th essay on "How to make a Lawyer", this copy in a very pretty
             ?presentation binding by Proudfoot Binder
Condition:   Polished calf, extra gilt, marbled edges, pastedowns and
             endpapers, presented to "Miss Emma Townsend with the author's
             compliments 22 Jan 1868"
Book No.:    W-79154                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Law and Literature
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Author:
Title:       The Life of Mr. James Quin Comedian, with the History of the State
             . . . Illustrated with Many Curious and Interesting Anecdotes of
             Several Persons of Distinction, Literature, and Gallantry . . .
             Together with His Trial for the Murder of Mr. Bowen
Publisher:   No Publisher, London, 1887.
Description:
Condition:   Modern crushed brown morocco, top edge gilt, inner gilt dentelles,
             marbled endpapers and pastedowns, without the index at pages 102-
             07
Book No.:    W-79215                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Theatre, biography, criminal law, trials, Grangerized
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Author:
Title:       A Catalogue of the Library of the Late Charles Wren, Esquire,
             Which will begin to be Sold at his House, on Monday, Sept. 16th,
             1799, at the Prices Printed in the Catalogue, And continue Selling
             till the 21st [then] what remains will be Sold by Auction
Publisher:   Printed by M. Angus, Newcastle, 1799.
Description: The rare catalogue of the library of a prosperous provincial
             lawyer, each work single lotted, with prices both printed and in
             manuscript (presumably the prices realized), approximately half
             the works law books, the remainder primarily literature
Condition:   Original stabbed self wraps, untrimmed, somewhat stained, else a
             good copy in original state, 392 lots in 15 pages, two copies in
             ESTC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79193                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Dealer & Auction Catalogues, libraries
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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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