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Author:      Hargrave, Francis
Title:       Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and
             Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A
             Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and
             second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:   Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-
             92.
Description: One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal
             service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty
             previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection
             ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, ex-library, with the ownership signature of Sir
             Robert Gifford, Baron Gifford, and the bookplate of Henry
             Bickersteth, Baron Langdale
Book No.:    W-74675                Price: $     850.00
Category:    English constitutional law
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Title:       The Annual Volumes of the Selden Society. Volumes I through LIV.
             Fourty Nine Volumes [lacking five volumes--14, 29, 33, 39, 53--
             which may be obtained in modern reprint]
Publisher:   Selden Society, London, 1887-1935.
Description: A lengthy run of the earliest annual volumes of the Selden
             Society, containing the bulk of the finest early twentieth (and
             late nineteenth) century scholarship on English legal history,
             including all of the contributions by Maitland and many others
Condition:   Original cloth, showing some wear, ex-library, yet generally a
             good usable set
Book No.:    W-75762                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL, English Law
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Author:      Duncan, G.I.O.
Title:       The High Court of Delegates
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description: The only modern monograph on the court which, for three centuries,
             replaced the Pope as the ultimate arbiter of most English
             ecclesiastical matters, its jurisdiction assumed by the Privy
             Council in 1833; Cambridge Studies in English Legal History
Condition:   Original cloth, a bit rubbed, but a good copy
Book No.:    W-71609                Price: $     125.00
Category:    17TH CENTURY, Real Property, SCOTLAND
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Author:      Zile, Zigurds L. (ed.)
Title:       Ideas and Forces in Soviet Legal History, A Reader on the Soviet
             State and Law
Publisher:   Oxford University Press, New York, 1992.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps; 551 pages
Book No.:    W-30719                Price: $      20.00
Category:    SOVIET UNION
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Author:      Piergiovanni, Vito (ed.)
Title:       From Lex Mercatoria to Commercial Law [Comparative Studies in
             Continental and Anglo-American Legal History, Volume 24]
Publisher:   Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 2005.
Description: Ten essays devoted to the history of the Lex Mercatoria and its
             relation to commercial, maritime, and international law, including
             those by Daniel R. Coquillette (on Justice Story), Charles
             Donahue, Jr., and Alain Wijffels, all save one in English
Condition:   Original printed sewn wraps, as new; 290 pages, one illustration
Book No.:    W-73840                Price: $     105.00
Category:    
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Author:      Surrency, Erwin et al (eds.)
Title:       The American Journal of Legal History [Official Publication of the
             American Society of Legal History]. Thirteen Volumes with the
             Three Indexes for Volumes 1-5, 6-10, and 11-15 bound in
Publisher:   Temple University School of Law, Philadelphia, 1957-71.
Description: A good, early run of the Journal from its inception through Volume
             15, thirteen volumes in total lacking volumes 3 and 12, once the
             set of Charles Klein, President Judge of Philadelphia's Orphans
             Court and a member of the Journal's Advisory Board
Condition:   Crimson cloth, gilt, with Judge Klein's name embossed in gilt on
             the front board of 11 of the 13 volumes and the original wraps
             bound in; well-preserved
Book No.:    W-71188                Price: $     450.00
Category:    
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Author:      Cornish, William, Stuart Anderson, et al
Title:       1820-1914: English Legal System [with] 1820-1914: Private Law
             [with] 1820-1914: Fields of Development [The Oxford History of the
             Laws of England, Volumes XI, XII, and XIII]. Three Volumes
Publisher:   Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2010.
Description: The chronologically final and latest published volumes in the
             series under the general editorship of Sir John Baker, "drawing
             heavily upon recent research using unpublished materials", and
             ultimately to replace and supplement Holdsworth's great work
Condition:   Original cloth, as new in the dustjackets
Book No.:    W-75495                Price: $     900.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Cohn, Alfred and Roy Udolf
Title:       The Criminal Justice System and Its Psychology
Publisher:   Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1979.
Description: With chapters on the history and structure of the American legal
             system, criminals, victims and bystanders and the police, to name
             a few
Condition:   A very clean and well-preserved ex-library copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-31037                Price: $      10.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:       Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description: Praised by John Dawson as "the first full biography of Maitland",
             drawing upon Fifoot's earlier edition of Maitland's letters, upon
             unpublished family papers, and upon the reminiscences of
             Maitland's one surviving daughter; Studies in Legal History
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-44563                Price: $      45.00
Category:    18TH CENTURY, biography
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Author:      Runnington, Charles
Title:       History, Principles and Practice, (Ancient and Modern,) of the
             Legal Remedy of Ejectment; and the Resulting Action for Mesne
             Profits; the Evidence (in General) Necessary to Sustain and Defend
             Them [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Pater-Noster Row [etc.], London,
             1795.
Description: The uncommon first edition of the last major treatise upon
             ejectment, the all-important procedural device which, in
             Maitland's words, "[b]y means of piling fiction upon fiction"
             essentially supplanted the medieval real actions; six copies in
             RLIN
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, a good clean copy
Book No.:    W-66880                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Procedure, Real Property
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Author:      Eales, Richard and David Sullivan (eds.)
Title:       The Political Context of Law, Proceedings of the Seventh British
             Legal History Conference Canterbury 1985
Publisher:   The Hambledon Press, London, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-12608                Price: $      35.00
Category:    
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Second edition
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.],
             London, 1671.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, front board detached, embrowning; sound
Book No.:    W-60145                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown
             . . . Now first published from his Lordship's Original Manuscript
             . . . with large Notes. By Sollom Emlyn of Lincoln's Inn [etc.].
             Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London], 1736.
Description: First edition of the masterpiece of one of England's greatest
             judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words "[n]o
             man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none
             had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:
Book No.:    W-45153                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    pleading, criminal law
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Author:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The History of the Poor Laws: With Observations
Publisher:   Printed by H. Woodfall and W. Strahan . . . for A. Millar, London,
             1764.
Description: Only edition of the principal early work on the poor laws,
             valuable for its history, its proposed reforms, and (in
             Holdsworth's words) its "exceptionally competent" vetting of
             earlier reform proposals, including those of Hale and Fielding
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, title a bit dusty, some
             browning and foxing, primarily to the beginning and end of the
             copy, else quite sound
Book No.:    W-70893                Price: $     375.00
Category:    poor law, legal reform
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Author:      Duggal, N.K. (ed.)
Title:       Toward a New Legal System for Independent Namibia
Publisher:   United Nations Institute for Namibia, Lusaka, 1981.
Description: Based on a seminar held in Lusaka in 1980, and of refreshing
             objectivity, the first part devoted to the history and sources of
             Namibian law and the second to its future prospects, the principal
             address given by the Chief Justice of Zambia
Condition:   Printed stapled oversized wraps, well-preserved; 74 pages
Book No.:    W-68493                Price: $      85.00
Category:    Namibia, Namibia, SOUTH AFRICA, Discrimination
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Author:      Spelman, Henry
Title:       Glossarium Archaiologicum, Continens Latino-Barbara, Peregrina,
             Obsoleta, & Novatae Significationis Vocabula [etc.]. Third
             edition. Cowley 178 (variant); Wing S4926. Folio
Publisher:   Excudebat Tho. Braddyll, & Prostant apud Georg. Pawlett [etc.],
             London, 1687.
Description: The best edition of the work which Holdsworth calls "the earliest
             dictionary of early legal and historical terms constructed upon
             sound principles" and the basis for Spelman's studies begun
             earlier in the century on English law and its history
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf, title neatly repaired, engraved frontispiece
             strengthened at the inner margin, some dustiness, else a clean
             usable copy
Book No.:    W-73863                Price: $     650.00
Category:    legal dictionaries
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Author:      Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:       Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description: Praised by John Dawson as "the first full biography of Maitland",
             drawing upon Fifoot's earlier edition of Maitland's letters, upon
             unpublished family papers, and upon the reminiscences of
             Maitland's one surviving daughter; Studies in Legal History
Condition:   Original cloth, somewhat rubbed and marked, but a clean copy
Book No.:    W-61974                Price: $      35.00
Category:    18TH CENTURY, biography
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Inns of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Third edition. Wing D2490
Publisher:   Printed for Christop. Wilkinson [and two others] [etc.], London,
             1680.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the 7 plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, ex-library, the front board detached and the
             title and first leaf loose; with the armorial bookplate of
             Charles, Viscount Bruce
Book No.:    W-74934                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Author:      Ames, James Barr
Title:       Lectures on Legal History and Miscellaneous Legal Essays. Fifth
             Impression
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1925.
Description: Ames' impressive collection of essays primarily on medieval
             English law, about one-third not previously published,
             sufficiently exceptional for Holmes to designate Ames as the sole
             American scholar undertaking work comparable to Maitland's
Condition:   Blue cloth, gilt, the spine quite worn; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-61681                Price: $     125.00
Category:    equity, MEDIEVAL, equity, MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Second edition
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.],
             London, 1671.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court) still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, joints cracked, else a sound copy
Book No.:    W-63682                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Author:      Kane, William Everett
Title:       Civil Strife in Latin America: A Legal History of U.S. Involvement
Publisher:   Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1972.
Description:
Condition:   A sound copy in a faded dustjacket
Book No.:    W-30828                Price: $      35.00
Category:    LATIN AMERICA
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Author:      Watkin, Thomas G. (ed.)
Title:       Legal Record and Historical Reality, Proceedings of the Eighth
             British Legal History Conference, Cardiff, 1987
Publisher:   Hambledon Press, London, 1989.
Description: Thirteen essays, including those on witchcraft in early modern
             England and 17th century Virginia, freedom of the seas, Roman
             legal categories in the early common law and the social and legal
             history of gaming, among others
Condition:
Book No.:    W-19754                Price: $      60.00
Category:    
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Author:      Heale, William
Title:       An Apologie for Women. Or an Opposition to Mr. Dr. G. his
             assertion . . . That it was lawfull for husbands to beate their
             wives [with] Henry Swinburne, A Treatise on Spousals, or
             Matrimonial Contracts [etc.]
Publisher:   Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1978.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, worn, ex-library, a usable copy only,
             the 1608 and 1686 editions in facsimile; Classics of English Legal
             History
Book No.:    W-77901                Price: $     125.00
Category:    women's law
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Author:      Baker, John
Title:       Collected Papers on English Legal History. Three Volumes
             [complete]
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, New York, 2013.
Description: Eighty-four essays written over a forty year period, the fruits of
             Sir John Baker's marvelous and eminently engaging and readable
             scholarship, meriting the comparison with Maitland's Collected
             Papers also issued in three volumes over a century ago
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, housed in a protective, though slightly
             bumped, blue box; otherwise as new
Book No.:    W-78379                Price: $     375.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown
             . . . First American Edition. With Notes and References to Later
             Cases by W.A. Stokes and E. Ingersoll of the Philadelphia Bar. Two
             Volumes [complete]. Cohen 3704
Publisher:   Robert H. Small, 25 Minor Street, Philadelphia, 1847.
Description: First American edition of the masterpiece of one of England's
             greatest judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words
             "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and]
             none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:   Later tan buckram, contrasting crimson and black labels, gilt,
             crinkling to some of the pages, else a very good set
Book No.:    W-78012                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    pleading, criminal law
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Author:      Hargrave, Francis
Title:       A Collection of Tracts Relative to the Law of England, from
             Manuscripts, Now First Edited [etc.]. Volume 1 [all published]
             [without the errata]
Publisher:   Printed by T. Wright: And sold by E. Brooke [etc.], London, 1787.
Description: Hargrave's editing of some of the choicest manuscripts from his
             personal library, including previously unpublished works by
             Blackstone and Hale, Holdsworth characterizing the effort as one
             of Hargrave's two "principal service[s] to legal history"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-library, browning,
             occasional early and informed notations; a good usable copy
Book No.:    W-77563                Price: $     850.00
Category:    English Law, Manuscripts
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Author:      Sacks, Howard R.
Title:       Defending the Unpopular Client
Publisher:   National Council on Legal Clinics, Chicago, 1961.
Description: A compendium of teaching materials--culled from the popular press,
             legal history and other sources--to address the moral issues
             associated with representing unpopular clients and their causes
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps; 39 pages
Book No.:    W-91879                Price: $      45.00
Category:    
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Author:      Pollock, Frederick and F.W. Maitland
Title:       The History of English Law, Before the Time of Edward I. Second
             Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:   At the University Press, Cambridge, 1923.
Description: The first reissue of the received edition of a classic, still the
             starting point in the study of medieval English law, written
             largely by Maitland in his luminous style, "plac[ing] the earlier
             English legal history upon a new foundation"
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, quite rubbed, one hinge cracked,
             ownership signatures, else a good set, largely uncut with the
             edges untrimmed
Book No.:    W-78710                Price: $      45.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Somner, William
Title:       A Treatise of Gavelkind . . . With sundry emergent Observations .
             . . [on] the Common Law of this Kingdome [etc.]. Second Edition
             [with] John Anstis, Observations Introductory to an Historical
             Essay upon the Knighthood of the Bath
Publisher:   [1] Printed for F. Gyles [etc.] [2] Printed for James Woodman,
             London, 1726 & 1725.
Description: Best edition of the treatise which Holdsworth calls Somner's "most
             important work [on] the antiquities of our legal history", bound
             with the work by John Anstis proposing "a new order of chivalry
             based on a revival of the medieval Order of the Bath"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns, a bit of foxing, else a good clean copy; with the
             engraved frontispiece
Book No.:    W-76594                Price: $     700.00
Category:    gavelkind, law of heraldry
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Author:
Title:       Sir William Blackstone. Gainsborough Portrait, William Holl the
             Elder, Sculptor. [Baker, Iconography, I Likenesses, Portraits and
             Engravings, Gainsborough Engraving 3(xiv) in Blackstone and his
             Commentaries, Biography, Law History 236 (Prest ed. 2009)]
Publisher:   Published by Effingham Wilson and Sherwood Neely & Jones Image,
             London, 1819.
Description: One of two engravings of Blackstone accompanied by a text (this
             the longer of the two), based on the famed Gainsborough portrait--
             "the best known image of Blackstone [and] the only contemporary
             portrait which shows him in judicial costume"
Condition:   One leaf, engraved and printed on the recto, the verso blank, some
             foxing to the margins; from the Biographical Magazine, volume 1,
             page 6, a good copy
Book No.:    W-77445                Price: $     250.00
Category:    legal ephemera
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Author:      Hargrave, Francis
Title:       Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and
             Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A
             Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and
             second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:   Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-
             92.
Description: One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal
             service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty
             previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection
             ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:   Contemporary calf, much rubbed, joints just cracking but quite
             firm, labels lacking, else very clean and bright; the Taussig set
Book No.:    W-79486                Price: $     750.00
Category:    English constitutional law, Star Chamber, Bibliography
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Author:      Glanvilla, Ranulpho de
Title:       Tractatus de Legibus et Consuetudinibus Regni Angliae, Tempore
             Regis Henrici secundi Compositus [etc.]. Wing G839
Publisher:   Printed by J. Streater, H. Twyford, and E. Flesher [etc.], London,
             1673.
Description: The third and last early edition of the first treatise on English
             law, believed to have been written between 1187 and 1189, and for
             which Maitland reserved the highest of praise, calling it "of
             great value to students of legal and social history"
Condition:   Contemporary blind-panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked, light
             browning, a few notations, ex-Los Angeles County Law Library; a
             usable copy
Book No.:    W-78179                Price: $     650.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown
             . . . A New Edition . . . Together with an Abridgement of the
             Statutes Concerning Felonies Which Have Been Enacted Since the
             First Publication . . . by George Wilson [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for T. Payne, P. Uriel, [et al], London, 1778.
Description: First octavo edition of the masterpiece of one of England's
             greatest judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words
             "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and]
             none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, two boards detached, spines varnished,
             else a sound working set, with the armorial bookplates of James
             Burrow in both volumes
Book No.:    W-78040                Price: $     250.00
Category:    criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law
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Title:       Tabula libri assisarum, & placitorum corone. S.T.C. 9599; Beale
             R48 [variant with the added explicit and four lines of Latin
             verse]. Folio
Publisher:   Johannes Rastell, London, 1514.
Description: First edition of one of the most important of all Year Books, and
             of unique value to the study of English legal history--the only
             early printed reports from the justices on circuit or assize,
             rather than before the central courts at Westminster
Condition:   Early calf, rebacked, the original spine laid down, foremargins of
             title and seven leaves strengthened, some staining mainly
             marginal; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78146                Price: $   22500.00
Category:    
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Author:      Finlay, John
Title:       Legal Practice in Eighteenth-Century Scotland
Publisher:   Brill, Leiden, 2015.
Description: Represented as "the first monograph to analyse the workings of
             Scotland's legal profession in its early modern European context
             [and] add[ing] a new dimension to our knowledge of Enlightenment
             Scotland"
Condition:   Original printed illustrated boards, as new; Studies in the
             History of Private Law, volume 9; Legal History Library, volume 18
Book No.:    W-78364                Price: $     206.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, 18TH CENTURY
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Author:      Wilkinson, James John
Title:       The Law Relating to the Public Funds; and the Equitable and Legal
             Remedies with Respect to Funded Property; Including the Practice
             by Distringas, and under the Statute 1 & 2 Vict. c. 110, With
             References to the Cases on the Foreign Funds and Public Companies
Publisher:   Saunders & Benning, Law Booksellers . . . 43 Fleet Street, London,
             1839.
Description: The uncommon only edition of the first legal treatise on public
             funds, that is, government securities, including a history of
             stockjobbing and speculation (time-bargains, puts and refusals,
             bulls and bears), and so anticipating modern hedge funds
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, ex-library, else a good
             untrimmed copy with ample margins; five copies in OCLC in this
             country
Book No.:    W-76941                Price: $     850.00
Category:    economics
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Author:      Huebner, Rudolf
Title:       A History of Germanic Private Law. Translated by Francis S.
             Philbrick. With an Editorial Preface by Ernest G. Lorenzen and
             Introductions by Paul Vinogradoff and William E. Walz [The
             Continental Legal History Series, Volume IV]
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1918.
Description: Original edition of the English translation of Heubner's principal
             work, first appearing in 1908 and praised as providing a "great
             historical sweep . . . survey[ing] the development of Germanic
             private law through the course of twenty centuries"
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, rubbed, front hinge cracking, else a
             good clean copy
Book No.:    W-77072                Price: $      85.00
Category:    EUROPE, GERMANY
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       New Possibilities of Old Materials of American Legal History.
             Setaro 202
Publisher:   No Publisher Stated, Morgantown?, 1934?.
Description: The rare separate printing of Dean Pound's paper presented at the
             Round Table on Jurisprudence and Legal History held at the annual
             meeting of the American Association of Law Schools in Chicago in
             December 1933; one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; reprinted from
             40 West Virginia Law Quarterly, pages 205-211
Book No.:    W-79492                Price: $      75.00
Category:    American Law, Legal History
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown
             . . . A New Edition . . . Together with an Abridgement of the
             Statutes Concerning Felonies Which Have Been Enacted Since the
             First Publication . . . by George Wilson [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for T. Payne, P. Uriel, [et al], London, 1778.
Description: First octavo edition of the masterpiece of one of England's
             greatest judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words
             "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and]
             none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, crimson morocco labels, gilt, rubbed, spines
             darkined, joints cracking, one front board detaching; a clean
             working set
Book No.:    W-79004                Price: $     200.00
Category:    criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law
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Author:      Pollock, Frederick and F.W. Maitland
Title:       The History of English Law, Before the Time of Edward I. Second
             Edition. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1952.
Description: A mid-20th century reissue of a classic, the 'opus mirabile' which
             remains the starting point in the study of medieval English law,
             written largely by Maitland in his luminous style, "plac[ing] the
             earlier English legal history upon a new foundation"
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good clean set
Book No.:    W-78819                Price: $     150.00
Category:    
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Author:      Smith, David Chan
Title:       Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Laws, Religion,
             Politics and Jurisprudence, 1578-1616
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014.
Description:
Condition:   Original pictorial boards, a very good copy; Cambridge Studies in
             English Legal History
Book No.:    W-79665                Price: $      80.00
Category:    biography, 17TH CENTURY, English Law, Religion
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Author:      White, G. Edward
Title:       Intervention and Detachment, Essays in Legal History and
             Jurisprudence
Publisher:   Oxford University Press, New York, 1994.
Description: Thirteen of Professor White's essays, appearing over about a
             decaded between 1979 and 1988, including two on Holmes, another on
             Holmes and Marshall, and a third on Felix Frankfurter and "the Old
             Boy Network" with a final two on Critical Legal Studies
Condition:   Original blue cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79691                Price: $      85.00
Category:    biography, jurisprudence
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Author:      Vickaris, A.
Title:       An Essay for Regulating of the Coyn: Wherein also is set forth,
             First, How we have lost that Import of Plate and Bullion we
             formerly had. Secondly, What is become of the great Quantities of
             Money coyned [and three other points]. Wing V337. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by James O. for Richard Cumberland [etc.], London, 1696.
Description: A work significant in the debate leading to "one of the great
             monetary events in history" and the adoption of the gold standard,
             crucially involving the views of John Locke, with its
             philosophical and financial consequences still debated
Condition:   Modern cloth backed marbled boards, a printed paper label on the
             front board, a bit of foxing, else clean and with untrimmed
             margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79623                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Coining, economics, legal reform
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