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Author:      Ley, James
Title:       Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the
             Court of Wards
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.],
             London, 1659.
Description: The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and
             treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries,
             the financially important and controversial court which flourished
             for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:   ?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:    W-48291                Price: $     650.00
Category:    reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
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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:      Herbert, W[illiam]
Title:       Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery: Containing
             Historical and Descriptive Sketches Relative to Their Original
             Foundation, Customs, Ceremonies, Buildings, Government . . . With
             a Concise History of English Law
Publisher:   Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry [etc.], London, 1804.
Description: A large paper copy (295mm x 220mm), the edges untrimmed; with the
             24 engraved plates
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf, rebacked, some foxing, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-57408                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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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:      Cumming, Sir John
Title:       A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and
             Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:   Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District, New Scotland Yard,
             London, 1935.
Description: The third edition of a work first published in 1914, covering a
             fifty year period, arranged by subject with cross-indexes by
             author, geography and subject, emphasising England and the
             Commonwealth
Condition:   Original limp wraps, interleaved, showing wear; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-20498                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Bibliography, criminal law
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Author:      Spelman, Henry
Title:       De Sepultura. Wing S4924. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by Robert Young, and are to bee sold by [two others],
             London, 1641.
Description: First edition of Spelman's last work, part of his singular effort-
             -as "chief architect [of] one of the great experiments in reform
             of the Stuart governments"--leading the commission inquiring into
             excessive fees charged by officials of all kinds
Condition:   Some browning and staining, a number of early careful marginal
             annotations, disbound; 38 pages, with both the first and last
             blanks
Book No.:    W-73459                Price: $     450.00
Category:    
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Author:      Spilsbury (comp.), William H.
Title:       The Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the Hon.
             Society of Lincoln's Inn
Publisher:   Printed for the Society, London, 1859.
Description: The copy presented by Lincoln's Inn to Chetham's Library,
             Manchester, with its pictorial bookplate recording the
             presentation on the front pastedown and its discreet circular
             ownership stamp elsewhere
Condition:   Original pebbled cloth, rebacked, some foxing, but quite sound
Book No.:    W-65297                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Bibliography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Richardson, Robert
Title:       The Attorney's Practice in the Court of King's Bench: Or, An
             Introduction to the Knowledge of the Practice of that Court . . .
             With Variety of useful and curious Precedents in English, settled
             or drawn by Counsel [etc.]. Sixth Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by His Majesty's Law-printers [etc.], London, 1776.
Description: The edition appearing while both Blackstone and Mansfield were on
             the bench, praised by Holdsworth as a "better and a more orderly
             account" than its predecessors, its second volume largely
             comprised of forms attributed to the lawyers creating them
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, definite browning and
             foxing , a sound usable set only
Book No.:    W-76006                Price: $     450.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:      Maxwell (comps.), W. Harold and Leslie F.
Title:       A Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British
             Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 4. Irish Law to 1956. Second
             Edition
Publisher:   John Rees, London, 1990.
Description: The volume of the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-
             speaking world and the former British Empire devoted to Ireland;
             other volumes in the set and the entire set are also available--
             please inquire
Condition:   The 1990 facsimile reissue of the second edition of 1957
Book No.:    W-50597                Price: $      55.00
Category:    Bibliography
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Author:      Sugden, Edward
Title:       A Concise and Practical Treatise of the Law of Vendors and
             Purchasers of Estates. [Twelfth Edition]
Publisher:   S. Sweet, 1, Chancery Lane, London, 1851.
Description: First edition under this title of Sugden's classic work, as he
             sought to compress its essence into one volume, in Holdsworth's
             words "the first work ever published on th[e] subject [and] an
             immediate success"; uncommon, five copies in OCLC in the USA
Condition:   Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, a few stray pencil markings and
             a bit of foxing, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-76008                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Commercial Law, Real Property
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Author:
Title:       The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of . . . John Stockdale; for a
             Libel on the House of Commons . . . To Which is Subjoined, An
             Argument in Support of the Rights of Juries [bound with] Four
             Letters on the Subject of Mr. Stockdale's Trial [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for John Stockdale, Opposste [sic] Burlington-House [etc],
             London, 1790.
Description: Conceivably Erskine's most important argument in defense of
             freedom of the press, leading up to the enactment of Fox's Libel
             Act; with Erskine's equally famed argument in the Dean of St.
             Asaph case, arguing for jury determination of libel, appended
Condition:   Later 3/4 blue calf, somewhat rubbed, but a good, crisp copy
Book No.:    W-61310                Price: $     750.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Author:      Strange, John
Title:       Reports of Adjudged Cases In the Courts of Chancery, King's Bench,
             Common Pleas and Exchequer, From Trinity Term in the Second Year
             of King George I. to Trinity Term in the Twenty-first Year of King
             George II [etc.]. Third Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1795.
Description: An imperfect, working set at best, textually complete only, one or
             more index leaves lacking, one title page defective, the sewing
             gone in volume one, and some pages loose
Condition:   Contemporary calf, heavily reinforced with tape, two boards
             detached but present; a clean working set
Book No.:    W-91405                Price: $      75.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Wentworth, John
Title:       A Complete System of Pleading: Comprehending the Most Approved
             Precedents and Forms of Practice; Chiefly Consisting of Such As
             Have Never Before Been Printed [etc.]. Ten Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, Paternoster-Row, London, 1797-
             99.
Description: A work highly praised by Holdsworth, who terms it "a great
             collection [and] [b]y far the most elaborate book of this kind",
             in some cases naming the counsel responsible for drafting the
             pleadings, and providing their accompanying advice or opinion
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite worn, some boards
             detached, occasional staining, generally a clean working set only
Book No.:    W-76024                Price: $     450.00
Category:    pleading
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Author:      Staundforde, Guilliaulme
Title:       Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusors titles & comon lieux. Per
             queux home plus redement & plenairement trouera quelque chose quil
             quira, touchaunt les dits Plees [etc.]. S.T.C. 23222; Beale T489
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . within temple Barre . . . By Richard Tottel,
             London, 1574.
Description: The penultimate 16th century edition (of five) of the first
             treatise on English criminal law, culminating a century-long
             movement centered in the Inns of Court, a work which, in Dr.
             Baker's words, "may well have become an assize judge's vade mecum"
Condition:   Sevententh century unlettered sheep, rubbed, slightly bowed, three
             faint circular stamps, yet a very good crisp clean copy
Book No.:    W-76025                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:
Title:       A Circumstantial Report of the Evidence and Proceedings upon the
             Charges Preferred against His Royal Highness the Duke of York in
             the Capacity of Commander in Chief . . . With all the other
             Documents produced in the Course of the Investigation [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for James Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster-Row, London, 1809.
Description: The transcript of the proceedings in the House of Commons forcing
             the resignation of George III's second son, Frederick Augustus, as
             Commander in Chief, unwittingly caught in the web of his
             mistress's successful influencing-peddling efforts
Condition:   Later 3/4 morocco, rubbed, some embrowning; quite a good copy
Book No.:    W-59041                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials
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Author:
Title:       The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of . . . John Stockdale; for a
             Libel on the House of Commons . . . To Which is Subjoined, An
             Argument in Support of the Rights of Juries
Publisher:   Printed for John Stockdale, Opposste [sic] Burlington-House [etc],
             London, 1790.
Description: Conceivably Erskine's most important argument in defense of
             freedom of the press, leading up to the enactment of Fox's Libel
             Act; with Erskine's equally famed argument in the Dean of St.
             Asaph case, arguing for jury determination of libel, appended
Condition:   Contemporary calf backed boards, joints splitting; sound
Book No.:    W-16938                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Author:      Theobald, William
Title:       A Practical Treatise on the Law of Principal and Surety,
             Particularly with Relation to Mercantile Guaranties, Bills of
             Exchange, and Bail Bonds
Publisher:   S. Sweet, Chancery Lane, Stevens and Sons, Bell Yard [etc.],
             London, 1832.
Description: Only English edition of a work based on lectures delivered at the
             University of London by an Inner Temple barrister, seemingly the
             only part of his ambitious plan to "put in an institutional form"
             the private commercial law of England
Condition:   Contemporary boards, printed paper label, front joint just
             cracking and a bit tender, else a very good, untrimmed,
             unsophisticated copy
Book No.:    W-76039                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Agency, Bills and Notes, Bail and Bail Bonds, Commercial Law
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Author:      Fearne, Charles
Title:       An Essay on the Learning of Contingent Remainders and Executory
             Devises [etc.]. The Fourth Edition. Two Volumes [complete] [bound
             with] Copies of Opinions Ascribed to Eminent Council . . .
             Addressed to the . . . Earl of Mansfield. A New Edition
Publisher:   Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall [imprint varies] [etc.],
             London, 1791-95.
Description: A valuable edition of a "classic [written by] one of the great
             real property lawyers of [the 18th] century", in Holdsworth's
             words, the first volume Fearne's last, and the second John Joseph
             Powell's first; with the rare 'Copies', two copies in ESTC
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the spine ends of volume one a bit chipped,
             some marginal staining, else a superior set; with upwards of 14
             cancels not noted in ESTC
Book No.:    W-72838                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Real Property, Wills
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Author:      Shower, Bartholomew]
Title:       Cases in Parliament Resolved and Adjudged, upon Petitions, and
             Writs of Error.
Publisher:   Printed for A. and J. Churchill, at the Black Swan [etc.], London,
             1698.
Description: First edition of the first reports of cases in the House of Lords,
             appearing when it had become the final court of appeal; the
             reports were found to be a breach of privilege, resulting in no
             further reports for almost a century
Condition:   Contemporary calf, front joint cracking, else quite desirable
Book No.:    W-16953                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Parliament, reports of cases, Supreme Court
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Author:      Lechford, Thomas
Title:       Plain Dealing or News from New England
Publisher:   J.K. Wiggin & Wm. Parsons Lunt, Boston, 1867.
Description: The first book (here in its last and best edition) written by a
             lawyer practising in this country, originally appearing in London
             in 1642; one of 35 Royal Quarto copies signed by the publishers
Condition:
Book No.:    W-16954                Price: $     750.00
Category:    colonies, New England, 17TH CENTURY
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Author:      Adam, Hargrave L.
Title:       The Police Encyclopaedia. With a Preface by Sir Robert Anderson,
             K.C.B., L.L.D., Late Chief of the Criminal Investigation
             Department, New Scotland Yard. Eight Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   The Waverley Book Company, Ltd. 7-8, Old Bailey, E.C., London,
             1910?].
Description: A work containing "a mass of information about the origin, growth
             and present organization of our British Police Forces [written]
             with a literary freshness" and extensively illustrated, each
             volume with two dozen or more plates
Condition:   Original light-blue cloth, gilt, somewhat worn and some volumes
             spotted, else a good usable set
Book No.:    W-91426                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Police
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Author:      Holdsworth, W.S.
Title:       A History of English Law. Volumes 1-9 [of 17] [with] Tables and
             Index by Edward Potton [Ten Volumes]
Publisher:   Methuen & Co. Ltd., 36 Essex Street W.C., London, 1924-56.
Description: Holdsworth's history as originally conceived, "a continuous
             History of English Law as a whole down to 1700", comprising the
             work's first nine volumes; with Potton's index, "enormously
             increas[ing] the value of the History" in Holdsworth's words
Condition:   Original cloth, gilt, occasional underlining, some volumes ex-
             library, volume six particularly worn; a good working set
Book No.:    W-74442                Price: $     750.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:      Cunningham, Timothy
Title:       The Law of Simony: Containing, All the Statutes, Cases at Large,
             Arguments, Resolutions, and Judgments concerning it . . . by the
             Canon and Common Law; the Stat. of 31st Eliz. c.6 . . .
             Determinations upon that Act, from Lord Coke, and other[s] [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers [etc.], London, 1784.
Description: The only work on the English law of simony (the form of
             ecclesiastical corruption said to have been named after Simon
             Magus), "an intelligent summary" in Holdsworth's words, with much
             discussion of its criminal nature and its association with perjury
Condition:   Contemporary sprinkled polished calf, gilt, some sidenotes just
             shaved (the sense preserved), else a lovely bright fresh copy;
             with the half-title
Book No.:    W-74445                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, criminal law
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Author:      Levy, Hermann
Title:       Monopolies, Cartels and Trusts in British Industry
Publisher:   Macmillan and Co., Limited, London, 1927.
Description: Ex-Marx Memorial Library, with its dramatic bookplate on the front
             paste-down
Condition:   Brown pebbled cloth, gilt, a bit dusty, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-90485                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Cartels
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Author:      Brougham, Henry
Title:       Present State of the Law. The Speech of Henry Brougham, Esq. M.P.,
             in the House of Commons
Publisher:   Henry Colburn, London, 1828.
Description: First edition of Brougham's greatest speech, invoking Bentham
             (whom Brougham had consulted) and setting in motion much of the
             reform of English law to take place in the 19th century
Condition:   Disbound, a bit of dustiness and some foxing to the first and last
             leaves, one signature detached; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-16964                Price: $      75.00
Category:    legal reform
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Author:      Willcock, J.W. and A.
Title:       The Ocean, the River, and the Shore. Part I. Navigation (All
             Published)
Publisher:   Routledge, Warne, and Routledge, Farringdon Street, London.
Description: An ambitious work, of which this is the only part to have been
             published, a significant portion of which (about 150 pages) is
             devoted to the history of navigation; with other chapters to
             devoted to the law of war, smuggling, neutrals and prizes
Condition:   Green cloth, gilt, a bit rubbed, title clipped, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-57471                Price: $     450.00
Category:    maritime law
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Author:      Dansey, William
Title:       Horae Decanicae Rurales. An Attempt to Illustrate . . . the Name
             and Title, The Origin, Appointment, and Functions, Personal and
             Capitular, of Rural Deans. With a Few Incidental Remarks on The
             Rise and Decay of Rural Bishops [etc.]. 2nd Ed. Two Volumes
Publisher:   J.G.F. & J. Rivington, London, 1844.
Description: The received edition of Dansey's best-known work, one which was
             "lavishly produced [and whose] purpose was to offer historical
             precedents for diocesan reform", in contradistinction to the
             centralization proposed by the ecclesiastical commissioners
Condition:   Modern green cloth, gilt, a bit worn, ex-library, else a good
             clean set
Book No.:    W-72855                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:      Meadows, [Sir P[hilip]]
Title:       Narrative of the Principal Actions Occurring in the Wars Betwixt
             Sweden and Denmark. Before and after the Roschild Treaty . . .
             Together With A View of the Swedish and Other Affairs . . . with
             Relation to England [etc.]
Publisher:   N.p., n.p., n.d..
Description:
Condition:   A modern Xerographic reprint of the London edition of 1677, in
             flexible red wraps; a scholar's working copy only
Book No.:    W-70175                Price: $      45.00
Category:    SWEDEN, DENMARK, international law
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Author:
Title:       Report from the Commissioners Appointed by his Majesty to Execute
             the Measures Recommended by a Select Committee of the House of
             Commons Respecting the Public Records of the Kingdom . . . With an
             Account of Their Proceedings [etc.]
Publisher:   Ordered, by the House of Lords, to be Printed, London], 1812.
Description: The first major report of the Records Commissioners, summarizing
             the impressive progress made in the twelve years since the
             Commission's formation in preserving and publishing England's
             great store of public records; with many plates, some folding
Condition:   Morocco backed boards, worn, the joints cracked; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-50934                Price: $     250.00
Category:    
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Author:      Purvis, J.S. (ed.)
Title:       Bridlington Charters, Court Rolls and Papers, XVIth-XIXth Century.
             Being a Selection of Documents Illustrating the History of
             Bridlington under the Rule of the Lords Feoffees
Publisher:   A. Brown & Sons, Limited, London, 1926.
Description: Presentation copy ("To J R E / in happy memory / by the author /
             JSP / January 1927"), possibly J.R. Earnshaw whom the editor
             thanks in his preface for the use of his collection of maps and
             plans and other materials
Condition:   Original blue cloth, rubbed and a bit shaken, ex-library, yet a
             usable copy
Book No.:    W-91445                Price: $      65.00
Category:    
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Author:
Title:       Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth
             of Nations. Seven Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   John Rees, London, 1989-91.
Description: Still the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking
             world and the former British Empire, excluding only this country
             post-Independence, with individual volumes devoted to Ireland and
             Scotland; each volume also available separately
Condition:
Book No.:    W-69929                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Bibliography, roman law, SCOTLAND, English Commonwealth, IRELAND, CANADA
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Author:
Title:       The Practising Attorney: or, Lawyer's Office. Comprehending The
             Business of an Attorney in all its Branches [etc.]. The Fourth
             Edition. Volume I [only]
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1737.
Description:
Condition:   The boards lacking, a bit of foxing, a usable working copy only
Book No.:    W-16978                Price: $      75.00
Category:    
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Author:      Burn, Richard
Title:       The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. The Twenty-Second
             Edition: With many Corrections, Additions, and Improvements, By
             John King, of the Inner Temple [etc.]. In Five Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan . . . for T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1814.
Description: The most popular work on English local government ever to appear,
             described by Holdsworth as one of the four most important
             treatises of the 18th century, this the last but one to be
             prepared by Dr. Burn, with 30 editions (by 1869) to be published
Condition:   Modern cloth, gilt, ex-library, else a good clean set
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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
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Category:    19TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, Law and Literature
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Author:      Harris, George
Title:       The True Theory of Representation in a State; or, The Leading
             Interests of the Nation, Not the Mere Predominance of Numbers,
             Proved to Be Its Proper Basis
Publisher:   Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, London, 1857.
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Category:    political theory
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Author:      Carr, Cecil (ed.)
Title:       Pension Book of Clement's Inn
Publisher:   Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1960.
Description:
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Author:      Harrington, James
Title:       The Art of Law-Giving: in III Books. The First Shewing the
             Foundations . . . of all the kinds of Government. The Second,
             Shewing the . . . Commonwealths of Israel and of the Jews. The
             Third, Shewing a Model fitted unto the present State [etc.]. Wing
             H806
Publisher:   Printed by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, at the three Gilt Cups [etc.],
             London, 1659.
Description: The only early edition of the work which J.G.A. Pocock numbered
             among Harrington's "most ambitious", appearing soon after his
             'Oceana' and in part its forceful abridgement, propelling
             Harrington into "the mainstream of national political argument"
Condition:   Early 3/4 calf, rubbed, front hinge strained but firm, imprint
             shaved and top and bottom margins cut close, the main text
             unaffected; a good copy
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Category:    jewish law, jurisdiction, political theory
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Author:      Hodgson, A.J. and G.R. Rudolf
Title:       Lowndes and Rudolf's Law of General Average and the York-Antwerp
             Rules
Publisher:   Stevens and Sons Limited, London, 1948.
Description:
Condition:   Red cloth, quite worn and faded, hinges cracked; usable
Book No.:    W-55896                Price: $      45.00
Category:    maritime law
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Author:      De Haas (eds.), Elsa and G.D.G. Hall
Title:       Early Registers of Writs
Publisher:   Bernard Quaritch, London, 1970.
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Condition:   Volume LXXXVII for the year 1970
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Author:      Watson, Aiken (et al.)
Title:       Colonial Office Report of the Commission of Enquiry into
             Disturbances in the Gold Coast, 1948
Publisher:   His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1948.
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Condition:   Ex-library, green cloth, a bit bowed, but a sound copy
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Category:    English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, GHANA
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Author:      Carr (ed.), Sir Cecil
Title:       Pension Book of Clement's Inn
Publisher:   Bernard Quaritch, Londondge, 1960.
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Condition:   Volume 78 for the year 1960
Book No.:    W-25020                Price: $      45.00
Category:    philosophy of law, Inns of Court
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Author:      Davies, John
Title:       The Question Concerning Impositions, Tonnage, Poundage, Prizage,
             Customs . . . Fully stated and argued, from Reason, Law, and
             Policy [etc.]. Wing D407A
Publisher:   Printed by S.G. for Henry Twyford, in Vine-Court [etc.], London,
             1656.
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             law, the law merchant, and canon and civil law to buttress James
             I's sovereign claims to impose customs upon international trade
             absent Parliamentary agreement; with the advertising leaf
Condition:   Modern morocco, some foxing and browning, title and next leaf
             strained, occasional worming (mainly marginal), discreetly ex-
             library; a good copy
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Title:       The Charge of J[ustice] P[age] to the Grand Jury of M[iddlesex],
             on Saturday May 22, 1736
Publisher:   London, 1737.
Description: An artful and well-deserved satire of Sir Francis Page, known as
             'the hanging judge' by his contemporaries, singled out in
             universal disapproval by Pope both in the 'Dunciad' and his
             'Imitations of Horace', by Henry Fielding, and by Dr. Johnson
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, attractive
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Category:    justices of peace, humor, Grand Jury Charges
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Author:      Hine, Reginald
Title:       Confessions of an Un-Common Attorney
Publisher:   J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1945.
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Condition:   Green cloth, very worn, stained and shaken; a working copy
Book No.:    W-56859                Price: $      15.00
Category:    humor
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Author:      Cam (ed.), Helen M.
Title:       Year Books of Edward II Vol. XXVI (Part II) The Eyer of London 14
             Edward II A.D. 1321 Vol. II
Publisher:   Bernard Quaritch, London, 1969.
Description: The second volume of Miss Cam's edition of the Eyre of London in
             1321 [14 Edward II], published posthumously by the Selden Society
             as its annual volume 86
Condition:   Volume LXXXVI
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Category:    14TH CENTURY, Year Books
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Author:      Jeremy, George
Title:       A Treatise on the Equity Jurisdiction of the High Court of
             Chancery
Publisher:   J. & W.T. Clarke, Law Booksellers . . . Lincoln's Inn, London,
             1828.
Description: First (and only English) edition of the work characterized by
             Holdsworth as "an ably written book", written by the Lincoln Inn's
             barrister who analyzes the court by type of jurisdiction--
             exclusive (with much on trusts), assistant, and concurrent
Condition:   Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked, ex-library, front joint
             just cracking but holding, yet a clean usable copy
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Category:    equity, trusts and estates
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Author:      Cox, Harvey and David Morgan
Title:       City Politics and the Press, Journalists and the Governing of
             Merseyside
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, London, 1973.
Description: An illuminating investigation of the role of the provincial press
             in Great Britain, based on the case study of four inner-county
             boroughs, Liverpool principal among them
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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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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.
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Category:    Law and Literature
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Author:      Goodhart, et al (eds.), A.L.
Title:       Law Quarterly Review
Publisher:   Stevens & Sons, Limited [address varies], London], 1951-77.
Description: A substantial run of 27 volumes (67 through 93) of the pre-eminent
             English law review, five issues lacking, three volumes in
             duplicate, volumes 67 through 76 and volumes 87 through 90, 92 and
             93 bound, the balance in wraps, some defective
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