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Author:      Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:       A Collection of all the statutes, from the beginning of Magna
             charta, vnto this present yere of our Lorde God 1574. S.T.C. 9312;
             Beale S64
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. An. 1574. vicesimo sexto Iulij,
             London, 1574.
Description: An early edition of one of Rastell's two significant contributions
             to legal literature, "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and
             of] enormous success" (Sir John Baker) surpassing all previous
             efforts; with the statutes in their original languages
Condition:   Contemporary blind panelled calf, centered lozenges, quite rubbed
             but sound, lightish staining, manuscript additions before the
             title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78787                Price: $    3000.00
Category:    Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography, Magna Carta
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Author:      Wallis, Ralph
Title:       More News from Rome or Magna Charta, Discoursed of between a Poor
             Man & his Wife . . . An Assertion of Dr. William Warmstrey . . .
             wherein he affirmeth, that It is a lesser sin for a man to kill
             his Father, than to refrain coming to the Divine Service
Publisher:   for the Author, for the only benefit of his Wife and Children,
             London, 1666.
Description: One of the few surviving works of Wallis, the radical protestant
             called the Cobbler of Gloucester, invoking Magna Charta as part of
             his vituperative attack on the Church of England and "the
             scandalous and shameful conduct of Anglican clergyman"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, definite browning and
             the margins cut close, but clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78007                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Magna Carta, Religion, Radicals
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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 yeere of the
             reigne of King H.3. vntill . . . the 35 yeere of the Reigne of our
             gratious Queene Elizabeth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9319; Cowley 89
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by the deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.],
             London, 1594.
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, the original boards mounted, repairs to the lower
             margins of the title and next leaf (no text affected), else quite
             clean
Book No.:    W-78024                Price: $    3000.00
Category:    Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography, Magna Carta
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Author:      Lopez y Gonzalez de Cano, Ramon
Title:       Antecedentes de la Carta Magna. Discurso Leido en la Universidad
             Central en el Acto Solemne de Recibir la Investidura de Doctor en
             la Facultad de Filosofia. (Seccion de Admnistracion.)
Publisher:   Imprenta y Estereotipia de M. Rivadeneyra, Madrid, 1859.
Description: The rare doctoral dissertation of Lopez, praising Magna Charta
             ("the only formula for liberty possible in our own national
             venture"), and suggesting the influence of Magna Charta beyond
             England; one copy in OCLC at the National Library of Spain
Condition:   Modern marbled wraps, paper label printed in manuscript, showing
             some wear, but quite sound, 15 pages
Book No.:    W-91825                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Magna Carta, SPAIN
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Author:
Title:       In This Volume are conteined the statutes made and established
             from the time of kyng Henry the thirde, unto the fyrste yere of
             the reigne of our most gratious and victorious soueraigne lorde
             kinge Henry the viii. S.T.C. 9301.3; Not in Beale
Publisher:   In officina Thomae Berleti [i.e. Bertheleti and N. Hill?], London,
             1550?.
Description: The second printing of the first edition of the statutes of the
             realm commencing with Magna Carta which were rendered into
             English, playing a significant part in the 'Englishing' of English
             law (long in Latin and Law French) during the Tudor reigns
Condition:   Later polished calf, skillfully rebacked, with the bookplate of
             Henry Cunliffe on the front pastedown, gilt edges, very clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78093                Price: $    8500.00
Category:    Acts, Magna Carta
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Title:       Fac-simile Copy and Translation of ye Magna Carta Granted by King
             John in ye Year 1215
Publisher:   Printed . . . by J.L. Allday At ye "Shakspeare" Printing Works,
             Birmingham, 1880?.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded printing, the folding facsimile measuring
             about 16 1/2 x 20 1/2 inches, a photo-lithograph in red ink, with
             the bookplate of Henry Robert Charles Martin, the Richmond Herald
             from 1928 to 1942; no copy in COPAC or OCLC
Condition:   Later green morocco folder, gilt, marbled front pastedown, the
             folding facsimile and text tipped in and the stiff card cover laid
             in; 8 pages
Book No.:    W-79068                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Magna Carta
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Author:
Title:       Reports from the Select Committee, appointed to inquire into the
             State of the Public Records of the Kingdom
Publisher:   Printed by Luke Hansard, Great Turnstile, Lincolns-Inn Fields,
             London, 1800.
Description: The two reports which began the monumental effort to publish
             England's public records, principally devoted to determining which
             records had survived and where they were; with twenty full page
             engravings, many folding, including Magna Carta
Condition:   Calf-backed marbled boards, gilt, rubbed and showing some wear,
             but a very good copy
Book No.:    W-72522                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:
Title:       Magna Charta, cvm Statvtis quae Antiqua vocantur, iam recens
             excusa, & summa fide emendata, iuxta vetnsta [sic] exemplaria ad
             Parliamenti rotulos examinata [etc.]. S.T.C. 9278; Beale S17 and
             S24a
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli [etc.], London, 1560?.
Description: The second Tottel printing and the first printing of Magna Charta
             in the reign of Elizabeth, this printing and its printing by
             Tottel in 1556 "hav[ing] several items not pr[inted] elsewhere";
             with the second part with its separate title
Condition:   Modern calf, the remains of the original blind-tooled boards with
             centered lozenges mounted, early notations and ample margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78460                Price: $    5500.00
Category:    English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, GHANA, Magna Carta
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Author:      Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:       A Collection of all the statutes, from the beginning of Magna
             Carta, vnto the yeare of our Lord (1557) which were before that
             yeare imprinted [to] the . . . fifth yeare of the raigne of oure
             Soueraine lady Queene Elizabeth [etc.]. STC 9308.5; Beale S61
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1566.
Description: The rare, third printing of one of Rastell's two significant
             contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words
             "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success"
             surpassing all previous efforts; five copies in ESTC, one
             imperfect
Condition:   Contemporary blind-panelled sheep, worn, spine chipped, minor
             worming, browning and staining, bookplate of Viscount Mersey; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78475                Price: $    5000.00
Category:    Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
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Author:      Hudson, John
Title:       The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volume II, 871-1216
Publisher:   Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description: The second volume in Oxford's ambitious new series under the
             General Editorship of Sir John Baker, devoted to late Anglo-Saxon
             England, to Anglo-Norman England, and to Angevin England,
             concluding with "Magna Carta and the Common Law"
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-78486                Price: $     300.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, canon law, Anglo-Saxon law, MEDIEVAL, Magna Carta
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Author:      Barrington, Daines
Title:       Observations on the Statutes, Chiefly the More Ancient, From Magna
             Charta to The Twenty-first of James the First, Ch. xxvii [1624].
             With an Appendix; Being A Proposal for new modelling the Statutes.
             The Third Edition, With Considerable Additions. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols [etc.], London, 1769.
Description: A family copy of one of the foremost works of eighteenth century
             English law reform, with the booksticker of Viscount Barrington
             (of which there were eleven) on the front pastedown, Barrington
             himself a younger son of the first Viscount
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the spine extra gilt, rubbed, the joints
             cracking but firm, else a very good, clean copy, with ample
             margins
Book No.:    W-77841                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL, Acts, Magna Carta
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Law Tracts, Containing I. An Essay on Collateral Consanguinity II.
             Considerations [on Copyholders] III. The Law of Descents in Fee-
             Simple IV. The Great Charter and Charter of the Forest [with] an
             Introductory Discourse [etc.] Eller 239; Lauechli 552
Publisher:   Printed for Elizabeth Watts, in Skinner-Row, Dublin, 1767.
Description: The only Irish printing of the first collected edition of any of
             Blackstone's works, four in number, including his pathbreaking
             essay on Magna Carta, accompanied by his painstakingly edited
             texts of it and its confirmations, and three other works
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the original label preserved,
             light browning, very occasional pencilling, with the two tables;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78829                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    13TH CENTURY, English Law, Magna Carta
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Law Tracts. Two Volumes. Eller 238
Publisher:   Clarendon Press, London, 1762.
Description: The first collected edition of any of Blackstone's works, four in
             number, with the second volume devoted entirely to his
             pathbreaking essay on Magna Carta, accompanied by his
             painstakingly edited texts of it, its confirmations, and other
             works
Condition:   Modern sprinkled calf, gilt, lightly browned, else a very good
             set, with both plates and with the reproduced royal seals in the
             second volume
Book No.:    W-76149                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    13TH CENTURY, English Law, Magna Carta
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Author:
Title:       In This Volume are conteined the statutes made and established
             from the time of kyng Henry the thirde, unto the fyrste yere of
             the reigne of our most gratious and victorious soueraine lorde
             king Henry the viii. S.T.C. 9301; Beale S27
Publisher:   In officina Thomae Bertheleti typis impress [etc.], London, 1543.
Description: First printing of the first edition of the statutes of the realm
             commencing with Magna Carta to be rendered into English, playing a
             significant part in the 'Englishing' of English law (previously in
             Latin and Law French) during the Tudor reigns
Condition:   Contemporary blind panelled calf, rebacked, remains of clasps,
             very minor worming, else exceptionally bright and clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78881                Price: $   10500.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Tracts, Chiefly Relating to the Antiquities and Laws of England.
             Third Edition. Eller 240; Lauechli 553
Publisher:   Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1771.
Description: The most complete edition of Blackstone's legal essays, said in
             part to be responsible for his appointment as Solicitor General,
             and including his famed essay on (and text of) Magna Carta, "of
             the first importance for the constitutional lawyer"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, the boards rubbed and marked, the
             first and last blanks somewhat foxed and dusty, else quite clean;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78133                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Family Law, jurisprudence, marriage, Magna Carta, English constitutional law
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Author:      Somers, John, Lord
Title:       Jura Populi Anglicani: Or The Subject's Right of Petitioning Set
             forth. Occasioned by the Case of the Kentish Petitioners. With
             some Thoughts on the Reasons which induc'd those Gentlemen to
             Petition: And of the Commons Right of Imprisoning. Quarto
Publisher:   No Publisher, London, 1701.
Description: First edition (variant) of the classic argument in support of the
             fundamental right of the people to petition the King and
             Parliament, premised on natural law and Magna Carta, and
             attributed to Somers, the "architect of the [English] Bill of
             Rights"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, some browning, the margins cut quite close, but
             all text legible, the Taussig copy; no copy in ESTC in a law
             library in this country
Book No.:    W-78188                Price: $     850.00
Category:    English constitutional law, Parliament, natural law, Magna Carta
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Author:      Loengard, Janet (ed.)
Title:       Magna Carta and the England of King John
Publisher:   Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2010.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed illustrated boards, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-78209                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Magna Carta
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Law Tracts. Two Volumes. Eller 238; Lauechli 551
Publisher:   At the Clarendon Press, London, 1762.
Description: The first collected edition of any of Blackstone's works, four in
             number, with the second volume devoted entirely to his
             pathbreaking essay on Magna Carta, accompanied by his
             painstakingly edited texts of it, its confirmations, and other
             works
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, marbled boards, gilt, lightly browned, else a
             very good set, with both plates and with the reproduced royal
             seals in the second volume
Book No.:    W-78660                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    13TH CENTURY, English Law, Magna Carta
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Title:       Annual Volume of the Ordinances of the Gold Coast, Enacted During
             the Year 1956
Publisher:   Government Printer, Accra, 1957.
Description:
Condition:   Ex-British Library, cloth-backed boards, dampstained but usable
Book No.:    W-90779                Price: $      50.00
Category:    Magna Carta, English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, GHANA
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Title:       Annual Volume of the Ordinances and Acts of Ghana, Enacted During
             the Year 1957
Publisher:   Government Printer, Accra, 1958.
Description:
Condition:   Ex-British Library, cloth-backed boards, stained but sound
Book No.:    W-90780                Price: $      50.00
Category:    Magna Carta, English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, GHANA
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Title:       Gold Coast Colony Ordinances, 1899-1902
Publisher:
Description: Four years of ordinances, 71 in number, gathered in one volume;
             with handwritten chronological and alphabetical indices bound in
Condition:   Ex-British Library, blue cloth, the spine detaching; usable
Book No.:    W-90785                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Acts, Magna Carta, English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, GHANA
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Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       Every Man His Own Lawyer: Or, A Summary of the Laws of England in
             a New and Instructive Method [under seven heads] So plainly
             treated of, that all Persons may be particularly acquainted with
             our Common and Statute Law [etc.]. Tenth Edition
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan, and W. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1788.
Description: The rare final London edition of Jacob's popular vade-mecum,
             published for over a half-century, devoted in part to estates, to
             marriage (grouped with "ideots [and] lunaticks"), and to Magna
             Charta, to habeas corpus, and to the liberty of the subject
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, definite foxing and browning,
             yet a usable copy, one leaf misbound; three copies in ESTC, one in
             North America
Book No.:    W-78316                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Every Man Law Books, Magna Carta, habeas corpus, Lunatics, marriage, Real Property
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Author:      Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:       A Colleccion of all the Statutes (from the beginning of Magna
             Carta unto the yere of our Lorde, 1557) whiche were before that
             yere imprinted [to] the fyrst yere of the raigne of our souerayne
             Lady Quene Elizabeth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9307; Beale S59; Cowley 52
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1559.
Description: One of two variants of the second edition of one of Rastell's two
             significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's
             words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference", surpassing all
             previous efforts; two copies in ESTC in this country
Condition:   Modern blind ruled and decorated panelled calf, the spine gilt-
             lettered, minor marginal worming, else well-preserved; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78342                Price: $    5500.00
Category:    Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
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Author:      Somers, John, Lord
Title:       A Guide to the Knowledge of the Rights and Privileges of
             Englishmen. Containing . . . Magna Charta, with Remarks thereon .
             . . The Habeas Corpus Act . . . The Bill of Rights . . . To which
             is added, [John Somers] The Security of Englishmens Lives [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Scott, at the Black Swan in Pater-noster-Row,
             London, 1757.
Description: One of the principal works of Somers, "the embodiment of the
             perfect Whig" in Holdsworth's words, and "a master of legal
             principles [and] of presenting them in a lucid form", with the
             glossed landmarks of English constitutional law prefacing its text
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, with the errata pasted
             down on the verso of the title; a clean usable copy
Book No.:    W-79137                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Magna Carta, English constitutional law, habeas corpus, English Law
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Title:       Magna Carta cum Aliis Antiquis Statutis, Quorum Catalogum, in Fine
             Operis Reperies [with] Secunda Pars Veterum Statutorum. S.T.C.
             9274; Beale S12 and S22 [complete]
Publisher:   Impressus . . . in aedibus Thomae Bertheleti [etc.], London, 1541.
Description: An early printing of the Great Charter and other ancient statutes,
             the second of two Berthelet printings, the first to include a
             second part of additional ancient statutes (to be emulated in
             later printings of the Charter), here in both parts
Condition:   Early calf, rebacked, upper blank margin of title repaired,
             discreetly ex-library, else a very good copy with occasional
             notations sometimes extensive
Book No.:    W-78126                Price: $    8500.00
Category:    Magna Carta
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