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Author:      Wigmore, John W.
Title:       A Preliminary Bibliography of Modern Criminal Law and Criminology.
             Kocourek and Schwerin 248
Publisher:   Gary Library of Law, Northwestern University Law School, Chicago,
             1909.
Description: An early, substantial effort reflecting Wigmore's lifelong
             interest in criminal law, "the first in English", anticipating
             Wigmore's editorship of the American Institute of Criminal Law and
             Criminology's nine-volume Modern Criminal Science Series
Condition:   Original blue-gray printed sewn wraps, ex-library, the rear wrap
             detached, a usable copy; 128 pages
Book No.:    W-73195                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Bibliography, criminal law
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Title:       Acts Passed at the First Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the
             United States
Publisher:   Peter Force, North C Street, Washington, 1827.
Description: Appendix includes the text of a treaty with the Federation of the
             Centre of America and four separate Indian treaties
Condition:   Original blue wraps, much worn and discolored, the signatures
             still sewn, but the paper backstrip disintegrating, and rear wrap
             defective; pages uncut
Book No.:    W-91157                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Acts, indian law, LATIN AMERICA, Central America
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Author:      Miller, John
Title:       An Inquiry into the Present State of the Statute and Criminal Law
             of England
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1822.
Description: The rare work written by a Lincoln's Inn barrister, expanding upon
             his influential rebuttal of the Report from the Select Committee
             on Criminal Laws, amounting (in Radzinowicz's words) to what "may
             well be called the 'Counter-Report'"
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, a trifle
             worn, but well-preserved; three copies in OCLC, none in North
             America
Book No.:    W-75970                Price: $     650.00
Category:    reports of cases, criminal law, Acts
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Author:      Oke, George C.
Title:       The Magisterial Synopsis: A Practical Guide for Magistrates, Their
             Clerks, and Attornies, In All Matters out of Quarter Sessions;
             Containing Summary Convictions and Indictable Offences, with Their
             Penalties, Punishments, Procedure [etc.]. Fifth Edition
Publisher:   Butterworths, 7, Fleet Street, Law Publishers [etc.], London,
             1857.
Description: A rare edition of one of two works of Oke "which proved to be the
             most enduring", preserving his original and highly useful tabular
             feature stating the offense, its statutory origin, possible
             penalties and the right of appeal, if any, and much else
Condition:   Contemporary calf, marbled edges, endpapers, and pastedowns, a bit
             rubbed, but quite attractive; two copies in OCLC, neither in North
             America
Book No.:    W-75987                Price: $     250.00
Category:    justices of peace, criminal law
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Author:      Lauwerys, J.A. (ed.)
Title:       Scandinavian Democracy, Development of Democratic Thought and
             Institutions in Denmark, Norway and Sweden
Publisher:   The American-Scandinavian Foundation, Copenhagen, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-55320                Price: $      45.00
Category:    DENMARK, NORTH AMERICA, SWEDEN
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Author:      Lambarde, William
Title:       A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and
             Customes of that Shyre. Collected and written . . . in the yeare,
             1570 . . . and nowe increased by the addition of some things which
             the Authour him selfe hath observed [etc.]. STC 15175.5
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . for Ralphe Newberie . . . in Fleetestreet [etc.],
             London, 1576.
Description: The rare first edition variant of the first English county
             history, "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England,
             praised as based on wide and critical reading and "packed with
             learned information [and] eminently readable"
Condition:   Modern calf, the spine extra gilt, red edges, well preserved and
             with good margins, with the map, one copy in ESTC in North
             America; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78727                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    
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Author:      Littleton, Thomas
Title:       Lytylton tenures newly and most truly corrected & amended. S.T.C.
             15728
Publisher:   In edibus Richardi Pynsonis, Anno dni MCCCCxxviii [etc.], London,
             1528.
Description: The rare, final Pynson printing of one of the five great English
             law books and the first English legal treatise to be printed, the
             work which Maitland called a "lucid and classical book"; three
             copies in ESTC (one imperfect), one in North America
Condition:   Modern blind panelled calf, gilt, colophon lacking, two leaves in
             facsimile, a few small marginal repairs, title darkened; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78669                Price: $    7500.00
Category:    Real Property
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Author:      Paul, George Onesiphprous
Title:       An Address Delivered at a General Meeting . . . Convened by the
             High-Sheriff, For the purpose of receiving a Statement of the
             Proceedings of the Committee, appointed to carry into execution
             the Resolutions . . . to rebuild the Gaol and Bridewells [etc.]
Publisher:   Published, by Permission of the Author, Gloucester, 1792.
Description: A rare address by Paul, John Howard's contemporary praised by
             Walter Scott, who "brought the gaol and houses of correction to
             the highest pitch of perfection", celebrating the pioneering,
             newly built structures the result of his decade's long efforts
Condition:   Early 3/4 morocco over marbled boards, somewhat rubbed, else a
             very good copy, with the half-title and folding table; no copy in
             ESTC in North America
Book No.:    W-77037                Price: $     750.00
Category:    
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Author:      Maxwell, W. Harold [and others] (comps.)
Title:       A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations [1]
             English Law to 1800 [2] 1801 to 1954 [3] North America [4] Ireland
             [5] Scotland [6] Australia and New Zealand [7] The British
             Commonwealth. Second Edition. Seven Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Sweet and Maxwell Limited, London, 1955-64.
Description: The original issuance of the best edition of what remains as the
             pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking world and
             the former British Empire, excluding only this country post-
             independence and India, better known as 'Sweet and Maxwell'
Condition:   Original cloth, gilt, showing some wear, the first volume somewhat
             more than the others, yet a good usable set
Book No.:    W-76164                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Bibliography
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Author:
Title:       Facts and Suggestions Respecting the Masters' Offices [in the
             Court of Chancery]
Publisher:   V. & R. Stevens and G.S. Norton . . . Lincoln's Inn, London, 1841.
Description: A rare tract written during the decades-long debate over the
             reform of the court of chancery, including (as here) the role to
             be played by the court's masters, whose offices were ultimately
             abolished in 1852; two copies in OCLC in North America
Condition:   Original light-green printed wraps, disbound, the rear wrap
             lacking, else clean, 46 pages; presentation copy to Hastings
             Russell
Book No.:    W-77041                Price: $     250.00
Category:    equity, legal reform
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Author:      Hall, Robert Gream]
Title:       A Substitute for Official General Registration of Deeds and
             Transactions Inter Vivos, Affecting Titles to Land, Proposed in a
             Letter to Sir E.B. Sugden, Kt. His Majesty's Solicitor-General
Publisher:   William Walker, 196, Strand, London, 1830.
Description: First edition of a rare tract, appearing as the Real Property
             Commissioners considered whether to establish a general registry
             of deeds, a matter of greater "magnitude and importance than all
             the other subjects within the scope of our commission"
Condition:   Modern light-blue wraps, ex-Birmingham Law Society Library, else a
             good clean copy, 23 pages; two copies in COPAC, no copy in OCLC in
             North America
Book No.:    W-77114                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Real Property
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Author:      Trusler, John
Title:       A Summary of The Constitutional Laws of England, Being an
             Abridgement of Blackstone's Commentaries [with] "A List of Books
             Published By the Rev. Dr. Trusler". Not in Eller; compare Laeuchli
             122 [not recording the eight page "List of Books" present here]
Publisher:   Printed for the Author, at the Literary-Press [etc.], London,
             1788.
Description: The rare first edition of the first abridgment of Blackstone,
             published within a decade of his death and the earliest of three
             to appear in the 18th century; six copies in ESTC (one in North
             America), none containing Trusler's "List of Books"
Condition:   Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the spine chipped and
             the joints cracking, but quite firm, some lightish staining; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78781                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Abridgements
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Author:      Graham, James
Title:       A Compendium of the Laws . . . For Regulating and Restricting the
             Importation, Exportation, and Consumption of Foreign Corn, from
             the Year 1660 . . . Presenting a Complete View of the Corn Trade
             of Great Britain [etc.]. Goldsmith 27914
Publisher:   Printed for James Ridgway, Piccadilly, London, 1833.
Description: The rare final version of the able analysis attributed to Sir
             James Graham, part of the great debate over the repeal of the Corn
             Laws, providing their legal and economic background from the first
             law of 1660 and from import/export statistics of 1697
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, else a very good copy, 71 pages
             (also reissued in 1837); one copy in OCLC, none in North America
Book No.:    W-76408                Price: $     450.00
Category:    
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Author:      Lacointa, Felix
Title:       Considerations sur les Bagnes
Publisher:   Les libraires du Palais-royal, Paris, 1823.
Description: A rare contribution to the early 19th-century debate about prison
             reform, gathering together and advocating several measures to be
             adopted and urging rehabilitation when prisons were no longer
             merely a waystation to trial or to the gallows
Condition:   Modern wraps, repaired, some foxing and staining, a usable copy
             only, 44 pages, with the 1/2 title; 3 copies in OCLC, none in
             North America
Book No.:    W-91824                Price: $     250.00
Category:    
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       The Law of the Land. Not in Setaro [compare Setaro 151]
Publisher:   Knight Printing Co., Fargo, 1927.
Description: Dean Pound's address delivered to the North Dakota Bar Association
             in September, and reprinted in at least six other publications,
             this reprint seemingly not located in Setaro, which does find a
             similar reissue, though with a different caption title
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, the recto of the first page
             unevenly browned, else well preserved; 11 pages
Book No.:    W-78984                Price: $      85.00
Category:    American Law
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Author:      Ross, Walter
Title:       Lectures on the Practice of the Law of Scotland; in Two Volumes
             [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for Bell & Bradfute, and Elphingston Balfour, Edinburgh,
             1792.
Description: First edition of Ross's estimable work, described by David Walker
             as "very learned" and "the first attempt to make Scottish
             conveyancing understandable . . . of high authority and cited many
             times in argument, in judgment and in legal writing"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, quite rubbed and marked, else
             a very good, wide-margined copy; one copy in North America in ESTC
Book No.:    W-77245                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    SCOTLAND
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Author:      Plessen, Christoph a
Title:       Hugonis Grotii. De Jure Belli ac Pacis. Libr III Caput XXII. De
             Fide Minorum Potestatum in Bello. Perpetua. Paraphrasi.
             Illustratum [etc.]
Publisher:   Typis Mullerianis, Jena, 1675.
Description: The rare doctoral dissertation devoted to Grotius's discussion
             whether and in what circumstances of war a sovereign may be bound
             by the acts of his representatives, beginning with Grotius's
             examination of the views expressed by Ulpian in the Digest
Condition:   Modern marbled paper backed self wraps, disbound, a clean copy
             with good margins, 16 unnumbered leaves; one copy in COPAC, none
             in OCLC in North America
Book No.:    W-79209                Price: $     650.00
Category:    international law, roman law
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Title:       Anno secundo & tertio Philippi & Marie. Actes made at a
             Parliamente begunne and holden at Westminster the xxi day of
             October [1555] . . . untyll the dissolution of the same . . . were
             enacted as foloweth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9454 [including this copy]
Publisher:   Iohannis Cawodi [i.e. R. Jugge?], London, 1573?.
Description: The legislation enacted by the Parliament held in the midst of the
             trials condemning to the stake over 300 martyrs, curiously
             reforming the law bailing prisoners and seeking to regulate the
             sale of stolen horses; three copies in ESTC in North America
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, else
             well preserved and quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79216                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Acts, criminal law, Bail and Bail Bonds, trials, Law of Horses
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Title:       Anno Septimo Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Parlamente holden at
             Westminster, the first daye of Marches, in the vii yere of the
             reigne of our moste redoubted Souuereine Lorde Edwarde the VI
             [1553] . . . And there continued [etc.]. S.T.C. 9439
Publisher:   In aedibus Richardi Graftoni . . . Mense Aprilis [etc.], London,
             1553.
Description: The uncommon first printing of the acts of Edward VI's final
             parliament, including the confirmation of the establishment of
             several Royal courts under Henry VIII [c.3]; two copies in S.T.C.
             in North America, which also locates this copy
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite rubbed, last leaf
             repaired and backed with small loss, else well preserved with good
             margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79221                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    Acts, courts
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Author:      Gentili, Alberici
Title:       Regales Disputationes tres: idest, De potestate Regis absoluta. De
             vnione Regnorvm Britanniae. De vi ciuium in Regem semper iniusta.
             Nunc primum in lucem editae. S.T.C. 11741 (variant)
Publisher:   Apud Guilielmum Antonium, Hanoviae, 1605.
Description: The rare variant printing (with Gentili's dedication to James I)
             of the work significantly modifying Gentili's views on absolutism
             and on the right of rebellion as set forth in his 'De Iure Belli',
             supporting Bodin and likely influential upon Hobbes
Condition:   Modern brown calf, blind ruled and gilt lettered, some browning
             else well preserved, no copy in OCLC in North America or in the
             UK; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79231                Price: $    2750.00
Category:    
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Author:
Title:       A Letter to Junius. By the Author of the Answer to the "Question
             Stated". Not in Eller nor Laeuchli
Publisher:   Printed for James Fletcher and Co. [and two others], London, 1769.
Description: A rare part of the debate whether John Wilkes should sit in
             Parliament, Junius later speculating that the "Author" was
             Blackstone, this copy so noting in a contemporary hand on the
             title page; four copies in ESTC, none in North America
Condition:   Modern stabbed plain wraps, light foxing, ex-Birmingham Law
             Society, else a very good copy with ample margins; 15 pages
Book No.:    W-79167                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    English Law
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Author:
Title:       Anno xxxix Reginae Elizabethae. At the Parliament begun and holden
             at Westminster the xxiiii day of October in the xxxix yeere [1597]
             of . . . Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as follows. S.T.C. 9494
             [including this copy]; Beale S307a. Folio
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by the deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.],
             London, 1598.
Description: The parliament which enacted the basic principles of the poor law
             [c.2] (to remain in force until 1834) and the first act [c.4]
             authorizing transportation to North America as an alternative to
             the death penalty for those willing to enter bond service
Condition:   Modern boards, some browning and staining, lacking the title,
             subsidies and pardon, else sound with occasional notations; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79453                Price: $     600.00
Category:    Acts, poor law, capital punishment
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Author:      Bacon, Francis
Title:       The Reading upon the Statute of Uses. Being his Double Reading to
             the Honourable Society of Gray's-Inn, 42 Eliz. To Which is
             Prefixed, The said Statute of 27 Hen. VIII c.10, An Act concerning
             Uses and Wills
Publisher:   Printed for E. Brooke, Bell Yard, Temple Bar, London, 1785.
Description: A rare edition of the reading described as "one of the greatest .
             . . lectures at the Inns of Court", prompting Holdsworth to
             observe that Bacon "was a great teacher of law . . . the only
             teacher of law who can be compared with him is Maitland"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, neatly gilt, light browning,
             else well preserved with ample margins; five copies in ESTC, one
             in North America
Book No.:    W-79525                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    trusts and estates, Inns of Court
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