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Author:      Levy, Leonard W.
Title:       The Establishment Clause, Religion and the First Amendment
Publisher:   Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1986.
Description: A work praised by the likes of Erwin Griswold, Richard B. Morris,
             and Philip B. Kurland, asserting that the First Amendment does in
             fact erect a wall between church and state preventing governmental
             assistance to religious bodies
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-64623                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Religion, Bill of Rights
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Title:       Decision of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, in a Case
             Relating to the Sacramental Furniture of a Church in Brookfield;
             with the Entire Arguments of Hon. Samuel Hoar, Jun. for the
             Plaintiff, and of Hon. Lewis Strong for the Defendant
Publisher:   Published by Peirce and Parker, No. 9, Cornhill, Boston, 1832.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed stabbed wraps, a very good, untrimmed copy in
             original state; 48 pages
Book No.:    W-77778                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials, Religion
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Author:      Joshi, S.T. (ed.)
Title:       Closing Arguments, Clarence Darrow on Religion, Law, and Society
Publisher:   Ohio University Press, Athens, 2005.
Description: Over twenty essays, addresses, and debate contributions of
             Darrow's for the most part not collected elsewhere, including
             those on philosophy and religion, on law and crime, and on
             politics and society, inter alia
Condition:   Original printed illustrated wraps, an uncorrected proof copy,
             well-preserved; 263 pages
Book No.:    W-72840                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Radicals
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Author:      Dudlay, Edmonde
Title:       The Tree of Common Wealth . . . Written . . . While a Prisoner in
             the Tower, in the Years 1509 and 1510, and under Sentence of Death
             for High Treason. Now first Printed from a Copy of his Manuscript
             for the Brotherhood of the Rosy Cross
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Simms & Co., Manchester, 1859.
Description: The first edition of Dudley's treatise on political theory,
             curiously printed by the Rosicrucians in the mid-19th century,
             written in justification of absolute monarchy as Henry VIII was
             crowned and as Dudley futilely sought to avoid his execution
Condition:   3/4 morocco, spine quite chipped, fading, original wraps bound in
Book No.:    W-65632                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Religion, 16TH CENTURY
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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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Title:       Anno Regni Gulielmi III. Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae &
             Hiberniae, XII & XIII. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the
             Sixth Day of February, Anno Dom 1700 . . . being the First Session
             of this present Parliament. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c],
             London, 1701.
Description: The Parliament whose acts included the Act of Settlement, one of
             "the last great constitutional documents in English history",
             circumscribing the crown's powers, establishing the judiciary's
             independence, and requiring Church of England communion
Condition:   Contemporary mottled panelled calf, rubbed, joints just cracking
             but firm, with the bookplate of Thomas Wentworth dated 1712; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78758                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    Religion, Acts
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Author:      Furneaux, Philip
Title:       Letters To the Honourable Mr. Justice Blackstone, Concerning His
             Exposition of the Act of Toleration, And Some Positions relative
             to Religious Liberty, In his Celebrated Commentaries on the Laws
             of England. The Second Edition. Eller 254; Lauechli 609
Publisher:   Printed for T. Cadell, Successor to Mr. Millar, in the Strand,
             London, 1771.
Description: The most thorough (and much expanded) examination of Blackstone's
             questionable views upon Protestant Dissenters, "discussing the
             issue from every conceivable angle" and powerfully arguing that
             religious views should not be subject to civil penalties
Condition:   Contemporary polished calf, a very little cracking to the head of
             the joints, else especially fresh and well preserved; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78796                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Religion
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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:      Greenleaf, Simon
Title:       Autograph Letter Signed, dated Feb 6, 1850, at Andover,
             Massachusetts, to Harvard Law School alumnus and fellow lawyer,
             C.T. Russell, seeking Russell's assistance in securing a "clear
             field" for the Massachusetts Bible Society's operations in that
             state
Publisher:   N.p., Andover, 1850.
Description: An excellent example of Greenleaf's lifelong interest in matters
             religious while teaching at Harvard Law School, expressing his
             goal (and that of others) "of making all Bib. Societies [with one
             stated exception] in Massts auxiliary to ours"
Condition:   One page on unlined blue paper, 8x10 inches, thirteen lines and
             about seventy-five words, neat folds, docketed on the verso, a
             very good copy
Book No.:    W-77403                Price: $     350.00
Category:    autographs, maritime law, Religion
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Title:       An Act for naturalizing such foreign Protestants, and others
             therein mentioned, as are settled, or shall settle in any of His
             Majesty's Colonies in America [13 Geo II c.7]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King [etc.], London, 1739.
Description: The landmark legislation permitting the naturalization of both
             Quakers and Jews in the American colonies, extending to them
             rights not yet secured in England, providing "[a] more liberal and
             enlightened policy" to encourage colonial settlement
Condition:   Title with woodcut Royal arms and three leaves, disbound, light
             browning, else well preserved; title + pages 167-171
Book No.:    W-79040                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    immigration, Religion, jewish law, Quakers and the Law
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Author:      Forsyth, William
Title:       History of Ancient Manuscripts. A Lecture Delivered in the Hall of
             the Inner Temple . . . and Printed at the Request of the Masters
             of the Bench
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle St., London, 1872.
Description: Forsyth's intellectual venture into the many vexed issues
             surrounding the transmission of classic and medieval manuscripts
             (and in some cases of their fraudulent preparation) of law,
             history, literature, and religion
Condition:   Maroon cloth, slightly faded; hinges weak, but otherwise a very
             good copy; presentation copy to Royal Literary & Scientific
             Institution
Book No.:    W-91887                Price: $      65.00
Category:    Manuscripts
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Author:      Toal, Bishop of Argyll and the Isles, Joseph Rt. Rev.
Title:       The Ordination to the Permanent Diaconate of Thomas Wynne. Feast
             of St. Columba, 9th June 2014
Publisher:   N.p., Fort William, 2014.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed illustrated stapled wraps, a bit crinkled, else
             well preserved, 12 unnumbered pages; no copy in COPAC or OCLC
Book No.:    W-78440                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Religion
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Title:       Anno XXXI. Henrici Octavi. Henry the eyght . . . helde his moste
             high court of Parliament, begonne at Westminster the xxviii day of
             Apryl [1539] . . . wherin were established these actes following.
             Beale S186; S.T.C. 9400.3 [with E6, blank]
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat [i.e. T. Marsh], London,
             1575?].
Description: The Parliament which confirmed the dissolution of the monasteries,
             vesting their lands in the Crown, "Tudor government at its most
             planned and efficient" in G.E. Elton's words; with the
             complementary act bringing all monks back from the legally dead
Condition:   Modern 1/4 black morocco over blue boards, gilt, somewhat rubbed
             and chipped, light browning and a bit of marginal staining, yet
             crisp with good margins
Book No.:    W-72597                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Acts, Religion
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Title:       Anno primo Henrici octaui . . . at his parliament holden at
             westmynster . . . hath do to be ordayned, made, & enacted certayne
             statutes and ordinau[n]ces in maner and fourme folowyng [1510].
             S.T.C. 9358.9; not in Beale
Publisher:   Thomas Berthelet regius impressor excudebat [etc.], London, 1533?.
Description: A rare, early printing of the acts of the first Parliament of
             Henry VIII, the first post-Pynson printing (all but one of which
             in S.T.C. are themselves either a fragment or imperfect), and the
             first of three Berthelet printings; three copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, lacking the title, staining
             and repairs essentially to the margins only; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78495                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, Religion
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Author:      Levy, Leonard W.
Title:       The Establishment Clause, Religion and the First Amendment
Publisher:   Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-57520                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Religion, Bill of Rights
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Author:      Mason, Henry
Title:       The Tribunall of the Conscience: Or, a Treatise of Examination;
             Shewing Why and how a Christian should examine his Conscience, and
             take an account of his life. The Second Edition, revised and
             enlarged. S.T.C. 17614. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by G.P. for Iohn Clarke . . . in Corne-hill, London, 1627.
Description:
Condition:   Disbound, the sewing partly loose, else a good clean copy, 64
             pages; with a manuscript table of contents on the verso of the
             title
Book No.:    W-91504                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:      Trimble, William Raleigh
Title:       American Attitudes Towards Catholic Church-State Relations, 1870-
             1891. A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of the Division of
             the Social Sciences in Candidacy for the Degree of Master of Arts,
             Department of History
Publisher:   N.p., Chicago, 1944.
Description:
Condition:   Oversized crimson cloth, gilt, unevenly faded, but a good copy;
             double-spaced, carbon typescript, 155 pages
Book No.:    W-91510                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Religion
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Title:       Anno Regni Annae Reginae Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae,
             Sexto. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster the
             Twenty third Day of October, Anno Dom, 1707. In the Sixth Year of
             the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb,
             London, 1708.
Description: The legislation enacted at the third session of Anne's first
             parliament, including the act (still partly in force) establishing
             the Protestant line of succession [c.7] and the regulation of
             foreign coins in America [c.30]; with the table of all acts
Condition:   Contemporary panelled mottled calf, rebacked, definite browning
             and foxing, else a good copy, with the signature of Thomas Lund,
             Mayor; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78836                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Acts, Parliament, Religion, economics
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Author:      Banner, Richard
Title:       A Treatise of Simony. Wherein is enquired, How far the Practice of
             Buying and Selling of Presentations, so common in this Kingdom,
             may come under the Notion of it [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for John Watts in Bow-street, Covent Garden, London, 1716.
Description: A rare tract condemning simony (the form of ecclesiastical
             corruption said to have been named after Simon Magus), relying on
             Coke, Gibson, and Lyndwood, inter alia, and associating simony
             with both perjury and breach of trust; two copies in ESTC
Condition:   ?Original self-wraps, resewn and repaired, lightish staining and
             pencil underlining, margins cut close (legibility preserved), else
             a good copy; 42 pp
Book No.:    W-76188                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:
Title:       Defence of the Rev. Charles Voysey, B.A., Vicar of Healaugh, on
             the Hearing of the Charges of Heresy Preferred against Him in the
             Chancery Court of York, on the 1st December, 1869. Not in McCoy
Publisher:   Trubner & Co., 60, Paternoster Row, London, 1869.
Description: The uncommon argument made in his own defense by Voysey, the
             religious reformer who, deprived of his living by the Privy
             Council, established the Theistic church, rejecting all "creeds,
             biblical inspiration . . . and the divinity of Christ"
Condition:   Original wraps, disbound, the rear wrap lacking, ex-library, else
             a crisp copy, 48 pages; two copies in OCLC in this country,
             neither in a law library
Book No.:    W-73958                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Heresy, Religion, trials
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Several Tracts . . . viz, I. A Discourse of Religion on Three
             Heads II. A Treatise touching Provision for the Poor III. A Letter
             to his Children, Advising them how to behave themselves in their
             Speech IV. A Letter to one of his Sons [etc.]. Wing H259
Publisher:   Printed by J. Playford for W. Shrowsbery [etc.], London, 1684.
Description: Four works reflecting Hale's wide-ranging thinking and humanity,
             including the "most considered summary of his later religious
             ideas" and his plan ("well in advance of his times") for a public
             trading corporation to alleviate unemployment
Condition:   b7811mporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, a few markings, else
             quite sound, with separate title pages for all but the first work;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78111                Price: $     850.00
Category:    poor law, Religion
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Title:       A Collection of Letters and Other Writings, Relating to The Horrid
             Popish Plott: Printed from the Originals in the Hands of George
             Treby Esq; Chairman of the Committee of Secrecy Of the Honourable
             House of Commons [and eighteen other works]. Folio
Publisher:   Various Printers, London, 1679-81.
Description: An extensive collection of works on the infamous Popish Plot,
             begun by Titus Oates and leading to the executions of dozens of
             innocent accused as a frenzied anti-Catholic hysteria,
             particularly directed at the Jesuits, gripped England
Condition:   ?Original self-wraps, disbound, showing some wear and occasional
             browning, but usable, the Taussig copies; a detailed listing
             gladly provided
Book No.:    W-78127                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Popish Plot, trials, Religion
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Title:       The Proceedings and Tryal in the Case of . . . William Lord
             Archbishop of Canterbury [and the six other bishops] [with] The
             Tryals of Henry Cornish, Esq; for Conspiring the Death of the
             King, And raising a Rebellion [etc.]. Wing P3555A and T2250. Folio
Publisher:   [1] Printed for Thomas Basset [2] Printed . . . by George Croom,
             London, 1689 & 1685.
Description: First edition of one of the great cases of English law, confirming
             Parliament's right to legislate without subsequent Royal
             derogation, coupled with the trial of the London sheriff whose
             execution "secured his place in the pantheon of whig martyrs"
Condition:   Modern vellum slightly bowed, the title pages quite darkened, the
             portrait of the bishops trimmed and repaired, a working copy; with
             the errata slip
Book No.:    W-78150                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials, English constitutional law, Religion
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Title:       Anno XXI. Henrici VIII. Statvta ad rempspectantia, edita in prima
             sessione parliamenti . . . tertio die Nouembris . . . continuati
             per xliiii dies, videlicet vsque ad xvii diem Decembris [1529]
             [etc.]. S.T.C. 9366.5; not in Beale. Folio
Publisher:   In Aedibus Thomae Bertheleti Regii Impressoris. Cvm Privilegio,
             London, 1536(?).
Description: A rare printing of the acts of the first session of the
             Reformation Parliament, "clearly one of the most important
             assemblies ever to gather in England", ultimately leading to the
             rejection of papal authority and to the Anglican Church's
             independence
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning, a trace of
             marginal worming, else well-preserved, one copy in STC; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78517                Price: $    2750.00
Category:    Acts, Religion
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Title:       Anno Vicesimo Secundo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm
             Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die
             Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiii die
             Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.6 (including this copy); not in Beale
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London,
             1547?].
Description: The second Reformation Parliament, laying the groundwork for the
             divorce of Catherine of Aragon, enacting the landmark statute
             "fac[ing] the necessity of providing for the impotent poor", and
             challenging the independent jurisdiction of the Church
Condition:   Later 1/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, light pencil
             notations, generally well preserved with ample margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78518                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    poor law, Religion, divorce
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Title:       Anno XXXVII. Henrici Octavi. Statutes Made in the parliament,
             holden at Westminster in the XXXVII yere [1545] of the moste
             renowned Henry the eyght, by the grace of God kinge of England,
             Fraunce, and Irelande [etc.]. Beale S214; S.T.C. 9414.5. Folio
Publisher:   T. Marsh?], London, 1575?].
Description: The last early printing of the acts of the last Parliament of
             Henry VIII, twenty-four chapters in total, introducing for the
             first time in England a lawful interest rate (10%), the laws
             against usury remaining in effect until their repeal in 1854
Condition:   Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, some staining, else crisp;
             eight copies in STC, including this, the Hetherington (now the
             Taussig) copy
Book No.:    W-78541                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Acts, Religion, law of usury
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Author:      Selden, John
Title:       De Dis Syris Syntagmata II. Aduersaria nempe de Numinibus
             commentitiis in Vetere Instrumento memoratis. accedunt quae sunt
             reliqua Syrorum. Prisca porro Arabum, Aegyptiorum, Persarum,
             Afrorum, Europaeorum item Theologia subinde illustratur. S.T.C.
             22167
Publisher:   Bibliopolarum corpori excudebat Guilielmus Stansbeius, London,
             1617.
Description: First edition of the work on ancient religions which "quickly
             became celebrated outside England", established Selden's
             reputation for learning in Europe, and "remains a remarkable
             achievement, even when viewed through the lens of modern
             scholarship"
Condition:   Early blind panelled calf, rebacked, a bit strained, the margins
             cut close (no text affected), minor staining to the last leaves; a
             good crisp copy
Book No.:    W-76944                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    jewish law, Religion
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Author:      Bristol, John, Lord Bishop of
Title:       A Sermon Preach'd before the Society Corresponding with the
             Incorporated Society in Dublin, for promoting English Protestant
             Working Schools in Ireland [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed and Sold by J. Oliver, London, 1752.
Description:
Condition:   Embrowned and disbound, tears to many leaves; a working copy only
Book No.:    W-51749                Price: $      45.00
Category:    education, IRELAND, Religion
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Author:      Parsons, Robert
Title:       An Answere to the Fifth Part of Reportes Lately set forth by Syr
             Edward Cooke . . . Concerning The ancient & moderne . . . lawes of
             England, which do apperteyne to Spirituall Power & Iurisdiction
             [etc.]. S.T.C. 19352 (cancel title)
Publisher:   Imprinted with licence [by F. Bellet], St. Omers, 1606.
Description: Only edition of the polemic which Laski called "an attempt of
             great importance to show how the common law leaves room for the
             Pope", challenging Coke's reports of decisions limiting the
             jurisdiction of the ecclesiastical courts and to Coke's response
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, label lacking, definite browning,
             margins cut close (no text affected), else sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78937                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    reports of cases, Religion
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Author:      Halkerston, Peter
Title:       A Treatise on the History, Law, and Privileges of the Palace and
             Sanctuary of Holyroodhouse [etc.]
Publisher:   MacLachlan and Stewart, 62, South Bridge [etc.], Edinburgh, 1831.
Description: Only edition of the work written by the lawyer who served as the
             bailie of the Abbey, founded in 1128 (its palace still the
             residence of Queen Elizabeth II one week a year), appearing when
             its sanctuary remained important for debtors
Condition:   Modern cloth, crimson morocco label, gilt, a very good clean copy,
             with the bookplate of Hew Dalrymple on the front pastedown
Book No.:    W-77220                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:      Hunt, Thomas
Title:       The Honours of the Lords Spiritual Asserted: And Their Priviledges
             To Vote in Capital Cases in Parliament Maintained by Reason and
             Precedents. Collected out of the Records of the Tower And the
             Journals of the House of Lords. Wing H3755. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Braddyll, and are to be Sold by Robert Clavel etc,
             London, 1679.
Description: The first work of Hunt, the Gray's Inn barrister and
             "sophisticated polemicist" who was to gain fame (and be subject to
             arrest for seditious libel) in opposing the divine right of kings
             and believing that unlawful magistrates were rightfully resisted
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning, the margins cut
             close, just affecting some page numbers and one catchword and the
             word "Finis"; 32 pages
Book No.:    W-76288                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:      Trapier, Paul
Title:       A Narrative of Facts Which Led to the Presentment of the Rt. Rev.
             Benj. T. Onderdonk, Bishop of New-York
Publisher:   Stanford & Swords, 139 Broadway, New-York, 1845.
Description: The accusations written by an original accuser and former student
             of the powerful New York bishop, tried for "immorality and
             impurity", destroying his career, with the church penalty agreed
             to ultimately proving impossible to revoke once imposed
Condition:   Original printed stabbed wraps, somewhat stained, spotted and
             foxed, yet a good usable copy; 22 pages
Book No.:    W-75674                Price: $     125.00
Category:    trials, Religion, New York
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Title:       The Kings Maiesties Declaration to His Subiects, Concering lawfull
             Sports to bee vsed. S.T.C. 9254.7. Quarto
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1633.
Description: First edition of Charles's reissue of James's Declaration,
             permitting dancing and maypoles and the like (and adding wakes and
             festivals), but proscribing bear and bull baiting, it ultimately
             proving unenforceable and ordered publicly burnt in 1643
Condition:   Original stabbed self-wraps, disbound, with the first (with
             signature "A") and last blanks, and the Winged Woman on A4r, very
             crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78224                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:      Nowell, Alexander and William Day
Title:       A True report of the Disputation or rather priuate Conference had
             in the Tower of London, with Ed. Campion Iesuite, the last of
             August 1581. Set downe by the Reuerend learned men them selues
             that dealt therein [etc.]. S.T.C. 18744. Quarto
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1583.
Description: The record, prepared by two Anglican bishops, of the four day
             examination of Campion, the Jesuit martyr tortured, tried, and
             executed, cast in a form resembling a trial transcript designed to
             capture the religious debate as it actually occurred
Condition:   Early calf, rebacked, a bit rubbed, light browning, very
             occasional staining, light pencilling, with the errata and the
             colophon leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78647                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:
Title:       The Trial of the Rev. Edward Irving, M.A.: A Cento of Criticism.
             High Court of Common Sense. Special Jury Case. Trinity Sessions,
             1823
Publisher:   E. Brain, London, 1823.
Description: A battered ex-library copy, without the title, plate, and half-
             title, but textually complete in 96 pages, recording the satirical
             mock trial; with a number of informed pencil notations throughout
Condition:
Book No.:    W-91709                Price: $      65.00
Category:    humor, Religion, trials
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Author:      Harris, George E.
Title:       A Treatise on Sunday Laws. The Sabbath -- The Lord's Day, Its
             History and Observance, Civil and Criminal [etc.]
Publisher:   The Lawyers' Co-operative Publishing Co., Rochester, 1892.
Description: An omnium gatherum of restricted and prohibited actions, including
             chapters on judicial proceedings, work, contracts, travel, and
             even hiring horses, finishing with crimes, with a treatment of the
             licensing of Jews, of playing baseball, and of bars
Condition:   Original sheep, rubbed, the spine defective and the joints
             cracking (but holding); a usable copy
Book No.:    W-91738                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:      Cardozo, Benjamin N.
Title:       Values
Publisher:   Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, 1944.
Description: Justice Cardozo's poignant, inspiring address, delivered in 1931
             at the Jewish Institute of Religion, the reform seminary
             established by Rabbi Stephen Wise, "who came as close as anyone to
             being Cardozo's spiritual advisor"
Condition:   Original light-green printed stapled wraps, somewhat faded and
             worn, lightly browned, else a good copy; 10 pages
Book No.:    W-71496                Price: $     350.00
Category:    jewish law, Religion, Supreme Court
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Author:      Levy, Leonard W.
Title:       The Establishment Clause, Religion and the First Amendment
Publisher:   Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-50536                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Religion, Bill of Rights
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Author:      Sheppard, William
Title:       The Offices and Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tything-men,
             Treasurers of the County-stock, Overseers for the Poore, and other
             lay-Ministers. Whereunto are adjoyned the severall Offices of
             Church-Ministers and Churchwardens. Wing S3200
Publisher:   Printed by Ric. Hodgkinsonne . . . for William Cooke [etc.],
             London, 1641.
Description: First edition of Sheppard's first work, anticipating his many
             efforts as Cromwell's law reformer and "containing an important
             part of his philosophy of government", including two chapters on
             prisons and a final two (100+ pages) on church officials
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, the original
             flyleaves (with jottings and squiggles) preserved, quite crisp;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79085                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    English Commonwealth, INDIA, Religion, poor law, prisons
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Author:      Shaw, Joseph
Title:       Parish Law: or, a Guide to Justices of the Peace, Ministers,
             Church-wardens, Overseers of the Poor, Constables, Surveyors of
             the Highways, Vestry-Clerks, and all Others concerned in Parish
             Business [etc.]. Fourth Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for two others],
             London, 1739.
Description: A work which became the standard, described by Holdsworth as
             "useful and clearly written" and appearing as late as 1881,
             unusually combining both ecclesiastical and common law, due to the
             Church's role in the parish
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, joints just cracking (but firm),
             label partly chipped away, some staining, yet mainly a clean quite
             usable copy
Book No.:    W-79203                Price: $      35.00
Category:    justices of peace, Religion, poor law
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Author:      Cecil, William, Lord Burghley [?Thomas Norton]
Title:       A Declaration of the fauourable dealing of her Maiesties
             Commissioners appointed for the Examination of certaine Traitours,
             and of tortures vniustly reported to be done vpon them for matters
             of religion. S.T.C. 4901
Publisher:   Printed by Christopher Barker, London, 1583.
Description: The tract complementing Cecil's "Execution of Justice", further
             seeking to justify the torture of the Jesuit, Edward Campion,
             defending why it was used, how it was reluctantly undertaken, and
             then only mildy administered--all "to strain credulity"
Condition:   Modern card covers, a trifle spotted, printed paper label, light
             browning, else sound with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79187                Price: $     950.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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