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Author:      Crompton, Richard
Title:       L'avthoritie et Ivrisdiction des Courts de la Maiestie de la
             Roygne: Nouelment collect & compose, per R. Crompton del milieu
             Temple Esquire. Apprentice del Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 6050; Beale T328
Publisher:   In aedibus Caroli Yetsweirti Armig. [etc.], London, 1594.
Description: First edition of Crompton's chief work, and the first to be
             devoted exclusively to the Royal courts, beginning with Parliament
             (as a court), Star Chamber and King's Bench; with a number of
             circuit reports of criminal cases not printed elsewhere
Condition:   Early calf, rebacked, quite worn, browning, yet a good serviceable
             copy
Book No.:    W-73613                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    courts
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Author:      Powell, Thomas
Title:       The Attourney's Academy: Or, The Manner and forme of proceeding
             practically, vpon any Suite, Plaint or Action whatsoeuer, in any
             Court of Record whatsoeuer, within this Kingdome: Especially, in
             the Great Covrts at Westminster [etc.]. S.T.C. 20163. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed [by George Purslowe] for Beniamin Fisher [etc.], London,
             1623.
Description: First edition variant of Powell's pioneering work on the practice
             in the Royal and other courts, in John Baker's words "[t]he first
             printed treatise on common-law procedure", with much on Chancery,
             Common Pleas, Star Chamber, and the Exchequer
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, front blank and title repaired (legibility
             preserved) and a bit dusty, else quite crisp with good margins;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79173                Price: $     750.00
Category:    pleading
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       The Third Part of the Institutes Of the Laws of England:
             Concerning High Treason, and other Pleas of the Crown, and
             Criminall causes [bound with] The Fourth Part of the Institutes .
             . . Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts. Wing C4963 and C4931
Publisher:   Printed for A. Crooke, W. Leake [and eleven others], London, 1669.
Description: Early editions (the fourth), in which Coke first examines
             exhaustively and with a comprehensiveness not previously attained
             the criminal law of England, and then the English law courts,
             including King's Bench, Chancery, Star Chamber, and many others
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, some
             light browning, else quite clean, with both portraits, the first
             backed
Book No.:    W-79214                Price: $     950.00
Category:    criminal law, courts
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       The Fourth Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England:
             Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts [etc.]. Wing C4930; ESTC
             R504744 [the edition identified in November, 2014, two copies
             located in ESTC]
Publisher:   Printed by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, London, 1648.
Description: The rare, just identified second edition of Coke's exhaustive
             examination of English courts, comprising the fourth (and last)
             part of his famed Institutes, treating of King's Bench, Common
             Pleas, Chancery, Star Chamber and several dozen other courts
Condition:   Contemporary blind ruled sheep, quite worn, rebacked, some
             browning, final blanks quite chipped, yet a sturdy copy; with the
             frontispiece portrait
Book No.:    W-79255                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    courts
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Author:      Hargrave, Francis
Title:       Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and
             Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A
             Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and
             second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:   Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-
             92.
Description: One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal
             service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty
             previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection
             ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:   Contemporary calf, much rubbed, joints just cracking but quite
             firm, labels lacking, else very clean and bright; the Taussig set
Book No.:    W-79486                Price: $     750.00
Category:    English constitutional law, Star Chamber, Bibliography
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Title:       A Decree Lately made in the High Court of Starre-Chamber, after
             consultation had among the Iudges . . . And also a Confirmation of
             that Decree by His Sacred Maiestie; together with His Maiesties
             Command that the same be Printed [etc.]. S.T.C. 7755
Publisher:   Imprinted by Robert Barker . . . And by the Assignes of Iohn Bull,
             London, 1633.
Description: Only printing of the first of but three Star Chamber decrees to be
             printed, prohibiting practices among suppliers of food and drink,
             including bakers, tavern owners and victuallers, regulating
             horsemeat, and outlawing houses of gaming, inter alia
Condition:   ?Original stabbed self wraps with the blank "A", "For the Council
             Chamber" on the ?supplied rear wrap, now housed in a folding case,
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79494                Price: $    1850.00
Category:    Star Chamber, Liquor & Drink, Gambling
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       The Third Part of the Institutes Of the Laws of England:
             Concerning High Treason, and other Pleas of the Crown, and
             Criminall causes [bound with] The Fourth Part of the Institutes .
             . . Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts. Wing C4961 and C4930.
             Folio
Publisher:   Printed at London by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman,
             London, 1648.
Description: Second editions of both parts, in which Coke first examines
             exhaustively and with a comprehensiveness not previously attained
             the criminal law of England, and then the English law courts,
             including Star Chamber, King's Bench, and Chancery, inter alia
Condition:   Contemporary blind-ruled calf, ?later label lacking, rubbed, but
             very good copies, with both portraits before the titles
Book No.:    W-77989                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    criminal law, courts
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Title:       A Decree of Starre-Chamber: Concerning Inmates, and diuided
             Tenements, in London or three miles about: Made the fourteenth of
             February last past. 1636 [1637]. S.T.C. 7756
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1637.
Description: The decree central to "the most considerable, continuous, and best
             documented experiment in environmental control in the Common Law
             tradition", an opportunity lost with the Star Chamber's abolition
             in 1641, not to be revived until the 19th century
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, the title just shaved (touching the "A"), light
             browning, else crisp, with the colophon and initial "A" blank
             leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79533                Price: $    1850.00
Category:    Star Chamber, poor law, environmental law, London
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