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Title:       The Trial of Maurice Margarot, Delegate from London, to the
             British Convention. Before the High Court of Justiciary, at
             Edinburgh, On the 13th and 14th of January, 1794, for Sedition
             [Robertson's Edition]
Publisher:   Printed for James Robertson, No. 4, Horse Wynd [etc.], Edinburgh,
             1794.
Description: The trial marking the nadir of British reaction to the French
             Revolution, bridging the trials of Thomas Paine, John Horne Tooke,
             and Thomas Hardy, in which Margarot was convicted of sedition and
             sentenced to fourteen years transportation to Australia
Condition:   Definite embrowning and staining, in an attractive modern 1/4 calf
             somewhat unevenly faded
Book No.:    W-51742                Price: $     150.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, trials, trials, 18TH CENTURY, SCOTLAND
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Author:      Friedlaender, Ann F.
Title:       The Dilemma of Freight Transport Regulation
Publisher:   Brookings Institution, Washington, 1969.
Description:
Condition:   A good copy in a discolored dustjacket
Book No.:    W-30331                Price: $      20.00
Category:    Commercial Law, economics, Transportation, Commercial Law, economics
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Author:      Wiprud, Arne C.
Title:       Justice in Transportation, an Expose of Monopoly Control
Publisher:   Ziff-Davis, Chicago, 1945.
Description:
Condition:   With an introduction by Thurman Arnold
Book No.:    W-49777                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Anti-trust
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Author:
Title:       Recommendations on Transport of Dangerous Goods. Fourth revised
             edition
Publisher:   United Nations, New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:   A good copy, bound in limp orange vinyl
Book No.:    W-30651                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Transportation, international law
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Author:
Title:       The Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, A Penal Exile in Australia
             1825-1844
Publisher:   Jonathan Cape, London, 1929.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, showing wear; a sound copy
Book No.:    W-61512                Price: $      50.00
Category:    AUSTRALIA, Transportation, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
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Author:      Whately, Richard
Title:       Thoughts on Secondary Punishments, in a Letter to Earl Grey. To
             Which Are Appended, Two Articles on Transportation to New South
             Wales, and on Secondary Punishments; and Some Observations on
             Colonization
Publisher:   Printed for B. Fellowes, Ludgate Street, London, 1832.
Description: Whately's principal work decrying transportation as a penal
             method, doing much to bring to the public's attention its
             deficiencies and contributing towards its lessened application
             over the ensuing decades
Condition:   ?Later cloth-backed boards, paper label, showing some wear, but a
             good copy
Book No.:    W-71807                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Transportation, AUSTRALIA
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Title:       An Act for the further Preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other
             Felonies, and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons [and
             twenty-eight other acts relating to transportation and similar
             matters]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Baskett [imprints vary], London, 1720-1881.
Description: An extensive collection of Parliamentary statutory law covering
             the century and more when transportation was a systematic means of
             criminal punishment, first to America and then to Australia,
             beginning in 1717 and lasting until the mid 1800's
Condition:   Disbound but sound, the first with a separate title, the remainder
             with drophead titles, occasional browning, but good copies
Book No.:    W-74614                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Transportation
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Author:      Vanderblue, Homer Bews and Kenneth Farwell Burgess
Title:       Railroads, Rates - Service - Management
Publisher:   Macmillan Company, New York, 1924.
Description: A work prompted by the enactment of the Transportation Act of
             1920, and quite substantial; with 26 maps and diagrams, three
             appendices (including a table of cases), and a good index
Condition:   Original maroon cloth, worn, but quite sound
Book No.:    W-40390                Price: $      50.00
Category:    Railroads
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Author:      Mandeville, Bernard
Title:       Enquiry into the Causes of the Frequent Executions at Tyburn: and
             A Proposal for some Regulations concerning Felons in Prison . . .
             To which is Added, A Discourse on Transportation, and a Method to
             render that Punishment more Effectual
Publisher:   Printed: And Sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, London, 1725.
Description: Mandeville's vivid account of the wretched state of public
             executions in England and its causes, anticipating Henry Fielding,
             Adam Smith, and Adam Ferguson, as "[m]any of the best minds of the
             English elite meditated upon it" and solutions to it
Condition:   Modern gray wraps, stab-sewn as issued, the half-title and last
             leaf quite dusty, else a very good clean copy; with the press-
             figure at page four
Book No.:    W-77464                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    criminal law, legal reform, Transportation, prisons
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Author:
Title:       The Laws Concerning Travelling . . . [Of] Robbery . . . Of Land
             Carriage . . . Of Innkeepers . . . Of Water-Carriage . . . Of
             negotiating Bills of Exchange . . . Of the Currency of Money . . .
             Of the Laws for regulating Hackney-Coaches [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by Eliz. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for J. Brown [etc.],
             London, 1718.
Description: Only edition of what appears to be the first comprehensive work on
             the English law of travellers and travelling, well-reflecting its
             then precarious and dangerous nature, starting with robbery,
             innkeepers (and extortion), and fencing of stolen goods
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered blind decorated calf, rubbed, spine ends
             just chipped, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79442                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    criminal law, Transportation, law of highways, Bills and Notes
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Title:       The Proceedings at the Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and
             Terminer, for the City of London and County of Middlesex . . .
             Being the First Sessions in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable
             Sir Richard Brocas [etc.]. Numbers I-VIII [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for T. Payne, at the Crown in Ivy-Lane [etc.], London,
             1730-31.
Description: The complete Old Bailey sessions for the year, disclosing as no
             other source does the operation of London's most famous criminal
             court, over 375 cases heard, with the sentences imposed--death
             (55) and (the majority) transportation (257), inter alia
Condition:   Modern calf-backed marbled boards, quite fresh and with ample
             margins, with ownership signatures of [Lord] Somerville; two
             complete copies in ESTC
Book No.:    W-79087                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Title:       Report of the Visiting Justices; With Appendixes and Resolutions
             of the Court. House of Correction, Cold Bath Fields, January
             Quarter Sessions, 1847
Publisher:   Printed by John Thomas Morris, Aldersgate-Street, London, 1847.
Description: The rare copy of the inspection report for the then "largest
             prison in the Empire", prompted in part by three special matters,
             including commutation of transportation sentences of juvenile
             convicts and the ensuing prospect of overcrowded conditions
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 23 pages; no
             copy in OCLC, COPAC, or the Nineteenth Century Short Title
             Catalogue
Book No.:    W-77150                Price: $     350.00
Category:    justices of peace, prisons, Transportation, AUSTRALIA
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