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Author:      Selden, John
Title:       Titles of Honor. Second edition. S.T.C. 22178
Publisher:   Printed by William Stansby for Richard Whitakers [etc.], London,
             1631.
Description: Second edition of Selden's first major work, his monumental effort
             devoted to peerage law, heraldry and genealogy, appearing shortly
             after he was called to the bar, treating not only of England but
             of the ancient world and of foreign empires
Condition:   Contemporary blind-ruled calf, later label, initials "I B" in gilt
             on both boards, bottom of spine chipped and the title dusty, else
             a very good copy
Book No.:    W-76792                Price: $     950.00
Category:    law of heraldry
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Author:      Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:       The Law of Libel: in Which is Contained a General History of This
             Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive
             Alterations, in the Law of England [&c]. First American, from the
             Second London Edition . . . by Anthony Bleecker. Cohen 10934
Publisher:   Published by Stephen Gould, Law Bookseller [etc.], New-York, 1818.
Description: Only American edition of the first treatise published in this
             country on the law of libel (and on torts in general), with a
             preliminary historical treatment followed by Holt's principal
             analysis, arranged by type of libel; not in McCoy
Condition:   Original sheep, rubbed, the top of the spine somewhat chafed,
             ?merchant's blind stamp on title, some foxing, but a good usable
             copy
Book No.:    W-77799                Price: $     275.00
Category:    libel and slander
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Author:      Britton, John le]
Title:       Britton [on the Laws of England]. The Second Edition. Faithfully
             corrected according to divers ancient Manuscripts of the same
             Booke. By Edm[und] Wingate [etc.]. S.T.C. 3804
Publisher:   Printed by the assignes of John Moore Esquire [etc.], London,
             1640.
Description: The second edition of the first substantial medieval English legal
             treatise to be printed, written in the late 13th century; much
             superior to the first edition (printed circa 1540) supplying an
             omitted chapter and providing emendations in an appendix
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, the front joint cracked but holding, the
             spine a bit chipped and varnished, browning, a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-77409                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    13TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, English Law
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Author:      Malynes, Gerard
Title:       Consuetudo, vel, Lex Mercatoria: Or, The Ancient Law-Merchant
             [including] I. The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England II.
             The Ancient Sea Laws of Oleron, Wisby, and the Hanse-Towns III.
             The Sovereignty of the British Seas [etc.]. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for T. Basset . . . and E. Smith, at the Bible [etc.],
             London, 1686.
Description: The rare, final edition of "the first work on the Merchant Law in
             England", vastly expanded to include the works of many other
             writers, including John Buroughs, John Collins, Guy Miege, and
             Richard Zouch, each with its separate or divisional title
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over rubbed marbled boards, an early label laid
             down, some browning, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78075                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    international law, maritime law, admiralty
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Author:      Blount, Thomas
Title:       A Law-Dictionary and Glossary, Interpreting such Difficult and
             Obscure Words and Terms, As are found either in Our Common or
             Statute, Ancient or Modern, Laws . . . To which are added Near
             Three thousand Words [etc.]. Third Edition. Cowley 202. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1717.
Description: Last edition of Blount's dictionary, a significant contribution to
             English legal lexicography, superseding Rastell's effort and
             praised by Holdsworth and Cowley, who term it (respectively) "more
             elaborate" than its predecessors and "scholarly"
Condition:   Modern calf, morocco label ruled and lettered, some browning and a
             bit of foxing, else a good copy with ample margins; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78079                Price: $     600.00
Category:    legal dictionaries
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       La Huictme Part des Reports . . . des divers Resolutions &
             Judgements donez sur solemnes arguments & avec grand deliberation
             & conference des tresreverend Judges & Sages de la Ley, de cases
             in Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5513.6. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.
Description: First edition of the eighth part of Coke's Reports, in whose
             preface he discusses at length the ancient laws of England,
             seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence (by citation to
             historical authority) and the books in which they may be found
Condition:   Modern 1/2 calf, a bit rubbed, but a fresh copy, this the rarest
             of the three first edition variants, with four copies in ESTC,
             none in this country
Book No.:    W-55506                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Robe, Thomas
Title:       The History of the Ancient Office of Clerk of the Market of the
             King's Household; Its Authority and Usefulness; with the Several
             Advantages Accruing to the Crown on Its Being Duly Executed [etc.]
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1737.
Description: An uncommon tract written by the then co-holder of the office
             responsible for maintaining the King's standards for weights and
             measures, describing its medieval origins and decrying its present
             ineffectiveness; three copies in ESTC in the USA
Condition:   Later cloth, ex-library, some foxing, the title page lacking,
             though the folding table (with a small tear) present; a textually
             complete working copy
Book No.:    W-71546                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Commercial 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:      Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:       Village-Communities in the East and West
Publisher:   John Murray, London, 1890.
Description: Maine's first foray into the law of the Indian subcontinent, in
             which he posits fundamental differences between land-holding in
             the East and West; this third (and best) edition including Maine's
             Rede Lecture and six other essays and addresses
Condition:   Full prize calf, a bit rubbed, but still attractive
Book No.:    W-15678                Price: $     250.00
Category:    ancient law, INDIA, Comparative Law
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Author:      Britton, John le]
Title:       Britton [on the Laws of England]. The Second Edition. Faithfully
             corrected according to divers ancient Manuscripts of the same
             Booke. By Edm[und] Wingate [etc.]. S.T.C. 3804
Publisher:   Printed by the assignes of John Moore Esquire [etc.], London,
             1640.
Description: The second edition of the first substantial medieval English legal
             treatise to be printed, written in the late 13th century; much
             superior to the first edition (printed circa 1540) supplying an
             omitted chapter and providing emendations in an appendix
Condition:   Contemporary vellum, the spine hand lettered, light browning, else
             a very good, wide-margined and untrimmed copy, with the remains of
             the original ties
Book No.:    W-77465                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    13TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, English Law
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Author:      Pomeroy, John Norton
Title:       An Introduction to Municipal Law
Publisher:   D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1864.
Description: A work which Thomas Barnes has described as "a remarkable book"
             and one of two by Pomeroy which were "his most original, most
             brilliantly argued, best written [and] longest enduring",
             surveying the entire positive law of the state, ancient and modern
Condition:   Brown pebbled cloth, rubbed; sound
Book No.:    W-47739                Price: $     450.00
Category:    philosophy of law, municipal law
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Author:
Title:       A Methodical Treatise of Replevins, Distresses, Avowries . . . To
             which are added, Divers Statutes touching the Office of Sheriffs .
             . . and also the Law concerning Elections and Returns of Members
             of Parliament [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for J. Worrall,
             London, 1739.
Description: The second, expanded, and final edition of the first work on the
             ancient remedies of replevin and distress, the latter of which
             Holdsworth termed "the oldest form of self help" and which
             Maitland traced to the Laws of Ine, circa 700 A.D.
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over decorated boards, gilt lettered, some
             browning, mainly lightish, the front blank a bit chipped, else a
             good copy
Book No.:    W-76899                Price: $     650.00
Category:    landlord and tenant, sheriffs, Procedure, pleading, law of elections
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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:      Lloyd, Lodowick
Title:       A Briefe Conference of Divers Lawes: Diuided into Certaine
             Regiments. By Lodowick Lloyd Esquier, one of her Maiesties
             Serieants at Armes [etc.]. S.T.C. 16616. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by Thomas Creede, London, 1602.
Description: Only edition of an early work devoted to comparative law, written
             by "a conspicuous figure at [Elizabeth's] Court", a series of
             "regiments" or chapters devoted to the moral conduct and legal
             norms of the ancient Hebrews and the classical world
Condition:   Modern calf, small hole in one leaf (legibility preserved), some
             lightish staining and browning, else crisp and well-preserved; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78869                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Comparative Law, jewish law, GREECE, ancient law
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Author:      Caesar, Julius
Title:       The Ancient State, Authoritie, and Proceedings of the Court of
             Requests. 2. Octob. 1596. S.T.C. 4341. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by the deputies of C. Barker, London, 1597.
Description: Only edition of the principal work of the most prominent civil
             lawyer of his generation, his "learned historical essay" (in Sir
             John Baker's words), part of the long struggle between the common
             lawyers, Coke first among them, and the civilians
Condition:   Modern calf, some staining mainly to the upper margin, cut
             somewhat close, catchwords occasionally affected (legibility
             maintained); the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78873                Price: $    2250.00
Category:    17TH CENTURY
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Author:      Balfour, James
Title:       Practicks: Or, A System Of the more ancient Law of Scotland
Publisher:   Printed by Thomas and Walter Ruddimans, for A. Kincaid [etc.],
             Edinburgh, 1754.
Description: First edition of one of the most important of all works of Scots
             law, written in the late 16th century and compared to Justinian's
             Digest by Professor Walker, who calls it "the earliest extant
             general compendium of the post-medieval law of Scotland"
Condition:   Contemporary 1/2 calf, worn, rebacked, a good clean copy
Book No.:    W-66718                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    SCOTLAND
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Author:      Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:       The Law of Libel: in Which is Contained a General History of This
             Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive
             Alterations, in the Law of England [&c]. First American, from the
             Second London Edition . . . by Anthony Bleecker. Cohen 10934
Publisher:   Published by Stephen Gould, Law Bookseller [etc.], New-York, 1818.
Description: Only American edition of the first treatise published in this
             country on the law of libel (and on torts in general), with a
             preliminary historical treatment followed by Holt's principal
             analysis, arranged by type of libel; not in McCoy
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, neatly blind and gilt-tooled,
             some browning and some marginal staining, but a good usable copy
Book No.:    W-73944                Price: $     850.00
Category:    libel and slander
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Author:      Tebbs, H.V.
Title:       Essay on the "Scripture Doctrines of Adultery and Divorce, and on
             the Criminal Character and Punishment of Adultery, by the Ancient
             Laws of England and other Countries"
Publisher:   Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington [etc.], London, 1822.
Description:
Condition:   Later 3/4 morocco, joints cracking, discreetly ex-library, else a
             good copy
Book No.:    W-48031                Price: $     225.00
Category:    adultery, women's law
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Author:      Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:       The Law of Libel: In Which Is Contained a General History of This
             Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive
             Alterations, in the Law of England. Comprehending a Digest of All
             the Leading Cases upon Libels [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for J. Butterworth and Son, Law Booksellers [etc.],
             London, 1816.
Description: The revised (and final) English edition of "one of the first
             treatises on [the English law of libel]" (and the first treatise
             published in this country on the subject), with a special emphasis
             on the law of Parliamentary privilege; not in McCoy
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, the label chipped and the top of the
             spine darkened, occasional foxing, else a good sound copy
Book No.:    W-76593                Price: $     350.00
Category:    libel and slander
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Author:      Jones, William
Title:       The Speeches of Isaeus in Causes Concerning the Law of Succession
             to Property at Athens, with a Prefatory Discourse, Notes Critical
             and Historical, and a Commentary
Publisher:   Printed by J. Nichols, For E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry,
             London, 1779.
Description: Only edition of Jones' first treatise on law, praised by Burke and
             Gibbon and establishing his reputation as a legal scholar,
             providing the first English translation of Isaeus, "the first
             master of strict forensic argument"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, some foxing and embrowning, a good copy; with
             eleven plates, one folding
Book No.:    W-58960                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Wills, GREECE, ancient law
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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:      Johns, C.H.W.
Title:       Babylonian and Assyrian Laws, Contracts and Letters
Publisher:   The Legal Classics Library, Birmingham, 1987.
Description: One of Johns' most substantial works, written while he was
             lecturer in Assyriology at Queens' College, Cambridge, with his
             extensive commentary accompanying his English translation
Condition:   The facsimile reissue of the original 1904 edition; modern leather
Book No.:    W-67413                Price: $      85.00
Category:    ancient law
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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:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on
             Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding
             these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly
             called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand,
             London, 1749.
Description: First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the
             unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged
             following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by
             irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges,
             pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78201                Price: $     850.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       La Neufme Part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions &
             Iugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation &
             conference des tresreuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en
             Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5515. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1613.
Description: First edition of the ninth part of Coke's Reports, in whose
             preface he continues his discussion of the ancient laws of
             England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence, with a
             particular reliance on Andrew Horne's "The Mirror of Justices"
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, else a good
             copy with ample margins and an early, though not extensive, gloss;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78215                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       La Neufme Part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions &
             Iudgements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation
             & conference des tresreuerends Iudges & Sages de la Ley, de cases
             en Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5517. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1627.
Description: An early edition of the ninth part of Coke's Reports, in whose
             preface he continues his discussion of the ancient laws of
             England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence,
             particularly relying on Andrew Horne's "The Mirror of Justices"
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, else a good
             copy with the very occasional early annotation, well-margined; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78225                Price: $     850.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       La Huictme Part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions &
             Jugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation &
             conference des trereuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en
             ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5513 variant 2. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.
Description: First edition of the eighth part of Coke's Reports, in whose
             preface he discusses at length the ancient laws of England,
             seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence (by citation to
             historical authority) and the books in which they may be found
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, mainly
             lightish and marginal, else a good copy with the occasional
             annotation; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78233                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       La Size Part des Reports Sr. Edw. Coke Chiualer, chiefe Iustice
             del Common banke: des diuers Resolutions & Iudgements dones sur
             solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des
             tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5510
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1621.
Description: Second edition of the part of Coke's reports in which he begins to
             draw upon contemporary material and in which he continues his
             observations, begun in the preface to the second part of his
             Reports, on the ancient laws and customs of England
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered speckled calf, the spine rubbed, light
             browning, else well preserved with ample margins in original
             state; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78245                Price: $     850.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       A Review of the Statutes, Both Ancient and Modern; Especially
             Concerning the Practick Part of the Law . . . To which is
             prefix'd, A Compleat Table; shewing in what Statutes Justices of
             the Peace are concerned: Whether One or more [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by J. Nutt . . . for D. Browne [and two others], London,
             1715.
Description: The uncommon first edition of Jacob's first or second work,
             alphabetically digesting and glossing English statute law by
             subject, and so anonymously launching a career which was to
             establish his "lasting reputation . . . based on his legal
             writings"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, slightly strained,
             occasional minor marginal staining, else a very good crisp copy;
             seven copies in ESTC
Book No.:    W-77678                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Acts, justices of peace
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Author:      Salmon, Thomas (ed.)
Title:       A New Abridgement and Critical Review of the State Trials. Wherein
             are inserted, Several Trials not in any other Collection . . .
             Likewise, Remarks are made on each Trial, shewing what the Law in
             Criminal Cases anciently was [etc.]. 2d Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for J. Leathley, G. Ewing, W. Smith, and P. Crampton etc.,
             Dublin, 1741.
Description: A major abridgement of the first edition of the state trials,
             undertaken by the latter's editor, Thomas Salmon, reporting trials
             spanning more than three centuries; possibly a unique set, the
             first volume extending to p.482, the second to p.918
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn and somewhat stained, one gathering loose
             and the last index leaf frayed, else a good set, the volumes'
             division not as in ESTC
Book No.:    W-77689                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Abridgements, trials
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       La Size Part des Reports Sr. Edw. Coke Chiualer, chiefe Iustice
             del Common banke: des diuers Resolutions & Iudgements dones sur
             solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des
             tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5509.5
Publisher:   Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London], 1607.
Description: First edition variant of the part of Coke's reports in which he
             begins to draw upon contemporary material and in which he
             continues his observations, begun in the preface to the second
             part of his Reports, on the ancient laws and customs of England
Condition:   Modern 1/4 morocco over boards, discreetly ex-library, light
             browning, extensive marginal gloss, a very good copy; rare, one
             copy in ESTC in the USA
Book No.:    W-72757                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Title:       Ancient Laws and Institutes of Wales; Comprising Laws Supposed to
             Be Enacted by Howel the Good, Modified by Subsequent Regulations
             Under the Native Princes Prior to the Conquest of Edward the First
             [etc.]
Publisher:   The Commissioners on the Public Records of the Kingdom, London],
             1841.
Description:
Condition:   Modern cloth, a bit shaken, but  a clean copy
Book No.:    W-55072                Price: $     650.00
Category:    WALES
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Author:      Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:       Ancient Law, Its Connection With the Early History of Society, and
             Its Relation to Modern Ideas
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1861.
Description: First edition of Maine's magnum opus, a work recently described as
             "[n]ext only to Blackstone . . . the most durable work of
             jurisprudence in the English language", influential upon Holmes,
             who confessed to Laski it "fed [my] philosophical passion"
Condition:   Original 3/4 morocco over boards, quite rubbed, ?ex-library,
             browning and occasional notations and markings; a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-73410                Price: $     450.00
Category:    ancient law
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec.
             With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.],
             London, 1751.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-18199                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
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Author:      Repp, Thorleifr Gudmundson
Title:       A Historical Treatise on Trial by Jury, Wager of Law, and Other
             Co-Ordinate Forensic Institutions, Formerly in Use in Scandinavia
             and in Iceland
Publisher:   Thomas Clark, Law Bookseller, 36, George Street [etc.], Edinburgh,
             1832.
Description: Only edition of Repp's work (in Forsyth's words "a very learned
             treatise . . . investigat[ing] the subject with diligence and
             accuracy") examining over forty ancient codes and tracing the
             origin of the jury in Scandanavia back almost a millenium
Condition:   Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the joints quite
             rubbed; presentation copy--"Athenae Hafniensi / Auctor / S.p.d. /
             Kal. Aug. MDCCCXXXII"
Book No.:    W-79130                Price: $     750.00
Category:    jurisprudence, ancient law, Iceland
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Author:      Daube, David
Title:       Appeasement or Resistance, And Other Essays on New Testament
             Judaism
Publisher:   University of California Press, Berkeley, 1987.
Description: Four of Professor Daube's always scintillating essays, the second
             of which ("Temple Tax") was written for a festschrift to be edited
             by Professor Sanders, the noted New Testament scholar and
             authority on the historical Jesus
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy, presented--"To Ed [Ed Parish
             Sanders] / admiringly and gratefully / David / December 1987"
Book No.:    W-79147                Price: $     125.00
Category:    ancient law, jewish law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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