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Author:      Belli, Melvin M. and Danny R. Jones
Title:       Belli Looks at Life and Law in Japan
Publisher:   The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis, 1960.
Description: With a preface by Toshio Irie, Justice of the Supreme Court of
             Japan, a good index, and a serious, instructive look at damage
             awards in Japanese civil cases
Condition:
Book No.:    W-55808                Price: $      35.00
Category:    biography, JAPAN, RUSSIA
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Second edition
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.],
             London, 1671.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court) still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, joints cracked, else a sound copy
Book No.:    W-63682                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman
             Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden.  Five Volumes
Publisher:   Edward Thomson, Long Island, 1894.
Description: The most sumptuous and elaborate of all the editions of the
             Campbell's Chief Justices, with many full-page plates, some in
             color and others folding; with the crimson dustwrappers, well
             preserved, in the original slipcases, somewhat worn
Condition:
Book No.:    W-59068                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    biography, Bench and Bar
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence
Title:       The Story of My Life
Publisher:   Buccaneer Books, Cutchogue, 1960.
Description: Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's,
             full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and
             Loeb case, and his other great involvements; with the 1960
             copyright obtained by Darrow's three grandchildren
Condition:   Original dark gray cloth, a very good copy; the facsimile reissue
             of the original 1932 edition, and the first Buccaneer Books
             printing
Book No.:    W-69985                Price: $      75.00
Category:    biography, Radicals, Darrow
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Author:      Smith, Charlotte Watkins
Title:       Carl Becker, On History and the Climate of Opinion
Publisher:   Cornell University Press.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-20121                Price: $      20.00
Category:    political theory, biography
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Author:      Bell, H.E.
Title:       Maitland, A Critical Examination and Assessment
Publisher:   Adam & Charles Black, London, 1965.
Description: A fine biography of Maitland, rivalling Fifoot's, and possibly
             better capturing Maitland's character, with an appendix on
             Maitland as a teacher; this the not often seen English edition
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-61717                Price: $      15.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Garcia Cruzado, Servando
Title:       Gonzalo Garcia de Villadiego, Canonista Salmantino del Siglo XV
Publisher:   Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Roma, 1968.
Description: Volume 20 in the series Cuadernos del Instituto Juridico Espanol
Condition:   Printed sewn wraps, a bit worn, but quite a good copy; 287 pages
Book No.:    W-55164                Price: $      45.00
Category:    15TH CENTURY, biography, SPAIN, canon law
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Author:      Mitgang, Herbert
Title:       The Man Who Rode the Tiger, The Life and Times of Judge Samuel
             Seabury
Publisher:   J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1963.
Description:
Condition:   Legal Studies of the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation
Book No.:    W-16261                Price: $      35.00
Category:    New York, biography
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Author:      Mitgang, Herbert
Title:       The Man Who Rode the Tiger, The Life and Times of Judge Samuel
             Seabury
Publisher:   J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1963.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-70560                Price: $      45.00
Category:    New York, biography
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Author:      Cooksey, Richard
Title:       Essay on the Life and Character of John Lord Somers . . . Also
             Sketches of an Essay on the Life and Character of Philip Earl of
             Hardwicke [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by J. Holl; (for the author.) And sold by J. Bew [etc.],
             Worcester, 1791.
Description: A principal contemporary account (the only I can locate in book
             form) of John Somers and Philip Yorke, two of England's pre-
             eminent early modern lawyers, a rich mix of contributions by
             Cooksey, Defoe, Walpole, and Jeremiah Bentham, among many others
Condition:   Later calf, gilt, quite rubbed, label lacking, title trimmed not
             affecting text, some foxing, ex-library, else (and despite this
             litany) a good copy
Book No.:    W-71543                Price: $     450.00
Category:    equity, biography
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence
Title:       The Story of My Life
Publisher:   Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1934.
Description:
Condition:   Original red cloth, the rear pastedown defaced; sound
Book No.:    W-63398                Price: $      45.00
Category:    biography
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Author:
Title:       Sir William Blackstone. Gainsborough Portrait, William Holl the
             Elder, Sculptor. [Baker, Iconography, I Likenesses, Portraits and
             Engravings, Gainsborough Engraving 3(xiv) in Blackstone and his
             Commentaries, Biography, Law History 236 (Prest ed. 2009)]
Publisher:   Published by Effingham Wilson and Sherwood Neely & Jones Image,
             London, 1819.
Description: One of two engravings of Blackstone accompanied by a text (this
             the longer of the two), based on the famed Gainsborough portrait--
             "the best known image of Blackstone [and] the only contemporary
             portrait which shows him in judicial costume"
Condition:   One leaf, engraved and printed on the recto, the verso blank, some
             foxing to the margins; from the Biographical Magazine, volume 1,
             page 6, a good copy
Book No.:    W-77445                Price: $     250.00
Category:    legal ephemera
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence
Title:       The Story of My Life
Publisher:   Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1932.
Description: Presentation copy from Clarence Darrow to his brother-in-law, Fred
             Hamerstrom (younger brother of Darrow's wife, Ruby) whom Darrow
             knew intimately for many decades--"From Clarence Darrow / To
             Frederick N. Hamerstrom / With regard and affection"
Condition:   Cloth-backed boards, morocco label, showing some wear, else a good
             copy, number 42 of 294 numbered copies of the Limited Edition
Book No.:    W-77475                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Partridge, Bellamy
Title:       Country Lawyer
Publisher:   Whittlesey House, McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1939.
Description: The account of the law practice of the author's father in upstate
             New York in the late 19th century, based for the most part on the
             'little black book' which the latter kept
Condition:
Book No.:    W-52220                Price: $      25.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Carr, Cecil
Title:       George James Turner 1867-1946
Publisher:   Geoffrey Cumberlege, London, n.d..
Description: The eulogy appearing in the Proceedings of the British Academy,
             Volume XL, testimony to the efforts of Maitland's principal
             collaborator in the editing of the Year Books for the Selden
             Society, initiated by Maitland shortly before the century's turn
Condition:   Original printed wraps, worn but sound; 12 pages
Book No.:    W-10774                Price: $      15.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Dunne, Gerald T.
Title:       Joseph Story, The Great Term--1837
Publisher:   Saint Louis University Law Journal, St. Louis, 1969.
Description: The rare, separate printing of the eleventh in a series of essays
             written by Mr. Dunne, subsequently to appear, as revised, in his
             biography of Justice Story ("Justice Joseph Story and the Rise of
             the Supreme Court"), published the following year
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, unevenly faded, now preserved in a
             cloth folding case, 23 pages, from the Fall issue, Volume 14, No.
             1; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:    W-78434                Price: $      75.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court, 19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Dorsen, David M.
Title:       Henry Friendly, Greatest Judge of His Era. Foreword by Judge
             Richard A. Posner
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 2012.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-77499                Price: $      45.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       The Analysis of the Law: Being a Scheme, or Abstract, Of the
             several Titles and Partitions of the Law of England, Digested into
             Method [bound with] The History and Analysis of the Common Law of
             England. Two Volumes bound in One
Publisher:   Printed by J. Nutt . . . for John Walthoe [etc.] [imprints vary],
             London, 1713.
Description: First editions of two of Hale's principal works, and the only
             editions published anonymously, propounding the organizational
             schema to be adopted by Blackstone in his 'Analysis' and writing
             the first general history of English law in his 'History'
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, later labels, front joint cracking but
             firm, else clean with ample margins, with the advertising leaves;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78443                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    17TH CENTURY, biography, English Law
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Author:      Fowler, Edith Henrietta
Title:       The Life of Henry Hartley Fowler, First Viscount Wolverhampton,
             G.C.S.I
Publisher:   Hutchinson & Co., London, 1912.
Description: The principal biographical source for the successful solicitor and
             politician who served as the President of the Incorporated Law
             Society in 1901 (this being their copy) and whose firm (Fowler,
             Langley and Wright) still practices in Wolverhampton
Condition:   Original crimson cloth, gilt, quite rubbed, ex-Incorporated Law
             Society, a usable copy
Book No.:    W-75110                Price: $      35.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Foss, Edward
Title:       The Judges of England; With Sketches of their Lives, and
             Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts at Westminster
             from the Time of the Conquest. Nine Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans [and] John Murray, London,
             1848-64.
Description: Still the standard treatise on the English judiciary's history, in
             Holdsworth's words "a great work . . . throughout based on the
             best authorities" with over 1,500 biographies covering the course
             of eight centuries, from the Norman Conquest to 1864
Condition:   Original brown embossed cloth, gilt, the spines lightly sunned,
             the occasional blemish here and there, a very little foxing; a
             very good clean set
Book No.:    W-77808                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Bench and Bar, biography
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Author:      Bentham, Jeremy
Title:       On the Liberty of the Press and Public Discussion and other Legal
             and Political Writings for Spain and Portugal. Edited by Catherine
             Pease-Watkin and Philip Schofield
Publisher:   Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy; The Collected Works
             of Jeremy Bentham, Constitutional Law, Penology, and Criminal Law
Book No.:    W-78469                Price: $     125.00
Category:    biography, freedom of press, SPAIN, PORTUGAL
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Author:
Title:       An Exact List of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal . . . Also a
             Compleat Alphabetical Double List of I. The Counties, Cities and
             Boroughs . . . II. The Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses . . . To
             which is added, The Trustees for Georgia [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by E. Cave at St. John's Gate, London, 1734-35.
Description: A rare list of those serving in Parliament, complemented by the
             names and places of abode of the trustees for the Georgia colony
             (established by Royal charter in 1732), including James Oglethorpe
             and the Earl of Egmont, and their commissioners
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rubbed, neatly rebacked, the margins cut
             close, but legibility not affected, a good clean copy
Book No.:    W-76112                Price: $     850.00
Category:    biography, Parliament, Georgia
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Author:      Topham, Edward
Title:       The Life of the Late John Elwes, Esquire; Member in Three
             Successive Parliaments for Berkshire. First Published in the Paper
             of The World. The Ninth Edition
Publisher:   Printed by John Jarvis, London, 1791.
Description:
Condition:   Table defective, embrowning; new 1/4 calf gilt
Book No.:    W-43487                Price: $     150.00
Category:    corporations, biography
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Author:      Myers, Richard O.
Title:       Famous Forensic Scientists. 5-Sir Thomas Stevenson 1838-1908.
             Reprinted From Medicine, Science, and the Law January 1962
Publisher:   Sweet & Maxwell, Ltd., London.
Description:
Condition:   Printed stapled wraps; 4 pages
Book No.:    W-61411                Price: $      15.00
Category:    biography, forensic medicine
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Author:      Bailey, S.J.
Title:       Sir Percy Henry Winfield, 1878-1953
Publisher:   Oxford University Press, London, n.d..
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps, 9 pages; Proceedings of the British Academy
Book No.:    W-10078                Price: $      10.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Vandenhoff, Anne
Title:       Edward Dickinson Baker, Western Gentleman, Frontier Lawyer,
             American Statesman
Publisher:   Pony Express Printers, Auburn, 1979.
Description: The only modern biography of the London-born Baker, later to
             practice law in Springfield, Illinois among the "brilliant circle"
             which included Douglas and Lincoln, who was to rely upon him
             greatly during the Civil War, Baker then Senator from Oregon
Condition:   Illustrated, printed wraps, well preserved; 114 pages
Book No.:    W-10079                Price: $      20.00
Category:    biography, Frontier Law, Western (US) law
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Author:      Brown (comps.), C.R., P.A. Maxwell & L.F. Maxwell
Title:       A Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British
             Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 3. Canadian and British-American
             Colonial Law From Earliest Times to December, 1956
Publisher:   John Rees, London, 1990.
Description: The volume of the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-
             speaking world and the former British Empire devoted to Canada
             until 1956 and to the United States during its colonial period;
             other volumes and the entire set also available
Condition:   Original cloth, as new, in the glassine dustjacket; the facsimile
             reissue of the second edition of 1957
Book No.:    W-61436                Price: $      55.00
Category:    Bench and Bar, Bibliography, biography, CANADA, colonies, Pennsylvania
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Author:      Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:       Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-56913                Price: $      25.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court
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Author:
Title:       The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton Documents and Commentary
             Volume I
Publisher:   Columbia University Press, New York, 1964.
Description:
Condition:   Ex-library?, some pencilling, lacking the dustjacket, sound
Book No.:    W-41130                Price: $      50.00
Category:    biography, 18TH CENTURY
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Author:
Title:       The Life of the Late Honourable Robert Price, Esq; One Of the
             Justices of His Majesty's Court of Common-Pleas [etc.]. Straus,
             Unspeakable Curll pp.297-98
Publisher:   Printed by the Appointment of the Family [etc.], London, 1734.
Description: One of the few early biographies of an English judge, the "honest
             and painstaking . . . patriot of his native country [Wales]" whose
             sturdy independence of the King was renowned; with a manuscript
             ancestral lineage on the rear pastedown
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rebacked, ex-library, conceivably a variant
             issuance, without the will and preliminary leaves (identifying
             Curll) called for by ESTC
Book No.:    W-71225                Price: $     250.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Tietjen, Randall (ed.)
Title:       In the Clutches of the Law, Clarence Darrow's Letters
Publisher:   University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013.
Description: More than 500 letters brought together over twenty years,
             meticulously edited and glossed, and destined to materially change
             our views of Darrow, in the words of Michael Tigar--"one of the
             three best books on Clarence Darrow ever published"
Condition:   Original cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-77129                Price: $     100.00
Category:    biography, Radicals, Law and Literature
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Author:      Goebel, Jr., et al (eds.), Julius
Title:       The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton, Documents and Commentary.
             Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Columbia University Press, New York, 1964-81.
Description: The highly praised edition of Hamilton's miraculously surviving
             law papers, printing for the first time his treatise on New York
             practice, his law register and cashbook, and providing us with
             eye-opening glimpses of his practice, civil and criminal
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good set in slightly worn dustjackets
Book No.:    W-77137                Price: $     750.00
Category:    biography, 18TH CENTURY
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Author:      Poulos, John W.
Title:       The Biography of a Homicide: A Case Study from Arrest Through
             Trial
Publisher:   Foundation Press, Mineola, 1976.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps, a bit rubbed and warped, but sound; 732 pages
Book No.:    W-30773                Price: $      45.00
Category:    
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence
Title:       The Story of My Life. Grosset's Universal Library Edition
Publisher:   Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1957?.
Description: Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's,
             full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and
             Loeb case, and his other great involvements, the 27th work to
             appear in the publisher's Universal Library
Condition:   Illustrated multi-colored library cloth, somewhat worn and
             unevenly faded, else sound, the reissue in facsimile of the
             original 1932 edition
Book No.:    W-59528                Price: $      65.00
Category:    biography, Radicals
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Author:      Darrow, Clarence
Title:       The Story of My Life
Publisher:   Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1932.
Description: The advance editorial copy (and so designated on the front wrap)
             of Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's,
             full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and
             Loeb case, and his other great involvements
Condition:   Original sewn wraps, rubbed and chipped, a bit stained, but sound
Book No.:    W-60863                Price: $     450.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Inns of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Third edition. Wing D2490
Publisher:   Printed for Christop. Wilkinson [and two others] [etc.], London,
             1680.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the 7 plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, ex-library, the front board detached and the
             title and first leaf loose; with the armorial bookplate of
             Charles, Viscount Bruce
Book No.:    W-74934                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Author:      Frankfurter, Felix
Title:       Mr. Justice Holmes and the Supreme Court
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1938.
Description: Then Professor Frankfurter's 1938 lectures delivered at Harvard,
             said to have been the fulfillment of Holmes' commission that a
             biography might be written, "a superbly clear exposition of his
             own as well as Holmes' approach to the Court"
Condition:   A very good copy in a slightly chipped dustjacket, presentation
             copy--"For / Ralph Baker [fellow Harvard Law professor] / with my
             warm / regards / FF"
Book No.:    W-78141                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Supreme Court
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Author:      Carr, Cecil
Title:       George James Turner 1867-1946
Publisher:   Geoffrey Cumberlege [for the British Academy], London, n.d..
Description: The eulogy appearing in Volume XL of the Academy's Proceedings,
             testimony to the efforts of Maitland's principal collaborator in
             the editing of the Year Books for the Selden Society, a project
             initiated by Maitland shortly before the century's turn
Condition:   Printed wraps, unevenly browned but sound; 12 pages
Book No.:    W-61842                Price: $      15.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:       Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
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Book No.:    W-55286                Price: $      25.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court
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Author:      Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:       Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
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Book No.:    W-55287                Price: $      25.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court
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Author:      Foss, Edward
Title:       Biographia Juridica, A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of
             England From the Conquest to the Present Time 1066-1870
Publisher:   John Murray, London, 1870.
Description: Still the principal biographical source for the study of the
             English judiciary, distilled and expanded from Foss's 'Judges of
             England', a work Holdsworth termed "of the greatest value to legal
             historians, principally for the biographies"
Condition:   Covers badly flecked, hinges cracked; a working copy
Book No.:    W-54649                Price: $      85.00
Category:    Bench and Bar, biography
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Author:      Dugdale, William
Title:       Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English
             Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases
             Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery
             [etc.].  Second edition
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.],
             London, 1671.
Description: The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal
             profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value,
             termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and
             "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, front board detached, embrowning; sound
Book No.:    W-60145                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
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Author:      Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:       Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description:
Condition:   A little marked, but quite a good copy
Book No.:    W-46807                Price: $      35.00
Category:    18TH CENTURY, biography
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Author:      Weinberg (ed.), Arthur
Title:       Attorney for the Damned
Publisher:   Simon and Schuster, New York, 1957.
Description: Quite a selection of the highest moments of Darrow's career,
             providing portions of his closing arguments in the Scopes trial,
             the Loeb and Leopold case, and his own trial for bribery, among
             others; with a foreword by William O. Douglas
Condition:   Fifth printing
Book No.:    W-56296                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Supreme Court, biography, Radicals
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Author:      Phillips (ed.), Harlan B.
Title:       Felix Frankfurter Reminisces, Recorded in Talks with Dr. Harlan B.
             Phillips
Publisher:   Reynal and Company, New York, 1960.
Description: Presentation copy of the only commercially published oral history
             conducted with a Supreme Court justice: "For / Berdie Hellinger /
             with happy memories and / the best wishes, affectionately / Felix
             Frankfurter / July 29 1960"
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-74225                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court
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Author:      Weaver, John D.
Title:       Warren, The Man The Court The Era
Publisher:   Little Brown, Boston, 1967.
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Book No.:    W-10853                Price: $      20.00
Category:    Supreme Court, biography
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Author:      Foss, Edward
Title:       Biographia Juridica, A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of
             England, From the Conquest to the Present Time, 1066-1870
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1870.
Description: Still the principal biographical source for the study of the
             English judiciary, distilled and expanded from Foss's 'Judges of
             England', a work Holdsworth termed "of the greatest value to legal
             historians, principally for the biographies"
Condition:   Original embossed cloth, gilt, quite rubbed and unevenly faded,
             the front hinge cracked, else a usable copy
Book No.:    W-76919                Price: $      85.00
Category:    Bench and Bar, biography
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Sketch of the Life of Samuel Dexter . . . As Delivered to the
             Grand Jurors of the District of Massachusetts, and to the Members
             of the Suffolk Bar, At the opening of the Court in Boston,
             Published at Their Joint Request [etc.]. Cohen 1975
Publisher:   Printed by John Eliot, Boston, 1816.
Description: Story's eulogy of the Boston lawyer whom he characterized in his
             'Autobiography' as "at the head of the Massachusetts Bar, and
             truly princeps inter pares" and whom Story later chose, in his
             Dane lecture, as a role model for students in the law school
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, quite browned, last leaf repaired
             (text legible), now preserved in a modern 3/4 calf case; uncommon,
             four copies in OCLC
Book No.:    W-77583                Price: $     350.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of
             England, from the Earliest Times till the Reign of King George IV.
             Eight Volumes
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1846-69.
Description: The most famous of all works devoted to England's Lord
             Chancellors, described as a work which "challenge[s] comparison
             with the best biographies in the language"; with the eighth index
             volume, printed in 1869, in a variant binding
Condition:   3/4 crimson morocco, gilt, Law Society prize binding; sound
Book No.:    W-52333                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    equity, biography
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Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of
             England, from the Earliest Times to the Reign of King George IV.
             First [through Third] Series. In Seven Volumes. Cohen 2175
Publisher:   Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1847-48.
Description: First American edition of the most famous of all works devoted to
             England's Lord Chancellors, a work which "challenge[s] comparison
             with the best biographies in the language", from the Anglo-Saxon
             chancellors through the 19th century
Condition:   Original cloth, gilt, spine of volume one repaired and some spine
             ends chipped, some foxing and staining, ex-Redpath Library, yet a
             usable set
Book No.:    W-74275                Price: $     250.00
Category:    biography
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