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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:      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:      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:      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:      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:      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.
Description:
Condition:
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.
Description:
Condition:
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:      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.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-10853                Price: $      20.00
Category:    Supreme Court, 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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Author:      Bingley, W.
Title:       Animal Biography; Or, Authentic Anecdotes of the Lives, Manners,
             and Economy, of the Animal Creation, Arranged According to the
             System of Linnaeus. Third Edition. Volume III [only] [of three]
             devoted to Amphibious Animals, Fishes, and Insects
Publisher:   Printed for Richard Phillips [etc.], London, 1805.
Description:
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, joints cracked, labels lacking; a
             working copy only of this odd volume
Book No.:    W-91265                Price: $      25.00
Category:    
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Author:      Rolt, John
Title:       The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Sir John Rolt, Lord Justice of
             the Court of Appeal in Chancery 1804-1871 [Edited by C.T. Le
             Quesne]
Publisher:   Printed by Order of the Masters of the Bench . . . Inner Temple,
             London], 1939.
Description: First publication of the miraculously surviving autobiography of
             John Rolt, who, though orphaned at age ten, through native
             intelligence and diligence became an accomplished Chancery
             practitioner and, subsequently, attorney general and judge
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the frontispiece
             portrait and ten additional full page plates
Book No.:    W-16015                Price: $      45.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, biography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Burnett, Gilbert
Title:       The Life and Death of Sir Matthew Hale, Kt. Sometime Lord Chief
             Justice of His Majesties Court of Kings Bench. Wing B5828
Publisher:   Printed for William Shrowsbery, at the Bible in Duke-Lane, London,
             1682.
Description: First reissue of one of the few early, contemporary biographies of
             an English judge or lawyer, still "the main source of personal
             details" of our knowledge of Hale and, in Holdsworth's words, "the
             best life"; with the frontispiece
Condition:   Contemporary gilt panelled goatskin morocco, skilfully repaired,
             the spine extra gilt, marbled pastedowns, quite a pretty copy
Book No.:    W-53376                Price: $     250.00
Category:    biography, Inns of Court
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Author:      Bell, H.E.
Title:       Maitland, A Critical Examination and Assessment
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1965.
Description: A fine biography of Maitland, rivalling Fifoot's, and possibly
             better capturing Maitland's character, with two chapters on the
             History of English Law, another on Domesday, a third on the Year
             Books, and an appendix on Maitland as a teacher
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-44562                Price: $      15.00
Category:    biography
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Author:      Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:       Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description: Praised by John Dawson as "the first full biography of Maitland",
             drawing upon Fifoot's earlier edition of Maitland's letters, upon
             unpublished family papers, and upon the reminiscences of
             Maitland's one surviving daughter; Studies in Legal History
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-44563                Price: $      45.00
Category:    18TH CENTURY, biography
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Author:      Campbell, John Lord
Title:       The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. Seven Volumes
Publisher:   Fred. D. Lynn & Company, Publishers, Jersey City, 1881.
Description: One of Lord Campbell's two principal works, providing us with an
             unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest through the
             early 19th century; with the two volume continuation by Sir Joseph
             Arnould and the seventh volume index to the whole
Condition:   Original olive-green cloth, gilt, a bit of wear and some browning,
             but a good, sound set
Book No.:    W-71317                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.
             New Edition, Edited by John Allan Mallory [etc.]. Ten Volumes
Publisher:   Estes & Lauriat, Opposite Old South, Boston, 1870's?].
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", beginning with the
             Anglo-Saxon chancellors and continuing through the 19th century
Condition:   Brown cloth, gilt, worn, some hinges cracked; a good working set
Book No.:    W-69059                Price: $     250.00
Category:    equity, biography
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Author:      Moore, Charles Forrest
Title:       One Thing and Another, A Book of Essays . . . with an Introduction
             by Dr. Frank Crane
Publisher:   William Edwin Rudge, New York, 1924.
Description:
Condition:   Cloth-backed boards, somewhat worn, but still attractive
Book No.:    W-44907                Price: $      50.00
Category:    biography, New York
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Author:      Pruitt, Jr., Paul M.
Title:       Taming Alabama, Lawyers and Reformers, 1804-1929. With an
             Introduction by G. Ward Hubbs
Publisher:   University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 2010.
Description: A work examining the lives of seven "Bourbon Reformers", all but
             one in the Whig reform tradition of 19th and early 20th century
             Alabama, discussing both their influence and their limitations-and
             the role of law-in a "complex, often ambiguous world"
Condition:   Original printed illustrated wraps, as new; 186 pages
Book No.:    W-75673                Price: $      26.95
Category:    Alabama, biography, 19TH CENTURY
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Author:      Lane, Jane
Title:       Titus Oates
Publisher:   Andrew Dakers Limited, London, 1949.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, a bit worn and foxed, but sound
Book No.:    W-63512                Price: $      50.00
Category:    biography, trials, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY
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Author:      Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:       Yankee from Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1945.
Description:
Condition:   Dust jacket, Ex-library, cracking hinges; working copy only
Book No.:    W-52045                Price: $      15.00
Category:    biography, biography
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Author:      Swindler, William F.
Title:       The Constitution and Chief Justice Marshall
Publisher:   Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1978.
Description: The biography designed to provide background material for the film
             series 'Equal Justice Under Law'; with an introduction by Warren
             Burger, portions of whose Bentham Club lecture on 'Mr. Marshall,
             Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. Marbury' is appended
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy, in a somewhat worn and chipped
             dustjacket
Book No.:    W-70783                Price: $      45.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, constitutional law, Supreme Court
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Author:      Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:       Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description: Praised by John Dawson as "the first full biography of Maitland",
             drawing upon Fifoot's earlier edition of Maitland's letters, upon
             unpublished family papers, and upon the reminiscences of
             Maitland's one surviving daughter; Studies in Legal History
Condition:   Original cloth, somewhat rubbed and marked, but a clean copy
Book No.:    W-61974                Price: $      35.00
Category:    18TH CENTURY, 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.
Description:
Condition:   Worn and spotted; usable
Book No.:    W-49143                Price: $      20.00
Category:    biography, Supreme Court
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