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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Law of Bailments, With Illustrations from the
             Civil and the Foreign Law. Cohen 2451
Publisher:   Hilliard and Brown, Booksellers to the University, Cambridge,
             1832.
Description: First edition of Story's first commentary, as he began his effort
             to establish an American applied legal science, "[s]uperbly
             organized, lucidly written, comprehensive in breadth [and]
             rang[ing] from the Codes of Justinian to the American frontier"
Condition:   Modern speckled calf, gilt, some foxing and browning and the
             occasional marking and notation, but a good copy
Book No.:    W-75176                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    bailments
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       History of the Common Law [etc.] [with] An Analysis of the Civil
             Part of the Law. The Fourth Edition
Publisher:   Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . for T. Cadell [etc.],
             London, 1779.
Description: The best early edition of Hale's classic works, prepared by
             Charles Runnington who (in Holdsworth's words) "prefixed a life of
             Hale, and added very extensive notes"; Hale's 'Analysis', though
             not called for by the title page, is appended
Condition:   Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, a bit embrowned, but sound
Book No.:    W-66012                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law, English Law
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Author:      Scott, Austin Wakeman
Title:       A Selection of Cases and Other Authorities on Civil Procedure in
             Actions at Law
Publisher:   Langdell Hall, Published by the Editor, Cambridge, 1919.
Description: With the 1922 Supplement (177 pages, stapled wraps) accompanying
             the main volume
Condition:   Considerable pencilling, very worn; a working copy
Book No.:    W-44734                Price: $      50.00
Category:    Procedure, Casebooks
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Author:      Pirtle, Henry (ed.)
Title:       Civil and Criminal Kentucky Codes of Practice [etc.]
Publisher:   Baldwin Law Book Co., Louisville, 1915.
Description:
Condition:   Very worn, covers rippled; usable
Book No.:    W-43347                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Kentucky
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Author:      Besharov, Douglas J.
Title:       Criminal and Civil Liability in Child Welfare Work: The Growing
             Trend
Publisher:   Nat'l Legal Resource Cent. for Child Advocacy and Protection,
             Washington, 1983.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps, quite discolored, but very sound; 48 pages
Book No.:    W-30484                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Juvenile Law
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Author:      Tonry, Michael and Norval Morris
Title:       Crime and Justice, An Annual Review of Research. Volume 3
Publisher:   University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1981.
Description: Seven essays, including Michael Ignatieff's "State, Civil Society,
             and Total Institutions: A Critique of Recent Social Histories of
             Punishment"
Condition:   Gray cloth, a good copy
Book No.:    W-90225                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law, Penology
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Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       The Touchstone of Wills, Testaments, and Administrations. Being a
             Compendium of Cases & Resolutions Touching the same. Carefully
             collected out of the Ecclesiastical, Civil and Canon Laws [etc.].
             Third Edition. Wing M1813. 12mo
Publisher:   Printed for W. Leak, A. Roper, F. Tyton [and six others], London,
             1674.
Description: The last edition of the first general, introductory guidebook to
             the English law of wills, designed for the layperson (as
             Swinburne's treatise is not), written by the North Riding attorney
             perhaps best known for his poem "In Praise of York-shire Ale"
Condition:   Original unlettered sheep, very worn and quite browned, the
             margins cut close (no text affected); a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-74141                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Wills
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Author:      Wood, Thomas
Title:       Some Thoughts Concerning the Study of the Laws of England in the
             Two Universities. In a Letter to the Reverend ______ Head of
             _______ College in Oxford. ESTC T99846. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for and sold by J. Morphew near Stationer's Hall, London,
             1708.
Description: First edition of Wood's prescient effort, anticipating Blackstone,
             "urg[ing] the extension of legal education beyond the confines of
             the inns of court to the universities", with his recommendations
             of authors and subjects on both common and civil law
Condition:   Modern marbled wraps, the title and last leaf somewhat darkened
             and marked, some browning throughout, sound with good margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79771                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    education
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Author:      Waterhous, Edward
Title:       Fortescutus Illustratus, Or a Commentary On that Nervous Treatise
             De Laudibus Legum Angliae, Written by Sir John Fortescue . . . The
             Heroique Design of whose Excellent Judgement . . . is humbly
             endeavoured to be Revived, Admired, and Advanced. Wing W1046
Publisher:   Printed by Tho. Roycroft for Thomas Dicas [etc.], London, 1663.
Description: One of Waterhous's principal works, particularly important for
             printing a lost manuscript on moots in the Inns of Court;
             presentation copy ("For my noble friend / Sr Wm Turner [the noted
             civil lawyer] / from the Author / This most humble present")
Condition:   Contemporary mottled calf, somewhat stained, the joints just
             cracking but firm, ex-Kirkleatham Library, else well preserved;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78073                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Inns of Court
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Author:      Parker, Charles H. (ed.)
Title:       The Civil Practice Act of the State of California, Including
             Amendments of 1868, with Notes and References to the Decisions of
             the Supreme Court, General Laws Germane to the Practice Act, and
             Standard Forms Applicable Thereto; and An Appendix
Publisher:   H.H. Bancroft and Company, San Francisco, 1868.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, rubbed, spine loose, back cover loose, very worn
Book No.:    W-52825                Price: $     250.00
Category:    pleading, California
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Author:      Bemis, George
Title:       Hasty Recognition of Rebel Belligerency, and Our Right to Complain
             of It
Publisher:   Published by A. Williams & Co., No. 100 Washington Street, Boston,
             1865].
Description: One of several tracts by the Harvard educated lawyer (whose Bemis
             Professorship of International Law remains at Harvard)
             "distinguished for their uniformly high level of thought" and
             cementing his reputation as a scholar-publicist of the first rank
Condition:   Disbound, somewhat strained, discreetly ex-library, in a mylar
             sleeve, a usable copy; 57 pages
Book No.:    W-72032                Price: $      50.00
Category:    law of slavery, CIVIL WAR, international law
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Author:      Derham, Robert
Title:       A Manuell or, Briefe Treatise of some particular Rights and
             Priviledges belonging to the High Court of Parliament . . . The
             true condition of the Militia of this Kingdome . . . by the
             Positive Lawes discussed and debated [etc.]. Wing D1097
Publisher:   Printed for Mathew Walbancke at Graies-Inne Gate, London, 1647.
Description: A very early work on the English militia, written in the context
             of the constitutional struggle between Charles I and Parliament
             over its control, "pav[ing] the way to Civil War"; with an
             extensive treatment of the militia's centuries' long roles
Condition:   Later calf, the upper margin of the title trimmed just affecting
             the horizontal rule, else very clean, with the Woodhouse
             bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79754                Price: $     850.00
Category:    military law, Parliament
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Author:      Nader, Ralph
Title:       Freedom from Information: The Act and the Agencies
Publisher:   Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Cambridge, 1970.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed wraps, a bit strained, else a very good copy; the
             January 1970 issue, Volume V Number 1
Book No.:    W-92053                Price: $      45.00
Category:    
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Author:      Fortescue, John
Title:       A Learned commendation of the politique lawes of England: wherein
             by most pitthy reasons and evident demonstrations they are
             plainelye proved farre to excell aswell the Civile Lawes of the
             Empiere [etc.]. Beale T358; S.T.C. 11195
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in Fletestrete . . . by Richarde Tottell [etc.],
             London, 1573.
Description: First reissue of the first English translation of a work placed
             "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in
             the late 15th century, highly popular, and the first work to
             examine extensively trial by jury and the Inns of Court
Condition:   Contemporary blind panelled unlettered calf, rebacked, the
             original spine laid down, remains of ties, well-preserved with
             good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78459                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    Inns of Court, political theory, juries
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Author:      Zouch, Richard
Title:       Cases and Questions Resolved in the Civil-Law. Collected by R.
             Zouch Professor of the Civil-Law in Oxford. Wing Z17
Publisher:   Printed by Leon. Lichfield, for Tho. Robinson, Oxford, 1652.
Description: The first work in English of the noted civilian whom Holdsworth
             groups with Gentili as the "two most important [English] writers"
             on civil law, the fruits of his years as Regius Professor of Civil
             Law at Oxford, emphasizing rights and courts' process
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rebacked, especially clean and crisp, with two
             leaves from an early work in Hebrew bound in at the end; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79738                Price: $    1400.00
Category:    civil law, international law, maritime law
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Author:      Atkinson, Thomas E. and James H. Chadbourn
Title:       Introduction to Civil Procedure, Cases and Other Materials
Publisher:   The Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1948.
Description:
Condition:   Blue buckram, rubbed, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-56844                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Procedure, introductory law
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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:      Walker, James M.
Title:       The Theory of the Common Law
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1852.
Description: Original edition of Walker's probing effort to compare Roman law
             and common law, a principal part of his contribution to the
             civilian writers who "stand as an example of the highest
             intellectual attainments reached by antebellum American lawyers"
Condition:   Original sheep, rubbed, the joints just cracking, else an
             exceptionally clean, bright copy
Book No.:    W-73218                Price: $     650.00
Category:    roman law, philosophy of law
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Author:      Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:       Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description: Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society
             in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:    W-16019                Price: $      25.00
Category:    civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       A Selection of Pleadings in Civil Actions, Subsequent to the
             Declaration. With Occasional Annotations on the Law of Pleading.
             Cohen 9274
Publisher:   Published by Barnard B. Macanulty, Salem, 1805.
Description: First edition of the first law treatise which we may definitely
             attribute solely to Story, and marking the first correspondence
             between Story and Jefferson, to whom Story sent a copy; arranged
             by subject, with Story's notes following the pleas
Condition:   Modern mottled goatskin morocco, gilt, the original label
             preserved, a pretty copy
Book No.:    W-74932                Price: $     850.00
Category:    pleading, Supreme Court
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Author:      Davies, John
Title:       The Question Concerning Impositions, Tonnage, Poundage, Prizage,
             Customs . . . Fully stated and argued, from Reason, Law, and
             Policy [etc.]. Wing D407A
Publisher:   Printed by S.G. for Henry Twyford, in Vine-Court [etc.], London,
             1656.
Description: First edition of Davies' ingenious invocation of international
             law, the law merchant, and canon and civil law to buttress James
             I's sovereign claims to impose customs upon international trade
             absent Parliamentary agreement; with the advertising leaf
Condition:   Modern morocco, some foxing and browning, title and next leaf
             strained, occasional worming (mainly marginal), discreetly ex-
             library; a good copy
Book No.:    W-69957                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    international law, canon law, Parliament, Commercial Law
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Author:      Jones, Burr W.
Title:       The Law of Evidence in Civil Cases. . .Third Edition. . .by
             William Cary Jones
Publisher:   Bancroft-Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1924.
Description:
Condition:   Limp buckram, gilt, somewhat rubbed and worn, else a nice copy
Book No.:    W-17214                Price: $      50.00
Category:    Evidence, civil law
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Author:
Title:       Review of the 1960 Term: Part I
Publisher:   National Lawyers Guild, New York, 1961.
Description: With contributions by Harry Kalven, Jr. and Roscoe T. Steffen on
             T"The Bar Admission Cases", Laurence R. Sperber on "Redress under
             the Civil Rights Acts", and a Guild Report on "Medical Care for
             the Aged", inter alia
Condition:   The Fall 1961 issue of Law in Transition (The Guild's Quarterly),
             Vol. 21 No. 3, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-91812                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Supreme Court
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Author:      Zouche, Richard
Title:       Quaestionum Juris Civilis Centuria. In Decem Classes Distributa.
             Non minus ad Legum Generalium Cognitionem, quam ad studiosorum
             Exercitationem, accommodata. Wing Z24
Publisher:   Excudebat Gul: Hall, Impensis Thomae Robinson, Oxford, 1659.
Description: First edition of the last work to be published in the lifetime of
             Zouche, capping his career as (in Holdsworth's words) "the
             earliest English writer on Jurisprudence", set in the form of
             question and response, and introducing the student to law
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very light
             browning, else quite clean with good margins and an occasional
             notation; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79702                Price: $    1450.00
Category:    international law, civil law
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Author:      Harris, George E.
Title:       A Treatise on Sunday Laws. The Sabbath -- The Lord's Day, Its
             History and Observance, Civil and Criminal [etc.]
Publisher:   The Lawyers' Co-operative Publishing Co., Rochester, 1892.
Description: An omnium gatherum of restricted and prohibited actions, including
             chapters on judicial proceedings, work, contracts, travel, and
             even hiring horses, finishing with crimes, with a treatment of the
             licensing of Jews, of playing baseball, and of bars
Condition:   Original sheep, rubbed, the spine defective and the joints
             cracking (but holding); a usable copy
Book No.:    W-91738                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Religion
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Law of Agency, as a Branch of Commercial and
             Maritime Jurisprudence, with Occasional Illustrations from the
             Civil and Foreign Law. Eighth Edition, Revised, with Additions. By
             N[icholas] St. John Green
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1874.
Description: The only edition of the only treatise undertaken by Green, friend
             of Holmes and fellow member of the Metaphysical Club, whose
             "extraordinary power of [revealing] warm and breathing truth" was
             perceived by Peirce and equally esteemed by Holmes
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite worn, rebacked,
             original label preserved, ex-Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow; a
             usable copy only
Book No.:    W-73199                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Agency
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Author:      Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:       Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description: Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society
             in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:    W-17299                Price: $      25.00
Category:    civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
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Author:      Putt, Charles
Title:       Essay On Civil Policy, Or The Science of Legislation, Comprising
             the Origin and Nature of Government . . . With a Review of the
             Practice of the English Law, and Hints for Its Improvement
Publisher:   William Pickering, London, 1830.
Description: An original work of some ambition by the Inner Templar, Charles
             Putt, with a Benthamite tinge (dividing civil policy into
             Sovereignty, Population, Wealth and Happiness) yet with
             significant reliance on Locke, Adam Smith and Blackstone, among
             others
Condition:   Original pebbled-cloth backed boards, paper label, a bit worn, ex-
             library, else a good clean copy; with the half-title and folding
             chart
Book No.:    W-72456                Price: $     350.00
Category:    political theory, jurisprudence
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Author:      Newell, Martin L.
Title:       The Law of Libel and Slander in Civil and Criminal Cases As
             Administered in the Courts of the United States of America. Second
             Edition
Publisher:   Callaghan and Company, Chicago, 1898.
Description: The work which William Swindler described (in reviewing its fourth
             edition) as the "[l]eading American treatise on the subject [with
             an] [e]xcellent selection of American cases, both state and
             federal, and cases from many parts of the British Empire"
Condition:   Original buckram, ex-Office of the Solicitor, Post Office
             Department Law Library, else a good usable copy
Book No.:    W-77518                Price: $     250.00
Category:    libel and slander, criminal law
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Author:      Rodriguez-Arango Diaz, Crisanto
Title:       El Fuero Civil y Criminal de los Clerigos en el Derecho Canonico
Publisher:   Consejo Superior De Investigaciones Cientificas, Rome, 1957.
Description: Volume 7 in the series Cuadernos del Instituto Juridico Espanol
Condition:   Printed sewn wraps, a bit worn, but quite a good copy; 168 pages
Book No.:    W-55165                Price: $      45.00
Category:    SPAIN, canon law, criminal law
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Author:      Catalano, Michael
Title:       Lectures on the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules
Publisher:   Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Co., Rochester, 1963.
Description:
Condition:   Brown cloth, a cocked ex-library copy
Book No.:    W-30727                Price: $      35.00
Category:    civil law, New York
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Author:      Swinburne, Henry
Title:       A Treatise of Testaments and Last Wills, Compiled out of the Laws
             Ecclesiastical, Civil and Canon, as also out of the Common Law,
             Customs and Statutes of this Realm. The Whole digested into Seven
             Parts [etc.]. Sixth Edition. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . and sold by S. Birt, London, 1742.
Description: The first work on the English law of wills, and more broadly the
             first work written by an Englishman on English canon law, praised
             by J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity and scientific technique" and
             by David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, Cornwell House circular
             stamps on the front endpapers, else a very good, tall, clean copy
Book No.:    W-77904                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Wills
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Author:      Punke, Harold H.
Title:       Social Implications of Lawsuits over Student Hairstyles
Publisher:   Interstate Printers and Publishers, Danville, 1973.
Description: With the stamp of The Civil Liberties Review on the front free
             endpaper and, laid in, a letter from the publisher to the Review's
             Managing Editor accompanied by a press release
Condition:   Original cloth, a bit rubbed; a review copy
Book No.:    W-65815                Price: $      65.00
Category:    education
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Author:      Zouch, Richard
Title:       Elementa Jurisprudentiae Definitionibus, Regulis & Sententiis
             selectioribus Juris Civilis, Illustrata; Accesserunt Descriptiones
             Juris & Judicii, Sacri, Militaris, et Maritimi
Publisher:   Sumptibus Joh. Nevilsoni, Amsterdam, 1652?.
Description: The first joint printing of four works of the noted English
             civilian repeatedly praised by Holdsworth, who terms the first
             work "the best specimen of the literature on the theory of law"
             and Zouche "the earliest English writer on jurisprudence"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, blind ruled and decorated, rubbed, later paper
             label hand lettered, red edges, very clean with good margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79566                Price: $     950.00
Category:    jurisdiction, roman law, maritime law, military law
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Author:      Elmes, James
Title:       A Practical Treatise on Ecclesiastical and Civil Dilapidations,
             Re-instatements, Waste . . . With an Appendix Containing Cases
             Decided, Precedents of Notices to Repair, Examples of Valuations
             [etc.]. Third Edition, Considerably Enlarged
Publisher:   Samule Brooke, Law Printing-Office, 35, Paternoster Row, London,
             1829.
Description: Best edition of a work of potential interest to anyone interested
             in the legal and historical aspects of architecture and
             construction particularly as applied to churches, with comparisons
             drawn to Roman and French law and much reliance on Lord Coke
Condition:   Cloth-backed boards, rebacked, quite rubbed, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-64350                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, Legal Architecture
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Author:      King (ed.), Jere Clemens
Title:       The First World War, A Volume in Documentary History of Western
             Civilization
Publisher:   Walker and Company, New York, 1972.
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Book No.:    W-46789                Price: $      25.00
Category:    military 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:      Jones, Burr W.
Title:       The Law of Evidence in Civil Cases. Second Edition
Publisher:   Bancroft-Whitney, San Francisco, 1912.
Description: A handy, useful work, characterized when it first appeared as
             "excellent [and] singularly free from flaws", and destined to go
             through several editions later in the century
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Category:    Evidence
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Author:      Hoeflich, M.H.
Title:       A Seventeenth Century Roman Law Bibliography: Jacques Godefroy and
             His "Bibliotheca Juris Civilis Romani"
Publisher:   Law Library Journal, Chicago, 1982.
Description:
Condition:   Extracted from the 1982 issue, Volume 75, pages 514 to 528
Book No.:    W-92102                Price: $      25.00
Category:    
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Author:      Jones, William
Title:       An Inquiry into the Legal Mode of Suppressing Riots. With a
             Constitutional Plan of Future Defence [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for C. Dilly, in The Poultry, London, 1782.
Description: The expanded edition of Jones' first legal and political polemic,
             arising out of the Gordon Riots, invoking the spirit of Selden,
             Locke and Milton in his proposals to avoid martial law and defend
             the realm civilly via a version of the posse comitatus
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit embrowned; attractive
Book No.:    W-49111                Price: $     650.00
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Author:      Bing, Stephen R. and S. Stephen Rosenfeld
Title:       The Quality of Justice in the Lower Criminal Courts of
             Metropolitan Boston
Publisher:   Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Boston, 1970.
Description: A thorough, empirical examination of Massachusetts' entry level
             criminal courts, with five appendices, two maps, 32 tables, a
             computer printout, and like analyses
Condition:   Wraps, faded and a bit worn, but sound; 149 pages
Book No.:    W-90190                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law, Massachusetts
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Author:      Dalton, Michael
Title:       The Countrey Justice: Containing the Practice of the Justices of
             the Peace Out of Their Sessions . . . To which is now added, The
             Duty and Power of Justices of Peace in their Sessions [and] An
             Abridgment . . . of all Statutes [so] relating [etc.]. Wing D148
Publisher:   Printed by H. Sawbridge, S. Roycroft, and W. Rawlins [etc.],
             London, 1682.
Description: A late 17th century edition of the pre-eminent work on justices of
             the peace for well over a century, first published in 1618 and
             ultimately appearing in at least 20 editions by 1790; with
             extensive discussions of both civil and criminal law
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-library, some
             browning, yet a good usable copy
Book No.:    W-73371                Price: $     450.00
Category:    justices of peace
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Author:      Karlen, Delmar
Title:       Civil Litigation
Publisher:   Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis, 1978.
Description:
Condition:   Green cloth, a very bright, clean copy
Book No.:    W-30174                Price: $      45.00
Category:    civil law, Procedure
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Title:       Papers Relating to Foreign Affairs, Accompanying the Annual
             Message of the President to the . . . Congress [title varies].
             Eighteen Volumes [further details gladly provided]
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1861-69.
Description: A good run for the decade of the Civil War and its aftermath, from
             the Thirty-Seventh through the Fortieth Congresses, including the
             Appendix on the Lincoln Association, some bearing the signature of
             ?J.G.B. Davis, an Assistant Secretary of State
Condition:   3/4 morocco over marbled boards, the boards loose or detached and
             the spines perished, but the text block sound; a working set
Book No.:    W-73909                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    civil law, international law
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Author:      Tetley, William
Title:       International Conflict of Laws, Common, Civil and Maritime
Publisher:   Blais, Montreal, 1994.
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Condition:   Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-79251                Price: $     450.00
Category:    international law, conflict of laws, maritime law
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Author:      Mackenzie, George
Title:       Obsrvations Upon the Laws and Customs of Nations, as to Precedency
             [bound with] The Science of Herauldry, Treated as a part of the
             Civil Law, and Law of Nations [etc.]. Wing M186 and M204. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Edinburgh, 1680.
Description:
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             the first work and with 25 (of 30) plates and the folding
             frontispiece of the second
Book No.:    W-77196                Price: $     450.00
Category:    international law, law of heraldry
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Author:      Cowell, John
Title:       Institutiones Iuris Anglicani, Ad Methodum et Seriem Institutionum
             Imperialium compositae & digestae [etc.]
Publisher:   Cura & Impensis Guilielmi Fitzeri, Frankfurt, 1630.
Description: The first reissue of "one of the truly rare books of English legal
             literature", a potential precursor to Bacon and Bentham's plans to
             reform and codify English law, its first edition predating Coke as
             the first English institutionalist legal treatise
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered vellum, marked and unevenly darkened,
             definite browning, yet a sound usable copy
Book No.:    W-76350                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    civil law
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Law of Agency, as a Branch of Commercial and
             Maritime Jurisprudence, with Occasional Illustrations from the
             Civil and Foreign Law. Eighth Edition, Revised, with Additions. By
             Nicholas St. John Green
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1874.
Description: The only edition of the only treatise undertaken by Green, friend
             of Holmes and fellow member of the Metaphysical Club, whose
             "extraordinary power of [revealing] warm and breathing truth" was
             perceived by Peirce and equally esteemed by Holmes
Condition:   Original brown embossed cloth, the spine a bit chipped and the
             front joint just cracking (but firm), else a good clean copy
             housed in a modern box
Book No.:    W-75907                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Agency
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Author:      Semmel, Herbert
Title:       New Approaches in the Law of Civil Procedure
Publisher:   The Foundation Press, Inc., Mineola, 1970.
Description: Social Justice Through Law Series
Condition:   Printed, stapled wraps, rubbed but still sound; 194 pages
Book No.:    W-31011                Price: $      25.00
Category:    civil law, Procedure
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Law of Agency, as a Branch of Commercial and
             Maritime Jurisprudence, with Occasional Illustrations from the
             Civil and Foreign Law. Cohen 1628
Publisher:   Charles C. Little and James Brown, Boston, 1839.
Description: First edition of the first of Story's four Commentaries devoted to
             commercial law, encompassing in his visionary and expansive
             analysis both maritime jurisprudence and private international
             law, with a substantial examination of Roman and civil law
Condition:   Modern morocco, gilt, margins of title strengthed (not affecting
             the text), some foxing, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-75712                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Agency
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