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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:      Nelson, William
Title:       Lex Maneriorum: Or, the Law and Customs of England, Relating to
             Manors and Lords of Manors, their Stewards, Deputies, Tenants, and
             others . . . Of the Lords Right to Deodands, Felons Goods, Waifs,
             Estrays, Wrecks, and Goods of Felo de se [Suicides] 2d ed
Publisher:   Printed by E[lizabeth] and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London,
             1733.
Description: Second edition reissue of Nelson's sole work on copyhold, land
             tenure, manors, and their courts, arranged alphabetically by
             subject and with what Holdsworth terms an "interesting historical
             preface"; one of the early works printed by Elizabeth Nutt
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite worn and scraped, the front joint
             cracking and the label effaced; a clean working copy only, with
             the advertising leaf
Book No.:    W-77750                Price: $     175.00
Category:    copyright
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Author:      Comyns, John
Title:       Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Courts of King's
             Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer: To which are added Some Special
             Cases in the Court of Chancery . . . In the Reigns of King
             William, Queen Anne, King George the First, and his Present
             Majesty
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for D. Browne [and two others],
             London, 1744.
Description: First edition of the reports of Comyns, a serjeant and judge,
             compared favorably by Holdsworth ("far fuller and more
             illuminating") and published from Comyns' manuscript as translated
             by his nephew of the same name from Comyns' original Law French
Condition:   Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else a superior copy with the
             frontispiece, from the Macclesfield Library with the signature of
             Thomas Clarke
Book No.:    W-77752                Price: $     650.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Strange, John
Title:       Reports of Adjudged Cases In the Courts of Chancery, King's Bench,
             Common Pleas and Exchequer, From Trinity Term in the Second Year
             of King George I. to Trinity Term in the Twenty-first Year of King
             George II [etc.]. Third Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1795.
Description: An imperfect, working set at best, textually complete only, one or
             more index leaves lacking, one title page defective, the sewing
             gone in volume one, and some pages loose
Condition:   Contemporary calf, heavily reinforced with tape, two boards
             detached but present; a clean working set
Book No.:    W-91405                Price: $      75.00
Category:    reports of cases
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Author:      Reeve, Tapping
Title:       The Law of Baron and Femme; of Parent and Child; of Guardian and
             Ward; of Master and Servant; and of the Powers of Courts of
             Chancery.  With an Essay on the terms, Heir, Heirs, and Heirs of
             the Body
Publisher:   Printed by Oliver Steele, New-Haven, 1816.
Description: First edition of the first American work devoted to the law of
             women, written by Tapping Reeve, founder of the first American law
             school, at Litchfield
Condition:   Contemporary calf, very worn, some browning; a just usable copy
Book No.:    W-73489                Price: $     350.00
Category:    women's law, marriage, infants, master, Connecticut, equity, Probating
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Author:
Title:       The Grand Concern of England Explained; in Several Proposals
             Offered to the Consideration of the Parliament. 1. For Payment of
             Publick Debts. 2. For Advancement and Encouragement of Trade. 3.
             For Raising the Rents of Lands [and XIII others]. Wing G1491
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1673.
Description: A worthy series of proposed reforms, several legal, including
             courts to settle common disputes, transaction registers, and
             methods to prevent the "knavery of bankrupts", all providing
             illuminating, immediate detail of English social life and strife
Condition:   Early marbled wraps, somewhat faded and chipped, but quite sound
             and very crisp, without the first and last blanks; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78711                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    legal reform, Parliament, bankruptcy, Real Property
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Author:
Title:       Diuersite de courtz et lour iurisdictions, et alia necessaria et
             vtilia. S.T.C. 10946 [locating seven copies, including this
             privately held copy, two imperfect]; Beale T122
Publisher:   In edibus Richardi Pynsonis Regis impressoris [etc.], London,
             1526.
Description: The rare first edition (and the only Pynson printing) of one of
             the handful of early English legal tracts, treating of the royal
             and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench,
             Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:   Modern blind panelled calf, centered lozenges, lacking the title
             and final seven leaves, some staining and browning; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78714                Price: $    3000.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL, courts
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Author:      Stiles, Henry Reed
Title:       Bundling, Its Origin, Progress and Decline in America
Publisher:   Privately Issued for Subscribers Only, n.p., n.d..
Description: A lighthearted yet serious look at bundling, the practice of
             sharing beds while clothed, as a matter of necessity and of
             courtship, with the principal emphasis on colonial America
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, joints fraying; a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-67213                Price: $      65.00
Category:    marriage, women's law
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Author:
Title:       Proceedings and Report of the Board of Army Officers, Convened by
             Special Orders No. 78 . . . in the Case of Fitz-John Porter.
             Together with Proceedings in the Original Trial and Papers Related
             Thereto [etc.]. Three Volumes [without the atlas map volume]
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1879.
Description: The official report of the board convened some sixteen years after
             Porter's court martial in the matter called the "American Dreyfus
             case", at which he was represented by Joseph Choate, resulting in
             his vindication and his character's rehabilitation
Condition:   3/4 morocco, unevenly faded, else a good, attractive set
Book No.:    W-57464                Price: $     350.00
Category:    courts martial
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Author:
Title:       Standards for Specialized Courts Dealing with Children
Publisher:   United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1954.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps, ex-library and dampstained; usable
Book No.:    W-30603                Price: $      35.00
Category:    infants, Juvenile Law
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Author:      Stryker, Lloyd Paul
Title:       Courts and Doctors
Publisher:   The Macmillan Company, New York, 1932.
Description: A serious work, Stryker having been General Counsel of the Medical
             Society of the State of New York, with a separate part devoted to
             malpractice, and chapters to abortion and contraception
Condition:   Original maroon cloth, gilt, the spine rubbed; sound
Book No.:    W-60706                Price: $      35.00
Category:    
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Author:      Richards, Harry Sanger
Title:       Cases on the Law of Private Corporations Selected from Decisions
             of English and American Courts. Revised Third Edition by
             Sveinbjorn Johnson
Publisher:   West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1940.
Description:
Condition:   Green buckram, gilt, showing wear, definite underlining; usable
Book No.:    W-52551                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Casebooks, corporations
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Author:      Clarke, Fabius M.
Title:       California Corporation Law Governing Ordinary Business
             Corporations, As Contained in the Codes and Other Statutory Law;
             Decisions of the Supreme Court . . . of the District Courts of
             Appeal . . . of California Unreported Cases [etc.]
Publisher:   Bender-Moss Company, Law Publishers and Booksellers, San
             Francisco, 1916.
Description: Represented as the first work on the law of California
             corporations, a "field . . . wholly unexplored", with the
             corporation laws of California "so unlike those of eastern states,
             that even extensive knowledge [of them] is of little value"
Condition:   Original tan buckram, somewhat rubbed, the labels moreso, else a
             clean usable copy
Book No.:    W-77021                Price: $     150.00
Category:    California, corporations
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Author:      Fenner, Ball
Title:       Raising the Veil; or, Scenes in the Courts . . . Embellished with
             Portraits of Police, Court Officers [etc.]. Cohen 1006
Publisher:   James French & Company, Boston, 1856.
Description: An insider's account, truly "raising the veil" on courts and
             lawyers, in this case those of New York, Philadelphia and, in
             particular, Boston, with a side excursion to California and with
             separate chapters on divorce and bankruptcy
Condition:   Original embossed cloth, quite worn and frayed, yet a usable copy
Book No.:    W-68204                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Bench and Bar, human rights, Massachusetts
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Author:      Cashman, Victoria S. and Theodore J. Fetter
Title:       State Courts: Options for the Future
Publisher:   National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1980.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps, rubbed but quite sound; 58 pages
Book No.:    W-30635                Price: $      25.00
Category:    courts
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Author:      Budd, Henry et al (eds.)
Title:       American and English Decisions in Equity. Being Select Cases
             Decided in the American and English Courts with Notes. Ten Volumes
             [complete]
Publisher:   M. Murphy, Law Book Publisher and Importer [etc.], Philadelphia,
             1895-1905.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, rubbed, many spines quite darkened, some joints
             cracked; a working set
Book No.:    W-91471                Price: $     350.00
Category:    equity, reports of cases
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Author:      Murphy, Timothy R. (dir.)
Title:       A Manual for Managing Notorious Cases
Publisher:   National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1992.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps; 196 pages
Book No.:    W-30650                Price: $      20.00
Category:    
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Author:      Wasby, Stephen L., Thomas B. Marvell et al
Title:       Volume and Delay in State Appellate Courts: Problems and Responses
Publisher:   National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1979.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed wraps, well-preserved; 119 pages
Book No.:    W-91484                Price: $      35.00
Category:    courts, legal reform
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Author:
Title:       Trial of Lieutenant General Sir John Murray, Bart. by a General
             Court Martial Held at Winchester, On Monday the 16th of January,
             1815, and continued by Adjournment, till Monday the 6th of
             February, 1815. Taken in Short Hand By Mr. W.B. Gurney [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, London, 1815.
Description: One of the most debated English court-martials, Murray acquitted
             on all charges save one (which was dispensed with), though Sir
             John Fortescue writing that Murray "must be pilloried . . .
             without mercy as a cowardly and dishonourable man"
Condition:   Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, light browning,
             else a very good copy, with a two-page manuscript index and the
             folding frontispiece
Book No.:    W-77057                Price: $     450.00
Category:    courts martial
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Author:      Chapper, Joy A. and Roger A. Hanson (Dirs.)
Title:       Intermediate Appellate Courts: Improving Case Processing. Final
             Report Submitted to the State Justice Institute
Publisher:   National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1990.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed wraps, a very good copy; 107 pages
Book No.:    W-30665                Price: $      17.50
Category:    appeals
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Author:      Jacob, Ephraim A. (comp.)
Title:       An Analytical Digest of the Law and Practice of the Courts of
             Common Law, Divorce, Probate, Admiralty and Bankruptcy, and of the
             High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal of England,
             Comprising the Reported Cases from 1756 to 1878 [etc.]. Ten
             Volumes
Publisher:   John C. Remick, Publisher, New-York, 1883-84.
Description: Based on the earlier digests of R.T. Harrison and R.F. Fisher,
             both of which are termed by Holdsworth the "standard" digests of
             the common law reports earlier in the 19th century, continuing
             them and re-arranging the subject matter for this country
Condition:   Original sheep, quite worn and scuffed, some spines defective, a
             working set only
Book No.:    W-52913                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Abridgements, legal dictionaries
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Author:      Salkeld, William
Title:       Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench: with Some
             Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas and
             Exchequer. The Fourth Edition . . . by Knightley d'Anvers . . .
             And the Pleadings now first done into English. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for T. Osborne in Gray's Inn,
             London, 1742.
Description: Salkeld's respected reports, published under the supervision of
             Lord Hardwicke, praised by Holdworth, and often found in early
             American libraries (Jefferson and John Adams, inter alia); a third
             volume "not designed for publication" appeared later
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, some dustiness, small loss to the last index
             leaf, else a good clean copy, with a number of careful,
             substantive annotations
Book No.:    W-70565                Price: $     450.00
Category:    17TH CENTURY, reports of cases
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Author:      Spelman, Henry
Title:       Of the Law Terms: A Discourse Written by The Learned Antiquary,
             Sir Henry Spelman, Kt. Wherein The Laws of the Jews, Grecians,
             Romans, Saxons and Normans, relating to the Subject, are fully
             explained. Wing S4929
Publisher:   Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, in Westminster Hall, London,
             1684.
Description: Spelman's paper delivered to the Society of Antiquaries, tracing
             the origins of holding court only at certain times of year and on
             certain days, noting in particular the influence which canon law
             seemingly had upon the formation of English law terms
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label, gilt,
             somewhat rubbed and scraped, else amply margined and well-
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78055                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    roman law, Anglo-Saxon law, greek law, jewish law, courts
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Author:      Hughes, William
Title:       Hughes's Queries. Or, Choice Cases for Moots, Containing Several
             Points of Law, not Resolved in the Books. Being very Useful for
             the Students of the Common Lawes [etc.]. Wing H3329. 12mo
Publisher:   Printed for George Dawes, and are to be sold at his Shop [etc.],
             London, 1675.
Description: The only early modern collection of mooted cases, continuing a
             tradition existing before the Inns of Courts were established,
             setting forth the facts, the issues, and (sometimes tentatively)
             the conclusions, often reminiscent of 20th century pedagogy
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, browning, margins cut close
             not affecting the text, a sound copy; without the imprimatur leaf
Book No.:    W-11347                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    education
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Author:
Title:       Rules of the Superior Court, County of Solano, State of
             California, Adopted July 1, A.D. 1913
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:   Original gray stapled wraps, worn but sound; 14 pages
Book No.:    W-51993                Price: $      35.00
Category:    California, courts
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Title:       Rules of The Superior Court of the State of California In and For
             the County of Alameda
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:   Light printed stapled green wraps, somewhat faded, else a very
             good copy; 10 pages
Book No.:    W-51996                Price: $      35.00
Category:    California, courts
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Author:
Title:       Rules of The Superior Court of the State of California In and For
             the County of Alameda and Order Modifying
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:   Original blue stapled wraps, some staining inside; 12 pages
Book No.:    W-51997                Price: $      35.00
Category:    California, courts
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Title:       Debates in the Congress of the United States on the Bill for
             Repealing the Law "For the More Convenient Organization of the
             Courts of the United States;" During the First Session of the
             Seventh Congress [etc.]. Cohen 1203
Publisher:   Printed by Whiting, Leavenworth and Whiting, Albany, 1802.
Description: The record of "[t]he profound constitutional questions embedded"
             in the debates resulting in the repeal of the Judiciary Act of
             1801, restoring that of 1789, ultimately leading to Marbury v
             Madison and the role of judicial review in this country
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite worn, rebacked, considerable foxing and
             browning, yet a usable copy
Book No.:    W-77407                Price: $     950.00
Category:    constitutional law, Supreme Court
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Author:      Barton, Charles
Title:       An Historical Treatise of A Suit in Equity: In Which Is Attempted
             A Scientific Deduction of the Proceedings used on the Equity Sides
             of the Courts of Chancery and Exchequer, from the Commencement of
             the Suit to the Decree and Appeal [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for W. Clarke and Son, Portugal Street, Lincoln's-Inn,
             London, 1796.
Description: First edition of Barton's first work, termed "clear and
             straightforward" by Holdsworth, with a substantial historical
             introduction and a careful treatment of the courts' processes,
             providing ample, critical and intensely practical notes
Condition:   Contemporary calf, joints slightly rubbed and the spine darkened,
             else especially clean and bright; with the advertisement leaf but
             not the half title
Book No.:    W-79016                Price: $     350.00
Category:    equity
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Author:
Title:       Decisions of Courts Affecting Labor . . . Bureau of Labor
             Statistics Bulletin Number 224
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1917.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed wraps, quite worn, ex-library, a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-19928                Price: $      20.00
Category:    labor law
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Author:      Clark, Lindley D. and Augustus P. Norton
Title:       Decisions of Courts Affecting Labor: 1917
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1918.
Description: Useful; with a lengthy introduction, followed by extensive case
             summaries, both arranged by subject, and with detailed subject and
             case indexes; Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor
             Statistics No. 246
Condition:   Original printed wraps, quite worn, ex-library,  usable; 298 pages
Book No.:    W-19930                Price: $      20.00
Category:    labor law
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Author:      Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:       Bracton's Note Book, A Collection of Cases Decided in the King's
             Courts During the Reign of Henry the Third, Annotated by a Lawyer
             of That Time, Seemingly by Henry of Bratton. Three Volumes
             [complete]
Publisher:   C.J. Clay & Sons, Cambridge University Press Warehouse [etc.],
             London, 1887.
Description: First edition of one of Maitland's earliest works and one which
             Vinogradoff called "a model of its kind", privately printed at
             Maitland's expense, and providing us with the raw data upon which
             Bracton worked in constructing his famed treatise
Condition:   Original cloth gilt, lightly worn, discreetly ex-Cambridge
             University Press Library, Fetter Lane, a few hinges cracking,
             largely uncut; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78082                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Lawes, Edward
Title:       A Practical Treatise on Pleading, in Assumpsit. With the Addition
             of the Decisions of the American Courts by Joseph Story. Cohen
             9246
Publisher:   Published by James W. Burditt & Co., Boston, 1811.
Description: One of Story's earliest substantive legal efforts, appearing the
             year he was appointed to the Supreme Court; the American edition
             of a work which he described as "the most finished and accurate
             illustration of the theory of [legal] science"
Condition:   Original sheep, rubbed, joints repaired, light browning, else
             quite a good copy
Book No.:    W-77429                Price: $     450.00
Category:    pleading, Procedure
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Author:
Title:       Domesday Book, seu liber censualis Willelmi I regis Angliae, inter
             archivos in Domo Capitulari Westmonasterii asservatus [with] Libri
             censualis vocati Domes-Day Book indices. Accessit dissertatio
             generalis de ratione huiusce libri [etc.]. Four Volumes
Publisher:   London], 1783 & 1816.
Description: First printed edition of William the Conquerer's unprecedented
             survey, providing an unparalleled view of medieval England,
             including its courts and nascent legal system; with Henry Ellis'
             valuable introduction (not always found) in the third volume
Condition:   Modern 1/2 morocco, discreetly ex-library, a fresh untrimmed set
Book No.:    W-69264                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    Domesday Book
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Author:      Neely, Richard
Title:       How Courts Govern America
Publisher:   Yale University Press, New Haven, 1981.
Description:
Condition:   A very good copy, in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:    W-64329                Price: $      25.00
Category:    courts, legal reform
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Author:      Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:       Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:   Bernard Quaritch, 15 Piccadilly [for the Selden Society], London,
             1888.
Description: Original edition of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with
             Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard
             for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting
             valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:   Original buckram, gilt, showing definite wear, unevenly faded,
             private ownership signature, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-71548                Price: $     350.00
Category:    courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Osborn, Albert S.
Title:       The Problem of Proof, Especially as Exemplified in Disputed
             Document Trials, A Discussion of the Proof of the Facts in Courts
             of Law, with some General Comments on the Conduct of Trials.
             Second Edition
Publisher:   Essex Press, Newark, 1926.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-63383                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Evidence
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Author:      Crompton, George
Title:       Practice Common=placed: Or, the Rules and Cases of Practice in the
             Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, Methodically Arranged.
             Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1780.
Description: First edition of Crompton's treatise, praised by Holdsworth as
             "very much more comprehensive [than those of Baron Gilbert]", with
             a substantial, sixteen chapter introduction devoted to the history
             of the two courts; one copy in this country in ESTC
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, top of the spine of volume one chipped,
             light browning and foxing, else a sound, clean set; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79031                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Procedure, courts
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Author:      Reading, Daniel
Title:       The English Clerk's Instructor, In the Practice of the Court of
             King's Bench, and Common Pleas . . . necessary for the Practice of
             an Attorney. To which are added, Several Choice Precedents of
             Declarations. Never before Printed. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1733.
Description: The rare, sole edition of Reading's only work, one of several
             published following the 1732 act requiring that English be used in
             the Royal courts, first comparing the two courts and then treating
             each separately; five copies in ESTC, one in England
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over boards, some staining mainly in the margins
             of the second volume, else a good clean usable set; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79035                Price: $     550.00
Category:    courts, pleading
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Author:
Title:       The Clerk's Instructor in the Ecclesiastical Courts: Consisting Of
             a Variety of the best Precedents in English now made use of in the
             Practice of the Civil Law . . . Also A Treatise concerning
             Pluralities . . . and of Retainder of Chaplains [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1740.
Description: The uncommon first edition of a work reminding us of the popular
             conception of church courts as 'bawdy courts', treating in part of
             incest, impotency, adultery, cruelty and divorce, as well as
             defamation, wills, and all matters of church business
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, spine ends a bit chipped, rear joint
             cracked but firm, else clean and bright with the advertising leaf;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79038                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, criminal law, adultery, divorce, defamation, Wills
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Author:      Baggett, W.T. (ed.)
Title:       Pacific Coast Law Journal. Containing All the Decisions of the
             Supreme Court of California...the Leading Decisions of the United
             States Circuit and Disctrict Courts of California, important
             Decisions of the United States Supreme Court. Vol. V No. 25
Publisher:   W.T. Baggett & Company, Publishers, San Francisco, 1880.
Description: Individual issue, represented as superior to the official reports,
             providing all decisions whether or not designated for publication,
             and noting those cases decided without written opinions or
             otherwise not reported
Condition:   Original printed wraps, soiled but otherwise a good copy
Book No.:    W-91877                Price: $      75.00
Category:    California, reports of cases
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Author:      Gurdon, Thornhagh
Title:       History of the High Court of Parliament, Its Antiquity,
             Preheminence and Authority; And the History of Court Baron and
             Court Leet . . . Together with The Rights of Lords of Manors in
             Common Pastures [etc.]. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed for R. Knaplock . . . and J. Tonson [etc.], London, 1731.
Description: One of Gurdon's two carefully prepared works confirming his
             election to the Society of Antiquaries, unusually combining an
             historical treatment of the highest and most modest of English
             courts, with a final emphasis on commons and tenant privileges
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, some cracking to the joints, but very
             firm, with the rare four page advertisement of Books printed by
             Weaver Bickerton
Book No.:    W-79044                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Parliament, Natural Resources, courts
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Author:      Baggett, W.T. (ed.)
Title:       Pacific Coast Law Journal. Containing All the Decisions of the
             Supreme Court of California...the Leading Decisions of the United
             States Circuit and Disctrict Courts of California, important
             Decisions of the United States Supreme Court. Vol. 3 No. 11
Publisher:   W.T. Baggett & Company, Publishers, San Francisco, 1879.
Description: Individual issue, represented as superior to the official reports,
             providing all decisions whether or not designated for publication,
             and noting those cases decided without written opinions or
             otherwise not reported
Condition:   Self-waps; edges chipped, edges browned but otherwise a good copy
Book No.:    W-91882                Price: $      50.00
Category:    California, reports of cases
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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:
Title:       Catalogue of the Library Belonging to the Society of Solicitors-
             at-Law
Publisher:   Printed by Neill and Company, Edinburgh, 1852.
Description: A rare catalogue of the library of the Society which obtained a
             royal charter in 1780 and had monopoly privileges in the inferior
             courts in Edinburgh, its law books arranged by author with a
             subject index following; one copy in OCLC and COPAC
Condition:   Later green-tape backed cream wraps, a trifle worn, ex-National
             Library of Scotland with its cancel stamp, a sound copy; 90 pages
Book No.:    W-79071                Price: $     350.00
Category:    libraries
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Author:      Carter, Charlotte A.
Title:       Media in the Courts
Publisher:   National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1981.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps; 132 pages
Book No.:    W-90177                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Media Law
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Author:      Eastman, Frank M.
Title:       Courts and Lawyers of Pennsylvania, A History, 1623-1923
Publisher:   American Historical Society, New York, 1922.
Description: One of two works singled out by Dean Wigmore as "of a larger scope
             . . . tak[ing] us, in the early chapters, through the periods of
             Dutch, Swedish, and English colonization, and exhibit[ing] the
             transmutations of several political systems"
Condition:   Original 3/4 green buckram over linen boards, a bit rubbed and
             spotted, but a very good set
Book No.:    W-73196                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Pennsylvania
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Author:      Gresley, Richard Newcombe
Title:       A Treatise on the Law of Evidence in the Courts of Equity. Cohen
             5069
Publisher:   P.H. Nicklin & T. Johnson, Law Booksellers [etc.], Philadelphia,
             1837.
Description: First American edition of the first treatise devoted exclusively
             to the law of evidence in the courts of equity, greatly different
             from the law of evidence in the common law courts, to remain so
             until the reforms of the 1873 Judicature Act
Condition:   Original sheep, crimson morocco, gilt, rubbed and light browning,
             but a very good copy
Book No.:    W-77483                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Evidence, equity
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Author:      Osthus, Marlin O.
Title:       State Intermediate Appellate Courts
Publisher:   American Judicature Society, Chicago, 1980.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps, a good copy; 50 pages
Book No.:    W-30306                Price: $      20.00
Category:    courts, appeals
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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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