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Author:      Brown, William
Title:       Entring Clerk's Vade Mecum. Being an Exact Collection of
             Precedents For Declarations and Pleadings in most Actions;
             especially such as are brought For, or Against Heirs, Executors,
             or Adminstrators . . . Bills of Exchange . . . Assurance [&c].
             Wing B5085
Publisher:   Printed by G. Sawbridge, W. Rawlins, and S. Roycroft [etc.],
             London, 1678.
Description: First edition of one of Brown's many works, all practical, here
             reflecting his experience as chief protonotary of the Court of
             Common Pleas, taking entries from the royal courts' plea rolls, a
             subject "replete with learning" in John Baker's words
Condition:   Contemporary calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, rubbed, but a
             sound clean copy, with the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79185                Price: $     750.00
Category:    pleading
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Title:       The Contentes of this boke. Fyrste the boke for a Justice of
             peace. The boke that teacheth to kepe a court Baron, or a lete
             [and] a courte hundred. The boke[s] called returna Brevium [and]
             Carta Foedi [and] the kynge's Escheker [etc.]. S.T.C. 14877
Publisher:   In aedibus Thomae Bertheleti [imprints vary], London, 1544.
Description: The collection of highly practical treatises designed for justices
             of the peace, sheriffs, bailiffs and other local officials, this
             being the edition selected by Holdsworth as representative, its
             contents termed "a useful handbook [and] essential"
Condition:   Modern speckled calf, all edges gilt, bound by Sangorski &
             Sutcliffe, Huntington Library duplicate, quite clean and even
             luscious; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79387                Price: $    6750.00
Category:    justices of peace, Every Man Law Books, courts, Exchequer, sheriffs, Forms & Form Books
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Author:      Smith, Thomas
Title:       The Commonwealth of England, And the Maner and Gouernement thereof
             . . . With new Additions of the chiefe Courts in England, And the
             Offices thereof [etc.]. S.T.C. 22863. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by William Stansby for Iohn Smethwicke [etc.], London,
             1612.
Description: The first English treatise on comparative constitutional law and
             politics, highly regarded by Maitland, who adjudged that the work
             "will be quoted and transcribed so long as men take any interest
             in the history of the English constitution"
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the top margin cut
             close affecting the "The" of the title, some browning, else crisp;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79618                Price: $     400.00
Category:    political theory, Comparative Law
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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:      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:      Wade, John
Title:       A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially
             Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming,
             Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons
             of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Publisher:   Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Description: Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th
             century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance
             with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of
             Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Condition:   Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a
             good usable copy
Book No.:    W-77344                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
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Author:
Title:       Ordines Cancellariae: Being Orders of the High Court of Chancery
             from the First Year of King Charles I. To this present Hillary
             Term, 1697. Examined By the Original Orders To which is added the
             Rules and Orders Of the Court of Exchequer. Wing O415
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London,
             1698.
Description: The orders continuing those originated by Francis Bacon, in
             Holdsworth's words "fix[ing] the practice of the court till the
             [19th century] reforms", Bacon's sole successful effort at
             codification and "the best evidence of [the court's] organization"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the spine rubbed and the joints just cracking,
             else clean, without an advertising leaf, with a duplicated title;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79734                Price: $     750.00
Category:    equity, courts, codification, legal reform
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Author:      Leflar, Robert A.
Title:       Internal Operating Procedures of Appellate Courts [Prepared under
             the Auspices of The American Bar Foundation in Collaboration with
             The Appellate Judges' Conference]
Publisher:   American Bar Foundation, Chicago, 1976.
Description:
Condition:   Original brown cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-91561                Price: $      35.00
Category:    courts, appeals
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Author:
Title:       Nomination of Simon E. Sobeloff. Report together with Minority
             Views. Senate Executive Rept. No. 8, 84th Congress 2d Session
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1956.
Description: The rare Senate report on the nomination of Simon Sobeloff to the
             Fourth Circuit Court of Appeals, over the objections of James O.
             Eastland and Olin D. Johnston, given Sobeloff's role, as Solicitor
             General, in implementing Brown v Board of Education
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 24 pages; four
             copies in OCLC, none in a law library
Book No.:    W-79740                Price: $     150.00
Category:    courts, Discrimination, constitutional law
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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:      Archbold, John Frederick
Title:       A Collection of the Forms and Entries, Which Occur in Practice, in
             the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas in Personal Actions
             and Ejectment
Publisher:   Edward B. Gould, New York, 1828.
Description:
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, joints cracked; usable only
Book No.:    W-44416                Price: $      85.00
Category:    pleading
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Author:      Oppenheim, S. Chesterfield and Glen E. Weston
Title:       The Lawyer's Robinson-Patman Act Sourcebook. Opinions of the FTC
             and Courts, and Related Materials. Four Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1971.
Description:
Condition:   Original red cloth, gilt, a very good set
Book No.:    W-91329                Price: $      75.00
Category:    Anti-trust
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Author:      Mecham, L. Ralph (dir.)
Title:       Report of the Proceedings of the Judicial Conference of the United
             States, September 18-19, 1986
Publisher:   Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington,
             1986.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 103 pages
Book No.:    W-30576                Price: $      15.00
Category:    courts
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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:      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:
Book No.:    W-55365                Price: $     850.00
Category:    women's law, marriage, infants, master, Connecticut, equity, Probating
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Author:
Title:       The Boke for a Iustyce of peace neuer soo wel and diligently set
             forthe [with] Carta Foedi [with] Modvs Tenendi Cvriam Baronis
             [with] Retvrna Brevivm [with] A Trve Copy of the Ordinance . . .
             in the Kynges Eschker. STC 14873; 7696.7; 7713; 15583.7; 20899.5
Publisher:   in Aedibus T. Berthel[eti] [imprints vary; all by Berthelet],
             London, 1535-40?.
Description: A unique collection of rare editions of five medieval English law
             books, all printed in the early sixteenth century, two the copies
             recorded in the Short Title Catalogue, the first lacking its
             title, else especially clean and complete
Condition:   Contemporary blind stamped calf, worn, ?a unique binding with
             panels similar to Oldham's HM26 and 28 (front) and HM25 (back);
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79342                Price: $   10000.00
Category:    justices of peace, courts, Procedure, taxation
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Author:      Moley, Raymond
Title:       Our Criminal Courts
Publisher:   Minton, Balch & Company, New York, 1930.
Description: The highly regarded survey partly underwritten by the Council for
             Research in the Social Sciences at Columbia, written by one of
             Franklin Roosevelt's Brain Trusters and most intimate advisers,
             long active in the reform of the courts
Condition:   Original black cloth, gilt, the spine dull; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-62411                Price: $      45.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Frankfurter, Felix and Harry Shulman (eds.)
Title:       Cases and Other Authorities on Federal Jurisdiction and Procedure.
             Revised Edition. National Casebook Series
Publisher:   Callaghan and Company, Chicago, 1937.
Description: Revised edition of the casebook anticipating issues of judicial
             self-restraint enduringly important to Justice Frankfurter, and
             exhibiting "the breadth of reading, maturity of thought, and
             imaginative use of material" long hallmarks of his thinking
Condition:   Original blue cloth, very worn but clean, with much underlining
             and notations and the ownership signature of Charles W. Davis, a
             Harvard Law graduate
Book No.:    W-79828                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Casebooks, constitutional law, courts
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Author:      Christian, Edward
Title:       A Dissertation Shewing That the House of Lords, in Cases of
             Judicature, Are Bound by the Same Rules of Evidence That Are
             Observed by All Other Courts. With Observations upon the Subjects
             of Law Which Have Arisen in the Bill of Pains and Penalties. 2d ed
Publisher:   Printed for Messrs. Clarke [and two others], London, 1820.
Description: A work first written by Christian in 1792 during Warren Hasting's
             impeachment trial, contending (as against Edmund Burke) that
             conventional evidence law applied in the House of Lords, here
             expanded to and applied in the trial of Queen Caroline
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, some light foxing, moreso to the
             title, else a clean usable copy; 136 pages
Book No.:    W-76671                Price: $     350.00
Category:    House of Lords, Evidence
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Author:      Stapleton, W. Vaughan and Lee E. Teitelbaum
Title:       In Defense of Youth, A Study of the Role of Counsel in American
             Juvenile Courts
Publisher:   Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 1972.
Description:
Condition:   A good copy in a faded and dampstained dustjacket
Book No.:    W-90262                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Juvenile Law
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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:      Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:       Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:   Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1955.
Description: The reissue 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 blue buckram, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-68099                Price: $     250.00
Category:    courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
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Author:      Stubbs, William]
Title:       The Crown Circuit Companion. First American Edition; Into Which
             Has Been Incorporated the Work Formerly Published under the Name
             of the Crown Circuit Assistant. Both Works Have also Been
             Carefully Revised [etc.]. Cohen 8342
Publisher:   Published by R. M'Dermut & D.D. Arden, No. 1 City-Hotel, Broadway,
             New-York, 1816.
Description: Only American edition of the 'Bible' for any English lawyer
             practising criminal law "in the country", away from the central
             courts in Westminster, arranged by subject; with a table
             specifying felonies clergyable and non-clergyable
Condition:   Modern recycled linen cloth, gilt, heavily foxed, a usable copy
             only
Book No.:    W-46104                Price: $     150.00
Category:    
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Author:      Leigh, Valentine
Title:       The Moste Profitable and Commendable Science, of Surveying of
             Lands, Tenementes, and Hereditamentes . . . of the measuring of
             all kindes of Landes, be it Meadow, Pasture, Errable, Wood, Hill,
             or Dale . . . Newly Imprinted and corrected. S.T.C. 15419
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by John Windet, for Robart Dexter [etc.], London,
             1592.
Description: Among the earliest works on English surveying, with much on the
             legal aspects of local courts and the administration of manors, "a
             popular, practical guide, largely for self surveyors . . .
             mentioned in John Norden's standard [17th century] work"
Condition:   Early calf, very neatly rebacked, worn but quite attractive,
             lightish marginal staining; with the two tables and the first
             blank, the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79415                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    surveying, Real Property, courts
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Author:
Title:       Courts
Publisher:   Nat'l Advisory Commission on Crim. Justice Standards & Goals,
             Washington, 1973.
Description:
Condition:   Oversized printed wraps; 358 pages
Book No.:    W-30575                Price: $      25.00
Category:    criminal law, courts
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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:      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:      Fallers, Lloyd A.
Title:       Law Without Precedent, Legal Ideas in Action in the Courts of
             Colonial Busoga
Publisher:   University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-12921                Price: $      35.00
Category:    AFRICA
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Author:
Title:       Tabula libri assisarum, & placitorum corone. S.T.C. 9599; Beale
             R48 [variant with the added explicit and four lines of Latin
             verse]. Folio
Publisher:   Johannes Rastell, London, 1514.
Description: First edition of one of the most important of all Year Books, and
             of unique value to the study of English legal history--the only
             early printed reports from the justices on circuit or assize,
             rather than before the central courts at Westminster
Condition:   Early calf, rebacked, the original spine laid down, foremargins of
             title and seven leaves strengthened, some staining mainly
             marginal; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78146                Price: $   22500.00
Category:    
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Author:      Chase, Horace
Title:       The New-Hampshire Probate Directory: Containing All the Statute
             laws Relating to Courts of Probate and Proceedings Therein: With a
             Complete Collection of Probate Forms [etc.]. Second edition
Publisher:   Published by G. Parker Lyon, Concord, 1854.
Description:
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rebacked; a good, clean copy
Book No.:    W-40345                Price: $     125.00
Category:    New Hampshire, Probating, Wills
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Author:
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:      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:      Foss, Edward
Title:       The Judges of England; With Sketches of their Lives, and
             Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts at Westminster
             from the Time of the Conquest. Nine Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans [and] John Murray, London,
             1848-64.
Description: Still the standard treatise on the English judiciary's history, in
             Holdsworth's words "a great work . . . throughout based on the
             best authorities" with over 1,500 biographies covering the course
             of eight centuries, from the Norman Conquest to 1864
Condition:   Original brown embossed cloth, gilt, the spines lightly sunned,
             the occasional blemish here and there, a very little foxing; a
             very good clean set
Book No.:    W-77808                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Bench and Bar, biography
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Author:      Bohun, William
Title:       Declarations and Pleadings In the most usual Actions brought in
             the several Courts of King's-Bench and Common-Pleas at
             Westminster, viz Scandal of Peers . . . Slander of Common Persons
             . . . Case For Non-feasance and Negligences, Mal-fesances and
             Torts
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1733.
Description: First edition of one of Bohun's several works following the 1732
             act requiring that English be used in the Royal courts--and an
             early work using the word 'torts' in its title, distinguishing
             between negligence as nonfeasance and torts as malfeasance
Condition:   Contemporary polished calf, later handwritten label, the boards
             slightly bowed and the spine inkstained, else especially fresh;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78967                Price: $     225.00
Category:    Procedure, torts, libel and slander
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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, worn, some staining, well rebacked; sound
Book No.:    W-49579                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    women's law, marriage, infants, master, Connecticut, equity, Probating
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Title:       An Ordinance For Adjourning part of Easter Term. 1654. Whereas
             many abuses and corruptions are crept into the ordinary course and
             administration of Justice, both in Law and Equity . . . Saturday
             April 8, 1654 [etc.]. Wing C7127; Steele I, 3031
Publisher:   Printed by William du-Gard, and Henry Hills [etc.], London, 1654.
Description: The ordinance launching Cromwell's effort to reform the courts,
             "one of the two innovative accomplishments of the protectorate",
             leading to the 1654 Chancery Ordinance (drafted by William
             Sheppard), reforms not fully realized until the 19th century
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 8x14 inches, left margin partly trimmed
             (no text affected), the imprint faint, light browning, sound; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79520                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    courts, legal reform, English Commonwealth, Broadside
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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:      Brome, Alexander
Title:       The Record of a Famous Action upon the Case. In Rythme. Wherein
             Priscilla Morecrave, Widow, was the Plaintiff, and Roger Pricklove
             was the Defendant. Being An Essay towards the Reformation of the
             Law [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for J. Roberts at the Oxford Arms in Warwick-lane, London,
             1727.
Description: The rare reissue of Brome's satire humorously skewering in verse
             the Commonwealth's dictate that English be used in the law courts,
             here appearing some seventy years later, as again legal
             proceedings were proposed to be (and finally were) in English
Condition:   Modern boards, somewhat rubbed, else clean with ample margins and
             with the Fairfax of Cameron bookplate, six copies in ESTC, 12
             pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78296                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    humor, Poetry, legal reform
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Author:      Crompton, Richard
Title:       Star-Chamber Cases. Shewing What Causes Properly Belong to the
             Cognizance of that Court. Collected for the most part out of Mr.
             Crompton his Booke, Entituled The Jurisdiction of divers Courts.
             Wing C7030. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by I.O. for John Grove [etc.], London, 1641.
Description: Second edition of the first work devoted exclusively to the Star
             Chamber, whose procedures (including torture) "ha[ve] subsequently
             . . . [made it] a synonym for a tribunal of arbitrary tyranny",
             here published in the year of the Court's abolition
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, lightly faded, some light
             browning, the top margin cut a bit close, else quite crisp; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79800                Price: $     950.00
Category:    Star Chamber, reports of cases
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Author:      Gold, Joseph
Title:       The Fund Agreement in the Courts, XV
Publisher:   International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1980.
Description: Reprinted from International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, Vol. 26,
             No. 3
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 24 pages;
             reprinted from Volume 27, No. 3 of the Fund's Staff Papers
Book No.:    W-91681                Price: $      25.00
Category:    economics, international law
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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:      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:      Morris, John
Title:       Two Lectures on the Jurisdiction and Practice of the High Court of
             Admiralty of England, Delivered before the Incorporated Law
             Society, at the Hall of the Institution, Chancery Lane, London
             [etc.]
Publisher:   Stevens and Norton, 26, Bell Yard, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1860.
Description: The timely lectures delivered just as the admiralty courts were
             opened to barristers and solicitors, and the first delivered by a
             solicitor, Morris and his firm (Ashurst, Morris, Crisp) ultimately
             tremendously successful, legally and commercially
Condition:   Modern cloth, paper label, the last page chipped and marked, ex-
             library, yet usable, 36 pages; presentation copy "With Mr Morris'
             Compliments"
Book No.:    W-74267                Price: $     350.00
Category:    administrative law, admiralty
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Author:      Wilkinson, John
Title:       A Treatise Collected Out of the Statutes of this Common-wealth,
             and . . . the Lawes, Concerning the Office and Authorities of
             Coroners and Sherifes . . . To which is added the Return of
             Writts, by John Kitchin [etc.]. Wing W2246
Publisher:   Printed for the Company of Stationers [etc.], London, 1657.
Description: The first treatise by a named author on the coroner and on the
             sheriff, appearing in ten editions throughout the century, this
             one of two editions to contain Kitchin's tract (translated into
             English); with separate sections on both officials
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, the title a bit darkened, else very clean, with
             the signature of Henry Streatfeild dated 1696 on the second blank;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79761                Price: $     850.00
Category:    coroners, sheriffs, courts
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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:      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:      Wilkinson, John
Title:       A Treatise Collected ovt of the Statutes of this Kingdome, and . .
             . the Lawes, Concerning the Office and Authorities of Coroners and
             Sheriffes. Together with an easie . . . method for the keeping of
             a Court Leet, Court Baron, and Hundred Court. Wing W2244
Publisher:   No Publisher Stated, London, 1641.
Description: A rare edition of the first treatise by a named author on the
             coroner and on the sheriff, written by a Barnard's Inn attorney
             and appearing in ten editions throughout the century; with
             separate sections on each officer and court; two copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over boards, somewhat rubbed and tightly bound and
             some light browning and foxing, ex Royal Historical Society; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79482                Price: $     950.00
Category:    coroners, sheriffs, courts
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Author:
Title:       The Trial Wherein Miss D--v--s [Davis] was Plaintiff, and the Rev.
             Dr. W-l-n [Wilson], Defendant. In an action of Ten Thousand Pounds
             . . . for the Non-Performance of a Marriage-Contract: When the
             Plaintiff . . . recover'd Seven Thousand Pounds Damages
Publisher:   Printed for W. Price near Ludgate [etc.], London, 1747.
Description: The rare account of the trial which set "[t]he largest award on
             record" in a breach of promise suit, as the action became firmly
             established in the common law courts in the mid-18th century,
             displacing the ecclesiastical courts in such cases
Condition:   Modern stabbed marbled wraps, printed paper label, a trifle dusty,
             else a very good, untrimmed copy, 24 pages; six copies in ESTC,
             none in a law library
Book No.:    W-78102                Price: $     850.00
Category:    trials, women's law, marriage
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Author:      Impey, John
Title:       The New Instructor Clericalis, Stating the Authority,
             Jurisdiction, and Modern Practice of the Court of Common Pleas.
             With Directions for commencing and defending Actions, entering up
             Judgments, suing out Executions [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for the Author, by His Majesty's Law Printers [etc.],
             London, 1786.
Description: A rare early edition of Impey's lucid, richly knowledgeable work
             on the Court of Common Pleas which, with his like work on the
             Court of King's Bench, have been called "the first systematic
             account of the practice of the two great common law courts"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but holding, a
             clean usable copy; two copies in ESTC, neither in a law library
Book No.:    W-77371                Price: $     650.00
Category:    pleading, pleading, courts
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Author:
Title:       An Attorney's Practice Epitomized: Or, The Method, Times and
             Expences of Proceeding in the Courts of King's Bench and Common
             Pleas. From the Commencement of a Suit, to the Trial, final
             Judgment and Execution [etc.]. A New Edition, corrected
Publisher:   Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . For P. Uriel [etc.],
             London, 1778.
Description: A rare edition of an intensely practical work seemingly published
             for almost a century, most usefully comparing and contrasting the
             practice of the two major royal courts in parallel columns, its
             gloss sometimes highly critical; five copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good copy, interleaved
             throughout, glossed, indexed, and with the rules of the Court of
             Peverel set forth
Book No.:    W-68508                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    courts, Manuscripts
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