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Author:      Hollis, Christopher
Title:       The Homicide Act, The First Thorough Examination of How the
             Homicide Act Has Been Working in Practice
Publisher:   Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-14027                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Toch, Hans
Title:       Police, Prisons, and the Problem of Violence
Publisher:   National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1977.
Description:
Condition:   Wraps, a bit soiled, but quite sound; 142 pages
Book No.:    W-90119                Price: $      35.00
Category:    prisons, criminal law
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book #77344
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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book #76239
Author:
Title:       The Whole Proceeding upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and
             Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq; for High Treason, in
             Compassing and Imagining the Death of the King, In the Court of
             King's Bench [together with seventeen related works]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by S. Buckley in Amen-Corner [imprints vary], London,
             1722-23.
Description: An extensive sammelband collecting the essential contemporary
             works documenting the failed Jacobite uprising of 1722, leading to
             the trial and execution of Layer (and others) and the banishment
             of Francis Atterbury, the Bishop of Rochester
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, staining to some works and
             some browning, yet altogether easily usable; further details
             gladly provided
Book No.:    W-76239                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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book #78202
Author:      Gurney (rptr.), Joseph
Title:       The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of an Information Exhibited ex
             Officio by the King's Attorney-General Against Thomas Paine For a
             Libel upon the Revolution and Settlement of the Crown . . . and
             also upon the Bill of Rights . . . and upon the King [etc.]
Publisher:   Sold by Martha Gurney, No. 128, Holborn-Hill, London, 1793.
Description: First edition of the most extensive account of the trial of Thomas
             Paine, including Erskine's famed if futile defense, emphasising
             the crucial difference between mere words and words designed to
             incite illegal action (and so anticipating Holmes)
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good copy, without the
             final two advertising leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78202                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Author:      Weisman, Peter, et al.
Title:       A Symposium, The Grand Jury. The American Criminal Law Review,
             Volume 10, Number 4
Publisher:   American Bar Association, Chicago, 1972.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps, a bit embrowned, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-90173                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Grand Jury Charges
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book #66012
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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book #76119
Author:
Title:       A Short, but Just Account of the Tryal of Benjamin Harris, upon an
             Information Brought against him For Printing and Vending a late
             Seditious Book called An Appeal from the Country To the City, For
             the Preservation of His Majesties Person [&c]. Wing S3565
Publisher:   Printed in the Year 1679 [i.e. 1680], London, 1679.
Description: The sole account of Harris' trial, "a strange combination of
             seditious libel and scandalum magnatum", influential upon the
             writings of Henry Care and John Hawles and on emerging libel
             doctrine, "reviv[ing] the claim to the jury's right to decide law"
Condition:   Modern buckram over boards, ex-library, some foxing and browning,
             but a usable copy; folio, eight pages
Book No.:    W-76119                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, libel and slander, juries
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Author:      Wolfgang, Marvin E., et al. (comps.)
Title:       Domestic Criminal Violence, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:   U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:   Oversized wraps, a bit wrinkled, but quite sound; 363 pages
Book No.:    W-90124                Price: $      65.00
Category:    criminal law, Family Law, Mare Island Case, marriage, Bibliography
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Author:      Morland, Nigel
Title:       An Outline of Sexual Criminology
Publisher:   Hart Publishing Co., New York, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-15700                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:
Title:       Crime and the Abuse of Power: Offences and Offenders beyond the
             Reach of the Law?
Publisher:   International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation, Milan, 1980.
Description: Contributions to the Sixth United Nations Congress on Crime
             Prevention and the Treatment of Offenders
Condition:   Wraps, a bit soiled, but a sound copy; 95 pages
Book No.:    W-90355                Price: $      25.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Liktorius, Alvita and David J. Stang
Title:       Altruism, Bystander Intervention, and Helping Behavior: A
             Bibliography
Publisher:   N.p., 1975.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 44 photocopied pages
Book No.:    W-90236                Price: $      45.00
Category:    criminal law, Bibliography
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Author:      Chappell, Duncan, et al.
Title:       Criminal Investigation: A Selective Literature Review and
             Bibliography
Publisher:   Criminology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby,
             1981.
Description: States "Not for publication, citation, or further distribution."
Condition:   Plastic spiral-bound wraps; 78 pages
Book No.:    W-90283                Price: $      45.00
Category:    criminal law, Bibliography
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Author:      Wilson, Paul R.
Title:       The Other Side of Rape
Publisher:   University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1978.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps with a bit of ink underlining, presentation copy
Book No.:    W-90087                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Rape, women's law, criminal law
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Author:      Clark, William L.
Title:       Hand-Book of Criminal Law. Second Edition by Francis B. Tiffany
Publisher:   West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1907.
Description:
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, very rubbed; a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-41774                Price: $      50.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Kirchoff, Gerd Ferdinand
Title:       Basic Concepts in Victimology
Publisher:   Inter University Centre, Dubrovnik, 1989.
Description: Lecture to a course, "The Victim and the Criminal Justice System"
Condition:   Stapled wraps, photocopied; 19 pages
Book No.:    W-90162                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law, Victimology
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book #79621
Author:      Baldwin, Andrew Knapp and William
Title:       The New Newgate Calendar; Being Interesting Memoirs of Notorious
             Characters, Who have been convicted of Outrages on the Laws of
             England, During the Seventeenth Century, Brought Down to the
             Present Time [etc.] [title varies]. Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed for J. and J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane [etc.] [imprint varies],
             London and Liverpool, n.d..
Description: Seemingly the earliest issuance of Knapp and Baldwin's massive
             five volume compilation, describing the actions of (inter alia)
             "traitors, murderers, ravishers, pirates, sharpers, fraudulent
             bankrupts, imposters, and thieves of every description"
Condition:   3/4 green morocco over marbled boards, a sumptuous Riviere
             binding, joints rubbed, two cracking but firm, extensively
             illustrated; the Taussig set
Book No.:    W-79621                Price: $     450.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Author:      Bentham, Jeremy
Title:       On the Liberty of the Press and Public Discussion and other Legal
             and Political Writings for Spain and Portugal. Edited by Catherine
             Pease-Watkin and Philip Schofield
Publisher:   Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy; The Collected Works
             of Jeremy Bentham, Constitutional Law, Penology, and Criminal Law
Book No.:    W-78469                Price: $     125.00
Category:    biography, freedom of press, SPAIN, PORTUGAL
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book #78368
Author:      Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:       De Pace Regis et Regni, viz. A Treatise declaring which be the
             great and generall Offences of the Realme . . . as Treasons,
             Homicides, and Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots,
             Routs, Vnlawfull assemblies [etc.]. S.T.C. 20497. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1615.
Description: The penultimate edition of the first work on English criminal law
             written in English, exceptionally thorough, called by Holdsworth
             "comprehensive and well arranged", with extensive (even
             exhaustive) references and sidenotes complementing the text
Condition:   Contemporary polished calf, a bit rubbed, rebacked, some fore-
             margins cut close, but legibility preserved, particularly clean;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78368                Price: $     750.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Petersilia, Joan
Title:       Expanding Options for Criminal Sentencing
Publisher:   Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1987.
Description:
Condition:   Wraps; 110 pages
Book No.:    W-90357                Price: $      25.00
Category:    criminal law, Penology
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Author:      Cumming, Sir John
Title:       A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and
             Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:   Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District, New Scotland Yard,
             London, 1935.
Description: The third edition of a work first published in 1914, covering a
             fifty year period, arranged by subject with cross-indexes by
             author, geography and subject, emphasising England and the
             Commonwealth
Condition:   Original limp wraps, interleaved, showing wear; a usable copy
Book No.:    W-20498                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Bibliography, criminal law
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Author:
Title:       Special Report, Rape and Other Sexual Offenses
Publisher:   Criminal Law and Penal Methods Reform Committee, Adelaide, 1976.
Description: Includes statutes and statistical tables for the state of South
             Australia
Condition:   Wraps, with very slight underlining in ink; 69 pages
Book No.:    W-90133                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Rape, AUSTRALIA, women's law
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book #79411
Author:
Title:       Anno XIIII Reginae Elizabethe. At the parliament begunne and
             holden at Westminster . . . in the xiiii yeere of the raigne
             [1572] of our most gracious soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were
             enacted as folowith. S.T.C. 9478; Beale S296
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in Powles Churche yarde by Richard Jugge [etc.],
             London, 1573-75.
Description: The Parliament convened at the height of the perceived threat of
             Mary Queen of Scots to Elizabeth, the law of treason strengthened
             and the penalties upon those attempting to rescue those held, as
             Mary was, on charges of treason enhanced [c.2]
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf, somewhat rubbed and lightly browned, the act on
             vagabonds and relief of the poor [c.5] with an extensive gloss;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79411                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, criminal law, poor law
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Author:      Madan, Martin
Title:       Thoughts on Executive Justice, with Respect to our Criminal Laws,
             Particularly on the Circuits. Dedicated to the Judges of Assize;
             And recommended to the Perusal of All Magistrates; and to all
             Persons who are liable to serve on Crown Juries
Publisher:   Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, London, 1785.
Description: An important part of the literature on capital punishment,
             criticizing the overly frequent granting of pardons and reprieves,
             prompting a response from a youthful Samuel Romilly and marking
             the beginning of the public debate on the death penalty
Condition:   First edition, in a contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, else very
             clean and bright, G.D. Squibb's copy with his bookplate; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79765                Price: $     750.00
Category:    legal reform, criminal law, capital punishment
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Author:      Rubin, Sol
Title:       Psychiatry and Criminal Law, Illusions, Fictions, and Myths
Publisher:   Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, 1965.
Description: Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, note
             criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance:
             "Gil -- Warmest regards to a sensitive & understanding guy. Sol"
Condition:   Black cloth, a bit faded, but quite sound
Book No.:    W-90218                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law, law and psychiatry
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book #79423
Author:      Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:       Loffice Et aucthoritie de Iustices de peace, in part collect per
             le iades tresreuerend iudge, Mounsieur A. Fitzherbert et ore
             enlarge per Richard Crompton, vn Apprentice de le common ley
             [etc.]. S.T.C. 10978; Beale T329
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Richarde Tottill, London, 1583.
Description: First edition of Crompton's major expansion of Fitzherbert's
             classic work, his separate treatment of the justices, their
             jurisdiction and powers, anticipating Lambarde and Dalton; with
             for the only time the valuable index compiled by William West
Condition:   Modern calf, double blind ruled, gilt lettered, light browning,
             lacking one leaf (folio 177), else well preserved with good
             margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79423                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    justices of peace, coroners, criminal law, sheriffs
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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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book #15620
Author:      Jones, William
Title:       An Inquiry into the Legal Mode of Suppressing Riots.  With a
             Constitutional Plan of Future Defence.  Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for C. Dilly, in The Poultry, London, 1782.
Description:
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit embrowned; attractive
Book No.:    W-15620                Price: $     650.00
Category:    bailments, criminal law
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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:      Kuhlman, Augustus Frederick (prep.)
Title:       A Guide to Material on Crime and Criminal Justice
Publisher:   H.W. Wilson Company, New York, 1929.
Description:
Condition:   Tan buckram, a sound copy
Book No.:    W-90469                Price: $      25.00
Category:    criminal law, Bibliography
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Author:      Glaser, Daniel, et al.
Title:       The Violent Offender
Publisher:   U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington,
             1966.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 39 pages
Book No.:    W-90115                Price: $      25.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Kuhlhorn, Eckart and Bo Svensson
Title:       Crime Prevention
Publisher:   National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1982.
Description:
Condition:   Wraps, a bit worn, but sound; 319 pages
Book No.:    W-90063                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law, SWEDEN
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book #70759
Author:
Title:       The Trial of Thomas Hardy for High Treason, at the Sessions House
             in the Old Bailey [etc.]. Taken in Short-hand By Joseph Gurney.
             Four Volumes in Two
Publisher:   Sold by Martha Gurney, Bookseller, Holborn Hill, London, 1794-95.
Description: The most extensive of all the reports of the trial including "one
             of the great speeches of [Erskine's] career", securing Hardy's
             acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French
             Revolution's effects swirled throughout England
Condition:   Modern brown cloth, gilt, some foxing and staining, a few tears,
             the binding a bit strained, yet a good usable set
Book No.:    W-70759                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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book #79476
Author:
Title:       Anno Regni Caroli II Regis . . . Decimo Quarto. At the Parliament
             begun at Westminster the Eighth day of May, Anno Dom. 1661 . . .
             And there continued . . . And thence Prorogued to the 18th of
             February then next following. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1662.
Description: The rare complete record of the first, major legislation of the
             Restoration's Cavalier Parliament, including the Licensing of the
             Press Act (c.33), the Act of Uniformity (c.4), and the Act for
             Better Relief of the Poor (c.12); five copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, clean and well preserved with
             generous margins and the final blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79476                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, freedom of press, criminal law, Religion, poor law
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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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book #67483
Author:
Title:       Central Criminal Court. Calendar of Prisoners, For the Session
             Commencing On Tuesday, the 8th day of January, 1924 [through
             1970]. Eighteen Volumes
Publisher:   Printed by Merser & Sons, Ltd. [imprint varies], London, 1924-70.
Description: A rare, almost half-century run of Old Bailey prisoners' monthly
             calendars, an estimated 50,000 accused, providing their names,
             ages, occupations, and the crimes charged, described with
             specificity; in no source consulted, including RLIN & OCLC
Condition:   Blue buckram and unbound as issued, ex Law Society; quite sound
Book No.:    W-67483                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    criminal law
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book #75994
Author:      Deacon, Edward E.
Title:       A Digest of the Criminal Law of England; As Altered by the Recent
             Statutes for the Consolidation and Improvement of it [with] A
             Supplement to Deacon's Digest of The Criminal Law of England . . .
             by W.M. Hindmarch. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by A. Strahan . . . for Saunders and Benning [etc.],
             London, 1831-36.
Description: First edition of the exhaustive compilation by an Inner Temple
             barrister ("a thorough and cautious commentator" in the words of
             Leon Radzinowicz) undertaken during the midst of the great
             nineteenth century reforms of English criminal law
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, a clean usable set, the
             bindings similar, though not identical, in appearance
Book No.:    W-75994                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, digests
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book #68099
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:      Halleck, Seymour L.
Title:       The Mentally Disordered Offender
Publisher:   U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, 1986.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps; 215 pages
Book No.:    W-30858                Price: $      12.50
Category:    insanity, criminal law
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Author:
Title:       Repertoire General des Causes Celebres Anciennes et Modernes,
             Redige par une Societe d'Hommes de Lettres, sous la Direction de
             B. Saint-Edme [etc.]. Deuxieme Serie--Tome III [and IV] [only]
Publisher:   Louis Rosier, Editeur, Paris, 1854.
Description: The first volume devoted to the Girondins and Philippe Egalite,
             with the second to eight matters, including several women, among
             them Madame Bolard and the Comtesse du Barri
Condition:   Marbled boards, rebacked in cloth, the front board detached; a
             working copy
Book No.:    W-91737                Price: $      75.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, FRANCE
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book #79542
Author:      Astry, James
Title:       A General Charge to All Grand Juries, with Advice to those of Life
             and Death, Nisi Prius, &c. Collected and Publish'd For the ease of
             Justices of the Peace . . . To which is Prefix'd, A Discourse of
             the Antiquity, Power and Duty of Juries [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for W. Turner . . . and Thomas Emery [etc.], London, 1703.
Description: First edition of Astry's uncommon charge and his only work,
             devoted exclusively to criminal law and the role of the jury, his
             exposition on the jury followed by what is essentially an
             elementary treatise on crime, from high treason to misdemeanors
Condition:   Original unlettered sheep, the spine chipped and strengthened with
             tape, a clean working copy, with the bookplate of Harold Hemsley;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79542                Price: $     450.00
Category:    justices of peace, criminal law, juries, Grand Jury Charges
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book #79223
Author:
Title:       Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Session of this
             present parlament . . . the iiii daie of Nouembre, in the thirde
             yere of the reigne of our most dread Souuereigne Lorde Edward the
             vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9430 [including this copy]
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Rychard Grafton, London, 1553.
Description: An early printing during a tumultuous year, Parliament enacting
             the first Riot Act [c.5], establishing a public militia [c.5],
             abolishing non-Church of England religious books and most images
             [c.10], and outlawing "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:   Modern 1/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very
             light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79223                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
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book #46104
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:      Farrington, David P. and Roger Tarling (eds.)
Title:       Prediction in Criminology
Publisher:   State University of New York Press, Albany, 1985.
Description:
Condition:   Green cloth, a good copy
Book No.:    W-90365                Price: $      35.00
Category:    criminal law
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Author:      Cumming, Sir John
Title:       A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and
             Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:   Patterson Smith, Montclair, 1970.
Description: Facsimile reissue of the 1935 edition of a work first published in
             1914, covering a fifty year period, arranged by subject with
             cross-indexes by author, geography and subject, emphasising
             England and the Commonwealth
Condition:   Gray buckram, the rear board a bit bumped, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-90420                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Bibliography, criminal law
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Author:
Title:       General Deterrence, A Conference on Current Research and
             Standpoints
Publisher:   National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1975.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps; 386 pages
Book No.:    W-90210                Price: $      45.00
Category:    criminal law
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book #78098
Author:
Title:       A Compleat Collection of State-Tryals, and Proceedings upon
             Impeachments for High Treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours
             [with] A Supplement [in two volumes] to the Four Volumes of the
             First Edition. Six Volumes [complete]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for Timothy Goodwin [and five others] [imprints vary],
             London, 1719-30.
Description: First edition of the state trials, the massive effort continued
             and expanded upon for over a century and offering (in Holdsworth's
             words) "a unique value for constitutional and legal historians,
             and a very considerable value [for many others]"
Condition:   Contemporary panelled calf, quite worn, joints cracked, one board
             loose, spines varnished, the bindings not uniform, minor staining;
             a clean working set
Book No.:    W-78098                Price: $     750.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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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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book #79447
Author:
Title:       Anno XXXI Reginae Elizabethae. At a Session of Parliament holden
             at Westminster. . . in the one and thirtieth yeere [1589] of our
             most gratious Soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as
             followeth. S.T.C. 9488.5; Beale S304. Folio
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.],
             London, 1589.
Description: The parliament enacting the 'Erection of Cottages Act' [c.7],
             requiring that any cottage built must have at least four acres of
             freehold or the equivalent, seeking to prevent overnight squatter
             construction, legislation not to be repealed until 1775
Condition:   Modern blind tooled 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning
             and staining, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79447                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    Acts, poor law, criminal law
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