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Title:       The Case of Insufficiency Discuss'd; Being the Proceedings at
             Large, Touching the Divorce between the Lady Frances Howard, and
             Robert Earl of Essex, upon a Bill of Complaint exhibited by the
             Countess against the Earl . . . for Impotency [etc.]. Straus p.217
Publisher:   Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible . . . in Fleet-street,
             London, 1711.
Description: A sensational trial in English history, borrowing from Thomas
             Aquinas's doctrine that witchcraft could make a man selectively
             impotent and nullify a marriage, this early Curll printing of it
             part of his revolutionizing of English obscenity law
Condition:   Modern cloth-backed boards, gilt-lettered, a good tall copy, with
             the half-title
Book No.:    W-77782                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    divorce, obscenity, witchcraft
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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:      Ellis, Charles Thomas
Title:       Practical Remarks, and Precedents of Proceedings in Parliament;
             Comprising the Standing Orders of Both Houses . . . Relative to
             the Applying for, and Passing, Bills [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by B'McMillan . . . Sold by Messrs. Brooke and Rider [&c],
             London, 1802.
Description: First edition of a pioneering work, written by an Inner Templar
             thoroughly reviewing the process by which private bills are
             enacted in Parliament, focusing on several diverse subjects,
             including divorce, inclosure, turnpikes, bridges, and small debts
Condition:   Original boards, rebacked, printed paper label, a bit strained and
             a little foxing, else a good unsophisticated copy, untrimmed and
             partly uncut
Book No.:    W-76428                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Parliament, Acts
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Title:       Mary M. Smith, Respondent, vs. Nelson Smith, Appellant. On appeal
             from the Superior Court of ?Los Angeles County
Publisher:   Chas. W. Palm Co. Print, Los Angeles, 1895.
Description: Four briefs from an appeal of a ruling over a divorce case in
             which Mr. Smith was accused of extreme cruelty and featured, as
             evidence, love letters. Lawyers Isidore B. Dockweiler, J.
             Brousseau and J.G. Rossiter
Condition:   Original sewn printed wraps, very good condition; 55+21+6+6 pages
Book No.:    W-91815                Price: $     100.00
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Title:       Charles S. Howard, Plaintiff and Respondent, vs. Eleanor B.
             Howard, Defendant and Appellant. On appeal from the Superior Court
             of Los Angeles County, tried before Judge D.K. Trask
Publisher:   Chas. W. Palm Co., Print, Los Angeles, 1899.
Description: Three briefs and transcript on appeal from divorce decree granted
             husband on ground of desertion, affirmed by Supreme Court.
             Attorneys C.C. McComas and Porter & Sutton. No copy in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, ink stains and pencil marks,
             veryggood copies; 50+12+6+6 pages
Book No.:    W-91819                Price: $     100.00
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Author:      Chambers, Carole A.
Title:       Child Support, How to Get What Your Child Needs and Deserves
Publisher:   Summit Books, New York, 1991.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, binding damaged, in the dustjacket; usable only
Book No.:    W-66677                Price: $      10.00
Category:    infants, divorce
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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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Title:       Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and
             Recommendations. Tentative Draft No. 1
Publisher:   American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-26038                Price: $      17.50
Category:    corporations, divorce
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Author:
Title:       The Attempt to Divorce the Princess of Wales Impartially
             Considered: More Particularly with Reference to the Probability of
             Its Success. Third Edition
Publisher:   Printed for J. Ridgway and Sons, Piccadilly, London, 1816.
Description: The rarest of four editions of a rare tract, presciently and
             perceptively analyzing the unlikely prospect that a divorce from
             Caroline might be obtained, leading to the 'Milan Commission' and,
             ultimately, to Caroline's Parliamentary 'trial' in 1820
Condition:   Early green embossed boards, paper label, a very good copy, with
             the half-title, 25 pages; no copy in OCLC, one in COPAC
Book No.:    W-75818                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials, divorce
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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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Title:       Crim. Con., Actions and Trials and Other Legal Proceedings
             Relating to Marriage before the Passing of the Present Divorce Act
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1857?].
Description: A review of the most famous crim con cases spanning three
             centuries, in which husbands sued their wives' paramours for civil
             damages caused by the "criminal conversation" and ensuing loss of
             consortium; with two involving Thomas Erskine as counsel
Condition:   Original 1/4 black morocco, gilt, over marbled boards, showing
             wear and somewhat strained, else a good untrimmed copy
Book No.:    W-71567                Price: $     350.00
Category:    criminal conversatn, trials, marriage, divorce
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Title:       Crim. Con. 10,000[pounds] Damages. Smeeton's Edition of the Trial
             between The Right Hon. Lord Borringdon and Sir A. Paget, K.B. for
             Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife . . . Before W.
             Burchall, Esq. and a Special Jury [etc.]. Cohn 85
Publisher:   Published by G. Smeeton, 18, James Street, Long Acre, London,
             1808.
Description: Conjecturally Sir Walter Scott's copy ["Walter Scott His Book /
             July 29 1808"] of a rare account of a "considerable scandal",
             Paget having eloped with Borringdon's wife, whom Paget then
             married two days after her divorce; one copy in OCLC
Condition:   Later cloth, gilt lettered, some foxing, but sound, with the
             frontispiece--"A Scene in Kensington Garden"-- possibly partly
             George Cruikshank's work
Book No.:    W-79052                Price: $    1250.00
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Author:      Stotter, Lawrence H.
Title:       To Put Asunder, The Laws of Matrimonial Strife. An Introduction to
             the Seminal Anglo-American Literature and Laws of Domestic
             Relations up to the Year 1900, with Supporting Bibliography and
             Comments
Publisher:   Regents Press, Berkeley, 2011.
Description: An exquisitely produced history of Western family law since its
             inception, with the emphasis upon that of England and the United
             States; with over two dozen illustrations and a further three
             dozen typographical embellishments
Condition:   Original oversized cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-75889                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Family Law, divorce, marriage
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Author:      Greene, Felix
Title:       A Divorce Trial in China
Publisher:   Radical Education Project, Ann Arbor, 1961.
Description: A chapter taken from (possibly copied from?) Greene's book
             "China", with the transcript reproduced
Condition:   Stapled wraps, crudely produced; 13 pages
Book No.:    W-55931                Price: $      15.00
Category:    trials, divorce, CHINA
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Title:       Report of the Proceedings Before the Court of Session, in the Case
             of M'Iver v. M'Iver
Publisher:   William P. Nimmo, 2 St. David Street, Edinburgh, 1859.
Description: The husband's divorce action which, though unsuccessful, discloses
             the risks to a wife of the slightest suspicious action, a split
             court finding that Mrs. M'Iver's meeting with a youthful love
             fatally ill with consumption just barely not adultery
Condition:   Brown cloth, faded, but sound
Book No.:    W-52693                Price: $     175.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, divorce, trials
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Author:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Conflict of Laws, Foreign and Domestic, in
             Regard to Contracts, Rights, and Remedies and Especially in Regard
             to Marriages, Divorces, Wills, Successions, and Judgments. Fourth
             Edition. Revised . . . and Greatly Enlarged. Cohen 2728
Publisher:   Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1852.
Description: The book Story felt his "best law work", an instant classic upon
             which Horace Gray opined Story would lay "his highest claim as a
             jurist"; this edition, by Edmund H. Bennett, relies on the last
             upon which Story wrote, new material added in brackets
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, unevenly darkened, else a good clean
             copy; with the half-title
Book No.:    W-77166                Price: $     450.00
Category:    conflict of laws
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Author:      Tebbs, H.V.
Title:       Essay on the "Scripture Doctrines of Adultery and Divorce, and on
             the Criminal Character and Punishment of Adultery, by the Ancient
             Laws of England and other Countries"
Publisher:   Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington [etc.], London, 1822.
Description:
Condition:   Later 3/4 morocco, joints cracking, discreetly ex-library, else a
             good copy
Book No.:    W-48031                Price: $     225.00
Category:    adultery, women's law
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Title:       The Only Complete Report of the Burch Divorce Case [etc.]
Publisher:   Robert M. De Witt, New York, 1860.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-43119                Price: $     175.00
Category:    divorce, trials
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Author:
Title:       Anno Vicesimo Secundo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm
             Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die
             Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiii die
             Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.6 (including this copy); not in Beale
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London,
             1547?].
Description: The second Reformation Parliament, laying the groundwork for the
             divorce of Catherine of Aragon, enacting the landmark statute
             "fac[ing] the necessity of providing for the impotent poor", and
             challenging the independent jurisdiction of the Church
Condition:   Later 1/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, light pencil
             notations, generally well preserved with ample margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78518                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    poor law, Religion, divorce
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Title:       Anno XXIIII Henrici VIII. Actis made in the Session of this
             present parliament, holden uppon prorogation at Westmynstre . . .
             in the xxiiii yere of the reygne of . . . Kynge Henry the VIII
             [1533] [etc.]. Beale S150; S.T.C. 9377. Folio
Publisher:   In Aedibus Thomae Bertheleti Regii Impressoris [etc.], London,
             1538.
Description: The Parliament in which the first great step was taken to
             extinguish papal jurisdiction and power in England, ensuring that
             Henry's divorce would be determined by Cranmer's archepiscopal
             court, and leading to Henry's supremacy in the English Church
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, else
             well preserved, five copies in ESTC, one with a mutilated imprint;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78521                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Acts, 16TH CENTURY, Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Koch, Harry Walter
Title:       California Marriage, Dissolution, and Living-Together Law
Publisher:   The Ken-Books, San Francisco, 1978.
Description:
Condition:   Original oversized printed wraps, somewhat worn, but quite sound;
             99 pages
Book No.:    W-91272                Price: $      25.00
Category:    marriage, divorce, California
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Author:      Trumbull, Benjamin
Title:       An Appeal to the Public, Especially to the Learned, with Respect
             to the Unlawfulness of Divorces, in All Cases, Excepting Those of
             Incontinency [etc.]
Publisher:   J. Meigs, New-Haven, 1788.
Description:
Condition:   Modern wraps, definite embrowning, but a good copy
Book No.:    W-63567                Price: $     750.00
Category:    divorce, women's law
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Author:      Feifer, George
Title:       Justice in Moscow
Publisher:   Simon and Schuster, New York, 1964.
Description: Feifer's first-hand observations of the ways Moscow courts
             actually worked, based on his year-long attendance in them while
             he was gathering material for his doctoral dissertation on Soviet
             criminal theory; dedicated to John Hazard
Condition:
Book No.:    W-63232                Price: $      35.00
Category:    divorce, SOVIET UNION
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Author:
Title:       Cases of Divorce for Several Causes; Viz. I. Memoirs of the Life
             of Robert Feilding II. The Case of Barbara late Dutchess of
             Cleaveland III. The Case of Sir George Downing IV. The Case of
             John Dormer V. The Case of the Lord Roos [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible [etc.], London, 1723.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-77314                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    divorce, trials
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Title:       A Select Collection Of Remarkable Trials: In One Volume [all
             published]. Viz. Of The Duke of Norfolk, and the Lady Mary
             Mordaunt, for a Divorce . . . Major Stede, Bonnet, and Thirty-
             three others, for Piracy [and fourteen other accounts]
Publisher:   Printed for Henry Anderson, near St. Paul's, London, 1744.
Description: An uncommon, possibly pirated reprinting (probably with a false
             imprint) of the eighth volume of the state trials, sixteen
             accounts for the period between 1699 and 1722, including trials
             for divorce, murder, treason, and piracy; six copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern blue cloth, rubbed, ex-library, a clean usable copy only
Book No.:    W-77341                Price: $     450.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, divorce, law of piracy
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Author:      Folberg, Jay (ed.)
Title:       Joint Custody and Shared Parenting
Publisher:   Bureau of National Affairs, Washington, 1984.
Description:
Condition:   Wraps, a sound copy; 350 pages
Book No.:    W-30225                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Family Law, divorce
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Author:      Cockburn, William
Title:       The Clerk's Assistant in the Practice of the Ecclesiastical
             Courts: Containing the Method of Proceedings there. Extracted from
             The best Books of Practice, And more regularly and clearly laid
             down than has hitherto been done [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for R. Main, in Dame-Street, Dublin, 1792.
Description: The rare first Dublin edition of a comprehensive work, praised by
             Holdsworth as "clear and concise", treating of criminal causes,
             divorce, guardians, libel and defamation, marriage (several
             chapters), and wills inter alia; two copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and new
             endpapers, else quite crisp and well-preserved, with the
             subscribers list; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79075                Price: $     750.00
Category:    biography, Ecclesiastical Law, SCOTLAND, marriage, divorce, libel and slander, criminal law
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