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Title:       Anno Regni Caroli II. Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae, &
             Hiberniae, Decimo Tertio. At the Parliament begun at Westminster,
             the Eighth day of May, Anno Dom. 1661 [with nineteen other
             statutory compilations through the first Parliament of James II]
Publisher:   Printed, by John Bill and Christopher Barker [imprints vary],
             London, 1661-85.
Description: An extensive collection of compilations of Parliamentary
             legislation published during the quarter century reign of Charles
             II and thereafter, all rare, including the Act of Uniformity, the
             Licensing Act, the Habeas Corpus Act, and much in addition
Condition:   Twenty works in nine volumes, six in contemporary calf (one
             rebacked), three in modern bindings, some showing wear, but all
             sound; the Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-78334                Price: $    5500.00
Category:    Acts
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Title:       The Case of Anthony Earl of Shaftsbury; As it was Argued before
             His Majesties Justices of the Kings Bench . . . Being upon his
             Confinement in the Tower . . . With a Speech of this Worthy Earl,
             pleading his own Case, and the Liberty of the Subject. Wing C883
Publisher:   Printed by K.P. for C.R., London, 1679.
Description: Only edition of Shaftsbury's unsuccessful attempt to secure his
             release from the Tower of London on a writ of habeas corpus, "a
             very powerful argument . . . den[ying] . . . commit[ment] to
             indefinite imprisonment on a general warrant"
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, upper right hand corner of the
             title torn away, just touching the 'e' of 'Case', else a clean,
             untrimmed copy; 16 pages
Book No.:    W-76227                Price: $     500.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, habeas corpus
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Title:       The Triumphs of Justice over Unjust Judges. Exhibiting I. The
             Names and Crimes of Four and Forty Judges, hanged . . . IV. The
             Proceedings of the Ship-Money Judges . . . VII. The Case of
             William Penn, for a Riot in Fenchurch Street
Publisher:   For J.J. Franklin (Grand Nephew to Dr. Franklin) [etc.], London,
             1817.
Description: A populist tract of the first rank originally published in 1681,
             recounting with approval the executions of oppressive judges and
             praising upright judges and juries (including Sir Matthew Hale and
             the jury acquitting Penn and Mead) and habeas corpus
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning and a very little
             foxing, else sound, 36 pages; uncommon, four copies in OCLC in
             this country
Book No.:    W-79124                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, Radicals, juries, habeas corpus
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Title:       The Compleat Sheriff: Wherein is set forth, His Office and
             Authority . . . Likewise of Under-Sheriffs and Their Deputies . .
             . Together with the Learning of Bail Bonds . . . To which is
             added, The Office and Duty of Coroners. Wing C5653
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of R. and E. Atkyns [etc.], London, 1696.
Description: First edition of one of the few early works on the sheriff (and
             the coroner), praised by Holdsworth as "cover[ing] a great deal of
             ground", with separate chapters on the jury and on habeas corpus,
             and with a lengthy treatment of the law of escapes
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed and a bit chipped, else quite
             clean, with the advertising leaf preceding the title; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79358                Price: $     850.00
Category:    sheriffs, coroners, habeas corpus, juries
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Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       Every Man His Own Lawyer: Or, A Summary of the Laws of England in
             a New and Instructive Method [under seven heads] . . . so plainly
             treated of, that all Manner of Persons may be particularly
             acquainted with our Common and Statute Law [&c.]. Third Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for ten others],
             London, 1740.
Description: A rare early London edition of Jacob's popular vade-mecum,
             published for over a half-century, devoted in part to estates, to
             marriage (grouped with "ideots [and] lunaticks"), and to Magna
             Charta, to habeas corpus, and to the liberty of the subject
Condition:   Contemporary polished calf, rubbed, ?label lacking, else quite
             clean and fresh; the Taussig copy, five copies in ESTC, none in
             the United Kingdom
Book No.:    W-79504                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Every Man Law Books, Magna Carta, habeas corpus, Lunatics, marriage, Real Property
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Title:       The Compleat Sheriff: Wherein is set forth, His Office and
             Authority . . . Likewise of Under-Sheriffs and Their Deputies . .
             . Together with the Learning of Bail Bonds . . . To which is
             added, The Office and Duty of Coroners [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by John Nutt, Assignee of Edward Sayer [etc.], London,
             1710.
Description: Second edition of one of the few early works on the sheriff (and
             the coroner), praised by Holdsworth as "cover[ing] a great deal of
             ground", with separate chapters on the jury, on habeas corpus, and
             on escapes; uncommon, six copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit of minor staining, else
             clean and well preserved, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79515                Price: $     550.00
Category:    sheriffs, coroners, juries, habeas corpus, criminal law
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