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Author:      Taylor, John (attr.)
Title:       A Letter from Rhoan in France Written by Doctor Roane one of the
             Doctors of the late sicke Commons, to his Fellow Doctor of the
             Civill Law . . . With an Ellegy written by his owne hand upon the
             death and buriall of the said Doctors Commons. Wing T473B
Publisher:   Printed in this happy yeare, 1641, London, 1641.
Description: The rare, salacious satire, partly in verse, attributed to the
             "Water Poet", John Taylor, cast in the form of a confessional
             letter and elegy written by William Roane, the allegedly corrupt
             advocate of Doctors Commons who had fled to France
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, some uneven browning and the
             margins cut close, else well-preserved and textually complete; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78709                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    Doctors Commons, humor, Poetry
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Title:       The Charge of J[ustice] P[age] to the Grand Jury of M[iddlesex],
             on Saturday May 22, 1736
Publisher:   London, 1737.
Description: An artful and well-deserved satire of Sir Francis Page, known as
             'the hanging judge' by his contemporaries, singled out in
             universal disapproval by Pope both in the 'Dunciad' and his
             'Imitations of Horace', by Henry Fielding, and by Dr. Johnson
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, attractive
Book No.:    W-55117                Price: $     650.00
Category:    justices of peace, humor, Grand Jury Charges
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Author:      Hine, Reginald
Title:       Confessions of an Un-Common Attorney
Publisher:   J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1945.
Description:
Condition:   Green cloth, very worn, stained and shaken; a working copy
Book No.:    W-56859                Price: $      15.00
Category:    humor
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Author:      Roebuck, Derek
Title:       A Miscellany of Disputes
Publisher:   Holo Books, Oxford, 2000.
Description: Represented as "the first anthology of stories about disputes
             resolved without the aid of litigation", full of humor and wisdom,
             and venturing as far afield as Ancient Greece, Rome, China, and
             medieval England, with a touch of Chaucer and Shakespeare
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-71575                Price: $      45.00
Category:    arbitration, humor
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Title:       White Collar Crime, Hearings Before the Committee on the
             Judiciary, United States Senate...[etc.] Parts 1 and 2
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1987.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 214 and 200 pages
Book No.:    W-90530                Price: $      45.00
Category:    humor, legal reform, Law and Literature, Legal Ethics, White Collar Crime
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Author:
Title:       Some Observations Upon the Late Tryals of Sir George Wakeman,
             Corker and Marshal . . . By Tom Tickle-foot the Taborer, late
             Clerk to Justice Clodpate [etc.]. Wing S4540
Publisher:   Printed for A. Brewster [F. Smith], London, 1679.
Description: A sensationally-phrased but amazingly perceptive contemporary
             analysis of the Popish Plot, written just after the acquittal of
             George Wakeman and others had swung the balance against Oates,
             supposedly written by a former clerk to an imaginary judge
Condition:   Modern calf, some light browning, else quite a good copy
Book No.:    W-66724                Price: $     650.00
Category:    humor, trials
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Title:       The Modern Law List and Weekly Gazette of Politics and Literature,
             Comprehending the Professions, the Stage, Sketches of Public
             Characters, Varieties, Together with a Picture of the English Bar,
             and of the Courts of Law and Equity in the Nineteenth Century
Publisher:   Printed and Published by N. Teucher . . . No. 25, Fleet Street,
             London, 1828.
Description: A rare issue of the short-lived gallimaufry bordering on the
             scurrilous, lampooning the law, with much verse ("Law, An
             Epitaphic Satire" as one example) and remarks by and about Burke,
             Byron, Napoleon, and the stage; no copy in COPAC, one in OCLC
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, re-sewn and repaired, lightly
             browned, but a good copy; Vol I. No. V, pages 65-80
Book No.:    W-74951                Price: $     250.00
Category:    humor, Law and Literature
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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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Title:       The Trial of the Rev. Edward Irving, M.A.: A Cento of Criticism.
             High Court of Common Sense. Special Jury Case. Trinity Sessions,
             1823
Publisher:   E. Brain, London, 1823.
Description: A battered ex-library copy, without the title, plate, and half-
             title, but textually complete in 96 pages, recording the satirical
             mock trial; with a number of informed pencil notations throughout
Condition:
Book No.:    W-91709                Price: $      65.00
Category:    humor, Religion, trials
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Author:      Brome, Alexander (comp.)
Title:       Rump: Or an Exact Collection Of the Choycest Poems and Songs
             Relating to the Late Times. By the most Eminent Wits, from Anno
             1639 to Anno 1661 [with] Rump Songs. The Second Part. Wing B4851
Publisher:   Printed for Henry Brome . . . and Henry Marsh [etc.], London,
             1662.
Description: The much expanded edition of 'Ratts Rhimed to Death', over two
             hundred poems collected by Alexander Brome, the lawyer and poet,
             canvassing with much humor (lawyers among the targets), and often
             salaciously, the two preceding tumultuous decades
Condition:   Modern calf, all edges gilt, the front hinge loose, without the
             engraved frontispiece; the Fairfax of Cameron copy
Book No.:    W-76347                Price: $     750.00
Category:    Poetry, Music, humor
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Author:      Hine, Reginald L.
Title:       Relics of an Un-Common Attorney
Publisher:   J.M. Dent and Sons, London, 1951.
Description: Hine's last work, published posthumously, collecting seventeen of
             his essays; with a memoir and an index
Condition:
Book No.:    W-55088                Price: $      35.00
Category:    humor
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Author:      Hine, Reginald
Title:       Confessions of an Un-Common Attorney
Publisher:   J.M. Dent & Sons, London, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-19842                Price: $      25.00
Category:    humor
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Author:      Sloss, Peter F.
Title:       Alice's Adventures in Jurisprudencia. Illustrated by Sally
             Richardson
Publisher:   Borogove Press, Belvedere, 1982.
Description: A must for any Lewis Carroll fan, and indeed anyone else wondering
             what it would be like if Humpty Dumpty were Chief Justice, written
             by the San Francisco lawyer said by a colleague to be "the most
             creative and brightest attorney I ever worked with"
Condition:   Original printed wraps, illustrated, 87 pages, as new, the
             remainder of the unsold copies purchased by us directly from the
             author, Peter Sloss, in 1998
Book No.:    W-63644                Price: $      20.00
Category:    humor, Law and Literature
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Title:       The Attorney. By a Victim
Publisher:   No publisher, London?, 1829?.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded, merciless attack in verse on the legal
             profession, describing attorneys as "canker worms", "serpent[s]",
             a "vile race", and many other damning epithets, twenty-six four
             line verses in total; no copy in COPAC or OCLC
Condition:   A bifolium measuring about 10x16 inches, folded, printed on the
             rectos on high quality wove paper, lightly worn else well
             preserved
Book No.:    W-79229                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Poetry, legal reform, humor
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