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Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       The Touchstone of Wills, Testaments, and Administrations. Being a
             Compendium of Cases & Resolutions Touching the same. Carefully
             collected out of the Ecclesiastical, Civil and Canon Laws [etc.].
             Third Edition. Wing M1813. 12mo
Publisher:   Printed for W. Leak, A. Roper, F. Tyton [and six others], London,
             1674.
Description: The last edition of the first general, introductory guidebook to
             the English law of wills, designed for the layperson (as
             Swinburne's treatise is not), written by the North Riding attorney
             perhaps best known for his poem "In Praise of York-shire Ale"
Condition:   Original unlettered sheep, very worn and quite browned, the
             margins cut close (no text affected); a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-74141                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Wills
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Author:      Henderson, Dan Fenno and John Owen Haley (eds.)
Title:       Law and the Legal Process in Japan. Materials for an Introductory
             Course on Japanese Law. 1978 edition
Publisher:   Privately Printed, Seattle?], 1978.
Description:
Condition:   Later buckram, ex-Library of Congress duplicate, the original
             wraps bound in; 929 pages, oversized
Book No.:    W-72552                Price: $      65.00
Category:    JAPAN, introductory law
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Author:      Atkinson, Thomas E. and James H. Chadbourn
Title:       Introduction to Civil Procedure, Cases and Other Materials
Publisher:   The Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1948.
Description:
Condition:   Blue buckram, rubbed, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-56844                Price: $      45.00
Category:    Procedure, introductory law
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Author:      Madden, Joseph W.
Title:       Handbook of the Law of Persons and Domestic Relations
Publisher:   West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1931.
Description: A good, general introductory treatise, said shortly after its
             issuance to be of "great value".
Condition:   Original crimson buckram, gilt, quite worn; a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-18405                Price: $      45.00
Category:    domestic relations
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Author:
Title:       Law Lectures [in The Herald; A Gazette for the Country]
Publisher:   George Bunce & Co. No. 12, Wall-street, near the City-hall, New-
             York, 1794.
Description: The sober, even learned, contemporary report of Kent's "first
             efforts as a teacher and expounder of the law", following his
             election to the recently established chair of Law in Columbia
             College and this introductory lecture sketching what was to come
Condition:   One large sheet, folded twice (four pages), browning, yet well
             preserved; the November 20 issue [Volume I, Number 49]
Book No.:    W-73416                Price: $     350.00
Category:    philosophy of law, New York
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Author:      Madden, Joseph W.
Title:       Handbook of the Law of Persons and Domestic Relations
Publisher:   West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1931.
Description: A good, general introductory treatise, said shortly after its
             issuance to be of "great value".
Condition:   Crimson buckram, rather worn, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-30447                Price: $      45.00
Category:    domestic relations
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Author:      Bigelow, Robert P. (ed.)
Title:       Computers and the Law, An Introductory Handbook
Publisher:   Commerce Clearing House, Inc., New York, 1966.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps, the spine faded; 150 pages
Book No.:    W-51884                Price: $      50.00
Category:    Bibliography, computers & law
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Author:      Rudd, G.R.
Title:       The English Legal System
Publisher:   Butterworths, London, 1962.
Description:
Condition:   Original green cloth, quite marked, ex-library; a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-91218                Price: $      45.00
Category:    English Law, introductory law
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       The Jurisdiction of the Lords House, or Parliament, Considered
             According to Antient Records. To Which is Prefixed by . . .
             Francis Hargrave, Esq. an Introductory Preface, Including a
             Narrative of the Same Jurisdiction from the Accession of James the
             First
Publisher:   Printed for T. Cadell, Jun. and W. Davies . . . in the Strand,
             London, 1796.
Description: Sole edition of Hale's principal contribution to English
             constitutional law, praised by Maitland and Holdsworth ("a
             striking testimony to Hale's mastery of records"), proposing what
             were to become the modern judicial powers of the House of Lords
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, well preserved with notations
             and markings principally in lightish pencil throughout; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79393                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Parliament, House of Lords, English constitutional law
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       An Analysis of the Laws of England. To Which is Prefixed an
             Introductory Discourse on the Study of the Law. Third Edition.
             Eller 219; Lauechli 522
Publisher:   Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1758.
Description: The analytical schema underlying Blackstone's "Commentaries",
             providing the syllabus of his Vinerian lectures at Oxford; this
             edition is the first to bear Blackstone's name and to contain his
             Introductory Discourse (delivered that year) and an index
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the boards darkened at the
             joints, light browning, else quite clean with both tables, one
             folding; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79399                Price: $     650.00
Category:    English Law, jurisprudence
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Author:      Brydall [Bridall], John
Title:       Speculum Juris Anglicani, Or, A View of the Laws of England, As
             They are divided into Statutes, Common-Law and Customs:
             Incidentally, Of the Customs appertaining to the Famous City of
             London, never before Printed [etc.]. Wing B5267
Publisher:   Printed by John Streater, Eliz. Flesher and H. Twyford [etc.],
             London, 1673.
Description: Only edition (of two variant printings) of Brydall's first
             introductory treatise on English law, to be followed by his
             'Enchiridion Legum' later in the year, "clearly written; and . . .
             doubtless useful to the students for which they were intended"
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, somewhat stained, neatly rebacked, the top
             margin cut a bit close (no text affected), else quite clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79287                Price: $    1400.00
Category:    English Law, Acts, London
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Author:      Somner, William
Title:       A Treatise of Gavelkind . . . With sundry emergent Observations .
             . . [on] the Common Law of this Kingdome [etc.]. Second Edition
             [with] John Anstis, Observations Introductory to an Historical
             Essay upon the Knighthood of the Bath
Publisher:   [1] Printed for F. Gyles [etc.] [2] Printed for James Woodman,
             London, 1726 & 1725.
Description: Best edition of the treatise which Holdsworth calls Somner's "most
             important work [on] the antiquities of our legal history", bound
             with the work by John Anstis proposing "a new order of chivalry
             based on a revival of the medieval Order of the Bath"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns, a bit of foxing, else a good clean copy; with the
             engraved frontispiece
Book No.:    W-76594                Price: $     700.00
Category:    gavelkind, law of heraldry
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Author:
Title:       A Brief Method of the Law. Being an Exact Alphabetical Disposition
             of all the Heads Necessary for a Perfect Common-Place. Useful to
             all Students and Professors of the Law; Much wanted, and earnestly
             desired [etc.]. Wing B4435A. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by the Assignees of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.],
             London, 1680.
Description: Only edition of an ingenious effort to rescue the law student
             otherwise (in Holdsworth's words) "thrown upon his own resources"
             in learning the law, providing 1,622 heads under which the law
             (and the student's common-place book) could be organized
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, an occasional light marginal
             stain, else quite crisp now preserved in a folding buckram case;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78298                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    introductory law, education
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Law Tracts, Containing I. An Essay on Collateral Consanguinity II.
             Considerations [on Copyholders] III. The Law of Descents in Fee-
             Simple IV. The Great Charter and Charter of the Forest [with] an
             Introductory Discourse [etc.] Eller 239; Lauechli 552
Publisher:   Printed for Elizabeth Watts, in Skinner-Row, Dublin, 1767.
Description: The only Irish printing of the first collected edition of any of
             Blackstone's works, four in number, including his pathbreaking
             essay on Magna Carta, accompanied by his painstakingly edited
             texts of it and its confirmations, and three other works
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the original label preserved,
             light browning, very occasional pencilling, with the two tables;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78829                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    13TH CENTURY, English Law, Magna Carta
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Author:      Bruce, Isabel Campbell and Edith Eickhoff
Title:       The Michigan Poor Law, Its Development and Administration with
             Special Reference to State Provision for Medical Care of the
             Indigent. Edited with an Introductory Note and Selected Court
             Decisions by Sophonisba P. Breckinridge
Publisher:   University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1936.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the ownership
             signature of Ruth E. Hyde dated 1936; Social Service Monographs,
             Number Twenty-three
Book No.:    W-77936                Price: $     250.00
Category:    poor law, medicine, Michigan
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Author:      Bohun, William
Title:       Institutio Legalis: Or, An Introduction to the Study and Practice
             of the Laws of England . . . I. The Practice of the Court of
             King's Bench. II . . . of Common Pleas. III. The Nature of all
             Actions . . . IV. The Order and Method of Pleading. 3rd Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for five others],
             London, 1724.
Description: The penultimate edition of the work which Holdsworth singles out
             of all the books "which set out to teach students the elements of
             the law of procedure and pleading", with its minute instructions
             for conducting litigation and for preparing a record
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered blind tooled and decorated calf, quite
             rubbed, joints cracking but holding, else very clean and bright;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79564                Price: $     550.00
Category:    English constitutional law, introductory law, English Law, pleading
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Author:      Bohun, William
Title:       The English Lawyer: Shewing The Nature and Forms of Original
             Writs, Processes and Mandates, of the Courts at Westminster. As
             Also The Forms of Returns and Directions of Writs, Processes, &c.
             With many curious Observations on the Whole [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for three others],
             London, 1732.
Description: Only edition of one of Bohun's many works, his scholarship
             elsewhere praised by Holdsworth, comprehensively discussing writs
             in the Royal courts, occasioned by the passage of the statute [4
             Geo II c.26] requiring that court proceedings be in English
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, a bit of worming to the upper margin
             at the volume's end, else especially fresh and bright; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79543                Price: $     850.00
Category:    introductory law, Procedure
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Author:      Cole, Charles Nalson (comp. and intro.)
Title:       A Collection of Laws Which Form the Constitution of the Bedford
             Level Corporation, Together with An Introductory History thereof
Publisher:   Printed by H. Woodfall and W. Strahan . . . for C. Bathurst [&c.],
             London, 1761.
Description: Only edition of the sole early compilation of the corporation
             created in 1663 to manage the draining of the Great Fen (or
             Bedford Level), some 300,000 acres in east central England,
             undertaken by the Inner Temple barrister who served as its
             registrar
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, presentation copy ("from the
             author"), with the bookplate of Lord Walsingham, clean and usable;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79557                Price: $     850.00
Category:    water law, environmental law
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Author:
Title:       The Law of Obligations and Conditions, or An Accurate Treatise,
             wherein is contained the whole Learning of the Law concerning
             Bills, Bonds, Conditions, Statutes, Recognizances . . . Being a
             Work necessary for all that Study the Law [etc.]. Wing A3972
Publisher:   Printed for J. Walthoe . . . in Vine Court, Middle Temple, London,
             1693.
Description: Only edition of a highly specialized work, represented as the
             first to be largely devoted to obligations and conditions only,
             attributed to Thomas Ashe, but seemingly impossibly so, given the
             mid to late 17th century authorities cited and relied upon
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered calf, quite rubbed and somewhat spotted,
             some browning, else clean and usable with good margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79562                Price: $     950.00
Category:    pleading, Commercial Law, introductory law
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       An Analysis of the Laws of England. To Which is Prefixed an
             Introductory Discourse on the Study of the Law. Fifth Edition.
             Eller 221; Laeuchli 524
Publisher:   Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1762.
Description: The analytical schema underlying Blackstone's "Commentaries",
             providing the syllabus of his Vinerian lectures at Oxford, the
             first university lectures on English law, this edition the first
             to contain the postscript on the Vinerian Professorship
Condition:   Contemporary calf, very lightly rubbed, later crimson morocco
             label, double gilt ruled and lettered, especially clean and fresh;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79627                Price: $     450.00
Category:    English Law, jurisprudence
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Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       An Analysis of the Laws of England. To Which Is Prefixed an
             Introductory Discourse on the Study of the Law. Fourth Edition.
             Eller 220; Laeuchli 523
Publisher:   Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1759.
Description: The analytical schema underlying--and forming the heart of--
             Blackstone's Commentaries', providing us with the syllabus used by
             Blackstone for his Vinerian lectures at Oxford, crafted over many
             years as the first university lectures on English law
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, front board almost detached, else clean
             and usable with some care; a good working copy
Book No.:    W-79639                Price: $     175.00
Category:    18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence
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Author:      Meriton, George
Title:       The Touchstone of Wills, Testaments, and Administrations. Being a
             Compendium of Cases and Resolutions Touching the same. Carefully
             collected out of the Ecclesiastical, Civil and Canon Laws [etc.].
             Third Edition. Wing M1813. 12mo
Publisher:   Printed for W. Leak, A. Roper, F. Tyton [and six others], London,
             1674.
Description: Final edition of the first general, introductory guidebook to the
             English law of wills, designed for the layperson (as Swinburne's
             treatise is not), written by the North Riding attorney perhaps
             best known for his poem "In Praise of York-shire Ale"
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, the margins cut close
             (legibility preserved), a bit of minor marginal worming, clean and
             usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79681                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Wills, Ecclesiastical Law, canon law, civil law
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Author:      Townesend, George
Title:       A Preparative to Pleading. Being A Work intended for the
             Instruction and Help of Young Clerks of the Court of Common Pleas.
             The Second Edition. Wing T1982. 8vo
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.],
             London, 1685.
Description: Townesend's principal work, with a substantial portion devoted to
             language, including English words Latinized, English among French,
             Latin among French, doubtful expressions, exposition of words, and
             the formality of writing, with authorities cited
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, much of the original
             spine laid back down, light browning, yet clean with good margins;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79695                Price: $     850.00
Category:    pleading, legal dictionaries, introductory law
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Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       The Statute-Law Common-plac'd: Or, a General Table to the
             Statutes. Containing The Purport and Effect of all the Acts of
             Parliament in Force from Magna Charta . . . The Whole Very useful
             to Counsellors, Attornies [and many others]. Fourth Edition.
             Cowley 233
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1739.
Description: Jacob's able digest, much expanded from prior editions, the
             criticism of which he notes in his preface and to which through
             this expansion he responds; with his brief introductory essay on
             statutory construction coupled with his gloss of Magna Carta
Condition:   Contemporary polished calf, scuffed, front joint cracked but firm,
             label lacking, else quite fresh and bright with good margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79656                Price: $     275.00
Category:    Acts, digests, Magna Carta
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Author:      Wingate, Edmund
Title:       The Body of the Common Law of England, As it stood in Force,
             before it was altered by Statute or Acts of Parliament. Together
             with an exact Collection of such Statutes, as had altered [it]
             [with] Tables containing a Summary of the whole Law [etc.]. 4th ed
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.],
             London, 1678.
Description: Final edition of Wingate's ambitious attempt to examine the
             fundamental principles of English law, both prior to and then as
             modified by Parliament, with a final tabular analysis of the law
             based on and reflecting Wingate's mathematical expertise
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, rebacked, rubbed, light browning, title a bit
             marked and darkened, else quite clean and usable, Wing W3010; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79696                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    English Law, introductory law, Acts
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Author:      Noy, William
Title:       A Treatise of the Principal Grounds and Maxims of the Laws of This
             Nation [etc.]. The Fourth Edition [with] ?John Doddridge, A
             Treatise of Particular Estates [with] T.H., Certain Observations
             Concerning a Deed of Feoffment. Wing N1456
Publisher:   Printed for T. Collins [and four others] [imprints vary], London,
             1677.
Description: An early edition of three works introducing a student to English
             law, including the most popular of all early works devoted to
             English legal maxims, an elementary view of real property
             (doubtfully attributed to John Dodderidge), and a primer on deeds
Condition:   Contemporary blind ruled sheep, neatly rebacked, quite clean and
             bright, with the final two blanks and the first blank Signature A;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79706                Price: $     750.00
Category:    maxims, conveyancing, Real Property, introductory law
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