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Title:       Anno Regni Gulielmi III. Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae &
             Hiberniae, Decimo Tertio [and] XIII & XIV [and] Anno Regni Annae
             Reginae Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiberniae, Primo [etc.].
             Folio
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c],
             London, 1702.
Description: The acts of William's final parliaments and Anne's first,
             including the act requiring Jews to support their Protestant
             children, "the avowed purpose of which was to assist the
             conversion of the Jews", largely unsuccessful but not repealed
             until 1865
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered panelled sheep, rubbed, some browning,
             else well-preserved, with the four page table of statutes; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78751                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    jewish law, Acts
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Author:      Harrington, James
Title:       The Art of Law-Giving: in III Books. The First Shewing the
             Foundations . . . of all the kinds of Government. The Second,
             Shewing the . . . Commonwealths of Israel and of the Jews. The
             Third, Shewing a Model fitted unto the present State [etc.]. Wing
             H806
Publisher:   Printed by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, at the three Gilt Cups [etc.],
             London, 1659.
Description: The only early edition of the work which J.G.A. Pocock numbered
             among Harrington's "most ambitious", appearing soon after his
             'Oceana' and in part its forceful abridgement, propelling
             Harrington into "the mainstream of national political argument"
Condition:   Early 3/4 calf, rubbed, front hinge strained but firm, imprint
             shaved and top and bottom margins cut close, the main text
             unaffected; a good copy
Book No.:    W-75410                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    jewish law, jurisdiction, political theory
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Author:      Spelman, Henry
Title:       Of the Law Terms: A Discourse Written by The Learned Antiquary,
             Sir Henry Spelman, Kt. Wherein The Laws of the Jews, Grecians,
             Romans, Saxons and Normans, relating to the Subject, are fully
             explained. Wing S4929
Publisher:   Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, in Westminster Hall, London,
             1684.
Description: Spelman's paper delivered to the Society of Antiquaries, tracing
             the origins of holding court only at certain times of year and on
             certain days, noting in particular the influence which canon law
             seemingly had upon the formation of English law terms
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label, gilt,
             somewhat rubbed and scraped, else amply margined and well-
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78055                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    roman law, Anglo-Saxon law, greek law, jewish law, courts
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Title:       An Act for naturalizing such foreign Protestants, and others
             therein mentioned, as are settled, or shall settle in any of His
             Majesty's Colonies in America [13 Geo II c.7]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King [etc.], London, 1739.
Description: The landmark legislation permitting the naturalization of both
             Quakers and Jews in the American colonies, extending to them
             rights not yet secured in England, providing "[a] more liberal and
             enlightened policy" to encourage colonial settlement
Condition:   Title with woodcut Royal arms and three leaves, disbound, light
             browning, else well preserved; title + pages 167-171
Book No.:    W-79040                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    immigration, Religion, jewish law, Quakers and the Law
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Author:      Beard, Charles A. and Others
Title:       The Franklin Forgery, An Expose of a Current Libel
Publisher:   American Jewish Committee, New York, 1938.
Description: The rebuttals by Charles A. Beard, Henry Butler Allen, J. Henry
             Smyth, Jr., and Alfred Rigling of the report that Benjamin
             Franklin had uttered anti-Semitic statements "with all the
             savagery of a Hitler or a Goebbels"; the November 1938 issue
Condition:   Original printed sewn wraps, somewhat worn, but sound; Volume 1
             Number 2 of the Committee's Contemporary Jewish Record
Book No.:    W-79070                Price: $      45.00
Category:    jewish law
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Author:      Lloyd, Lodowick
Title:       A Briefe Conference of Divers Lawes: Diuided into Certaine
             Regiments. By Lodowick Lloyd Esquier, one of her Maiesties
             Serieants at Armes [etc.]. S.T.C. 16616. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by Thomas Creede, London, 1602.
Description: Only edition of an early work devoted to comparative law, written
             by "a conspicuous figure at [Elizabeth's] Court", a series of
             "regiments" or chapters devoted to the moral conduct and legal
             norms of the ancient Hebrews and the classical world
Condition:   Modern calf, small hole in one leaf (legibility preserved), some
             lightish staining and browning, else crisp and well-preserved; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78869                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Comparative Law, jewish law, GREECE, ancient law
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Author:      Brandeis, Louis D.
Title:       The Jewish Problem. How to Solve It. [With an Introduction by
             Oscar I. Janowsky, dated September, 1940, at The College of the
             City of New York]. Mersky p.25 [no copy at Yale]
Publisher:   American Zionist Youth Commission, New York, 1940.
Description: Brandeis' speech given in 1915, "the closest [he] ever came to a
             purely ideological statement of his personal belief in Zionism"
             and his most comprehensive effort on that subject, proposing a
             Jewish homeland and the securing of equality for all Jews
Condition:   Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 17 pages; four
             copies in OCLC, three in this country, none in a law library
Book No.:    W-77151                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Supreme Court, jewish law
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Author:      Yorke, Charles]
Title:       Some Considerations on the Law of Forfeiture for High Treason.
             With an Appendix concerning Estates-tail in Scotland. The Fourth
             Edition, corrected and enlarged
Publisher:   Printed for Alexander Donaldson [etc.], Edinburgh, 1778.
Description: Yorke's principal legal work, in which he argues persuasively that
             forfeiture and corruption of blood are justifiable consequences of
             treason, examining forfeiture in Athenian, Roman, Jewish and
             feudal law; uncommon, no copy in the British Library
Condition:   Modern mottled calf, light embrowning and staining; attractive
Book No.:    W-50700                Price: $     450.00
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Author:      Dunne, James E.
Title:       Heil Hebrew! A Gentile Salute
Publisher:   The Alliance Press, Louisville, 1938.
Description: Louis Brandeis's copy, the presentation on the front blank--"To
             Hon. Louis D. Brandeis / with deepest / respect and esteem / James
             E. Dunne / December 1938", dated the same month as Brandeis noted
             "[t]he rising indignation over Hitler's atrocities"
Condition:   Original red felt wraps, the front wrap gilt-lettered, a small
             chip to the rear wrap, light wear, else a very good copy; 91 pages
Book No.:    W-77591                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    jewish law, Discrimination
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Author:      Selden, John
Title:       De Dis Syris Syntagmata II. Aduersaria nempe de Numinibus
             commentitiis in Vetere Instrumento memoratis. accedunt quae sunt
             reliqua Syrorum. Prisca porro Arabum, Aegyptiorum, Persarum,
             Afrorum, Europaeorum item Theologia subinde illustratur. S.T.C.
             22167
Publisher:   Bibliopolarum corpori excudebat Guilielmus Stansbeius, London,
             1617.
Description: First edition of the work on ancient religions which "quickly
             became celebrated outside England", established Selden's
             reputation for learning in Europe, and "remains a remarkable
             achievement, even when viewed through the lens of modern
             scholarship"
Condition:   Early blind panelled calf, rebacked, a bit strained, the margins
             cut close (no text affected), minor staining to the last leaves; a
             good crisp copy
Book No.:    W-76944                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    jewish law, Religion
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Title:       To the Jews of America. The Jewish Congress versus The American
             Jewish Committee. A Complete Statement, with the Correspondence
             between Louis D. Brandeis and Cyrus Adler. August, 1915
Publisher:   Jewish Congress Organization Committee, New York, 1915.
Description: The rare record of events leading to the formation of The American
             Jewish Congress in 1916 and to Brandeis's hugely successful
             efforts "transform[ing] American Zionism . . . into a large-scale
             movement"; four copies in this country in OCLC
Condition:   Original printed wraps, the spine reinforced with tape, ex-
             American Jewish Committee Library, with its stamp on the verso of
             the front wrap; 22 pages
Book No.:    W-77290                Price: $     450.00
Category:    jewish law
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Author:      Cardozo, Benjamin N.
Title:       Values
Publisher:   Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, 1944.
Description: Justice Cardozo's poignant, inspiring address, delivered in 1931
             at the Jewish Institute of Religion, the reform seminary
             established by Rabbi Stephen Wise, "who came as close as anyone to
             being Cardozo's spiritual advisor"
Condition:   Original light-green printed stapled wraps, somewhat faded and
             worn, lightly browned, else a good copy; 10 pages
Book No.:    W-71496                Price: $     350.00
Category:    jewish law, Religion, Supreme Court
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Author:      Daube, David
Title:       Appeasement or Resistance, And Other Essays on New Testament
             Judaism
Publisher:   University of California Press, Berkeley, 1987.
Description: Four of Professor Daube's always scintillating essays, the second
             of which ("Temple Tax") was written for a festschrift to be edited
             by Professor Sanders, the noted New Testament scholar and
             authority on the historical Jesus
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy, presented--"To Ed [Ed Parish
             Sanders] / admiringly and gratefully / David / December 1987"
Book No.:    W-79147                Price: $     125.00
Category:    ancient law, jewish law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
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