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Title:       Federal Civil Practice
Publisher:   California Continuing Education of the Bar, Berkeley, 1961.
Description: Ten essays, covering the ground from jurisdictional requirements
             through pre-trial, trial and appeal, with a certain 9th Circuit
             flavor and four (forms, statutes and rules, cases, and subject)
             helpful indexes
Condition:   Original cloth, the spine faded, else quite sound
Book No.:    W-50211                Price: $      35.00
Category:    pleading
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Author:      Duncan, G.I.O.
Title:       The High Court of Delegates
Publisher:   Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description: The only modern monograph on the court which, for three centuries,
             replaced the Pope as the ultimate arbiter of most English
             ecclesiastical matters, its jurisdiction assumed by the Privy
             Council in 1833; Cambridge Studies in English Legal History
Condition:   Original cloth, a bit rubbed, but a good copy
Book No.:    W-71609                Price: $     125.00
Category:    17TH CENTURY, Real Property, SCOTLAND
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Author:      Morris, John
Title:       Two Lectures on the Jurisdiction and Practice of the High Court of
             Admiralty of England, Delivered before the Incorporated Law
             Society, at the Hall of the Institution, Chancery Lane, London
             [etc.]
Publisher:   Stevens and Norton, 26, Bell Yard, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1860.
Description: The timely lectures delivered just as the admiralty courts were
             opened to barristers and solicitors, and the first delivered by a
             solicitor, Morris and his firm (Ashurst, Morris, Crisp) ultimately
             tremendously successful, legally and commercially
Condition:   Modern cloth, paper label, the last page chipped and marked, ex-
             library, yet usable, 36 pages; presentation copy "With Mr Morris'
             Compliments"
Book No.:    W-74267                Price: $     350.00
Category:    administrative law, admiralty
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Author:      Clark, Gordon L.
Title:       Judges and the Cities, Interpreting Local Autonomy
Publisher:   University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-53101                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Natural Resources, jurisdiction
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Author:      Johnes, Arthur James
Title:       Popular Remarks on "A Bill for the Improvement of the Criminal and
             Civil Jurisdiction of County Courts," As it May Affect the
             Interests of the Principality of Wales
Publisher:   Henry Hooper, 13, Pall Mall East, London, 1842.
Description: Presentation copy of a rare work by the Lincoln's Inn barrister,
             Benthamite disciple and Welsh judge, Arthur Johnes, expanding upon
             the Commission's proposed reforms and assessing their Welsh
             impact; not in the NUC nor in Sweet and Maxwell
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, some dustiness, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-19663                Price: $     150.00
Category:    WALES
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Author:      Braithwaite, Joan A. (comp. and ed.)
Title:       Women and the Law, A Bibliographical Survey of Legal and Quasi-
             Legal Materials, With Special Reference to Commonwealth Caribbean
             Jurisdictions, and Including Relevant Commonwealth Caribbean
             Legislation and Case Material
Publisher:   The University of the West Indies Press, Barbados, 1999.
Description: Over 3,200 items, arranged by type of publication, with the most
             substantial section devoted to articles, books, cases, documents
             and newspaper items, followed by sections on theses and
             bibliographies; with an appendix on women's "firsts in the law"
Condition:   Original printed wraps, as new; 347 pages
Book No.:    W-67797                Price: $      35.00
Category:    women's law, Bibliography, CARIBBEAN
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Author:      Silveira, Alipio
Title:       Interpretation of Law as Regards Social-Political Regime
Publisher:   N.p., Sao Paolo, 1941?].
Description: A condensed English translation of the author's work originally
             published in Porteguese; with a foreword by Eduardo Espinola,
             Chief Justice of the Brazilian Supreme Court and a dedication to
             Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Condition:   Wraps, ex-Library of Congress, embrowned but usable; 42 pages
Book No.:    W-50083                Price: $      35.00
Category:    jurisdiction
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Author:      Jeremy, George
Title:       A Treatise on the Equity Jurisdiction of the High Court of
             Chancery
Publisher:   J. & W.T. Clarke, Law Booksellers . . . Lincoln's Inn, London,
             1828.
Description: First (and only English) edition of the work characterized by
             Holdsworth as "an ably written book", written by the Lincoln Inn's
             barrister who analyzes the court by type of jurisdiction--
             exclusive (with much on trusts), assistant, and concurrent
Condition:   Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked, ex-library, front joint
             just cracking but holding, yet a clean usable copy
Book No.:    W-75447                Price: $     450.00
Category:    equity, trusts and estates
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Author:
Title:       The Evolving Limit of Coastal Jurisdiction
Publisher:   Government of Iceland, Reykjavik, 1974.
Description:
Condition:   Sewn wraps; 128 pages
Book No.:    W-30888                Price: $      45.00
Category:    maritime law, international law
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Author:      Lewis, George Cornewall
Title:       On Foreign Jurisdiction and the Extradition of Criminals
Publisher:   John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1859.
Description: A pioneering work praised by Holdsworth written by the Middle
             Templar who was "one of Austin's distinguished disciples",
             theoretically analyzing extra-territorial criminal jurisdiction,
             including that applicable in instances of piracy and of slavery
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, resewn and repaired, uncut and
             untrimmed, discreetly ex-library, else a good copy; 78 pages
Book No.:    W-74710                Price: $     350.00
Category:    criminal law, international law, law of slavery, law of piracy
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Author:      Banks, T.C. and Ephraim Lockhart
Title:       A Disquisition on the Right of Jurisdiction in Peerage
             Successions, Particularly the Peerage of Scotland; Contained in
             Letters to the Right Honourable the Lord K-------: With an
             Appendix. Second Edition [etc.]
Publisher:   James Ridgway, 169, Piccadilly, London, 1830.
Description: An uncommon part of the curious career of the Inner Templar T.C.
             Banks, who established a Dormant Peerage Office and mixed real
             scholarship with the defense of flimsy and even fraudulent (as
             here) peerage claims; five copies in OCLC, none in England
Condition:   Modern patterned crimson cloth, gilt, ex-library, but a clean
             copy; 118 pages
Book No.:    W-72088                Price: $     350.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, Peerage Law, Comparative Law, fraud
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Author:      Benedict, Erastus C.
Title:       The American Admiralty, Its Jurisdiction and Practice, With
             Practical Forms and Directions. Cohen 1568
Publisher:   Banks, Gould & Co. Law Booksellers [etc.], New York, 1850.
Description: First edition of the foremost American treatise on admiralty law,
             the "work [which] outstripped all its competitors, and became
             firmly fixed as an authority", first appearing during the half-
             century when Benedict was a leader of the admiralty bar
Condition:   Modern goat morocco, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels,
             gilt, some foxing, browning and staining, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-74048                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    admiralty
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Author:      Bernstein, Jesse
Title:       A Study of the Evolution of the Concept of Restitution and
             Recently Enacted Victim Compensation Laws in New York and Other
             Jurisdictions
Publisher:   University Microfilms, Inc, Ann Arbor, 1972.
Description: Doctoral dissertation, School of Education, New York University
Condition:   Wraps; 205 pages
Book No.:    W-90228                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Victimology
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Author:      Rodenbeck, Adolph J.
Title:       The Anatomy of the Law
Publisher:   Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1925.
Description:
Condition:   Worn, the spine dull, but a good sound copy
Book No.:    W-44875                Price: $      35.00
Category:    jurisdiction
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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:      Cosin, Richard
Title:       An Apologie for Sundrie Proceedings by Iurisdiction
             Ecclesiasticall . . . Respectiuelie submitted to the graue
             iudgements of the reuerend Iudges and other Sages of the Common
             lawe: of Iudicious Professors of the Viuill lawe [etc.]. S.T.C.
             5821; Beale T249
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.],
             London, 1593.
Description: The much expanded, final edition of Cosin's most important work,
             "the standard defence of the jurisdiction of the church courts and
             high commission" and a major contribution to his distinguished
             career at the apex of the ecclesiastical court system
Condition:   Later calf, quite rubbed, light browning, the top margin cut close
             (a few running heads affected, but not legibility), sound; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78903                Price: $    1650.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law
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Author:      Redmond, Mary
Title:       The Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act 1976 and the Constitution
Publisher:   The Irish Jurist, Dublin, 1978.
Description:
Condition:   Printed stapled wraps, a very good copyy, pages 1-35; from Volume
             XIII new series 1978, Part 1
Book No.:    W-92011                Price: $      45.00
Category:    IRELAND, criminal law
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Author:
Title:       The Proceedings and Tryal [of the Seven Bishops] [with] Atkyns, An
             Inquiry into the Power of Dispensing with Penal Statutes [with]
             Atkyns, The Power, Jurisdiction and Priviledge of Parliament
             [with] Langhorne, King's Right in Dispensing with The Penal Laws
Publisher:   Imprints vary; Wing S564, A4138, A4141, and L396, all folios,
             London, 1687-89.
Description: Four works central to English constitutional law and the Glorius
             Revolution, establishing the right of Parliament to legislate
             without subsequent Royal derogation and strengthening the power of
             the jury as the ultimate constitutional arbiter
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, with the portrait and two advertising
             leaves (one repaired), generally clean and well preserved; the
             Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-79360                Price: $    1000.00
Category:    trials, English constitutional law, Religion
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Author:      Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:       Loffice Et aucthoritie de Iustices de peace, in part collect per
             le iades tresreuerend iudge, Mounsieur A. Fitzherbert et ore
             enlarge per Richard Crompton, vn Apprentice de le common ley
             [etc.]. S.T.C. 10978; Beale T329
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Richarde Tottill, London, 1583.
Description: First edition of Crompton's major expansion of Fitzherbert's
             classic work, his separate treatment of the justices, their
             jurisdiction and powers, anticipating Lambarde and Dalton; with
             for the only time the valuable index compiled by William West
Condition:   Modern calf, double blind ruled, gilt lettered, light browning,
             lacking one leaf (folio 177), else well preserved with good
             margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79423                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    justices of peace, coroners, criminal law, sheriffs
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Author:
Title:       Anno Octavo Reginae Elizabethae. At the Parliament by prorogation
             holden at Westminster the last day of September, in the eight
             yeere of the raigne of . . . Lady Elizabeth [1566-67] . . . were
             enacted as foloweth. S.T.C. 9469; Beale S(A)287a
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . By Newgate market . . . by Richarde Iugge [etc.],
             London, 1574?.
Description: The acts of Elizabeth's third parliament, including [c.2] ending
             the procedural abuse used in bringing a fictitious lawsuit in
             someone else's name, part of the "jurisdictional dodge" (in John
             Baker's words) shifting much business to King's Bench
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf, some browning, the title and last leaf somewhat
             marked, a marginal chip to the latter, one margin trimmed, else
             clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79424                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Acts
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Author:      Malynes, Gerard
Title:       Consuetudo, vel, Lex Mercatoria: Or, The Ancient Law-Merchant
             [including] I. The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England II.
             The Ancient Sea Laws of Oleron, Wisby, and the Hanse-Towns III.
             The Sovereignty of the British Seas [etc.]. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for T. Basset . . . and E. Smith, at the Bible [etc.],
             London, 1686.
Description: The rare, final edition of "the first work on the Merchant Law in
             England", vastly expanded to include the works of many other
             writers, including John Buroughs, John Collins, Guy Miege, and
             Richard Zouch, each with its separate or divisional title
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over rubbed marbled boards, an early label laid
             down, some browning, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78075                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    international law, maritime law, admiralty
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       The Third Part of the Institutes Of the Laws of England:
             Concerning High Treason, and other Pleas of the Crown, and
             Criminall causes [bound with] The Fourth Part of the Institutes .
             . . Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts. Wing C4963 and C4931
Publisher:   Printed for A. Crooke, W. Leake [and eleven others], London, 1669.
Description: Early editions (the fourth), in which Coke first examines
             exhaustively and with a comprehensiveness not previously attained
             the criminal law of England, and then the English law courts,
             including King's Bench, Chancery, Star Chamber, and many others
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, some
             light browning, else quite clean, with both portraits, the first
             backed
Book No.:    W-79214                Price: $     950.00
Category:    criminal law, courts
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Author:      Godolphin, John
Title:       A View of the Admiral Iurisdiction. Wherein The most material
             Points concerning that Jurisdiction are fairly and submissively
             Discussed. As also Divers of the Laws, Customes, Rights, and
             Priviledges of the High Admiralty of England [etc.]. Wing G952
Publisher:   Printed by W. Godbid for Edmund Paxton [etc.], London, 1661.
Description: The rare variant printing (with "Iurisdiction" in the title) of
             the first edition of the first treatise on the English court of
             admiralty, Godolphin having been appointed a judge in the court in
             1653; four copies in ESTC (one in the USA), none online
Condition:   Early 1/4 calf, a bit rubbed, Edmund Wyndham's copy, with his
             gloss of the interleaved Laws of Oleron contained in the appendix;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79301                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    admiralty
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Author:      Griffith, William
Title:       Institutes of the Jurisdiction and of the Equity Jurisprudence and
             Pleadings of the High Court of Chancery . . . and with a Concise
             View of the Equity Jurisdiction of the County Courts
Publisher:   H. Sweet, 3, Chancery Lane, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1868.
Description: Only edition of a work written by a Gray's Inn barrister,
             expressly patterned on Justinian, with a chapter on maxims,
             several on trusts, on married women ("connubium"), contracts
             ("commercium"), infants and lunatics ("civitas"), and fraud
Condition:   Modern blue buckram, gilt, some browning, else well-preserved; a
             presentation copy ("Owens College / from / The Author")
Book No.:    W-76756                Price: $     450.00
Category:    equity, maxims, fraud, infants, insanity, trusts and estates, marriage
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       The Fourth Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England:
             Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts [etc.]. Wing C4930; ESTC
             R504744 [the edition identified in November, 2014, two copies
             located in ESTC]
Publisher:   Printed by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, London, 1648.
Description: The rare, just identified second edition of Coke's exhaustive
             examination of English courts, comprising the fourth (and last)
             part of his famed Institutes, treating of King's Bench, Common
             Pleas, Chancery, Star Chamber and several dozen other courts
Condition:   Contemporary blind ruled sheep, quite worn, rebacked, some
             browning, final blanks quite chipped, yet a sturdy copy; with the
             frontispiece portrait
Book No.:    W-79255                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    courts
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Author:
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:      Sawyer, Ellen (prep.)
Title:       Catalogue of the Laws of Foreign Countries in the State Library of
             Massachusetts
Publisher:   Wright & Potter, Boston, 1911.
Description: A substantial catalogue, arranged by country or jurisdiction,
             interleaved, once the copy of F.X. Dwyer, the law librarian at
             Harvard and subsequently of Congress, with his name in gilt on the
             spine and his occasional, substantive additions laid in
Condition:   Later buckram, gilt, lightly worn, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-77280                Price: $     250.00
Category:    libraries, international law
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Author:      Cunningham, Timothy
Title:       The Practice of a Justice of Peace: Containing the Statutes which
             give Jurisdiction to that Magistrate. With a Greater Variety of
             Precedents formed upon the Words of the Acts of Parliament than in
             any other Book extant [etc.]. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   Printed by E. Richardson and C. Lintot. . .for W. Owen [etc.],
             London, 1762.
Description: First edition of one of some twenty works by the Middle Temple
             barrister and antiquary, his works elsewhere praised by
             Holdsworth, arranged by subject, providing both applicable
             statutory authority followed by appropriate precedents, often
             glossed
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, joints cracking but firm, one label
             chipped, else quite clean, with the bookplates of Ralph Bates
             dated 1787; the Taussig set
Book No.:    W-78871                Price: $     750.00
Category:    justices of peace
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Author:
Title:       Anno Vicesimo Secvndo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm
             Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die
             Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiiii die
             Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.4 [five copies, one imperfect]
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London,
             1540?].
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:   Modern maroon unlettered cloth, rubbed, else quite a clean copy
             with the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield on the front pastedown; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79312                Price: $    1650.00
Category:    poor law, Religion, divorce
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Author:      Parsons, Robert
Title:       An Answere to the Fifth Part of Reportes Lately set forth by Syr
             Edward Cooke . . . Concerning The ancient & moderne . . . lawes of
             England, which do apperteyne to Spirituall Power & Iurisdiction
             [etc.]. S.T.C. 19352 (cancel title)
Publisher:   Imprinted with licence [by F. Bellet], St. Omers, 1606.
Description: Only edition of the polemic which Laski called "an attempt of
             great importance to show how the common law leaves room for the
             Pope", challenging Coke's reports of decisions limiting the
             jurisdiction of the ecclesiastical courts and to Coke's response
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, label lacking, definite browning,
             margins cut close (no text affected), else sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78937                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    reports of cases, Religion
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Author:      Coke, Edward
Title:       The Third Part of the Institutes Of the Laws of England:
             Concerning High Treason, and other Pleas of the Crown, and
             Criminall causes [bound with] The Fourth Part of the Institutes .
             . . Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts. Wing C4961 and C4930.
             Folio
Publisher:   Printed at London by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman,
             London, 1648.
Description: Second editions of both parts, in which Coke first examines
             exhaustively and with a comprehensiveness not previously attained
             the criminal law of England, and then the English law courts,
             including Star Chamber, King's Bench, and Chancery, inter alia
Condition:   Contemporary blind-ruled calf, ?later label lacking, rubbed, but
             very good copies, with both portraits before the titles
Book No.:    W-77989                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    criminal law, courts
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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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Author:      Impey, John
Title:       The New Instructor Clericalis, Stating the Authority,
             Jurisdiction, and Modern Practice of the Court of Common Pleas.
             With Directions for commencing and defending Actions, entering up
             Judgments, suing out Executions [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed for the Author, by His Majesty's Law Printers [etc.],
             London, 1786.
Description: A rare early edition of Impey's lucid, richly knowledgeable work
             on the Court of Common Pleas which, with his like work on the
             Court of King's Bench, have been called "the first systematic
             account of the practice of the two great common law courts"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but holding, a
             clean usable copy; two copies in ESTC, neither in a law library
Book No.:    W-77371                Price: $     650.00
Category:    pleading, pleading, courts
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Author:      Bacon, Francis
Title:       A Charge Given by . . . Francis Bacon At a Sessions holden for the
             Verge . . . Declaring The Latitude of the Jurisdiction thereof,
             and the Offences therein inquireable, as well by the Common Law,
             as by several Statutes [etc.]. Wing B277; Gibson 234
Publisher:   Printed for Robert Pawlett . . . near the Temple, London, 1676.
Description: Bacon's charge given as he was appointed to his first judicial
             post by James I, the "Court of the Verge" (its jurisdiction within
             12 miles of Whitehall), Bacon touching on such diverse subjects as
             fraud, Jesuits, perjury, prophecies, and witchcraft
Condition:   Modern morocco, browned, margins cut close, the sidenotes
             sometimes just affected, title trimmed and repaired, usable only;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79426                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    fraud, Religion, witchcraft
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Title:       Anno Vicesimo Secvndo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm
             Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die
             Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiiii die
             Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.4 [five copies, one imperfect]
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London,
             1540?].
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:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, a small
             stain to the lower margin, else quite well preserved; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79310                Price: $    1850.00
Category:    poor law, Religion, divorce
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Author:      Justice, Alexander
Title:       A General Treatise of the Dominion of the Sea . . . With Several
             Discourses about the Jurisdiction and manner of Proceeding in the
             Admiralty of England . . . [with] Several Eminent Lawyers Opinions
             in important Marine Cases [etc.]. Third Edition
Publisher:   Printed for the Executors of J. Nicholson [etc.], London, 1710?].
Description: One of the few substantial early works in English on maritime law,
             particularly valuable for its translations of the French laws of
             Louis XIV, the Rhodian sea laws, those of Oleron and Wisbuy and of
             the Hanse towns; with the folding frontispiece
Condition:   Contemporary blind panelled calf, rebacked, the original extra
             gilt spine laid down, some browning, else quite sound; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78366                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    maritime law, international law
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Author:
Title:       Militia Old and New . . . Read All or None; and Then Censure. Wing
             M2052. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed 18 August 2642 [i.e. 1642], London, 1642.
Description: Part of the great public debate in the summer of 1642, as "king
             and parliament . . . publish[ed] vast numbers of manifestoes
             setting forth their cases", contending that officials were to be
             appointed only by those over whom jurisdiction extended
Condition:   ?Original self-wraps, disbound, title and three leaves (eight
             pages); a good crisp copy
Book No.:    W-76151                Price: $     450.00
Category:    military law
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Author:      Gluckman, Max
Title:       The Ideas in Barotse Jurisprudence. Foreword by Charles L. Black,
             Jr.
Publisher:   Yale University Press, New Haven, 1965.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, the fore-edge foxed, gift inscription, else a very
             good copy in the dustjacket; the Storrs Lectures on Jurisprudence
             for 1963
Book No.:    W-77751                Price: $      25.00
Category:    AFRICA, jurisdiction
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