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Author:      Rowell, Chester H. (comp.)
Title:       A Historical and Legal Digest of All the Contested Election Cases
             in the House of Representatives of the United States, From the
             First to the Fifty-Sixth Congress, 1789-1901
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1901.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, quite rubbed and scraped, else a usable copy
Book No.:    W-75785                Price: $      35.00
Category:    law of elections
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book #77718
Author:      Meredith, William
Title:       Letter to Dr. Blackstone, By the Author of the Question Stated. To
             which is prefixed, Dr. Blackstone's Letter to Sir William
             Meredith. Eller 259
Publisher:   Printed for G. Woodfall, Charing Cross [etc.], London, 1770.
Description: Part of the debate whether John Wilkes should sit in Parliament,
             and most embarrassing for Blackstone, accused of saying one thing
             in his 'Commentaries' and another as a Member of Parliament, in
             Ian Doolittle's words "caught leaden-footed in debate"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good crisp copy; with
             the half-title
Book No.:    W-77718                Price: $     750.00
Category:    law of elections, English constitutional law
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book #78812
Author:      Blackstone, William
Title:       Considerations on the Question, Whether Tenants by Copy of Court
             Roll According to The Custom of the Manor, Though not at the Will
             of the Lord, Are Freeholders Qualified to Vote in Elections for
             Knights of the Shire. Eller 232; Lauechli 541
Publisher:   Printed for R. Baldwin at the Rose in Pater-noster-Row, London,
             1758.
Description: First edition of the work evidencing "Blackstone's remarkable
             talent for clear, concise, fluent and methodical analysis of
             complex subject-matter", including (in Blackstone's opening
             account) a "true theory and genuine principles of liberty"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 sheep over marbled boards, some browning, else a crisp
             copy, with Blackstone's name added in ink on the title; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78812                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    Real Property, law of elections, philosophy of law
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Author:      Meyer, Ernst Christopher
Title:       Nominating Systems: Direct Primaries versus Conventions in the
             United States
Publisher:   Published by the Author, Madison, 1902.
Description:
Condition:   Original russet cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:    W-77554                Price: $      27.50
Category:    law of elections
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book #77510
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Title:       A Vindication of the Right of Election against the Disabling Power
             of the House of Commons, Shewing That Power to Be Contrary to The
             Principles of the Constitution . . . and Not Warranted by The Law
             and Usage of Parliament [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for G. Woodfall, at Charing-Cross [etc.], London, 1769.
Description: Only edition of a tract written during the height of the Wilkes
             controversy, acknowledging the authority of both Montesquieu and,
             particularly, Blackstone, whose "Commentaries" and his "Case of
             the Late Election" are cited on several occasions
Condition:   Modern gray stabbed wraps, ex-library, else a very good copy; 72
             pages
Book No.:    W-77510                Price: $     450.00
Category:    English constitutional law, Parliament, law of elections
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book #76899
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Title:       A Methodical Treatise of Replevins, Distresses, Avowries . . . To
             which are added, Divers Statutes touching the Office of Sheriffs .
             . . and also the Law concerning Elections and Returns of Members
             of Parliament [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for J. Worrall,
             London, 1739.
Description: The second, expanded, and final edition of the first work on the
             ancient remedies of replevin and distress, the latter of which
             Holdsworth termed "the oldest form of self help" and which
             Maitland traced to the Laws of Ine, circa 700 A.D.
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over decorated boards, gilt lettered, some
             browning, mainly lightish, the front blank a bit chipped, else a
             good copy
Book No.:    W-76899                Price: $     650.00
Category:    landlord and tenant, sheriffs, Procedure, pleading, law of elections
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book #77788
Author:      Dowdeswell, William
Title:       The Sentiments of an English Freeholder, on the Late Decision of
             the Middlesex Election. Not in Eller. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Maall, London, 1769.
Description: Only edition of a pro-Wilkes tract, calling the "Case Considered"
             (attributed on occasion to Blackstone) "very full and very
             learned" but irrelevant, and concluding with an express citation
             to Blackstone's Commentaries in support of seating Wilkes
Condition:   Modern marbled wraps, very light browning, and the half-title
             somewhat dusty, else a very good copy; 60 pages
Book No.:    W-77788                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Parliament, law of elections
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