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Title:       The F.B.I. Transcripts, On Exhibit in U.S.A. v. De Cavalcante,
             Vastola, and Annunziata, U.S. District Court, District of New
             Jersey. Index Number: Criminal 111-68. Thirteen Volumes in Six
             [Complete]
Publisher:   Lemma Publishing Corporation, New York, 1970.
Description: The transcripts of the FBI wiretaps authorized by Robert F.
             Kennedy while Attorney General, a "huge bonanza of Mafia minutiae
             and hard evidence" introduced at the trial of Simone Rizzo ("Sam
             the Plumber") De Cavalcante for extortion and conspiracy
Condition:   Original black cloth, gilt, a very good set
Book No.:    W-70270                Price: $     450.00
Category:    criminal law
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Title:       The Trial of John Williams, Francis Frederick, John P. Rog, Nils
             Peterson, and Nathaniel White, on an Indictment for Murder on the
             High Seas; Before the Circuit Court of the United States, Holden
             for the District of Massachusetts. Cohen 13248; McDade 1103
Publisher:   Printed by Russell and Gardner, Proprietors of the Work, Boston,
             1819.
Description: The trial which Justice Story when charging the jury called "one
             of the most bloody and horrible transactions ever recorded in the
             annals of crime", the captain, chief mate and supercargo murdered,
             all but one of the defendants convicted and hanged
Condition:   Original stabbed self wraps, the title and last leaf darkened,
             browning and some foxing throughout, yet a completely untrimmed
             unsophisticated copy
Book No.:    W-77502                Price: $     750.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, Supreme Court, law of piracy
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Author:      Arnot, Hugo
Title:       A Collection and Abridgement of Celebrated Criminal Trials in
             Scotland, From A.D. 1536, to 1784.  With Historical and Critical
             Remarks. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed for the Author; By William Smellie, Edinburgh, 1785.
Description: First edition of the first work devoted exclusively to Scots
             criminal law, collected and examined by Arnot, himself an
             advocate, with chapters on treason and murder, piracy, incest,
             adultery, blasphemy and witchcraft, among others
Condition:   Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, all edges marbled, a
             bit rubbed and scraped and unevenly faded, yet an appealing,
             attractive copy
Book No.:    W-76210                Price: $     850.00
Category:    criminal law, SCOTLAND, trials
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Author:      Jacob, Giles
Title:       Lex Mercatoria: Or, the Merchant's Companion. Containing all the
             Laws and Statutes Relating to Merchandize . . . Privateers, Piracy
             . . . With An Introduction, setting forth the Laws of Nature and
             of Nations, Dominion of the Sea [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1729.
Description: The final, expanded edition of the first general treatise devoted
             to the law merchant to be written by a common law lawyer, adding a
             chapter on the sea laws of Oleron and Rhodes and another as a
             dictionary devoted to law and mercantile terms
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed, else quite clean and
             well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78934                Price: $    1150.00
Category:    Commercial Law, international law, natural law, law of piracy
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Title:       Remarkable Trials and Interesting Memoirs of the Most noted
             Criminals Who have been convicted at the Assizes, the King's-Bench
             Bar, Guildhall, &c. for High-Treason, Murder, Conspiracy, Rape . .
             . And other atrocious Crimes [etc.]. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:   Printed for W. Nicoll . . . in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London,
             1765.
Description: An omnium gatherum of major English criminals, their activities,
             trials, dying speeches, and executions from 1740 to 1765, with an
             unusual concentration in the second volume on women, including
             Mary Blandy, Sarah Pledge, Anne Whale and several others
Condition:   Later buckram, rebacked in calf, the boards quite worn, ex-
             library, some browning, yet a usable copy; with the half-titles
Book No.:    W-77286                Price: $     850.00
Category:    criminal law, trials, women's law
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Title:       The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of Indictment Against Thomas
             Walker of Manchester, Merchant . . . for a Conspiracy to Overthrow
             the Constitution and Government . . . Tried At the Assizes at
             Lancaster . . . Before the Hon. Mr. Justice Heath [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for T. Boden, Manchester; J. Johnson [London] [etc.],
             Manchester, 1794.
Description: One of Erskine's most famous cross examinations, in which he
             demolished the principal witness for the Crown, effectively
             negating any proof of conspiracy by two witnesses; presented by
             Walker to George Lloyd, possibly one of Erskine's co-counsel
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, title quite dusty and repaired, else sound
Book No.:    W-65197                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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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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Title:       A Select Collection Of Remarkable Trials: In One Volume [all
             published]. Viz. Of The Duke of Norfolk, and the Lady Mary
             Mordaunt, for a Divorce . . . Major Stede, Bonnet, and Thirty-
             three others, for Piracy [and fourteen other accounts]
Publisher:   Printed for Henry Anderson, near St. Paul's, London, 1744.
Description: An uncommon, possibly pirated reprinting (probably with a false
             imprint) of the eighth volume of the state trials, sixteen
             accounts for the period between 1699 and 1722, including trials
             for divorce, murder, treason, and piracy; six copies in ESTC
Condition:   Modern blue cloth, rubbed, ex-library, a clean usable copy only
Book No.:    W-77341                Price: $     450.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, divorce, law of piracy
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Title:       Observations on the Law of Treason; Wherein It Is Attempted to Be
             Shewn, That Conspiring to Levy War Is Not Treason by the Law of
             England [quotation from Cicero]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Johnson, St. Paul's Church Yard, London, 1794.
Description: An uncommon tract addressing a central issue in the 1794 treason
             trials, contending that a conspiracy only, without an accompanying
             overt act, is not treason under English law, invoking Stanford,
             Hale, and, in particular, Coke as authorities
Condition:   Modern plain wraps, a very good copy, 44 pages; eight copies in
             ESTC, none in a law library
Book No.:    W-79191                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, juries
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Author:      Maugham, Robert
Title:       A Treatise on the Laws of Literary Property, Comprising the
             Statutes and Cases Relating to Books, Manuscripts, Lectures . . .
             Including the Piracy and Transfer of Copyright; with a Historical
             View and Disquisitions on the Principles and Effects of the Laws
Publisher:   Published by Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green [etc.], London,
             1828.
Description: Only edition of a work written by a major figure in the early 19th
             century English legal profession (and grandfather of Somerset
             Maugham), in Holdsworth's words "a well written book [with] a good
             discussion of the general question of copyright"
Condition:   Later black pebbled cloth, gilt lettered, occasional light
             pencilling, a very good copy, with the half title
Book No.:    W-79271                Price: $     750.00
Category:    copyright
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