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Title:       The Performance of Fair and Legal Contracts, the Surest Method to
             Support Publick and Private Credit, In Answer to Reasons for
             making void all Contracts, &c
Publisher:   No Publisher, London, 1721.
Description: A rare part of the fallout following the South Sea Bubble,
             opposing legislation which would have outlawed all species of
             time-bargain in stocks, potentially increasing greatly the Bubble
             Act's consequences; three copies in ESTC, one in North America
Condition:   Broadsheet with docket title measuring about 10x16 inches, folded
             twice, light browning and staining, else well preserved; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78703                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    legal ephemera, fraud, economics, contracts, Law and the stockmarket
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Title:       Sir William Blackstone. Gainsborough Portrait, William Holl the
             Elder, Sculptor. [Baker, Iconography, I Likenesses, Portraits and
             Engravings, Gainsborough Engraving 3(xiv) in Blackstone and his
             Commentaries, Biography, Law History 236 (Prest ed. 2009)]
Publisher:   Published by Effingham Wilson and Sherwood Neely & Jones Image,
             London, 1819.
Description: One of two engravings of Blackstone accompanied by a text (this
             the longer of the two), based on the famed Gainsborough portrait--
             "the best known image of Blackstone [and] the only contemporary
             portrait which shows him in judicial costume"
Condition:   One leaf, engraved and printed on the recto, the verso blank, some
             foxing to the margins; from the Biographical Magazine, volume 1,
             page 6, a good copy
Book No.:    W-77445                Price: $     250.00
Category:    legal ephemera
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Author:
Title:       An Advertisement. Whereas there is lately Printed and Published by
             his Majesties Printers, a Collection of all the Statutes in force
             . . . A counterfeit Impression of which Book is Printed by J.
             Streater . . . also very Imperfect . . . Caveat Emptor
Publisher:   Assigns of John Bill and Christopher Barker?, London, 1667?.
Description:
Condition:   Broadside measuring 6x9 inches, browned, the left margin torn and
             frayed, not affecting the text; no copy in Wing or ESTC
Book No.:    W-75884                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    legal ephemera, Acts
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Title:       Caution. Whereas, a great number of Young Persons having
             accustomed themselves to assemble together in this neighbourhood
             on Snnday [sic] Afternoons in a noisy and disorderly manner [etc.]
Publisher:   Lomas, Printer, Bristol, [1824?].
Description: An attractive broadside, measuring about 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches,
             sternly issuing a 'caution' to the younger generation, who will
             "be punished with utmost rigour of the Law" should they perpetuate
             their unacceptable Sunday afternoon behavior
Condition:   A little wear, but generally well preserved; blind owner's stamp
Book No.:    W-47705                Price: $     275.00
Category:    legal ephemera, criminal law
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Author:      Jenks, Edward
Title:       The Book of English Law
Publisher:   John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, n.d..
Description: The promotional flyer for Professor Jenks' enduring work, the
             first page replicating its title, the second a portion of the
             Preface (invoking Pollock, Anson, Dicey, and Maitland), the third
             contents and the fourth other works and an order form
Condition:   One sheet, folded (four pages), the fore-edges a bit chipped, else
             well-preserved
Book No.:    W-74227                Price: $      15.00
Category:    English Law, legal ephemera
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Title:       By the King. A Proclamation for the restraint of the multitude,
             and promiscuous vse of Coaches, about London and Westminster.
             S.T.C. 9053
Publisher:   Printed at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1636.
Description: The rare and seemingly first Royal regulation of London traffic,
             as some 2,000 hackney coaches were bringing the metropolis to a
             standstill, offenders to be brought before the Privy Council to
             "bee proceeded against, according to the demerits"
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 11x15 inches, the lower margin chipped
             and strengthened affecting the imprint, no copy in ESTC in the
             USA; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78513                Price: $    2000.00
Category:    legal ephemera, Transportation
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Title:       An Act for Taking away the Fee of Damage Cleere
Publisher:   Printed by Edward Husband and John Field [etc.], London, 1650.
Description: The broadside officially publicizing the act of the Commonwealth
             Parliament abolishing the vexatious fee of court called damage
             cleer or damna clericorum, in which court clerks had been entitled
             to an automatic 10% of all judgments
Condition:   Attractively matted; with the Commonwealth seal, black-letter
Book No.:    W-42994                Price: $     650.00
Category:    legal ephemera, courts, Interregnum
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on
             Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding
             these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly
             called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand,
             London, 1749.
Description: First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the
             unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged
             following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by
             irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and
             pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges,
             pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78201                Price: $     850.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
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Author:
Title:       Reasons Humbly Offer'd For Altering and Amending the Laws
             concerning Bankrupts, and for preventing the great Losses that are
             Daily sustained by their Creditors [with seven other broadsides
             and similar works pertaining to bankruptcy reform in this era]
Publisher:   Various Publishers, London, 1718-19?.
Description: A collection of rare ephemera and similar documents all pertaining
             to bankruptcy and its reform, offering the varied perspectives
             ultimately leading to the legislation (of 1732) whose provisions
             "were the foundation of the modern law of bankruptcy"
Condition:   Some browning, a few margins cut close or ragged, but generally in
             good condition, now preserved in a cloth folder; the Taussig
             copies
Book No.:    W-78226                Price: $    3500.00
Category:    bankruptcy, legal reform
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Title:       A true account of the murder of the Monk of Whitby [etc.]
Publisher:   Clark & Medd Printers, Whitby, 1814.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-47560                Price: $     250.00
Category:    12TH CENTURY, criminal law, church, legal ephemera
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Author:
Title:       Three Guineas Reward
Publisher:
Description: Broadside; half sheet size
Condition:
Book No.:    W-10998                Price: $      50.00
Category:    legal ephemera
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Title:       Assize Kalendar . . . of the Prisoners in the Gaols of Durham,
             Newcastle, and Morpeth, who have to take their Trials before the
             Hon. Sir John Bayley, Knt. and the Hon. Sir Geo. Sowley Holroyd,
             Knt. Justices of the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:   Marshall, Printer, Newcastle, 1822.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded criminal trial calendar disclosing an
             enormous variety of alleged crimes (murder, rape, arson),
             committed by some as young as twelve years, and with an unusually
             high number of accused women, about one-third of all charged
Condition:   Broadside, untrimmed, 8 x 12 inches, once folded but quite nice
Book No.:    W-44636                Price: $     350.00
Category:    legal ephemera, criminal law
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec.
             With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.],
             London, 1751.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-18199                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
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Author:
Title:       Forms in Bankruptcy, Sold By H. Cullingworth & Son, Law
             Booksellers, No. 38 Boar Lane, Leeds . . . Forms of Law, in the
             Bradford and County Courts [and] Law Books on Sale by H.
             Cullingworth and Son
Publisher:   H. Cullingworth & Son, Leeds, 1837.
Description: A seemingly unrecorded advertising sheet, listing 58 bankruptcy
             forms on its recto and 52 new and second-hand law books on its
             verso, the earliest an edition of Hale's Analysis of 1713 and two
             Blackstone's, each priced with format and binding given
Condition:   Broadsheet measuring about 7 x 12 inches, with conjugal blank,
             three horizontal folds, some marginal browning and a few chips,
             else quite well preserved
Book No.:    W-79086                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Forms & Form Books, bankruptcy, legal ephemera, Broadside
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