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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:      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:       A true account of the murder of the Monk of Whitby [etc.]
Publisher:   Clark & Medd Printers, Whitby, 1814.
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Condition:
Book No.:    W-47560                Price: $     250.00
Category:    12TH CENTURY, criminal law, church, legal ephemera
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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:       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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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.
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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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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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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:
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:      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:       The Declaration of William and Mary, King and Queen of England,
             France and Ireland, To all Their Loving Subjects in the Kingdom of
             IRELAND . . . Given at Our Court at Whitehall this 22th Day of
             February, 1688 [1689] [etc.]. Wing W2507 [three copies in ESTC]
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], Lodnon [sic],
             1689.
Description: William's immediate, unsuccessful effort to defuse the Irish
             rebellion as James arrived from France, followed by the siege of
             Londonderry, the battle of the Boyne, and the Articles of
             Limerick, "show[ing] how precarious was the Revolution settlement"
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 12x14 inches, lightly browned, several
             folds, the margins cut close (legibility preserved), quite sound;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79601                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    IRELAND, Glorious Revolution, legal ephemera, Broadside
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Title:       A True List of the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses, Summoned by
             the Letter of His Highness the Prince of Orange, to Meet at
             Westminster the 22th of January, 1688/9. as they have been
             returned to the Office of the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. Wing
             T2728
Publisher:   Printed for John Starkey, and A. and W. Churchil, London, 1689.
Description: The official listing of the 513 individuals elected to the
             Convention, where the debate on William's Declaration of Reasons
             began on January 29, with the Declaration of Rights then proposed
             and the crown offered (and both accepted) on February 13
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 12x15 inches, lightly browned, several
             folds, the edges a bit chipped, but legibility preserved
             throughout; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79602                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, Glorious Revolution
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Title:       By the King. A Proclamation. George R. To practise the greatest
             Economy and Frugality in the Use of every Species of Grain . . .
             to reduce the Consumption of Bread . . . by at least One Third . .
             . to abstain from the Use of Flour in Pastry [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan [etc.], London, 1800.
Description: A rare proclamation evidencing (and seeking to counter) the vast
             increase in the price of corn, "produc[ing] hardship and
             discontent among the labouring poor", with almost all of England's
             arable land in cultivation; one copy in North America in ESTC
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 12x15 inches, the edges a bit chipped
             and several folds, some darkening on the verso, else well
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79587                Price: $     650.00
Category:    Broadside, legal ephemera, poor law, Food
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