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Title:       Ordines Cancellariae: Being Orders of the High Court of Chancery
             from the First Year of King Charles I. To this present Hillary
             Term, 1697. Examined By the Original Orders To which is added the
             Rules and Orders Of the Court of Exchequer. Wing O415
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London,
             1698.
Description: The orders continuing those originated by Francis Bacon, in
             Holdsworth's words "fix[ing] the practice of the court till the
             [19th century] reforms", Bacon's sole successful effort at
             codification and "the best evidence of [the court's] organization"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the spine rubbed and the joints just cracking,
             else clean, without an advertising leaf, with a duplicated title;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79734                Price: $     750.00
Category:    equity, courts, codification, legal reform
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Title:       White Collar Crime, Hearings Before the Committee on the
             Judiciary, United States Senate...[etc.] Parts 1 and 2
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1987.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 214 and 200 pages
Book No.:    W-90530                Price: $      45.00
Category:    humor, legal reform, Law and Literature, Legal Ethics, White Collar Crime
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Title:       The Grand Concern of England Explained; in Several Proposals
             Offered to the Consideration of the Parliament. 1. For Payment of
             Publick Debts. 2. For Advancement and Encouragement of Trade. 3.
             For Raising the Rents of Lands [and XIII others]. Wing G1491
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1673.
Description: A worthy series of proposed reforms, several legal, including
             courts to settle common disputes, transaction registers, and
             methods to prevent the "knavery of bankrupts", all providing
             illuminating, immediate detail of English social life and strife
Condition:   Early marbled wraps, somewhat faded and chipped, but quite sound
             and very crisp, without the first and last blanks; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78711                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    legal reform, Parliament, bankruptcy, Real Property
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury, at the Sessions of the Peace
             Held for the City and Liberty of Westminster, &c. On Thursday the
             29th of June, 1749. Published By Order of the Court, and at the
             unanimous Request of the Gentlemen of the Grand Jury
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar . . . in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description: Arguably the most famous grand jury charge ever delivered, "a
             masterly and assured model of its kind", citing Bracton, Coke,
             Hale and Hawkins inter alia, and setting forth Fielding's views on
             the state of English society and its needed reforms
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, the title
             somewhat browned and with a circular stain, else quite clean; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79299                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Grand Jury Charges, legal reform, English Law
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Author:      Leach, William
Title:       First A Safegard and a Stay for Sheriffs, Bayliffs, Serjeants at
             Mace, and such Officers. Or Their Well doings Justified, and their
             Evill actings Abolished . . . Thirdty [sic] And for Honest
             Executors and Administrators from paying [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by E. Cotes, in the Year 1652, London, 1652.
Description: A rare tract written by the Middle Templar whose works "together
             outlined a programme for the reform of the entire English legal
             system", here focusing on local officials, executors,
             administrators, and maritime law; one copy in ESTC, none in the UK
Condition:   Recent 1/4 vellum interleaved, repairs to the lower margins, the
             text legible, with the Fairfax of Cameron bookplate; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78708                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    legal reform, sheriffs, Wills, maritime law
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Title:       Facts and Suggestions Respecting the Masters' Offices [in the
             Court of Chancery]
Publisher:   V. & R. Stevens and G.S. Norton . . . Lincoln's Inn, London, 1841.
Description: A rare tract written during the decades-long debate over the
             reform of the court of chancery, including (as here) the role to
             be played by the court's masters, whose offices were ultimately
             abolished in 1852; two copies in OCLC in North America
Condition:   Original light-green printed wraps, disbound, the rear wrap
             lacking, else clean, 46 pages; presentation copy to Hastings
             Russell
Book No.:    W-77041                Price: $     250.00
Category:    equity, legal reform
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Author:      Cabrera, Raimundo
Title:       Cuba y sus Jueces (Rectificaciones Oportunas). Decima Edicion
             Aumentada con Notas y un Apendice. Obras Completas del Dr.
             Raimundo Cabrera
Publisher:   Ricardo Veloso, Editor, Libreria Cervantes, Havana, 1922.
Description:
Condition:   Later amateurish leather, the original rather worn and chipped
             wraps bound in; a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-91393                Price: $      25.00
Category:    CUBA, legal reform
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Author:      Madan, Martin
Title:       Thoughts on Executive Justice, with Respect to our Criminal Laws,
             Particularly on the Circuits. Dedicated to the Judges of Assize;
             And recommended to the Perusal of All Magistrates; and to all
             Persons who are liable to serve on Crown Juries
Publisher:   Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, London, 1785.
Description: An important part of the literature on capital punishment,
             criticizing the overly frequent granting of pardons and reprieves,
             prompting a response from a youthful Samuel Romilly and marking
             the beginning of the public debate on the death penalty
Condition:   First edition, in a contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, else very
             clean and bright, G.D. Squibb's copy with his bookplate; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79765                Price: $     750.00
Category:    legal reform, criminal law, capital punishment
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Title:       The American Journal of Psychiatry, Volume 125, No. 6. This
             Month's Special Section, Law Reform
Publisher:   American Psychiatric Association, Washington, 1968.
Description: With fourteen essays, including Harry R. Brickman's "The
             Psychedelic 'Hip Scene': Return of the Death Instinct;" John
             Wolfenden's "Evolution of British Attitudes Toward Homosexuality;"
             and Neil L. Chayet's "Legal Neglect of the Mentally Ill"
Condition:   Printed wraps, a bit worn, but sound; 176 pages
Book No.:    W-90188                Price: $      25.00
Category:    law and psychiatry
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Author:      Spencer, Thomas
Title:       The Successful Application of the New Poor Law to the Parish of
             Hinton Charterhouse.  Containing: 1. The Aspect of Pauperism Prior
             to the Passing of the New Poor Law. 2. The Removal of Abuses . . .
             3. Some of the Causes of the Outcry Against the New Poor Law
Publisher:   James Ridgway and Son, Piccadilly, London, 1836.
Description: One of several tracts written by the uncle of Herbert Spencer,
             singled out by the Webbs as those "which we may mention
             especially" in support of the New Poor Law, replacing and
             fundamentally altering the Elizabethan statute enacted in 1601
Condition:   Modern boards, paper label, light foxing and browning, else a good
             copy; 60 pages
Book No.:    W-76884                Price: $     250.00
Category:    poor law, legal reform
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Title:       Orders and Directions, Together with a Commission for the Better
             Administration of Justice . . . How, and by whom the Lawes and
             Statutes tending to the reliefe of the Poor . . . and the
             reformation of Disorders . . . are executed [etc.]. S.T.C. 9252.4
Publisher:   Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1630.
Description: The Book of Orders of Charles I, part of the "exceptionally
             elaborate" first efforts to establish a highly organized system of
             local government, this printing the sole (of three) to name the
             individual privy councillors and their responsibilities
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, gilt, light browning, the top margin cut a bit
             close, else very fresh, with the first blank "A"; the Taussig copy
             [as in S.T.C.]
Book No.:    W-78978                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    legal reform, poor law, justices of peace
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Author:      Wasby, Stephen L., Thomas B. Marvell et al
Title:       Volume and Delay in State Appellate Courts: Problems and Responses
Publisher:   National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1979.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed wraps, well-preserved; 119 pages
Book No.:    W-91484                Price: $      35.00
Category:    courts, legal reform
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Title:       Anno XXVI Henrici VIII. Actes Made in the session of this present
             parlyament holden upon prorogation at Westm . . . in the xxvi yere
             [1534] of the reygne of our moost drad soueraigne lorde kynge
             Henry the VIII [etc.]. S.T.C. 9386.5; Beale S163
Publisher:   Tho. Berthelet Excvdebat. Cvm Privilegio, London, 1538?].
Description: A rare early printing of the acts of the Reformation Parliament
             giving "legal expression to [Henry VIII] as the only Supreme Head
             in earth of the Church of England", and enacting the treason
             statute leading to the trial and execution of Thomas More
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light marginal staining not
             affecting the text, else well preserved, five copies in ESTC; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78533                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Acts
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Title:       An Ordinance For Adjourning part of Easter Term. 1654. Whereas
             many abuses and corruptions are crept into the ordinary course and
             administration of Justice, both in Law and Equity . . . Saturday
             April 8, 1654 [etc.]. Wing C7127; Steele I, 3031
Publisher:   Printed by William du-Gard, and Henry Hills [etc.], London, 1654.
Description: The ordinance launching Cromwell's effort to reform the courts,
             "one of the two innovative accomplishments of the protectorate",
             leading to the 1654 Chancery Ordinance (drafted by William
             Sheppard), reforms not fully realized until the 19th century
Condition:   Broadside measuring about 8x14 inches, left margin partly trimmed
             (no text affected), the imprint faint, light browning, sound; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79520                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    courts, legal reform, English Commonwealth, Broadside
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Author:      Trevers, Joseph
Title:       An Essay To the Restoring of our Decayed Trade. Wherein is
             Described, the Smugglers, Lawyers, and Officers Frauds. Wing T2129
Publisher:   Printed for Giles Widdowes [and two others], London, 1675.
Description: First edition of Trevers's only work, attributing part of the
             decline of the English wool trade to the law, proposing several
             legal reforms and, in his postscript, fiercely attacking lawyers,
             who "multiply like Catterpillers in a dry summer"
Condition:   Modern dark brown calf, gilt lettered, some browning, the margin
             of last leaf chipped (no loss), else well preserved; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-79653                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Commercial Law, legal reform, Legal Ethics
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Author:      Brome, Alexander
Title:       The Record of a Famous Action upon the Case. In Rythme. Wherein
             Priscilla Morecrave, Widow, was the Plaintiff, and Roger Pricklove
             was the Defendant. Being An Essay towards the Reformation of the
             Law [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for J. Roberts at the Oxford Arms in Warwick-lane, London,
             1727.
Description: The rare reissue of Brome's satire humorously skewering in verse
             the Commonwealth's dictate that English be used in the law courts,
             here appearing some seventy years later, as again legal
             proceedings were proposed to be (and finally were) in English
Condition:   Modern boards, somewhat rubbed, else clean with ample margins and
             with the Fairfax of Cameron bookplate, six copies in ESTC, 12
             pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78296                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    humor, Poetry, legal reform
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Author:      Haynes, Fred E.
Title:       Criminology
Publisher:   McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1930.
Description:
Condition:   Very worn and stained, some pencilling; usable only
Book No.:    W-16477                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Bench and Bar, criminal law, legal reform
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Author:      Greene, J.G.J.
Title:       Land and Its Laws! A Few Observations upon the Evils Resulting
             from the Existing System of the Laws Relating to Real Property
Publisher:   James Ridgway, Piccadilly, London, 1850.
Description: A rare reform tract written by an Inner Temple barrister in
             decidely strong language ("[t]he present abstruse and expensive
             system of conveyancing . . . as it came from the hands of
             priestcraft"), blaming the lawyers and advocating title
             registration
Condition:   Self-wraps, disbound, 10 pages, ?presentation copy: "Please take
             notice of the subject / vide your remarks in yesterday's paper";
             no USA copy in OCLC
Book No.:    W-77017                Price: $     350.00
Category:    legal reform, Real Property
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Title:       Sentencing: Reform Options
Publisher:   Australian Law Reform Commission, Sydney, 1980.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 63 pages
Book No.:    W-90070                Price: $      35.00
Category:    legal reform
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Title:       The Triumphs of Justice over Unjust Judges: Exhibiting . . . III.
             The Crimes of Empson and Dudley . . . IV. The Proceedings of the
             Ship money Judges . . . To which is added VI. The Judges Oath, and
             some Observations thereupon [etc.]. Wing T2297. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for Benjamin Harris, at the Stationers Arms [etc.],
             London, 1681.
Description: First edition of a populist tract of the first rank, recounting
             with approval the executions of oppressive judges and praising
             upright judges and juries (including Sir Matthew Hale and the jury
             acquitting Penn and Mead) and habeas corpus
Condition:   ?Original self wraps, disbound, quite browned, 36 pages, now
             preserved in a modern buckram folding case, its label gilt
             lettered; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79631                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    trials, legal reform, juries, habeas corpus
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Author:      Sallmann, P.A. and Duncan Chappell
Title:       Rape Law Reform in South Australia
Publisher:   University of Adelaide, Adelaide, 1982.
Description:
Condition:   Wraps; 110 pages
Book No.:    W-90090                Price: $      65.00
Category:    Rape, legal reform, AUSTRALIA
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Author:      Mandeville, Bernard
Title:       Enquiry into the Causes of the Frequent Executions at Tyburn: and
             A Proposal for some Regulations concerning Felons in Prison . . .
             To which is Added, A Discourse on Transportation, and a Method to
             render that Punishment more Effectual
Publisher:   Printed: And Sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, London, 1725.
Description: Mandeville's vivid account of the wretched state of public
             executions in England and its causes, anticipating Henry Fielding,
             Adam Smith, and Adam Ferguson, as "[m]any of the best minds of the
             English elite meditated upon it" and solutions to it
Condition:   Modern gray wraps, stab-sewn as issued, the half-title and last
             leaf quite dusty, else a very good clean copy; with the press-
             figure at page four
Book No.:    W-77464                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    criminal law, legal reform, Transportation, prisons
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Author:      Dukeminier, Jesse
Title:       Perpetuities Law in Action, Kentucky Case Law and the 1960 Reform
             Act
Publisher:   University of Kentucky Press, 1962.
Description:
Condition:   A sound presentation copy in a rubbed dustjacket
Book No.:    W-30544                Price: $      45.00
Category:    perpetuities, Kentucky, legal reform
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Author:      Baker (ed.), J.H.
Title:       The Reports of Sir John Spelman Volume I
Publisher:   Selden Society, London, 1977.
Description: Volume XCIII for the Year 1976
Condition:
Book No.:    W-62931                Price: $      65.00
Category:    16TH CENTURY, Frontier Law, legal reform
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Author:      Fraser, Antonia
Title:       Perilous Question. Reform or Revolution? Britain on the Brink,
             1832
Publisher:   Public Affairs, New York, 2013.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-79877                Price: $      18.50
Category:    19TH CENTURY, legal reform
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Author:      Herbert, J.B.
Title:       The Labourers' Allotments Act, 1887, Together with the Clauses of
             The Public Health Act, 1875, and The Lands Clauses Consolidation
             Act, 1845, Incorporated in This Act, the Debates in both Houses of
             Parliament, upon the Bill [etc.]
Publisher:   Dean & Son 160A, Fleet Street, London, 1887.
Description: A rare work written by a Middle Temple barrister devoted to the
             1887 Act, fundamentally altering previous efforts (which had been
             charitable only), now mandating "the compulsory acquisition of
             land for . . . allotment amongst the labouring classes"
Condition:   Original blind embossed russet cloth, the front board lettered,
             the title lightly browned, else well preserved; two copies in
             OCLC, both in the UK
Book No.:    W-79306                Price: $     250.00
Category:    labor law, Health Law, legal reform, poor law
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Author:      Williams, Joshua
Title:       Letters to John Bull, Esq., on Lawyers and Law Reform
Publisher:   Henry Sweet, 3, Chancery Lane, London, 1857.
Description: The essence of the reform views of Williams, the classic writer on
             real property highly regarded by both Maitland and Holdsworth,
             with chapters devoted to attorneys, legal education, conveyancers,
             land transfer, and chancery, inter alia
Condition:   Original russet cloth, gilt-lettered, lightly worn and a bit
             strained, else a very good, even pretty copy
Book No.:    W-76743                Price: $     250.00
Category:    legal reform
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Author:      Hill, Matthew Davenport
Title:       Suggestions for the Repression of Crime, Contained in Charges
             Delivered to Grand Juries of Birmingham; Supported by Additional
             Facts and Arguments, Together with Articles from Reviews . . .
             Controverting or Advocating the Conclusions of the Author
Publisher:   John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1857.
Description: The grand jury charges which Hill delivered while Recorder of
             Birmingham, with much related materials, the post he held for a
             quarter century and "more than anything else, established [his]
             reputation as a 'criminologist' and penal reformer"
Condition:   Presentation copy--"The Bailiff of Guernsey / From the Author";
             original embossed cloth, rebacked, the original spine laid down,
             ex-library; very good
Book No.:    W-75154                Price: $     150.00
Category:    criminal law, legal reform
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Title:       Seasonable Cautions for Juries, Solicitors and Witnesses; To
             Deterre from Man-Catching. Wing S2222
Publisher:   Printed for Francis Smith . . . in Cornhill, London, 1681.
Description: A forceful defense of jury independence, appearing at the height
             of perceived jury tampering in England, describing the many ways
             in which the jury's integrity could be compromised, and approving
             of the attempts historically to curb jury corruption
Condition:   Broadsheet measuring about 8x12 inches, browned, the edges a bit
             chipped, else quite sound, preserved in a modern buckram folder;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79620                Price: $     950.00
Category:    juries, legal reform, legal ephemera, justices of peace, Magna Carta
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Title:       Reasons Against the Bill Entituled An Act for County Registers . .
             . and for preventing Inconvenience, Delay, Charges and
             Irregularity in Chancery and Common Law, as well in Common Pleas
             as Criminal and Capital Causes [etc.]. Wing R475
Publisher:   Printed by Robert White, London, 1653.
Description: An uncommon, thorough critique of wide-sweeping proposals to
             reform England's courts during the Interregnum, guarding against
             the loss of professional learning and involvement should the
             proposed bill be enacted; five copies in ESTC in this country
Condition:   Modern calf, gilt, lightly bowed and some browning, the top margin
             cut a bit close (no text affected), else clean and well preserved;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79819                Price: $     650.00
Category:    legal reform, Real Property, Acts, infants, poor law, Wills, criminal law
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Title:       The RIA Complete Analysis of the '86 Tax Reform Act
Publisher:   Research Institute of America, Inc., New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps; 1167
Book No.:    W-30636                Price: $      20.00
Category:    taxation, legal reform
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Author:      Parkes, Joseph
Title:       A History of the Court of Chancery; With Practical Remarks on the
             Recent Commission, Report, and Evidence, and on the Means of
             Improving the Administration of Justice in the English Courts of
             Equity
Publisher:   Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1828.
Description: Only edition of a major contribution to Chancery reform, in
             Holdsworth's words "the first detailed history of the court [and]
             a work of considerable merit", written by a Benthamite disciple
             called "one of the cleverest men [Lord Cobden] had ever met"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, label chipped, front joint beginning to
             crack but holding, with a folding errata and folding table not
             noted in OCLC
Book No.:    W-79837                Price: $     750.00
Category:    equity, legal reform
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Title:       A Letter to the Hon. Fox Maule, M.P. Chairman of the Committee of
             the House of Commons, Appointed to Enquire into the Administration
             of the Law of Scotland, on Some Points Connected with the Subject
             of that Enquiry
Publisher:   Sold by Adam & Charles Black. Printed by Forrester & Ruthven,
             Edinburgh, 1840.
Description: A rare, able and thorough critique, and a principal source relied
             upon in modern scholarship on mid-19th century judicial reform
             efforts in Scotland [see Philippson, The Scottish Whigs and the
             Reform of The Court of Session 1785-1830 pp. 167-70]
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, the title dusty and partly
             detached, a usable copy only, 51 pages; two copies in COPAC, three
             in OCLC, one in Scotland
Book No.:    W-78392                Price: $     250.00
Category:    SCOTLAND, legal reform
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Author:      Weskett, John
Title:       A Complete Digest of the Theory, Laws, and Practice of Insurance;
             Compiled from the best Authorities in different Languages . . .
             With a Preliminary Discourse; Wherein are delineated the very
             great Disorders which prevail in Affairs of Insurance [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for Elizabeth Lynch . . . in the Four Courts, Dublin,
             1783.
Description: Only Irish edition of Weskett's comprehensive work, arranged as a
             digest and, in Holdsworth's words , providing "in an accessible
             form the information legal or otherwise which they [merchants]
             needed", all prompted by Weskett's view of needed reforms
Condition:   Contemporary calf, the spine gilt decorated, lightly rubbed, the
             joints just cracking but very firm, quite clean with good margins;
             the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79488                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    insurance law, legal reform
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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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Author:
Title:       A Study of the Construction and Enforcement of the Federal
             Antitrust Laws
Publisher:   Temporary National Economic Committee, Washington, 1941.
Description: The 38th monograph in the Committee's vast Investigation of
             Concentration of Economic Power, one of the few directly focusing
             upon the antitrust laws, written by Milton Handler and appearing
             while Thurman Arnold was head of the Antitrust Division
Condition:   Original orange printed sewn wraps, ex-library, else a very good
             copy; 106 pages
Book No.:    W-74230                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Anti-trust, economics, legal reform
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Author:      Harris, Richard
Title:       Justice, The Crisis of Law, Order, and Freedom in America
Publisher:   E. P. Dutton & Company, New York, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-46033                Price: $      25.00
Category:    legal reform
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Author:
Title:       Anno Regni Gulielmi III Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae &
             Hiverniae, Septimo [and Octavo]. At the Parliament begun at
             Westminster the Two and twentieth Day of November, Anno Dom. 1695.
             In the Seventh Year of the Reign [etc.]. Not in Wing. Folio.
Publisher:   Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c],
             London, 1696.
Description: The Parliament enacting legislation resulting in "one of the great
             monetary events in history" and the adoption of the gold standard,
             crucially involving the views of John Locke, with its
             philosophical and financial consequences still debated
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, a variant not in ESTC, with
             certain of the first 14 title pages dated 1696 [compare ESTC
             R223064]; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79743                Price: $     950.00
Category:    Acts, economics, Bench and Bar, Coining, legal reform
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Author:      Filangieri, Gaetano
Title:       Science of Legislation. Translated from the Italian of the
             Chevalier Filangieri by William Kendall
Publisher:   Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, London, 1791?.
Description: The rare, first English translation of Filangieri's treatise, an
             "implacable polemic against British constitutionalism" prompted in
             part by the American revolution and here translated "to fuel the
             struggle for . . . reform led by radical Londoners"
Condition:   Later buckram, gilt, a chip to the somewhat faded spine, ex-
             library, else a good clean copy; with the advertisement dated 14
             May 1792 at Exeter
Book No.:    W-79852                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    ITALY, philosophy of law, American Revolution, legal reform, Radicals
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Author:      Carrion, Roque
Title:       La Reforma de la Judicatura y del Proceso Civil
Publisher:   Colegio de Abogados de Lima, Lima, 1970.
Description:
Condition:   Printed, stapled wraps; 38 pages
Book No.:    W-48629                Price: $      25.00
Category:    PERU, legal reform
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Author:      Pound, Roscoe
Title:       Social and Economic Problems of the Law. Setaro 159
Publisher:   American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia,
             1928.
Description: Dean Pound's contribution to the issue of The Annals entitled
             "Progress in the Law", that issue devoted to "a discussion of some
             of the tendencies . . . to adapt law to the changing conditions of
             our modern social and economic life"
Condition:   Original printed stapled self wraps, reprinted from the Academy's
             "The Annals" Publication No. 2119, nine pages; two copies in OCLC
Book No.:    W-78856                Price: $      65.00
Category:    economics, legal reform, law and sociology
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Author:      Gordon, Thomas]
Title:       Francis, Lord Bacon: Or the Case of Private and National
             Corruption, and Bribery, Impartially Considered [etc.]. Fifth
             Edition. Gibson 411
Publisher:   Printed for J. Roberts, near the Oxford Arms in Warwick-Lane,
             London, 1721.
Description:
Condition:   Later 1/4 black morocco over marbled boards, very worn, ex-
             library, a just usable copy only; with the advertising leaf
Book No.:    W-91391                Price: $     250.00
Category:    legal reform
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Author:      Fielding, Henry
Title:       A Proposal for Making an Effectual Provision for the Poor, for
             Amending their Morals, and for Rendering them useful Members of
             the Society. To which is added, A Plan of Buildings proposed with
             proper Elevations. Drawn by an Eminent Hand
Publisher:   Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, London, 1753.
Description: Fielding's comprehensive proposed reform of the Poor Laws, drawing
             on his years as a Bow Street magistrate and complementing his
             'Enquiry' into the causes of crime, praised by Burn and Eden and
             presciently anticipating the reforms of the 19th century
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf, the spine extra gilt, rubbed, marbled endpapers
             and pastedowns, with the elaborate plan and its explanation; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78811                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    poor law, legal reform, Legal Architecture
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Author:      Cox, Archibald
Title:       The Role of the Supreme Court in American Government. First Indian
             Impression
Publisher:   Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1977.
Description: The copy from the library of Archibald Cox, the seemingly
             unrecorded Delhi printing of his four Chichele Lectures delivered
             at Oxford, with the publisher's transmittal slip tipped in (noting
             800 copies printed); no copy in OCLC, RLIN, Hollis or COPAC
Condition:   Original cloth, somewhat worn, in a worn and defective dustjacket
Book No.:    W-73784                Price: $     250.00
Category:    constitutional law, legal reform, Supreme Court
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Author:
Title:       Technical Memorandum of Treasury Position
Publisher:   Government Printing Office, Washington, 1969.
Description:
Condition:   Stapled wraps; 35 pages
Book No.:    W-31069                Price: $      35.00
Category:    taxation, legal reform
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Author:      Sheppard, William
Title:       The President of Presidents. Or, One General President for Common
             Assurances by Deeds: Wherein there is contained an Extract or
             Abridgment of all the Readings and Presidents thereof extant. Of
             singular use and profit to all men. Wing S3209. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by Henry Hills for Humphrey Tuckey [etc.], London, 1655.
Description: First edition of Sheppard's most successful work in which (as
             counsel to Cromwell) he prophetically proposed reforming English
             land law, essentially calling for a standardized form of
             conveyancing which could then be registered throughout the realm
Condition:   Modern 3/4 calf, title and three other leaves strengthened in
             their margins, considerable browning, with a number of early
             annotations; a working copy
Book No.:    W-77970                Price: $     450.00
Category:    conveyancing, legal reform
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Author:      Chamberlayne, Edward]
Title:       Englands Wants: or, Several Proposals Probably beneficial for
             England, Humbly offered to the Consideration of all Good Patriots
             in both Houses of Parliament. Wing C1841
Publisher:   Printed for, and are to be Sold by Randal Taylor, in Amen-Corner,
             London, 1685.
Description: Chamberlayne's seventy-five point program for the reform of the
             English polity, first appearing shortly after the Restoration and
             here issued a few years before the Glorious Revolution; with a
             great many prescient proposals still of value
Condition:   The title trimmed (but legible), bound in a new 1/4 calf
Book No.:    W-43988                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Real Property, legal reform
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Author:
Title:       Essays on the Spirit of Legislation . . . Containing Observations
             on the Political Systems at present pursued in various Countries
             of Europe, for the Advancement of those essential Interests [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for W. Nicoll . . . and G. Robinson [etc.], London, 1772.
Description: First edition in English of the three essays honored by the
             Societe Oeconomique de Berne, the pioneering institution founded
             in 1759 and devoted to the ideals of the Enlightenment, "seeking
             reforms [both] in economy and society"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, the first blank and
             title a bit chipped (no text affected), some browning, else quite
             sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-74849                Price: $     575.00
Category:    agriculture, Commercial Law, Acts, legal reform, FRANCE
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Author:      Howard, John
Title:       An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe; With Various
             Papers Relative to the Plague: Together with Further Observations
             on Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals; and Additional Remarks on
             the Present State of Those in Great Britain and Ireland. Quarto
Publisher:   Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [& three others],
             London, 1789.
Description: First edition of one of Howard's two major works, "the first
             survey . . . which had ever appeared", supplemented by Howard's
             further observations on prisons, providing the empirical bases for
             the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original spine (worn)
             laid down, the front hinge cracked and the title a bit loose; a
             good copy with the plates
Book No.:    W-77811                Price: $     650.00
Category:    prisons, criminal law, legal reform
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Author:
Title:       Citizens Study Committee on Judicial Organization, Report to
             Governor Patrick J. Lucey, January 1973
Publisher:   By the Committee, Madison, 1973.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed illustrated oversized wraps, a very good copy;
             417 pages
Book No.:    W-91616                Price: $      45.00
Category:    courts, legal reform, Isle of Wight
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