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Author:      Cumberland, Richard
Title:       De Legibus Naturae Disquisitio Philosophica, In qua Earum Forma,
             summa Capita, Ordo, Promulgation, & Obligatio e rerum Natura
             investigantur; Quinetiam Elementa Philosphiae Hobbianae, Cum
             Moralis tum Civilis, considerantur & refutantur. Wing C7580
Publisher:   Typis E. Flesher, Prostat vero apud Nathanaelem Hooke [etc.],
             London, 1672.
Description: First edition of Cumberland's "magisterial treatise on natural
             law", written in partial rebuttal of Hobbes, influential upon
             Pufendorf, and, in the view of some, qualifying Cumberland as "a
             forerunner, if not the founder, of English utilitarianism"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, the boards somewhat marked and
             stained, else quite clean and well preserved, without the
             imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78733                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    natural law, philosophy of law
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Author:      Wood, Thomas
Title:       An Institute of the Laws of England; or, the Laws of England in
             their Natural Order, according to Common Use. Seventh Edition
             [bound with] Some Thoughts Concerning the Study of the Laws of
             England. Fourth Edition [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:   [1] Printed by Henry Lintot [2] Printed by E. and R. Nutt, London,
             1745 & 1734.
Description: A later edition of the principal work examining English law
             between Finch and Blackstone, with the last edition of Wood's
             "Thoughts" in which he "made a strong plea for the inclusion of
             the common law into the curriculum at Oxford and Cambridge"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, joints cracking but holding,
             clean and well-margined; no copy of these two works together
             recorded after 1734
Book No.:    W-78006                Price: $     650.00
Category:    jurisprudence
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Author:
Title:       Catalogue of Printed Books on Law, Natural History, Science and
             Medicine
Publisher:   Sotheby & Co., London, 1974.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps; 44 pages
Book No.:    W-17207                Price: $      15.00
Category:    Auction Catalogues, Dealer, Bibliography
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Author:
Title:       An Act for naturalizing such foreign Protestants, and others
             therein mentioned, as are settled, or shall settle in any of His
             Majesty's Colonies in America [13 Geo II c.7]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King [etc.], London, 1739.
Description: The landmark legislation permitting the naturalization of both
             Quakers and Jews in the American colonies, extending to them
             rights not yet secured in England, providing "[a] more liberal and
             enlightened policy" to encourage colonial settlement
Condition:   Title with woodcut Royal arms and three leaves, disbound, light
             browning, else well preserved; title + pages 167-171
Book No.:    W-79040                Price: $    1750.00
Category:    immigration, Religion, jewish law, Quakers and the Law
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Author:      Manwood, John
Title:       A Treatise of the Laws of the Forest, Wherein is declared . . .
             the Original and beginning of Forests . . . Collected, as well out
             of the Common Laws and Statutes of this Land [etc.]. The Third
             Edition Corrected, and much Inlarged. Wing M554 (variant)
Publisher:   Printed for the Company of Stationers, London, 1665.
Description: The rare variant issue of the last 17th century edition of the
             first treatise on the law of the King's forest, much expanded from
             the first published edition of 1598, restoring substantial
             portions (including the last five chapters) there omitted
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, a very good copy, with the elaborate
             bookplate of John Francis Neylan (printed by John Henry Nash); the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78429                Price: $    1100.00
Category:    Natural Resources
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Author:      Beawes, Wyndham
Title:       Lex Mercatoria Rediviva . . . Containing An Account of our Trading
             Companies and Colonies, with their Establishments, and an Abstract
             of their Charter; the Duty of Consuls, and the Laws subsisting
             about Aliens, Naturalization and Denization [etc.]. 2d Ed
Publisher:   Printed for R. Baldwin at the Rose, and S. Crowder and Co. [etc.],
             London, 1761.
Description: Beawes' vast compendium, based in part on his three decades'
             experience, with much on English and international law, in
             Holdsworth's words of "comprehensive character [designed] to give
             all the information which a merchant . . . could want"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning, else a very
             good tall copy with ample margins
Book No.:    W-77813                Price: $     550.00
Category:    Commercial Law, international law, aliens
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Author:      Burlamaqui, Jean Jacques]
Title:       Principes du Droit Politique. Two Volumes in One. 12mo
Publisher:   Chez Zacharie Chatelain, Amsterdam, 1751.
Description: First edition of one of the two principal works of Burlamaqui
             "demonstrably, a primary source of the theory voiced in the
             Declaration of Independence", written with considerable lucidity
             and clarity of thought
Condition:   Contemporary mottled calf, gilt, rubbed, endpapers marbled, quite
             a pretty copy, this the duodecimo issuance, a quarto edition
             published simultaneously
Book No.:    W-43486                Price: $     850.00
Category:    political theory, natural law
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Author:      St. Germain, Christopher
Title:       Two Dialogues in English, between a doctour of Divinity, and a
             Student in the Laws of England, of the Grounds of the said Laws,
             and of Conscience. Wing S317
Publisher:   Printed by John Streater, Eliz. Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.],
             London, 1673.
Description: A late 17th century edition of the first classic of English equity
             and the first work on legal philosophy and natural law written in
             England, "a brilliant, comprehensive and intellectually satisfying
             attempt to construct a systematic theory of law"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, a little dusty, else quite a fresh copy
Book No.:    W-48054                Price: $     650.00
Category:    equity
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Author:      Holmes, Jr., Oliver Wendell
Title:       Reviews of Emory Washburn's "A Treatise on the American Law of
             Easements and Servitudes [and] John Barnard Byles, "A Treatise on
             the Law of Bills of Exchange, Promissory Notes, Bank-Notes, and
             Checks [and] "Summary of Events: Impeachment"
Publisher:   American Law Review, Boston, 1867-68.
Description: Among Holmes's earliest legal writings, as he became a staff
             member of the Review, founded by his close friends, John Ropes and
             John Gray the previous year, showing "Holmes's first efforts to
             make a naturalistic or scientific study of the law"
Condition:   Modern black cloth, gilt, one small ink stamp on the verso of the
             title, else a very good copy; the Review's second volume for 1867-
             1868
Book No.:    W-76557                Price: $     450.00
Category:    Real Property, Supreme Court, Bills and Notes, impeachment
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Author:      Somers, John, Lord
Title:       Jura Populi Anglicani: Or The Subject's Right of Petitioning Set
             forth. Occasioned by the Case of the Kentish Petitioners. With
             some Thoughts on the Reasons which induc'd those Gentlemen to
             Petition: And of the Commons Right of Imprisoning. Quarto
Publisher:   No Publisher, London, 1701.
Description: First edition (variant) of the classic argument in support of the
             fundamental right of the people to petition the King and
             Parliament, premised on natural law and Magna Carta, and
             attributed to Somers, the "architect of the [English] Bill of
             Rights"
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, some browning, the margins cut quite close, but
             all text legible, the Taussig copy; no copy in ESTC in a law
             library in this country
Book No.:    W-78188                Price: $     850.00
Category:    English constitutional law, Parliament, natural law, Magna Carta
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Author:      Jacob, Giles?
Title:       The Game Law: Or, The Laws Relating to the Game . . . in Two Parts
             [bound with] The Game-Law. Part II. Being an Explanation of the
             Acts of Parliament, Recited in the First Part, for Preservation of
             the Game of This Kingdom [etc.]. Seventh Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for W. Mears,
             London, 1727.
Description: Rare editions of the first work devoted exclusively to England's
             game laws, its second part containing the first commentary on
             those laws, preventing all but the elect from taking game or even
             possessing a gun, with Draconian penalties imposed
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning, else quite sound; one copy of
             the second part, no copy of either part in Great Britain, in ESTC;
             the Taussig copies
Book No.:    W-78191                Price: $     750.00
Category:    game law, Natural Resources
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Author:      Wood, Thomas
Title:       An Institute of the Laws of England; or, the Laws of England in
             their Natural Order, according to Common Use . . . To which is
             prefixed, Some Thoughts concerning the Study of the Laws of
             England, &c. by the same Author. Fourth and Third Editions. Folio
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.] [imprints vary],
             London, 1728.
Description: A rare variant edition of Wood's treatise, the principal work
             examining English law between Finch and Blackstone, with his
             "Thoughts" in which he "made a strong plea for the inclusion of
             the common law into the curriculum at Oxford and Cambridge"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat worn and marked, else quite
             clean and well-preserved; six copies in ESTC, including this, the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-77983                Price: $     750.00
Category:    jurisprudence
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Author:
Title:       Catalogue of Printed Books On Law, Natural History, Science and
             Medicine [etc.]
Publisher:   Sotheby's, London, 1974.
Description:
Condition:   Original wraps, worn but sound; 44 pages
Book No.:    W-44565                Price: $      25.00
Category:    
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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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Author:      Wu, John C.H.
Title:       Fountain of Justice, A Study in the Natural Law
Publisher:   Sheed and Ward, London, 1959.
Description:
Condition:   Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-78981                Price: $      25.00
Category:    philosophy of law
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Difficiles Nugae; Or, Observations Touching the Torricellian
             Experiment, and The various Solutions of the same, especially
             touching the Weight and Elasticity of the Air. Wing H238
Publisher:   Printed by W. Godbid, for William Shrowsbury [etc.], London, 1674.
Description: First edition of one of Hale's few published scientific works,
             disputing the theories of Descartes and Robert Boyle, relying in
             significant part upon Aristotle, and evidencing his "chosen public
             statement of the correct approach to the natural world"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, Gloddaeth Library bookplate,
             effaced signature of ?Thomas Mostyn on title, ?later label; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78222                Price: $    2000.00
Category:    Science and the law
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Author:      Huer, Jon
Title:       The Fallacies of Social Science, A Critique of the Natural Science
             Model of Social Analysis
Publisher:   Peter Lang, New York, 1990.
Description:
Condition:   Illustrated boards, a good copy
Book No.:    W-90377                Price: $      45.00
Category:    law and sociology
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Author:      Bloch, Ernst
Title:       Natural Law and Human Dignity. Translated by Dennis J. Schmidt
Publisher:   MIT Press, Cambridge, 1986.
Description: With chapters on Roman law; Althaus, Hobbes and Grotius; Rousseau;
             Kant and Fichte; and Feuerbach, Savigny and Schelling, among much
             else; translated from Bloch's "Naturrecht und menschliche Wurde"
             originally published in 1961
Condition:   Original cloth, the spine somewhat sunned, else a very good copy
Book No.:    W-74709                Price: $      65.00
Category:    natural law
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Author:      St. Germain, Christopher]
Title:       The Dialogue in English, betweene a Doctor of Divinity, and a
             Student in the Laws of England. Newly corrected and Imprinted with
             new Additions. S.T.C. 21582.5
Publisher:   Printed by the Assignes of John More, Esquire [etc.], London],
             1638.
Description: An early 17th century edition of the first classic of English
             equity and the first work on legal philosophy and natural law
             written in England, "a brilliant, comprehensive and intellectually
             satisfying attempt to construct a systematic theory of law"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-library; a sound copy
Book No.:    W-44657                Price: $     650.00
Category:    equity, 16TH CENTURY
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Author:      St. Germain, Christopher
Title:       Two Dialogues in English, between a doctour of Divinity, and a
             Student in the Laws of England, of the Grounds of the said Laws,
             and of Conscience. Wing S317
Publisher:   Printed by John Streater, Eliz. Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.],
             London, 1673.
Description: A late 17th century edition of the first classic of English equity
             and the first work on legal philosophy and natural law written in
             England, "a brilliant, comprehensive and intellectually satisfying
             attempt to construct a systematic theory of law"
Condition:   Contemporary unlettered sheep, rubbed, spine ends chipped and a
             bit wormed, else quite a clean fresh and unsophisticated copy
Book No.:    W-74797                Price: $     450.00
Category:    equity
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Author:      Cole, J.D.
Title:       Legal Restraints Imposed by South African Legislation on
             Commercial Exploitation of Pelagic Fish
Publisher:   Institute of Marine Law, Cape Town, 1987.
Description: Special Publication Number 3
Condition:   Printed wraps, rubbed but quite sound; 101 pages
Book No.:    W-30987                Price: $      25.00
Category:    SOUTH AFRICA, Natural Resources
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Author:      Elmes, James
Title:       A Practical Treatise on Architectural Jurisprudence: In Which the
             Constitutions, Canons, Laws and Customs Relating to the Art of
             Building, Are Collected from the Best Authorities [etc.]
Publisher:   W. Benning, Law Bookseller, Fleet-Street [etc.], London, 1827.
Description: The dedication copy of the only edition of the first work on legal
             architecture in England, seemingly specially bound for Lord
             Lyndhurst, the son of John Singleton Copley and Lord Chancellor,
             and possessor of a "natural genius" for architecture
Condition:   Contemporary morocco, elaborately blind-tooled, inner-gilt
             dentelles and all edges gilt, now quite worn but sound; with Lord
             Lyndhurst's bookplate
Book No.:    W-75782                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    Legal Architecture
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Author:      Harris, Charles L. (comp.)
Title:       Harris' Public Land Guide. A Compilation of Public Land Laws and
             Departmental Regulations Thereunder. Revised Statutes and Acts of
             Congress Annotated with Decisions of the Department of the
             Interior Relating to Public Land [etc.]
Publisher:   Peterson Linotyping Company, Chicago, 1912.
Description:
Condition:   Original tan buckram, showing wear, the spine darkened and the
             head of the spine chipped, ex-library, else a clean usable copy
Book No.:    W-78338                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Natural Resources
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Author:      Van Dyke, Jon M., et al. (eds.)
Title:       Freedom for the Seas in the 21st Century, Ocean Governance and
             Environmental Harmony
Publisher:   Island Press, Washington, 1993.
Description:
Condition:   Printed wraps, a well-preserved copy
Book No.:    W-30223                Price: $      25.00
Category:    international law, maritime law, Natural Resources, environmental law
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Author:      Denning, Alfred
Title:       The Road to Justice
Publisher:   Stevens & Sons, Limited, London, 1955.
Description: A series of addresses which Denning delivered in Canada, South
             Africa, and the United States, on five subjects--The Road to
             Justice (the title of this collection), The Just Judge, The Honest
             Lawyer, The Free Press, and Eternal Vigilance
Condition:   Original cloth, foxing mainly to the fore edge, else a very good
             copy in a somewhat spotted dustjacket; with the publisher's review
             slip laid in
Book No.:    W-79172                Price: $      85.00
Category:    Legal Ethics, natural law
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Author:      Lenoble, Jacques and Marc Maesschalck
Title:       Toward a Theory of Governance, The Action of Norms
Publisher:   Kluwer Academic Publishers, Dordrecht, 2003.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed boards, as new, still in the publisher's
             shrinkwrap
Book No.:    W-79249                Price: $     150.00
Category:    international law, natural law
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