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Title:       Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth
             of Nations. Seven Volumes [complete]
Publisher:   John Rees, London, 1989-91.
Description: Still the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking
             world and the former British Empire, excluding only this country
             post-Independence, with individual volumes devoted to Ireland and
             Scotland; each volume also available separately
Condition:
Book No.:    W-69929                Price: $     350.00
Category:    Bibliography, roman law, SCOTLAND, English Commonwealth, IRELAND, CANADA
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Author:      Spelman, Henry
Title:       Of the Law Terms: A Discourse Written by The Learned Antiquary,
             Sir Henry Spelman, Kt. Wherein The Laws of the Jews, Grecians,
             Romans, Saxons and Normans, relating to the Subject, are fully
             explained. Wing S4929
Publisher:   Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, in Westminster Hall, London,
             1684.
Description: Spelman's paper delivered to the Society of Antiquaries, tracing
             the origins of holding court only at certain times of year and on
             certain days, noting in particular the influence which canon law
             seemingly had upon the formation of English law terms
Condition:   Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label, gilt,
             somewhat rubbed and scraped, else amply margined and well-
             preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78055                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    roman law, Anglo-Saxon law, greek law, jewish law, courts
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Author:      Elmes, James
Title:       A Practical Treatise on Ecclesiastical and Civil Dilapidations,
             Re-instatements, Waste . . . With an Appendix Containing Cases
             Decided, Precedents of Notices to Repair, Examples of Valuations
             [etc.]. Third Edition, Considerably Enlarged
Publisher:   Samule Brooke, Law Printing-Office, 35, Paternoster Row, London,
             1829.
Description: Best edition of a work of potential interest to anyone interested
             in the legal and historical aspects of architecture and
             construction particularly as applied to churches, with comparisons
             drawn to Roman and French law and much reliance on Lord Coke
Condition:   Cloth-backed boards, rebacked, quite rubbed, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-64350                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Ecclesiastical Law, Legal Architecture
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Author:      Story, W W.
Title:       A Roman Lawyer in Jerusalem
Publisher:   Colby and Rich, Boston.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-41520                Price: $      75.00
Category:    roman law
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Author:      Walker, James M.
Title:       The Theory of the Common Law
Publisher:   Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1852.
Description: Original edition of Walker's probing effort to compare Roman law
             and common law, a principal part of his contribution to the
             civilian writers who "stand as an example of the highest
             intellectual attainments reached by antebellum American lawyers"
Condition:   Original sheep, rubbed, the joints just cracking, else an
             exceptionally clean, bright copy
Book No.:    W-73218                Price: $     650.00
Category:    roman law, philosophy of law
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Author:      Shiffrin, Steven H.
Title:       The First Amendment, Democracy, and Romance
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1990.
Description: A work which Lawrence Tribe described as "a lucid and original
             contribution to the literature of free speech", proposing that
             Emersonian ideals are theoretically fundamental to the first
             amendment
Condition:   A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:    W-64417                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Bill of Rights, freedom of speech
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Author:      Yorke, Charles]
Title:       Some Considerations on the Law of Forfeiture for High Treason.
             With an Appendix concerning Estates-tail in Scotland. The Fourth
             Edition, corrected and enlarged
Publisher:   Printed for Alexander Donaldson [etc.], Edinburgh, 1778.
Description: Yorke's principal legal work, in which he argues persuasively that
             forfeiture and corruption of blood are justifiable consequences of
             treason, examining forfeiture in Athenian, Roman, Jewish and
             feudal law; uncommon, no copy in the British Library
Condition:   Modern mottled calf, light embrowning and staining; attractive
Book No.:    W-50700                Price: $     450.00
Category:    
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Author:      Hallifax, Samuel
Title:       An Analysis of the Civil Law, In Which a Comparison Is
             Occasionally Made between the Roman Laws and Those of England. A
             New Edition . . . Being the Heads of a Course of Lectures Publicly
             Read in the University of Cambridge by John William Geldart [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by . . . John Smith, Printer to the University [etc.],
             Cambridge, 1836.
Description: The foremost 18th century lectures on Roman law delivered in
             England in the edition prepared by James Geldhart, one of
             Hallifax's successors as Regius Professor of Civil Law at
             Cambridge, and influential upon Sir Henry Maine, Geldart's
             successor
Condition:   Original green embossed cloth, gilt, the spine somewhat faded and
             a bit crinkled, its bottom just snagged, yet a good clean copy
Book No.:    W-75217                Price: $     350.00
Category:    roman law
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Author:      Stephenson, Andrew
Title:       A History of Roman Law, With a Commentary on the Institutes of
             Gaius and Justinian
Publisher:   Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1912.
Description:
Condition:   Original blue cloth, rubbed, the spine somewhat dull, else a very
             good copy
Book No.:    W-78945                Price: $     150.00
Category:    roman law
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Author:      Watkin, Thomas G. (ed.)
Title:       Legal Record and Historical Reality, Proceedings of the Eighth
             British Legal History Conference, Cardiff, 1987
Publisher:   Hambledon Press, London, 1989.
Description: Thirteen essays, including those on witchcraft in early modern
             England and 17th century Virginia, freedom of the seas, Roman
             legal categories in the early common law and the social and legal
             history of gaming, among others
Condition:
Book No.:    W-19754                Price: $      60.00
Category:    
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Author:      Daube, David
Title:       Roman Law, Linguistic, Social and Philosophical Aspects
Publisher:   Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 1969.
Description:
Condition:   Original decorated cloth, gilt, a very good copy, in a somewhat
             worn dustjacket
Book No.:    W-72310                Price: $     125.00
Category:    roman law
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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:      Fraunce, Abraham
Title:       The Lawiers Logike, exemplifying the praecepts of Logike by the
             practise of the common Lawe. S.T.C. 11344. Quarto
Publisher:   Imprinted by William How, for Thomas Gubbin, and T. Newman,
             London, 1588.
Description: Only edition of Fraunce's ambitious work, "the first
             systematisation of English law that took account of disciplines
             and traditions other than that of the common law", seeking to
             inform the legal profession with Greek, Roman, and medieval
             scholarship
Condition:   Modern green morocco gilt, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, crisp
             and well-preserved, the Taussig copy; with the folding table
Book No.:    W-78211                Price: $   12500.00
Category:    16TH CENTURY
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Author:      Plowden, Francis
Title:       The English Liberty of the Press, Exemplified in Some Practices of
             the Hucksters in the Journal Mart, During the Month of December,
             1824
Publisher:   Printed for the Author, and Sold by Amyot, rue de la Paix, Paris,
             1825.
Description: The last work of Plowden, the Middle Temple barrister and Roman
             Catholic, deploring the alleged anti-Catholic bias of France's
             sole English language journal against the "proscribed, and
             persecuted victims of [England's] sanguinary code of laws"
Condition:   Original printed ?self-wraps, disbound, some mainly marginal
             staining, presentation copy ("From the Author"), a good copy, 26
             pages; two copies in COPAC
Book No.:    W-76611                Price: $     350.00
Category:    freedom of press
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Author:      Yale, Gregory
Title:       Legal Titles to Mining Claims and Water Rights, in California,
             Under the Mining Law of Congress, of July, 1866
Publisher:   A. Roman & Company, San Francisco, 1867.
Description:
Condition:   Original sheep, quite rubbed and chafed, but a sound clean copy
Book No.:    W-78605                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    mining law, California, water law
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Author:      Turner, Francis
Title:       The Contract of Pawn, As It Exists at Common Law, and As Modified
             by the Pawnbrokers' Acts, The Factors' Acts, and Other Statutes
Publisher:   Jackson & Keeson, Eagle Court, Dean Street, High Holborn [etc.],
             London, 1866.
Description: First edition of an historically grounded work, written by the
             Middle Templar who appears to have become the leading authority on
             the law of pawn, reaching back to Roman law and the earlier
             seminal treatises by Sir William Jones and Justice Story
Condition:   Modern pebbled cloth, paper label, ex-library, a few early
             notations, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-74370                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Pawnbroking, Pawnbroking
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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:      Story, Joseph
Title:       Commentaries on the Law of Agency, as a Branch of Commercial and
             Maritime Jurisprudence, with Occasional Illustrations from the
             Civil and Foreign Law. Cohen 1628
Publisher:   Charles C. Little and James Brown, Boston, 1839.
Description: First edition of the first of Story's four Commentaries devoted to
             commercial law, encompassing in his visionary and expansive
             analysis both maritime jurisprudence and private international
             law, with a substantial examination of Roman and civil law
Condition:   Modern morocco, gilt, margins of title strengthed (not affecting
             the text), some foxing, else a good copy
Book No.:    W-75712                Price: $     850.00
Category:    Agency
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Author:      Maxwell (comps.), Leslie F. and W. Harold
Title:       Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth
             of Nations. Volume 5. Scottish Law to 1956. Together with a list
             of Roman Law Books in the English Language. Second Edition
Publisher:   John Rees, London, 1990.
Description: The volume of the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-
             speaking world and the former British Empire devoted to Scotland,
             with a list of works in English on Roman law appended
Condition:   Original cloth, as new, in the glassine dustjacket; the facsimile
             reissue of the second edition of 1957
Book No.:    W-70868                Price: $      55.00
Category:    Bibliography, SCOTLAND, roman 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:      Plessen, Christoph a
Title:       Hugonis Grotii. De Jure Belli ac Pacis. Libr III Caput XXII. De
             Fide Minorum Potestatum in Bello. Perpetua. Paraphrasi.
             Illustratum [etc.]
Publisher:   Typis Mullerianis, Jena, 1675.
Description: The rare doctoral dissertation devoted to Grotius's discussion
             whether and in what circumstances of war a sovereign may be bound
             by the acts of his representatives, beginning with Grotius's
             examination of the views expressed by Ulpian in the Digest
Condition:   Modern marbled paper backed self wraps, disbound, a clean copy
             with good margins, 16 unnumbered leaves; one copy in COPAC, none
             in OCLC in North America
Book No.:    W-79209                Price: $     650.00
Category:    international law, roman law
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