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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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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown
             . . . A New Edition . . . Together with an Abridgement of the
             Statutes Concerning Felonies Which Have Been Enacted Since the
             First Publication . . . by George Wilson [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for T. Payne, P. Uriel, [et al], London, 1778.
Description: First octavo edition of the masterpiece of one of England's
             greatest judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words
             "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and]
             none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, worn, two boards detached, spines varnished,
             else a sound working set, with the armorial bookplates of James
             Burrow in both volumes
Book No.:    W-78040                Price: $     250.00
Category:    criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown
             . . . A New Edition . . . Together with an Abridgement of the
             Statutes Concerning Felonies Which Have Been Enacted Since the
             First Publication . . . by George Wilson [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for T. Payne, P. Uriel, [et al], London, 1778.
Description: First octavo edition of the masterpiece of one of England's
             greatest judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words
             "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and]
             none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:   Contemporary calf, crimson morocco labels, gilt, rubbed, spines
             darkined, joints cracking, one front board detaching; a clean
             working set
Book No.:    W-79004                Price: $     225.00
Category:    criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law
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Author:      Dalton, Michael
Title:       The Office and Authorities of Sheriffs: Gathered out of the
             Statutes, and Books of the Common Laws of this Kingdom. To which
             is added an Appendix or Supplement, containing a Collection of the
             Statutes touching Sheriffs [etc.]. Wing D153. Folio in 4's
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Richard Atkins [etc.], London, 1682.
Description: A late 17th century edition (much expanded) of the first work on
             the sheriff at English law, comprehensively treating writs,
             returns, executions and other processes, and the sheriff's
             relation to the jury, his accounts and subordinates, inter alia
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over cloth boards, lightly rubbed and light
             browning, else well preserved with particularly ample margins; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78484                Price: $     850.00
Category:    sheriffs
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Title:       A Methodical Treatise of Replevins, Distresses, Avowries . . . To
             which are added, Divers Statutes touching the Office of Sheriffs .
             . . and also the Law concerning Elections and Returns of Members
             of Parliament [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for J. Worrall,
             London, 1739.
Description: The second, expanded, and final edition of the first work on the
             ancient remedies of replevin and distress, the latter of which
             Holdsworth termed "the oldest form of self help" and which
             Maitland traced to the Laws of Ine, circa 700 A.D.
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over decorated boards, gilt lettered, some
             browning, mainly lightish, the front blank a bit chipped, else a
             good copy
Book No.:    W-76899                Price: $     650.00
Category:    landlord and tenant, sheriffs, Procedure, pleading, law of elections
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Author:      Boynton, Sir Griffith
Title:       1771 Sheriff's Accounting
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Book No.:    W-14737                Price: $     250.00
Category:    sheriffs
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Author:      Hale, Matthew
Title:       History of the Common Law [etc.] [with] An Analysis of the Civil
             Part of the Law. The Fourth Edition
Publisher:   Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . for T. Cadell [etc.],
             London, 1779.
Description: The best early edition of Hale's classic works, prepared by
             Charles Runnington who (in Holdsworth's words) "prefixed a life of
             Hale, and added very extensive notes"; Hale's 'Analysis', though
             not called for by the title page, is appended
Condition:   Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, a bit embrowned, but sound
Book No.:    W-66012                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law, English Law
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Author:      Mayo, Joseph
Title:       A Guide to Magistrates with Practical Forms for the Discharge of
             Their Duties Out of Court. To Which are Added Precedents For the
             Use of Prosecutors, Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables, Escheators,
             Clerks. . .Second Edition
Publisher:   Printed by Chas. H. Wynne, Richmond, 1860.
Description:
Condition:   Contemporary calf, much pencilling, embrowned; a working copy
Book No.:    W-56683                Price: $     125.00
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Author:      Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:       In this booke is contained the office of Shiriffes, Bayliffes of
             liberties, Escheatours, Constables, and Coroners, and sheweth what
             euery one of theym maye doe by vertue of theyr offyces, drawen
             oute of bookes of the common Lawe [etc.]. S.T.C. 10991.5
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in fleetestrete . . . by Thomas Marshe, London,
             1570?.
Description: A rare edition of the first work devoted to the English law of the
             offices of sheriff, coroner, and other local officials; four
             copies in ESTC (one imperfect), including this copy, which is the
             only copy recorded outside the United States
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf, gilt lettered, some browning, unrelated
             manuscript squiggles in the margins, but quite usable; the Taussig
             copy
Book No.:    W-78654                Price: $    4500.00
Category:    sheriffs, coroners
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Title:       The Contentes of this booke. Fyrste the Booke for a Iustice of
             peace. The boke that teacheth to kepe a courte Baron, or a lete.
             The booke teachynge to kepe a courte hundred. The boke called
             returna Brevium [etc.]. S.T.C. 14883; Beale T154
Publisher:   Imprinted . . . in Fletestreet . . . by Richard Tottil [etc.],
             London, 1559.
Description: The collection of highly practical treatises designed for justices
             of the peace, sheriffs, bailiffs and other local officials first
             printed by Pynson in 1505, including (as well as those above)
             Novae Additiones, Carta Foedi and Exchequer Ordinance
Condition:   Modern calf, extensive but unobtrusive worming, repairs; sound
Book No.:    W-65998                Price: $    2500.00
Category:    justices of peace, Every Man Law Books, courts, Exchequer
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Author:      Wilkinson, John
Title:       A Treatise Collected ovt of the Statvtes of this Kingdom, and . .
             . the Lawes concerning the Office and Authorities of Coroners and
             Sherifes: Together With an easie and plain method for the keeping
             of a Court Leet, Court Baron, and Hundred Court. STC 25648
Publisher:   Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1618.
Description: First edition of the first treatise by a named author on both the
             coroner and on the sheriff, written by a Barnard's Inn attorney
             and appearing in several editions throughout the century; with
             separate sections on each officer and on each local court
Condition:   Modern brown morocco, gilt lettered, occasional light staining,
             else especially crisp with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-79129                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    coroners, sheriffs, courts
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Author:      Arbuckle, Maclyn
Title:       Ink Sketch signed by Arbuckle depicting himself as a smiling,
             portly law officer in a broad-brimmed sombrero, wearing chaps and
             a spur, smoking a cigarette in his right hand, with a rifle in his
             left hand, a pistol in his belt, and an ammunition belt
Publisher:   Not published, No place stated, 1907.
Description: A humorous sketch proving Arbuckle to be a cartoonist of the first
             rank, inscribed at the bottom left of the image "Sincerely Macklyn
             Arbuckle 'Slim' Hoover Sheriff [his famous characterization on
             Broadway in 1907 in 'The Round Up'] Sept 9 07"
Condition:   Broadside, about 5 1/2 x 7 inches, on Arbuckle's private engraved
             paper, very well preserved
Book No.:    W-79207                Price: $     250.00
Category:    Legal Art, humor, sheriffs
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