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Title:       The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of . . . John Stockdale; for a
             Libel on the House of Commons . . . To Which is Subjoined, An
             Argument in Support of the Rights of Juries [bound with] Four
             Letters on the Subject of Mr. Stockdale's Trial [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for John Stockdale, Opposste [sic] Burlington-House [etc],
             London, 1790.
Description: Conceivably Erskine's most important argument in defense of
             freedom of the press, leading up to the enactment of Fox's Libel
             Act; with Erskine's equally famed argument in the Dean of St.
             Asaph case, arguing for jury determination of libel, appended
Condition:   Later 3/4 blue calf, somewhat rubbed, but a good, crisp copy
Book No.:    W-61310                Price: $     750.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Title:       A Circumstantial Report of the Evidence and Proceedings upon the
             Charges Preferred against His Royal Highness the Duke of York in
             the Capacity of Commander in Chief . . . With all the other
             Documents produced in the Course of the Investigation [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for James Cundee, Ivy-Lane, Paternoster-Row, London, 1809.
Description: The transcript of the proceedings in the House of Commons forcing
             the resignation of George III's second son, Frederick Augustus, as
             Commander in Chief, unwittingly caught in the web of his
             mistress's successful influencing-peddling efforts
Condition:   Later 3/4 morocco, rubbed, some embrowning; quite a good copy
Book No.:    W-59041                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials
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Title:       The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of . . . John Stockdale; for a
             Libel on the House of Commons . . . To Which is Subjoined, An
             Argument in Support of the Rights of Juries
Publisher:   Printed for John Stockdale, Opposste [sic] Burlington-House [etc],
             London, 1790.
Description: Conceivably Erskine's most important argument in defense of
             freedom of the press, leading up to the enactment of Fox's Libel
             Act; with Erskine's equally famed argument in the Dean of St.
             Asaph case, arguing for jury determination of libel, appended
Condition:   Contemporary calf backed boards, joints splitting; sound
Book No.:    W-16938                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Title:       Decision of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, in a Case
             Relating to the Sacramental Furniture of a Church in Brookfield;
             with the Entire Arguments of Hon. Samuel Hoar, Jun. for the
             Plaintiff, and of Hon. Lewis Strong for the Defendant
Publisher:   Published by Peirce and Parker, No. 9, Cornhill, Boston, 1832.
Description:
Condition:   Original printed stabbed wraps, a very good, untrimmed copy in
             original state; 48 pages
Book No.:    W-77778                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials, Religion
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Title:       The Trials of George Robert Fitzgerald, Esq. . . . and Others; for
             the Murder of Pat. Ran. M'Donnell, and Charles Hipson . . . Also,
             The Trial of John Gallagher and Others, for an Assault on Geo.
             Rob. Fitzgerald [etc.]. Second Edition. O'Higgins 4.147.b&c
Publisher:   Printed by P. Byrne, 108, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1786.
Description: The final episode in the life of a county Mayo scion "noted for
             his gallantry, his recklessness, and his duels", who abducted his
             brother, was betrayed by his father, left for dead in a prison
             attack, and here tried for murder for which he was hanged
Condition:   Contemporary calf, rubbed, the joints cracking and tender but
             holding, else attractive; with the armorial bookplate of Viscount
             Bulkeley dated 1785
Book No.:    W-74469                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, IRELAND
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Title:       The Tryal of Charles Lord Mohun, Before The House of Peers in
             Parliament, For the Murder of William Mountford . . . Together
             with The Questions in Points of Law, Put by Their Lordships to the
             Judges; with The Arguments of my Lord Mohun's Council [etc.]
Publisher:   Published by Command of the House of Peers [etc.], London, 1693.
Description: The sole contemporary account of "the most outrageous of all
             Mohun's affrays", as he and a companion sought to "trepan" or
             carry off the actress, Anne Bracegirdle, leading to her defender's
             murder, Mohun's trial and, to much alarm, his acquittal
Condition:   Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, definite browning and
             a bit of minor marginal staining, else a good copy, with a
             portrait of Mohun tipped in
Book No.:    W-78763                Price: $     450.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, House of Lords
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Title:       The History Of the Most Remarkable Tryals in Great Britain and
             Ireland, in Capital Cases, viz, Heresy . . . Incest, Poisoning,
             Adultery, Rapes, Sodomy, Witchcraft, Pyracy . . . by the unusual
             Methods of Ordeal, Combat, and Attainder [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:   Printed for A. Bell in Cornhill; J. Pemberton [etc.], London,
             1715-16.
Description: First edition of the first English work to collect both important
             trials of state and sensational criminal cases, with the emphasis
             upon the mode of proof; some three dozen trials in all, including
             those of Anne Boleyn, Lord Audley and Captain Kidd
Condition:   Modern cloth, gilt, light browning, else a very good set
Book No.:    W-77027                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Title:       The Ordinary of Newgate's Account of the Behaviour, Confession,
             and Dying Words, of the Twelve Malefactors Who were executed at
             Tyburn . . . Being the Third Execution in the Mayoralty of the
             Right Honble John Blatchford . . . Number VI. For the said Year
Publisher:   Printed for, and sold by T. Parker [and] C. Corbett [etc.],
             London, 1750.
Description: Part of a series which has recently been described as an
             "inestimable source of knowledge [and] dramatic truth . . .
             [n]othing like them has been published before or since", rich in
             biographical and descriptive material of London's criminal classes
Condition:   Original self stabbed wraps, untrimmed, quite worn, the last leaf
             loose, a fragile but usable survival, title plus pages 83-106; one
             copy in ESTC
Book No.:    W-77043                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Title:       The Trial of Elizabeth Duchess Dowager of Kingston for Bigamy,
             Before the Right Honourable the House of Peers, in Westminster-
             Hall, in Full Parliament . . . Published by Order of the House of
             Peers
Publisher:   Printed for Charles Bathurst, in Fleet-Street, London, 1776.
Description: A rare example of the trial of a peeress in the House of Lords
             (with the Duchess personally appearing and testifying), finding
             her guilty of bigamy and essentially ending the ecclesiastical
             action of 'jactitation', the denial of a previous marriage
Condition:   Original buff wraps, untrimmed, a lovely, unsophisticated folio
Book No.:    W-62376                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    trials, marriage
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Title:       The Regents of the University of California v. Allan Bakke, Brief
             for the United States as Amicus Curiae In the Supreme Court of the
             United States
Publisher:   N.p., Washington], 1977.
Description: The amicus brief filed by the Justice Department with the Supreme
             Court in support of affirmative action, seeking to reverse the
             judgment of the California Supreme Court to the contrary; with
             Frank H. Easterbrook on the brief
Condition:   Original oversized stapled wraps, worn but sound; vii+74+16 pages
Book No.:    W-69207                Price: $      65.00
Category:    Discrimination, trials, Supreme Court
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Author:      Salmon, Thomas
Title:       A New Abridgement and Critical Review of the State Trials, and
             Impeachments for High-Treason . . . The Whole containing, I. The
             Substance of the Indictment or Charge. II. The Evidence. III. The
             Prisoner's Defence. IV. The several Points of Law [etc.] Folio
Publisher:   Printed for J. and J. Hazard [and six others] [etc.], London,
             1738.
Description: A major abridgement of the first edition of the state trials,
             undertaken by the latter's editor, Thomas Salmon, and itself a
             substantial folio of over 900 pages reporting trials spanning more
             than three centuries and adding a critical apparatus
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over boards, unevenly faded, some browning and
             occasional foxing, yet a good copy
Book No.:    W-72149                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    Abridgements, trials
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Author:      Mittermaier, C[arl] J[oseph] A[nton]
Title:       Tratado de la Prueba en Material Criminal o Exposicion Comparada
             de los Principios en Materia Criminal y de sus Diversas
             Aplicaciones en Alemania, Francia, Inglaterra, Etc., Etc.
Publisher:   Hijos de Reus, Editores, Madrid, 1906.
Description: Sixth edition translation of Mittermaier's text on evidence in
             criminal trials, with a particular focus on Germany. The
             translator, a noted jurist and scholar, staunchly asserts an anti-
             Positivist stance in the introduction. No copies on OCLC, 3/2015
Condition:   Sheepskin boards with decorated endpapers; pages toned and
             slightly foxed
Book No.:    W-91840                Price: $     150.00
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Title:       Fifth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the
             Treatment of Offenders. Report of the Australian Delegation
Publisher:   United Nations, Geneva, 1975.
Description:
Condition:   Wraps, a few leaves loose, but usable; 207 pages
Book No.:    W-90108                Price: $      45.00
Category:    trials, Advocacy, criminal law, AUSTRALIA
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Author:
Title:       Case of Tho. Dangerfield: With Some Remarkable Passages that
             happened At the Tryals of Elizabeth Cellier the Popish Midwife,
             and the Earl of Castlemain, At the Kings-Bench-Bar . . . Before
             Sir Will. Scroggs Kt, Lord Chief Justice [etc]. Wing D184A. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for the Author, London, 1680.
Description: One of several tracts written by Dangerfield, the "matchless
             rogue" who falsely invented the Meal Tub Plot, was tried for
             libels against James II, sentenced to be pilloried and whipped,
             and was accidentally killed as he was being returned to prison
Condition:   ?Original self-wraps, disbound, light browning, else a good crisp
             copy; 38 pages
Book No.:    W-77413                Price: $     450.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Title:       The Attempt to Divorce the Princess of Wales Impartially
             Considered: More Particularly with Reference to the Probability of
             Its Success. Third Edition
Publisher:   Printed for J. Ridgway and Sons, Piccadilly, London, 1816.
Description: The rarest of four editions of a rare tract, presciently and
             perceptively analyzing the unlikely prospect that a divorce from
             Caroline might be obtained, leading to the 'Milan Commission' and,
             ultimately, to Caroline's Parliamentary 'trial' in 1820
Condition:   Early green embossed boards, paper label, a very good copy, with
             the half-title, 25 pages; no copy in OCLC, one in COPAC
Book No.:    W-75818                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials, divorce
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Title:       The Trial of Elizabeth Canning, Spinster, for Wilful and Corrupt
             Perjury [with] Crisp Gascoyne, An Address . . . Relative to His
             Conduct in the Cases of Elizabeth Canning and Mary Squires [with]
             A Refutation of Sir Crisp Gascoyne's Address [and another]
Publisher:   Imprints Vary, London, 1753-54.
Description: The principal contemporary account of the trial of Elizabeth
             Canning, "the centre of the most famous English criminal mystery
             of her century", coupled with the address of Gascoyne, London's
             Lord Mayor, skeptical of Canning, and a rebuttal to him
Condition:   Contemporary blind decorated, panelled reverse calf, very lightly
             rubbed, else exceptionally clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78086                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Author:      Osborn, Albert S.
Title:       The Problem of Proof, Especially as Exemplified in Disputed
             Document Trials, A Discussion of the Proof of the Facts in Courts
             of Law, with some General Comments on the Conduct of Trials.
             Second Edition
Publisher:   Essex Press, Newark, 1926.
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Condition:
Book No.:    W-63383                Price: $     125.00
Category:    Evidence
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Title:       A Compleat Collection of State-Tryals, and Proceedings upon
             Impeachments for High Treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours
             [with] A Supplement [in two volumes] to the Four Volumes of the
             First Edition. Six Volumes [complete]. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for Timothy Goodwin [and five others] [imprints vary],
             London, 1719-30.
Description: First edition of the state trials, the massive effort continued
             and expanded upon for over a century and offering (in Holdsworth's
             words) "a unique value for constitutional and legal historians,
             and a very considerable value [for many others]"
Condition:   Contemporary panelled calf, quite worn, joints cracked, one board
             loose, spines varnished, the bindings not uniform, minor staining;
             a clean working set
Book No.:    W-78098                Price: $     750.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Author:      Tullock, Gordon
Title:       Trials on Trial, The Pure Theory of Legal Procedure
Publisher:   Columbia University Press, New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:    W-47353                Price: $      35.00
Category:    Supreme Court, constitutional law, trials, economics
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Title:       Crim. Con., Actions and Trials and Other Legal Proceedings
             Relating to Marriage before the Passing of the Present Divorce Act
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1857?].
Description: A review of the most famous crim con cases spanning three
             centuries, in which husbands sued their wives' paramours for civil
             damages caused by the "criminal conversation" and ensuing loss of
             consortium; with two involving Thomas Erskine as counsel
Condition:   Original 1/4 black morocco, gilt, over marbled boards, showing
             wear and somewhat strained, else a good untrimmed copy
Book No.:    W-71567                Price: $     350.00
Category:    criminal conversatn, trials, marriage, divorce
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Title:       The Trial of Major Campbell, for the Murder of Captain Boyd, in a
             Duel, on the 23d of June, 1807; With the Evidence in Full, the
             Charge of the Judge, and Details of Major Campbell's Last Moments,
             Execution &c. &c
Publisher:   Printed by B. McMillan, Bow Street, Covent Garden [etc.], London,
             1808.
Description: Sole London edition of one of Great Britain's "most notorious
             duelling cases", bracketed with those of Lord Byron and Hamilton-
             Mohun, and a rare instance in which a verdict of guilty, death
             sentence and execution (a pardon not obtained) was to follow
Condition:   Modern 1/4 cloth over marbled boards, paper label, new endpapers,
             a trifle worn, else a very good, clean copy; 62 pages
Book No.:    W-79069                Price: $     350.00
Category:    trials, military law, Law of Duels, criminal law
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Author:      Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:       Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:   Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description: Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society
             in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:    W-17299                Price: $      25.00
Category:    civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
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Title:       State Trials
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Description:
Condition:   Imperfect
Book No.:    W-46727                Price: $      75.00
Category:    trials
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Title:       The Trial of Ford Lord Grey of Werk [and others] . . . for
             Unlawful Tempting and Inticing, the Lady Henrietta Berkeley . . .
             to Unlawful Love . . . with an intent to cause her to live in a
             Scandalous manner [etc.] [without the half-title]
Publisher:   Printed, and Sold by J. Morphew near Stationers-Hall, London,
             1716.
Description: A sensational case in which Lord Grey was charged with seducing
             the under-eighteen sister of his wife, both the prosecution and
             defense ably handled (the former by George Jeffreys), the verbatim
             transcript vividly disclosing the case's high emotions
Condition:   ?Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite rubbed, the joints
             cracked and spine chipped, title and last leaf quite dusty,
             margins cut close; usable only
Book No.:    W-72533                Price: $     850.00
Category:    women's law, trials
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Author:      Barberi, Giovanni
Title:       The Life of Joseph Balsamo, Commonly Called Count [Alessandro di]
             Cagliostro: Containing the Singular and uncommon Adventures of
             that extraordinary Personage . . . To Which Are Added, The
             Particulars of his Trial before the Inquisition [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for Messrs. P. Byrne [and six others], Dublin, 1792.
Description: The principal contemporary account (and sole Irish edition) of the
             Italian adventurer widely featured in literature (Dumas, Goethe,
             and Tolstoy, among many others), music, film, and television,
             ultimately tried as a Freemason and sentenced to death
Condition:   Contemporary sprinkled calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, quite
             rubbed, else clean and well preserved; eight copies in ESTC
Book No.:    W-79080                Price: $     850.00
Category:    trials, Inquisition
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Author:      Buller, Francis
Title:       An Introduction to the Law Relative to Trials at Nisi Prius,
             Containing Additions to the Present Time. . .Carefully Corrected
             from the Last London Copy, by a Gentleman of the Bar
Publisher:   Printed for I.Riley and Co. Law-Booksellers [etc.], New York,
             1806.
Description:
Condition:   Modern 1/2 morocco, definite embrowning, but a sound copy
Book No.:    W-55566                Price: $     250.00
Category:    trials
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Author:      Euer, Samson and Giles Duncombe]
Title:       Tryals per Pais, Or the Law of England Concerning Juries by Nisi
             Prius [etc.]. The Fourth Edition [bound with] Tryals per Pais in
             Capital Matters: Or, Some Brief and Useful Observations Relating
             to Such Tryals
Publisher:   Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London,
             1702.
Description: First 18th century edition of the first substantial treatise on
             the English jury and the English law of evidence, deservedly
             popular for over a century, bound with the first edition of one of
             the earliest works devoted exclusively to capital cases
Condition:   Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-The Hartland Library,
             definite foxing and browning, yet a usable copy; with the
             imprimatur leaf
Book No.:    W-74157                Price: $     850.00
Category:    trials, Evidence, juries, criminal law
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Title:       The Tryal and Condemnation of George Borosky alias Boratzi,
             Christopher Vratz and John Stern; for the Barbarous Murder of
             Thomas Thynn, Esq; Together with the Tryal of Charles John Count
             Conningsmark as Accessory before the Fact to the same Murder
Publisher:   Printed for Thomas Basset, London, 1682.
Description:
Condition:   Modern cloth backed decorated boards, some embrowning yet sound
Book No.:    W-52238                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Title:       The Trial of Elizabeth Duchess Dowager of Kingston for Bigamy,
             Before the Right Honourable the House of Peers, in Westminster-
             Hall, in Full Parliament . . . Published by Order of the House of
             Peers
Publisher:   Printed for Charles Bathurst, in Fleet-Street, London, 1776.
Description:
Condition:   Modern 1/4 crimson morocco, some light staining, else attractive
Book No.:    W-52240                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    trials, marriage
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Author:      Gregor, Francis
Title:       Two Letters: The First Containing Some Remarks on the Meeting . .
             . To Celebrate the Acquittal of Messrs. Hardy, J.H. Tooke,
             Thelwall, and Others, in November 1791 . . . The Second Containing
             a Short Compartative Sketch of Our Practical Constitution [&c]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty [etc.], London,
             1810.
Description: An uncommon tract criticizing at length the treason trials of the
             1790's (examining the trial transcripts and their "disgusting
             detail"), along with the reformers of the early 19th century,
             including Sir Francis Burdett and William Cobbett
Condition:   Modern marbled boards, a very good clean copy, 57 pages and an
             advertising leaf not noted in OCLC, with the half-title; no copy
             in a law library in OCLC
Book No.:    W-77803                Price: $     450.00
Category:    
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Author:
Title:       Remarks of Richard H. Dana, Jr. Esq before the Committee on
             Federal Relations, on the Proposed Removal of Edward G. Loring,
             Esq. from the Office of Judge of Probate
Publisher:   Printed by Alfred Mudge & Sons, No. 21 School Street, Boston,
             1855.
Description:
Condition:   Original stabbed self-wraps, ?ex-library, sunned; 28 pages
Book No.:    W-66307                Price: $     250.00
Category:    impeachment, trials, Probating, Massachusetts
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Author:      Hayward, Max (ed.)
Title:       On Trial, The Soviet State Versus "Abram Tertz" and "Nikolai
             Arzhak". Revised and Enlarged Edition
Publisher:   Harper & Row, New York, 1967.
Description: The edited trial transcript, undertaken by Hayward, fellow of St.
             Anthony's College, Oxford, and co-translator of Dr. Zhivago
Condition:   A very good copy, in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:    W-45061                Price: $      35.00
Category:    SOVIET UNION, trials
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Author:
Title:       History of Eugene Aram, Who Was Convicted at York Assizes, of the
             Murder of Dan'l Clark of Knaresborough, Fourteen Years after the
             Crime was committed [and the] Singular and Talented Defence he
             made on his trial [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed and Sold by W.&T. Fordyce, 15, Grey Street, Newcastle,
             1840.
Description: A rare account of the crime immortalized in Bulwer Lytton's novel
             'Eugene Aram', "the first English novel in which sympathy is
             solicited for a real-life murderer", with parallels drawn to
             Stendhal; no print copy in OCLC, one copy in COPAC
Condition:   Modern gray sewn wraps, light browning, a small hole at the bottom
             of the last leave affecting a few words, else a very good
             untrimmed copy; 24 pages
Book No.:    W-77833                Price: $     250.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Title:       An Impartial Account of the Trial of the Lord Co[r]nwallis. Wing
             I78
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1679.
Description: One of the last trials in the Court of the Lord High Steward, its
             procedure to be distinguished from trials of peers in the House of
             Lords; presided over by Heneage Finch, with Serjeant Maynard and
             Sir William Jones, among others, for the prosecution
Condition:   Modern wraps, a very little embrowned, but sound; 12 pages
Book No.:    W-43471                Price: $     300.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Title:       The Tryal of Thomas Colley . . . For the cruel and inhuman Murder
             of Ruth Osborne . . . by ducking her in Marlston-Mere . . . under
             Supposition of her being a Witch [together with the accounts of
             several other trials]
Publisher:   Printed for T. Brown in the Little Old Bailey [etc.], London,
             1751.
Description: First edition of a rare trial account arising from the last
             instance of the death in England of an accused witch, drowned by a
             lynch mob led by Thomas Colley, himself then convicted of the
             murder and executed; three copies in ESTC, none in England
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, disbound, the imprint and lower margin
             shaved, one line sometimes lost (supplied in manuscript); a
             delicate but usable survival
Book No.:    W-76100                Price: $    1250.00
Category:    trials, witchcraft, criminal law
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Title:       Basilika. The Works of King Charles the Martyr: With a Collection
             of Declarations, Treaties, and other Papers concerning the
             Differences Betwixt His said Majesty and His Two Houses of
             Parliament . . . as also of His Tryal [etc.]. 2d Edition. Wing
             C2076
Publisher:   Printed for Ric. Chiswell . . . in St Paul's Church-Yard, London,
             1687.
Description: The vast work begun by the well-regarded antiquary, William
             Fulman, and then completed by Richard Perrinchief, with the aid of
             materials supplied by Silus Titus; with the Eikon Basilica and its
             additional title page and two-page plate ending the work
Condition:   Contemporary panelled calf, gilt, the joints cracked and repaired
             and the spine varnished, else a good clean copy with the four
             plates, two folding
Book No.:    W-77851                Price: $     750.00
Category:    ENGLAND, trials
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Title:       A Short but Just Account of the Tryal of Benjamin Harris, upon an
             Information Brought against him For Printing and Vending a late
             Seditious Book called An Appeal from the Country To the City, For
             the Preservation of His Majesties Person [etc.]. Wing S3565
Publisher:   N.p., n.p., 1679.
Description: The sole account of Harris' trial, "a strange combination of
             seditious libel and scandalum magnatum", influential upon the
             writings of Henry Care and John Hawles and on emerging libel
             doctrine, "reviv[ing] the claim to the jury's right to decide law"
Condition:   Modern buckram over boards, ex-library, some foxing and browning,
             but a usable copy; folio, eight pages
Book No.:    W-76119                Price: $     650.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, libel and slander, juries
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Author:      Greene, Felix
Title:       A Divorce Trial in China
Publisher:   Radical Education Project, Ann Arbor, 1961.
Description: A chapter taken from (possibly copied from?) Greene's book
             "China", with the transcript reproduced
Condition:   Stapled wraps, crudely produced; 13 pages
Book No.:    W-55931                Price: $      15.00
Category:    trials, divorce, CHINA
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Title:       A Narrative of Procedure Before The Court of Session, and
             Circumstances Connected Therewith, in the Trial of John Hay, Who
             Was Prosecuted. . .and Without the Verdict of a Jury, Sentenced to
             Four Months Imprisonment [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by D. Webster and Son, No. 6, Horse Wynd, for John Hay,
             Edinburgh, 1822.
Description:
Condition:   Contemporary marbled boards, rebacked, quite worn, but usable
Book No.:    W-57536                Price: $     275.00
Category:    trials, SCOTLAND
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Title:       The Proceedings at Large on the Trial of John Donellan, Esq. for
             the Wilful Murder (By Poison) of Sir The[odosius] Edward Allesley
             Boughton [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed for J. Almon and J. Debrett [etc.], London, 1781.
Description:
Condition:   Contemporary? marbled boards, rebacked, quite worn, serviceable
Book No.:    W-57538                Price: $     450.00
Category:    trials
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Title:       Printed Books, Law Books, & Postcards, To be Sold by Auction,
             Wednesday 12th November 1986 [etc.]
Publisher:   Phillips Scotland, Edinburgh, 1986.
Description: Fifty-eight law lots (lots 22 to 26 and 101 to 152), principally
             Scottish law from the early 18th to the 20th century, sometimes in
             long runs in excess of 100 volumes, together with several lots of
             trials from the first half of the 19th century
Condition:   Original blue printed stapled wraps, 274 lots and 33 pages,
             notations on the front wrap and elsewhere, else a very good copy;
             with the prices realized
Book No.:    W-74526                Price: $      25.00
Category:    Dealer & Auction Catalogues, SCOTLAND
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Author:
Title:       A Full and Genuine History of the Inhuman and Unparalleled Murders
             of Mr. William Galley, a Custom-House Officer, and Mr. Daniel
             Chater, a Shoemaker, by Fourteen Notorious Smugglers [with
             accounts of the trials of other smugglers] [etc.]. The Sixth
             Edition
Publisher:   Printed and Sold by William Mason, Chichester, 1822?.
Description: A rare later account of two murders involving seemingly unmatched
             drunken cruelty, torture, and even sadistic sexual torment,
             resulting in a trial "of crucial importance in the history of
             smuggling"; two copies in COPAC, three in OCLC
Condition:   1/4 morocco, rubbed, a bit of foxing, with the seven plates (some
             margins trimmed, images unaffected); with a dated ownership
             signature of Dec 23 1822
Book No.:    W-63020                Price: $     350.00
Category:    trials, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
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Title:       The Trial of Jane Butterfield for the Wilful Murder of William
             Scawen, Esq; At the Assizes held at Croydon . . . Before the Right
             Honourable Sir Sidney Stafford Smythe . . . Taken in Short-Hand,
             By Joseph Gurney and William Blanchard. A New Edition. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for W. Owen . . . and G. Kearsly . . . in Fleet-street,
             London, 1775.
Description: A case of many twists in which the victim had sought to seduce and
             then raped the defendant, then "made amends" by providing for her
             education, fell into ill-health and was nursed and then allegedly
             poisoned by her, the jury quickly acquitting
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, definite browning, else a
             good wide-margined copy; with the half-title
Book No.:    W-73593                Price: $     750.00
Category:    trials, criminal law
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Title:       California Judges Benchbook: Civil Proceedings--After Trial
             [together with] After Trial Update 1999 [together with] After
             Trial Update 2004. Three Volumes
Publisher:   Thomson West [for the Judicial Council of California], n.p., 1998-
             2004.
Description: The original 1998 edition and the 1999 and 2004 after trial
             updates of this portion of the first benchbook of its kind in the
             United States, designed as a comprehensive, eminently practical
             guide for California judges presiding over civil trials
Condition:   Original green buckram and green wraps, very good copies
Book No.:    W-91567                Price: $      75.00
Category:    trials
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Title:       California Judges Benchbook: Civil Proceedings--Discovery
             [together with] Discovery Update 2000 [together with] Discovery
             Update 2004. Three Volumes
Publisher:   Thomson West [for the Judicial Council of California], n.p., 1994-
             2004.
Description: The original edition and the 2000 and 2004 updates of this portion
             of the first benchbook of its kind in the United States, designed
             as a comprehensive, eminently practical guide for California
             judges presiding over civil trials
Condition:   Original green buckram and green wraps, very good copies
Book No.:    W-91568                Price: $     125.00
Category:    trials
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Author:      Parker, Thomas
Title:       The Laws of Shipping and Insurance . . . An Account of the
             Jurisdiction of the Admiralty Courts. With The Determinations of
             the Courts of Justice on Trials concerning Shipping, Insurance,
             Losses, Averages, Bottomry, Barratry [etc.]
Publisher:   Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1775.
Description: Only edition of the principal legal work of Parker, a Lincoln's
             Inn barrister, setting forth Parliamentary legislation from the
             mid 14th century, briefly analysing maritime and admiralty law,
             and digesting the leading cases of the preceding 80 years
Condition:   Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the original label preserved,
             some browning and staining, else quite sound and usable; the
             Taussig copy
Book No.:    W-78874                Price: $    1500.00
Category:    maritime law, admiralty, trials
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Title:       The Tryal of Philip Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Before the
             Peers in Westminster-Hall, on Thursday the 4th of April 1678. Wing
             T2209. Folio
Publisher:   N.p., London, 1679.
Description: A fine example of the peculiarities of English law, the Earl,
             indicted for murder, claiming his right to be tried by his peers
             in the House of Lords, is there convicted of manslaughter only,
             and so invokes his privilege of peerage and is discharged
Condition:   Original ?self-wraps, re-sewn and repaired, ink squiggles,
             notations and markings on the title, else a good clean copy; no
             copy in a law library in ESTC
Book No.:    W-76192                Price: $     750.00
Category:    trials, House of Lords, criminal law
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Title:       Some Observations Upon the Late Tryals of Sir George Wakeman,
             Corker and Marshal . . . By Tom Tickle-foot the Taborer, late
             Clerk to Justice Clodpate [etc.]. Wing S4540
Publisher:   Printed for A. Brewster [F. Smith], London, 1679.
Description: A sensationally-phrased but amazingly perceptive contemporary
             analysis of the Popish Plot, written just after the acquittal of
             George Wakeman and others had swung the balance against Oates,
             supposedly written by a former clerk to an imaginary judge
Condition:   Modern calf, some light browning, else quite a good copy
Book No.:    W-66724                Price: $     650.00
Category:    humor, trials
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Title:       The Tryal of Mary Blandy, Spinster; For the Murder of her Father,
             Francis Blandy, Gent. at the Assizes held at Oxford For the County
             of Oxford, On Saturday the 29th of February, 1752 . . . Published
             by Permission of the Judges. Folio
Publisher:   Printed for John and James Rivington [etc.], London, 1752.
Description:
Condition:   Disbound, title and last leaf backed, definite browning, margins
             cut close, not affecting text; a usable copy only
Book No.:    W-70613                Price: $     650.00
Category:    criminal law, trials
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Title:       Defence of the Rev. Charles Voysey, B.A., Vicar of Healaugh, on
             the Hearing of the Charges of Heresy Preferred against Him in the
             Chancery Court of York, on the 1st December, 1869. Not in McCoy
Publisher:   Trubner & Co., 60, Paternoster Row, London, 1869.
Description: The uncommon argument made in his own defense by Voysey, the
             religious reformer who, deprived of his living by the Privy
             Council, established the Theistic church, rejecting all "creeds,
             biblical inspiration . . . and the divinity of Christ"
Condition:   Original wraps, disbound, the rear wrap lacking, ex-library, else
             a crisp copy, 48 pages; two copies in OCLC in this country,
             neither in a law library
Book No.:    W-73958                Price: $     150.00
Category:    Heresy, Religion, trials
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