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Author:
Childers, Hugh
Title:
Romantic Trials of Three Centuries
Publisher:
John Lane, London, 1913.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54461
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Clifton, Robin
Title:
The Last Popular Rebellion, The Western Rising of 1685
Publisher:
Maurice Temple Smith, London, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41911
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, international law, trials
 
Author:
Norton, Caroline
Title:
Caroline Norton's Defense, English Laws for Women in the Nineteenth Century
Publisher:
Academy Chicago Publishers, Chicago, 1982.
Description:
The reissue of the original edition of 1854; with a brief, scholarly introduction by Joan Huddleston
Condition:
Ex-library, else a good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-58810
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
divorce, women's law, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Shetreet, Shimon
Title:
Judges on Trial, A Study of the Appointment and Accountability of the English Judiciary. Edited by Gordon J. Borrie. Foreword by The Right Honourable Lord Justice Scarman
Publisher:
North-Holland Publishing Company, Amsterdam, 1976.
Description:
A pioneering work, based on Dr. Shetreet's doctoral dissertation at the University of Chicago under the supervision of Philip Kurland, and properly represented as "a comprehensive study of the English judiciary [emphasizing] unwritten . . . custom"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-73843
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, impeachment
 
Author:
Simpson Jr., Alex[ander]
Title:
A Treatise on Federal Impeachments, With an Appendix Containing, inter alia, an Abstract of the Articles of Impeachment in all the Federal Impeachments in This Country and in England
Publisher:
The Law Association of Philadelphia, Philadelphia, 1916.
Description:
Prepared by Simpson as one of the counsel for Judge Robert W. Archbald, one of the few federal judges impeached by the House of Representatives and then found guilty by the Senate; of particular value for the abstract of impeachments in the appendix
Condition:
Original brown buckram, showing some wear, but a clean usable copy
Book No.:
W-60921
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
impeachment
Author:
Title:
Free Customes, Benefits and Priviledges of the Copyhold Tennants, of the Mannors of Stepny and Hackny in the Countie of Middlesex . . . Before Which is Prefixed an Abstract or Briefe Relation of the Assurance Given . . . said Tennants. S.T.C. 23254
Publisher:
At London printed by William Iones, London, 1617.
Description:
A rare work, part of the still disputed history of East London, setting forth in great detail the rights, obligations, and limits to copyhold tenure there, here including the names of over 300 tenants; one copy in ESTC in North America
Condition:
Contemporary gilt bordered calf, rebacked, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, definite browning, two leaves skilfully repaired; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80115
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
copyright, London, 16TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Paulson, Ross Evans
Title:
Liberty, Equality, and Justice, Civil Rights, Women's Rights, and the Regulation of Business 1865-1932
Publisher:
Duke University Press, Durham, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps; 361 pages
Book No.:
W-60908
Price:
$ 18.95
Category:
women's law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Carter, Dan T.
Title:
Scottsboro, A Tragedy of the American South. Revised edition
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps; 479 pages
Book No.:
W-60215
Price:
$ 16.95
Category:
trials, Radicals, criminal law, Discrimination
 
Author:
Smith, Gene
Title:
High Crimes and Misdemeanors, The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson
Publisher:
William Morrow and Co, New York, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18025
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Christie, Trevor L.
Title:
Etched in Arsenic
Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18086
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Cobbett
Title:
Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
Publisher:
R. Bagshaw, London, 1809.
Description:
Condition:
Thirty two volumes of 34, lacking volumes 32 and 33, but with volume 34, the index volume
Book No.:
W-51170
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
FRANCE, trials
 
Author:
Title:
James P. Free, Jr., Petitioner-Appellee-Cross-Appellant, v. Howard A. Peters, III, et al, Respondents-Appellants-Cross-Appellees
Publisher:
Midwest Law Printing Co., Chicago, 1994.
Description:
Death penalty properly imposed (one judge dissenting) despite conclusion of study by Hans Zeisel that instructions given jury were likely to have been confusing
Condition:
Stapled self-wraps; 16 pages
Book No.:
W-48684
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
criminal law, juries, women's law, capital punishment
 
Author:
Treherne, John
Title:
The Canning Enigma
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape, Thirty-Two Bedford Square, London, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in a torn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-71374
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, 18TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Mossman, Mary Jane
Title:
The First Women Lawyers, A Comparative Study of Gender, Law and the Legal Professions
Publisher:
Hart Publishing, Portland, 2006.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated sewn wraps, as new; 329 pages
Book No.:
W-74331
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
women's law
 
Author:
Caraman, Philip
Title:
Henry Garnet, 1555-1606 and the Gunpowder Plot
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus & Company, New York, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, in the dustjacket; usable
Book No.:
W-48754
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, biography, trials, biography, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Casey, Lee
Title:
Denver Murders
Publisher:
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-42353
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, Colorado, criminal law
 
Author:
Van Tassel, Emily Field
Title:
Why Judges Resign: Influences on Federal Judicial Service, 1789 to 1992
Publisher:
Federal Judicial Center, Washington, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 138 pages
Book No.:
W-47985
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, biography, impeachment, courts
 
Author:
Gerhardt, Michael J.
Title:
The Federal Impeachment Process, A Constitutional and Historical Analysis
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60523
Price:
$ 29.95
Category:
impeachment, constitutional law
 
Author:
Hoffer, Peter Charles and N.E.H. Hull
Title:
Impeachment in America, 1635-1805
Publisher:
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41034
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
impeachment, 17TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Tite, Colin G.C.
Title:
Impeachment and Parliamentary Judicature in Early Stuart England
Publisher:
Athlone Press, University of London, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41731
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Kimberly Hern Troupe, Plaintiff-Appellant, v. the May Department Stores Company. . .as Lord and Taylor, Defendant-Appellee [etc.]
Publisher:
Midwest Law Printing Co., Chicago, 1994.
Description:
Pregnant employee fired day before maternity leave due to start not discriminated against even though firing due to tardiness resulting from morning sickness, where employee unable to show different treatment of similarly tardy non-pregnant employees
Condition:
Book No.:
W-48406
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Discrimination, women's law, labor law
 
Author:
Nash, Jay Robert
Title:
Look for the Woman, A Narrative Encyclopedia of Female Poisoners, Kidnappers, Thieves, Extortionists, Terrorists, Swindlers and Spies from Elizabethan Times to the Present
Publisher:
Harrap, London, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17380
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, women's law
 
Author:
Reagan, Leslie J.
Title:
When Abortion Was a Crime, Women, Medicine, and Law in the United States, 1867-1973
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-60252
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
abortion, women's law, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Wedgwood, C.V.
Title:
Thomas Wentworth, First Earl of Strafford 1593-1641, A Revaluation
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company, New York, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-71594
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, 17TH CENTURY, trials, impeachment, criminal law
 
Author:
Cohen, David
Title:
Law, Violence, and Community in Classical Athens
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995.
Description:
The ambitious attempt to place Athenian legal practice and its courts and litigation within the greater framework of Athenian social practices, particularly those denominated 'agonistic', evidencing competitive struggles and contests
Condition:
Printed wraps; 214 pages
Book No.:
W-63435
Price:
$ 19.95
Category:
ancient law, criminal law, trials, GREECE, political theory, law & anthropology
 
Author:
Palmquist, Peter E.
Title:
A Bibliography of Writings By and About Women in Photography 1850-1950
Publisher:
Peter E. Palmquist, Arcata, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 64 pages
Book No.:
W-55335
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
law and photography, women's law
 
Author:
Odem, Mary E.
Title:
Delinquent Daughters, Protecting and Policing Adolescent Female Sexuality in the United States, 1885-1920
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Printed, sewn wraps; 265 pages
Book No.:
W-57695
Price:
$ 14.95
Category:
women's law, Juvenile Law, criminal law, Sexuality
 
Author:
Pedersen, Frederik
Title:
Marriage Disputes in Medieval England
Publisher:
Hambledon Press, London, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-68712
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
women's law, marriage, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Stephen, James Fitzjames
Title:
The Story of Nuncomar and the Impeachment of Sir Elijah Impey. In Two Volumes
Publisher:
Macmillan and Co., London, 1885.
Description:
Stephen's vigorous rebuttal of Macauley, who had accused Impey while Chief Justice of Bengal with the judicial murder of the Indian maharajah, Nuncomar, all in collaboration with Warren Hastings, and so an important part of his famed impeachment
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, largely uncut, a few pages carelessly opened, else a very good set
Book No.:
W-72763
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
INDIA, trials
 
Author:
Brant, Irving
Title:
Impeachment, Trials and Errors
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55899
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
constitutional law, impeachment
 
Author:
Lasser, William
Title:
Benjamin V. Cohen, Architect of the New Deal. Preface by Arthur M. Schlesinger, Jr.
Publisher:
Yale University Press [for The Century Foundation], New Haven, 2002.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-70700
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Cockburn, Lord
Title:
An Examination of the Trials for Sedition Which Have Hitherto Occurred in Scotland
Publisher:
Augustus M. Kelley, New York, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19766
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Clarke, A.A.
Title:
The Groaning Gallows, The Stories of Murders and of Men and Women who faced the Executioner in York, E. Yorks and N. Lincs
Publisher:
Arton Books, Hornsea, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, illustrated, well-preserved; 128 pages
Book No.:
W-70954
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
His Maiesties Commission to all the Lords . . . touching the Creation of Baronets . . . And His Maiesties Letters Patents containing the forme of the said Creation [with] Three Patents Concerning the Honorable Degree . . . of Baronets. S.T.C. 9225 & 9238
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [both works], London, 1611 & 1617.
Description:
The initial creation by James I of what has become the modern baronetage, the hereditary dignity between barons and knights, bound with his later effort to resolve matters of precedence, with somewhat more than 1200 baronetcies now extant
Condition:
Modern 3/4 morocco, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, some staining to the second work, with both signature "A" blanks C3 a half sheet; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80131
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
law of heraldry
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards, And other Courts at Westminster, in the Reigns of the late Kings, King James and King Charles . . . And now published for the Common good [etc.]. Wing M688. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, rubbed, the spine ends just chipped, very light browning, else quite well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79942
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Langhorne, Richard
Title:
Considerations Touching The Great Question of the King's Right in Dispensing with The Penal Laws. Written On the Occasion of His Late Blessed Majesties granting Free Toleration and Indulgence. Wing L396. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by H.H. for the Assigns of R. Langhorne [etc.], London, 1687.
Description:
The work written in defense of Charles II's 1672 Declaration of Indulgence, Langhorne "a Roman Catholic barrister of considerable eminence", later implicated in the Popish Plot, executed for treason, and beatified in 1929 by Pope Pius XI
Condition:
Modern 1/4 sheep over brown boards, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, the spine gilt ruled and lettered, quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80106
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Religion, trials
Author:
Selden, John (ed.)
Title:
Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani sic nuncupatus, sub Edwardo Rege primo seu circa annos abhinc CCCXL . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joannis Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica [etc.]. Wing F1290
Publisher:
Typis M.F. Prostant apud Guil. Lee, & Dan. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1647.
Description:
First and best early edition of Fleta, written in the late 13th century, with Selden's Dissertation upon it, called a "sophisticated survey of the history of Roman law in medieval Europe and England [and] his most mature piece of scholarship"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, the joints cracked but firm, light browning, else clean with good margins but not aesthetically pleasing
Book No.:
W-80102
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, English Law, prisons, roman law
Author:
Clayton, John
Title:
Topicks in the Laws of England. Containing Media, apt for Argument, and resolution of Law Cases: also an Exposition of severall words, not touched by former Glossaries [etc.]. Wing C4612. Not in Cowley
Publisher:
Printed by R.L. for William Leake . . . in Fleetstreet [etc.], London, 1646.
Description:
First edition of Clayton's first work, published a decade before Cromwell sought a major reform of English law, an unusual amalgam of 167 maxims and like legal phrases (called "topicks"; most are in Latin), discussed and defined for the layperson
Condition:
Later panelled sheep, somewhat rubbed, lightish staining to the title and several following leaves, light browning, else clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80096
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
legal dictionaries, Supreme Court, maxims, Every Man Law Books, legal reform
Author:
Title:
His Majesties Declaration to All His Loving Subjects, March 15th 1671,/2. Published by the Advice of His Privy Council. Wing C2990; ESTC R206895. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of John Bill and Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1672.
Description:
The Declaration in which Charles II sought to extend religious liberty to nonconformists and Roman Catholics, Parliament in 1673 forcing him to withdraw it, then enacting the first Test Act requiring those in public service to take Anglican communion
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, light browning, with ample untrimmed margins, one horizontal fold, housed in a modern buckram folder; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80105
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Religion, English constitutional law
Author:
Daniels, Josephus
Title:
Appreciation of William Jennings Bryan
Publisher:
No publisher stated, No place stated, 1928.
Description:
The rare address given by Bryan's friend, protege, and fellow lawyer, devoted in part to the Scopes trial--Bryan "felt called--and he verily believed it was the Voice of God--to . . . do all in his power to uphold that statute" two copies in OCLC
Condition:
Original oblong printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; 14 pages
Book No.:
W-80117
Price:
$ 175.00
Category:
Author:
Baker, John
Title:
The Oxford History of the Laws of England. Volume VI. 1483-1558
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2013.
Description:
The auspicious beginning to Oxford's ambitious new series, this volume written by John Baker, the Series General Editor (and former Literary Director of the Selden Society), "drawing heavily upon recent research using unpublished materials"
Condition:
Original printed boards, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-80126
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
English Law, 15TH CENTURY, 16TH CENTURY, renaissance

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