Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
A searchable bookshop,
specializing in antiquarian law books

Meyer Boswell Books Search Results Page

Search Result

Database last updated on Tue Feb 19 19:19:30 2019

Matching records found:
4024
Records displayed:
500       Display all results
Search terms:
All books
Searching :
Full Database
Searching dates:
All Dates
Searching prices :
$Any to $Any
Searching books added :
Within last 10 days
Author:
Title:
A Brief Method of the Law. Being an Exact Alphabetical Disposition of all the Heads Necessary for a Perfect Common-Place. Useful to all Students and Professors of the Law; Much wanted, and earnestly desired [etc.]. Wing B4435A. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignees of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
Only edition of an ingenious effort to rescue the law student otherwise (in Holdsworth's words) "thrown upon his own resources" in learning the law, providing 1,622 heads under which the law (and the student's common-place book) could be organized
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, an occasional light marginal stain, else quite crisp now preserved in a folding buckram case; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78298
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
introductory law, education
Author:
Title:
The Federal Cases, Comprising Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States, from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Federal Reporter, Arranged Alphabetically [etc.]. Thirty Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1894.
Description:
The original edition of the massive effort (over 18,000 cases in total) to bring together the decisions of the federal courts other than the Supreme Court for almost a century, from 1789 to 1880, when the Federal Reporter began to be published
Condition:
Original sheep, quite worn, ex-library, some spines defective, boards loose or detached, one lacking; a working set
Book No.:
W-72472
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
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
 
Author:
Title:
Human Rights and Population from the Perspectives of Law, Policy and Organization
Publisher:
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, the title page detached, but usable; 101 pages
Book No.:
W-30672
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
human rights, international law
 
Author:
Baggett, W.T. (ed.)
Title:
Pacific Coast Law Journal. Containing All the Decisions of the Supreme Court of California...the Leading Decisions of the United States Circuit and Disctrict Courts of California, important Decisions of the United States Supreme Court. Vol. 3 No. 11
Publisher:
W.T. Baggett & Company, Publishers, San Francisco, 1879.
Description:
Individual issue, represented as superior to the official reports, providing all decisions whether or not designated for publication, and noting those cases decided without written opinions or otherwise not reported
Condition:
Self-waps; edges chipped, edges browned but otherwise a good copy
Book No.:
W-91882
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
California, reports of cases
 
Author:
Carr, Cecil T. (ed.)
Title:
Pension Book of Clement's Inn
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch, London, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Selden Society, Volume 78 for the Year 1960; somewhat worn
Book No.:
W-17302
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
philosophy of law, Inns of Court
 
Author:
Title:
Malayan Union and Federation of Malaya, Subsidiary Legislation and Other Legal Notifications, 1948
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1956.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90657
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Wilcock, James
Title:
A Challenge Sent to Master E.B. A Semi-Separatist From the Church of England. Now published by the author, J. W. Wing 2117.
Publisher:
James Wilcock, London, 1641.
Description:
A pamphlet attacking Edward Bright's political, religious and personal convictions as a separatist for which he was stripped of his title as a vicar in Kent during a tribunal held to question protestants who refused to engage in prayer against Scots
Condition:
Self-wraps, smudged title page; pages closely trimmed but not affecting text
Book No.:
W-91849
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Forcible Rape, Police Volume I. A National Survey of the Response by Police
Publisher:
United States Department of Justice, Washington, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 103 pages
Book No.:
W-90135
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Rape, women's law
 
Author:
Stiles, Henry Reed
Title:
Bundling, Its Origin, Progress and Decline in America
Publisher:
Privately Issued for Subscribers Only, n.p., n.d..
Description:
A lighthearted yet serious look at bundling, the practice of sharing beds while clothed, as a matter of necessity and of courtship, with the principal emphasis on colonial America
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, joints fraying; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-67213
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
marriage, women's law
 
Author:
Title:
The Statutes of California. . .1875-76
Publisher:
State Printing Office, Sacramento, 1876.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, reinforced with tape; front board detached
Book No.:
W-59731
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
California, Acts
 
Author:
Title:
Judicial Education Programs Quarterly Summary, March-July, 1990
Publisher:
JERRITT Project, East Lansing, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed wraps; 231 pages
Book No.:
W-30630
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
education
 
Author:
Title:
Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. The Laws of Kenya. Noter-Up Service, Prepared from Kenya Ordinances, 1960. Issue No. 1 of 1960
Publisher:
Government Printer, Nairobi, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-British Library, stapled wraps, soiled and wrinkled, but sound
Book No.:
W-90907
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Kenya
 
Author:
Title:
Tasmania. Statutory Rules Made During the Year 1975
Publisher:
Government Printer, Hobart, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Orange buckram, a bit dusty, but a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-91099
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, AUSTRALIA, Tasmania
 
Author:
Title:
Decisions of Courts Affecting Labor . . . Bureau of Labor Statistics Bulletin Number 224
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1917.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, quite worn, ex-library, a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-19928
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
labor law
 
Author:
Title:
Colony and Protectorate of Nigeria. Annual Reports on the Education Departments of Nigeria, for the Year 1915
Publisher:
Government Printer, Lagos, 1916.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, stapled wraps, the spine damaged, but still usable
Book No.:
W-90968
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, NIGERIA, education
 
Author:
Tribe, Laurence H.
Title:
Structural Due Process
Publisher:
Harvard Civil Rights-Civil Liberties Law Review, Cambridge, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a bit strained, else a very good copy; in the Spring 1975 issue, Volume 10, Number 2
Book No.:
W-92055
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Stenton (ed.), Doris Mary
Title:
Pleas Before the King or His Justices 1198-1212. Volume IV Rolls or Fragments of Rolls From the Years 1207-1212
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch, London, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, else a good fresh copy
Book No.:
W-46819
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Meyer, Ernst Christopher
Title:
Nominating Systems: Direct Primaries versus Conventions in the United States
Publisher:
Published by the Author, Madison, 1902.
Description:
Condition:
Original russet cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-77554
Price:
$ 27.50
Category:
law of elections
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Modern First Editions and Presentation Copies, Comprising The Property of the late Michael Travers, The Property of the late Raymond Toole Stott, The Property of S.M.K. Cooper, Esq., of S. Harrison, and of G.J. Kilbride [etc.]
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Original green printed stapled wraps, a trifle faded, else a very good copy, 362 lots; with the estimates and prices realized lists laid in
Book No.:
W-91744
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
Anno xxxv. Reginae Elizabethae. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the xix day of Februarie, in the fiue and thirtieth yeere [1593] of the Reigne of . . . Ladie Elizabeth . . . were enacted as followeth. S.T.C. 9491 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1593.
Description:
The parliament enacting severe punishments upon Puritan sectaries ("a vicious act" in G.R. Elton's words), potentially leading to exile or hanging [c.1] and, separately, forbidding Catholics from moving more than five miles from their homes [c.2]
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning and some staining (mainly marginal), without the subsidies and pardon; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79416
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, Religion, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Uganda Protectorate. 1952. Ordinances and Subsidiary Legislation, Containing Orders in Council, Rules, Regulations, Proclamations, Orders, Notices, Native Laws, Etc.
Publisher:
Government Printer, Uganda.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, tan buckram, sound
Book No.:
W-91129
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Uganda
Author:
Young [Yonge], Walter
Title:
A Vade Mecum, Or, Table, Containing the Substance of such Statutes; Wherein Any one, or more Justices of the Peace are inabled to Act . . . Together With an Epitome of Mr. Stamford's Pleas of the Crown. The Seventh Edition [etc.]. Wing Y96; not in Cowley
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, and are to be sold by H. Twyford [etc.], London, 1663.
Description:
Final edition of, so far as I can determine, the first and only early abridgment of an English criminal law treatise, Parliament having "ordered it to be printed for public use", its first part detailing in double columns both offences and penalties
Condition:
Modern blind panelled calf, quite clean and well preserved, contemporary manuscript jury foreman instructions on the second blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79714
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law, Abridgements, justices of peace
Author:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title:
Speeches
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1900.
Description:
Presentation copy to "Mrs Fairfax Harrison [nee Hetty Cary, of Virginia landed gentry, kinswoman of the Carrs, Jeffersons and Randolphs and wife of the President of the Southern Railway] / from her friend & servant / O W Holmes / February 28 1905"
Condition:
Original printed buff boards, somewhat darkened and rubbed, but a clean copy
Book No.:
W-74790
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Law and Literature, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Ordinances of the Nyasaland Protectorate for the Year Ended 31st December, 1931
Publisher:
Government Printer, Zomba, 1932.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, soiled but sound
Book No.:
W-90987
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Nyasaland
 
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
Author:
Title:
Reasons for a Registry: Shewing briefly The great Benefits and Advantages that may accrew to this Nation thereby. And Likewise Reconciling those mistaken Inconveniences which many have conceived thereof. Wing R486. 4to
Publisher:
Printed for Charles Harper . . . in Fleetstreet, London, 1678.
Description:
Part of the centuries' long debate, first bruited by Henry VIII, whether to require registration of title or of conveyances (or of neither), not finally resolved in England until the mid-19th century and, comprehensively, the 20th century
Condition:
Modern boards, printed paper label, browned, else quite sound with untrimmed edges and both blanks, the first chipped and soiled; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79651
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
colonies, Connecticut, conveyancing, Real Property
 
Author:
Title:
Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1941. Vol. XX, (New Series)
Publisher:
Government Printer, Nairobi, 1942.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-British Library, green buckram, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90832
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Kenya
 
Author:
Title:
The H.A. Darbee Collection of Angling Books
Publisher:
Oinonen Book Auctions, Sunderland, MA, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, 200 lots in 29 pages; with prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-92129
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Title:
Law of Actions: Being An Exact, Brief and Methodical Collection of all adjudg'd Cases out of all the Reports of the Law to this Day; And likewise from Roll's Abridgment [with] the Reason that Rules it Render'd obvious to the meanest Capacity [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by John Nutt . . . for John Hartley [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
A rare work devoted almost entirely to action on the case, as it began "to produce the modern categories under which our substantive law is grouped", contrasting tort and contract, with much on slander, assumpsit and "doing, not doing, or misdoing"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, ex-library, else a sound copy with the blank before the title page; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78801
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
contracts, torts, Procedure, Abridgements, reports of cases, libel and slander
Author:
McNeill, William Arnott
Title:
The Administration of Scotland. With Special Reference to the Justice of Peace System. 1603 - 1625
Publisher:
N.p., Glasgow, 1934.
Description:
McNeill's doctoral thesis submitted to the University of Glasgow in 1934, comprehensively examining the introduction of the justice of the peace system into Scotland, with a number of both authorial and third-party pencil notations throughout
Condition:
3/4 morocco over cloth boards, gilt-lettered, single-spaced typescript, a very good copy, 391+146 pages; one copy (the same) in OCLC and COPAC
Book No.:
W-77855
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, justices of peace, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
Liber quorundam Canonum disciplinae ecclesiae Anglicanae. Anno 1571. S.T.C. 10037.5 [variant 2 with the cancel slip]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by John Day, London, 1571.
Description:
The first Latin printing comprising a second part of the revised 39 Articles of 1563, "established [by Elizabeth I] as the doctrinal foundations of the Church of England", to which clergy were ordered to subscribe by Act of Parliament in 1571
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, lightish staining, the lower margin cut close (no text affected), else clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79405
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
Author:
Fortescue, John
Title:
A Learned Commendation of the politique Lawes of England: wherein, by most pithie reasons and euident demonstrations, they are plainely proued farre to excell . . . the Ciuil Lawes of the Empire [and] all other Lawes of the World [etc.]. S.T.C. 11196
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Wight, and Bonham Norton, London, 1599.
Description:
Second reissue of the first English translation of a work placed "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in the late 15th century, highly popular, and the first work to examine extensively trial by jury and the Inns of Court
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed, with the signature of Edmund Prideaux [?Cromwell's Attorney General], a very good copy with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79146
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Inns of Court, political theory, juries
Author:
Greiner, Nadine
Title:
The Nuremberg Minds Revealed: An Evaluation of Psychopathy and Psychopathology in the Nazi War Criminals' Rorschach Records
Publisher:
Privately Published, San Francisco?, 1992.
Description:
Dr Greiner's doctoral dissertation submitted to The Professional School of Psychology, its primary purpose "to ascertain whether the Nuremberg war criminals' Rorschach records reveal significant psychopathic disturbance"; no copy in OCLC
Condition:
Original maroon oversized buckram, gilt lettered, mainly double spaced typescript, 330 pages, a small tape repair to the spine, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-79588
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Nuremberg
 
Author:
Title:
First Interim Report of the Special Study Commission on Juvenile Justice
Publisher:
California State Printing Office, Sacramento, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, worn and stained, but quite usable; 41 pages
Book No.:
W-90335
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Chadbourn, James H. and A. Leo Levin
Title:
Cases and Materials on Civil Procedure
Publisher:
Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1961.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "With best wishes, J.H. Chadbourn, May 21, 1965
Condition:
Blue cloth, a bit dusty, but a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90223
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
civil law, civil law
 
Author:
Bloomenthal, Harold S.
Title:
1980 Securities Law Handbook
Publisher:
Clark Boardman Co., New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a bit scuffed and faded, but sound; 274 pages
Book No.:
W-30479
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
securities
 
Author:
Title:
Principles of Corporate Governance: Analysis and Recommendations. Tentative Draft No. 2
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 124 pages
Book No.:
W-26029
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
corporations
 
Author:
Huat, B. Lee Tian (comp.)
Title:
Federation of Malaya, Federal Subsidiary Legislation 1952
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90659
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Dickinson, Edwin DeWitt
Title:
The Equality of States in International Law
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1920.
Description:
A work based on Professor Dickinson's doctoral dissertation under George Grafton Wilson at Harvard, praised on its appearance for its realistic thesis--that equality in international law is one of states' equal capacity, not a factual equality
Condition:
Original red cloth, gilt, the spine faded, else a very good copy; Harvard Studies in Jurisprudence, Volume III
Book No.:
W-78414
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books Including Property of the late R.J. Hampson
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a bit faded, 394 lots in 58 pages; with prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91958
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Title:
A Study of the Construction and Enforcement of the Federal Antitrust Laws
Publisher:
Temporary National Economic Committee, Washington, 1941.
Description:
The 38th monograph in the Committee's vast Investigation of Concentration of Economic Power, one of the few directly focusing upon the antitrust laws, written by Milton Handler and appearing while Thurman Arnold was head of the Antitrust Division
Condition:
Original orange printed sewn wraps, well-preserved; 106 pages
Book No.:
W-74229
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Anti-trust, economics, legal reform
 
Author:
Title:
J.H. Lucas, Plaintiff and Respondent, vs. Pio Pico, Defendant and Appellant. On appeal from the Seventeenth Judicial District Court for Los Angeles County
Publisher:
Mirror Printing, Binding and Ruling, Los Angeles, 1879.
Description:
Two briefs and transcript on appeal from a court order against Pio Pico, the last Mexican governor of California, demanding that he honor a promissory note in addition to interest due
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, spotting and smudged, otherwise very good; 33+5+3 pages
Book No.:
W-91838
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Proclamations, Rules and Regulations. Vol. XIV (New Series)
Publisher:
Government Printer, Nairobi, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-British Library, tan buckram, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90864
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Kenya
 
Author:
Paluka, Frank
Title:
The Three Voyages of Captain Cook
Publisher:
Beta Phi Mu, Pittsburgh, 1974.
Description:
The tenth chapbook of Beta Phi Mu, the national library science honorary fraternity, undertaken by Frank Paluka, head of Special Collections at Iowa, who had served with the Twentieth Air Force in the Mariana Islands
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56707
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Beatrix Potter: The Doris Frohnsdorff Collection, Wednesday, 16 April 1997
Publisher:
Christie's, New York, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Original illustrated printed wraps, a very good copy, 89 pages, 331 lots
Book No.:
W-91550
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
 
Author:
Pearson, Edmund Lester
Title:
Studies in Murder
Publisher:
Macmillan Company, New York, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Black cloth, gilt, quite worn but sound
Book No.:
W-44822
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes, Passed at the Extra Session of the Thirty-Ninth Session of the Legislature, 1911
Publisher:
Bancroft-Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1912.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, quite worn, the spine loose, but the text-block sound; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-77103
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
California, Acts
 
Author:
Title:
Journal of the Forensic Science Society
Publisher:
The Forensic Science Society, London and Harrogate, 1970-75.
Description:
Six volumes of the Society's publication, Volume 10 through Volume 15, complete save one issue
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, well-preserved
Book No.:
W-91193
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Medical Jurisprudence, criminal law, forensic medicine
Author:
Arnot, Hugo
Title:
A Collection and Abridgement of Celebrated Criminal Trials in Scotland, From A.D. 1536, to 1784. With Historical and Critical Remarks. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for the Author; By William Smellie, Edinburgh, 1785.
Description:
First edition of the first work devoted exclusively to Scots criminal law, collected and examined by Arnot, himself an advocate, with chapters on treason and murder, piracy, incest, adultery, blasphemy and witchcraft, among others
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, all edges marbled, a bit rubbed and scraped and unevenly faded, yet an appealing, attractive copy
Book No.:
W-76210
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal law, SCOTLAND, trials
Author:
Riser, R. Volney (comp.)
Title:
A Goodly Heritage: Judges and Historically Significant Decisions of the United States District Court for the Middle District of Alabama. Preface by W. Harold Albritton. Introduction by Edwin C. Bridges. Edited by Paul M. Pruitt, Jr. and David I. Durham
Publisher:
University of Alabama School of Law, Tuscaloosa, 2010.
Description:
A worthy selection of the correspondence and judicial decisions of the eleven judges who sat on the Court from its inception in 1804 until the appointment of Frank Johnson in 1955, with a brief biographical essay for each judge; illustrated
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 245 pages; Occasional Publications of the Bounds Law Library Number Seven
Book No.:
W-75655
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Alabama, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Title:
An Act for effectually Amending and Repairing the Road leading from Wansford Bridge in the County of Northampton, to the Town of Stamford in the County of Lincoln [21 Geo. II]
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Baskett [etc.], London, 1749.
Description:
Condition:
Folio, disbound; title plus 20 pages
Book No.:
W-26015
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Rape: Myth and Reality
Publisher:
American Association of University Women, Huntington Beach, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, spiral-bound; 53 pages
Book No.:
W-90141
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Rape, women's law
 
Author:
Jorgensen, Troels G.
Title:
Danmark-Norges Hojesteret 1790-1814
Publisher:
Gyldendalske Boghandel, Kobenhavn, 1930.
Description:
Condition:
Original wraps, uncut; 171 pages
Book No.:
W-42791
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
DENMARK
 
Author:
Title:
Ordinances of the Nyasaland Protectorate for the Year Ended 31st December, 1924
Publisher:
Government Printer, Zomba, 1925.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, soiled but sound
Book No.:
W-90980
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Nyasaland
Author:
Whately, Richard
Title:
Thoughts on Secondary Punishments, in a Letter to Earl Grey. To Which Are Appended, Two Articles on Transportation to New South Wales, and on Secondary Punishments; and Some Observations on Colonization
Publisher:
Printed for B. Fellowes, Ludgate Street, London, 1832.
Description:
Whately's principal work decrying transportation as a penal method, doing much to bring to the public's attention its deficiencies and contributing towards its lessened application over the ensuing decades
Condition:
?Later cloth-backed boards, paper label, showing some wear, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-71807
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Transportation, AUSTRALIA
 
Author:
O'Connor, George W. and Nelson A. Watson
Title:
Juvenile Delinquency and Youth Crime: The Police Role
Publisher:
International Association of Chiefs of Police, Washington, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, discolored but sound; 135 pages
Book No.:
W-90253
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
Author:
Title:
An Act for the Setling of the Postage of England, Scotland and Ireland. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the 17th Day of September, Anno Domini 1656. Wing E1124. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Hills and John Field [etc.], London, 1657.
Description:
The fundamental act passed by the Second Protectorate Parliament (which included Scottish and Irish MP's) extending the reach of the post office to Scotland and Ireland, to be re-enacted on similar terms in 1660 following the Restoration
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, some browning, the inner margin a bit chipped, else quite usable, title + 8 pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78384
Price:
$ 1350.00
Category:
Post Office, Acts
Author:
Heale, William
Title:
An Apologie for Women. Or an Opposition to Mr. Dr. G. his assertion . . . That it was lawfull for husbands to beate their wives [with] Henry Swinburne, A Treatise on Spousals, or Matrimonial Contracts [etc.]
Publisher:
Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, worn, ex-library, a usable copy only, the 1608 and 1686 editions in facsimile; Classics of English Legal History
Book No.:
W-77901
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
women's law
 
Author:
Polich, J. Michael, et al.
Title:
Strategies for Controlling Adolescent Drug Use
Publisher:
Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 196 pages
Book No.:
W-90033
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
drugs, Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Parry, Edward Abbottt
Title:
The Overbury Mystery, a Chronicle of Fact and Drama of the Law
Publisher:
T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., London, 1926.
Description:
Condition:
Quite worn; a sound copy only
Book No.:
W-17317
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Title:
Child Abuse Procedures -- The Child's Viewpoint
Publisher:
Children's Legal Centre, London, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, well-preserved; 21 pages
Book No.:
W-90085
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Title:
Conserving Richmond's Battlefields
Publisher:
National Park Service, 1990.
Description:
Includes bibliography and four folding maps
Condition:
Oversized printed wraps, a bit crinkled, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-30609
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
civil law, Virginia
Author:
Pufendorf, Samuel
Title:
De Officio Hominis & Civis Juxta Legem Naturalem Libri Duo. Selectis Variorum Notis, maximeq; propriis illustravit, celeberrimi buddei Historiam Juris Naturalis Notis adauctam praemisit, Indicemq subjunxit Tho. Johnson [etc.]. Editio Tertia
Publisher:
Impensis Gul. Thurlbourn [for five others], London, 1748.
Description:
One of Pufendorf's principal works, appearing in the Carnegie Endowment's Classics of International Law as "The Duty of Man and Citizen", exploring natural law and the notion of duty underpinning "the entire system of private and public law"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, all edges gilt, light foxing and browning, some offsetting of the portrait on the title page; a good copy
Book No.:
W-79459
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
philosophy of law
 
Author:
Tribe, Laurence H. and Michael C. Dorf
Title:
On Reading the Constitution
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dust jacket; with Harry N. Scheiber's review in the New York Times Book Review of March 17, 1991 laid in
Book No.:
W-92065
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Author:
Burch, John C.
Title:
Book of Pleadings Adapted to the Code of Civil Procedure of the State of California, with Full References to the Civil and Political Codes
Publisher:
Occidental Pub. Co., San Francisco, 1885.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, but usable
Book No.:
W-57941
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
California
 
Author:
Title:
Codigo de Procedimientos Civiles para el Distrito Federal y el Territorio de la Baja California
Publisher:
Imprenta del Gobierno. . .a Cargo de Jose Maria Sandoval, Mexico City, 1872.
Description:
Condition:
Crimson morocco backed boards, a bit scuffed, but sound
Book No.:
W-47930
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
California, MEXICO, Acts, Procedure
 
Author:
Title:
S. Bachman, Plaintiff and Appellant, vs. Frank Cathry, John Doe and Richard Doe, Defendants and Respondents. On appeal from the Superior Court of Kern County before judge H.I. Dull
Publisher:
Kern Standard Print, Kern City, 1895.
Description:
Transcript on appeal in which two defendants provided fictitous names and were absent from trial. The lawsuit was over the value of sheep stolen by the defendants. Attorneys for parties T.M. McNamara, Walter A. Lamar and J.W. Jameson
Condition:
Original sewn printed wraps, wear and tear to spine, good copy; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-91804
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Colony of Mauritius. Customs Tariff Ordinance (No. 26 of 1954) and Regulations (Government Notice No. 114 of 1954)
Publisher:
Government Printer, Port Louis, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, stapled wraps, the spine a bit damaged, but usable
Book No.:
W-90929
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MAURITIUS
 
Author:
Title:
The Carabao's First Seventy Years, 1900-1970
Publisher:
The Military Order of the Carabao, Washington, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, the front wrap marked, else quite a good copy; 53 pages
Book No.:
W-91249
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Proclamations, Rules and Regulations. Vol. V (New Series)
Publisher:
Government Printer, Nairobi, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, gray cloth, worn and soiled, but sound
Book No.:
W-90860
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Kenya
 
Author:
Title:
Tanganyika Territory. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1930, with an Appendix Containing Proclamations, Rules, Regulations and Notices
Publisher:
Government Printer, Dar es Salaam, 1931.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, dusty but sound
Book No.:
W-91078
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Tanganyika, Tanzania
Author:
Littleton, Thomas
Title:
Lyttelton tenures in Englysshe. S.T.C. 15762; Beale T46
Publisher:
Prynted . . . in paules churche yearde . . . by Thomas Petyt, London, 1541?.
Description:
Among the earliest printings of Littleton in English (preceded by seven other printings in English, two untraced), the work which Maitland called a "lucid and classical book", and Holdsworth denominating it one of the five great books of English law
Condition:
Modern blind ruled calf, some lightish staining, else quite clean with good margins, with the signature of Thomas ?Whitle at the end; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79506
Price:
$ 4750.00
Category:
Real Property
 
Author:
Tiffany, Francis B.
Title:
Handbook of the Law of Principal and Agent
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1924.
Description:
The second edition, undertaken and thoroughly revised by Richard R.B. Powell
Condition:
Tan buckram, soiled but sound
Book No.:
W-30830
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Agency
 
Author:
California Law Revision Commission
Title:
1958 and 1959 Reports and Recommendations and Studies
Publisher:
Description:
The annual reports for the ensuing two years, again with recommendations and supporting documents
Condition:
Book No.:
W-20346
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Lieber, Francis
Title:
On Civil Liberty and Self-Government. Third Edition, Revised. Edited by Theodore D. Woolsey
Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott and Co., Philadelphia, 1874.
Description:
The first appearance of the received edition of "the masterwork of Lieber's maturity", compared in importance with the Federalist, its undertaking by Woolsey to subsequently appear in at least seven further printings as late as 1911
Condition:
Brown cloth, rubbed, top of spine chipped, rear hinge cracked; presentation copy from Lieber's widow--"With kind regards / of Mrs Francis Lieber"
Book No.:
W-78343
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
civil rights, philosophy of law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Valega, Jose Manuel
Title:
Codigo de Comercio, Ley de Quiebras, Concordado, 2a Edicion
Publisher:
Azangaro, Lima, n.d..
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps, embrowned but sound; 308 pages
Book No.:
W-47311
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
PERU, LATIN AMERICA, Commercial Law
 
Author:
Title:
Queen's County, ss. The People of the State of New-York, by the Grace of God, Free and Independent, To our Sheriff of our County of Queen's, Greeting: We command you that you take [etc.]
Publisher:
N.p., Jamaica?, 178?.
Description:
Condition:
Oblong printed form, one side, folded and a bit embrowned; sound
Book No.:
W-60971
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
New York
Author:
Levinz, Creswell
Title:
A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations, Pleadings, Issues, Verdicts, Judgments, &c. Referring to Cases in Sir Creswell Levinz's Reports; The Judgment of the Court being added to each President [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1702.
Description:
Only edition of Levinz's "Entries", published the year following his death, as were his Reports, designed to accompany them, and reflecting his talents as a pleader, "for which [in Holdsworth's words] he was eminently well fitted"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-tooled, unlettered calf, a bit of staining and some minor marginal worming, else a very good clean copy; without the portrait
Book No.:
W-77849
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
books of entry, reports of cases
Author:
Title:
Dundonnell Cause. Report of the Trial by Jury, Thomas Mackenzie against Robert Roy, Esq. W.S.
Publisher:
Printed for Daniel Lizars, at . . . the New North Briton [etc.], Edinburgh, 1830.
Description:
A tribute to the talents of Henry Cockburn, who secured a Scotch verdict for his client against charges that he had swindled an estate from the weak-minded Mackenzie; with Cockburn's jury address and the exchanges between counsel well-reported
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, somewhat dusty, else a good, sound copy
Book No.:
W-56200
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, insanity, Wills
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books Including Law Books
Publisher:
Sotheby & Co., London, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps
Book No.:
W-17208
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Auction Catalogues, Dealer, Bibliography
Author:
Title:
De Termino Hillarii Anno regni Regis Edwardi tertii Post conquestum septimo [with eight other year books for this reign]. S.T.C. 9553, 9555, 9558, 9561, 9565, 9570, 9573, 9576, and 9579; Beale R1, R4, R7, R10, R14, R18, R21, R24 and R27. Folio
Publisher:
Imprints Vary, London, 1516-35.
Description:
First editions of nine year books for the earliest reign for which we have early printed year books, printed by among the most famous of English printers (and printers of law), Wynken De Worde, Richard Pynson, Thomas Berthelet, and Robert Redman
Condition:
Contemporary calf, very worn, worming, the sewing loose, one title lacking, else very bright, housed in a morocco box; the Foyle and Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78310
Price:
$ 45000.00
Category:
Year Books
 
Author:
Petersilia, Joan
Title:
Expanding Options for Criminal Sentencing
Publisher:
Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 110 pages
Book No.:
W-90357
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Penology
 
Author:
Schneider, Hans Joachim
Title:
Das Opfer und sein Tater -- Partner im Verbrechen
Publisher:
Kindler Verlag, Munchen, 1979.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all forms of social deviance: "To my dear friend and colleague Gilbert. Hans"
Condition:
Printed wraps; 140 pages
Book No.:
W-90194
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Superior Court, Los Angeles County, California, Department 2, Probate Forms, Decrees and Orders
Publisher:
N.p., Los Angeles?, 1915?.
Description:
Condition:
Original stapled wraps, quite worn, but usable; 111 pages
Book No.:
W-53456
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Probating, Forms & Form Books
 
Author:
Title:
Government of Palestine. Ordinances, Regulations, Rules, Orders and Notices, Annual ... for 1937. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Government Printing Press, Jerusalem.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, dusty and worn, yet still a sound set
Book No.:
W-91015
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, PALESTINE
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Bracton's Note Book, A Collection of Cases Decided in the King's Courts During the Reign of Henry the Third, Annotated by a Lawyer of That Time, Seemingly by Henry of Bratton. Three Volumes
Publisher:
William S. Hein & Co., Inc., Buffalo, 1999.
Description:
One of Maitland's earliest works and one which Vinogradoff called "a model of its kind", privately printed at Maitland's expense, and providing us with the raw data upon which Bracton worked in constructing his famed treatise
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, as new; the facsimile reissue of the privately printed 1887 edition
Book No.:
W-75587
Price:
$ 240.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL
Author:
Brydall [Bridall], John
Title:
Speculum Juris Anglicani, Or, A View of the Laws of England, As They are divided into Statutes, Common-Law and Customs: Incidentally, Of the Customs appertaining to the Famous City of London, never before Printed [etc.]. Wing B5267
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, Eliz. Flesher and H. Twyford [etc.], London, 1673.
Description:
Only edition (of two variant printings) of Brydall's first introductory treatise on English law, to be followed by his 'Enchiridion Legum' later in the year, "clearly written; and . . . doubtless useful to the students for which they were intended"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, somewhat stained, neatly rebacked, the top margin cut a bit close (no text affected), else quite clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79287
Price:
$ 1400.00
Category:
English Law, Acts, London
 
Author:
Title:
Acts Amendatory of the Codes of California. . .1877-8
Publisher:
F.P. Thompson, Supt. State Printing, Sacramento, 1878.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-48997
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Acts, California
 
Author:
Title:
150 Rare & Important Maps & Atlases From the Mark Babinski Collection
Publisher:
Swann Galleries, New York, 2005.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, color illustrations, a very good copy; 168 lots
Book No.:
W-92007
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Title:
The Lawyer's Magazine, Or, Attorney's and Solicitor's Universal Library . . . Containing, Whatever is useful, instructive, or entertaining, in The Theory or Practice of the Laws of England [etc.]. Second Edition of Volume One. Two Volumes [all published]
Publisher:
Printed by his Majesty's Law Printer, For William Owen [etc.], London, 1761-62.
Description:
A rare set of the first English legal periodical, its contents both theoretical and practical, including "A Tract on the Unreasonableness of the Laws of England, in Regard to Wives", seemingly the first effort to reform the English law of women
Condition:
[1]Contemporary 1/4 calf, rubbed, joints cracked and a bit strained; [2] modern 1/4 calf; browning in both volumes, two leaves in facsimile; usable
Book No.:
W-75753
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Law Periodicals, English Law
 
Author:
Schockman, H. Eric (comp.)
Title:
The Perfecting of Los Angeles: Ethics Reform on the Municipal Level
Publisher:
Edmund G. "Pat" Brown Institute of Public Affairs, Los Angeles, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 142 pages
Book No.:
W-30652
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
legal reform
Author:
Finlason, William
Title:
A Few Words on the Law, As It Was, As It Is, and As It Ought to Be: With Special Reference to County Courts Suits, and Actions at Law
Publisher:
V. & R. Stevens and G.S. Norton . . . Lincoln's Inn, London, 1850.
Description:
An uncommon tract written by a Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple and special pleader who served for almost a half century as The Times legal reporter, contending that the rules of pleading should apply in the newly established county courts
Condition:
Original ?self-stabbed wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 31 pages; six copies in OCLC, one in a law library
Book No.:
W-76905
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
pleading, courts
 
Author:
Berry, Michael (ed.)
Title:
The B Bookman, An Annual Packed with Features, Book Trade News and a Usueful Diary
Publisher:
Rare Books and Berry, Chesterfield, 2012.
Description:
The first volume of an annual which held great promise, but which with this initial issue (or perhaps a second?) did not continue, with contributions by Ian McKay, Christopher Ondaatje, Sheila Markham (an interview), Brian Lake, and many others
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy; 142 pages + the diary
Book No.:
W-91790
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:
The Law of Libel: in Which is Contained a General History of This Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive Alterations, in the Law of England [&c]. First American, from the Second London Edition . . . by Anthony Bleecker. Cohen 10934
Publisher:
Published by Stephen Gould, Law Bookseller [etc.], New-York, 1818.
Description:
Only American edition of the first treatise published in this country on the law of libel (and on torts in general), with a preliminary historical treatment followed by Holt's principal analysis, arranged by type of libel; not in McCoy
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, neatly blind and gilt-tooled, some browning and some marginal staining, but a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-73944
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
libel and slander
 
Author:
Stigler, George
Title:
The Pleasures and Pains of Modern Capitalism. Thirteenth Wincott Memorial Lecture delivered at the Royal Society of Arts [etc.]. Foreword by Graham Hutton
Publisher:
Institute of Economic Affairs [for The Wincott Foundation], London, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed pink stapled wraps, a bit crinkled, but quite sound; 23 pages
Book No.:
W-72679
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Title:
The Ordinances of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate Enacted During the Year 1964, Together with the Legal Supplement, 1964
Publisher:
R.L. Gribble, Publisher to the Government..., Suva.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a little dusty, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-90570
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Acts, English Commonwealth, Solomon Islands
 
Author:
Title:
Bureau of Justice Statistics Special Report. Federal Offenses and Offenders, White Collar Crime
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled leaflet; 8 pages
Book No.:
W-90510
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
White Collar Crime
 
Author:
Hazard, Geoffrey C. (ed.)
Title:
Law and the Changing Society. The American Assembly, March 14-17, 1968. Participants' Edition
Publisher:
Center for Continuing Education, Chicago, 1968.
Description:
Stated "Not for release"
Condition:
Spiral-bound wraps, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30422
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law and sociology, education
Author:
Lambard, William
Title:
Eirenarcha: Or of The Office of the Justices of Peace [etc.] [bound with] The Dueties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace [etc.]. S.T.C. 15169 and 15152; Beale T395 and T386
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Wight, and Bonham Norton, London, 1599.
Description:
The last sixteenth century editions (and the last to appear during Lambarde's lifetime) of the pre-eminent early works on justices of the peace and other inferior local officials, the fruits of Lambarde's experience in the former capacity
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, yapp edges, somewhat rubbed, else well-preserved and especially crisp; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78793
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law
Author:
Title:
Revised Laws of the State of California; in Four Codes: Political, Civil, Civil Procedure and Penal. Civil Code
Publisher:
D.W. Gelwicks, State Printer, Sacramento, 1871.
Description:
The rare proposed civil code prepared by the Commissioners and adopted the following year, still the fundamental basis for California's civil law; with the marvelous folding chart of California's civil code following the title; two copies in OCLC
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, original labels laid down, new front free endpaper and pastedown, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-79152
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, California, criminal law, legal reform
Author:
Saltern, George
Title:
Of the Antient Lawes of great Britaine. S.T.C. 21635
Publisher:
Printed [by Edward Allde] for Iohn Iaggard [etc.], London, 1605.
Description:
Only edition of the tract written by a Middle Temple barrister, appearing as the union of England and Scotland was contested, "unique in its singular focus on demonstrating the existence of a British common law tradition from the mists of antiquity"
Condition:
Modern vellum, the title slightly darkened with its lower margin cut close (no text affected), the Huth copy with his bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78905
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Anglo-Saxon law, Law and Literature
 
Author:
Title:
Modern Literature and Illustrated Books From the Ben Sackheim Collection
Publisher:
Swann Galleries, New York, 2001.
Description:
Original printed stapled wraps, 364 lots in unnumbered pages
Condition:
Book No.:
W-91992
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Title:
Improving the Process of Appointing Federal Judges: A Report of the Miller Center Commission on the Selection of Federal Judges
Publisher:
Miller Center of Public Affairs, Charlottesville, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 42 pages
Book No.:
W-30340
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
justices of peace, Procedure
 
Author:
Watson, Andrew S.
Title:
Psychiatry for Lawyers
Publisher:
International Universities Press, New York, 1968.
Description:
With a foreword by David L. Bazelon
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47264
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
law and psychiatry
 
Author:
Title:
Restatement of the Law, Unfair Competition. Tentative Draft No. 4
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-26079
Price:
$ 17.50
Category:
torts, trusts and estates, Anti-trust
 
Author:
Cabrera, Raimundo
Title:
Cuba y sus Jueces (Rectificaciones Oportunas). Decima Edicion Aumentada con Notas y un Apendice. Obras Completas del Dr. Raimundo Cabrera
Publisher:
Ricardo Veloso, Editor, Libreria Cervantes, Havana, 1922.
Description:
Condition:
Later amateurish leather, the original rather worn and chipped wraps bound in; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-91393
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
CUBA, legal reform
Author:
Title:
Judicial Appointments. A Letter to the Right Honourable Baron Cranworth, Lord High Chancellor [etc.]
Publisher:
Bosworth & Harrison, 215, Regent Street, London, 1857.
Description:
A rare reformist tract with a decidedly populist slant, proposing that the judges of the county courts (then established for some ten years) were a fertile source for appointment to the central courts at Westminster; no copy in COPAC, OCLC or RLIN
Condition:
Disbound, the stitching loose, a just usable copy; 16 pages
Book No.:
W-74058
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
equity, courts
 
Author:
Title:
The Trial of George W. Congdon for the Murder of Christopher G. Wilcox [etc.]
Publisher:
Sidney S. Rider, Providence, 1884.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-74943
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
trials, Rhode Island, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Johns Hopkins University Studiew in Historical and Political Science, Volume LIV
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1936.
Description:
Printed wraps
Condition:
Book No.:
W-22971
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Bevill, Robert
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Homicide, and of Larceny at Common Law
Publisher:
Printed for W. Clarke and Son, Portugal Street, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1799.
Description:
Only edition of the only work written by an Inner Temple barrister, part of his larger project never achieved, this the copy presented to Lord Kenyon, then Chief Justice of King's Bench, the presentation reading "Kenyon 17 Dec 1799 from the author"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, else in original state with untrimmed (and generous) margins, exceptionally clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79540
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Thompson, D.R., Peter Morrish and Ian McLean
Title:
Proceedings in the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal, An Index of Practice and Procedure
Publisher:
Barry Rose, Chichester, 1979.
Description:
With the Criminal Appeal Act 1968, Chapter 19 (36 pages in wraps) and Statutory Intruments, 1968 No. 1262, Criminal Procedure, England and Wales, The Criminal Appeal Rules 1968 (stapled wraps, 36 pages, ex-Royal Courts of Justice) laid in
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, well-preserved; presentation copy from Master Thompson
Book No.:
W-91516
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Restatement of the Law, Second, Property. Donative Transfers. Tentative Draft No. 11
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-26050
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
corporations
 
Author:
Title:
Tax Equity and Fiscal Responsibility Act of 1982, Law and Explanation
Publisher:
Commerce Clearing House, Chicago, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 536 pages
Book No.:
W-30757
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
taxation
Author:
Trimble, William Raleigh
Title:
American Attitudes Towards Catholic Church-State Relations, 1870-1891. A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of the Division of the Social Sciences in Candidacy for the Degree of Master of Arts, Department of History
Publisher:
N.p., Chicago, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized crimson cloth, gilt, unevenly faded, but a good copy; double-spaced, carbon typescript, 155 pages
Book No.:
W-91510
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Religion
 
Author:
Title:
Colony of Mauritius. A Collection of Proclamations and Government Notices Published During the Year 1939
Publisher:
Government Printer, Port Louis, 1940.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-British Library, sewn wraps, badly wrinkled, yet usable
Book No.:
W-90925
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MAURITIUS
 
Author:
Title:
Ashanti and Northern Territories Ordinances, 1907-1909
Publisher:
Description:
Three years of ordinances -- 12 pertaining to Ashanti, and eight to the Northern Territories of the Gold Coast -- with handwritten chronological and alphabetical indices bound in
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, folio, dampstained but sound
Book No.:
W-90789
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, Ashanti
 
Author:
Frederick, J. George
Title:
A Handbook of Commercial Law. Little Blue Book No. 1074
Publisher:
Haldeman-Julius Publications, Girard, n.d..
Description:
Condition:
Printed stapled wraps, a bit worn, but well-preserved; 64 pages
Book No.:
W-66414
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Commercial Law
 
Author:
Title:
Hindsight and Foresight: Planning to Protect and Guide Special Neighborhoods
Publisher:
Exploring the Metropolis, Inc., New York, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Printed stapled wraps, a good copy; 80 pages
Book No.:
W-30267
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Zoning Law
 
Author:
Kato, Ichiro, Nobuo Kumamoto, et al (eds.)
Title:
Environmental Law and Policy in the Pacific Basin Area
Publisher:
University of Tokyo Press, Tokyo, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustwrapper; with a complimentary slip from the Japan Center for Human Environmental Problems laid in
Book No.:
W-74871
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
environmental law, JAPAN
 
Author:
Title:
The Statutes of California. . .1867-8
Publisher:
D.W. Gelwicks, State Printer, Sacramento, 1868.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, reinforced with tape; a working copy
Book No.:
W-56182
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
Acts, California
Author:
Title:
Anno secundo et tertio, Edovardi Sexti [1549]. Actes made in the session of this present Parliament, holden upon prorogation at Westminster . . . in the second yeare of our most dread soueraign Lorde Edwarde the vi [etc.]. Beale S224a; S.T.C. 9426
Publisher:
Richardvs Graftonvs [i.e. Richard Tottel], London, 1570?.
Description:
The Parliament whose first act "produced the first Prayer Book of the Church of England", ushered in by its Act of Uniformity, thus beginning the Edwardian Reformation in religion, to be supplemented by the act [c.21] permitting priests to marry
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, minor worming, else well preserved with ample margins, the second setting of Fii; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79210
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, Religion
 
Author:
Schwind, Hans-Dieter, et al.
Title:
Gewalt in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Publisher:
Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a very good copy; 555 pages
Book No.:
W-90397
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Tanganyika Territory. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1939, with an Appendix Containing Proclamations, Rules, Regulations, Orders and Notices
Publisher:
Government Printer, Dar es Salaam, 1940.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, one hinge loose
Book No.:
W-91087
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Tanganyika, Tanzania
 
Author:
Knutsson, Johannes
Title:
Labeling Theory, A Critical Examination
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 117 pages
Book No.:
W-90243
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law and sociology
Author:
Title:
The Office of Generall Remembrance. Of Matters of Record, created by his Maiesties Letters Patents for ease of his Subiects in their searches . . . Is kept in Cursitors Court, right ouer against Lincolnes Inne in Chauncery Lane [etc.]. S.T.C. 18788
Publisher:
Printed by G. Eld for the Rememberances Generall [etc.], London, 1617.
Description:
Only edition of a pathbreaking and broadly conceived effort to achieve the registration of a great variety of matters, including wills and transactions affecting land, ultimately unsuccessful, anticipating similar aims only realized centuries later
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, some browning and staining, yet crisp, with the elaborate folding table detailing the scheme of registrations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79252
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
State Trials for High Treason. Containing the Trial of Thomas Hardy, to Which Is Prefixed Lord Chief Justice Eyre's Charge to the Grand Jury . . . Taken in Short-hand by a Student in the Temple
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by J. Robertson, No. 4, Horse-Wynd, Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
An uncommon edition reporting "one of the great speeches of [Erskine's] career", securing Hardy's acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution's effects swirled throughout England; eight copies in RLIN, none in England
Condition:
Modern cloth, light pencilling, without the portrait; sound
Book No.:
W-69409
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Estate and Gift Tax Changes under 1976 Tax Reform
Publisher:
Commerce Clearing House, Chicago, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, faded but quite sound; 96 pages
Book No.:
W-30285
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
taxation, Wills
 
Author:
Parker, Charles H. (ed.)
Title:
The Civil Practice Act of the State of California, As Amended, With Notes and References, and an Appendix [etc.]
Publisher:
H.H. Bancroft and Company, San Francisco, 1863.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-42515
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
pleading, California
Author:
Ellis, Charles Thomas
Title:
Practical Remarks, and Precedents of Proceedings in Parliament; Comprising the Standing Orders of Both Houses . . . Relative to the Applying for, and Passing, Bills [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by B'McMillan . . . Sold by Messrs. Brooke and Rider [&c], London, 1802.
Description:
First edition of a pioneering work, written by an Inner Templar thoroughly reviewing the process by which private bills are enacted in Parliament, focusing on several diverse subjects, including divorce, inclosure, turnpikes, bridges, and small debts
Condition:
Original boards, rebacked, printed paper label, a bit strained and a little foxing, else a good unsophisticated copy, untrimmed and partly uncut
Book No.:
W-76428
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Parliament, Acts
Author:
Hinde, Robert
Title:
The Modern Practice of the High Court of Chancery, Methodized and Digested in a Manner Wholly New . . . from the original Bill to the Decree; Comprising a System of Practical Knowledge, According to the Course of the Court as at present established
Publisher:
Printed for Messrs. E. Lynch, G. Burnet, W. Colles [etc.], Dublin, 1786.
Description:
Hinde's novel scheme (noted by Holdsworth) to analyze equity 'chronologically', that is in the order a Chancery lawsuit would take; with a considerable portion devoted to examination of witnesses, the hearing itself, and related writs and documents
Condition:
Contemporary calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, quite rubbed, joints cracked but holding, else a clean usable copy; with the bookplate of Eric Poole
Book No.:
W-74571
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
equity, courts
 
Author:
Title:
Fundamentals of U.S. Foreign Policy, March 1988
Publisher:
United States Department of State, Washington, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Blue wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-30157
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
international law, diplomacy
Author:
Stephen, Henry John
Title:
A Treatise on the Principles of Pleading in Civil Actions; Comprising a Summary View of the Whole Proceedings in a Suit at Law
Publisher:
Printed for Joseph Butterworth and Son, Law Booksellers [etc.], London, 1824.
Description:
First edition of Stephen's classic and influential work, one which John Baker calls "the first reasoned treatise" written on the principles of pleading, confirming Serjeant Stephen's view of them as "one of the finest products of human intellect"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over cloth boards, gilt, the title and next leaf and the last two leaves somewhat worn and marked, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-76374
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
pleading
Author:
Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:
Ancient Law, Its Connection With the Early History of Society, and Its Relation to Modern Ideas
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1861.
Description:
First edition of Maine's magnum opus, a work recently described as "[n]ext only to Blackstone . . . the most durable work of jurisprudence in the English language", influential upon Holmes, who confessed to Laski it "fed [my] philosophical passion"
Condition:
Original 3/4 morocco over boards, quite rubbed, ?ex-library, browning and occasional notations and markings; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-73410
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
ancient law
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue 709 Books by and About Women Offered for Sale by Argosy Book Store Inc.
Publisher:
Argosy Book Store Inc., New York, 1982.
Description:
Original printed stapled wraps, slightly soiled, with address label and post office markings on back and two small pieces of tape, one each on front and back, 777 items in 46 pages
Condition:
Book No.:
W-91988
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Sutton, Ralph and N.P. Shannon
Title:
Sutton and Shannon On Contracts. Third Edition
Publisher:
Butterworth and Co., London, 1944.
Description:
A good, straightforward, elementary work, continuing the treatise of Pease and Latter, with useful notes and commentary
Condition:
Quite worn and varnished, underlined; a working copy
Book No.:
W-40617
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
contracts
 
Author:
Monaghan, Henry P.
Title:
Foreword: Constitutional Common Law [The Supreme Court, 1974 Term]
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
In the November 1975 issue, Volume 89 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92109
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Pleas of the Crown. Or a Brief, but Full Account of Whatsoever can be found Relating to that Subject. Wing H253
Publisher:
Printed for Richard Tonson . . . and Jacob Tonson [etc.], London, 1678.
Description:
First edition of the precis of Hale's masterpiece (which was to be published in 1736), the work for which (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:
3/4 calf over marbled boards, very clean and crisp, with both the imprimatur and advertising leaves and leaf B1 not a cancel; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79815
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Ordinances of the British Solomon Islands Protectorate Enacted During the Year 1967, Togther with the Legal Supplement, 1967
Publisher:
J.C. Butler, Publisher to the Government..., Suva.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-26114
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Solomon Islands, Solomon Islands, Acts
 
Author:
Church, W.S.
Title:
Legal and Business Forms
Publisher:
Bender-Moss Company, San Francisco, 1911.
Description:
Condition:
Original buckram, worn, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-55321
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
Forms & Form Books, Probating
 
Author:
Tawney, R.H.
Title:
The American Labor Movement and Other Essays
Publisher:
St. Martin's Press, New York, 1979.
Description:
An impressive selection, the title essay never before published, coupled with an even lengthier series of essays on Elizabethan justices of the peace and wages, and Tawney's Earl Grey Memorial Lecture on The Condition of China, among others
Condition:
Book No.:
W-45530
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Uganda Protectorate. 1957. Ordinances and Subsidiary Legislation, Containing Orders in Council, Rules, Regulations, Proclamations, Orders, Notices, Native Laws, Etc.
Publisher:
Government Printer, Uganda.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, tan buckram, worn but still sound
Book No.:
W-91132
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Uganda
Author:
Booth, William
Title:
The Compleat Sollicitor, Performing His Duty: and Teaching his Clyent . . . in His Majesties Superior Courts at Westminster: As in the Mayors Court, Court of Hustings, and other Inferior Courts, both in the City of London, and elswhere [etc.]. Wing B3738A
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, James Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1666.
Description:
First edition of the first substantial treatise expressly devoted to the English solicitor, with chapters on all royal courts, the Exchequer, the Court of Requests, the Sheriffs Court, the Marshalsea, the Star Chamber, and the Court of Admiralty
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, signature effaced on the title, light browning and some staining, else sound, with the first blank (chipped); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79664
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
courts, London, sheriffs, prisons, Star Chamber, admiralty, Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Title:
The Laws of Gibraltar, Annual Volume for 1922
Publisher:
William Miles, Gibraltar, 1922.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90713
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gibraltar
 
Author:
Title:
The Federal Revenue System: Facts and Problems
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1956.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 201 pages
Book No.:
W-31123
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
taxation
 
Author:
Becker, Joseph M.
Title:
The Problem of Abuse in Unemployment Benefits, A Study in Limits
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1953.
Description:
Condition:
Gray buckram, a sound copy in a chipped and faded dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90483
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
Facts and Suggestions Respecting the Masters' Offices [in the Court of Chancery]
Publisher:
V. & R. Stevens and G.S. Norton . . . Lincoln's Inn, London, 1841.
Description:
A rare tract written during the decades-long debate over the reform of the court of chancery, including (as here) the role to be played by the court's masters, whose offices were ultimately abolished in 1852; two copies in OCLC in North America
Condition:
Original light-green printed wraps, disbound, the rear wrap lacking, else clean, 46 pages; presentation copy to Hastings Russell
Book No.:
W-77041
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
equity, legal reform
 
Author:
Mackellar, Jean
Title:
Le Viol, l'Appat et le Piege
Publisher:
Petite Biblioteque Payot, Paris, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 244 pages
Book No.:
W-90080
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, criminal law
 
Author:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56913
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue 97 Including Books from the Library of Frederick B. Adams, Jr.
Publisher:
Forest Books, Grantham.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, 656 items in unnumbered pages; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92132
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes . . . 1899
Publisher:
Bancroft-Whitney, San Francisco, 1899.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, reinforced with tape; usable
Book No.:
W-59714
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Acts, California
 
Author:
Seasongood, Murray
Title:
Local Government in the United States, A Challenge and an Opportunity
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1933.
Description:
Seasongood's Godkin lectures at Harvard, with several tables, one folding
Condition:
Quite a good copy, largely uncut, in a very worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-16892
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
legal reform
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
 
Author:
Fremlin, Ronald H. (ed.)
Title:
Modern Judicial Administration, A Selected and Annotated Bibliography
Publisher:
National College of the State Judiciary, Battle Creek, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46043
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
administrative law, Bibliography
 
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
Category:
 
Author:
Westerman, Gayl S.
Title:
The Juridical Bay
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1987.
Description:
The first major examination of Article 7 of the "Geneva Convention on the Territorial Sea and the Contiguous Zone"
Condition:
Oxford Monographs in International Law, Volume One
Book No.:
W-46148
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Bigelow, Melville M.
Title:
The Law of Bills, Notes, and Checks. Third Edition
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1928.
Description:
Revised and enlarged by William Minor Lile
Condition:
Tan buckram, a bit dingy, but quite a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30313
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Negotiable Instrum, Wills
Author:
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
 
Author:
Title:
The Statutes of California Passed at the Nineteenth Session of the Legislature, 1871-2
Publisher:
T.A. Springer, State Printer, Sacramento, 1872.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, a bit worn, ex-Superior Court Alameda County, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-77105
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Acts, California
 
Author:
Lief (ed.), Alfred
Title:
Public Control of Business, Selected Opinions by Harlan Fiske Stone
Publisher:
Howell, Soskin and Company, New York.
Description:
Prefaced by Lief's biographical sketch, the opinions accompanied by Lief's introductory notes
Condition:
Book No.:
W-22985
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Author:
Wiener, Frederick Bernays
Title:
Felix Frankfurter (1882-1965) [published in printed form in the 1965 Year Book of the American Philosophical Society]
Publisher:
N.p., n.p., 1965.
Description:
Colonel Wiener's memorial to the Justice (delivered before the American Philosophical Society) whom he had first met as a student at Harvard Law School in 1928 and who "had a tremendous effect on me", one that lasted throughout his life
Condition:
Typescript, double-spaced, stapled at the upper left hand corner, the last page now detached, housed in a modern protective cloth sleeve; 17 pages
Book No.:
W-76744
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Keeton, G.W.
Title:
Trial for Treason
Publisher:
MacDonald and Company, London, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-45956
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
 
Author:
Semmel, Herbert
Title:
New Approaches in the Law of Civil Procedure
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Inc., Mineola, 1970.
Description:
Social Justice Through Law Series
Condition:
Printed, stapled wraps, rubbed but still sound; 194 pages
Book No.:
W-31011
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil law, Procedure
Author:
Archbold, John Frederick
Title:
Peel's Acts, With The Forms of Indictments, etc. and the Evidence Necessary to Support Them [bound with] Henry Cary, The Statute, 9 Geo. IV. Cap. 31. Relative to Offences Against the Person . . . Also the Statute, 9 Geo. 4. Cap. 32 [etc.]
Publisher:
William Benning, Law Bookseller and Publisher [imprints vary], London, 1828.
Description:
Archbold's admirable and extensive gloss of two of Sir Robert Peel's "four most important statutes relating to criminal law", coupled with Cary's equally careful treatment of the third; both works rare, two copies and one copy in OCLC in the USA
Condition:
Original sheep, the front joint loose, else an attractive example of a "circuit binding", enclosing the entire work and fastened with a cloth string
Book No.:
W-76297
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Evidence
 
Author:
Title:
Maria S. de Sanchez, Plaintiff and Respondent, Vs. The Grace Methodist Episcopal Church, A Corporation, Defendant and Appellant. On appeal from the Superior Court of Los Angeles County, Judge W.H. Clark
Publisher:
H.M. Lee & Bro., Los Angeles, Los Angeles.
Description:
Three briefs and transcript on appeal from a judgement granting the plaintiff ownership over a contested tract of land that was occupied by an Episcopalian church. Attorneys W. Pollard, Henry Bleecker, Cochran & Williams, S.M. White and George White
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps in very good condition; 109+36+5+75 pages
Book No.:
W-91842
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
Author:
Dugdale, William
Title:
Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Second edition
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.], London, 1671.
Description:
The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, front board detached, embrowning; sound
Book No.:
W-60145
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
A Perambulation of Kent: Conteining the description, Hystorie, and Customes of that Shyre. Collected and written . . . in the yeare, 1570 . . . and nowe increased by the addition of some things which the Authour him selfe hath observed [etc.]. STC 15175.5
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . for Ralphe Newberie . . . in Fleetestreet [etc.], London, 1576.
Description:
The rare first edition variant of the first English county history, "pioneer[ing] the writing of local history" in England, praised as based on wide and critical reading and "packed with learned information [and] eminently readable"
Condition:
Modern calf, the spine extra gilt, red edges, well preserved and with good margins, with the map, one copy in ESTC in North America; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78727
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
Author:
Marcus, Maeva and James R. Perry (eds.)
Title:
The Documentary History of the Supreme Court of the United States, 1789-1800. Volume One, Part 1, Appointments and Proceedings [and] Volume One, Part 2, Commentaries on Appointments and Proceedings. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1985.
Description:
Presentation set of the initial volumes in the work which has transformed the study of the Court's first decade--"For Nancy Matthews [an assistant editor] with appreciation for all your work on this volume Maeva Marcus [and] I concur Warren E Burger"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good set in the dustjackets, one slightly chipped
Book No.:
W-79550
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Supreme Court, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Love Affair with Bookshops. Fourth Edition
Publisher:
Vista Publishing, Taipei, 2013.
Description:
The fourth and updated edition of a special work first appearing in 1997 and, though its text is in Chinese, affording a view of Western bookshops through its color photography that is umatched in any language, emphasising the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original printed wraps, new, the first Taipei paperback printing
Book No.:
W-78003
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
Author:
Title:
Anno XXV Henrici Octaui. Actes made in the session of this present Parliament holden upon prorogation at Westminster [with] Anno XXVI [with] Anno XXVII [with] Anno XXVIII [1534-1536]. S.T.C. 9384.5, 9389.5, 9393.5, 9396.5; Beale S160, S167, S173, S179
Publisher:
T. Powell [and] T. Marsh, London, 1562-1575?.
Description:
The legislation central to the English Reformation under Henry VIII, including that confirming the final break with Rome and Henry as legally the Church of England's Supreme Head, dissolving the monasteries, and establishing the Act of Succession
Condition:
Modern panelled calf, lightly rubbed, else well preserved, the Goyder copy with his bookplate and dated ownership signature (1947); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78956
Price:
$ 4750.00
Category:
Acts, Ecclesiastical Law, legal reform
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
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books Comprising Sporting Books Industry, Engineering & Transport, Cosmetics, Victorian Literature, Law Books, and Other Subjects
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1975/76.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-16257
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Inns of Court, Dealer
 
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
The Etiquette of Justice [and twenty-seven other essays and addresses]
Publisher:
V.p., v.p., 1908-61.
Description:
An extensive collection of Roscoe Pound's writings and addresses covering virtually his entire working life on a great many subjects; from the library of Arthur Suzman, the noted South African lawyer and reformer; further details gladly provided
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, one leaf detached in two instances, some browning, but generally well-preserved
Book No.:
W-75002
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
 
Author:
Tietjen, Randall (ed.)
Title:
In the Clutches of the Law, Clarence Darrow's Letters
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013.
Description:
More than 500 letters brought together over twenty years, meticulously edited and glossed, and destined to materially change our views of Darrow, in the words of Michael Tigar--"one of the three best books on Clarence Darrow ever published"
Condition:
Original cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77129
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
biography, Radicals, Law and Literature
Author:
Dodson, Michael
Title:
The Life of Sir Michael Foster, Knt. Sometime One of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:
Printed for J. Johnson and Co. St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1811.
Description:
The sole contemporary account of the estimable lawyer and judge of unquestioned integrity "to whom Lord Mansfield readily turned for advice" and whom John Baker recently characterized as "perhaps the greatest criminal lawyer of the [18th] century"
Condition:
Modern black cloth, definite foxing and embrowning, else a good usable copy; with the frontispiece
Book No.:
W-55768
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, biography, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Leather Bound Law Books - about 20 volumes
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-70385
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
Author:
Powell, Thomas
Title:
The Attourney's Academy: Or, The Manner and forme of proceeding practically, vpon any Suite, Plaint or Action whatsoeuer, in any Court of Record whatsoeuer, within this Kingdome: Especially, in the Great Covrts at Westminster [etc.]. S.T.C. 20163. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed [by George Purslowe] for Beniamin Fisher [etc.], London, 1623.
Description:
First edition variant of Powell's pioneering work on the practice in the Royal and other courts, in John Baker's words "[t]he first printed treatise on common-law procedure", with much on Chancery, Common Pleas, Star Chamber, and the Exchequer
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, front blank and title repaired (legibility preserved) and a bit dusty, else quite crisp with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79173
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
pleading
 
Author:
Willett, T.C.
Title:
Criminal on the Road, A Study of Serious Motoring Offences and Those Who Commit Them
Publisher:
Tavistock Publications, London, 1964.
Description:
With a foreword by Hermann Mannheim, who compliments Dr. Willett's "pioneer research"; published in the series International Library of Criminology, Delinquency and Deviant Social Behaviour
Condition:
Book No.:
W-10803
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Malynes, Gerard
Title:
Consuetudo, vel, Lex Mercatoria: Or, The Ancient Law-Merchant [including] I. The Jurisdiction of the Admiralty of England II. The Ancient Sea Laws of Oleron, Wisby, and the Hanse-Towns III. The Sovereignty of the British Seas [etc.]. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for T. Basset . . . and E. Smith, at the Bible [etc.], London, 1686.
Description:
The rare, final edition of "the first work on the Merchant Law in England", vastly expanded to include the works of many other writers, including John Buroughs, John Collins, Guy Miege, and Richard Zouch, each with its separate or divisional title
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over rubbed marbled boards, an early label laid down, some browning, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78075
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
international law, maritime law, admiralty
 
Author:
Hopkins, Andrew
Title:
A Working Paper on White Collar Crime in Australia
Publisher:
Australian Institute of Criminology, Canberra, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed stapled wraps
Book No.:
W-90554
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
White Collar Crime, AUSTRALIA
Author:
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
 
Author:
Reeve, Tapping
Title:
The Law of Baron and Femme; of Parent and Child; of Guardian and Ward; of Master and Servant; and of the Powers of Courts of Chancery. With an Essay on the terms, Heir, Heirs, and Heirs of the Body
Publisher:
Printed by Oliver Steele, New-Haven, 1816.
Description:
First edition of the first American work devoted to the law of women, written by Tapping Reeve, founder of the first American law school, at Litchfield
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55365
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
women's law, marriage, infants, master, Connecticut, equity, Probating
 
Author:
Title:
(1)The History of Science & Medicine Books from the inventory of Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, Booksellers (2) Fine Books from the inventory of Zeitlin & Ver Brugge, Booksellers (3) The Reference Libraries of Zietlin & Ver Brugge, Booksellers
Publisher:
Swann Galleries Inc., New York, NY., 1988.
Description:
Good Condition. Original stapled wraps. Price realized sheets.1095 Lots. 288 pages
Condition:
Book No.:
W-91997
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
The Laws of Gibraltar, Annual Volume for 1929
Publisher:
Isadore Galluli, Gibraltar, 1929.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, pebbled cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90720
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gibraltar
Author:
Title:
By the King. Trustie and welbeloued, wee greete you well: Although there be nothing more against our minde then . . . any course that may breed in our subiects the least doubt of our vnwillingnes to throw any burthens vpon them [etc.]. STC 91751.3(2ba)
Publisher:
Printed by Robert Barker?, London, 1604.
Description:
A rare example of the 'requests' by James I early in his reign for loans to be repaid the following year, in this case Peter Gleave of Norfolk, whose loan was in fact repaid, though three years late; with both the loan and its repayment noted by hand
Condition:
One sheet, about 9x14 inches printed in civilite type, repairs at the margins affecting the manuscript acknowledgements; two copies in STC in the USA
Book No.:
W-78534
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Principles of Corporate Governance: Analysis and Recommendations. Proposed Final Draft
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-26036
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
corporations
 
Author:
Nims, Harry D.
Title:
Pre-Trial
Publisher:
Baker, Voorhis and Company, New York, 1951.
Description:
Prepared at the suggestion of the pre-trial committee of the Judicial Conference of the United States
Condition:
Book No.:
W-10555
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Procedure
 
Author:
Title:
Restatement of the Law, The Law Governing Lawyers. Tentative Draft No. 6
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-26046
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
corporations
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Joseph Wall, Esq. Late Governor of Goree, for the Wilful Murder of Benjamin Armstrong, A Serjeant of the African Corps, At the Old Bailey, On Wednesday, January 20, 1802. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by A. Macpherson, Russell court . . . for J. Lee [etc.], London, n.d..
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded edition of the trial and execution of Wall, who had sentenced Armstrong without trial to the inhuman (and deadly) punishment of 800 rope lashes; no copy in OCLC or COPAC denoted a third edition and with this pagination
Condition:
Modern calf-backed boards, the title and last leaf darkened, else a good copy; 22 pages, with the jury charge in smaller type following page 18
Book No.:
W-79148
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, military law
 
Author:
Title:
An Act for enlarging the Term and Powers granted ... for repairing and widening the Road from that Part of Chatham which lies next to the City of Rochester, to Saint Dunstan's Cross near the City of Canterbury in the County of Kent [17 George II]
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett [etc.], London, 1743.
Description:
Condition:
Folio, disbound but clean; title plus 8 pages
Book No.:
W-26005
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Author:
Bond, John
Title:
A Complete Guide for Justices of Peace, According to the best Approved Authors. In Two Parts. The First containing the Common and Statute Laws of England, Relating to the Office of a Justice of Peace. The Second consisting of . . . Precedents. Wing B3567A
Publisher:
Printed, and are to be Sold by W. Freeman . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1687.
Description:
One of four editions of the sole work of Bond, a Gray's Inn bencher (and ancient), expressly patterned on Dalton and thus, indirectly, designed to convey the authoritative content of Brooke, Coke, Crompton, Fitzherbert, Lambarde, and Staunford
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, a very little marginal staining, else quite clean and crisp, with the imprimatur leaf preceding the first title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79353
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
justices of peace
 
Author:
Clanchy, M.T. (ed.)
Title:
The Roll and Writ File of the Berkshire Eyre of 1248
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1973.
Description:
Selden Society Volume XC for the Years 1972-3
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52471
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
13TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Jennings, Ivor
Title:
Cabinet Government. Third edition
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Original red cloth, binding strained, in a worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-63310
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Tanganyika Territory. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1935, with an Appendix Containing Proclamations, Rules, Regulations, Orders and Notices
Publisher:
Government Printer, Dar es Salaam, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, the spine damaged, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-91083
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Tanganyika, Tanzania
 
Author:
Title:
Juvenile Justice Standards, Standards Relating to Appeals and Collateral Review, Approved by the House of Delegates, American Bar Association, 1978. Charles Z. Smith, Chairman of Drafting Committee II, Michael Moran, Reporter
Publisher:
Ballinger Publishing Company, Cambridge, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a trifle worn, but a good copy, 48 pages; printed for the Institute of Judicial Administration and the American Bar Ass'n
Book No.:
W-91713
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Title:
Crime and Delinquency Research in Selected European Countries
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, very lightly dampstained, but sound; 21 pages
Book No.:
W-90492
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Juvenile Law, EUROPE
 
Author:
Lile, W.M.
Title:
Notes on Bigelow's Bills, Notes and Checques (2nd Edition)
Publisher:
N.p., 1914.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, worn but usable; 71 pages
Book No.:
W-30969
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Negotiable Instrum
 
Author:
Title:
The Library of Horace N. Pym (1844-1896)
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 376 lots in 81 pages; with the prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91632
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Autographs including Anne Frank correspondence Thomas A. Edison family archive
Publisher:
Swann Galleries, New York, 1988.
Description:
Very Good Condition. Original Printed Wraps. Includes price realized sheet. 250 lots. 52 pages.
Condition:
Book No.:
W-91999
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1912 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1912
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1913.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90625
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Government of Palestine. Ordinances, Annual Volume for 1925 [and] Ordinances, Annual Volume for 1926
Publisher:
Government of Palestine.
Description:
Two volumes bound as one
Condition:
Ex-British Library, blue buckram, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-91010
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, PALESTINE
 
Author:
Title:
California Corporations Code and Corporate Securities Rules
Publisher:
Parker and Son Publications, Inc., Los Angeles, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, somewhat worn, but quite sound; 458 pages
Book No.:
W-17038
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
California, corporations, securities
 
Author:
Title:
Acts Passed at the First Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the United States
Publisher:
Peter Force, North C Street, Washington, 1827.
Description:
Appendix includes the text of a treaty with the Federation of the Centre of America and four separate Indian treaties
Condition:
Original blue wraps, much worn and discolored, the signatures still sewn, but the paper backstrip disintegrating, and rear wrap defective; pages uncut
Book No.:
W-91157
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Acts, indian law, LATIN AMERICA, Central America
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
Englands Balme: or, Proposals By way of Grievance & Remedy; Humbly presented to His Highness and the Parliament: Towards the Regulation of the Law, And better Administration of Justice [etc.]. Wing S3183
Publisher:
Printed by J. Cottrel, for Hen: Fletcher [etc.], London, 1657.
Description:
Sheppard's greatest work, called "the most comprehensive design for the reform of English law and society published in the seventeenth century" and, by John Baker, "a coherent programme of reform [which] seems remarkably prophetic"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, repair to the bottom of the spine, new endpapers and ?new label, else a good copy with generous margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78850
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Acts, legal reform, Acts
 
Author:
Muga, Erasto
Title:
Crime in a Kenyan Town, A Case Study of Kisumu
Publisher:
East African Literature Bureau, Nairobi, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn yellow wraps, 113 pages, one page underlined; with the bookmark of Prestige Book - Sellers & Stationers, Nairobi, laid in
Book No.:
W-75618
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
AFRICA, Kenya
 
Author:
Dean, T.A.
Title:
Somers [Print]
Publisher:
n.p., n.d.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46521
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Legal Prints
Author:
Heath, Robert
Title:
Maxims and Rules of Pleading; in Actions Real, Personal, and Mixt, Popular, and Penal: Describing the Nature of Declarations, Pleas, Replications, Rejoynders, and all other Parts of Pleading . . . from the Manuscript of Sir Robert Heath [etc]. Wing H1340
Publisher:
Printed for Abel Roper, at the Mitre near Temple-Bar, London, 1694.
Description:
First edition of Heath's treatise, published after his death and based on his law notes and on the Year Books, Littleton, Dyer and Plowden, and patterned on Sir Matthew Hale's edition of Fitzherbert's Natura Brevium; with the imprimatur leaf
Condition:
Contemporary calf, front joint just cracking but firm, spine varnished, later label, ex-LA County Law Library, light browning; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-79162
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
maxims, pleading
 
Author:
Title:
Principles of Corporate Governance: Analysis and Recommendations. Council Draft No. 7
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 220 pages, plus appendix
Book No.:
W-26027
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
corporations
 
Author:
Stuart, John (ed.)
Title:
Records of the Priory of the Isle of May
Publisher:
Printed for the Society [of Antiquaries of Scotland] by R. Clark, Edinburgh, 1868.
Description:
An exceptionally well edited account of the early religious presence on the Isle of May, located in the firth of Forth on Scotland's east coast, founded by King David of Scotland in the late 12th century; with several impressive facsimiles
Condition:
Original cloth, quite rubbed, but sound
Book No.:
W-42030
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
law and sociology, Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Darrow, Clarence S.
Title:
A Persian Pearl and Other Essays. Hunsberger 44
Publisher:
C.L. Ricketts, Chicago, 1902.
Description:
First reissue of Darrow's first work, the only existing collection of Darrow's critical writings, taking its title from Darrow's essay on 'The Rubaiyat of Omar Khayyam' and informing Darrow's world-view (and his philosophy of law) throughout his life
Condition:
Original cloth-backed decorated boards, showing wear, else a good copy with untrimmed edges and partly printed in red and black
Book No.:
W-15187
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Law and Literature
Author:
Haskins, George Lee and Herbert A. Johnson
Title:
Foundations of Power: John Marshall, 1801-15, Volume II [of The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise, History of the Supreme Court of the United States]
Publisher:
MacMillan Publishing Co., Inc., New York, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy of the first edition
Book No.:
W-77149
Price:
$ 175.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
President's Task Force on Victims of Crime. Final Report
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a clean, sound copy; 144 pages
Book No.:
W-90205
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
 
Author:
Baker, J.H. and D.E.C. Yale (eds.)
Title:
A Centenary Guide to the Publications of the Selden Society
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1987.
Description:
The expansion of the Society's 1960 Guide, adding an account of its first 100 years, a survey by subject-matter of its publications, and summaries of the Supplementary Series volumes and those annual volumes published since 1960; illustrated
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-67620
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Marvell, Thomas B.
Title:
Appellate Courts and Lawyers, Information Gathering in the Adversary System
Publisher:
Greenwood Press, Westport, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47509
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
courts
Author:
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
 
Author:
Bultena, Louis
Title:
Deviant Behavior in Sweden
Publisher:
Exposition Press, New York, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a worn and dingy dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90341
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Social Deviance, SWEDEN
 
Author:
Dubanksky, Mindell
Title:
The Proper Decoration of Book Covers: The Life and Wrok of Alice C. Morse
Publisher:
Grolier Club, New York, 2008.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized printed and decorated wraps, as new in the original plastic wrap
Book No.:
W-91808
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
EBRI Databook on Employee Benefits. Third Edition
Publisher:
Employee Benefit Research Institute, Washington, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized printed wraps; 763 pages
Book No.:
W-30928
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
labor law
 
Author:
Watson, Richard A. and Rondal G. Downing
Title:
The Politics of the Bench and the Bar, Judicial Selection Under the Missouri Nonpartisan Court Plan
Publisher:
John Wiley and Sons, Inc., New York, 1969.
Description:
An empirical examination of the Nonpartisan Court Plan, adopted in Missouri in 1940, and at the time of writing in use in 18 states
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63097
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Author:
Wharton, Francis and Moreton Stille
Title:
Preface to a Treatise on Medical Jurisprudence. Not in Cohen
Publisher:
Printed by Henry B. Ashmead, George Street above Eleventh, Philadelphia, 1855.
Description:
The rare tribute to Dr. Stille, in memory of his all too early death at age 32, reprinting the preface to the work which Francis Wharton and he had just published, describing his brief life and scholarship; with three memorial resolutions appended
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a clean copy, 6+1 pages; one copy in OCLC of six pages, apparently not containing the seventh unnumbered page found here
Book No.:
W-77701
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Medical Jurisprudence
Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
Eirenarcha, or of the Office of the Iustices of Peace [bound with] The Dvties of Constables, Borsholders, Tythingmen, and such other lowe and Lay Ministers of the Peace. Whereunto be adioyned, the seuerall offices of Church Ministers &c. STC 15172/15158
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1610.
Description:
Early seventeenth century editions of Lambarde's two major works on justices of the peace and their complementary local officers, including surveyors of highways, overseers of the poor and destroyers of "noisome fowle and vermin"
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, the first blanks frayed and the top margin cut a bit close, else quite fresh with the text block sound and tight; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79549
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
justices of peace, Ecclesiastical Law, poor law, law of highways, law of nuisance
 
Author:
Title:
Panama Es Soberana en la Zona del Canal, Segunda Conferencia Interamericana sobre Aspectos Juridicios de la Independencia Economica, Panama 16-21 Junio 1975
Publisher:
N.p., Panama, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit rubbed, but sound; 80 pages
Book No.:
W-30211
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
PANAMA, LATIN AMERICA
Author:
Prendergast, Harris
Title:
The Law Relating to Officers in the Army
Publisher:
Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, Military Library, Whitehall, London, 1849.
Description:
First edition of a rare work written by the Lincoln's Inn barrister who undertook a similar work on naval officers, with chapters on prize and booty, criminal liabilities, rank and pay, courts martial and much else; one copy in OCLC, two in RLIN
Condition:
Original limp embossed crimson cloth, gilt-lettered, a trifle strained yet a pretty copy, the edges and endpapers marbled
Book No.:
W-73913
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
military law, courts martial
Author:
Title:
Vn Abridgement de touts les Cases, reportes per Mounsieur Iasqves Dyer. S.T.C. 7387
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1609.
Description:
Final edition of the first abridgement of Dyer's reports, published coterminously with the reports themselves, one of the two named reports of the 16th century (with Plowden's), in Dr. Baker's words, "an essential possession for every law student"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, the foremargin of the title just chipped (text not affected), occasional marginal notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79575
Price:
$ 675.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases
Author:
Hedderwick, T.C.H.
Title:
The Sale of Food and Drugs. The Acts of 1875 and 1879 (With Notes of the Reported Cases Decided Since the Acts Became Law)
Publisher:
Eyre and Spottiswoode . . . East Harding Street, E.C., London, 1894.
Description:
First edition of a rare work by a Middle Temple barrister elaborately glossing the first major legislation regulating the adulteration of food and drugs, an effort first begun in 1860; with a special section devoted to the adulteration of milk
Condition:
Original green cloth, gilt, a trifle worn, else a very good copy, 101 pages; two copies in OCLC in this country
Book No.:
W-77695
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
 
Author:
Leininger, Joseph E. and Bruce Gilchrist (eds.)
Title:
Computers, Society and Law, The Role of Legal Education
Publisher:
American Federation of Information Processing Societies, Montvale, 1973.
Description:
The proceedings of the conference of the American Federation of Information Societies, held in June, 1973
Condition:
Printed wraps, oversized; 264 pages
Book No.:
W-57060
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
education, computers & law
Author:
Title:
British Military Occupation of Samoa. Proclamations 1 through 41 and Proclamation 43
Publisher:
[British Military Occupation Printer], Apia Samoa, 1914-17.
Description:
A lengthy run of the first official proclamations issued by the British Military Occupation, often multilingual, following New Zealand's first action in World War I, its expeditionary force capturing German Samoa in late August 1914
Condition:
Broadsheets and broadsides, some folding, a few marginal chips, typically informally folded, else well-preserved
Book No.:
W-77264
Price:
$ 3750.00
Category:
NEW ZEALAND, GERMANY
 
Author:
Title:
Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1927. Vol. VI, (New Series)
Publisher:
Government Printer, Nairobi, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-British Library, brown buckram, a bit darkened, but sound
Book No.:
W-90820
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Kenya
 
Author:
Tushnet, Mark V.
Title:
Following the Rules Laid Down: A Critique of Interpretivism and Neutral Principles
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Extracted from the February 1983 issue, Volume 96 Number 4, pages 781 to 827; the first page and pages 823 to 827 have small coffee stains
Book No.:
W-92077
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Wertheim, W.F. and H.J. Brasz
Title:
Corruptie
Publisher:
Van Gorcum and Company, Assen, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, the spine a bit frayed, but still sound; 68 pages
Book No.:
W-90546
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
White Collar Crime, law and sociology
 
Author:
Fowler, Edith Henrietta
Title:
The Life of Henry Hartley Fowler, First Viscount Wolverhampton, G.C.S.I
Publisher:
Hutchinson & Co., London, 1912.
Description:
The principal biographical source for the successful solicitor and politician who served as the President of the Incorporated Law Society in 1901 (this being their copy) and whose firm (Fowler, Langley and Wright) still practices in Wolverhampton
Condition:
Original crimson cloth, gilt, quite rubbed, ex-Incorporated Law Society, a usable copy
Book No.:
W-75110
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
biography
Author:
Banks, T.C. and Ephraim Lockhart
Title:
A Disquisition on the Right of Jurisdiction in Peerage Successions, Particularly the Peerage of Scotland; Contained in Letters to the Right Honourable the Lord K-------: With an Appendix. Second Edition [etc.]
Publisher:
James Ridgway, 169, Piccadilly, London, 1830.
Description:
An uncommon part of the curious career of the Inner Templar T.C. Banks, who established a Dormant Peerage Office and mixed real scholarship with the defense of flimsy and even fraudulent (as here) peerage claims; five copies in OCLC, none in England
Condition:
Modern patterned crimson cloth, gilt, ex-library, but a clean copy; 118 pages
Book No.:
W-72088
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Peerage Law, Comparative Law, fraud
 
Author:
Title:
George A. Ralphs, Executor of the Will of Kimball Hardy, Deceased, Respondent, vs. Mrs. L.E. Hensler, Appellant, J. Irving Weed, Defendant. On appeal from the Superior Court of Los Angeles County before judge Waldo York
Publisher:
Chas. W. Palm Co. Print, Los Angeles, 1895.
Description:
Two briefs and transcript from an appeal seeking to reverse previous judgement denying a new trial. Ralphs is the founder of the Ralphs supermarkets in Southern California and Hardy is mentioned in early genealogies of California.
Condition:
Original sewn printed wraps, light ink smudging, very good copies; 52+30+7 pages
Book No.:
W-91783
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
Ano Regni Iacobi . . . At the second Session of Parliament . . . in the third yeere of the raigne of our most gracious Soueraigne Lord Iames . . . proroged until the 18 of Nouember next following 1606 [etc.]. S.T.C. 9502 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1606.
Description:
The acts of the parliament following the foiled Gunpowder Plot and the attempted assassination of James I, making it high treason for Catholics to obey Rome, prohibiting their practise of law or medicine, and imposing other severe restrictions [c.4]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, the title's woodcut and some running heads shaved, some browning, else sound, without the subsidies acts; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79519
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Religion
 
Author:
Title:
Federal Civil Practice
Publisher:
California Continuing Education of the Bar, Berkeley, 1961.
Description:
Ten essays, covering the ground from jurisdictional requirements through pre-trial, trial and appeal, with a certain 9th Circuit flavor and four (forms, statutes and rules, cases, and subject) helpful indexes
Condition:
Original cloth, the spine faded, else quite sound
Book No.:
W-50211
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
pleading
 
Author:
Title:
Colony of the Gambia. Ordinances, Rules, Regulations, and Orders. 1916-1922
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1916-22.
Description:
Chronologically arranged, and preceded by a subject index
Condition:
Blue buckram, gilt, a good sound copy; ex-British Library
Book No.:
W-90689
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
 
Author:
Title:
The American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice Report to the House of Delegates Recommendation Resolves that the American Bar Assosication: Urgest the Supplementay Extradition Treaty with the United Kingdom, signed on June 25, 1985, b
Publisher:
American Bar Association, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Good Condition;14 pages stapled
Book No.:
W-91964
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
banks, Bench and Bar, Commercial Law, IRELAND
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. Eighth Edition, Revised, with Additions. By Nicholas St. John Green
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1874.
Description:
The only edition of the only treatise undertaken by Green, friend of Holmes and fellow member of the Metaphysical Club, whose "extraordinary power of [revealing] warm and breathing truth" was perceived by Peirce and equally esteemed by Holmes
Condition:
Original brown embossed cloth, the spine a bit chipped and the front joint just cracking (but firm), else a good clean copy housed in a modern box
Book No.:
W-75907
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Agency
 
Author:
Hopkins, Albert L.
Title:
Autobiography of a Lawyer
Publisher:
Privately Printed, Chicago, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, a good copy; inscribed by the author
Book No.:
W-63602
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Holt, Francis Ludlow
Title:
The Law of Libel: in Which is Contained a General History of This Law in the Ancient Codes, and of Its Introduction, and Successive Alterations, in the Law of England [&c]. First American, from the Second London Edition . . . by Anthony Bleecker. Cohen 10934
Publisher:
Published by Stephen Gould, Law Bookseller [etc.], New-York, 1818.
Description:
Only American edition of the first treatise published in this country on the law of libel (and on torts in general), with a preliminary historical treatment followed by Holt's principal analysis, arranged by type of libel; not in McCoy
Condition:
Original sheep, rubbed, the top of the spine somewhat chafed, ?merchant's blind stamp on title, some foxing, but a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77799
Price:
$ 275.00
Category:
libel and slander
 
Author:
Cassing, James H. and Steven L. Husted (eds.)
Title:
Capital, Technology, and Labor in the New Global Economy
Publisher:
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-30238
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, Science and the law, labor law
Author:
Title:
The Laws Concerning Travelling . . . [Of] Robbery . . . Of Land Carriage . . . Of Innkeepers . . . Of Water-Carriage . . . Of negotiating Bills of Exchange . . . Of the Currency of Money . . . Of the Laws for regulating Hackney-Coaches [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Eliz. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for J. Brown [etc.], London, 1718.
Description:
Only edition of what appears to be the first comprehensive work on the English law of travellers and travelling, well-reflecting its then precarious and dangerous nature, starting with robbery, innkeepers (and extortion), and fencing of stolen goods
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered blind decorated calf, rubbed, spine ends just chipped, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79442
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, Transportation, law of highways, Bills and Notes
Author:
Phayer, Thomas
Title:
A Booke of Presidentes exactly written in maner of a Register, newlye Imprynted and corrected . . . mete for all such persons to knowe, as desire to learne the forme and maner howe to make al maner of euydences and instrumentes [etc.]. STC 3329; Beale T430
Publisher:
Ex officina Richardi Graftoni, London, 1546.
Description:
A rare, very early edition of the first named work of its kind, in Holdsworth's words "a comprehensive collection of all manner of documents", much enlarged from previous editions with over 150 additional pages; three copies in ESTC, one imperfect
Condition:
Modern morocco, the original blind-stamped boards remounted, ex-library, the title quite darkened, light browning, but quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78413
Price:
$ 6500.00
Category:
conveyancing, Real Property
Author:
Montagu, Basil (comp.)
Title:
The Opinions of Different Authors upon the Punishment of Death. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for Longman, Hurst, Rees, and Orme, Paternoster Row, London, 1809-12.
Description:
First editions of the first two volumes of Montagu's valuable compilation (a third volume appeared in 1813), part of his sustained effort to abolish capital punishment; with extracts from Bentham, Blackstone, Montesquieu and John Howard, inter alia
Condition:
Original boards, one volume rebacked, the second with its spine chipped, else good, unsophisticated, untrimmed copies with generous margins
Book No.:
W-76304
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
capital punishment
Author:
Sanders, Francis Williams
Title:
An Essay on the Nature and Laws of Uses and Trusts. Including a Treatise on Conveyances at Common Law; and Those Deriving Their Effect from the Statute of Uses
Publisher:
Printed for E. and R. Brooke, London, 1791.
Description:
First edition of the principal work of the Lincoln's Inn barrister who later served on the Real Property Law Commission, "a professional treatise of deservedly high repute", singled out by Roscoe Pound for its influence in this country's early years
Condition:
Modern 3/4 crimson morocco, gilt-lettered, a bit strained and some light pencilling, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-74134
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trusts and estates
Author:
Madox, Thomas
Title:
The History and Antiquities of the Exchequer . . . Together with . . . the Ancient Dialogue concerning the Exchequer . . . and A Dissertation concerning the most Ancient Great Roll of the Exchequer [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by John Matthews; and Sold by Robert Knaplock [etc.], London, 1711.
Description:
First edition of Madox's masterwork, the first comprehensive treatment of the Royal Exchequer, called by Maitland "beautiful . . . one of the greatest historical works of the last [18th] century"; George Woodbine's copy, with his ownership signature
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, front board lacking, as are two leaves (pp 355-58) never bound in, preliminary leaves loose; a working copy
Book No.:
W-75209
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
taxation
Author:
Cunningham, Timothy
Title:
The Law of Highways and Turnpike Roads; . . . I. What shall be deemed a Highway; to whom the Freehold and Soil of the Highway belong . . . II. All the Acts of Parliament Now in Force . . . III. Variety of Precedents relative to the Execution of the Acts &c.
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1773.
Description:
The rare, only edition of one of some twenty works by the Middle Temple barrister and antiquary, and his sole work devoted exclusively to the law of highways, his scholarship elsewhere praised by Holdsworth; one copy in ESTC, none in North America
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, label lacking, margins of index cut close (legibility preserved), inkspot to title, clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79644
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
law of highways
 
Author:
Goodrich, Herbert F.
Title:
Handbook of the Conflict of Laws
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1938.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-15143
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
conflict of laws
 
Author:
Title:
Colony and Protectorate of Kenya. The Laws of Kenya. Noter-Up Service, Prepared from Kenya Ordinances, 1958. Issue No. 2 of 1958
Publisher:
Government Printer, Nairobi, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-British Library, stapled wraps, very stained and worn; usable
Book No.:
W-90904
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Kenya
 
Author:
Title:
Jurisprudence Symposium
Publisher:
Georgia Law Review, Athens, 1977.
Description:
Fourteen contributions including those by H.L.A Hart, Kent Greenawalt, Edgar Bodenheimer, Ronald Dworkin, and Gerald J. Postema
Condition:
Original printed wraps, somewhat worn and creased, else a very good copy; the September 1977 issue, Volume 11, Number 5
Book No.:
W-92026
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Bryce, William Gordon (prep.)
Title:
The Laws of the Gilbert and Ellice Islands Colony. Revised Edition
Publisher:
C.F. Roworth Ltd., London, 1952.
Description:
Condition:
Tan buckram, a bit soiled, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90742
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Solomon Islands
 
Author:
Phillipps, S. March
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence. Volume the Second
Publisher:
Gould and Banks, New York, 1823.
Description:
Condition:
Volume Two only
Book No.:
W-41331
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Evidence
 
Author:
Bloomenthal, Harold S. and Samuel Wolff
Title:
Emerging Trends in Securities Law, 1995-96 Edition
Publisher:
Clark Boardman Co., New York, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a bit worn, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91700
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
securities
 
Author:
Title:
Strategy for Peace, Eighteenth Conference Report
Publisher:
Stanley Foundation, Muscatine, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 79 pages
Book No.:
W-30795
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
international law, Arms control
 
Author:
Valticos, Nicolas
Title:
Traite de Droit Du Travail
Publisher:
Librarie Dalloz, Paris, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-16719
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law, labor law
 
Author:
Title:
Committee on Ways and Means, U.S. House of Representatives, Estate and Gift Tax Hearings, Statements of Public Witnesses. March 16, 1976
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 258 pages
Book No.:
W-31132
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
taxation
 
Author:
Greenwood, Ashley Martin (prep.)
Title:
The Laws of Gibraltar, Supplement to the Laws of Gibraltar. Three volumes
Publisher:
Gibraltar Garrison Library Committee, Gibraltar, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, buckram binders, dented but still sound
Book No.:
W-90741
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gibraltar
 
Author:
Vining, Joseph
Title:
The Authoritative and the Authoritarian
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56133
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Bowstead, William
Title:
A Digest of the Law of Agency. Eleventh Edition
Publisher:
Sweet and Maxwell, London, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
Worn and varnished, the front joint cracking; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-40619
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Agency
Author:
Leach, William
Title:
The Bribe-Takers of Jury-Men Partiall, Dishonest, and Ignorant Discovered and Abolished; and Honest, Judicious, Able, and Impartiall Restored; And their equall Election to Try Causes, and Find Inquests [etc.]. Wing L772. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by E. Cotes, London, 1652.
Description:
A rare tract, one of many written by Leach as he joined prominent legal reformers such as William Sheppard and Matthew Hale during the Interregnum, here focusing on the jury, proposing a secret ballot among many other reforms; five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern board-backed cloth, bowed, the leaves mounted with repairs to the lower corners (all text legible), quite usable if no more; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78200
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
juries, legal reform
Author:
Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:
De Pace Regis et Regni, viz. A Treatise declaring which be the great and generall Offences of the Realme . . . as Treasons, Homicides, and Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Vnlawfull assemblies [etc.]. S.T.C. 20497. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1615.
Description:
The penultimate edition of the first work on English criminal law written in English, exceptionally thorough, called by Holdsworth "comprehensive and well arranged", with extensive (even exhaustive) references and sidenotes complementing the text
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, a bit rubbed, rebacked, some fore-margins cut close, but legibility preserved, particularly clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78368
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
Deed of Settlement of the Northamptonshire Union Bank, Established under the Authority of an Act of Parliament . . . To Which Is Appended an Abstract of the Act. Capital, 537,500 [pounds sterling] in 21,500 Shares [etc.]
Publisher:
T.E. Dicey, Mercury Office, Northampton, 1880?.
Description:
The rare work setting forth the settlement deed establishing the bank in 1836, reconstructing the private banking business of John and Samuel Percival, following the enactment of the act (7 Geo IV c.46) regulating banking copartnerships in England
Condition:
Original pebbled cloth, somewhat worn and spotted and a bit strained, but a good clean copy; one copy in OCLC and COPAC only, with a different collation
Book No.:
W-77131
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
banks
 
Author:
Pigou, A.C.
Title:
Essays in Applied Economics
Publisher:
Frank Cass & Co., London, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a faded and torn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30463
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Stewart, Julie (ed.)
Title:
Working Papers on Inheritance in Zimbabwe [Working Paper No.5]
Publisher:
Women and Law in Southern Africa Research Project, Harare, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized printed illustrated pink wraps, some browning, but well-preserved, 124 pages, single-spaced typescript
Book No.:
W-71347
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
AFRICA, Wills, Zimbabwe
 
Author:
Title:
Federation of Malaya. Federal Ordinances and State and Settlement Enactments, Passed During the Year 1957
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90654
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Phelps, Arthur Warren
Title:
Handbook of Virginia Rules of Procedure in Actions at Law. Third Edition
Publisher:
Michie Company, Charlottesville, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Black cloth, a bit cocked, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-30500
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Procedure, Virginia
 
Author:
Title:
National Library of Scotland: Notable Accessions Since 1925, a Book of Illustrations
Publisher:
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1965.
Description:
One of two catalogues celebrating the notable accessions over the centuries to the National Library of Scotland, which traces its founding to the library formed by the Faculty of Advocates in the 1680's; with 120 plates, most full page
Condition:
Original printed, sewn wraps, very nice; about 120 pages
Book No.:
W-18436
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, SCOTLAND
Author:
Cunningham, Timothy
Title:
A New Treatise on the Laws For Preservation of the Game: Containing All the Statutes, Cases at Large, Arguments, Resolutions, and Judgments concerning it . . . The Second Edition, with the Addition of the late Fish-Act [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers, And Sold by M. Thrush &c, London, 1766.
Description:
The rare, expanded edition of one of some twenty works by the Middle Temple barrister and antiquary, and his sole work on the game laws, his works elsewhere praised by Holdsworth, with much on deer, fish, hares, hawks, and partridges, inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, the front joint cracked but quite firm, a very good clean copy with the advertising leaf; three copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79183
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
game law
Author:
Meriton, George
Title:
An Exact Abridgment of all the Publick Printed Irish Statutes now in Force . . . Together with An Abridgment of such English Statutes . . . as have been Enacted and made since Sir Edward Poyning's Law, relating to the Kingdom of Ireland [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by and for Andrew Crook [and two others], Dublin, 1700.
Description:
First edition of the first comprehensive abridgment of the Irish statutes and those of England applying to Ireland, compiled by the prolific English lawyer who had removed to Ireland and been granted a law degree from the University of Dublin
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but holding, a sound clean copy, with the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78716
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
IRELAND, Abridgements
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Size Part des Reports Sr. Edw. Coke Chiualer, chiefe Iustice del Common banke: des diuers Resolutions & Iudgements dones sur solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5509.5
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London], 1607.
Description:
First edition variant of the part of Coke's reports in which he begins to draw upon contemporary material and in which he continues his observations, begun in the preface to the second part of his Reports, on the ancient laws and customs of England
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over boards, discreetly ex-library, light browning, extensive marginal gloss, a very good copy; rare, one copy in ESTC in the USA
Book No.:
W-72757
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Title:
Defence of Brigadier General W. Hull. Delivered before the General Court Martial, of Which Major General Dearborn was President, at Albany . . . To which are prefixed, The Charges against Brigadier General Hull, as Specified by the Government
Publisher:
Published by Wells and Lilly, Court-Street, Boston, 1814.
Description:
One of two contemporary accounts of the still debated conduct of Hull in surrendering Detroit to the British in 1812 without a shot being fired; sentenced to be shot, Hull was spared by Madison in view of his courageous Revolutionary War services
Condition:
Modern paper-backed blue boards untrimmed, an unsophisticated copy
Book No.:
W-17687
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Military Law Review. Volumes 75 to 83 plus Volumes 107 and 117 and the Bicentennial Issue (of 1975), lacking Volumes 77 and 79
Publisher:
Department of the Army, Washington, 1975-1987.
Description:
A short run of ten issues, including the valuable Volume 81, a "vicennial" cumulative index for volumes 1 through 80, with four indices, by author, subject, title, and book review; single issues for a sawbuck, the index and bicentennial issues apart
Condition:
Original wraps, a bit worn, but well-preserved
Book No.:
W-91261
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Valuable Printed Books and Historical Manuscripts including Property of the late Greta Calmann and Property of the lateProfessor Christine Fell
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Good Condition Original Printed Wraps includes price realised shees ; 524 lots 121 pages
Book No.:
W-91967
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Title:
The Collection of Arthur & Charlotte Vershbow Part One-Four
Publisher:
Christie's, New York, 2013.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth in pictorial dustjackets, 899 lots, 1160 pages
Book No.:
W-92092
Price:
$ 37.50
Category:
Author:
Lewis, George Cornewall
Title:
On Foreign Jurisdiction and the Extradition of Criminals
Publisher:
John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1859.
Description:
A pioneering work praised by Holdsworth written by the Middle Templar who was "one of Austin's distinguished disciples", theoretically analyzing extra-territorial criminal jurisdiction, including that applicable in instances of piracy and of slavery
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, resewn and repaired, uncut and untrimmed, discreetly ex-library, else a good copy; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-74710
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, international law, law of slavery, law of piracy
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
The Case of the Late Election for the County of Middlesex, Considered On the Principles of the Constitution, and the Authorities of Law. Not separately listed in Eller, who also does not list the London variant printings of 1769; compare Eller 231. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for T. Cadell (Successor to Mr. Millar) in the Strand, London, 1769.
Description:
Blackstone's passionate invocation of the common law as the source of the House of Common's power to expel a member, and his principal contribution to English constitutional law outside the Commentaries; not seen by Eller and surprisingly uncommon
Condition:
Modern calf, very light browning, a good, wide-margined copy, with the half-title; 44 pages
Book No.:
W-67958
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
English constitutional law
 
Author:
Title:
Would You Have the U.S. Supreme Court "Curbed and Bridled?"
Publisher:
Chicago Committee to Defend Democratic Rights, Chicago, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
8.5" x 14" sheet, folded into quarters
Book No.:
W-44512
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Radicals
Author:
Story, Joseph
Title:
Commentaries on the Law of Bailments, With Illustrations from the Civil and the Foreign Law. Cohen 2451
Publisher:
Hilliard and Brown, Booksellers to the University, Cambridge, 1832.
Description:
First edition of Story's first commentary, as he began his effort to establish an American applied legal science, "[s]uperbly organized, lucidly written, comprehensive in breadth [and] rang[ing] from the Codes of Justinian to the American frontier"
Condition:
Modern speckled calf, gilt, some foxing and browning and the occasional marking and notation, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-75176
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
bailments
 
Author:
Avins, Alfred
Title:
New Light on the Legislative History of Desertion Trhough Fraudulent Enlistment: The Decline of the United States Court of Military Appeals
Publisher:
Minnesota Law Review, Minneapolis, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, offprinted from Volume 46 of the Review; pages 69-116
Book No.:
W-78291
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
military law, fraud
 
Author:
Clarke, F.W.
Title:
The Elements of Chemistry
Publisher:
D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1884.
Description:
Written by the chemist of the United States Geological Survey, with a first part devoted to inorganic chemistry, and a second to organic chemistry; Appletons' Science Text-Books
Condition:
Original embossed pebbled cloth, gilt, a bit rubbed and a very little pencilling, ex-library (no external markings), else quite a good, fresh copy
Book No.:
W-91221
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
The Proceedings and Tryal [of the Seven Bishops] [with] Atkyns, An Inquiry into the Power of Dispensing with Penal Statutes [with] Atkyns, The Power, Jurisdiction and Priviledge of Parliament [with] Langhorne, King's Right in Dispensing with The Penal Laws
Publisher:
Imprints vary; Wing S564, A4138, A4141, and L396, all folios, London, 1687-89.
Description:
Four works central to English constitutional law and the Glorius Revolution, establishing the right of Parliament to legislate without subsequent Royal derogation and strengthening the power of the jury as the ultimate constitutional arbiter
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, with the portrait and two advertising leaves (one repaired), generally clean and well preserved; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-79360
Price:
$ 1000.00
Category:
trials, English constitutional law, Religion
Author:
Title:
Pierce Egan's Account of the Trial of John Thurtell and Joseph Hunt [with] Pierce Egan, Recollections of John Thurtell, Who Was Executed at Hertford . . . For Murdering Mr. W. Weare . . . Being an Appendix to his Account of the Trial [etc.]
Publisher:
Knight & Lacey, Publishers, 24, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
Description:
The account of "England's most literary murder", attracting Carlyle, Dickens, Lamb, and Thackeray (among many others), "effectively the first instance of trial by newspaper", and providing a wide-open look at the seamier aspects of Regency society
Condition:
Contemporary calf-backed boards, quite rubbed, the spine varnished, some browning, yet a crisp copy, 105+44 pages and seven plates
Book No.:
W-77515
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Title:
The Legal Rights of Persons with Epilepsy, A Survey of State Laws and Administration Policies Relating to Persons with Epilepsy, with a Special Section on Model Legislation. 1976 Edition
Publisher:
Epilepsy Foundation of America, Washington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, rather discolored, but a sound copy; 156 pages
Book No.:
W-30482
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Discrimination, medicine
 
Author:
Davidson, John]
Title:
Observations on the Regiam Majestatem
Publisher:
Edinburgh], [1792].
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-57549
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Lowenfels, Lewis D.
Title:
Selected Articles Under the Federal Securities Laws
Publisher:
N.p., 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-30426
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
securities
 
Author:
Schneider, Hans Joachim
Title:
Viktimologie, Wissenschaft vom Verbrechensopfer
Publisher:
J.C.B. Mohr, Tubingen, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 311 pages
Book No.:
W-90193
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Victimology, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Statutes of California, Passed at the Fifteenth Session of the Legislature, 1863-4
Publisher:
O.M. Clayes, State Printer, Sacramento, 1864.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, worn and stained, the boards detaching; usable
Book No.:
W-61470
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Acts, California
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Love Affair with Bookshops [Second Edition]
Publisher:
The Earth Geographic Publishing & Technology Co., Taipei, 2002.
Description:
The expanded edition of a special work first appearing in 1997 and, though its text is in Chinese, affording a view of Western bookshops through its color photography that is umatched in any language, with an emphasis on the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original cloth, as new in the dustjacket, signed by the author in English and Chinese on the half-title
Book No.:
W-77275
Price:
$ 60.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
 
Author:
Navasky, Victor S.
Title:
Kennedy Justice
Publisher:
Atheneum, New York, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Somewhat worn, one hinge cracking, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-12407
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
legal reform
 
Author:
Grimwood-Jones, Diana and Paul Auchterlonie (eds.)
Title:
Middle East and Islam, A Bibliographical Introduction, Revised and Enlarged Edition [with] Supplement 1977-1983 [Two Volumes] [Bibliotheca Asiatica 15 and 20]
Publisher:
Inter Documentation Company, Zug, 1979 & 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, very good copies in the dustjackets
Book No.:
W-91662
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Landis, Carney and M. Marjorie Bolles
Title:
Textbook of Abnormal Psychology
Publisher:
Macmillan Company, New York, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Quite worn, underlining; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-21145
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
 
Author:
Siegel, David S. and Susan (comps.)
Title:
The Used Book Lover's Guide to the Pacific Coast States
Publisher:
Book Hunter Press, Yorktown Heights, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps; 474 pages
Book No.:
W-57555
Price:
$ 18.95
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
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:
The first classic of English equity and the first work on legal philosophy written in England, here in a late 17th century edition, published some 150 years after its first appearance
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed; a serviceable copy
Book No.:
W-16150
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
equity
Author:
Cowell, John
Title:
Institutiones Iuris Anglicani, Ad Methodum et Seriem Institutionum Imperialium compositae & digestae [etc.]
Publisher:
Cura & Impensis Guilielmi Fitzeri, Frankfurt, 1630.
Description:
The first reissue of "one of the truly rare books of English legal literature", a potential precursor to Bacon and Bentham's plans to reform and codify English law, its first edition predating Coke as the first English institutionalist legal treatise
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered vellum, marked and unevenly darkened, definite browning, yet a sound usable copy
Book No.:
W-76350
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
civil law
Author:
Francis, Richard
Title:
Maxims of Equity, Collected From, And proved by Cases, out of the Books of the best Authority, in the High Court of Chancery [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by E[lizabeth] and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1727.
Description:
First edition of one of the earliest, and certainly the most attractive, works on English legal maxims, stating the maxims in simple, elegant terms, then illustrating their specific application with supporting case authority and accompanying analysis
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, slightly browned and dusty, else well-preserved, untrimmed and with excellent margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78157
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
equity, maxims, Manuscripts
 
Author:
Title:
W.R. Rogers, plaintiff and respondent, vs. A.R. Schulenburg, C.T. Chadwick, and T.J. Daley, defendants and appellants
Publisher:
Stenhouse & Co., Book and Job Printers, San Diego, 1895.
Description:
Two briefs and transcript on appeal before the Supreme Court of the State of California from San Diego county before judge George Puterbaugh. Lawyers for the parties include E.W. Britt and T.H. Ward.
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, very good copies; 30+13+9 pages
Book No.:
W-91764
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Waters, William R. and Thomas A. Bausch (eds.)
Title:
Ethics and Economics: Retrospect and Prospect
Publisher:
Association for Social Economics, Milwaukee, 1982.
Description:
Review of Social Economy, Vol. XL, No. 3, December 1982
Condition:
Sewn wraps
Book No.:
W-90539
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
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
 
Author:
Hawley, Donna Lea
Title:
The Annotated 1990 Indian Act, Including Related Treaties, Statutes and Regulations
Publisher:
Carswell Company, Toronto, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Maroon cloth, a bit dusty, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-30557
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
CANADA, American Indian Law
 
Author:
Garcia Cruzado, Servando
Title:
Gonzalo Garcia de Villadiego, Canonista Salmantino del Siglo XV
Publisher:
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Roma, 1968.
Description:
Volume 20 in the series Cuadernos del Instituto Juridico Espanol
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps, a bit worn, but quite a good copy; 287 pages
Book No.:
W-55164
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
15TH CENTURY, biography, SPAIN, canon law
 
Author:
Title:
Wm. A. Witte, Plaintiff and Appellant, vs. R.B. Taylor, Defendant and Respondent. On Appeal from the Superior Court of Riverside County before Judge J.S. Noyes
Publisher:
Gazette Press, Anaheim, 1895.
Description:
Three briefs and transcript on appeal. Attorneys for parties H.W. Chynoweth and E.W. Freeman
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, slight tear to top of spine, minor ink smudges, very good copies; 13+4+8+6 pages
Book No.:
W-91770
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Johnson, et al (eds.), Robert C.
Title:
Commons Debates 1628. Five Volumes [of six]
Publisher:
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1977-83.
Description:
Five (of six) volumes of the definitive edition of the debates and proceedings in the House of Commons in this historic Parliament, undertaken by the Yale Center for Parliamentary History; without volume five
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, a very good set
Book No.:
W-77649
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, Parliament, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1933 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1933
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1934.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the hinges weak, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90646
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Canning (ed.), William
Title:
Gesta Grayorum: Or, The History Of the High and mighty Prince, Henry Prince of Purpoole . . . Duke of High and Nether Holborn . . . Together with A Masque as it was presented . . . for the Entertainment of Q. Elizabeth [etc.]. Wing C444; cf. Gibson 401
Publisher:
Printed for W. Canning, at his Shop in the Temple-Cloysters, London, 1688.
Description:
The sole early edition of the "solemn revel" performed at Gray's Inn in 1594, one of two Elizabethan Inns of Court revels to survive, conjecturally attributed in part to Francis Bacon and long associated with Shakespeare's "A Comedy of Errors"
Condition:
Modern crimson morocco, gilt, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, light browning, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79305
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Inns of Court, Shakespeare, Theatre, 16TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Title:
Annual Volume of the Laws of the Gold Coast, Containing All Legislation Enacted During the Year 1946
Publisher:
Government Printing Department, Accra, 1947.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, gray boards, worn and stained, but sound
Book No.:
W-90751
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, GHANA
 
Author:
Title:
Transactions of the Medico-Legal Society [with its successor journal] The Medico-Legal Journal
Publisher:
Balliere, Tindall and Cox [and] Dramrite Printers Limited, London, 1908-77.
Description:
An exceptionally long run, from Volume 5 through Volume 26 of the Transactions (its last volume) and then the first 45 volumes of the Journal, though lacking eight early volumes of the Transactions; fifty-nine volumes in total
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt, through Volume 33 of The Medico-Legal Journal, original wraps thereafter, generally well-preserved
Book No.:
W-91196
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
medicine, forensic medicine
 
Author:
Nizer, Louis
Title:
New Courts of Industry, Self-Regulation under the Motion Picture Code, Including an Analysis of the Code
Publisher:
The Longacre Press, Incorporated, New York, 1935.
Description:
Presentation copy of Nizer's first work, a serious, substantial analysis of the Motion Picture Code, the longest of 600 prompted by the pressures of the N.R.A., the presentation on the front blank "To / Harry Decker / with many regards / Louis Nizer"
Condition:
Original cloth, showing definite wear, but sound
Book No.:
W-69819
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Media Law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Epstein, Laurily Keir (ed.)
Title:
Women and the News
Publisher:
Hastings House, New York, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90369
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
women's law, Media Law
 
Author:
Title:
Ordinances and Other Official Acts Published by the Government of Malta and Its Dependencies. From the 1st January 1872, to the 31st December 1874
Publisher:
Government Press, Malta, 1876.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, quite worn, one board detached; usable
Book No.:
W-90912
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Malta
Author:
Atkyns, Robert
Title:
An Enquiry into the Power of Dispensing with Penal Statutes. Together with Some Animadversions upon A Book writ by Sir Edw. Herbert, Lord Chief Justice of the Court of Common Pleas, Entituled, A short Account of the Authorities in Law [etc.]. Wing A4138
Publisher:
Printed for Timothy Goodwin . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1689.
Description:
First edition of a work central to the political theory of the Glorious Revolution, rebutting the Royalist claim that the King alone might dispense with laws as he saw fit, and propounding that only both King and Parliament jointly may do so
Condition:
Modern blind-tooled goatskin, definite browning, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-69249
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Citizens Study Committee on Judicial Organization, Report to Governor Patrick J. Lucey, January 1973
Publisher:
By the Committee, Madison, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated oversized wraps, a very good copy; 417 pages
Book No.:
W-91616
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
courts, legal reform, Isle of Wight
 
Author:
Title:
Uganda Protectorate. 1932. Ordinances and Subsidiary Legislation, Containing Orders in Council, Rules, Regulations, Proclamations, Orders, Notices, Native Laws, Etc.
Publisher:
Government Printer, Uganda.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, stained but sound
Book No.:
W-91110
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Uganda
 
Author:
Title:
Laws and Resolutions Passed by the Legislature of 1883-84 at Its Extra Session
Publisher:
James J. Ayers, Supt. State Printing, Sacramento, 1885.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, ex-El Dorado Court, quite well preserved
Book No.:
W-61480
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
California, Acts
 
Author:
Title:
Constructing an Index of Delinquency, A Manual
Publisher:
Center of Criminological Research, University of Penn., Philadelphia, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized stapled wraps, a bit faded, but sound; 16 pages
Book No.:
W-90360
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Title:
Direct Primary Law with the Official Forms Prepared by the Secretary of State and the Attorney General
Publisher:
State Printing Office, Sacramento, 1914.
Description:
Condition:
Original wraps, the front wraps almost detached; 104 pages
Book No.:
W-43108
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
California
 
Author:
McCall, George J.
Title:
Observing the Law: Applications of Field Methods to the Study of the Criminal Justice System
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, darkened and stained, but quite sound; 208 pages
Book No.:
W-90372
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Title:
Government of Palestine. Ordinances, Annual Volume for 1927 [and] Ordinances, Annual Volume for 1928
Publisher:
Government of Palestine.
Description:
Two volumes bound as one
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, blue buckram, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-91011
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, PALESTINE
 
Author:
Cohen, Morris R. and Ernest Nagel
Title:
An Introduction to Logic and Scientific Method
Publisher:
Harcourt, Brace and Co., New York, 1934.
Description:
Condition:
Original black cloth, rather worn, and marked with much pencilling
Book No.:
W-90777
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
The New Law Dictionary . . . Carefully Abridged . . . And particularly Referring To all the Law-Reports, and Acts of Parliament . . . Whereto is added, A curious Catalogue or Register of the Year-Books and Reports, with the Times of their Publication
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for R. Ware [and twelve others], London, 1743.
Description:
The uncommon (and sole) abridgment of Jacob's masterpiece, his original work far different from previous dictionaries, this abridgment undertaken by Jacob himself, with a special effort made to render it "easy, clear, and familiar"
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, somewhat rubbed, else a very good clean copy; eight copies in ESTC, one in a law library
Book No.:
W-77706
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
legal dictionaries, Abridgements, reports of cases, Acts, Year Books
 
Author:
Title:
Revised Single Negotiating Text
Publisher:
Department of State, Washington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, tab-divided; 48 pages
Book No.:
W-31076
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
international law, maritime law
 
Author:
Title:
UCLA Law Review. 31 Volumes
Publisher:
Los Angeles, 1953-84.
Description:
A complete run from the Review's inception in 1953 through 1984; with the 1952-53 Intramural Law Review (its brief predecessor), plus two copies of the index to volumes 1-5. Volumes 1-7 bound, wraps thereafter, some of whose spines are defective
Condition:
Book No.:
W-25064
Price:
$ 620.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
The Trial of the Rev. Edward Irving, M.A.: A Cento of Criticism. High Court of Common Sense. Special Jury Case. Trinity Sessions, 1823
Publisher:
E. Brain, London, 1823.
Description:
A battered ex-library copy, without the title, plate, and half-title, but textually complete in 96 pages, recording the satirical mock trial; with a number of informed pencil notations throughout
Condition:
Book No.:
W-91709
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
humor, Religion, trials
 
Author:
Title:
Terrorism and the Violence of the State
Publisher:
European Group for the Study of Deviance and Social Control, Hamburg, 1979.
Description:
Working Papers in European Criminology No. 1
Condition:
Printed wraps; 86 pages
Book No.:
W-90149
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Terrorism
 
Author:
Title:
Caution. Whereas, a great number of Young Persons having accustomed themselves to assemble together in this neighbourhood on Snnday [sic] Afternoons in a noisy and disorderly manner [etc.]
Publisher:
Lomas, Printer, Bristol, [1824?].
Description:
An attractive broadside, measuring about 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, sternly issuing a 'caution' to the younger generation, who will "be punished with utmost rigour of the Law" should they perpetuate their unacceptable Sunday afternoon behavior
Condition:
A little wear, but generally well preserved; blind owner's stamp
Book No.:
W-47705
Price:
$ 275.00
Category:
legal ephemera, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Reasons Against a Registry for Lands, &c. Shewing briefly, The great Disadvantages, Charges and Inconveniences that may accrue to the whole Nation in general thereby . . . In answer to a late Book Entituled, Reasons for a Registry [etc.]. Wing R466
Publisher:
Printed for C. Wilkinson, and T. Burrel . . . in Fleetstreet, London, 1678.
Description:
Part of the centuries' long debate, first bruited by Henry VIII, whether to require registration of title or of conveyances (or of neither), not finally resolved in England until the mid-19th century and, comprehensively, the 20th century
Condition:
Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, rubbed and marked, gilt ruled and lettered, light browning, but quite clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79690
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Real Property, conveyancing, Registration
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Huictme Part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions & Jugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation & conference des trereuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5513 variant 2. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.
Description:
First edition of the eighth part of Coke's Reports, in whose preface he discusses at length the ancient laws of England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence (by citation to historical authority) and the books in which they may be found
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, mainly lightish and marginal, else a good copy with the occasional annotation; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78233
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Mackenzie, George
Title:
Obsrvations Upon the Laws and Customs of Nations, as to Precedency [bound with] The Science of Herauldry, Treated as a part of the Civil Law, and Law of Nations [etc.]. Wing M186 and M204. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Heir of Andrew Anderson, Edinburgh, 1680.
Description:
Condition:
Later boards, rebacked, quite worn, without the frontispiece to the first work and with 25 (of 30) plates and the folding frontispiece of the second
Book No.:
W-77196
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
international law, law of heraldry
 
Author:
Witt, Nathan
Title:
Supplement to Landis' Cases on Labor Law 1934-1937
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Chicago, 1937.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17728
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
labor law
 
Author:
Allen, Marian C. (comp.)
Title:
Drug and Narcotic Investigation
Publisher:
FBI Academy Library, Quantico, 1993.
Description:
A representative selection of materials either owned or on order bby the library, inclusion of a work not to be represented as an endorsement by the Bureau
Condition:
Original printed stapled oversized (8 1/2 x 11) wraps, typescript, a very good copy, 13 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-92033
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Goodinge, Thomas
Title:
The Law against Bankrupts: or, a Treatise Wherein the Statutes against Bankrupts are Explained, by Several Cases, Resolutions, Judgments and Decrees, both at Common Law and in Chancery [etc.]. Wing G1099B
Publisher:
Printed for Richard Southby, at the Golden-Fleece [etc.], London, 1694.
Description:
The uncommon first edition of the first English treatise on the law of bankruptcy and, in Holdsworth's words, the first work of its kind marking "the only contribution [on commercial law] that can clearly be ascribed to [t]he common lawyers"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and slightly bowed, elaborately rebacked in gilt, a very good, clean copy with excellent margins
Book No.:
W-76493
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
bankruptcy, Commercial Law
 
Author:
Title:
The International Flow of Private Capital, 1946-1952
Publisher:
United Nations Department of Economic Affairs, New York, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps rebound in cloth-backed boards; a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-31022
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Title:
The Statutes of California and Amendments to the Codes. . .1883
Publisher:
James J. Ayers, Supt. State Printing, Sacramento, 1883.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, reinforced with tape; usable
Book No.:
W-59700
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
California, Acts
Author:
Partridge, Samuel
Title:
Seven Charges Given to Grand Juries, at the General Quarter Sessions of the Peace
Publisher:
Sold by Lackington, Allen, and Co., London, 1809.
Description:
A rare sammelband, bringing together seven grand jury charges, four on sedition and related matters and two on alehouses, the first dedicated to Edmund Burke, together with his response in acceptance; four copies in OCLC, one in this country
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning, else a usable copy, with the half-title and with two additional leaves between pages 17 and 19; 59 pages
Book No.:
W-76228
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Grand Jury Charges, justices of peace
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Annae Reginae Magnae Britanniae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, Sexto. At the Parliament Begun and Holden at Westminster the Twenty third Day of October, Anno Dom, 1707. In the Sixth Year of the Reign of our Sovereign Lady Anne [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb, London, 1708.
Description:
The legislation enacted at the third session of Anne's first parliament, including the act (still partly in force) establishing the Protestant line of succession [c.7] and the regulation of foreign coins in America [c.30]; with the table of all acts
Condition:
Contemporary panelled mottled calf, rebacked, definite browning and foxing, else a good copy, with the signature of Thomas Lund, Mayor; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78836
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Acts, Parliament, Religion, economics
 
Author:
Title:
Collection of Conventions (1951-1988)
Publisher:
Hague Conference on Private International Law.
Description:
Bilingual edition, in English and French
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a good sound copy; 355 pages
Book No.:
W-30775
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Leys, W.C.S. and J.F. Northey
Title:
Commercial Law in New Zealand. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Butterworths, Wellington, 1978.
Description:
With two (of four) parts devoted to contracts, and the fourth to insolvency
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19989
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
NEW ZEALAND, Commercial Law
 
Author:
Lay, S. Houston and Howard J. Taubenfeld
Title:
The Law Relating to Activities of Man in Space
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56205
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
space law
Author:
Carr, Cecil T. (ed.)
Title:
Select Charters of Trading Companies, A.D. 1530-1707
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1913.
Description:
The work which Maitland invited Carr to undertake for the Selden Society, containing several dozen previously unpublished charters, its introduction called by J.H. Beale "a valuable contribution . . . good law, good history and good reading"
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy; volume XXVIII for the Society's Year 1913
Book No.:
W-74677
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
corporations, 16TH CENTURY, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe; With Various Papers Relative to the Plague: Together with Further Observations on Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals; and Additional Remarks on the Present State of Those in Great Britain and Ireland. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [& three others], London, 1789.
Description:
First edition of one of Howard's two major works, "the first survey . . . which had ever appeared", supplemented by Howard's further observations on prisons, providing the empirical bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original spine (worn) laid down, the front hinge cracked and the title a bit loose; a good copy with the plates
Book No.:
W-77811
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law, legal reform
 
Author:
Horn, David R. (ed.)
Title:
Papers from a Conference on Ferromanganese Deposits on the Ocean Floor
Publisher:
National Science Foundation, Washington, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 293 pages
Book No.:
W-30337
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
mining law, maritime law
Author:
Robinson, Thomas
Title:
The Common Law of Kent: or, the Customs of Gavelkind. With an Appendix Concerning Borough-English. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by His Majesty's Law Printers, for P. Uriel [etc.], London, 1788.
Description:
The principal work on the custom of gavelkind, peculiar to Kent and significantly different from the English law of inheritance and intestacy, providing much comparative value; first published in 1741, Robinson's work appeared as late as 1897
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, some foxing, yet still attractive
Book No.:
W-49506
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
gavelkind
 
Author:
Mitgang, Herbert
Title:
The Man Who Rode the Tiger, The Life and Times of Judge Samuel Seabury
Publisher:
J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-70560
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, biography
 
Author:
Bigelow, Robert P. (ed.)
Title:
Computers and the Law, An Introductory Handbook
Publisher:
Commerce Clearing House, Inc., New York, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, the spine faded; 150 pages
Book No.:
W-51884
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Bibliography, computers & law
Author:
Wooddeson, Richard
Title:
A Brief Vindication of the Rights of the British Legislature; In Answer to Some Positions Advanced in a Pamphlet, Intitled, "Thoughts on the English Government, Letter the Second," [etc.] [with the half-title not noted in RLIN]
Publisher:
Printed by Luke Hansard . . . for T. Payne, at the Mews-Gate, London, 1799.
Description:
Only edition of the last work of Wooddeson, whose abilities have bracketed him with Blackstone, and who indeed held the Vinerian chair at Oxford as Blackstone did, "a remarkable production" responding to John Reeve's ultra-monarchist sentiments
Condition:
Modern wraps, a very little dusty, but a good clean copy; 41 pages
Book No.:
W-18133
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Parliament
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. Third Edition [with] An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe [with] The Appendix. Baumgartner 3, 21, and 28. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington and London, 1784-91.
Description:
Presentation copies of both of Howard's major works, displaying the enormous empirical data amassed by him, to provide the bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals; with the rare first issue of the appendix to the 'Lazarettos'
Condition:
Contemporary diced panelled calf, rebacked, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, very good copies; with the forty-five plates, many elaborately folding
Book No.:
W-76702
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Title:
Government of Palestine. Ordinances, Regulations, Rules, Orders and Notices. Annual Volume for 1937. Volume I, Ordinances
Publisher:
Government Printing Press, Jerusalem.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, showing wear, but sound
Book No.:
W-26099
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
PALESTINE, Acts
Author:
Title:
The Case of Patrick Mackay of Scourie, Esq
Publisher:
N.p., Printed in the Year, 1732.
Description:
A rare work, describing in great detail -- from Mackay's point of view -- the events forcing him to flee Scotland so as to avoid creditors (and his arrest) in a series of botched commercial transactions involving him, his brother, and a third party
Condition:
Modern marbled wraps, some browning, the title and last leaf moreso, else a good copy, 49+71 pages; one copy in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76883
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Irwin, John and James Austin
Title:
It's About Time, Solving America's Prison Crowding Crisis
Publisher:
National Council on Crime and Delinquency, San Francisco, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Printed, stapled wraps; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-90075
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
prisons, Penology
Author:
Title:
Essays on the Spirit of Legislation . . . Containing Observations on the Political Systems at present pursued in various Countries of Europe, for the Advancement of those essential Interests [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for W. Nicoll . . . and G. Robinson [etc.], London, 1772.
Description:
First edition in English of the three essays honored by the Societe Oeconomique de Berne, the pioneering institution founded in 1759 and devoted to the ideals of the Enlightenment, "seeking reforms [both] in economy and society"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, the first blank and title a bit chipped (no text affected), some browning, else quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-74849
Price:
$ 575.00
Category:
agriculture, Commercial Law, Acts, legal reform, FRANCE
Author:
Frankfurter, Felix
Title:
The Conditions for, and the Aims and Methods of, Legal Research
Publisher:
Iowa Law Review, Iowa City, 1930.
Description:
Condition:
Reprinted from the year's second issue; yellow wraps, 12 pages
Book No.:
W-62296
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
San Francisco Savings Union, Plaintiff and Respondent, Vs. J.W. Lee, et al, Defendants, A.C. Bowlin, Apellant. From the Superior Court of Tulare County, Judge Wm. W. Cross
Publisher:
Daily Times Print, Visalia, 1897.
Description:
Two briefs and transcript on appeal from judgement ordering the seizure of a land tract along with the right to 3/4 of the goods it yields. Attorneys W.W. Middlecoff and T.H. Ward
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, wear to spine, otherwise in very good condition; 37+30+21 pages
Book No.:
W-91844
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Cohen, Julius
Title:
The Political Element in Legal Theory: A Look at Kelsen's Pure Legal Theory
Publisher:
Yale Law Journal, New Haven, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Extracted from the November 1978 issue, Volume 88 Number 1, pages 1 to 38
Book No.:
W-92080
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Krasnegor, Norman A.
Title:
Cigarette Smoking as a Dependence Process
Publisher:
National Institute on Drug Abuse, Rockville, 1979.
Description:
NIDA Research Monograph 23
Condition:
Printed wraps; 194 pages
Book No.:
W-90011
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
drugs
 
Author:
Title:
Report of the Departmental Committee on Proceedings before Examining Justices
Publisher:
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, worn but usable; 31 pages
Book No.:
W-90348
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Arndt, Christian O. and Samuel Everett (eds.)
Title:
Education for a World Society: Promising Practices Today
Publisher:
Harper & Brothers Publishers, New York, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30691
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
education
 
Author:
Title:
Guidelines for Domestic Relations Cases, Before Donald B. King, Judge of the Superior Court, San Francisco
Publisher:
Recorder Publishing Co., San Francisco, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled tan wraps, well-preserved; 42 pages
Book No.:
W-91278
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
domestic relations, trials, San Francisco, California
 
Author:
Title:
Managing Early HIV Infection
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, 1994.
Description:
Quick Reference Guide for Clinicians #7
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 36 pages
Book No.:
W-30456
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
medicine
 
Author:
Title:
International Investment Law Conference
Publisher:
American Society of International Law, Washington, 1956.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, plastic spiral-bound; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-31158
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law
Author:
Chamberlayne, Edward]
Title:
Englands Wants: or, Several Proposals Probably beneficial for England, Humbly offered to the Consideration of all Good Patriots in both Houses of Parliament. Wing C1841
Publisher:
Printed for, and are to be Sold by Randal Taylor, in Amen-Corner, London, 1685.
Description:
Chamberlayne's seventy-five point program for the reform of the English polity, first appearing shortly after the Restoration and here issued a few years before the Glorious Revolution; with a great many prescient proposals still of value
Condition:
The title trimmed (but legible), bound in a new 1/4 calf
Book No.:
W-43988
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Real Property, legal reform
 
Author:
Title:
A Conversation with Secretary Ray Marshall, Inflation, Unemployment, and the Minimum Wage
Publisher:
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 27 pages
Book No.:
W-30751
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
economics
 
Author:
Title:
Tanganyika Territory. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1924, with an Appendix Containing Proclamations, Orders-in-Council, Rules and Notices
Publisher:
Government Printer, Dar es Salaam, 1925.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-91073
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Tanganyika, Tanzania
 
Author:
Title:
Domestic Corporation Laws of Alabama
Publisher:
N.p., 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a good sound copy; 102 pages
Book No.:
W-31062
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
corporations, Alabama
 
Author:
Title:
Uganda Protectorate. 1934. Ordinances and Subsidiary Legislation, Containing Orders in Council, Rules, Regulations, Proclamations, Orders, Notices, Native Laws, Etc.
Publisher:
Government Printer, Uganda.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, stained but sound
Book No.:
W-91112
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Uganda
Author:
Frankfurter, Felix
Title:
The Supreme Court in the Mirror of Justices, Being the First Owen J. Roberts Memorial Lecture at the University of Pennsylvania Law School [etc.]
Publisher:
Privately printed, Philadelphia?], 1957?].
Description:
A major lecture by the Justice, focusing on the history of the Court and the qualities necessary to serve upon it; inscribed "For Fritz, with the hope / that his generosity in / clearing the track was / not frustrated, and / the regards of FF"
Condition:
Printed green stapled wraps, well-preserved; 21 pages
Book No.:
W-62031
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Author:
Cooley, Thomas M.
Title:
A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations Which Rest Upon the Legislative Power of the States of the American Union
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1868.
Description:
First edition of Cooley's magnum opus, a work admired by Holmes and used by him in his undergraduate course on constitutional law at Harvard, described by his principal biographer as "the most fecund source of laissez faire constitutional principles"
Condition:
Modern sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, some markings and an occasional notation, else a very good copy; with an eight page Little Brown catalogue
Book No.:
W-75017
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
constitutional law
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
A Review of the Statutes, Both Ancient and Modern; Especially Concerning the Practick Part of the Law . . . To which is prefix'd, A Compleat Table; shewing in what Statutes Justices of the Peace are concerned: Whether One or more [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by J. Nutt . . . for D. Browne [and two others], London, 1715.
Description:
The uncommon first edition of Jacob's first or second work, alphabetically digesting and glossing English statute law by subject, and so anonymously launching a career which was to establish his "lasting reputation . . . based on his legal writings"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, slightly strained, occasional minor marginal staining, else a very good crisp copy; seven copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-77678
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, justices of peace
Author:
Weeks, Alvin G.
Title:
Massasoit of the Wampanoags, With a Brief Commentary on Indian Character; and Sketches of Other Great Chiefs, Tribes and Nations; Also a Chapter on Samoset, Squanto and Hobamock, Three Early Native Friends of the Plymouth Colonists
Publisher:
Privately Printed, Fall River, 1920.
Description:
The copy stated to have been presented to "The Honorable Oliver Wendell Holmes, Esquire" in appreciation for his contribution towards the erection of a memorial to Massasoit, with Holmes' purported ownership signature (not genuine) on the first blank
Condition:
Original orange cloth, gilt, a bit of wear and light browning, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-72997
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
 
Author:
Northrop, William B. and John B. Northrop
Title:
The Insolence of Office, The Story of the Seabury Investigations
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1932.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, very worn; usable only
Book No.:
W-10539
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown . . . First American Edition. With Notes and References to Later Cases by W.A. Stokes and E. Ingersoll of the Philadelphia Bar. Two Volumes [complete]. Cohen 3704
Publisher:
Robert H. Small, 25 Minor Street, Philadelphia, 1847.
Description:
First American 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:
Later tan buckram, contrasting crimson and black labels, gilt, crinkling to some of the pages, else a very good set
Book No.:
W-78012
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
pleading, criminal law
Author:
Walthoe (comp.), John
Title:
A Catalogue of the Common and Statute Law-Books of this Realm. With Some others relating thereunto . . . Alphabetically digested under proper Heads. With An Account of the Best Editions, and Common Prices they are now Sold at
Publisher:
Printed by J.N. for J. Walthoe, in the Middle-Temple Cloysters &c, London, 1714.
Description:
Walthoe's first law-book catalogue, and the first to appear in the 18th century, largely based in turn on the pioneering catalogue of Thomas Bassett, to whom "belongs the distinction of compiling and publishing the first bibliography of English law"
Condition:
Modern mottled calf, title darkened, some browning, else crisp with a 1790 gift inscription and the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79275
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Bibliography
 
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
 
Author:
Bentham, Jeremy
Title:
On the Liberty of the Press and Public Discussion and other Legal and Political Writings for Spain and Portugal. Edited by Catherine Pease-Watkin and Philip Schofield
Publisher:
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy; The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham, Constitutional Law, Penology, and Criminal Law
Book No.:
W-78469
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
biography, freedom of press, SPAIN, PORTUGAL
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Epieikeia: Et Table generall a les Annales del Ley, per quel facilment troueres touts les cases contenus in yceux; queux concerne le exposition des Statutes per Equitie [etc.]. S.T.C. 840
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of the Stationers, London, 1609.
Description:
Only edition of Ashe's much praised work, its introduction [in English] "a highly intelligent discourse on the nature of equity in English law", capturing from the year books and reported cases instances in which statutes have been extended equitably
Condition:
Modern dark calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, red edges, three circular library stamps, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79324
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
equity, Year Books, reports of cases
Author:
Title:
Magna Charta, cum statutis, tum antiquis, tum recentibus, maximopere, animo tenendis nunc demum ad vnum, tipis aedita per Richardum Tottell S.T.C. 9280; Beale S19
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Richard Tottell, the 8. day of Marche 1576, London, 1576.
Description:
A pioneering printing of Magna Carta, introducing recent statutes, providing references to Rastell's Collection (and even improving and adding to it), and containing a new preface, all to be followed in the main in subsequent editions
Condition:
Modern calf, double blind ruled and gilt lettered, very light browning, else well preserved with generous margins and occasional notes; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79400
Price:
$ 5500.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, GHANA, Magna Carta
 
Author:
Weaver, John D.
Title:
Warren, The Man The Court The Era
Publisher:
Little Brown, Boston, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-10853
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Supreme Court, biography
 
Author:
Title:
Summary of Provisions of Taft-Hartley Act
Publisher:
President of the International Typographical Union, Indianapolis, 1947.
Description:
The text of the Taft-Hartley Act, prefaced by an extensive analysis of it, seemingly quite dispassionate and objective, by the American Federation of Labor's general counsel's office
Condition:
Printed self-wraps; 36 pages
Book No.:
W-43350
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
labor law
 
Author:
Title:
Tanganyika Territory. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1944, with an Appendix Containing Proclamations, Rules, Regulations, Orders and Notices
Publisher:
Government Printer, Dar es Salaam, 1945.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-91092
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Tanganyika, Tanzania
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Le Reading del Mon Seignior Coke, Sur Lestatute de 27 E[dward] I [1299]. appelle Lestatute de Finibus Levatis [etc.]. Quarto. Wing C4943
Publisher:
Excudebat T.R. Sumptibus G. Lee, D. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1662.
Description:
First edition (and the only separate issuance) of Coke's only published reading, twenty-three lectures given by him at Lyons Inn shortly after he was called to the bar, and a rare example of a lecture's text delivered before an Inn of Chancery
Condition:
Modern calf, the spine gilt-lettered, especially crisp and well-preserved, with the final blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78653
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Readings, Inns of Court, Real Property
Author:
Title:
Orders deuised by the especiall commandement of the Queenes Maiestie, for the reliefe and stay of the present dearth of Graine wihin the Realme; Sent from the Court at Greenewich abroad into the Realme . . . by her Maiesties Priuie Counsell. S.T.C. 9194
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1587.
Description:
The pathbreaking Privy Council orders issued following the 1586 famine seeking to ensure the public food supply, regulating with minute care and prompt reporting quantities permitted each family and prices for the excess to be brought to market
Condition:
Modern calf, elaborately gilt, slightly bowed, front joint just cracking but very firm; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79135
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
poor law
Author:
Lopez y Gonzalez de Cano, Ramon
Title:
Antecedentes de la Carta Magna. Discurso Leido en la Universidad Central en el Acto Solemne de Recibir la Investidura de Doctor en la Facultad de Filosofia. (Seccion de Admnistracion.)
Publisher:
Imprenta y Estereotipia de M. Rivadeneyra, Madrid, 1859.
Description:
The rare doctoral dissertation of Lopez, praising Magna Charta ("the only formula for liberty possible in our own national venture"), and suggesting the influence of Magna Charta beyond England; one copy in OCLC at the National Library of Spain
Condition:
Modern marbled wraps, paper label printed in manuscript, showing some wear, but quite sound, 15 pages
Book No.:
W-91825
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Magna Carta, SPAIN
 
Author:
Title:
The Annual Volumes of the Selden Society. Volumes 1 through 132 [together with] Supplementary Series (selected volumes) [together with] Annual Lectures (selected) [together with] related ephemera [detailed listing on request]
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1887-2015.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, varying wear, some volumes ex-library, but overall a good, sound set
Book No.:
W-61134
Price:
$ 7500.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, English Law
 
Author:
Title:
Tanganyika Territory. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1931, and Subsidiary Legislation. Two volumes
Publisher:
Government Printer, Dar es Salaam, 1932.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, dusty but usable
Book No.:
W-91079
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Tanganyika, Tanzania
Author:
Welford, Richard Griffiths
Title:
The Influences of the Game Laws . . . Evidence Taken Before a Select Committee . . . on the Game Laws . . . and An Address to the Tenant Farmers of Great Britain by John Bright [etc.] [bound with] John Lewis Ricardo, The Anatomy of the Navigation Laws
Publisher:
1] R. Groombridge and Sons [2] Charles Gilpin, London, 1846 & 1847.
Description:
The work which Bright published at his own expense, proposing the abolition of the game laws, following shortly after his association with Richard Cobden, bound with a similar effort by his fellow M.P., John Ricardo, to abolish the navigation laws
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled edges, somewhat strained, label lacking, else usable; no copy of Ricardo's work in OCLC in the USA
Book No.:
W-76820
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
game law, maritime law
 
Author:
Title:
Criminology -- A Bibliography. Research and Theory in the United States, 1945-1972
Publisher:
Center for Studies in Criminology and Criminal Law, Philadelphia, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, faded and a bit soiled, with a few ink markings; 159 pages
Book No.:
W-90421
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Annual Volumes of the Laws of the Northern Region of Nigeria, 1959. Volume One only
Publisher:
Government Printer, Kaduna, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, the hinges a bit weak, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90933
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, NIGERIA
 
Author:
Redmond, Mary
Title:
The Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act 1976 and the Constitution
Publisher:
The Irish Jurist, Dublin, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed stapled wraps, a very good copyy, pages 1-35; from Volume XIII new series 1978, Part 1
Book No.:
W-92011
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
IRELAND, criminal law
 
Author:
Fiss, Owen M.
Title:
Foreword: The Forms of Justice [The Supreme Court, 1978 Term]
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
In the November 1979 issue, Volume 93 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92113
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Hazelrigg, Lawrence E. (ed.)
Title:
Prison Within Society, A Reader in Penology
Publisher:
Doubleday & Co., Inc., Garden City, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a rather worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90100
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Penology, prisons
Author:
Tebbs, H.V.
Title:
Essay on the "Scripture Doctrines of Adultery and Divorce, and on the Criminal Character and Punishment of Adultery, by the Ancient Laws of England and other Countries"
Publisher:
Printed for F.C. and J. Rivington [etc.], London, 1822.
Description:
Condition:
Later 3/4 morocco, joints cracking, discreetly ex-library, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-48031
Price:
$ 225.00
Category:
adultery, women's law
 
Author:
Title:
Colony and Protectorate of Southern Nigeria. Annual Report for the Year 1908 on the Education Department
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Lagos, 1909.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, stapled wraps, quite worn, the rear wrap detached
Book No.:
W-90961
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, NIGERIA, education
Author:
Horne, Andrew
Title:
La Somme appelle Mirroir des Justices: vel Speculum Iusticiariorum, Factum per Andream Horne . . . Horne mihi cognomen, Andreas est mihi nomen. Wing H2790
Publisher:
Printed by E.G. for Matthew Walbanke and Richard Best [etc.], London, 1642.
Description:
First edition of a unique medieval law book, a bemused Maitland wondering whether its author was a "lawyer, antiquary . . . pedant, faddist [or] romantic" and called by Plucknett "certainly the most fantastic work in our legal literature"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label, double gilt ruled and lettered, light browning, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79660
Price:
$ 900.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Ordinances of the Gold Coast, Ashanti, Northern Territories, and Togoland Under British Mandate. 1936
Publisher:
Government Printer, Accra, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, red cloth, dampstained but sound
Book No.:
W-90795
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gold Coast, Ashanti, GHANA
Author:
Mun, Thomas
Title:
A Discourse of Trade, from England vnto the East Indies: Answering to diuerse Obiections which are usually made against the same. S.T.C. 18255; ESTC S101128. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by Nicholas Okes for Iohn Pyper, London, 1621.
Description:
First edition of Mun's first and highly influential work, contending that a nation's balance of trade is the most important condsideration determining its prosperity, earning him the reputation as "one of the key economic writers of the Stuart age"
Condition:
Modern calf, definite browning, lacking the first and last blanks and the title in facsimile, the margins cut close, textually complete; the Taussig cop
Book No.:
W-79799
Price:
$ 8000.00
Category:
economics
Author:
Sloss, Peter F.
Title:
Alice's Adventures in Jurisprudencia. Illustrated by Sally Richardson
Publisher:
Borogove Press, Belvedere, 1982.
Description:
A must for any Lewis Carroll fan, and indeed anyone else wondering what it would be like if Humpty Dumpty were Chief Justice, written by the San Francisco lawyer said by a colleague to be "the most creative and brightest attorney I ever worked with"
Condition:
Original printed wraps, illustrated, 87 pages, as new, the remainder of the unsold copies purchased by us directly from the author, Peter Sloss, in 1998
Book No.:
W-63644
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
humor, Law and Literature
Author:
Banner, Richard
Title:
A Treatise of Simony. Wherein is enquired, How far the Practice of Buying and Selling of Presentations, so common in this Kingdom, may come under the Notion of it [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for John Watts in Bow-street, Covent Garden, London, 1716.
Description:
A rare tract condemning simony (the form of ecclesiastical corruption said to have been named after Simon Magus), relying on Coke, Gibson, and Lyndwood, inter alia, and associating simony with both perjury and breach of trust; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, resewn and repaired, lightish staining and pencil underlining, margins cut close (legibility preserved), else a good copy; 42 pp
Book No.:
W-76188
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Religion
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
Uniformity of Commercial Law on the American Continent. Se