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Author:
Title:
Tax Update for Business Owners
Publisher:
TPR Publishing Co, Inc., Scarsdale, 1990-93.
Description:
A substantial run of this monthly serial intended (as its title suggests) to provide substantive tax information to the small business owner, this run from Volume 9, Number 2 (February 1990) through Volume 12, Number 7 (July 1993); one copy in OCLC
Condition:
Each issue in its orignal three-hole punched stapled wraps, a bit curled, else well preserved, in a custom binder
Book No.:
W-79178
Price:
$ 37.50
Category:
taxation
 
Author:
Title:
Antiquarian Book Monthly Review
Publisher:
ABMR Publications Limited, Oxford, 1984-1993.
Description:
A substantial ten year run (not complete) of 99 issues one of the leading antiquarian book world journals of that era
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a bit faded, the August 1989 issue has a creased and edgeworn front wrap, else very good condition
Book No.:
W-92131
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
The Angling Library of Jeffrey Norton Part III-Authors S-Z with Additional Books
Publisher:
PBA Galleries, San Francisco, Ca., 2003.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, 253 lots in 63 pages; with prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-92130
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Clayton, John (rptr.)
Title:
Reports and Pleas of Assises at Yorke. Held before severall Judges in tht Circuit, With Some Presidents usefull for Pleaders at the Assises: Never englished before [etc.]. Wing C4610
Publisher:
Printed by Ja. Flesher, for W. Lee [and two others], London, 1651.
Description:
First edition of the first named 'nisi prius'reports (those heard away from Westminster), compiled by an Inner Temple barrister, with the emphasis that the law be in English and accessible to all, in sympathy with the Commonwealth's goals of reform
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the top edge cut close affecting the running heads, some browning and staining, else quite usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79625
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
reports of cases, TRINIDAD, pleading, legal reform, English Commonwealth
 
Author:
Title:
John Enoch Powell. Greek and Latin classics from his library, many of them annotated by the owner. Catalogue 287.
Publisher:
Howes Bookshop, Hastings, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, 279 items in 23 pages; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92133
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
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 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:
Molloy, Charles
Title:
De Jure Maritimo et Navali: or, a Treatise of Affairs Maritime and of Commerce. The Second Edition. Wing M2396
Publisher:
Printed for John Bellinger . . . George Dawes [and one other], London, 1677.
Description:
The first reissue of the first edition of the most popular of all early works on maritime law, written by Molloy, a member of both Lincoln's Inn and Gray's Inn, and "the first important English common lawyer to write a book about the law merchant"
Condition:
Contemporary mottled calf extra gilt, joints partly cracking but firm, with bookplates of Nathaniel Chomley and Lloyds Bank Board Room; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79624
Price:
$ 575.00
Category:
maritime law
Author:
Title:
The Lawyers Library. A New Book of Instruments: Consisting of Precedents Fitted for the Use of Attorney, Ecclesiastical Persons, Scriveners, Merchants, Sollicitors, Owners of Ships, Mariners; And generally for all Persons . . . in Trade [etc.]. 2nd Edition
Publisher:
Printed for R.V. and Sold by R. Gosling [and one other], London, 1709.
Description:
A rare work, arranged alphabetically by subject and represented as "Being the most Compleat Collection of its Bulk and Nature hitherto Extant", first appearing in 1680; one copy in ESTC, not containing the advertising leaf present in this copy
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, quite rubbed, new endpapers, a bit of marginal staining, else quite clean, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79626
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
conveyancing, Ecclesiastical Law, maritime law, Forms & Form Books
 
Author:
Title:
Sporting Books Including the Remaining Stock of Jack Ragonese (Piece of Time Books)
Publisher:
Oinonen Book Auctions, Sunderland, MA, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, 326 lots in 40 pages; with prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-92128
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Title:
Seasonable Cautions for Juries, Solicitors and Witnesses; To Deterre from Man-Catching. Wing S2222
Publisher:
Printed for Francis Smith . . . in Cornhill, London, 1681.
Description:
A forceful defense of jury independence, appearing at the height of perceived jury tampering in England, describing the many ways in which the jury's integrity could be compromised, and approving of the attempts historically to curb jury corruption
Condition:
Broadsheet measuring about 8x12 inches, browned, the edges a bit chipped, else quite sound, preserved in a modern buckram folder; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79620
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
juries, legal reform, legal ephemera, justices of peace, Magna Carta
Author:
Baldwin, Andrew Knapp and William
Title:
The New Newgate Calendar; Being Interesting Memoirs of Notorious Characters, Who have been convicted of Outrages on the Laws of England, During the Seventeenth Century, Brought Down to the Present Time [etc.] [title varies]. Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for J. and J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane [etc.] [imprint varies], London and Liverpool, n.d..
Description:
Seemingly the earliest issuance of Knapp and Baldwin's massive five volume compilation, describing the actions of (inter alia) "traitors, murderers, ravishers, pirates, sharpers, fraudulent bankrupts, imposters, and thieves of every description"
Condition:
3/4 green morocco over marbled boards, a sumptuous Riviere binding, joints rubbed, two cracking but firm, extensively illustrated; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-79621
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Directions for Commissioners, with the Steward of each Mannour, Aswell for Admitting of Tenants to Copyhold Estates . . . Resolued on by . . . Robert Earle of Salisbury . . . Sir Julius Caesar . . . and the rest of the Barons there. S.T.C. 7705
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1608.
Description:
Part of the remarkably efficient effort by Salisbury and Caesar to increase the royal revenue, anticipating the fundamental reforms of the Great Contract, its failure to be achieved termed "one of the great 'might have beens' of English history"
Condition:
Modern calf, the title soiled, with the final blank (chipped), but without the first blank Signature A, printed in black letter; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79622
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
law of copyhold, landlord and tenant
Author:
Burroughs, Samuel
Title:
The Legal Judicature in Chancery Stated. With Remarks on a late Book, intitled, A Discourse of the Judicial Authority belonging to the Master of the Rolls in the High Court of Chancery [the Taussig copy]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Walthoe, over-against the Royal Exchange [etc.], London, 1727.
Description:
Part of the debate resulting in the Master of the Rolls' statutory independence, significantly affecting the distribution of authority within the Chancery, and written in opposition to Lord Hardwicke's tract appearing while he was Attorney General
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, seemingly a large paper copy, very clean and crisp, without the errata (corrections by hand) nor the advertising leaves
Book No.:
W-79479
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
equity
Author:
Douglas, W. Leslie
Title:
Memories for My Grandchildren
Publisher:
Privately Printed, Washington?, 2010?.
Description:
The seemingly unrecorded memoir of Douglas, including the facsimile of the friendly, personal letter to him from Sandra Day O'Connor on Supreme Court stationery thanking him and his wife "for all the good times shared with you"; no copy in OCLC
Condition:
Oversized light blue cloth, gilt rule and lettered, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-79662
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Supreme Court, biography
Author:
Title:
His Maiesties Commission to all the Lords . . . touching the Creation of Baronets . . . And His Maiesties Letters Patents containing the forme of the said Creation. Also The forme of an Oath to be taken by the said Baronets. S.T.C. 9225; ESTC S122652
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1611.
Description:
The creation by James I of what has become the modern baronetage of the United Kingdom, the hereditary dignity between barons and knights, letters patent granted originally to 200 individuals, with somewhat more than 1200 baronetcies now extant
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very clean with excellent margins and the first blank with signature A; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79617
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
law of heraldry
Author:
Smith, Thomas
Title:
The Commonwealth of England, And the Maner and Gouernement thereof . . . With new Additions of the chiefe Courts in England, And the Offices thereof [etc.]. S.T.C. 22863. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Stansby for Iohn Smethwicke [etc.], London, 1612.
Description:
The first English treatise on comparative constitutional law and politics, highly regarded by Maitland, who adjudged that the work "will be quoted and transcribed so long as men take any interest in the history of the English constitution"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the top margin cut close affecting the "The" of the title, some browning, else crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79618
Price:
$ 400.00
Category:
political theory, Comparative Law
 
Author:
Smith, David Chan
Title:
Sir Edward Coke and the Reformation of the Laws, Religion, Politics and Jurisprudence, 1578-1616
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 2014.
Description:
Condition:
Original pictorial boards, a very good copy; Cambridge Studies in English Legal History
Book No.:
W-79665
Price:
$ 80.00
Category:
biography, 17TH CENTURY, English Law, Religion
 
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:
Johnson, Wallace
Title:
The T'ang Code. Volume 1: General Principles. Translated and with an Introduction by Wallace Johnson
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Hardcover, a very good copy with no dust jacket
Book No.:
W-92120
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
 
Author:
Dworkin, Ronald
Title:
Taking Rights Seriously
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Hardcover, a very good copy in a chipped dust jacket
Book No.:
W-92117
Price:
$ 27.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
His Majesties Most Gracious Speech To both Houses of Parliament, On Saturday the Sixteenth of March, 1688 [1689]. Wing W2372H. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The attempt by William III, only partly successful, to remove disabilities attendant on all protestants "willing and able to serve" (and expressly excluding Roman Catholics), leading to the Act of Toleration and its receiving royal assent in late May
Condition:
Title with order to print on verso + pages 3-4, disbound, the two leaves almost separating, light marginal staining, usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79604
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Religion, Glorious Revolution
 
Author:
Title:
John Milton and Miltonia
Publisher:
The Ravenstree Company, Yuma, 1985.
Description:
Catalogue 125
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, 277 lots in 51 pages; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92099
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Gunther, Gerald
Title:
Foreword: In Search of Evolving Doctrine on a Changing Court: A Model for a Newer Equal Protection [The Supreme Court, 1971 Term]
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
In the November 1972 issue, Volume 86 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92116
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
McGovern, William M.
Title:
Contract in Medieval England: Wager of Law and the Effect of Death
Publisher:
Iowa Law Review, Iowa City, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Extracted from Volume 54, pages 19 to 62
Book No.:
W-92078
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Essays on the Supreme Court Appointment Process: [1] Paul A. Freund, Appointment of Justices: Some Historical Perspectives; [2] Bruce A. Ackerman, Transformative Appointments; [3] Stephen Carter, The Confirmation Mess, and two others as below
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1988.
Description:
[4] Henry Paul Monaghan, The Confirmation Process: Law or Politics?; and [5] Nina Totenberg, The Confirmation Process and the Public: To Know or Not To Know
Condition:
Extracted from Volume 101, pages 1146 to 1229
Book No.:
W-92075
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Frankfurter, Felix
Title:
Learned Hand
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1961.
Description:
Additional ariticle by Alexander M. Bickel, Foreword: The Passive Virtues [The Supreme Court, 1960 Term]
Condition:
In the November 1961 issue, Volume 75 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92104
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Americana Women Autographs Cartography Travel & Exploration Including the Woodbridge Brown Art Collection
Publisher:
New England Book Auctions, Northampton, MA..
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; 210 lots in 28 pages
Book No.:
W-92121
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
Farmington. Second Printing (September 1926) of This Edition. Not in Hunsberger
Publisher:
Boni and Liveright, New York, 1926.
Description:
A rare printing of Darrow's first novel, one of his earliest works, the semi-autobiographical account of his own childhood, "told with incisive delicious humor" and said to have been the book of which he was prouder than any other; one copy in OCLC
Condition:
Original cloth backed boards, gilt lettered, an especially well preserved copy in an unclipped, very slightly chipped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-79643
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
biography, Law and Literature, Radicals
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
City-Liberties: or, the Rights and Privileges of Freemen. Being a Concise Abridgment of all the Laws, Charters, By-Laws, and Customs of London . . . Containing The Liberties and Advantages of the Citizens, their Wives, Widows, Orphans, and others [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1732.
Description:
Only edition of Jacob's extensive alphabetically-arranged treatment, examining 18th century London in all its richness, from its markets, to its bawdy-houses, its foodstuffs (bread and beer), and its juries and trials, among over a hundred subjects
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, quite bright and fresh, with ownership signatures of 1757 and 1823, lacking the advertisements; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79613
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
English constitutional law, London, juries, trials, Commercial Law, Sexuality
 
Author:
Brennan, Jr., William J.
Title:
The Supreme Court and the Meiklejohn Interpretation of the First Amendment
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1965.
Description:
With an additional article by Paul J. Mishkin, Foreword: The High Court,the Great Writ, and the Due Process of Time and Law [The Supreme Court, 1964 Term]
Condition:
In the November 1965 issue, Volume 79 Number 1, original printed swen wraps; front wrap with pen marking to upper corner, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92095
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Mr. Justice Frankfurter
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1962.
Description:
Contributers include John M. Harlan, Erwin M. Griswold, Paul A. Freund, Lord Evershed, Dean Acheson Reinhold Niebuhr, and Archibald MacLeish
Condition:
In the November 1962 issue, Volume 76 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92105
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Ely, John Hart
Title:
Foreword: On Discovering Fundamental Values [The Supreme Court, 1977 Term]
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1978.
Description:
With a review by Ruth Bader Ginsburg of Laurence H. Tribe's American Constitutional Law, written while she was a Professor of Law at Columbia University
Condition:
In the November 1978 issue, Volume 92 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92112
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Kelsen, Hans
Title:
Professor Stone and the Pure Theory of Law
Publisher:
Stanford Law Review, Stanford, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
First page dusty, else a good copy; extracted from the July 1956 issue, Volume 17, pages 1128 to 1157
Book No.:
W-92079
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
By the King. A Proclamation. George R. To practise the greatest Economy and Frugality in the Use of every Species of Grain . . . to reduce the Consumption of Bread . . . by at least One Third . . . to abstain from the Use of Flour in Pastry [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by George Eyre and Andrew Strahan [etc.], London, 1800.
Description:
A rare proclamation evidencing (and seeking to counter) the vast increase in the price of corn, "produc[ing] hardship and discontent among the labouring poor", with almost all of England's arable land in cultivation; one copy in North America in ESTC
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 12x15 inches, the edges a bit chipped and several folds, some darkening on the verso, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79587
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, poor law, Food
 
Author:
Title:
A Tribute to Justice Byron R. White
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1993.
Description:
With essays by Lewis F. Powell, Jr., David E. Ebel, Rhesa H. Barkside, Lance Liebman, and Charles Fried
Condition:
Original printed wraps, the November 1993 issue, Volume 107 Number 1; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92082
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Table-Talk: Being the Discourses of John Selden, Esq; or His Sence of Various Matters of Weight and High Consequence Relating especially to Religion and State. Wing S2437
Publisher:
Printed for E. Smith, London, 1689.
Description:
First edition of Selden's most popular work, a treasure house of worldly wisdom, epigrams, and aphorisms, a work which, according to Dr. Johnson, the French had nothing to compare, its title suggesting the classic moots of the English bar
Condition:
Modern Cambridge style panelled calf, extra gilt, especially fresh and lovely with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79610
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Law and Literature
 
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:
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:
Mann, Susan
Title:
The Universe and the Library: A Critique of James Boyd White as Writer and Reader
Publisher:
Stanford Law Review, Stanford, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Extracted from Volume 41, April 1989, pages 959 to 1020
Book No.:
W-92076
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
The Address of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons Assembled in Parliament, to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Presented by the Right Hononourable [sic] The Lord Marquis of Halifax . . . with His Maiesties Most Gracious Answer [etc.]. Wing E1186
Publisher:
Printed by James Partridge, Matthew Gillyflower [and one other], London, 1689.
Description:
The mutual exchanges of support between Parliament (its legal status now regularized) and William as the Irish revolution gained force, with the Dutch having declared war on France and England to do so in early May; one copy in ESTC in North America
Condition:
Order to print leaf + title + 2 + 7 pages, disbound, some light browning and some staining to the lower margin, else clean & complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79603
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Glorious Revolution, English Law, military law, IRELAND, Holland, FRANCE
 
Author:
Raz, Joseph
Title:
Legal Principles and the Limits of Law
Publisher:
Yale Law Journal, New Haven, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Extacted from Volume 81, pages 823 to 854
Book No.:
W-92074
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Turner [Turnor], Thomas
Title:
The Case of the Bankers and Their Creditors . . . Wherein the Property of the Subject in this and the like Cases is soberly asserted by the Common and Statute Lawes of England . . . The Third Impression, with Additions [etc.]. Wing T3338
Publisher:
No Publisher Stated, London, 1675.
Description:
The final much expanded, thorough polemic written by a Grays Inn barrister, analyzing the results of the infamous Stop of the Exchequer in 1672, leading to much financial ruin and litigation and, ultimately, to the Bank of England's founding in 1694
Condition:
Later 3/4 sheep over marbled boards, rubbed, light browning, else quite sound with the errata and the bookplate of Baron Hambro; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79589
Price:
$ 675.00
Category:
taxation, banks
Author:
Title:
An Apologie for the Oath of Allegiance. First Set Foorth Withovt a name: And now acknowledged by the Author . . . Iames . . . Together with a Premonition of his Maiesties, to all most Mightie Monarches, Kings, free Princes [etc.]. S.T.C. 14402
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker . . . April 8 [etc.], London, 1609.
Description:
James I's attempt to defend the oath of allegiance enacted following the Gunpowder Plot, "caus[ing] a controversy of the first importance which soon spread to the confines of Europe", the oath then to be used against Catholics throughout the century
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered vellum, quite worn and crinkled, a hole in the rear wrap, internally clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79598
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Religion, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Kyd, Stewart
Title:
Arrangement . . . of All the Provisions of the Several Acts of Parliament Relating to the Assessed Taxes [with] Methodical Arrangement of an Act Passed 39 Geo III c.13 . . . granting certain Duties upon Income [etc.] [table of contents + 101 pages]
Publisher:
Printed by G. Woodfall, No. 22, Paternoster Row, London, 1799.
Description:
Two rare, seminal treatises on the just enacted law inaugurating the first direct taxation of income in England ("born of the war [with Napoleon])", written by the Middle Temple bencher whose works are praised by Holdsworth; one and no copy in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning and occasional pencil notations, generally very clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79593
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
taxation
Author:
Fiennes, Nathaniel
Title:
A Speech . . . in answer to the Third Speech of the Lord George Digby. Concerning Bishops and the Citty of Londons Petition . . . In which is plainly cleared the severall objections that are made against the Londoners Petition [etc.]. Wing F880
Publisher:
No printer stated, London, 1641.
Description:
Fiennes' speeches against illegal canons earned him recognition from fellow Parliamentarians and the House of Commons, which put him on a committee appointed to deal with church affairs; his standing declined after being found guilty of cowardice
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, quite browned, the top margin cut close affecting some page numbers (legibility preserved), usable; 28 pages
Book No.:
W-79647
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Baseball Catalogue 121
Publisher:
Robert G. Hayman, Ohio, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
original printed stapled wraps, good condition 270 lots, 28 pages
Book No.:
W-92089
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Gavison, Ruth
Title:
Natural Law, Positivism, and the Limits of Jurisprudence: A Modern Round. Her review of The Authority of Law: Essays in Law and Morality by Joseph Raz and Natural Law and Natural Rights by Joseph Finnis.
Publisher:
Yale Law Journal, New Haven, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Extracted from Volume 91, pages 1250 to 1285
Book No.:
W-92073
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Tigar, Michael E.
Title:
The Foreword: Waiver of Constitutional Rights: Disquiet in the Citidel [The Supreme Court, 1969 Term]
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
In the November 1970 issue, Volume 84 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92107
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
 
Author:
Cox, Archibald
Title:
Foreword: Freedom of Expression in the Burger Court [The Supreme Court, 1979 Term]
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
In the November 1980 issue, Volume 94 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92114
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
A True List of the Knights, Citizens and Burgesses, Summoned by the Letter of His Highness the Prince of Orange, to Meet at Westminster the 22th of January, 1688/9. as they have been returned to the Office of the Clerk of the Crown in Chancery. Wing T2728
Publisher:
Printed for John Starkey, and A. and W. Churchil, London, 1689.
Description:
The official listing of the 513 individuals elected to the Convention, where the debate on William's Declaration of Reasons began on January 29, with the Declaration of Rights then proposed and the crown offered (and both accepted) on February 13
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 12x15 inches, lightly browned, several folds, the edges a bit chipped, but legibility preserved throughout; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79602
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, Glorious Revolution
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Titles of Honor. S.T.C. 22177
Publisher:
By William Stansby for Iohn Helme [etc.], London, 1614.
Description:
First edition of Selden's first major work, his monumental effort devoted to peerage law, heraldry and genealogy, appearing shortly after he was called to the bar, treating not only of England but of the ancient world and of foreign empires
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, somewhat marked, later label, "ex dono amicissimi Gulielmi Welde 1619" on the title, sturdy with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79612
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
law of heraldry
Author:
Title:
An Address of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons, Assembled at Westminster in this Present Convention, To His Highness the Prince of Orange; With His Highness's Answer. ESTC P2759 Number 3. Not in Wing
Publisher:
Printed for James Partridge and Matthew Gyllyflower, London, 1689.
Description:
The address to William sent the day the Convention convened (January 22) requesting that he undertake "the Administration of Publick Affairs" while his Circular Letter and Declaration of Reasons are debated, with his acceptance of the day following
Condition:
Broadsheet measuring about 8x11 inches, lower left margin trimmed, small tear to the title (legibility preserved), light browning; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79582
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
English constitutional law, Glorious Revolution
 
Author:
Title:
In Memoriam: Earl Warren. With articles Chief Justice Warren by William J. Brennan, Jr., An Impression of the Late Chief Justice By Charles L. Black, Jr., The Legacy of Earl Warren by Louis H. Pollack, and The Chief by John Hart Ely
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1974.
Description:
Additional article, Foreword: on Presidential Privilege [The Supreme Court, 1973 Term] by Paul A. Freund
Condition:
In the Nov. 1974 issue, Vol. 88 No. 1, original printed sewn wraps, previous owner's business card on front wrap, top of spine chipped, else very good
Book No.:
W-92106
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Brest, Paul
Title:
Foreword: In Defense of the Antidiscrimination Principle [The Supreme Court, 1975 Term]
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
In the November 1976 issue, Volume 90 Number 1, oringal printed sewn wraps, spine faded, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92110
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Sypher, F.J.
Title:
Charles Anthon: American Classicist
Publisher:
Scholars' Facsimilies and Reprints, Ann Arbor, 2015.
Description:
Condition:
Hardcover, rear board slightly marked else a very good copy with no dust jacket
Book No.:
W-92119
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
In Memoriam: Paul A. Freund
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1992.
Description:
With essays by William J. Brennan, Jr., Lewis F. Powell, Jr., Archibald Cox, James Vorenberg, and Anthony Lewis
Condition:
Original printed wraps, the November 1992 issue, Volume 106 Number 1
Book No.:
W-92083
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Quaker Books Catalogue 61
Publisher:
Emerald Isle Books, Belfast, no dates dat.
Description:
Condition:
original printed (stapled) wraps, a very nice copy, 427 lots,38 pages
Book No.:
W-92090
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books relating to Mountaineering, Exploration and Travel including the Property of the Rucksack Club and the Property of the Late Louis C. Baume and Gaston's Alpine Books
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; 459 lots in 75 pages with prices realized slip
Book No.:
W-92126
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
Natura Brevium newly corrected in Englyshe, with dyuers addycyons of statutes boke, cases, plees, in abatementes of the sayde wryttes, and theyre declaracyons, and barres to the same, added and put in theyr places moste conueniente. STC 18406; Beale T101
Publisher:
Imprynted at London . . . by Thomas Petit [etc.], London, 1544.
Description:
An early edition in English of the 13th century work fundamental to procedure in the royal courts, in John Baker's words "A law student began his studies by learning the writs, and [this was] the first book placed in his hands"; six copies in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered blind tooled calf, quite rubbed, new endpapers, title page squiggles, else clean with generous margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79584
Price:
$ 3000.00
Category:
Procedure, pleading
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Mountaineering and Travel Books including the Mont Blanc collection of the late Eugene P. Meckly
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed glued wraps, a very good copy; 557 lots in 85 pages
Book No.:
W-92127
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Tributes. With the tributes 'Justice Stewart' by Lewis F. Powell, Jr., 'Potter Stewart' by Terrance Sandalow, and 'Mr. Justice Stewart: A Personal Reminiscence' by Lloyd N. Cutler
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
In the November 1981 issue, Volume 95 Number 1, original printed ssewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92115
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
A Tribute to Justice William J. Brennan, Jr.
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1990.
Description:
With essays by Justice Thurgood Marshall, Norman Dorsen, Abner J. Mikva, Frank Michelman, Richard A. Posner, and Nina Totenberg
Condition:
Original printed wraps, the November 1990 issue, Volume 104 Number 1
Book No.:
W-92085
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
A Tribute to Justice Harry A. Blackmun
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1994.
Description:
With essays by Justice William J. Brennan, Jr., Erwin N. Griswold, Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg, Pamela S. Karlan, Chief Judge Richard S. Arnold, and Harold Hongju Koh
Condition:
Original printed wraps, the November 1994 issue, Volume 108 Number 1
Book No.:
W-92084
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
The Collection of Helen and Michael Selzer
Publisher:
The New England Book Auctions, Northampton, 2010.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed (stapled) wraps, good condition some creasing on the spine, 210 lots, 35 pages; with price realized list inside
Book No.:
W-92091
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Harlan, John M.
Title:
Mr. Justice Black-Remarks of a Colleague
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
With an additional article by Paul A. Freund, Charles Evans Hughes as Chief Justice
Condition:
In the November 1967 issue, Volume 81 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92093
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
The Contentes of This Boke. Fyrste the booke for a Justice of peace. The boke that teacheth to kept a court Baron, or a lete [and] a courte hundred. The boke[s] called returna Breuium [and] Carta foedi [and] the Kynges Escheker [etc.]. STC 14882; Beale T153
Publisher:
Imprinted at London . . . 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, this being the edition selected by Holdsworth as representative, its contents termed "a useful handbook [and] essential"
Condition:
Contemporary blind tooled unlettered calf, neatly repaired, quite rubbed, the colophon leaf in facsimile, else complete and very clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79590
Price:
$ 2250.00
Category:
justices of peace, Every Man Law Books, courts, Exchequer, sheriffs, Forms & Form Books
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books related to Travel, Natural History, Sport and Science including the Property of the Late Dr. Brian Harrison
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed glued wraps, a very good copy; 494 lots in 89 pages with price realized sheet included
Book No.:
W-92125
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Mountaineering Catalogue 16
Publisher:
Cavendish Rare Books, London, 1983.
Description:
389 lots, 40 pages
Condition:
Original printed (stapled) wraps, good condition some yellowing,
Book No.:
W-92088
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Warren, Earl
Title:
In Memoriam: Hugo L. Black
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1971.
Description:
Additional article, Foreword: Even When a Nation is at War [The Supreme Court, 1970 Term] by Harry Kalven, Jr.
Condition:
In the November 1971 issue, Volume 85 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92108
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Mr. Justice Brennan. With contibutions by Earl Warren, Lord Parker of Waddington, Erwin N. Griswold, and Stephen J. Friedman
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
In the November 1966 issue, Volume 80 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92094
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Books, Memorabilia and Apparatus from the Conjuring Collection of John Fisher
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Auctions, London, 2007.
Description:
Condition:
original printed wraps, great copy, 463 lots, 89 pages; with price realized list inside
Book No.:
W-92087
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Darrow, Clarence and Victor S. Yarros
Title:
The Prohibition Mania. A Reply to Professor Irving Fisher and Others
Publisher:
Boni and Liveright, New York, 1927.
Description:
Darrow's sole book length work on a subject which long preoccupied him, and to which he devoted two chapters in his autobiography, describing its effects as "a reign of terror, intimidation, violence, and bigotry unprecedented in the modern world"
Condition:
Original maroon cloth, gilt, the spine dull, else a very good copy, with the publisher's review slip laid in noting the publication date of Oct 15 1927
Book No.:
W-49115
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
criminal law, Liquor & Drink
 
Author:
Title:
Symposium: The Works of Joseph Raz; with a Foreword by Martin Lyon Levine, a Preface by Neil MacCormick, and Eight Essays, followed by "Facing Up: A Reply" by Joseph Raz
Publisher:
Southern California Law Review, Los Angeles, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Disbound copy of the March-May 1989 issue, Volume 62 Numbers 3 and 4
Book No.:
W-92081
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
His Majestys Most Gracious Speech in the House of Lords, to the Lords and Commons Assembled at Westminster the Eighteenth Day of February, 1688/9. Wing W2372F [the variant with line 10 of the title ending "eighteenth day of"]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Starkey and Awnsham Churchill [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
William III's first speech to Parliament, five days following the acceptance by him and by Mary of the Declaration of Rights and of the Crown, emphasising dangers abroad and in Ireland, both requiring "the Support of the Protestant Interest"
Condition:
?Original self wraps, title+two pages, light browning, else well preserved with good margins, the Taussig copy; rare, one copy in ESTC in North America
Book No.:
W-79596
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Glorious Revolution, English constitutional law, FRANCE, IRELAND, Religion
Author:
Title:
The Address Of the Honourable the House of Commons: Presented to His Majesty On Thursday the 25th day of April, 1689. With His Majesty's Answer Thereunto. Wing E2514. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The official and sole London printing of the Commons address offering full support (with William's acceptance) for a declaration of war on France, following the arrival of James II from France in Ireland in mid-March, with war in fact declared May 7
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, title (verso blank) plus two pages, three folds, one manuscript notation, clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79605
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, English Law, military law, IRELAND, FRANCE
 
Author:
Bloomfield, Maxwell
Title:
The Supreme Court in American Popular Culture
Publisher:
Supreme Court Historical Society, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Reprinted from the Journal of American Culture 4:4, Winter 1981
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a bit toned at edges, 13 pages, a very good copy; with form letter from the Society announcing the publication laid in
Book No.:
W-92100
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
A Tribute to Justice Thurgood Marshall. With contributions by William J. Brennan, Jr., Robert L. Carter, William T. Coleman, Jr., Owen Fiss, A. Leon Higginbotham, Jr., and Martha Minow
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1991.
Description:
Additional article, In Memoriam: Albert M. Sacks, with 10 contributions including those by Erwin M. Griswold and Ruth Bader Ginsburg
Condition:
In the November 1991 issue, Volume 105 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92097
Price:
$ 85.00
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:
Field, Richard H.
Title:
Frankfurter, J., Concurring
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1957.
Description:
Additional article by Arthur E. Sutherland, Jr., Foreword: The Citizen's Immunities and Public Opinion [The Supreme Court, 1956 Term]
Condition:
In the November 1957 issue, Volume 71 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92103
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Kelsen, Hans
Title:
Pure Theory of Law. Translation from the Second (Revised and Enlarged) German Edition by Max Knight
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Hardcover, previous owner's name on free front endpaper else a very good copy with no dust jacket
Book No.:
W-92118
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
 
Author:
Hoeflich, M.H.
Title:
A Seventeenth Century Roman Law Bibliography: Jacques Godefroy and His "Bibliotheca Juris Civilis Romani"
Publisher:
Law Library Journal, Chicago, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Extracted from the 1982 issue, Volume 75, pages 514 to 528
Book No.:
W-92102
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
In Memoriam: Roscoe Pound
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1964.
Description:
With contributions from Tom C. Clark, Erwin N. Griswold, Arthur E. Sutherland, Jr., and Arthur L. Goodhart
Condition:
In the November 1964 issue, Volume 78 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92096
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
 
Author:
Tribe, Laurence H.
Title:
The Curvature of Constitutional Space: What Lawyers Can Learn from Modern Physics
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, the November 1989 issue Volume 103 Number 1
Book No.:
W-92086
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Chayes, Abram
Title:
The Role of the Judge in Public Law Litigation
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
In the May 1976 issue, Volume 89 Number 7, original printed sewn wraps;shadow from label on upper corner of front wrap, rear wrap creased else a good co
Book No.:
W-92098
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Haskins, George L.
Title:
Extending the Grasp of the Dead Hand: Reflections on the Origins of the Rules Against Perpetuities
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Law Review, Philadelphia, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Extracted from the 1977 issue, Volume 128, pages 19 to 46
Book No.:
W-92101
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
History: Revolutions, the Crowd, Crime and Punishment Radicalism and Popular Movements the library of George Rude
Publisher:
Howes Bookshop, Hastings, 2006.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; 478 lots in 39 pages
Book No.:
W-92124
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
The Declaration of William and Mary, King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, To all Their Loving Subjects in the Kingdom of IRELAND . . . Given at Our Court at Whitehall this 22th Day of February, 1688 [1689] [etc.]. Wing W2507 [three copies in ESTC]
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], Lodnon [sic], 1689.
Description:
William's immediate, unsuccessful effort to defuse the Irish rebellion as James arrived from France, followed by the siege of Londonderry, the battle of the Boyne, and the Articles of Limerick, "show[ing] how precarious was the Revolution settlement"
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 12x14 inches, lightly browned, several folds, the margins cut close (legibility preserved), quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79601
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
IRELAND, Glorious Revolution, legal ephemera, Broadside
Author:
Clerke, Francis
Title:
Praxis Francisci Clarke, Tam jus dicentibus quam allis omnibus qui in Foro Ecclesiastico versantur apprime utilis. Per Thomam Bladen S.T.D. Decanum Ardsertensim, Illustrissimo Principi Jacobo Duci Ormoniae [etc.]. Editio Secunda. Wing C4443
Publisher:
Excudebat T.B. Impensis Hannah Sawbridge . . . Ludgate Hill, London, 1684.
Description:
Only London edition of the first work on English ecclesiastical law, written in the 1590's and circulating widely in manuscript, in Professor Helmholz's praising words "used by practitioners as long as the courts about which he wrote flourished"
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, quite rubbed, the top of the front joint just cracked, worming to the last ten pages, else very clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79595
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Title:
Fine Literature with Books from the Collection of Jesse G. Heighs & Selections from the Inventory of Jeffery Thomas, Part II
Publisher:
PBA Galleries, San Francisco, Ca., 2007.
Description:
Condition:
Original bound wraps, a very good copy; 650 lots in 150 pages
Book No.:
W-92122
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
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:
Kyd, Stewart
Title:
Arrangement . . . of All the Provisions of the Several Acts of Parliament Relating to the Assessed Taxes [with] Methodical Arrangement of an Act Passed 39 Geo III c.13 . . . granting certain Duties upon Income [etc.] [with a postscript and subject index]
Publisher:
Printed by G. Woodfall, No. 22, Paternoster Row, London, 1799.
Description:
Two rare, seminal treatises on the just enacted law inaugurating the first direct taxation of income in England ("born of the war [with Napoleon])", written by the Middle Temple bencher whose works are praised by Holdsworth; one copy of each in ESTC
Condition:
?Later 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt ruled and lettered, new endpapers, light toning, else very clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79594
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
taxation
Author:
Twysden, Roger
Title:
The Commoners Liberty: Or, The English Mans Birth Right. Wing T3550
Publisher:
No publisher stated, London, 1648.
Description:
First edition of the first published work entirely by Twysden (bracketed with Selden and Spelman as the century's foremost historians) drawing on sources from Magna Carta forward and reflecting his "deep commitment to due process and the rule of law"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, discreetly ex-library, the top margin cut a bit close (all text legible), light browning; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79585
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
English constitutional law, Magna Carta
 
Author:
Karst, Kenneth L.
Title:
Foreword: Equal Citizenship Under the Fourteenth Amendment [The SUpreme Court, 1976 Term]
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
In the Novemeber 1977 issue, Volume 91 Number 1, original printed sewn wraps, spine faded, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-92111
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
The 1906 San Francisco Earthquake & Fire
Publisher:
Johns' Western Gallery, San Francisco, 2006.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; 213 lots in 36 pages
Book No.:
W-92123
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Godolphin, John
Title:
Repertorium Canonicum; Or An Abridgment of the Ecclesiatical Laws of this Realm, Consistent with the Temporal: Wherein The most Material Points relating to such Persons and Things . . . are succinctly Treated [etc.]. The Second Edition. Wing G950
Publisher:
Printed by S. Roycroft, for Christopher Wilkinson [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
One of Godolphin's two principal works, covering all of canon and church law save succession, praised by Holdsworth as "the first really able books on ecclesiastical law"; with the new appendix on "daily Use and Practice in the Ecclesiastical Courts"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, the spine darkened and hand lettered, else quite clean and crisp, with the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79578
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
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:
Jones, William
Title:
An Essay on the Law of Bailments
Publisher:
Printed by J. Nichols; for Charles Dilly [etc.], London, 1781.
Description:
First edition of an exceptional legal treatise, called "incomparable" by Joseph Story in his own commentary, and (by Holdsworth) "one of the most remarkable books of all time", exploring a fundamental commercial relationship still important
Condition:
Contemporary calf, somewhat rubbed, else quite fresh and clean with the bookplate of W.H.M. Hodder, ample margins and the half title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79579
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
bailments, criminal law
Author:
Vaughan, Rice
Title:
Practica Walliae; Or the Proceedings in the Great Sessions of Wales: Containing the Method and Practice of an Attorney there, from an Original to the Execution. Whereunto is added, The Old Statute of Wales at large [etc.]. Wing V136. 12mo
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Twyford . . . Assignes of Richard Atkins [etc.], London, 79575.
Description:
Only edition of the only early legal treatise on Welsh law following the 1536 Act of Union between England and Wales and the establishment of the Court of Great Session in 1543; with an abridgement of all statutes uniting Wales to England appended
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, the margins cut close and the title shaved, legibility preserved, ex-library, crisp, with the advertising leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79576
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
WALES
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:
Kyd, Stewart
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Awards
Publisher:
Printed for S. Crowder . . . and B.C. Collins [etc.], London, 1791.
Description:
First edition of a work which Holdsworth groups among the foremost English legal treatises of the eighteenth century, describing it as "the best book on this subject [and] a learned book", including an historical emphasis from the Year Books onwards
Condition:
Contemporary paper backed boards, printed paper label, lightly worn, else especially fresh in original state, the edges untrimmed; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79580
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
arbitration
 
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
De Successionibus apud Anglos: Or, A Treatise of Hereditary Descents, Shewing The Rise, Progress and Successive Alterations thereof. And Also the Laws of Descent as they are now in use. Wing H236
Publisher:
Printed and are to be Sold by A. Baldwin in Warwick-lane, London, 1699.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-79351
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Real Property, Wills
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
The First Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England . . . Revised and Corrected, with further Additions of Notes . . . By Francis Hargrave and Charles Butler, Including also The Notes of Lord Chief Justice Hale [etc.]. Fifteenth Edition. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, near Temple Bar, London, 1794.
Description:
The first octavo edition of one of the five greatest English law books, containing the notes of Hargrave and Butler praised by Maitland, particularly for their value for the study of English medieval law; with the notes of Lord Nottingham included
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, a very good, clean set
Book No.:
W-79454
Price:
$ 175.00
Category:
Real Property

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If your browser supports and is set to accept cookies, you can click the 'Add to Order' button next to the selection you would like to order. The system will show you all the books in your shopping cart. If you wish to order additional books from this page, you may use the 'Back' button on your browser to return to this page from the Shopping Cart page.
If your browser does not support cookies or you choose not to accept them, you may use our previous non-cookie ordering system by clicking here.
Alternately, you may order by sending an e-mail note, or by contacting us directly by phone or FAX.
If you do send a FAX, please make sure to include your full shipping address, a credit card number and expiration date, and the "Order No" of the volumes you would like. Also, please make sure to leave a phone number so that we can contact you in the event we encounter any problems filling your order.

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Questions, comments, inquiries??? Please write us!
rarelaw@meyerbos.com

Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
2141 Mission Street, Suite 302
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone : (415) 255-6400
Fax : (415) 795-3982
E-mail: rarelaw@meyerbos.com
URL : http://www.meyerbos.com
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