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Author:
Fleetwood, William
Title:
Annalium tam Regum Edwardi quinti, Richardi tertii, & Henrici septimi, quam Henrici octavi. Titulorum Ordine Alphabetico digestorum, Elenchus [etc.]. S.T.C. 11034; Beale T354
Publisher:
In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli . . . Cum Priuilegio, London, 1579.
Description:
First edition of the useful index of the year books of the century preceeding the work's publication, by the well regarded Fleetwood, double-Reader and Recorder of London, arranged alphabetically by subject, the reign of Henry VIII separately treated
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt lettered, new endpapers, some light staining and minor worming, else well preserved with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79088
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Year Books
 
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:
Littleton, Thomas
Title:
Les Tenures du Monsieur Littleton, Ouesque certaine cases addes per Auters de puisne temps: Queux Cases vous troueres signes . . . Et cy un foites plus admotes al request des Gentlehomes Students en le Ley Dengleterre [etc]. S.T.C. 15751; Beale T37
Publisher:
In aedibus Caroli Yetswerte Armigeri . . . Cvm Privilegio, London, 1594.
Description:
A valuable edition of a seminal work of English law (and the first English law book to be printed, circa 1481), containing the index and with the treatise divided into numbered sections, the scheme adopted by Coke in his great gloss on Littleton
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, last leaf defective, else a very good copy with an elaborate gloss of the majority of the text; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79091
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
conveyancing, Real Property, Real Property
 
Author:
Lyndwood, William
Title:
Constitutiones Angliae Prouinciales ex diuersis Cantuariensium Archiepiscoporum Synodalibus decretis . . . Constituiones Item Legatinae quas alii legitimas vocant . . . Othonis & Othoboni . . . in Angliae Legatorum [etc.]. STC 17112.5; Beale T411variant
Publisher:
Excudebat Thomas Marshe, London, 1557.
Description:
Final 16th century edition of Lyndwood's famous work, in Maitland's words "the principal witness whom we have to examine, if we would discover the theory of law which prevailed in our English ecclesiastical courts . . . before the breach with Rome"
Condition:
Modern calf, the boards blind ruled and decorated, the spine gilt and blind decorated, crimson morocco label, quite clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79066
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Somers, John, Lord
Title:
A Guide to the Knowledge of the Rights and Privileges of Englishmen. Containing . . . Magna Charta, with Remarks thereon . . . The Habeas Corpus Act . . . The Bill of Rights . . . To which is added, [John Somers] The Security of Englishmens Lives [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Scott, at the Black Swan in Pater-noster-Row, London, 1757.
Description:
One of the principal works of Somers, "the embodiment of the perfect Whig" in Holdsworth's words, and "a master of legal principles [and] of presenting them in a lucid form", with the glossed landmarks of English constitutional law prefacing its text
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, with the errata pasted down on the verso of the title; a clean usable copy
Book No.:
W-79137
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Magna Carta, English constitutional law, habeas corpus, English Law
 
Author:
Title:
Anno Mariae Primo. Actes made in the Parliamente begonne and holden at Westminster the seconde daye of Apryll [1554] in the firste yeare of the reygne of oure moste gratious Soueraygne Ladye, Marye [until] the v daye of Maye [etc.]. S.T.C. 9443.5
Publisher:
Excusum . . . in aedibus Iohannis Cawodi . . . Mense Maio [etc.], London, 1554.
Description:
A rare, contemporary printing of the legislation of Mary's second parliament, the final parliament during which she reigned as sole monarch, including the act [c.2] specifying in great detail the terms of the marriage between her and Philip of Spain
Condition:
Later 3/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, slightly rubbed, else a good, very crisp copy with ample margins; no copy in ESTC outside the British Isles
Book No.:
W-79136
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Acts, marriage
 
Author:
Title:
The Correct, Full and Impartial Report of the Trial of Rev. Ephraim K. Avery, Before the Supreme Judicial Court of the State of Rhode-Island, at Newport, May 6, 1833, for the Murder of Sarah M. Cornell. ?Not in Cohen or McDade; compare Cohen 12301; McDade 36
Publisher:
Marshall and Brown, Providence, 1833.
Description:
The rare, possibly first printing of "one of the most famous nineteenth century cases", this the 178 page issuance without the portrait of Reverend Avery (acquitted after a 27 day trial with 196 witnesses examined); one copy only in OCLC
Condition:
Later green cloth, worn, somewhat stained, spine darkened, yet sound, with an New York 1840 George F. Nesbitt Dry Goods Catalogue bound in as endpapers
Book No.:
W-79126
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Rhode Island
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of the Extensive Law Library of the Late Augustus Russ, of Boston. Together with other Small Consignments Including State Reports, U.S. Reports, English and Irish Reports . . . Large Collections of Trials [etc.]. McKay 6706
Publisher:
C.F. Libbie & Co., Boston, 1909.
Description:
The rare auction catalogue of the vast library of Russ, described in 1871 as Boston's "top lawyer", spanning from the 16th to the 20th centuries, somewhat over 1,100 of the lots his, with the balance other consignments; one copy in OCLC
Condition:
Original printed green wraps, well preserved, with the bidding slip and return envelope laid in; 1,631 lots in 90 pages
Book No.:
W-79134
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Title:
The Triumphs of Justice over Unjust Judges. Exhibiting I. The Names and Crimes of Four and Forty Judges, hanged . . . IV. The Proceedings of the Ship-Money Judges . . . VII. The Case of William Penn, for a Riot in Fenchurch Street
Publisher:
For J.J. Franklin (Grand Nephew to Dr. Franklin) [etc.], London, 1817.
Description:
A populist tract of the first rank originally published in 1681, recounting with approval the executions of oppressive judges and praising upright judges and juries (including Sir Matthew Hale and the jury acquitting Penn and Mead) and habeas corpus
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning and a very little foxing, else sound, 36 pages; uncommon, four copies in OCLC in this country
Book No.:
W-79124
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, Radicals, juries, habeas corpus
 
Author:
Title:
The T. & T. Imprint for the Winter MCMXVI-VII
Publisher:
Taylor & Taylor, San Francisco, 1916.
Description:
The "Statement of the Policy of This House", setting forth the policy's ten elements, both noble and practical, quoting William Morris--"To Us Who Have a Cause at Heart Our Highest Ambition and Our Simplest Duty Are One and the Same Thing"
Condition:
Original paper backed decorated boards, just slightly chipped, else well preserved, gorgeously printed in red and black; one of 3,000 copies printed
Book No.:
W-79140
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Fine Printing
 
Author:
Califano, Jr, Joseph A.
Title:
Governing America, An Insider's Report from the White House and the Cabinet
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster, New York, 1981.
Description:
Presentation copy--"For Sidney Sachs -- Whose wisdom and compassion have helped so many people -- and who works to preserve and repair the basic unit of society - the family From his friend and admirer, with much affection Joe Califano February 1983"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-79131
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Herne, John
Title:
The Law of Charitable Uses. Wherein the Statute of 43. Eliz. Chap. 4 is set forth and Explained; with Directions how to Sue out and prosecute Commissions grounded upon that Statute: Also Presidents, Inquisitions, and Decrees . . . upon the said Statute
Publisher:
Printed by T.R. for Timothy Twyford [etc.], London, 1660.
Description:
First edition of the first treatise on English charitable law, examining the pioneering late Elizabethan statute creating poor law's legal framework for centuries, with its preamble "to have the greatest influence on the English law of charity"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, the top of the spine just chipped, manuscript notes on the first blank, clean and sound, the Taussig copy; Wing H1568
Book No.:
W-79114
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
charities, poor law
 
Author:
Repp, Thorleifr Gudmundson
Title:
A Historical Treatise on Trial by Jury, Wager of Law, and Other Co-Ordinate Forensic Institutions, Formerly in Use in Scandinavia and in Iceland
Publisher:
Thomas Clark, Law Bookseller, 36, George Street [etc.], Edinburgh, 1832.
Description:
Only edition of Repp's work (in Forsyth's words "a very learned treatise . . . investigat[ing] the subject with diligence and accuracy") examining over forty ancient codes and tracing the origin of the jury in Scandanavia back almost a millenium
Condition:
Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the joints quite rubbed; presentation copy--"Athenae Hafniensi / Auctor / S.p.d. / Kal. Aug. MDCCCXXXII"
Book No.:
W-79130
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
jurisprudence, ancient law, Iceland
 
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
A Survey of the County Judicatures, Commonly called the County Court, Hundred Court, and Court Baron. Wherein the nature and use of them, and the way and order of keeping them is opened; for the great ease and profit of all such [etc.]. Wing S3213
Publisher:
Printed by R. Daniel, and are to be sold by Nathaniel Ekins [etc], London, 1656.
Description:
Sheppard's second major proposal as "Cromwell's Law Reformer", seeking to improve the accessibility to justice in local courts, avoiding the expense of litigating in the King's courts at Westminster, anticipating the reforms not enacted until 1846
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, light browning, one leaf repaired (legibility preserved), top margin cut a bit close, else quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79100
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
courts, justices of peace
 
Author:
Title:
National Library of Scotland: Advocates' Library, Notable Accessions up to 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 over 120 plates, most full page
Condition:
Original printed, sewn wraps; well printed
Book No.:
W-18435
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Richardson, Robert
Title:
The Attorney's Practice in the Court of King's Bench: Or, An Introduction to the Knowledge of the Practice of that Court . . . With Variety of useful and curious Precedents in English, settled or drawn by Counsel [etc.]. Seventh Edition. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
Printed by James Moore, 45, College-Green, Dublin, 1792.
Description:
Final and only Irish edition of a work praised by Holdsworth as a "better and a more orderly account" than its predecessors, its second volume largely comprised of forms attributed to the lawyers creating them; no copy in Ireland (or online) in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, light browning, else well preserved and sturdy; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79053
Price:
$ 400.00
Category:
English Law
 
Author:
Title:
The Pocket Penal, Criminal Procedure, and Police Codes; Also The Railway Act. The Prisoners' Act. The Prisoners' Testimony Act. The Whipping Act. The Breach of Contract Act. The Foreign Extradition Act. The Indian Extradition Act [etc.]
Publisher:
Thacker, Spink and Co., Calcutta, 1898.
Description:
A rare, elaborately well prepared edition of the legislation governing criminal matters in late Victorian India, setting forth the legislation verbatim, together with illustrations and other gloss and, as appropriate, tabular and comparative tables
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, rubbed, with frequent underlining, vertical markings, and notations; one copy in OCLC in the USA, not in a law library
Book No.:
W-71278
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
INDIA, criminal law, international law, Acts, contracts
 
Author:
Title:
The Proceedings at the Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, for the City of London and County of Middlesex . . . Being the First Sessions in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir Richard Brocas [etc.]. Numbers I-VIII [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for T. Payne, at the Crown in Ivy-Lane [etc.], London, 1730-31.
Description:
The complete Old Bailey sessions for the year, disclosing as no other source does the operation of London's most famous criminal court, over 375 cases heard, with the sentences imposed--death (55) and (the majority) transportation (257), inter alia
Condition:
Modern calf-backed marbled boards, quite fresh and with ample margins, with ownership signatures of [Lord] Somerville; two complete copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79087
Price:
$ 2250.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Title:
Forms in Bankruptcy, Sold By H. Cullingworth & Son, Law Booksellers, No. 38 Boar Lane, Leeds . . . Forms of Law, in the Bradford and County Courts [and] Law Books on Sale by H. Cullingworth and Son
Publisher:
H. Cullingworth & Son, Leeds, 1837.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded advertising sheet, listing 58 bankruptcy forms on its recto and 52 new and second-hand law books on its verso, the earliest an edition of Hale's Analysis of 1713 and two Blackstone's, each priced with format and binding given
Condition:
Broadsheet measuring about 7 x 12 inches, with conjugal blank, three horizontal folds, some marginal browning and a few chips, else quite well preserved
Book No.:
W-79086
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Forms & Form Books, bankruptcy, legal ephemera, Broadside
 
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
The Offices and Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tything-men, Treasurers of the County-stock, Overseers for the Poore, and other lay-Ministers. Whereunto are adjoyned the severall Offices of Church-Ministers and Churchwardens. Wing S3200
Publisher:
Printed by Ric. Hodgkinsonne . . . for William Cooke [etc.], London, 1641.
Description:
First edition of Sheppard's first work, anticipating his many efforts as Cromwell's law reformer and "containing an important part of his philosophy of government", including two chapters on prisons and a final two (100+ pages) on church officials
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, the original flyleaves (with jottings and squiggles) preserved, quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79085
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, INDIA, Religion, poor law, prisons
 
Author:
Meriton, George
Title:
A Guide for Constables, Churchwardens, Overseers of the Poor, Surveyors of the High-ways . . . Toll Takers in Fairs . . . shewing The Extent and Latitude of the several Offices . . . by common Law and Statute [etc.]. Fourth Edition. Wing M1795
Publisher:
Printed for Geo. Sawbridge [and ten others], London, 1674.
Description:
A rare edition of Meriton's most popular work (one of a dozen which he wrote while a Yorkshire attorney) designed to supplement and correct Lambarde and Sheppard, with eleven editions appearing between 1669 and 1685; three copies in Wing
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered blind ruled sheep, rubbed, top of spine just chipped, light browning, yet quite crisp and well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79081
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
justices of peace
 
Author:
Bayne, Alexander
Title:
Institutions of the Criminal Law of Scotland
Publisher:
Printed for, and sold by Gideon Crawfurd Bookseller [etc.], Edinburgh, 1748.
Description:
Second (and last) edition of the second legal treatise on Scots criminal law, written by Bayne for his students at the University of Edinburgh where he was the first occupant of the chair of Scots law; rare, ESTC locating three copies in this country
Condition:
Modern black cloth, gilt, light browning, else a very good, crisp copy
Book No.:
W-79116
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Actis and Constitutiounis of the Realme of Scotland maid in Parliamentis haldin be . . . Kingis Iames the First, Secund, thrid, Feird, Fyft, and in tyme of Marie now Quene of Scottis [with acts of two other Parliaments]. S.T.C. 21876a, 21881, and 21883
Publisher:
[1] Robert Lekpreuik [2 and 3] Iohne Ros, Edinburgh, 1566 & 1575.
Description:
First edition variant issue of the first collected laws of Scotland, beginning with the statutes passed at the first parliament of James I in 1424 through 1566, the year of publication, preserving part of the original record otherwise lost
Condition:
Modern panelled morocco, extra-gilt, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, title just trimmed, some staining, ex-Skene Library; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79002
Price:
$ 7500.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Acts
 
Author:
Title:
The Actis and Constitutiounis of the Realme of Scotland maid in Parliamentis haldin be the . . . Kingis Iames the First, Secund, thrid, Feird, Fyft, and in tyme of Marie now quene of Scottis [with acts of two other Parliaments]. S.T.C. 21875, 21881, 21883
Publisher:
[1] Robert Lekpreuik [2 and 3] Iohne Ros, Edinburgh, 1566 & 1575.
Description:
The rare first edition of Scotland's first collected laws, first identified by Davidson (whose copy this was), including statutes subsequently removed, printing the acts of Scotland from 1424 to 1566; no copy in ESTC outside the United Kingdom
Condition:
Eighteenth century calf, joints cracking but holding, the John Davidson / Broxbourne copy with Davidson's ownership signature; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79001
Price:
$ 12500.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Acts
 
Author:
Title:
We the People: A Celebration of the Bicentennial of the United Sttes Constitution
Publisher:
Howard University School of Law, Washington, 1987.
Description:
The issue dedicated to Thurgood Marshall, thirty essays, including that by Justice Marshall ("The Constitution: A Living Document"), Clarence Thomas, then Chair of the EEOC, Ossie Davis, Benjamin Hooks, and Floyd McKissack, inter alia
Condition:
Original printed illustrated sewn wraps, a trifle worn, else a very good copy; Volume 30 Number 4 of the Howard Law Journal
Book No.:
W-79099
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
constitutional law, Supreme Court, Black lawyers
 
Author:
Chalmers, Dalzell
Title:
The Law As It Affects Cyclists. With the Principal Cases on the Subject, an Appendix of French Law, and a Complete Index
Publisher:
Butterworth & Co., 7, Fleet Street, E.C. Law Publishers, London, 1899.
Description:
Only edition of one of the earliest works on the law of cyclists, written by an Inner Temple barrister, treating inter alia of furious riding (or "scorching"), stolen goods, bells and lights, and incapacity to contract, including married women
Condition:
Original flexible printed yellow cloth, lightly worn and somewhat soiled, else a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-79098
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Law of Bicycles, Law of Bicycles
 
Author:
Robinson, Henry
Title:
Certain Considerations [on] speedy, cheap, and equall . . . Justice throughout the Nation [with] William Walwin, Juries justified [with] Zachary Babington, Advice to Grand Jurors in Cases of Blood [with] John Hawles, The Englishman's Right
Publisher:
Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1978.
Description:
Four seventeenth century tracts focusing in significant part on the power and central role of the English jury, concluding with Hawle's work, recently termed "the foundation text of jury independence and of the jury as the bulwark of English liberty"
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, quite worn, ex-library, a working copy only; the facsimile reissue of the four works printed between 1651 and 1680
Book No.:
W-79097
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY, juries, legal reform
 
Author:
Bisset, James (ed.)
Title:
Abridgment and Collection of the Acts of Assembly Of the Province of Maryland, At present in Force. With A small choice Collection of Precedents in Law and Conveyancing. Calculated for the Use of the Gentlemen of the Province. Cohen 5670; Wroth 215
Publisher:
Printed by William Bradford, Printer . . . for the Author, Philadelphia, 1759.
Description:
The only abridgement of Maryland's colonial laws, the fourth abridgement of a colony's laws published in this country, preceded by those in Virginia and Pennsylvania, the only other two colonies whose laws were individually abridged
Condition:
Modern 1/4 cloth over decorated boards, somewhat strained, definite browning and some staining, a few marginal signatures excised; a serviceable copy
Book No.:
W-79095
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Abridgements, Maryland, Acts, conveyancing
 
Author:
Title:
The Laws Respecting Women, As they regard their Natural Rights, or their Connections and Conduct . . . The Whole laid down according to the Principles of the Common and Statute Law, explained by the Practice of the Courts of Law and Equity [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Johnson, No. 72, St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1777.
Description:
Only edition of one of the four early books on the English law of women, compared favorably by Holdsworth to its predecessors ("[a] larger and better book . . . clearly written"), with a third part on crimes and a fourth on parents and children
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite rubbed, the spine extra gilt, red edges, new endpapers, light browning, well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79078
Price:
$ 2750.00
Category:
women's law
 
Author:
Title:
The Case Against Nightwork for Women, Revised With New Introduction to March 1, 1918. Court of Appeals, State of New York. The People of the State of New York v. Charles Schweinler Press. Prepared April, 1914 by Louis D. Brandeis and Josephine Goldmark
Publisher:
National Consumers' League, 289 Fourth Avenue, New York, 1918.
Description:
A major "Brandeis Brief", building on the landmark case of Muller v Oregon by seeking to extend its protections to legislation regulating night hours for women, successfully realized with the New York Court of Appeals unanimous decision upholding it
Condition:
?Later blue cloth, gilt, front wrap bound in, ex-Meadville Theological School, presented to the School by the League, clean and usable; 452 pages
Book No.:
W-79093
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
women's law, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Military Tribunals. Case No. 7. The United States of America against Wilhelm List, Maximilian von Weichs, Lothar Rendulic, Walter Kuntze, Hermann Foertsch, Franz Boehme, Helmuth Felmy, Hubert Lanz, Ernst Dehner [and three others] Defendants
Publisher:
Prepared by Public Relations Division, OCC-WC, Nuremberg, 1947.
Description:
The seemingly unrecorded summary of the charges brought against twelve high-ranking Nazi generals accused of mass murder and torture, inter alia, with brief descriptions of the defendants, the indictment, the four counts, and a courtroom chart
Condition:
Original oversized folded wraps, a bit chipped and with a stain in the lower margin, else a very good copy, seventeen pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79092
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Nuremberg
 
Author:
Cockburn, William
Title:
The Clerk's Assistant in the Practice of the Ecclesiastical Courts: Containing the Method of Proceedings there. Extracted from The best Books of Practice, And more regularly and clearly laid down than has hitherto been done [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for R. Main, in Dame-Street, Dublin, 1792.
Description:
The rare first Dublin edition of a comprehensive work, praised by Holdsworth as "clear and concise", treating of criminal causes, divorce, guardians, libel and defamation, marriage (several chapters), and wills inter alia; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and new endpapers, else quite crisp and well-preserved, with the subscribers list; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79075
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
biography, Ecclesiastical Law, SCOTLAND, marriage, divorce, libel and slander, criminal law
 
Author:
Meriton, George
Title:
Land-Lords Law . . . Being A Collection of several Cases in the Law concerning Leases, Distresses, Replevins, Rescous, Waste and several other Matters which often happen between Land-Lord and Tenant [etc.]. Wing M1802
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of John More, London, 1665.
Description:
The rare first edition of the first work on the English law of landlord and tenant, especially important to the history of English land law, reflecting England's unique position among European countries in the amount of land cultivated by leasehold
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, rebacked, new endpapers, some worming and paper repairs, but sturdy and usable, six copies in ESTC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79074
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
landlord and tenant
 
Author:
Hale, Richard Walden
Title:
Some Table Talk of Mr. Justice Holmes and "The Mrs."
Publisher:
Privately Printed [Addison C. Getchell & Son, Printers], Boston, 1935.
Description:
The charming Christmas Greetings, patterned after Selden's 'Table Talk', brought together by Holmes' close friend, Richard Walden Hale, the founder of Hale and Dorr, capturing the Justice and 'The Mrs.' at their informal anecdotal best
Condition:
Original stapled printed salmon wraps, a very good copy; 17 pages
Book No.:
W-79090
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
Author:
Lilly, John
Title:
A Continuation of the Practical Register [of William Style], in Two Parts. Wherein are contained Many Rules of Court, and also Practical Cases [with] a Table of all the Acts of Parliament mentioned in both these Parts. Two Volumes [complete]. Cowley 198
Publisher:
Printed by John Nutt . . . for Charles Harper [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
Lilly's continuation of Style's work, "a useful guide to modern practice decisions collected at a time when the law reports were somewhat thin or non-existent", in John Baker's words, anticipating Lilly's like titled work published as late as 1747
Condition:
Contemporary calf, later paper labels, rubbed, some ink staining to the boards, light browning, yet a good usable set; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79056
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
English Law, Abridgements
 
Author:
Ballow, Henry
Title:
A Treatise of Equity. With the Addition of Marginal References and Notes: By John Fonblanque, Esq. Barrister at Law. Second [Fonblanque] Edition, with Additions. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for W. Clarke and Son . . . R. Noble, Printer [etc.], London, 1799.
Description:
Final 18th century edition of the first systematic work on modern equity and "the first coherent English treatise on contract" in John Baker's words; it was, Johnson told Boswell, "chiefly from Mr. Ballow" that the Doctor had learned what law he knew
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, a very clean set, with the three advertising pages in volume two; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79050
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
equity

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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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