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Author:
Bellewe (ed.), Richard
Title:
Ascvns Nouell cases de les ans et temps le Roy, H.8. Ed.6. & la Roygne Mary, Escrie ex la graund Abridgement, composed per Sir Robert Brooke . . . disperse en les Titles. Mes icy collect sub ans [etc.]. S.T.C. 3821.5; Beale R479; Cowley 72; not in Baker
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. Cum priuilegio, London, 1578.
Description:
The work containing portions of the first Inns of Court reading to be printed, Justice Frowyk's lecture on Prerogative Regis, preceding by several decades the the first (in 1635) located in J.H. Baker's "Readings and Readers in the Inns of Court"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, blind centered lozenges, joints just cracking but very firm, an exceptionally clean copy with generous margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78989
Price:
$ 1350.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases, Inns of Court
 
Author:
Gold, Joseph
Title:
Convertible Currency Clauses under Present International Monetary Arrangements
Publisher:
George Washington University, Washington, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 32 pages; reprinted from Volume 13 of the University's Journal of International Law and Economics
Book No.:
W-91683
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
banks, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Diversite de Covrtes lour iurisdictions et alia necessaria et vtilia. S.T.C. 10953; Beale T129; McKerrow & Ferguson 53
Publisher:
Nicholas Hill for Henry Smith?, London, 1545.
Description:
The rare, final edition (and the only Smith printing) of one of just a handful of early English legal tracts, treating of royal and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench, Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, light browning, else a very good copy with ample margins and the occasional early annotation, four copies in ESTC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78988
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, courts
 
Author:
Title:
Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Annual Report 1993
Publisher:
Commodity Futures Trading Commission, Washington, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 124 pages
Book No.:
W-30854
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
 
Author:
Sullivan, Francis C. and Paul Hardin III.
Title:
Evidence, Cases and Materials
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Inc., Mineola, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17076
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Casebooks, Evidence
 
Author:
Gold, Joseph
Title:
Substitution in the International Monetary System
Publisher:
Case Western Reserve University, Cleveland, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 62 pages; reprinted from Case Western's Journal of International Law, Volume 12
Book No.:
W-91682
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
banks, international law
 
Author:
Levy, Leonard W.
Title:
The Establishment Clause, Religion and the First Amendment
Publisher:
Macmillan Publishing Company, New York, 1986.
Description:
A work praised by the likes of Erwin Griswold, Richard B. Morris, and Philip B. Kurland, asserting that the First Amendment does in fact erect a wall between church and state preventing governmental assistance to religious bodies
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-64623
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Religion, Bill of Rights
 
Author:
Title:
The Abridgement of the Boke of Assises, lately p[er]used ouer & corrected. & nowe newlye imprynted by Rycharde Tottle, the last daye of September An. Do. 1555. Cum priuilegio. S.T.C. 9605; Beale R53; Cowley 49?
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in Fletestrete . . . by Richard Tottel [etc.], London, 1555.
Description:
One of only four early abridgements of the Year Books (with Brooke, Fitzherbert and Statham), in this case of the Book of Assizes, the unique year book which, in Milsom's words, "reports processes we do not otherwise see, on circuit, before juries"
Condition:
Contemporary calf neatly repaired, centered blind lozenges, early ownership signatures, an extensive gloss throughout on ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78987
Price:
$ 4250.00
Category:
Abridgements, Year Books, juries, trials
 
Author:
Gold, Joseph
Title:
The Fund Agreement in the Courts, XV
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1980.
Description:
Reprinted from International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, Vol. 26, No. 3
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 24 pages; reprinted from Volume 27, No. 3 of the Fund's Staff Papers
Book No.:
W-91681
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, international law
 
Author:
Erskine, Thomas
Title:
The Speeches of the Hon. Thomas Erskine (Now Lord Erskine), When at the Bar, on Subjects Connected with the Liberty of the Press, and Against Constructive Treasons. Second Edition [with] Speeches of Lord Erskine When at the Bar. Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for James Ridgway [etc.], London, 1812-1816.
Description:
A compendium of Erskine's greatest speeches, including his first major case defending Captain Baillie, and his defenses of Lord Gordon, the Dean of St. Asaph, Thomas Paine, James Hadfield, and a host of others, together with much related material
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, the spines extra gilt, marbled edges, pastedowns, and endpapers, an especially well-preserved, even luscious set
Book No.:
W-78986
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law, FRANCE, trials
 
Author:
Title:
Consideration of the Proposal for an Increase in the Resources of the Bank. Proceedings. Special Meeting of the Board of Governors
Publisher:
Inter-American Development Bank, Washington, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; 29 pages
Book No.:
W-91680
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
banks, international law
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
Book Paradise
Publisher:
Guangaxi Normal University Press, Guelin, 2005.
Description:
First mainland China edition of Ms Jong's second work, uniquely exploring the Western book world through an Asian's eyes; though its text is in Chinese, its color photography is unmatched in any language with an emphasis on the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, new; 254 pages
Book No.:
W-77016
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
 
Author:
Black, Eugene R.
Title:
The Diplomacy of Economic Development
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Brown and black cloth, a clean ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30851
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
diplomacy
Author:
Ross, Walter
Title:
Lectures on the Practice of the Law of Scotland; in Two Volumes [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for Bell & Bradfute, and Elphingston Balfour, Edinburgh, 1792.
Description:
First edition of Ross's estimable work, described by David Walker as "very learned" and "the first attempt to make Scottish conveyancing understandable . . . of high authority and cited many times in argument, in judgment and in legal writing"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, quite rubbed and marked, else a very good, wide-margined copy; one copy in North America in ESTC
Book No.:
W-77245
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
The Law of the Land. Not in Setaro [compare Setaro 151]
Publisher:
Knight Printing Co., Fargo, 1927.
Description:
Dean Pound's address delivered to the North Dakota Bar Association in September, and reprinted in at least six other publications, this reprint seemingly not located in Setaro, which does find a similar reissue, though with a different caption title
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, the recto of the first page unevenly browned, else well preserved; 11 pages
Book No.:
W-78984
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
American Law
 
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:
Miller, Glenn W.
Title:
American Labor and the Government
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., New York, 1948.
Description:
Condition:
Tan cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30622
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
labor law
Author:
Title:
An Index to the Records, with Directions to the several Places where they are to be found. And Short Explanations of the different Kinds of Rolls, Writs, &c. To which is added A List of the Latin Sir-Names, and Names of Places [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed and sold by P. Uriel, in the Inner Temple Lane, London, 1775?.
Description:
The rare final edition of the work (variously attributed to Sir Joseph Ayloffe or John Strachy) providing the 18th century location of the great mass of England's public records; with a list of Latin surnames and placenames in English translation
Condition:
Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, a very good crisp copy, with the errata and advertising leaves; no copy in OCLC, three in ESTC
Book No.:
W-77244
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
English Law
 
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Abridgment des tovts les Cases reportez alarge per Monsieur Plowden, ouesque, les Exceptions al pleadings & leur Responses, les Resolutions des matters in Ley, & touts auters principal matters surdants sur les arguments de mesmes [etc.]. S.T.C. 20037
Publisher:
In aedibus Ianae Yetsweirt. Cum Priuilegio, London, 1597?.
Description:
First edition of the first abridgement of the first named English reports, undertaken by the pioneer of this genre of legal literature, in Holdsworth's words "a great maker of indices and abstracts"; with the preface cancelled in most copies
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, rubbed and somewhat marked, some blanks a bit frayed, else quite clean and fresh, without A4 (?blank); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78983
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Abridgements, 16TH CENTURY, reports of cases
 
Author:
Anson, William R.
Title:
Principles of the English Law of Contract and of Agency in its Relation to Contract. Nineteenth edition
Publisher:
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1945.
Description:
The foremost elementary treatise devoted to the English law of contract, one of Anson's two principal works, now having gone through over twenty editions since its first appearance in 1879
Condition:
Worn and varnished; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-40618
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
contracts, Agency
 
Author:
Stienstra, Donna and Joe S. Cecil
Title:
The Role of Staff Attorneys and Face-to-Face Conferencing in Non-Argument Decisionmaking
Publisher:
Federal Judicial Center, Washington, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 67 pages
Book No.:
W-30621
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
 
Author:
Guernsey, R.S.
Title:
Ecclesiastical Law in Hamlet:--The Burial of Ophelia
Publisher:
AMS Press, New York, 1971.
Description:
The facsimile reissue of the paper read before The Shakespeare Society of New York on June 9, 1885, and then published by Brentano Bros for the Society
Condition:
Original green cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-78982
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Shakespeare, Ecclesiastical Law, law of burial
 
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:
Wu, John C.H.
Title:
Fountain of Justice, A Study in the Natural Law
Publisher:
Sheed and Ward, London, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78981
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
philosophy of law
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
The Complete Parish-Officer; Containing The Authority and Duty of High Constables, Petty Constables [Churchwardens, Overseers of the Poor and Surveyors], To which is added the Office of Constables, written by Sir Francis Bacon. The Twelfth Edition [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for S. Birt [and two others] [etc.], London, 1750.
Description:
A rare edition of one of Jacob's earliest works and conceivably his most popular, reaching a 16th edition by 1772, with Bacon's tract on constables appended, this the only work other than Bacon's own to contain it; one copy in ESTC, none in COPAC
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-77241
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
poor law, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
A Booke of certaine Canons, concernyng some parte of the discipline of the Churche of England. In the yeare of our Lord 1571. S.T.C. 10063
Publisher:
Printed by Iohn Daye, dwellyng ouer Aldersgate, London, 1571.
Description:
A rare printing of the 1571 canons, describing the duties of bishops, deans of churches, archdeacons, churchwardens, preachers, and schoolmasters, inter alia, concluding with the sentence of excommunication; two copies in ESTC in this country
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, lightly browned, else quite crisp with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78980
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Watkin, Thomas G. (ed.)
Title:
Legal Record and Historical Reality, Proceedings of the Eighth British Legal History Conference, Cardiff, 1987
Publisher:
Hambledon Press, London, 1989.
Description:
Thirteen essays, including those on witchcraft in early modern England and 17th century Virginia, freedom of the seas, Roman legal categories in the early common law and the social and legal history of gaming, among others
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19754
Price:
$ 60.00
Category:
 
Author:
Stern, Carl
Title:
Die Kaufmannischen Lieferungsgeschafte und die gebrauchlichsten Klauseln beim Handelskauf unter Berucksichtigung der Aufwertungsfrage und wichtiger Notverordnungen
Publisher:
J. Bensheimer, Mannheim, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, embrowned and a little pencilling, sound; 158 pages
Book No.:
W-52778
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
GERMANY
 
Author:
Acret, James (ed.)
Title:
California Mechanics' Liens & Other Remedies
Publisher:
California Continuing Education of the Bar, Berkeley, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-50090
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
California
Author:
Boscawen, William
Title:
A Treatise on Convictions on Penal Statutes
Publisher:
Printed for James Moore. . .and Henry Watts [etc.], Dublin, 1792.
Description:
First Dublin edition, appearing in the same year as the first London, of Boscawen's pioneering treatise, examining the summary powers of justices of the peace to try and convict without a jury, a subject neglected by Burn and others in earlier works
Condition:
Contemporary calf, front joint just cracking, somewhat rubbed, yet a very good, well preserved copy
Book No.:
W-13867
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, justices of peace
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:
Burby, William E.
Title:
Handbook of the Law of Real Property
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1943.
Description:
Condition:
Original maroon buckram, somewhat browned, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-91678
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Real Property
 
Author:
Salvadori, Massimo
Title:
NATO, a Twentieth-Century Community of Nations
Publisher:
D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
A paperback original rebound in red cloth, ex-library, sound
Book No.:
W-30849
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
international law, diplomacy
Author:
St. Germain, Christopher]
Title:
The Exact Abridgement of that Excellent Treatise called Doctor and Student
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignes of John More Esquire [etc.], London], 1630.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked in morocco; a good copy
Book No.:
W-55310
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
equity, 16TH CENTURY, Abridgements
Author:
Gore, Montague
Title:
A Letter to His Grace the Duke of Wellington . . . on the Present State of the Country
Publisher:
James Fraser, Regent Street, London, 1840.
Description:
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, else clean, presentation copy ("With the Author's / compts" on the front wrap); 56 pages
Book No.:
W-91676
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
 
Author:
B., T.
Title:
A Few Words of Friendly Caution to the Tories in the Two Houses of Parliament
Publisher:
Painter, 342, Strand [and] Benjamin Hall, High-Street, London [and] Birmingham, 1844.
Description:
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, else a good copy; 41 pages
Book No.:
W-91675
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Orders and Directions, Together with a Commission for the Better Administration of Justice . . . How, and by whom the Lawes and Statutes tending to the reliefe of the Poor . . . and the reformation of Disorders . . . are executed [etc.]. S.T.C. 9252.4
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1630.
Description:
The Book of Orders of Charles I, part of the "exceptionally elaborate" first efforts to establish a highly organized system of local government, this printing the sole (of three) to name the individual privy councillors and their responsibilities
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, gilt, light browning, the top margin cut a bit close, else very fresh, with the first blank "A"; the Taussig copy [as in S.T.C.]
Book No.:
W-78978
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
legal reform, poor law, justices of peace
 
Author:
Sunstein, Cass R.
Title:
After the Rights Revolution, Reconceiving the Regulatory State
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a very slightly chipped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77238
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Lambard, William
Title:
Eirenarcha: or of The Office of the Iustices of Peace, in two Bookes: Gathered 1579 and now reuised, and firste published, in the 14 yeare of the peaceable reigne of our gratious Queene Elizabeth. S.T.C. 15163; Beale T387
Publisher:
Imprinted by Ra: Newbery, and H. Bynnemann [etc.], London, 1581.
Description:
First edition of the work for which Lambard is best remembered, his seminal work on justices of the peace "which must be placed at the head of that long list of books . . . which stretch from the seventeenth to the twentieth century"
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered vellum, well rubbed and worn, remains of ties, yet exceptionally clean with generous (?large paper) margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78977
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
justices of peace
 
Author:
Pomeroy, Dwight A.
Title:
Cases on Business Law
Publisher:
South-Western Publishing Company, Cincinnati, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
Worn but sound
Book No.:
W-16409
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Commercial Law
Author:
Branch, Thomas
Title:
Principia Legis & Aequitatis: Being an Alphabetical Collection of Maxims, Principles or Rules, Definitions, and Memorable Sayings in Law and Equity. And the Latin Maxims and Rules Translated, by John Richardson, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn. Fifth Edition
Publisher:
Printed J. & W.T. Clarke, Law Booksellers . . . Lincoln's Inn, London, 1824.
Description:
Final edition of the substantial and successful, alphabetically arranged, collection of maxims, numbering over 2,000, which "contains more law and more useful matter than any one book of the same size which can be put into the hands of the student"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, joints rubbed, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-77237
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
maxims, Legal Prints
Author:
Harrington, James
Title:
The Art of Law-Giving: in III Books. The First Shewing the Foundations . . . of all the kinds of Government. The Second, Shewing the . . . Commonwealths of Israel and of the Jews. The Third, Shewing a Model fitted unto the present State [etc.]. Wing H806
Publisher:
Printed by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, at the three Gilt Cups [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The only early edition of the work which J.G.A. Pocock numbered among Harrington's "most ambitious", appearing soon after his 'Oceana' and in part its forceful abridgement, propelling Harrington into "the mainstream of national political argument"
Condition:
Early 3/4 calf, rubbed, front hinge strained but firm, imprint shaved and top and bottom margins cut close, the main text unaffected; a good copy
Book No.:
W-75410
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
jewish law, jurisdiction, political theory
 
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Nowelle Natura breuium du Iudge tresreuerende Monsieur Anthonie Fizherbert dernierement renue & corrige per laucteur [bound with] Thomas Littleton, Les Tenures du monsieur Littleton, ouesque certein cases addes [etc.]. S.T.C. 10962 and 15746
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli [imprints vary], London, 1581 & 1583.
Description:
Two works central to early English law, each of the highest authority, here bound together and glossed (the Littleton's paper format so designed) with the signatures of Thomas and Robert Thornton, conjecturally father and son Lincoln's Inn barristers
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, remains of clasps, partly interleaved and the Littleton printed in larger format, extensively glossed; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78976
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
Procedure, Real Property
 
Author:
Blume, William Wirt
Title:
American Civil Procedure
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1955.
Description:
Condition:
Maroon cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-30842
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Procedure
 
Author:
Pomeroy, Dwight A.
Title:
Cases on Business Law. Second Edition
Publisher:
South-Western Publishing Co., Cincinnati, 1941.
Description:
A revision mandated by the New Deal legislation enacted during the mid to late 1930's, with materials added on social security and labor law, and an entirely new chapter on bankruptcy, prompted in part by the Chandler Act
Condition:
Rubbed and faded, title and other pages creased, yet a sound copy
Book No.:
W-16408
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Commercial Law, Casebooks
Author:
Paul, G.O.
Title:
Observations on the State of the Glocester Infirmary . . . Offered to the Consideration of the Special General Court Held on the 22d of November, 1796 [with] [Report of the Court in Response in August 1797 and a List of Contributions and Contributors]
Publisher:
Printed [by] the President and Governors Present [and] N.p., Gloucester?, 1796 & 97.
Description:
A rare example of the pioneering work of Paul, "typify[ing] the eighteenth-century justice at his best", complementing his efforts at prison and lunacy reform as inspired by the works of Blackstone, John Howard, and Cesare Beccaria
Condition:
Original printed self wraps, reinforced, 64+11+12 pages, with the half-title; two copies of the first, one of the second, in ESTC in this country
Book No.:
W-77235
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Health Law
 
Author:
Title:
Environmental Quality, The Fourth Annual Report of the Council on Environmental Quality
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 499 pages
Book No.:
W-30620
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
environmental law
 
Author:
Deazley, Ronan, Martin Kretschmer et al (eds.)
Title:
Privilege and Property, Essays on the History of Copyright
Publisher:
OpenBook Publishers, Cambridge, 2010.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated yellow wraps, a very good copy; 438 pages
Book No.:
W-78973
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
copyright
Author:
Title:
Laws of War and Ordinances of the Sea, Ordained and Established by the Parliament of the Commonwealth of England; For the Regulating and better Government of the Navies, Fleets and ships of War, and Armies by sea of the Commonwealth of England [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by John Field, Printer to the Parliament of England, London, 1652.
Description:
The rare official printing of the act regulating the English navy, passed by the House of Commons in 1649 and here printed, crafted by Robert Blake ("Father of the Royal Navy"), listing thirty-nine offences and their punishments; five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern vellum backed boards, interleaved, definite browning, but sound, bookplate of Fairfax of Cameron on the front pastedown; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78972
Price:
$ 1150.00
Category:
war, international law, maritime law, Acts
 
Author:
Silveira, Alipio
Title:
Interpretation of Law as Regards Social-Political Regime
Publisher:
N.p., Sao Paolo, 1941?].
Description:
A condensed English translation of the author's work originally published in Porteguese; with a foreword by Eduardo Espinola, Chief Justice of the Brazilian Supreme Court and a dedication to Franklin Delano Roosevelt
Condition:
Wraps, ex-Library of Congress, embrowned but usable; 42 pages
Book No.:
W-50083
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
jurisdiction
 
Author:
Title:
Baron and Feme. A Treatise of Law and Equity, Concerning Husbands and Wives. Of Marriages, Bastardy, the Privileges of Feme Coverts . . . What Things of the Wife accrue to the Husband by the Marriage . . . Of a Feme Sole Merchant [etc.]. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by E[lizabeth] and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1738.
Description:
Final, expanded edition of the first eighteenth century treatise on the English law of women, and only the second of its kind ever to appear, comprehensive in scope, treating of contracts, wills, separate maintenance, and criminal matters inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, rebacked, a bit rubbed, light browning, else quite clean with ample margins and the advertising leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78970
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
women's law
 
Author:
Title:
Labor Laws of the State of California [etc.]
Publisher:
California State Printing Office, Sacramento, 1922.
Description:
The labor laws complemented by the appropriate provisions of the four principal codes (including the Penal Code), supplemented by digests of the law and reported decisions
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps, worn but sound; 292 pages
Book No.:
W-42207
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
California, labor law
 
Author:
Deutsch, Samuel and Simon Balicer
Title:
How to Prove a Prima Facie Case
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., New York, 1928.
Description:
Condition:
Maroon cloth, worn, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-52760
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, trials
 
Author:
Blume, William Wirt
Title:
American Civil Procedure
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1955.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-42200
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Procedure
 
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:
Perkins, John
Title:
A Profitable Booke of Master Iohn Perkins, felow of the Inner Temple treating of the lawes of England. S.T.C. 19637 [variant]; Beale T.423
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in Fleestreete [sic] . . . by Richarde Tottell, London, 1581.
Description:
A late sixteenth century edition of one of the classics of English land law, one which Holdsworth paired with Littleton's Tenures and which Coke termed "wittily and learnedly composed", first appearing in Latin in 1528, this edition in Law French
Condition:
Contemporary calf, blind-centered lozenges, rebacked, worn, joints rubbed, but a good wide-margined copy, with extensive early glosses throughout
Book No.:
W-55304
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Real Property
 
Author:
Baker, John (ed.)
Title:
Selected Readings and Commentaries on Magna Carta 1400-1604
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 2015.
Description:
Professor Baker's selection of Inns of Court readings on Magna Carta (a "source . . . which has lain almost entirely unnoticed"), plus Sir Edward Coke's unpublished essay on Chapter 29, providing a new dimension to the story of the Great Charter
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-78752
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Inns of Court, Magna Carta
Author:
Hunt, Thomas
Title:
The Honours of the Lords Spiritual Asserted: And Their Priviledges To Vote in Capital Cases in Parliament Maintained by Reason and Precedents. Collected out of the Records of the Tower And the Journals of the House of Lords. Wing H3755. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Braddyll, and are to be Sold by Robert Clavel etc, London, 1679.
Description:
The first work of Hunt, the Gray's Inn barrister and "sophisticated polemicist" who was to gain fame (and be subject to arrest for seditious libel) in opposing the divine right of kings and believing that unlawful magistrates were rightfully resisted
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning, the margins cut close, just affecting some page numbers and one catchword and the word "Finis"; 32 pages
Book No.:
W-76288
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Religion
Author:
Hepburn (ed.), H.P.
Title:
Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of the State of California in the year 1853
Publisher:
T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, Philadelphia, 1855.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13855
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
California, reports of cases
Author:
Title:
Drugs, Law Enforcement and Foreign Policy. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Terrorism, Narcotics and International Communications and International Economic Policy, Trade, Oceans, and Environment of the Committee on Foreign Relations [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1988.
Description:
The complete four-part Senate subcommittee hearings conducted for over a year, together with its report of December, 1988, focusing largely on the Caribbean and Central and South America; with John Kerry as its Chair and Daniel Moynihan a member
Condition:
Original printed green wraps, a very good set in five volumes [complete]
Book No.:
W-91668
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
drugs, international law
 
Author:
Haight, Charles S. and Arthur M. Marsh
Title:
Questions and Answers for Bar-Examination Review. Second Edition
Publisher:
Baker, Voorhis & Company, New York, 1909.
Description:
Condition:
Original tan buckram, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt lettered, showing definite wear, but a usable copy
Book No.:
W-91667
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Letowski, Janusz (ed.)
Title:
Administration in People's Poland
Publisher:
Zaklad Narodowy im. Ossolinskich, Wroclaw, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps; 276 pages
Book No.:
W-30838
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
administrative law, POLAND
 
Author:
Title:
The Bancroft Library at 100: A Celebration 1906-2006
Publisher:
Bancroft Library, Berkeley, 2006.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled green wraps, 353 items in 95 pages; well-preserved
Book No.:
W-91665
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
An Act to amend and render more effectual, in His Majesty's Dominions in America . . . An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for . . . extending the Provisions of the said Act to His Majesty's Marine Forces in America [15 Geo III c.15]
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan [etc.], London, 1775.
Description:
A rare separate printing of the extension of the Quartering Acts to marine forces as well as those on land, increasing the existing tensions with the American colonies, and ultimately one of the grievances stated in the Declaration of Independence
Condition:
Modern green wraps, title + pages 383-406, light browning, else well-preserved with ample margins; four copies in ESTC, one in England
Book No.:
W-76282
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, colonies, military law
 
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:
Bohun, William
Title:
Declarations and Pleadings In the most usual Actions brought in the several Courts of King's-Bench and Common-Pleas at Westminster, viz Scandal of Peers . . . Slander of Common Persons . . . Case For Non-feasance and Negligences, Mal-fesances and Torts
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1733.
Description:
First edition of one of Bohun's several works following the 1732 act requiring that English be used in the Royal courts--and an early work using the word 'torts' in its title, distinguishing between negligence as nonfeasance and torts as malfeasance
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, later handwritten label, the boards slightly bowed and the spine inkstained, else especially fresh; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78967
Price:
$ 225.00
Category:
Procedure, torts, libel and slander
 
Author:
Title:
Arbitration/Big Case: ABC's of Dispute Resolution
Publisher:
American Bar Association, Washington, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 156 pages
Book No.:
W-30832
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
arbitration
 
Author:
Pearson, J.D. (ed.)
Title:
Papers on Oriental Library Collections [Bibliotheca Asiatica 8]
Publisher:
Inter Documentation Company, Zug, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-91660
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Six Autograph Letters signed, from Wait Talcott to his wife, Elizabeth, written while Talcott was in Washington D.C. before the United States Supreme Court, having been sued by Cyrus McCormick for patent violations, fourteen pages in total
Publisher:
Privately Written, Washington, 1858.
Description:
The case said to have "lifted Lincoln into a Presidential candidate", these letters written by Talcott (who had retained Lincoln as his lawyer) while attending the argument before the Court, providing the funds for Lincoln's ensuing Senate candidacy
Condition:
Blank sheets measuring about 7 1/2 x 9 1/2 inches, horizontal folds and very light browning, altogether extremely well preserved in a clear hand
Book No.:
W-78964
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
the Presidency, patents
 
Author:
Title:
An Act for Taking away the Fee of Damage Cleere
Publisher:
Printed by Edward Husband and John Field [etc.], London, 1650.
Description:
The broadside officially publicizing the act of the Commonwealth Parliament abolishing the vexatious fee of court called damage cleer or damna clericorum, in which court clerks had been entitled to an automatic 10% of all judgments
Condition:
Attractively matted; with the Commonwealth seal, black-letter
Book No.:
W-42994
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
legal ephemera, courts, Interregnum
 
Author:
Title:
Typed Letter Signed on State of New York, Division of State Racing Commission Letterhead, from Herbert Bayard Swope as its Chairman to Justice Louis D. Brandeis at his home address on California Street in Washington D.C., one page dated May 15, 1940
Publisher:
Privately Written, Albany?, 1940.
Description:
A straightforward letter, though seemingly with a light, even amusing touch, in which Swope ("the greatest reporter of his time") informs Brandeis that the special card of admission to all New York race courses formerly sent him had been abolished
Condition:
Two horizontal folds, in blue ink, well preserved with Swope's signature clean and legible
Book No.:
W-78963
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Law of Horses
 
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:
Donahue, Jr., Charles
Title:
Law, Marriage, and Society in the Later Middle Ages
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2007.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78962
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, marriage, canon law
Author:
Halkerston, Peter
Title:
A Treatise on the History, Law, and Privileges of the Palace and Sanctuary of Holyroodhouse [etc.]
Publisher:
MacLachlan and Stewart, 62, South Bridge [etc.], Edinburgh, 1831.
Description:
Only edition of the work written by the lawyer who served as the bailie of the Abbey, founded in 1128 (its palace still the residence of Queen Elizabeth II one week a year), appearing when its sanctuary remained important for debtors
Condition:
Modern cloth, crimson morocco label, gilt, a very good clean copy, with the bookplate of Hew Dalrymple on the front pastedown
Book No.:
W-77220
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Religion
 
Author:
Thorne, Samuel E., et al. (eds.)
Title:
Year Books of Richard II, 6 Richard II 1382-1383
Publisher:
The Ames Foundation, Cambridge, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-61576
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Year Books, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Dorsen, Norman and Leon Friedman
Title:
Disorder in the Court, Report of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Special Committee on Courtroom Conduct
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54352
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, privacy
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Gulielmi III. Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiberniae, Decimo Tertio [and] XIII & XIV [and] Anno Regni Annae Reginae Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiberniae, Primo [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c], London, 1702.
Description:
The acts of William's final parliaments and Anne's first, including the act requiring Jews to support their Protestant children, "the avowed purpose of which was to assist the conversion of the Jews", largely unsuccessful but not repealed until 1865
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered panelled sheep, rubbed, some browning, else well-preserved, with the four page table of statutes; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78751
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
jewish law, Acts
 
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:
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:
Halhed (ed. and trans.), Nathaniel Brassay
Title:
A Code of Gentoo Laws, or Ordinations of the Pundits. From a Persian Translation, Made From the Original, Written in the Shanscrit Language
Publisher:
n.p., London, 1776.
Description:
First edition of the first work in English describing the principles of Hindu jurisprudence, digesting Sanscrit law; translated by Halhed, the English orientalist and the first European to perceive the philosophical affinities of Sanscrit and Latin
Condition:
Contemporary boards, rebacked, a lovely ?large-paper copy
Book No.:
W-65854
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
hindu law, INDIA, Asian law
 
Author:
Firth, C.H. (intro.).
Title:
Stuart Tracts 1603-1693
Publisher:
Cooper Square Publishers, Inc., New York, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Facsimile selections from Arber's 19th century "English Garner"
Book No.:
W-42781
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY
Author:
Hargrave, Francis
Title:
Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and Constitution of England. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-92.
Description:
One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, ex-library, with the ownership signature of Sir Robert Gifford, Baron Gifford, and the bookplate of Henry Bickersteth, Baron Langdale
Book No.:
W-74675
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
English constitutional law
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the Earliest Times till the Reign of King George IV. New Edition, Edited by John Allan Mallory [etc.]. Ten Volumes
Publisher:
Estes & Lauriat, Opposite Old South, Boston, 1870's?].
Description:
The most famous of all works devoted to England's Lord Chancellors, described as a work which "challenge[s] comparison with the best biographies in the language", beginning with the Anglo-Saxon chancellors and continuing through the 19th century
Condition:
Brown cloth, gilt, worn, some hinges cracked; a good working set
Book No.:
W-69059
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
equity, biography
 
Author:
Scholberg, Henry (comp.)
Title:
South Asia Biographical Dictionary Index. Two Volumes [complete]. Biblotheca Asiatica 19
Publisher:
Inter Documentation Company, Zug, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good set in the dustjackets
Book No.:
W-91658
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Tanganyika Territory. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1938, with an Appendix Containing Proclamations, Rules, Regulations, Orders and Notices
Publisher:
Government Printer, Dar es Salaam, 1939.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, one hinge loose, yet quite usable
Book No.:
W-91086
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Tanganyika, Tanzania
Author:
Sims, John (ed.)
Title:
Selections from the Records of the Government of India 1849-1937 [India Office Library and Records, British Library, London]
Publisher:
Inter Documentation Company, Zug, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustwrapper; Bibliiotheca Asiatica 21
Book No.:
W-91657
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Berman, Edward
Title:
The Massachusetts System of Savings-Bank Life Insurance. Bulletin No. 615
Publisher:
Bureau of Labor Statistics, United States Department of Labor, Washington, 1935.
Description:
The elaborate report of the life insurance reform initiated by Louis Brandeis as a young Boston lawyer, one "that always remained closest to his heart"; its later expansion into a work published in 1936 Brandeis called "a thrilling book"
Condition:
Original printed green wraps, ex-Library of Congress duplicate, else a very good copy; 113 pages
Book No.:
W-76275
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
insurance law, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Kane, William Everett
Title:
Civil Strife in Latin America: A Legal History of U.S. Involvement
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a faded dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30828
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
LATIN AMERICA
 
Author:
Lee, Oey Hong
Title:
Power Struggle in South-East Asia. With accompanying collection of 70 selected documents on 11 microfiches
Publisher:
Inter Documentation Company, Zug, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-91656
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
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:
Miller, Justin
Title:
Handbook of Criminal Law
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1934.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17049
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Clementson, George B.
Title:
The Road Rights and Liabilities of Wheelmen, With Table of Contents and List of Cases
Publisher:
Callaghan & Co., Chicago, 1895.
Description:
Original edition of the first legal treatise devoted to cycling and bicyclists (or "wheelmen", as they were then called), written by a Wisconsin lawyer seeking to define with some care and precision cyclists' evolving rights and liabilities
Condition:
Original yellow cloth, rubbed, front hinge cracking but sound, inartful gift inscription on the first blank, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-76272
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Law of Bicyclists
 
Author:
Title:
The Great Boke of Statutes [Part 5, 1-15 Henry VIII] [1510-1523] [through] Statutes made in the parliament . . . in the xxxvii yere of the reygne of . . . Henry the eyght [37 Hen VIII] [1545] [with the Table]. Sixteen Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
J. Rastell [1]; R. Redman [1]; T Berthelet [14] [imprints vary], London, 1530-1551.
Description:
A complete collection of the legislation of the parliaments of Henry VIII, most contemporary, one unique, and many rare, including those of the years of the Reformation Parliament, the break with Rome, and the establishment of the Anglican Church
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled unlettered calf, repaired but sturdy and very clean, bookplate of Edward Shnayerson; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78959
Price:
$ 20000.00
Category:
Acts, Parliament
Author:
Title:
The Spirit of Liberty, Papers and Addresses of Learned Hand. Collected, and with an Introduction and Notes, by Irving Dilliard. First Edition, Third Printing [and] The Spirit of Liberty [one of 375 copies, privately printed by Leonard F. Bahr]
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf [and] Adagio Press, New York [and] Harper Woods, 1952 & 1964.
Description:
Presentation copy of the only collection of Hand's essays and addresses, "To George F. Goodyear [fellow Harvard Law graduate and upstate New Yorker] / in the belief that the / performance will realize / the promise / Learned Hand / Sep 29, 1952"
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt [and] printed stapled wraps, both works now housed in a specially designed folding case and cloth box; quite attractive
Book No.:
W-75615
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Bill of Rights, constitutional law
 
Author:
Title:
Constitutional Rights of the Mentally Ill. Part 2--Criminal Aspect [only]. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary [of the United States Senate], Eighty-Seventh Congress, First Session
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1961.
Description:
Three days of testimony (May 2, 4, and 5, 1961), with appearances by Abe Krash, Judge Alexander Holtzoff, and Professor Kenneth A. Pye, among several others
Condition:
Original printed stapled self-wraps, the front wrap somewhat soiled, else a good usable copy; pages 549-825
Book No.:
W-91652
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
insanity, constitutional law
 
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:
Haldeman-Julius, Marcet
Title:
The Story of a Lynching, An Exploration of Southern Psychology
Publisher:
Haldeman-Julius Monthly, Girard, 1927.
Description:
"I read the Haldeman-Julius Monthly and Quarterly diligently. I hear of them wherever I go. I really believe that there is no one in the country who is doing anything like the good for freedom of thought and action that you are doing"-Clarence Darrow
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; the August issue, Volume VI, No. 3, with the Darrow testimonial at the top of the front wrap
Book No.:
W-75612
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Author:
Higgs, Joseph
Title:
A Guide to Justices; Or Modern English Precedents, for the Direction of Justices of Peace and their Clerks, In making out Warrants, Mittimus's, Recognizances, Supersedeas's, Affidavits, Informations, . . Not being in any Book Extant [etc.]. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for S. Wirt [and three others], London, 1750.
Description:
The rare final edition of Higgs' work, arranged alphabetically, with the forms and text intermixed, based on his several decades as Clerk of the Peace in Gloucestershire, with an emphasis on excise, game, poor, and tithes; four copies in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, a bit rubbed and strained, the joints just cracking but firm, a very good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-77216
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
justices of peace
Author:
Title:
De Termino Michaelis Anno primo Henrici sexti [through] De termino Trinitais Anno XX Henrici sexti [1422-1442]. Fourteen volumes bound in one. S.T.C. 9617; 9624; 9631; 9637.5; 9642; 9648; 9651; 9658; 9664; 9669; 9676; 9681; 9687; 9691.5
Publisher:
Pynson (9); Berthelet (2); Middleton (2); Redman (1), London, 1503-47.
Description:
An extensive collection of fourteen early separately printed year books reporting cases from the first half of the reign of Henry VI, all but one recorded in the Short Title Catalogue (under "BHP"), with the majority printed by Richard Pynson
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, rebacked, ex-Bath Public Library, some worming and marginal fraying, else sturdy with early annotations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78750
Price:
$ 45000.00
Category:
Year Books
 
Author:
Kahn, Douglas
Title:
Sum and Substance of Federal Income Tax. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Josephson Center for Creative Educational Services, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized printed wraps, some ink highlighting; 568 pages
Book No.:
W-30820
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
taxation
Author:
Swinburne, Henry
Title:
A Briefe Treatise of Testaments and Last Willes . . . Compiled of such lawes Ecclesiasticall and Ciuill, as be not repugnant to the lawes, customes, or statutes of this Realme, nor derogatorie to the Prerogative Royall [etc.]. STC 23547.3; not in Beale
Publisher:
Printed by John Windet, London, 1591.
Description:
The unique variant printing (dated 1591) of the first work on the English law of wills, and the first work by an Englishman on English canon law, praised by J.H. Baker as "a model of clarity" and by David Yale as "a full and accomplished treatise"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered lozenges, rebacked, somewhat rubbed and chipped, light browning and some staining, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78951
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Wills
Author:
Title:
Iniunccions geuen by the moste excellent prince, Edward the sixte, by the grace of God, kyng of England, Fraunce and Irelande . . . To all and singuler his louyng subiectes, as well of the Clergie, as of the Laietie. S.T.C. 10090.3
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Richard Grafton [etc.], London, 1547.
Description:
The first efforts to reform the English church under Edward VI, the popular reception of which remains debated, with the requirement of clergy celibacy ended, church property defaced or destroyed, chantries abolished and processions banned inter alia
Condition:
Modern boards, the joints frayed and beginning to crack, but sound, some browning, elaborate contemporary gloss, Goyder bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78950
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Title:
Leather Bound Law Books - about 20 volumes
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-70385
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
 
Author:
Dowling, Noel T.
Title:
Cases on Constitutional Law. Third Edition
Publisher:
Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Worn, extensive underlining, a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-52548
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Casebooks, constitutional law
 
Author:
Teichman, Jenny
Title:
Illegitimacy; An Examination of Bastardy
Publisher:
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-52742
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Family Law
Author:
Goebel, Jr., Julius
Title:
Felony and Misdemeanor, A Study in the History of Criminal Law. Volume I [all published]
Publisher:
The Commonwealth Fund, New York, 1937.
Description:
Original edition of a classic, praised by Plucknett as "a book of great distinction", part of a larger work Goebel never completed and giving us "the best and most complete treatment in English of European criminal procedure"
Condition:
Original cloth, in a chipped dustjacket, bookplate removed, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-70384
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, dark ages
 
Author:
Kirsop, Wallace
Title:
Buying Law Books in Nineteenth-Century Melbourne
Publisher:
Centre for the Book, Monash University, Melbourne, 2003.
Description:
A cultured, suggestive, and seemingly pioneering, lecture on the market for law books in Melbourne from about 1840 to 1900, noting the early predominance of auctions and discussing principal collectors, both institutional and private
Condition:
Printed pink stapled wraps, a bit spotted, else well-preserved, 23 pages; one of 200 copies
Book No.:
W-71327
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
AUSTRALIA, Bibliography, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Prichard, M.J.
Title:
The Army Act and Murder Abroad
Publisher:
Stevens and Sons Limited [for the Cambridge Law Journal], London, 1954?].
Description:
Condition:
Reprinted from the November issue, a bit crinkled; 10 pages
Book No.:
W-62504
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
military law, criminal law
 
Author:
Howard, Jr., J. Woodford
Title:
Courts of Appeal in the Federal Judicial System, A Study of the Second, Fifth, and District of Columbia Circuits
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a very good copy; 415 pages
Book No.:
W-74666
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
courts, appeals
 
Author:
Vold, Lawrence
Title:
Cases and Materials on the Law of Sales
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, Minn., 1949.
Description:
Second edition
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19521
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Casebooks, law of sales
 
Author:
Thurston, Gavin
Title:
Coroner's Practice
Publisher:
Butterworth and Co. (Publishers), London, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, rubbed, ex-H.K. Lewis & Co. Ltd Medical & Scientific Lending Library, with its elaborate bookplate; a good copy
Book No.:
W-91649
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
coroners
 
Author:
Title:
Treaties in Force, A List of Treaties and Other International Agreements of the United States in Force on January 1, 1969. Department of State Publication 8432
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized sewn wraps, a bit worn, the head of the spine chipped, ex-Msg. Gleason Library, but a usable copy; 376 pages
Book No.:
W-91647
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law, diplomacy
 
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:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Love Affair with Bookshops. Third Edition
Publisher:
In Chinese], Taiwan?], 2007.
Description:
The third 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, a very good copy in the dustjacket, with the errata slip and several post cards laid in; copy 063 of 1,000 inscribed by the author
Book No.:
W-76262
Price:
$ 60.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
 
Author:
Keeton, Robert E.
Title:
Venturing to do Justice, Reforming Private Law
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-51799
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
privacy
 
Author:
Canfield (eds.), George F. Canfield and I. Maurice
Title:
Cases and Other Materials on Private Corporations
Publisher:
The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1932.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17036
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Casebooks, corporations
 
Author:
Carr, Cecil (ed.)
Title:
Pension Book of Clement's Inn
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, rubbed and marked, but sound
Book No.:
W-60708
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
An Act for granting and applying certain Stamp Duties, and other Duties, in the British Colonies and Plantations in America, towards further defraying the Expences of defending, protecting, and securing the same [5 Geo III c.12] [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Mark Baskett [etc.], London, 1765.
Description:
The first (and the official) printing of the Stamp Act, calling forth the iconic objections of the colonies, leading to a coalesced Sons of Liberty, a decade of debate, and, ultimately, the Declaration of Independence and the American Revolution
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, the sewing loose, else a very good, untrimmed copy preserved in a modern folding case; title + 279-310 pages
Book No.:
W-76260
Price:
$ 11500.00
Category:
American Revolution, colonies, Acts, Parliament
 
Author:
Burby, William E.
Title:
Law Refresher
Publisher:
Parker and Company, Los Angeles, 1946.
Description:
A work designed to capture the entirety of the law in one volume, whether for bar review purposes or those of the general practitioner; with an extensive table of cases and a good index arranged by principal subject matters
Condition:
Worn and a bit shaken, but sound
Book No.:
W-17035
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Ackerman, Bruce
Title:
We the People. Volume one, Foundations
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77207
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law
 
Author:
Vold, Lawrence
Title:
Cases and Materials on the Law of Sales
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1941.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52541
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Casebooks, law of sales
Author:
Bacon, Francis
Title:
The Elements of the Common Lawes of England, Branched into a double Tract: The One Containing a Collection of some principall Rules and Maximes of the Common Law [and] The Other The Use of the Common Law [etc.]. S.T.C. 1134; Gibson 193. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignes of Iohn Moore Esq., London, 1630.
Description:
First edition of Bacon's most famous legal work, and the first collection in English of the maxims of English law, part of Bacon's larger scheme to systematize and reform the law, and part of a much more extensive collection of his maxims now lost
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, rubbed, the spine snagged, some browning, one blank defective, else well preserved with exceedingly ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78946
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
maxims, jurisprudence
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Important Illustrated Books and Livres d'Artistes, from 15th to 20th Century, The Library of Margaret and Stanley Winkelman
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Auctions, London, 2007.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed oversized wraps, a very good copy, 142 lots in 76 pages
Book No.:
W-91640
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
 
Author:
Stephenson, Andrew
Title:
A History of Roman Law, With a Commentary on the Institutes of Gaius and Justinian
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1912.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, rubbed, the spine somewhat dull, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-78945
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
roman law
 
Author:
Berger, Curtis J.
Title:
Cases and Materials on Housing. Second Edition
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, oversized, a bit rubbed, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30812
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Proehl, Paul O. [Ed.]
Title:
Legal Problems of International Trade
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Gray cloth, a bit inked, and one hinge weak; but quite usable
Book No.:
W-30811
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Pepinsky, Harold E. (ed.)
Title:
Rethinking Criminology
Publisher:
Sage Publications, Beverly Hills, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 160 pages
Book No.:
W-90429
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Braucher, Robert and Arthur Sutherland
Title:
Commercial Transactions, Selected Statutes
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Mineola, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Front hinge badly cracked, else a sound copy
Book No.:
W-17033
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Commercial Law
 
Author:
Amos, Sheldon
Title:
The Science of Law
Publisher:
Henry S. King & Co., 65 Cornhill, and 12 Paternoster Row, London, 1874.
Description:
First English edition of Amos's most successful work, written while he was Professor of Jurisprudence in University College, London, the chair held by Austin, whose influence with that of Bentham is evident throughout
Condition:
Original red decorated cloth, the spine somewhat darkened and its top taped, else a very good copy; The International Scientific Series Volume X
Book No.:
W-78943
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
jurisprudence, philosophy of law, jurisprudence, philosophy of law
 
Author:
Title:
Incipit Tabula huius libri [Abbreuiamentum statuorum]. S.T.C. 9514; Duff 376; Beale S40; Cowley 3
Publisher:
Explicit abbreuiamentum statutorum Impressum per Ricardum Pynson, London, 1499.
Description:
Second edition of the first abridgment of the English statutes, "a great improvement on the 1481 edition", the first to be printed by Pynson and one of only two statutory abridgments of English law (the other the 1481 edition) printed before 1500
Condition:
Later 1/4 calf, rubbed, light browning, a few leaves darkened, Signet Library gilt crests and Eric Sexton bookplates; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78942
Price:
$ 35000.00
Category:
Abridgements, Acts
 
Author:
Stryker, Lloyd Paul
Title:
Courts and Doctors
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company, New York, 1932.
Description:
A serious work, Stryker having been General Counsel of the Medical Society of the State of New York, with a separate part devoted to malpractice, and chapters to abortion and contraception
Condition:
Original maroon cloth, gilt, the spine rubbed; sound
Book No.:
W-60706
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
 
Author:
Kyd, Stewart
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Corporations. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Butterworth, Fleet-Street, London, 1793-94.
Description:
Only edition of a pathbreaking treatise, and the only treatise of its kind to appear in the eighteenth century, praised by Holdsworth as "a very complete and learned work [and] a remarkably able pioneer treatise on this subject"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf, rebacked, the original spines laid down, some foxing to the second title page and following, else very clean; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-78940
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
corporations
 
Author:
Goldstein, Robert D.
Title:
Mother-Love and Abortion, A Legal Interpretation
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-47119
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Supreme Court, abortion
 
Author:
Parry, Edward Abbott
Title:
The Drama of the Law
Publisher:
T. Fisher Unwin, London, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, nicked at the top of the spine, yet sound
Book No.:
W-63155
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
The Gambia. Ordinances Enacted in the Year 1963
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Limp russet cloth, badly dampstained and warped; usable only
Book No.:
W-90699
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
 
Author:
Title:
Ordinances, Rules, Regulations, Orders, etc., of the Gambia, 1961
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Limp red cloth, worn and dampstained, but usable
Book No.:
W-90698
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1955.
Description:
The reissue of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original blue buckram, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-68099
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. Seven Volumes
Publisher:
Fred. D. Lynn & Company, Publishers, Jersey City, 1881.
Description:
One of Lord Campbell's two principal works, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest through the early 19th century; with the two volume continuation by Sir Joseph Arnould and the seventh volume index to the whole
Condition:
Original olive-green cloth, gilt, a bit of wear and some browning, but a good, sound set
Book No.:
W-71317
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Title:
Ordinances, Rules, Regulations, Orders, etc., of the Colony of the Gambia, 1950
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1950.
Description:
Condition:
Limp red cloth, much worn, but sound; ex-British Library
Book No.:
W-90697
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
 
Author:
Title:
Ordinances, Rules, Regulations, Orders, etc., of the Colony of the Gambia, 1949
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Limp blue cloth, dampstained but sound; ex-British Library
Book No.:
W-90696
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
 
Author:
Title:
Ordinances, Rules, Regulations, Orders, etc., of the Colony of the Gambia, 1948
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1948.
Description:
Condition:
Limp brown cloth, dampstained but sound; ex-British Library
Book No.:
W-90695
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
 
Author:
Mann, Golo
Title:
The History of Germany Since 1789, translated from the German by Marian Jackson
Publisher:
Frederick A. Praeger, Publishers, New York, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-11142
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
GERMANY
 
Author:
Title:
Gambia. Ordinances, Rules and Regulations. 1940-43
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1940-43.
Description:
Chronologically arranged
Condition:
Blue buckram, gilt, a sound copy; ex-Middle Temple Library
Book No.:
W-90693
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
Author:
Harris, George
Title:
The True Theory of Representation in a State; or, The Leading Interests of the Nation, Not the Mere Predominance of Numbers, Proved to Be Its Proper Basis
Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, Longmans, and Roberts, London, 1857.
Description:
Condition:
Modern black cloth, a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-60703
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
political theory
Author:
Title:
Argument of Clarence Darrow In the Case of the Communist Labor Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago. Hunsberger 130 [erroneously stating the work to contain Darrow's 1912 bribery trial argument]
Publisher:
Charles H. Kerr & Company, Chicago, 1920.
Description:
Darrow's powerful argument supporting freedom of speech, anticipating Holmes' dissent in Gitlow, defending twenty men arrested in an infamous 'Palmer Raid'; "seldom [have I] seen a case where I believed so heartily that I am right as this"
Condition:
Original light-gray printed wraps, chipped but sound; 116 pages
Book No.:
W-67438
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
communist law, freedom of speech, Radicals, constitutional law
 
Author:
Title:
Gambia. Ordinances, Rules and Regulations. 1935-39
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1935-39.
Description:
Chronologically arranged
Condition:
Blue buckram, gilt, a good sound copy; ex-Middle Temple Library
Book No.:
W-90692
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
 
Author:
Title:
Gambia. Ordinances, Rules and Regulations. 1929-1934
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1929-34.
Description:
Chronologically arranged, with each year preceded by a subject index
Condition:
Blue buckram, gilt, a good sound copy; ex-British Library
Book No.:
W-90691
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
Author:
Veale, E.W.W. (ed.)
Title:
The Great Red Book of Bristol. Introduction (Part I). Burgage Tenure in Mediaeval Bristol [with] Text (Parts I-III). Four Volumes. Mullins 42.2, 42.4, 42.8 and 42.16 [A fourth Part of Text was published in 1953]
Publisher:
Bristol Record Society, Bristol, 1931.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth-backed boards, a bit rubbed, ex-library, else a good sound set; the Society's Publications Volumes II, IV, VIII, and XVI
Book No.:
W-74653
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Trial Court Performance Standards, With Commentary [Commission on Trial Court Performance Standards, A joint project of the National Center for State Courts and the Bureau of Justice Assistance, United States Department of Justice]
Publisher:
National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a trifle rubbed, else a very good copy; 41 pages
Book No.:
W-91639
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Gambia Ordinances, 1923-1928
Publisher:
Government Printer, Bathurst, 1923-28.
Description:
Chronologically arranged, and preceded by numeric and subject indices
Condition:
Blue buckram, a good sound copy; ex-British Library
Book No.:
W-90690
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Gambia
Author:
Lister, John (ed.)
Title:
West Riding Session Rolls, 1597/8-1602; Prefaced by Certain Proceedings in the Court of the Lord President and Council of the North, in 1595. Mullins 71.3
Publisher:
The Yorkshire Archaeological and Topographical Association, n.p., 1888.
Description:
Condition:
Original blind and gilt embossed brown cloth, hinges just cracking, ex-library, else a good copy; Record Series Volume III
Book No.:
W-74652
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Author:
Peterson, Mark, Syam Sarma and Michael Shanley
Title:
Punitive Damages, Empirical Findings
Publisher:
Rand Corporation, The Institute for Civil Justice, Santa Monica, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; 125 pages
Book No.:
W-91638
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
 
Author:
Stott, Jr., E. Keith, Theodore J. Fetter, et al
Title:
Rural Courts, The Effect of Space and Distance on the Administration of Justice
Publisher:
National Center for State Courts, Denver, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, the spine somewhat sunned, else a very good copy; 113 pages
Book No.:
W-91637
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
courts
 
Author:
Title:
The Jeffrey Young Collection
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 197 lots in 112 pages; with the prices realized list, somewhat crinkled, laid in
Book No.:
W-91636
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Beck, Theodric Romeyn
Title:
Elements of Medical Jurisprudence. Second Edition, with Notes, and an Appendix of Original Cases and the Latest Discoveries. By William Dunlop
Publisher:
Printed for John Anderson, Medical Bookseller [etc.], London, 1825.
Description:
The first English edition of Beck's most important work, "the first authoritative book on medical jurisprudence published in the United States", reaching a twelfth edition later in the century--"remarkably comprehensive [and] clearly . . . written"
Condition:
?Contemporary boards, an early rebacking in morocco, quite rubbed, but a usable copy
Book No.:
W-76253
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Medical Jurisprudence
Author:
Swinburne, Henry
Title:
A Treatise of Spousals, or Matrimonial Contracts: Wherein All the Questions relating to that Subject are ingeniously Debated and Resolved. Wing S6260. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by S. Roycroft for Robert Clavell at the Peacock [etc.], London, 1686.
Description:
First edition of the first work on the English law of marriage, and one of Swinburne's two major works, written (in J.H. Baker's words) in "a felicitous informal style [contributing to] a reputation plac[ing] him in the ranks of the famous"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, very light browning, else quite crisp, with the bookplate of Charles Hedges dated 1702; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78939
Price:
$ 1850.00
Category:
marriage, women's law
 
Author:
Peake, Thomas
Title:
A Compendium of the Law of Evidence. Cohen 5092
Publisher:
Published by Thomas & Thomas, Walpole, 1804.
Description:
The first of the 19th century evidence treatises, influential upon Bentham (whose 'Rationale' was published in 1827) and commended by him, elsewhere described as "embod[yimg] considerable original thought and research, and . . . long in high repute"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, some browning; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-67430
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Evidence
 
Author:
Jones, Stephen R.G.
Title:
The Economics of Conformism
Publisher:
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a slightly crinkled dustjacket
Book No.:
W-91633
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
La Graunde Abridgement. Three Volumes [complete] [with the ?Wyer setting of the title page of volume 3]. S.T.C. 10954; Cowley 6; Beale R456, R458, and R459. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Rastell and Wynkyn de Worde, London, 1516.
Description:
The magisterial first edition of "the decisive book--the book that 'made' the Common Law", containing over 13,000 abridged case-notes in some 263 titles and digesting hundreds of years of medieval case law, including those cases otherwise lost
Condition:
Modern calf, the first title with the woodcut and text only, small loss on its verso, some dampstaining and strengthened margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77990
Price:
$ 35000.00
Category:
Abridgements
 
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:
Parsons, Robert
Title:
An Answere to the Fifth Part of Reportes Lately set forth by Syr Edward Cooke . . . Concerning The ancient & moderne . . . lawes of England, which do apperteyne to Spirituall Power & Iurisdiction [etc.]. S.T.C. 19352 (cancel title)
Publisher:
Imprinted with licence [by F. Bellet], St. Omers, 1606.
Description:
Only edition of the polemic which Laski called "an attempt of great importance to show how the common law leaves room for the Pope", challenging Coke's reports of decisions limiting the jurisdiction of the ecclesiastical courts and to Coke's response
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, label lacking, definite browning, margins cut close (no text affected), else sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78937
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
reports of cases, Religion
 
Author:
Title:
A Colloquy on Motor Vehicle and Traffic Law
Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a sound copy; 124 pages
Book No.:
W-30804
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of automobiles
 
Author:
Heaney, Donald
Title:
Valuation of Property for Highways Under Eminent Domain
Publisher:
Automotive Safety Foundation, Washington, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a sound copy; 108 pages
Book No.:
W-30803
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of automobiles, law of highways
 
Author:
Trusler, John
Title:
A Summary of the Constitutional Law of England, Being an Abridgement of the Commentaries of Sir William Blackstone, Knt, One of the Justices of His Majesty's Court of Common Pleas. Not in Eller; Laeuchli 123
Publisher:
W. Sleater, No. 28, and W. Colles, No. 17, Dame-street, Dublin, 1790.
Description:
The only Irish edition of the first abridgment of Blackstone, the earliest of three abridgments to appear in the 18th century, designed "to make Blackstone's Commentaries useful to all Classes of People"; uncommon, three copies in ESTC in the USA
Condition:
Modern 1/4 leather over boards, somewhat rubbed and chafed, some browning, but sound, with the advertising leaf preceding the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78935
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Abridgements, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Lamb, Charles M.
Title:
Land Use Politics and Law in the 1970s
Publisher:
George Washington University, Washington, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 85 pages
Book No.:
W-30802
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
environmental law
Author:
Title:
The Trials of George Robert Fitzgerald, Esq. . . . and Others; for the Murder of Pat. Ran. M'Donnell, and Charles Hipson . . . Also, The Trial of John Gallagher and Others, for an Assault on Geo. Rob. Fitzgerald [etc.]. Second Edition. O'Higgins 4.147.b&c
Publisher:
Printed by P. Byrne, 108, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1786.
Description:
The final episode in the life of a county Mayo scion "noted for his gallantry, his recklessness, and his duels", who abducted his brother, was betrayed by his father, left for dead in a prison attack, and here tried for murder for which he was hanged
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, the joints cracking and tender but holding, else attractive; with the armorial bookplate of Viscount Bulkeley dated 1785
Book No.:
W-74469
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, IRELAND
 
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:
Catalogue of Printed Books Including Law , Victorian Literature and Art Reference Books [etc.]
Publisher:
Sotheby & Co. at 115 Chancery Lane . . . (Hodgson's Rooms), London, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Original wraps; 72 pages
Book No.:
W-44568
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
Law and Laws in the Twentieth Century, Address Delivered on the Occasion of the Dedication of the Law Quadrangle of the University of Michigan. Setaro 215 n.3
Publisher:
University of Michigan Law School?, Ann Arbor, 1935?.
Description:
The rare separate printing of Dean Pound's 1934 address, reprinted from "Dedicatory Exercises of the Law Quardrangle", with four plates illustrating the Law Quadrangle, including several of the law library, reproduced; two copies in OCLC
Condition:
Original blue oversized wraps, slightly faded and chipped, pages 25-46; with four plates reproduced
Book No.:
W-78933
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
education
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books Including Law Books
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Original wraps; 75 pages
Book No.:
W-44567
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Greenleaf, Simon
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence. Volume I. Cohen 5059 [A second volume was published in 1846, and a third volume in 1853]
Publisher:
Charles C. Little & James Brown [etc.], Boston, 1842.
Description:
First edition of the first volume of Greenleaf's seminal treatise, grouped by Roscoe Pound with the great early American legal texts "as a significant force in our legal development", becoming the pre-eminent American work on evidence until Wigmore
Condition:
Original sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, scraped and quite rubbed, front joint starting but firm, some very light foxing, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-78932
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Evidence, Evidence
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books Including Law Books, Comprising The Property of . . . Messrs. Lawrence, Graham & Co., Manchester Incorporated Law Library Society . . . and Other Properties [etc.]
Publisher:
Sotheby & Co. at 115 Chancery Lane . . . (Hodgson's Rooms), London, 1975.
Description:
The sale held on December 12, 1974, 517 lots, of which the first 91 are legal in nature, primarily antiquarian law; with the prices realized list taped into the front of the catalogue
Condition:
Original printed wraps; 69 pages
Book No.:
W-44566
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Auction Catalogues, Dealer, Bibliography
 
Author:
Tur, Richard and William Twining (eds.)
Title:
Essays on Kelsen
Publisher:
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat faded dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78931
Price:
$ 55.00
Category:
biography, philosophy of law
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books On Law, Natural History, Science and Medicine [etc.]
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Original wraps, worn but sound; 44 pages
Book No.:
W-44565
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Author:
Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:
Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description:
Praised by John Dawson as "the first full biography of Maitland", drawing upon Fifoot's earlier edition of Maitland's letters, upon unpublished family papers, and upon the reminiscences of Maitland's one surviving daughter; Studies in Legal History
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-44563
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, biography
 
Author:
Title:
The Antitrust Laws, A Basis for Economic Freedom, A Staff Report to the Antitrust Subcommittee. . .of the Committee on the Judiciary, House of Representatives [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled, printed wraps, worn but sound; 109 pages
Book No.:
W-52728
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Anti-trust
Author:
Bell, H.E.
Title:
Maitland, A Critical Examination and Assessment
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1965.
Description:
A fine biography of Maitland, rivalling Fifoot's, and possibly better capturing Maitland's character, with two chapters on the History of English Law, another on Domesday, a third on the Year Books, and an appendix on Maitland as a teacher
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-44562
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Fifoot (ed.), C.H.S.
Title:
The Letters of Frederic William Maitland
Publisher:
Selden Society [Supplementary Series, Volume 1], London, 1965.
Description:
All of Maitland's letters of substance insofar as Fifoot could locate them, exactly 500 in number, disclosing that Maitland was as felicitous and engaging a correspondent as he was an author; superbly edited
Condition:
Original crimson cloth, a bit faded, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-62303
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, Law and Literature
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1955.
Description:
The reissue of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original blue buckram, gilt, a bit rubbed and marked, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-70368
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Skene, John
Title:
Regiam Majestatem Scotiae, Veteres Leges et Constitutiones, Ex Archivis Publicis, Et Antiquis Libris Manuscriptis Collectae [etc.]
Publisher:
Excudebat Thomas Finlason, Edinburgh, 1609.
Description:
The first edition in Latin of what has recently been termed "the principal treatise of medieval Scots law", gathered together with other important Scots legal sources, the use of which over the centuries through the 15th continues to be debated
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, quite worn, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-53380
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Acts
 
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 Ordinances of the Colony of Fiji, Enacted During the Year 1963 [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Press, Suva.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, a bit dusty, but a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90688
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Fiji
 
Author:
Title:
The Prerogatives of the King, and the Rights of the People. The Terms and Measures of Both. Of Power and Duty. The Laws of God, and of Man. The Doing as you would be Done by. Schism is Anarchy
Publisher:
The Observator [Printed for Joanna Brome [etc.]], London, 1683.
Description:
The December 12 issue of "arguably the court's most powerful weapon in the contest for public allegiance", cast in the form of a dialogue between the Observator and a Trimmer, exploring in a sophisticated, even slick, way the most fundamental matters
Condition:
Broadsheet, double-column, about 8 x 13 inches, untrimmed
Book No.:
W-65829
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
political theory, Newspapers
 
Author:
Title:
The Ordinances of the Colony of Fiji, Enacted During the Year 1962 [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Press, Suva.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, a bit dusty, but a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90687
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Fiji
 
Author:
Title:
The Ordinances of the Colony of Fiji, Enacted Between the 16th April, 1955 and the 31st December, 1955 [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Press, Suva.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, a bit dusty, but a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90686
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Fiji
 
Author:
Bryce, William Gordon (prep.)
Title:
The Laws of Fiji, Containing the Ordinances of Fiji and Subsidiary Legislation Thereunder [etc.] Four volumes
Publisher:
C.F. Roworth Ltd., London, 1956.
Description:
Volumes 1 through 4 only (of six); complete for ordinances
Condition:
Tan buckram, showing wear, but still a sound set
Book No.:
W-90685
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Fiji
 
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
The Third Part of the Institutes Of the Laws of England: Concerning High Treason, and other Pleas of the Crown, and Criminall causes [bound with] The Fourth Part of the Institutes . . . Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts. Wing C4961 and C4930. Folio
Publisher:
Printed at London by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, London, 1648.
Description:
Second editions of both parts, in which Coke first examines exhaustively and with a comprehensiveness not previously attained the criminal law of England, and then the English law courts, including Star Chamber, King's Bench, and Chancery, inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled calf, ?later label lacking, rubbed, but very good copies, with both portraits before the titles
Book No.:
W-77989
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law, courts
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. State of Selangor. Enactments Passed in Council in 1909, Together with Rules, Etc., Published During 1909
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1910.
Description:
Ex-Middle Temple Library
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, worn but still sound
Book No.:
W-90683
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. State of Selangor. Enactments Passed in Council in 1908, Together with Rules, Etc., Published During 1908
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1908.
Description:
Ex-Middle Temple Library
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, a bit worn, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90682
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Title:
A True Account of The Horrid Murther Committed upon His Grace, The Late Lord Archbishop of Saint Andrews, Primate and Metropolitan of all Scotland . . . With a Detection Of the Lyes Published in a late Scandalous Relation of the Murther [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by T.N. for Andrew Forrester . . . in Kingstreet, London, 1679.
Description:
The sole contemporary account of the tragic end of the still controversial James Sharp, the Archbishop of Saint Andrews, "shot and stabbed . . . to death before his daughter Isabella's eyes", ending a life of much religious dispute and contradiction
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound; title + 3-7 pages
Book No.:
W-76248
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Religion, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. State of Selangor. Enactments Passed in Council in 1907, Together with Rules, Etc., Published During 1907
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1907.
Description:
Ex-Middle Temple Library
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90681
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Boyum, Keith O. and Sam Krislov (eds.)
Title:
Forecasting the Impact of Legislation on Courts [Panel on Legislative Impact on Courts, Committee on Law Enforcement and the Administration of Justice, Assembly of Behavioral and Social Sciences, National Research Council]
Publisher:
National Academy Press, Washington, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a very good copy; 217 pages
Book No.:
W-91629
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
courts, legal reform
 
Author:
Gaylin, Willard
Title:
Partial Justice
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13814
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Shakespeare
Author:
Burn, Richard
Title:
The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. The Twenty-Second Edition: With many Corrections, Additions, and Improvements, By John King, of the Inner Temple [etc.]. In Five Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1814.
Description:
The most popular work on English local government ever to appear, described by Holdsworth as one of the four most important treatises of the 18th century, this the last but one to be prepared by Dr. Burn, with 30 editions (by 1869) to be published
Condition:
Modern cloth, gilt, ex-library, else a good clean set
Book No.:
W-72862
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
justices of peace
 
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection in English, of the Statutes nowe in force, continued from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yeere of the reigne of King H.3. vntill . . . the 23 yeere of the Reigne of our gracious Queene Elizabeth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9315; Cowley 77
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Christopher Barker . . . 1583 [colophon], London, 1583.
Description:
One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success", arranging the statutes alphabetically and far surpassing all previous efforts
Condition:
Modern calf, the original covers mounted, margin of title repaired (no text affected), minor marginal worming, yet a very good copy (the Taussig copy)
Book No.:
W-77985
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Hand, Learned
Title:
The Spirit of Liberty, Papers and Addresses of Learned Hand. Collected, and with an Introduction and Notes, by Irving Dilliard
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1952.
Description:
A marvelous presentation copy, to Edith Finch, Countess Russell, the fourth and last wife of Bertrand Russell, and a longtime friend of both Learned and Fanny Hand--"To Edith Finch / Whose unsullied / spirit shines for all / those who love her"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-74641
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Bill of Rights, constitutional law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Title:
Darwin's Century: The Jeremy Norman Collection of Rare Books, Manuscripts and Portraits concerning the Theory of Evolution in the Nineteenth Century
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 431 lots in 159 pages; with the prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91627
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Brooke, Robert
Title:
La Graunde Abridgement, Collect & escrie per le Iudge tresreuerend Syr Robert Brooke, Chiualier, nadgairs chiefe Iustice del comon banke [bound with] La Secounde part du Graund Abridgement [etc.]. Two volumes in one [complete]. S.T.C. 3827; Beale 469 & 470
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Totell, London, 1573.
Description:
First edition of one of the two great early abridgments of English law, providing access to the centuries of Year Book cases and medieval legal sources otherwise virtually inaccessible; a massive work with over 20,000 entries arranged alphabetically
Condition:
Early calf, rebacked, the original unlettered spine laid down, light browning, else quite clean and wide-margined; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77984
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
Abridgements
Author:
Wood, Thomas
Title:
An Institute of the Laws of England; or, the Laws of England in their Natural Order, according to Common Use . . . To which is prefixed, Some Thoughts concerning the Study of the Laws of England, &c. by the same Author. Fourth and Third Editions. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.] [imprints vary], London, 1728.
Description:
A rare variant edition of Wood's treatise, the principal work examining English law between Finch and Blackstone, with his "Thoughts" in which he "made a strong plea for the inclusion of the common law into the curriculum at Oxford and Cambridge"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, somewhat worn and marked, else quite clean and well-preserved; six copies in ESTC, including this, the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77983
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
jurisprudence
 
Author:
Title:
Seventy-six Important Hebrew and Samaritan Manuscripts from the library of the late David Solomon Sassoon Sold by Order of the Trustees
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1994.
Description:
The fifth sale of manuscripts from the Solomon Collection, following those in Zurich in 1975-78 and in New York in 1981-84
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 134 pages; with the prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91624
Price:
$ 17.50
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
The Practising Attorney: or, Lawyer's Office. Comprehending The Business of an Attorney in all its Branches [etc.]. The Fourth Edition. Volume I [only]
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1737.
Description:
Condition:
The boards lacking, a bit of foxing, a usable working copy only
Book No.:
W-16978
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Author:
Phillimore, Joseph (ed.)
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Arches and Prerogative Courts of Canterbury, and in the High Court of Delegates: Containing the Judgments of the Right Hon. Sir George Lee [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Saunders and Benning, Law Booksellers . . . 43, Fleet Street, London, 1833-32.
Description:
George Cruikshank's set of the only reports of an advocate of Doctors Commons to be printed, taken from the years when Lee was its President, with Cruikshank's bold ownership signatures and an original light pencil sketch said to be his in volume one
Condition:
Later 3/4 crimson morocco over cloth boards, somewhat rubbed, else a clean and appealing set
Book No.:
W-76242
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Author:
Story, Joseph
Title:
Commentaries on the Law of Bills of Exchange, Foreign and Inland, as Administered in England and America; with Occasional Illustrations from the Commercial Law of the Nations of Continental Europe. Second Edition. Cohen 2556
Publisher:
Charles C. Little and James Brown, Boston, 1847.
Description:
The received edition of the commentary whose substance was at the heart of 'Swift v. Tyson', decided by a unanimous court whose opinion Story delivered, this edition expanded and based on Story's manuscript alterations and additions left at his death
Condition:
Original sheep, quite rubbed and scraped, but sound, a good clean copy now housed in a modern cloth box
Book No.:
W-77980
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Commercial Law, Negotiable Instrum
 
Author:
Weinreb, Lloyd L.
Title:
Criminal Process, Cases, Comment, Questions. Third Edition
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Inc., Mineola, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41219
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Casebooks
 
Author:
Title:
The Medical Library of Warren G. Smirl, M.D.
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 384 lots in 86 pages; with the prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91622
Price:
$ 17.50
Category:
 
Author:
Booysen, H. (ed.)
Title:
South African Yearbook of International Law. Volume 4
Publisher:
University of South Africa, Pretoria, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-51773
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
SOUTH AFRICA
Author:
Burnett, Gilbert
Title:
The Life and Death of Sir Matthew Hale, Kt. Sometime Lord Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of Kings Bench. Wing B5828
Publisher:
Printed for William Shrowsbery, at the Bible in Duke-Lane, London, 1682.
Description:
First reissue of one of the few early, contemporary biographies of an English judge or lawyer, still "the main source of personal details" of our knowledge of Hale and, in Holdsworth's words, "the best life"; with the frontispiece
Condition:
Contemporary gilt panelled goatskin morocco, skilfully repaired, the spine extra gilt, marbled pastedowns, quite a pretty copy
Book No.:
W-53376
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
biography, Inns of Court
 
Author:
Lusk, Harold F. and William B. French
Title:
Law of the Real Estate Business. Third Edition
Publisher:
Richard D. Irwin, Inc., Homewood, 1975.
Description:
A lucid, very useful exposition; this third edition had gone through six printings (this one) within 18 months of its original appearance
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41213
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Real Property
 
Author:
Page, Sir Leo
Title:
The Young Lag, A Study in Crime
Publisher:
Faber and Faber Limited, London, 1950.
Description:
Twenty-three case studies, followed by Page's extensive conclusions and proposals for reform
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63135
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Sanders, Wiley Britton
Title:
Juvenile Courts in North Carolina
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1948.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-21687
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Keeton, Robert E.
Title:
Venturing to do Justice, Reforming Private Law
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-12865
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
privacy
 
Author:
Title:
Tanganyika Territory. Ordinances Enacted During the Year 1937, with an Appendix Containing Proclamations, Rules, Regulations, Orders and Notices
Publisher:
Government Printer, Dar es Salaam, 1938.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-91085
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Tanganyika, Tanzania
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
Woman Suffrage [with] Shall the World's Fair Be Open on Sunday? [with] The Eight Hour Day. Hunsberger 4, 4a and 5
Publisher:
The Sunset Club, Chicago, 1893].
Description:
Three of Darrow's very earliest recorded public appearances, including his advocacy of woman suffrage, all debated at the Sunset Club, the organization which "turned out to be Darrow's university [and] constituted the greatest education of his life"
Condition:
Original dark maroon cloth, gilt, showing wear and somewhat faded and strained, the back cover spotted, but a usable copy
Book No.:
W-73693
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
women's law, labor law
 
Author:
Cator, Geoffrey Edmund
Title:
Federated Malay States. Annual Report of the Social and Economic Progress of the People of Perak for the Year 1937
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1938.
Description:
Ex-Middle Temple Library
Condition:
Stapled wraps, worn and discolored, but quite usable; 164 pages
Book No.:
W-90678
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Urofsky, Melvin I.
Title:
A Conflict of Rights, The Supreme Court and Affirmative Action
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54312
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, Acts Passed During the Year 1965
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth screw-binder, disbound, dampstained, and badly warped
Book No.:
W-90677
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
The Robbins Collection
Publisher:
University of California School of Law, Berkeley, 1991.
Description:
An informational brochure about the Robbins Collection
Condition:
Stapled wraps, 11 pages; illustrated
Book No.:
W-57653
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, Acts Passed During the Year 1965
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth screw-binder, dampstained and disbound; usable only
Book No.:
W-90676
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Title:
Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Seven Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
John Rees, London, 1989-91.
Description:
Still the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking world and the former British Empire, excluding only this country post-Independence, with individual volumes devoted to Ireland and Scotland; each volume also available separately
Condition:
Book No.:
W-69929
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Bibliography, roman law, SCOTLAND, English Commonwealth, IRELAND, CANADA
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, Acts Passed During the Year 1964
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth screw-binder, dampstained and disbound; yet usable
Book No.:
W-90675
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Owen, Henry
Title:
The Administration of English Law in Wales and the Marches. A Dissertation Read before the Regius Professor of Civil Law in the Schools at Oxford on the Thirty-first day of January, 1900
Publisher:
Printed for the Author, London, 1900.
Description:
Condition:
Original buckram printed oversized boards, worn and unevenly darkened, ex-King's College, University of London, with its bookplate; a presentation copy
Book No.:
W-74637
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
WALES
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, State Laws Passed During the Year 1969
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1970.
Description:
Ex-British Library
Condition:
Blue cloth screw binder, warped and disbound; yet usable
Book No.:
W-90674
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Punke, Harold H.
Title:
Social Implications of Lawsuits over Student Hairstyles
Publisher:
Interstate Printers and Publishers, Danville, 1973.
Description:
With the stamp of The Civil Liberties Review on the front free endpaper and, laid in, a letter from the publisher to the Review's Managing Editor accompanied by a press release
Condition:
Original cloth, a bit rubbed; a review copy
Book No.:
W-65815
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
education
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, State Laws Passed During the Year 1968
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1969.
Description:
Ex-Middle Temple Library
Condition:
Blue cloth screw-binder, disbound and badly dampstained; usable
Book No.:
W-90673
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Calhoun, George M. and Catherine Delamere
Title:
A Working Bibliography of Greek Law
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1927.
Description:
The first volume in Harvard Series of Legal Bibliographies edited by Eldon James, then the Law School's librarian, who provides a general preface; with an introduction by Roscoe Pound, terming the work a "painstaking achievement"
Condition:
Original blue cloth, rubbed, the spine quite dull; usable
Book No.:
W-65814
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
greek law, Bibliography
Author:
Title:
The Whole Proceeding upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq; for High Treason, in Compassing and Imagining the Death of the King, In the Court of King's Bench [together with seventeen related works]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by S. Buckley in Amen-Corner [imprints vary], London, 1722-23.
Description:
An extensive sammelband collecting the essential contemporary works documenting the failed Jacobite uprising of 1722, leading to the trial and execution of Layer (and others) and the banishment of Francis Atterbury, the Bishop of Rochester
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, staining to some works and some browning, yet altogether easily usable; further details gladly provided
Book No.:
W-76239
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, State Laws Passed During the Year 1967
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, dampstained and disbound; usable only
Book No.:
W-90672
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, State Laws Passed During the Year 1966
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Yellow cloth, dampstained and warped; usable
Book No.:
W-90671
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Henderson, Jr., John B.
Title:
American Diplomatic Questions
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company, New York, 1901.
Description:
Condition:
Original red cloth, gilt, the spine sunned and front hinge cracked, ex-Joseph M. Gleason Library with its bookplate, a usable copy
Book No.:
W-91619
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, State Laws Passed During the Year 1965
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Yellow cloth, dampstained and warped; usable
Book No.:
W-90670
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Roebuck, Derek
Title:
Early English Arbitration
Publisher:
Holo Books, Oxford, 2008.
Description:
The continuation of Dean Roebuck's pioneering works on arbitration in the Western world, here providing us with the first history of how disputes were handled in England from Roman times until the Norman Conquest, using all surviving original sources
Condition:
Original cloth in the dustjacket, as new
Book No.:
W-74632
Price:
$ 80.00
Category:
arbitration
 
Author:
Title:
The California Supreme Historical Society Yearbook. Volume 2
Publisher:
Institute of Governmental Studies, University of California, Berkeley, 1997.
Description:
The Society's 1995, with an oral history of Justice Raymond L. Sullivan conducted by Gordon Bakken, an essay on Justice Sullivan's opinions in 'Serrano' and 'Westbrook', and Peter Reich's essay on Hispanic water law in California since 1850
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy; 219 pages
Book No.:
W-91618
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
California
Author:
Title:
Whole of the Proceedings at the Assizes at Shrewsbury . . . in the Cause of the King on the Prosecution of William Jones, Attorney at Law, Against the Rev. William Davies Shipley, Dean of St. Asaph. For a Libel. McCoy S342
Publisher:
Printed by H. Goldney, No 15, Paternoster Row, London, 1784.
Description:
The trial at which Erskine uttered one of his greatest jury arguments, seeking to establish the bedrock principle empowering the jury (rather than the court) to determine seditious libel, ultimately to be embodied eight years later in Fox's Libel Act
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good clean copy, without the 1/2 title if called for
Book No.:
W-77975
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, freedom of press
 
Author:
Title:
Autograph Letters, Music Manuscripts and Books from the Novello Collection
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1996.
Description:
The collection of the Novello family, important in Britain's musical history, with material pertaining to Handel, Bach, Haydn, Mendelssohn, Dvorak and "the most important collection of letters of Elgar ever to appear for sale at auction"
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, 148 lots in 43 pages, a very good copy; with the prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91617
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Purvis, J.S. (ed.)
Title:
Bridlington Charters, Court Rolls and Papers, XVIth-XIXth Century. Being a Selection of Documents Illustrating the History of Bridlington under the Rule of the Lords Feoffees
Publisher:
A. Brown & Sons, Limited, London, 1926.
Description:
Presentation copy ("To J R E / in happy memory / by the author / JSP / January 1927"), possibly J.R. Earnshaw whom the editor thanks in his preface for the use of his collection of maps and plans and other materials
Condition:
Original blue cloth, rubbed and a bit shaken, ex-library, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-91445
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
 
Author:
Johns, C.H.W.
Title:
Babylonian and Assyrian Laws, Contracts and Letters
Publisher:
The Legal Classics Library, Birmingham, 1987.
Description:
One of Johns' most substantial works, written while he was lecturer in Assyriology at Queens' College, Cambridge, with his extensive commentary accompanying his English translation
Condition:
The facsimile reissue of the original 1904 edition; modern leather
Book No.:
W-67413
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
ancient law
 
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:
Cooper, Thomas
Title:
Tracts on Medical Jurisprudence. Including Farr's Elements of Medical Jurisprudence [and three other works], A Digest of the Law Relating to Insanity and Nuisance . . . To Which Is Added . . . Erskine's Speech for James Hadfield [etc.]. Cohen 8761
Publisher:
Published by James Webster, No. 24, South Eighth Street [etc.], Philadelphia, 1819.
Description:
Only edition of Cooper's pioneering work, the first on forensic medicine published in this country, reprinting several important English and continental works (Farr, Dease, Male and Haslam) and adding his own notes and a digest of insanity law
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, rubbed, rebacked with contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, considerable foxing and browning; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-76234
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Medical Jurisprudence
 
Author:
Bigelow, John
Title:
The Folly of Building Temples of Peace with Untempered Mortar: The Necessity of Building Temples of Peace with Tempered Mortar
Publisher:
B. W. Huebsch, New York, 1910.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, ex-Joseph M. Gleason Library with its bookplate, the back board a bit marked, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91615
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
The President of Presidents. Or, One General President for Common Assurances by Deeds: Wherein there is contained an Extract or Abridgment of all the Readings and Presidents thereof extant. Of singular use and profit to all men. Wing S3209. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Hills for Humphrey Tuckey [etc.], London, 1655.
Description:
First edition of Sheppard's most successful work in which (as counsel to Cromwell) he prophetically proposed reforming English land law, essentially calling for a standardized form of conveyancing which could then be registered throughout the realm
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf, title and three other leaves strengthened in their margins, considerable browning, with a number of early annotations; a working copy
Book No.:
W-77970
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
conveyancing, legal reform
 
Author:
Title:
The Parish Registers of Abinger, Wotton, and Oakwood Chapel, Co. Surrey. Surrey Record Society, Number XXV. Mullins 63.9
Publisher:
Surrey Record Society, Guildford, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth-backed printed boards, somewhat rubbed, ex-library, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-91612
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
 
Author:
Callcott, Mary Stevenson
Title:
Russian Justice
Publisher:
Macmillan, New York, 1935.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in a somewhat worn and chipped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-51768
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
CARIBBEAN, criminal law, prisons, SOVIET UNION
 
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
Lex Constitutionis: or, the Gentleman's Law. Being A Compleat Treatise of all the Laws and Statutes relating to the King and the Prerogative of the Crown; the Nobility; and House of Lords . . . And Also, An Introduction to the Common Law of England [etc]
Publisher:
Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling . . . for B. Lintot, London, 1719.
Description:
First edition of a work for which Jacob claimed he had consulted over one hundred authorities, praised by Holdsworth as "a learned book . . . the idea of making such a book was original; and the main features of the constitution are set out"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, extra gilt, gilt crests ("Mea Gloria Fides"), rubbed, the lower spine just chipped, else clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78916
Price:
$ 1350.00
Category:
English Law
 
Author:
Title:
The Heeramaneck Collection of Indian Sculpture, Paintings and Textiles
Publisher:
Sotheby's, New York, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, well-preserved, with the prices realized laid in; 224 lots
Book No.:
W-91610
Price:
$ 17.50
Category:
 
Author:
Dalton, Michael
Title:
The Countrey Justice; Containing the Practice of the Justices of the Peace, As well in as out of their Sessions . . . Now again Enlarged with . . . the Statutes of King Charles I and His Majesty King Charles II [etc.]. Wing D146. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, James Flesher, and Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1666.
Description:
A mid-17th century edition of the pre-eminent work on justices of the peace, first published in 1618 and ultimately appearing in some twenty editions by 1790, this edition the first to treat of the justices in as well as out of their sessions
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed, some browning (some leaves moreso than others), else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78915
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
justices of peace, criminal law
 
Author:
Roseman, Ronald, David Splitt, & W. Anthony Fitch
Title:
The Resolution of Detainers for Federal and State Prisoners
Publisher:
American University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1971.
Description:
The second in a series of community handbooks to be published by the Institute for Studies in Justice and Social Behavior at the law school; with a foreword by its director, Nicholas N. Kittrie
Condition:
Original oversize tan stapled wraps, a very good copy, typescript, 29 pages; no print copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-78914
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Splitt, David, John Browne and W. Anthony Fitch
Title:
Post-Conviction Relief for Federal Prisoners: Motions to Vacate Sentences Pursuant to 28 U.S.C. 2255
Publisher:
American University Law School, Washington, D.C., 1973.
Description:
The first in a series of community handbooks to be published by the Institute for Studies in Justice and Social Behavior at the law school; with a foreword by its director, Nicholas N. Kittrie
Condition:
Original oversize stapled blue wraps, typescript, a very good copy, 23 pages; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-78913
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Butler, J. Douglas and David F. Walbert (eds.)
Title:
Abortion, Medicine, and the Law
Publisher:
Facts On File Publications, New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46149
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
abortion
 
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:
Moskovitz, Myron
Title:
Winning an Appeal, A Step-by-Step Explanation of Hos to Prepare and Present Your Case Efficiently and with Maximum Effectiveness, with a Sample Brief. Revised Edition
Publisher:
Michie Company, Charlottesville, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a very good copy; 163 pages
Book No.:
W-30499
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
appeals
 
Author:
Title:
Directory of Specialized American Bookdealers 1987-1988, Prepared by the staff of American Book Collector
Publisher:
Moretus Press, Inc., New York, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-64864
Price:
$ 47.50
Category:
Bibliography
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, State Laws Passed During the Year 1964
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Yellow cloth, dampstained and disbound; usable only
Book No.:
W-90669
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, State Laws Passed During the Year 1963
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Yellow cloth, dampstained but sound
Book No.:
W-90668
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, States Subsidiary Legislation 1967
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, dampstained but sound
Book No.:
W-90667
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Title:
Anno Mariae Primo. Actes made in the Parliament begonne and holden at Westminster the v daye of October [with four additional volumes of the subsequent parliaments of Mary and Philip & Mary] [1553-1558]. S.T.C. 9440.8; 9444; 9448.7; 9451; and 9457.6
Publisher:
John Cawood [imprints vary], London, 1554-67.
Description:
Contemporary printings of all five parliaments of Mary and of Philip & Mary, as papal authority once more briefly prevailed in England and the burning of Protestant heretics resumed, four of the five volumes Taussig copies listed in S.T.C.
Condition:
Later 1/4 and 3/4 calf over marbled boards, lightly rubbed, one lower margin trimmed, else clean and well preserved; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78747
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
Acts
 
Author:
Oddo, Gilbert L.
Title:
Freedom and Equality, Civil Liberties and the Supreme Court
Publisher:
Goodyear Publishing Co., Santa Monica, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, somewhat marked and spotted, the spine faded and some foxing to the fore-edge, else a good clean copy; 396 pages
Book No.:
W-74629
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
civil liberties, Supreme Court, Casebooks
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, States Subsidiary Legislation 1966
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, a bit dampstained, but sound
Book No.:
W-90666
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, States Subsidiary Legislation 1963
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, a little warped, but sound
Book No.:
W-90665
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, States Subsidiary Legislation 1962
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, sound
Book No.:
W-90664
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Huat, Yap Thiam (comp.)
Title:
Federation of Malaya, States and Settlements Subsidiary Legislation 1956
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, a good copy
Book No.:
W-90663
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Title:
Liber Placitandi. A Book of Special Pleadings: Containing Precedents of Pleas in Abatement, Declarations, Barrs, Replications, Rejoynders, Demurrers, Issues, and Judgments, In the now most Common and Ordinary Actions [etc.]. Wing L1951A. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for J. Place, and T. Basset [and thirteen others], London, 1674.
Description:
A pioneering work, "[t]he first book to classify torts as a separate category in the modern sense" in John Baker's words, distinguishing between nuisance, deceit, conversion, and negligence, all as part of "Actions sur le Case sur Torts General"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 brown calf over cloth boards, the title somewhat dusty, light browning, but a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77968
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
pleading, torts
 
Author:
Title:
Malasia, Federal Subsidiary Legislation 1967
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth, dampstained and disbound; usable only
Book No.:
W-90662
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
AMH/88, Accreditation Manual for Hospitals
Publisher:
Joint Commission on Accreditation of Hospitals, Chicago, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, perforated for ring-binder; 343 pages
Book No.:
W-30490
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
medicine
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:
Malasia, Federal Subsidiary Legislation 1966
Publisher:
Kuala Lumpur, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth, dampstained and disbound; usable only
Book No.:
W-90661
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
The Astor Collection of Illuminated Manuscripts, Twenty Manuscripts from the celebrated collection of William Waldorf Astor (1849-1919), First Viscount Astor, from the Library at Cliveden
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated sewn wraps, well-preserved; 124 pages
Book No.:
W-91609
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
The Case of Anthony Earl of Shaftsbury; As it was Argued before His Majesties Justices of the Kings Bench . . . Being upon his Confinement in the Tower . . . With a Speech of this Worthy Earl, pleading his own Case, and the Liberty of the Subject. Wing C883
Publisher:
Printed by K.P. for C.R., London, 1679.
Description:
Only edition of Shaftsbury's unsuccessful attempt to secure his release from the Tower of London on a writ of habeas corpus, "a very powerful argument . . . den[ying] . . . commit[ment] to indefinite imprisonment on a general warrant"
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, upper right hand corner of the title torn away, just touching the 'e' of 'Case', else a clean, untrimmed copy; 16 pages
Book No.:
W-76227
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, habeas corpus
Author:
C., J. (comp.)
Title:
Thesaurus Brevium. Or a Collection of Approved Forms of Writs, and Pleadings to those Writs, and Entries of those Writs and Pleadings . . . and of Absolute Necessity for all Practisers in the Common Law [etc.]. The Second Edition. Wing C76. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by W. Rawlins, S. Roycroft, and M. Flesher [etc.], London, 1687.
Description:
The final, much expanded edition ("not one Writ Printed from the [first edition] but with Corrections") appearing the same year as the final edition of the Register of Writs, and of clear use to Foley, Second Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas
Condition:
Contemporary calf, morocco label, rubbed, rear joint cracking but firm, else well preserved, with the bookplate of Richard Foley
Book No.:
W-77966
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
pleading
 
Author:
Huat, B. Lee Tian (comp.)
Title:
Federation of Malaya, Federal Subsidiary Legislation 1956
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the front board bent, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90660
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Ames, James Barr and Jeremiah Smith
Title:
A Selection of Cases on the Law of Torts. Second Edition [of Volume One]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review Publishing Association, Cambridge, 1893-1900.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, very worn, hinge cracked, underlining; a working set
Book No.:
W-65278
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
admiralty, Casebooks, maritime law, reports of cases, torts
Author:
Plowden, Edmund
Title:
Les Commentaries, Ou Reportes . . . de diuers cases esteant matters en ley, & de les Arguments sur yceux [etc.] [bound with] La Second Part de les Reports, ou, Commentaries [etc.]. S.T.C. 20045 & 20047.5; Beale R490. Folio
Publisher:
[1] In Aedibus Thomae Wight [2] Companie of Stationers, London, 1599 & 1610.
Description:
Early editions of both parts of Plowden's pathbreaking Commentaries, the reports marking the break with the Year Books and providing (in the words of Dr. Baker) "the conception of a law report as a reasoned exposition of the law, with learned gloss"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, repaired, later paper label, the first title dusty, else particularly clean with occasional notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77965
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Title:
Property From the Estate of Mrs. Duncan Phillips Saturday, April 19, 1986
Publisher:
Phillips, New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a very good copy, 54 pages, 485 lots
Book No.:
W-91607
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Johnson, Kenneth M.
Title:
The Bar Association of San Francisco, The First Hundred Years 1872/1972
Publisher:
Bar Association of San Francisco, San Francisco, 1972.
Description:
A work of some biographical value, with discussion and mention of other California and San Francisco bar groups, including the State Bar, Queen's Bench, the Barristers' Club, the Lawyers Club, and the State Judicial Council
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy in a considerably rubbed dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77964
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, American Indian Law, Bench and Bar, California, San Francisco
Author:
Story, Joseph
Title:
Commentaries on the Law of Promissory Notes, and Guaranties of Notes, and Checks and Banks and Bankers. With Occasional Illustrations from the Commercial Law of the Nations of Continental Europe. Second Edition. Cohen 2562
Publisher:
Charles C. Little & James Brown [and] Stevens and Norton [etc.], Boston [and] London, 1847.
Description:
Story's last Commentary, here based in part on his posthumous manuscript notes, completing his "grand effort to create an American commercial common law suitable both to the needs of the new capitalism and to the values of the old republicanism"
Condition:
Original polished sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, lightly rubbed, else a very good, clean copy now housed in a modern cloth box
Book No.:
W-77962
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Commercial Law, Negotiable Instrum, Bills and Notes, Negotiable Instrum
Author:
Austin, John
Title:
The Province of Jurisprudence Determined
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1832.
Description:
First edition of Austin's first major work, of pervasive impact on Anglo-American law over much of the last two centuries, one which, in the words of H.L.A. Hart (who edited the 'Province' in 1954), "established the study of jurisprudence in England"
Condition:
Contemporary speckled calf, a trifle rubbed, neatly rebacked, all edges marbled, crimson morocco label, gilt, well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-76222
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
philosophy of law
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection of all the Statutes, from the beginning of Magna Charta vnto this present yeare of our Lord God 1579. newlye augmented, and diligentlie perused [etc.]. S.T.C. 9314; Beale S66; Cowley 75
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker, London, 1579.
Description:
One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, and the first edition of his work to translate his selections into English; in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference", surpassing all previous efforts
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf (Oldham 775), front joint cracked, else well preserved, with the Somerhill Library bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78746
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title:
The Common Law
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1881.
Description:
First edition, second issue of Holmes' tour de force, described by Professor Howe as "an originating venture", crediting Holmes as "the first of the English and American lawyers to attempt something like a full-scale study of the common law"
Condition:
Original russet cloth, gilt, showing some wear, former gift inscriptions, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-77961
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
jurisprudence, law and photography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Arbeitsgesetzbuch der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik, mit Einfuhrungsgesetz, Textausgabe mit Sachregister
Publisher:
Staatsverlag der Deutschen Demokratischen Republik, Berlin, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Printed, sewn wraps, some wear and embrowning; 94 pages
Book No.:
W-42939
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
GERMANY
 
Author:
Title:
The Chess Library of the Late Richard John Ford, Esq., Comprising over 2,000 Volumes, Including a Complete Set of the British Chess Magazine, 1881-1985 . . . [and] three volumes signed by Robert Fischer [etc.]
Publisher:
Phillips, Son & Neale, London, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled illustrated wraps, well-preserved, 357 lots in 29 pages; with the prices realized laid in
Book No.:
W-91603
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
 
Author:
Papaconstantine, George A.
Title:
Legal Aspects of Doing Business in Greece
Publisher:
Publications "Omega" D. Kyriakides, Thessaloniki, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 131 pages
Book No.:
W-30612
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
GREECE
Author:
Hickes, George
Title:
The Spirit of Fanaticism: Exemplify'd in the Tryals of Mr. James Mitchel . . . and Major Thomas Weir . . . who was Burnt between Edinburgh and Leith April the 11th, 1670 . . . Written by an Advocate of the Civil Law of Scotland. Straus p.212
Publisher:
Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
First Curll edition of the account of the trial of Thomas Weir, "one of Scotland's most famous wizards", strangled and burned for witchcraft, incest with his sister (who was hanged) and stepdaughter, bestiality with mares and cows and adultery
Condition:
Early 1/4 black morocco over decorated boards, a portion of the spine lacking, some browning and foxing, a somewhat fragile but usable copy
Book No.:
W-76221
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, adultery, witchcraft, Gay and Lesbians, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Title:
Ano Reg. Iacobi . . . At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster . . . in the first yeere of the Raigne [with] the third yeere [with] the fourth yeere [with] the seventh year [with] the 21st yeere. S.T.C. 9500; 9502.5; 9505; 9506.5; 9507. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted by Robert Barker [imprints vary], London, 1604-24.
Description:
A rare collection of the statutory compilations containing all the legislation enacted by Parliament during the reign of James I (save three subsidies), including the foundational acts concerning witchcraft (in 1604) and monopolies (in 1624)
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, rebacked, somewhat rubbed, else quite bright, with the Earl de Grey West Park bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78907
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
Acts, Parliament, Intellectual Property, patents, witchcraft
 
Author:
Title:
James Richards, Plaintiff-Petitioner against Fowler, Crum & Gardner, Defendant-Respondent. Brief for Defendant-Respondent [in the] Supreme Court of the United States
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized printed red wraps, double-spaced typescript signed in ink, iv+27 pages; a bit smudged, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91601
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
constitutional law, civil rights, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Maitland, F.W.
Title:
Equity, Also The Forms of Action at Common Law, Two Courses of Lectures. Edited by A.H. Chaytor [and] W.J. Whittaker
Publisher:
At the University Press, Cambridge, 1909.
Description:
First edition of the lectures on equity delivered by Maitland at Cambridge for some eighteen years, an "inimitable guide to [an] intricate subject", with his lectures on the forms of action, said to have been "the best of all his lecture courses"
Condition:
Original cloth, quite rubbed and worn, joints cracking, just usable
Book No.:
W-78906
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
equity, pleading
 
Author:
Hamilton, Kimberly A. (ed.)
Title:
Migration and the New Europe
Publisher:
Center for Strategic & International Studies, Washington, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a very good copy; 95 pages
Book No.:
W-30611
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
immigration, EUROPE
 
Author:
Title:
Manuscripts, Maps, Rare Books, Prints and Paintings The Property of B. Altman & Co. Fifth Avenue at 34th St. New York
Publisher:
Phillips, New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a few inkmarkings, else a very good copy, 570 lots in 74 pages; with the venue announcement slip laid in
Book No.:
W-91600
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
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:
Returna Brfvivm [Brevium]. S.T.C. 20901; Beale T225
Publisher:
Impressum . . . Per me Robertum Redman [etc.], London, 1541.
Description:
A rare printing of the medieval tract deemed essential by Holdsworth "because the whole of the local government was carried on under judicial forms, and by means of writs original or judicial"; this edition perhaps printed by Redman's widow Elizabeth
Condition:
Modern crimson morocco, gilt-lettered, all edges gilt, inner gilt dentelles (a Riviere binding?), joints rubbed, else quite pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78904
Price:
$ 2750.00
Category:
Procedure
Author:
Title:
Judges of the United States
Publisher:
Bicentennial Committee of the Judicial Conference of the U.S., Washington, 1978.
Description:
Warren Burger's copy, with his bookplate ("Ex Libris Warren E. Burger", bearing the Supreme Court's gilt seal) on the front pastedown; the Chief Justice had served as the Committee's Honorary Chair, and in that capacity provides the work's foreword
Condition:
Black cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-69000
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Cosin, Richard
Title:
An Apologie for Sundrie Proceedings by Iurisdiction Ecclesiasticall . . . Respectiuelie submitted to the graue iudgements of the reuerend Iudges and other Sages of the Common lawe: of Iudicious Professors of the Viuill lawe [etc.]. S.T.C. 5821; Beale T249
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1593.
Description:
The much expanded, final edition of Cosin's most important work, "the standard defence of the jurisdiction of the church courts and high commission" and a major contribution to his distinguished career at the apex of the ecclesiastical court system
Condition:
Later calf, quite rubbed, light browning, the top margin cut close (a few running heads affected, but not legibility), sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78903
Price:
$ 1650.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Harmon, Nolan
Title:
The Famous Case of Myra Clark Gaines
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth backed boards, spine dulled; sound
Book No.:
W-50016
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Gross, Charles
Title:
A Bibliography of British Municipal History including Gilds and Parliamentary Representation
Publisher:
Burt Franklin, New York, n.d..
Description:
Condition:
The facsimile reprint of the original 1897 edition
Book No.:
W-10165
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Bibliography, Parliament, Law Merchant
 
Author:
Title:
Environment Reporter, Cases. Thirteen Volumes
Publisher:
Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington, 1970-1982.
Description:
Condition:
Volumes 1-13 in the original green cloth; sound
Book No.:
W-48818
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
environmental law, Casebooks
 
Author:
Vertin, James R. (ed.)
Title:
Management Skills for Investment Managers Seminar
Publisher:
Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, New York, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 62 pages
Book No.:
W-30489
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, securities
 
Author:
McBaine, James P.
Title:
California Evidence Manual. Second Edition
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1960.
Description:
A work glossing the California Evidence Manual, which had first been published in 1945, starting with the applicable constitutional provisions, if any, then code sections, followed by the textual exegesis; with the 1963 pocket part
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63115
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Evidence, California
 
Author:
Title:
The Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, A Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape, London, 1929.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, showing wear; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-61512
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
AUSTRALIA, Transportation, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
Author:
Clark, Charles
Title:
A Summary of Colonial Law, The Practice of the Court of Appeals from the Plantations, and of the Laws and Their Administration in All the Colonies; With Charters of Justice, Orders in Council [etc.]. Castle 504; Ragatz p.377
Publisher:
S. Sweet . . . A Maxwell . . . Stevens & Sons [etc.], London, 1834.
Description:
Clark's painstakingly prepared treatise, termed both an "invaluable legal work" and "a basic, respected text on the legal operation of the British colonial system", still the starting point for the study of Britain's colonial legal regimes
Condition:
?Contemporary 3/4 calf, quite rubbed, chipped crimson morocco label, gilt, front joint cracked, else a clean copy
Book No.:
W-73675
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
English Commonwealth
 
Author:
Vertin, James R. (ed.)
Title:
Managing the Investment Professional
Publisher:
Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, New York, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 95 pages
Book No.:
W-30488
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, securities
 
Author:
Rossiter, Clinton
Title:
The American Presidency
Publisher:
Hamish Hamilton, London, 1957.
Description:
With an introduction by D. W. Brogan
Condition:
The fore-edge stained, else a clean copy
Book No.:
W-21667
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
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:
Title:
Federation of Malaya, Subsidiary Legislation and Other Legal Notifications, 1949
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1950.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the hinges going; usable
Book No.:
W-90658
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Vertin, James R. (ed.)
Title:
Improving the Investment Decision Process: Applying Economic Analysis to Portfolio Management
Publisher:
Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, New York, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 95 pages
Book No.:
W-30486
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
economics, securities
 
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:
Fogler, H. Russell and Darwin M. Bayston (eds.)
Title:
Improving the Investment Decision Process: Quantitative Assistance for the Practitioner - and for the Firm
Publisher:
Institute for Chartered Financial Analysts, New York, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 107 pages
Book No.:
W-30485
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, securities
 
Author:
Title:
Federation of Malaya, Subsidiary Legislation and Other Legal Notifications, 1947
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90656
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Title:
By the King. A Proclamation for restraint of excessiue Carriages, to the destruction of the High Wayes. S.T.C. 9050
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1635.
Description:
The rare proclamation imposing limits of one ton, four horses and five oxen upon carriages, with offenders to be reported to the Attorney General, violations considered "general nuisances [to be] severely punished"; one copy in this country in ESTC
Condition:
Two sheets about 10x14 inches, staining and browning, repair to one lower margin (no text affected) now housed in a buckram folder; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78742
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
law of highways
 
Author:
Besharov, Douglas J.
Title:
Criminal and Civil Liability in Child Welfare Work: The Growing Trend
Publisher:
Nat'l Legal Resource Cent. for Child Advocacy and Protection, Washington, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, quite discolored, but very sound; 48 pages
Book No.:
W-30484
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Title:
Federation of Malaya. Federal Ordinances and State Enactments, Passed During the Year 1958
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, quite worn and warped; usable only
Book No.:
W-90655
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Twelfth Annual Report of Hon. Homer G. Powell, Chief Justice, Court of Common Pleas of Cuyahoga County, Ohio
Publisher:
N.p, n.p, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, detaching; 31 pages plus fold-out group portrait
Book No.:
W-63110
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
 
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:
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:
Title:
Federation of Malaya. Federal Ordinances and State and Settlement Enactments, Passed During the Year 1956
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90653
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Rolph, Elizabeth (ed.)
Title:
Health Care Delivery and Tort: Systems on a Collision Course?
Publisher:
RAND, Santa Monica, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 131 pages
Book No.:
W-30481
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
torts, medicine
Author:
Lovelass, Peter
Title:
The Law's Disposal of a Person's Estate Who Dies Without Will or Testament . . . To Which Is Added The Disposal of a Person's Estate, By Will and Testament; Containing An Explanation of the Mortmain-Act [etc.]. The Seventh Edition, with large Additions
Publisher:
Printed for the Author, and sold by Whieldon [and others] [etc.], London, 1792.
Description:
An early edition of a work becoming the most popular of its kind for over a half-century, very accessible--"a good straightforward account"--expanded from its initial purpose (treating only of intestacy) to those with the foresight to draw wills
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, the joints just cracking, but quite firm, a very good clean copy
Book No.:
W-76219
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Wills
 
Author:
Title:
Federation of Malaya. Federal Ordinances and State and Settlement Enactments, Passed During the Year 1955
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90652
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Berger, Raoul
Title:
Congress v. The Supreme Court
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1969.
Description:
Devoted to judicial review, and largely historical in approach; with an appendix devoted to Dr. Bonham's case
Condition:
Private ownership stamps on the edges, a bit bowed, else quite clean; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-19516
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Congress
Author:
Title:
An Act for the further Preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other Felonies, and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons [and twenty-eight other acts relating to transportation and similar matters]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett [imprints vary], London, 1720-1881.
Description:
An extensive collection of Parliamentary statutory law covering the century and more when transportation was a systematic means of criminal punishment, first to America and then to Australia, beginning in 1717 and lasting until the mid 1800's
Condition:
Disbound but sound, the first with a separate title, the remainder with drophead titles, occasional browning, but good copies
Book No.:
W-74614
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Transportation
 
Author:
Title:
Federation of Malaya. Federal Ordinances and State and Settlement Enactments, Passed During the Year 1953
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1953.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the front hinge weak, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90651
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Lambarde, William
Title:
Archaionomia, Sive De Priscis Anglorum Legibus libri, Sermone Anglico, vetustate Antiquissimo, aliquot ab hinc seculis conscripti, Nunc demum, magno Jurisperitorum, & amantium Antiquitatis omnium commodo, etenebris in lucem vocati. Wing A3605. Folio
Publisher:
Ex Officina Rogeri Daniel, celeberrimae Academiae [etc.], Cantabrigiae, 1644.
Description:
Lambarde's first work, and only the second printed in Old English with Anglo-Saxon type, first published in 1568, in the words of Felix Liebermann crediting Lambarde as "a pioneer in an unknown land", as he translated the Anglo-Saxon laws into Latin
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, the joints cracking but firm, a good copy; with a bifolium laid in discussing degrees of honor and titles; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77956
Price:
$ 1400.00
Category:
Anglo-Saxon law, Acts
 
Author:
Title:
Federation of Malaya. Federal Ordinances and State and Settlement Enactments, Passed During the Year 1951
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1952.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the front hinge weak, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90650
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Hamilton, F.A.P.
Title:
The Law Relating to Charities in Ireland: With Forms, Precedents, and the Statutes Connected Therewith. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged
Publisher:
E. Ponsonby, 116, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1881.
Description:
The principal work of Pollock, King's Inn barrister (and grandson of Chief Baron Pollock), and the received edition of the first comprehensive treatise on the Irish law of charities, bringing together (and analyzing) the Acts of 1844, 1867, and 1871
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, quite worn and somewhat stained, a number of annotations, some substantive (including two inserted leaves); sound
Book No.:
W-74612
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
poor law, IRELAND
 
Author:
Title:
Statutes of the State of Nevada Passed at the Thirty-second Session of the Legislature 1925
Publisher:
State Printing Office, Carson City, 1925.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17782
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Nevada
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. The Third Edition. Baumgartner 3 [calling for 22 plates, all of which are present here, many folding]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1784.
Description:
Howard's masterwork, displaying the enormous empirical data upon the treatment of prisoners amassed by him just as the major reforms of English criminal law began, this edition completely revised and much expanded following Howard's journeys in 1780
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, rebacked, minor staining to the free endpapers, occasional foxing, else clean and wide-margined; without the half-title
Book No.:
W-77954
Price:
$ 700.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
 
Author:
Title:
Statutes of the State of Nevada Passed at the Twenty-first Session of the Legislature 1903
Publisher:
State Printing Office, Carson City, 1906.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, hinges loose, quite worn; a working copy
Book No.:
W-17781
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Nevada
 
Author:
Title:
Statutes of the State of Nevada Passed at the Twentieth Session of the Legislature 190l
Publisher:
State Printing Office, Carson City, 1906.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, stained, very worn and rubbed; usable only
Book No.:
W-17780
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Nevada
Author:
Bentham, George
Title:
Essai sur la Nomenclature et la Classification des Principales Branches d'Art-et-Science; Ouvrage Extrait du Chrestomathia de Jeremie Bentham
Publisher:
Bossange Frerres, Libraires, rue de Seine, No 12, Paris, 1823.
Description:
Sole edition of the work published under the name of Jeremy Bentham's nephew ("who worked extensively on his uncle's papers on logic and based on them a work of his own"), in which he translated those portions of Chrestomathia devoted to the subject
Condition:
Cloth-backed marbled boards, a bit of foxing, but a very good copy; with the half-title, a folding frontispiece and three tables on two folding leaves
Book No.:
W-76213
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
philosophy of law
Author:
Scobell (comp.), Henry
Title:
A Collection of Acts and Ordinances Of General Use, made in the Parliament Begun . . . 1640 [to] 1656 . . . Examined by the Original Records; And now printed by Special Order of Parliament [in two parts] [complete]. Wing E873. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Hills and John Field [etc.] [imprint varies], London, 1658-57.
Description:
One of the principal contemporary sources for the legislative enactments under Oliver Cromwell, and chronologically the most comprehensive, of particular importance given the enactments' exclusion from editions of statutes of the realm
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered polished calf, light browning, the Evelyn [and Taussig] copy, with Evelyn's bookplate and the Christie's auction slip laid in
Book No.:
W-77952
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, Interregnum
 
Author:
Bristol, John, Lord Bishop of
Title:
A Sermon Preach'd before the Society Corresponding with the Incorporated Society in Dublin, for promoting English Protestant Working Schools in Ireland [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by J. Oliver, London, 1752.
Description:
Condition:
Embrowned and disbound, tears to many leaves; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-51749
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
education, IRELAND, Religion
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:
Title:
Report from the Commissioners Appointed by his Majesty to Execute the Measures Recommended by a Select Committee of the House of Commons Respecting the Public Records of the Kingdom . . . With an Account of Their Proceedings [etc.]
Publisher:
Ordered, by the House of Lords, to be Printed, London], 1812.
Description:
The first major report of the Records Commissioners, summarizing the impressive progress made in the twelve years since the Commission's formation in preserving and publishing England's great store of public records; with many plates, some folding
Condition:
Morocco backed boards, worn, the joints cracked; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-50934
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Maurice Margarot, Delegate from London, to the British Convention. Before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, On the 13th and 14th of January, 1794, for Sedition [Robertson's Edition]
Publisher:
Printed for James Robertson, No. 4, Horse Wynd [etc.], Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
The trial marking the nadir of British reaction to the French Revolution, bridging the trials of Thomas Paine, John Horne Tooke, and Thomas Hardy, in which Margarot was convicted of sedition and sentenced to fourteen years transportation to Australia
Condition:
Definite embrowning and staining, in an attractive modern 1/4 calf somewhat unevenly faded
Book No.:
W-51742
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, trials, 18TH CENTURY, SCOTLAND
Author:
Mayo, Joseph
Title:
A Guide to Magistrates with Practical Forms for the Discharge of Their Duties Out of Court. To Which are Added Precedents For the Use of Prosecutors, Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables, Escheators, Clerks. . .Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by Chas. H. Wynne, Richmond, 1860.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, much pencilling, embrowned; a working copy
Book No.:
W-56683
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
 
Author:
Britton, William Everett
Title:
Cases on the Law of Bills and Notes
Publisher:
Callaghan and Company, Chicago, 194l.
Description:
Condition:
Worn wraps, crudely reinforced with tape; much pencilling; usable
Book No.:
W-63106
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Bills and Notes
 
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:
Federation of Malaya. Federal Ordinances and State and Settlement Enactments, Passed During the Year 1950
Publisher:
Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the joints splitting, but usable
Book No.:
W-90649
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Katz, Sanford N.
Title:
Child Snatching, The Legal Response to the Abduction of Children
Publisher:
American Bar Association, Chicago, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit faded and worn, but sound; 206 pages
Book No.:
W-30477
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Juvenile Law, Family Law
 
Author:
Schroeder, Theodore
Title:
"Obscene" Literature and Constitutional Law, A Forensic Defense of Freedom of the Press
Publisher:
Da Capo Press, New York, 1972.
Description:
The facsimile reissue of the 1911 edition, with a new and substantial introduction by Jerold S. Auerbach, who quotes with approval the description of Schroeder as "probably the most prolific champion of free speech and press in American history"
Condition:
Original cloth, showing wear; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-58281
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
freedom of speech, obscenity
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1935 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1935
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the hinges detaching; usable only
Book No.:
W-90648
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Deering, James H. (ed.)
Title:
The Code of Civil Procedure of the State of California
Publisher:
Bancroft Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1899.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, usable only; pocket-size
Book No.:
W-55878
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Acts, California
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1934 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1934
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1935.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90647
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Perloff, Harvey S. and Lowdon Wingo (eds.)
Title:
Issues in Urban Economics
Publisher:
Resources for the Future, Washington, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 668 pages
Book No.:
W-30475
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
economics
 
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:
Lang, Andrew G.
Title:
Estate Agency Law and Practice in New South Wales. Third Edition
Publisher:
Law Book Company Limited, Sydney, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 513 pages
Book No.:
W-30474
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Real Property, AUSTRALIA
 
Author:
Morland, Nigel
Title:
An Outline of Scientific Criminology
Publisher:
Cassell and Company Limited, London, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
A bit worn, the spine lightly faded, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-14436
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1932 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1932
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1933.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90645
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Vanderbilt, Arthur T.
Title:
Improving the Administration of Justice--Two Decades of Development, Presented as the Third in the Series of Robert S. Marx Lectures [at the University of Cincinnati College of Law]
Publisher:
College of Law, University of Cincinnati, Cincinnati, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
Original red cloth, gilt, rubbed and marked, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-75263
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1931 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1931
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1932.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90644
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
A Study of the Iron and Steel Industry in Latin America. Volumes I and II
Publisher:
United Nations, New York, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Bound as one volume; a scuffed but sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30472
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
LATIN AMERICA
Author:
Boone, Charles T.
Title:
Pleading Under the Codes
Publisher:
Sumner Whitney & Co., San Francisco, 1885.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, usable; pocket-size
Book No.:
W-55877
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
pleading, codification
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1930 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1930
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1931.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90643
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1930 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1930
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1931.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, cocked but sound
Book No.:
W-90642
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Howard, A.E. Dick
Title:
Toward the Open Society in Central and Eastern Europe
Publisher:
University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 1995.
Description:
Reprinted from the Tanner Lectures on Human Values, Volume 16
Condition:
Printed wraps; 71 pages
Book No.:
W-30471
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
freedom of press, EUROPE
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1929 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1929
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1930.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90641
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
International Symposium on Packaging, Economic Development, and the Environment
Publisher:
Institute of Packaging Professionals, Herndon, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, sound, but with numerous markings in ink
Book No.:
W-30470
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
international law, environmental law
 
Author:
Title:
Inauguration de l'Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature
Publisher:
N.p., n.p., 1972.
Description:
The ceremonies and addresses inaugurating the organization originally established in 1959 under the name of the Centre National d'Etudes Judiciarires, upon the occasion of the move to its new quarters and its re-naming; no copy in OCLC
Condition:
Original oblong printed stapled illustrated wraps, well-preserved, 56 pages
Book No.:
W-74603
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
FRANCE
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1926 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1926
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, one signature loose; usable
Book No.:
W-90640
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Dunlap, M.E.
Title:
Abridgment of Elementary Law [etc.]
Publisher:
F.H. Thomas Law Book Co., St. Louis, 1892.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, spine defective, a working copy; pocket-size
Book No.:
W-55876
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Abridgements, education
Author:
Dalrymple, David, Lord Hailes]
Title:
A Catalogue of the Lords of Session, from the Institution of the College of Justice, in the year 1532. With Historical Notes. Quarto
Publisher:
N.p., Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
The first revision, significantly expanded, of the first effort to provide biographical detail of the Scots judiciary, undertaken by Lord Hailes, advisor to James Boswell and to whom Dr. Johnson is said to have turned "on any matter of Scottish law"
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a clean copy with ample margins. 18+42 pages; one copy in a law library in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76204
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
biography, SCOTLAND
Author:
Smith, John William
Title:
A Compendium of Mercantile Law. A New Edition. Greatly Enlarged and Revised Throughout from the Last English Edition. By James P. Holcombe and William Y. Gholson. Cohen BEAL 2449
Publisher:
D. Appleton & Company, 200 Broadway [etc.], New York, 1850.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, rubbed, definite foxing, else a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-76202
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Commercial Law
Author:
Gaffney, Paul Lawrence
Title:
Ronald Dworkin on Law and Interpretation. A Dissertation Submitted to the Faculty of the School of Philosophy Of the Catholic University of American In Partial Fulfillment of the Requirements For the Degree Doctor of Philosophy
Publisher:
Privately Printed, District of Columbia, 1990.
Description:
The copy of Dr. Gaffney's doctoral thesis presented to the Director of his thesis committee, Antonio S. Cua, anticipating Dr Gaffney's 1996 monograph on Dworkin, "Ronald Dworkin on Law As Integrity: Rights As Principles of Adjudication"
Condition:
Original oversized blue buckram, gilt, double-spaced typescript, 309 pages, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-77940
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
philosophy of law
 
Author:
Khan, Zillur R. and A.T.R. Rahman
Title:
Provincial Autonomy & Constitution Making, The Case of Bangladesh
Publisher:
Green Book House, Dacca, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Worn, the binding strained; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-51730
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
BANGLADESH, Asian law, federalism
 
Author:
Stein, Eric and Thomas L. Nicholson (eds.)
Title:
American Enterprise in the European Common Market, A Legal Profile
Publisher:
University of Michigan Law School, Ann Arbor, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Volume one (only) of two
Book No.:
W-56676
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
international law, EUROPE
 
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:
Gaylin, Willard
Title:
Partial Justice, A Study of Bias in Sentencing
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56671
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Burn, Richard
Title:
The Justice of the Peace, and Parish Officer. Four Volumes. Twentieth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for T. Cadell [and others], London, 1805.
Description:
An uncommon edition of the most popular work on English local government, and the first not to have been edited by either Richard Burn or his son, appearing as the office's power had begun to wane; one copy in COPAC, two in this country in OCLC
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, crimson morocco labels, gilt-ruled and lettered, an especially well-preserved set
Book No.:
W-73657
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
justices of peace
 
Author:
Title:
U.S. Participation in the UN. Report by the President to the Congress for the Year 1974
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a good copy; 478 pages
Book No.:
W-91298
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
United Nations
 
Author:
Vervliet, Jeroen
Title:
The Peace Palace Library Centennial, The Collection as a Mirror of the Historical Development of International Law, 1904-2004
Publisher:
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague, 2004.
Description:
The catalogue celebrating the centenary of the Peace Palace Library, established together with the Peace Palace itself through the munificence of Andrew Carnegie, with chapters on the library's history, its Grotius collection, and much else
Condition:
Original printed illustrated sewn wraps, as new; 58 pages
Book No.:
W-73443
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Ramirez, J. Isidro
Title:
La Paz del Chaco, La Defensa de la Linea de Hitos y el Comite de Tres
Publisher:
Imprenta Ferrari Hmos, Buenos Aires, 1942.
Description:
Presentation copy "Al Doctor Robert D. Harvard, Agregado / Cultural de la Ambajada de los Esta / dos Unidos de Aemrica, como testi / monio de respet y aprecio / Asuncion 30 de Novembre de 1945 / Luis Ramirez"
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, browned, the back wrap detaching, a usable copy only; 335 pages
Book No.:
W-91297
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Vause, W. Gary
Title:
Labor Arbitration in State and Local Government
Publisher:
Center for Employment Relations and Law, Tallahassee, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 214 pages
Book No.:
W-30468
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
labor law, arbitration
Author:
Cosgrove, Richard A.
Title:
The Rule of Law, Albert Venn Dicey, Victorian Jurist
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1980.
Description:
The first biography of Dicey, "the most influential constitutional authority of late Victorian and Edwardian England, whose 'Law of the Constitution' became a classic, and who restored the Vinerian Chair of English Law at Oxford to eminence
Condition:
Original cloth, a few pages creased, else a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-73654
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
biography, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Meadows, [Sir P[hilip]]
Title:
Narrative of the Principal Actions Occurring in the Wars Betwixt Sweden and Denmark. Before and after the Roschild Treaty . . . Together With A View of the Swedish and Other Affairs . . . with Relation to England [etc.]
Publisher:
N.p., n.p., n.d..
Description:
Condition:
A modern Xerographic reprint of the London edition of 1677, in flexible red wraps; a scholar's working copy only
Book No.:
W-70175
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
SWEDEN, DENMARK, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1925 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1925
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1926.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90639
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Horwill, Herbert W.
Title:
The Usages of the American Constitution
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Glasgow, 1925.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, quite worn and cocked; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-91295
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1924 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1924
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1925.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, worn but sound
Book No.:
W-90638
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Getman, Julius G. and Jerry R. Anderson
Title:
Myths and Assumptions in Labor Law, The Role of Empirical Research
Publisher:
Bureau of National Affairs, Washington, 1972.
Description:
Unit Six of Labor Relations and Social Problems, A Course Book
Condition:
Wraps, a good copy, hole-punched for ring binding; 160 pages
Book No.:
W-30466
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
labor law
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1923 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1923
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the spine badly damaged; usable only
Book No.:
W-90637
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Holman, Frank E.
Title:
Story of the "Bricker" Amendment (The First Phase)
Publisher:
Committee for Constitutional Government, New York, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn blue wraps, browned and showing wear, but usable; 179 pages
Book No.:
W-91293
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1922 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1922
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1923.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, discolored but sound
Book No.:
W-90636
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Bledsoe, A.J.
Title:
Business Law for Business Men, State of California. . .Sixteenth Edition
Publisher:
The Tribune Press, Oakland, 1938.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56819
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
California, Commercial Law, corporations
 
Author:
Title:
Pour supprimer ce crime: La Guerre. Plan Henri-Demont de 1908, Developpe et Propose aux Allies en 1918
Publisher:
Union Universelle: "Pour Supprimer Ce Crime: La Guerre", Paris, 1932.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, showing some wear, but quite usable; 274 pages, with a large folding plan or poster, protesting La Guerre
Book No.:
W-91292
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
FRANCE
 
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:
Vining, Joseph
Title:
The Authoritative and the Authoritarian
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-14425
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
 
Author:
Title:
Plateau, A Quarterly [Volume 12, number 1 through Volume 25, number 4, lacking two issues]
Publisher:
Northern Arizona Society of Science and Art, Flagstaff, 1939-54.
Description:
A long run of a superb journal, the official publication of the Society and its museum (The Museum of Northern Arizona), founded in 1928 and devoted to the scientific resources of northern Arizona and their preservation in situ; sixty issues in total
Condition:
Original stapled printed wraps, generally in good condition
Book No.:
W-91291
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Arizona
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1921 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1921
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1922.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90634
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Title:
Roycroft
Publisher:
The Roycrofters, East Aurora, 1922.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn illustrated wraps, some wear and a bit fragile, but a usable copy; the December, 1922 issue [volume XI, No. 4]
Book No.:
W-91290
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Author:
Kent, James
Title:
Commentaries on American Law. Four Volumes. Cohen 5398
Publisher:
Published by O. Halsted [etc.] [imprint varies], New-York, 1826-30.
Description:
First edition of a pre-eminent work of American law, praised by Story and, in Lawrence Friedman's words, "immediately [becoming] the standard general treatise on law in the United States", devolving on Kent the sobriquet of "The American Blackstone"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed and some light foxing, else a very good set, once that of Francis Granger, with his ownership signature in all volumes
Book No.:
W-77939
Price:
$ 6500.00
Category:
American Law
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1920 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1920
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1921.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, the front hinge starting, yet usable
Book No.:
W-90633
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Whitcomb, Debra, et al.
Title:
An Exemplary Project, Stop Rape Crisis Center, Baton Rouge, Louisiana
Publisher:
Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Washington, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, a bit sunned; 96 pages
Book No.:
W-90498
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, Louisiana
 
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Year Books of Edward II. 1&2 Edward II. A.D. 1307-1309. Volume I [The Year Books Series, Volume I]
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1903.
Description:
Maitland's dazzling, pioneering effort commencing the Selden Society's Year Books Series, speculating on the origin and purpose of the Year Books and containing his essay which, in John Baker's words, "is still the best introduction to Law French"
Condition:
Later blue buckram, gilt, a bit rubbed, occasional light pencilling in the introduction, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-69773
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Year Books, MEDIEVAL, 14TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1919 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1919
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1920.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, sound
Book No.:
W-90632
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Title:
The Tryal and Condemnation of Sir John Friend . . . For Conspiring to Raise Rebellion in These Kingdoms . . . Who upon full Evidence was found Guilty of High-Treason, at the Sessions-House in the Old Bayly [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Brabazon Aylmer, at the Three Pigeons [etc.], London, 1696.
Description:
The penultimate instance under English law (the last the next day) in which a defendant was charged with treason and hanged without benefit of counsel, Friend arraigned just two days before Parliament enacted enabling legislation
Condition:
A good copy, in a modern 1/4 calf gilt over marbled boards
Book No.:
W-59212
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Wills, Antoinette
Title:
Crime and Punishment in Revolutionary Paris
Publisher:
Greenwood Press, Westport, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-12683
Price:
$ 22.50
Category:
FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY, criminal law
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
A Grand Abridgment of the Common and Statute Law of England . . . Very usefull and beneficiall for all persons whatsoever that desire to have any knowledge in the said Laws. In Four Parts [in Two Volumes, Complete]. Wing S3188; Cowley 167. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by E. Flesher, J. Streater, and B. Twyford [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
Sheppard's last work and, with his earlier abridgment (upon which this work is based), a pioneering one, the first to be in English and the first, in Holdsworth's words, to consist of "scientifically constructed treatises on all branches of the law"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-library, some foxing and browning, yet still a good usable set
Book No.:
W-77937
Price:
$ 3000.00
Category:
Abridgements
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1918 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1918
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1919.
Description:
With the Federated Malay States Index to the Civil Procedure Code, 1918, laid in
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90631
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
Author:
Bruce, Isabel Campbell and Edith Eickhoff
Title:
The Michigan Poor Law, Its Development and Administration with Special Reference to State Provision for Medical Care of the Indigent. Edited with an Introductory Note and Selected Court Decisions by Sophonisba P. Breckinridge
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the ownership signature of Ruth E. Hyde dated 1936; Social Service Monographs, Number Twenty-three
Book No.:
W-77936
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
poor law, medicine, Michigan
 
Author:
Title:
Federated Malay States. Enactments Passed During the Year 1917 and Rules Thereunder, Together with Rules, Etc., Under Enactments Passed Prior to 1917
Publisher:
F.M.S. Government Press, Kuala Lumpur, 1918.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, worn but sound
Book No.:
W-90630
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, MALAYSIA
 
Author:
Clark, William L.
Title:
Handbook of Criminal Law. Third Edition
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1915.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17763
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
corporations, criminal law
 
Author:
Goldschmidt, Verner
Title:
Retlig Adfaerd, En Analyse af Retsmyndigheders Adfaerd med Eksempler Saerlig fra den Kriminelle Retspleje i Gronland. Two Volumes
Publisher:
C.A. Reitzels Forlag, Kobenhavn, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
Original sewn wraps, a bit chipped, but quite a good set
Book No.:
W-51724
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Library Book Catalog, Author Catalog
Publisher:
United States Department of Justice, Washington, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, a bit discolored, but sound; 170 pages
Book No.:
W-90497
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
Author:
Stubbs, William]
Title:
The Crown Circuit Companion. First American Edition; Into Which Has Been Incorporated the Work Formerly Published under the Name of the Crown Circuit Assistant. Both Works Have also Been Carefully Revised [etc.]. Cohen 8342
Publisher:
Published by R. M'Dermut & D.D. Arden, No. 1 City-Hotel, Broadway, New-York, 1816.
Description:
Only American edition of the 'Bible' for any English lawyer practising criminal law "in the country", away from the central courts in Westminster, arranged by subject; with a table specifying felonies clergyable and non-clergyable
Condition:
Modern recycled linen cloth, gilt, heavily foxed, a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-46104
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
 
Author:
Sakmyster, David
Title:
Twilight of the Fifth Sun
Publisher:
Dragon Moon Press, Calgary, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy, inscribed by the author on the title; with a copy of a book review of the work laid in
Book No.:
W-91288
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Andrew M'Kinley, before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, on the 18th Day of July 1817, for Administering Unlawful Oaths
Publisher:
Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. [etc.], Edinburgh, 1818.
Description:
Only report of the trial which Lord Cockburn called "extraordinary . . . one of the most striking I ever witnessed in a court of justice", in which the first crown witness admitted having been promised a reward by the prosecution for his testimony
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, the title and last leaf dusty, else a good copy; 70 pages
Book No.:
W-76989
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Interim Status: The Release, Control, and Detention of Accused Juvenile Offenders Between Arrest and Disposition
Publisher:
Ballinger Publishing Company, Cambridge, 1980.
Description:
Part of the efforts of the Institute of Judicial Administration of the American Bar Association to establish Juvenile Justice Standards; with the Addendum of Revisions in the 1977 Tentative Draft
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91287
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Crawford, Otho
Title:
Cases and Materials: Evidence for Police
Publisher:
University Press of America, Lanham, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue printed wraps, typescript, well-preserved; 59 pages
Book No.:
W-91286
Price:
$ 25.00
Category: