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Author:
Cary, Richard
Title:
Le Necessarie use & Fruit de les Pleadings, conteine en le lieur de le tresreverend Edward Coke Lattorney general law Roigne: Ouesque un Collection de commemorable buy cases sparsim cite en les Arguments de mesme les Reportes [etc.]. S.T.C. 4719; Cowley 99
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight. An. Dom. 1601. Cum Priuilegio, London, 1601.
Description:
Sole edition of Cary's analysis and digest of the transcripts from the records preserved by Coke in the first part of his Reports and "considered so important" (in the words of Dr. Baker) as to justify this separate, contemporary treatment of them
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, title darkened, definite staining, an extensive marginal gloss in the first pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79650
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases, books of entry, Abridgements
 
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Title:
Reasons for a Registry: Shewing briefly The great Benefits and Advantages that may accrew to this Nation thereby. And Likewise Reconciling those mistaken Inconveniences which many have conceived thereof. Wing R486. 4to
Publisher:
Printed for Charles Harper . . . in Fleetstreet, London, 1678.
Description:
Part of the centuries' long debate, first bruited by Henry VIII, whether to require registration of title or of conveyances (or of neither), not finally resolved in England until the mid-19th century and, comprehensively, the 20th century
Condition:
Modern boards, printed paper label, browned, else quite sound with untrimmed edges and both blanks, the first chipped and soiled; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79651
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
colonies, Connecticut, conveyancing, Real Property
 
Author:
Title:
A Conference Desired by the Lords and Had by a Committee of both Houses, Concerning the Rights and Privileges of the Subjects. Discoursed by . . . Master Selden [and] Sir Edward Cooke. With the Objections . . . and the Answers. Wing E1284C
Publisher:
Printed by A.N. for Mathew Walbancke, and Richard Best [etc.], London, 1642.
Description:
The all-important first portion of the debates leading up to the Petition of Right, recording the arguments and authorities of Coke, Digges, Littleton, and Selden, Sir Robert Heath's objections as Attorney General, and their answers in response
Condition:
Modern 1/4 unlettered calf over marbled boards and edges, some browning and staining, but crisp with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79652
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
English constitutional law, Parliament
 
Author:
Trevers, Joseph
Title:
An Essay To the Restoring of our Decayed Trade. Wherein is Described, the Smugglers, Lawyers, and Officers Frauds. Wing T2129
Publisher:
Printed for Giles Widdowes [and two others], London, 1675.
Description:
First edition of Trevers's only work, attributing part of the decline of the English wool trade to the law, proposing several legal reforms and, in his postscript, fiercely attacking lawyers, who "multiply like Catterpillers in a dry summer"
Condition:
Modern dark brown calf, gilt lettered, some browning, the margin of last leaf chipped (no loss), else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79653
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Commercial Law, legal reform, Legal Ethics
 
Author:
Perkins, John
Title:
A Profitable Booke of Mr. Iohn Perkins, Sometimes Fellow of the Inner Temple. Treating of the Laws of England. Translated out of French into English for the benefit of young Students and others. An Dom. 1657. Wing P1544A
Publisher:
Printed for Matthew Walbanck . . . within Grays-Inne Gate, London, 1657.
Description:
A rare variant printing of the second edition in English of one of the classics of English land law, one which Holdsworth pairs with Littleton's Tenures; with a portion devoted to the law as it affected women, including dower; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked, browned, elaborately glossed through Dower, with the ownership signature of John Peck (adm Middle 1681); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79649
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Real Property, women's law, Dower

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