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Author:
Hollis, Christopher
Title:
The Homicide Act, The First Thorough Examination of How the Homicide Act Has Been Working in Practice
Publisher:
Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-14027
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Toch, Hans
Title:
Police, Prisons, and the Problem of Violence
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a bit soiled, but quite sound; 142 pages
Book No.:
W-90119
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law
Author:
Wade, John
Title:
A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming, Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Publisher:
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Description:
Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Condition:
Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77344
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
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:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
History of the Common Law [etc.] [with] An Analysis of the Civil Part of the Law. The Fourth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . for T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1779.
Description:
The best early edition of Hale's classic works, prepared by Charles Runnington who (in Holdsworth's words) "prefixed a life of Hale, and added very extensive notes"; Hale's 'Analysis', though not called for by the title page, is appended
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, a bit embrowned, but sound
Book No.:
W-66012
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law, English Law
Author:
Title:
A Short, but Just Account of the Tryal of Benjamin Harris, upon an Information Brought against him For Printing and Vending a late Seditious Book called An Appeal from the Country To the City, For the Preservation of His Majesties Person [&c]. Wing S3565
Publisher:
Printed in the Year 1679 [i.e. 1680], London, 1679.
Description:
The sole account of Harris' trial, "a strange combination of seditious libel and scandalum magnatum", influential upon the writings of Henry Care and John Hawles and on emerging libel doctrine, "reviv[ing] the claim to the jury's right to decide law"
Condition:
Modern buckram over boards, ex-library, some foxing and browning, but a usable copy; folio, eight pages
Book No.:
W-76119
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, libel and slander, juries
 
Author:
Wolfgang, Marvin E., et al. (comps.)
Title:
Domestic Criminal Violence, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, a bit wrinkled, but quite sound; 363 pages
Book No.:
W-90124
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Family Law, Mare Island Case, marriage, Bibliography
 
Author:
Morland, Nigel
Title:
An Outline of Sexual Criminology
Publisher:
Hart Publishing Co., New York, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-15700
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Crime and the Abuse of Power: Offences and Offenders beyond the Reach of the Law?
Publisher:
International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation, Milan, 1980.
Description:
Contributions to the Sixth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and the Treatment of Offenders
Condition:
Wraps, a bit soiled, but a sound copy; 95 pages
Book No.:
W-90355
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Liktorius, Alvita and David J. Stang
Title:
Altruism, Bystander Intervention, and Helping Behavior: A Bibliography
Publisher:
N.p., 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 44 photocopied pages
Book No.:
W-90236
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Chappell, Duncan, et al.
Title:
Criminal Investigation: A Selective Literature Review and Bibliography
Publisher:
Criminology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, 1981.
Description:
States "Not for publication, citation, or further distribution."
Condition:
Plastic spiral-bound wraps; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-90283
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Wilson, Paul R.
Title:
The Other Side of Rape
Publisher:
University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps with a bit of ink underlining, presentation copy
Book No.:
W-90087
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, criminal law
 
Author:
Clark, William L.
Title:
Hand-Book of Criminal Law. Second Edition by Francis B. Tiffany
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1907.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, very rubbed; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-41774
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Kirchoff, Gerd Ferdinand
Title:
Basic Concepts in Victimology
Publisher:
Inter University Centre, Dubrovnik, 1989.
Description:
Lecture to a course, "The Victim and the Criminal Justice System"
Condition:
Stapled wraps, photocopied; 19 pages
Book No.:
W-90162
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
Author:
Baldwin, Andrew Knapp and William
Title:
The New Newgate Calendar; Being Interesting Memoirs of Notorious Characters, Who have been convicted of Outrages on the Laws of England, During the Seventeenth Century, Brought Down to the Present Time [etc.] [title varies]. Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for J. and J. Cundee, Ivy-Lane [etc.] [imprint varies], London and Liverpool, n.d..
Description:
Seemingly the earliest issuance of Knapp and Baldwin's massive five volume compilation, describing the actions of (inter alia) "traitors, murderers, ravishers, pirates, sharpers, fraudulent bankrupts, imposters, and thieves of every description"
Condition:
3/4 green morocco over marbled boards, a sumptuous Riviere binding, joints rubbed, two cracking but firm, extensively illustrated; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-79621
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:
De Pace Regis et Regni, viz. A Treatise declaring which be the great and generall Offences of the Realme . . . as Treasons, Homicides, and Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Vnlawfull assemblies [etc.]. S.T.C. 20497. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1615.
Description:
The penultimate edition of the first work on English criminal law written in English, exceptionally thorough, called by Holdsworth "comprehensive and well arranged", with extensive (even exhaustive) references and sidenotes complementing the text
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, a bit rubbed, rebacked, some fore-margins cut close, but legibility preserved, particularly clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78368
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Petersilia, Joan
Title:
Expanding Options for Criminal Sentencing
Publisher:
Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 110 pages
Book No.:
W-90357
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Penology
 
Author:
Cumming, Sir John
Title:
A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:
Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District, New Scotland Yard, London, 1935.
Description:
The third edition of a work first published in 1914, covering a fifty year period, arranged by subject with cross-indexes by author, geography and subject, emphasising England and the Commonwealth
Condition:
Original limp wraps, interleaved, showing wear; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-20498
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, criminal law
Author:
Speed, Samuel
Title:
Fragmenta Carceris: Or, The Kings-Bench Scuffle; with the Humors of the Common-Side. The Kings Bench Letany, and the Legend of Duke Humphrey. Wing S4901. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by J.R. for Tho. Rooks at the Lamb and Ink Bottle [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
The work in verse dedicated to his fellow prisoners by Speed, the bookseller arrested on charges of publishing and distributing seditious works, full of irony and humor, opining that "Wisdom is the Wing of the Soul", in or out of prison
Condition:
Later mottled calf, gilt, rebacked, the original spine laid down, light browning, the margins cut close (main text unaffected); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79917
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Poetry, humor, prisons, Law and Literature, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno XIIII Reginae Elizabethe. At the parliament begunne and holden at Westminster . . . in the xiiii yeere of the raigne [1572] of our most gracious soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as folowith. S.T.C. 9478; Beale S296
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in Powles Churche yarde by Richard Jugge [etc.], London, 1573-75.
Description:
The Parliament convened at the height of the perceived threat of Mary Queen of Scots to Elizabeth, the law of treason strengthened and the penalties upon those attempting to rescue those held, as Mary was, on charges of treason enhanced [c.2]
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf, somewhat rubbed and lightly browned, the act on vagabonds and relief of the poor [c.5] with an extensive gloss; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79411
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, poor law
 
Author:
Madan, Martin
Title:
Thoughts on Executive Justice, with Respect to our Criminal Laws, Particularly on the Circuits. Dedicated to the Judges of Assize; And recommended to the Perusal of All Magistrates; and to all Persons who are liable to serve on Crown Juries
Publisher:
Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, London, 1785.
Description:
An important part of the literature on capital punishment, criticizing the overly frequent granting of pardons and reprieves, prompting a response from a youthful Samuel Romilly and marking the beginning of the public debate on the death penalty
Condition:
First edition, in a contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, else very clean and bright, G.D. Squibb's copy with his bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79765
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
legal reform, criminal law, capital punishment
 
Author:
Rubin, Sol
Title:
Psychiatry and Criminal Law, Illusions, Fictions, and Myths
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, 1965.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, note criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "Gil -- Warmest regards to a sensitive & understanding guy. Sol"
Condition:
Black cloth, a bit faded, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-90218
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychiatry
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
Loffice Et aucthoritie de Iustices de peace, in part collect per le iades tresreuerend iudge, Mounsieur A. Fitzherbert et ore enlarge per Richard Crompton, vn Apprentice de le common ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 10978; Beale T329
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Richarde Tottill, London, 1583.
Description:
First edition of Crompton's major expansion of Fitzherbert's classic work, his separate treatment of the justices, their jurisdiction and powers, anticipating Lambarde and Dalton; with for the only time the valuable index compiled by William West
Condition:
Modern calf, double blind ruled, gilt lettered, light browning, lacking one leaf (folio 177), else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79423
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
justices of peace, coroners, criminal law, sheriffs
Author:
Jones, William
Title:
An Inquiry into the Legal Mode of Suppressing Riots. With a Constitutional Plan of Future Defence. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for C. Dilly, in The Poultry, London, 1782.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit embrowned; attractive
Book No.:
W-15620
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
bailments, criminal law
 
Author:
Moley, Raymond
Title:
Our Criminal Courts
Publisher:
Minton, Balch & Company, New York, 1930.
Description:
The highly regarded survey partly underwritten by the Council for Research in the Social Sciences at Columbia, written by one of Franklin Roosevelt's Brain Trusters and most intimate advisers, long active in the reform of the courts
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, the spine dull; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-62411
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Kuhlman, Augustus Frederick (prep.)
Title:
A Guide to Material on Crime and Criminal Justice
Publisher:
H.W. Wilson Company, New York, 1929.
Description:
Condition:
Tan buckram, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90469
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Glaser, Daniel, et al.
Title:
The Violent Offender
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 39 pages
Book No.:
W-90115
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Kuhlhorn, Eckart and Bo Svensson
Title:
Crime Prevention
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a bit worn, but sound; 319 pages
Book No.:
W-90063
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, SWEDEN
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Thomas Hardy for High Treason, at the Sessions House in the Old Bailey [etc.]. Taken in Short-hand By Joseph Gurney. Four Volumes in Two
Publisher:
Sold by Martha Gurney, Bookseller, Holborn Hill, London, 1794-95.
Description:
The most extensive of all the reports of the trial including "one of the great speeches of [Erskine's] career", securing Hardy's acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution's effects swirled throughout England
Condition:
Modern brown cloth, gilt, some foxing and staining, a few tears, the binding a bit strained, yet a good usable set
Book No.:
W-70759
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Caroli II Regis . . . Decimo Quarto. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the Eighth day of May, Anno Dom. 1661 . . . And there continued . . . And thence Prorogued to the 18th of February then next following. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1662.
Description:
The rare complete record of the first, major legislation of the Restoration's Cavalier Parliament, including the Licensing of the Press Act (c.33), the Act of Uniformity (c.4), and the Act for Better Relief of the Poor (c.12); five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, clean and well preserved with generous margins and the final blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79476
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, freedom of press, criminal law, Religion, poor law
 
Author:
Tonry, Michael and Norval Morris
Title:
Crime and Justice, An Annual Review of Research. Volume 3
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1981.
Description:
Seven essays, including Michael Ignatieff's "State, Civil Society, and Total Institutions: A Critique of Recent Social Histories of Punishment"
Condition:
Gray cloth, a good copy
Book No.:
W-90225
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Penology
Author:
Title:
Central Criminal Court. Calendar of Prisoners, For the Session Commencing On Tuesday, the 8th day of January, 1924 [through 1970]. Eighteen Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by Merser & Sons, Ltd. [imprint varies], London, 1924-70.
Description:
A rare, almost half-century run of Old Bailey prisoners' monthly calendars, an estimated 50,000 accused, providing their names, ages, occupations, and the crimes charged, described with specificity; in no source consulted, including RLIN & OCLC
Condition:
Blue buckram and unbound as issued, ex Law Society; quite sound
Book No.:
W-67483
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
criminal law
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:
Halleck, Seymour L.
Title:
The Mentally Disordered Offender
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 215 pages
Book No.:
W-30858
Price:
$ 12.50
Category:
insanity, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Repertoire General des Causes Celebres Anciennes et Modernes, Redige par une Societe d'Hommes de Lettres, sous la Direction de B. Saint-Edme [etc.]. Deuxieme Serie--Tome III [and IV] [only]
Publisher:
Louis Rosier, Editeur, Paris, 1854.
Description:
The first volume devoted to the Girondins and Philippe Egalite, with the second to eight matters, including several women, among them Madame Bolard and the Comtesse du Barri
Condition:
Marbled boards, rebacked in cloth, the front board detached; a working copy
Book No.:
W-91737
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, FRANCE
Author:
Astry, James
Title:
A General Charge to All Grand Juries, with Advice to those of Life and Death, Nisi Prius, &c. Collected and Publish'd For the ease of Justices of the Peace . . . To which is Prefix'd, A Discourse of the Antiquity, Power and Duty of Juries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for W. Turner . . . and Thomas Emery [etc.], London, 1703.
Description:
First edition of Astry's uncommon charge and his only work, devoted exclusively to criminal law and the role of the jury, his exposition on the jury followed by what is essentially an elementary treatise on crime, from high treason to misdemeanors
Condition:
Original unlettered sheep, the spine chipped and strengthened with tape, a clean working copy, with the bookplate of Harold Hemsley; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79542
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
justices of peace, criminal law, juries, Grand Jury Charges
Author:
Title:
Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Session of this present parlament . . . the iiii daie of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our most dread Souuereigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9430 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Rychard Grafton, London, 1553.
Description:
An early printing during a tumultuous year, Parliament enacting the first Riot Act [c.5], establishing a public militia [c.5], abolishing non-Church of England religious books and most images [c.10], and outlawing "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79223
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
 
Author:
Farrington, David P. and Roger Tarling (eds.)
Title:
Prediction in Criminology
Publisher:
State University of New York Press, Albany, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth, a good copy
Book No.:
W-90365
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Cumming, Sir John
Title:
A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:
Patterson Smith, Montclair, 1970.
Description:
Facsimile reissue of the 1935 edition of a work first published in 1914, covering a fifty year period, arranged by subject with cross-indexes by author, geography and subject, emphasising England and the Commonwealth
Condition:
Gray buckram, the rear board a bit bumped, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90420
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Bibliography, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
General Deterrence, A Conference on Current Research and Standpoints
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 386 pages
Book No.:
W-90210
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
A Compleat Collection of State-Tryals, and Proceedings upon Impeachments for High Treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours [with] A Supplement [in two volumes] to the Four Volumes of the First Edition. Six Volumes [complete]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for Timothy Goodwin [and five others] [imprints vary], London, 1719-30.
Description:
First edition of the state trials, the massive effort continued and expanded upon for over a century and offering (in Holdsworth's words) "a unique value for constitutional and legal historians, and a very considerable value [for many others]"
Condition:
Contemporary panelled calf, quite worn, joints cracked, one board loose, spines varnished, the bindings not uniform, minor staining; a clean working set
Book No.:
W-78098
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Courts
Publisher:
Nat'l Advisory Commission on Crim. Justice Standards & Goals, Washington, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized printed wraps; 358 pages
Book No.:
W-30575
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, courts
Author:
Title:
Anno XXXI Reginae Elizabethae. At a Session of Parliament holden at Westminster. . . in the one and thirtieth yeere [1589] of our most gratious Soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as followeth. S.T.C. 9488.5; Beale S304. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1589.
Description:
The parliament enacting the 'Erection of Cottages Act' [c.7], requiring that any cottage built must have at least four acres of freehold or the equivalent, seeking to prevent overnight squatter construction, legislation not to be repealed until 1775
Condition:
Modern blind tooled 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and staining, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79447
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
Acts, poor law, criminal law
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:
Miller, John
Title:
An Inquiry into the Present State of the Statute and Criminal Law of England
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1822.
Description:
The rare work written by a Lincoln's Inn barrister, expanding upon his influential rebuttal of the Report from the Select Committee on Criminal Laws, amounting (in Radzinowicz's words) to what "may well be called the 'Counter-Report'"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, a trifle worn, but well-preserved; three copies in OCLC, none in North America
Book No.:
W-75970
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law, Acts
Author:
Bayne, Alexander
Title:
Institutions of the Criminal Law of Scotland
Publisher:
Printed for, and sold by Gideon Crawfurd Bookseller [etc.], Edinburgh, 1748.
Description:
Second (and last) edition of the second legal treatise on Scots criminal law, written by Bayne for his students at the University of Edinburgh where he was the first occupant of the chair of Scots law; rare, ESTC locating three copies in this country
Condition:
Modern black cloth, gilt, light browning, else a very good, crisp copy
Book No.:
W-79116
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Minutes of the Proceedings before the Lords Committees for Privileges, On the Claim to the Title of Earl of Anglesey
Publisher:
N.p., Dublin, 1771.
Description:
A rare work recording the final decision upon the English estates part of "the most dramatic case ever arising under British law", memorialized in part in Smollett's "Peregrine Pickle" and featuring multiple bigamous marriages, forgery and perjury
Condition:
Original stabbed marbled wraps, lightly worn, a very good crisp copy, 64 pages, with the date of 1771 changed manually to 1772; five copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76948
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, law of heraldry, Law and Literature, criminal law, marriage
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Pleas of the Crown: In Two Parts. Or, A Methodical Summary of the Principal Matters relating to that Subject [and] three other Treatises . . . Of Sheriffs Accompts, Trial of Witches, and Provisions for the Poor. Second Part . . . by Giles Jacob
Publisher:
Printed by J[ohn] N[utt] Assignee of Edw. Sayer, Esq. [etc.], London, 1716.
Description:
The sole collected edition of all four of these works by Hale, including the witchcraft trial at which he presided and which was to figure importantly in Cotton Mather's account, joined by the continuation of Hale's "Pleas" undertaken by Giles Jacob
Condition:
Modern calf, some browning, mainly lightish, the binding strained and beginning to crack about halfway through, otherwise sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79370
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law
 
Author:
Walker, Marcia J. and Stanley L. Brodsky (eds.)
Title:
Sexual Assault, The Victim and the Rapist
Publisher:
Lexington Books, Lexington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, the boards a bit warped, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90086
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Rape, criminal law, women's law
 
Author:
Morris, Norval
Title:
Madness and the Criminal Law
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54061
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, insanity
 
Author:
Title:
Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1987. A National Crime Survey Report
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, oversized, worn but sound; 113 pages
Book No.:
W-90232
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
 
Author:
Schumacher, Mary
Title:
Violent Offending, A Report on Recent Trends in Violent Offending and Some Characteristics of the Violent Offender
Publisher:
A.R. Shearer, Government Printer, Wellington, 1971.
Description:
A report from the Justice Department of New Zealand
Condition:
Stapled wraps, well-preserved; 62 pages
Book No.:
W-90120
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, NEW ZEALAND
Author:
Title:
The Trials Of all the Prisoners Who Were Try'd at the Assizes held at Maidstone, for the County of Kent . . . before the Hon. Sir Thomas Denison, Knt. one of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for G. Griffith . . . in the Little Old Bailey, London, 1750.
Description:
A rare example of criminal trials at assizes "in the country", twenty-five in total, for, among other crimes, robbery, arson, rape (two; one of a ten-year old), and stealing a mare, with jury verdicts from acquittal to death; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Later plain wraps, printed decorated paper label, hand-lettered, showing wear and a very little worming, else a good wide-margined copy; 12 pages
Book No.:
W-76399
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal law, Rape, trials
Author:
Title:
Anno Primo Edwardi Sexti. Statutes made in the Parlament begon at westminstr the fowerthe daye of Nouember [1547] . . . and from thence continued to the xxiiii daye of Decembre then next ensuyng [etc.]. S.T.C. 9421.6; Beale S220a
Publisher:
Excusum . . . in aedibus Richardi Graftoni [i.e. Richard Tottel], London, 1548 [1570?].
Description:
The acts of Edward VI's first Parliament, including "[t]he act . . . worthy of a special place in the history of treason", ameliorating Henry VIII's harsh legislation, enacting the two witnesses rule, and abolishing witchcraft as a capital felony
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, minor (pinhole) worming, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79208
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, witchcraft, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
An Impartial Account of the Trial of the Lord Co[r]nwallis. Wing I78
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1679.
Description:
One of the last trials in the Court of the Lord High Steward, its procedure to be distinguished from trials of peers in the House of Lords; presided over by Heneage Finch, with Serjeant Maynard and Sir William Jones, among others, for the prosecution
Condition:
Modern wraps, a very little embrowned, but sound; 12 pages
Book No.:
W-43471
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Weinreb, Lloyd
Title:
Denial of Justice, Criminal Process in the United States
Publisher:
Free Press, New York, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47505
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Casebooks, jurisprudence
Author:
Title:
The Ship-Owner's Manual . . . Containing a General System of the Maritime Laws . . . with New adjudged Cases . . . Also, The Navigation Act, Register Act, Manifest Act, Ship-owner's Act, Whale Fisher Act, Smuggling Acts [etc.]. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by D. Akenhead, on the Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1790.
Description:
A rare, provincially printed work (not to be confused with the London printed "Shipmaster's Assistant"), treating of demurrage, insurance, and salvage; with a second part seemingly not in the only earlier edition in ESTC, located in one copy only
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning, one leaf lacking in the second part, else sound, one copy in ESTC, 215+104 pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78516
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, criminal law
Author:
Kelyng, John
Title:
A Report of Divers Cases in Pleas of the Crown, Adjudged and Determined . . . With Directions for Justices of the Peace and Others . . . From the Original Manuscript, under his own Hand [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Isaac Cleave, next Door to Serjeants-Inn [etc.], London, 1708.
Description:
First edition of the first reports exclusively devoted to English criminal law, reflecting Kelyng's career both while a criminal lawyer and after becoming Chief Justice of King's Bench; seen posthumously through the press by Lord Holt
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, embrowning; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-66169
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law
 
Author:
Bjerre, Andreas
Title:
The Psychology of Murder, A Study in Criminal Psychology
Publisher:
Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55177
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychology
 
Author:
Title:
The Life of Mr. James Quin Comedian, with the History of the State . . . Illustrated with Many Curious and Interesting Anecdotes of Several Persons of Distinction, Literature, and Gallantry . . . Together with His Trial for the Murder of Mr. Bowen
Publisher:
No Publisher, London, 1887.
Description:
Condition:
Modern crushed brown morocco, top edge gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, without the index at pages 102-07
Book No.:
W-79215
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Theatre, biography, criminal law, trials, Grangerized
 
Author:
Title:
Forensic Dentistry
Publisher:
Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Original stapled self wraps, somewhat faded, nine pages, single-space typescript; the December issue of the Medico-Legal Bulletin (No. 176)
Book No.:
W-77798
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of dentistry, criminal law
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 Second Edition [with] Historical Remarks and Anecdotes on the Castle of the Bastille. Baumgartner 3 and 32
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres [and] Printed for T. Cadell, Warrington [and] London, 1780.
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, coupled with the work on the Bastille, its publication then prohibited in France
Condition:
Modern 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, with the eleven plates in the first work and the plan of the Bastille in the second; a pretty copy
Book No.:
W-77292
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
 
Author:
Richmond, A. B.
Title:
Intemperance and Crime, Leaves from the Diary of an Old Lawyer [bound with] Court and Prison, Leaves from the Diary of an Old Lawyer
Publisher:
Meadville Publishing House, Meadville, 1883.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 leather, defective; a working copy
Book No.:
W-16674
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Liquor & Drink, criminal law
 
Author:
Pye, A. Kenneth
Title:
A Preliminary Survey of the Federal Probation System
Publisher:
Georgetown University Law Center.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a sound copy; 59 pages
Book No.:
W-30945
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
Plea of Clarence Darrow, in his own Defense to the Jury that exonerated him of the charge of bribery at Los Angeles August - 1912
Publisher:
Golden Press, Los Angeles, 1912.
Description:
Arguably Darrow's most brilliant speech, personally defending himself against the charge of jury-tampering, still spellbinding, the jury acquitting Darrow in a half hour; without the portrait but with the original mailing envelope
Condition:
Original printed wraps, quite pretty and well preserved; 59 pages
Book No.:
W-41115
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
criminal law, Legal Ethics, Law and Literature
Author:
Title:
Trial of the Information ex Officio, The King versus John Lambert and Another [James Perry], On a Charge of Libel on His Majesty's Person Inserted in The Morning Chronicle. Edited by James Perry. Not in McCoy [compare McCoy 1C380]
Publisher:
Printed by John Lambert, Strand for James Ridgway [etc.], London, 1810.
Description:
The trial account contributing to expanding freedom of the press in early 19th century England, in part due to Lord Ellenborough's evenhanded charge to the jury (which acquitted), and despite William Garrow's efforts prosecuting as attorney general
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, printed paper label, a very good clean copy
Book No.:
W-77923
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
libel and slander, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Epstein, Robin, et al. (eds.)
Title:
The Legal Aspects of Contract Parole
Publisher:
American Correctional Association, College Park, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 96 pages
Book No.:
W-90105
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Penology, criminal law
 
Author:
Haynes, Fred E.
Title:
Criminology
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1930.
Description:
Condition:
Very worn and stained, some pencilling; usable only
Book No.:
W-16477
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, criminal law, legal reform
Author:
Gray, John
Title:
The Country-Solicitor's Practice in the High Court of Chancery . . . the Crown Office of the Court of King's Bench . . .also the Practice on Issuing a Country Fiat in Bankruptcy . . . and the Practice as to the Acknowledgment of Deeds by Married Women [etc.]
Publisher:
Edward Lumley, 56, Chancery Lane, London, 1837.
Description:
The rare first edition of Gray's trenchant work which, with his "Country-Attorney's Practice", went through several editions, Gray of fame also as the treasury solicitor whose office prosecuted the Tichborne claimant; no copy in OCLC, two in COPAC
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite rubbed, signature excised from title (no text affected), an occasional notation, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-76750
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
equity, bankruptcy, women's law, Bill of Rights, criminal law
Author:
Eden, William]
Title:
Principles of Penal Law. The Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for B. White. . .and T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1771.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, joints cracked; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-49552
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Lives, Trials, Behaviour, Execution and Last Dying Words of Arthur Thistlewood, William Davidson, James Ings, John Thomas Brunt, and Richard Tidd, For High Treason
Publisher:
Printed by J. & T Sweet, Strood, London.
Description:
Condition:
Modern card protective covers, original self sewn illustrated wraps, quite worn and fragile, yet usable; 8 pages
Book No.:
W-19881
Price:
$ 437.50
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Zilboorg, Gregory
Title:
The Psychology of the Criminal Act and Punishment
Publisher:
Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1954.
Description:
Based on Dr. Zilboorg's Isaac Ray Lectures at Yale
Condition:
A sound copy in a taped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-44805
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychiatry
Author:
Title:
The Tryals of Thomas Walcot, William Hone, William Lord Russell, John Rous & William Blagg. For High-Treason, For Conspiring The Death of the King, And raising a Rebellion in This Kingdom. At the Sessions-House in the Old-Baily [etc.]. Wing T2265
Publisher:
Printed for Richard Royston, Benjamin Took and Charles Mearn, London, 1683.
Description:
The principal contemporary account of the trial of the plot's conspirators, leading to the execution of Lord Russell (and Algernon Sydney) and contributing mightily if indirectly to the Glorious Revolution and the reform of the English law of treason
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, somewhat dusty, edges cut close; quite sound
Book No.:
W-66563
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:
Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:
W-16019
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
Author:
Oke, George C.
Title:
The Magisterial Synopsis: A Practical Guide for Magistrates, Their Clerks, and Attornies, In All Matters out of Quarter Sessions; Containing Summary Convictions and Indictable Offences, with Their Penalties, Punishments, Procedure [etc.]. Fifth Edition
Publisher:
Butterworths, 7, Fleet Street, Law Publishers [etc.], London, 1857.
Description:
A rare edition of one of two works of Oke "which proved to be the most enduring", preserving his original and highly useful tabular feature stating the offense, its statutory origin, possible penalties and the right of appeal, if any, and much else
Condition:
Contemporary calf, marbled edges, endpapers, and pastedowns, a bit rubbed, but quite attractive; two copies in OCLC, neither in North America
Book No.:
W-75987
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
justices of peace, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Statutes made in the Parliamente . . . in the first yere of . . . Edward VI [with the statutes of 2 and 3 Edw VI, 3 and 4 Edw VI, 5 and 6 Edw VI, and 7 Edw VI]. Five Volumes. S.T.C. 9421, 9423, 9429.7, 9437.5, and 9440.2. Folio
Publisher:
[1, 2, and 3] Richard Grafton; [4 and 5] Richard Tottel, London, 1547-70.
Description:
A collection of all the legislation of Edward VI's five parliaments, spanning his entire reign from 1547 to 1553, including that abolishing witchcraft, producing the Anglican Church's first prayer book, and increasing protection to accused traitors
Condition:
Modern 1/4 and 3/4 differently colored calf and morocco, occasional staining and repairs, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78702
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
Acts, Parliament, witchcraft, criminal law, Ecclesiastical Law
Author:
Title:
The Trial of James Wilson, for High Treason, With an Account of His Execution at Glasgow, September 1820 . . . Now Respectfully Submitted to the Consideration of the Reformers of Glasgow, By . . . The Exposer of the Spy System [Peter Mackenzie]
Publisher:
Printed and Published by Muir, Gowans, & Co. [etc.], Glasgow, 1832.
Description:
Three accounts of Wilson's trial, one of three individuals executed for participating in the Scottish Insurrection of 1820, later discovered by Mackenzie to have been instigated by government agents, leading to the pardon of all the other insurgents
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 48 pages; five copies in OCLC, one in Scotland
Book No.:
W-77513
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, criminal law, Radicals
 
Author:
Abadinsky, Howard
Title:
Social Service in Criminal Justice
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Printed cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90265
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Conrad, John P. and Simon Dinitz
Title:
In Fear of Each Other, Studies of Dangerousness in America
Publisher:
Lexington Books, Lexington, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Yellow cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-31068
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Glaser, Daniel
Title:
Routinizing Evaluation: Getting Feedback on Effectiveness of Crime and Delinquency Programs
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 202 pages
Book No.:
W-90386
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Juvenile Law
Author:
Title:
The Office of the Clerk of Assize: Containing the Form and Method of the Proceedings at the Assizes, and general Gaol-delivery, as also on the Crown and Nisi Prius side. Together with The Office of the Clerk of the Peace [etc.]. Wing W125
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Twyford in Vine Court, Middle Temple, London, 1676.
Description:
An elaborate guide for justices of the peace and their subordinate officers, primarily devoted to criminal and related matters at assizes and quarter sessions; with a section printing the 1666 rules and orders for preventing the plague's spreading
Condition:
Modern calf, somewhat strained, the spine rubbed, ex-library, the title laid down and one gathering loose, minor marginal worming; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-79731
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, Procedure, justices of peace, sheriffs
 
Author:
Misner, Gordon E.
Title:
Criminal Justice Studies, Their Transdisciplinary Nature
Publisher:
C.V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 381 pages
Book No.:
W-90163
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of . . . John Stockdale; for a Libel on the House of Commons . . . To Which is Subjoined, An Argument in Support of the Rights of Juries
Publisher:
Printed for John Stockdale, Opposste [sic] Burlington-House [etc], London, 1790.
Description:
Conceivably Erskine's most important argument in defense of freedom of the press, leading up to the enactment of Fox's Libel Act; with Erskine's equally famed argument in the Dean of St. Asaph case, arguing for jury determination of libel, appended
Condition:
Contemporary calf backed boards, joints splitting; sound
Book No.:
W-16938
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
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:
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:
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
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1784.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, half title backed, ex-library?, repairs; usable
Book No.:
W-62392
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
Author:
Title:
The F.B.I. Transcripts, On Exhibit in U.S.A. v. De Cavalcante, Vastola, and Annunziata, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Index Number: Criminal 111-68. Thirteen Volumes in Six [Complete]
Publisher:
Lemma Publishing Corporation, New York, 1970.
Description:
The transcripts of the FBI wiretaps authorized by Robert F. Kennedy while Attorney General, a "huge bonanza of Mafia minutiae and hard evidence" introduced at the trial of Simone Rizzo ("Sam the Plumber") De Cavalcante for extortion and conspiracy
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, a very good set
Book No.:
W-70270
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
History of Eugene Aram, Who Was Convicted at York Assizes, of the Murder of Dan'l Clark of Knaresborough, Fourteen Years after the Crime was committed [and the] Singular and Talented Defence he made on his trial [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by W.&T. Fordyce, 15, Grey Street, Newcastle, 1840.
Description:
A rare account of the crime immortalized in Bulwer Lytton's novel 'Eugene Aram', "the first English novel in which sympathy is solicited for a real-life murderer", with parallels drawn to Stendhal; no print copy in OCLC, one copy in COPAC
Condition:
Modern gray sewn wraps, light browning, a small hole at the bottom of the last leave affecting a few words, else a very good untrimmed copy; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-77833
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Addison, Frank (ed.)
Title:
Digest and Consolidated Index of Hong Kong Criminal Case Law 1968-1973
Publisher:
Government Printer, Hong Kong, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Gray cloth, a bit scuffed, but still a good copy
Book No.:
W-30129
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, CHINA, HONG KONG, criminal law
 
Author:
Addison, Frank (ed.)
Title:
Digest and Consolidated Index of Hong Kong Criminal Case Law 1968-1973
Publisher:
Government Printer, Hong Kong, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Gray cloth, a bit scuffed, but still a good copy
Book No.:
W-30129
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, CHINA, HONG KONG, criminal law
 
Author:
Agopian, Michael W.
Title:
Los Angeles County Gang Alternative and Prevention Program, Evaluation Report
Publisher:
N.p., 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, 123 photocopied pages; well-preserved
Book No.:
W-90513
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Juvenile Law, criminal law
 
Author:
Harland, Alan T.
Title:
Restitution to Victims of Personal and Household Crimes
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 39 pages
Book No.:
W-90235
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Victimology, 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:
Martin, Benjamin F.
Title:
Crime and Criminal Justice Under the Third Republic, The Shame of Marianne
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-57099
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, FRANCE
 
Author:
Keedy, Edwin R.
Title:
Cases on the Administration of the Criminal Law
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, 1928.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90179
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Trial of the Bishop of Bangor and Others, Before Mr. Justice Heath, at the Assises at Shrewsbury . . . For an Assault, Rout, and Riot: With the Pleadings at Large Of Counsellors Adam and Erskine; Also the Charge to the Jury By Mr. Justice Heath
Publisher:
Sold by T. Hepinstall, Fleet Street [and two others], London, 1796.
Description:
Erskine's "masterly acquittal" of John Warren who, as Bishop of Bangor and with several confederates, was tried for rioting, achieved despite Justice's Heath's summing up for conviction, forcefully disclosing Erskine's strategic and courtroom talents
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over boards, somewhat marked and faded, very occasional staining, a few modern pencil marks, yet a good copy; with the half title
Book No.:
W-79219
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Religion
 
Author:
Lane, Jane
Title:
Titus Oates
Publisher:
Andrew Dakers Limited, London, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, a bit worn and foxed, but sound
Book No.:
W-63512
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
biography, trials, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
The Tryal of Philip Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Before the Peers in Westminster-Hall, on Thursday the 4th of April 1678. Wing T2209. Folio
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1679.
Description:
A fine example of the peculiarities of English law, the Earl, indicted for murder, claiming his right to be tried by his peers in the House of Lords, is there convicted of manslaughter only, and so invokes his privilege of peerage and is discharged
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, re-sewn and repaired, ink squiggles, notations and markings on the title, else a good clean copy; no copy in a law library in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76192
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, House of Lords, criminal law
Author:
Palmer, John?
Title:
The Attorney and Agent's New Table of Costs In the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas: Containing The Fees and Disbursements on the Part of the Plaintiff and Defendant, in the Prosecution and Defence of Actions real, personal, and mixed [etc.]. 2d ed
Publisher:
Printed by Gilbert and Plummer; and sold by T. Whieldon [etc.], London, 1787.
Description:
A rare edition of an enormously successful work, the first to explain to a practitioner how to prepare a bill of costs, treating of patents, bankruptcy, probate, criminal proceedings, and the exchequer inter alia; no copy in ESTC, one in OCLC
Condition:
Original paper backed boards, rubbed, the joints cracking but holding, clean and unsophisticated in original state; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79746
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
courts, habeas corpus, criminal law, patents, bankruptcy, Wills, Doctors Commons
Author:
Title:
Anno xiii Reginae Elizabethe. At the Parliament begunne and holden at Westminster the seconde of April, in the xiii yere of the raigne of our most gratious soueraigne Lady Elizabeth [1571] . . . were enacted as foloweth. S.T.C. 9474; Beale S292. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted at London By Newgate market . . . by Richarde Iugge, London, 1574?.
Description:
The legislation of Elizabeth's fourth parliament, its first act significantly expanding the definition of treason, extending it inter alia to any words or writing calling Elizabeth a "heretic, schismatic, tyrant, infidel, or usurper"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, definite staining, else usable with generous margins and occasional notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79441
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, bankruptcy, criminal law, law of usury
Author:
Staundforde [Stanford], William
Title:
Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusors titles & comon lieux [bound with] An Exposition of the Kinges Praerogatiue collected out of the great Abridgement of Iustice Fitzherbert, and other old Writers of the Lawes of England [etc.]. S.T.C. 23223 and 23217
Publisher:
In AEdibus Richardi Tottelli [and] Imprinted by Richard Totthil, London, 1583 & 1590.
Description:
Early editions of Stanford's two principal works, his "Plees" the first treatise on English criminal law and his "Exposition" on royal powers over many subjects, including women, wardship, idiots, insane persons, escheats, and wrecks, inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, centered blind lozenges, bookplate of Lord Halifax dated 1702, repairs to the first blanks, else crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78287
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law, maritime law, marriage, insanity
 
Author:
Galliher, John F. and James L. McCartney
Title:
Criminology, Power, Crime, and Criminal Law
Publisher:
Dorsey Press, Homewood, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Yellow cloth, a bit soiled, but sound
Book No.:
W-90459
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Hammond, W.H. and Edna Chayen
Title:
Persistent Criminals, A Study of All Offenders Liable to Preventive Detention in 1956
Publisher:
Her Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-49722
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Mandeville, Bernard
Title:
Enquiry into the Causes of the Frequent Executions at Tyburn: and A Proposal for some Regulations concerning Felons in Prison . . . To which is Added, A Discourse on Transportation, and a Method to render that Punishment more Effectual
Publisher:
Printed: And Sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, London, 1725.
Description:
Mandeville's vivid account of the wretched state of public executions in England and its causes, anticipating Henry Fielding, Adam Smith, and Adam Ferguson, as "[m]any of the best minds of the English elite meditated upon it" and solutions to it
Condition:
Modern gray wraps, stab-sewn as issued, the half-title and last leaf quite dusty, else a very good clean copy; with the press-figure at page four
Book No.:
W-77464
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, legal reform, Transportation, prisons
 
Author:
Title:
Hearings Before the Subcommittee on Criminal Laws and Procedures ... on S.1 and S.1400 ... Part XI
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, faded but quite sound; 442 pages
Book No.:
W-90271
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
World Society of Victimology Newsletter, Vol. 6, #1
Publisher:
School of Social Studies, Monchengladbach, 1986.
Description:
Fourteen essays, including Edna Erez's "Victimization of Women in the Workplace: Sexual Harassment," and Michael W. Agopian's "International Abduction of Children: The United States Experience"
Condition:
Cloth-backed, stapled wraps; 80 pages
Book No.:
W-90184
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
 
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:
Holyst, Brunon
Title:
Kryminologia
Publisher:
Panstwowe Wydawnictwo Naukowe, Warszawa, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Tan cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90511
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, POLAND
 
Author:
Shapiro, Perry and Harold L. Votey
Title:
Econometric Analysis of Crime in Sweden
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 55 pages
Book No.:
W-90473
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, SWEDEN, economics
 
Author:
Penick, Bettye K. and Maurice E.B. Owens (eds.)
Title:
Surveying Crime
Publisher:
National Academy of Sciences, Washington, 1976.
Description:
A report by the Panel for the Evaluation of Crime Surveys
Condition:
Printed wraps; 250 pages
Book No.:
W-90195
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Wolfgang, Marvin E., et al. (comps.)
Title:
Criminal Violence and Race, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized stapled wraps, sound; 79 pages
Book No.:
W-90125
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Family Law, Mare Island Case, marriage, criminal law, Discrimination, Bibliography
 
Author:
Wolfgang, Marvin E., et al. (comps.)
Title:
Criminal Violence and Race, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized stapled wraps, sound; 79 pages
Book No.:
W-90125
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Family Law, Mare Island Case, marriage, criminal law, Discrimination, Bibliography
 
Author:
Beale, Joseph Henry
Title:
A Selection of Cases and Other Authorities Upon Criminal Law. Fourth Edition by Joseph Henry Beale and Nathan Ross Margold
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1928.
Description:
Last edition of one of the earliest criminal law casebooks in this country, first appearing in 1894 under the sole authorship of Professor Beale, who here takes on a co-editor for the first time
Condition:
Original cloth, worn, front hinge cracked, underlining; usable
Book No.:
W-67651
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Casebooks, criminal law
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
Criminal Justice in America. Setaro 172
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1930.
Description:
First edition of Pound's 1924 Colver Lectures delivered at Brown University upon a subject which had long occupied him, with both his proposed reforms and his historical analysis of criminal justice in 19th century America and in England
Condition:
The dedication copy, presented to Theodore Francis Green, with Dean Pound's lengthy, personal inscription on the front blank dated September 22, 1930
Book No.:
W-74786
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Bacon, Francis
Title:
Cases of Treason. Written by Sir Francis Bacon, Knight, His Maiesties Solicitor Generall
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignes of John More [etc.], London, 1641.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-45214
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Les Reports de Edward Coke L'attorney generall le Roigne [bound with] Le Second Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Tierce Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Quart Part des Reportes [etc.]. S.T.C. 5493.4; 5496; 5499.2; 5502.3
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight, London, 1601-04.
Description:
Second editions of the first four parts of Coke's Reports, containing his choicest cases, all printed during the first half of the first decade of the 17th century, as the Reports were just appearing; all printed by Thomas Wight, their first printer
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, small hole to first title (no text affected), some staining, but generally very clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78246
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
criminal law, reports of cases
 
Author:
Lehnen, Robert G. and Wesley G. Skogan (eds.)
Title:
The National Crime Survey: Working Papers. Volume II: Methodological Studies
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a good copy; 120 pages
Book No.:
W-90233
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
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:
Staundforde, Guilliaulme
Title:
Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusors titles & comon lieux. Per queux home plus redement & plenairement trouera quelque chose quil quira, touchaunt les dits Plees [etc.]. S.T.C. 23222; Beale T489
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . within temple Barre . . . By Richard Tottel, London, 1574.
Description:
The penultimate 16th century edition (of five) of the first treatise on English criminal law, culminating a century-long movement centered in the Inns of Court, a work which, in Dr. Baker's words, "may well have become an assize judge's vade mecum"
Condition:
Sevententh century unlettered sheep, rubbed, slightly bowed, three faint circular stamps, yet a very good crisp clean copy
Book No.:
W-76025
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
A true account of the murder of the Monk of Whitby [etc.]
Publisher:
Clark & Medd Printers, Whitby, 1814.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47560
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
12TH CENTURY, criminal law, church, legal ephemera
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
A Little Treatise of Baile and Maineprize. Written by E.C. Knight, and now Published for a generall good. The Second Edition, Corected and enlarged. S.T.C. 5490. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for William Cooke, and are to be sold at his shop [etc.], London, 1637.
Description:
One of only two separate printings of one of Coke's minor works, both printed soon after his death, "setting out clearly and succinctly the main principles of the law", in Holdsworth's words, for those seeking the release of an individual in custody
Condition:
Modern cloth, repairs to three leaves (no text affected), some browning and minor staining, else well-margined and quite usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78039
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law, Bail and Bail Bonds
 
Author:
Title:
An Agenda for Socio-Legal Research into the Regulation of Health and Safety at Work
Publisher:
Centre for Socio-Legal Studies, Wolfson College, Oxford, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 70 pages
Book No.:
W-90536
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, prisons
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:
Tompkins, Dorothy Campbell (ed.)
Title:
The Offender -- A Bibliography
Publisher:
Institute of Governmental Studies, University of C, Berkeley, 1963.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance
Condition:
Red cloth, much faded, the fore-edge stained; but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90527
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
Author:
Cockburn, William
Title:
The Clerk's Assistant in the Practice of the Ecclesiastical Courts: Containing the Method of Proceedings there. Extracted from The best Books of Practice, And more regularly and clearly laid down than has hitherto been done [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for R. Main, in Dame-Street, Dublin, 1753.
Description:
The rare first Dublin edition of a comprehensive work, praised by Holdsworth as "clear and concise", treating of criminal causes, divorce, guardians, libel and defamation, marriage (several chapters), and wills inter alia; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and new endpapers, else quite crisp and well-preserved, with the subscribers list; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79075
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
biography, Ecclesiastical Law, SCOTLAND, marriage, divorce, libel and slander, criminal law
 
Author:
Wolfgang, Marvin E., et al. (comps.)
Title:
Criminal Violence and Race, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a good sound copy; 148 pages
Book No.:
W-90126
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Family Law, Mare Island Case, marriage, criminal law, Discrimination, Penology, Bibliography
 
Author:
Wolfgang, Marvin E., et al. (comps.)
Title:
Criminal Violence and Race, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a good sound copy; 148 pages
Book No.:
W-90126
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Family Law, Mare Island Case, marriage, criminal law, Discrimination, Penology, Bibliography
 
Author:
Title:
Suspension of the National Crime Survey, Hearing Before the Subcommittee on Crime [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 75 pages
Book No.:
W-90226
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
American Criminal Law Review. White Collar Crime: A Survey of Law
Publisher:
American Bar Association, Chicago, 1980.
Description:
Volume 18, Number 2, Fall 1980
Condition:
Wraps, a little faded; 386 pages
Book No.:
W-90501
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Hill, Matthew Davenport
Title:
Suggestions for the Repression of Crime, Contained in Charges Delivered to Grand Juries of Birmingham; Supported by Additional Facts and Arguments, Together with Articles from Reviews . . . Controverting or Advocating the Conclusions of the Author
Publisher:
John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1857.
Description:
The grand jury charges which Hill delivered while Recorder of Birmingham, with much related materials, the post he held for a quarter century and "more than anything else, established [his] reputation as a 'criminologist' and penal reformer"
Condition:
Presentation copy--"The Bailiff of Guernsey / From the Author"; original embossed cloth, rebacked, the original spine laid down, ex-library; very good
Book No.:
W-75154
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
criminal law, legal reform
Author:
Newell, Martin L.
Title:
The Law of Libel and Slander in Civil and Criminal Cases As Administered in the Courts of the United States of America. Second Edition
Publisher:
Callaghan and Company, Chicago, 1898.
Description:
The work which William Swindler described (in reviewing its fourth edition) as the "[l]eading American treatise on the subject [with an] [e]xcellent selection of American cases, both state and federal, and cases from many parts of the British Empire"
Condition:
Original buckram, ex-Office of the Solicitor, Post Office Department Law Library, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77518
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
libel and slander, criminal law
 
Author:
Tompkins, Dorothy Campbell (prep.)
Title:
Sources for the Study of the Administration of Criminal Justice
Publisher:
California State Board of Corrections, Sacramento, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed stapled wraps, showing wear, but still a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90482
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
Author:
Christian, Edward
Title:
A Vindication of the Criminal Law, and the Administration of Public Justice in England, from the Imputation of Cruelty: In a Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury at the Assizes Held at Ely
Publisher:
Printed by Richard Watts . . . For Clarke and Sons [etc.], London, 1819.
Description:
Christian's charge given as Chief Justice of Ely as the movement to abolish the death penalty gained force, contending that as a practical matter juries and judges, and alternate punishments, greatly mitigated the imposition of capital punishment
Condition:
Modern marbled wraps, the title and verso of the last leaf dusty and marked, a bit strained, a usable copy; 77 pages
Book No.:
W-76672
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, capital punishment, juries, Grand Jury Charges
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:
Title:
The Threat of Crime in America
Publisher:
University of Delaware, 1969.
Description:
The 1967-68 E. Paul du Pont Lectures on Crime, Delinquency and Corrections
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a bit discolored, but a sound copy; 90 pages
Book No.:
W-90412
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Puttkammer, Ernst W.
Title:
Administration of Criminal Law
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1953.
Description:
Called the "ideal manual" when it appeared, tracking criminal proceedings from arrest through appeal, and appearing on the eve of the great changes wrought by the Warren Court
Condition:
Book No.:
W-50202
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Rodriguez-Arango Diaz, Crisanto
Title:
El Fuero Civil y Criminal de los Clerigos en el Derecho Canonico
Publisher:
Consejo Superior De Investigaciones Cientificas, Rome, 1957.
Description:
Volume 7 in the series Cuadernos del Instituto Juridico Espanol
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps, a bit worn, but quite a good copy; 168 pages
Book No.:
W-55165
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
SPAIN, canon law, criminal law
 
Author:
Samaha, Joel
Title:
Law and Order in Historical Perspective, The Case of Elizabethan Essex
Publisher:
Academic Press, New York, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-45985
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
16TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Marcus, Marvin and Robert J. Wheaton
Title:
Plea Bargaining, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
United States Department of Justice, Washington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, rubbed but sound; 30 pages
Book No.:
W-90189
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
Author:
Title:
The Trial of James Watson, the Elder, Before the Court of King's Bench, in Westminster Hall . . . for High Treason
Publisher:
Printed by William Aitchison, for Alex. Jameson [etc.], Edinburgh, 1817.
Description:
Condition:
Modern russet cloth, original dusty wraps bound in; a good copy
Book No.:
W-63804
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Sarbin, Theodore R. (ed.)
Title:
Challenges to the Criminal Justice System: The Perspectives of Community Psychology
Publisher:
Human Sciences Press, New York, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-30861
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
law and psychology, criminal law
 
Author:
Cohn, Alfred and Roy Udolf
Title:
The Criminal Justice System and Its Psychology
Publisher:
Van Nostrand Reinhold, New York, 1979.
Description:
With chapters on the history and structure of the American legal system, criminals, victims and bystanders and the police, to name a few
Condition:
A very clean and well-preserved ex-library copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-31037
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Farson, Daniel
Title:
Jack the Ripper
Publisher:
Sphere Books Limited, London, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a trifle worn and light browning, but a good copy; 157 pages
Book No.:
W-91309
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Major Campbell, for the Murder of Captain Boyd, in a Duel, on the 23d of June, 1807; With the Evidence in Full, the Charge of the Judge, and Details of Major Campbell's Last Moments, Execution &c. &c
Publisher:
Printed by B. McMillan, Bow Street, Covent Garden [etc.], London, 1808.
Description:
Sole London edition of one of Great Britain's "most notorious duelling cases", bracketed with those of Lord Byron and Hamilton-Mohun, and a rare instance in which a verdict of guilty, death sentence and execution (a pardon not obtained) was to follow
Condition:
Modern 1/4 cloth over marbled boards, paper label, new endpapers, a trifle worn, else a very good, clean copy; 62 pages
Book No.:
W-79069
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
trials, military law, Law of Duels, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Newgate Calendar, Comprising Interesting Memoirs of the Most Notorious Characters Who Have Been Convicted of Outrages on the Laws of England [etc.]
Publisher:
Edwin Valentine Mitchell, Hartford, 1926.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, the front board damaged; sound
Book No.:
W-63443
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Goodwin, John C.
Title:
Insanity and the Criminal
Publisher:
Doran, N.p., N.d..
Description:
Condition:
Lacking title page.
Book No.:
W-15032
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
criminal law, insanity
 
Author:
Title:
Criminal Justice History, An International Annual
Publisher:
Meckler Publishing, Westport, 1984.
Description:
With essays on police in Victorian England, gambling in Florida, and homosexuality in Canada, among others
Condition:
Green cloth, a good copy
Book No.:
W-90391
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Darrow, Clarence and Victor S. Yarros
Title:
The Prohibition Mania. A Reply to Professor Irving Fisher and Others
Publisher:
Boni and Liveright, New York, 1927.
Description:
Darrow's sole book length work on a subject which long preoccupied him, and to which he devoted two chapters in his autobiography, describing its effects as "a reign of terror, intimidation, violence, and bigotry unprecedented in the modern world"
Condition:
Original maroon cloth, gilt, the spine dull, else a very good copy, with the publisher's review slip laid in noting the publication date of Oct 15 1927
Book No.:
W-49115
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
criminal law, Liquor & Drink
 
Author:
Title:
Final Report of the Judicial Sentencing Guidelines Oversight Committee on the Sentencing Guidelines Pilot Program
Publisher:
Virginia Criminal Justice Research Center, Richmond, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, well-preserved; 56 pages
Book No.:
W-30350
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Tryal of Charles Lord Mohun, Before The House of Peers in Parliament, For the Murder of William Mountford . . . Together with The Questions in Points of Law, Put by Their Lordships to the Judges; with The Arguments of my Lord Mohun's Council [etc.]
Publisher:
Published by Command of the House of Peers [etc.], London, 1693.
Description:
The sole contemporary account of "the most outrageous of all Mohun's affrays", as he and a companion sought to "trepan" or carry off the actress, Anne Bracegirdle, leading to her defender's murder, Mohun's trial and, to much alarm, his acquittal
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, definite browning and a bit of minor marginal staining, else a good copy, with a portrait of Mohun tipped in
Book No.:
W-78763
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, House of Lords
 
Author:
Rice, Robert
Title:
The Challenge of Crime
Publisher:
Public Affairs Committee, New York, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a sound copy; 28 pages
Book No.:
W-90470
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Boyle, Kevin
Title:
Police in Ireland Before the Union : I
Publisher:
The Irish Jurist, Dublin, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Printed Stapled Wraps, a very good copy, pages 113-137; from Volume VII new eries Part 1 Summer 1972
Book No.:
W-92014
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Michigan, Discrimination, IRELAND
 
Author:
Tompkins, Dorothy Campbell (comp.)
Title:
Administration of Criminal Justice, 1949-1956, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
California State Board of Corrections, 1956.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled, cloth-backed wraps, a sound copy; 351 pages
Book No.:
W-90270
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Hamparian, Donna Martin, et al.
Title:
The Violent Few, A Study of Dangerous Juvenile Offenders
Publisher:
Lexington Books, Lexington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Gray cloth, faded but quite sound
Book No.:
W-30990
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law, criminal law
 
Author:
Yamarellos, E. and G. Kellens
Title:
Le Crime et la Criminologie. Volume 1, De "Adultere a "Jeux de Hasard" [and] Volume 2, De "Kidnapping" a "Vol"
Publisher:
Marabout Universite, Verviers, 1970.
Description:
A general encyclopedia of criminological terminology, in French
Condition:
Wraps, the back cover of Volume 1 chipped, but a usable set
Book No.:
W-90432
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Wikstrom, Per-Olof H. (ed.)
Title:
Crime and Measures Against Crime in the City
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a bit worn, the top edge stained, but sound; 234 pages
Book No.:
W-90409
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Clark, William L. and William L. Marshall
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Crimes. Fourth Edition by James J. Kearney
Publisher:
Callaghan and Company, Chicago, 1940.
Description:
Condition:
Some pages crimped and a bit torn, not affecting the text
Book No.:
W-13336
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Report of the Royal Commission to Investigate the Penal System of Canada
Publisher:
J.O. Patenaude, Ottawa, 1938.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue sewn wraps, worn but sound; 418 pages
Book No.:
W-43040
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
criminal law, CANADA
 
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:
Addington, William
Title:
An Abridgment of Penal Statutes, Which Exhibits at One View . . . The Offences, Punishments or Penalties . . . Number of Witnesses, What Justices, The Enacting Statutes [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . For the Author [etc.], London, 1779].
Description:
A comprehensive work prepared by Addington while a Bow Street magistrate, this copy possessing a second Bow Street association, with the notation on the title "given to me by Sampson Wright Esq, one of the magistrates of Bow Street Westminster"
Condition:
Contemporary tree-calf, joints cracked, label lacking, sewing a bit fragile, else a very clean, even attractive copy, signed boldly by Addington
Book No.:
W-55516
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Abridgements, criminal law, justices of peace
 
Author:
Title:
The Fatal Effects of Gambling Exemplified in the Murder of William Weare, and the Trial and Fate of John Thurtell, the Murderer . . . To Which Is Added, the Gambler's Scourge; a Complete Expose of the Whole System of Gambling in the Metropolis [etc.]
Publisher:
Published by Thomas Kelly, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
Description:
The principal account of "England's most literary murder", attracting Carlyle, Dickens, Lamb, and Thackeray (among many others) and providing a wide-open look at the seamier aspects of Regency society; with the ten plates and engraved title
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, the spine varnished and the front board detached, light foxing and browning, without the frontispiece; a working copy
Book No.:
W-77377
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Hughes, Richard J., et al.
Title:
A Symposium, Sentencing and Corrections. The American Criminal Law Review, Volume 11, Number 1
Publisher:
American Bar Association, Chicago, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit embrowned, but sound
Book No.:
W-90174
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Penology, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno secundo & tertio Philippi & Marie. Actes made at a Parliament, begon and holden at Westminster the xxi daye of October [1555] . . . to the dissolution of the same . . . were enacted as foloweth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9450.3 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Excvsvm . . . in Aedibvs Iohannis Cavvodi [etc.], London, 1555.
Description:
The uncommon first printing of the legislation enacted by the Parliament held in the midst of the trials condemning to the stake over 300 martyrs, curiously reforming the law bailing prisoners and seeking to regulate the sale of stolen horses [c.7]
Condition:
Modern 3/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, very light staining to the upper margin of some leaves, else especially clean and crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79244
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Bail and Bail Bonds, trials, Law of Horses
Author:
Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:
An Abstract of all the penall Statutes which be generall, in force and use: Wherein is conteined the effect of all those Statutes, which do threaten to the offenders thereof, the losse of life, member . . . or other punishment [etc.]. S.T.C. 9532; Beale S79
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Wight [etc.], London, 1600.
Description:
Pulton's first work in a lifetime devoted to the editing of the English statutes and the first work to attempt to digest or abstract English criminal law, arranged alphabetically and in English; four copies in S.T.C. in this country, one imperfect
Condition:
Modern unlettered calf, the title darkened and a bit chipped (no text affected), some lightish staining, yet quite crisp and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78382
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
criminal law, Acts
 
Author:
Glaser, Daniel, et al.
Title:
The Sentencing and Parole Process
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 26 pages
Book No.:
W-90074
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Kellens, Georges
Title:
Qu'as-tu fait de ton frere? Etudes de criminologie speciale
Publisher:
Pierre Mardaga Editeur, Bruxelles, 1986.
Description:
With a long handwritten inscription on the half-title from the author to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 188 pages
Book No.:
W-90221
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Gurney, Joseph John
Title:
Notes on a Visit Made to Some of the Prisons in Scotland and the North of England, In Company With Elizabeth Fry; With some General Observations on the Subject of Prison Discipline. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. [etc.], Edinburgh, 1819.
Description:
Condition:
Original decorated boards, ex-library, crudely rebacked in cloth, the word 'Notes' excised from the title; a sound working copy
Book No.:
W-91349
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law, SCOTLAND
Author:
Staunford, William
Title:
Les Plees del Coron, diuisees in plusiors titles & common lieux. Per queux home plus redement & plenairement, trouera quelque chose queil quira, touchaunt les ditz plees composees lan du grace, 1557. S.T.C. 23219; Beale T485. Quarto
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1557.
Description:
First edition (of six) of the first treatise on English criminal law, culminating a century-long movement centered in the Inns of Court, a work which, in Dr. Baker's words, "may well have become an assize judge's vade mecum"
Condition:
Early blind panelled calf, rebacked, rubbed, new endpapers, a trace of worming, clean with good margins, once Phil Cohen's copy, now the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78997
Price:
$ 5500.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Cohn, Alvin W. (ed.)
Title:
Criminal Justice Planning and Development
Publisher:
Sage Publications, Beverly Hills, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90317
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Agge, Ivar, et al.
Title:
Kriminologi
Publisher:
Wahlstrom & Widstrand, Stockholm, 1955.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, usable only, the front wrap detached; 429 pages
Book No.:
W-90524
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, SWEDEN
 
Author:
Title:
Two Hundred Years of American Criminal Justice
Publisher:
Law Enforcement Assistance Administration, Washington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a little worn, but sound; 176 pages
Book No.:
W-47427
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Whole Proceedings on the King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery for the City of London; And also the Gaol-Delivery for the County of Middlesex; Held at Justice-Hall in the Old Bailey [December 1779 to October 1780] [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Joseph Gurney . . . And Sold by M. Gurney [etc.], London, 1779-80.
Description:
A rare example of Blackstone as trial judge, and the last instance in which he served in that capacity at the Old Bailey, presiding at seven trials in the year's first session, in December, 1779, just two months before his death in February, 1780
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 black morocco over boards, extremely worn, the binding whole but beginning to detach, much browning, a few pages loose; a working copy
Book No.:
W-77597
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Beccaria, Cesare]
Title:
An Essay on Crimes and Punishments, Translated from the Italian; With a Commentary, Attributed to M. de Voltaire, Translated from the French. A New Edition
Publisher:
Printed by Bell & Murray, for W. Gordon and W. Creech, Edinburgh, 1778.
Description:
First Edinburgh edition of the seminal modern work on the theory of penology, translated from the Italian into twenty-two languages, inspiring Bentham, Blackstone, Romilly, Adams and Jefferson, and undergirding the movement for penal reform
Condition:
Contemporary marbled boards, rebacked, title dusty; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-67617
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Working Papers of the National Commission on Reform of Federal Criminal Laws. Volumes I and II, Relating to Chapters 1 to 36 of the Study Draft of a New Federal Criminal Code
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, faded, but a sound set; 1448 pages in total
Book No.:
W-90275
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Compendium of Federal Justice Statistics, 1989
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 119 pages
Book No.:
W-90512
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Bing, Stephen R. and S. Stephen Rosenfeld
Title:
The Quality of Justice in the Lower Criminal Courts of Metropolitan Boston
Publisher:
Lawyer's Committee for Civil Rights Under Law, Boston, 1970.
Description:
A thorough, empirical examination of Massachusetts' entry level criminal courts, with five appendices, two maps, 32 tables, a computer printout, and like analyses
Condition:
Wraps, faded and a bit worn, but sound; 149 pages
Book No.:
W-90190
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Massachusetts
 
Author:
Puttkammer, Ernst W.
Title:
Manual on Criminal Law and Procedure. Second Printing
Publisher:
Chicago Crime Commission, Chicago, 1947.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed, stapled wraps; 89 pages
Book No.:
W-10279
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Decker, David L., et al.
Title:
Urban Structure and Victimization
Publisher:
Lexington Books, Lexington, 1982.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "To Gil, with best wishes. David"
Condition:
Red cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90229
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Victimology, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Trial of Henry Fauntleroy, for Forgery, Together with His Execution &c. From a London Copy. Not in Cohen
Publisher:
Printed and Published at 121 Water-street, New York, 1825.
Description:
First American edition, seemingly unrecorded, of the trial stemming from "the most notorious of many frauds" in early 19th century England, leading to the reforms of the 1826 Banking Act; with Park and Garrow as judges, and Gurney for the defense
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light staining, else a good, untrimmed copy in original state, 36 pages; no copy in OCLC or other source consulted
Book No.:
W-78512
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
trials, Forgery, criminal law
 
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
Murders. True Examples of the Interposition of Providence, in the Discovery and Punishment of Murder
Publisher:
Sold by S. Hazard . . . J. Marshall . . . R. White [etc.], Bath [and] London, 1795.
Description:
An uncommon selection from Fielding's highly popular tract, vigorously promoted by him and "aptly called [a part of] Fielding's 'war against robbery and murder'", originally written just after the enactment of the Murder Act of 1752
Condition:
Original self-wraps, the sewing loose, some browning, else well-preserved, 12 pages; with the image of a prison and hanged prisoner on the title
Book No.:
W-76420
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, prisons
Author:
Title:
The Compleat Sheriff: Wherein is set forth, His Office and Authority . . . Likewise of Under-Sheriffs and Their Deputies . . . Together with the Learning of Bail Bonds . . . To which is added, The Office and Duty of Coroners [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by John Nutt, Assignee of Edward Sayer [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
Second edition of one of the few early works on the sheriff (and the coroner), praised by Holdsworth as "cover[ing] a great deal of ground", with separate chapters on the jury, on habeas corpus, and on escapes; uncommon, six copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit of minor staining, else clean and well preserved, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79515
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners, juries, habeas corpus, criminal law
Author:
East, Edward Hyde
Title:
A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for J. Butterworth [etc.], London, 1803.
Description:
Only English edition of East's principal work, the first substantial treatment of English criminal law following Blackstone's, one which "won immediate authority" and based in large part on eleven manuscripts upon which East labored for some years
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the title pages and last leaves browned (more at the edges), else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-79498
Price:
$ 600.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, New York
Author:
Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:
An Abstract of all the penall Statutes which be generall, in force and use . . . which doe threaten to the Offendours . . . Moreoeur the aucthoritie and duetie of all Justices of Peace, Shirifes, Coroners, Eschetors, Maiors, Baylifes [etc.]. S.T.C. 9526.7
Publisher:
Imprinted at London . . . by Richard Tottyl [etc.], London, 1577.
Description:
First edition of Pulton's first work in a lifetime devoted to the editing of the English statutes, the first work in English on the criminal law of England, and the first work to attempt to digest or abstract that subject; six copies in S.T.C.
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, quite worn, ownership inscriptions and other notations on the title, else very clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79449
Price:
$ 6500.00
Category:
criminal law, Acts, Abridgements, justices of peace, coroners, sheriffs
 
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:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch, 15 Piccadilly [for the Selden Society], London, 1888.
Description:
Original edition 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 buckram, gilt, showing definite wear, unevenly faded, private ownership signature, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-71548
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Schafer, Stephen
Title:
Teorie in Criminologia
Publisher:
Bulzoni Editore, Roma, 1976.
Description:
Italian translation of author's "Theories in Criminology." Inscribed on the title page to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "To Gil with warmest compliments, Stephen. 7/7/76"
Condition:
Wraps; 355 pages
Book No.:
W-90474
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Cunningham, Timothy
Title:
The Law of Simony: Containing, All the Statutes, Cases at Large, Arguments, Resolutions, and Judgments concerning it . . . by the Canon and Common Law; the Stat. of 31st Eliz. c.6 . . . Determinations upon that Act, from Lord Coke, and other[s] [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers [etc.], London, 1784.
Description:
The only work on the English law of simony (the form of ecclesiastical corruption said to have been named after Simon Magus), "an intelligent summary" in Holdsworth's words, with much discussion of its criminal nature and its association with perjury
Condition:
Contemporary sprinkled polished calf, gilt, some sidenotes just shaved (the sense preserved), else a lovely bright fresh copy; with the half-title
Book No.:
W-74445
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, criminal law
 
Author:
Redmond, Mary
Title:
The Criminal Law (Jurisdiction) Act 1976 and the Constitution
Publisher:
The Irish Jurist, Dublin, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed stapled wraps, a very good copyy, pages 1-35; from Volume XIII new series 1978, Part 1
Book No.:
W-92011
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
IRELAND, criminal law
 
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.], London, 1751.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18199
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown . . . First American Edition. With Notes and References to Later Cases by W.A. Stokes and E. Ingersoll of the Philadelphia Bar. Two Volumes [complete]. Cohen 3704
Publisher:
Robert H. Small, 25 Minor Street, Philadelphia, 1847.
Description:
First American edition of the masterpiece of one of England's greatest judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:
Later tan buckram, contrasting crimson and black labels, gilt, crinkling to some of the pages, else a very good set
Book No.:
W-78012
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
pleading, criminal law
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. Third Edition [with] An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe [with] The Appendix. Baumgartner 3, 21, and 28. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington and London, 1784-91.
Description:
Presentation copies of both of Howard's major works, displaying the enormous empirical data amassed by him, to provide the bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals; with the rare first issue of the appendix to the 'Lazarettos'
Condition:
Contemporary diced panelled calf, rebacked, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, very good copies; with the forty-five plates, many elaborately folding
Book No.:
W-76702
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe; With Various Papers Relative to the Plague: Together with Further Observations on Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals; and Additional Remarks on the Present State of Those in Great Britain and Ireland. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [& three others], London, 1789.
Description:
First edition of one of Howard's two major works, "the first survey . . . which had ever appeared", supplemented by Howard's further observations on prisons, providing the empirical bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original spine (worn) laid down, the front hinge cracked and the title a bit loose; a good copy with the plates
Book No.:
W-77811
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law, legal reform
 
Author:
Title:
Caution. Whereas, a great number of Young Persons having accustomed themselves to assemble together in this neighbourhood on Snnday [sic] Afternoons in a noisy and disorderly manner [etc.]
Publisher:
Lomas, Printer, Bristol, [1824?].
Description:
An attractive broadside, measuring about 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, sternly issuing a 'caution' to the younger generation, who will "be punished with utmost rigour of the Law" should they perpetuate their unacceptable Sunday afternoon behavior
Condition:
A little wear, but generally well preserved; blind owner's stamp
Book No.:
W-47705
Price:
$ 275.00
Category:
legal ephemera, criminal law
 
Author:
McCall, George J.
Title:
Observing the Law: Applications of Field Methods to the Study of the Criminal Justice System
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, darkened and stained, but quite sound; 208 pages
Book No.:
W-90372
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Schneider, Hans Joachim
Title:
Viktimologie, Wissenschaft vom Verbrechensopfer
Publisher:
J.C.B. Mohr, Tubingen, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 311 pages
Book No.:
W-90193
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Victimology, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Pierce Egan's Account of the Trial of John Thurtell and Joseph Hunt [with] Pierce Egan, Recollections of John Thurtell, Who Was Executed at Hertford . . . For Murdering Mr. W. Weare . . . Being an Appendix to his Account of the Trial [etc.]
Publisher:
Knight & Lacey, Publishers, 24, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
Description:
The account of "England's most literary murder", attracting Carlyle, Dickens, Lamb, and Thackeray (among many others), "effectively the first instance of trial by newspaper", and providing a wide-open look at the seamier aspects of Regency society
Condition:
Contemporary calf-backed boards, quite rubbed, the spine varnished, some browning, yet a crisp copy, 105+44 pages and seven plates
Book No.:
W-77515
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
Author:
Lewis, George Cornewall
Title:
On Foreign Jurisdiction and the Extradition of Criminals
Publisher:
John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1859.
Description:
A pioneering work praised by Holdsworth written by the Middle Templar who was "one of Austin's distinguished disciples", theoretically analyzing extra-territorial criminal jurisdiction, including that applicable in instances of piracy and of slavery
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, resewn and repaired, uncut and untrimmed, discreetly ex-library, else a good copy; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-74710
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, international law, law of slavery, law of piracy
Author:
Title:
The Laws Concerning Travelling . . . [Of] Robbery . . . Of Land Carriage . . . Of Innkeepers . . . Of Water-Carriage . . . Of negotiating Bills of Exchange . . . Of the Currency of Money . . . Of the Laws for regulating Hackney-Coaches [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Eliz. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for J. Brown [etc.], London, 1718.
Description:
Only edition of what appears to be the first comprehensive work on the English law of travellers and travelling, well-reflecting its then precarious and dangerous nature, starting with robbery, innkeepers (and extortion), and fencing of stolen goods
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered blind decorated calf, rubbed, spine ends just chipped, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79442
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, Transportation, law of highways, Bills and Notes
Author:
Title:
Ano Regni Iacobi . . . At the second Session of Parliament . . . in the third yeere of the raigne of our most gracious Soueraigne Lord Iames . . . proroged until the 18 of Nouember next following 1606 [etc.]. S.T.C. 9502 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1606.
Description:
The acts of the parliament following the foiled Gunpowder Plot and the attempted assassination of James I, making it high treason for Catholics to obey Rome, prohibiting their practise of law or medicine, and imposing other severe restrictions [c.4]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, the title's woodcut and some running heads shaved, some browning, else sound, without the subsidies acts; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79519
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Religion
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Jane Butterfield for the Wilful Murder of William Scawen, Esq; At the Assizes held at Croydon . . . Before the Right Honourable Sir Sidney Stafford Smythe . . . Taken in Short-Hand, By Joseph Gurney and William Blanchard. A New Edition. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for W. Owen . . . and G. Kearsly . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1775.
Description:
A case of many twists in which the victim had sought to seduce and then raped the defendant, then "made amends" by providing for her education, fell into ill-health and was nursed and then allegedly poisoned by her, the jury quickly acquitting
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, definite browning, else a good wide-margined copy; with the half-title
Book No.:
W-73593
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
President's Task Force on Victims of Crime. Final Report
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a clean, sound copy; 144 pages
Book No.:
W-90205
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
 
Author:
Title:
Crime and Delinquency Research in Selected European Countries
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, very lightly dampstained, but sound; 21 pages
Book No.:
W-90492
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Juvenile Law, EUROPE
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Joseph Wall, Esq. Late Governor of Goree, for the Wilful Murder of Benjamin Armstrong, A Serjeant of the African Corps, At the Old Bailey, On Wednesday, January 20, 1802. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by A. Macpherson, Russell court . . . for J. Lee [etc.], London, n.d..
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded edition of the trial and execution of Wall, who had sentenced Armstrong without trial to the inhuman (and deadly) punishment of 800 rope lashes; no copy in OCLC or COPAC denoted a third edition and with this pagination
Condition:
Modern calf-backed boards, the title and last leaf darkened, else a good copy; 22 pages, with the jury charge in smaller type following page 18
Book No.:
W-79148
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, military law
Author:
Title:
The History Of the Most Remarkable Tryals in Great Britain and Ireland, in Capital Cases, viz, Heresy . . . Incest, Poisoning, Adultery, Rapes, Sodomy, Witchcraft, Pyracy . . . by the unusual Methods of Ordeal, Combat, and Attainder [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for A. Bell in Cornhill; J. Pemberton [etc.], London, 1715-16.
Description:
First edition of the first English work to collect both important trials of state and sensational criminal cases, with the emphasis upon the mode of proof; some three dozen trials in all, including those of Anne Boleyn, Lord Audley and Captain Kidd
Condition:
Modern cloth, gilt, light browning, else a very good set
Book No.:
W-77027
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Willett, T.C.
Title:
Criminal on the Road, A Study of Serious Motoring Offences and Those Who Commit Them
Publisher:
Tavistock Publications, London, 1964.
Description:
With a foreword by Hermann Mannheim, who compliments Dr. Willett's "pioneer research"; published in the series International Library of Criminology, Delinquency and Deviant Social Behaviour
Condition:
Book No.:
W-10803
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Dodson, Michael
Title:
The Life of Sir Michael Foster, Knt. Sometime One of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:
Printed for J. Johnson and Co. St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1811.
Description:
The sole contemporary account of the estimable lawyer and judge of unquestioned integrity "to whom Lord Mansfield readily turned for advice" and whom John Baker recently characterized as "perhaps the greatest criminal lawyer of the [18th] century"
Condition:
Modern black cloth, definite foxing and embrowning, else a good usable copy; with the frontispiece
Book No.:
W-55768
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, biography, criminal law
Author:
Dugdale, William
Title:
Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Second edition
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.], London, 1671.
Description:
The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, front board detached, embrowning; sound
Book No.:
W-60145
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
 
Author:
Mackellar, Jean
Title:
Le Viol, l'Appat et le Piege
Publisher:
Petite Biblioteque Payot, Paris, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 244 pages
Book No.:
W-90080
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, criminal law
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Pleas of the Crown. Or a Brief, but Full Account of Whatsoever can be found Relating to that Subject. Wing H253
Publisher:
Printed for Richard Tonson . . . and Jacob Tonson [etc.], London, 1678.
Description:
First edition of the precis of Hale's masterpiece (which was to be published in 1736), the work for which (in Maitland's words) "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:
3/4 calf over marbled boards, very clean and crisp, with both the imprimatur and advertising leaves and leaf B1 not a cancel; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79815
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
State Trials for High Treason. Containing the Trial of Thomas Hardy, to Which Is Prefixed Lord Chief Justice Eyre's Charge to the Grand Jury . . . Taken in Short-hand by a Student in the Temple
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by J. Robertson, No. 4, Horse-Wynd, Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
An uncommon edition reporting "one of the great speeches of [Erskine's] career", securing Hardy's acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution's effects swirled throughout England; eight copies in RLIN, none in England
Condition:
Modern cloth, light pencilling, without the portrait; sound
Book No.:
W-69409
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Schwind, Hans-Dieter, et al.
Title:
Gewalt in der Bundesrepublik Deutschland
Publisher:
Duncker & Humblot, Berlin, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a very good copy; 555 pages
Book No.:
W-90397
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Thompson, D.R., Peter Morrish and Ian McLean
Title:
Proceedings in the Criminal Division of the Court of Appeal, An Index of Practice and Procedure
Publisher:
Barry Rose, Chichester, 1979.
Description:
With the Criminal Appeal Act 1968, Chapter 19 (36 pages in wraps) and Statutory Intruments, 1968 No. 1262, Criminal Procedure, England and Wales, The Criminal Appeal Rules 1968 (stapled wraps, 36 pages, ex-Royal Courts of Justice) laid in
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, well-preserved; presentation copy from Master Thompson
Book No.:
W-91516
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Bevill, Robert
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Homicide, and of Larceny at Common Law
Publisher:
Printed for W. Clarke and Son, Portugal Street, Lincoln's Inn, London, 1799.
Description:
Only edition of the only work written by an Inner Temple barrister, part of his larger project never achieved, this the copy presented to Lord Kenyon, then Chief Justice of King's Bench, the presentation reading "Kenyon 17 Dec 1799 from the author"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, else in original state with untrimmed (and generous) margins, exceptionally clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79540
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Trial of George W. Congdon for the Murder of Christopher G. Wilcox [etc.]
Publisher:
Sidney S. Rider, Providence, 1884.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-74943
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
trials, Rhode Island, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Revised Laws of the State of California; in Four Codes: Political, Civil, Civil Procedure and Penal. Civil Code
Publisher:
D.W. Gelwicks, State Printer, Sacramento, 1871.
Description:
The rare proposed civil code prepared by the Commissioners and adopted the following year, still the fundamental basis for California's civil law; with the marvelous folding chart of California's civil code following the title; two copies in OCLC
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, original labels laid down, new front free endpaper and pastedown, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-79152
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, California, criminal law, legal reform
Author:
Title:
Officium Clerici Pacis. A Book of Indictments, Informations, Appeals & Inquisitions. Also, The manner of holding the Sessions of Peace; With divers other Matters Relating thereunto, and necessary to be known by Justices of the Peace. Wing W60A
Publisher:
Printed for William Jacob . . . and Charles Smith [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
First edition of a comprehensive work reaching a fifth edition over the course of a half century, setting out both procedurally and substantively the practice before justices of the peace, with (quoting Bacon) the charge to the jury in Latin verse
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt ruled and lettered, some foxing and browning, else quite sound, with the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79882
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
justices of peace, criminal law, Poetry
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:
Journal of the Forensic Science Society
Publisher:
The Forensic Science Society, London and Harrogate, 1970-75.
Description:
Six volumes of the Society's publication, Volume 10 through Volume 15, complete save one issue
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, well-preserved
Book No.:
W-91193
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Medical Jurisprudence, criminal law, forensic medicine
 
Author:
Pearson, Edmund Lester
Title:
Studies in Murder
Publisher:
Macmillan Company, New York, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Black cloth, gilt, quite worn but sound
Book No.:
W-44822
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Young [Yonge], Walter
Title:
A Vade Mecum, Or, Table, Containing the Substance of such Statutes; Wherein Any one, or more Justices of the Peace are inabled to Act . . . Together With an Epitome of Mr. Stamford's Pleas of the Crown. The Seventh Edition [etc.]. Wing Y96; not in Cowley
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, and are to be sold by H. Twyford [etc.], London, 1663.
Description:
Final edition of, so far as I can determine, the first and only early abridgment of an English criminal law treatise, Parliament having "ordered it to be printed for public use", its first part detailing in double columns both offences and penalties
Condition:
Modern blind panelled calf, quite clean and well preserved, contemporary manuscript jury foreman instructions on the second blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79714
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law, Abridgements, justices of peace
Author:
Title:
Anno xxxv. Reginae Elizabethae. At the Parliament begun and holden at Westminster the xix day of Februarie, in the fiue and thirtieth yeere [1593] of the Reigne of . . . Ladie Elizabeth . . . were enacted as followeth. S.T.C. 9491 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1593.
Description:
The parliament enacting severe punishments upon Puritan sectaries ("a vicious act" in G.R. Elton's words), potentially leading to exile or hanging [c.1] and, separately, forbidding Catholics from moving more than five miles from their homes [c.2]
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning and some staining (mainly marginal), without the subsidies and pardon; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79416
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, Religion, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Case of Tho. Dangerfield: With Some Remarkable Passages that happened At the Tryals of Elizabeth Cellier the Popish Midwife, and the Earl of Castlemain, At the Kings-Bench-Bar . . . Before Sir Will. Scroggs Kt, Lord Chief Justice [etc]. Wing D184A. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Author, London, 1680.
Description:
One of several tracts written by Dangerfield, the "matchless rogue" who falsely invented the Meal Tub Plot, was tried for libels against James II, sentenced to be pilloried and whipped, and was accidentally killed as he was being returned to prison
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, disbound, light browning, else a good crisp copy; 38 pages
Book No.:
W-77413
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Tryal of Thomas Colley . . . For the cruel and inhuman Murder of Ruth Osborne . . . by ducking her in Marlston-Mere . . . under Supposition of her being a Witch [together with the accounts of several other trials]
Publisher:
Printed for T. Brown in the Little Old Bailey [etc.], London, 1751.
Description:
First edition of a rare trial account arising from the last instance of the death in England of an accused witch, drowned by a lynch mob led by Thomas Colley, himself then convicted of the murder and executed; three copies in ESTC, none in England
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, the imprint and lower margin shaved, one line sometimes lost (supplied in manuscript); a delicate but usable survival
Book No.:
W-76100
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, witchcraft, criminal law
 
Author:
Cohn, Alvin W.
Title:
Crime and Justice Administration
Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Olive cloth, foot of spine split, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90176
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno secundo & tertio Philippi & Marie. Actes made at a Parliamente begunne and holden at Westminster the xxi day of October [1555] . . . untyll the dissolution of the same . . . were enacted as foloweth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9454 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Iohannis Cawodi [i.e. R. Jugge?], London, 1573?.
Description:
The legislation enacted by the Parliament held in the midst of the trials condemning to the stake over 300 martyrs, curiously reforming the law bailing prisoners and seeking to regulate the sale of stolen horses; three copies in ESTC in North America
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, else well preserved and quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79216
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Bail and Bail Bonds, trials, Law of Horses
 
Author:
Title:
The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of Indictment Against Thomas Walker of Manchester, Merchant . . . for a Conspiracy to Overthrow the Constitution and Government . . . Tried At the Assizes at Lancaster . . . Before the Hon. Mr. Justice Heath [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for T. Boden, Manchester; J. Johnson [London] [etc.], Manchester, 1794.
Description:
One of Erskine's most famous cross examinations, in which he demolished the principal witness for the Crown, effectively negating any proof of conspiracy by two witnesses; presented by Walker to George Lloyd, possibly one of Erskine's co-counsel
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, title quite dusty and repaired, else sound
Book No.:
W-65197
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
Author:
Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:
De Pace Regis et Regni. viz. A Treatise declaring which be the great and generall Offences of the Realme . . . as Treasons, Homicides, and Felonies, Ryots, Routs, Vnlawfull assemblies . . . Forgeries, Periuries . . . Deceit [etc.]. S.T.C. 20495. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1609.
Description:
First edition of the first work on English criminal law written in English, exceptionally thorough, called by Holdsworth "comprehensive and well arranged", with extensive (even exhaustive) references and sidenotes complementing the text
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, small hole to the title (no text affected), some marginal worming and light dampstaining, usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78373
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Hooppell, R[obert] E[li]
Title:
The Crimes, and Tendencies to Crime, of the Present Day. A Sermon [on 1 Cor. xv. 10] Preached in Westoe Chapel, South Shields
Publisher:
A.W. Bennett, Bishopsgate Street, Without [etc.], London, 1866?].
Description:
One of at least three contemporaneous printings of the sermon delivered by Hooppell while the first headmaster of the Marine School or nautical college established by Thomas Winterbotham at South Shields; with the emphasis on strong drink as a cause
Condition:
Disbound and a bit chipped, usable only; 16 pages
Book No.:
W-58783
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Hochstedler, Ellen
Title:
Crime Against the Elderly in 26 Cities
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 36 pages
Book No.:
W-90238
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Victimology, criminal law
 
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown . . . Now first published from his Lordship's Original Manuscript . . . with large Notes. By Sollom Emlyn of Lincoln's Inn [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London], 1736.
Description:
First edition of the masterpiece of one of England's greatest judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:
Book No.:
W-45153
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
pleading, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Guides for Sentencing
Publisher:
National Probation and Parole Association, New York, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
A good, sound copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-91151
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Sellin, Thorsten (trans.)
Title:
The Penal Code of Sweden, Effective January 1, 1965
Publisher:
Ministry of Justice, Stockholm, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps; 82 pages
Book No.:
W-90208
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, SWEDEN
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Historia Placitorum Coronae. The History of the Pleas of the Crown . . . A New Edition . . . Together with an Abridgement of the Statutes Concerning Felonies Which Have Been Enacted Since the First Publication . . . by George Wilson [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for T. Payne, P. Uriel, [et al], London, 1778.
Description:
First octavo edition of the masterpiece of one of England's greatest judges and scholars of legal history, in Maitland's words "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, two boards detached, spines varnished, else a sound working set, with the armorial bookplates of James Burrow in both volumes
Book No.:
W-78040
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law
 
Author:
Title:
Research in Criminal Justice, Stock-Taking of Criminological Research
Publisher:
Max-Planck-Institute for Foreign and International Penal Law, Freiburg, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 508 pages
Book No.:
W-90353
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
San Jose Methods Test of Known Crime Victims (Statistical Technical Report No. 1)
Publisher:
United States Department of Justice, Washington, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 17 pages
Book No.:
W-90160
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe; With Various Papers Relative to the Plague: Together with Further Observations on Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals; and Additional Remarks on the Present State of Those in Great Britain and Ireland. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [and three others, London, 1789.
Description:
First edition of one of Howard's two major works, "the first survey . . . which had ever appeared", supplemented by Howard's further observations on prisons, providing the empirical bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning; with the 23 plates, all but two folding, two with minor tears, else an attractive copy
Book No.:
W-74107
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law, legal reform
 
Author:
Berg, Paul S.D. and Robert R. Tyler (comps.)
Title:
A Bibliography on Violent and Aggressive Behavior
Publisher:
California Department of Corrections, 1965.
Description:
Inscribed on title page to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on social deviance
Condition:
Mimeographed sheets in stapled wraps; worn but still sound
Book No.:
W-90127
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Title:
Crime in New Zealand
Publisher:
R.E. Owen, Government Printer, Wellington, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a badly rubbed dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90428
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
NEW ZEALAND, criminal law
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:
Christianson, Scott (ed.)
Title:
Index to Minorities and Criminal Justice
Publisher:
State University of New York, Albany, 1981.
Description:
With a presentation letter from the editor laid in
Condition:
Black cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90515
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Discrimination, Bibliography
 
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:
Title:
Victims of Crime Act of 1984: A Report to Congress by the Attorney General
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, oversized, a good copy
Book No.:
W-90182
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
Author:
Title:
The Proceedings at the Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, for the City of London and County of Middlesex . . . Being the First Sessions in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir Richard Brocas [etc.]. Numbers I-VIII [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for T. Payne, at the Crown in Ivy-Lane [etc.], London, 1730-31.
Description:
The complete Old Bailey sessions for the year, disclosing as no other source does the operation of London's most famous criminal court, over 375 cases heard, with the sentences imposed--death (55) and (the majority) transportation (257), inter alia
Condition:
Modern calf-backed marbled boards, quite fresh and with ample margins, with ownership signatures of [Lord] Somerville; two complete copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79087
Price:
$ 2250.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Title:
Report of the President's Commission on Crime in the District of Columbia. Two volumes, including the Appendix
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a sound set; 1041 and 777 pages
Book No.:
W-30748
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
District of Columbia, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno primo & secundo Philippi & Mariae. Actes made at a Parliament, begon and holden at Westminister, the xii daye of Nouembre, in the fyrste and seconde yeare of the reigne [1554-55] . . . were enacted as foloweth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9447.3; not in Beale
Publisher:
Excusum . . . in aedibus Iohannis Cawodi [etc.], London, 1555.
Description:
The rare first printing of the acts of this parliament, including a major expansion of the action of 'scandalum magnatum' [c.3], extending its scope to words (loss of ears upon conviction) and writings (the right hand); three copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern vellum backed cloth boards, lacking the title and three other leaves (supplied in facsimile), badly stained, occasional notations; a working copy
Book No.:
W-79245
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, defamation
 
Author:
Title:
The American Criminal Law Review. Special Issue, Tentative Draft of Standards Relating to the Legal Status of Prisoners
Publisher:
American Bar Association, Chicago, 1977.
Description:
Volume 14, Number 3, Winter 1977
Condition:
Wraps; 247 pages
Book No.:
W-90060
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
A Collection Of the several Statutes, and Parts of Statutes, Now in Force, relating to High Treason, And Misprision of High Treason [bound with] A Form and Method of Trial of Commoners, In Cases of High Treason, and Misprision of High Treason [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c], London, 1709.
Description:
The first collection of statutes devoted exclusively to the law of high-treason, beginning with 25 Edw III c.2 [1351], this once the copy of F.E. Smith, Lord Birkenhead, the famous lawyer, politician, and Lord Chancellor, with his armorial bookplate
Condition:
Contemporary gilt panelled morocco, the royal arms emblazoned on both boards, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, the joints rubbed; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79786
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Criminal Statistics
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1972[?].
Description:
Crime and Delinquency Topics: A Monograph Series
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 27 pages
Book No.:
W-90525
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
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:
Title:
Trial of R. Patch, for the Murder of Isaac Blight . . . Tried at Horsemonger-Lane, in the Borough of Southwark, before the Lord Chief Baron Sir Archibald MacDonald, and a respectable Jury of the County of Surry. Guilty--Death [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Dewick and Clarke . . . For T. Hughes [etc.], London, 1806.
Description:
A sensational trial attended by the Royal family, Patch having murdered his co-felon, Blight, who had conveyed his business assets to Patch so as to defraud his creditors with (for Blight) unanticipated consequences; one copy in OCLC, two in COPAC
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, disbound, preserved in a cloth box; 34 pages, without the plate if called for, but with an advertising leaf seemingly not recorded
Book No.:
W-78641
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, bankruptcy
 
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:
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:
The Tryal and Condemnation of George Borosky alias Boratzi, Christopher Vratz and John Stern; for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Thynn, Esq; Together with the Tryal of Charles John Count Conningsmark as Accessary before the Fact to the same Murder
Publisher:
Printed for Thomas Basset [etc.], London, 1682.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, a good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-46558
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Booth, William (attr.)
Title:
The Compleat Solicitor, Entring-Clerk and Attorney, Fully Instructed in the Practice, Methods and Clerkship of all his Majesties Courts of Equity and Common-Law Superiour and Interiour, as well those at Westminster and in the City of London [&c]. Wing B3738E
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkyns [etc.], London, 1683.
Description:
Final edition of the first substantial treatise expressly devoted to the English solicitor, with chapters on all royal courts, the Exchequer, the Court of Requests, the Sheriffs Court, the Marshalsea, and the Court of Admiralty inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, some browning and the occasional repaired tear, mainly marginal, else sound and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79872
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
courts, London, criminal law, admiralty
Author:
East, Edward Hyde
Title:
A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for J. Butterworth [etc.], London, 1803.
Description:
Only English edition of East's principal work, the first substantial treatment of English criminal law following Blackstone's, one which "won immediate authority" and based in large part on eleven manuscripts upon which East labored for some years
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, rebacked, somewhat strained, but a good set, with the bookplates of Lord Tiverton and of Owen Biddle on the front pastedown
Book No.:
W-76613
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, New York
 
Author:
Wingate, Edmund
Title:
Statuta Pacis: Or A perfect Table of all the Statutes (now in force) which any way concerne the Office of a Justice of Peace. Cleerly also setting down the severall duties of Sheriffes, Head-officers of Corporations . . .and other Officers &c. Wing W3023
Publisher:
Printed by M. Flesher and J. Young [etc.], London, 1644.
Description:
The uncommon, only edition of Wingate's first legal compilation, offering as its justification Sir Edward Coke's view of the importance to England of its unique system of subordinate government; three copies in ESTC in North America
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, lightly rubbed, rebacked, the original spine laid down, new endpapers, quite crisp with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79699
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
justices of peace, sheriffs, criminal law, Abridgements
Author:
Title:
A Select Collection Of Remarkable Trials: In One Volume [all published]. Viz. Of The Duke of Norfolk, and the Lady Mary Mordaunt, for a Divorce . . . Major Stede, Bonnet, and Thirty-three others, for Piracy [and fourteen other accounts]
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Anderson, near St. Paul's, London, 1744.
Description:
An uncommon, possibly pirated reprinting (probably with a false imprint) of the eighth volume of the state trials, sixteen accounts for the period between 1699 and 1722, including trials for divorce, murder, treason, and piracy; six copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern blue cloth, rubbed, ex-library, a clean usable copy only
Book No.:
W-77341
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, divorce, law of piracy
 
Author:
Title:
Defending Criminal Cases in Virginia, Virginia Lawyers Handbook
Publisher:
Virginia State Bar, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, spiral-bound, one edge dampstained; 177 pages
Book No.:
W-30790
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
criminal conversatn, criminal law, Virginia, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Defending Criminal Cases in Virginia, Virginia Lawyers Handbook
Publisher:
Virginia State Bar, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, spiral-bound, one edge dampstained; 177 pages
Book No.:
W-30790
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
criminal conversatn, criminal law, Virginia, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Notes on Criminal Classes in the Bombay Presidency, With Appendices regarding some Foreign Criminals who occasionally visit the Presidency [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Central Press, Bombay, 1908.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, a bit of wear, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-60666
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
INDIA, criminal law
 
Author:
Count-van Manen, Gloria
Title:
Crime and Suicide in the Nation's Capital, Toward Macro-Historical Perspectives
Publisher:
Praeger, New York, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90468
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, District of Columbia
Author:
Leach, Thomas
Title:
Cases in Crown Law, Determined By the Twelve Judges, by the Court of King's Bench and By Commissioners of Oyer and Terminer and General Gaol Delivery [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Elizabeth Lynch, No. 6, Skinner-Row [etc.], Dublin, 1789.
Description:
The first printed reports of 'reserved cases', which evolved into one of the most important sources of establishing doctrine in English criminal law, reserving hard cases on circuit (many at the Old Bailey) for collegial determination at Westminster
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn and embrowned; usable only
Book No.:
W-55529
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Bellamy (ed.), Richard
Title:
On Crimes and Punishments and Other Writings
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995.
Description:
A most welcome new edition of Beccaria's classic of penal reform, providing the first English translation of the work as it last appeared in Italian under Beccaria's superintendence, that used in the 'Edizione Nationale' of Beccaria's complete works
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy
Book No.:
W-30304
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Estudios Penales. Homenaje al P[adre] Julian Pereda
Publisher:
Universidad De Deusto, Bilbao, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, later cloth; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-16699
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Pennsylvania
 
Author:
Title:
Public Opinion of Criminal Justice in California, A Survey Conducted by Field Research Corporation
Publisher:
Institute of Governmental Studies, University of C, Berkeley, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, a sound copy; 158 pages
Book No.:
W-90040
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, 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:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Les Reports de . . . diuers Resolutions, & Iudgements donnes auec graund deliberation, per les tresreuerended Iudges, & Sages de la ley . . . & les raisons, & causes des dits resolutions & iudgemts [etc]. S.T.C. 5494.3
Publisher:
Printed for the Company of Stationers [by A. Islip], London, 1619.
Description:
An early edition (the fifth) of the first part of Coke's reports, and the last to be printed during his lifetime, in Plucknett's words "extremely select [and] [b]eyond all doubt . . . the cream of the cream from Coke's collections"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, one blank defective; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-67660
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law, reports of cases
Author:
Title:
A Full and Genuine History of the Inhuman and Unparalleled Murders of Mr. William Galley, a Custom-House Officer, and Mr. Daniel Chater, a Shoemaker, by Fourteen Notorious Smugglers [with accounts of the trials of other smugglers] [etc.]. The Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by William Mason, Chichester, 1822?.
Description:
A rare later account of two murders involving seemingly unmatched drunken cruelty, torture, and even sadistic sexual torment, resulting in a trial "of crucial importance in the history of smuggling"; two copies in COPAC, three in OCLC
Condition:
1/4 morocco, rubbed, a bit of foxing, with the seven plates (some margins trimmed, images unaffected); with a dated ownership signature of Dec 23 1822
Book No.:
W-63020
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Kitchin, John
Title:
Le Court Leete & Court Baron . . . les cases & matters necessaries pur Seneschals de ceux courts a scier, & pur les Students de les measons de Chauncerie . . . Court de Marshalsey, Auncient demesne, Court de Pipowders [etc.]. STC 15021; Beale T373 and T378
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Totelli [etc.], London, 1592.
Description:
The work which--with Lambarde's "Eirenarcha"--remains essential to the understanding of Tudor local courts and government, treating of both civil and criminal matters, complemented by an edition of the Returna Brevium bound in with a separate title
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered lozenges, rebacked, signatures of Richard Norwood and Jno Prynne, quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79325
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
justices of peace, courts, criminal law, courts
 
Author:
Coffey, Alan, et al.
Title:
An Introduction to the Criminal Justice System and Process
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, a good copy
Book No.:
W-90314
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Berman, Harold J. (ed.)
Title:
Soviet Criminal Law and Procedure, The RSFSR Codes
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52513
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, SOVIET UNION
Author:
Oke, George C.
Title:
The Magisterial Formulist: Being a Complete Collection of Forms and Precedents for Practical Use in All Matters Out of Quarter Sessions; Adapted to . . . Jervis's Acts . . . With an Introduction, Explanatory Directions, Variations, and Notes [etc.]
Publisher:
Henry Butterworth, 7, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1850.
Description:
The uncommon first edition of Oke's treatise, to go through twenty editions over more than a century, treating the Jervis Acts' major revisions of criminal procedure, significantly expanding the summary powers of justices; 2 copies in OCLC in the USA
Condition:
Contemporary calf, a bit rubbed, the rear joint cracking and a portion of the spine excised, else a clean, usable copy
Book No.:
W-76651
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, Procedure, justices of peace
 
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Jacobi II . . . Primo. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the Nineteenth Day of May, Anno Dom. 1685. in the First Year of the Reign of Our Most Gracious Sovereign Lord James [etc.]. ESTC 228908 and 215404
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of John Bill deceas'd [and two others], London, 1685.
Description:
A seemingly previously unrecognized variant printing of the acts of the sole parliament of James II, combining the first edition of the table with the acts themselves, including that [c.2] attainting the Duke of Monmouth for high treason
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the spine elaborately gilt, the boards somewhat scarred, else well preserved with generous margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79885
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Parliament
 
Author:
Biddle, W. Craig (et al.)
Title:
Deterrent Effects of Criminal Sanctions
Publisher:
N.p., 1968.
Description:
Progress Report of the Assembly Committee on Criminal Procedure, with a presentation card from the committe chairman appended
Condition:
Stapled wraps, embrowned but sound; 71 pages
Book No.:
W-90175
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Babington, Zachary
Title:
Advice to Grand Jurors in Cases of Blood . . . Asserting . . . that the Grand Jury ought to find it Murther, where their Evidence is that the Party intended to be Indicted had his Hands in Blood, and did kill the other Person [etc.]. Wing B248
Publisher:
Printed for John Amery at the Peacock [etc.], London, 1677.
Description:
First edition of Babington's only work, contending that grand juries must return "true bills" in all murder cases, mitigating circumstances to be left to the petit jury, "especially (in Holdsworth's words) in cases of homicide arising out of duels"
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered blind ruled sheep, somewhat rubbed, else especially clean and crisp, with the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79397
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal law, Grand Jury Charges, juries, Law of Duels
 
Author:
Title:
Archiv fur Kriminologie, Monatsschrift fur naturwissenschaftliche Kiminalistik und Polizeiarchiv [unter besonderer Berucksichtigung der gerichtlichen Physik, Chemie und Medizin] [title varies]
Publisher:
Schmidt-Romhild, Lubeck, 1955-79.
Description:
Forty-seven volumes, from Volume 115 through Volume 161, complete, with an additional several issues from volumes 162 through 164 present, though those last three volumes not complete
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt, through volume 136, original wraps thereafter, well-preserved
Book No.:
W-91189
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law, medicine, GERMANY, forensic medicine
Author:
Yonge, Walter
Title:
A Vade Mecum, or, Table, Containing the Substance of such Statutes; Wherein Any one, or more Justices of the Peace are inabled to Act . . . Together With an Epitome of Mr. Stamford's Pleas of the Crown. The Sixth Edition. Wing Y95 [under "Young"]
Publisher:
Printed for Rich. Best, and are to be sold by H. Twyford [etc.], London, 1660.
Description:
Penultimate edition of, so far as I can determine, the first and only early abridgment of an English criminal law treatise, its first part detailing in double columns offences and penalties, with provision for manuscript additions
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed, the bottom of the spine chipped, clasps lacking, yet a good fresh copy, with both the first and last blanks
Book No.:
W-77303
Price:
$ 875.00
Category:
justices of peace, criminal law
 
Author:
Hand, Richard C. and Richard Singer (preps.)
Title:
Sentencing Computation Laws and Practice: A Preliminary Survey
Publisher:
American Bar Association, Washington, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, embrowned but quite sound
Book No.:
W-90230
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Penology
 
Author:
Voss, Harwin L. and David M. Petersen (eds.)
Title:
Ecology, Crime, and Delinquency
Publisher:
Appleton-Century-Crofts, Inc., New York, 1971.
Description:
Inscribed glumly on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "Gil -- No one is buying it but I hope you enjoy the book anyway. dave"
Condition:
Wraps; 328 pages
Book No.:
W-90471
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Title:
Hearings Before the Committee on the District of Columbia, United States Senate ... on H.R. 5688 and S. 1526 [etc.]. Part I
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 491 pages
Book No.:
W-90273
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Kitchin, John
Title:
Le Court Leete, et Court Baron collect per Iohn Kytchin de Greys Inne . . . les cases et matters necessaries pur Seneschals de ceux courts a scier, pur les Students de les measons de Chauncerie [etc.]. STC 15017 & addenda [two copies, including this copy]
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. Octobris quarto [etc.], London, 1580.
Description:
The rare early variant printing of a work which--together with Lambarde's "Eirenarcha"--remains essential to the understanding of Tudor local courts and government, treating of both civil and criminal matters; with the preface dated 10 Nov 1581
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, later label, lightly rubbed, very fresh with generous margins; the Taussig copy--not in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79141
Price:
$ 1850.00
Category:
justices of peace, courts, criminal law, courts
 
Author:
Title:
Selected Documentation on Criminology
Publisher:
UNESCO, Paris, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, rather worn, but still sound; 114 pages
Book No.:
W-90424
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno Primo Henrici Octaui . . . at his parliament holden at Westminster . . . hath do to be ordeined, made, and enacted certaine statutes and ordinaunces in maner & fourme folowyng [1510]. S.T.C. 9360.5 [including this copy]; Beale S114
Publisher:
Imprinted at London in Fletestrete by Thomas Powell, London, 1563?.
Description:
The acts of Henry VIII's first parliament, strengthening the rule of law by condemning the actions of Empson and Dudley in Henry VII's reign [c.12] and repealing the trial of non-capital statutory offences upon information without indictment [c.6]
Condition:
Modern unlettered cloth, rubbed and somewhat worn, a good copy with ample margins and the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79308
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, Religion, criminal law, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Wicks, Robert J.
Title:
Applied Psychology for Law Enforcement and Correction Officers
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Book Company, New York, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Printed boards, very slightly soiled, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90363
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
law and psychology, criminal law, Penology, Police
 
Author:
Palmer, Stuart
Title:
The Violent Society
Publisher:
College & University Press, New Haven, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, dusty but sound; 223 pages
Book No.:
W-90148
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Kobre, Sidney
Title:
Behind Shocking Crime Headlines, Searching Probe into Juvenile, Adult Crime and Prisons
Publisher:
Florida State University, Tallahassee, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, faded but sound; 274 pages
Book No.:
W-90368
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Dingley, Somerville
Title:
The Parish Officer's Companion; or, a New and Complete Library of Parish Law: Containing the whole Duty of Churchwardens, Overseers, Constables, Headboroughs, Tithingmen, Surveyors of the Highways, and other Subordinate Officers [etc.]. ESTC N12401
Publisher:
Printed for the Author; And Sold by G. Lister . . . Old Bailey, London, 1786.
Description:
The rare only edition of Dingley's sole independent work, complementing the appendix which he prepared for Burn's Justice, designed partly "to be a Check upon those Parish Officers who are too assuming, and over-act their Part"; three copies in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, clean and usable, with a contemporary note on the front pastedown confirming this copy's return in 1796; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79967
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
justices of peace, church, poor law, law of highways, criminal law
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Pleas of the Crown. Or a Brief, but Full Account of Whatsoever can be found Relating to that Subject. By Sir Matthew Hale Knight, late Chief Justice of the Kings Bench. Wing H254
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard Atkyns [etc.], London, 1678.
Description:
First issuance under Hale's name of the precis of his masterpiece published in 1736, the work for which (in Maitland's words) "[n]o man of his age was better . . . equipped for the task [and] none had a wider or deeper knowledge of the materials"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, spine faded and its ends chipped, owner's stamp on title, else very clean, bright and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79693
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Ship Owner's Manual . . . Containing a General System of the Maritime Laws . . . with Several New Adjudged Law Cases, and Abstracts of the Most Important Acts; Among Which are the Navigation Acts, Smuggling Acts, Manifest Act [etc.]. Eighth Edition
Publisher:
Printed, in Gateshead, by and for D. Akenhead and Sons [etc.], Newcastle upon Tyne, 1800.
Description:
A rare, provincially printed, highly practical work (not to be confused with the London printed "Shipmaster's Assistant"), treating of demurrage, insurance, bottomry, salvage, average, and arbitration, inter alia, with much on law and legislation
Condition:
Contemporary mottled sheep, rubbed, front joint cracked but holding, else quite clean and usable, the Taussig copy; no copy in ESTC, two in OCLC
Book No.:
W-78470
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, criminal law
Author:
Euer, Samson and Giles Duncombe]
Title:
Tryals per Pais, Or the Law of England Concerning Juries by Nisi Prius [etc.]. The Fourth Edition [bound with] Tryals per Pais in Capital Matters: Or, Some Brief and Useful Observations Relating to Such Tryals
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1702.
Description:
First 18th century edition of the first substantial treatise on the English jury and the English law of evidence, deservedly popular for over a century, bound with the first edition of one of the earliest works devoted exclusively to capital cases
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-The Hartland Library, definite foxing and browning, yet a usable copy; with the imprimatur leaf
Book No.:
W-74157
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, Evidence, juries, criminal law
 
Author:
Fargier, Marie-Odile
Title:
Le Viol
Publisher:
Bernard Grasset, Paris, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 221 pages
Book No.:
W-90079
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, criminal law
 
Author:
Decker, David L., et al.
Title:
Urban Structure and Victimization
Publisher:
Lexington Books, Lexington, 1982.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "To Gil, with deep appreciation. David"
Condition:
Red cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90410
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Victimology, criminal law
 
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:
Title:
Comparative Analysis of Standards and Goals of the National Advisory Commission on Criminal Justice Standards and Goals with Standards for Criminal Justice of the American Bar Association
Publisher:
American Bar Association Section of Criminal Justice, Washington, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, sound; 594 pages
Book No.:
W-30705
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Singer, Richard G.and Martin R. Gardner
Title:
Crimes and Punishment, Cases, Materials, and Readings in Criminal Law. Second Edition
Publisher:
Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., New York, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a bit cocked, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-30501
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Solomon, Jr., Peter H.
Title:
Soviet Criminologists and Criminal Policy, Specialists in Policy-Making
Publisher:
The Macmillan Press, Ltd., London, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-11236
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
SOVIET UNION, criminal law
 
Author:
Pike, Ruth
Title:
Penal Servitude in Early Modern Spain
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-49087
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, SPAIN, mining law
 
Author:
Title:
Fifth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders. Report of the Australian Delegation
Publisher:
United Nations, Geneva, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a few leaves loose, but usable; 207 pages
Book No.:
W-90108
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, Advocacy, criminal law, AUSTRALIA
 
Author:
Remington, Frank J., Donald J. Newman, et al.
Title:
Criminal Justice Administration, Materials and Cases
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, 1969.
Description:
Inscribed, by Remington and Newman, to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance
Condition:
Red cloth, a sound copy in worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90277
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robbers, &c. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil. In Which . . . the Laws that relate to the Provision for the Poor, and to the Punishment of Felons are largely and freely examined
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.], London, 1751.
Description:
First edition of the novelist Henry Fielding's famed proposals for reforming English criminal law, derived from his first-hand experiences as a London magistrate, "easily the most distinguished and ambitious of Fielding's social [publications]"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 green morocco over cloth boards, gilt lettered, light browning, else a good usable copy with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79227
Price:
$ 425.00
Category:
criminal law, legal reform, capital punishment, Law and Literature, poor law
 
Author:
Qureshi, Donna Iven
Title:
Rape: Social Facts from England and America
Publisher:
Stipes Publishing Company, Champaign, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 293 pages
Book No.:
W-90064
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, women's law, Rape
Author:
Title:
The Justice's Case Law: Being A concise Abridgment of all the Cases of Crown Law, relative to Justices of Peace, and their Business and Proceedings . . . And likewise Of Use to Barristers at Law, Clerks of the Peace, Coroners, &c.
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt . . . for James Lacy [etc.], London, 1731.
Description:
Only edition of a work represented as having been written by a Justice having served for many years as Chair of Quarter Sessions, arranged alphabetically by subject matter, liberally citing statutory authority, reports, and other legal treatises
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, ex-library, else a very good clean copy
Book No.:
W-79460
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, justices of peace, Abridgements, coroners
 
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:
Foster, Jack Donald (ed.)
Title:
Readings in Criminal Justice
Publisher:
McCutchan Publishing Corporation, Berkeley, 1969.
Description:
Sixteen contributions, including those by Henry M. Hart Jr., Herbert L. Packer, and Walter V. Schaefer, among others
Condition:
Original printed wraps, one small stain; 291 pages
Book No.:
W-55642
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
LaFrance, Arthur B. and Arnold H. Loewy
Title:
Criminal Procedure, Trial and Sentencing
Publisher:
Anderson Publishing Co., Cincinnati, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-30942
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
criminal law, Procedure
 
Author:
Title:
A Study of Prevention and Control of Crime and Delinquency, Final Report
Publisher:
Youth and Adult Corrections Agency, State of California, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed wraps, slightly darkened, but sound; 258 pages
Book No.:
W-90039
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Juvenile Law
Author:
Boyes, William Osborn
Title:
Crime and Its Punishments. A Thesis Delivered in the University Schools, Cambridge, Being An Act kept pursuant to Statute prior to admission to the degree of Doctor of Law of Cambridge University
Publisher:
K. Cowing and Son, Printers, "Press Office", High Street, Barnet, 1901.
Description:
Boyes' successful thesis, seemingly unrecorded, this conjecturally his personal copy, with judges discreetly left anonymous in the text identified in pencil in the margins, and with the initials ?"W.O.B" on the front wrap; no copy in OCLC or COPAC
Condition:
Original printed red stapled wraps, worn, two leaves loose, else a usable copy; 27 pages
Book No.:
W-76711
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Ordinary of Newgate's Account of the Behaviour, Confession, and Dying Words, of the Twelve Malefactors Who were executed at Tyburn . . . Being the Third Execution in the Mayoralty of the Right Honble John Blatchford . . . Number VI. For the said Year
Publisher:
Printed for, and sold by T. Parker [and] C. Corbett [etc.], London, 1750.
Description:
Part of a series which has recently been described as an "inestimable source of knowledge [and] dramatic truth . . . [n]othing like them has been published before or since", rich in biographical and descriptive material of London's criminal classes
Condition:
Original self stabbed wraps, untrimmed, quite worn, the last leaf loose, a fragile but usable survival, title plus pages 83-106; one copy in ESTC
Book No.:
W-77043
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Dugdale, William
Title:
Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Inns of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Third edition. Wing D2490
Publisher:
Printed for Christop. Wilkinson [and two others] [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the 7 plates
Condition:
Contemporary calf, ex-library, the front board detached and the title and first leaf loose; with the armorial bookplate of Charles, Viscount Bruce
Book No.:
W-74934
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
 
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:
McGillis, Daniel and Patricia Smith
Title:
Compensating Victims of Crime: An Analysis of American Programs
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, stained but sound; 218 pages
Book No.:
W-90239
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Victimology, criminal law
 
Author:
Fogelman, Sylvia
Title:
Compensation to Victims of Crimes of Violence -- The Forgotten Program
Publisher:
N.p., 1971.
Description:
Master's thesis, School of Social Work, University of Southern California
Condition:
Cloth-backed wraps; 81 photocopied pages
Book No.:
W-90237
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Victimology, criminal law
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 C4963 and C4931
Publisher:
Printed for A. Crooke, W. Leake [and eleven others], London, 1669.
Description:
Early editions (the fourth), 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 King's Bench, Chancery, Star Chamber, and many others
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, some light browning, else quite clean, with both portraits, the first backed
Book No.:
W-79214
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
criminal law, courts
 
Author:
Sarnecki, Jerzy
Title:
Predicting Social Maladjustment, Stockholm Boys Grown Up
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, slightly worn, but sound; 157 pages
Book No.:
W-90047
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Juvenile Law, SWEDEN
 
Author:
Radzinowicz, Leon and Marvin E. Wolfgang (eds.)
Title:
Crime and Justice. The Criminal in Society. The Criminal in the Arms of the Law. The Criminal in Confinement. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Basic Books, Inc., New York, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, a bit of wear, but a good set
Book No.:
W-91270
Price:
$ 22.50
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Puglia, Giuseppe Mario
Title:
Relazione al IV Congresso Internazionale de Diritto Penale di Parigi [etc.]
Publisher:
Revue Internationale de Droit Penal, Paris, 1937.
Description:
Condition:
Original sewn wraps, worn but usable; 16 pages
Book No.:
W-51711
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
criminal law, ITALY
 
Author:
Solomon, Peter H. (ed.)
Title:
Soviet Criminology, A Selective Bibliography
Publisher:
University of Cambridge, Institute of Criminology, Cambridge, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Very worn, ex-library, typescript; usable only
Book No.:
W-17253
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Bibliography, SOVIET UNION, criminal law
 
Author:
Andrade, Manuel da Costa
Title:
A Vitima e o Problema Criminal
Publisher:
N.p., Coimbra, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps; 286 pages
Book No.:
W-90215
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
 
Author:
West, D.J.
Title:
Murder Followed By Suicide, An Inquiry Carried Out For The Institute of Criminology, Cambridge
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on social deviance, and his wife: "To Gil and Robley Geis / from a fellow student of strange crimes / D.J. West / Aug 1977
Condition:
A sound presentation copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90116
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
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:
Inciardi, James A., et al.
Title:
Historical Approaches to Crime, Research Strategies and Issues
Publisher:
Sage Publications, Beverly Hills, 1977.
Description:
Concerning the relevance of history and folklore to the study of criminology
Condition:
Wraps, a bit stained, but sound; 215 pages
Book No.:
W-90417
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, law & anthropology
Author:
Wade, John
Title:
The Cabinet Lawyer: A Popular Digest of the Laws of England, Especially Those Relative to . . . Debt, Arrest, &c. With the Criminal Law of England; also a Dictionary of Law Terms, Maxims, Statutes, and Judicial Antiquities [etc.]. Fifth Edition
Publisher:
Printed for W. Simpkin and R. Marshall . . . Ludgate-Street, London, 1829.
Description:
An uncommon edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, plainspoken and direct; with a substantial (190+ page) law glossary
Condition:
Original boards, printed paper label, somewhat rubbed and scuffed, else well-preserved and untrimmed; two copies in COPAC, three in OCLC
Book No.:
W-76736
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Every Man Law Books, criminal law, legal dictionaries
Author:
Title:
Tryal and Sentence of Elizabeth Cellier; for Writing, Printing, and Publishing, A Scandalous Libel, Called Malice Defeated . . . At the Sessions in the Old-Bailey [with] Several Depositions, made before . . . the Lord Mayor. Wing T2171; McCoy C153. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for Thomas Collins, at the Middle-Temple-Gate, London, 1680.
Description:
The principal contemporary account of the righteous midwife acquitted of attempting the King's kidnapping in the 'Meal-Tub Plot'; her expose of that matter ('Malice Defeated') led to this trial, for which she was fined, pilloried and her book burnt
Condition:
Modern blind-panelled calf, a bit of staining and marginal worming, else a good copy; with the imprimatur leaf
Book No.:
W-76739
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
libel and slander, trials, criminal law, women's law
Author:
Title:
The Tryal and Condemnation of George Borosky alias Boratzi, Christopher Vratz and John Stern; for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Thynn, Esq; Together with the Tryal of Charles John Count Conningsmark as Accessory before the Fact to the same Murder
Publisher:
Printed for Thomas Basset, London, 1682.
Description:
Condition:
Modern cloth backed decorated boards, some embrowning yet sound
Book No.:
W-52238
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Justice: Is it Just? Is it Equal? A Study of 1970 Felony Defendants, Detroit Recorder's Court
Publisher:
Center for Urban Studies, Wayne State University, Detroit.
Description:
Condition:
Spiral-bound wraps; 92 pages
Book No.:
W-90231
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Discrimination, criminal law
 
Author:
Krisberg, Barry
Title:
Crime and Privelege, Toward a New Criminology
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 179 pages
Book No.:
W-90475
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Title:
The Notable British Trials Series. Eighty-Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
William Hodge & Company Limited, Edinburgh and London, 1905-1959.
Description:
The principal modern series reporting famous British trials over almost four centuries, each volume (in Wigmore's words) "critically edited by a competent and scholarly editor" with an introduction, verbatim proceedings, appendices and a bibliography
Condition:
Original green and red cloth, some wear, some volumes ex-library, and some pencilling, but a good usable set
Book No.:
W-64819
Price:
$ 6500.00
Category:
Notable British Trials, criminal law, trials
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description:
First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges, pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78201
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
 
Author:
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:
Title:
Select Trials for Murders, Robberies, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining, Frauds, And Other Offences: at the Sessions-House in the Old-Bailey. To which aare Added, Genuine Accounts of the Lives, Behaviour . . . of the most Eminent Convicts. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Wilford . . . in St Paul's Church Yard, London, 1734-35.
Description:
The first collection of trials held at the Old Bailey, the principal criminal court of London immortalized by Daniel Defoe and Henry Fielding, marvelously diverse in the range of crime reported, the transcripts offering great verisimilitude
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, neatly rebacked, some light foxing and browning, else a good clean set; with the errata in volume one
Book No.:
W-79826
Price:
$ 1650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, law of piracy, fraud, Rape
 
Author:
Parisi, Nicolette
Title:
Sources of National Criminal Justice Statistics: An Annotated Bibliography
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 65 pages
Book No.:
W-90526
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Elizabeth Canning, Spinster, for Wilful and Corrupt Perjury [with] Crisp Gascoyne, An Address . . . Relative to His Conduct in the Cases of Elizabeth Canning and Mary Squires [with] A Refutation of Sir Crisp Gascoyne's Address [and another]
Publisher:
Imprints Vary, London, 1753-54.
Description:
The principal contemporary account of the trial of Elizabeth Canning, "the centre of the most famous English criminal mystery of her century", coupled with the address of Gascoyne, London's Lord Mayor, skeptical of Canning, and a rebuttal to him
Condition:
Contemporary blind decorated, panelled reverse calf, very lightly rubbed, else exceptionally clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78086
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Annals of Newgate; Or, Malefactors Register. Containing A particular . . . Account of the Lives, Transactions, and Trials of the most notorious Malefactors . . . for Parricide, Murder, Treason . . . Coining, Forgery, and Rapes [etc.]. Four Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144, Fleet-street [etc.], London, 1776.
Description:
The edition of 'Newgate' through which "The Newgate Calendar enters into the history of popular literature" and the edition suggested to have been "[t]he finest C18th compilation", put together by the Ordinary of Newgate, John Villette, and others
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, rubbed, rebacked, neatly gilt, a bit strained and lightly browned, but an appealing set; with thirty-seven plates, as called for
Book No.:
W-73003
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Johnson, Edwin S.
Title:
Research Methods in Criminology and Criminal Justice
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Illustrated white cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90366
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
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:
Eden, William
Title:
Principles of Penal Law
Publisher:
Printed for B. White, in Fleet-Street; and T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1771.
Description:
First edition of a seminal work, "[the] first . . . to review English criminal law at once critically and comprehensively", in Holdsworth's words, and a pioneering precursor of the efforts of both Bentham and Romilly to reform English criminal law
Condition:
Modern 3/4 speckled calf over marbled boards, gilt ruled and lettered, especially clean and well preserved, with the errata leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79502
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law, legal reform
 
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:
Pearson, Edmund Lester
Title:
Studies in Murder
Publisher:
Macmillan, New York, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54543
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
Remarkable Trials and Interesting Memoirs of the Most noted Criminals Who have been convicted at the Assizes, the King's-Bench Bar, Guildhall, &c. for High-Treason, Murder, Conspiracy, Rape . . . And other atrocious Crimes [etc.]. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
Printed for W. Nicoll . . . in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1765.
Description:
An omnium gatherum of major English criminals, their activities, trials, dying speeches, and executions from 1740 to 1765, with an unusual concentration in the second volume on women, including Mary Blandy, Sarah Pledge, Anne Whale and several others
Condition:
Later buckram, rebacked in calf, the boards quite worn, ex-library, some browning, yet a usable copy; with the half-titles
Book No.:
W-77286
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, women's law
 
Author:
Robitscher, Jonas B.
Title:
Pursuit of Agreement, Psychiatry & the Law
Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17881
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychiatry
Author:
Colquhoun, Patrick
Title:
A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis; Containing a Detail of the Various Crimes and Misdemeanors By which Public and Private Property and Security are . . . injured and endangered: and Suggesting Remedies for Their Prevention. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by H. Baldwin and Son . . . for Joseph Mawman [etc.], London, 1800.
Description:
The penultimate, much enlarged edition of Colquhoun's pioneering treatise, "a major work of permanent value [and] the first in the English language . . . on the subject of police", leading to the establishment of London's professional police force
Condition:
Modern 1/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, light browning, else a very good copy; the variant first printing with the colophon at index end only
Book No.:
W-77078
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, FRANCE, Police, London
 
Author:
von Hirsch, Andrew, Kay A. Knapp, and Michael Tonry
Title:
The Sentencing Commission and Its Guidelines
Publisher:
Northeastern University Press, Boston, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30964
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Ellickson, Phyllis, et al.
Title:
Implementing New Ideas in Criminal Justice
Publisher:
Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 106 pages
Book No.:
W-90155
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Earwaker, J.P. (ed.)
Title:
The Constables' Accounts, Manor of Manchester, from the Year 1612 to the Year 1647, and from the Year 1743 to the Year 1776. Printed . . . from the Original Books of Accounts in [the City of Manchester's] Possession. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
J.E. Cornish, 16, St. Ann's Square, Manchester, 1891-.
Description:
Condition:
Three-quarter vellum over marbled boards, marbled endpapers, rubbed, ex-library, else a good sound set
Book No.:
W-91387
Price:
$ 175.00
Category:
criminal law, 17TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
To the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and the Lords and Peeres now assembled in Parliament. The Humble Petition and Protestation of all the Bishops and Prelates now called by His Majesties Writts to attend the Parliament [etc.]. Not in Wing; ESTC R226217
Publisher:
Printed for Joseph Hunscutt, London, 1642.
Description:
The rare broadside whose contents formed the basis of high treason charges brought against the bishops for "subvert[ing] the fundamental laws of the kingdom", thereby contributing in part to the outbreak of England's civil war; one copy in ESTC
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 9 1/2 x 13 inches, lightly browned, some chips and tears, top left margin trimmed, but legibility preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79671
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, Ecclesiastical Law, Parliament, English constitutional law, criminal law
 
Author:
Walker, Nigel
Title:
Punishment, Danger and Stigma, The Morality of Criminal Justice
Publisher:
Basil Blackwell, Oxford, 1980.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance
Condition:
Presentation copy, sound, in a faded dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90104
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Legal Ethics
Author:
Title:
The Trial Of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a Court Martial, As taken by Mr. Charles Fearne [with] Trial of Lawrence Earl Ferrers, for the Murder of John Johnson [with] Trial of Mary Blandy, Spinster; for The Murder of her Father. Folio
Publisher:
[1] Printed for R. Manby [2] Samuel Billingsley [3] J Rivington, London, 1760-57-52.
Description:
Three of the most famous 18th century English trials, a miscarriage of justice [Admiral Byng's court martial], the last murder trial in the House of Lords of a fellow peer [Lord Ferrers], and a parricide of daughter-administered poison [Miss Blandy]
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, an attractive copy, but with two leaves lacking from the Byng trial and repairs to the Blandy title and last leaf
Book No.:
W-72453
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, courts martial
 
Author:
Weinreb, Lloyd
Title:
Criminal Process, Cases, Comment, Questions, Supplement
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Inc., Mineola, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
The September, 1972, supplement, in typescript
Book No.:
W-45815
Price:
$ 5.00
Category:
criminal law, Casebooks
 
Author:
Akers, Ronald L. and Richard Hawkins (eds.)
Title:
Law and Control in Society
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a bit discolored, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90168
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Blackwell, George
Title:
Mr. George Blackwel . . . his Answeres vpon sundry his Examinations . . . And his Letter written to his Assistants, and brethren, moouing them not onely to take the said Oath [of Allegeance], but to aduise all Romish Catholikes so to doe. S.T.C. 3105
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1607.
Description:
Documents central to the aftermath of the Gunpowder Plot and its resulting oath of allegiance, rejected by the Pope and required by the English, Blackwell deposed by the Pope as England's archpriest, but then imprisoned by the English until his death
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf, the front hinge cracked but secure, minor marginal worming, occasional light staining, without blank signature 'A'; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79817
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, criminal law
Author:
Kelyng, John
Title:
A Report of Divers Cases in Pleas of the Crown, Adjudged and Determined; In the Reign of the Late King Charles II. With Directions for Justices of the Peace and Others . . . From the Original Manuscript, under his own Hand [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Isaac Cleave, next Door to Serjeants-Inn [etc.], London, 1708.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed but still presentable
Book No.:
W-44675
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Three Law Tracts: I. The Compleat Copyholder; being a Discourse of the Antiquity and Nature of Manors and Copyholds, &c. II. A Reading on 27 Edward the First, called the Statute De Finibus Levatis. III. A Treatise of Bail and Mainprize [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by His Majesty's Law-Printer [etc.], London, 1764.
Description:
The first collected edition of three of Coke's works, all praised by Holdsworth, linking two of the great writers on English criminal law (Coke and William Hawkins) and presenting Coke's views on several topics pertaining to the law of real property
Condition:
Modern speckled blind panelled calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, well preserved, with the frontispiece portrait of Coke; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79406
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Real Property, criminal law
 
Author:
Gaylin, Willard
Title:
Partial Justice, A Study of Bias in Sentencing
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56044
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sfxti [sic] [Sexti]. Actes made in the Session of this present Parlament . . . the iiii daye of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our moste dread Soueraigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9431; Beale S229a
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Richard Grafton [i.e. Richard Tottel], London, 1570?.
Description:
The second Tottel printing of the statutes of 3-4 Edward VI, a tumultuous year, with the passage of the first Riot Act [c.5], the inception of a public militia [c.5], and the outlawing of "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light staining, mainly marginal, lacking leaf C2, not affecting the acts mentioned below; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79218
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
Author:
Dogherty, Thomas
Title:
The Crown Circuit Assistant, Being a Collection of Precedents of Indictments, Informations, Convictions by Justices, Inquisitions, Pleas, and other Entries in Criminal and Penal Proceedings [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for P. Uriel. . .and E. Brooke [etc.], London, 1787.
Description:
Condition:
Modern leatherette, lightly embrowned, quite sound
Book No.:
W-44972
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Kitchin, John]
Title:
Le Court Leete et Court Baron collect per Iohn Kitchin de Greies Inne . . . ouesque diuers nouel additions, come Court de Marshalsey, Auncient demesne, Court de Pipowders, Essoines, Imparlance . . . & diuers auter matters. S.T.C. 15022; Beale T374
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight & Bonhami Norton, London], 1598.
Description:
The last sixteenth century edition of a work which--together with Lambarde's "Eirenarcha"--remains essential to the understanding of Tudor local courts and government, treating of both civil and criminal matters; with Kitchin's lengthy commentary
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, worn and darkened, definite browning, four leaves misbound, a well-used but sturdy copy, with several leaves of manuscript notation
Book No.:
W-75699
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
justices of peace, courts, criminal law, courts
 
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:
Miller, Justin
Title:
Handbook of Criminal Law
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1934.
Description:
Condition:
Quite worn and embrowned, but sound; presentation copy
Book No.:
W-14167
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Dession, George H.
Title:
Criminal Law Administration and Public Disorder
Publisher:
Michie Casebook Corporation, Charlottesville, 1948.
Description:
Condition:
Extensively marked, a usable copy
Book No.:
W-48482
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Casebooks, criminal law
 
Author:
Walker, Donald
Title:
Penology for Profit, A History of the Texas Prison System 1867-1912
Publisher:
Texas A&M University Press, College Station, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55499
Price:
$ 22.50
Category:
Texas, criminal law, prisons, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Clark, George
Title:
The Penal Statutes Abridged, and Alphabetically Arranged . . . To Which is Prefixed, A Collection of Maxims and Rules for the proper Exposition of Statutes . . . The Second Edition, with Great Additions . . . By George Wilson, Serjeant at Law. Not in Cowley
Publisher:
Printed for Fielding and Walker [and two others], London, 1777.
Description:
The rare, expanded edition, arranged alphabetically and prefaced by 58 maxims, specifying an offense's nature and penalties (for first and subsequent offenses) and the number of witnesses and magistrates needed for conviction; five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the spine gilt ruled and blind decorated, with a crimson morocco label, gilt, clean and crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79675
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal law, Abridgements, maxims
 
Author:
Petersilia, Joan
Title:
The Influence of Criminal Justice Research
Publisher:
Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 121 pages
Book No.:
W-90351
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Dugdale, William
Title:
Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Second edition
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.], London, 1671.
Description:
The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court) still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, joints cracked, else a sound copy
Book No.:
W-63682
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
 
Author:
Title:
The Public Looks at Crime and Corrections
Publisher:
Joint Commission on Correctional Manpower and Trai, Washington, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, oversized; 28 pages
Book No.:
W-90043
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law,