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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:
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:
Freund, Paul A. and Stanley N. Katz (eds.)
Title:
The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise, History of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ten Volumes [Complete As So Far Published]
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company [and] Cambridge University Press, New York, 1971-2006.
Description:
First editions of all ten volumes of the received history of the Court (including the nine volumes originally published by Macmillan), made possible by a bequest in the 1931 will of Justice Holmes and subsequent enabling Congressional legislation
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good set in the original cloth
Book No.:
W-77854
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Supreme Court, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
An Analysis of the Laws of England. Sixth Edition. Eller 223
Publisher:
Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1771.
Description:
The received edition of Blackstone's analytical schema underlying his Commentaries, and the only edition to appear after the publication of his famous work, this edition designed to correspond "exactly" [Blackstone's word] with them
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, some foxing to the title and a bit elsewhere, else a good copy, with the two folding tables, the margin of one a bit frayed
Book No.:
W-77858
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence
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:
Title:
The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton Documents and Commentary Volume I
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library?, some pencilling, lacking the dustjacket, sound
Book No.:
W-41130
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
biography, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Freund, Paul A. and Stanley N. Katz (eds.)
Title:
The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise, History of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ten Volumes [Complete As So Far Published]
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company [and] Cambridge University Press, New York, 1971-2006.
Description:
All ten volumes of the received history of the United States Supreme Court (including eight volumes originally published by Macmillan), made possible by a bequest in the 1931 will of Justice Holmes and subsequent enabling Congressional legislation
Condition:
Original cloth, lightly rubbed, else a very good set
Book No.:
W-78842
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Supreme Court, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Goebel, Jr., et al (eds.), Julius
Title:
The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton, Documents and Commentary. Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1964-81.
Description:
The highly praised edition of Hamilton's miraculously surviving law papers, printing for the first time his treatise on New York practice, his law register and cashbook, and providing us with eye-opening glimpses of his practice, civil and criminal
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good set in slightly worn dustjackets
Book No.:
W-77137
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
biography, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Whetstone, Ann
Title:
Scottish County Government in the Eighteenth and Nineteenth Centuries
Publisher:
John Donald, Edinburgh, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54274
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, 18TH CENTURY, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:
Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
A little marked, but quite a good copy
Book No.:
W-46807
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, biography
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Maurice Margarot, Delegate from London, to the British Convention. Before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, On the 13th and 14th of January, 1794, for Sedition [Robertson's Edition]
Publisher:
Printed for James Robertson, No. 4, Horse Wynd [etc.], Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
The trial marking the nadir of British reaction to the French Revolution, bridging the trials of Thomas Paine, John Horne Tooke, and Thomas Hardy, in which Margarot was convicted of sedition and sentenced to fourteen years transportation to Australia
Condition:
Definite embrowning and staining, in an attractive modern 1/4 calf somewhat unevenly faded
Book No.:
W-51742
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, trials, 18TH CENTURY, SCOTLAND
Author:
Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:
Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description:
Praised by John Dawson as "the first full biography of Maitland", drawing upon Fifoot's earlier edition of Maitland's letters, upon unpublished family papers, and upon the reminiscences of Maitland's one surviving daughter; Studies in Legal History
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-44563
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, biography
 
Author:
Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:
Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description:
Praised by John Dawson as "the first full biography of Maitland", drawing upon Fifoot's earlier edition of Maitland's letters, upon unpublished family papers, and upon the reminiscences of Maitland's one surviving daughter; Studies in Legal History
Condition:
Original cloth, somewhat rubbed and marked, but a clean copy
Book No.:
W-61974
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, biography
 
Author:
Reinhardt, Steven G.
Title:
Justice in the Sarladais, 1770-1790
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1991.
Description:
Professor Reinhardt's thorough exploration of the three principal criminal justice systems (popular, seigneurial, and royal) co-existing in a remote, poor district in late 18th century France, detailing the sure transition to royal predominance
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-57350
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, FRANCE
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:
Tuero Bertrand, Francisco
Title:
Un Pleito Sobre Derecho de Asilo en el Oviedo del Siglo XVIII
Publisher:
Instituto de Estudios Asturianos, Oviedo, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Original wraps, a little worn, but sound and usable; 117 pages
Book No.:
W-53087
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, 18TH CENTURY, SPAIN
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:
Haas, Elsa de and G.D.G. Hall (eds.)
Title:
Early Registers of Writs
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Selden Society, Volume LXXXVII
Book No.:
W-51822
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, 19TH CENTURY, Bench and Bar
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Joseph Gerrald, Delegate from the London Corresponding Society, to the British Convention. Before the High Court of Justiciary, At Edinburgh . . . for Sedition [etc.]. Not in McCoy
Publisher:
Printed for James Robertson [and six others], Edinburgh, 1794?].
Description:
The principal contemporary account of the trial of Gerrald, one of the "Martyrs of Scotland", convicted of sedition soon after the onset of the French Revolution, still a blot on Scots law; transported, he died shortly after reaching Botany Bay
Condition:
Contemporary 1/4 calf, showing wear, but a good crisp copy
Book No.:
W-67199
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Freund, Paul A. and Stanley N. Katz (eds.)
Title:
The Oliver Wendell Holmes Devise, History of the Supreme Court of the United States. Ten Volumes [Complete As So Far Published]
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company [and] Cambridge University Press, New York, 1971-2006.
Description:
First editions of all ten volumes of the received history of the Court (including the nine volumes originally published by Macmillan), made possible by a bequest in the 1931 will of Justice Holmes and subsequent enabling Congressional legislation
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, occasional very light wear, one volume discreetly ex-library, prior owner's signatures, altogether a very good set
Book No.:
W-77364
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Supreme Court, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Commentaries on the Laws of England. Edited by William Carey Jones, Director of the School of Jurisprudence, University of California. Two Volumes [complete]. Not in Eller [compare Eller 136]; Lauechli 257 Notes
Publisher:
Bancroft-Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1916.
Description:
The last edition apart from modern reprints, based on William Hammond's edition, with Hammond's bibliography, a supplementary chapter on conflict of laws by Orrin Kip McMurray, and Jones's essay, which includes a biographical sketch of Blackstone
Condition:
Original black pebbled limp cloth, prayer-book style, Edition De Luxe, an especially well-preserved set
Book No.:
W-78324
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence, 18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Commentaries on the Laws of England. Edited by William Carey Jones, Director of the School of Jurisprudence, University of California. Two Volumes [complete]. Not in Eller [compare Eller 136]; Lauechli 257 Notes
Publisher:
Bancroft-Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1916.
Description:
The last edition apart from modern reprints, based on William Hammond's edition, with Hammond's bibliography, a supplementary chapter on conflict of laws by Orrin Kip McMurray, and Jones's essay, which includes a biographical sketch of Blackstone
Condition:
Original black pebbled limp cloth, prayer-book style, Edition De Luxe, an especially well-preserved set
Book No.:
W-78324
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence, 18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence
 
Author:
Powell, Richard R.
Title:
Compromises of Conflicting Claims, A Century of California Law 1760-1860
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Dobbs Ferry, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-57098
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
California, 19TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Finlay, John
Title:
Legal Practice in Eighteenth-Century Scotland
Publisher:
Brill, Leiden, 2015.
Description:
Represented as "the first monograph to analyse the workings of Scotland's legal profession in its early modern European context [and] add[ing] a new dimension to our knowledge of Enlightenment Scotland"
Condition:
Original printed illustrated boards, as new; Studies in the History of Private Law, volume 9; Legal History Library, volume 18
Book No.:
W-78364
Price:
$ 206.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books. The Sixth Edition [sic]. Printed page for page with the last Oxford Edition. Four Volumes. Eller 10; Laeuchli 13 [without the two advertising leaves Laeuchli notes in volume 2]
Publisher:
Printed for John Colles, at No. 65 . . . Temple-lane [etc.], Dublin, 1775.
Description:
The first pocket edition of the Commentaries, measuring about 4x6 inches, a duodecimo printing pirated from the 1770 fourth edition printed in Oxford, the sole edition printed by John Colles, appearing within a decade of the first edition of 1765-69
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the spines lightly faded and two spine heads just chipped, a short crack to one joint, else a well preserved set; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79138
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence

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