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Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden. Five Volumes
Publisher:
Edward Thomson, Long Island, 1894.
Description:
The most sumptuous and elaborate of all the editions of the Campbell's Chief Justices, with many full-page plates, some in color and others folding; with the crimson dustwrappers, well preserved, in the original slipcases, somewhat worn
Condition:
Book No.:
W-59068
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
biography, Bench and Bar
Author:
Fenner, Ball
Title:
Raising the Veil; or, Scenes in the Courts . . . Embellished with Portraits of Police, Court Officers [etc.]. Cohen 1006
Publisher:
James French & Company, Boston, 1856.
Description:
An insider's account, truly "raising the veil" on courts and lawyers, in this case those of New York, Philadelphia and, in particular, Boston, with a side excursion to California and with separate chapters on divorce and bankruptcy
Condition:
Original embossed cloth, quite worn and frayed, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-68204
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, human rights, Massachusetts
 
Author:
Wilson, Jane
Title:
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, Lawyers, An Early History
Publisher:
Gibson, Dunn & Crutcher, n.p., 1990.
Description:
A substantial effort, and considerably more than a collection of law firm anecdotes and 'famous cases', seeking to place Gibson, Dunn within the development of 19th and early 20th century Southern California; with many photos and endpaper maps
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good clean copy
Book No.:
W-69232
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
California, Bench and Bar, Los Angeles
 
Author:
Brown (comps.), C.R., P.A. Maxwell & L.F. Maxwell
Title:
A Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 3. Canadian and British-American Colonial Law From Earliest Times to December, 1956
Publisher:
John Rees, London, 1990.
Description:
The volume of the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking world and the former British Empire devoted to Canada until 1956 and to the United States during its colonial period; other volumes and the entire set also available
Condition:
Original cloth, as new, in the glassine dustjacket; the facsimile reissue of the second edition of 1957
Book No.:
W-61436
Price:
$ 55.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, Bibliography, biography, CANADA, colonies, Pennsylvania
Author:
Foss, Edward
Title:
Biographia Juridica, A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of England From the Conquest to the Present Time 1066-1870
Publisher:
John Murray, London, 1870.
Description:
Still the principal biographical source for the study of the English judiciary, distilled and expanded from Foss's 'Judges of England', a work Holdsworth termed "of the greatest value to legal historians, principally for the biographies"
Condition:
Covers badly flecked, hinges cracked; a working copy
Book No.:
W-54649
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography
Author:
Title:
Judges of the United States
Publisher:
Bicentennial Committee of the Judicial Conference of the U.S., Washington, 1978.
Description:
Warren Burger's copy, with his bookplate ("Ex Libris Warren E. Burger", bearing the Supreme Court's gilt seal) on the front pastedown; the Chief Justice had served as the Committee's Honorary Chair, and in that capacity provides the work's foreword
Condition:
Black cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-69000
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Bench and Bar
 
Author:
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:
Title:
Problems and Recommendations in Disciplinary Enforcement
Publisher:
American Bar Association, Chicago, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit worn, but still sound
Book No.:
W-30522
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Murphy, James M.
Title:
Laws, Courts, and Lawyers, Through the Years in Arizona
Publisher:
University of Arizona Press, Tucson, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60614
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Arizona, Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Smith, A. A.
Title:
List of Attorneys for the United States Traders' Commission. Second Edition
Publisher:
M. H. Smith, Book and Job Printer, 33 Exchange-st, Rochester, N. Y., 1873.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-50857
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Bench and Bar
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden. Five Volumes
Publisher:
Edward Thomson Co., Northport, 1894-99.
Description:
The most lavish and extensive edition of Lord Campbell's Chief Justices, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest through the first part of the 19th century, with 126 full page illustrations, 14 in color
Condition:
3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, the top edges gilt
Book No.:
W-55009
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
biography, Bench and Bar
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden. Five Volumes
Publisher:
Edward Thomson Co., Long Island, 1894-99.
Description:
The most sumptuous and elaborate of all the editions of the Lord Campbell's 'Chief Justices', with many full-page plates, some in color and others folding, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest forward
Condition:
Vellum-backed crimson boards, showing wear, but still attractive
Book No.:
W-55036
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
biography, Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Winters, Glenn R.
Title:
Lagging Justice
Publisher:
American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
The March issue of the Academy's "Annals"
Book No.:
W-47208
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, legal reform
 
Author:
Title:
Directory of the Harvard Law School Class of 1923
Publisher:
N.p., Cambridge, 1961.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded directory, compiled by Charles Gaston Smith, Jr., the class secretary, arranged alphabetically (T.F.T. Plucknett, a "special student" among them), with often extensive biographical information; in no source consulted
Condition:
Printed stapled red wraps, a bit marked, but a good copy; 70 pages
Book No.:
W-70856
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Title:
Harvard Law School Class of 1923, Fiftieth Year Class Directory
Publisher:
N.p., n.p., 1973.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded directory, with a foreword by Benjamin Levin, the Reunion Chairman, a double-page class photo as the centerfold, an alumni questionnaire report, and a list of those attending (forty-two) laid in; in no source consulted
Condition:
Printed stapled red wraps, typescript, a bit of pencilling, else well-preserved; 32 pages
Book No.:
W-70857
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bench and Bar
 
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:
Foss, Edward
Title:
The Judges of England; With Sketches of their Lives, and Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts at Westminster from the Time of the Conquest. Nine Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans [and] John Murray, London, 1848-64.
Description:
Still the standard treatise on the English judiciary's history, in Holdsworth's words "a great work . . . throughout based on the best authorities" with over 1,500 biographies covering the course of eight centuries, from the Norman Conquest to 1864
Condition:
Original brown embossed cloth, gilt, the spines lightly sunned, the occasional blemish here and there, a very little foxing; a very good clean set
Book No.:
W-77808
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography
 
Author:
Johnson, Kenneth M.
Title:
The Bar Association of San Francisco, The First Hundred Years 1872/1972
Publisher:
Bar Association of San Francisco, San Francisco, 1972.
Description:
A work of some biographical value, with discussion and mention of other California and San Francisco bar groups, including the State Bar, Queen's Bench, the Barristers' Club, the Lawyers Club, and the State Judicial Council
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy in a considerably rubbed dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77964
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, American Indian Law, Bench and Bar, California, San Francisco
Author:
Title:
Charter of Incorporation: Bye-Laws: Regulations: and Grant of Arms [with] Supplemental Charter [and Bye-Laws] [with] Thirteen Annual Reports of the Society's Council [with] Seven Related Documents
Publisher:
V.p., London, 1836-72.
Description:
An extensive run of annual reports and related materials of the Society during its early years, seemingly unrecorded, providing considerable biographical detail and much insight into professional and educational concerns of attorneys and solicitors
Condition:
Later buckram, ex-library, good clean copies, twenty-two publications and 734 pages in total; a complete listing gladly provided
Book No.:
W-76159
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Bench and Bar
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:
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:
Foss, Edward
Title:
Biographia Juridica, A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of England, From the Conquest to the Present Time, 1066-1870
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1870.
Description:
Still the principal biographical source for the study of the English judiciary, distilled and expanded from Foss's 'Judges of England', a work Holdsworth termed "of the greatest value to legal historians, principally for the biographies"
Condition:
Original embossed cloth, gilt, quite rubbed and unevenly faded, the front hinge cracked, else a usable copy
Book No.:
W-76919
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography
 
Author:
Title:
The American Bar Association Section of International Law and Practice Report to the House of Delegates Recommendation Resolves that the American Bar Assosication: Urgest the Supplementay Extradition Treaty with the United Kingdom, signed on June 25, 1985, b
Publisher:
American Bar Association, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Good Condition;14 pages stapled
Book No.:
W-91964
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
banks, Bench and Bar, Commercial Law, IRELAND
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

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