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Author:
Maxwell, W. Harold [and others] (comps.)
Title:
A Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations [1] English Law to 1800 [2] 1801 to 1954 [3] North America [4] Ireland [5] Scotland [6] Australia and New Zealand [7] The British Commonwealth. Second Edition. Seven Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Sweet and Maxwell Limited, London, 1955-64.
Description:
The original issuance of the best edition of what remains as the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking world and the former British Empire, excluding only this country post-independence and India, better known as 'Sweet and Maxwell'
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, showing some wear, the first volume somewhat more than the others, yet a good usable set
Book No.:
W-76164
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Bibliography
 
Author:
Farnam, Henry W.
Title:
Bibliography of the Department of Economics and Sociology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Third Edition
Publisher:
Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, 1914.
Description:
Part of the Institution's monumental undertaking to develop its "Contributions to American Economic History", for which the Department was organized into twelve divisions, with monographs, articles, and unpublished monographs listed accordingly
Condition:
Original brown printed sewn wraps, a bit crinkled and ex-library, but sound; 19 pages + an addendum slip pasted to the front wrap not noted in OCLC
Book No.:
W-72530
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, economics, law and sociology
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Love Affair with Bookshops [Second Edition]
Publisher:
The Earth Geographic Publishing & Technology Co., Taipei, 2002.
Description:
The expanded edition of a special work first appearing in 1997 and, though its text is in Chinese, affording a view of Western bookshops through its color photography that is umatched in any language, with an emphasis on the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, as new; 253 pages
Book No.:
W-77140
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
Author:
Butterworth, Henry (comp.)
Title:
A Catalogue of Law Books, in General Use, of The Best Editions; Intended as a Guide to purchasers of Legal Works. The Second Edition, corrected and enlarged
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Butterworth, 7, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1820.
Description:
A rare early catalogue of Butterworth's, this copy, with its notations, seemingly used as preparation for the firm's third edition of 1823, organized by subject matter, priced with bindings, size, and editions noted; two copies in OCLC, one in COPAC
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, quite rubbed, interleaved, occasional notations (see below); a very good copy
Book No.:
W-79171
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Title:
A Rape Bibliography, With Special Emphasis on Rape Research in Canada
Publisher:
Solicitor General of Canada, Ottawa, 1979.
Description:
Bilingual edition, in English and French
Condition:
Printed wraps, the spine nicked, but still sound; 130 pages
Book No.:
W-90143
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, Bibliography, CANADA
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Love Affair with Bookshops. Third Edition
Publisher:
In Chinese], Taiwan?], 2007.
Description:
The third edition of a special work first appearing in 1997 and, though its text is in Chinese, affording a view of Western bookshops through its color photography that is umatched in any language, with an emphasis on the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket, with the errata slip and several post cards laid in; copy 063 of 1,000 inscribed by the author
Book No.:
W-76262
Price:
$ 60.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
 
Author:
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:
Marvin, J.G.
Title:
Legal Bibliography, or a Thesaurus of American, English, Irish, and Scotch Law Books, Together With Some Continental Treatises. Interspersed with Critical Observations Upon Their Various Editions and Authority [etc.]. Cohen 1794
Publisher:
T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, No. 197 Chesnut Street, Philadelphia, 1847.
Description:
Only edition of the first American work of legal bibliography, for many decades "the most comprehensive work of its kind ever published in the English language", with over 5,000 entries, arranged by author with an elaborate subject matter index
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, lightly faded, private ownership stamps on the title, else a very good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-77085
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Bibliography
Author:
Walthoe (comp.), John
Title:
A Catalogue of the Common and Statute Law-Books of this Realm. With Some others relating thereunto . . . Alphabetically digested under proper Titles. With An Account of the Best Editions, and Common Prices for which they are now Sold
Publisher:
Printed for J. Walthoe . . . and J. Walthoe, Junr [etc.], London, 1720.
Description:
A rare Walthoe catalogue, the first of its kind to appear in the 18th century, largely based in turn on the pioneering catalogue of Thomas Bassett, to whom "belongs the distinction of compiling and publishing the first bibliography of English law"
Condition:
Modern mottled calf, some light browning, else well preserved, one copy in ESTC (possibly incomplete), 99 pages + the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79377
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Maxwell (comps.), Leslie F. and W. Harold
Title:
Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 5. Scottish Law to 1956. Together with a list of Roman Law Books in the English Language. Second Edition
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 Scotland, with a list of works in English on Roman law appended
Condition:
Original cloth, as new, in the glassine dustjacket; the facsimile reissue of the second edition of 1957
Book No.:
W-70868
Price:
$ 55.00
Category:
Bibliography, SCOTLAND, roman law
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection of all the statutes, from the beginning of Magna Carta, vnto the yeare of our Lord (1557) which were before that yeare imprinted [to] the . . . fifth yeare of the raigne of oure Soueraine lady Queene Elizabeth [etc.]. STC 9308.5; Beale S61
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1566.
Description:
The rare, third printing of one of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success" surpassing all previous efforts; five copies in ESTC, one imperfect
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled sheep, worn, spine chipped, minor worming, browning and staining, bookplate of Viscount Mersey; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78475
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection of all the statutes, from the beginning of Magna Carta, vnto the yeare of our Lord (1557) which were before that yeare imprinted [to] the . . . fifth yeare of the raigne of oure Soueraine lady Queene Elizabeth [etc.]. STC 9308.5; Beale S61
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1566.
Description:
The rare, third printing of one of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success" surpassing all previous efforts; five copies in ESTC, one imperfect
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled sheep, worn, spine chipped, minor worming, browning and staining, bookplate of Viscount Mersey; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78475
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
 
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:
Hargrave, Francis
Title:
Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:
Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-92.
Description:
One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:
Contemporary calf, much rubbed, joints just cracking but quite firm, labels lacking, else very clean and bright; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-79486
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
English constitutional law, Star Chamber, Bibliography
 
Author:
Keitt, Lawrence
Title:
An Annotated Bibliography of Bibliographies of Statutory Materials of the United States
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1934.
Description:
Harvard Series of Legal Bibliographies; 479 items, annotated, with two substantial parts (not indicated by the title) devoted to law library catalogues and auction and sale catalogues, respectively
Condition:
Book No.:
W-53082
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Bibliography, Acts
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books [Including] the Property of Lincoln's Inn Library
Publisher:
Sotheby Parke Bernet & Co., London, 1978.
Description:
Sotheby's November 9, 1978 sale at Hodgson's Rooms, Chancery Lane, with 21 lots from the library of Lincoln's Inn, primarily materials printed by local historical societies; with the estimates and prices realized lists laid in
Condition:
Original printed, stapled wraps, well-preserved; 62 pages
Book No.:
W-17209
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Auction Catalogues, Dealer, Bibliography, Inns of Court
 
Author:
Title:
Information Technology and the Law, Vol. 1, No. 1
Publisher:
Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Paper; sample copy sticker on front wrap
Book No.:
W-45938
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
Bibliography, Comparative Law, computers & law
 
Author:
Kirsop, Wallace
Title:
Buying Law Books in Nineteenth-Century Melbourne
Publisher:
Centre for the Book, Monash University, Melbourne, 2003.
Description:
A cultured, suggestive, and seemingly pioneering, lecture on the market for law books in Melbourne from about 1840 to 1900, noting the early predominance of auctions and discussing principal collectors, both institutional and private
Condition:
Printed pink stapled wraps, a bit spotted, else well-preserved, 23 pages; one of 200 copies
Book No.:
W-71327
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
AUSTRALIA, Bibliography, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Landheer, B. and J.L.F. van Essen (comps.)
Title:
Fundamentals of Public International Law. [Selective Bibliographies of the Library of the Peace Palace I]
Publisher:
A.W. Sijthoff's Publishing Company, Leiden, 1953.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, showing wear, ?ex-library, yet a good usable copy; 85 pages
Book No.:
W-73736
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Bibliography, international law
Author:
Title:
A Catalogue of the Law Library of Harvard University in Cambridge, Massachusetts. Second Edition. Cohen 1814
Publisher:
Folsom, Wells, and Thurston, Printers to the University, Cambridge, 1841.
Description:
The copy of the much expanded catalogue of the Harvard Law School Library once that of William Wetmore Story, marking its growth under his father, Joseph Story, and Simon Greenleaf, with Story's bookplate ("William W Story") on the front pastedown
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over the original marbled boards, a very good clean copy
Book No.:
W-76392
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
libraries, Bibliography
 
Author:
Braithwaite, Joan A. (comp. and ed.)
Title:
Women and the Law, A Bibliographical Survey of Legal and Quasi-Legal Materials, With Special Reference to Commonwealth Caribbean Jurisdictions, and Including Relevant Commonwealth Caribbean Legislation and Case Material
Publisher:
The University of the West Indies Press, Barbados, 1999.
Description:
Over 3,200 items, arranged by type of publication, with the most substantial section devoted to articles, books, cases, documents and newspaper items, followed by sections on theses and bibliographies; with an appendix on women's "firsts in the law"
Condition:
Original printed wraps, as new; 347 pages
Book No.:
W-67797
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
women's law, Bibliography, CARIBBEAN
 
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:
Worrall, John (comp.)
Title:
Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A new and compleat List of All the Common and Statute Law Books of this Realm . . . giving an Acconnt [sic] of their several Editions, Dates, and Prices, and wherein they differ. The Sixth Edition, with Improvements
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worrall, in Bell-Yard, near Lincoln's Inn, London, 1746.
Description:
A rare early edition of Worrall's seminal bibliography of English law, half again as large as its immediate predecessor, with Worrall's cogent observations and comparison of editions sprinkled throughout; two copies in RLIN, not in the BL or Harvard
Condition:
Modern cloth, some dustiness and markings, but a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-68674
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer
 
Author:
Title:
National Library of Scotland: Advocates' Library, Notable Accessions up to 1925, a Book of Illustrations
Publisher:
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1965.
Description:
One of two catalogues celebrating the notable accessions over the centuries to the National Library of Scotland, which traces its founding to the library formed by the Faculty of Advocates in the 1680's; with over 120 plates, most full page
Condition:
Original printed, sewn wraps; well printed
Book No.:
W-18435
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, SCOTLAND
Author:
Worrall, John (comp.)
Title:
Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A Compleat List of All the Common and Statute Law Books of this Realm . . . giving an Account of their several Editions, antient Printers, Dates, and Price, and wherein they differ. A New Edition, with Improvements [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worrall . . . in Bell-Yard, near Lincoln's Inn, London, 1765.
Description:
A rare edition of Worrall's famed bibliography of English law, more extensive than its predecessors, with Worrall's cogent observations and comparison of editions found throughout; no copy with this collation in ESTC, one copy at the British Library
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and marked, neatly rebacked, a good clean copy, 118 pages, with the advertising leaves, six in total
Book No.:
W-76821
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of the Library of the Society of Writers to the Signet. In Four Parts, with a General Index [bound with] Rules and Regulations for the Library of the Society of Writers to the Signet [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for the Use of the Society, Edinburgh, 1826-37.
Description:
All four parts plus the index of the most extensive early catalogue of the Signet Library, issued at the close of the period when the Library was establishing itself among the first rank of British libraries; with the Library's rules appended
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over patterned cloth, rebacked, the original spine laid down, speckled edges, some rubbing and foxing, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-76644
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Bibliography, SCOTLAND
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Colleccion of all the Statutes (from the beginning of Magna Carta unto the yere of our Lorde, 1557) whiche were before that yere imprinted [to] the fyrst yere of the raigne of our souerayne Lady Quene Elizabeth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9307; Beale S59; Cowley 52
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1559.
Description:
One of two variants of the second edition of one of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference", surpassing all previous efforts; two copies in ESTC in this country
Condition:
Modern blind ruled and decorated panelled calf, the spine gilt-lettered, minor marginal worming, else well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78342
Price:
$ 5500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Colleccion of all the Statutes (from the beginning of Magna Carta unto the yere of our Lorde, 1557) whiche were before that yere imprinted [to] the fyrst yere of the raigne of our souerayne Lady Quene Elizabeth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9307; Beale S59; Cowley 52
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, London, 1559.
Description:
One of two variants of the second edition of one of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference", surpassing all previous efforts; two copies in ESTC in this country
Condition:
Modern blind ruled and decorated panelled calf, the spine gilt-lettered, minor marginal worming, else well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78342
Price:
$ 5500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
Tales of Bookshops. Second Printing
Publisher:
Vista, Taiwan, 2010.
Description:
Miss Jong's third work, uniquely exploring the Western book world through an Asian's eyes; though its text is in Chinese, its color photography is unmatched in any language, with an emphasis on antiquarian bookshops, particularly in the Bay Area
Condition:
Original printed, illustrated wraps, new, 288 pages
Book No.:
W-75957
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection of all the statutes, from the beginning of Magna charta, vnto this present yere of our Lorde God 1574. S.T.C. 9312; Beale S64
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. An. 1574. vicesimo sexto Iulij, London, 1574.
Description:
An early edition of one of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success" (Sir John Baker) surpassing all previous efforts; with the statutes in their original languages
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf, centered lozenges, quite rubbed but sound, lightish staining, manuscript additions before the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78787
Price:
$ 3000.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography, Magna Carta
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection of all the statutes, from the beginning of Magna charta, vnto this present yere of our Lorde God 1574. S.T.C. 9312; Beale S64
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. An. 1574. vicesimo sexto Iulij, London, 1574.
Description:
An early edition of one of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success" (Sir John Baker) surpassing all previous efforts; with the statutes in their original languages
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf, centered lozenges, quite rubbed but sound, lightish staining, manuscript additions before the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78787
Price:
$ 3000.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography, Magna Carta
 
Author:
Gross, Charles
Title:
A Bibliography of British Municipal History including Gilds and Parliamentary Representation
Publisher:
Burt Franklin, New York, n.d..
Description:
Condition:
The facsimile reprint of the original 1897 edition
Book No.:
W-10165
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Bibliography, Parliament, Law Merchant
Author:
Wigmore, John W.
Title:
A Preliminary Bibliography of Modern Criminal Law and Criminology. Kocourek and Schwerin 248
Publisher:
Gary Library of Law, Northwestern University Law School, Chicago, 1909.
Description:
An early, substantial effort reflecting Wigmore's lifelong interest in criminal law, "the first in English", anticipating Wigmore's editorship of the American Institute of Criminal Law and Criminology's nine-volume Modern Criminal Science Series
Condition:
Original blue-gray printed sewn wraps, ex-library, the rear wrap detached, a usable copy; 128 pages
Book No.:
W-73195
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Bibliography, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Criminology -- A Bibliography. Research and Theory in the United States, 1945-1972
Publisher:
Center for Studies in Criminology and Criminal Law, Philadelphia, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, faded and a bit soiled, with a few ink markings; 159 pages
Book No.:
W-90421
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, criminal law
Author:
Walthoe (comp.), John
Title:
A Catalogue of the Common and Statute Law-Books of this Realm. With Some others relating thereunto . . . Alphabetically digested under proper Heads. With An Account of the Best Editions, and Common Prices they are now Sold at
Publisher:
Printed by J.N. for J. Walthoe, in the Middle-Temple Cloysters &c, London, 1714.
Description:
Walthoe's first law-book catalogue, and the first to appear in the 18th century, largely based in turn on the pioneering catalogue of Thomas Bassett, to whom "belongs the distinction of compiling and publishing the first bibliography of English law"
Condition:
Modern mottled calf, title darkened, some browning, else crisp with a 1790 gift inscription and the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79275
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Bibliography
 
Author:
Bigelow, Robert P. (ed.)
Title:
Computers and the Law, An Introductory Handbook
Publisher:
Commerce Clearing House, Inc., New York, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, the spine faded; 150 pages
Book No.:
W-51884
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Bibliography, computers & law
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Love Affair with Bookshops [Second Edition]
Publisher:
The Earth Geographic Publishing & Technology Co., Taipei, 2002.
Description:
The expanded edition of a special work first appearing in 1997 and, though its text is in Chinese, affording a view of Western bookshops through its color photography that is umatched in any language, with an emphasis on the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original cloth, as new in the dustjacket, signed by the author in English and Chinese on the half-title
Book No.:
W-77275
Price:
$ 60.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
 
Author:
Title:
National Library of Scotland: Notable Accessions Since 1925, a Book of Illustrations
Publisher:
National Library of Scotland, Edinburgh, 1965.
Description:
One of two catalogues celebrating the notable accessions over the centuries to the National Library of Scotland, which traces its founding to the library formed by the Faculty of Advocates in the 1680's; with 120 plates, most full page
Condition:
Original printed, sewn wraps, very nice; about 120 pages
Book No.:
W-18436
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, SCOTLAND
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Love Affair with Bookshops. Fourth Edition
Publisher:
Vista Publishing, Taipei, 2013.
Description:
The fourth and updated edition of a special work first appearing in 1997 and, though its text is in Chinese, affording a view of Western bookshops through its color photography that is umatched in any language, emphasising the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original printed wraps, new, the first Taipei paperback printing
Book No.:
W-78003
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
 
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection in English, of the Statutes nowe in force, continued from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yeere of the reigne of King H.3. vntill . . . the 23 yeere of the Reigne of our gracious Queene Elizabeth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9315; Cowley 77
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Christopher Barker . . . 1583 [colophon], London, 1583.
Description:
One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success", arranging the statutes alphabetically and far surpassing all previous efforts
Condition:
Modern calf, the original covers mounted, margin of title repaired (no text affected), minor marginal worming, yet a very good copy (the Taussig copy)
Book No.:
W-77985
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection of all the Statutes, from the beginning of Magna Charta vnto this present yeare of our Lord God 1579. newlye augmented, and diligentlie perused [etc.]. S.T.C. 9314; Beale S66; Cowley 75
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker, London, 1579.
Description:
One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, and the first edition of his work to translate his selections into English; in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference", surpassing all previous efforts
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf (Oldham 775), front joint cracked, else well preserved, with the Somerhill Library bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78746
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection of all the Statutes, from the beginning of Magna Charta vnto this present yeare of our Lord God 1579. newlye augmented, and diligentlie perused [etc.]. S.T.C. 9314; Beale S66; Cowley 75
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Christopher Barker, London, 1579.
Description:
One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, and the first edition of his work to translate his selections into English; in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference", surpassing all previous efforts
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf (Oldham 775), front joint cracked, else well preserved, with the Somerhill Library bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78746
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Book Paradise
Publisher:
Ylib, Taiwan, 2004.
Description:
First edition of Miss Jong's second work, uniquely exploring the Western book world through an Asian's eyes; though its text is in Chinese, its color photography is umatched in any language, with an emphasis on the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, new; 255 pages
Book No.:
W-77277
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection in English of the Statutes now in force, continued from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yere of the Reigne of King H.3. untill . . . the 7 yere of the Raigne of our Soueraigne Lord King James [etc.]. S.T.C. 9324; Cowley 112. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.
Description:
One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success", arranging the statutes alphabetically and far surpassing all previous efforts
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, light browning and a bit of marginal staining, else a very good, clean and tall copy; no copy in a law library in ESTC
Book No.:
W-77827
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Rastell, William (comp.)
Title:
A Collection in English of the Statutes now in force, continued from the beginning of Magna Charta, made in the 9 yere of the Reigne of King H.3. untill . . . the 7 yere of the Raigne of our Soueraigne Lord King James [etc.]. S.T.C. 9324; Cowley 112. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.
Description:
One of Rastell's two significant contributions to legal literature, in John Baker's words "ambitious . . . a valuable reference [and of] enormous success", arranging the statutes alphabetically and far surpassing all previous efforts
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, light browning and a bit of marginal staining, else a very good, clean and tall copy; no copy in a law library in ESTC
Book No.:
W-77827
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Acts, Abridgements, Bibliography, Bibliography
Author:
Spilsbury, William H. (comp.)
Title:
The Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the Hon. Society of Lincoln's Inn [with] John Nicholson (comp.), Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library . . . of Lincoln's Inn. Supplementary Volume, Containing the Additions from 1859-1890
Publisher:
Printed for the Society [etc.], London, 1859 & 1890.
Description:
The last two major catalogues of the library's holdings of printed books (excluding its pamphlets collection) when "it was the largest law library in the English-speaking world", its foundation in 1497 earlier than any other library in London
Condition:
Original brown pebbled cloth, gilt, occasional light foxing and pencil checkmarks, else very good copies
Book No.:
W-77815
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
Bibliography, Inns of Court
 
Author:
White, Steven F. (comp.)
Title:
Government and Foreign Affairs, U.S.S.R. and Eastern Europe, a Bibliographic Guide to Materials in the Alderman Library of the University of Virginia
Publisher:
N.p., 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 62 pages
Book No.:
W-30909
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, Eastern Europe
 
Author:
Tompkins, Dorothy Campbell (comp.)
Title:
The Prison and the Prisoner
Publisher:
Institute of Governmental Studies, University of C, Berkeley, 1972.
Description:
Public Policy Bibliographies: 1
Condition:
Wraps; 156 pages
Book No.:
W-90094
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, prisons, Penology
 
Author:
Davies, Godfrey and Mary Frear Keeler (eds.)
Title:
Bibliography of British History, Stuart Period, 1603-1714. Second edition
Publisher:
At the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-63501
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Bibliography, 17TH CENTURY, Bibliography
Author:
Jong, Fang-Ling
Title:
My Book Paradise
Publisher:
Ylib, Taiwan, 2004.
Description:
First edition of Miss Jong's second work, uniquely exploring the Western book world through an Asian's eyes; though its text is in Chinese, its color photography is umatched in any language, with an emphasis on the eccentric and charming
Condition:
Original cloth, new in the dustjacket, signed by the author; one of 500 copies
Book No.:
W-76629
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Bibliography, CHINA

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