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Author:
Deering, James H. (comp.)
Title:
Supplement to the Codes of California, Embracing the General Statutes . . . With Notes of Decisions of the Supreme Court of California [etc.]
Publisher:
Bancroft-Whitney Co., San Francisco, 1893.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, quite rubbed, pocket-sized, measuring about 4 x 6 inches
Book No.:
W-91479
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
California, Acts
Author:
Hunter, Joseph (comp.)
Title:
Three Catalogues; Describing the Contents of the Red Book of the Exchequer, of the Dodsworth Manuscripts in the Bodleian Library, and of the Manuscripts in the Library of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn
Publisher:
Pickering, Chancery Lane, London, 1838.
Description:
The separate, enlarged publication of the three catalogues originally prepared under the direction of the Record Commission, concluding with the portion devoted to the manuscripts of Lincoln's Inn, including those of Matthew Hale and Serjeant Maynard
Condition:
Modern blue cloth, gilt-lettered, light browning, else a very good copy; one of 150 copies printed, 100 intended for public sale
Book No.:
W-77065
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
libraries, Manuscripts
 
Author:
Jacob, Ephraim A. (comp.)
Title:
An Analytical Digest of the Law and Practice of the Courts of Common Law, Divorce, Probate, Admiralty and Bankruptcy, and of the High Court of Justice and the Court of Appeal of England, Comprising the Reported Cases from 1756 to 1878 [etc.]. Ten Volumes
Publisher:
John C. Remick, Publisher, New-York, 1883-84.
Description:
Based on the earlier digests of R.T. Harrison and R.F. Fisher, both of which are termed by Holdsworth the "standard" digests of the common law reports earlier in the 19th century, continuing them and re-arranging the subject matter for this country
Condition:
Original sheep, quite worn and scuffed, some spines defective, a working set only
Book No.:
W-52913
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Abridgements, legal dictionaries
Author:
Comyns, John (comp.)
Title:
A Digest of the Laws of England, By the Right Honourable Sir John Comyns, Knight; Late Lord Chief Baron of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer. Continued down to the present Time, By a Gentleman of the Inner Temple. Five Volumes [complete]. Cowley 272
Publisher:
Printed for Luke White, Dame-Street, Dublin, 1785.
Description:
The sole Irish edition of "[t]he last of the great common law abridgments", praised by Justice Story, achieving "the perfection of Bacon's system", and marking the great step towards the scientifically arranged modern abridgment
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, one label chipped and one joint cracking but firm, one leaf misbound, else quite an attractive set; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78412
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
digests, English Law
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:
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:
Baker, Sir John (comp.)
Title:
The English Legal Manuscripts of Sir Thomas Phillipps
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 2008.
Description:
The fruits of Dr. Baker's efforts begun in the 1970's, building on those of Dr. A.N.L. Munby, to describe, record, and locate the present whereabouts of "the largest . . . collection [of English legal manuscripts] ever formed by an individual"
Condition:
Original cloth, as new in the dustjacket; the Society's Supplementary Series, volume 16
Book No.:
W-75535
Price:
$ 80.00
Category:
Manuscripts
 
Author:
Griffin, Charles J. (comp.)
Title:
Orders of the King in Council Relating to the Nyasaland Protectorate, in Force on the 31st December, 1913
Publisher:
Government Printer, Zomba, 1914.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, cloth-backed boards, dingy but sound
Book No.:
W-90971
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Nyasaland
 
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:
Lewis, Inez Johnson (comp.)
Title:
School Laws of the State of Colorado
Publisher:
Bradford-Robinson Ptg. Co., Denver, 1933.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a little faded and worn, but sound; 250 pages
Book No.:
W-31046
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
education, Colorado
 
Author:
Mayfield, James J. (comp.)
Title:
School Code of Alabama
Publisher:
Department of Education, State of Alabama, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 382 pages
Book No.:
W-31047
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
education, Alabama
 
Author:
Cooper, Wm. John (comp.)
Title:
School Law of California
Publisher:
California State Printing Office, Sacramento, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, discolored but sound; 455 pages
Book No.:
W-31049
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
education, California
Author:
C., J. (comp.)
Title:
Thesaurus Brevium. Or a Collection of Approved Forms of Writs, and Pleadings to those Writs, and Entries of those Writs and Pleadings . . . and of Absolute Necessity for all Practisers in the Common Law [etc.]. The Second Edition. Wing C76. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by W. Rawlins, S. Roycroft, and M. Flesher [etc.], London, 1687.
Description:
The final, much expanded edition ("not one Writ Printed from the [first edition] but with Corrections") appearing the same year as the final edition of the Register of Writs, and of clear use to Foley, Second Prothonotary of the Court of Common Pleas
Condition:
Contemporary calf, morocco label, rubbed, rear joint cracking but firm, else well preserved, with the bookplate of Richard Foley
Book No.:
W-77966
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
pleading
 
Author:
Jones, Rodney R. and Gerald F. Uelmen (comps.)
Title:
Supreme Folly, More "Disorderly Conduct," Further Excerpts from Actual Court Cases
Publisher:
W.W. Norton, New York, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-63531
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
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:
Greenfield, J.M. (comp.)
Title:
Analytical Index to the Revised Edition of the Statute Law of Southern Rhodesia
Publisher:
N.p., 1943.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, blue buckram, sound
Book No.:
W-91059
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, Rhodesia

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