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Author:
Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:
Village-Communities in the East and West, Six Lectures Delivered at Oxford to which are added other Lectures, Addresses and Essays
Publisher:
Henry Holt and Company, New York, 1876.
Description:
Maine's first foray into the law of the Indian subcontinent, in which he posits fundamental differences between land-holding in the East and West; this third (and best) edition including Maine's Rede Lecture and six other essays and addresses
Condition:
3/4 black morocco over boards, a bit rubbed, but quite attractive
Book No.:
W-12627
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Comparative Law
Author:
Chambers, William
Title:
An Address on the Assimilation of the Laws of England and Scotland [etc.]
Publisher:
Imprinted by John Greig & Son, Old Physic Gardens, Edinburgh, 1862.
Description:
Condition:
Modern wraps, crimson morocco label, serviceable; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-57843
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Comparative Law
Author:
Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:
Village-Communities in the East and West
Publisher:
John Murray, London, 1890.
Description:
Maine's first foray into the law of the Indian subcontinent, in which he posits fundamental differences between land-holding in the East and West; this third (and best) edition including Maine's Rede Lecture and six other essays and addresses
Condition:
Full prize calf, a bit rubbed, but still attractive
Book No.:
W-15678
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
ancient law, INDIA, Comparative Law
Author:
Fulbecke, William
Title:
A Parallele or Conference of the Civill Law, the Canon Law, and the Common Law of this Realme of England. Wherein the agreement and disagreement of these three Lawes . . . are opened and discussed. Digested in sundry Dialogues [etc.]. S.T.C. 11415
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Wight, London, 1601.
Description:
First edition of Fulbecke's most important work, a pioneering effort seeking to compare and contrast the three principal systems of law prevailing in England, cast in the form of a dialogue and influential upon Cowell and, ultimately, Blackstone
Condition:
Modern sprinkled panelled calf, the spine lightly faded, with the bookplate of George Goyder, well-preserved and attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78803
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
canon law, civil law, Comparative Law
Author:
Smith, Thomas
Title:
The Common-welth of England, and Manner and Gouernement Thereof . . . With new additions of the cheefe Courts in England, the offices thereof, and their seuerall functions, by the sayd Author: Neuer before published [etc.] S.T.C. 22859; Beale T483
Publisher:
Imprinted by Iohn Windet for Gregorie Seton [etc.], London, 1589.
Description:
First expanded edition (and the first under this title) of a work highly regarded by Maitland, who planned his own edition and adjudged it "will be quoted and transcribed so long as men take any interest in the history of the English constitution"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 crimson morocco, gilt, a trace of worming, mainly marginal, two leaves misbound, else especially crisp and attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78807
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
political theory, Comparative Law
Author:
Lloyd, Lodowick
Title:
A Briefe Conference of Divers Lawes: Diuided into Certaine Regiments. By Lodowick Lloyd Esquier, one of her Maiesties Serieants at Armes [etc.]. S.T.C. 16616. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Creede, London, 1602.
Description:
Only edition of an early work devoted to comparative law, written by "a conspicuous figure at [Elizabeth's] Court", a series of "regiments" or chapters devoted to the moral conduct and legal norms of the ancient Hebrews and the classical world
Condition:
Modern calf, small hole in one leaf (legibility preserved), some lightish staining and browning, else crisp and well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78869
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Comparative Law, jewish law, GREECE, ancient law
Author:
Robertson, David
Title:
A Treatise on the Rules of the Law of Personal Succession, In the Different Parts of the Realm; and on the Cases, Regarding Foreign and International Succession, Which Have Been Decided in the British Courts
Publisher:
Thomas Clark, Law-Bookseller, Edinburgh, 1836.
Description:
Only edition of the work by the Middle Templar who was the first to report cases appealed from Scotland to the House of Lords, his treatise praised by David Walker as "quite importantly, dealing with problems of foreign and international succession"
Condition:
Modern light-blue cloth, ex-library, some browning and occasional notations; a sound copy only
Book No.:
W-75526
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trusts and estates, international law, Comparative Law
 
Author:
Kibwana, Kivutha
Title:
Enhancing Co-operation among African Law Schools: Comparative Law Studies within the African Context
Publisher:
Centre for Human Rights, University of Pretoria, Pretoria, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled green wraps, a very good copy, 7 pages; the Centre's Occasional Paper No. 4
Book No.:
W-75677
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
AFRICA, education, Comparative Law
 
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:
Banks, T.C. and Ephraim Lockhart
Title:
A Disquisition on the Right of Jurisdiction in Peerage Successions, Particularly the Peerage of Scotland; Contained in Letters to the Right Honourable the Lord K-------: With an Appendix. Second Edition [etc.]
Publisher:
James Ridgway, 169, Piccadilly, London, 1830.
Description:
An uncommon part of the curious career of the Inner Templar T.C. Banks, who established a Dormant Peerage Office and mixed real scholarship with the defense of flimsy and even fraudulent (as here) peerage claims; five copies in OCLC, none in England
Condition:
Modern patterned crimson cloth, gilt, ex-library, but a clean copy; 118 pages
Book No.:
W-72088
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Peerage Law, Comparative Law, fraud
Author:
De Lolme, Jean Louis
Title:
The Constitution of England; Or, an Account of the English Government: In Which It Is Compared, Both with the Republican Form of Government, and the other Monarchies of Europe [etc.]. Cohen 2754 [mis-citing the Evans number, which is Evans 24263]
Publisher:
Printed by Hodge & Campbell, and Sold at Their . . . Book-Stores, New-York, 1792.
Description:
Only American edition of a classic treatment of the English constitution and of comparative constitutional law, said to have prompted Bentham's remark that "Our Author [Blackstone] has copied: but Mr. de L'olme has thought"
Condition:
Contemporary mottled sheep, rubbed, joints cracking, yet an appealing copy
Book No.:
W-64240
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
ENGLAND, Comparative Law
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
The Revival of Comparative Law. Setaro 176
Publisher:
Tulane University College of Law, New Orleans, 1930.
Description:
The rare separate printing of the substance of Dean Pound's address delivered at the annual convention of the Louisiana Bar Association in Monroe, Louisiana, April 26, 1930; three copies in OCLC
Condition:
Original green stapled wraps, a very good copy, reprinted from the Tulane Law Review, Volume V, Number 1 of December 1930
Book No.:
W-79168
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Comparative Law

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