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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 Number of Pamphlets: Many Scandalous, Seditious and Unlicensed
Publisher:
W. and J. Mackay, Norwich, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13052
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, 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:
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:
Law Books - Sold by Order of the Birmingham Law Society. Tuesday 2nd October 2001 at 10:30am and 2:00pm. Wednesday 3rd October 2001 at 10:30am and 2:00pm
Publisher:
Bonham & Brooks, London, 2001.
Description:
One of the major auctions of law books in the twentieth century, lots 1-162 devoted to law books printed between 1495 and 1640, lots 163-542 those printed to 1700, lots 543-811 to 1770, and lots 812-1158 after that date, many lots in multiple titles
Condition:
Original printed illustratrated wraps, a very good copy; 1158 lots in 296 pages, with the commission bidding form laid in
Book No.:
W-79862
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Continental and English Literature and History Hebraica and Judaica Including Property of Rabbi David Freilich
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled warps, a bit faded, 319 lots in 54 pages;with prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91973
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, jewish law
 
Author:
Title:
Books, Maps, Postcards and Law Books To be Sold by Auction Wednesday 15th February at 11:00 am [etc.]
Publisher:
Phillips Scotland, Edinburgh, 1989.
Description:
Fourteen law lots (lots 207 to 220, closing the sale), almost exclusively long runs of Scottish law, well over 100 volumes in several instances, primarily twentieth century, but with nineteenth century works as well, from 1811
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, two ink notations on the front wrap, else a good copy; 220 lots in 23 pages
Book No.:
W-74712
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, SCOTLAND
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:
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:
Printed Books, Law Books, & Postcards, To be Sold by Auction, Wednesday 12th November 1986 [etc.]
Publisher:
Phillips Scotland, Edinburgh, 1986.
Description:
Fifty-eight law lots (lots 22 to 26 and 101 to 152), principally Scottish law from the early 18th to the 20th century, sometimes in long runs in excess of 100 volumes, together with several lots of trials from the first half of the 19th century
Condition:
Original blue printed stapled wraps, 274 lots and 33 pages, notations on the front wrap and elsewhere, else a very good copy; with the prices realized
Book No.:
W-74526
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books Including Law Books
Publisher:
Sotheby & Co., London, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps
Book No.:
W-17208
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Auction Catalogues, Dealer, Bibliography
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of the Law Library of a Patent Attorney, Including a Finely Bound Set of the Patent Office Gazette, complete to 1910, 207 volumes. Complete Set of Patent Office Reports. Modern Patent Text Books. Auction Sale: Monday, October 16th, 1911
Publisher:
C.F. Libbie & Co., Boston, 1911.
Description:
A rare auction catalogue of a library whose works on patent law are complemented by a wide ranging selection of American and English treatises, reports and statutes from the early 17th to the 20th centuries, including Coke and Blackstone, inter alia
Condition:
Original printed stapled salmon wraps, a very good copy, 444 lots in 21 pages, with the auctioneer's envelope and bid sheet laid in; two copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79836
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, patents
Author:
Title:
American Book-Prices Current. A Record of Literary Properties sold at Auction in the United States and in London, England, from September 1960 through [August 1978] [Title Varies]. Nineteen Volumes
Publisher:
American Book-Prices Current [and] Bancroft-Parkman, Inc., New York, 1962.
Description:
A long, complete run of eighteen years, including the fifteen years immediately preceding the presently available auction records on cd-rom (which begin in 1975), together with the index volume for 1960-1965
Condition:
Original red cloth, gilt, some wear and some volumes ex-library, but a good usable run
Book No.:
W-91509
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Title:
Printed Books, Law Books, Maps, Atlases and Postcards, to be sold by auction Wednesday 7th December 1994 [etc.]
Publisher:
Phillips Scotland, Glasgow, 1994.
Description:
Thirteen law lots (lots 174 to 186, closing the sale), almost exclusively long runs of Scottish law, well over 100 volumes in several instances, primarily twentieth century, but with nineteenth century works as well, from 1821
Condition:
Original blue printed stapled wraps, 186 lots and 18 pages, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74450
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, SCOTLAND
Author:
Walthoe (comp.), John
Title:
A Catalogue of the Common and Statute Law-Books of this Realm . . . With An Account of the Best Editions, and Common Prices for which they are now Sold [bound with] A Catalogue of Modern English Books, in Divinity, History, Law [and three other subjects]
Publisher:
[1] Printed for J. Walthoe [2] Sold by J. Walthoe, Jun [etc.], London, 1722 & ?1723.
Description:
Two rare Walthoe catalogues, the first (on law books) being the fourth of six Walthoe catalogues to appear in the 18th century, and the second being the first issued under its title; six copies of the first and one copy of the second in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, a bit rubbed and bowed, some browning, else quite clean and sound with good margins; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-79556
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books Including Law Books, Comprising The Property of . . . Messrs. Lawrence, Graham & Co., Manchester Incorporated Law Library Society . . . and Other Properties [etc.]
Publisher:
Sotheby & Co. at 115 Chancery Lane . . . (Hodgson's Rooms), London, 1975.
Description:
The sale held on December 12, 1974, 517 lots, of which the first 91 are legal in nature, primarily antiquarian law; with the prices realized list taped into the front of the catalogue
Condition:
Original printed wraps; 69 pages
Book No.:
W-44566
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Auction Catalogues, Dealer, Bibliography
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Valuable Early English & Scottish Works on Law and History, from the Renowned Library Formerly at Britwell Court, Burnham, Bucks. The Property of S.R. Christie-Miller, Esq. Illustrated Copy - Price Ten Shillings and Sixpence
Publisher:
Sotheby's, London, 1926.
Description:
The three day sale featuring among many great rarities six early Littletons (including at least one incunable), a first edition of Fitzherbert's Abridgement, many early statutes, four early Magna Cartas, and several early Natura Breviums, inter alia
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, the spine darkened and chipped, else a good copy, with the prices realized announcement laid in; 570 lots in 104 pages
Book No.:
W-79866
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Printed Books on Law, Natural History, Science and Medicine
Publisher:
Sotheby & Co., London, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 44 pages
Book No.:
W-17207
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Auction Catalogues, Dealer, Bibliography
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Hebraica, Judaica, Music, and Continental Books Including Property of the Late Marcus Carr and Property of the late Robert Latham
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, 334 lots in 55 pages
Book No.:
W-91970
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, jewish law

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