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Author:
Nelson, William
Title:
The Law of Evidence: Wherein All the Cases that have yet been printed in any of our Law Books or Tryals, and that in any wise relate to Points of Evidence, are collected and methodically digested under their proper Heads [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Eliz. Nutt and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1717.
Description:
First edition of the first work exclusively devoted to the English law of evidence, as evidence became an area of law treated as a distinct subject matter, with three chapters on witnesses, one on written evidence, and one on criminal law, inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, label lacking, slightly strained and light browning, yet a crisp usable copy; with two advertising leaves
Book No.:
W-77781
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Evidence
 
Author:
Marshall, Malcolm Y., et al.
Title:
The Law of Evidence in Virginia and West Virginia
Publisher:
Michie Company, Charlottesville, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Blue buckram, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-30642
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Evidence, Virginia, West Virginia
Author:
Holmes, Jr., Oliver Wendell
Title:
Roscoe's Digest of the Law of Evidence in Criminal Cases [etc.]
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1867.
Description:
Holmes' first published legal work, his review appearing in the second issue of the newly established American Law Review, in which "[w]ithout question, one is justified in finding . . . the seeds of doctrine which were basic to his legal philosophy"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, some staining to title and elsewhere, else a clean copy
Book No.:
W-74809
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Evidence
 
Author:
Jones, Burr W.
Title:
The Law of Evidence in Civil Cases. . .Third Edition. . .by William Cary Jones
Publisher:
Bancroft-Whitney Company, San Francisco, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Limp buckram, gilt, somewhat rubbed and worn, else a nice copy
Book No.:
W-17214
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Evidence, civil law
Author:
Morgan, Edmund M.
Title:
Basic Problems of Evidence. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1954.
Description:
First edition of Morgan's work, of which five editions were ultimately to appear, written for members of the bar as part of the efforts of the Committee on Continuing Legal Education of the American Law Institute, Charles E. Clark its editor in chief
Condition:
Original tan printed sewn wraps, a bit worn and occasional pencil checks in the margins, else a very good set; 378 pages
Book No.:
W-75816
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Evidence
 
Author:
Lea, Henry C.
Title:
Superstition and Force. Essays on The Wager of Law, The Wager of Battle, The Ordeal, Torture
Publisher:
Henry C. Lea, Philadelphia, 1866.
Description:
First edition of the first work by a leading 19th century scholar on the Spanish Inquisition which discusses the history of jurisprudence, "scrupulously cited from the original sources" and cited by Maitland, Thayer and Holdsworth
Condition:
Green cloth boards
Book No.:
W-12313
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
juries, Evidence
 
Author:
Osborn, Albert S.
Title:
The Problem of Proof, Especially as Exemplified in Disputed Document Trials, A Discussion of the Proof of the Facts in Courts of Law, with some General Comments on the Conduct of Trials. Second Edition
Publisher:
Essex Press, Newark, 1926.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63383
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Evidence
 
Author:
Stanton, Earle Kezartee
Title:
Handbook of California Evidence
Publisher:
Callaghan and Company, Chicago, 1931.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19944
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
California, Evidence
Author:
Gresley, Richard Newcombe
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence in the Courts of Equity. Cohen 5069
Publisher:
P.H. Nicklin & T. Johnson, Law Booksellers [etc.], Philadelphia, 1837.
Description:
First American edition of the first treatise devoted exclusively to the law of evidence in the courts of equity, greatly different from the law of evidence in the common law courts, to remain so until the reforms of the 1873 Judicature Act
Condition:
Original sheep, crimson morocco, gilt, rubbed and light browning, but a very good copy
Book No.:
W-77483
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Evidence, equity
Author:
Euer, Samson and Giles Duncombe]
Title:
Tryals per Pais, Or the Law of England Concerning Juries by Nisi Prius [etc.]. The Fourth Edition [bound with] Tryals per Pais in Capital Matters: Or, Some Brief and Useful Observations Relating to Such Tryals
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1702.
Description:
First 18th century edition of the first substantial treatise on the English jury and the English law of evidence, deservedly popular for over a century, bound with the first edition of one of the earliest works devoted exclusively to capital cases
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-The Hartland Library, definite foxing and browning, yet a usable copy; with the imprimatur leaf
Book No.:
W-74157
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, Evidence, juries, criminal law
Author:
Gilbert, Geoffrey
Title:
The Law of Evidence. By the late Lord Chief Baron Gilbert. The Fifth Edition, corrected; With Many Additions; and a Compleat Table to the Whole. Cohen 5055
Publisher:
Re-Printed and Sold by Joseph Crukshank in Market-Street [etc.], Philadelphia, 1788.
Description:
The first (and only 18th century) American edition of the classic early work on the law of evidence, truly a pioneering treatise which went far to create evidence as a separate field of legal study and provide it with its theoretical underpinnings
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, rubbed, definite browning and some staining, corners of two leaves torn away (no text affected); crisp
Book No.:
W-74518
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Evidence
Author:
Bentham, Jeremy
Title:
A Treatise on Judicial Evidence, Extracted from the Manuscripts of Jeremy Bentham, Esq. by M. Dumont, Member of the Representative and Sovereign Council of Geneva. Translated into English. Chuo T7(5)(a)
Publisher:
From the Law Journal--Published by Mr. J.W. Paget [etc.], London, 1825.
Description:
First edition in English of Bentham's first major published treatise on evidence, containing his main proposals for its reform; "nearly all changes since his time", in Professor Twining's words, "have been in the direction he charted"
Condition:
Contemporary marbled boards, rebacked, a bit of foxing, but clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-68359
Price:
$ 475.00
Category:
Evidence
Author:
Title:
Report of Trial in the Action of Damages for Crim. Con. Poor Alexander Bell, Teacher, Dundee, versus William Murray, Now or Lately Rector of the Dundee Academy . . . Containing a Discussion upon the Law of Intercepted Correspondence
Publisher:
N.p., Edinburgh?], 1834.
Description:
A trial ingeniously hinging on the admissibility of a letter said to have been sent by the wife to her alleged paramour, never received by him, showing clearly the judicial disabilities frequently suffered by women in cases involving sexual issues
Condition:
Modern canvas backed marbled boards, ex-library?, sound; 63 pages
Book No.:
W-64090
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal conversatn, trials, SCOTLAND, Evidence
Author:
Phillipps, S.M.
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence. Second Edition, with Considerable Additions
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for J. Butterworth and Son [etc.], London, 1815.
Description:
The much expanded first revision of Phillipps' principal work, earning him a reputation of "high rank -- accurate, perspicuous and well-organized -- expound[ing] the principles of his subject in a clear and systematic way"
Condition:
Original blue boards, quite rubbed, rebacked, a bit of light pencilling and some partial pencil erasures, else a very good, untrimmed, clean copy
Book No.:
W-75992
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Bills and Notes, Evidence
 
Author:
McBaine, James P.
Title:
California Evidence Manual. Second Edition
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1960.
Description:
A work glossing the California Evidence Manual, which had first been published in 1945, starting with the applicable constitutional provisions, if any, then code sections, followed by the textual exegesis; with the 1963 pocket part
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63115
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Evidence, California
 
Author:
Greenleaf, Simon
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence. Volume I. Cohen 5059 [A second volume was published in 1846, and a third volume in 1853]
Publisher:
Charles C. Little & James Brown [etc.], Boston, 1842.
Description:
First edition of the first volume of Greenleaf's seminal treatise, grouped by Roscoe Pound with the great early American legal texts "as a significant force in our legal development", becoming the pre-eminent American work on evidence until Wigmore
Condition:
Original sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, scraped and quite rubbed, front joint starting but firm, some very light foxing, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-78932
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Evidence, Evidence
 
Author:
Greenleaf, Simon
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence. Volume I. Cohen 5059 [A second volume was published in 1846, and a third volume in 1853]
Publisher:
Charles C. Little & James Brown [etc.], Boston, 1842.
Description:
First edition of the first volume of Greenleaf's seminal treatise, grouped by Roscoe Pound with the great early American legal texts "as a significant force in our legal development", becoming the pre-eminent American work on evidence until Wigmore
Condition:
Original sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, scraped and quite rubbed, front joint starting but firm, some very light foxing, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-78932
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Evidence, Evidence
 
Author:
Peake, Thomas
Title:
A Compendium of the Law of Evidence. Cohen 5092
Publisher:
Published by Thomas & Thomas, Walpole, 1804.
Description:
The first of the 19th century evidence treatises, influential upon Bentham (whose 'Rationale' was published in 1827) and commended by him, elsewhere described as "embod[yimg] considerable original thought and research, and . . . long in high repute"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, some browning; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-67430
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Evidence
Author:
Archbold, John Frederick
Title:
Peel's Acts, With The Forms of Indictments, etc. and the Evidence Necessary to Support Them [bound with] Henry Cary, The Statute, 9 Geo. IV. Cap. 31. Relative to Offences Against the Person . . . Also the Statute, 9 Geo. 4. Cap. 32 [etc.]
Publisher:
William Benning, Law Bookseller and Publisher [imprints vary], London, 1828.
Description:
Archbold's admirable and extensive gloss of two of Sir Robert Peel's "four most important statutes relating to criminal law", coupled with Cary's equally careful treatment of the third; both works rare, two copies and one copy in OCLC in the USA
Condition:
Original sheep, the front joint loose, else an attractive example of a "circuit binding", enclosing the entire work and fastened with a cloth string
Book No.:
W-76297
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Evidence
 
Author:
Sullivan, Francis C. and Paul Hardin III.
Title:
Evidence, Cases and Materials
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Inc., Mineola, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17076
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Casebooks, Evidence
 
Author:
Jones, Burr W.
Title:
The Law of Evidence in Civil Cases. Second Edition
Publisher:
Bancroft-Whitney, San Francisco, 1912.
Description:
A handy, useful work, characterized when it first appeared as "excellent [and] singularly free from flaws", and destined to go through several editions later in the century
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52798
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Evidence
 
Author:
Throckmorton, Archibald H.
Title:
Illustrative Cases on Evidence
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1913.
Description:
A Companion Book to McKelvey on Evidence
Condition:
Original buckram, rubbed but quite sound
Book No.:
W-30122
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
contracts, Evidence
Author:
Christian, Edward
Title:
A Dissertation Shewing That the House of Lords, in Cases of Judicature, Are Bound by the Same Rules of Evidence That Are Observed by All Other Courts. With Observations upon the Subjects of Law Which Have Arisen in the Bill of Pains and Penalties. 2d ed
Publisher:
Printed for Messrs. Clarke [and two others], London, 1820.
Description:
A work first written by Christian in 1792 during Warren Hasting's impeachment trial, contending (as against Edmund Burke) that conventional evidence law applied in the House of Lords, here expanded to and applied in the trial of Queen Caroline
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, some light foxing, moreso to the title, else a clean usable copy; 136 pages
Book No.:
W-76671
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
House of Lords, Evidence
 
Author:
Saltzburg, Stephen A. and Kenneth R. Redden
Title:
Federal Rules of Evidence Manual. Second Edition
Publisher:
Michie Company, Charlottesville, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a good copy
Book No.:
W-30556
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Evidence
 
Author:
Phillipps, S. March
Title:
A Treatise on the Law of Evidence. Volume the Second
Publisher:
Gould and Banks, New York, 1823.
Description:
Condition:
Volume Two only
Book No.:
W-41331
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Evidence
Author:
Duncombe, Giles
Title:
Trials per Pais: Or, The Law of England concerning Juries by Nisi Prius . . . With a Compleat Treatise of The Law of Evidence . . . Very Useful . . . for all Lawyers, Attornies, and other Practisers, especially at the Assizes. Eighth Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by H. Woodfall and W. Strahan . . . for T. Waller [etc.], London, 1766.
Description:
The first substantial treatise on the English jury and the English law of evidence, deservedly popular and published for over a century, with Duncombe's earlier published observations on trials in capital cases appended; one copy only in the UK
Condition:
Modern black cloth, gilt, some light browning, but a sound set
Book No.:
W-67556
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, Evidence, juries
Author:
Peake, Thomas
Title:
A Compendium of the Law of Evidence. From the Third London Edition, with Additions: and an Appendix [with separate title dated 1810] Containing a Digest of the American Cases on the Law of Evidence. By Samuel Bayard [etc.]. Cohen 5096
Publisher:
Philip H. Nicklin, Philadelphia, 1818.
Description:
The first of the 19th century evidence treatises, influential upon Bentham and commended by him, elsewhere described as "embod[ying] considerable original thought and research, and . . . long in high repute"; one of two editions with Bayard's Digest
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, definite foxing; a sound usable copy
Book No.:
W-66951
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Evidence
Author:
Duncombe, Giles
Title:
Tryals per Pais: Or, the Law of England Concerning Juries by Nisi Prius, &c. Newly Revised, and much Inlarged . . . To which is now Added, A farther Treatise of Evidence . . . Very Useful and Necessary for all Lawyers [etc.]. Third Edition. Wing E3414
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1695.
Description:
The last 17th century edition of the first substantial treatise on the English jury and the English law of evidence, deservedly popular for over a century
Condition:
Original sheep, very worn, boards and some pages detached, ex-Cambden County Historical Society, table [index] imperfect; most definitely a working copy
Book No.:
W-79257
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
trials, Evidence, juries, criminal law

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