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Title:
The Address Of the Honourable the House of Commons: Presented to His Majesty On Thursday the 25th day of April, 1689. With His Majesty's Answer Thereunto. Wing E2514. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The official and sole London printing of the Commons address offering full support (with William's acceptance) for a declaration of war on France, following the arrival of James II from France in Ireland in mid-March, with war in fact declared May 7
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, title (verso blank) plus two pages, three folds, one manuscript notation, clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79605
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, English Law, military law, IRELAND, FRANCE
 
Author:
Title:
Repertoire General des Causes Celebres Anciennes et Modernes, Redige par une Societe d'Hommes de Lettres, sous la Direction de B. Saint-Edme [etc.]. Deuxieme Serie--Tome III [and IV] [only]
Publisher:
Louis Rosier, Editeur, Paris, 1854.
Description:
The first volume devoted to the Girondins and Philippe Egalite, with the second to eight matters, including several women, among them Madame Bolard and the Comtesse du Barri
Condition:
Marbled boards, rebacked in cloth, the front board detached; a working copy
Book No.:
W-91737
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, FRANCE
 
Author:
Title:
La Constitution Francoise; Presentee au Roi par l'Assemblee Nationale, le 3 Septembre 1791. Second Edition
Publisher:
De l'Imprimerie de Baudouin [and] Chez J. Debrett dans Piccadilly, Paris [and] London, 1791.
Description:
The second edition of seemingly the sole printing in French in the English speaking world of France's first constitution, containing as its preface the Declaration of the Rights of Man adopted in 1789, with Louis XVI's acceptance appended
Condition:
?Original sewn self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-79205
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
FRANCE
 
Author:
Wills, Antoinette
Title:
Crime and Punishment in Revolutionary Paris
Publisher:
Greenwood Press, Westport, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-12683
Price:
$ 22.50
Category:
FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Martin, Benjamin F.
Title:
Crime and Criminal Justice Under the Third Republic, The Shame of Marianne
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-57099
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, FRANCE
 
Author:
Title:
Bibliographie Pratique d'Ouvrages de Droit, Jurisprudence Economie Politique Sociologie [etc.]
Publisher:
Librairie du Recueil Sirey 22, Rue Soufflot, Paris, 5e, Paris, 1932.
Description:
The annual catalogue, arranged by subject and extensive, exclusively new books; with an index by author and another by subject
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps, quite embrowned and fragile; 48 pages
Book No.:
W-17403
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
FRANCE
 
Author:
Pitts, Jesse R. and Olivier Zunz (eds.)
Title:
The Tocqueville Review, La Revue Tocqueville, Volume 7, 1985/86
Publisher:
Tocqueville Society, Charlottesville, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30322
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
FRANCE, constitutional law, philosophy of law, Law and Literature
 
Author:
Suleiman, Ezra N.
Title:
Private Power and Centralization in France, The Notaires and the State
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1987.
Description:
Professor Suleiman's exploration of the role and power in modern France of the notaires, that group of lawyers (still powerful) which has been unflatteringly described as "one of the relics of the ancien regime"
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-55950
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
notaries, FRANCE
 
Author:
Title:
Social Security in France
Publisher:
La Documentation Francaise, Paris.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit curled, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-30562
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
FRANCE
 
Author:
Reinhardt, Steven G.
Title:
Justice in the Sarladais, 1770-1790
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1991.
Description:
Professor Reinhardt's thorough exploration of the three principal criminal justice systems (popular, seigneurial, and royal) co-existing in a remote, poor district in late 18th century France, detailing the sure transition to royal predominance
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-57350
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, FRANCE
Author:
Title:
Essays on the Spirit of Legislation . . . Containing Observations on the Political Systems at present pursued in various Countries of Europe, for the Advancement of those essential Interests [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for W. Nicoll . . . and G. Robinson [etc.], London, 1772.
Description:
First edition in English of the three essays honored by the Societe Oeconomique de Berne, the pioneering institution founded in 1759 and devoted to the ideals of the Enlightenment, "seeking reforms [both] in economy and society"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, the first blank and title a bit chipped (no text affected), some browning, else quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-74849
Price:
$ 575.00
Category:
agriculture, Commercial Law, Acts, legal reform, FRANCE
Author:
Title:
The Priviledges and Practice of Parliaments in England. Collected out of the Common Lawes of this Land. Seene and allowed by the Learned in the Lawes. Commended To the High Court of Parliament now Assembled. S.T.C. 7749 ["Tranquillitie" setting]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed [by B. Alsop and T. Fawcett] 1628, London, 1628.
Description:
First printing (one of two settings) of a tract which appeared during transforming events over much of the course of the century, followed by printings in 1640, 1641 and 1680; with comparisons and contrasts drawn from France and Germany
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf gilt lettered, some browning, a trace of marginal worming, without the first blank, the top margin cut close, sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79987
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, FRANCE, GERMANY, English constitutional law
Author:
Title:
The Address of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons Assembled in Parliament, to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Presented by the Right Hononourable [sic] The Lord Marquis of Halifax . . . with His Maiesties Most Gracious Answer [etc.]. Wing E1186
Publisher:
Printed by James Partridge, Matthew Gillyflower [and one other], London, 1689.
Description:
The mutual exchanges of support between Parliament (its legal status now regularized) and William as the Irish revolution gained force, with the Dutch having declared war on France and England to do so in early May; one copy in ESTC in North America
Condition:
Order to print leaf + title + 2 + 7 pages, disbound, some light browning and some staining to the lower margin, else clean & complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79603
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Glorious Revolution, English Law, military law, IRELAND, Holland, FRANCE
 
Author:
Title:
Pour supprimer ce crime: La Guerre. Plan Henri-Demont de 1908, Developpe et Propose aux Allies en 1918
Publisher:
Union Universelle: "Pour Supprimer Ce Crime: La Guerre", Paris, 1932.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, showing some wear, but quite usable; 274 pages, with a large folding plan or poster, protesting La Guerre
Book No.:
W-91292
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
FRANCE
Author:
Craufurd, Quentin
Title:
The History of the Bastile: With a Concise Account of the Late Revolution in France. To Which Is Added, An Appendix, Containing, among other Particulars, An Enquiry into the History of the Prisoner with the Mask
Publisher:
Printed for T. Cadell, in the Strand, London, 1790.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the front board detached and the rear joint cracked, else a clean copy, with the half title and the elaborate folding plan
Book No.:
W-78522
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
FRANCE, prisons
Author:
Colquhoun, Patrick
Title:
A Treatise on the Police of the Metropolis; Containing a Detail of the Various Crimes and Misdemeanors By which Public and Private Property and Security are . . . injured and endangered: and Suggesting Remedies for Their Prevention. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by H. Baldwin and Son . . . for Joseph Mawman [etc.], London, 1800.
Description:
The penultimate, much enlarged edition of Colquhoun's pioneering treatise, "a major work of permanent value [and] the first in the English language . . . on the subject of police", leading to the establishment of London's professional police force
Condition:
Modern 1/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, light browning, else a very good copy; the variant first printing with the colophon at index end only
Book No.:
W-77078
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, FRANCE, Police, London
 
Author:
Title:
Inauguration de l'Ecole Nationale de la Magistrature
Publisher:
N.p., n.p., 1972.
Description:
The ceremonies and addresses inaugurating the organization originally established in 1959 under the name of the Centre National d'Etudes Judiciarires, upon the occasion of the move to its new quarters and its re-naming; no copy in OCLC
Condition:
Original oblong printed stapled illustrated wraps, well-preserved, 56 pages
Book No.:
W-74603
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
FRANCE
Author:
Nash, Thomas
Title:
Quaternio, Or a Foure fold Way to a Happy Life. Set forth in a Discourse betweene a Country Man, a Citizen, a Divine, and a Lawyer. Wherein the Commodities of the Country and the City, together with Excellency of Divinity and the Law are set forth
Publisher:
Printed by Nicholas Okes and are to be sold by Iohn Benson [etc.], London, 1636.
Description:
Nash's urbane if opinionated views drawing on Thomas More and Chaucer, with comparisons made to Rabelais, offering "especially in its packed margins, a playful -- and on occasion even scatological -- humour and a multitude of entertaining passages"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and somewhat bowed and strained, manuscript vellum reinforcing strips, quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80025
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, humor, Law and Literature, FRANCE
Author:
Mocket, Richard [and] Richard Zouch
Title:
Tractatus de Politia Ecclesiae Anglicanae. Cui accesserunt Richardi Zouch L.L.D. Descriptio Juris & Judicii Ecclesiastici secundum Canones & Constitutiones Anglicanas. Necnon Descriptio Juris & Judicii Temporalis secundum Consuetudines [&c]. Wing R33601
Publisher:
Excudebat S. Roycroft . . . Impensis Rob. Clavel [etc.], London, 1683.
Description:
First edition thus of Mocket's treatise on ecclesiastical jurisdiction, and the first to contain two portions of Zouche's great scheme to survey all of English law systematically, here on ecclesiastical and on feudal, private, and customary law
Condition:
Modern speckled calf, a trifle rubbed, the spine gilt ruled and decorated, label noting Zouch's authorship, very clean and bright; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80050
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, FRANCE, coutumes, Feudalism
 
Author:
Gardy, Frederic
Title:
Bibliographie des Oeuvres Theologiques, Litteraires, Historiques at Juridiques de Theodore de Beze
Publisher:
Librairie E. Droz, Geneve, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40803
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Wills, FRANCE, Bibliography
 
Author:
Boureau, Alain
Title:
The Lord's First Night, The Myth of the Droit de Cuissage. Translated by Lydia G. Cochrane
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-64883
Price:
$ 55.00
Category:
women's law, Sexuality, FRANCE, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Title:
His Majesties Gracious Speech to the Lords & Commons, Together with the Lord Chancellor's, At the opening of the Parliament, On the 8th day of May, 1661. Wing C3017. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1661.
Description:
The speech in which Charles II announces his proposed marriage to Catherine of Braganza, cementing England's relations with Portugal and France as against Spain, the potential religious conflict (Catherine a Roman Catholic) skilfully downplayed
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, definite browning, the title's lower right blank corner torn away, else usable, with the final blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80070
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Parliament, marriage, PORTUGAL, international law, FRANCE, SPAIN, Religion
 
Author:
Berenson, Edward
Title:
The Trial of Madame Caillaux
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55903
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
FRANCE, criminal law, trials

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