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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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
Holt, Guy (ed.)
Title:
Jurgen and the Law, A Statement With Exhibits, Including the Court's Opinion, and the Brief for the Defendants on Motion to Direct an Acquittal
Publisher:
Robert M. McBride and Company, New York, 1923.
Description:
Limited edition of 1,080 of which this is number 214
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54762
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Law and Literature, FRANCE, obscenity
 
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:
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:
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:
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:
Book No.:
W-57099
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, 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

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