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Author:
Dombrink, John and William N. Thompson
Title:
The Last Resort, Success and Failure in Campaigns for Casinos
Publisher:
University of Nevada Press, Reno, 1990.
Description:
With a very warm inscription on the front free endpaper from Dombrink to his colleague Gilbert Geis, the noted criminologist and authority on all forms of social deviance
Condition:
A good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90376
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Gambling
Author:
Coldridge, Ward and Cyril V. Hawksford
Title:
The Law of Gambling, Civil and Criminal. With Forms
Publisher:
Reeves and Turner, 100, Chancery Lane, and Carey Street [etc.], London, 1895.
Description:
First edition of a comprehensive work, tracing the history of gambling legislation from the reign of Henry VIII, with chapters on games of skill and games of chance, on gaming houses and betting houses, on lotteries, and on stock exchange speculation
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, quite rubbed, the top of the preface cut away affecting three lines on the verso (supplied in copy), else a usable copy
Book No.:
W-75703
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Gambling
Author:
Wade, John
Title:
A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming, Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Publisher:
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Description:
Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Condition:
Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77344
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
 
Author:
Title:
A Decree Lately made in the High Court of Starre-Chamber, after consultation had among the Iudges . . . And also a Confirmation of that Decree by His Sacred Maiestie; together with His Maiesties Command that the same be Printed [etc.]. S.T.C. 7755
Publisher:
Imprinted by Robert Barker . . . And by the Assignes of Iohn Bull, London, 1633.
Description:
Only printing of the first of but three Star Chamber decrees to be printed, prohibiting practices among suppliers of food and drink, including bakers, tavern owners and victuallers, regulating horsemeat, and outlawing houses of gaming, inter alia
Condition:
?Original stabbed self wraps with the blank "A", "For the Council Chamber" on the ?supplied rear wrap, now housed in a folding case, the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79494
Price:
$ 1850.00
Category:
Star Chamber, Liquor & Drink, Gambling

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