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Title:
Acts Passed at the First Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the United States
Publisher:
Peter Force, North C Street, Washington, 1827.
Description:
Appendix includes the text of a treaty with the Federation of the Centre of America and four separate Indian treaties
Condition:
Original blue wraps, much worn and discolored, the signatures still sewn, but the paper backstrip disintegrating, and rear wrap defective; pages uncut
Book No.:
W-91157
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Acts, indian law, LATIN AMERICA, Central America
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
The Offices and Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tything-men, Treasurers of the County-stock, Overseers for the Poore, and other lay-Ministers. Whereunto are adjoyned the severall Offices of Church-Ministers and Churchwardens. Wing S3200
Publisher:
Printed by Ric. Hodgkinsonne . . . for William Cooke [etc.], London, 1641.
Description:
First edition of Sheppard's first work, anticipating his many efforts as Cromwell's law reformer and "containing an important part of his philosophy of government", including two chapters on prisons and a final two (100+ pages) on church officials
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, the original flyleaves (with jottings and squiggles) preserved, quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79085
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, INDIA, Religion, poor law, prisons
 
Author:
Alexandrowicz, Charles Henry
Title:
A Bibliography of Indian Law
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, London, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Original light blue cloth, a bit worn and faded, but a good copy, once that of Judge P.V. Baker; with the publisher's review slip laid in
Book No.:
W-75221
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
INDIA, Bibliography
Author:
Halhed (ed. and trans.), Nathaniel Brassay
Title:
A Code of Gentoo Laws, or Ordinations of the Pundits. From a Persian Translation, Made From the Original, Written in the Shanscrit Language
Publisher:
n.p., London, 1776.
Description:
First edition of the first work in English describing the principles of Hindu jurisprudence, digesting Sanscrit law; translated by Halhed, the English orientalist and the first European to perceive the philosophical affinities of Sanscrit and Latin
Condition:
Contemporary boards, rebacked, a lovely ?large-paper copy
Book No.:
W-65854
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
hindu law, INDIA, Asian law
Author:
Halhed (ed. and trans.), Nathaniel Brassay
Title:
A Code of Gentoo Laws, or Ordinations of the Pundits. From a Persian Translation, Made From the Original, Written in the Shanscrit Language
Publisher:
n.p., London, 1776.
Description:
First edition of the first work in English describing the principles of Hindu jurisprudence, digesting Sanscrit law; translated by Halhed, the English orientalist and the first European to perceive the philosophical affinities of Sanscrit and Latin
Condition:
Modern calf, the spine extra gilt, definite embrowning; attractive
Book No.:
W-55753
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
hindu law, INDIA, Asian law
 
Author:
Title:
Census of India, 1931. Vol. I, India. Part IV, Social and Linguistic Maps
Publisher:
Survey of India, Calcutta, 1931.
Description:
Condition:
Leather-backed boards, folio, bowed and a bit stained, but sound
Book No.:
W-90811
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, INDIA, Maps
 
Author:
Title:
Notes on Criminal Classes in the Bombay Presidency, With Appendices regarding some Foreign Criminals who occasionally visit the Presidency [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Central Press, Bombay, 1908.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, a bit of wear, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-60666
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
INDIA, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Report of the Indian Statutory Commission [and] Reports of the Committees appointed by the Provincial Legislative Councils to Co-operate with the Indian Statutory Commission [etc.]. Three Volumes in Two
Publisher:
His Majesty's Stationery Office, London, 1930.
Description:
An important part of the efforts leading up to the proposed major reforms of 1935 in the Government of India Act, the "last and, in the event, the most portentous essay [by the British] in balancing and ruling India" prior to Independence in 1947
Condition:
3/4 crimson morocco gilt, an attractive set
Book No.:
W-67663
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
INDIA, legal reform
Author:
Maine, Henry Sumner
Title:
Village-Communities in the East and West
Publisher:
John Murray, London, 1890.
Description:
Maine's first foray into the law of the Indian subcontinent, in which he posits fundamental differences between land-holding in the East and West; this third (and best) edition including Maine's Rede Lecture and six other essays and addresses
Condition:
Full prize calf, a bit rubbed, but still attractive
Book No.:
W-15678
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
ancient law, INDIA, Comparative Law

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