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Author:
Meriton, George
Title:
An Exact Abridgment of all the Publick Printed Irish Statutes now in Force . . . Together with An Abridgment of such English Statutes . . . as have been Enacted and made since Sir Edward Poyning's Law, relating to the Kingdom of Ireland [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by and for Andrew Crook [and two others], Dublin, 1720.
Description:
First edition of the first comprehensive abridgment of the Irish statutes and those of England applying to Ireland, compiled by the prolific English lawyer who had removed to Ireland and been granted a law degree from the University of Dublin
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but holding, a sound clean copy, with the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78716
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
IRELAND, Abridgements
Author:
Title:
Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Seven Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
John Rees, London, 1989-91.
Description:
Still the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking world and the former British Empire, excluding only this country post-Independence, with individual volumes devoted to Ireland and Scotland; each volume also available separately
Condition:
Book No.:
W-69929
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Bibliography, roman law, SCOTLAND, English Commonwealth, IRELAND, CANADA
Author:
Title:
The Trials of George Robert Fitzgerald, Esq. . . . and Others; for the Murder of Pat. Ran. M'Donnell, and Charles Hipson . . . Also, The Trial of John Gallagher and Others, for an Assault on Geo. Rob. Fitzgerald [etc.]. Second Edition. O'Higgins 4.147.b&c
Publisher:
Printed by P. Byrne, 108, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1786.
Description:
The final episode in the life of a county Mayo scion "noted for his gallantry, his recklessness, and his duels", who abducted his brother, was betrayed by his father, left for dead in a prison attack, and here tried for murder for which he was hanged
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, the joints cracking and tender but holding, else attractive; with the armorial bookplate of Viscount Bulkeley dated 1785
Book No.:
W-74469
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, IRELAND
Author:
Title:
A Report of the Trial on an Action for Damages, Brought by the Reverend Charles Massy against the Most Noble the Marquis of Headfort, for Criminal Conversation with Plaintiff's Wife. Damages laid at 40,000 [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for and sold by B. Dornin, and P. Byrne, New-York, 1804.
Description:
A rare American edition of the first Irish criminal conversation case to be tried by a jury, with John Phillpot Curran (the "Irish Erskine") as lead counsel for the plaintiff, the jury awarding an enormous 10,000; no copy of this edition in the NUC
Condition:
Modern cloth, somewhat embrowned, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-15618
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
IRELAND, adultery, trials
Author:
Davies, John
Title:
Historical Tracts . . . To Which Is Prefixed a New Life of the Author, from Authentic Documents
Publisher:
Printed by William Porter, for Mess. White, Gilbert [etc.], Dublin, 1777.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, the covers abraded, else a fresh copy
Book No.:
W-65326
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
IRELAND
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Caroli Regis, Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae, et Hiberniae Decimo et undecimo. At the Parliament begun and holden at Dublin, the foureteenth day of Iuly in the tenth year of the Raigne of our most gracious Soveraigne Lord, Charles [etc]. STC 14137
Publisher:
Imprinted by the Society of Stationers, Dublin [a false imprint, i.e. London], 1636.
Description:
The only London printing of the legislation enacted by the Irish Parliament during the reign of Charles I, seventy-one acts in total, beginning with the six subsidies granted to the King, increasing Parliamentary demands leading to its dissolution
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning, else a very good copy with a number of contemporary annotations in the margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78476
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
IRELAND, Acts
Author:
Title:
An Account of All the Gaols, Houses of Corrections or Penitentiaries, in the United Kingdom . . . As Far As Relates to Ireland. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 March 1819. Folio
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1819.
Description:
Arranged by county, reporting particulars for over ninety institutions, including number of prisoners, their gender and whether under or over seventeen, whether debtor or criminal, and the allowances of food, money, and clothing, inter alia
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, the fore-margins cut close, but the sense preserved, else a very good copy, 21 pages; no copy in OCLC in the USA
Book No.:
W-77192
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
prisons, IRELAND
Author:
Lee, Edward
Title:
The Statute-Law of Ireland Common-Placed. Or, A General Table of all Publick Printed English and Irish Acts of Parliament now in Force and Use in Ireland . . . from Magna Charta . . . Containing, The full Purport of All the English Statutes [etc.]. 2d Ed
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by Geo. Grierson [etc.], Dublin, 1735.
Description:
A rare work, organizing Irish and pertinent English statute law alphabetically, providing the purport of both, and represented as the first work to include English statutes enacted prior to Poyning's Law [of 1495]; no copy in a law library in ESTC
Condition:
Blind-panelled calf, lightly rubbed, contemporary news cuttings tipped in, one blank loose, else a very good crisp copy; with the suscribers' list
Book No.:
W-77506
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
IRELAND, Acts, Abridgements, digests
 
Author:
Walsh, Thomas
Title:
History of the Irish Hierarchy, With the Monasteries of Each County, Biographical Notices of the Irish Saints, Prelates, and Religious. Compiled from the Most Authentic Records, Foreign and Domestic
Publisher:
D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 164 William Street [etc.], New York, 1857.
Description:
Condition:
Original embossed cloth, badly worn, ex-library; a working copy
Book No.:
W-30033
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
IRELAND, Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Bristol, John, Lord Bishop of
Title:
A Sermon Preach'd before the Society Corresponding with the Incorporated Society in Dublin, for promoting English Protestant Working Schools in Ireland [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by J. Oliver, London, 1752.
Description:
Condition:
Embrowned and disbound, tears to many leaves; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-51749
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
education, IRELAND, Religion
Author:
Hamilton, F.A.P.
Title:
The Law Relating to Charities in Ireland: With Forms, Precedents, and the Statutes Connected Therewith. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged
Publisher:
E. Ponsonby, 116, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1881.
Description:
The principal work of Pollock, King's Inn barrister (and grandson of Chief Baron Pollock), and the received edition of the first comprehensive treatise on the Irish law of charities, bringing together (and analyzing) the Acts of 1844, 1867, and 1871
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, quite worn and somewhat stained, a number of annotations, some substantive (including two inserted leaves); sound
Book No.:
W-74612
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
poor law, IRELAND
Author:
Barry, James, Baron Santry
Title:
The Case of Tenures Upon the Commission of Defective Titles, Argued By all the Iudges of Ireland. With their Resolution, and the Reasons of their Resolution. S.T.C. 1531. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted by the Society of Stationers [etc.], Dublin, 1639.
Description:
A work central to the debate over the fundamental principles of English feudalism, agreeing with Coke and Selden and opposed to Henry Spelman, who was mainly responsible (in J.G.A. Pocock's words) for "the feudal revolution in English historiography"
Condition:
Later sheep backed boards, staining to the first and last leaves, else quite clean, well-margined and untrimmed; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78251
Price:
$ 2250.00
Category:
IRELAND, Real Property, conveyancing
Author:
Bolton, Richard
Title:
A Justice of Peace for Ireland: Consisting of Two Books; The First, declaring the Exercise of That Office . . . The Second, setting forth the Form of Proceeding in Sessions . . . Also, Some Precedents of Committals, Convictions . . . and Warrants [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Leathley, and T. Moore . . . and O. Nelson [etc.], Dublin, 1750.
Description:
The received edition of the first Irish legal treatise, originally published in 1638, shortly before Bolton was appointed Lord Chancellor of Ireland, this edition expanded by the barrister Michael Travers to encompass the intervening century
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else a very good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-76308
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
IRELAND, justices of peace, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
An Account of All the Gaols, Houses of Corrections or Penitentiaries, in the United Kingdom . . . As Far As Relates to Scotland. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 March 1819. Folio
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1819.
Description:
Arranged by county, reporting particulars for over eighty institutions, including the number of prisoners, their gender and whether under or over seventeen, whether debtor or criminal, and the allowances of food, money, and clothing, inter alia
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, the fore-margins cut close, but the sense preserved, else a very good copy, 21 pages; three copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-77195
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
prisons, IRELAND, SCOTLAND

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