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Author:
Waterhous, Edward
Title:
Fortescutus Illustratus, Or a Commentary On that Nervous Treatise De Laudibus Legum Angliae, Written by Sir John Fortescue . . . The Heroique Design of whose Excellent Judgement . . . is humbly endeavoured to be Revived, Admired, and Advanced. Wing W1046
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for Thomas Dicas [etc.], London, 1663.
Description:
One of Waterhous's principal works, particularly important for printing a lost manuscript on moots in the Inns of Court; presentation copy ("For my noble friend / Sr Wm Turner [the noted civil lawyer] / from the Author / This most humble present")
Condition:
Contemporary mottled calf, somewhat stained, the joints just cracking but firm, ex-Kirkleatham Library, else well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78073
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Inns of Court
Author:
Fortescue, John
Title:
A Learned commendation of the politique lawes of Englande: wherein by most pitthy reasons & euident demonstrations they are plainelye proved farre to excell aswell the Ciuile lawes [and] all other lawes of the world [etc.]. Beale T357; S.T.C. 11194
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in Fletestrete . . . by Rychard Tottill [etc.], London, 1567.
Description:
First edition of the first English translation of a work placed "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in the late 15th century, highly popular, and the first work to examine extensively trial by jury and the Inns of Court
Condition:
Modern blind ruled sheep, gilt lettered, the title somewhat dusty with early notations, else quite clean and fresh; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79383
Price:
$ 3750.00
Category:
Inns of Court, political theory, juries
Author:
Fortescue, John
Title:
A Learned commendation of the politique lawes of England: wherein by most pitthy reasons and evident demonstrations they are plainelye proved farre to excell aswell the Civile Lawes of the Empiere [etc.]. Beale T358; S.T.C. 11195
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in Fletestrete . . . by Richarde Tottell [etc.], London, 1573.
Description:
First reissue of the first English translation of a work placed "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in the late 15th century, highly popular, and the first work to examine extensively trial by jury and the Inns of Court
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled unlettered calf, rebacked, the original spine laid down, remains of ties, well-preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78459
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Inns of Court, political theory, juries
Author:
Fortescue, John
Title:
De Laudibus Legum Angliae . . . Hereto are Added the two Sums of Sir Ralph de Hengham . . . commonly call'd Hengham Magna, & Hengham Parva. With Notes both on Fortescue and Hengham, by that Famous and Learned Antiquarie John Selden. Wing F1613
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, Eliz. Flesher and H. Twyford [etc.], London, 1672.
Description:
A work which has been placed "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in the late 15th century, this edition bearing Selden's notes; with the Latin text and English translation and much on the Inns of Court and on trial by jury
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the boards gilt ruled, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label gilt ruled and lettered, quite clean and fresh; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79976
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
jurisprudence, 15TH CENTURY, Inns of Court, juries
Author:
Fortescue, John
Title:
A Learned Commendation of the politique Lawes of England: wherein, by most pithie reasons and euident demonstrations, they are plainely proued farre to excell . . . the Ciuil Lawes of the Empire [and] all other Lawes of the World [etc.]. S.T.C. 11196
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Wight, and Bonham Norton, London, 1599.
Description:
Second reissue of the first English translation of a work placed "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in the late 15th century, highly popular, and the first work to examine extensively trial by jury and the Inns of Court
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed, with the signature of Edmund Prideaux [?Cromwell's Attorney General], a very good copy with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79146
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Inns of Court, political theory, juries
Author:
Spilsbury, William H. (comp.)
Title:
The Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library of the Hon. Society of Lincoln's Inn [with] John Nicholson (comp.), Catalogue of the Printed Books in the Library . . . of Lincoln's Inn. Supplementary Volume, Containing the Additions from 1859-1890
Publisher:
Printed for the Society [etc.], London, 1859 & 1890.
Description:
The last two major catalogues of the library's holdings of printed books (excluding its pamphlets collection) when "it was the largest law library in the English-speaking world", its foundation in 1497 earlier than any other library in London
Condition:
Original brown pebbled cloth, gilt, occasional light foxing and pencil checkmarks, else very good copies
Book No.:
W-77815
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
Bibliography, Inns of Court
Author:
Title:
The Lawyers Demurrer, To the Addresses in Fashion. Or, the Several Declarations and Orders of the Honourable Societies of the Middle-Temple, and Grays-Inn, lately made in Relation to that Affair. Wing L740
Publisher:
Printed for Richard Janeway [etc.], London, 1681.
Description:
A major political brouhaha involving all four inns of court, this their official position, leading to Alexander Radcliffe's verse response ('The Lawyers Demurrer Argued') satirically describing them as "a parcel of Whiggs / The Spawn of some Rebells"
Condition:
Broadsheet measuring about 8x12 inches, the margins a bit chipped but ample, now safely housed in a modern buckram folder; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79879
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Inns of Court, Poetry
Author:
Title:
Three Learned Readings Made upon three very usefull Statutes: The First, By . . . Sir James Dyer [of Wills] . . . The Second, By Sir Iohn Brograve [Concerning Jointures] . . . The Third, By Thomas Risden [of Forcible Entry] [etc.]. Wing D2929
Publisher:
Printed for W. Lee, M. Walbancke, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell, London, 1648.
Description:
Only edition of each reading (all 16th century) and the only instance in which several Inns of Court readings were jointly published, the first (by James Dyer) recently termed by Dr. Baker "the distinguished exposition of the Statute of Wills"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning and foxing, particularly to the title, some leaves chipped (legibility preserved), just usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79364
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Inns of Court, Readings, Wills
Author:
Dugdale, William
Title:
Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Inns of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Third edition. Wing D2490
Publisher:
Printed for Christop. Wilkinson [and two others] [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the 7 plates
Condition:
Contemporary calf, ex-library, the front board detached and the title and first leaf loose; with the armorial bookplate of Charles, Viscount Bruce
Book No.:
W-74934
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
Author:
Hughes, William
Title:
Hughes's Quaeries. Or, Choice Cases for Moots, Containing Several Points of Law, not Resolved in the Books. Being very Useful for the Students of the Common Lawes [etc.]. Wing H3329. 12mo
Publisher:
Printed for George Dawes, and are to be sold at his Shop [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
Only edition of these mooted cases, continuing a tradition existing before the Inns of Courts were established, setting forth the facts, the issues, and (sometimes tentatively) the conclusions, often reminiscent of 20th century pedagogy
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt ruled and lettered, new endpapers, some browning, else clean and usable, with good margins and the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79569
Price:
$ 675.00
Category:
education, Inns of Court
Author:
Herbert, W[illiam]
Title:
Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery; Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches Relative to Their Original Foundation, Customs, Ceremonies, Buildings, Government . . . With a Concise History of English Law
Publisher:
Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; J. Storer [etc.], London, 1804.
Description:
One of the few early works on the Inns of Court and the only one from the early 19th century singled out for mention by Holdsworth; with several prefatory chapters on English law, its judges and courts, types of trial, and 24 engravings
Condition:
Early 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled edges and pastedowns, all edges gilt, quite rubbed, else a good, large-paper (20.5x26.5mm) copy
Book No.:
W-78228
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Inns of Court
Author:
Herbert, William
Title:
Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery; Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches Relative to Their Original Foundation, Customs, Ceremonies, Buildings, Government. With a Concise History of English Law. Embellished with Twenty-Four Plates
Publisher:
Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; J. Storer [etc.], London, 1804.
Description:
One of the few early works on the Inns of Court and the only one from the early 19th century singled out for mention by Holdsworth; with several prefatory chapters on English law, its judges and courts, types of trial, and 24 engravings
Condition:
Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, a large paper copy (210x270mm), two bookplates and a modern signature; handsome
Book No.:
W-79990
Price:
$ 675.00
Category:
Inns of Court, English Law, biography, courts, trials

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