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Title:
Diuersite de courtz et lour iurisdictions, et alia necessaria et vtilia. S.T.C. 10946 [locating seven copies, including this privately held copy, two imperfect]; Beale T122
Publisher:
In edibus Richardi Pynsonis Regis impressoris [etc.], London, 1526.
Description:
The rare first edition (and the only Pynson printing) of one of the handful of early English legal tracts, treating of the royal and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench, Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:
Modern blind panelled calf, centered lozenges, lacking the title and final seven leaves, some staining and browning; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78714
Price:
$ 3000.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, courts
 
Author:
McDowell, Charles P., et al.
Title:
International Guide to Periodicals in Criminal Justice
Publisher:
North Carolina Justice Institute, Greensboro, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, a sound copy; 202 pages
Book No.:
W-90495
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Year Books, MEDIEVAL, 14TH CENTURY, criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Fifoot (ed.), C.H.S.
Title:
The Letters of Frederic William Maitland
Publisher:
Selden Society [Supplementary Series, Volume 1], London, 1965.
Description:
All of Maitland's letters of substance insofar as Fifoot could locate them, exactly 500 in number, disclosing that Maitland was as felicitous and engaging a correspondent as he was an author; superbly edited
Condition:
Original crimson cloth, a bit faded, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-62303
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, Law and Literature
Author:
Britton, John le]
Title:
Britton [On the Laws of England]. S.T.C. 3803; Beale T324
Publisher:
Imprynted . . . in Fletestrete by . . . Robert Redman [etc.], London, 1533?.
Description:
The first of the triumvirate of medieval English legal treatises to see print in the 1500's, about 1533 (preceding "Glanvill" by over twenty years and "Bracton" by thirty six) some 150 years after its composition towards the end of the 13th century
Condition:
Contemporary elaborate blind-tooled panelled calf, rebacked, a trace of staining and worming, else especially clean and wide margined; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78786
Price:
$ 12500.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL
Author:
Britton, John le]
Title:
Britton [on the Laws of England]. The Second Edition. Faithfully corrected according to divers ancient Manuscripts of the same Booke. By Edm[und] Wingate [etc.]. S.T.C. 3804
Publisher:
Printed by the assignes of John Moore Esquire [etc.], London, 1640.
Description:
The second edition of the first substantial medieval English legal treatise to be printed, written in the late 13th century; much superior to the first edition (printed circa 1540) supplying an omitted chapter and providing emendations in an appendix
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, the front joint cracked but holding, the spine a bit chipped and varnished, browning, a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-77409
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
13TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, English Law
 
Author:
Thorne, Samuel E.
Title:
Henry de Bracton, 1268-1968
Publisher:
University of Exeter, Exeter, 1970.
Description:
Professor Thorne's lecture, delivered at Exeter in September, 1968, marking the 700th anniversary of Bracton's death, just as his own monumental edition of 'Bracton' began to appear, treating of Bracton, of his great work, and of the addiciones
Condition:
Original printed stapled grey wraps, a trifle faded, else a very good copy; 21 pages
Book No.:
W-79025
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, biography
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Bracton's Note Book, A Collection of Cases Decided in the King's Courts During the Reign of Henry the Third, Annotated by a Lawyer of That Time, Seemingly by Henry of Bratton. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
C.J. Clay & Sons, Cambridge University Press Warehouse [etc.], London, 1887.
Description:
First edition of one of Maitland's earliest works and one which Vinogradoff called "a model of its kind", privately printed at Maitland's expense, and providing us with the raw data upon which Bracton worked in constructing his famed treatise
Condition:
Original cloth gilt, lightly worn, discreetly ex-Cambridge University Press Library, Fetter Lane, a few hinges cracking, largely uncut; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78082
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch, 15 Piccadilly [for the Selden Society], London, 1888.
Description:
Original edition of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original buckram, gilt, showing definite wear, unevenly faded, private ownership signature, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-71548
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Britton, John le]
Title:
Britton [on the Laws of England]. The Second Edition. Faithfully corrected according to divers ancient Manuscripts of the same Booke. By Edm[und] Wingate [etc.]. S.T.C. 3804
Publisher:
Printed by the assignes of John Moore Esquire [etc.], London, 1640.
Description:
The second edition of the first substantial medieval English legal treatise to be printed, written in the late 13th century; much superior to the first edition (printed circa 1540) supplying an omitted chapter and providing emendations in an appendix
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, the spine hand lettered, light browning, else a very good, wide-margined and untrimmed copy, with the remains of the original ties
Book No.:
W-77465
Price:
$ 2250.00
Category:
13TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, English Law
Author:
Fifoot (ed.), C.H.S.
Title:
The Letters of Frederic William Maitland
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1965.
Description:
All of Maitland's letters of substance insofar as Fifoot could locate them, exactly 500 in number, disclosing that Maitland was as felicitous and engaging a correspondent as he was an author; superbly edited
Condition:
A very nice copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-55540
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, Law and Literature
 
Author:
Hanawalt, Barbara (ed.)
Title:
Crime in East Anglia in the Fourteenth Century, Norfolk Gaol Delivery Rolls, 1307-1316
Publisher:
Cox & Wyman Ltd. [for the Norfolk Record Society], London, 1976.
Description:
The first Norfolk gaol delivery rolls to be printed, and among the earliest, providing in English translation the substance of some 800 major crimes committed over the course of a decade; with Dr. Hanawalt's insightful introduction
Condition:
Maroon cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the bookplate of W. Gregg on the front pastedown; volume XLIV of the Society's publications
Book No.:
W-79083
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, 14TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, 14TH CENTURY, criminal law
Author:
Brooke, Robert
Title:
La Graunde Abridgement, Collecte & escrie, per le Iudge tresreuerend Sir Robert Brooke Chiualer, nadgairs chiefe Iustice del common Banke [bound with] La Secounde part du Graunde Abridgement [etc.]. S.T.C. 3829; Beale R475 and R476. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli, vicesimo nono die Septemb. [etc.], London, 1586.
Description:
Third edition of one of the two great early abridgments of English law, providing access to the centuries of Year Book cases and medieval legal sources otherwise virtually inaccessible; a massive work with over 20,000 entries arranged alphabetically
Condition:
Early calf, rebacked, the elaborately gilt spine laid down, Robert Harley's copy with his ownership indicia, generally well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78447
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Abridgements, Year Books, reports of cases, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas in Manorial and Other Seignorial Courts. Volume I [all published]. Reigns of Henry III and Edward I
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1889.
Description:
The original edition of the Selden Society's second annual volume, chiefly inspired by Vinogradoff's work on the manor and printing materials of which Maitland observed to Ames "I know no rolls more interesting than the earliest manorial rolls"
Condition:
?Later blue cloth, gilt, a bit worn and a few notes, ex-library, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-71935
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL
Author:
Hudson, John
Title:
The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volume II, 871-1216
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
The second volume in Oxford's ambitious new series under the General Editorship of Sir John Baker, devoted to late Anglo-Saxon England, to Anglo-Norman England, and to Angevin England, concluding with "Magna Carta and the Common Law"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78486
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, canon law, Anglo-Saxon law, MEDIEVAL, Magna Carta
Author:
Barrington, Daines
Title:
Observations on the Statutes, Chiefly the More Ancient, From Magna Charta to The Twenty-first of James the First, Ch. xxvii [1624]. With an Appendix; Being A Proposal for new modelling the Statutes. The Third Edition, With Considerable Additions. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by W. Bowyer and J. Nichols [etc.], London, 1769.
Description:
A family copy of one of the foremost works of eighteenth century English law reform, with the booksticker of Viscount Barrington (of which there were eleven) on the front pastedown, Barrington himself a younger son of the first Viscount
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the spine extra gilt, rubbed, the joints cracking but firm, else a very good, clean copy, with ample margins
Book No.:
W-77841
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, Acts, Magna Carta
 
Author:
Glanvilla, Ranvlpho de
Title:
Tractatus de Legibus & Consuetudinibus regni Angliae, tempore Regis Henrici secundi compositus [etc.] [bound with] Christopher St. Germain, Dialogus de fundamentis Legum Angliae et de conscientia [etc.]. S.T.C. 11906 & 21560
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight, Cum priuilegio Regiae Maiestatis, London, 1604.
Description:
Second edition and second Latin edition, respectively, of two of the classics of English law, Glanvill the first English legal treatise (called by Maitland "a venerated authority") and St. Germain the foremost work ever written on English equity
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, somewhat rubbed and marked, else exceptionally fresh with especially ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78852
Price:
$ 1150.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, equity, 12TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Title:
Diuersite de courtz et lour iurisdiccions, et alia necessaria et vtilia. S.T.C. 10952; Beale T127
Publisher:
Impressum . . . per me Wyllyam Myddlyton, London, 1543.
Description:
The penultimate edition (and the only Middleton printing) of one of just a handful of early English legal tracts, treating of royal and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench, Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, some marginal staining and worming, doodles of ?Edward Baber, serjeant at law, occasional notations, else clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78854
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, courts
 
Author:
Sutherland, Donald W. (ed.)
Title:
The Eyre of Northamptonshire, 3-4 Edward III A.D. 1329-1330. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1983.
Description:
Professor Sutherland's final work, a masterful edition evincing the qualities--"clarity of thought, respect for evidence, a forthright style, and, above all, sparkles of historical imagination"--that had become the hallmarks of his scholarship
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt, a very good set; the Society's annual volumes 97 and 98 for the years 1981 and 1982, respectively, and part of its Year Book Series
Book No.:
W-73937
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, Year Books, 14TH CENTURY
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Bracton's Note Book, A Collection of Cases Decided in the King's Courts During the Reign of Henry the Third, Annotated by a Lawyer of That Time, Seemingly by Henry of Bratton. Three Volumes
Publisher:
William S. Hein & Co., Inc., Buffalo, 1999.
Description:
One of Maitland's earliest works and one which Vinogradoff called "a model of its kind", privately printed at Maitland's expense, and providing us with the raw data upon which Bracton worked in constructing his famed treatise
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, as new; the facsimile reissue of the privately printed 1887 edition
Book No.:
W-75587
Price:
$ 240.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Mare Clausum seu de Domino Maris Libri Duo. Primo, Mare, ex Jure Naturae seu Gentium, omnium hominum non esse Commune . . . Secundo, Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Maris circumflui . . . Dominum esse, asseritur. S.T.C. 22175. Folio
Publisher:
Excudebat Will. Stanesbeius, pro Richardo Meighen, London, 1635.
Description:
First edition of the most famous of all English works on international law, written by Selden at the command of James I in response to Grotius' Mare Liberum, and earning Selden the sobriquet of "the father of international law in England"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original gilt spine laid down, a large paper copy (8 1/2 x 12 inches), with the Earl Grey bookplate
Book No.:
W-78135
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, international law, maritime law
Author:
Glanvilla, Ranulpho de
Title:
Tractatus de Legibus et Consuetudinibus Regni Angliae, Tempore Regis Henrici secundi Compositus [etc.]. Wing G839
Publisher:
Printed by J. Streater, H. Twyford, and E. Flesher [etc.], London, 1673.
Description:
The third and last early edition of the first treatise on English law, believed to have been written between 1187 and 1189, and for which Maitland reserved the highest of praise, calling it "of great value to students of legal and social history"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked, light browning, a few notations, ex-Los Angeles County Law Library; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-78179
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Mare Clausem seu de Dominio Maris Libri Duo [with] Boxhorn, Apologia Pro navigationibus Hollandorum [with] Tractatus Mutui Commercii & navigationis inter Henricum VII [Intercursus Magnus of 1496] [etc.]. S.T.C. 22176; Ter Meulen et Diermanse 57
Publisher:
Iuxta Exemplar Will. Stanesbeii pro Richardo Meighen [false], London [Amsterdam?], 1636.
Description:
An early edition of Selden's signal contribution to international law, for which he became known as the "English Grotius"; the import of this edition was proscribed by Royal proclamation, the two appended works conflicting with Selden's thesis
Condition:
Modern calf, light browning, else a very good copy; two engraved maps, two full page woodcuts and other illustrations, the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78199
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, Acts, international law, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Mare Clausem seu de Dominio Maris Libri Duo [with] Boxhorn, Apologia Pro navigationibus Hollandorum [with] Tractatus Mutui Commercii & navigationis inter Henricum VII [Intercursus Magnus of 1496] [etc.]. S.T.C. 22176; Ter Meulen et Diermanse 57
Publisher:
Iuxta Exemplar Will. Stanesbeii pro Richardo Meighen [false], London [Amsterdam?], 1636.
Description:
An early edition of Selden's signal contribution to international law, for which he became known as the "English Grotius"; the import of this edition was proscribed by Royal proclamation, the two appended works conflicting with Selden's thesis
Condition:
Modern calf, light browning, else a very good copy; two engraved maps, two full page woodcuts and other illustrations, the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78199
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, Acts, international law, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Title:
Great Domesday Book. Six Volumes [Complete]. Facsimiles in Two Volumes. Translations in Two Volumes. Maps and Indices in One Volume Each. One of 450 Sets
Publisher:
Alecto Historical Editions, London, 1986-2000.
Description:
The marvelous facsimile of William the Conquerer's unprecedented survey of his realm, providing an unparalleled view of medieval England, including its courts and nascent legal system; with English translations, maps, and extensive indices
Condition:
The 'Millenium Edition', the facsimile volumes bound in modern calf replicating the 12th century Winton Domesday, the earliest exising Domesday binding
Book No.:
W-73298
Price:
$ 8500.00
Category:
Domesday Book, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Year Books of Edward II. 1&2 Edward II. A.D. 1307-1309. Volume I [The Year Books Series, Volume I]
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1903.
Description:
Maitland's dazzling, pioneering effort commencing the Selden Society's Year Books Series, speculating on the origin and purpose of the Year Books and containing his essay which, in John Baker's words, "is still the best introduction to Law French"
Condition:
Later blue buckram, gilt, a bit rubbed, occasional light pencilling in the introduction, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-69773
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Year Books, MEDIEVAL, 14TH CENTURY
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1955.
Description:
The reissue of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original blue buckram, gilt, a bit rubbed and marked, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-70368
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1955.
Description:
The reissue of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original blue buckram, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-68099
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Donahue, Jr., Charles
Title:
Law, Marriage, and Society in the Later Middle Ages
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2007.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78962
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, marriage, canon law
 
Author:
Title:
Diversite de Covrtes lour iurisdictions et alia necessaria et vtilia. S.T.C. 10953; Beale T129; McKerrow & Ferguson 53
Publisher:
Nicholas Hill for Henry Smith?, London, 1545.
Description:
The rare, final edition (and the only Smith printing) of one of just a handful of early English legal tracts, treating of royal and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench, Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, light browning, else a very good copy with ample margins and the occasional early annotation, four copies in ESTC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78988
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, courts
Author:
Selden, John (ed.)
Title:
Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani sic nuncupatus, sub Edwardo Rege primo seu circa annos abhinc CCCXL . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joannis Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica [etc.]. Wing F1290A
Publisher:
Typis M.F. Prostant apud Guil. Lee, & Dan. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1647.
Description:
The best early edition of Fleta, one of the few substantial medieval English legal treatises, written in the late 13th century, and surviving it but a single manuscript; with Selden's masterly dissertation "loaded . . . with his remarkable erudition"
Condition:
Modern straight-grained morocco, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, lightly rubbed, some staining and marginal tears, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-76640
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, English Law, prisons
 
Author:
Davila Lanausse, Jose Nilo
Title:
Bibliotheca Legum Portoricensis Collectanea Juridica Bibliografia Legal Selecta de Puerto Rico Siglos XIX-XX
Publisher:
Colegio de Abogados de Puerto Rico, Barcelona, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a worn and faded dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30132
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
arbitration, Bibliography, MEDIEVAL, Puerto Rico
 
Author:
Sutherland, Donald W. (ed.)
Title:
The Eyre of Northamptonshire, 3-4 Edward III A.D. 1329-1330, Volume II
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Volume 98 for the year 1982
Book No.:
W-62933
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, Year Books, 14TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Harding, Alan (ed.)
Title:
The Roll of the Shropshire Eyre of 1256
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1981.
Description:
Volume XCVI for the Year 1980
Condition:
Book No.:
W-62934
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, reports of cases
Author:
Seldeni, Joannis (ed.)
Title:
Fleta, Seu Commentarius Juris Anglicani . . . Accedit Tractatulus vetus . . . Fet Assavoir . . . Subjungitur etiam Joan. Seldeni ad Fletam Dissertatio Historica. Editio Secunda. Wing F1291
Publisher:
Typis S.R. Prostant apud H. Twyford [and others] [etc.], London, 1685.
Description:
The best early edition of Fleta, one of the few substantial medieval English legal treatises, written in the late 13th century and surviving in but a single manuscript; with Selden's masterly dissertation "loaded . . . with his remarkable erudition
Condition:
Early 1/4 calf, crudely rebacked, some foxing; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-65507
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, English Law
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Opera Omnia . . . Collegit ac Recensuit; Vitam Auctoris, Praefationes, & Indices adjecit, David Wilkins [etc.]. Three Volumes in Six
Publisher:
Typis Guil. Bowyer, impensis J. Walthoe [and 21 others], Londini, 1726.
Description:
Still the only edition of Selden's works, a fit tribute to the man whose name Maitland chose to grace the Selden Society and whose output (in Holdsworth's words) "astonished his own contemporaries and astonishes us"; with the frontispiece
Condition:
Contemporary panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked in vellum, some damage to one board and a bit of staining, ex-library, else a clean usable set
Book No.:
W-73748
Price:
$ 2750.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, English Law
 
Author:
Sutherland, Donald W. (ed.)
Title:
The Eyre of Northamptonshire, 3-4 Edward III A.D. 1329-1330. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1983.
Description:
Professor Sutherland's final work, a masterful edition evincing the qualities--"clarity of thought, respect for evidence, a forthright style, and, above all, sparkles of historical imagination"--that had become the hallmarks of his scholarship
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt, a very good set; the Society's annual volumes 97 and 98 for the years 1981 and 1982, respectively, and part of its Year Book Series
Book No.:
W-60650
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, Year Books, 14TH CENTURY
Author:
Mainwaring, Thomas
Title:
A Reply to an Answer to the Defence of Amicia, Daughter of Hugh Cyveliok Earl of Chester
Publisher:
Printed for S. Lowndes [etc.], London, 1673.
Description:
Condition:
Modern blind-ruled calf, quite attractive
Book No.:
W-49583
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, women's law
Author:
Thomas, A.H. (ed.)
Title:
Calendar of Plea and Memoranda Rolls Preserved among the Archives of the Corporation of the City of London at the Guildhall, a.d. 1323-1457. Five Volumes [of Six]
Publisher:
At the University Press, Cambridge, 1926-54.
Description:
The continuation of Dr. Thomas' calendaring of the early London's Mayor's Court Rolls, this set complete to 1457, praised as "a mine of information about the social and economic conditions in the City"; the fifth volume is edited by Philip E. Jones
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, ex-library, else a very good set
Book No.:
W-73042
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Ames, James Barr
Title:
Lectures on Legal History and Miscellaneous Legal Essays. Fifth Impression
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1925.
Description:
Ames' impressive collection of essays primarily on medieval English law, about one-third not previously published, sufficiently exceptional for Holmes to designate Ames as the sole American scholar undertaking work comparable to Maitland's
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt, the spine quite worn; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-61681
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
equity, MEDIEVAL, equity, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Title:
The Annual Volumes of the Selden Society. Volumes I through LIV. Fifty Volumes [lacking five volumes--14, 29, 33, 39, 53--which may be obtained in modern reprint]
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1887-1935.
Description:
A lengthy run of the earliest annual volumes of the Selden Society, containing the bulk of the finest early twentieth (and late nineteenth) century scholarship on English legal history, including all of the contributions by Maitland and many others
Condition:
Original cloth, showing some wear, ex-library, yet generally a good usable set
Book No.:
W-75762
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, English Law
Author:
Bracton, Henrici de
Title:
De Legibus et Consuetudinibus Angliae, Libri Quinq; in varios tractatus distincti, ad diuersorum et vetustissimorum codicum collationem, ingenti cura, nunc primum typis vulgati [etc.]. S.T.C. 3475; Beale T323. Folio
Publisher:
Apud Richardum Totellum, London, 1569.
Description:
First edition of one of the great works of English law, characterized by Maitland as "the crown and flower of English medieval jurisprudence" and by Plucknett as "a stately volume . . . perhaps the best printed law book we have ever had"
Condition:
Later calf, the original scuffed sides mounted, very clean and with ample margins, signature of Harry Fountaine dated 1667/8; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78349
Price:
$ 15000.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL

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