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Author:
Mitgang, Herbert
Title:
The Man Who Rode the Tiger, The Life and Times of Judge Samuel Seabury
Publisher:
J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1963.
Description:
Legal Studies of the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation
Condition:
Front hinge badly cracked, in a very worn dustjacket; usable only
Book No.:
W-60627
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
New York, biography
 
Author:
Dorsen, Norman and Leon Friedman
Title:
Disorder in the Court, Report of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Special Committee on Courtroom Conduct
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54352
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, privacy
 
Author:
Hall, Jona. Prescott
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of New York
Publisher:
Oliver Halsted, New York, 1831.
Description:
The first volume (of 2) of the first reports of cases for this court. Original sheep, very worn, but sound
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13396
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
reports of cases, New York
 
Author:
Dorsen, Norman and Leon Friedman
Title:
Disorder in the Court, Report of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Special Committee on Courtroom Conduct
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43451
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, privacy
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. The Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1784.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, half title backed, ex-library?, repairs; usable
Book No.:
W-62392
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
 
Author:
Catalano, Michael
Title:
Lectures on the New York Civil Practice Law and Rules
Publisher:
Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Co., Rochester, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, a cocked ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30727
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
civil law, New York
Author:
Title:
Law Lectures [in The Herald; A Gazette for the Country]
Publisher:
George Bunce & Co. No. 12, Wall-street, near the City-hall, New-York, 1794.
Description:
The sober, even learned, contemporary report of Kent's "first efforts as a teacher and expounder of the law", following his election to the recently established chair of Law in Columbia College and this introductory lecture sketching what was to come
Condition:
One large sheet, folded twice (four pages), browning, yet well preserved; the November 20 issue [Volume I, Number 49]
Book No.:
W-73416
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
philosophy of law, New York
 
Author:
Moore, Charles Forrest
Title:
One Thing and Another, A Book of Essays . . . with an Introduction by Dr. Frank Crane
Publisher:
William Edwin Rudge, New York, 1924.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, somewhat worn, but still attractive
Book No.:
W-44907
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
biography, New York
 
Author:
Dorsen, Norman and Leon Friedman
Title:
Disorder in the Court, Report of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Special Committee on Courtroom Conduct
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1973.
Description:
A very thorough work, often absorbing and even chilling in its reading, prompted by the Chicago Conspiracy and Black Panther 21 cases, with significant historical material and trial excerpts, and impressive statistical data
Condition:
Book No.:
W-49736
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, privacy
 
Author:
Dorsen, Norman and Leon Friedman
Title:
Disorder in the Court, Report of the Association of the Bar of the City of New York, Special Committee on Courtroom Conduct
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-12915
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, privacy
 
Author:
Mitgang, Herbert
Title:
The Man Who Rode the Tiger, The Life and Times of Judge Samuel Seabury
Publisher:
J. B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-70560
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, biography
 
Author:
Title:
Queen's County, ss. The People of the State of New-York, by the Grace of God, Free and Independent, To our Sheriff of our County of Queen's, Greeting: We command you that you take [etc.]
Publisher:
N.p., Jamaica?, 178?.
Description:
Condition:
Oblong printed form, one side, folded and a bit embrowned; sound
Book No.:
W-60971
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
New York
 
Author:
Title:
Reply of a Catholic Layman to a Request to Become a Member of the Committee of One Hundred Citizens to Support the Mayor in the Charities Matter
Publisher:
n.p., New York?, 1916.
Description:
Condition:
Original sewn wraps, worn; 4 pages
Book No.:
W-51693
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
New York
 
Author:
Curtis, George William
Title:
Equal Rights for All. George William Curtis in the New York State Constitutional Convention 1867
Publisher:
Issued by New York State Constitutional Convention Campaign, Rochester.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-50673
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
women's law, New York, constitutional law
Author:
Trapier, Paul
Title:
A Narrative of Facts Which Led to the Presentment of the Rt. Rev. Benj. T. Onderdonk, Bishop of New-York
Publisher:
Stanford & Swords, 139 Broadway, New-York, 1845.
Description:
The accusations written by an original accuser and former student of the powerful New York bishop, tried for "immorality and impurity", destroying his career, with the church penalty agreed to ultimately proving impossible to revoke once imposed
Condition:
Original printed stabbed wraps, somewhat stained, spotted and foxed, yet a good usable copy; 22 pages
Book No.:
W-75674
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
trials, Religion, New York
 
Author:
Mitgang, Herbert
Title:
The Man Who Rode the Tiger, The Life and Times of Judge Samuel Seabury
Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott Company, Philadelphia, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Legal Studies of the William Nelson Cromwell Foundation
Book No.:
W-16261
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
New York, biography
 
Author:
Bergstrom, Randolph E.
Title:
Courting Danger, Injury and Law in New York City, 1870-1910
Publisher:
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-64159
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
torts, New York, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Deutsch, Samuel and Simon Balicer
Title:
How to Prove a Prima Facie Case
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., New York, 1928.
Description:
Condition:
Maroon cloth, worn, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-52760
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
New York, trials
Author:
East, Edward Hyde
Title:
A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for J. Butterworth [etc.], London, 1803.
Description:
Only English edition of East's principal work, the first substantial treatment of English criminal law following Blackstone's, one which "won immediate authority" and based in large part on eleven manuscripts upon which East labored for some years
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the title pages and last leaves browned (more at the edges), else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-79498
Price:
$ 600.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, New York
Author:
Greene, Asa
Title:
The Debtor's Prison: A Tale of a Revolutionary Soldier. To Which Are Added, Remarks on Imprisonment for Debt, by Doctor Johnson. Wright 842
Publisher:
Bliss, Wadsworth & Co., New York, 1835.
Description:
The uncommon, fictional polemic of Greene, defending New York's 1832 law abolishing imprisonment for debt (but under threat of repeal), backed up by Samuel Johnson whose similar views appeared in 1758 in The Idler; no copy in a law library in OCLC
Condition:
Original green pebbled cloth, light foxing and browning, but a good sound copy; with the frontispiece of New-York's Old Debtor's Prison
Book No.:
W-79027
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
prisons, bankruptcy, Law and Literature, New York
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. Third Edition [with] An Account of the Principal Lazarettos in Europe [with] The Appendix. Baumgartner 3, 21, and 28. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington and London, 1784-91.
Description:
Presentation copies of both of Howard's major works, displaying the enormous empirical data amassed by him, to provide the bases for the first modern reforms of both prisons and hospitals; with the rare first issue of the appendix to the 'Lazarettos'
Condition:
Contemporary diced panelled calf, rebacked, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, very good copies; with the forty-five plates, many elaborately folding
Book No.:
W-76702
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
White, G. Edward
Title:
The Appelate [sic] Opinion As Historical Source Material
Publisher:
American Bar Foundation, Chicago, 1971.
Description:
One of Professor White's earliest publications, written while he was a Visiting Scholar at the American Bar Foundation following his graduation from Yale, with an emphasis on Justice Cardozo and his famous opinion in the McPherson case
Condition:
Original stapled wraps, Reprinted from The Journal of Interdisiplinary History (Spring, 1971), a very good copy; pages 491-509
Book No.:
W-79414
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
appeals, New York, Supreme Court
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. The Third Edition. Baumgartner 3 [calling for 22 plates, all of which are present here, many folding]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and Sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1784.
Description:
Howard's masterwork, displaying the enormous empirical data upon the treatment of prisoners amassed by him just as the major reforms of English criminal law began, this edition completely revised and much expanded following Howard's journeys in 1780
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, rebacked, minor staining to the free endpapers, occasional foxing, else clean and wide-margined; without the half-title
Book No.:
W-77954
Price:
$ 700.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. The Second Edition [with] Historical Remarks and Anecdotes on the Castle of the Bastille. Baumgartner 3 and 32
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres [and] Printed for T. Cadell, Warrington [and] London, 1780.
Description:
Howard's masterwork, displaying the enormous empirical data upon the treatment of prisoners amassed by him just as the major reforms of English criminal law began, coupled with the work on the Bastille, its publication then prohibited in France
Condition:
Modern 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, with the eleven plates in the first work and the plan of the Bastille in the second; a pretty copy
Book No.:
W-77292
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
Author:
East, Edward Hyde
Title:
A Treatise of the Pleas of the Crown. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for J. Butterworth [etc.], London, 1803.
Description:
Only English edition of East's principal work, the first substantial treatment of English criminal law following Blackstone's, one which "won immediate authority" and based in large part on eleven manuscripts upon which East labored for some years
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, rebacked, somewhat strained, but a good set, with the bookplates of Lord Tiverton and of Owen Biddle on the front pastedown
Book No.:
W-76613
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, New York

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