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Author:
Title:
The Trial of James Wilson, for High Treason, With an Account of His Execution at Glasgow, September 1820 . . . Now Respectfully Submitted to the Consideration of the Reformers of Glasgow, By . . . The Exposer of the Spy System [Peter Mackenzie]
Publisher:
Printed and Published by Muir, Gowans, & Co. [etc.], Glasgow, 1832.
Description:
Three accounts of Wilson's trial, one of three individuals executed for participating in the Scottish Insurrection of 1820, later discovered by Mackenzie to have been instigated by government agents, leading to the pardon of all the other insurgents
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 48 pages; five copies in OCLC, one in Scotland
Book No.:
W-77513
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, criminal law, Radicals
 
Author:
Samuels, H.
Title:
The Industrial Worker's Guide to His Rights and Duties
Publisher:
Pitman, London, n.d.
Description:
Condition:
Pictorial stapled wraps; 40 pages
Book No.:
W-44259
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Radicals, labor law
Author:
Wallis, Ralph
Title:
More News from Rome or Magna Charta, Discoursed of between a Poor Man & his Wife . . . An Assertion of Dr. William Warmstrey . . . wherein he affirmeth, that It is a lesser sin for a man to kill his Father, than to refrain coming to the Divine Service
Publisher:
for the Author, for the only benefit of his Wife and Children, London, 1666.
Description:
One of the few surviving works of Wallis, the radical protestant called the Cobbler of Gloucester, invoking Magna Charta as part of his vituperative attack on the Church of England and "the scandalous and shameful conduct of Anglican clergyman"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, definite browning and the margins cut close, but clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78007
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Magna Carta, Religion, Radicals
 
Author:
Title:
Rights
Publisher:
National Emergency Civil Liberties Committee, New York, 1982.
Description:
A good run of the Committee's publication, though not complete, thirty-two issues over fifteen years, with contributions by Alexander Cockburn, Irving Dilliard, Jessica Mitford, Larry McMurtry (on the Salman Rushdie fatwa) and Tom Stoppard inter alia
Condition:
Original stapled self-wraps, ex-library, in a black acco-binder
Book No.:
W-91333
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
civil liberties, Radicals, civil rights
 
Author:
Title:
The Supreme Court vs The People, Karl Marx Influence Increases. Communism is Treason!
Publisher:
Common Sense, The Nation's Anti-Communist Newspaper, Union, 1962.
Description:
The lead article devoted to the nomination of Arthur Goldberg to the Court, highly, even rabidly, critical and anti-Semitic, bracketing him not only with "Marxian and Fabian Socialists", but with Felix Frankfurter "representing the minority group"
Condition:
Four pages (one sheet folded) measuring 11x15 inches as folded, browning yet usable; the September 15 issue, with a front-page photo of Mr Goldberg
Book No.:
W-75104
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Radicals
Author:
Filangieri, Gaetano
Title:
Science of Legislation. Translated from the Italian of the Chevalier Filangieri by William Kendall
Publisher:
Printed for G.G. and J. Robinson, London, 1791?.
Description:
The rare, first English translation of Filangieri's treatise, an "implacable polemic against British constitutionalism" prompted in part by the American revolution and here translated "to fuel the struggle for . . . reform led by radical Londoners"
Condition:
Later buckram, gilt, a chip to the somewhat faded spine, ex-library, else a good clean copy; with the advertisement dated 14 May 1792 at Exeter
Book No.:
W-79852
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
ITALY, philosophy of law, American Revolution, legal reform, Radicals
 
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life
Publisher:
Da Capo Press, New York, 1996.
Description:
Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's, full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and Loeb case, and his other great involvements; with an new introduction, sometimes contentious, by Alan M. Dershowitz
Condition:
Printed wraps, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-64926
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Radicals
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life. Grosset's Universal Library Edition
Publisher:
Grosset & Dunlap, New York, 1957?.
Description:
Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's, full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and Loeb case, and his other great involvements, the 27th work to appear in the publisher's Universal Library
Condition:
Illustrated multi-colored library cloth, somewhat worn and unevenly faded, else sound, the reissue in facsimile of the original 1932 edition
Book No.:
W-59528
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
biography, Radicals
 
Author:
Title:
Would You Have the U.S. Supreme Court "Curbed and Bridled?"
Publisher:
Chicago Committee to Defend Democratic Rights, Chicago, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
8.5" x 14" sheet, folded into quarters
Book No.:
W-44512
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Supreme Court, Radicals
 
Author:
Tietjen, Randall (ed.)
Title:
In the Clutches of the Law, Clarence Darrow's Letters
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 2013.
Description:
More than 500 letters brought together over twenty years, meticulously edited and glossed, and destined to materially change our views of Darrow, in the words of Michael Tigar--"one of the three best books on Clarence Darrow ever published"
Condition:
Original cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77129
Price:
$ 100.00
Category:
biography, Radicals, Law and Literature
Author:
Title:
Argument of Clarence Darrow In the Case of the Communist Labor Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago. Hunsberger 130 [erroneously stating the work to contain Darrow's 1912 bribery trial argument]
Publisher:
Charles H. Kerr & Company, Chicago, 1920.
Description:
Darrow's powerful argument supporting freedom of speech, anticipating Holmes' dissent in Gitlow, defending twenty men arrested in an infamous 'Palmer Raid'; "seldom [have I] seen a case where I believed so heartily that I am right as this"
Condition:
?Original patterned dark-red cloth, the spine gilt-lettered, somewhat rubbed and some browning, the occasional pencil markings, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-76301
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
communist law, freedom of speech, Radicals, constitutional law
Author:
Taylor, Paul S.
Title:
Communist Strategy and Tactics of Employing Peasant Dissatisfaction over Conditions of Land Tenure for Revolutionary Ends in Vietnam (A Study . . . for the Foreign Operations and Government Information Subcommittee)
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1970.
Description:
A fitting part of Taylor's lifelong goal of land reform, whether in this country (with his wife, Dorothea Lange) or in the third world, here providing a cautionary historical survey of Communist efforts to use land reform for revolutionary purposes
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, some browning, else a very good copy; 28 pages
Book No.:
W-78860
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Vietnam, Radicals, Real Property
 
Author:
Bailey, Robert
Title:
Radicals in Urban Politics, The Alinsky Approach
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, a sound copy in a wrinkled dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90484
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
Radicals
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life
Publisher:
Buccaneer Books, Cutchogue, 1960.
Description:
Darrow's principal autobiographical work, written in his 70's, full of reflection, with much on the Scopes trial, the Leopold and Loeb case, and his other great involvements; with the 1960 copyright obtained by Darrow's three grandchildren
Condition:
Original dark gray cloth, a very good copy; the facsimile reissue of the original 1932 edition, and the first Buccaneer Books printing
Book No.:
W-69985
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography, Radicals, Darrow
Author:
Title:
The Triumphs of Justice over Unjust Judges. Exhibiting I. The Names and Crimes of Four and Forty Judges, hanged . . . IV. The Proceedings of the Ship-Money Judges . . . VII. The Case of William Penn, for a Riot in Fenchurch Street
Publisher:
For J.J. Franklin (Grand Nephew to Dr. Franklin) [etc.], London, 1817.
Description:
A populist tract of the first rank originally published in 1681, recounting with approval the executions of oppressive judges and praising upright judges and juries (including Sir Matthew Hale and the jury acquitting Penn and Mead) and habeas corpus
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning and a very little foxing, else sound, 36 pages; uncommon, four copies in OCLC in this country
Book No.:
W-79124
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, Radicals, juries, habeas corpus
Author:
Forster?, Nathaniel
Title:
An Answer to a Pamphlet Entitled, "The Question Stated, Whether The Freeholders of Middlesex forfeited their Right by Voting for Mr. Wilkes at the last Election? In a Letter from a Member of Parliament to one of his Constituents" [etc.]. Not in Eller
Publisher:
Printed for James Fletcher [and two others] [etc.], London, 1769.
Description:
Part of the debate whether John Wilkes should sit in Parliament, the postscript possibly by Blackstone, accused of saying one thing in his 'Commentaries' and another as a Member of Parliament, in Ian Doolittle's words "caught leaden-footed in debate"
Condition:
Disbound, laid into modern marbled wraps, some foxing and the margins cut somewhat close, a sound copy; 38 pages, without the half title
Book No.:
W-77763
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Parliament, Radicals
 
Author:
Crane, Virginia Glenn
Title:
The Oshkosh Woodworkers' Strike of 1898: A Wisconsin Community in Crisis
Publisher:
Privately Printed [Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Commission grant], Madison?], 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a but rubbed, but well-preserved, 569 pages; presentation copy
Book No.:
W-72689
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, Radicals, Wisconsin
 
Author:
Berger, Raoul
Title:
Impeachment: The Constitutional Problems
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1973.
Description:
An historically grounded work, examining in depth the Anglo-American law of impeachment, prophetically appearing just as the revelations of Watergate occurred; with chapters, among others, on the Andrew Johnson and Samuel Chase impeachment trials
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40978
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
constitutional law, Radicals, trials
 
Author:
Ginger, Ann Fagan
Title:
Carol Weiss King, Human Rights Lawyer, 1895-1952
Publisher:
University Press of Colorado, Niwot, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Well preserved, in the dustjacket; presentation copy
Book No.:
W-64019
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, women's law, Radicals, human rights
 
Author:
Blackburn, Sara (ed.)
Title:
White Justice, Black Experience Today in America's Courtrooms. With a Foreword by Haywood Burns
Publisher:
Harper & Row, New York, 1971.
Description:
With transcripts from six Black Panther trials in four states, including those of Huey P. Newton and Bobby G. Seale
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 288 pages, plus glossary
Book No.:
W-69431
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Discrimination, criminal law, trials, Radicals
 
Author:
Carter, Dan T.
Title:
Scottsboro, A Tragedy of the American South. Revised edition
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps; 479 pages
Book No.:
W-60215
Price:
$ 16.95
Category:
trials, Radicals, criminal law, Discrimination
 
Author:
Dewees, F P.
Title:
The Molly Maguires, The Origin, Growth, and Character of the Organization
Publisher:
Burt Franklin, New York, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-50025
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Radicals, trials
Author:
Spenser [Spencer], Benjamin
Title:
Vox Civitatis, Or, London's Complaint against her Children in the Countrie. Shewing to them her Infirmitie. Povertie. Desolate misery. Upbraiding them with Unkindnesse. Uncharitablenesse. Distrustfulnesse [and much else]. S.T.C. 23075. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by E.P. for William Hope . . . neere the Royal Exchange, London, 1636.
Description:
Spenser's oft-printed tract criticizing much behavior caused by the plague, particularly that of the wealthy who left London and who, he believed (in a sentiment then rarely expressed), could not complain if their empty properties were to be looted
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, marginal repairs to the title and next leaf, without the first and last blanks; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80158
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Health Law, Radicals
 
Author:
Hemmings, Ray
Title:
Liberty or Death, The story of Thomas Hardy, shoemaker, and John Cartwright, landowner, in the early struggles for parliamentary democracy
Publisher:
Lawrence & Wishart, London, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original sewn wraps, a paperback original, well-preserved; 184 pages
Book No.:
W-69706
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, trials, 18TH CENTURY, Radicals, legal reform, Parliament
 
Author:
Gentry, Curt
Title:
Frame Up, The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings
Publisher:
W.W. Norton, New York, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54731
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Radicals, trials
 
Author:
Hoffman, Robert L.
Title:
More Than a Trial The Struggle Over Captain Dreyfus
Publisher:
Free Press, New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40804
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, California, reports of cases, trials, jewish law, Radicals, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Hay, Douglas, Peter Linebaugh, et al
Title:
Albion's Fatal Tree
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
paper, worn
Book No.:
W-17451
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, criminal law, Radicals, trials
 
Author:
Hunt, Henry T. (comp.)
Title:
The Case of Thomas J. Mooney and Warren K. Billings. Abstract and Analysis of Record Before Governor Young of California
Publisher:
Da Capo Press, New York, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
A bit marked, but still a good copy
Book No.:
W-59472
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, California, criminal law, Radicals
 
Author:
Johnson, David
Title:
Regency Revolution, The Case of Arthur Thistlewood
Publisher:
Compton Russell, London, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41905
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, trials, Radicals
 
Author:
Joughin, Louis and Edmund M. Morgan
Title:
The Legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti
Publisher:
Princeton Universtiy Press, Princeton, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41165
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Radicals, trials

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