Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.

A searchable bookshop, specializing in antiquarian law books

Search Result

Database last updated on Fri Nov 10 16:00:34 2017

Matching records found:
7
Records displayed:
7
Search terms:
Sheppard William
Searching :
Author Field
Searching dates:
All Dates
Searching prices :
$Any to $Any
Searching books added :
At Any Date
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
Sheppard's Precedent of Precedents. Or, One General Precedent for Common Assurances by Deeds; Modernized and Adapted to the Principles of Present Practice of Conveyancing. By Thomas Walter Williams, Esq. of the Inner Temple, Barrister at Law
Publisher:
Printed for George Wightman, Fleet Street, London, 1825.
Description:
The final edition of Sheppard's most successful work in which (as counsel to Cromwell) he proposed the reform of English land law, here modernized and collated with Sheppard's "Touchstone", as the movement for land reform resumed in the 19th century
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf, rubbed, marginal staining and a bit of fraying to the title and some other leaves, but a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-76797
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
conveyancing
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
Englands Balme: or, Proposals By way of Grievance & Remedy; Humbly presented to His Highness and the Parliament: Towards the Regulation of the Law, And better Administration of Justice [etc.]. Wing S3183
Publisher:
Printed by J. Cottrel, for Hen: Fletcher [etc.], London, 1657.
Description:
Sheppard's greatest work, called "the most comprehensive design for the reform of English law and society published in the seventeenth century" and, by John Baker, "a coherent programme of reform [which] seems remarkably prophetic"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, repair to the bottom of the spine, new endpapers and ?new label, else a good copy with generous margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78850
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Acts, legal reform, Acts
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
The Court-Keeper's Guide For the Keeping of Courts Leet and Courts Baron. . .Seventh Edition
Publisher:
Printed by the assigns of Rich. Atkins, and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1685.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, the spine laid down; quite sound
Book No.:
W-11832
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
courts, Every Man Law Books
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
A Grand Abridgment of the Common and Statute Law of England . . . Very usefull and beneficiall for all persons whatsoever that desire to have any knowledge in the said Laws. In Four Parts [in Two Volumes, Complete]. Wing S3188; Cowley 167. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by E. Flesher, J. Streater, and B. Twyford [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
Sheppard's last work and, with his earlier abridgment (upon which this work is based), a pioneering one, the first to be in English and the first, in Holdsworth's words, to consist of "scientifically constructed treatises on all branches of the law"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-library, some foxing and browning, yet still a good usable set
Book No.:
W-77937
Price:
$ 3000.00
Category:
Abridgements
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
The President of Presidents. Or, One General President for Common Assurances by Deeds: Wherein there is contained an Extract or Abridgment of all the Readings and Presidents thereof extant. Of singular use and profit to all men. Wing S3209. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Hills for Humphrey Tuckey [etc.], London, 1655.
Description:
First edition of Sheppard's most successful work in which (as counsel to Cromwell) he prophetically proposed reforming English land law, essentially calling for a standardized form of conveyancing which could then be registered throughout the realm
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf, title and three other leaves strengthened in their margins, considerable browning, with a number of early annotations; a working copy
Book No.:
W-77970
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
conveyancing, legal reform
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
The Offices and Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tything-men, Treasurers of the County-stock, Overseers for the Poore, and other lay-Ministers. Whereunto are adjoyned the severall Offices of Church-Ministers and Churchwardens. Wing S3200
Publisher:
Printed by Ric. Hodgkinsonne . . . for William Cooke [etc.], London, 1641.
Description:
First edition of Sheppard's first work, anticipating his many efforts as Cromwell's law reformer and "containing an important part of his philosophy of government", including two chapters on prisons and a final two (100+ pages) on church officials
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, the original flyleaves (with jottings and squiggles) preserved, quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79085
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, INDIA, Religion, poor law, prisons
Author:
Shepheard [Sheppard], William
Title:
Of Corporations, Fraternities, and Guilds. Or, a Discourse, wherein The Learning of the Law touching Bodies Politique is unfolded, shewing the Use and Necessity of that Invention, the Antiquity . . . and Government of the same [etc.]. Wing S3195
Publisher:
Printed for H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
Only edition of the first treatise on the English law of corporations, written by Cromwell's law reformer and described as "a pioneer treatise" and "an important and unprecedented study"; with the emphasis upon public corporations and craft guilds
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked, the joints rubbed but sound, first blank loose, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79153
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
corporations, labor law

E-mail Results to Yourself or a Friend

To e-mail the results above to a friend or to yourself, simply fill in the fields below:
Recipient's E-mail Address:
(e.g. user@company.com. To send to more than one person, separate each e-mail address with a comma.)
 
Your Name:
Your E-mail Address:
Your Message:
(optional)
Remember my e-mail on this computer

Save This Search

To be notified by e-mail (no obligation to purchase) when newly added books match this search
criteria, please enter your e-mail in the box below and hit the "Add This to My Wants" button.
To edit your existing wants list, enter your e-mail and hit the "Edit My Wants" button.

Your E-mail Address: (e.g. user@company.com)

Remember my e-mail on this computer

How to Order Books

If your browser supports and is set to accept cookies, you can click the 'Add to Order' button next to the selection you would like to order. The system will show you all the books in your shopping cart. If you wish to order additional books from this page, you may use the 'Back' button on your browser to return to this page from the Shopping Cart page.
If your browser does not support cookies or you choose not to accept them, you may use our previous non-cookie ordering system by clicking here.
Alternately, you may order by sending an e-mail note, or by contacting us directly by phone or FAX.
If you do send a FAX, please make sure to include your full shipping address, a credit card number and expiration date, and the "Order No" of the volumes you would like. Also, please make sure to leave a phone number so that we can contact you in the event we encounter any problems filling your order.

Contact Us

Questions, comments, inquiries??? Please write us!
rarelaw@meyerbos.com

Meyer Boswell Books, Inc.
2141 Mission Street, Suite 302
San Francisco, CA 94110
Phone : (415) 255-6400
Fax : (415) 795-3982
E-mail: rarelaw@meyerbos.com
URL : http://www.meyerbos.com
Privacy Policy