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Author:
Friedlaender, Ann F.
Title:
The Dilemma of Freight Transport Regulation
Publisher:
Brookings Institution, Washington, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a discolored dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30331
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Commercial Law, economics, Transportation, Commercial Law, economics
 
Author:
Title:
Recommendations on Transport of Dangerous Goods. Fourth revised edition
Publisher:
United Nations, New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy, bound in limp orange vinyl
Book No.:
W-30651
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Transportation, international law
 
Author:
Title:
The Adventures of Ralph Rashleigh, A Penal Exile in Australia 1825-1844
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape, London, 1929.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, showing wear; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-61512
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
AUSTRALIA, Transportation, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
Author:
Whately, Richard
Title:
Thoughts on Secondary Punishments, in a Letter to Earl Grey. To Which Are Appended, Two Articles on Transportation to New South Wales, and on Secondary Punishments; and Some Observations on Colonization
Publisher:
Printed for B. Fellowes, Ludgate Street, London, 1832.
Description:
Whately's principal work decrying transportation as a penal method, doing much to bring to the public's attention its deficiencies and contributing towards its lessened application over the ensuing decades
Condition:
?Later cloth-backed boards, paper label, showing some wear, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-71807
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Transportation, AUSTRALIA
Author:
Title:
An Act for the further Preventing Robbery, Burglary, and other Felonies, and for the more effectual Transportation of Felons [and twenty-eight other acts relating to transportation and similar matters]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett [imprints vary], London, 1720-1881.
Description:
An extensive collection of Parliamentary statutory law covering the century and more when transportation was a systematic means of criminal punishment, first to America and then to Australia, beginning in 1717 and lasting until the mid 1800's
Condition:
Disbound but sound, the first with a separate title, the remainder with drophead titles, occasional browning, but good copies
Book No.:
W-74614
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Transportation
Author:
Mandeville, Bernard
Title:
Enquiry into the Causes of the Frequent Executions at Tyburn: and A Proposal for some Regulations concerning Felons in Prison . . . To which is Added, A Discourse on Transportation, and a Method to render that Punishment more Effectual
Publisher:
Printed: And Sold by J. Roberts in Warwick-Lane, London, 1725.
Description:
Mandeville's vivid account of the wretched state of public executions in England and its causes, anticipating Henry Fielding, Adam Smith, and Adam Ferguson, as "[m]any of the best minds of the English elite meditated upon it" and solutions to it
Condition:
Modern gray wraps, stab-sewn as issued, the half-title and last leaf quite dusty, else a very good clean copy; with the press-figure at page four
Book No.:
W-77464
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, legal reform, Transportation, prisons
Author:
Title:
The Laws Concerning Travelling . . . [Of] Robbery . . . Of Land Carriage . . . Of Innkeepers . . . Of Water-Carriage . . . Of negotiating Bills of Exchange . . . Of the Currency of Money . . . Of the Laws for regulating Hackney-Coaches [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Eliz. Nutt, and R. Gosling . . . for J. Brown [etc.], London, 1718.
Description:
Only edition of what appears to be the first comprehensive work on the English law of travellers and travelling, well-reflecting its then precarious and dangerous nature, starting with robbery, innkeepers (and extortion), and fencing of stolen goods
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered blind decorated calf, rubbed, spine ends just chipped, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79442
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
criminal law, Transportation, law of highways, Bills and Notes
Author:
Title:
Report of the Visiting Justices; With Appendixes and Resolutions of the Court. House of Correction, Cold Bath Fields, January Quarter Sessions, 1847
Publisher:
Printed by John Thomas Morris, Aldersgate-Street, London, 1847.
Description:
The rare copy of the inspection report for the then "largest prison in the Empire", prompted in part by three special matters, including commutation of transportation sentences of juvenile convicts and the ensuing prospect of overcrowded conditions
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 23 pages; no copy in OCLC, COPAC, or the Nineteenth Century Short Title Catalogue
Book No.:
W-77150
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
justices of peace, prisons, Transportation, AUSTRALIA

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