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Author:
Belli, Melvin M. and Danny R. Jones
Title:
Belli Looks at Life and Law in Japan
Publisher:
The Bobbs-Merrill Company, Inc., Indianapolis, 1960.
Description:
With a preface by Toshio Irie, Justice of the Supreme Court of Japan, a good index, and a serious, instructive look at damage awards in Japanese civil cases
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55808
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
biography, JAPAN, RUSSIA
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Tenterden. Five Volumes
Publisher:
Edward Thomson, Long Island, 1894.
Description:
The most sumptuous and elaborate of all the editions of the Campbell's Chief Justices, with many full-page plates, some in color and others folding; with the crimson dustwrappers, well preserved, in the original slipcases, somewhat worn
Condition:
Book No.:
W-59068
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
biography, Bench and Bar
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:
Garcia Cruzado, Servando
Title:
Gonzalo Garcia de Villadiego, Canonista Salmantino del Siglo XV
Publisher:
Consejo Superior de Investigaciones Cientificas, Roma, 1968.
Description:
Volume 20 in the series Cuadernos del Instituto Juridico Espanol
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps, a bit worn, but quite a good copy; 287 pages
Book No.:
W-55164
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
15TH CENTURY, biography, SPAIN, canon law
Author:
Cooksey, Richard
Title:
Essay on the Life and Character of John Lord Somers . . . Also Sketches of an Essay on the Life and Character of Philip Earl of Hardwicke [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by J. Holl; (for the author.) And sold by J. Bew [etc.], Worcester, 1791.
Description:
A principal contemporary account (the only I can locate in book form) of John Somers and Philip Yorke, two of England's pre-eminent early modern lawyers, a rich mix of contributions by Cooksey, Defoe, Walpole, and Jeremiah Bentham, among many others
Condition:
Later calf, gilt, quite rubbed, label lacking, title trimmed not affecting text, some foxing, ex-library, else (and despite this litany) a good copy
Book No.:
W-71543
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
equity, biography
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1932.
Description:
Presentation copy from Clarence Darrow to his brother-in-law, Fred Hamerstrom (younger brother of Darrow's wife, Ruby) whom Darrow knew intimately for many decades--"From Clarence Darrow / To Frederick N. Hamerstrom / With regard and affection"
Condition:
Cloth-backed boards, morocco label, showing some wear, else a good copy, number 42 of 294 numbered copies of the Limited Edition
Book No.:
W-77475
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Dunne, Gerald T.
Title:
Joseph Story, The Great Term--1837
Publisher:
Saint Louis University Law Journal, St. Louis, 1969.
Description:
The rare, separate printing of the eleventh in a series of essays written by Mr. Dunne, subsequently to appear, as revised, in his biography of Justice Story ("Justice Joseph Story and the Rise of the Supreme Court"), published the following year
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, unevenly faded, now preserved in a cloth folding case, 23 pages, from the Fall issue, Volume 14, No. 1; no copy in OCLC
Book No.:
W-78434
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
The Analysis of the Law: Being a Scheme, or Abstract, Of the several Titles and Partitions of the Law of England, Digested into Method [bound with] The History and Analysis of the Common Law of England. Two Volumes bound in One
Publisher:
Printed by J. Nutt . . . for John Walthoe [etc.] [imprints vary], London, 1713.
Description:
First editions of two of Hale's principal works, and the only editions published anonymously, propounding the organizational schema to be adopted by Blackstone in his 'Analysis' and writing the first general history of English law in his 'History'
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, later labels, front joint cracking but firm, else clean with ample margins, with the advertising leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78443
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, biography, English Law
Author:
Foss, Edward
Title:
The Judges of England; With Sketches of their Lives, and Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts at Westminster from the Time of the Conquest. Nine Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans [and] John Murray, London, 1848-64.
Description:
Still the standard treatise on the English judiciary's history, in Holdsworth's words "a great work . . . throughout based on the best authorities" with over 1,500 biographies covering the course of eight centuries, from the Norman Conquest to 1864
Condition:
Original brown embossed cloth, gilt, the spines lightly sunned, the occasional blemish here and there, a very little foxing; a very good clean set
Book No.:
W-77808
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography
 
Author:
Bentham, Jeremy
Title:
On the Liberty of the Press and Public Discussion and other Legal and Political Writings for Spain and Portugal. Edited by Catherine Pease-Watkin and Philip Schofield
Publisher:
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy; The Collected Works of Jeremy Bentham, Constitutional Law, Penology, and Criminal Law
Book No.:
W-78469
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
biography, freedom of press, SPAIN, PORTUGAL
Author:
Title:
An Exact List of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal . . . Also a Compleat Alphabetical Double List of I. The Counties, Cities and Boroughs . . . II. The Knights, Citizens, and Burgesses . . . To which is added, The Trustees for Georgia [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by E. Cave at St. John's Gate, London, 1734-35.
Description:
A rare list of those serving in Parliament, complemented by the names and places of abode of the trustees for the Georgia colony (established by Royal charter in 1732), including James Oglethorpe and the Earl of Egmont, and their commissioners
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed, neatly rebacked, the margins cut close, but legibility not affected, a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-76112
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
biography, Parliament, Georgia
Author:
Topham, Edward
Title:
The Life of the Late John Elwes, Esquire; Member in Three Successive Parliaments for Berkshire. First Published in the Paper of The World. The Ninth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by John Jarvis, London, 1791.
Description:
Condition:
Table defective, embrowning; new 1/4 calf gilt
Book No.:
W-43487
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
corporations, biography
 
Author:
Myers, Richard O.
Title:
Famous Forensic Scientists. 5-Sir Thomas Stevenson 1838-1908. Reprinted From Medicine, Science, and the Law January 1962
Publisher:
Sweet & Maxwell, Ltd., London.
Description:
Condition:
Printed stapled wraps; 4 pages
Book No.:
W-61411
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography, forensic medicine
 
Author:
Vandenhoff, Anne
Title:
Edward Dickinson Baker, Western Gentleman, Frontier Lawyer, American Statesman
Publisher:
Pony Express Printers, Auburn, 1979.
Description:
The only modern biography of the London-born Baker, later to practice law in Springfield, Illinois among the "brilliant circle" which included Douglas and Lincoln, who was to rely upon him greatly during the Civil War, Baker then Senator from Oregon
Condition:
Illustrated, printed wraps, well preserved; 114 pages
Book No.:
W-10079
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
biography, Frontier Law, Western (US) law
 
Author:
Brown (comps.), C.R., P.A. Maxwell & L.F. Maxwell
Title:
A Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 3. Canadian and British-American Colonial Law From Earliest Times to December, 1956
Publisher:
John Rees, London, 1990.
Description:
The volume of the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking world and the former British Empire devoted to Canada until 1956 and to the United States during its colonial period; other volumes and the entire set also available
Condition:
Original cloth, as new, in the glassine dustjacket; the facsimile reissue of the second edition of 1957
Book No.:
W-61436
Price:
$ 55.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, Bibliography, biography, CANADA, colonies, Pennsylvania
 
Author:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56913
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton Documents and Commentary Volume I
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library?, some pencilling, lacking the dustjacket, sound
Book No.:
W-41130
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
biography, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
The Life of the Late Honourable Robert Price, Esq; One Of the Justices of His Majesty's Court of Common-Pleas [etc.]. Straus, Unspeakable Curll pp.297-98
Publisher:
Printed by the Appointment of the Family [etc.], London, 1734.
Description:
One of the few early biographies of an English judge, the "honest and painstaking . . . patriot of his native country [Wales]" whose sturdy independence of the King was renowned; with a manuscript ancestral lineage on the rear pastedown
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked, ex-library, conceivably a variant issuance, without the will and preliminary leaves (identifying Curll) called for by ESTC
Book No.:
W-71225
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
biography
 
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:
Goebel, Jr., et al (eds.), Julius
Title:
The Law Practice of Alexander Hamilton, Documents and Commentary. Five Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1964-81.
Description:
The highly praised edition of Hamilton's miraculously surviving law papers, printing for the first time his treatise on New York practice, his law register and cashbook, and providing us with eye-opening glimpses of his practice, civil and criminal
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good set in slightly worn dustjackets
Book No.:
W-77137
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
biography, 18TH CENTURY
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:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1932.
Description:
The advance editorial copy (and so designated on the front wrap) of 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
Condition:
Original sewn wraps, rubbed and chipped, a bit stained, but sound
Book No.:
W-60863
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
biography
Author:
Dugdale, William
Title:
Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Inns of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Third edition. Wing D2490
Publisher:
Printed for Christop. Wilkinson [and two others] [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the 7 plates
Condition:
Contemporary calf, ex-library, the front board detached and the title and first leaf loose; with the armorial bookplate of Charles, Viscount Bruce
Book No.:
W-74934
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
 
Author:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55286
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55287
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
Author:
Foss, Edward
Title:
Biographia Juridica, A Biographical Dictionary of the Judges of England From the Conquest to the Present Time 1066-1870
Publisher:
John Murray, London, 1870.
Description:
Still the principal biographical source for the study of the English judiciary, distilled and expanded from Foss's 'Judges of England', a work Holdsworth termed "of the greatest value to legal historians, principally for the biographies"
Condition:
Covers badly flecked, hinges cracked; a working copy
Book No.:
W-54649
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography
Author:
Dugdale, William
Title:
Origines Juridiciales, or Historical Memorials of the English Laws, Courts of Justice, Forms of Tryal, Punishment in Cases Criminal, Law-Writers, Law-Books . . . Innes of Court and Chancery [etc.]. Second edition
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Newcomb, for Abel Rober, John Martin [etc.], London, 1671.
Description:
The foremost early treatise devoted to the history of the legal profession (particularly to the Inns of Court), still of value, termed "a pioneering work . . . and influential" by Dr. Baker and "the chief authority" by Holdsworth; with the six plates
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, front board detached, embrowning; sound
Book No.:
W-60145
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Inns of Court, criminal law, biography
Author:
Phillips (ed.), Harlan B.
Title:
Felix Frankfurter Reminisces, Recorded in Talks with Dr. Harlan B. Phillips
Publisher:
Reynal and Company, New York, 1960.
Description:
Presentation copy of the only commercially published oral history conducted with a Supreme Court justice: "For / Berdie Hellinger / with happy memories and / the best wishes, affectionately / Felix Frankfurter / July 29 1960"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-74225
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the Earliest Times till the Reign of King George IV. Eight Volumes
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1846-69.
Description:
The most famous of all works devoted to England's Lord Chancellors, described as a work which "challenge[s] comparison with the best biographies in the language"; with the eighth index volume, printed in 1869, in a variant binding
Condition:
3/4 crimson morocco, gilt, Law Society prize binding; sound
Book No.:
W-52333
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
equity, biography
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the Earliest Times to the Reign of King George IV. First [through Third] Series. In Seven Volumes. Cohen 2175
Publisher:
Lea and Blanchard, Philadelphia, 1847-48.
Description:
First American edition of the most famous of all works devoted to England's Lord Chancellors, a work which "challenge[s] comparison with the best biographies in the language", from the Anglo-Saxon chancellors through the 19th century
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, spine of volume one repaired and some spine ends chipped, some foxing and staining, ex-Redpath Library, yet a usable set
Book No.:
W-74275
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Rolt, John
Title:
The Memoirs of the Right Honourable Sir John Rolt, Lord Justice of the Court of Appeal in Chancery 1804-1871 [Edited by C.T. Le Quesne]
Publisher:
Printed by Order of the Masters of the Bench . . . Inner Temple, London], 1939.
Description:
First publication of the miraculously surviving autobiography of John Rolt, who, though orphaned at age ten, through native intelligence and diligence became an accomplished Chancery practitioner and, subsequently, attorney general and judge
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy, with the frontispiece portrait and ten additional full page plates
Book No.:
W-16015
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, biography, Inns of Court
Author:
Cosgrove, Richard A.
Title:
The Rule of Law, Albert Venn Dicey, Victorian Jurist
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1980.
Description:
The first biography of Dicey, "the most influential constitutional authority of late Victorian and Edwardian England, whose 'Law of the Constitution' became a classic, and who restored the Vinerian Chair of English Law at Oxford to eminence
Condition:
Original cloth, a few pages creased, else a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-73654
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
biography, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Dalrymple, David, Lord Hailes]
Title:
A Catalogue of the Lords of Session, from the Institution of the College of Justice, in the year 1532. With Historical Notes. Quarto
Publisher:
N.p., Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
The first revision, significantly expanded, of the first effort to provide biographical detail of the Scots judiciary, undertaken by Lord Hailes, advisor to James Boswell and to whom Dr. Johnson is said to have turned "on any matter of Scottish law"
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a clean copy with ample margins. 18+42 pages; one copy in a law library in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76204
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
biography, SCOTLAND
Author:
Burnett, Gilbert
Title:
The Life and Death of Sir Matthew Hale, Kt. Sometime Lord Chief Justice of His Majesties Court of Kings Bench. Wing B5828
Publisher:
Printed for William Shrowsbery, at the Bible in Duke-Lane, London, 1682.
Description:
First reissue of one of the few early, contemporary biographies of an English judge or lawyer, still "the main source of personal details" of our knowledge of Hale and, in Holdsworth's words, "the best life"; with the frontispiece
Condition:
Contemporary gilt panelled goatskin morocco, skilfully repaired, the spine extra gilt, marbled pastedowns, quite a pretty copy
Book No.:
W-53376
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
biography, Inns of Court
Author:
Bell, H.E.
Title:
Maitland, A Critical Examination and Assessment
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1965.
Description:
A fine biography of Maitland, rivalling Fifoot's, and possibly better capturing Maitland's character, with two chapters on the History of English Law, another on Domesday, a third on the Year Books, and an appendix on Maitland as a teacher
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-44562
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography
Author:
Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:
Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description:
Praised by John Dawson as "the first full biography of Maitland", drawing upon Fifoot's earlier edition of Maitland's letters, upon unpublished family papers, and upon the reminiscences of Maitland's one surviving daughter; Studies in Legal History
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-44563
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, biography
 
Author:
Tur, Richard and William Twining (eds.)
Title:
Essays on Kelsen
Publisher:
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat faded dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78931
Price:
$ 55.00
Category:
biography, philosophy of law
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. Seven Volumes
Publisher:
Fred. D. Lynn & Company, Publishers, Jersey City, 1881.
Description:
One of Lord Campbell's two principal works, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest through the early 19th century; with the two volume continuation by Sir Joseph Arnould and the seventh volume index to the whole
Condition:
Original olive-green cloth, gilt, a bit of wear and some browning, but a good, sound set
Book No.:
W-71317
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
biography
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Lord Chancellors and Keepers of the Great Seal of England, from the Earliest Times till the Reign of King George IV. New Edition, Edited by John Allan Mallory [etc.]. Ten Volumes
Publisher:
Estes & Lauriat, Opposite Old South, Boston, 1870's?].
Description:
The most famous of all works devoted to England's Lord Chancellors, described as a work which "challenge[s] comparison with the best biographies in the language", beginning with the Anglo-Saxon chancellors and continuing through the 19th century
Condition:
Brown cloth, gilt, worn, some hinges cracked; a good working set
Book No.:
W-69059
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
equity, biography
 
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:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description:
First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges, pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78201
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
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
 
Author:
Pruitt, Jr., Paul M.
Title:
Taming Alabama, Lawyers and Reformers, 1804-1929. With an Introduction by G. Ward Hubbs
Publisher:
University of Alabama Press, Tuscaloosa, 2010.
Description:
A work examining the lives of seven "Bourbon Reformers", all but one in the Whig reform tradition of 19th and early 20th century Alabama, discussing both their influence and their limitations-and the role of law-in a "complex, often ambiguous world"
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, as new; 186 pages
Book No.:
W-75673
Price:
$ 26.95
Category:
Alabama, biography, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Lane, Jane
Title:
Titus Oates
Publisher:
Andrew Dakers Limited, London, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, a bit worn and foxed, but sound
Book No.:
W-63512
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
biography, trials, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee from Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1945.
Description:
Condition:
Dust jacket, Ex-library, cracking hinges; working copy only
Book No.:
W-52045
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography, biography
 
Author:
Bowen, Catherine Drinker
Title:
Yankee From Olympus, Justice Holmes and His Family
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1944.
Description:
Condition:
Worn and spotted; usable
Book No.:
W-49143
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Warren, Earl
Title:
The Memoirs of Earl Warren
Publisher:
Doubleday, Garden City, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Worn and stained; usable
Book No.:
W-43281
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
Author:
Campbell, John Lord
Title:
The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest till the Death of Lord Mansfield. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Blanchard & Lea, Philadelphia, 1851.
Description:
Condition:
Embossed cloth, gilt, chipped and worn but sound
Book No.:
W-49175
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
biography
Author:
Wynne, William
Title:
The Life of Sir Leoline Jenkins, Judge of the High-Court of Admiralty, And Prerogative Court of Canterbury . . . [with] the Resolution of many difficult and curious Points in the Common and Civil Law, Law of Merchants and of Nations [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for Joseph Downing, in Bartholomew Close [etc.], London, 1724.
Description:
A "literally gigantic" work and the best early source for the life and works of Jenkins, "easily the greatest of the civilians of his day" in Holdsworth's words, brought together by Serjeant Wynne who "was to Jenkins as Boswell was to Johnson"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled calf, quite worn, rebacked and repaired, some browning and dustiness, ex-library, yet a good crisp set; with the portrait
Book No.:
W-72749
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
biography, admiralty, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Dodson, Michael
Title:
The Life of Sir Michael Foster, Knt. Sometime One of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:
Printed for J. Johnson and Co. St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1811.
Description:
The sole contemporary account of the estimable lawyer and judge of unquestioned integrity "to whom Lord Mansfield readily turned for advice" and whom John Baker recently characterized as "perhaps the greatest criminal lawyer of the [18th] century"
Condition:
Modern black cloth, definite foxing and embrowning, else a good usable copy; with the frontispiece
Book No.:
W-55768
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, biography, criminal law

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