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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:
Carr, Cecil
Title:
George James Turner 1867-1946
Publisher:
Geoffrey Cumberlege, London, n.d..
Description:
The eulogy appearing in the Proceedings of the British Academy, Volume XL, testimony to the efforts of Maitland's principal collaborator in the editing of the Year Books for the Selden Society, initiated by Maitland shortly before the century's turn
Condition:
Original printed wraps, worn but sound; 12 pages
Book No.:
W-10774
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography
Author:
Cooke, Edward
Title:
Chronica Juridicalia: Or, A General Calendar of the Years of . . . the several Kings of England . . . Together with A Chronological Table of the Names of all the Lord Chancellors . . . Justices of the Kings-Bench and Common Pleas [etc.]. ESTC R10158
Publisher:
Printed for H. Sawbridge . . . and T. Simmons [etc.], London, 1685.
Description:
First edition of the expansion of Dugdale's listings of the chancellors, judges, law officers, king's serjeants and others, extending (in Holdsworth's words) "a very valuable piece of work, which, for all time, will be useful to legal historians"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, early paper label, some browning; with A1 blank, but without the plate amd portrait if called for
Book No.:
W-74827
Price:
$ 750.00
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:
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:
Weaver, John D.
Title:
Warren, The Man, The Court, The Era
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a very worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-47246
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
The Story of My Life
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1934.
Description:
Condition:
Original red cloth, the rear pastedown defaced; sound
Book No.:
W-63398
Price:
$ 45.00
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:
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 Co., Long Island, 1894-99.
Description:
The most sumptuous and elaborate of all the editions of the Lord Campbell's 'Chief Justices', with many full-page plates, some in color and others folding, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest forward
Condition:
Vellum-backed crimson boards, showing wear, but still attractive
Book No.:
W-55036
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
biography, Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Weinberg, Arthur and Lila (eds.)
Title:
Clarence Darrow, Verdicts Out of Court
Publisher:
Quadrangle Books, Chicago, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Quite a good copy, in a worn and torn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-43688
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
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-55287
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
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:
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:
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:
Bailey, S.J.
Title:
Sir Percy Henry Winfield, 1878-1953
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, London, n.d..
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, 9 pages; Proceedings of the British Academy
Book No.:
W-10078
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
biography
Author:
Title:
The Life of Mr. James Quin Comedian, with the History of the State . . . Illustrated with Many Curious and Interesting Anecdotes of Several Persons of Distinction, Literature, and Gallantry . . . Together with His Trial for the Murder of Mr. Bowen
Publisher:
No Publisher, London, 1887.
Description:
An elaborately Grangerized copy, with over fifty illustrations inserted, including four of David Garrick, one each of Colley Cibber and Theophilus Cibber (and two of Susannah Cibber), one of Milton, one of Shakespeare, and seven of Quin himself
Condition:
Modern crushed brown morocco, top edge gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, without the index at pages 102-07
Book No.:
W-79215
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Theatre, biography, criminal law, trials, Grangerized
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:
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:
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:
Cooke, Edward]
Title:
Chronica Juridicialia: Or, an Abridgment and Continuation of Dugdale's Origines Juridicialia. Containing . . . Chronological Tables of the Names of all the Lord Chancellors . . . Judges of the King's Bench and Common Pleas [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worrall, at the Dove . . . near Lincoln's-Inn, London, 1739.
Description:
The expansion of Dugdale's listings of the chancellors, judges, law officers, king's serjeants and other officials, thus extending (in Holdsworth's words) "a very valuable piece of work, which, for all time, will be useful to legal historians"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, light embrowning; sound
Book No.:
W-65592
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
biography
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:
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, Albemarle Street, 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:
Original embossed cloth, gilt, quite rubbed and unevenly faded, the front hinge cracked, else a usable copy
Book No.:
W-76919
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography
 
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:
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:
Worn and spotted; usable
Book No.:
W-49143
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Carr, Cecil
Title:
George James Turner 1867-1946
Publisher:
Geoffrey Cumberlege [for the British Academy], London, n.d..
Description:
The eulogy appearing in Volume XL of the Academy's Proceedings, testimony to the efforts of Maitland's principal collaborator in the editing of the Year Books for the Selden Society, a project initiated by Maitland shortly before the century's turn
Condition:
Printed wraps, unevenly browned but sound; 12 pages
Book No.:
W-61842
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Fifoot, C.H.S.
Title:
Frederic William Maitland, A Life
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
A little marked, but quite a good copy
Book No.:
W-46807
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, 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. 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:
Curtis, George Ticknor
Title:
History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution of the United States; With Notices of Its Principal Framers. Two Volumes. Compare Cohen 2799
Publisher:
Harper and Brothers, New York, 1861.
Description:
An early reissue of the principal work of Curtis, a student of Story's and one of Webster's literary executors, expanded by him towards the end of the century to include subsequent developments, here focusing exclusively on the Constitution's origins
Condition:
Original embossed cloth, gilt, lightly worn but generally quite clean and attractive; Charles E. Wyzanki's set, though without his ownership signature
Book No.:
W-75355
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
constitutional law, biography
 
Author:
Smith, Charlotte Watkins
Title:
Carl Becker, On History and the Climate of Opinion
Publisher:
Cornell University Press.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-20121
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
political theory, biography
Author:
Cockburn, William
Title:
The Clerk's Assistant in the Practice of the Ecclesiastical Courts: Containing the Method of Proceedings there. Extracted from The best Books of Practice, And more regularly and clearly laid down than has hitherto been done [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for R. Main, in Dame-Street, Dublin, 1753.
Description:
The rare first Dublin edition of a comprehensive work, praised by Holdsworth as "clear and concise", treating of criminal causes, divorce, guardians, libel and defamation, marriage (several chapters), and wills inter alia; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and new endpapers, else quite crisp and well-preserved, with the subscribers list; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79075
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
biography, Ecclesiastical Law, SCOTLAND, marriage, divorce, libel and slander, criminal 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:
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:
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:
Bell, H.E.
Title:
Maitland, A Critical Examination and Assessment
Publisher:
Adam & Charles Black, London, 1965.
Description:
A fine biography of Maitland, rivalling Fifoot's, and possibly better capturing Maitland's character, with an appendix on Maitland as a teacher; this the not often seen English edition
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-61717
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Title:
Harvard College. Class Day, June 21, 1861
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-42384
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
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:
Weinberg, Arthur and Lila
Title:
Clarence Darrow, A Sentimental Rebel
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's Son, New York, 1980.
Description:
The final volume in the Weinberg's trilogy on Darrow, in addition to their "Attorney for the Damned" and their "Verdicts Out of Court", with a focus on Darrow's own trials for bribery, together with the Scopes and Loeb and Leopold trials inter alia
Condition:
Original cloth in a somewhat faded dustjacket, inscribed by both Arthur and Lila Weinberg (in different inks) on the half title
Book No.:
W-57030
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Bailey, S.J.
Title:
Sir Percy Henry Winfield, 1878-1953
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, London, n.d..
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, 9 pages; Proceedings of the British Academy
Book No.:
W-61688
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
biography
Author:
Cooke, Edward
Title:
Chronica Juridicalia: Or, A General Calendar of the Years of . . . the several Kings of England . . . Together with A Chronological Table of the Names of all the Lord Chancellors . . . Justices of the Kings-Bench and Common Pleas [etc.]. ESTC R10158
Publisher:
Printed for H. Sawbridge . . . and T. Simmons [etc.], London, 1685.
Description:
First edition of the expansion of Dugdale's listings of the chancellors, judges, law officers, king's serjeants and others, extending (in Holdsworth's words) "a very valuable piece of work, which, for all time, will be useful to legal historians"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, the dedication leaf just trimmed (legibility preserved), without the plate and portrait if called for; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79863
Price:
$ 400.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, biography
Author:
Obermayer, Herman J
Title:
Rehnquist, A Personal Portrait of the Distinguished Chief Justice of the United States [with] Reviews and Commentary
Publisher:
Threshold Editions, New York, 2009.
Description:
The biography said to be Obermayer's "personal tribute to his dearest friend", accompanied by a likely unique compendium of 28 reviews of the work in national magazines, newspapers, legal and law school publications, and radio and television
Condition:
[1] Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket [2] 8 1/2x11 printed illustrated wraps, two ink notations, else well preserved, 55 pages
Book No.:
W-79824
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
biography, Supreme Court
Author:
Story, Joseph
Title:
A Discourse Pronounced at the Funeral Obsequies of John Hooker Ashmun, Esq., Royall Professor of Law in Harvard University, Before the President, Fellows, and Faculty, in the Chapel of the University. Cohen 1925
Publisher:
Brown, Shattuck, and Company, Booksellers to the University, Cambridge, 1833.
Description:
Story's tribute to the individual who had been his sole fellow faculty member at Harvard Law School, the two of them having successfully started the rejuvenation of the school only a few years before, setting it on the path to its future renown
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over green cloth boards, gilt, one vertical crease and a trace of foxing, else a very good crisp copy
Book No.:
W-77719
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
biography, education
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 Co., Northport, 1894-99.
Description:
The most lavish and extensive edition of Lord Campbell's Chief Justices, providing us with an unbroken biographical record from the Norman Conquest through the first part of the 19th century, with 126 full page illustrations, 14 in color
Condition:
3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, the top edges gilt
Book No.:
W-55009
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
biography, Bench and Bar
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:
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:
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. First Series, to the Revolution of 1688. In Seven Volumes.
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1846-47.
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", this set comprised of its first series (only), proceeding as far as 1688
Condition:
Contemporary calf, marbled edges and endpapers, the spines extra gilt, somewhat rubbed, the rear board of volume one loose, else an attractive set
Book No.:
W-72438
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
equity, biography
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:
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:
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, 1945.
Description:
Condition:
Dust jacket, Ex-library, cracking hinges; working copy only
Book No.:
W-52045
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
biography, biography

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