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Author:
Thurston, Gavin
Title:
Coroner's Practice
Publisher:
Butterworth and Co. (Publishers), London, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, rubbed, ex-H.K. Lewis & Co. Ltd Medical & Scientific Lending Library, with its elaborate bookplate; a good copy
Book No.:
W-91649
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
coroners
Author:
Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:
An Abstract of all the penall Statutes which be generall, in force and use . . . which doe threaten to the Offendours . . . Moreoeur the aucthoritie and duetie of all Justices of Peace, Shirifes, Coroners, Eschetors, Maiors, Baylifes [etc.]. S.T.C. 9526.7
Publisher:
Imprinted at London . . . by Richard Tottyl [etc.], London, 1577.
Description:
First edition of Pulton's first work in a lifetime devoted to the editing of the English statutes, the first work in English on the criminal law of England, and the first work to attempt to digest or abstract that subject; six copies in S.T.C.
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, quite worn, ownership inscriptions and other notations on the title, else very clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79449
Price:
$ 6500.00
Category:
criminal law, Acts, Abridgements, justices of peace, coroners, sheriffs
Author:
Nelson, William
Title:
The Office and Authority of a Justice of Peace . . . Shewing also the Duty of Constables, Commissioners of Sewers, Coroners, Overseers of the Poor, Surveyors of the Highways, Church wardens [etc.]. Twelfth Edition. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed by H. Lintot . . . for T. Woodward [and ten others], London, 1745.
Description:
The final edition of one of the most successful of the early treatises on justices of the peace, approaching Burn, Dalton and Lambarde in popularity, undertaken by the Middle Temple barrister, William Nelson, also chairman of the Sussex sessions
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, crimson morocco labels gilt, a very good clean set
Book No.:
W-79456
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
justices of peace, coroners, poor law
Author:
Title:
The Justice's Case Law: Being A concise Abridgment of all the Cases of Crown Law, relative to Justices of Peace, and their Business and Proceedings . . . And likewise Of Use to Barristers at Law, Clerks of the Peace, Coroners, &c.
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt . . . for James Lacy [etc.], London, 1731.
Description:
Only edition of a work represented as having been written by a Justice having served for many years as Chair of Quarter Sessions, arranged alphabetically by subject matter, liberally citing statutory authority, reports, and other legal treatises
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, ex-library, else a very good clean copy
Book No.:
W-79460
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, justices of peace, Abridgements, coroners
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
Loffice Et aucthoritie de Iustices de peace, in part collect per le iades tresreuerend iudge, Mounsieur A. Fitzherbert et ore enlarge per Richard Crompton, vn Apprentice de le common ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 10978; Beale T329
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Richarde Tottill, London, 1583.
Description:
First edition of Crompton's major expansion of Fitzherbert's classic work, his separate treatment of the justices, their jurisdiction and powers, anticipating Lambarde and Dalton; with for the only time the valuable index compiled by William West
Condition:
Modern calf, double blind ruled, gilt lettered, light browning, lacking one leaf (folio 177), else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79423
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
justices of peace, coroners, criminal law, sheriffs
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
In this booke is contayned the offyces of Shyriffes, Bayliffes of lybertyes, Escheatours, Constables, and Coroners, and sheweth what euery one of them may dooe by vertue of their offices [etc.]. Not in S.T.C., Beale, nor ESTC
Publisher:
Imprynted ay London, by Thomas Marshe, London, No date.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded edition of the first work devoted to the English law of the offices of sheriff, coroner, and other local officials, its title and colophon different from all other copies, and its running heads in black letter, not Roman
Condition:
Later calf, the title darkened and a bit chipped, as are the lower margins of several leaves, two leaves repaired (no text affected), the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79096
Price:
$ 5500.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
In this booke is conteyned y office of Shyryffes, Baylyffes of lybertyes, Escheatours, Constables, & Coroners, and shewethe what euery one of them may do by vertue of theyr offyces, drawen out of bokes of the comen lawe [etc.]. S.T.C. 10987.5
Publisher:
Jmprynted . . . in fletestrete . . . by Wyllyam Powell [etc.], London, 1549.
Description:
A rare early edition of the first work devoted to the English law of the offices of sheriff, coroner, and other local officials, tremendously popular, with some twenty editions published over a forty year period from 1538; two copies in S.T.C.
Condition:
Modern calf, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, quite bright and clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79322
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners
 
Author:
Wilkinson, John
Title:
The Office and Authority of Coroners and Sheriffs. With Directions how and in what manner to execute the said Offices . . . with an easie and plain Method for the Keeping of Court Leets, Court Barons, and Hundred Courts. Fourth Edition. Wing W2246A
Publisher:
Printed by E. Flesher, J Streater, and H. Twyford [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
Final edition of the first treatise by a named author on both the coroner and on the sheriff, written by a Barnard's Inn attorney and appearing in several editions throughout the century; with separate sections on each officer and on each local court
Condition:
Early calf, gilt lettered, all edges marbled, the spine rubbed, new endpapers, quite clean and well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79290
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
coroners, sheriffs, courts
 
Author:
Title:
The Compleat Sheriff: Wherein is set forth, His Office and Authority . . . Likewise of Under-Sheriffs and Their Deputies . . . Together with the Learning of Bail Bonds . . . To which is added, The Office and Duty of Coroners. Wing C5653
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of R. and E. Atkyns [etc.], London, 1696.
Description:
First edition of one of the few early works on the sheriff (and the coroner), praised by Holdsworth as "cover[ing] a great deal of ground", with separate chapters on the jury and on habeas corpus, and with a lengthy treatment of the law of escapes
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed and a bit chipped, else quite clean, with the advertising leaf preceding the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79358
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners, habeas corpus, juries
Author:
Wilkinson, John
Title:
A Treatise Collected ovt of the Statutes of this Kingdome, and . . . the Lawes, Concerning the Office and Authorities of Coroners and Sheriffes. Together with an easie . . . method for the keeping of a Court Leet, Court Baron, and Hundred Court. Wing W2244
Publisher:
No Publisher Stated, London, 1641.
Description:
A rare edition of the first treatise by a named author on the coroner and on the sheriff, written by a Barnard's Inn attorney and appearing in ten editions throughout the century; with separate sections on each officer and court; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over boards, somewhat rubbed and tightly bound and some light browning and foxing, ex Royal Historical Society; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79482
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
coroners, sheriffs, courts
Author:
Title:
The Compleat Sheriff: Wherein is set forth, His Office and Authority . . . Likewise of Under-Sheriffs and Their Deputies . . . Together with the Learning of Bail Bonds . . . To which is added, The Office and Duty of Coroners [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by John Nutt, Assignee of Edward Sayer [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
Second edition of one of the few early works on the sheriff (and the coroner), praised by Holdsworth as "cover[ing] a great deal of ground", with separate chapters on the jury, on habeas corpus, and on escapes; uncommon, six copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit of minor staining, else clean and well preserved, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79515
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners, juries, habeas corpus, criminal law

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