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Title:
Diuersite de courtz et lour iurisdictions, et alia necessaria et vtilia. S.T.C. 10946 [locating seven copies, including this privately held copy, two imperfect]; Beale T122
Publisher:
In edibus Richardi Pynsonis Regis impressoris [etc.], London, 1526.
Description:
The rare first edition (and the only Pynson printing) of one of the handful of early English legal tracts, treating of the royal and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench, Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:
Modern blind panelled calf, centered lozenges, lacking the title and final seven leaves, some staining and browning; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78714
Price:
$ 3000.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, courts
Author:
Title:
Proceedings and Report of the Board of Army Officers, Convened by Special Orders No. 78 . . . in the Case of Fitz-John Porter. Together with Proceedings in the Original Trial and Papers Related Thereto [etc.]. Three Volumes [without the atlas map volume]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1879.
Description:
The official report of the board convened some sixteen years after Porter's court martial in the matter called the "American Dreyfus case", at which he was represented by Joseph Choate, resulting in his vindication and his character's rehabilitation
Condition:
3/4 morocco, unevenly faded, else a good, attractive set
Book No.:
W-57464
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
courts martial
 
Author:
Cashman, Victoria S. and Theodore J. Fetter
Title:
State Courts: Options for the Future
Publisher:
National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, rubbed but quite sound; 58 pages
Book No.:
W-30635
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
courts
 
Author:
Wasby, Stephen L., Thomas B. Marvell et al
Title:
Volume and Delay in State Appellate Courts: Problems and Responses
Publisher:
National Center for State Courts, Williamsburg, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, well-preserved; 119 pages
Book No.:
W-91484
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
courts, legal reform
Author:
Title:
Trial of Lieutenant General Sir John Murray, Bart. by a General Court Martial Held at Winchester, On Monday the 16th of January, 1815, and continued by Adjournment, till Monday the 6th of February, 1815. Taken in Short Hand By Mr. W.B. Gurney [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for T. Egerton, Military Library, Whitehall, London, 1815.
Description:
One of the most debated English court-martials, Murray acquitted on all charges save one (which was dispensed with), though Sir John Fortescue writing that Murray "must be pilloried . . . without mercy as a cowardly and dishonourable man"
Condition:
Contemporary 1/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, light browning, else a very good copy, with a two-page manuscript index and the folding frontispiece
Book No.:
W-77057
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
courts martial
Author:
Spelman, Henry
Title:
Of the Law Terms: A Discourse Written by The Learned Antiquary, Sir Henry Spelman, Kt. Wherein The Laws of the Jews, Grecians, Romans, Saxons and Normans, relating to the Subject, are fully explained. Wing S4929
Publisher:
Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, in Westminster Hall, London, 1684.
Description:
Spelman's paper delivered to the Society of Antiquaries, tracing the origins of holding court only at certain times of year and on certain days, noting in particular the influence which canon law seemingly had upon the formation of English law terms
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label, gilt, somewhat rubbed and scraped, else amply margined and well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78055
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
roman law, Anglo-Saxon law, greek law, jewish law, courts
 
Author:
Title:
Rules of the Superior Court, County of Solano, State of California, Adopted July 1, A.D. 1913
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Original gray stapled wraps, worn but sound; 14 pages
Book No.:
W-51993
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
California, courts
 
Author:
Title:
Rules of The Superior Court of the State of California In and For the County of Alameda
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Light printed stapled green wraps, somewhat faded, else a very good copy; 10 pages
Book No.:
W-51996
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
California, courts
 
Author:
Title:
Rules of The Superior Court of the State of California In and For the County of Alameda and Order Modifying
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Original blue stapled wraps, some staining inside; 12 pages
Book No.:
W-51997
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
California, courts
 
Author:
Neely, Richard
Title:
How Courts Govern America
Publisher:
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-64329
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
courts, legal reform
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch, 15 Piccadilly [for the Selden Society], London, 1888.
Description:
Original edition of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original buckram, gilt, showing definite wear, unevenly faded, private ownership signature, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-71548
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Crompton, George
Title:
Practice Common=placed: Or, the Rules and Cases of Practice in the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, Methodically Arranged. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1780.
Description:
First edition of Crompton's treatise, praised by Holdsworth as "very much more comprehensive [than those of Baron Gilbert]", with a substantial, sixteen chapter introduction devoted to the history of the two courts; one copy in this country in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, top of the spine of volume one chipped, light browning and foxing, else a sound, clean set; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79031
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Procedure, courts
 
Author:
Osthus, Marlin O.
Title:
State Intermediate Appellate Courts
Publisher:
American Judicature Society, Chicago, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 50 pages
Book No.:
W-30306
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
courts, appeals
 
Author:
Title:
Task Force Report: The Courts
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1967.
Description:
Supporting materials of the President's Commission on Law Enforcement and Administration of Justice
Condition:
Stapled wraps, wrinkled and discolored, but sound; 178 pages
Book No.:
W-90518
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
courts
Author:
Title:
Diuersite de courtz et lour iurisdiccions, et alia necessaria et vtilia. S.T.C. 10952; Beale T127
Publisher:
Impressum . . . per me Wyllyam Myddlyton, London, 1543.
Description:
The penultimate edition (and the only Middleton printing) of one of just a handful of early English legal tracts, treating of royal and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench, Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, some marginal staining and worming, doodles of ?Edward Baber, serjeant at law, occasional notations, else clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78854
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, courts
Author:
Prendergast, Harris
Title:
The Law Relating to Officers in the Army
Publisher:
Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, Military Library, Whitehall, London, 1849.
Description:
First edition of a rare work written by the Lincoln's Inn barrister who undertook a similar work on naval officers, with chapters on prize and booty, criminal liabilities, rank and pay, courts martial and much else; one copy in OCLC, two in RLIN
Condition:
Original limp embossed crimson cloth, gilt-lettered, a trifle strained yet a pretty copy, the edges and endpapers marbled
Book No.:
W-73913
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
military law, courts martial
Author:
Hinde, Robert
Title:
The Modern Practice of the High Court of Chancery, Methodized and Digested in a Manner Wholly New . . . from the original Bill to the Decree; Comprising a System of Practical Knowledge, According to the Course of the Court as at present established
Publisher:
Printed for Messrs. E. Lynch, G. Burnet, W. Colles [etc.], Dublin, 1786.
Description:
Hinde's novel scheme (noted by Holdsworth) to analyze equity 'chronologically', that is in the order a Chancery lawsuit would take; with a considerable portion devoted to examination of witnesses, the hearing itself, and related writs and documents
Condition:
Contemporary calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, quite rubbed, joints cracked but holding, else a clean usable copy; with the bookplate of Eric Poole
Book No.:
W-74571
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
equity, courts
 
Author:
Leflar, Robert A.
Title:
Internal Operating Procedures of Appellate Courts [Prepared under the Auspices of The American Bar Foundation in Collaboration with The Appellate Judges' Conference]
Publisher:
American Bar Foundation, Chicago, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91561
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
courts, appeals
Author:
Adye, Stephen Payne
Title:
A Treatise on Courts Martial. To Which is Added, An Essay on Military Punishments and Rewards. The Third Edition, With Additions and Amendments [with the 1785 dated title page; seven copies in ESTC]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Murray, No. 32, Fleet-Street, London, 1785.
Description:
A rare early edition of the first work devoted primarily to the English law of courts martial and the last published in Adye's life, becoming "the standard work for military judicial practice in the late eighteenth and early nineteenth centuries"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, light foxing and browning, moreso to the first and last leaves, a very good copy with the advertising leaves; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78870
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
courts martial
Author:
Title:
Proceedings of a General Court-Martial. . .upon the Trial of Lieutenant-General Sir John Mordaunt [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, in the Strand, London, 1758.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54661
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
courts martial
Author:
Title:
A Brief Account of the Powers Given to, and Exercised by, The Burgess-Court of Westminster. And Some Reasons for Continuing and Enlarging those Powers, by Amending the Act of the 27th of Queen Elizabeth [1585]
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1756?.
Description:
A rare part of the debate over the governance of Westminster, "that most anomalous of all manorial boroughs", seeking to enlarge the powers of its Burgess-Court (and leading to the establishment of its "Annoyance Jury"), ultimately abolished in 1901
Condition:
Original stabbed self-wraps, disbound, somewhat dusty, a fragile but usable copy, 16 pages; no copy in ESTC, one in COPAC
Book No.:
W-75939
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
courts, London
Author:
Finlason, William
Title:
A Few Words on the Law, As It Was, As It Is, and As It Ought to Be: With Special Reference to County Courts Suits, and Actions at Law
Publisher:
V. & R. Stevens and G.S. Norton . . . Lincoln's Inn, London, 1850.
Description:
An uncommon tract written by a Master of the Bench of the Middle Temple and special pleader who served for almost a half century as The Times legal reporter, contending that the rules of pleading should apply in the newly established county courts
Condition:
Original ?self-stabbed wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 31 pages; six copies in OCLC, one in a law library
Book No.:
W-76905
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
pleading, courts
Author:
Bentham, Jeremy
Title:
The Rationale of Reward
Publisher:
Published by John and H.L. Hunt, Tavistock Street, Covent Garden, London, 1825.
Description:
First edition in English of one of Bentham's earliest works (written before 1782), "important and original" in seeking to control behavior through rationally determined rewards, with particular application to the legislature and the courts
Condition:
Contemporary blind-tooled morocco, rebacked, a good copy; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-68769
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
jurisprudence, Parliament, courts
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:
Crompton, Richard
Title:
L'avthoritie et Ivrisdiction des Courts de la Maiestie de la Roygne: Nouelment collect & compose, per R. Crompton del milieu Temple Esquire. Apprentice del Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 6050; Beale T328
Publisher:
In aedibus Caroli Yetsweirti Armig. [etc.], London, 1594.
Description:
First edition of Crompton's chief work, and the first to be devoted exclusively to the Royal courts, beginning with Parliament (as a court), Star Chamber and King's Bench; with a number of circuit reports of criminal cases not printed elsewhere
Condition:
Early calf, rebacked, quite worn, browning, yet a good serviceable copy
Book No.:
W-73613
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
courts
 
Author:
Title:
Citizens Study Committee on Judicial Organization, Report to Governor Patrick J. Lucey, January 1973
Publisher:
By the Committee, Madison, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated oversized wraps, a very good copy; 417 pages
Book No.:
W-91616
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
courts, legal reform, Isle of Wight
 
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
The Third Part of the Institutes Of the Laws of England: Concerning High Treason, and other Pleas of the Crown, and Criminall causes [bound with] The Fourth Part of the Institutes . . . Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts. Wing C4961 and C4930. Folio
Publisher:
Printed at London by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, London, 1648.
Description:
Second editions of both parts, in which Coke first examines exhaustively and with a comprehensiveness not previously attained the criminal law of England, and then the English law courts, including Star Chamber, King's Bench, and Chancery, inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled calf, ?later label lacking, rubbed, but very good copies, with both portraits before the titles
Book No.:
W-77989
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
criminal law, courts
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1955.
Description:
The reissue of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original blue buckram, gilt, a bit rubbed and marked, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-70368
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Stott, Jr., E. Keith, Theodore J. Fetter, et al
Title:
Rural Courts, The Effect of Space and Distance on the Administration of Justice
Publisher:
National Center for State Courts, Denver, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, the spine somewhat sunned, else a very good copy; 113 pages
Book No.:
W-91637
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
courts
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1955.
Description:
The reissue of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original blue buckram, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-68099
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Howard, Jr., J. Woodford
Title:
Courts of Appeal in the Federal Judicial System, A Study of the Second, Fifth, and District of Columbia Circuits
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a very good copy; 415 pages
Book No.:
W-74666
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
courts, appeals
 
Author:
Title:
An Act for Taking away the Fee of Damage Cleere
Publisher:
Printed by Edward Husband and John Field [etc.], London, 1650.
Description:
The broadside officially publicizing the act of the Commonwealth Parliament abolishing the vexatious fee of court called damage cleer or damna clericorum, in which court clerks had been entitled to an automatic 10% of all judgments
Condition:
Attractively matted; with the Commonwealth seal, black-letter
Book No.:
W-42994
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
legal ephemera, courts, Interregnum
Author:
Title:
Diversite de Covrtes lour iurisdictions et alia necessaria et vtilia. S.T.C. 10953; Beale T129; McKerrow & Ferguson 53
Publisher:
Nicholas Hill for Henry Smith?, London, 1545.
Description:
The rare, final edition (and the only Smith printing) of one of just a handful of early English legal tracts, treating of royal and other courts, including King's Bench, the Common Bench, Chancery, the Exchequer, and the Marshalsea inter alia
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt, light browning, else a very good copy with ample margins and the occasional early annotation, four copies in ESTC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78988
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, courts
Author:
Cummings, Homer and Carl McFarland
Title:
Federal Justice, Chapters in the History of Justice and the Federal Executive
Publisher:
Macmillan Company, New York, 1937.
Description:
Carl McFarland's personal copy of "the principal secondary historical work on the Attorney General", with his ownership stamp in red ink ("Carl McFarland") on the front pastedown, and an informal sheet outlining the work in pencil laid in
Condition:
Original red cloth, gilt, rubbed, the spine moreso and somewhat faded, else a good copy
Book No.:
W-77274
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, courts
Author:
Kitchin, John]
Title:
Le Court Leete et Court Baron collect per Iohn Kitchin de Greies Inne . . . ouesque diuers nouel additions, come Court de Marshalsey, Auncient demesne, Court de Pipowders, Essoines, Imparlance . . . & diuers auter matters. S.T.C. 15022; Beale T374
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight & Bonhami Norton, London], 1598.
Description:
The last sixteenth century edition of a work which--together with Lambarde's "Eirenarcha"--remains essential to the understanding of Tudor local courts and government, treating of both civil and criminal matters; with Kitchin's lengthy commentary
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, worn and darkened, definite browning, four leaves misbound, a well-used but sturdy copy, with several leaves of manuscript notation
Book No.:
W-75699
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
justices of peace, courts, criminal law, courts
Author:
Kitchin, John]
Title:
Le Court Leete et Court Baron collect per Iohn Kitchin de Greies Inne . . . ouesque diuers nouel additions, come Court de Marshalsey, Auncient demesne, Court de Pipowders, Essoines, Imparlance . . . & diuers auter matters. S.T.C. 15022; Beale T374
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight & Bonhami Norton, London], 1598.
Description:
The last sixteenth century edition of a work which--together with Lambarde's "Eirenarcha"--remains essential to the understanding of Tudor local courts and government, treating of both civil and criminal matters; with Kitchin's lengthy commentary
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, worn and darkened, definite browning, four leaves misbound, a well-used but sturdy copy, with several leaves of manuscript notation
Book No.:
W-75699
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
justices of peace, courts, criminal law, courts
 
Author:
Marvell, Thomas B.
Title:
Appellate Courts and Lawyers, Information Gathering in the Adversary System
Publisher:
Greenwood Press, Westport, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47509
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
courts
Author:
Title:
Letter of the Secretary of War, Communicating . . . Military Commissions by which were tried and convicted E.W. Andrews, of South Carolina; J.M. Brown and C.C. Reese of Georgia; J.L. McMillan and Neill McGill, of North Carolina
Publisher:
N.p., Washington, 1865.
Description:
Condition:
Modern cloth, sound
Book No.:
W-54770
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts martial
 
Author:
Title:
Courts
Publisher:
Nat'l Advisory Commission on Crim. Justice Standards & Goals, Washington, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized printed wraps; 358 pages
Book No.:
W-30575
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, courts
 
Author:
Mecham, L. Ralph (dir.)
Title:
Report of the Proceedings of the Judicial Conference of the United States, September 18-19, 1986
Publisher:
Administrative Office of the United States Courts, Washington, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 103 pages
Book No.:
W-30576
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
courts
Author:
Title:
An Attorney's Practice Epitomized: Or, The Method, Times and Expences of Proceeding in the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas. From the Commencement of a Suit, to the Trial, final Judgment and Execution [etc.]. A New Edition, corrected
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . For P. Uriel [etc.], London, 1778.
Description:
A rare edition of an intensely practical work seemingly published for almost a century, most usefully comparing and contrasting the practice of the two major royal courts in parallel columns, its gloss sometimes highly critical; five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good copy, interleaved throughout, glossed, indexed, and with the rules of the Court of Peverel set forth
Book No.:
W-68508
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
courts, Manuscripts
Author:
Title:
The Contentes of this booke. Fyrste the Booke for a Iustice of peace. The boke that teacheth to kepe a courte Baron, or a lete. The booke teachynge to kepe a courte hundred. The boke called returna Brevium [etc.]. S.T.C. 14883; Beale T154
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in Fletestreet . . . by Richard Tottil [etc.], London, 1559.
Description:
The collection of highly practical treatises designed for justices of the peace, sheriffs, bailiffs and other local officials first printed by Pynson in 1505, including (as well as those above) Novae Additiones, Carta Foedi and Exchequer Ordinance
Condition:
Modern calf, extensive but unobtrusive worming, repairs; sound
Book No.:
W-65998
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
justices of peace, Every Man Law Books, courts, Exchequer
Author:
Impey, John
Title:
The New Instructor Clericalis, Stating the Authority, Jurisdiction, and Modern Practice of the Court of Common Pleas. With Directions for commencing and defending Actions, entering up Judgments, suing out Executions [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for the Author, by His Majesty's Law Printers [etc.], London, 1786.
Description:
A rare early edition of Impey's lucid, richly knowledgeable work on the Court of Common Pleas which, with his like work on the Court of King's Bench, have been called "the first systematic account of the practice of the two great common law courts"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but holding, a clean usable copy; two copies in ESTC, neither in a law library
Book No.:
W-77371
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
pleading, pleading, courts
Author:
Title:
The Trial Of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a Court Martial, As taken by Mr. Charles Fearne [with] Trial of Lawrence Earl Ferrers, for the Murder of John Johnson [with] Trial of Mary Blandy, Spinster; for The Murder of her Father. Folio
Publisher:
[1] Printed for R. Manby [2] Samuel Billingsley [3] J Rivington, London, 1760-57-52.
Description:
Three of the most famous 18th century English trials, a miscarriage of justice [Admiral Byng's court martial], the last murder trial in the House of Lords of a fellow peer [Lord Ferrers], and a parricide of daughter-administered poison [Miss Blandy]
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, an attractive copy, but with two leaves lacking from the Byng trial and repairs to the Blandy title and last leaf
Book No.:
W-72453
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, courts martial
Author:
Title:
Judicial Appointments. A Letter to the Right Honourable Baron Cranworth, Lord High Chancellor [etc.]
Publisher:
Bosworth & Harrison, 215, Regent Street, London, 1857.
Description:
A rare reformist tract with a decidedly populist slant, proposing that the judges of the county courts (then established for some ten years) were a fertile source for appointment to the central courts at Westminster; no copy in COPAC, OCLC or RLIN
Condition:
Disbound, the stitching loose, a just usable copy; 16 pages
Book No.:
W-74058
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
equity, courts
Author:
Wilkinson, John
Title:
A Treatise Collected ovt of the Statvtes of this Kingdom, and . . . the Lawes concerning the Office and Authorities of Coroners and Sherifes: Together With an easie and plain method for the keeping of a Court Leet, Court Baron, and Hundred Court. STC 25648
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1618.
Description:
First 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:
Modern brown morocco, gilt lettered, occasional light staining, else especially crisp with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79129
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
coroners, sheriffs, courts
Author:
Kitchin, John
Title:
Le Court Leete, et Court Baron collect per Iohn Kytchin de Greys Inne . . . les cases et matters necessaries pur Seneschals de ceux courts a scier, pur les Students de les measons de Chauncerie [etc.]. STC 15017 & addenda [two copies, including this copy]
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. Octobris quarto [etc.], London, 1580.
Description:
The rare early variant printing of a work which--together with Lambarde's "Eirenarcha"--remains essential to the understanding of Tudor local courts and government, treating of both civil and criminal matters; with the preface dated 10 Nov 1581
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, later label, lightly rubbed, very fresh with generous margins; the Taussig copy--not in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79141
Price:
$ 1850.00
Category:
justices of peace, courts, criminal law, courts
Author:
Kitchin, John
Title:
Le Court Leete, et Court Baron collect per Iohn Kytchin de Greys Inne . . . les cases et matters necessaries pur Seneschals de ceux courts a scier, pur les Students de les measons de Chauncerie [etc.]. STC 15017 & addenda [two copies, including this copy]
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. Octobris quarto [etc.], London, 1580.
Description:
The rare early variant printing of a work which--together with Lambarde's "Eirenarcha"--remains essential to the understanding of Tudor local courts and government, treating of both civil and criminal matters; with the preface dated 10 Nov 1581
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, later label, lightly rubbed, very fresh with generous margins; the Taussig copy--not in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79141
Price:
$ 1850.00
Category:
justices of peace, courts, criminal law, courts
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
The Third Part of the Institutes Of the Laws of England: Concerning High Treason, and other Pleas of the Crown, and Criminall causes [bound with] The Fourth Part of the Institutes . . . Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts. Wing C4963 and C4931
Publisher:
Printed for A. Crooke, W. Leake [and eleven others], London, 1669.
Description:
Early editions (the fourth), in which Coke first examines exhaustively and with a comprehensiveness not previously attained the criminal law of England, and then the English law courts, including King's Bench, Chancery, Star Chamber, and many others
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, rebacked, new endpapers, some light browning, else quite clean, with both portraits, the first backed
Book No.:
W-79214
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
criminal law, courts
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
The Fourth Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Concerning the Jurisdiction of Courts [etc.]. Wing C4930; ESTC R504744 [the edition identified in November, 2014, two copies located in ESTC]
Publisher:
Printed by M. Flesher, for W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, London, 1648.
Description:
The rare, just identified second edition of Coke's exhaustive examination of English courts, comprising the fourth (and last) part of his famed Institutes, treating of King's Bench, Common Pleas, Chancery, Star Chamber and several dozen other courts
Condition:
Contemporary blind ruled sheep, quite worn, rebacked, some browning, final blanks quite chipped, yet a sturdy copy; with the frontispiece portrait
Book No.:
W-79255
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
courts

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