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Author:
Deacon, Edward E.
Title:
A Digest of the Criminal Law of England; As Altered by the Recent Statutes for the Consolidation and Improvement of it [with] A Supplement to Deacon's Digest of The Criminal Law of England . . . by W.M. Hindmarch. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for Saunders and Benning [etc.], London, 1831-36.
Description:
First edition of the exhaustive compilation by an Inner Temple barrister ("a thorough and cautious commentator" in the words of Leon Radzinowicz) undertaken during the midst of the great nineteenth century reforms of English criminal law
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, a clean usable set, the bindings similar, though not identical, in appearance
Book No.:
W-75994
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, digests
 
Author:
Bigelow, Lewis
Title:
A Digest of Pickering's Reports, Volumes II-VII Being a Supplement to the Digest of the Previous Volumes of the Massachusetts Reports
Publisher:
Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, Boston, 1830.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43708
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
digests, Massachusetts, reports of cases
Author:
Greenleaf, Simon
Title:
A Collection of Cases Overruled, Denied, Doubted, or Limited in Their Application, Taken from American and English Reports. Second Edition, Revised and Enlarged. Cohen 5515
Publisher:
Published by Wm. & A. Gould & Co. [etc.], Albany, 1838.
Description:
The much expanded, first revision of Greenleaf's unique work, its original preparation having led to "an intimacy of correspondence . . . between [Greenleaf] and Judge Story", who both contributed to it and "want[s] to get a copy and interleave it"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, definite foxing and browning, else a good copy; with the ownership signature of Henry B Curtis on the title
Book No.:
W-75431
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Procedure, digests
Author:
Washburn, Peter T.
Title:
A Digest of All the Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont, As Reported in N. Chipman's, Tyler's, Brayton's, D. Chipman's, and Aiken's Reports [and others] Together with Many Manuscript Cases Not Hitherto Reported. BEAL 5607
Publisher:
Published By Haskell & Palmer, Woodstock, 1845.
Description:
The only edition of the first digest of Vermont's reports, unrecorded in the National Union Catalogue and seemingly the first independent work of Washburn, then clerk to court and later the state's governor; without the second supplementary volume
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and worn, but usable
Book No.:
W-41784
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
digests, Vermont, reports of cases
Author:
Metcalf, Theron
Title:
Digest of the Cases Decided in the Supreme Judicial Court of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts [etc.]. Cohen 5548
Publisher:
Published by Richardson and Lord, Boston, 1825.
Description:
The only edition of one of the earliest Massachusetts digests (the second to digest the Supreme Judicial Court's reports), undertaken by Metcalf, who was himself later to be the Court's reporter and then to be appointed to the Court itself
Condition:
Sheep-backed boards, worn, some staining, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-42321
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
digests, Massachusetts
 
Author:
Title:
Tasmania. Statutory Rules Made During the Year 1976. Part 1 (only)
Publisher:
Government Printer, Hobart, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Orange buckram, a bit dusty, but a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-91100
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Louisiana, digests, English Commonwealth, AUSTRALIA, Tasmania
Author:
Comyns, John (comp.)
Title:
A Digest of the Laws of England, By the Right Honourable Sir John Comyns, Knight; Late Lord Chief Baron of His Majesty's Court of Exchequer. Continued down to the present Time, By a Gentleman of the Inner Temple. Five Volumes [complete]. Cowley 272
Publisher:
Printed for Luke White, Dame-Street, Dublin, 1785.
Description:
The sole Irish edition of "[t]he last of the great common law abridgments", praised by Justice Story, achieving "the perfection of Bacon's system", and marking the great step towards the scientifically arranged modern abridgment
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, one label chipped and one joint cracking but firm, one leaf misbound, else quite an attractive set; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78412
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
digests, English Law
Author:
Espinasse, Isaac
Title:
A Digest of the Law of Actions at Nisi Prius. The Second Edition, Corrected, with Considerable Additions from Printed and Manuscript Cases, And Three New Chapters on the Law of Corporations and Evidence. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for T. Cadell . . . and Whieldon and Butterworth [etc.], London, 1793.
Description:
One of the three principal, early treatises on cases at 'nisi prius', that is, the litigation on circuit 'in the country' and away from Westminster, expanding upon the subject matter covered by Buller (the first treatise) and differing in approach
Condition:
Contemporary morocco, the spines rubbed, else very clean and well preserved and (appropriately) ex-Chester Circuit Library; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-79500
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
digests
Author:
Lee, Edward
Title:
The Statute-Law of Ireland Common-Placed. Or, A General Table of all Publick Printed English and Irish Acts of Parliament now in Force and Use in Ireland . . . from Magna Charta . . . Containing, The full Purport of All the English Statutes [etc.]. 2d Ed
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by Geo. Grierson [etc.], Dublin, 1735.
Description:
A rare work, organizing Irish and pertinent English statute law alphabetically, providing the purport of both, and represented as the first work to include English statutes enacted prior to Poyning's Law [of 1495]; no copy in a law library in ESTC
Condition:
Blind-panelled calf, lightly rubbed, contemporary news cuttings tipped in, one blank loose, else a very good crisp copy; with the suscribers' list
Book No.:
W-77506
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
IRELAND, Acts, Abridgements, digests

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