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Author:
Trumbull, Benjamin
Title:
An Appeal to the Public, Especially to the Learned, with Respect to the Unlawfulness of Divorces, in All Cases, Excepting Those of Incontinency [etc.]
Publisher:
J. Meigs, New-Haven, 1788.
Description:
Condition:
Modern wraps, definite embrowning, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-63567
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
divorce, women's law
 
Author:
Chambers, Carole A.
Title:
Child Support, How to Get What Your Child Needs and Deserves
Publisher:
Summit Books, New York, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, binding damaged, in the dustjacket; usable only
Book No.:
W-66677
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
infants, divorce
Author:
Title:
Report of the Proceedings Before the Court of Session, in the Case of M'Iver v. M'Iver
Publisher:
William P. Nimmo, 2 St. David Street, Edinburgh, 1859.
Description:
The husband's divorce action which, though unsuccessful, discloses the risks to a wife of the slightest suspicious action, a split court finding that Mrs. M'Iver's meeting with a youthful love fatally ill with consumption just barely not adultery
Condition:
Brown cloth, faded, but sound
Book No.:
W-52693
Price:
$ 175.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, divorce, trials
Author:
Title:
Crim. Con., Actions and Trials and Other Legal Proceedings Relating to Marriage before the Passing of the Present Divorce Act
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1857?].
Description:
A review of the most famous crim con cases spanning three centuries, in which husbands sued their wives' paramours for civil damages caused by the "criminal conversation" and ensuing loss of consortium; with two involving Thomas Erskine as counsel
Condition:
Original 1/4 black morocco, gilt, over marbled boards, showing wear and somewhat strained, else a good untrimmed copy
Book No.:
W-71567
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal conversatn, trials, marriage, divorce
 
Author:
Feifer, George
Title:
Justice in Moscow
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster, New York, 1964.
Description:
Feifer's first-hand observations of the ways Moscow courts actually worked, based on his year-long attendance in them while he was gathering material for his doctoral dissertation on Soviet criminal theory; dedicated to John Hazard
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63232
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
divorce, SOVIET UNION
 
Author:
Koch, Harry Walter
Title:
California Marriage, Dissolution, and Living-Together Law
Publisher:
The Ken-Books, San Francisco, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized printed wraps, somewhat worn, but quite sound; 99 pages
Book No.:
W-91272
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
marriage, divorce, California
Author:
Stotter, Lawrence H.
Title:
To Put Asunder, The Laws of Matrimonial Strife. An Introduction to the Seminal Anglo-American Literature and Laws of Domestic Relations up to the Year 1900, with Supporting Bibliography and Comments
Publisher:
Regents Press, Berkeley, 2011.
Description:
An exquisitely produced history of Western family law since its inception, with the emphasis upon that of England and the United States; with over two dozen illustrations and a further three dozen typographical embellishments
Condition:
Original oversized cloth, as new in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-75889
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Family Law, divorce, marriage
Author:
Title:
The Attempt to Divorce the Princess of Wales Impartially Considered: More Particularly with Reference to the Probability of Its Success. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Ridgway and Sons, Piccadilly, London, 1816.
Description:
The rarest of four editions of a rare tract, presciently and perceptively analyzing the unlikely prospect that a divorce from Caroline might be obtained, leading to the 'Milan Commission' and, ultimately, to Caroline's Parliamentary 'trial' in 1820
Condition:
Early green embossed boards, paper label, a very good copy, with the half-title, 25 pages; no copy in OCLC, one in COPAC
Book No.:
W-75818
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, divorce
 
Author:
Greene, Felix
Title:
A Divorce Trial in China
Publisher:
Radical Education Project, Ann Arbor, 1961.
Description:
A chapter taken from (possibly copied from?) Greene's book "China", with the transcript reproduced
Condition:
Stapled wraps, crudely produced; 13 pages
Book No.:
W-55931
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
trials, divorce, CHINA
 
Author:
Title:
Principles of the Law of Family Dissolution: Analysis and Recommendations. Tentative Draft No. 1
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-26038
Price:
$ 17.50
Category:
corporations, divorce
 
Author:
Title:
The Only Complete Report of the Burch Divorce Case [etc.]
Publisher:
Robert M. De Witt, New York, 1860.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43119
Price:
$ 175.00
Category:
divorce, trials
 
Author:
Folberg, Jay (ed.)
Title:
Joint Custody and Shared Parenting
Publisher:
Bureau of National Affairs, Washington, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a sound copy; 350 pages
Book No.:
W-30225
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Family Law, divorce
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:
Title:
Anno Vicesimo Secvndo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiiii die Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.4 [five copies, one imperfect]
Publisher:
Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London, 1540?].
Description:
The second Reformation Parliament, laying the groundwork for the divorce of Catherine of Aragon, enacting the landmark statute "fac[ing] the necessity of providing for the impotent poor", and challenging the independent jurisdiction of the Church
Condition:
Modern maroon unlettered cloth, rubbed, else quite a clean copy with the bookplate of Edwin Freshfield on the front pastedown; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79312
Price:
$ 1650.00
Category:
poor law, Religion, divorce
Author:
Title:
A Select Collection Of Remarkable Trials: In One Volume [all published]. Viz. Of The Duke of Norfolk, and the Lady Mary Mordaunt, for a Divorce . . . Major Stede, Bonnet, and Thirty-three others, for Piracy [and fourteen other accounts]
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Anderson, near St. Paul's, London, 1744.
Description:
An uncommon, possibly pirated reprinting (probably with a false imprint) of the eighth volume of the state trials, sixteen accounts for the period between 1699 and 1722, including trials for divorce, murder, treason, and piracy; six copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern blue cloth, rubbed, ex-library, a clean usable copy only
Book No.:
W-77341
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, divorce, law of piracy
Author:
Title:
The Case of Insufficiency Discuss'd; Being the Proceedings at Large, Touching the Divorce between the Lady Frances Howard, and Robert Earl of Essex, upon a Bill of Complaint exhibited by the Countess against the Earl . . . for Impotency [etc.]. Straus p.217
Publisher:
Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1711.
Description:
A sensational trial in English history, borrowing from Thomas Aquinas's doctrine that witchcraft could make a man selectively impotent and nullify a marriage, this early Curll printing of it part of his revolutionizing of English obscenity law
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed boards, gilt-lettered, a good tall copy, with the half-title
Book No.:
W-77782
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
divorce, obscenity, witchcraft
Author:
Title:
Anno Vicesimo Secundo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiii die Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.6 (including this copy); not in Beale
Publisher:
Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London, 1547?].
Description:
The second Reformation Parliament, laying the groundwork for the divorce of Catherine of Aragon, enacting the landmark statute "fac[ing] the necessity of providing for the impotent poor", and challenging the independent jurisdiction of the Church
Condition:
Later 1/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, light pencil notations, generally well preserved with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78518
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
poor law, Religion, divorce
 
Author:
Title:
Cases of Divorce for Several Causes; Viz. I. Memoirs of the Life of Robert Feilding II. The Case of Barbara late Dutchess of Cleaveland III. The Case of Sir George Downing IV. The Case of John Dormer V. The Case of the Lord Roos [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible [etc.], London, 1723.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-77314
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
divorce, trials
Author:
Title:
Anno Vicesimo Secvndo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm Concernentia Edita in perliamento tento apud westm[inster] xvi die Ianuarii . . . et inde vlterius prorogati vsque ad xiiii die Octobris [1531]. S.T.C. 9370.4 [five copies, one imperfect]
Publisher:
Tho. Berthelet regius impressor excudebat. Cvm Privilegio, London, 1540?].
Description:
The second Reformation Parliament, laying the groundwork for the divorce of Catherine of Aragon, enacting the landmark statute "fac[ing] the necessity of providing for the impotent poor", and challenging the independent jurisdiction of the Church
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, a small stain to the lower margin, else quite well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79310
Price:
$ 1850.00
Category:
poor law, Religion, divorce

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