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Author:
Steele, Eric H.
Title:
Fraud, Dispute, and the Consumer: Responding to Consumer Complaints
Publisher:
American Bar Foundation, Chicago, 1975.
Description:
Reprinted from the University of Pennsylvania Law Review, May, 1975
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a little worn and stained, but sound
Book No.:
W-90533
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
fraud, White Collar Crime
Author:
Banks, T.C. and Ephraim Lockhart
Title:
A Disquisition on the Right of Jurisdiction in Peerage Successions, Particularly the Peerage of Scotland; Contained in Letters to the Right Honourable the Lord K-------: With an Appendix. Second Edition [etc.]
Publisher:
James Ridgway, 169, Piccadilly, London, 1830.
Description:
An uncommon part of the curious career of the Inner Templar T.C. Banks, who established a Dormant Peerage Office and mixed real scholarship with the defense of flimsy and even fraudulent (as here) peerage claims; five copies in OCLC, none in England
Condition:
Modern patterned crimson cloth, gilt, ex-library, but a clean copy; 118 pages
Book No.:
W-72088
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Peerage Law, Comparative Law, fraud
Author:
Title:
By the King. A Proclamation for the better execution of the Office of His Maiesties Exchanger, and Reformation of sundry Abuses and Fraudes practised vpon his Maiesties Coynes. S.T.C. 8860; Steele 1512
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill, London, 1627.
Description:
Part of Charles I's ill-advised assumption of monetary monopoly control through re-establishing the office of King's Exchanger of gold and silver, unsuccessfully opposed by the Goldsmith's Company, London's Lord Mayor and its Court of Alderman
Condition:
Five leaves measuring about 12x15 inches, browned, definite staining, loss of text on the first two leaves, some repairs, a working copy only
Book No.:
W-79501
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
fraud, economics, Coining
Author:
Griffith, William
Title:
Institutes of the Jurisdiction and of the Equity Jurisprudence and Pleadings of the High Court of Chancery . . . and with a Concise View of the Equity Jurisdiction of the County Courts
Publisher:
H. Sweet, 3, Chancery Lane, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1868.
Description:
Only edition of a work written by a Gray's Inn barrister, expressly patterned on Justinian, with a chapter on maxims, several on trusts, on married women ("connubium"), contracts ("commercium"), infants and lunatics ("civitas"), and fraud
Condition:
Modern blue buckram, gilt, some browning, else well-preserved; a presentation copy ("Owens College / from / The Author")
Book No.:
W-76756
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
equity, maxims, fraud, infants, insanity, trusts and estates, marriage
Author:
Title:
Select Trials for Murders, Robberies, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining, Frauds, And Other Offences: at the Sessions-House in the Old-Bailey. To which aare Added, Genuine Accounts of the Lives, Behaviour . . . of the most Eminent Convicts. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Wilford . . . in St Paul's Church Yard, London, 1734-35.
Description:
The first collection of trials held at the Old Bailey, the principal criminal court of London immortalized by Daniel Defoe and Henry Fielding, marvelously diverse in the range of crime reported, the transcripts offering great verisimilitude
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, neatly rebacked, some light foxing and browning, else a good clean set; with the errata in volume one
Book No.:
W-79826
Price:
$ 1650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, law of piracy, fraud, Rape
Author:
Title:
Report of the Trial of the Directors of the City of Glasgow Bank Before the High Court of Justiciary, Edinburgh
Publisher:
The Edinburgh Publishing Company, Edinburgh, 1879.
Description:
One of the great commercial scandals in Scots history, called "probably the most important [trial] which has taken place in Scotland", reckless investments collapsing Scotland's largest bank, the books cooked in extremis; uncommon, four copies in NUC
Condition:
Contemporary 1/4 sheep, a bit rubbed, but a good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-63801
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
banks, fraud
Author:
Title:
An Act for restraining and preventing several unwarrantable Schemes and Undertakings in His Majesty's Colonies and Plantations in America [14 Geo II c.37]
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett [etc.], London, 1741.
Description:
The extension to the American colonies of the famous act passed in the midst of the South Sea Bubble economic crisis of 1720, the original act described by Maitland as one which "seems to scream at us from the statute book"; no copy in the UK in ESTC
Condition:
?Original sewn wraps, disbound, title page + pages 683 to 687, a very little marginal staining, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79435
Price:
$ 325.00
Category:
Acts, colonies, fraud, Law and the stockmarket

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