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Author:
Dunne, James E.
Title:
Heil Hebrew! A Gentile Salute
Publisher:
The Alliance Press, Louisville, 1938.
Description:
Louis Brandeis's copy, the presentation on the front blank--"To Hon. Louis D. Brandeis / with deepest / respect and esteem / James E. Dunne / December 1938", dated the same month as Brandeis noted "[t]he rising indignation over Hitler's atrocities"
Condition:
Original red felt wraps, the front wrap gilt-lettered, a small chip to the rear wrap, light wear, else a very good copy; 91 pages
Book No.:
W-77591
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
jewish law, Discrimination
Author:
Cardozo, Benjamin N.
Title:
Values
Publisher:
Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, 1944.
Description:
Justice Cardozo's poignant, inspiring address, delivered in 1931 at the Jewish Institute of Religion, the reform seminary established by Rabbi Stephen Wise, "who came as close as anyone to being Cardozo's spiritual advisor"
Condition:
Original light-green printed stapled wraps, somewhat faded and worn, lightly browned, else a good copy; 10 pages
Book No.:
W-71496
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
jewish law, Religion, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Continental and English Literature and History Hebraica and Judaica Including Property of Rabbi David Freilich
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled warps, a bit faded, 319 lots in 54 pages;with prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91973
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, jewish law
Author:
Harrington, James
Title:
The Art of Law-Giving: in III Books. The First Shewing the Foundations . . . of all the kinds of Government. The Second, Shewing the . . . Commonwealths of Israel and of the Jews. The Third, Shewing a Model fitted unto the present State [etc.]. Wing H806
Publisher:
Printed by J.C. for Henry Fletcher, at the three Gilt Cups [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The only early edition of the work which J.G.A. Pocock numbered among Harrington's "most ambitious", appearing soon after his 'Oceana' and in part its forceful abridgement, propelling Harrington into "the mainstream of national political argument"
Condition:
Early 3/4 calf, rubbed, front hinge strained but firm, imprint shaved and top and bottom margins cut close, the main text unaffected; a good copy
Book No.:
W-75410
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
jewish law, jurisdiction, political theory
Author:
Title:
An Act for naturalizing such foreign Protestants, and others therein mentioned, as are settled, or shall settle in any of His Majesty's Colonies in America [13 Geo II c.7]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett, Printer to the King [etc.], London, 1739.
Description:
The landmark legislation permitting the naturalization of both Quakers and Jews in the American colonies, extending to them rights not yet secured in England, providing "[a] more liberal and enlightened policy" to encourage colonial settlement
Condition:
Title with woodcut Royal arms and three leaves, disbound, light browning, else well preserved; title + pages 167-171
Book No.:
W-79040
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
immigration, Religion, jewish law, Quakers and the Law
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Hebraica, Judaica, Music, and Continental Books Including Property of the Late Marcus Carr and Property of the late Robert Latham
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, 334 lots in 55 pages
Book No.:
W-91970
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, jewish law
 
Author:
Burns, Robert I.
Title:
Jews in the Notarial Culture, Latinate Wills in Mediterranean Spain, 1250-1350
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-64021
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
jewish law, notaries, SPAIN, MEDIEVAL, Wills
 
Author:
Caspi, Mishael Maswari (ed.)
Title:
Jewish Tradition in the Diaspora, Studies in Memory of Professor Walter J. Fischel
Publisher:
Judah L. Magnes Memorial Museum, Berkeley, 1981.
Description:
Twenty-nine contributions, including that of David Daube, 'Johanan Ben Beroqua and Women's Rights'
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74867
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
jewish law, women's law
 
Author:
Kramer, William M.
Title:
Jewish-Activist Lawyers of Pioneer American California, Solomon Heydenfeldt, Henry Jacob Labatt, Joseph R[odriguez] Brandon
Publisher:
The University of Judaism, Los Angeles, 1990.
Description:
Rabbi Kramer's inaugural Kenneth C. Zwerin Lecture, delivered in August, 1989, devoted principally to the three Sephardic Jews who practised as lawyers and, in Heydenfeldt's case, as California Supreme Court justice during the state's first decade
Condition:
Original printed pictorial oversized stapled wraps, a very good copy; 25 pages
Book No.:
W-73918
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
California, jewish law, 19TH CENTURY, Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Title:
Disraeli, the Jew, Essays by Benjamin Cardozo & Emma Lazarus
Publisher:
Selzer & Selzer, Great Barrington, 1944.
Description:
The first publication of Cardozo's essay on Disraeli, written a century ago but only recently discovered, paired with the reissue of the essay written by Cardozo's cousin, Emma Lazarus, both focusing on the issue of Disraeli's (and their) Jewishness
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a bit snagged, else good; 73 pages
Book No.:
W-66560
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Supreme Court, jewish law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Hoffman, Robert L.
Title:
More Than a Trial The Struggle Over Captain Dreyfus
Publisher:
Free Press, New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40804
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, California, reports of cases, trials, jewish law, Radicals, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Robinson, Jacob
Title:
And the Crooked Shall Be Made Straight, The Eichmann Trial, the Jewish Catastrophe, and Hannah Arendt's Narrative
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company [stated first printing], New York, 1965.
Description:
The work written by the founder of the Institute of Jewish Affairs and special consultant on Jewish matters to Robert H. Jackson at Nuremberg, represented as "a definitive, devastating criticism of" Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem'
Condition:
Presentation copy-- "To Will Maslow [the noted civil rights lawyer] / in thankful recognition for your generous / help / From the Author / 10/8/65"
Book No.:
W-80226
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, jewish law, criminal law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Hsia, R. P-Chia
Title:
Trent 1475, Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial
Publisher:
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43121
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
ITALY, 15TH CENTURY, trials, criminal law, jewish law
 
Author:
Margolius, Ivan
Title:
Reflections of Prague, Journeys through the 20th Century
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 2006.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket; with the publisher's release flyer and the Times Literary Supplement review laid in
Book No.:
W-74092
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
CZECHOSLOVAKIA, jewish law, trials
 
Author:
Maccoby, Hyam (ed.)
Title:
Judaism on Trial, Jewish-Christian Disputations in the Middle Ages
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Rutherford, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46236
Price:
$ 19.95
Category:
jewish law, trials, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Yorke, Charles
Title:
Some Considerations on the Law of Forfeiture for High Treason. Occasioned by A Clause, in the late Act, for making it Treason to correspond with the Pretender's Sons . . . With an Appendix concerning Estate Tails in Scotland. Third Edition. ESTC T16276
Publisher:
Printed for J. and J. Rivington [etc.], London, 1748.
Description:
Yorke's principal legal work, in which he argues at length and persuasively that forfeiture and corruption of blood are proper and justifiable consequences of treason, examining forfeiture in Athenian, Roman, Jewish and feudal law
Condition:
Elaborate gilt panelled crimson morocco by Clarke and Bedford, a sumptuous large paper copy said to have been presented to John Millar; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80266
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law, Real Property, SCOTLAND, jewish law, roman law, ancient law

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