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Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Session of this present parlament . . . the iiii daie of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our most dread Souuereigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9430 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Rychard Grafton, London, 1553.
Description:
An early printing during a tumultuous year, Parliament enacting the first Riot Act [c.5], establishing a public militia [c.5], abolishing non-Church of England religious books and most images [c.10], and outlawing "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79223
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
Author:
Bemis, George
Title:
Hasty Recognition of Rebel Belligerency, and Our Right to Complain of It
Publisher:
Published by A. Williams & Co., No. 100 Washington Street, Boston, 1865].
Description:
One of several tracts by the Harvard educated lawyer (whose Bemis Professorship of International Law remains at Harvard) "distinguished for their uniformly high level of thought" and cementing his reputation as a scholar-publicist of the first rank
Condition:
Disbound, somewhat strained, discreetly ex-library, in a mylar sleeve, a usable copy; 57 pages
Book No.:
W-72032
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
law of slavery, CIVIL WAR, international law
 
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Title:
Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-First Congress of the United States
Publisher:
William A. Davis, Washington, 1831.
Description:
Contains acts prohibiting the abduction of free blacks from the District of Columbia; authorizing the extension of the B & O Railroad; and amending various aspects of the U.S. law of copyright, among many others
Condition:
Original blue wraps, quite worn and discolored, the paper backstrip damaged; yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-91161
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, law of slavery, Railroads, copyright
Author:
Lewis, George Cornewall
Title:
On Foreign Jurisdiction and the Extradition of Criminals
Publisher:
John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1859.
Description:
A pioneering work praised by Holdsworth written by the Middle Templar who was "one of Austin's distinguished disciples", theoretically analyzing extra-territorial criminal jurisdiction, including that applicable in instances of piracy and of slavery
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, resewn and repaired, uncut and untrimmed, discreetly ex-library, else a good copy; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-74710
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, international law, law of slavery, law of piracy
Author:
Title:
Tractatus Pacis . . . Treaty of Peace and Friendship between . . . Anne [and] Philip the Vth . . . Concluded at Utrecht [ESTC T51509] [with] A Provisional Regulation of Trade [ESTC T32181 pt 2] [with] Treaty of Navigation and Commerce [ESTC T51506]
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett [and two others], London, 1713-14.
Description:
The treaties between England and Spain negotiated in July and subsequently in 1713, in which the English "received the largest portion of colonial and commercial spoils", including the right to supply Spanish colonies with slaves for thirty years
Condition:
Modern brown paper wraps, a bit creased, some light browning and the binding somewhat strained, else quite usable with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79904
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
international law, SPAIN, law of slavery
 
Author:
Title:
Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-First Congress of the United States
Publisher:
William A. Davis, Washington, 1831.
Description:
Contains acts prohibiting the abduction of free blacks from the District of Columbia; authorizing the extension of the B & O Railroad; and amending various aspects of the U.S. law of copyright, among many others
Condition:
Original blue sewn wraps, dampstained and a bit soiled, but a sound uncut copy
Book No.:
W-91162
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, law of slavery, Railroads, copyright
Author:
Title:
Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sfxti [sic] [Sexti]. Actes made in the Session of this present Parlament . . . the iiii daye of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our moste dread Soueraigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9431; Beale S229a
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Richard Grafton [i.e. Richard Tottel], London, 1570?.
Description:
The second Tottel printing of the statutes of 3-4 Edward VI, a tumultuous year, with the passage of the first Riot Act [c.5], the inception of a public militia [c.5], and the outlawing of "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light staining, mainly marginal, lacking leaf C2, not affecting the acts mentioned below; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79218
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft

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