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Sir William Blackstone. Gainsborough Portrait, William Holl the Elder, Sculptor. [Baker, Iconography, I Likenesses, Portraits and Engravings, Gainsborough Engraving 3(xiv) in Blackstone and his Commentaries, Biography, Law History 236 (Prest ed. 2009)]
Publisher:
Published by Effingham Wilson and Sherwood Neely & Jones Image, London, 1819.
Description:
One of two engravings of Blackstone accompanied by a text (this the longer of the two), based on the famed Gainsborough portrait--"the best known image of Blackstone [and] the only contemporary portrait which shows him in judicial costume"
Condition:
One leaf, engraved and printed on the recto, the verso blank, some foxing to the margins; from the Biographical Magazine, volume 1, page 6, a good copy
Book No.:
W-77445
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
legal ephemera
Author:
Title:
An Advertisement. Whereas there is lately Printed and Published by his Majesties Printers, a Collection of all the Statutes in force . . . A counterfeit Impression of which Book is Printed by J. Streater . . . also very Imperfect . . . Caveat Emptor
Publisher:
Assigns of John Bill and Christopher Barker?, London, 1667?.
Description:
Condition:
Broadside measuring 6x9 inches, browned, the left margin torn and frayed, not affecting the text; no copy in Wing or ESTC
Book No.:
W-75884
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
legal ephemera, Acts
 
Author:
Title:
Caution. Whereas, a great number of Young Persons having accustomed themselves to assemble together in this neighbourhood on Snnday [sic] Afternoons in a noisy and disorderly manner [etc.]
Publisher:
Lomas, Printer, Bristol, [1824?].
Description:
An attractive broadside, measuring about 7 1/2 by 9 1/2 inches, sternly issuing a 'caution' to the younger generation, who will "be punished with utmost rigour of the Law" should they perpetuate their unacceptable Sunday afternoon behavior
Condition:
A little wear, but generally well preserved; blind owner's stamp
Book No.:
W-47705
Price:
$ 275.00
Category:
legal ephemera, criminal law
 
Author:
Jenks, Edward
Title:
The Book of English Law
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, n.d..
Description:
The promotional flyer for Professor Jenks' enduring work, the first page replicating its title, the second a portion of the Preface (invoking Pollock, Anson, Dicey, and Maitland), the third contents and the fourth other works and an order form
Condition:
One sheet, folded (four pages), the fore-edges a bit chipped, else well-preserved
Book No.:
W-74227
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
English Law, legal ephemera
 
Author:
Title:
An Act for Taking away the Fee of Damage Cleere
Publisher:
Printed by Edward Husband and John Field [etc.], London, 1650.
Description:
The broadside officially publicizing the act of the Commonwealth Parliament abolishing the vexatious fee of court called damage cleer or damna clericorum, in which court clerks had been entitled to an automatic 10% of all judgments
Condition:
Attractively matted; with the Commonwealth seal, black-letter
Book No.:
W-42994
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
legal ephemera, courts, Interregnum
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description:
First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges, pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78201
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
 
Author:
Title:
A true account of the murder of the Monk of Whitby [etc.]
Publisher:
Clark & Medd Printers, Whitby, 1814.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47560
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
12TH CENTURY, criminal law, church, legal ephemera
 
Author:
Title:
Three Guineas Reward
Publisher:
Description:
Broadside; half sheet size
Condition:
Book No.:
W-10998
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
legal ephemera
Author:
Title:
Assize Kalendar . . . of the Prisoners in the Gaols of Durham, Newcastle, and Morpeth, who have to take their Trials before the Hon. Sir John Bayley, Knt. and the Hon. Sir Geo. Sowley Holroyd, Knt. Justices of the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:
Marshall, Printer, Newcastle, 1822.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded criminal trial calendar disclosing an enormous variety of alleged crimes (murder, rape, arson), committed by some as young as twelve years, and with an unusually high number of accused women, about one-third of all charged
Condition:
Broadside, untrimmed, 8 x 12 inches, once folded but quite nice
Book No.:
W-44636
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
legal ephemera, criminal law
 
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.], London, 1751.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18199
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
Author:
Title:
Forms in Bankruptcy, Sold By H. Cullingworth & Son, Law Booksellers, No. 38 Boar Lane, Leeds . . . Forms of Law, in the Bradford and County Courts [and] Law Books on Sale by H. Cullingworth and Son
Publisher:
H. Cullingworth & Son, Leeds, 1837.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded advertising sheet, listing 58 bankruptcy forms on its recto and 52 new and second-hand law books on its verso, the earliest an edition of Hale's Analysis of 1713 and two Blackstone's, each priced with format and binding given
Condition:
Broadsheet measuring about 7 x 12 inches, with conjugal blank, three horizontal folds, some marginal browning and a few chips, else quite well preserved
Book No.:
W-79086
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Forms & Form Books, bankruptcy, legal ephemera, Broadside

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