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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:
The Declaration of William and Mary, King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, To all Their Loving Subjects in the Kingdom of IRELAND . . . Given at Our Court at Whitehall this 22th Day of February, 1688 [1689] [etc.]. Wing W2507 [three copies in ESTC]
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], Lodnon [sic], 1689.
Description:
William's immediate, unsuccessful effort to defuse the Irish rebellion as James arrived from France, followed by the siege of Londonderry, the battle of the Boyne, and the Articles of Limerick, "show[ing] how precarious was the Revolution settlement"
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 12x14 inches, lightly browned, several folds, the margins cut close (legibility preserved), quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79601
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
IRELAND, Glorious Revolution, legal ephemera, Broadside
 
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
To the Kings most Excellent Majesty, and the Lords and Peeres now assembled in Parliament. The Humble Petition and Protestation of all the Bishops and Prelates now called by His Majesties Writts to attend the Parliament [etc.]. Not in Wing; ESTC R226217
Publisher:
Printed for Joseph Hunscutt, London, 1642.
Description:
The rare broadside whose contents formed the basis of high treason charges brought against the bishops for "subvert[ing] the fundamental laws of the kingdom", thereby contributing in part to the outbreak of England's civil war; one copy in ESTC
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 9 1/2 x 13 inches, lightly browned, some chips and tears, top left margin trimmed, but legibility preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79671
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, Ecclesiastical Law, Parliament, English constitutional law, criminal law
Author:
Title:
By the King. A Proclamation commanding the due execution of the Lawes made against Eating and Selling of Flesh in Lent, and other times prohibited. S.T.C. 8984; Steele 1, 642; Lincoln's Inn Catalogue of Pamphlets 1506-1700 234
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1632.
Description:
The proclamation "polic[ing] with some vigour" those who ate or sold flesh in Lent, restoring a religious element to the prohibitions first enacted in 1548, with the situation in England "exceptional within the Protestant world" and much debated
Condition:
Two broadsides, each measuring about 12x15 inches, light browning, one horizontal fold, well preserved in a modern buckram folder; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79674
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Broadside, legal ephemera, Religion
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:
Hindley, Charles
Title:
Curiosities of Street Literature: Comprising "Cocks," or "Catchpennies," A Large and Curious Assortment of Street-Drolleries, Squibs . . . Dying Speeches and Confessions [etc.]. With a New Introduction by Leslie Shepard. Two Volumes
Publisher:
The Broadsheet King, 15, Mortimer Terrace, N.W.5, London, 1966.
Description:
With a lengthy last Division (of four) on The "Gallows" Literature of the Streets, with just over seventy full-page images
Condition:
Cloth-backed marbled boards, gilt, a bit rubbed, but quite a good set, reproducing the original 1871 edition
Book No.:
W-70997
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
legal ephemera, Legal Art, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
O'Connell, Sheila
Title:
The Popular Print in England, 1550-1850
Publisher:
British Museum Press, London, 1999.
Description:
Narcissus Luttrell's collection is discussed at pages 91-92 and 194-95
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, well-preserved; 256 pages
Book No.:
W-66406
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Legal Art, legal ephemera, Legal Prints
 
Author:
Magrath, C.Peter
Title:
Yazoo: Law and Politics in the New Republic
Publisher:
Brown University Press, Providence, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41583
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, The South, 19TH CENTURY, legal ephemera, legal ephemera, legal ephemera
 
Author:
Magrath, C.Peter
Title:
Yazoo: Law and Politics in the New Republic
Publisher:
Brown University Press, Providence, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41583
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, The South, 19TH CENTURY, legal ephemera, legal ephemera, legal ephemera
 
Author:
Magrath, C.Peter
Title:
Yazoo: Law and Politics in the New Republic
Publisher:
Brown University Press, Providence, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41583
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, The South, 19TH CENTURY, legal ephemera, legal ephemera, legal ephemera
 
Author:
Gretton, Thomas
Title:
Murders and Moralities, English Catchpenny Prints, 1800-1860
Publisher:
Colonnade Books [British Museum Publications Ltd], London, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Original illustrated sewn wraps, somewhat marked and faded, but quite sound; 128 pages
Book No.:
W-71498
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, Legal Art, legal ephemera, Bibliography

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