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The Grounds and Rudiments of Law and Equity . . . Containing a Collection of Rules or Maxims, with the Doctrine upon them . . . The Whole Designed to reduce the Knowledge of the Laws of England to a more regular Science [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . .for Daniel Browne [and three others], London, 1749.
Description:
First edition of a collection of over 500 maxims, principally in English or Latin, the last early effort to explore and convey English law through this method, the maxims often examined at length, with a general analysis followed by particular cases
Condition:
Contemporary calf, neatly rebacked, exceptionally bright and clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78411
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
maxims
Author:
Francis, Richard
Title:
Maxims of Equity, Collected From, And proved by Cases, out of the Books of the best Authority, in the High Court of Chancery [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by E[lizabeth] and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1727.
Description:
First edition of one of the earliest, and certainly the most attractive, works on English legal maxims, stating the maxims in simple, elegant terms, then illustrating their specific application with supporting case authority and accompanying analysis
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, slightly browned and dusty, else well-preserved, untrimmed and with excellent margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78157
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
equity, maxims, Manuscripts
Author:
Bacon, Francis
Title:
The Elements of the Common Lawes of England, Branched into a double Tract: The One Containing a Collection of some principall Rules and Maximes of the Common Law [and] The Other The Use of the Common Law [etc.]. S.T.C. 1134; Gibson 193. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignes of Iohn Moore Esq., London, 1630.
Description:
First edition of Bacon's most famous legal work, and the first collection in English of the maxims of English law, part of Bacon's larger scheme to systematize and reform the law, and part of a much more extensive collection of his maxims now lost
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, rubbed, the spine snagged, some browning, one blank defective, else well preserved with exceedingly ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78946
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
maxims, jurisprudence
Author:
Branch, Thomas
Title:
Principia Legis & Aequitatis: Being an Alphabetical Collection of Maxims, Principles or Rules, Definitions, and Memorable Sayings in Law and Equity. And the Latin Maxims and Rules Translated, by John Richardson, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn. Fifth Edition
Publisher:
Printed J. & W.T. Clarke, Law Booksellers . . . Lincoln's Inn, London, 1824.
Description:
Final edition of the substantial and successful, alphabetically arranged, collection of maxims, numbering over 2,000, which "contains more law and more useful matter than any one book of the same size which can be put into the hands of the student"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, joints rubbed, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-77237
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
maxims, Legal Prints
 
Author:
Francis, Clinton and Sue Sheridan Walker (eds.)
Title:
Checklist of Research in British Legal Manuscripts Volume III
Publisher:
Northwestern University School of Law, Chicago, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 58 pages
Book No.:
W-41605
Price:
$ 12.50
Category:
equity, maxims, Manuscripts
Author:
Wingate, Edmond
Title:
Maximes of Reason: or The Reason of the Common Law of England. Wing W3021. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by R. & W.L. for W. Lee [and six others], London, 1658.
Description:
Only edition of the most extensive early work treating of the maxims of English law, during what Peter Stein calls "manifestly the heyday of rules and maxims", drawing upon Bacon, Coke, Dyer, Fitzherbert, Littleton, and Plowden, among other sources
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else especially well-preserved, Daniel Fleming's copy with his ownership signature and notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78345
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
maxims
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

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