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Author:
Berry, C.P.
Title:
The Treatise on the Law Relating to Automobiles
Publisher:
Callaghan & Company, Chicago, 1909.
Description:
First edition of the second treatise devoted to the American law of automobiles, following that of Xenophon P. Huddy in 1906, the only treatises published in this country during the first decade of the 20th century, both works long to hold the field
Condition:
Original cloth, quite rubbed, front hinge cracked, top of the spine frayed; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-69960
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
law of automobiles, military law, law of automobiles
 
Author:
Title:
The Army Maintenance Management System, Equipment Records
Publisher:
U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Acco-bound wraps
Book No.:
W-45359
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
The Army Lawyer, A History of the Judge Advocate General's Corps, 1775-1975
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-61683
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
Proceedings of the Thirty-First [through Thirty-Sixth] Biennial Convention[s]
Publisher:
Military Order of Foreign Wars of the United States, n.p., 1973-83.
Description:
Six Proceedings, once those of Colonel Frederick Bernays Wiener, a past Commander of the Order active in its reconstitution following World War II; with his remarks reported in the Thirty-First Proceedings and various ephemera laid in
Condition:
Original printed over-sized stapled wraps, showing some wear, but sound
Book No.:
W-91328
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
military law
Author:
Clode, Charles M.
Title:
The Militia (Voluntary Enlistment) Act, 1875, With an Introduction and Notes
Publisher:
Printed under the Superintendence of HMSO, London, 1875].
Description:
The act which "embraced all the provisions which relate to the militia of the three kingdoms", essentially creating, for the first time, a national militia raised by voluntary enlistment; with the gloss of both Clode and A.J. Wood, who framed the Act
Condition:
Original red cloth boards, gilt, somewhat worn and marked, slightly strained, yet a usable copy, xiii+32 pages; rare, no copy in OCLC or RLIN
Book No.:
W-73704
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
Army Command and Management: Theory and Practice. A Reference Text for Department of Command and Management, 1977-1978
Publisher:
U.S. Army War College, Carlisle Barracks, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized printed wraps, somewhat worn and browned, but sound, single-space typescript; 556 pages
Book No.:
W-91241
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
Local Statutes, Ordinances, &c., Affecting Military Affairs in Britains Beyond the Seas (India Excepted). Supplement. Comprising the Period August, 1914, to December, 1918
Publisher:
Harrison & Sons, Printers in Ordinary to His Majes, London, 1921.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, cloth-backed boards, much stained and worn, yet sound
Book No.:
W-91145
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, military law
 
Author:
Schiller, A. Arthur
Title:
Military Law and Defense Legislation
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1941.
Description:
Condition:
Crimson buckram, ex-library, some embrowning, usable
Book No.:
W-60396
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
military law, Casebooks
 
Author:
King (ed.), Jere Clemens
Title:
The First World War, A Volume in Documentary History of Western Civilization
Publisher:
Walker and Company, New York, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46789
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
Military Law Review. Volumes 75 to 83 plus Volumes 107 and 117 and the Bicentennial Issue (of 1975), lacking Volumes 77 and 79
Publisher:
Department of the Army, Washington, 1975-1987.
Description:
A short run of ten issues, including the valuable Volume 81, a "vicennial" cumulative index for volumes 1 through 80, with four indices, by author, subject, title, and book review; single issues for a sawbuck, the index and bicentennial issues apart
Condition:
Original wraps, a bit worn, but well-preserved
Book No.:
W-91261
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
military law
Author:
Prendergast, Harris
Title:
The Law Relating to Officers in the Army
Publisher:
Parker, Furnivall, and Parker, Military Library, Whitehall, London, 1849.
Description:
First edition of a rare work written by the Lincoln's Inn barrister who undertook a similar work on naval officers, with chapters on prize and booty, criminal liabilities, rank and pay, courts martial and much else; one copy in OCLC, two in RLIN
Condition:
Original limp embossed crimson cloth, gilt-lettered, a trifle strained yet a pretty copy, the edges and endpapers marbled
Book No.:
W-73913
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
military law, courts martial
 
Author:
Title:
The Carabao's First Seventy Years, 1900-1970
Publisher:
The Military Order of the Carabao, Washington, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, the front wrap marked, else quite a good copy; 53 pages
Book No.:
W-91249
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Prichard, M.J.
Title:
The Army Act and Murder Abroad
Publisher:
Stevens and Sons Limited [for the Cambridge Law Journal], London, 1954?].
Description:
Condition:
Reprinted from the November issue, a bit crinkled; 10 pages
Book No.:
W-62504
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
military law, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Reserve Components [of the United States Army]
Publisher:
U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School, Fort Huachuca, 1976.
Description:
With chapters devoted to both the Army National Guard and the Army Reserve and to their mobilization
Condition:
Stapled wraps, showing wear, but sound; about 70 pages
Book No.:
W-45357
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
Promotions in the Judge Advocate General's Department. Hearing before the Committee on Military Affairs, United States Senate, Seventy-Fifth Congress, Third Session on S.3738 [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1938.
Description:
Condition:
Original stapled self-wraps, somewhat worn, but sound; 28 pages
Book No.:
W-91257
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Wiener, Frederick Bernays
Title:
Another "Solemn Public Lie"
Publisher:
University of Richmond Law Review, Richmond, 1993.
Description:
The separate reprinting of Colonel Wiener's essay, its title taken from Roger William's characterization of James I's "solemn public lie" in the Massachusetts land grant that he, not the Indians, were the discoverers of the land
Condition:
Reprinted from the Spring issue; 15 pages
Book No.:
W-62738
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
military law, women's law, Discrimination
 
Author:
Parker, Joseph P. and Martin F. Wiskoff
Title:
Temperament Constructs Related to Betrayal of Trust
Publisher:
Defense Personnel Security Research Center, Monterey, 1991.
Description:
With a presentation letter from Joseph P. Parker to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 73 pages
Book No.:
W-90478
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
military law, Espionage
 
Author:
Title:
Annual Report of the United States Court of Military Appeals and the Judge Advocates General of the Armed Forces and the General Counsel of the Department of the Treasury, Pursuant to the Uniform Code of Military Justice [for 1955]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1956.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, somewhat browned and stained, but sound; 38 pages
Book No.:
W-91259
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Title:
ADP Security Manual, Techniques and Procedures for Implementing, Deactivating, Testing, and Evaluating, Secure Resource-Sharing ADP Systems
Publisher:
Department of Defense, Washington D.C., 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 41 pages
Book No.:
W-45358
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
military law
Author:
Title:
An Act to amend and render more effectual, in His Majesty's Dominions in America . . . An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for . . . extending the Provisions of the said Act to His Majesty's Marine Forces in America [15 Geo III c.15]
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Eyre and William Strahan [etc.], London, 1775.
Description:
A rare separate printing of the extension of the Quartering Acts to marine forces as well as those on land, increasing the existing tensions with the American colonies, and ultimately one of the grievances stated in the Declaration of Independence
Condition:
Modern green wraps, title + pages 383-406, light browning, else well-preserved with ample margins; four copies in ESTC, one in England
Book No.:
W-76282
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, colonies, military law
Author:
Title:
The "Dick" Bill [named after the Association's President, Charles Dick] and Comments. H.R. 11,654 "A Bill to Promote the Efficiency of the Militia and for Other Purposes". To Supersede the Archaic Militia Laws Enacted in 1792
Publisher:
Interstate National Guard Association, Brooklyn, 1902.
Description:
The rare tract in support of the successful compromise legislation linking the National Guard to the United States Army "in ways considered visionary"; with an ?unrecorded form letter from the Association's Executive Committee urging support laid in
Condition:
Original printed stapled green wraps, somewhat worn, but sound, 30 pages, Publication No.4; two copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79049
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
military law, Congress
 
Author:
Avins, Alfred
Title:
New Light on the Legislative History of Desertion Trhough Fraudulent Enlistment: The Decline of the United States Court of Military Appeals
Publisher:
Minnesota Law Review, Minneapolis, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, offprinted from Volume 46 of the Review; pages 69-116
Book No.:
W-78291
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
military law, fraud
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Joseph Wall, Esq. Late Governor of Goree, for the Wilful Murder of Benjamin Armstrong, A Serjeant of the African Corps, At the Old Bailey, On Wednesday, January 20, 1802. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by A. Macpherson, Russell court . . . for J. Lee [etc.], London, n.d..
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded edition of the trial and execution of Wall, who had sentenced Armstrong without trial to the inhuman (and deadly) punishment of 800 rope lashes; no copy in OCLC or COPAC denoted a third edition and with this pagination
Condition:
Modern calf-backed boards, the title and last leaf darkened, else a good copy; 22 pages, with the jury charge in smaller type following page 18
Book No.:
W-79148
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, military law
Author:
Title:
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:
Philipps, Fabian
Title:
Tenenda non Tollenda, Or The Necessity of Preserving Tenures in Capite and by Knight Service, Which according to their first Institution were, and are yet, a great part of the Salus Populi, and the Safety and Defence of the King [etc.]. Wing P2019
Publisher:
Printed by Thomas Leach, for the Author [etc.], London, 1660.
Description:
Only edition of the first of three works written by Philipps, "[t]hat sturdy loyalist and student of records", in Holdsworth's words, setting forth an "astonishing thesis" of seventy-two reasons protesting the abolition of military tenures
Condition:
Modern mottled calf, blind and gilt decorated, very light browning, else especially clean and crisp with excellent margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79335
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
Real Property, military law
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Major Campbell, for the Murder of Captain Boyd, in a Duel, on the 23d of June, 1807; With the Evidence in Full, the Charge of the Judge, and Details of Major Campbell's Last Moments, Execution &c. &c
Publisher:
Printed by B. McMillan, Bow Street, Covent Garden [etc.], London, 1808.
Description:
Sole London edition of one of Great Britain's "most notorious duelling cases", bracketed with those of Lord Byron and Hamilton-Mohun, and a rare instance in which a verdict of guilty, death sentence and execution (a pardon not obtained) was to follow
Condition:
Modern 1/4 cloth over marbled boards, paper label, new endpapers, a trifle worn, else a very good, clean copy; 62 pages
Book No.:
W-79069
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
trials, military law, Law of Duels, criminal law
Author:
Title:
An Act to amend and render more effectual, in His Majesty's Dominions in America . . . An Act for punishing Mutiny and Desertion, and for the better Payment of the Army and their Quarters [5 Geo III c.33]
Publisher:
Printed by Mark Baskett . . . and . . . Assigns of Robert Baskett, London, 1765.
Description:
A rare separate printing of the first Quartering Act, leading to increased tension with the American colonies, disputed by them as mandating taxation without representation and subventioning a standing army in peacetime; one copy in England in ESTC
Condition:
General title + pages 579-596, light browning, disbound, else a very good untrimmed copy with generous margins
Book No.:
W-76116
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Acts, colonies, military law
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
 
Author:
Riter, Mrs. Franklin (comp.)
Title:
Franklin Riter, His Speeches
Publisher:
Privately Printed, Salt Lake City, 1970.
Description:
The collected speeches and addresses and related materials of the noted Utah lawyer and Brigadier General, with an emphasis on military justice, based in part on his service as chair and coordinator of the Boards of Review in Europe in World War II
Condition:
Original unlettered patterned cloth, residue of tape marks on the front pastedown and one other leaf, signed by Mrs. Riter on the title; a good copy
Book No.:
W-77918
Price:
$ 27.50
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Avins, Alfred
Title:
New Light on the Legislative History of Desertion Through Fraudulent Enlistment: The Decline of the United States Court of Military Appeals
Publisher:
Minnesota Law Review, Minneapolis, 1961.
Description:
Seemingly the author's personal copy, with the notation in pencil on the front wrap "Professor Avins - Comp Copy"
Condition:
Original printed wraps, the spine chipped, else a good copy; the November issue, Volume 46 Number 1
Book No.:
W-78294
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
military law, fraud
Author:
Title:
Militia Old and New . . . Read All or None; and Then Censure. Wing M2052. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed 18 August 2642 [i.e. 1642], London, 1642.
Description:
Part of the great public debate in the summer of 1642, as "king and parliament . . . publish[ed] vast numbers of manifestoes setting forth their cases", contending that officials were to be appointed only by those over whom jurisdiction extended
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, disbound, title and three leaves (eight pages); a good crisp copy
Book No.:
W-76151
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
military law
Author:
Zouch, Richard
Title:
Elementa Jurisprudentiae Definitionibus, Regulis & Sententiis selectioribus Juris Civilis, Illustrata; Accesserunt Descriptiones Juris & Judicii, Sacri, Militaris, et Maritimi
Publisher:
Sumptibus Joh. Nevilsoni, Amsterdam, 1652?.
Description:
The first joint printing of four works of the noted English civilian repeatedly praised by Holdsworth, who terms the first work "the best specimen of the literature on the theory of law" and Zouche "the earliest English writer on jurisprudence"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, blind ruled and decorated, rubbed, later paper label hand lettered, red edges, very clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79566
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
jurisdiction, roman law, maritime law, military law
Author:
Title:
The Address Of the Honourable the House of Commons: Presented to His Majesty On Thursday the 25th day of April, 1689. With His Majesty's Answer Thereunto. Wing E2514. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The official and sole London printing of the Commons address offering full support (with William's acceptance) for a declaration of war on France, following the arrival of James II from France in Ireland in mid-March, with war in fact declared May 7
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, title (verso blank) plus two pages, three folds, one manuscript notation, clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79605
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, English Law, military law, IRELAND, FRANCE
Author:
Title:
The Address of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons Assembled in Parliament, to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Presented by the Right Hononourable [sic] The Lord Marquis of Halifax . . . with His Maiesties Most Gracious Answer [etc.]. Wing E1186
Publisher:
Printed by James Partridge, Matthew Gillyflower [and one other], London, 1689.
Description:
The mutual exchanges of support between Parliament (its legal status now regularized) and William as the Irish revolution gained force, with the Dutch having declared war on France and England to do so in early May; one copy in ESTC in North America
Condition:
Order to print leaf + title + 2 + 7 pages, disbound, some light browning and some staining to the lower margin, else clean & complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79603
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Glorious Revolution, English Law, military law, IRELAND, Holland, FRANCE

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