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Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ames, James Barr and Jeremiah Smith
Title:
A Selection of Cases on the Law of Torts. Second Edition [of Volume One]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review Publishing Association, Cambridge, 1893-1900.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, very worn, hinge cracked, underlining; a working set
Book No.:
W-65278
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
admiralty, Casebooks, maritime law, reports of cases, torts
Author:
Comyns, John
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer: To which are added Some Special Cases in the Court of Chancery . . . In the Reigns of King William, Queen Anne, King George the First, and his Present Majesty
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for D. Browne [and two others], London, 1744.
Description:
First edition of the reports of Comyns, a serjeant and judge, compared favorably by Holdsworth ("far fuller and more illuminating") and published from Comyns' manuscript as translated by his nephew of the same name from Comyns' original Law French
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else a superior copy with the frontispiece, from the Macclesfield Library with the signature of Thomas Clarke
Book No.:
W-77752
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Washburn, Peter T.
Title:
A Digest of All the Cases Decided in the Supreme Court of the State of Vermont, As Reported in N. Chipman's, Tyler's, Brayton's, D. Chipman's, and Aiken's Reports [and others] Together with Many Manuscript Cases Not Hitherto Reported. BEAL 5607
Publisher:
Published By Haskell & Palmer, Woodstock, 1845.
Description:
The only edition of the first digest of Vermont's reports, unrecorded in the National Union Catalogue and seemingly the first independent work of Washburn, then clerk to court and later the state's governor; without the second supplementary volume
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and worn, but usable
Book No.:
W-41784
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
digests, Vermont, reports of cases
Author:
Shower, Bartholomew]
Title:
Cases in Parliament Resolved and Adjudged, upon Petitions, and Writs of Error.
Publisher:
Printed for A. and J. Churchill, at the Black Swan [etc.], London, 1698.
Description:
First edition of the first reports of cases in the House of Lords, appearing when it had become the final court of appeal; the reports were found to be a breach of privilege, resulting in no further reports for almost a century
Condition:
Contemporary calf, front joint cracking, else quite desirable
Book No.:
W-16953
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, reports of cases, Supreme Court
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
The Reports of Sir Edward Coke . . . Late Lord Chief-Justice of England . . . of Divers Resolutions and Judgements given upon solemn Arguments, and with great Deliberation . . . of the most Reverend Judges, and Sages of the Law [etc.]. Wing C4944. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for W. Lee, M. Walbanck, D. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1658.
Description:
First edition in English of Coke's Reports, in John Baker's words "of excellent quality . . . hav[ing] the distinction of being cited simply as 'The Reports', and . . . perhaps the single most influential series of named reports" in English law
Condition:
Contemporary calf, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78736
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Elchies, Patrick Grant, Lord
Title:
Decisions of the Court of Session, From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754, Collected and Digested into the Form of a Dictionary, By Patrick Grant of Elchies, Esq. . . . Edited from the Original Manuscript by William Maxwell Morison [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for the Editor, Edinburgh, 1813.
Description:
The reissue of the decisions undertaken by "the best reporter of Scotch decisions", with the reports found in the first volume complemented by Lord Elchies' notes contained in the second, this edition also forming part of Morison's great Dictionary
Condition:
?Later 3/4 calf over cloth boards, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, somewhat rubbed, but a good usable set
Book No.:
W-72853
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, reports of cases
Author:
Bellewe, Richard
Title:
Les Ans du Roy Richard le Second. Collect' Ensembl' hors les Abridgments de Statham, Fitzherbert et Brooke [etc.]. Beale R478; S.T.C. 1848
Publisher:
Imprinted by Robert Robinson dwelling in Fewter lane [etc.], London, 1585.
Description:
Original edition of the sole reports from the late fourteenth century reign of Richard II, culled from the the three major early English abridgments, termed "rare" by Winfield and "excessively rare" by Wallace, not to be reprinted until 1869
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt-lettered, quite browned, yet a crisp wide-margined copy; with the index before the text and without the colophon leaf
Book No.:
W-77020
Price:
$ 2750.00
Category:
reports of cases, Abridgements, 16TH CENTURY
Author:
Bellewe (ed.), Richard
Title:
Ascvns Nouell cases de les ans & temps le Roy, H.8. Ed.6. & la Roygne Mary, Escrie, ex la graund Abridgement, composed per Sir Robert Brooke . . . disperse en les Titles. Mes icy collecte sub ans [etc.]. S.T.C. 3823; Beale R480; not in Baker
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . within Temple Barre . . . by Richard Tottill, London, 1587.
Description:
The work containing portions of the first Inns of Court reading to be printed, Justice Frowyk's lecture on Prerogative Regis, preceding by several decades the the first (in 1635) located in J.H. Baker's "Readings and Readers in the Inns of Court"
Condition:
Later 1/2 sheep over marbled boards, quite worn, some browning and staining, the margins cut close occasionally affecting sidenotes; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-73859
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases, Inns of Court
Author:
Jones, Thomas
Title:
Les Reports De divers Special Cases En le Common Bank & en le Court del Bank le Roy. En le Reigne de le Roy Charles le II . . . Imprimee par l'Original [etc.]. Wing J999. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1695.
Description:
First edition of Jones' Reports, praised by Holdsworth and Wallace, and of sufficient value to be translated by Hargrave, compiled by Jones (a "student of records" in North's words) while a justice of King's Bench and Chief Justice of Common Pleas
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered reverse calf, the joints cracking but firm, one margin repaired, yet an especially clean, bright and desirable copy
Book No.:
W-71181
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Salkeld, William
Title:
Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench: with Some Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas and Exchequer. The Fourth Edition . . . by Knightley d'Anvers . . . And the Pleadings now first done into English. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for T. Osborne in Gray's Inn, London, 1742.
Description:
Salkeld's respected reports, published under the supervision of Lord Hardwicke, praised by Holdworth, and often found in early American libraries (Jefferson and John Adams, inter alia); a third volume "not designed for publication" appeared later
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, some dustiness, small loss to the last index leaf, else a good clean copy, with a number of careful, substantive annotations
Book No.:
W-70565
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Croke, George
Title:
The Reports of Sir George Croke Knight; Late, One of the Justices of the Court of Kings-Bench; and Formerly, One of the Justices of the Court of Common Bench . . . Revised, and published in English, By Sir Harebotle Grimston [etc.]. Wing C7014. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by J.S. and are to be sold by the Stationers of London, London, 1657.
Description:
One of two first printings of the part of Croke's Reports first to be published, covering all of the reign of Charles I, "approached . . . within the tradition of Plowden and Coke" and reflecting Croke's habits of study perfected over fifty years
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled unlettered calf, rubbed, the joints just cracking and the spine varnished, a usable copy; with the portrait
Book No.:
W-78065
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
reports of cases, Manuscripts
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Les Reports de . . . diuers Resolutions, & Iudgements donnes auec graund deliberation, per les tresreuerended Iudges, & Sages de la ley . . . & les raisons, & causes des dits resolutions & iudgemts [etc]. S.T.C. 5494.3
Publisher:
Printed for the Company of Stationers [by A. Islip], London, 1619.
Description:
An early edition (the fifth) of the first part of Coke's reports, and the last to be printed during his lifetime, in Plucknett's words "extremely select [and] [b]eyond all doubt . . . the cream of the cream from Coke's collections"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, one blank defective; a very good copy
Book No.:
W-67660
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law, reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Huictme Part des Reports . . . des divers Resolutions & Judgements donez sur solemnes arguments & avec grand deliberation & conference des tresreverend Judges & Sages de la Ley, de cases in Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5513.6. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.
Description:
First edition of the eighth part of Coke's Reports, in whose preface he discusses at length the ancient laws of England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence (by citation to historical authority) and the books in which they may be found
Condition:
Modern 1/2 calf, a bit rubbed, but a fresh copy, this the rarest of the three first edition variants, with four copies in ESTC, none in this country
Book No.:
W-55506
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Siderfin, Thomas
Title:
Les Reports des Divers Special Cases Argue & Adjudge en le Court del Bank le Roy Et Auxy en le Co.Ba. & L'Exchequer En les premier dix ans apres le Restauration . . . Le Roy Charles le II [with] le Second Part . . . En les Ans 1657, 1658, & 1659. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by W. Rawlins, S. Roycroft, and H. Sawbridge [etc.], London, 1683-84.
Description:
First editions of both parts of the reports of Siderfin, praised by Burke as "a reporter of much authority" and by Roger North for "his ability, and his probity", containing cases (most unusually) from both the Interregnum and the Restoration
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled calf, somewhat rubbed, else a very good, exceptionally fresh set; with a single sheet bearing a contemporary ?index laid in
Book No.:
W-76801
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:
Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17299
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Sept Part des Reports . . . des Divers Resolutions & Judgments donez sur solemnes Arguments, & avec graund deliberation & conference des Tres-reverend Judges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. Wing C4955. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkyns, Esquires [etc.], London, 1697.
Description:
The last 17th century edition of the seventh part of the "Reports", containing in its preface Coke's rejoinder to the polemic levelled against his speech and charge at the Norwich assises, and beginning with Coke's famed report of "Calvin's Case"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled calf, gilt, rubbed, joints cracking but quite firm, some foxing and browning, yet a crisp copy
Book No.:
W-70946
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Brooke, Robert
Title:
La Graunde Abridgement, Collecte & escrie, per le Iudge tresreuerend Sir Robert Brooke Chiualer, nadgairs chiefe Iustice del common Banke [bound with] La Secounde part du Graunde Abridgement [etc.]. S.T.C. 3829; Beale R475 and R476. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli, vicesimo nono die Septemb. [etc.], London, 1586.
Description:
Third edition of one of the two great early abridgments of English law, providing access to the centuries of Year Book cases and medieval legal sources otherwise virtually inaccessible; a massive work with over 20,000 entries arranged alphabetically
Condition:
Early calf, rebacked, the elaborately gilt spine laid down, Robert Harley's copy with his ownership indicia, generally well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78447
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
Abridgements, Year Books, reports of cases, MEDIEVAL
Author:
Latch, Jean
Title:
Plusieurs Tres-bons Cases, Come ils estoyent adjudgees es trois premiers ans du Raign du seu Roy Charles le Premier en La Court de Bank le Roy, Non encore publiees per aucun autre
Publisher:
Printed by T.R. for H. Twyford, T. Dring, and J. Place [etc.], London, 1661.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, title frayed, definite embrowning; usable only
Book No.:
W-55591
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Levinz, Creswell
Title:
A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations, Pleadings, Issues, Verdicts, Judgments, &c. Referring to Cases in Sir Creswell Levinz's Reports; The Judgment of the Court being added to each President [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1702.
Description:
Only edition of Levinz's "Entries", published the year following his death, as were his Reports, designed to accompany them, and reflecting his talents as a pleader, "for which [in Holdsworth's words] he was eminently well fitted"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-tooled, unlettered calf, a bit of staining and some minor marginal worming, else a very good clean copy; without the portrait
Book No.:
W-77849
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
books of entry, reports of cases
 
Author:
Dyer, James
Title:
Reports of Cases in the Reigns of Hen. VIII, Edw. VI, Q. Mary, and Q. Eliz. Taken and Collected by Sir James Dyer . . Now First Translated . . . by John Vaillant . . . To this Edition a Life of the Author is Prefixed [etc.]. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for Messrs. P. Byrne, J. Moore [and three others], Dublin, 1794.
Description:
Best edition, and the first in English, of the 16th century reports among the top-most echelon of early named reporting, "second only to the Yearbooks as a source of authority"; with the able translation of Vaillant, "a model editor for that time"
Condition:
Modern buckram, contrasting leather labels, some browning and foxing, occasionally substantial, some margins cut close; a usable set only
Book No.:
W-69688
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, 16TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Hall, Jona. Prescott
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of New York
Publisher:
Oliver Halsted, New York, 1831.
Description:
The first volume (of 2) of the first reports of cases for this court. Original sheep, very worn, but sound
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13396
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
reports of cases, New York
Author:
Title:
Law of Actions: Being An Exact, Brief and Methodical Collection of all adjudg'd Cases out of all the Reports of the Law to this Day; And likewise from Roll's Abridgment [with] the Reason that Rules it Render'd obvious to the meanest Capacity [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by John Nutt . . . for John Hartley [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
A rare work devoted almost entirely to action on the case, as it began "to produce the modern categories under which our substantive law is grouped", contrasting tort and contract, with much on slander, assumpsit and "doing, not doing, or misdoing"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, ex-library, else a sound copy with the blank before the title page; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78801
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
contracts, torts, Procedure, Abridgements, reports of cases, libel and slander
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
The Reports . . . of Divers Resolutions and Judgments given upon solemn Arguments, and with great Deliberation, and Conference of the most Reverend Judges, and Sages of the Law; of Cases in Law which never were Resolved [etc.]. Second Edition. Wing C4944A
Publisher:
Printed for H. Twyford, T. Collins [and seven others] [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
Second edition in English of Coke's Reports, in John Baker's words "of excellent quality . . . hav[ing] the distinction of being cited simply as 'The Reports', and . . . perhaps the single most influential series of named reports" in English law
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled sheep, showing some wear, light browning, but a very good tall copy
Book No.:
W-77880
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Espinasse, Issac
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Ruled at Nisi Prius in the Courts of King's Bench and Common Pleas, From Easter Term, 33 George III 1793, to Hilary Term, 39 George III 1799. A New Edition, With Improvements by Thomas Day. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
Printed by Hudson and Goodwin, Hartford, 1808.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-74579
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Fasciculus Florum. Or a Handfvll of Flowers, Gathered out of the seuerall Bookes of the Right Honorable Sir Edward Coke Knight and one of the Kings Maiesties most Honorable Councellours of Estate. S.T.C. 5529
Publisher:
Printed by G. Eld, London, 1618.
Description:
The final, expanded and best edition of Ashe's tribute to Coke, collecting the maxims from Coke's reports and here, for the first time, providing the maxims both in Latin and then in English translation, citing where in the Reports they may be found
Condition:
Modern crimson morocco, all edges gilt, slightly rubbed, William Stirling Maxwell's copy with the errata and coat of arms on its verso; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78863
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases, maxims
Author:
Title:
Cases Argued and Decreed in the High Court of Chancery [bound with] The Second Part of Cases Argued and Decreed in the High Court of Chancery [bound with] Select Cases in the High Court of Chancery Solemnly Argued and Decreed [etc.]. Three Volumes in Two
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1697-1702.
Description:
First editions of all three parts, with the last printing the opinion of Lord Nottingham (whom Holdsworth equates with Ellesmere and Bacon) in his most famous case, establishing the modern doctrine of the rule against perpetuities
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, joints cracking, yet a good tall set
Book No.:
W-66702
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, equity, perpetuities
 
Author:
Title:
A General Abridgment of Cases in Equity, Argued and Adjudged in the High Court of Chancery, &c. With Several Cases never before published [etc.] [with] A General Abridgment of Cases in Equity, Volume II. Two Volumes [complete]. Folio
Publisher:
[1] Printed by E. and R. Nutt [2] Printed by Henry Lintot, London, 1732-56.
Description:
First editions of both volumes of the most extensive of all the digests of cases in equity, published throughout the century and praised by Holdsworth as "[t]he most important of these Abridgments and the only one which was completed"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards (bindings vary), the second volume extensively glossed throughout, both well-preserved; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-78899
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases, equity
Author:
Keilway, Robert
Title:
Reports d'Ascuns Cases (Qui ont evenus aux temps du Roy Henry le Septieme . . . [and] Roy Henry le huitiesme) . . . Ovesque les Reports d'ascuns Cases prises per le Reverend Juge Guilleaume Dallison . . . & per Guilleaume Bendloe [etc.]. Wing K134
Publisher:
Printed for Charles Harper, William Crooke [etc.], London, 1688.
Description:
The only Law French edition of "[t]he best-known of the early private" law reports, marking the transition from the Year Books in the late 15th and early 16th centuries and, in this instance, forming the basis in part for John Baker's modern edition
Condition:
Modern 1/2 calf, definite browning, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-69304
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Dyer, James
Title:
Cy Ensvont Ascvns Novel Cases collectes per le iades tresreuerend Iudge, Mounsieur Iaques Dyer, chiefe Iustice del Common Banke: Ove Divers Resolvtions & Iudgements dones sur solempne Arguments & auec graund deliberation [etc.]. S.T.C. 7390.5. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1621.
Description:
An early edition of Dyer, one of two named reports (with Plowden) to appear in the 16th century, of particular value, in Dr. Baker's words, for the "quotations from manuscript reports and readings, many of which are now known only from this source"
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, top panel of spine repaired, modern typescript labels, some browning and a bit of staining, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74928
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Crompton, Richard
Title:
Star-Chamber Cases. Shewing What Causes Properly Belong to the Cognizance of that Court. Collected for the most part out of Mr. Crompton his Booke, Entituled The Jurisdiction of divers Courts. Wing C7030. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by I.O. for John Grove [etc.], London, 1641.
Description:
Second edition of the first work devoted exclusively to the Star Chamber, whose procedures (including torture) "ha[ve] subsequently . . . [made it] a synonym for a tribunal of arbitrary tyranny", here published in the year of the Court's abolition
Condition:
Modern 3/4 black calf over cloth boards, the bookplate of the Los Angeles County Law Library on the front pastedown and its stamp on the last blank
Book No.:
W-78143
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Star Chamber, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Dyer, Jaques
Title:
Les Reports des Divers select matters & Resolutions des Reverend Judges & Sages del Ley . . . Collect & Report per tres-Reverend Judge, Sr. Jaques Dyer . . . Ove Deux Novel Tables [etc.]. Wing D2926. Folio
Publisher:
Excudebant Johannes Streater & Henricus Twyford [etc.], London, 1672.
Description:
The final issuance of the first edition of Dyer, included in the top-most echelon of early named reporting and, in Dr. Baker's words' "second only to the Yearbooks as a source of authority"; no copy with this imprint in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite worn, ex-library, definite browning, occasional (informed) early annotations; a serviceable copy only
Book No.:
W-70680
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Acts, reports of cases, Acts
Author:
Miller, John
Title:
An Inquiry into the Present State of the Statute and Criminal Law of England
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1822.
Description:
The rare work written by a Lincoln's Inn barrister, expanding upon his influential rebuttal of the Report from the Select Committee on Criminal Laws, amounting (in Radzinowicz's words) to what "may well be called the 'Counter-Report'"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, a trifle worn, but well-preserved; three copies in OCLC, none in North America
Book No.:
W-75970
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law, Acts
Author:
Burrow, James
Title:
A Series of the Decisions of the Court of King's Bench upon Settlement-Cases; from The Death of Lord Raymond in March 1732 . . . including Lord Chief Justice Ryder's Time and the first Twelve Years of Lord Mansfield's. Two Volumes [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worrall and B. Tovey, near Lincoln's Inn, London, 1768.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary reverse calf, worn, joints cracking, yet a fresh set
Book No.:
W-65417
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
poor law, justices of peace, reports of cases
Author:
Tomlins, T.E.
Title:
A Digested Index to the Term Reports . . . Containing All the Points of Law Determined in the Court of King's Bench . . . and in the Court of Common Pleas [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan . . . for J. Butterworth, Fleet-Street, London, 1800.
Description:
First edition of Tomlins' work analyzing the decisions in both principal common law courts, clearly reflecting the careful scholarship for which he was known, as evidenced by his later contributions to the preparation of the Statutes of the Realm
Condition:
Contemporary calf, front joint just cracking, but a very good copy
Book No.:
W-57295
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
digests, reports of cases
 
Author:
Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:
Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:
W-16019
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
 
Author:
Parsons, Robert
Title:
An Answere to the Fifth Part of Reportes Lately set forth by Syr Edward Cooke . . . Concerning The ancient & moderne . . . lawes of England, which do apperteyne to Spirituall Power & Iurisdiction [etc.]. S.T.C. 19352 (cancel title)
Publisher:
Imprinted with licence [by F. Bellet], St. Omers, 1606.
Description:
Only edition of the polemic which Laski called "an attempt of great importance to show how the common law leaves room for the Pope", challenging Coke's reports of decisions limiting the jurisdiction of the ecclesiastical courts and to Coke's response
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, label lacking, definite browning, margins cut close (no text affected), else sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78937
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
reports of cases, Religion
Author:
Hepburn (ed.), H.P.
Title:
Reports of Cases in the Supreme Court of the State of California in the year 1853
Publisher:
T. & J.W. Johnson, Law Booksellers, Philadelphia, 1855.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13855
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
California, reports of cases
 
Author:
Bellewe (ed.), Richard
Title:
Ascvns Nouell cases de les ans et temps le Roy, H.8. Ed.6. & la Roygne Mary, Escrie ex la graund Abridgement, composed per Sir Robert Brooke . . . disperse en les Titles. Mes icy collect sub ans [etc.]. S.T.C. 3821.5; Beale R479; Cowley 72; not in Baker
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli. Cum priuilegio, London, 1578.
Description:
The work containing portions of the first Inns of Court reading to be printed, Justice Frowyk's lecture on Prerogative Regis, preceding by several decades the the first (in 1635) located in J.H. Baker's "Readings and Readers in the Inns of Court"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, blind centered lozenges, joints just cracking but very firm, an exceptionally clean copy with generous margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78989
Price:
$ 1350.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases, Inns of Court
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Les Reports de Edward Coke . . . de diuers Resolutions, & Judgements donnes auec graund deliberation, per les tresreuerendes Iudges, & sages de la ley, de cases & matters en ley [etc.]. Parts 1-13 in seven volumes [complete] [titles vary]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers [Part I] [imprints vary], London, 1607-59.
Description:
A complete collection of the most famous of all reports of English law, in John Baker's words "of excellent quality . . . hav[ing] the distinction of being cited simply as 'The Reports'", all in first or early editions or first edition variants
Condition:
Contemporary and modern calf and 3/4 calf, the bindings varied but at most lightly rubbed, together a well-preserved collection; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78205
Price:
$ 10000.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Sept Part des Reports . . . des diurs Resolutions & Iudgements done sur solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley, de cases in ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5512. Folio
Publisher:
Printed [by Adam Islip] for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1629.
Description:
An early edition of the seventh part of the "Reports", containing in its preface Coke's rejoinder to the polemic levelled against his speech and charge at the Norwich assises, and beginning with Coke's famed report of "Calvin's Case"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, else a very good copy with ample margins and the occasional early marginalia; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78210
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Neufme Part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions & Iugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5515. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1613.
Description:
First edition of the ninth part of Coke's Reports, in whose preface he continues his discussion of the ancient laws of England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence, with a particular reliance on Andrew Horne's "The Mirror of Justices"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, else a good copy with ample margins and an early, though not extensive, gloss; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78215
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Lutwyche, Edward
Title:
Un Livre des Entries: Contenant auxi un Report des Resolutions Del Court Sur Diverse Exceptions Prises as Pleadings, et Sur auters Matters en Ley [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1704.
Description:
First and by far the best edition of Lutwyche's mammoth and highly useful blend of a book of entries and case reports, arranged "old-style" by subject matter with both the pleadings and the courts' resolutions of the issues
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, without the portrait
Book No.:
W-51076
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
books of entry, reports of cases

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