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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:
Burrow, James
Title:
Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench [etc.]. Volume V [only] [of Five]
Publisher:
Printed by Richard Moncrieffe, No. 16, Capel-Street, Dublin, 1785.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, very worn, both boards detached, labels lacking, a working copy only of this odd volume
Book No.:
W-91266
Price:
$ 25.00
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:
Dyer, James
Title:
Cy ensuont ascuns nouel cases Collectes per le iades tresreuerend Iudge, Mounsieur Iasques Dyer, chiefe Iustice del common banke, Ore primierment publies & imprimies [etc.]. S.T.C. 7388(b) [this, the Taussig copy]; Beale R481
Publisher:
in Aedibus Richardi Tottelli, Ianuarii primo [etc.], London, 1585.
Description:
First 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 calf, rebacked, the original spine laid down, occasional light staining, repairs to the first blanks, else an exceptionally bright copy
Book No.:
W-78371
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Bunbury, William
Title:
Reports of Cases in the Court of Exchequer, From the Beginning of the Reign of King George the First, Until the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of King George the Second . . . published . . . by his Son in Law, George Wilson, Serjeant at Law. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for D. Browne [and three others], London, 1755.
Description:
First edition of the reports ultimately termed "authoritative" and (in Holdsworth's words) "almost the only regular set of reports of cases decided in the court of Exchequer", prepared by the highly regarded Wilson from his uncle's manuscript
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the Macclesfield copy of the work dedicated to the first Lord Macclesfield's nephew, Thomas Parker, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer
Book No.:
W-79823
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Brownlow, Richard and John Goldesborough
Title:
Reports Of Divers Choice Cases in Law . . . With Directions how to proceed in many Intricate Actions, both Real and Personal [etc.]. [with] Richard Brownlow, Reports: The Second Part . . . Useful for all Clerks, Attorneys [etc.]. Wing B5200 and B5202
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Twyford . . . and Samuel Heyrick [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
Third and second editions of the reports devoted primarily to Elizabeth's reign, principally the work of the Middle Temple bencher praised by both Holdsworth ("a great reputation") and Baker ("the wise old man"); with the two frontispiece portraits
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, neatly rebacked, clean with ample margins and the early signature of Thomas Phillipps of the Middle Temple; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79531
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Huictme Part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions & Jugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation & conference des trereuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5513 variant 2. 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 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, mainly lightish and marginal, else a good copy with the occasional annotation; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78233
Price:
$ 1500.00
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:
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:
Plowden, Edmund
Title:
Les Commentaries . . . de diuers cases esteants matters en ley, & de les Arguments fur yceux [etc.] [bound with] Cy ensuont certeyne Cases [Part Two]. . . Ouesque vn Table en fine de cest Lieur [by W. Fleetewood] [etc.]. STC 20041 and 20046.3. Folio
Publisher:
In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli [imprints vary], London, 1578-79.
Description:
Second edition of the first part and the first edition of the second part, with Fleetwood's Tables, marking the break with the Year Books and providing (in the words of Dr. Baker) "the conception of a law report as a reasoned exposition of the law"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled calf, centered lozenges, two leaves duplicated in part two, first title slightly trimmed, else very fresh; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78817
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Strange, John
Title:
Reports of Adjudged Cases In the Courts of Chancery, King's Bench, Common Pleas and Exchequer, From Trinity Term in the Second Year of King George I. to Trinity Term in the Twenty-first Year of King George II [etc.]. Third Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall [etc.], London, 1795.
Description:
An imperfect, working set at best, textually complete only, one or more index leaves lacking, one title page defective, the sewing gone in volume one, and some pages loose
Condition:
Contemporary calf, heavily reinforced with tape, two boards detached but present; a clean working set
Book No.:
W-91405
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
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:
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:
Harding, Alan (ed.)
Title:
The Roll of the Shropshire Eyre of 1256
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1981.
Description:
Volume XCVI for the Year 1980
Condition:
Book No.:
W-62934
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, 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:
Kelyng, John
Title:
A Report of Divers Cases in Pleas of the Crown, Adjudged and Determined . . . With Directions for Justices of the Peace and Others . . . From the Original Manuscript, under his own Hand [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Isaac Cleave, next Door to Serjeants-Inn [etc.], London, 1708.
Description:
First edition of the first reports exclusively devoted to English criminal law, reflecting Kelyng's career both while a criminal lawyer and after becoming Chief Justice of King's Bench; seen posthumously through the press by Lord Holt
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, embrowning; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-66169
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law
 
Author:
Bigelow, Lewis
Title:
A Digest of Pickering's Reports, Volumes II-VII Being a Supplement to the Digest of the Previous Volumes of the Massachusetts Reports
Publisher:
Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, Boston, 1830.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43708
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
digests, Massachusetts, 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 1/4 calf over marbled boards, lightly faded, some light browning, the top margin cut a bit close, else quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79800
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Star Chamber, reports of cases
 
Author:
Title:
Cases Decided in the District and Circuit Court of the United States for the Pennsylvania District, and also a Case Decided in the District Court of Massachusetts, Relative to the Employment of British Licenses on board of Vessels of the United States
Publisher:
Published by Redwood Fisher, No. 30, South Fourth-Street, Philadelphia, 1813.
Description:
Condition:
Original stabbed wraps (lacking), foxing, untrimmed; 91 pages
Book No.:
W-62291
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, maritime law, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts
 
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Le Tierce Part des Reportes del Edward Coke Lattorney Generall le Roigne, de diuers Resolutions & Iudgements donnes auec graund deliberation, per les tresreuerend Iudges, et sages de la ley, de cases et matters en ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5499. Folio
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight, London, 1602.
Description:
The rare variant first edition of part three of Coke's Reports and the last part to contain what Plucknett has called Coke's "choicest cases", after which the methodology and presentation of the Reports change significantly; with line 4 ending "Ge-"
Condition:
Modern calf, light marginal staining, else very clean with ample margins and occasional early notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78738
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Vn General Table, a touts les seueral Liures de les Reports de le darreine tresreuerend Iudge, Sir Edward Coke . . . Ouesq[ue] deux Catalogues Alphabetical, Lun de les principal Cases, lauter de touts les general Titles . . . des dits Reports. S.T.C. 5526
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Statio[ners], London, 1618.
Description:
The much expanded second edition of the first abridgement of Coke's reports, now covering all eleven parts, undertaken by Thomas Ashe, the pioneer of this genre of legal literature and, in Holdsworth's words, "a great maker of indices and abstracts"
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt lettered, generally clean with good margins, ownership signature of Richard Levinge dated 1652 on the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79403
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases
Author:
Plowden, Edmund
Title:
Les Comentaries . . . de dyuers cases esteantes matters en ley, & de les Argumentes fur yceux [etc.] [bound with] Cy ensuont certeyne Cases . . . Ouesque vn Table en fine de cest Lieur [etc.]. STC 20040 and 20046.7; Beale R484, R486a, R487, and R488. Folio
Publisher:
In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli [imprints vary], London, 1571-84.
Description:
First edition of the first part and the second edition of the second part, with Fleetwood's Tables, marking the break with the Year Books and providing (in the words of Dr. Baker) "the conception of a law report as a reasoned exposition of the law"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, light browning, one title just trimmed, two leaves in facsimile, else well-preserved with early annotations
Book No.:
W-78352
Price:
$ 2500.00
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-16019
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
 
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:
Peake, Thomas
Title:
Cases Determined at Nisi Prius, in the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:
Printed for P. Byrne, No. 108, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1795.
Description:
The first nisi prius reports, that is, those technically scheduled for Westminster unless first ('nisi prius') heard in the country, where in fact most were, the fiction dating as far back as Bracton and the basis of England's assize system
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and a bit chipped, embrowning; sound
Book No.:
W-61287
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Les Reports de Edward Coke L'attorney generall le Roigne [bound with] Le Second Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Tierce Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Quart Part des Reportes [etc.]. S.T.C. 5493.4; 5496; 5499.2; 5502.3
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight, London, 1601-04.
Description:
Second editions of the first four parts of Coke's Reports, containing his choicest cases, all printed during the first half of the first decade of the 17th century, as the Reports were just appearing; all printed by Thomas Wight, their first printer
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, small hole to first title (no text affected), some staining, but generally very clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78246
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
criminal law, 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:
Sayles, G.O. (ed.)
Title:
Select Cases in The Court of King's Bench Under Edward III
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1965.
Description:
The Selden Society's annual volume 82, with Professor Sayle's lengthy introduction and 19 appendices prefacing the cases
Condition:
Ex-library, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-46817
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
14TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Savile, John
Title:
Les Reports de Sir Iohn Savile Chevalier, Nadgairis Baron de l'Exchequer, Divers Special Cases cybien en le Court de Common Bank, Come l'Exhequer En le Temps de Royne Elizabeth [etc.]. Wing S778. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for George Pawlet, and are to be sold by Robert Vincent, London, 1688.
Description:
The reissue of the reports attributed to Savile, barrister, reader, serjeant at law and, ultimately, a baron of the Exchequer, with his reports devoted in significant part to that court; with both the imprimatur leaf and the advertising leaf
Condition:
Early 1/4 calf over cloth, crimson morocco label, gilt, rubbed, with Theron Metcalf's clipped ownership signature, dated 1818, on the front pastedown
Book No.:
W-79847
Price:
$ 140.00
Category:
reports of cases, Exchequer
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
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 staining, else a good copy with ample margins and the occasional early marginalia; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78221
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
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:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Epieikeia: Et Table generall a les Annales del Ley, per quel facilment troueres touts les cases contenus in yceux; queux concerne le exposition des Statutes per Equitie [etc.]. S.T.C. 840
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of the Stationers, London, 1609.
Description:
Only edition of Ashe's much praised work, its introduction [in English] "a highly intelligent discourse on the nature of equity in English law", capturing from the year books and reported cases instances in which statutes have been extended equitably
Condition:
Modern dark calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, red edges, three circular library stamps, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79324
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
equity, Year Books, reports of cases
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
The New Law Dictionary . . . Carefully Abridged . . . And particularly Referring To all the Law-Reports, and Acts of Parliament . . . Whereto is added, A curious Catalogue or Register of the Year-Books and Reports, with the Times of their Publication
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for R. Ware [and twelve others], London, 1743.
Description:
The uncommon (and sole) abridgment of Jacob's masterpiece, his original work far different from previous dictionaries, this abridgment undertaken by Jacob himself, with a special effort made to render it "easy, clear, and familiar"
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, somewhat rubbed, else a very good clean copy; eight copies in ESTC, one in a law library
Book No.:
W-77706
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
legal dictionaries, Abridgements, reports of cases, Acts, Year Books
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Size Part des Reports Sr. Edw. Coke Chiualer, chiefe Iustice del Common banke: des diuers Resolutions & Iudgements dones sur solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5509.5
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London], 1607.
Description:
First edition variant of the part of Coke's reports in which he begins to draw upon contemporary material and in which he continues his observations, begun in the preface to the second part of his Reports, on the ancient laws and customs of England
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over boards, discreetly ex-library, light browning, extensive marginal gloss, a very good copy; rare, one copy in ESTC in the USA
Book No.:
W-72757
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Title:
Vn Abridgement de touts les Cases, reportes per Mounsieur Iasqves Dyer. S.T.C. 7387
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1609.
Description:
Final edition of the first abridgement of Dyer's reports, published coterminously with the reports themselves, one of the two named reports of the 16th century (with Plowden's), in Dr. Baker's words, "an essential possession for every law student"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed, rebacked, the foremargin of the title just chipped (text not affected), occasional marginal notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79575
Price:
$ 675.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases
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:
Baggett, W.T. (ed.)
Title:
Pacific Coast Law Journal. Containing All the Decisions of the Supreme Court of California...the Leading Decisions of the United States Circuit and Disctrict Courts of California, important Decisions of the United States Supreme Court. Vol. 3 No. 11
Publisher:
W.T. Baggett & Company, Publishers, San Francisco, 1879.
Description:
Individual issue, represented as superior to the official reports, providing all decisions whether or not designated for publication, and noting those cases decided without written opinions or otherwise not reported
Condition:
Self-waps; edges chipped, edges browned but otherwise a good copy
Book No.:
W-91882
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
California, reports of cases
Author:
Title:
The Federal Cases, Comprising Cases Argued and Determined in the Circuit and District Courts of the United States, from the Earliest Times to the Beginning of the Federal Reporter, Arranged Alphabetically [etc.]. Thirty Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1894.
Description:
The original edition of the massive effort (over 18,000 cases in total) to bring together the decisions of the federal courts other than the Supreme Court for almost a century, from 1789 to 1880, when the Federal Reporter began to be published
Condition:
Original sheep, quite worn, ex-library, some spines defective, boards loose or detached, one lacking; a working set
Book No.:
W-72472
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases

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