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Title:
Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Seven Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
John Rees, London, 1989-91.
Description:
Still the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking world and the former British Empire, excluding only this country post-Independence, with individual volumes devoted to Ireland and Scotland; each volume also available separately
Condition:
Book No.:
W-69929
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Bibliography, roman law, SCOTLAND, English Commonwealth, IRELAND, CANADA
Author:
Spelman, Henry
Title:
Of the Law Terms: A Discourse Written by The Learned Antiquary, Sir Henry Spelman, Kt. Wherein The Laws of the Jews, Grecians, Romans, Saxons and Normans, relating to the Subject, are fully explained. Wing S4929
Publisher:
Printed for Matthew Gillyflower, in Westminster Hall, London, 1684.
Description:
Spelman's paper delivered to the Society of Antiquaries, tracing the origins of holding court only at certain times of year and on certain days, noting in particular the influence which canon law seemingly had upon the formation of English law terms
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label, gilt, somewhat rubbed and scraped, else amply margined and well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78055
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
roman law, Anglo-Saxon law, greek law, jewish law, courts
 
Author:
Taylor, John
Title:
Elements of the Civil Law. The Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed: and Sold by Charles Bathurst Bookseller in Fleet-Street, London, 1769.
Description:
An impressive work which Holdsworth terms "an excellent introduction to the study of Roman law and jurisprudence", grappling with issues such as law and right, justice, equity, and the law of nations, commenting on modern as well as ancient writers
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled edges, discreetly ex-library, light browning, with the signature of Robert Almaty, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn
Book No.:
W-79079
Price:
$ 425.00
Category:
roman law
 
Author:
Story, W W.
Title:
A Roman Lawyer in Jerusalem
Publisher:
Colby and Rich, Boston.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41520
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
roman law
Author:
Walker, James M.
Title:
The Theory of the Common Law
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1852.
Description:
Original edition of Walker's probing effort to compare Roman law and common law, a principal part of his contribution to the civilian writers who "stand as an example of the highest intellectual attainments reached by antebellum American lawyers"
Condition:
Original sheep, rubbed, the joints just cracking, else an exceptionally clean, bright copy
Book No.:
W-73218
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
roman law, philosophy of law
Author:
Hallifax, Samuel
Title:
An Analysis of the Civil Law, In Which a Comparison Is Occasionally Made between the Roman Laws and Those of England. A New Edition . . . Being the Heads of a Course of Lectures Publicly Read in the University of Cambridge by John William Geldart [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by . . . John Smith, Printer to the University [etc.], Cambridge, 1836.
Description:
The foremost 18th century lectures on Roman law delivered in England in the edition prepared by James Geldhart, one of Hallifax's successors as Regius Professor of Civil Law at Cambridge, and influential upon Sir Henry Maine, Geldart's successor
Condition:
Original green embossed cloth, gilt, the spine somewhat faded and a bit crinkled, its bottom just snagged, yet a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-75217
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
roman law
 
Author:
Stephenson, Andrew
Title:
A History of Roman Law, With a Commentary on the Institutes of Gaius and Justinian
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1912.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, rubbed, the spine somewhat dull, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-78945
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
roman law
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
Roman Law, Linguistic, Social and Philosophical Aspects
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Original decorated cloth, gilt, a very good copy, in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-72310
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
roman law
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description:
First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges, pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78201
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
 
Author:
Maxwell (comps.), Leslie F. and W. Harold
Title:
Sweet and Maxwell's Legal Bibliography of the British Commonwealth of Nations. Volume 5. Scottish Law to 1956. Together with a list of Roman Law Books in the English Language. Second Edition
Publisher:
John Rees, London, 1990.
Description:
The volume of the pre-eminent legal bibliography of the English-speaking world and the former British Empire devoted to Scotland, with a list of works in English on Roman law appended
Condition:
Original cloth, as new, in the glassine dustjacket; the facsimile reissue of the second edition of 1957
Book No.:
W-70868
Price:
$ 55.00
Category:
Bibliography, SCOTLAND, roman law
 
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.], London, 1751.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18199
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
The Defence of Superior Orders in Roman Law. An Inaugural Lecture Delivered before the University of Oxford on 8 February 1956
Publisher:
At the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1956.
Description:
One of Professor Daube's major lectures, as he became Regius Professor of Civil Law at Oxford, exploring the many aspects of defending one's actions when commanded to undertake them by a superior, seemingly in part prompted by the War Crimes Trials
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-79186
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
roman law

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