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Title:
Anno Regni Gulielmi III Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae & Hiverniae, Septimo [and Octavo]. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the Two and twentieth Day of November, Anno Dom. 1695. In the Seventh Year of the Reign [etc.]. Not in Wing. Folio.
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and the Executrix of Thomas Newcomb [&c], London, 1696.
Description:
The Parliament enacting legislation resulting in "one of the great monetary events in history" and the adoption of the gold standard, crucially involving the views of John Locke, with its philosophical and financial consequences still debated
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, a variant not in ESTC, with certain of the first 14 title pages dated 1696 [compare ESTC R223064]; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79743
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Acts, economics, Bench and Bar, Coining, legal reform
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
Concerning the Reconstruction of 'The Aramaic Gospels'. Reprinted from the "Bulletin of the John Rylands Library," Vol. 29, No. 1, July 1945
Publisher:
Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1945.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, somewhat dusty, else a good untrimmed copy, 39 pages; "with the compliments of the author"
Book No.:
W-74138
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
ancient law, Religion
 
Author:
Fleming, Thomas J.
Title:
Take the Hatred Away, and You Have Nothing Left
Publisher:
American Bar Association Section of Criminal Justi, Washington, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized printed boards, showing some wear, but a usable copy; the December issue
Book No.:
W-72183
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Michigan, Discrimination
 
Author:
Townsend, William C. (ed.)
Title:
Modern State Trials. Revised and Illustrated, With Essays and Notes. In Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, London, 1850.
Description:
The set of English State Trials continuing and complementing Cobbett and Howell, undertaken by the Lincoln's Inn bencher with a "keen interest in legal history" and with his lengthy introductory essays, all of the trials previously uncollected
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite rubbed, two joints splitting, ex-Joseph M. Gleason Library with its markings; a clean working set
Book No.:
W-74804
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Sullivan, Robert
Title:
The Disappearance of Dr. Parkman
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1971.
Description:
An account of the 1850 Boston Parkman-Webster murder trial, bringing to light documents discovered 120 years after Webster's hanging that illuminate the strange trial proceedings
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18658
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
Appeasement or Resistance, And Other Essays on New Testament Judaism
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1987.
Description:
Four of Professor Daube's always scintillating essays, the last of which (the title's essay) may be viewed as complementing his 'Collaboration with Tyranny'; with a second essay on 'Temple Tax', and another on the 'Old Testament in the New'
Condition:
Presented "To Charlie Moche / in profound gratitude / for encouragement and help / in good and difficult times / February 1988 / from David"
Book No.:
W-71504
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
ancient law, jewish law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Sullivan, Karen
Title:
The Interrogation of Joan of Arc
Publisher:
University of Minnesota, Minneapolis, 1999.
Description:
Medieval Cultures Vol. 20
Condition:
Printed wraps, a very good copy; 205 pages
Book No.:
W-68834
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, FRANCE, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Davis, Bertram H.
Title:
A Proof of Eminence, The Life of Sir John Hawkins
Publisher:
Indiana University Press, Bloomington, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56640
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
biography, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Title:
An Account of the Proceedings . . . for Taking, Examining and Stating the Publick Accounts [and for] An Act for Preventing Occasional Conformity [and] The Bill Entituled, An Act for preventing Occasional Conformity [etc.]. ESTC T18742; T18744; T141213
Publisher:
[1 and 2] Charles Bill; [3] Edward Jones [imprints vary], London, 1703.
Description:
Three works central to the controversy on occasional conformity, sparked by Daniel Defoe's "Enquiry" and here reaching its height, ultimately imposing significant penalties [10 Anne c.6] on nonconformists and Catholics taking 'occasional' communion
Condition:
Contemporary mottled calf, joints rubbed, small cracks to their upper portions, some browning and marginal staining, else very sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80281
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Religion, Parliament, Acts
 
Author:
Daube, David and Calum Carmichael
Title:
The Return of the Divorcee
Publisher:
Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies, Oxford, 1993.
Description:
The lecture given by Professor Daube (with that of Professor Carmichael) upon the establishment of a Fellowship of Jewish Law at Oxford, examining with the lightest touch the Dueteronomic prohibition of a divorcee returning to her first husband
Condition:
Original light-blue stapled printed wraps, well-preserved; 28 pages
Book No.:
W-71985
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
ancient law, jewish law, divorce
 
Author:
Donald, David
Title:
Charles Sumner and the Rights of Man
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-60884
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
biography, 19TH CENTURY, civil rights
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
Ancient Hebrew Fables. The Inaugural Lecture of the Oxford Centre for Postgraduate Hebrew Studies, Delivered in Corpus Christi College 17 May 1973
Publisher:
At the University Press, Oxford, 1973.
Description:
Professor Daube's insightful discussion of the three fables found in the Old Testament and six others from Rabbinic sources with no known precursors in other literatures, noting their manifold relations to freedom and civil disobedience
Condition:
Presentation copy ("Warm regards, David") on the inside front wrap, to Philip Rieff, the noted psychologist, with his ownership signature on the title
Book No.:
W-70711
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
ancient law, jewish law, Law and Literature, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
The Exodus Pattern in the Bible
Publisher:
Faber and Faber, London, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, one line underlined; sound, in a torn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-69307
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
ancient law, Religion
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
The New Testament and Rabbinic Judaism
Publisher:
Arno Press, New York, 1973.
Description:
Presentation copy of Professor Daube's Jordan Lectures in Comparative Religion delivered at the School of Oriental and African Studies at the University of London in 1952 "In gratitude to / Mr and Mrs Marshall Houts / David Daube / 25 February 1981"
Condition:
Original crimson cloth, the spine quite worn and faded; sound
Book No.:
W-67613
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Religion, hebrew law, ancient law
 
Author:
Donald, David
Title:
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-57852
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
biography, 19TH CENTURY, CIVIL WAR, law of slavery
 
Author:
Taylor, Lawrence
Title:
A Trial of Generals, Homma, Yamashita, MacArthur
Publisher:
Icarus Press, South Bend, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-44921
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
JAPAN, trials, Nuremberg, PHILIPPINES, military law
 
Author:
Tager, Alexander B.
Title:
The Decay of Czarism, The Beiliss Trial, A Contribution to the History of the Political Reaction During the Last Years of Russian Czarism [etc.]
Publisher:
Jewish Publication Society of America, Philadelphia, 1935.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth, rubbed, but a clean copy
Book No.:
W-47974
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
RUSSIA, jewish law, trials
 
Author:
Delachenal, R.
Title:
Histoire des Avocats au Parlement de Paris 1300-1600
Publisher:
E. Plon, Nourrit & Cie., Paris, 1885.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40828
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
FRANCE, biography, Bench and Bar
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
Civil Disobedience in Antiquity
Publisher:
Edinburgh University Press, Edinburgh, 1972.
Description:
Professor Daube's intellectual romp of a high order, delivered as his Messenger Lectures during the Vietnam War, treating of non-violent civil disobedience in antiquity, including that of women, of children and slaves, and of religious minorities
Condition:
Original cloth, the front board warped, else a usable copy
Book No.:
W-69044
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
civil liberties, ancient law
 
Author:
Dabney, William M. and Marion Dargan
Title:
William Henry Drayton and the American Revolution
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52172
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, South Carolina, biography
 
Author:
Tod, T.M.
Title:
The Scots Black Kalendar, A Record of Criminal Trials and Executions in Scotland 1800-1910
Publisher:
Munro and Scott, Perth, 1938.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54467
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
Ancient Jewish Law, Three Inaugural Lectures
Publisher:
E.J. Brill, Leiden, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-69251
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
jewish law, ancient law
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
Collaboration with Tyranny in Rabbinic Law
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, London, 1965.
Description:
Professor Daube's Riddell Memorial Lectures, in which he "leaves it to the reader to draw parallels with the modern world", and with great insight examines a number of exquisitely difficult and real moral dilemmas historically posed by Rabbinic law
Condition:
Presentation copy "To William Braude [the most scholarly of Reform Rabbis] / in admiration and affection / from David Daube / 12 May 1966 / All Souls"
Book No.:
W-73241
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
jewish law, ancient law
 
Author:
Title:
Concise Dictionary of American Biography
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's sons, New York, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy, in quite a worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-40559
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography
 
Author:
Daube, David
Title:
Some Comparative Law--Furtum Conceptum
Publisher:
Printed by Jos. Waibel, Freiburg im Breisgau, 1937.
Description:
One of Professor Daube's earliest writings, pursuing a theme to loom large in his oeuvre--the existence of similar legal phenomena across cultures and centuries--here exemplified in the case of theft and hot pursuit
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, somewhat faded, 30 pages; reprinted from the Tijdschrift Voor Rechtsgeschiedenis, volume XV, 1936
Book No.:
W-70784
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
ancient law, criminal law
 
Author:
Davis, Thomas [ed.]
Title:
The Speeches of the Right Honorable John Philpot Curran
Publisher:
Henry G. Bohn, London, 1847.
Description:
Condition:
Later cloth, a few pages loose; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-60417
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
IRELAND, biography, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Ap-Robert, John
Title:
The Younger Brother His Apologie, or a Fathers Free Power disputed, for the disposition of his Lands . . . to his Sonne . . . as right Reason, the Lawes of God and Nature, the Civill, Canon, and Municipall Laws of this Kingdome doe command. S.T.C. 717
Publisher:
Printed by Iohn Lichfield for Edward Forrest, Oxford, 1635.
Description:
An uncommon reissue of a work appearing through most of the 17th century, contending that the law of primogeniture may (and should) be departed from where family circumstances so dictate or a father so wishes; one copy in North America in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, the title somewhat browned, else well preserved with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80277
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
JAPAN, Real Property, Wills, Family Law
Author:
Jenkins, David
Title:
The Works Of the Eminemt and Learned Judge Jenkins upon Divers Statutes Concerning the King's Prerogative and the Liberty of the Subject. Now Reprinted from the Original Authentick Copy, Written and Published by himself, when Prisoner in Newgate. Wing J579
Publisher:
Printed by Samuel Roycroft, for Samuel Heyrick . . . in Holborne, London, 1681.
Description:
The principal collection of Jenkins' political and constitutional theory, almost all written while he was imprisoned during the Interregnum, ably defending the King in Parliament, and both reflecting Coke and anticipating the Glorious Revolution
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite rubbed, rebacked, neat tear in one leaf [D3], else quite clean with good margins and the frontispiece; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80278
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
English constitutional law, MEDIEVAL, WALES, English Commonwealth, Glorious Revolution
 
Author:
Thomas, D. Aneurin (ed.)
Title:
The Welsh Elizabethan Catholic Martyrs, The Trial Documents of Saint Richard Gwyn and of the Venerable William Davies
Publisher:
University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Original crimson cloth, a bit dusty, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-65786
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
WALES, 16TH CENTURY, trials, Religion
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
The Case of the Late Election for the County of Middlesex, Considered On the Principles of the Constitution, and the Authorities of Law. Eller 231 [citing the University of Chicago Library copy of 48 pages, as here]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for T. Cadell (Successor to Mr. Millar) in the Strand, London, 1769.
Description:
Blackstone's passionate invocation of the common law as the source of the House of Common's power to expel a member, and his principal contribution to English constitutional law outside the Commentaries; not seen by Eller and surprisingly uncommon
Condition:
Modern marbled stabbed wraps, light browning, the half-title a bit dusty, else a good, generously margined copy, 48 pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77790
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
English constitutional law
 
Author:
D'Anvers, Knightley
Title:
A General Abridgment of the Common Law, Alphabetically Digested under Proper Titles . . . With Three Tables: The First, Of the several Titles. The Second, Of the Names of the Cases. And the Third, Of the Matter under General Heads. Two Volumes. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for . . . John Walthoe [etc.] [imprints vary], London, 1705-13.
Description:
First edition of D'Anvers' translation into English of the abridgment of Henry Rolle, "[i]ts scientific method . . . far in advance of anything that had preceded it", carried forward to the letter "E" and further supplemented but never completed
Condition:
Contemporary calf, a trifle rubbed, occasional light foxing and browning, a very good set, compare Cowley 192; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77796
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Abridgements

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