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Author:
Tourtoulon, Pierre De
Title:
Philosophy in the Development of Law
Publisher:
Macmillan Co., New York, 1922.
Description:
With a preface by Morris R. Cohen, who had supplied a copy of the original French edition to Holmes, causing him to describe it to Pollock as "the bread of life . . . I haven't for a long time read a book that embodies so many things that I believe"
Condition:
Original blue cloth, worn and dampstained, but still usable
Book No.:
W-30971
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
philosophy of law
 
Author:
Hollis, Christopher
Title:
The Homicide Act, The First Thorough Examination of How the Homicide Act Has Been Working in Practice
Publisher:
Victor Gollancz Ltd., London, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-14027
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Richardson, Robert
Title:
The Attorney's Practice in the Court of King's Bench: Or, An Introduction to the Knowledge of the Practice of that Court . . . With Variety of useful and curious Precedents in English, settled or drawn by Counsel [etc.]. Sixth Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by His Majesty's Law-printers [etc.], London, 1776.
Description:
The edition appearing while both Blackstone and Mansfield were on the bench, praised by Holdsworth as a "better and a more orderly account" than its predecessors, its second volume largely comprised of forms attributed to the lawyers creating them
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, definite browning and foxing , a sound usable set only
Book No.:
W-76006
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
English Law
Author:
Title:
A Booke of Proclamations, published since the beginning of his Maiesties most happy Reigne ouer England . . . Untill this present Moneth of Febr. 3. Anno Dom. 1609. S.T.C. 7759
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1610.
Description:
First edition of a controversial work, viewed by the House of Commons as demonstrating James's attempt to effect unilaterally by proclamation acts requiring Parliamentary consent, leading to the voiding of those contended to be especially grevious
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked, quite rubbed, some marginal worming; with an ?unrecorded "Books printed or sold by William Leak"; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78271
Price:
$ 2250.00
Category:
English Law
 
Author:
Rostow, Eugene V.
Title:
A National Policy for the Oil Industry
Publisher:
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1948.
Description:
Condition:
A bit rubbed, and a little pencilling, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-47765
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
economics, oil and gas law
Author:
Title:
The Contentes of this boke. Fyrste the boke for a Justice of peace. The boke that teacheth to kepe a court Baron, or a lete [and] a courte hundred. The boke[s] called returna Brevium [and] Carta Foedi [and] the kynge's Escheker [etc.]. S.T.C. 14877
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Bertheleti [imprints vary], London, 1544.
Description:
The collection of highly practical treatises designed for justices of the peace, sheriffs, bailiffs and other local officials, this being the edition selected by Holdsworth as representative, its contents termed "a useful handbook [and] essential"
Condition:
Modern speckled calf, all edges gilt, bound by Sangorski & Sutcliffe, Huntington Library duplicate, quite clean and even luscious; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79387
Price:
$ 6750.00
Category:
justices of peace, Every Man Law Books, courts, Exchequer, sheriffs, Forms & Form Books
 
Author:
Title:
Summary of Provisions of Taft-Hartley Act
Publisher:
President of the International Typographical Union, Indianapolis, 1947.
Description:
The text of the Taft-Hartley Act, prefaced by an extensive analysis of it, seemingly quite dispassionate and objective, by the American Federation of Labor's general counsel's office
Condition:
Printed self-wraps; 36 pages
Book No.:
W-43350
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
labor law
 
Author:
Title:
Hindsight and Foresight: Planning to Protect and Guide Special Neighborhoods
Publisher:
Exploring the Metropolis, Inc., New York, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Printed stapled wraps, a good copy; 80 pages
Book No.:
W-30267
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Zoning Law
Author:
Heale, William
Title:
An Apologie for Women. Or an Opposition to Mr. Dr. G. his assertion . . . That it was lawfull for husbands to beate their wives [with] Henry Swinburne, A Treatise on Spousals, or Matrimonial Contracts [etc.]
Publisher:
Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, worn, ex-library, a usable copy only, the 1608 and 1686 editions in facsimile; Classics of English Legal History
Book No.:
W-77901
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
women's law
Author:
Smith, Thomas
Title:
The Commonwealth of England, And the Maner and Gouernement thereof . . . With new Additions of the chiefe Courts in England, And the Offices thereof [etc.]. S.T.C. 22863. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by William Stansby for Iohn Smethwicke [etc.], London, 1612.
Description:
The first English treatise on comparative constitutional law and politics, highly regarded by Maitland, who adjudged that the work "will be quoted and transcribed so long as men take any interest in the history of the English constitution"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, the top margin cut close affecting the "The" of the title, some browning, else crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79618
Price:
$ 400.00
Category:
political theory, Comparative Law
 
Author:
Farnam, Henry W.
Title:
Bibliography of the Department of Economics and Sociology of the Carnegie Institution of Washington. Third Edition
Publisher:
Carnegie Institution of Washington, Washington, 1914.
Description:
Part of the Institution's monumental undertaking to develop its "Contributions to American Economic History", for which the Department was organized into twelve divisions, with monographs, articles, and unpublished monographs listed accordingly
Condition:
Original brown printed sewn wraps, a bit crinkled and ex-library, but sound; 19 pages + an addendum slip pasted to the front wrap not noted in OCLC
Book No.:
W-72530
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, economics, law and sociology
 
Author:
Title:
Environment Reporter, Cases. Thirteen Volumes
Publisher:
Bureau of National Affairs, Inc., Washington, 1970-1982.
Description:
Condition:
Volumes 1-13 in the original green cloth; sound
Book No.:
W-48818
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
environmental law, Casebooks
 
Author:
Toch, Hans
Title:
Police, Prisons, and the Problem of Violence
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a bit soiled, but quite sound; 142 pages
Book No.:
W-90119
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
prisons, criminal law
Author:
Wade, John
Title:
A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming, Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Publisher:
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Description:
Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Condition:
Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77344
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
Author:
Wade, John
Title:
A Treatise on the Police and Crimes of the Metropolis; Especially Juvenile Delinquency, Female Prostitution, Mendicity, Gaming, Forgery . . Also an Account of the Courts of Justice and Prisons of London; And . . . the Causes of the Increase of Crime &c.
Publisher:
Longman, Rees, Orme, Brown, and Green, London, 1829.
Description:
Only edition of a work written by one of the foremost early 19th century radicals and reformers, John Wade, grouped in importance with William Cobbett and 'Orator' Hunt, and a great admirer of Bentham, who provided funds to establish Wade's newspaper
Condition:
Modern green cloth, ex-library, one preliminary leaf loose, else a good usable copy
Book No.:
W-77344
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, Police, women's law, Gambling, Forgery, prisons
Author:
Azuni, D[ominique] A[lbert]
Title:
The Maritime Law of Europe. Translated from the French. In Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by George Forman, 64, Water-Street, for I. Riley & Co., New-York, 1806.
Description:
First edition in English of Azuni's treatise, influential upon the law of prize, well-known for its analysis of the Rhodian sea laws and the Consolato del Mare, and one of several works bearing upon American efforts to codify international law
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, adequately rebacked, some staining; usable
Book No.:
W-65385
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
international law, maritime law
Author:
Azuni, D[ominique] A[lbert]
Title:
The Maritime Law of Europe. Translated from the French. In Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by George Forman, 64, Water-Street, for I. Riley & Co., New-York, 1806.
Description:
First edition in English of Azuni's treatise, influential upon the law of prize, well-known for its analysis of the Rhodian sea laws and the Consolato del Mare, and one of several works bearing upon American efforts to codify international law
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, adequately rebacked, some staining; usable
Book No.:
W-65385
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
international law, maritime law
Author:
Title:
The Whole Proceeding upon the Arraignment, Tryal, Conviction and Attainder of Christopher Layer, Esq; for High Treason, in Compassing and Imagining the Death of the King, In the Court of King's Bench [together with seventeen related works]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by S. Buckley in Amen-Corner [imprints vary], London, 1722-23.
Description:
An extensive sammelband collecting the essential contemporary works documenting the failed Jacobite uprising of 1722, leading to the trial and execution of Layer (and others) and the banishment of Francis Atterbury, the Bishop of Rochester
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, staining to some works and some browning, yet altogether easily usable; further details gladly provided
Book No.:
W-76239
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Title:
Proceedings of the Sixth National Conference on Labor Legislation
Publisher:
United States Department of Labor, Washington, 1940.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps, a bit worn, but generally well preserved; 109 pages
Book No.:
W-44445
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
labor law
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
The Revival of Comparative Law. Setaro 176
Publisher:
Tulane University College of Law, New Orleans, 1930.
Description:
The rare separate printing of the substance of Dean Pound's address delivered at the annual convention of the Louisiana Bar Association in Monroe, Louisiana, April 26, 1930; three copies in OCLC
Condition:
Original green stapled wraps, a very good copy, reprinted from the Tulane Law Review, Volume V, Number 1 of December 1930
Book No.:
W-79168
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Comparative Law
Author:
Clark, George
Title:
The Game Laws, from King Henry III to the Present Period; Including All the Acts of Parliament . . . and an Introduction Explaining the General Nature of Forests, Purlieus, Chases, Parks, Free Warrens, Fisheries, Properties in Animals, &c. &c
Publisher:
Printed for J. Fielding . . . and Sold by W. Clark [etc.], London, 1786.
Description:
Sole edition, arranged chronologically beginning with the Charter of the Forest (of 9 Henry III), designed to "convey real information to the lawyer, the magistrate, and the sportsman", complemented by a final section on the preservation of game
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, later paper label, a tiny crack to the lower portion of the front joint, else very clean and attractive; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79722
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
game law, Natural Resources
 
Author:
Stewart, Bryce M.
Title:
Canadian Labor Laws and the Treaty [of Versailles]
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1926.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth, ex-Mechanics Institute Library, worn, but sound and usable
Book No.:
W-46655
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
CANADA, labor law, international law
 
Author:
Stewart, Bryce M.
Title:
Canadian Labor Laws and the Treaty [of Versailles]
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1926.
Description:
Condition:
Cloth, ex-Mechanics Institute Library, worn, but sound and usable
Book No.:
W-46655
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
CANADA, labor law, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Uniform Commercial Code, Progress Reports
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-26088
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
Commercial Law
 
Author:
Salvadori, Massimo
Title:
NATO, a Twentieth-Century Community of Nations
Publisher:
D. Van Nostrand Company, New York, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
A paperback original rebound in red cloth, ex-library, sound
Book No.:
W-30849
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
international law, diplomacy
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
History of the Common Law [etc.] [with] An Analysis of the Civil Part of the Law. The Fourth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . for T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1779.
Description:
The best early edition of Hale's classic works, prepared by Charles Runnington who (in Holdsworth's words) "prefixed a life of Hale, and added very extensive notes"; Hale's 'Analysis', though not called for by the title page, is appended
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, a bit embrowned, but sound
Book No.:
W-66012
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law, English Law
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
History of the Common Law [etc.] [with] An Analysis of the Civil Part of the Law. The Fourth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . for T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1779.
Description:
The best early edition of Hale's classic works, prepared by Charles Runnington who (in Holdsworth's words) "prefixed a life of Hale, and added very extensive notes"; Hale's 'Analysis', though not called for by the title page, is appended
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, a bit embrowned, but sound
Book No.:
W-66012
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law, English Law
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
History of the Common Law [etc.] [with] An Analysis of the Civil Part of the Law. The Fourth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . for T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1779.
Description:
The best early edition of Hale's classic works, prepared by Charles Runnington who (in Holdsworth's words) "prefixed a life of Hale, and added very extensive notes"; Hale's 'Analysis', though not called for by the title page, is appended
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, a bit embrowned, but sound
Book No.:
W-66012
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, witchcraft, sheriffs, justices of peace, poor law, English Law
 
Author:
Title:
Acts Passed at the First Session of the Twenty-Third Congress of the United States
Publisher:
N.p., [Washington], [1834].
Description:
With an appendix containing the text of treaties with Russia, Chile, and eight Indian tribes
Condition:
A soiled but usable copy, original wraps absent, but signatures still firmly sewn; edges trimmed
Book No.:
W-91165
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, indian law
 
Author:
Trumbull, Benjamin
Title:
An Appeal to the Public, Especially to the Learned, with Respect to the Unlawfulness of Divorces, in All Cases, Excepting Those of Incontinency [etc.]
Publisher:
J. Meigs, New-Haven, 1788.
Description:
Condition:
Modern wraps, definite embrowning, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-63567
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
divorce, women's law
 
Author:
Dowling, Noel T.
Title:
Cases on Constitutional Law. Third Edition
Publisher:
Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Worn, extensive underlining, a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-52548
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Casebooks, constitutional law
Author:
Mainwaring, Thomas
Title:
A Reply to an Answer to the Defence of Amicia, Daughter of Hugh Cyveliok Earl of Chester
Publisher:
Printed for S. Lowndes [etc.], London, 1673.
Description:
Condition:
Modern blind-ruled calf, quite attractive
Book No.:
W-49583
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, women's law
 
Author:
Cooley, Roger W.
Title:
Illustrative Cases on Damages. A Companion Book to Hale on Damages (2d Ed.)
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1913.
Description:
Condition:
Original tan buckram, quite rubbed, a usable copy; Hornbook Case Series
Book No.:
W-91499
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Casebooks, Law of Damages
 
Author:
Title:
White Collar Crime, Hearings Before the Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate...[etc.] Parts 1 and 2
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 214 and 200 pages
Book No.:
W-90530
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
humor, legal reform, Law and Literature, Legal Ethics, White Collar Crime
 
Author:
Wolfgang, Marvin E., et al. (comps.)
Title:
Domestic Criminal Violence, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, a bit wrinkled, but quite sound; 363 pages
Book No.:
W-90124
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Family Law, Mare Island Case, marriage, Bibliography
 
Author:
Wolfgang, Marvin E., et al. (comps.)
Title:
Domestic Criminal Violence, A Selected Bibliography
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, a bit wrinkled, but quite sound; 363 pages
Book No.:
W-90124
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Family Law, Mare Island Case, marriage, Bibliography
 
Author:
Moore, John Norton
Title:
Law and the Indo-China War
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in a rubbed dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30926
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Vietnam, war, international law
Author:
Hutton, Richard
Title:
The Young Clerks Guide: Or, An Exact Collection of choice English Presidents . . . For all sorts of Indentures, Letters of Atturney, Releases, Conditions [bound with] The Second Part Of the Young Clerks Guide [etc.]. Wing H3849A and Not in Wing
Publisher:
Printed for Humphrey Tuckey at the black spread Eagle [both works, London, 1658 & 1657.
Description:
Rare editions (one seemingly unrecorded) of the spectacularly popular handbook attributed to Hutton, the righteous judge famous for his opinion in the Shipmoney case, with some forty editions recorded in ESTC by 1689--one and no copies in ESTC here
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt-lettered, discreetly ex-library, the first work lacking three gatherings, else quite clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78422
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Every Man Law Books, Forms & Form Books
 
Author:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
The Constitution and Chief Justice Marshall
Publisher:
Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1978.
Description:
The biography designed to provide background material for the film series 'Equal Justice Under Law'; with an introduction by Warren Burger, portions of whose Bentham Club lecture on 'Mr. Marshall, Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. Marbury' is appended
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in a somewhat worn and chipped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-70783
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, constitutional law, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
Cahiers de Droit Fiscal International. Studies on International Fiscal Law, Volume LXXb, International Double Taxation of Inheritances and Gifts
Publisher:
International Fiscal Association, Rotterdam, 1985.
Description:
In English, French, and German
Condition:
Printed wraps, a clean ex-library copy; 574 pages
Book No.:
W-30545
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law, Wills, taxation
 
Author:
Title:
A Rape Bibliography, With Special Emphasis on Rape Research in Canada
Publisher:
Solicitor General of Canada, Ottawa, 1979.
Description:
Bilingual edition, in English and French
Condition:
Printed wraps, the spine nicked, but still sound; 130 pages
Book No.:
W-90143
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, Bibliography, CANADA
 
Author:
Morland, Nigel
Title:
An Outline of Sexual Criminology
Publisher:
Hart Publishing Co., New York, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-15700
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Proceedings and Tryal in the Case of . . . William Lord Archbishop of Canterbury [and the six other bishops] [with] The Tryals of Henry Cornish, Esq; for Conspiring the Death of the King, And raising a Rebellion [etc.]. Wing P3555A and T2250. Folio
Publisher:
[1] Printed for Thomas Basset [2] Printed . . . by George Croom, London, 1689 & 1685.
Description:
First edition of one of the great cases of English law, confirming Parliament's right to legislate without subsequent Royal derogation, coupled with the trial of the London sheriff whose execution "secured his place in the pantheon of whig martyrs"
Condition:
Modern vellum slightly bowed, the title pages quite darkened, the portrait of the bishops trimmed and repaired, a working copy; with the errata slip
Book No.:
W-78150
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, English constitutional law, Religion
Author:
Bacon, Nathaniel
Title:
An Historical and Political Discourse of the Laws and Government of England, From the First Times to the End of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. With A Vindication of the Antient Way of Parliaments . . . from some Manuscript Notes of John Selden. Wing S2428
Publisher:
Printed for John Starkey [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The work establishing the reputation of Bacon, the half-brother of Francis Bacon, probably based on notes collected by John Selden, highly influential and "argu[ing] with unrelenting force an anti-royalist ideology of enormous political power"
Condition:
Contemporary speckled, panelled calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed and scraped and some browning, mainly lightish, else a very good crisp copy
Book No.:
W-77069
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
English constitutional law
 
Author:
Title:
Crime and the Abuse of Power: Offences and Offenders beyond the Reach of the Law?
Publisher:
International Penal and Penitentiary Foundation, Milan, 1980.
Description:
Contributions to the Sixth United Nations Congress on Crime Prevention and the Treatment of Offenders
Condition:
Wraps, a bit soiled, but a sound copy; 95 pages
Book No.:
W-90355
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Dunne, James E.
Title:
Heil Hebrew! A Gentile Salute
Publisher:
The Alliance Press, Louisville, 1938.
Description:
Louis Brandeis's copy, the presentation on the front blank--"To Hon. Louis D. Brandeis / with deepest / respect and esteem / James E. Dunne / December 1938", dated the same month as Brandeis noted "[t]he rising indignation over Hitler's atrocities"
Condition:
Original red felt wraps, the front wrap gilt-lettered, a small chip to the rear wrap, light wear, else a very good copy; 91 pages
Book No.:
W-77591
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
jewish law, Discrimination
Author:
Austin, John
Title:
The Province of Jurisprudence Determined. Second Edition [with] Lectures on Jurisprudence. Being the Sequel to "The Province of Jurisprudence Determined." To Which Are Added Notes and Fragments . . . Published from the Original Manuscripts. Three Volumes
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1861-63.
Description:
First and second editions of both of Austin's major works, of pervasive impact on Anglo-American law over the last two centuries and, in the words of H.L.A. Hart (who edited the 'Province' in 1954), "established the study of jurisprudence in England"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, extra gilt, marbled edges and endpapers, very worn, one board detached, several labels lacking, some chipping and tape; a working set
Book No.:
W-72462
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
philosophy of law
 
Author:
Blashfield, De Witt C.
Title:
Cyclopedia of Automobile Law, A Complete Encyclopedic Treatment of the Law of Automobiles [etc.]. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Vernon Law Book Company, Kansas City, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Worn and rubbed, the spines faded, but a usable set
Book No.:
W-42184
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
law of automobiles
Author:
Chappel, Capt. Samuel
Title:
A Diamond or Rich Jewel, To the Common-wealth of England, For inriching of the Nation; being necessary for the use of all Marchants and Tradesmen, and advantagious to the poor: Wherein is declared a way [with eight reforms proposed]. Wing C1955. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by John Clowes, against the Lower Pump in Grubstreet, London, 1651.
Description:
Sole edition of Chappel's only work, an idiosyncratic tract written from debtor's prison, but proposing some real reforms, including a national bank, an insurance fund (to protect against pirates), expansion of the fishing trade, and cheap salt
Condition:
Modern 3/4 morocco, gilt, definite browning, top margin cut close, without the coat of arms preceding the title, textually complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79909
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
legal reform, banks, bankruptcy, economics, poor law, insurance law, law of piracy, English Commonwealth
Author:
Chappel, Capt. Samuel
Title:
A Diamond or Rich Jewel, To the Common-wealth of England, For inriching of the Nation; being necessary for the use of all Marchants and Tradesmen, and advantagious to the poor: Wherein is declared a way [with eight reforms proposed]. Wing C1955. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by John Clowes, against the Lower Pump in Grubstreet, London, 1651.
Description:
Sole edition of Chappel's only work, an idiosyncratic tract written from debtor's prison, but proposing some real reforms, including a national bank, an insurance fund (to protect against pirates), expansion of the fishing trade, and cheap salt
Condition:
Modern 3/4 morocco, gilt, definite browning, top margin cut close, without the coat of arms preceding the title, textually complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79909
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
legal reform, banks, bankruptcy, economics, poor law, insurance law, law of piracy, English Commonwealth
Author:
Chappel, Capt. Samuel
Title:
A Diamond or Rich Jewel, To the Common-wealth of England, For inriching of the Nation; being necessary for the use of all Marchants and Tradesmen, and advantagious to the poor: Wherein is declared a way [with eight reforms proposed]. Wing C1955. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by John Clowes, against the Lower Pump in Grubstreet, London, 1651.
Description:
Sole edition of Chappel's only work, an idiosyncratic tract written from debtor's prison, but proposing some real reforms, including a national bank, an insurance fund (to protect against pirates), expansion of the fishing trade, and cheap salt
Condition:
Modern 3/4 morocco, gilt, definite browning, top margin cut close, without the coat of arms preceding the title, textually complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79909
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
legal reform, banks, bankruptcy, economics, poor law, insurance law, law of piracy, English Commonwealth
Author:
Title:
The "Dick" Bill [named after the Association's President, Charles Dick] and Comments. H.R. 11,654 "A Bill to Promote the Efficiency of the Militia and for Other Purposes". To Supersede the Archaic Militia Laws Enacted in 1792
Publisher:
Interstate National Guard Association, Brooklyn, 1902.
Description:
The rare tract in support of the successful compromise legislation linking the National Guard to the United States Army "in ways considered visionary"; with an ?unrecorded form letter from the Association's Executive Committee urging support laid in
Condition:
Original printed stapled green wraps, somewhat worn, but sound, 30 pages, Publication No.4; two copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-79049
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
military law, Congress
Author:
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:
Liktorius, Alvita and David J. Stang
Title:
Altruism, Bystander Intervention, and Helping Behavior: A Bibliography
Publisher:
N.p., 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 44 photocopied pages
Book No.:
W-90236
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Chappell, Duncan, et al.
Title:
Criminal Investigation: A Selective Literature Review and Bibliography
Publisher:
Criminology Research Centre, Simon Fraser University, Burnaby, 1981.
Description:
States "Not for publication, citation, or further distribution."
Condition:
Plastic spiral-bound wraps; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-90283
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Wilson, Paul R.
Title:
The Other Side of Rape
Publisher:
University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps with a bit of ink underlining, presentation copy
Book No.:
W-90087
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, criminal law
 
Author:
Wilson, Paul R.
Title:
The Other Side of Rape
Publisher:
University of Queensland Press, St. Lucia, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps with a bit of ink underlining, presentation copy
Book No.:
W-90087
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Rape, women's law, criminal law
 
Author:
Junger-Tas, Josine
Title:
Recent Trends in Juvenile Delinquency and Reactions of the Juvenile Justice System
Publisher:
Ministry of Justice, The Hague, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 51 pages
Book No.:
W-90249
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Junger-Tas, Josine
Title:
Recent Trends in Juvenile Delinquency and Reactions of the Juvenile Justice System
Publisher:
Ministry of Justice, The Hague, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 51 pages
Book No.:
W-90249
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Spence, Clark C.
Title:
Territorial Politics and Government in Montana 1864-89
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-12270
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Montana, 19TH CENTURY, Western (US) law
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
A Charge Delivered to the Grand Jury, at the Sessions of the Peace Held for the City and Liberty of Westminster, &c. On Thursday the 29th of June, 1749. Published By Order of the Court, and at the unanimous Request of the Gentlemen of the Grand Jury
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar . . . in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description:
Arguably the most famous grand jury charge ever delivered, "a masterly and assured model of its kind", citing Bracton, Coke, Hale and Hawkins inter alia, and setting forth Fielding's views on the state of English society and its needed reforms
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt lettered, the title somewhat browned and with a circular stain, else quite clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79299
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Grand Jury Charges, legal reform, English Law
 
Author:
Kirchoff, Gerd Ferdinand
Title:
Basic Concepts in Victimology
Publisher:
Inter University Centre, Dubrovnik, 1989.
Description:
Lecture to a course, "The Victim and the Criminal Justice System"
Condition:
Stapled wraps, photocopied; 19 pages
Book No.:
W-90162
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
Author:
Cooley, Thomas M.
Title:
A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations Which Rest Upon the Legislative Power of the States of the American Union
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1868.
Description:
First edition of Cooley's magnum opus, a work admired by Holmes and used by him in his undergraduate course on constitutional law at Harvard, described by his principal biographer as "the most fecund source of laissez faire constitutional principles"
Condition:
Modern sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, some markings and an occasional notation, else a very good copy; with an eight page Little Brown catalogue
Book No.:
W-75017
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
constitutional law
Author:
Title:
The Proceedings and Tryal [of the Seven Bishops] [with] Atkyns, An Inquiry into the Power of Dispensing with Penal Statutes [with] Atkyns, The Power, Jurisdiction and Priviledge of Parliament [with] Langhorne, King's Right in Dispensing with The Penal Laws
Publisher:
Imprints vary; Wing S564, A4138, A4141, and L396, all folios, London, 1687-89.
Description:
Four works central to English constitutional law and the Glorius Revolution, establishing the right of Parliament to legislate without subsequent Royal derogation and strengthening the power of the jury as the ultimate constitutional arbiter
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, with the portrait and two advertising leaves (one repaired), generally clean and well preserved; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-79360
Price:
$ 1000.00
Category:
trials, English constitutional law, Religion
Author:
Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:
De Pace Regis et Regni, viz. A Treatise declaring which be the great and generall Offences of the Realme . . . as Treasons, Homicides, and Felonies, Menaces, Assaults, Batteries, Ryots, Routs, Vnlawfull assemblies [etc.]. S.T.C. 20497. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1615.
Description:
The penultimate edition of the first work on English criminal law written in English, exceptionally thorough, called by Holdsworth "comprehensive and well arranged", with extensive (even exhaustive) references and sidenotes complementing the text
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, a bit rubbed, rebacked, some fore-margins cut close, but legibility preserved, particularly clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78368
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Cassing, James H. and Steven L. Husted (eds.)
Title:
Capital, Technology, and Labor in the New Global Economy
Publisher:
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-30238
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, Science and the law, labor law
 
Author:
Cassing, James H. and Steven L. Husted (eds.)
Title:
Capital, Technology, and Labor in the New Global Economy
Publisher:
American Enterprise Institute, Washington, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-30238
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, Science and the law, labor law
 
Author:
Leininger, Joseph E. and Bruce Gilchrist (eds.)
Title:
Computers, Society and Law, The Role of Legal Education
Publisher:
American Federation of Information Processing Societies, Montvale, 1973.
Description:
The proceedings of the conference of the American Federation of Information Societies, held in June, 1973
Condition:
Printed wraps, oversized; 264 pages
Book No.:
W-57060
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
education, computers & law
 
Author:
Title:
Acts Passed at the First Session of the Nineteenth Congress of the United States
Publisher:
Peter Force, North C Street, Washington, 1827.
Description:
Appendix includes the text of a treaty with the Federation of the Centre of America and four separate Indian treaties
Condition:
Original blue wraps, much worn and discolored, the signatures still sewn, but the paper backstrip disintegrating, and rear wrap defective; pages uncut
Book No.:
W-91157
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Acts, indian law, LATIN AMERICA, Central America
 
Author:
Reeve, Tapping
Title:
The Law of Baron and Femme; of Parent and Child; of Guardian and Ward; of Master and Servant; and of the Powers of Courts of Chancery. With an Essay on the terms, Heir, Heirs, and Heirs of the Body
Publisher:
Printed by Oliver Steele, New-Haven, 1816.
Description:
First edition of the first American work devoted to the law of women, written by Tapping Reeve, founder of the first American law school, at Litchfield
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55365
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
women's law, marriage, infants, master, Connecticut, equity, Probating
Author:
Leach, William
Title:
First A Safegard and a Stay for Sheriffs, Bayliffs, Serjeants at Mace, and such Officers. Or Their Well doings Justified, and their Evill actings Abolished . . . Thirdty [sic] And for Honest Executors and Administrators from paying [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by E. Cotes, in the Year 1652, London, 1652.
Description:
A rare tract written by the Middle Templar whose works "together outlined a programme for the reform of the entire English legal system", here focusing on local officials, executors, administrators, and maritime law; one copy in ESTC, none in the UK
Condition:
Recent 1/4 vellum interleaved, repairs to the lower margins, the text legible, with the Fairfax of Cameron bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78708
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
legal reform, sheriffs, Wills, maritime law
 
Author:
Fremlin, Ronald H. (ed.)
Title:
Modern Judicial Administration, A Selected and Annotated Bibliography
Publisher:
National College of the State Judiciary, Battle Creek, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46043
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
administrative law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Petersilia, Joan
Title:
Expanding Options for Criminal Sentencing
Publisher:
Rand Corporation, Santa Monica, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 110 pages
Book No.:
W-90357
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Penology
Author:
Title:
Liber quorundam Canonum disciplinae ecclesiae Anglicanae. Anno 1571. S.T.C. 10037.5 [variant 2 with the cancel slip]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by John Day, London, 1571.
Description:
The first Latin printing comprising a second part of the revised 39 Articles of 1563, "established [by Elizabeth I] as the doctrinal foundations of the Church of England", to which clergy were ordered to subscribe by Act of Parliament in 1571
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, lightish staining, the lower margin cut close (no text affected), else clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79405
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Title:
Human Rights and Population from the Perspectives of Law, Policy and Organization
Publisher:
Fletcher School of Law and Diplomacy, Medford, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, the title page detached, but usable; 101 pages
Book No.:
W-30672
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
human rights, international law
 
Author:
Kohlmeier, Louis M.
Title:
"God Save This Honorable Court!"
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, some staining; usable only
Book No.:
W-49723
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Cumming, Sir John
Title:
A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:
Receiver for the Metropolitan Police District, New Scotland Yard, London, 1935.
Description:
The third edition of a work first published in 1914, covering a fifty year period, arranged by subject with cross-indexes by author, geography and subject, emphasising England and the Commonwealth
Condition:
Original limp wraps, interleaved, showing wear; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-20498
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Bibliography, criminal law
Author:
Speed, Samuel
Title:
Fragmenta Carceris: Or, The Kings-Bench Scuffle; with the Humors of the Common-Side. The Kings Bench Letany, and the Legend of Duke Humphrey. Wing S4901. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by J.R. for Tho. Rooks at the Lamb and Ink Bottle [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
The work in verse dedicated to his fellow prisoners by Speed, the bookseller arrested on charges of publishing and distributing seditious works, full of irony and humor, opining that "Wisdom is the Wing of the Soul", in or out of prison
Condition:
Later mottled calf, gilt, rebacked, the original spine laid down, light browning, the margins cut close (main text unaffected); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79917
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Poetry, humor, prisons, Law and Literature, criminal law
Author:
Speed, Samuel
Title:
Fragmenta Carceris: Or, The Kings-Bench Scuffle; with the Humors of the Common-Side. The Kings Bench Letany, and the Legend of Duke Humphrey. Wing S4901. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by J.R. for Tho. Rooks at the Lamb and Ink Bottle [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
The work in verse dedicated to his fellow prisoners by Speed, the bookseller arrested on charges of publishing and distributing seditious works, full of irony and humor, opining that "Wisdom is the Wing of the Soul", in or out of prison
Condition:
Later mottled calf, gilt, rebacked, the original spine laid down, light browning, the margins cut close (main text unaffected); the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79917
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Poetry, humor, prisons, Law and Literature, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Special Report, Rape and Other Sexual Offenses
Publisher:
Criminal Law and Penal Methods Reform Committee, Adelaide, 1976.
Description:
Includes statutes and statistical tables for the state of South Australia
Condition:
Wraps, with very slight underlining in ink; 69 pages
Book No.:
W-90133
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Rape, AUSTRALIA, women's law
Author:
Title:
Anno XIIII Reginae Elizabethe. At the parliament begunne and holden at Westminster . . . in the xiiii yeere of the raigne [1572] of our most gracious soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as folowith. S.T.C. 9478; Beale S296
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in Powles Churche yarde by Richard Jugge [etc.], London, 1573-75.
Description:
The Parliament convened at the height of the perceived threat of Mary Queen of Scots to Elizabeth, the law of treason strengthened and the penalties upon those attempting to rescue those held, as Mary was, on charges of treason enhanced [c.2]
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf, somewhat rubbed and lightly browned, the act on vagabonds and relief of the poor [c.5] with an extensive gloss; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79411
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, poor law
Author:
Title:
Anno XIIII Reginae Elizabethe. At the parliament begunne and holden at Westminster . . . in the xiiii yeere of the raigne [1572] of our most gracious soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as folowith. S.T.C. 9478; Beale S296
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . in Powles Churche yarde by Richard Jugge [etc.], London, 1573-75.
Description:
The Parliament convened at the height of the perceived threat of Mary Queen of Scots to Elizabeth, the law of treason strengthened and the penalties upon those attempting to rescue those held, as Mary was, on charges of treason enhanced [c.2]
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf, somewhat rubbed and lightly browned, the act on vagabonds and relief of the poor [c.5] with an extensive gloss; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79411
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, poor law
 
Author:
Meyer, Alfred W.
Title:
The Blaine Amendment and the Bill of Rights
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a bit creased, else a very good copy, 7 pages; reprinted from volume 64, No. 6 of the Review
Book No.:
W-91711
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Bill of Rights, constitutional law
Author:
Madan, Martin
Title:
Thoughts on Executive Justice, with Respect to our Criminal Laws, Particularly on the Circuits. Dedicated to the Judges of Assize; And recommended to the Perusal of All Magistrates; and to all Persons who are liable to serve on Crown Juries
Publisher:
Printed for J. Dodsley, in Pall-Mall, London, 1785.
Description:
An important part of the literature on capital punishment, criticizing the overly frequent granting of pardons and reprieves, prompting a response from a youthful Samuel Romilly and marking the beginning of the public debate on the death penalty
Condition:
First edition, in a contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, else very clean and bright, G.D. Squibb's copy with his bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79765
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
legal reform, criminal law, capital punishment
 
Author:
Title:
Philip N. Jones, et al v. Gillette Safety Razor Company, et al. Requests of the Defendants Aldred and Fuller for Findings of Fact. Commonwealth of Massachuetts, Supreme Judicial Court, In Equity
Publisher:
The Oxford Press, Providence, 1954.
Description:
Part of the litigation arising out of the merger between Gillette and AutoStrop, bringing into Gillette's fold the patent rights to AutoStrop's Probak blade, complicated by the Depression and by mis-stated earnings of Gillette's operating head
Condition:
Original printed sewn oversized wraps, a bit worn, but a good copy; 141 pages
Book No.:
W-91251
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Commercial Law, trials
 
Author:
Rubin, Sol
Title:
Psychiatry and Criminal Law, Illusions, Fictions, and Myths
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, 1965.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, note criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "Gil -- Warmest regards to a sensitive & understanding guy. Sol"
Condition:
Black cloth, a bit faded, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-90218
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychiatry
 
Author:
Rubin, Sol
Title:
Psychiatry and Criminal Law, Illusions, Fictions, and Myths
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, 1965.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, note criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "Gil -- Warmest regards to a sensitive & understanding guy. Sol"
Condition:
Black cloth, a bit faded, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-90218
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychiatry
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
Loffice Et aucthoritie de Iustices de peace, in part collect per le iades tresreuerend iudge, Mounsieur A. Fitzherbert et ore enlarge per Richard Crompton, vn Apprentice de le common ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 10978; Beale T329
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Richarde Tottill, London, 1583.
Description:
First edition of Crompton's major expansion of Fitzherbert's classic work, his separate treatment of the justices, their jurisdiction and powers, anticipating Lambarde and Dalton; with for the only time the valuable index compiled by William West
Condition:
Modern calf, double blind ruled, gilt lettered, light browning, lacking one leaf (folio 177), else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79423
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
justices of peace, coroners, criminal law, sheriffs
Author:
Jones, William
Title:
An Inquiry into the Legal Mode of Suppressing Riots. With a Constitutional Plan of Future Defence. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for C. Dilly, in The Poultry, London, 1782.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit embrowned; attractive
Book No.:
W-15620
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
bailments, criminal law
 
Author:
Moley, Raymond
Title:
Our Criminal Courts
Publisher:
Minton, Balch & Company, New York, 1930.
Description:
The highly regarded survey partly underwritten by the Council for Research in the Social Sciences at Columbia, written by one of Franklin Roosevelt's Brain Trusters and most intimate advisers, long active in the reform of the courts
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, the spine dull; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-62411
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Law of the Sea, Multilateral Treaties Relevant to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Publisher:
United Nations, New York, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a bit rubbed, but quite sound; 107 pages
Book No.:
W-30168
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Title:
The Law of the Sea, Multilateral Treaties Relevant to the United Nations Convention on the Law of the Sea
Publisher:
United Nations, New York, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a bit rubbed, but quite sound; 107 pages
Book No.:
W-30168
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Kuhlman, Augustus Frederick (prep.)
Title:
A Guide to Material on Crime and Criminal Justice
Publisher:
H.W. Wilson Company, New York, 1929.
Description:
Condition:
Tan buckram, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90469
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Glaser, Daniel, et al.
Title:
The Violent Offender
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 39 pages
Book No.:
W-90115
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Daniels, Nel (ed.)
Title:
Textbook for Welfare, Pension Trustees and Administrators. Volume 7, Eleventh Annual Conference, 1965
Publisher:
National Foundation of Health, Welfare & Pension Plans, Inc., Elm Grove, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30279
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
administrative law
Author:
Sheppard, William
Title:
The Offices and Duties of Constables, Borsholders, Tything-men, Treasurers of the County-stock, Overseers for the Poore, and other lay-Ministers. Whereunto are adjoyned the severall Offices of Church-Ministers and Churchwardens. Wing S3200
Publisher:
Printed by Ric. Hodgkinsonne . . . for William Cooke [etc.], London, 1641.
Description:
First edition of Sheppard's first work, anticipating his many efforts as Cromwell's law reformer and "containing an important part of his philosophy of government", including two chapters on prisons and a final two (100+ pages) on church officials
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, somewhat rubbed, neatly rebacked, the original flyleaves (with jottings and squiggles) preserved, quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79085
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
English Commonwealth, INDIA, Religion, poor law, prisons
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:
Title:
The Address Of the Honourable the House of Commons: Presented to His Majesty On Thursday the 25th day of April, 1689. With His Majesty's Answer Thereunto. Wing E2514. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The official and sole London printing of the Commons address offering full support (with William's acceptance) for a declaration of war on France, following the arrival of James II from France in Ireland in mid-March, with war in fact declared May 7
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, title (verso blank) plus two pages, three folds, one manuscript notation, clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79605
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, English Law, military law, IRELAND, FRANCE
Author:
Title:
The Address Of the Honourable the House of Commons: Presented to His Majesty On Thursday the 25th day of April, 1689. With His Majesty's Answer Thereunto. Wing E2514. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The official and sole London printing of the Commons address offering full support (with William's acceptance) for a declaration of war on France, following the arrival of James II from France in Ireland in mid-March, with war in fact declared May 7
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, title (verso blank) plus two pages, three folds, one manuscript notation, clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79605
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, English Law, military law, IRELAND, FRANCE
Author:
Kent, James
Title:
Commentaries on American Law. Eleventh Edition, Edited by George F. Comstock. Four Volumes
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1867.
Description:
Later edition of a pre-eminent work of American law, praised by Story and, in Lawrence Friedman's words, "immediately [becoming] the standard general treatise on law in the United States", devolving on Kent the sobriquet of "The American Blackstone"
Condition:
Original sheep, contrasting crimson and black labels, gilt, a bit worn and a little foxing and staining, but in general a well-preserved, attractive set
Book No.:
W-71624
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
American Law
 
Author:
Kuhlhorn, Eckart and Bo Svensson
Title:
Crime Prevention
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a bit worn, but sound; 319 pages
Book No.:
W-90063
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, SWEDEN
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Thomas Hardy for High Treason, at the Sessions House in the Old Bailey [etc.]. Taken in Short-hand By Joseph Gurney. Four Volumes in Two
Publisher:
Sold by Martha Gurney, Bookseller, Holborn Hill, London, 1794-95.
Description:
The most extensive of all the reports of the trial including "one of the great speeches of [Erskine's] career", securing Hardy's acquittal in the first major treason trial of 1794, as the French Revolution's effects swirled throughout England
Condition:
Modern brown cloth, gilt, some foxing and staining, a few tears, the binding a bit strained, yet a good usable set
Book No.:
W-70759
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Shulman, Harry
Title:
Cases on Labor Relations
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, worn but still a sound copy
Book No.:
W-17098
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Casebooks, labor law
 
Author:
Title:
The American Journal of Psychiatry, Volume 125, No. 6. This Month's Special Section, Law Reform
Publisher:
American Psychiatric Association, Washington, 1968.
Description:
With fourteen essays, including Harry R. Brickman's "The Psychedelic 'Hip Scene': Return of the Death Instinct;" John Wolfenden's "Evolution of British Attitudes Toward Homosexuality;" and Neil L. Chayet's "Legal Neglect of the Mentally Ill"
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit worn, but sound; 176 pages
Book No.:
W-90188
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
law and psychiatry
 
Author:
Title:
Forcible Rape, Medical and Legal Information
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, sound; 18 pages
Book No.:
W-90138
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Rape, women's law
Author:
Rodgers, William H.
Title:
Environmental Law. Air and Water. Pesticides and Toxic Substances. Hazardous Wastes and Substances. Four Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Original green buckram, gilt, a very good set
Book No.:
W-77671
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
environmental law
Author:
Berry, C.P.
Title:
The Treatise on the Law Relating to Automobiles
Publisher:
Callaghan & Company, Chicago, 1909.
Description:
First edition of the second treatise devoted to the American law of automobiles, following that of Xenophon P. Huddy in 1906, the only treatises published in this country during the first decade of the 20th century, both works long to hold the field
Condition:
Original cloth, quite rubbed, front hinge cracked, top of the spine frayed; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-69960
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
law of automobiles, military law, law of automobiles
Author:
Berry, C.P.
Title:
The Treatise on the Law Relating to Automobiles
Publisher:
Callaghan & Company, Chicago, 1909.
Description:
First edition of the second treatise devoted to the American law of automobiles, following that of Xenophon P. Huddy in 1906, the only treatises published in this country during the first decade of the 20th century, both works long to hold the field
Condition:
Original cloth, quite rubbed, front hinge cracked, top of the spine frayed; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-69960
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
law of automobiles, military law, law of automobiles
Author:
Berry, C.P.
Title:
The Treatise on the Law Relating to Automobiles
Publisher:
Callaghan & Company, Chicago, 1909.
Description:
First edition of the second treatise devoted to the American law of automobiles, following that of Xenophon P. Huddy in 1906, the only treatises published in this country during the first decade of the 20th century, both works long to hold the field
Condition:
Original cloth, quite rubbed, front hinge cracked, top of the spine frayed; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-69960
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
law of automobiles, military law, law of automobiles
Author:
Hargrave, Francis
Title:
Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:
Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-92.
Description:
One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, ex-library, with the ownership signature of Sir Robert Gifford, Baron Gifford, and the bookplate of Henry Bickersteth, Baron Langdale
Book No.:
W-74675
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
English constitutional law
Author:
Theobald, William
Title:
A Practical Treatise on the Law of Principal and Surety, Particularly with Relation to Mercantile Guaranties, Bills of Exchange, and Bail Bonds
Publisher:
S. Sweet, Chancery Lane, Stevens and Sons, Bell Yard [etc.], London, 1832.
Description:
Only English edition of a work based on lectures delivered at the University of London by an Inner Temple barrister, seemingly the only part of his ambitious plan to "put in an institutional form" the private commercial law of England
Condition:
Contemporary boards, printed paper label, front joint just cracking and a bit tender, else a very good, untrimmed, unsophisticated copy
Book No.:
W-76039
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Agency, Bills and Notes, Bail and Bail Bonds, Commercial Law
 
Author:
Title:
Mining of the Deep Seabed, Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Resources ... Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session, on S.2053 [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 513 pages
Book No.:
W-30896
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law, environmental law, Miniature Books, mining law
 
Author:
Title:
Mining of the Deep Seabed, Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Resources ... Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session, on S.2053 [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 513 pages
Book No.:
W-30896
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law, environmental law, Miniature Books, mining law
 
Author:
Title:
Mining of the Deep Seabed, Joint Hearings before the Subcommittee on Public Lands and Resources ... Ninety-Fifth Congress, First Session, on S.2053 [etc.]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 513 pages
Book No.:
W-30896
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
maritime law, environmental law, Miniature Books, mining law
 
Author:
Walsh, Don (ed.)
Title:
The Law of the Sea, Issues in Ocean Resource Management
Publisher:
Praeger Publishers, New York, 1977.
Description:
Policy Issues of Pacific Ocean Resources lecture series
Condition:
Red cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30161
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, environmental law
 
Author:
Walsh, Don (ed.)
Title:
The Law of the Sea, Issues in Ocean Resource Management
Publisher:
Praeger Publishers, New York, 1977.
Description:
Policy Issues of Pacific Ocean Resources lecture series
Condition:
Red cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30161
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, environmental law
 
Author:
Walsh, Don (ed.)
Title:
The Law of the Sea, Issues in Ocean Resource Management
Publisher:
Praeger Publishers, New York, 1977.
Description:
Policy Issues of Pacific Ocean Resources lecture series
Condition:
Red cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30161
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, environmental law
 
Author:
Johnston, G.A.
Title:
The International Labour Organisation, Its Work for Social and Economic Progress
Publisher:
Europa Publications, London, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth, a slightly worn ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30779
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
labor law
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
An Analysis of the Laws of England. To Which is Prefixed an Introductory Discourse on the Study of the Law. Third Edition. Eller 219; Lauechli 522
Publisher:
Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1758.
Description:
The analytical schema underlying Blackstone's "Commentaries", providing the syllabus of his Vinerian lectures at Oxford; this edition is the first to bear Blackstone's name and to contain his Introductory Discourse (delivered that year) and an index
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the boards darkened at the joints, light browning, else quite clean with both tables, one folding; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79399
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
English Law, jurisprudence
 
Author:
Smith, Grant H.
Title:
The History of the Comstock Lode, 1850-1920 [Originally published as University of Nevada Bulletin, Volume XXXVII, No. 3, in July, 1943]
Publisher:
University of Nevada, Mackay School of Mines, Reno, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, showing wear, but sound, 305 pages; this the ninth printing of the 1966 first revised edition
Book No.:
W-75365
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Nevada, mining law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Title:
The Annual Volumes of the Selden Society. Volumes I through LIV. Fourty Nine Volumes [lacking five volumes--14, 29, 33, 39, 53--which may be obtained in modern reprint]
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1887-1935.
Description:
A lengthy run of the earliest annual volumes of the Selden Society, containing the bulk of the finest early twentieth (and late nineteenth) century scholarship on English legal history, including all of the contributions by Maitland and many others
Condition:
Original cloth, showing some wear, ex-library, yet generally a good usable set
Book No.:
W-75762
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, English Law
 
Author:
Rowell, Chester H. (comp.)
Title:
A Historical and Legal Digest of All the Contested Election Cases in the House of Representatives of the United States, From the First to the Fifty-Sixth Congress, 1789-1901
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1901.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, quite rubbed and scraped, else a usable copy
Book No.:
W-75785
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of elections
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Caroli II Regis . . . Decimo Quarto. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the Eighth day of May, Anno Dom. 1661 . . . And there continued . . . And thence Prorogued to the 18th of February then next following. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1662.
Description:
The rare complete record of the first, major legislation of the Restoration's Cavalier Parliament, including the Licensing of the Press Act (c.33), the Act of Uniformity (c.4), and the Act for Better Relief of the Poor (c.12); five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, clean and well preserved with generous margins and the final blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79476
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, freedom of press, criminal law, Religion, poor law
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Caroli II Regis . . . Decimo Quarto. At the Parliament begun at Westminster the Eighth day of May, Anno Dom. 1661 . . . And there continued . . . And thence Prorogued to the 18th of February then next following. Not in Wing. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by John Bill and Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1662.
Description:
The rare complete record of the first, major legislation of the Restoration's Cavalier Parliament, including the Licensing of the Press Act (c.33), the Act of Uniformity (c.4), and the Act for Better Relief of the Poor (c.12); five copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, clean and well preserved with generous margins and the final blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79476
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, freedom of press, criminal law, Religion, poor law
 
Author:
Stapleton, W. Vaughan and Lee E. Teitelbaum
Title:
In Defense of Youth, A Study of the Role of Counsel in American Juvenile Courts
Publisher:
Russell Sage Foundation, New York, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in a faded and dampstained dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90262
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Besharov, Douglas J.
Title:
Criminal and Civil Liability in Child Welfare Work: The Growing Trend
Publisher:
Nat'l Legal Resource Cent. for Child Advocacy and Protection, Washington, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, quite discolored, but very sound; 48 pages
Book No.:
W-30484
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
Author:
Plowden, Francis
Title:
A Treatise upon the Law of Usury and Annuities
Publisher:
Printed for J. Butterworth, Fleet-Street, London, 1797.
Description:
Only edition of a work Holdsworth calls a "very good book", critical of "the ingenious Mr. Bentham", Plowden noting that annuities had been used to evade usury laws, with his complementary analysis of stock transactions for time and stock jobbing
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite scuffed, the original label laid down, else quite clean and bright with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79496
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
law of usury, Law and the stockmarket
Author:
Plowden, Francis
Title:
A Treatise upon the Law of Usury and Annuities
Publisher:
Printed for J. Butterworth, Fleet-Street, London, 1797.
Description:
Only edition of a work Holdsworth calls a "very good book", critical of "the ingenious Mr. Bentham", Plowden noting that annuities had been used to evade usury laws, with his complementary analysis of stock transactions for time and stock jobbing
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite scuffed, the original label laid down, else quite clean and bright with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79496
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
law of usury, Law and the stockmarket
Author:
Spencer, Thomas
Title:
The Successful Application of the New Poor Law to the Parish of Hinton Charterhouse. Containing: 1. The Aspect of Pauperism Prior to the Passing of the New Poor Law. 2. The Removal of Abuses . . . 3. Some of the Causes of the Outcry Against the New Poor Law
Publisher:
James Ridgway and Son, Piccadilly, London, 1836.
Description:
One of several tracts written by the uncle of Herbert Spencer, singled out by the Webbs as those "which we may mention especially" in support of the New Poor Law, replacing and fundamentally altering the Elizabethan statute enacted in 1601
Condition:
Modern boards, paper label, light foxing and browning, else a good copy; 60 pages
Book No.:
W-76884
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
poor law, legal reform
Author:
Yale, Gregory
Title:
Legal Titles to Mining Claims and Water Rights, in California, Under the Mining Law of Congress, of July, 1866
Publisher:
A. Roman & Company, San Francisco, 1867.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, quite rubbed and chafed, but a sound clean copy
Book No.:
W-78605
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
mining law, California, water law
Author:
Yale, Gregory
Title:
Legal Titles to Mining Claims and Water Rights, in California, Under the Mining Law of Congress, of July, 1866
Publisher:
A. Roman & Company, San Francisco, 1867.
Description:
Condition:
Original sheep, quite rubbed and chafed, but a sound clean copy
Book No.:
W-78605
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
mining law, California, water law
 
Author:
Tonry, Michael and Norval Morris
Title:
Crime and Justice, An Annual Review of Research. Volume 3
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1981.
Description:
Seven essays, including Michael Ignatieff's "State, Civil Society, and Total Institutions: A Critique of Recent Social Histories of Punishment"
Condition:
Gray cloth, a good copy
Book No.:
W-90225
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Penology
 
Author:
Title:
Strategic Implications of the Soviet-North Korean Alliance
Publisher:
International Security Council, New York, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 162 pages
Book No.:
W-30542
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
international law, Korea, SOVIET UNION
Author:
Title:
Orders and Directions, Together with a Commission for the Better Administration of Justice . . . How, and by whom the Lawes and Statutes tending to the reliefe of the Poor . . . and the reformation of Disorders . . . are executed [etc.]. S.T.C. 9252.4
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1630.
Description:
The Book of Orders of Charles I, part of the "exceptionally elaborate" first efforts to establish a highly organized system of local government, this printing the sole (of three) to name the individual privy councillors and their responsibilities
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, gilt, light browning, the top margin cut a bit close, else very fresh, with the first blank "A"; the Taussig copy [as in S.T.C.]
Book No.:
W-78978
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
legal reform, poor law, justices of peace
 
Author:
Title:
Nueva Ley Federal del Trabajo, 1978
Publisher:
Editorial Libros Economicos, N.p., 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-57119
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
MEXICO, labor law
 
Author:
Hamnett, Ian
Title:
Chieftainship and Legitimacy, An Anthropological Study of Executive Law in Lesotho
Publisher:
Routledge & Kegan Paul, London, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
International Library of Anthropology
Book No.:
W-59489
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
law & anthropology, primitives
 
Author:
Franklin, William McHenry
Title:
Protection of Foreign Interests, A Study in Diplomatic and Consular Practice
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1946?].
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-59007
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
international law
Author:
Beawes, Wyndham
Title:
Lex Mercatoria Rediviva . . . Containing An Account of our Trading Companies and Colonies, with their Establishments, and an Abstract of their Charter; the Duty of Consuls, and the Laws subsisting about Aliens, Naturalization and Denization [etc.]. 2d Ed
Publisher:
Printed for R. Baldwin at the Rose, and S. Crowder and Co. [etc.], London, 1761.
Description:
Beawes' vast compendium, based in part on his three decades' experience, with much on English and international law, in Holdsworth's words of "comprehensive character [designed] to give all the information which a merchant . . . could want"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning, else a very good tall copy with ample margins
Book No.:
W-77813
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
Commercial Law, international law, aliens
Author:
Beawes, Wyndham
Title:
Lex Mercatoria Rediviva . . . Containing An Account of our Trading Companies and Colonies, with their Establishments, and an Abstract of their Charter; the Duty of Consuls, and the Laws subsisting about Aliens, Naturalization and Denization [etc.]. 2d Ed
Publisher:
Printed for R. Baldwin at the Rose, and S. Crowder and Co. [etc.], London, 1761.
Description:
Beawes' vast compendium, based in part on his three decades' experience, with much on English and international law, in Holdsworth's words of "comprehensive character [designed] to give all the information which a merchant . . . could want"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning, else a very good tall copy with ample margins
Book No.:
W-77813
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
Commercial Law, international law, aliens
Author:
Title:
Central Criminal Court. Calendar of Prisoners, For the Session Commencing On Tuesday, the 8th day of January, 1924 [through 1970]. Eighteen Volumes
Publisher:
Printed by Merser & Sons, Ltd. [imprint varies], London, 1924-70.
Description:
A rare, almost half-century run of Old Bailey prisoners' monthly calendars, an estimated 50,000 accused, providing their names, ages, occupations, and the crimes charged, described with specificity; in no source consulted, including RLIN & OCLC
Condition:
Blue buckram and unbound as issued, ex Law Society; quite sound
Book No.:
W-67483
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Carr (ed.), Sir Cecil
Title:
Pension Book of Clement's Inn
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch, Londondge, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Volume 78 for the year 1960
Book No.:
W-25020
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
philosophy of law, Inns of Court
 
Author:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
Court and Constitution in the Twentieth Century, The Old Legality 1889-1932
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63553
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional law
Author:
Maitland, F.W. (ed.)
Title:
Select Pleas of the Crown
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch [for the Selden Society], London, 1955.
Description:
The reissue of the Selden Society's first annual volume, with Maitland's substantial introduction, "set[ting] a high standard for future editors", in John Baker's words, and permitting valuable generalizations on the records of the Royal courts
Condition:
Original blue buckram, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-68099
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
courts, criminal law, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Tullock, Gordon
Title:
Trials on Trial, The Pure Theory of Legal Procedure
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47353
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law, trials, economics
 
Author:
Halleck, Seymour L.
Title:
The Mentally Disordered Offender
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health and Human Services, Rockville, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 215 pages
Book No.:
W-30858
Price:
$ 12.50
Category:
insanity, criminal 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:
Title:
Repertoire General des Causes Celebres Anciennes et Modernes, Redige par une Societe d'Hommes de Lettres, sous la Direction de B. Saint-Edme [etc.]. Deuxieme Serie--Tome III [and IV] [only]
Publisher:
Louis Rosier, Editeur, Paris, 1854.
Description:
The first volume devoted to the Girondins and Philippe Egalite, with the second to eight matters, including several women, among them Madame Bolard and the Comtesse du Barri
Condition:
Marbled boards, rebacked in cloth, the front board detached; a working copy
Book No.:
W-91737
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, FRANCE
Author:
Astry, James
Title:
A General Charge to All Grand Juries, with Advice to those of Life and Death, Nisi Prius, &c. Collected and Publish'd For the ease of Justices of the Peace . . . To which is Prefix'd, A Discourse of the Antiquity, Power and Duty of Juries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for W. Turner . . . and Thomas Emery [etc.], London, 1703.
Description:
First edition of Astry's uncommon charge and his only work, devoted exclusively to criminal law and the role of the jury, his exposition on the jury followed by what is essentially an elementary treatise on crime, from high treason to misdemeanors
Condition:
Original unlettered sheep, the spine chipped and strengthened with tape, a clean working copy, with the bookplate of Harold Hemsley; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79542
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
justices of peace, criminal law, juries, Grand Jury Charges
Author:
Title:
Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Session of this present parlament . . . the iiii daie of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our most dread Souuereigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9430 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Rychard Grafton, London, 1553.
Description:
An early printing during a tumultuous year, Parliament enacting the first Riot Act [c.5], establishing a public militia [c.5], abolishing non-Church of England religious books and most images [c.10], and outlawing "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79223
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
Author:
Title:
Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Session of this present parlament . . . the iiii daie of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our most dread Souuereigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9430 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Rychard Grafton, London, 1553.
Description:
An early printing during a tumultuous year, Parliament enacting the first Riot Act [c.5], establishing a public militia [c.5], abolishing non-Church of England religious books and most images [c.10], and outlawing "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79223
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
Author:
Title:
Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Session of this present parlament . . . the iiii daie of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our most dread Souuereigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9430 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Rychard Grafton, London, 1553.
Description:
An early printing during a tumultuous year, Parliament enacting the first Riot Act [c.5], establishing a public militia [c.5], abolishing non-Church of England religious books and most images [c.10], and outlawing "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79223
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
 
Author:
Farrington, David P. and Roger Tarling (eds.)
Title:
Prediction in Criminology
Publisher:
State University of New York Press, Albany, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth, a good copy
Book No.:
W-90365
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Directory of Opportunities in International Law. Second Edition
Publisher:
John Bassett Moore Society of International Law, Charlottesville, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, well-preserved; 35 pages
Book No.:
W-30529
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Cumming, Sir John
Title:
A Contribution Towards a Bibliography Dealing with Crime and Cognate Subjects. Third Edition
Publisher:
Patterson Smith, Montclair, 1970.
Description:
Facsimile reissue of the 1935 edition of a work first published in 1914, covering a fifty year period, arranged by subject with cross-indexes by author, geography and subject, emphasising England and the Commonwealth
Condition:
Gray buckram, the rear board a bit bumped, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90420
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Bibliography, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
General Deterrence, A Conference on Current Research and Standpoints
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 386 pages
Book No.:
W-90210
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
A Compleat Collection of State-Tryals, and Proceedings upon Impeachments for High Treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours [with] A Supplement [in two volumes] to the Four Volumes of the First Edition. Six Volumes [complete]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for Timothy Goodwin [and five others] [imprints vary], London, 1719-30.
Description:
First edition of the state trials, the massive effort continued and expanded upon for over a century and offering (in Holdsworth's words) "a unique value for constitutional and legal historians, and a very considerable value [for many others]"
Condition:
Contemporary panelled calf, quite worn, joints cracked, one board loose, spines varnished, the bindings not uniform, minor staining; a clean working set
Book No.:
W-78098
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Tompkins, Dorothy Campbell (comp.)
Title:
In the Interest of a Child, A Review of Recent Materials Relating to the Juvenile Court in the United States
Publisher:
California State Board of Corrections, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled, cloth-backed wraps, worn but sound; 251 pages
Book No.:
W-90293
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Title:
Courts
Publisher:
Nat'l Advisory Commission on Crim. Justice Standards & Goals, Washington, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized printed wraps; 358 pages
Book No.:
W-30575
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, courts
Author:
Title:
Anno XXXI Reginae Elizabethae. At a Session of Parliament holden at Westminster. . . in the one and thirtieth yeere [1589] of our most gratious Soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as followeth. S.T.C. 9488.5; Beale S304. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1589.
Description:
The parliament enacting the 'Erection of Cottages Act' [c.7], requiring that any cottage built must have at least four acres of freehold or the equivalent, seeking to prevent overnight squatter construction, legislation not to be repealed until 1775
Condition:
Modern blind tooled 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and staining, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79447
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
Acts, poor law, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno XXXI Reginae Elizabethae. At a Session of Parliament holden at Westminster. . . in the one and thirtieth yeere [1589] of our most gratious Soueraigne Lady Elizabeth . . . were enacted as followeth. S.T.C. 9488.5; Beale S304. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted . . . by the Deputies of Christopher Barker [etc.], London, 1589.
Description:
The parliament enacting the 'Erection of Cottages Act' [c.7], requiring that any cottage built must have at least four acres of freehold or the equivalent, seeking to prevent overnight squatter construction, legislation not to be repealed until 1775
Condition:
Modern blind tooled 3/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning and staining, else quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79447
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
Acts, poor law, criminal law
 
Author:
Clegg, Roger and Leonard A. Leo (eds.)
Title:
The Public Interest Law Review 1995
Publisher:
Carolina Academic Press, Durham, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-30363
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
philosophy of law
Author:
Jones, William
Title:
The Speeches of Isaeus in Causes Concerning the Law of Succession to Property at Athens, with a Prefatory Discourse, Notes Critical and Historical, and a Commentary
Publisher:
Printed by J. Nichols, For E. and C. Dilly, in the Poultry, London, 1779.
Description:
Only edition of Jones' first treatise on law, praised by Burke and Gibbon and establishing his reputation as a legal scholar, providing the first English translation of Isaeus, "the first master of strict forensic argument"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, some foxing and embrowning, a good copy; with eleven plates, one folding
Book No.:
W-58960
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Wills, GREECE, ancient law
Author:
Title:
The Tryal and Condemnation of Sir John Friend . . . For Conspiring to Raise Rebellion in These Kingdoms . . . Who upon full Evidence was found Guilty of High-Treason, at the Sessions-House in the Old Bayly [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Brabazon Aylmer, at the Three Pigeons [etc.], London, 1696.
Description:
The penultimate instance under English law (the last the next day) in which a defendant was charged with treason and hanged without benefit of counsel, Friend arraigned just two days before Parliament enacted enabling legislation
Condition:
A good copy, in a modern 1/4 calf gilt over marbled boards
Book No.:
W-59212
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Braucher, Robert and Arthur Sutherland
Title:
Commercial Transactions, Selected Statutes
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Mineola, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Front hinge badly cracked, else a sound copy
Book No.:
W-17033
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Commercial Law
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:
King, Donald B. et al
Title:
Cases and Materials on Commercial Transactions under the Uniform Commercial Code
Publisher:
Matthew Bender, New York, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-16356
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
Uniform Comm Code, Commercial Law
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Commentaries on the Laws of England . . . from the Last London Edition. With the Last Corrections of the Author; and with Notes and Additions by Edward Christian . . . Downing Professor of the Laws of England in the University of Cambridge. Four Volumes
Publisher:
Printed and Published by Thomas B. Wait, & Co., Portland, 1807.
Description:
An early American edition (the fifth), a completely unsophisticated, unrestored set in its original American publisher's binding, bottom and foredges untrimmed, cracking to the joints, bottom of one spine perished, labels slightly different
Condition:
Original publisher's paper-backed light-blue boards, paper labels
Book No.:
W-62886
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
English Law
Author:
Bayne, Alexander
Title:
Institutions of the Criminal Law of Scotland
Publisher:
Printed for, and sold by Gideon Crawfurd Bookseller [etc.], Edinburgh, 1748.
Description:
Second (and last) edition of the second legal treatise on Scots criminal law, written by Bayne for his students at the University of Edinburgh where he was the first occupant of the chair of Scots law; rare, ESTC locating three copies in this country
Condition:
Modern black cloth, gilt, light browning, else a very good, crisp copy
Book No.:
W-79116
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Summary of the Debates in the Consultative Assembly of The Council of Europe. Second Ordinary Session. 7th August - 24th November 1950. Volume 1, No. 1 to Volume 1 No. 5 [all published]
Publisher:
Hansard Society [by Authority of the Council of Europe], London, 1950.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue printed illustrated wraps, ex-Library of the San Francisco College for Women, else quite sound; five numbers in three volumes, 324 pages
Book No.:
W-91525
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
EUROPE, international law
Author:
Hargrave, Francis
Title:
Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:
Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-92.
Description:
One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:
Contemporary calf, much rubbed, joints just cracking but quite firm, labels lacking, else very clean and bright; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-79486
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
English constitutional law, Star Chamber, Bibliography
 
Author:
Title:
The Soviet-Syrian Alliance and Security of the Middle East
Publisher:
International Security Council, New York, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 168 pages
Book No.:
W-30523
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
MIDDLE EAST, SOVIET UNION, diplomacy, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Radiation Doses, Effects, Risks
Publisher:
United Nations Environment Programme, Nairobi, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 64 pages
Book No.:
W-30454
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
environmental law, medicine
 
Author:
Goodrich, Herbert F.
Title:
Handbook of the Conflict of Laws. Third Edition
Publisher:
West Publishing Co., St. Paul, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41518
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
conflict of laws
Author:
Meriton, George
Title:
A Guide to Surveyors of the High-Ways, Shewing The Office and Duty of such Surveyors . . . Collected and gathered Out of public Acts of Parliament . . . out of the Year-Books, and other Books of the Municipal Laws of this Kingdom [etc.]. Wing M1799
Publisher:
Printed by W. Rawlins and S. Roycroft [etc.], London, 1694.
Description:
Only edition of the first treatise devoted exclusively to the law of highways and their surveyors, this copy uniquely containing the separate, seemingly unrecorded eight page advertisement (with some loss) of 100+ books printed for William Crooke
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered, blind ruled sheep, quite rubbed, but clean and sound, with the imprimatur leaf, one blank corner of which is torn away
Book No.:
W-79291
Price:
$ 700.00
Category:
law of highways
Author:
Title:
Minutes of the Proceedings before the Lords Committees for Privileges, On the Claim to the Title of Earl of Anglesey
Publisher:
N.p., Dublin, 1771.
Description:
A rare work recording the final decision upon the English estates part of "the most dramatic case ever arising under British law", memorialized in part in Smollett's "Peregrine Pickle" and featuring multiple bigamous marriages, forgery and perjury
Condition:
Original stabbed marbled wraps, lightly worn, a very good crisp copy, 64 pages, with the date of 1771 changed manually to 1772; five copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76948
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, law of heraldry, Law and Literature, criminal law, marriage
Author:
Title:
Minutes of the Proceedings before the Lords Committees for Privileges, On the Claim to the Title of Earl of Anglesey
Publisher:
N.p., Dublin, 1771.
Description:
A rare work recording the final decision upon the English estates part of "the most dramatic case ever arising under British law", memorialized in part in Smollett's "Peregrine Pickle" and featuring multiple bigamous marriages, forgery and perjury
Condition:
Original stabbed marbled wraps, lightly worn, a very good crisp copy, 64 pages, with the date of 1771 changed manually to 1772; five copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76948
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, law of heraldry, Law and Literature, criminal law, marriage
Author:
Title:
Minutes of the Proceedings before the Lords Committees for Privileges, On the Claim to the Title of Earl of Anglesey
Publisher:
N.p., Dublin, 1771.
Description:
A rare work recording the final decision upon the English estates part of "the most dramatic case ever arising under British law", memorialized in part in Smollett's "Peregrine Pickle" and featuring multiple bigamous marriages, forgery and perjury
Condition:
Original stabbed marbled wraps, lightly worn, a very good crisp copy, 64 pages, with the date of 1771 changed manually to 1772; five copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76948
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, law of heraldry, Law and Literature, criminal law, marriage
 
Author:
Chandler, Ralph C. et al
Title:
Constitutional Law Deskbook. Individual Rights
Publisher:
Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Co., Rochester, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91276
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Letowski, Janusz (ed.)
Title:
Administration in People's Poland
Publisher:
Zaklad Narodowy im. Ossolinskich, Wroclaw, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps; 276 pages
Book No.:
W-30838
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
administrative law, POLAND
 
Author:
Goodrich, Herbert F.
Title:
Handbook of the Conflict of Laws
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1938.
Description:
Condition:
Original buckram, worn, spine dulled, but sound
Book No.:
W-13763
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
conflict of laws
Author:
Dodderidge, John
Title:
The English Lawyer. Describing A Method for the managing of the Lawes of this Land. And expressing the best qualities requisite in the Student Practizer Judges and Fathers of the same. S.T.C. 6981. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignes of I. More Esq., London, 1631.
Description:
Only edition of Dodderidge's principal work, his singular attempt to determine the qualities of the lawyer and law student, and to probe the fundamental nature of law, his "scholarship reach[ing] far beyond that of most contemporary lawyers"
Condition:
Contemporary speckled calf, neatly and unobtrusively rebacked, showing some wear, light browning, yet an appealing copy
Book No.:
W-74001
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
philosophy of law
 
Author:
Title:
The Army Maintenance Management System, Equipment Records
Publisher:
U.S. Army Intelligence Center and School, Fort Huachuca, Arizona, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Acco-bound wraps
Book No.:
W-45359
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
military law
 
Author:
Parker
Title:
International Law
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17316
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Preston, Ivan L.
Title:
The Tangled Web They Weave, Truth, Falsity, and Advertisers
Publisher:
University of Wisconsin Press, Madison, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Advance, uncorrected page proofs, spiral bound wraps; 220 pages
Book No.:
W-48425
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
consumer law, fraud
Author:
Cardozo, Benjamin N.
Title:
Values
Publisher:
Jewish Institute of Religion, New York, 1944.
Description:
Justice Cardozo's poignant, inspiring address, delivered in 1931 at the Jewish Institute of Religion, the reform seminary established by Rabbi Stephen Wise, "who came as close as anyone to being Cardozo's spiritual advisor"
Condition:
Original light-green printed stapled wraps, somewhat faded and worn, lightly browned, else a good copy; 10 pages
Book No.:
W-71496
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
jewish law, Religion, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Seara Vazquez, Modesto
Title:
Cosmic International Law
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54955
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law, space law
 
Author:
Seara Vazquez, Modesto
Title:
Cosmic International Law
Publisher:
Wayne State University Press, Detroit, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54955
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law, space law
 
Author:
Walker, Marcia J. and Stanley L. Brodsky (eds.)
Title:
Sexual Assault, The Victim and the Rapist
Publisher:
Lexington Books, Lexington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, the boards a bit warped, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90086
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Rape, criminal law, women's law
 
Author:
Walker, Marcia J. and Stanley L. Brodsky (eds.)
Title:
Sexual Assault, The Victim and the Rapist
Publisher:
Lexington Books, Lexington, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Red cloth, the boards a bit warped, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-90086
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Rape, criminal law, women's law
 
Author:
Morris, Norval
Title:
Madness and the Criminal Law
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54061
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, insanity
 
Author:
Title:
Is Life Worth Living? A Debate, Frederick Starr -- Clarence Darrow
Publisher:
Haldeman-Julius Publications, Girard.
Description:
Little Blue Book No. 910
Condition:
Yellow wraps, faded but quite sound; later issue (ca. 1930s)
Book No.:
W-70062
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
philosophy of law
Author:
Title:
Anno XXIIII Henrici VIII. Actis made in the Session of this present parliament, holden uppon prorogation at Westmynstre . . . in the xxiiii yere of the reygne of . . . Kynge Henry the VIII [1533] [etc.]. Beale S150; S.T.C. 9377. Folio
Publisher:
In Aedibus Thomae Bertheleti Regii Impressoris [etc.], London, 1538.
Description:
The Parliament in which the first great step was taken to extinguish papal jurisdiction and power in England, ensuring that Henry's divorce would be determined by Cranmer's archepiscopal court, and leading to Henry's supremacy in the English Church
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, else well preserved, five copies in ESTC, one with a mutilated imprint; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78521
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
Acts, 16TH CENTURY, Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Hardt, Robert H. and George E. Bodine
Title:
Development of Self-Report Instruments in Delinquency Research
Publisher:
Syracuse University Youth Development Center, Syracuse, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 33 pages
Book No.:
W-90290
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Title:
Criminal Victimization in the United States, 1987. A National Crime Survey Report
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, oversized, worn but sound; 113 pages
Book No.:
W-90232
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, Victimology
 
Author:
Lamb, Charles M.
Title:
Land Use Politics and Law in the 1970s
Publisher:
George Washington University, Washington, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 85 pages
Book No.:
W-30802
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
environmental law
 
Author:
Schlesinger (ed.), Arthur M.
Title:
The Dynamics of World Power, A Documentary History of United States Foreign Policy, 1945-1973. Volume V, The United Nations [and] Subsaharan Africa
Publisher:
Chelsea House Publishers, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, somewhat dogeared and highlighted, but quite usable
Book No.:
W-30387
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
diplomacy, international law, United Nations
Author:
Title:
Debates in the Congress of the United States on the Bill for Repealing the Law "For the More Convenient Organization of the Courts of the United States;" During the First Session of the Seventh Congress [etc.]. Cohen 1203
Publisher:
Printed by Whiting, Leavenworth and Whiting, Albany, 1802.
Description:
The record of "[t]he profound constitutional questions embedded" in the debates resulting in the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1801, restoring that of 1789, ultimately leading to Marbury v Madison and the role of judicial review in this country
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, rebacked, considerable foxing and browning, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-77407
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
constitutional law, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Schumacher, Mary
Title:
Violent Offending, A Report on Recent Trends in Violent Offending and Some Characteristics of the Violent Offender
Publisher:
A.R. Shearer, Government Printer, Wellington, 1971.
Description:
A report from the Justice Department of New Zealand
Condition:
Stapled wraps, well-preserved; 62 pages
Book No.:
W-90120
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, NEW ZEALAND
Author:
Title:
The Trials Of all the Prisoners Who Were Try'd at the Assizes held at Maidstone, for the County of Kent . . . before the Hon. Sir Thomas Denison, Knt. one of the Judges of the Court of King's Bench [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for G. Griffith . . . in the Little Old Bailey, London, 1750.
Description:
A rare example of criminal trials at assizes "in the country", twenty-five in total, for, among other crimes, robbery, arson, rape (two; one of a ten-year old), and stealing a mare, with jury verdicts from acquittal to death; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Later plain wraps, printed decorated paper label, hand-lettered, showing wear and a very little worming, else a good wide-margined copy; 12 pages
Book No.:
W-76399
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal law, Rape, trials
Author:
Sheppard [Shepard], William
Title:
A Sure Guide for His Justices of Peace: Plainly Shewing Their Duty, and the Duties of the several Officers of the Counties . . . Sheriffs, County-Treasurers, Bridewell-Masters, Constables, Overseers of the Poor [etc.]. Wing S3211
Publisher:
Printed for John Streater, for Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1663.
Description:
First edition of Sheppard's rigorous and much-needed critique of the Restoration settlement re-establishing the Church of England, an "excellent book [and] a forceful denunciation of the political abuses and technical shortcomings of [the] law"
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, front joint cracking but sound, spine darkened and frayed, yet clean and usable, with the frontispiece; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79278
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
justices of peace, sheriffs, poor law
Author:
Title:
Anno Primo Edwardi Sexti. Statutes made in the Parlament begon at westminstr the fowerthe daye of Nouember [1547] . . . and from thence continued to the xxiiii daye of Decembre then next ensuyng [etc.]. S.T.C. 9421.6; Beale S220a
Publisher:
Excusum . . . in aedibus Richardi Graftoni [i.e. Richard Tottel], London, 1548 [1570?].
Description:
The acts of Edward VI's first Parliament, including "[t]he act . . . worthy of a special place in the history of treason", ameliorating Henry VIII's harsh legislation, enacting the two witnesses rule, and abolishing witchcraft as a capital felony
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, minor (pinhole) worming, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79208
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, witchcraft, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Forcible Rape, Police Volume IV. Police Administrative and Policy Issues
Publisher:
United States Department of Justice, Washington, 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a bit discolored, but sound; 35 pages
Book No.:
W-90137
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Rape, women's law
Author:
Reeve, Tapping
Title:
The Law of Baron and Femme; of Parent and Child; of Guardian and Ward; of Master and Servant; and of the Powers of Courts of Chancery. With an Essay on the terms, Heir, Heirs, and Heirs of the Body
Publisher:
Printed by Oliver Steele, New-Haven, 1816.
Description:
First edition of the first American work devoted to the law of women, written by Tapping Reeve, founder of the first American law school, at Litchfield
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn, some staining, well rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-49579
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
women's law, marriage, infants, master, Connecticut, equity, Probating
 
Author:
Pomeroy, Dwight A.
Title:
Cases on Business Law
Publisher:
South-Western Publishing Company, Cincinnati, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
Worn but sound
Book No.:
W-16409
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Commercial Law
Author:
Title:
Defensio Legis: Or, The Whole State of England Inquisited and Defended for General Satisfaction. By a Person of Honour. Wing D822A
Publisher:
Printed for, and are to be sold by George Savile [etc.], London, 1674.
Description:
The rare variant printing of an idiosyncratic analysis of law and equity and much else, its criticisms ("Sophistical Cavils or idle Belches against the Common Law") stated and then responded to (and disposed of); one copy in North America in ESTC
Condition:
Modern brown morocco, gilt lettered, the joints a bit rubbed, ex-library, else quite clean and crisp, with the errata; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79573
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
English Law
 
Author:
Title:
An Impartial Account of the Trial of the Lord Co[r]nwallis. Wing I78
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1679.
Description:
One of the last trials in the Court of the Lord High Steward, its procedure to be distinguished from trials of peers in the House of Lords; presided over by Heneage Finch, with Serjeant Maynard and Sir William Jones, among others, for the prosecution
Condition:
Modern wraps, a very little embrowned, but sound; 12 pages
Book No.:
W-43471
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Dussich, John P.J.
Title:
New Perspectives in Control Theory: Social Coping of Youth under Supervision
Publisher:
Carl Heymanns Verlag, Berlin, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 306 pages, plus appendix
Book No.:
W-90246
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
Author:
Holmes, Oliver Wendell
Title:
The Common Law
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1881.
Description:
First edition, second issue of Holmes' tour de force, described by Professor Howe as "an originating venture", crediting Holmes as "the first of the English and American lawyers to attempt something like a full-scale study of the common law"
Condition:
Original russet cloth, gilt, showing some wear, former gift inscriptions, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-77961
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
jurisprudence, law and photography, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Weinreb, Lloyd
Title:
Denial of Justice, Criminal Process in the United States
Publisher:
Free Press, New York, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47505
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Casebooks, jurisprudence
 
Author:
Barnes, William Sprague, et al.
Title:
Tax Policy on United States Investment in Latin America
Publisher:
Tax Institute of America, Princeton, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30327
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
taxation, LATIN AMERICA, international law
Author:
Title:
The Ship-Owner's Manual . . . Containing a General System of the Maritime Laws . . . with New adjudged Cases . . . Also, The Navigation Act, Register Act, Manifest Act, Ship-owner's Act, Whale Fisher Act, Smuggling Acts [etc.]. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by D. Akenhead, on the Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1790.
Description:
A rare, provincially printed work (not to be confused with the London printed "Shipmaster's Assistant"), treating of demurrage, insurance, and salvage; with a second part seemingly not in the only earlier edition in ESTC, located in one copy only
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning, one leaf lacking in the second part, else sound, one copy in ESTC, 215+104 pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78516
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Ship-Owner's Manual . . . Containing a General System of the Maritime Laws . . . with New adjudged Cases . . . Also, The Navigation Act, Register Act, Manifest Act, Ship-owner's Act, Whale Fisher Act, Smuggling Acts [etc.]. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by D. Akenhead, on the Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1790.
Description:
A rare, provincially printed work (not to be confused with the London printed "Shipmaster's Assistant"), treating of demurrage, insurance, and salvage; with a second part seemingly not in the only earlier edition in ESTC, located in one copy only
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning, one leaf lacking in the second part, else sound, one copy in ESTC, 215+104 pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78516
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Ship-Owner's Manual . . . Containing a General System of the Maritime Laws . . . with New adjudged Cases . . . Also, The Navigation Act, Register Act, Manifest Act, Ship-owner's Act, Whale Fisher Act, Smuggling Acts [etc.]. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed by D. Akenhead, on the Sandhill, Newcastle upon Tyne, 1790.
Description:
A rare, provincially printed work (not to be confused with the London printed "Shipmaster's Assistant"), treating of demurrage, insurance, and salvage; with a second part seemingly not in the only earlier edition in ESTC, located in one copy only
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, definite browning, one leaf lacking in the second part, else sound, one copy in ESTC, 215+104 pages; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78516
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
maritime law, international law, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Army Lawyer, A History of the Judge Advocate General's Corps, 1775-1975
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-61683
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
military law
Author:
Story, Joseph
Title:
Commentaries on the Law of Promissory Notes, and Guaranties of Notes, and Checks and Banks and Bankers. With Occasional Illustrations from the Commercial Law of the Nations of Continental Europe. Cohen 2561
Publisher:
Charles C. Little & James Brown [and] A. Maxwell and Son [etc.], Boston [and] London, 1845.
Description:
First edition of Story's last Commentary, appearing two months before his death and completing his "grand effort to create an American commercial common law suitable both to the needs of the new capitalism and to the values of the old republicanism"
Condition:
Original polished sheep, lightly rubbed, a very good clean copy; with the contemporaneous ownership signature of N. Butler, Junior, dated August 1847
Book No.:
W-74984
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Commercial Law, Negotiable Instrum, Bills and Notes, Negotiable Instrum
 
Author:
Clark, Lindley D. and Augustus P. Norton
Title:
Decisions of Courts Affecting Labor: 1917
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1918.
Description:
Useful; with a lengthy introduction, followed by extensive case summaries, both arranged by subject, and with detailed subject and case indexes; Bulletin of the United States Bureau of Labor Statistics No. 246
Condition:
Original printed wraps, quite worn, ex-library, usable; 298 pages
Book No.:
W-19930
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
labor law
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:
Bjerre, Andreas
Title:
The Psychology of Murder, A Study in Criminal Psychology
Publisher:
Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55177
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychology
 
Author:
Bjerre, Andreas
Title:
The Psychology of Murder, A Study in Criminal Psychology
Publisher:
Longmans, Green & Co., London, 1927.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55177
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychology
 
Author:
Thilagaraj, R.
Title:
Goal Behaviour of Delinquents
Publisher:
University of Madras, Madras, 1989.
Description:
Inscribed on the title page to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all forms of social deviance: "To Prof Gilbert Geis with best compliments, R. Thilagaraj, 22/12/89"
Condition:
Wraps; 124 pages
Book No.:
W-90390
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
MacKenzie, William H.
Title:
The Evolution of United States Policy on Foreign Fishing Fees
Publisher:
Center for Oceans Law and Policy, University of Virginia, Charlottesville, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit stained; 97 pages
Book No.:
W-56565
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
international law
Author:
Title:
The Life of Mr. James Quin Comedian, with the History of the State . . . Illustrated with Many Curious and Interesting Anecdotes of Several Persons of Distinction, Literature, and Gallantry . . . Together with His Trial for the Murder of Mr. Bowen
Publisher:
No Publisher, London, 1887.
Description:
An elaborately Grangerized copy, with over fifty illustrations inserted, including four of David Garrick, one each of Colley Cibber and Theophilus Cibber (and two of Susannah Cibber), one of Milton, one of Shakespeare, and seven of Quin himself
Condition:
Modern crushed brown morocco, top edge gilt, inner gilt dentelles, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, without the index at pages 102-07
Book No.:
W-79215
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Theatre, biography, criminal law, trials, Grangerized
 
Author:
Title:
The Journal of Law, Conducted by an Association of Members of the Bar
Publisher:
The Journal of Law, Philadelphia, 1830.
Description:
The second issue of a very early Amercian law journal, of which only 24 issues were to appear; with essays on Matthew Hale, on arbitration, and on the University of Pennsylvania, among others, closing with a list of agents and a law bookseller ad
Condition:
Original stabbed wraps, a wonderfully preserved copy; 15 pages
Book No.:
W-57734
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Ervin, Jr., Sam J.
Title:
Campaign Practices and the Law: Watergate and Beyond
Publisher:
Emory Law Journal, Atlanta, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a bit dusty, faded and chipped, but quite sound; the Winter issue
Book No.:
W-70536
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Shover, Neal, et al
Title:
Developing a Regulatory Bureaucracy: The Office of Surface Mining Reclamation and Enforcement
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1983.
Description:
Inscribed on the title page to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance: "Gil: Compliments and thanks. Neal"
Condition:
Wraps, a bit discolored, but sound; 118 pages
Book No.:
W-90553
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
environmental law
 
Author:
Title:
Report of the Article 9 Study Committee of the Permanent Editorial Board for the Uniform Commercial Code. Council Draft
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-26085
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Commercial Law
Author:
Bemis, George
Title:
Hasty Recognition of Rebel Belligerency, and Our Right to Complain of It
Publisher:
Published by A. Williams & Co., No. 100 Washington Street, Boston, 1865].
Description:
One of several tracts by the Harvard educated lawyer (whose Bemis Professorship of International Law remains at Harvard) "distinguished for their uniformly high level of thought" and cementing his reputation as a scholar-publicist of the first rank
Condition:
Disbound, somewhat strained, discreetly ex-library, in a mylar sleeve, a usable copy; 57 pages
Book No.:
W-72032
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
law of slavery, CIVIL WAR, international law
Author:
Bemis, George
Title:
Hasty Recognition of Rebel Belligerency, and Our Right to Complain of It
Publisher:
Published by A. Williams & Co., No. 100 Washington Street, Boston, 1865].
Description:
One of several tracts by the Harvard educated lawyer (whose Bemis Professorship of International Law remains at Harvard) "distinguished for their uniformly high level of thought" and cementing his reputation as a scholar-publicist of the first rank
Condition:
Disbound, somewhat strained, discreetly ex-library, in a mylar sleeve, a usable copy; 57 pages
Book No.:
W-72032
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
law of slavery, CIVIL WAR, international law
Author:
Derham, Robert
Title:
A Manuell or, Briefe Treatise of some particular Rights and Priviledges belonging to the High Court of Parliament . . . The true condition of the Militia of this Kingdome . . . by the Positive Lawes discussed and debated [etc.]. Wing D1097
Publisher:
Printed for Mathew Walbancke at Graies-Inne Gate, London, 1647.
Description:
A very early work on the English militia, written in the context of the constitutional struggle between Charles I and Parliament over its control, "pav[ing] the way to Civil War"; with an extensive treatment of the militia's centuries' long roles
Condition:
Later calf, the upper margin of the title trimmed just affecting the horizontal rule, else very clean, with the Woodhouse bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79754
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
military law, Parliament
Author:
Yelverton, Henry [James Whitelocke?]
Title:
The Rights Of the People of England Concerning Impositions . . . With a Remonstrance presented to the Kings most excellent Majesty, by the Honorable House of Commons, in the Parliament, An. Dom. 1610. Annoque Regis Jac 7. Wing Y28/W1995D
Publisher:
Printed for William Leake and John Leake [etc.], London, 1679.
Description:
Final edition of the work which was part of (in Holdsworth's words) "the great House of Commons debate" on impositions by royal authority only, the controversial matter not resolved until the Bill of Rights clearly required Parliamentary consent
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, the top inch of the front joint cracked, some worming towards the end of the work, else quite clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79857
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
English constitutional 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:
Title:
Forensic Dentistry
Publisher:
Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Original stapled self wraps, somewhat faded, nine pages, single-space typescript; the December issue of the Medico-Legal Bulletin (No. 176)
Book No.:
W-77798
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of dentistry, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Forensic Dentistry
Publisher:
Commonwealth of Virginia, Richmond, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Original stapled self wraps, somewhat faded, nine pages, single-space typescript; the December issue of the Medico-Legal Bulletin (No. 176)
Book No.:
W-77798
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of dentistry, criminal law
 
Author:
Hackett, Clifford P.
Title:
The Congressional Foreign Policy Role
Publisher:
Stanley Foundation, Muscatine, 1979.
Description:
Occasional Paper 21
Condition:
Stapled wraps, rubbed but quite sound
Book No.:
W-30149
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
Congress, diplomacy, international law
 
Author:
Reckless, Walter C. and Simon Dinitz
Title:
The Prevention of Juvenile Delinquency, An Experiment
Publisher:
Ohio State University Press, Columbus, 1972.
Description:
Inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminolgist and authority on all aspects of social deviance, "To Gil, with best wishes. Sy"
Condition:
A good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90251
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Title:
The World Population Crisis, Policy Implications and the Role of Law
Publisher:
University of Virginia School of Law, Charlottesville, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-30156
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Lindman, Frank
Title:
The Mentally Disabled and the Law
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13937
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Mental Illness, insanity, maritime law, international law
 
Author:
Lindman, Frank
Title:
The Mentally Disabled and the Law
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13937
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Mental Illness, insanity, maritime law, international law
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. The Second Edition [with] Historical Remarks and Anecdotes on the Castle of the Bastille. Baumgartner 3 and 32
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres [and] Printed for T. Cadell, Warrington [and] London, 1780.
Description:
Howard's masterwork, displaying the enormous empirical data upon the treatment of prisoners amassed by him just as the major reforms of English criminal law began, coupled with the work on the Bastille, its publication then prohibited in France
Condition:
Modern 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, with the eleven plates in the first work and the plan of the Bastille in the second; a pretty copy
Book No.:
W-77292
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
 
Author:
Title:
Hearings Before the Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities of the United States Senate . . . Phase I: Watergate Investigation. Presidential Campaign Activities of 1972. Senate Resolution 60. Volumes one through Ten [of Twenty Six]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1973.
Description:
The first ten volumes of the Watergate hearings, held in Washington between May and October 1973, including in its entirety the first nine volumes devoted to Phase I, the Watergate Investigation proper
Condition:
Original green printed wraps, the spines somewhat faded, else well preserved
Book No.:
W-79846
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
the Presidency, impeachment, constitutional law
 
Author:
Walsh, Thomas
Title:
History of the Irish Hierarchy, With the Monasteries of Each County, Biographical Notices of the Irish Saints, Prelates, and Religious. Compiled from the Most Authentic Records, Foreign and Domestic
Publisher:
D. & J. Sadlier & Co., 164 William Street [etc.], New York, 1857.
Description:
Condition:
Original embossed cloth, badly worn, ex-library; a working copy
Book No.:
W-30033
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
IRELAND, Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Ricard, R. and M.H. French (preps.)
Title:
Animal Feedstuffs, Regulations Governing Their Manufacture and Sale in European Countries
Publisher:
Food and Agriculture Organization of the United States, Rome, 1963.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a sound ex-library copy; 209 pages
Book No.:
W-30746
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
agriculture, international law
 
Author:
Richmond, A. B.
Title:
Intemperance and Crime, Leaves from the Diary of an Old Lawyer [bound with] Court and Prison, Leaves from the Diary of an Old Lawyer
Publisher:
Meadville Publishing House, Meadville, 1883.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 leather, defective; a working copy
Book No.:
W-16674
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Liquor & Drink, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Information Technology and the Law, Vol. 1, No. 1
Publisher:
Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Paper; sample copy sticker on front wrap
Book No.:
W-45938
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
Bibliography, Comparative Law, computers & law
 
Author:
Title:
Information Technology and the Law, Vol. 1, No. 1
Publisher:
Martinus Nijhoff, Dordrecht, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Paper; sample copy sticker on front wrap
Book No.:
W-45938
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
Bibliography, Comparative Law, computers & law
Author:
Pound, Roscoe
Title:
New Possibilities of Old Materials of American Legal History. Setaro 202
Publisher:
No Publisher Stated, Morgantown?, 1934?.
Description:
The rare separate printing of Dean Pound's paper presented at the Round Table on Jurisprudence and Legal History held at the annual meeting of the American Association of Law Schools in Chicago in December 1933; one copy in OCLC
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy; reprinted from 40 West Virginia Law Quarterly, pages 205-211
Book No.:
W-79492
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
American Law, Legal History
Author:
Title:
The Laws of the Highways and Turnpike Roads. Containing The two Acts made in the last Session of Parliament concerning them [7 Geo III c.40 & c.42] [with] The Forms of the Several Proceedings, for Carrying into Execution Two Acts [&c]. ESTC T172252 & T231416
Publisher:
[1] Printed for W. Griffin [2] Printed for P. Uriel, London, 1767.
Description:
Two rare works devoted to the two major acts of Parliament address the "turnpike boom" and the related transportation revolution in the mid 18th century, the first summarizing the law and cases and the second their forms; five and two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, with the "Form of a Book for a Surveyor" pasted in, possibly the frontispiece of the first work; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79780
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
law of highways
 
Author:
Valdivia Altamirano, Juan (ed.)
Title:
Codigo Mercantil y Disposiciones Conexas
Publisher:
n.p., La Paz, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps, embrowned but sound; 250 pages
Book No.:
W-47314
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Commercial Law, LATIN AMERICA, Bolivia
 
Author:
Gold, Joseph
Title:
The Fund Agreement in the Courts, XV
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1980.
Description:
Reprinted from International Monetary Fund Staff Papers, Vol. 26, No. 3
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a very good copy, 24 pages; reprinted from Volume 27, No. 3 of the Fund's Staff Papers
Book No.:
W-91681
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
economics, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Labor and Workmen Law
Publisher:
Government Press, Mecca, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Printed pink stapled wraps, 62 pages; in English
Book No.:
W-55933
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
labor law, SAUDI ARABIA
 
Author:
Pye, A. Kenneth
Title:
A Preliminary Survey of the Federal Probation System
Publisher:
Georgetown University Law Center.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, a sound copy; 59 pages
Book No.:
W-30945
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
 
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:
Zimmerli, Erwin and Karlhans Liebl
Title:
Computermissbrauch Computersicherheit, Falle, Abwehr, Aufdeckung
Publisher:
Peter Hohl Verlag, Ingelheim, 1984.
Description:
Inscribed by Liebl to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance
Condition:
Wraps; 398 pages
Book No.:
W-90500
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
computers & law
 
Author:
Beard, Belle Boone
Title:
Juvenile Probation
Publisher:
American Book Company, New York, 1934.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, somewhat worn, but quite sound
Book No.:
W-45903
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Law Tracts, Containing I. An Essay on Collateral Consanguinity II. Considerations [on Copyholders] III. The Law of Descents in Fee-Simple IV. The Great Charter and Charter of the Forest [with] an Introductory Discourse [etc.] Eller 239; Lauechli 552
Publisher:
Printed for Elizabeth Watts, in Skinner-Row, Dublin, 1767.
Description:
The only Irish printing of the first collected edition of any of Blackstone's works, four in number, including his pathbreaking essay on Magna Carta, accompanied by his painstakingly edited texts of it and its confirmations, and three other works
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, the original label preserved, light browning, very occasional pencilling, with the two tables; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78829
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
13TH CENTURY, English Law, Magna Carta
Author:
Hutton, Richard
Title:
The Third Part Of the Young Clerks Guide: Or, a further Collection of Choice English Presidents For Indentures of Settlement, of Exchange, of Bargains and Sales . . . Declarations of Trust, Assignments . . . and sundry others of the newest form. Wing H3847
Publisher:
Printed for Humphrey Tuckey at the black spread Eagle [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The rare first edition variant of the penultimate part of the spectacularly popular handbook attributed to Hutton, the righteous judge famous for his opinion in the Shipmoney case, with some forty editions recorded in ESTC by 1691; one copy in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, neatly repaired, title and next leaf chipped (no text affected), some notations, clean and well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79711
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Every Man Law Books, Forms & Form Books
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
Plea of Clarence Darrow, in his own Defense to the Jury that exonerated him of the charge of bribery at Los Angeles August - 1912
Publisher:
Golden Press, Los Angeles, 1912.
Description:
Arguably Darrow's most brilliant speech, personally defending himself against the charge of jury-tampering, still spellbinding, the jury acquitting Darrow in a half hour; without the portrait but with the original mailing envelope
Condition:
Original printed wraps, quite pretty and well preserved; 59 pages
Book No.:
W-41115
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
criminal law, Legal Ethics, Law and Literature
Author:
Darrow, Clarence
Title:
Plea of Clarence Darrow, in his own Defense to the Jury that exonerated him of the charge of bribery at Los Angeles August - 1912
Publisher:
Golden Press, Los Angeles, 1912.
Description:
Arguably Darrow's most brilliant speech, personally defending himself against the charge of jury-tampering, still spellbinding, the jury acquitting Darrow in a half hour; without the portrait but with the original mailing envelope
Condition:
Original printed wraps, quite pretty and well preserved; 59 pages
Book No.:
W-41115
Price:
$ 200.00
Category:
criminal law, Legal Ethics, Law and Literature
Author:
Zouch, Richard
Title:
Cases and Questions Resolved in the Civil-Law. Collected by R. Zouch Professor of the Civil-Law in Oxford. Wing Z17
Publisher:
Printed by Leon. Lichfield, for Tho. Robinson, Oxford, 1652.
Description:
The first work in English of the noted civilian whom Holdsworth groups with Gentili as the "two most important [English] writers" on civil law, the fruits of his years as Regius Professor of Civil Law at Oxford, emphasizing rights and courts' process
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked, especially clean and crisp, with two leaves from an early work in Hebrew bound in at the end; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79738
Price:
$ 1400.00
Category:
civil law, international law, maritime law
Author:
Zouch, Richard
Title:
Cases and Questions Resolved in the Civil-Law. Collected by R. Zouch Professor of the Civil-Law in Oxford. Wing Z17
Publisher:
Printed by Leon. Lichfield, for Tho. Robinson, Oxford, 1652.
Description:
The first work in English of the noted civilian whom Holdsworth groups with Gentili as the "two most important [English] writers" on civil law, the fruits of his years as Regius Professor of Civil Law at Oxford, emphasizing rights and courts' process
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked, especially clean and crisp, with two leaves from an early work in Hebrew bound in at the end; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79738
Price:
$ 1400.00
Category:
civil law, international law, maritime law
Author:
Zouch, Richard
Title:
Cases and Questions Resolved in the Civil-Law. Collected by R. Zouch Professor of the Civil-Law in Oxford. Wing Z17
Publisher:
Printed by Leon. Lichfield, for Tho. Robinson, Oxford, 1652.
Description:
The first work in English of the noted civilian whom Holdsworth groups with Gentili as the "two most important [English] writers" on civil law, the fruits of his years as Regius Professor of Civil Law at Oxford, emphasizing rights and courts' process
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked, especially clean and crisp, with two leaves from an early work in Hebrew bound in at the end; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79738
Price:
$ 1400.00
Category:
civil law, international law, maritime law
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Mare Clausum seu de Domino Maris Libri Duo. Primo, Mare, ex Jure Naturae seu Gentium, omnium hominum non esse Commune . . . Secundo, Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Maris circumflui . . . Dominum esse, asseritur. S.T.C. 22175. Folio
Publisher:
Excudebat Will. Stanesbeius, pro Richardo Meighen, London, 1635.
Description:
First edition of the most famous of all English works on international law, written by Selden at the command of James I in response to Grotius' Mare Liberum, and earning Selden the sobriquet of "the father of international law in England"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original gilt spine laid down, a large paper copy (8 1/2 x 12 inches), with the Earl Grey bookplate
Book No.:
W-78135
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, international law, maritime law
Author:
Selden, John
Title:
Mare Clausum seu de Domino Maris Libri Duo. Primo, Mare, ex Jure Naturae seu Gentium, omnium hominum non esse Commune . . . Secundo, Serenissimum Magnae Britanniae Regem Maris circumflui . . . Dominum esse, asseritur. S.T.C. 22175. Folio
Publisher:
Excudebat Will. Stanesbeius, pro Richardo Meighen, London, 1635.
Description:
First edition of the most famous of all English works on international law, written by Selden at the command of James I in response to Grotius' Mare Liberum, and earning Selden the sobriquet of "the father of international law in England"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the original gilt spine laid down, a large paper copy (8 1/2 x 12 inches), with the Earl Grey bookplate
Book No.:
W-78135
Price:
$ 4500.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, international law, maritime law
Author:
Title:
Trial of the Information ex Officio, The King versus John Lambert and Another [James Perry], On a Charge of Libel on His Majesty's Person Inserted in The Morning Chronicle. Edited by James Perry. Not in McCoy [compare McCoy 1C380]
Publisher:
Printed by John Lambert, Strand for James Ridgway [etc.], London, 1810.
Description:
The trial account contributing to expanding freedom of the press in early 19th century England, in part due to Lord Ellenborough's evenhanded charge to the jury (which acquitted), and despite William Garrow's efforts prosecuting as attorney general
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, printed paper label, a very good clean copy
Book No.:
W-77923
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
libel and slander, trials, criminal law
Author:
Somers, John
Title:
A Brief History of the Succession, Collected out of the Records, and the Most Authentick Historians. Written for the Satisfaction of the Earl of H.[Halifax]. Wing S4638. Folio. [With line 5 of the title ending "and the"]
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1680.
Description:
First edition of one of the earliest writings of the future Lord Chancellor, vigorously defending the right of Parliament to participate in determining royal succession, "review[ing] in detail the history of the crown's descent, from earliest times"
Condition:
Modern light-green wraps, definite browning, a bit of marginal fraying to the first leaf, else a good copy; 19 pages
Book No.:
W-76888
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Parliament, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Title:
International Terrorism
Publisher:
The American Academy of Political and Social Science, Philadelphia, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Original salmon-pink printed wraps, a well-preserved copy, 206 pages; the September issue of the Annals
Book No.:
W-91326
Price:
$ 30.00
Category:
international law
 
Author:
Title:
Institutions Serving Delinquent Children, Guides and Goals
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Health, Education, and Welfare, Washington, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Sewn wraps; 141 pages
Book No.:
W-90299
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Henderson, Dan Fenno and John Owen Haley (eds.)
Title:
Law and the Legal Process in Japan. Materials for an Introductory Course on Japanese Law. 1978 edition
Publisher:
Privately Printed, Seattle?], 1978.
Description:
Condition:
Later buckram, ex-Library of Congress duplicate, the original wraps bound in; 929 pages, oversized
Book No.:
W-72552
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
JAPAN, introductory law
 
Author:
Epstein, Robin, et al. (eds.)
Title:
The Legal Aspects of Contract Parole
Publisher:
American Correctional Association, College Park, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 96 pages
Book No.:
W-90105
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Penology, criminal law
 
Author:
Atkinson, Thomas E. and James H. Chadbourn
Title:
Introduction to Civil Procedure, Cases and Other Materials
Publisher:
The Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1948.
Description:
Condition:
Blue buckram, rubbed, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-56844
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Procedure, introductory law
 
Author:
Haynes, Fred E.
Title:
Criminology
Publisher:
McGraw-Hill Book Company, Inc., New York, 1930.
Description:
Condition:
Very worn and stained, some pencilling; usable only
Book No.:
W-16477
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Bench and Bar, criminal law, legal reform
Author:
Chambers, William
Title:
An Address on the Assimilation of the Laws of England and Scotland [etc.]
Publisher:
Imprinted by John Greig & Son, Old Physic Gardens, Edinburgh, 1862.
Description:
Condition:
Modern wraps, crimson morocco label, serviceable; 24 pages
Book No.:
W-57843
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Comparative Law
 
Author:
Title:
Commercial Law
Publisher:
American Institute of Banking, New York, 1921.
Description:
An elementary textbook based on the work originally prepared for the Institute by Samuel Williston earlier in the century, with new material added; arranged by subject, with several chapters on contracts, and one on torts and crimes
Condition:
Original cloth, a little marked, else quite a fresh copy
Book No.:
W-16363
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Commercial Law
Author:
Title:
A Collection Of all the Statutes now in Force Relating to the Duties upon Salt With so much of the Laws of Excise, As are Particularly referr'd to in the said Statutes [with] A Continuation of the Statutes, Relating to the Duties on Salt, From 1729 to 1738
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of His Majesty's Printer [and one other], London, 1729.
Description:
A rare work evidencing the complexity and very high tax rates (several times market value) on salt, first introduced by William and Mary in the late seventeenth century, with ensuing and significant corruption and smuggling; three copies in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, somewhat rubbed, the front joint just cracking but quite firm, very clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79638
Price:
$ 400.00
Category:
Commercial Law
Author:
Gray, John
Title:
The Country-Solicitor's Practice in the High Court of Chancery . . . the Crown Office of the Court of King's Bench . . .also the Practice on Issuing a Country Fiat in Bankruptcy . . . and the Practice as to the Acknowledgment of Deeds by Married Women [etc.]
Publisher:
Edward Lumley, 56, Chancery Lane, London, 1837.
Description:
The rare first edition of Gray's trenchant work which, with his "Country-Attorney's Practice", went through several editions, Gray of fame also as the treasury solicitor whose office prosecuted the Tichborne claimant; no copy in OCLC, two in COPAC
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite rubbed, signature excised from title (no text affected), an occasional notation, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-76750
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
equity, bankruptcy, women's law, Bill of Rights, criminal law
Author:
Gray, John
Title:
The Country-Solicitor's Practice in the High Court of Chancery . . . the Crown Office of the Court of King's Bench . . .also the Practice on Issuing a Country Fiat in Bankruptcy . . . and the Practice as to the Acknowledgment of Deeds by Married Women [etc.]
Publisher:
Edward Lumley, 56, Chancery Lane, London, 1837.
Description:
The rare first edition of Gray's trenchant work which, with his "Country-Attorney's Practice", went through several editions, Gray of fame also as the treasury solicitor whose office prosecuted the Tichborne claimant; no copy in OCLC, two in COPAC
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, quite rubbed, signature excised from title (no text affected), an occasional notation, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-76750
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
equity, bankruptcy, women's law, Bill of Rights, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Uniform Commercial Code, Revised Article 8, Securities and Securities Entitlements (With Conforming Amendments to Articles 1 and 9).Discussion Draft
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-26083
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
Commercial Law
 
Author:
Linderholm, Ulf
Title:
Valdtakter Som Kommit Till Polisens Kannedom i Stockholm 1970, Trebetygsuppsats i Kriminologi
Publisher:
Stockholms Universitet, Stockholm, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, worn but sound; 56 pages
Book No.:
W-90129
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Rape, women's law
Author:
Eden, William]
Title:
Principles of Penal Law. The Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for B. White. . .and T. Cadell [etc.], London, 1771.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, joints cracked; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-49552
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Jenks, Edward
Title:
The Book of English Law
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, n.d..
Description:
The promotional flyer for Professor Jenks' enduring work, the first page replicating its title, the second a portion of the Preface (invoking Pollock, Anson, Dicey, and Maitland), the third contents and the fourth other works and an order form
Condition:
One sheet, folded (four pages), the fore-edges a bit chipped, else well-preserved
Book No.:
W-74227
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
English Law, legal ephemera
 
Author:
Leininger, Joseph E. and Bruce Gilchrist (eds.)
Title:
Computers, Society and Law, The Role of Legal Education
Publisher:
American Federation of Information Processing Societies, Montvale, 1973.
Description:
The proceedings of the conference of the American Federation of Information Societies, held in June, 1973
Condition:
Printed wraps, oversized; 264 pages
Book No.:
W-30551
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
education, computers & law
 
Author:
Title:
School Laws of State of Delaware
Publisher:
Star Publishing Co., Wilmington, 1929.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 123 pages plus index
Book No.:
W-31048
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
education, Delaware
 
Author:
Kalven, Jr., Harry
Title:
A Worthy Tradition, Freedom of Speech in America
Publisher:
Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-66849
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
constitutional law, freedom of speech
Author:
Landheer, B. and J.L.F. van Essen (comps.)
Title:
Fundamentals of Public International Law. [Selective Bibliographies of the Library of the Peace Palace I]
Publisher:
A.W. Sijthoff's Publishing Company, Leiden, 1953.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, showing wear, ?ex-library, yet a good usable copy; 85 pages
Book No.:
W-73736
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
Bibliography, international law
 
Author:
Goldsbrough, David et al.
Title:
Reinvigorating Growth in Developing Countries, Lessons from Adjustment Policies in Eight Economies
Publisher:
International Monetary Fund, Washington, 1996.
Description:
Occasional Paper 139
Condition:
Printed wraps, a very good copy; 113 pages
Book No.:
W-30504
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
international law, economics
 
Author:
Chambliss, William J. and Robert B. Seidman
Title:
Sociology of the Law: A Research Bibliography
Publisher:
Glendessary Press, Berkeley, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a bit dusty, but a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90268
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
law and sociology, Bibliography
 
Author:
Title:
Lives, Trials, Behaviour, Execution and Last Dying Words of Arthur Thistlewood, William Davidson, James Ings, John Thomas Brunt, and Richard Tidd, For High Treason
Publisher:
Printed by J. & T Sweet, Strood, London.
Description:
Condition:
Modern card protective covers, original self sewn illustrated wraps, quite worn and fragile, yet usable; 8 pages
Book No.:
W-19881
Price:
$ 437.50
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Zilboorg, Gregory
Title:
The Psychology of the Criminal Act and Punishment
Publisher:
Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1954.
Description:
Based on Dr. Zilboorg's Isaac Ray Lectures at Yale
Condition:
A sound copy in a taped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-44805
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychiatry
 
Author:
Zilboorg, Gregory
Title:
The Psychology of the Criminal Act and Punishment
Publisher:
Harcourt, Brace and Company, New York, 1954.
Description:
Based on Dr. Zilboorg's Isaac Ray Lectures at Yale
Condition:
A sound copy in a taped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-44805
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, law and psychiatry
 
Author:
Strickland, Rennard
Title:
Fire and the Spirits, Cherokee Law from Clan to Court
Publisher:
University of Oklahoma Press, Norman, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30179
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
indian law
 
Author:
Cook, Walter Wheeler
Title:
The Logical and Legal Bases of the Conflict of Laws. First edition
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1942.
Description:
Termed on its appearance "one of the most interesting and penetrating contributions to the subject in the English language . . . clear and compelling"; Harvard Studies in the Conflict of Laws, Volume V
Condition:
Ex-library with moderate markings, wear to boards.
Book No.:
W-91944
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
conflict of laws
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:
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:
Title:
The Tryals of Thomas Walcot, William Hone, William Lord Russell, John Rous & William Blagg. For High-Treason, For Conspiring The Death of the King, And raising a Rebellion in This Kingdom. At the Sessions-House in the Old-Baily [etc.]. Wing T2265
Publisher:
Printed for Richard Royston, Benjamin Took and Charles Mearn, London, 1683.
Description:
The principal contemporary account of the trial of the plot's conspirators, leading to the execution of Lord Russell (and Algernon Sydney) and contributing mightily if indirectly to the Glorious Revolution and the reform of the English law of treason
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, somewhat dusty, edges cut close; quite sound
Book No.:
W-66563
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Proehl, Paul O. [Ed.]
Title:
Legal Problems of International Trade
Publisher:
University of Illinois Press, Urbana, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Gray cloth, a bit inked, and one hinge weak; but quite usable
Book No.:
W-30811
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law
Author:
Brydall, John
Title:
The Law of England, Touching His Majesties Four Principal Seales, Viz. The Great Seal, the Privy Seal, the Exchequer Seal, and the Signet. Also of those Grand Officers to whose Custody these Seals are committed. Wing B5263aA
Publisher:
Printed, and are to be sold by Dan. Browne [etc.], London, 1696.
Description:
The rare reissue of one of Brydall's earliest works, reflecting his expertise while secretary to the Master of the Rolls, one of his productive corpus of some three dozen published treatises and another thirty left in manuscript; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Later 1/4 morocco gilt-lettered, untrimmed, with the seven page books printed by Thomas Dring and John Leigh not noted in ESTC; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79672
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
English Law
 
Author:
Hankey, Lord
Title:
Diplomacy by Conference, Studies in Public Affairs, 1920-1946
Publisher:
G.P. Putnam's Sons, New York, 1947.
Description:
Condition:
Original black cloth, a clean ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30361
Price:
$ 17.50
Category:
diplomacy, international law, war
 
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:
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:
Title:
Photograph of the Court, the frame measuring some 14 x 18 inches, the image 9 x 13 inches, a formal pose, all of the justices in their judicial robes, five standing with four behind, with the embossed stamp of Harris & Ewing in the lower left-hand corner
Publisher:
Harris & Ewing, Washington, 1916-21].
Description:
An early 20th century formal photograph of the Court taken during Brandeis's first years as a Justice, clearly revealing his youthful appearance, with Justice Holmes to the left of Chief Justice White, with his glorious mustache in full bloom
Condition:
Matted and framed, the frame somewhat scuffed and the photograph somewhat faded, but the features of all of the Justices still clear and distinct
Book No.:
W-74250
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Supreme Court, law and photography, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Vali, Ferenc A.
Title:
Politics of the Indian Ocean Region
Publisher:
The Free Press, New York, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-30583
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
diplomacy, international law
Author:
Oke, George C.
Title:
The Magisterial Synopsis: A Practical Guide for Magistrates, Their Clerks, and Attornies, In All Matters out of Quarter Sessions; Containing Summary Convictions and Indictable Offences, with Their Penalties, Punishments, Procedure [etc.]. Fifth Edition
Publisher:
Butterworths, 7, Fleet Street, Law Publishers [etc.], London, 1857.
Description:
A rare edition of one of two works of Oke "which proved to be the most enduring", preserving his original and highly useful tabular feature stating the offense, its statutory origin, possible penalties and the right of appeal, if any, and much else
Condition:
Contemporary calf, marbled edges, endpapers, and pastedowns, a bit rubbed, but quite attractive; two copies in OCLC, neither in North America
Book No.:
W-75987
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
justices of peace, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Arrangements Between Joint Venture Partners in Developing Countries
Publisher:
United Nations, New York, 1987.
Description:
U.N. Centre on Transnational Corporations, Advisory Study Series B, No. 2
Condition:
Stapled wraps
Book No.:
W-30339
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
international law, corporations
Author:
Title:
The Duke of Norfolk's Case: With Reasons for Passing his Bill. Wing D2514
Publisher:
No publisher stated, London?, 1699?.
Description:
A rare part of a major Parliamentary divorce case, one involving England's premier dukedom (and two admitted adulterers), and possibly the first divorce bill in English history not first to pass through the ecclesiastical courts; four copies in ESTC
Condition:
Broadsheet measuring about 8x13 inches, browned, edges chipped and one margin strengthened, all legibility preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79642
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
divorce, marriage, adultery, Acts, Parliament, Ecclesiastical Law
Author:
Title:
Statutes made in the Parliamente . . . in the first yere of . . . Edward VI [with the statutes of 2 and 3 Edw VI, 3 and 4 Edw VI, 5 and 6 Edw VI, and 7 Edw VI]. Five Volumes. S.T.C. 9421, 9423, 9429.7, 9437.5, and 9440.2. Folio
Publisher:
[1, 2, and 3] Richard Grafton; [4 and 5] Richard Tottel, London, 1547-70.
Description:
A collection of all the legislation of Edward VI's five parliaments, spanning his entire reign from 1547 to 1553, including that abolishing witchcraft, producing the Anglican Church's first prayer book, and increasing protection to accused traitors
Condition:
Modern 1/4 and 3/4 differently colored calf and morocco, occasional staining and repairs, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78702
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
Acts, Parliament, witchcraft, criminal law, Ecclesiastical Law
Author:
Title:
Statutes made in the Parliamente . . . in the first yere of . . . Edward VI [with the statutes of 2 and 3 Edw VI, 3 and 4 Edw VI, 5 and 6 Edw VI, and 7 Edw VI]. Five Volumes. S.T.C. 9421, 9423, 9429.7, 9437.5, and 9440.2. Folio
Publisher:
[1, 2, and 3] Richard Grafton; [4 and 5] Richard Tottel, London, 1547-70.
Description:
A collection of all the legislation of Edward VI's five parliaments, spanning his entire reign from 1547 to 1553, including that abolishing witchcraft, producing the Anglican Church's first prayer book, and increasing protection to accused traitors
Condition:
Modern 1/4 and 3/4 differently colored calf and morocco, occasional staining and repairs, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78702
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
Acts, Parliament, witchcraft, criminal law, Ecclesiastical Law
Author:
Title:
The Trial of James Wilson, for High Treason, With an Account of His Execution at Glasgow, September 1820 . . . Now Respectfully Submitted to the Consideration of the Reformers of Glasgow, By . . . The Exposer of the Spy System [Peter Mackenzie]
Publisher:
Printed and Published by Muir, Gowans, & Co. [etc.], Glasgow, 1832.
Description:
Three accounts of Wilson's trial, one of three individuals executed for participating in the Scottish Insurrection of 1820, later discovered by Mackenzie to have been instigated by government agents, leading to the pardon of all the other insurgents
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, a good clean copy, 48 pages; five copies in OCLC, one in Scotland
Book No.:
W-77513
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, criminal law, Radicals
 
Author:
Abadinsky, Howard
Title:
Social Service in Criminal Justice
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Printed cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90265
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Abadinsky, Howard
Title:
Social Service in Criminal Justice
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Printed cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-90265
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, law and sociology
 
Author:
Conrad, John P. and Simon Dinitz
Title:
In Fear of Each Other, Studies of Dangerousness in America
Publisher:
Lexington Books, Lexington, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Yellow cloth, a sound copy
Book No.:
W-31068
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Pomeroy, John Norton
Title:
An Introduction to Municipal Law
Publisher:
D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1864.
Description:
A marvelous, extremely personal, presentation copy of the first edition of the first work of Pomeroy, "the greatest legal scholar of the day"--to Maria Bulfinch, the children's book author, disclosing their closeness and her contributions to the book
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, the front joint splitting (but holding), the spine dull; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-54183
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
philosophy of law, municipal law
Author:
Pomeroy, John Norton
Title:
An Introduction to Municipal Law
Publisher:
D. Appleton and Company, New York, 1864.
Description:
A marvelous, extremely personal, presentation copy of the first edition of the first work of Pomeroy, "the greatest legal scholar of the day"--to Maria Bulfinch, the children's book author, disclosing their closeness and her contributions to the book
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, the front joint splitting (but holding), the spine dull; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-54183
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
philosophy of law, municipal law
 
Author:
Syme, M. Herbert
Title:
The National Labor Relations Act and National Defense
Publisher:
Federal Bar Association of New York, New Jersey and Connecticut, New York, 1941.
Description:
Condition:
Reprinted from the Federal Law Journal Bulletin; 41 pages
Book No.:
W-42497
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
labor law
Author:
Title:
His Maiesties Declaration, Touching his proceedings in the late Assemblie and Conuention of Parliament. S.T.C. 9241. Quarto [with the front blank signature "A" preceding the title]
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill [etc.], London, 1622.
Description:
James I defence of his dissolution of the Parliament of 1621, Coke having had his books and papers seized and been imprisoned in the Tower, leading "to a constitutional confrontation with the king over [the Commons] privilege of free speech"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 green morocco over marbled boards, the spine very lightly faded, light browning, the top margin cut a bit close, yet crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79536
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Parliament, English constitutional law, freedom of speech
 
Author:
Glaser, Daniel
Title:
Routinizing Evaluation: Getting Feedback on Effectiveness of Crime and Delinquency Programs
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 202 pages
Book No.:
W-90386
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Glaser, Daniel
Title:
Routinizing Evaluation: Getting Feedback on Effectiveness of Crime and Delinquency Programs
Publisher:
National Institute of Mental Health, Rockville, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 202 pages
Book No.:
W-90386
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Teichman, Jenny
Title:
Illegitimacy; An Examination of Bastardy
Publisher:
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-52742
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Family Law
 
Author:
Title:
Glossary of Commodity Terms, Including Currencies, Weights and Measures Used in Certain Countries of Asia and the Far East
Publisher:
United Nations Department of Economic Affairs, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, rebound in cloth-backed boards; a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-31029
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Asian law
 
Author:
Knutsson, Johannes, et al.
Title:
Police and the Social Order, Contemporary Research Perspectives
Publisher:
National Council for Crime Prevention, Stockholm, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 387 pages
Book No.:
W-90312
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
law and sociology, Police
Author:
Title:
The Office of the Clerk of Assize: Containing the Form and Method of the Proceedings at the Assizes, and general Gaol-delivery, as also on the Crown and Nisi Prius side. Together with The Office of the Clerk of the Peace [etc.]. Wing W125
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Twyford in Vine Court, Middle Temple, London, 1676.
Description:
An elaborate guide for justices of the peace and their subordinate officers, primarily devoted to criminal and related matters at assizes and quarter sessions; with a section printing the 1666 rules and orders for preventing the plague's spreading
Condition:
Modern calf, somewhat strained, the spine rubbed, ex-library, the title laid down and one gathering loose, minor marginal worming; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-79731
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law, Procedure, justices of peace, sheriffs
 
Author:
Misner, Gordon E.
Title:
Criminal Justice Studies, Their Transdisciplinary Nature
Publisher:
C.V. Mosby Company, St. Louis, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 381 pages
Book No.:
W-90163
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Title:
A Proclamation declaring his Maiesties Pleasure concerning the dissoluing of the present Conuention of Parliament. S.T.C. 8678. Quarto
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill [etc.], London, 1622.
Description:
James I proclamation dissolving the Parliament of 1621, Coke having his books and papers seized and being imprisoned in the Tower for months, leading "to a constitutional confrontation with the king over [the Commons'] privilege of free speech"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, some lightish staining throughout, else sound and usable, printed in black letter; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79781
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
English constitutional law
Author:
Title:
Decretum aureum diui Gratiani cuius titulus talis est. Incipit concorda[n]tia discorda[n]tiu[m]
Publisher:
Excussum in officina Johannis Prenel [etc.], Paris, 1526.
Description:
Condition:
Early calf, rebacked, the original spine laid down, the margins cut somewhat close, with the two folding tables, one imperfect, a clean working copy
Book No.:
W-79457
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
canon law
 
Author:
Geltman, Elizabeth Glass
Title:
Contracts, Environmental Cases and Materials
Publisher:
Michie Company, Charlottesville, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a bit warped, but very clean and sound
Book No.:
W-30290
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
contracts, environmental law
Author:
Title:
The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of . . . John Stockdale; for a Libel on the House of Commons . . . To Which is Subjoined, An Argument in Support of the Rights of Juries
Publisher:
Printed for John Stockdale, Opposste [sic] Burlington-House [etc], London, 1790.
Description:
Conceivably Erskine's most important argument in defense of freedom of the press, leading up to the enactment of Fox's Libel Act; with Erskine's equally famed argument in the Dean of St. Asaph case, arguing for jury determination of libel, appended
Condition:
Contemporary calf backed boards, joints splitting; sound
Book No.:
W-16938
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
Author:
Bentham, George
Title:
Essai sur la Nomenclature et la Classification des Principales Branches d'Art-et-Science; Ouvrage Extrait du Chrestomathia de Jeremie Bentham
Publisher:
Bossange Frerres, Libraires, rue de Seine, No 12, Paris, 1823.
Description:
Sole edition of the work published under the name of Jeremy Bentham's nephew ("who worked extensively on his uncle's papers on logic and based on them a work of his own"), in which he translated those portions of Chrestomathia devoted to the subject
Condition:
Cloth-backed marbled boards, a bit of foxing, but a very good copy; with the half-title, a folding frontispiece and three tables on two folding leaves
Book No.:
W-76213
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
philosophy of law
 
Author:
Mentschikoff, Soia
Title:
Commercial Transactions, Cases and Materials
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1970?].
Description:
Condition:
The binding somewhat strained, else a clean fresh copy
Book No.:
W-48243
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Casebooks, Commercial Law
 
Author:
Wills, Antoinette
Title:
Crime and Punishment in Revolutionary Paris
Publisher:
Greenwood Press, Westport, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-12683
Price:
$ 22.50
Category:
FRANCE, 18TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Law Enforcement Assistance Administration Library Book Catalog, Author Catalog
Publisher:
United States Department of Justice, Washington, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Oversized wraps, a bit discolored, but sound; 170 pages
Book No.:
W-90497
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, Bibliography
 
Author:
Title:
Gibraltar, Ordinances and Related Documents, 1906-1913
Publisher:
Description:
Seven years of ordinances, proclamations, notices, etc., collected in one volume; with typescript chronological and alphabetical indices appended
Condition:
Ex-Middle Temple Library, blue buckram, sound
Book No.:
W-90704
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Commercial Law, English Commonwealth, Gibraltar
Author:
Howard, John
Title:
The State of the Prisons in England and Wales, With Preliminary Observations, and an Account of Some Foreign Prisons and Hospitals. The Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by William Eyres; and sold by T. Cadell [etc.], Warrington, 1784.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, half title backed, ex-library?, repairs; usable
Book No.:
W-62392
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
criminal law, New York, prisons, Procedure
 
Author:
Gellhorn, Walter and Clark Byse
Title:
Problems for Use in Conjunction with Gellhorn and Byse Administrative Law
Publisher:
Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps; 186 pages
Book No.:
W-30531
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
education, administrative law
Author:
Title:
The F.B.I. Transcripts, On Exhibit in U.S.A. v. De Cavalcante, Vastola, and Annunziata, U.S. District Court, District of New Jersey. Index Number: Criminal 111-68. Thirteen Volumes in Six [Complete]
Publisher:
Lemma Publishing Corporation, New York, 1970.
Description:
The transcripts of the FBI wiretaps authorized by Robert F. Kennedy while Attorney General, a "huge bonanza of Mafia minutiae and hard evidence" introduced at the trial of Simone Rizzo ("Sam the Plumber") De Cavalcante for extortion and conspiracy
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, a very good set
Book No.:
W-70270
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
criminal law
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Law Tracts. Two Volumes. Eller 238; Lauechli 551 [the Taussig copy]
Publisher:
At the Clarendon Press, London, 1762.
Description:
The first collected edition of any of Blackstone's works, four in number, with the second volume devoted entirely to his pathbreaking essay on Magna Carta, accompanied by his painstakingly edited texts of it, its confirmations, and other works
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, marbled boards, gilt, lightly browned, else a very good set, with both plates and with the reproduced royal seals in the second volume
Book No.:
W-78660
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
13TH CENTURY, English Law, Magna Carta
 
Author:
Addison, Frank (ed.)
Title:
Digest and Consolidated Index of Hong Kong Criminal Case Law 1968-1973
Publisher:
Government Printer, Hong Kong, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Gray cloth, a bit scuffed, but still a good copy
Book No.:
W-30129
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, CHINA, HONG KONG, criminal law
 
Author:
Addison, Frank (ed.)
Title:
Digest and Consolidated Index of Hong Kong Criminal Case Law 1968-1973
Publisher:
Government Printer, Hong Kong, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Gray cloth, a bit scuffed, but still a good copy
Book No.:
W-30129
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, CHINA, HONG KONG, criminal law
 
Author:
Agopian, Michael W.
Title:
Los Angeles County Gang Alternative and Prevention Program, Evaluation Report
Publisher:
N.p., 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, 123 photocopied pages; well-preserved
Book No.:
W-90513
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Juvenile Law, criminal law
 
Author:
Agopian, Michael W.
Title:
Los Angeles County Gang Alternative and Prevention Program, Evaluation Report
Publisher:
N.p., 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, 123 photocopied pages; well-preserved
Book No.:
W-90513
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Juvenile Law, criminal law
 
Author:
Empey, LaMar T. and Steven G. Lubeck
Title:
The Silverlake Experiment, Testing Delinquency Theory and Community Intervention
Publisher:
Aldine Publishing Co., Chicago, 1971.
Description:
Warmly inscribed on the front free endpaper to Gilbert Geis, noted criminologist and authority on all aspects of social deviance
Condition:
A sound copy in a worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-90316
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Title:
Standards for Specialized Courts Dealing with Children
Publisher:
United States Government Printing Office, Washington, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps, ex-library and dampstained; usable
Book No.:
W-30603
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
infants, Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Ogburn, William Fielding
Title:
Technology and International Relations
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30392
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law, Science and the law
 
Author:
Ogburn, William Fielding
Title:
Technology and International Relations
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, a sound ex-library copy
Book No.:
W-30392
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
international law, Science and the law
 
Author:
Widiss, Alan I., et al
Title:
No-Fault Automobile Insurance in Action, The Experiences in Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware and Michigan
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, 1977.
Description:
Four reports issued under the auspices of the Council on Law-Related Studies, whose president, David Cavers, contributes a foreword and is co-author of the Massachusetts' investigation
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60391
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of automobiles, torts, insurance law, Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware, Michigan
 
Author:
Widiss, Alan I., et al
Title:
No-Fault Automobile Insurance in Action, The Experiences in Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware and Michigan
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, 1977.
Description:
Four reports issued under the auspices of the Council on Law-Related Studies, whose president, David Cavers, contributes a foreword and is co-author of the Massachusetts' investigation
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60391
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of automobiles, torts, insurance law, Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware, Michigan
 
Author:
Widiss, Alan I., et al
Title:
No-Fault Automobile Insurance in Action, The Experiences in Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware and Michigan
Publisher:
Oceana Publications, Inc., Dobbs Ferry, 1977.
Description:
Four reports issued under the auspices of the Council on Law-Related Studies, whose president, David Cavers, contributes a foreword and is co-author of the Massachusetts' investigation
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60391
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
law of automobiles, torts, insurance law, Massachusetts, Florida, Delaware, Michigan
 
Author:
Beale, Joseph Henry
Title:
A Collection of Cases on the Measure of Damages. Second Edition
Publisher:
Little, Brown and Company, Boston, 1909.
Description:
Condition:
Original buckram, very worn and marked; a working copy
Book No.:
W-59448
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Law of Damages, Casebooks
Author:
Conset, Henry
Title:
The Practice of the Spiritual or Ecclesiastical Courts. To which is added, A Brief Discourse of the Structure and Manner Of forming the Libel or Declaration. Wing C5901
Publisher:
Printed for T. Basset, and are to be sold by Will. Hensman [etc.], London, 1685.
Description:
First edition of the first work in English on the practice and procedure of England's church courts, in John Baker's words "a vernacular edition" expanding upon Francis Clarke's treatise (in Latin) published from a corrupt text earlier in the century
Condition:
Early polished calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, lightly rubbed, one lower margin cut away, else clean with the errata; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79713
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Harland, Alan T.
Title:
Restitution to Victims of Personal and Household Crimes
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Justice, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Stapled wraps; 39 pages
Book No.:
W-90235
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Victimology, criminal law
 
Author:
Goldschmidt, Verner
Title:
Retlig Adfaerd, En Analyse af Retsmyndigheders Adfaerd med Eksempler Saerlig fra den Kriminelle Retspleje i Gronland. Two Volumes
Publisher:
C.A. Reitzels Forlag, Kobenhavn, 1957.
Description:
Condition:
Original sewn wraps, a bit chipped, but quite a good set
Book No.:
W-51724
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Martin, Benjamin F.
Title:
Crime and Criminal Justice Under the Third Republic, The Shame of Marianne
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-57099
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, FRANCE
 
Author:
Keedy, Edwin R.
Title:
Cases on the Administration of the Criminal Law
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Co., Indianapolis, 1928.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-90179
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law
 
Author:
Braithwaite, Joan A. (comp. and ed.)
Title:
Women and the Law, A Bibliographical Survey of Legal and Quasi-Legal Materials, With Special Reference to Commonwealth Caribbean Jurisdictions, and Including Relevant Commonwealth Caribbean Legislation and Case Material
Publisher:
The University of the West Indies Press, Barbados, 1999.
Description:
Over 3,200 items, arranged by type of publication, with the most substantial section devoted to articles, books, cases, documents and newspaper items, followed by sections on theses and bibliographies; with an appendix on women's "firsts in the law"
Condition:
Original printed wraps, as new; 347 pages
Book No.:
W-67797
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
women's law, Bibliography, CARIBBEAN
 
Author:
Title:
Deep Seabed Mining, Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. Three volumes
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 295, 104, and 32 pages
Book No.:
W-30934
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
mining law, environmental law
 
Author:
Title:
Deep Seabed Mining, Final Programmatic Environmental Impact Statement. Three volumes
Publisher:
U.S. Department of Commerce, Washington, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 295, 104, and 32 pages
Book No.:
W-30934
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
mining law, environmental law
Author:
Hale, Matthew
Title:
Difficiles Nugae; Or, Observations Touching the Torricellian Experiment, and The various Solutions of the same, especially touching the Weight and Elasticity of the Air. Wing H238
Publisher:
Printed by W. Godbid, for William Shrowsbury [etc.], London, 1674.
Description:
First edition of one of Hale's few published scientific works, disputing the theories of Descartes and Robert Boyle, relying in significant part upon Aristotle, and evidencing his "chosen public statement of the correct approach to the natural world"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, Gloddaeth Library bookplate, effaced signature of ?Thomas Mostyn on title, ?later label; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78222
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
Science and the law
Author:
Davies, John
Title:
The Question Concerning Impositions, Tonnage, Poundage, Prizage, Customs . . . Fully stated and argued, from Reason, Law, and Policy [etc.]. Wing D407A
Publisher:
Printed by S.G. for Henry Twyford, in Vine-Court [etc.], London, 1656.
Description:
First edition of Davies' ingenious invocation of international law, the law merchant, and canon and civil law to buttress James I's sovereign claims to impose customs upon international trade absent Parliamentary agreement; with the advertising leaf
Condition:
Modern morocco, some foxing and browning, title and next leaf strained, occasional worming (mainly marginal), discreetly ex-library; a good copy
Book No.:
W-69957
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
international law, canon law, Parliament, Commercial Law
Author:
Davies, John
Title:
The Question Concerning Impositions, Tonnage, Poundage, Prizage, Customs . . . Fully stated and argued, from Reason, Law, and Policy [etc.]. Wing D407A
Publisher:
Printed by S.G. for Henry Twyford, in Vine-Court [etc.], London, 1656.
Description:
First edition of Davies' ingenious invocation of international law, the law merchant, and canon and civil law to buttress James I's sovereign claims to impose customs upon international trade absent Parliamentary agreement; with the advertising leaf
Condition:
Modern morocco, some foxing and browning, title and next leaf strained, occasional worming (mainly marginal), discreetly ex-library; a good copy
Book No.:
W-69957
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
international law, canon law, Parliament, Commercial Law
Author:
Davies, John
Title:
The Question Concerning Impositions, Tonnage, Poundage, Prizage, Customs . . . Fully stated and argued, from Reason, Law, and Policy [etc.]. Wing D407A
Publisher:
Printed by S.G. for Henry Twyford, in Vine-Court [etc.], London, 1656.
Description:
First edition of Davies' ingenious invocation of international law, the law merchant, and canon and civil law to buttress James I's sovereign claims to impose customs upon international trade absent Parliamentary agreement; with the advertising leaf
Condition:
Modern morocco, some foxing and browning, title and next leaf strained, occasional worming (mainly marginal), discreetly ex-library; a good copy
Book No.:
W-69957
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
international law, canon law, Parliament, Commercial Law
 
Author:
Hale, William B.
Title:
Handbook on the Law of Damages. Second Edition by Roger W. Cooley
Publisher:
West Publishing Company, St. Paul, 1912.
Description:
Condition:
Original tan buckram, gilt, the final blank excised, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91695
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Law of Damages, torts
 
Author:
Title:
Catalogue of Continental and English Literature and History Hebraica and Judaica Including Property of Rabbi David Freilich
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Book Auctions, London, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled warps, a bit faded, 319 lots in 54 pages;with prices realized list laid in
Book No.:
W-91973
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues, jewish law
Author:
Title:
The Trial of the Bishop of Bangor and Others, Before Mr. Justice Heath, at the Assises at Shrewsbury . . . For an Assault, Rout, and Riot: With the Pleadings at Large Of Counsellors Adam and Erskine; Also the Charge to the Jury By Mr. Justice Heath
Publisher:
Sold by T. Hepinstall, Fleet Street [and two others], London, 1796.
Description:
Erskine's "masterly acquittal" of John Warren who, as Bishop of Bangor and with several confederates, was tried for rioting, achieved despite Justice's Heath's summing up for conviction, forcefully disclosing Erskine's strategic and courtroom talents
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over boards, somewhat marked and faded, very occasional staining, a few modern pencil marks, yet a good copy; with the half title
Book No.:
W-79219
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Religion
Author:
Hudson, John
Title:
The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volume II, 871-1216
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
The second volume in Oxford's ambitious new series under the General Editorship of Sir John Baker, devoted to late Anglo-Saxon England, to Anglo-Norman England, and to Angevin England, concluding with "Magna Carta and the Common Law"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78486
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, canon law, Anglo-Saxon law, MEDIEVAL, Magna Carta
Author:
Hudson, John
Title:
The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volume II, 871-1216
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
The second volume in Oxford's ambitious new series under the General Editorship of Sir John Baker, devoted to late Anglo-Saxon England, to Anglo-Norman England, and to Angevin England, concluding with "Magna Carta and the Common Law"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78486
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, canon law, Anglo-Saxon law, MEDIEVAL, Magna Carta
Author:
Hudson, John
Title:
The Oxford History of the Laws of England, Volume II, 871-1216
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Oxford, 2012.
Description:
The second volume in Oxford's ambitious new series under the General Editorship of Sir John Baker, devoted to late Anglo-Saxon England, to Anglo-Norman England, and to Angevin England, concluding with "Magna Carta and the Common Law"
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-78486
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
Ecclesiastical Law, canon law, Anglo-Saxon law, MEDIEVAL, Magna Carta
Author:
Bohun, William
Title:
The English Lawyer: Shewing The Nature and Forms of Original Writs, Processes and Mandates, of the Courts at Westminster. As Also The Forms of Returns and Directions of Writs, Processes, &c. With many curious Observations on the Whole [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for three others], London, 1732.
Description:
Only edition of one of Bohun's many works, his scholarship elsewhere praised by Holdsworth, comprehensively discussing writs in the Royal courts, occasioned by the passage of the statute [4 Geo II c.26] requiring that court proceedings be in English
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, a bit of worming to the upper margin at the volume's end, else especially fresh and bright; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79543
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
introductory law, Procedure
 
Author:
Lane, Jane
Title:
Titus Oates
Publisher:
Andrew Dakers Limited, London, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, a bit worn and foxed, but sound
Book No.:
W-63512
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
biography,