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Author:
Rosenheim, Margaret Keeney
Title:
Readings in Law for Social Workers
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago.
Description:
Stamp on cover states, "Preliminary Draft, For Private Circulation Only."
Condition:
Sewn wraps, worn and faded, but still sound; 301 pages
Book No.:
W-90295
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
education
Author:
Bentham, Jeremy
Title:
Chrestomathia: Being a Collection of Papers, Explanatory of the Design of an Institution, Proposed to Be Set on Foot . . . for the Extension of the New System of Instruction to the Higher Branches of Learning [etc.] [Part I]. Chou C1(2)
Publisher:
Printed for Messrs. Payne and Foss . . . and R. Hunter [etc.], London, 1816.
Description:
First published edition of the first part of Bentham's sole work on education, ambitiously proposing extending suitable secondary education to the "middling classes" and ultimately influencing Bentham's ideas as embodied in his 'Constitutional Code'
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed boards, printed paper label, some browning and staining, moreso to the fore-margin, else a crisp copy; with the two folding tables
Book No.:
W-77051
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
education
Author:
Wood, Thomas
Title:
Some Thoughts Concerning the Study of the Laws of England in the Two Universities. In a Letter to the Reverend ______ Head of _______ College in Oxford. ESTC T99846. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for and sold by J. Morphew near Stationer's Hall, London, 1708.
Description:
First edition of Wood's prescient effort, anticipating Blackstone, "urg[ing] the extension of legal education beyond the confines of the inns of court to the universities", with his recommendations of authors and subjects on both common and civil law
Condition:
Modern marbled wraps, the title and last leaf somewhat darkened and marked, some browning throughout, sound with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79771
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
education
Author:
Title:
A Brief Method of the Law. Being an Exact Alphabetical Disposition of all the Heads Necessary for a Perfect Common-Place. Useful to all Students and Professors of the Law; Much wanted, and earnestly desired [etc.]. Wing B4435A. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assignees of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
Only edition of an ingenious effort to rescue the law student otherwise (in Holdsworth's words) "thrown upon his own resources" in learning the law, providing 1,622 heads under which the law (and the student's common-place book) could be organized
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, an occasional light marginal stain, else quite crisp now preserved in a folding buckram case; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78298
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
introductory law, education
Author:
Wood, Thomas
Title:
Some Thoughts Concerning the Study of the Laws of England. Particularly in the Two Universities [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Stagg . . . and D. Browne [etc.], London, 1727.
Description:
Wood's prescient effort, anticipating Blackstone, "urg[ing] the extension of legal education beyond the confines of the inns of court to the universities", with particular authors and subjects on both common and civil law recommended throughout
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, a very good copy, quite clean and well-margined; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78056
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
education
 
Author:
Title:
In the Supreme Court of the Ames Competition. In Equity. Oilfields Development Company, A Corporation, Plaintiff v. Addison I. Proctor and Hugh Proffett, Defendants. Brief for the Plaintiff [and] Brief for the Defendants
Publisher:
Press of Geo. H. Ellis Co. (Inc.), Boston, n.d..
Description:
Condition:
Printed stapled wraps, a bit worn, but good copies; 54 and 40 pages
Book No.:
W-91242
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
education
 
Author:
Title:
In the Supreme Court of the State of California. The People of the State of California vs. Alexander P. More[etc.,]
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-50204
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
constitutional law, education, Discrimination
Author:
Hughes, William
Title:
Hughes's Quaeries. Or, Choice Cases for Moots, Containing Several Points of Law, not Resolved in the Books. Being very Useful for the Students of the Common Lawes [etc.]. Wing H3329. 12mo
Publisher:
Printed for George Dawes, and are to be sold at his Shop [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
Only edition of these mooted cases, continuing a tradition existing before the Inns of Courts were established, setting forth the facts, the issues, and (sometimes tentatively) the conclusions, often reminiscent of 20th century pedagogy
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt ruled and lettered, new endpapers, some browning, else clean and usable, with good margins and the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79569
Price:
$ 675.00
Category:
education, Inns of Court
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
A True State of the Case of Bosavern Penlez, Who suffered on Account of the late Riot in the Strand. In Which The Law regarding these Offences, and the Statute of George the First, commonly called the Riot Act, are fully considered
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite Katherine-street in the Strand, London, 1749.
Description:
First edition of Fielding's controversial work, arguing that the unfortunate Penlez, probably drunk, was rightfully hanged following his theft of linen from a brothel, itself ransacked by irate sailors; with the press marks confirming a first edition
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, "Grange Hill" in gilt on the front board, gilt edges, pretty; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78201
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
Author:
Simpson, Joseph
Title:
Reflections on the Natural and Acquired Endowments, Requisite for the Study of the Law. And the Means to be used in the Pursuit of it. By a Barrister at Law [quoting Cicero]. ESTC T68879
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worral . . . and T. Waller, in Fleet street, London, 1764.
Description:
First edition of Simpson's instructive treatment of what makes a good lawyer, anticipating Blackstone, the first volume of whose Commentaries appeared the following year, with chapters on judgment, elocution, study, and choice of books, inter alia
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some browning, mainly lightish, else well preserved, with a few informed, contemporary notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80263
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
education

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