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Author:
Dyer, James
Title:
Cy Ensvont Ascvns Novel Cases collectes per le iades tresreuerend Iudge, Mounsieur Iaques Dyer, chiefe Iustice del Common Banke: Ove Divers Resolvtions & Iudgements dones sur solempne Arguments & auec graund deliberation [etc.]. S.T.C. 7390.5. Folio
Publisher:
Imprinted for the Companie of Stationers, London, 1621.
Description:
An early edition of Dyer, one of two named reports (with Plowden) to appear in the 16th century, of particular value, in Dr. Baker's words, for the "quotations from manuscript reports and readings, many of which are now known only from this source"
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, top panel of spine repaired, modern typescript labels, some browning and a bit of staining, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74928
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Siderfin, Thomas
Title:
Les Reports des Divers Special Cases Argue & Adjudge en le Court del Bank le Roy Et Auxy en le Co.Ba. & L'Exchequer En les premier dix ans apres le Restauration . . . Le Roy Charles le II [with] le Second Part . . . En les Ans 1657, 1658, & 1659. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by W. Rawlins, S. Roycroft, and H. Sawbridge [etc.], London, 1683-84.
Description:
First editions of both parts of the reports of Siderfin, praised by Burke as "a reporter of much authority" and by Roger North for "his ability, and his probity", containing cases (most unusually) from both the Interregnum and the Restoration
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled calf, somewhat rubbed, else a very good, exceptionally fresh set; with a single sheet bearing a contemporary ?index laid in
Book No.:
W-76801
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Dyer, James
Title:
Cy ensuont ascuns nouel cases Collectes per le iades tresreuerend Iudge, Mounsieur Iasques Dyer, chiefe Iustice del common banke, Ore primierment publies & imprimies [etc.]. S.T.C. 7388(b) [this, the Taussig copy]; Beale R481
Publisher:
in Aedibus Richardi Tottelli, Ianuarii primo [etc.], London, 1585.
Description:
First edition of Dyer, one of two named reports (with Plowden) to appear in the 16th century, of particular value, in Dr. Baker's words, for the "quotations from manuscript reports and readings, many of which are now known only from this source"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, original spine laid down, occasional light staining, repairs to first blanks, else exceptionally bright; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78371
Price:
$ 5000.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Bunbury, William
Title:
Reports of Cases in the Court of Exchequer, From the Beginning of the Reign of King George the First, Until the Fourteenth Year of the Reign of King George the Second . . . published . . . by his Son in Law, George Wilson, Serjeant at Law. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for D. Browne [and three others], London, 1755.
Description:
First edition of the reports ultimately termed "authoritative" and (in Holdsworth's words) "almost the only regular set of reports of cases decided in the court of Exchequer", prepared by the highly regarded Wilson from his uncle's manuscript
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the Macclesfield copy of the work dedicated to the first Lord Macclesfield's nephew, Thomas Parker, Lord Chief Baron of the Exchequer
Book No.:
W-79823
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Huictme Part des Reports . . . des diuers Resolutions & Jugements donez sur solennes arguments & auec grand deliberation & conference des trereuerends Iuges & Sages de la Ley, de cases en ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5513 variant 2. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1611.
Description:
First edition of the eighth part of Coke's Reports, in whose preface he discusses at length the ancient laws of England, seeking to establish their pre-Conquest existence (by citation to historical authority) and the books in which they may be found
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, mainly lightish and marginal, else a good copy with the occasional annotation; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78233
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Levinz, Creswell
Title:
A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations, Pleadings, Issues, Verdicts, Judgments, &c. Referring to Cases in Sir Creswell Levinz's Reports; The Judgment of the Court being added to each President [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1702.
Description:
Only edition of Levinz's "Entries", published the year following his death, as were his Reports, designed to accompany them, and reflecting his talents as a pleader, "for which [in Holdsworth's words] he was eminently well fitted"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-tooled, unlettered calf, a bit of staining and some minor marginal worming, else a very good clean copy; without the portrait
Book No.:
W-77849
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
books of entry, reports of cases
Author:
Burrow, James
Title:
A Series of the Decisions of the Court of King's Bench upon Settlement-Cases; from The Death of Lord Raymond in March 1732 . . . including Lord Chief Justice Ryder's Time and the first Twelve Years of Lord Mansfield's. Two Volumes [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worrall and B. Tovey, near Lincoln's Inn, London, 1768.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary reverse calf, worn, joints cracking, yet a fresh set
Book No.:
W-65417
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
poor law, justices of peace, reports of cases
Author:
Plowden, Edmund
Title:
Les Commentaries . . . de diuers cases esteants matters en ley, & de les Arguments fur yceux [etc.] [bound with] Cy ensuont certeyne Cases [Part Two]. . . Ouesque vn Table en fine de cest Lieur [by W. Fleetewood] [etc.]. STC 20041 and 20046.3. Folio
Publisher:
In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli [imprints vary], London, 1578-79.
Description:
Second edition of the first part and the first edition of the second part, with Fleetwood's Tables, marking the break with the Year Books and providing (in the words of Dr. Baker) "the conception of a law report as a reasoned exposition of the law"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled calf, centered lozenges, two leaves duplicated in part two, first title slightly trimmed, else very fresh; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78817
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Shower, Bartholomew]
Title:
Cases in Parliament Resolved and Adjudged, upon Petitions, and Writs of Error.
Publisher:
Printed for A. and J. Churchill, at the Black Swan [etc.], London, 1698.
Description:
First edition of the first reports of cases in the House of Lords, appearing when it had become the final court of appeal; the reports were found to be a breach of privilege, resulting in no further reports for almost a century
Condition:
Contemporary calf, front joint cracking, else quite desirable
Book No.:
W-16953
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, reports of cases, Supreme Court
Author:
Winch, Humphrey
Title:
Reports of That Reverend and Learned Judge, Sir Humphry Winch Knight; Sometimes one of the Judges of the Court of Common pleas. Containing many Choice Cases, and excellent matters touching Declarations, Pleadings . . . in points of Law [&c.]. Wing W2964
Publisher:
Printed for W. Lee, D. Pakeman, and G. Bedell [etc.], London, 1657.
Description:
Sole edition of the reports partly attributed to Winch, commended by Bacon for his "quickness, industry, and despatch", in English, translated from the unpublished original in Law French, reporting cases from 1621 to 1625, the year of Winch's death
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite rubbed, the spine a bit chipped, ?later printed paper label, else very clean and bright; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79939
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Miller, John
Title:
An Inquiry into the Present State of the Statute and Criminal Law of England
Publisher:
John Murray, Albemarle Street, London, 1822.
Description:
The rare work written by a Lincoln's Inn barrister, expanding upon his influential rebuttal of the Report from the Select Committee on Criminal Laws, amounting (in Radzinowicz's words) to what "may well be called the 'Counter-Report'"
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rebacked, a trifle worn, but well-preserved; three copies in OCLC, none in North America
Book No.:
W-75970
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law, Acts
 
Author:
Harding, Alan (ed.)
Title:
The Roll of the Shropshire Eyre of 1256
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1981.
Description:
Volume XCVI for the Year 1980
Condition:
Book No.:
W-62934
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
MEDIEVAL, reports of cases
Author:
Salkeld, William
Title:
Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of King's Bench: with Some Special Cases in the Courts of Chancery, Common Pleas and Exchequer. The Fourth Edition . . . by Knightley d'Anvers . . . And the Pleadings now first done into English. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for T. Osborne in Gray's Inn, London, 1742.
Description:
Salkeld's respected reports, published under the supervision of Lord Hardwicke, praised by Holdworth, and often found in early American libraries (Jefferson and John Adams, inter alia); a third volume "not designed for publication" appeared later
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, some dustiness, small loss to the last index leaf, else a good clean copy, with a number of careful, substantive annotations
Book No.:
W-70565
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Kelyng, John
Title:
A Report of Divers Cases in Pleas of the Crown, Adjudged and Determined . . . With Directions for Justices of the Peace and Others . . . From the Original Manuscript, under his own Hand [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Isaac Cleave, next Door to Serjeants-Inn [etc.], London, 1708.
Description:
First edition of the first reports exclusively devoted to English criminal law, reflecting Kelyng's career both while a criminal lawyer and after becoming Chief Justice of King's Bench; seen posthumously through the press by Lord Holt
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, embrowning; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-66169
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law
 
Author:
Bigelow, Lewis
Title:
A Digest of Pickering's Reports, Volumes II-VII Being a Supplement to the Digest of the Previous Volumes of the Massachusetts Reports
Publisher:
Hilliard, Gray, Little, and Wilkins, Boston, 1830.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43708
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
digests, Massachusetts, reports of cases
 
Author:
Title:
Cases Decided in the District and Circuit Court of the United States for the Pennsylvania District, and also a Case Decided in the District Court of Massachusetts, Relative to the Employment of British Licenses on board of Vessels of the United States
Publisher:
Published by Redwood Fisher, No. 30, South Fourth-Street, Philadelphia, 1813.
Description:
Condition:
Original stabbed wraps (lacking), foxing, untrimmed; 91 pages
Book No.:
W-62291
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, maritime law, Pennsylvania, Massachusetts
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Le Tierce Part des Reportes del Edward Coke Lattorney Generall le Roigne, de diuers Resolutions & Iudgements donnes auec graund deliberation, per les tresreuerend Iudges, et sages de la ley, de cases et matters en ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5499. Folio
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight, London, 1602.
Description:
The rare variant first edition of part three of Coke's Reports and the last part to contain what Plucknett has called Coke's "choicest cases", after which the methodology and presentation of the Reports change significantly; with line 4 ending "Ge-"
Condition:
Modern calf, light marginal staining, else very clean with ample margins and occasional early notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78738
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Vn General Table, a touts les seueral Liures de les Reports de le darreine tresreuerend Iudge, Sir Edward Coke . . . Ouesq[ue] deux Catalogues Alphabetical, Lun de les principal Cases, lauter de touts les general Titles . . . des dits Reports. S.T.C. 5526
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Statio[ners], London, 1618.
Description:
The much expanded second edition of the first abridgement of Coke's reports, now covering all eleven parts, undertaken by Thomas Ashe, the pioneer of this genre of legal literature and, in Holdsworth's words, "a great maker of indices and abstracts"
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt lettered, generally clean with good margins, ownership signature of Richard Levinge dated 1652 on the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79403
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases
Author:
Plowden, Edmund
Title:
Les Comentaries . . . de dyuers cases esteantes matters en ley, & de les Argumentes fur yceux [etc.] [bound with] Cy ensuont certeyne Cases . . . Ouesque vn Table en fine de cest Lieur [etc.]. STC 20040 and 20046.7; Beale R484, R486a, R487, and R488. Folio
Publisher:
In Aedibus Richardi Tottelli [imprints vary], London, 1571-84.
Description:
First edition of the first part and the second edition of the second part, with Fleetwood's Tables, marking the break with the Year Books and providing (in the words of Dr. Baker) "the conception of a law report as a reasoned exposition of the law"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, light browning, one title trimmed, two facsimile leaves, else well-preserved with early annotations; Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78352
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:
Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:
W-16019
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
 
Author:
Hall, Jona. Prescott
Title:
Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Superior Court of the City of New York
Publisher:
Oliver Halsted, New York, 1831.
Description:
The first volume (of 2) of the first reports of cases for this court. Original sheep, very worn, but sound
Condition:
Book No.:
W-13396
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
reports of cases, New York
Author:
Peake, Thomas
Title:
Cases Determined at Nisi Prius, in the Court of King's Bench
Publisher:
Printed for P. Byrne, No. 108, Grafton-Street, Dublin, 1795.
Description:
The first nisi prius reports, that is, those technically scheduled for Westminster unless first ('nisi prius') heard in the country, where in fact most were, the fiction dating as far back as Bracton and the basis of England's assize system
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rubbed and a bit chipped, embrowning; sound
Book No.:
W-61287
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Les Reports de Edward Coke L'attorney generall le Roigne [bound with] Le Second Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Tierce Part des Reportes [bound with] Le Quart Part des Reportes [etc.]. S.T.C. 5493.4; 5496; 5499.2; 5502.3
Publisher:
In aedibus Thomae Wight, London, 1601-04.
Description:
Second editions of the first four parts of Coke's Reports, containing his choicest cases, all printed during the first half of the first decade of the 17th century, as the Reports were just appearing; all printed by Thomas Wight, their first printer
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, small hole to first title (no text affected), some staining, but generally very clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78246
Price:
$ 2500.00
Category:
criminal law, reports of cases
 
Author:
Cox, Archibald, Mark DeWolfe Howe, et al
Title:
Civil Rights, the Constitution, and the Courts
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1967.
Description:
Three essays delivered before the Massachusetts Historical Society in 1965 and 1966
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17299
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
civil rights, constitutional law, criminal law, reports of cases, trials
 
Author:
Sayles, G.O. (ed.)
Title:
Select Cases in The Court of King's Bench Under Edward III
Publisher:
Selden Society, London, 1965.
Description:
The Selden Society's annual volume 82, with Professor Sayle's lengthy introduction and 19 appendices prefacing the cases
Condition:
Ex-library, else a good clean copy
Book No.:
W-46817
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
14TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Savile, John
Title:
Les Reports de Sir Iohn Savile Chevalier, Nadgairis Baron de l'Exchequer, Divers Special Cases cybien en le Court de Common Bank, Come l'Exhequer En le Temps de Royne Elizabeth [etc.]. Wing S778. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for George Pawlet, and are to be sold by Robert Vincent, London, 1688.
Description:
The reissue of the reports attributed to Savile, barrister, reader, serjeant at law and, ultimately, a baron of the Exchequer, with his reports devoted in significant part to that court; with both the imprimatur leaf and the advertising leaf
Condition:
Early 1/4 calf over cloth, crimson morocco label, gilt, rubbed, with Theron Metcalf's clipped ownership signature, dated 1818, on the front pastedown
Book No.:
W-79847
Price:
$ 140.00
Category:
reports of cases, Exchequer
Author:
Dyer, Jaques
Title:
Les Reports des Divers select matters & Resolutions des Reverend Judges & Sages del Ley . . . Collect & Report per tres-Reverend Judge, Sr. Jaques Dyer . . . Ove Deux Novel Tables [etc.]. Wing D2926. Folio
Publisher:
Excudebant Johannes Streater & Henricus Twyford [etc.], London, 1672.
Description:
The final issuance of the first edition of Dyer, included in the top-most echelon of early named reporting and, in Dr. Baker's words' "second only to the Yearbooks as a source of authority"; no copy with this imprint in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, quite worn, ex-library, definite browning, occasional (informed) early annotations; a serviceable copy only
Book No.:
W-70680
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
Acts, reports of cases, Acts
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards [with] A Learned Treatise Concerning Wards & Liveries [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite scraped, yet sound and crisp
Book No.:
W-11432
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Bellewe, Richard
Title:
Les Ans du Roy Richard le Second. Collect' Ensembl' hors les Abridgments de Statham, Fitzherbert et Brooke [etc.]. Beale R478; S.T.C. 1848
Publisher:
Imprinted by Robert Robinson dwelling in Fewter lane [etc.], London, 1585.
Description:
Original edition of the sole reports from the late fourteenth century reign of Richard II, culled from the the three major early English abridgments, termed "rare" by Winfield and "excessively rare" by Wallace, not to be reprinted until 1869
Condition:
Modern calf, gilt-lettered, quite browned, yet crisp and wide-margined; with the index before the text and without the colophon leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77020
Price:
$ 2750.00
Category:
reports of cases, Abridgements, 16TH CENTURY
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries, the financially important and controversial court which flourished for over a century after its formation by Henry VIII
Condition:
?Contemporary calf, very worn, rebacked; sound
Book No.:
W-48291
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Elchies, Patrick Grant, Lord
Title:
Decisions of the Court of Session, From the Year 1733 to the Year 1754, Collected and Digested into the Form of a Dictionary, By Patrick Grant of Elchies, Esq. . . . Edited from the Original Manuscript by William Maxwell Morison [etc.]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for the Editor, Edinburgh, 1813.
Description:
The reissue of the decisions undertaken by "the best reporter of Scotch decisions", with the reports found in the first volume complemented by Lord Elchies' notes contained in the second, this edition also forming part of Morison's great Dictionary
Condition:
?Later 3/4 calf over cloth boards, contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, somewhat rubbed, but a good usable set
Book No.:
W-72853
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Sept Part des Reports . . . des diurs Resolutions & Iudgements done sur solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley, de cases in ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5512. Folio
Publisher:
Printed [by Adam Islip] for the Societie of Stationers, London, 1629.
Description:
An early edition of the seventh part of the "Reports", containing in its preface Coke's rejoinder to the polemic levelled against his speech and charge at the Norwich assises, and beginning with Coke's famed report of "Calvin's Case"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, some staining, else a good copy with ample margins and the occasional early marginalia; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78221
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Croke, George
Title:
The Reports of Sir George Croke Knight; Late, One of the Justices of the Court of Kings-Bench; and Formerly, One of the Justices of the Court of Common Bench . . . Revised, and published in English, By Sir Harebotle Grimston [etc.]. Wing C7014. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by J.S. and are to be sold by the Stationers of London, London, 1657.
Description:
One of two first printings of the part of Croke's Reports first to be published, covering all of the reign of Charles I, "approached . . . within the tradition of Plowden and Coke" and reflecting Croke's habits of study perfected over fifty years
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled unlettered calf, rubbed, the joints just cracking and the spine varnished, a usable copy; with the portrait
Book No.:
W-78065
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
reports of cases, Manuscripts
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Epieikeia: Et Table generall a les Annales del Ley, per quel facilment troueres touts les cases contenus in yceux; queux concerne le exposition des Statutes per Equitie [etc.]. S.T.C. 840
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of the Stationers, London, 1609.
Description:
Only edition of Ashe's much praised work, its introduction [in English] "a highly intelligent discourse on the nature of equity in English law", capturing from the year books and reported cases instances in which statutes have been extended equitably
Condition:
Modern dark calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, red edges, three circular library stamps, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79324
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
equity, Year Books, reports of cases
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
The New Law Dictionary . . . Carefully Abridged . . . And particularly Referring To all the Law-Reports, and Acts of Parliament . . . Whereto is added, A curious Catalogue or Register of the Year-Books and Reports, with the Times of their Publication
Publisher:
Printed by Henry Lintot . . . for R. Ware [and twelve others], London, 1743.
Description:
The uncommon (and sole) abridgment of Jacob's masterpiece, his original work far different from previous dictionaries, this abridgment undertaken by Jacob himself, with a special effort made to render it "easy, clear, and familiar"
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, crimson morocco label, gilt, somewhat rubbed, else a very good clean copy; eight copies in ESTC, one in a law library
Book No.:
W-77706
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
legal dictionaries, Abridgements, reports of cases, Acts, Year Books
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Size Part des Reports Sr. Edw. Coke Chiualer, chiefe Iustice del Common banke: des diuers Resolutions & Iudgements dones sur solemne arguments, & auec grand deliberation & conference des tresreuerend Iudges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 5509.5
Publisher:
Printed for the Societie of Stationers, London], 1607.
Description:
First edition variant of the part of Coke's reports in which he begins to draw upon contemporary material and in which he continues his observations, begun in the preface to the second part of his Reports, on the ancient laws and customs of England
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over boards, discreetly ex-library, light browning, extensive marginal gloss, a very good copy; rare, one copy in ESTC in the USA
Book No.:
W-72757
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Hutton, Richard
Title:
The Reports Of . . . Sir Richard Hutton Knight; Sometimes one of the Judges of the Common Pleas. Containing many Choice Cases, Judgments, and Resolutions, in Points of Law, In the severall Raignes of King James and King Charles [etc.]. Wing H3843. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by T.R. for Henry Twyford, and Thomas Dring [etc.], London, 1656.
Description:
First edition of the reports of Hutton (the righteous judge famous for his opinion in the Shipmoney case), including inter alia the trial and execution of Sir Walter Raleigh, all translated into English from Hutton's manuscript in Law French
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, a good clean copy with the ownership signature of William Cortyon and ?his manuscript notes throughout; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79966
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Baggett, W.T. (ed.)
Title:
Pacific Coast Law Journal. Containing All the Decisions of the Supreme Court of California...the Leading Decisions of the United States Circuit and Disctrict Courts of California, important Decisions of the United States Supreme Court. Vol. V No. 25
Publisher:
W.T. Baggett & Company, Publishers, San Francisco, 1880.
Description:
Individual issue, represented as superior to the official reports, providing all decisions whether or not designated for publication, and noting those cases decided without written opinions or otherwise not reported
Condition:
Original printed wraps, soiled but otherwise a good copy
Book No.:
W-91877
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
California, reports of cases
Author:
Jenkins, David
Title:
Eight Centuries of Reports: or, Eight Hundred Cases Solemnly Adjudged in the Exchequer-Chamber, or, Upon Writs of Error. Publish'd Originally in French and Latin . . . Now carefully Translated, with the Addition of many Thousand References [etc.]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1734.
Description:
First edition in English of Judge Jenkins' Reports, by far spanning a greater time period than any other reports (from the 13th through the 17th centuries), with a case dating to 1220, significantly earlier than the earliest printed Year Book case
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over decorated boards, occasional very light foxing and browning, else well-preserved, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78019
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
taxation, reports of cases
Author:
Title:
Law of Actions: Being An Exact, Brief and Methodical Collection of all adjudg'd Cases out of all the Reports of the Law to this Day; And likewise from Roll's Abridgment [with] the Reason that Rules it Render'd obvious to the meanest Capacity [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by John Nutt . . . for John Hartley [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
A rare work devoted almost entirely to action on the case, as it began "to produce the modern categories under which our substantive law is grouped", contrasting tort and contract, with much on slander, assumpsit and "doing, not doing, or misdoing"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-ruled calf, rubbed, the label largely lacking, a bit of browning and staining, yet generally well preserved; six copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-74382
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
contracts, torts, Procedure, Abridgements, reports of cases, libel and slander
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
Les Reports de Edward Coke . . . de diuers Resolutions, & Judgements donnes auec graund deliberation, per les tresreuerendes Iudges, & sages de la ley, de cases & matters en ley [etc.]. Parts 1-13 in seven volumes [complete] [titles vary]. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Companie of Stationers [Part I] [imprints vary], London, 1607-59.
Description:
A complete collection of the most famous of all reports of English law, in John Baker's words "of excellent quality . . . hav[ing] the distinction of being cited simply as 'The Reports'", all in first or early editions or first edition variants
Condition:
Contemporary and modern calf and 3/4 calf, the bindings varied but at most lightly rubbed, together a well-preserved collection; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-78205
Price:
$ 10000.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Sayles, G.O. (ed.)
Title:
Select Cases in The Court of King's Bench Under Edward III
Publisher:
Bernard Quaritch, London, 1965.
Description:
The Selden Society's annual volume 82, with Professor Sayle's lengthy introduction and 19 appendices prefacing the cases
Condition:
Front board quite creased; sound
Book No.:
W-60643
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
14TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Coke, Edward
Title:
La Sept Part des Reports . . . des Divers Resolutions & Judgments donez sur solemnes Arguments, & avec graund deliberation & conference des Tres-reverend Judges & Sages de la Ley [etc.]. Wing C4955. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkyns, Esquires [etc.], London, 1697.
Description:
The last 17th century edition of the seventh part of the "Reports", containing in its preface Coke's rejoinder to the polemic levelled against his speech and charge at the Norwich assises, and beginning with Coke's famed report of "Calvin's Case"
Condition:
Contemporary blind-panelled calf, gilt, rubbed, joints cracking but quite firm, some foxing and browning, yet a crisp copy
Book No.:
W-70946
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Farresley?, Thomas
Title:
Modern Cases, Argued and Adjudged in the Court of Queen's Bench at Westminster, in The Second and Third Years of Queen Anne, in the Time when Sir John Holt sate Chief Justice there . . . Review'd and Corrected . . . By W.B. Esq; The Third Edition. Folio
Publisher:
London, Printed by E. and R. Nutt, and R. Gosling [for seven others], 1733.
Description:
A rare edition of the reports compiled by a Middle Temple barrister, devoted exclusively to early years of the reign of Queen Anne (1703-1705), later in the century to be included in Danby Pickering's and then in Thomas Leach's "Modern Reports"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, crimson morocco label gilt, somewhat rubbed, the spine varnished, else a very good copy with ample margins; four copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79473
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Keilway, Robert
Title:
Reports d'Ascuns Cases (Qui ont evenus aux temps du Roy Henry le Septieme . . . [and] Roy Henry le huitiesme) . . . Ovesque les Reports d'ascuns Cases prises per le Reverend Juge Guilleaume Dallison . . . & per Guilleaume Bendloe [etc.]. Wing K134
Publisher:
Printed for Charles Harper, William Crooke [etc.], London, 1688.
Description:
The only Law French edition of "[t]he best-known of the early private" law reports, marking the transition from the Year Books in the late 15th and early 16th centuries and, in this instance, forming the basis in part for John Baker's modern edition
Condition:
Modern 1/2 calf, definite browning, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-69304
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Un Perfect Table a Touts les Severall Livers del Reportes de Sir Edward Coke . . . Ouesque un Catalogue de touts le cases in larguments de les principall cases [with an] Alphabeticall collection de touts . . . texts del Latine [etc.]. S.T.C. 5525
Publisher:
Printed for the Company of Stationers, London, 1606.
Description:
First edition of the first abridgement of Coke's reports, undertaken by Thomas Ashe, the master and pioneer of this genre of legal literature ("a great maker of indices and abstracts", in Holdsworth's words); arranged alphabetically by subject
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, soiled, some repairs, else fresh and well-preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-49535
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases
Author:
Bellewe, Richard
Title:
Les Ans du Roy Richard le Second. Collect' Ensembl' hors les Abridgments de Statham, Fitzherbert et Brooke [etc.]. Beale R478; S.T.C. 1848
Publisher:
Imprinted by Robert Robinson dwelling in Fewter lane [etc.], London, 1585.
Description:
Original edition of the sole reports from the late fourteenth century reign of Richard II, culled from the the three major early English abridgments, termed "rare" by Winfield and "excessively rare" by Wallace, not to be reprinted until 1869
Condition:
Contemporary vellum, unevenly darkened, variant with the Lincoln's Inn arms on the title's verso, without the colophon if called for; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79127
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
reports of cases, Abridgements, 16TH CENTURY
Author:
Plowden, Edmund
Title:
Les Commentaries, Ou Reportes . . . de diuers cases esteant matters en ley, & de les Arguments sur yceux [etc.] [bound with] La Second Part de les Reports, ou, Commentaries [etc.]. S.T.C. 20045 & 20047.5; Beale R490. Folio
Publisher:
[1] In Aedibus Thomae Wight [2] Companie of Stationers, London, 1599 & 1610.
Description:
Early editions of both parts of Plowden's pathbreaking Commentaries, the reports marking the break with the Year Books and providing (in the words of Dr. Baker) "the conception of a law report as a reasoned exposition of the law, with learned gloss"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite rubbed, repaired, later paper label, the first title dusty, else particularly clean with occasional notations; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-77965
Price:
$ 2000.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Jones, Thomas
Title:
Les Reports De divers Special Cases En le Common Bank & en le Court del Bank le Roy. En le Reigne de le Roy Charles le II . . . Imprimee par l'Original [etc.]. Wing J999. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1695.
Description:
First edition of Jones' Reports, praised by Holdsworth and Wallace, and of sufficient value to be translated by Hargrave, compiled by Jones (a "student of records" in North's words) while a justice of King's Bench and Chief Justice of Common Pleas
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered reverse calf, the joints cracking but firm, one margin repaired, yet an especially clean, bright and desirable copy
Book No.:
W-71181
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Style, William
Title:
Narrationes Modernae, Or Modern Reports Begun in the now Upper Bench Court at Westminster, in the beginning of Hillary term 21 Caroli, and continuined to the end of Michaelmas term 1655, as well on the Criminall, as on the Pleas side [etc.]. Wing S6099
Publisher:
Printed by F.L. [Francis Leach] for W. Lee [and others], London, 1658.
Description:
The only edition of Style's reports, one of the few devoted to the Interregnum and (in John Baker's words) "unusual in that they were prepared for the press by the author", serving as a companion to and foundation for Style's "Practical Register"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but firm, the Macclesfield copy, with the bookplate of Thomas Parker, the first Earl, dated 1704
Book No.:
W-75775
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, Interregnum
Author:
Dyer, James
Title:
Reports of Cases in the Reigns of Hen. VIII, Edw. VI, Q. Mary, and Q. Eliz. Taken and Collected by Sir James Dyer . . Now First Translated . . . by John Vaillant . . . To this Edition a Life of the Author is Prefixed [etc.]. Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for Messrs. P. Byrne, J. Moore [and three others], Dublin, 1794.
Description:
Best edition, and the first in English, of the 16th century reports among the top-most echelon of early named reporting, "second only to the Yearbooks as a source of authority"; with the able translation of Vaillant, "a model editor for that time"
Condition:
Modern buckram, contrasting leather labels, some browning and foxing, occasionally substantial, some margins cut close; a usable set only
Book No.:
W-69688
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, 16TH CENTURY
Author:
Hutton, Richard
Title:
The Reports Of . . . Sir Richard Hutton Knight; Sometimes one of the Judges of the Common Pleas: Containing many Choice Cases, Judgments, and Resolutions, in Points of Law, In the several Reigns of King James and King Charles. Second Edition. Wing H3844
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Richard and Edward Atkins [etc.], London, 1682.
Description:
The final edition of the reports of Hutton, the righteous judge famous for his opinion in the Shipmoney case (that the King may not impose a tax without parliamentary assent), here expanded with the addition of subsequent authorities in the margins
Condition:
Contemporary blind ruled unlettered calf, a bit rubbed, some minor marginal worming and staining, else very fresh with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79386
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases
 
Author:
Leach, Thomas
Title:
Modern Reports; Or, Select Cases Adjudged in the Courts of King's Bench, Chancery, Common Pleas, and Exchequer [etc.]. Fifth Edition. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for G.G.J. and J. Robinson [etc.], London, 1793.
Description:
The first three volumes of the reports, covering most of the second half of the 17th century from the Restoration through the Glorious Revolution
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed and well worn, but sound
Book No.:
W-48046
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, reports of cases
Author:
Ames, James Barr and Jeremiah Smith
Title:
A Selection of Cases on the Law of Torts. Second Edition [of Volume One]. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review Publishing Association, Cambridge, 1893-1900.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, very worn, hinge cracked, underlining; a working set
Book No.:
W-65278
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
admiralty, Casebooks, maritime law, reports of cases, torts
Author:
Dyer, James
Title:
Cy ensuont ascun nouel cases, Collectes per le iades tresreuerend Iudge, Mounsieur Iasques Dyer, chiefe Iustice del common banke, Ore nouelment publies & imprimies. S.T.C. 7389; Beale R482. Folio
Publisher:
In aedibus Richardi Tottelli, Ianuarii primo. 1592, London, 1592.
Description:
Final 16th century edition, one of two named reports (with Plowden) to appear in the 16th century, of particular value, in Dr. Baker's words, for the "quotations from manuscript reports and readings, many of which are now known only from this source"
Condition:
Early calf, lightly rubbed, ownership signatures of Edmund and Nicholas Pollexfen, early marginal notations, exceptionally clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78671
Price:
$ 3000.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Kelyng, John
Title:
A Report of Divers Cases in Pleas of the Crown, Adjudged and Determined; In the Reign of the Late King Charles II. 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:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed but still presentable
Book No.:
W-44675
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Decisions of the English Judges, During the Usurpation, From the Year 1655, to his Majesty's Restoration, and the sitting down of the Session in June 1661. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for G. Hamilton and J. Balfour, Edinburgh, 1762.
Description:
Among the earliest reports of the Court of Session, the supreme Scottish civil court, preceded in their coverage only by those of Sir Alexander Gibson of Durie, based on a anonymous manuscript located in the library of the Faculty of Advocates
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, front joint just cracking but firm, lightish foxing and browning; a good crisp copy
Book No.:
W-76346
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
reports of cases, SCOTLAND
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards, And other Courts at Westminster, in the Reigns of the late Kings, King James and King Charles . . . And now published for the Common good [etc.]. Wing M688. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, rubbed, the spine ends just chipped, very light browning, else quite well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79942
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards, And other Courts at Westminster, in the Reigns of the late Kings, King James and King Charles . . . And now published for the Common good [etc.]. Wing M688. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, rubbed, the spine ends just chipped, very light browning, else quite well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79942
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards, And other Courts at Westminster, in the Reigns of the late Kings, King James and King Charles . . . And now published for the Common good [etc.]. Wing M688. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, rubbed, the spine ends just chipped, very light browning, else quite well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79942
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards, And other Courts at Westminster, in the Reigns of the late Kings, King James and King Charles . . . And now published for the Common good [etc.]. Wing M688. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, rubbed, the spine ends just chipped, very light browning, else quite well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79942
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Noy, William
Title:
Reports and Cases . . . Collected and Reported by that Learned Lawyer William Noy . . . Since Attourney Generall to the late King Charles. Conteining most Excellent matter of Exceptions to all manner of Declarations, Pleadings, and Demurrers [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by F.L. for Matthew Walbancke [etc.]. Wing N1449, London, 1656.
Description:
First edition of the reports from the reigns of Elizabeth, James and Charles I attributed to Noy, one of the finest lawyers of his day (numbering Hale and Maynard among his pupils) and "one of the six persons recommended by Lord Bacon for reporters"
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf, early printed paper label, somewhat rubbed, well preserved with ample margins and the blank 2C4; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80020
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
reports of cases
Author:
Calthrop, Henry
Title:
Reports of Speciall Cases Touching severall Customs And Liberties of The City of London . . . Whereunto is annexed divers Ancient Customes and Usages Of the said City of London. Never before in Print. Wing C310
Publisher:
Printed for Abel Roper, at the Sun . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1655.
Description:
First edition of the first reports devoted to the city of London and seemingly the only early ones published, "prettily reported and worth reading", undertaken by Calthrop [or Calthorp], Middle Temple bencher and briefly the City's recorder or judge
Condition:
Original unlettered sheep, rubbed, lower portion of front joint cracked, front blank chipped, rear blank torn away, the Macclesfield and Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80009
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
reports of cases, London
Author:
Cooke, George
Title:
Reports and Cases of Practice in The Court of Common Pleas, In the Reigns of Queen Anne, King Goerge I and King George II. Second Ed. [with] Rules and Orders of the Court of Exchequer, Relative to the Equity Court, the Office of Pleas, and the Revenue
Publisher:
[1] Printed by Henry Lintot [2] Printed by H. Woodfall, London, 1747 & 1766.
Description:
Two uncommon works, the first by George Cooke the father and the second conjecturally by his son, also George Cooke, both Inner Temple benchers, readers, and treasurers, eight and five copies in ESTC respectively, each found in one law library only
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, the boards darkened near the rebacking, without the advertising leaf in the first work, else clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80178
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, courts
 
Author:
Hoffman, Robert L.
Title:
More Than a Trial The Struggle Over Captain Dreyfus
Publisher:
Free Press, New York, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40804
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, California, reports of cases, trials, jewish law, Radicals, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Shriver (ed.), Harry C.
Title:
The Judicial Opinions of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Constitutional Opinions, Selected Excerpts and Epigrams as Given in the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts (1883-1902)
Publisher:
Dennis & Company, Inc., Buffalo, 1940.
Description:
A unique work, focusing entirely on Holmes' two decades on the Massachusetts Supreme Court, selecting from his some 1,200 opinions there; with five valuable appendices and a good index, and a foreword by Francis Biddle, then Solicitor General
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-48834
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
reports of cases, Massachusetts, Supreme Court
Author:
Clayton, John (rptr.)
Title:
Reports and Pleas of Assises at York. Held before several Judges in that Circuit, With Some Precedents useful for Pleaders at the Assises: Never englished before [etc.]. ESTC N12810 [six copies, two in North America]
Publisher:
Printed by S. Powell, For Edward Hamilton . . . High-street, Dublin, 1741.
Description:
The rare, sole Irish edition of the first named 'nisi prius'reports (those heard away from Westminster), first appearing in 1651, with the emphasis that the law be in English and accessible to all, in sympathy with the Commonwealth's goals of reform
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, ex-Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow with its gilt stamp on the front board, very crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80216
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
reports of cases, TRINIDAD, pleading, legal reform, English Commonwealth, IRELAND
Author:
Ashe, Thomas
Title:
Un Perfect Table a Touts les Severall Livers del Reportes de Sir Edward Coke . . . Ouesque un Catalogue de touts le cases in larguments de les principall cases [with an] Alphabeticall collection de touts . . . texts del Latine [etc.]. S.T.C. 5525
Publisher:
Printed for the Company of Stationers, London, 1606.
Description:
First edition of the first abridgement of Coke's reports, undertaken by Thomas Ashe, the master and pioneer of this genre of legal literature ("a great maker of indices and abstracts", in Holdsworth's words); arranged alphabetically by subject
Condition:
Contemporary speckled calf, rubbed, the boards with gilt initials ("R B"), manuscript label at the bottom of the spine, very fresh; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80243
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Abridgements, reports of cases
Author:
Style, William
Title:
Regestum Practicale: Or, the Practical Register, Consisting of Rules, Orders, and Observations concerning the Common-Laws, and the Practice thereof . . . particularly applicable to the Proceedings in the Upper-Bench [etc.]. Wing S6102; Cowley 141
Publisher:
Printed by A.M. for Charles Adams, at the Talbot [etc.], London, 1657.
Description:
First edition of a popular work (and the only edition to appear during the Interregnum), called by John Baker "a useful guide to modern practice decisions, collected at a time when the law reports were somewhat thin or non-existent"
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite rubbed, some foxing, moreso to the first and last leaves, else sound and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80248
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
pleading, Interregnum, reports of cases
Author:
Lutwyche, Edward
Title:
The Reports and Entries of Sir Edward Lutwyche, Kt. Serjeant at Law, and late one of the Judges of the Court of Common Pleas . . . Composed in a plain and easy Method, and made very useful for Student and Practisers of the Common Law. By W. Nelson
Publisher:
Printed by Eliz. Nutt, and R. Gosling [etc.], London, 1718.
Description:
William Nelson's translation of the reports contained in Lutwyche's mammoth work, together with a summary of certain of the pleadings, arranged "old style" by subject matter, this the folio edition, one of two to appear in 1718
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, occasional very light browning, the Macclesfield copy, with its South Library bookplate on the front pastedown
Book No.:
W-80284
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
books of entry, reports of cases
Author:
Caldecott, Thomas
Title:
Reports of Cases Relative to the Duty and Office of a Justice of the Peace, from Michaelmas Term 1776, inclusive, to Trinity Term 1785, inclusive [Three Parts in One Volume] [complete]. ESTC T492559. Not in ECCO. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by His Majesty's Law-Printers [imprints vary], London, 1786-1800.
Description:
Sole edition of the only legal work of the Middle Temple barrister (and "avid . . . editor of Shakespeare") continuing the reports of James Burrow and expanding their scope, with most cases reported those decided when Lord Mansfield's presided
Condition:
Modern 1/2 calf over marbled boards, crimson morocco label, gilt, discreetly ex-library, else very clean with excellent margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80309
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
reports of cases, justices of peace
Author:
Croke, George
Title:
The First Part {Though last Publish't} of the Reports of Sr George Croke Kt., Late one of the Justices of the Court of Kings-Bench, And formerly one of the Justices of the Court of Common-Bench . . . Revised and published in English [etc.]. Wing C7012. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for A. Roper, T. Collins, F. Tyton [and three others], London, 1669.
Description:
First reissue of the first part of Croke's reports, devoted to some two decades of the reign of Elizabeth "approached . . . within the tradition of Plowden and Coke", concluding with a revised ediion of the earliest catalogue of law books to appear
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, without the portrait, else well preserved with excellent margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80317
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
reports of cases, Manuscripts, Bibliography

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