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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:
The Trial of Maurice Margarot, Delegate from London, to the British Convention. Before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, On the 13th and 14th of January, 1794, for Sedition [Robertson's Edition]
Publisher:
Printed for James Robertson, No. 4, Horse Wynd [etc.], Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
The trial marking the nadir of British reaction to the French Revolution, bridging the trials of Thomas Paine, John Horne Tooke, and Thomas Hardy, in which Margarot was convicted of sedition and sentenced to fourteen years transportation to Australia
Condition:
Definite embrowning and staining, in an attractive modern 1/4 calf somewhat unevenly faded; without the plate, if called for
Book No.:
W-51742
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, trials, 18TH CENTURY, SCOTLAND
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Maurice Margarot, Delegate from London, to the British Convention. Before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, On the 13th and 14th of January, 1794, for Sedition [Robertson's Edition]
Publisher:
Printed for James Robertson, No. 4, Horse Wynd [etc.], Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
The trial marking the nadir of British reaction to the French Revolution, bridging the trials of Thomas Paine, John Horne Tooke, and Thomas Hardy, in which Margarot was convicted of sedition and sentenced to fourteen years transportation to Australia
Condition:
Definite embrowning and staining, in an attractive modern 1/4 calf somewhat unevenly faded; without the plate, if called for
Book No.:
W-51742
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, trials, 18TH CENTURY, SCOTLAND
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:
Title:
California Judges Benchbook: Civil Proceedings--Discovery [together with] Discovery Update 2000 [together with] Discovery Update 2004. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Thomson West [for the Judicial Council of California], n.p., 1994-2004.
Description:
The original edition and the 2000 and 2004 updates of this portion of the first benchbook of its kind in the United States, designed as a comprehensive, eminently practical guide for California judges presiding over civil trials
Condition:
Original green buckram and green wraps, very good copies
Book No.:
W-91568
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
trials
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:
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:
Salmon, Thomas
Title:
A New Abridgement and Critical Review of the State Trials, and Impeachments for High-Treason . . . The Whole containing, I. The Substance of the Indictment or Charge. II. The Evidence. III. The Prisoner's Defence. IV. The several Points of Law [etc.] Folio
Publisher:
Printed for J. and J. Hazard [and six others] [etc.], London, 1738.
Description:
A major abridgement of the first edition of the state trials, undertaken by the latter's editor, Thomas Salmon, and itself a substantial folio of over 900 pages reporting trials spanning more than three centuries and adding a critical apparatus
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over boards, unevenly faded, some browning and occasional foxing, yet a good copy
Book No.:
W-72149
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Abridgements, trials
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:
Title:
Complex Litigation Project, Council Draft No. 1 (November 23, 1988)
Publisher:
American Law Institute, Philadelphia, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, rather soiled and worn, but sound; 268 pages
Book No.:
W-30172
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, Procedure
 
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:
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:
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:
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:
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:
Liability Seminar, California Trial Lawyers Association
Publisher:
Trial Lawyers Service Co., Belleville, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55247
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials
Author:
Title:
Crim. Con., Actions and Trials and Other Legal Proceedings Relating to Marriage before the Passing of the Present Divorce Act
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1857?].
Description:
A review of the most famous crim con cases spanning three centuries, in which husbands sued their wives' paramours for civil damages caused by the "criminal conversation" and ensuing loss of consortium; with two involving Thomas Erskine as counsel
Condition:
Original 1/4 black morocco, gilt, over marbled boards, showing wear and somewhat strained, else a good untrimmed copy
Book No.:
W-71567
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal conversatn, trials, marriage, divorce
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:
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:
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:
Hayward, Max (ed.)
Title:
On Trial, The Soviet State Versus "Abram Tertz" and "Nikolai Arzhak". Revised and Enlarged Edition
Publisher:
Harper & Row, New York, 1967.
Description:
The edited trial transcript, undertaken by Hayward, fellow of St. Anthony's College, Oxford, and co-translator of Dr. Zhivago
Condition:
A very good copy, in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-45061
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
SOVIET UNION, trials
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:
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:
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:
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:
Cases of Divorce for Several Causes; Viz. I. Memoirs of the Life of Robert Feilding II. The Case of Barbara late Dutchess of Cleaveland III. The Case of Sir George Downing IV. The Case of John Dormer V. The Case of the Lord Roos [etc.]. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible [etc.], London, 1723.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-77314
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
divorce, trials
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:
Buller, Francis
Title:
An Introduction to the Law Relative to Trials at Nisi Prius. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by W. Strahan and M. Woodfall . . . for C. Bathurst [&c.], London, 1772.
Description:
First London edition of the work which won renown for Buller, protege of Mansfield and appointed a King's Bench judge at a very youthful 32, designed for 'nisi prius' trials, that is, those in the country; with a closing part on trial issues
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, the joints cracked but holding and the spine somewhat darkened, else very clean with generous margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79509
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials
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:
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:
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, trials, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Salmon, Thomas
Title:
A New Abridgement and Critical Review of the State Trials, and Impeachments for High-Treason . . . The Whole containing, I. The Substance of the Indictment or Charge. II. The Evidence. III. The Prisoner's Defence. IV. The several Points of Law [etc.] Folio
Publisher:
Printed for J. and J. Hazard [and six others] [etc.], London, 1738.
Description:
A major abridgement of the first edition of the state trials, undertaken by the latter's editor, Thomas Salmon, and itself a substantial folio of over 900 pages reporting trials spanning more than three centuries and adding a critical apparatus
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, the original spine laid down, rubbed, definite browning and foxing, but a sound usable copy
Book No.:
W-76691
Price:
$ 275.00
Category:
Abridgements, trials
Author:
Title:
The Tryal of Philip Earl of Pembroke and Montgomery, Before the Peers in Westminster-Hall, on Thursday the 4th of April 1678. Wing T2209. Folio
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1679.
Description:
A fine example of the peculiarities of English law, the Earl, indicted for murder, claiming his right to be tried by his peers in the House of Lords, is there convicted of manslaughter only, and so invokes his privilege of peerage and is discharged
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, re-sewn and repaired, ink squiggles, notations and markings on the title, else a good clean copy; no copy in a law library in ESTC
Book No.:
W-76192
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, House of Lords, criminal law
Author:
Title:
An Account of the Tryal of Richard Lyddel, Esq; At His Majesty's Court of Common-Pleas, Before the Right Honourable Lord Chief Justice Eyre, For Carrying on a Criminal Conversation With the Late Lady Abergavenny. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for A. Moore, near St. Paul's [etc.] [a false imprint?], London, 1730.
Description:
A rare contemporary printing of a famous adultery case reprinted later in the century, "a gripping moral epic of sin, guilt, repentance, and punishment", the award of 10,000 pounds damages effectively and designedly putting Lyddell in prison for life
Condition:
Original stabbed self wraps folded in half horizontally, front and back dusty but otherwise a very good copy in original state; five copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-18121
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, adultery
Author:
Title:
The Triumphs of Justice over Unjust Judges: Exhibiting . . . III. The Crimes of Empson and Dudley . . . IV. The Proceedings of the Ship money Judges . . . To which is added VI. The Judges Oath, and some Observations thereupon [etc.]. Wing T2297. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for Benjamin Harris, at the Stationers Arms [etc.], London, 1681.
Description:
First edition of a populist tract of the first rank, recounting with approval the executions of oppressive judges and praising upright judges and juries (including Sir Matthew Hale and the jury acquitting Penn and Mead) and habeas corpus
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, quite browned, 36 pages, now preserved in a modern buckram folding case, its label gilt lettered; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79631
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, legal reform, juries, habeas corpus
Author:
Salmon, Thomas (ed.)
Title:
A New Abridgement and Critical Review of the State Trials. Wherein are inserted, Several Trials not in any other Collection . . . Likewise, Remarks are made on each Trial, shewing what the Law in Criminal Cases anciently was [etc.]. 2d Edition. Two Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for J. Leathley, G. Ewing, W. Smith, and P. Crampton etc., Dublin, 1741.
Description:
A major abridgement of the first edition of the state trials, undertaken by the latter's editor, Thomas Salmon, reporting trials spanning more than three centuries; possibly a unique set, the first volume extending to p.482, the second to p.918
Condition:
Contemporary calf, worn and somewhat stained, one gathering loose and the last index leaf frayed, else a good set, the volumes' division not as in ESTC
Book No.:
W-77689
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Abridgements, trials
Author:
Title:
The Case of Anthony Earl of Shaftsbury; As it was Argued before His Majesties Justices of the Kings Bench . . . Being upon his Confinement in the Tower . . . With a Speech of this Worthy Earl, pleading his own Case, and the Liberty of the Subject. Wing C883
Publisher:
Printed by K.P. for C.R., London, 1679.
Description:
Only edition of Shaftsbury's unsuccessful attempt to secure his release from the Tower of London on a writ of habeas corpus, "a very powerful argument . . . den[ying] . . . commit[ment] to indefinite imprisonment on a general warrant"
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, upper right hand corner of the title torn away, just touching the 'e' of 'Case', else a clean, untrimmed copy; 16 pages
Book No.:
W-76227
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, habeas corpus
 
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:
Title:
The Trial of Elizabeth Duchess Dowager of Kingston for Bigamy, Before the Right Honourable the House of Peers, in Westminster-Hall, in Full Parliament . . . Published by Order of the House of Peers
Publisher:
Printed for Charles Bathurst, in Fleet-Street, London, 1776.
Description:
A rare example of the trial of a peeress in the House of Lords (with the Duchess personally appearing and testifying), finding her guilty of bigamy and essentially ending the ecclesiastical action of 'jactitation', the denial of a previous marriage
Condition:
Original buff wraps, untrimmed, a lovely, unsophisticated folio
Book No.:
W-62376
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
trials, marriage
 
Author:
Amos, Andrew
Title:
The Great Oyer of Poisoning: the Trial of the Earl of Somerset for the Poisoning of Sir Thomas Overbury, in the Tower of London, and Various Matters Connected therewith, from Contemporary Mss.
Publisher:
Richard Bentley, London, 1846.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary calf, front board detached, rear board lacking, definite staining and embrowning; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-51385
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, Massachusetts, Law & Hist of Printg, trials
Author:
Title:
The Trial of James Watson, the Elder, Before the Court of King's Bench, in Westminster Hall . . . for High Treason
Publisher:
Printed by William Aitchison, for Alex. Jameson [etc.], Edinburgh, 1817.
Description:
Condition:
Modern russet cloth, original dusty wraps bound in; a good copy
Book No.:
W-63804
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Tryal of Charles Lord Mohun, Before The House of Peers in Parliament, For the Murder of William Mountford . . . Together with The Questions in Points of Law, Put by Their Lordships to the Judges; with The Arguments of my Lord Mohun's Council [etc.]
Publisher:
Published by Command of the House of Peers [etc.], London, 1693.
Description:
The sole contemporary account of "the most outrageous of all Mohun's affrays", as he and a companion sought to "trepan" or carry off the actress, Anne Bracegirdle, leading to her defender's murder, Mohun's trial and, to much alarm, his acquittal
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, definite browning and a bit of minor marginal staining, else a good copy, with a portrait of Mohun tipped in
Book No.:
W-78763
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, House of Lords
 
Author:
Boyle, Kevin
Title:
Police in Ireland Before the Union : I
Publisher:
The Irish Jurist, Dublin, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Printed Stapled Wraps, a very good copy, pages 113-137; from Volume VII new eries Part 1 Summer 1972
Book No.:
W-92014
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Michigan, Discrimination, IRELAND
 
Author:
Title:
The Regents of the University of California v. Allan Bakke, Brief for the United States as Amicus Curiae In the Supreme Court of the United States
Publisher:
N.p., Washington], 1977.
Description:
The amicus brief filed by the Justice Department with the Supreme Court in support of affirmative action, seeking to reverse the judgment of the California Supreme Court to the contrary; with Frank H. Easterbrook on the brief
Condition:
Original oversized stapled wraps, worn but sound; vii+74+16 pages
Book No.:
W-69207
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Discrimination, trials, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
The Fatal Effects of Gambling Exemplified in the Murder of William Weare, and the Trial and Fate of John Thurtell, the Murderer . . . To Which Is Added, the Gambler's Scourge; a Complete Expose of the Whole System of Gambling in the Metropolis [etc.]
Publisher:
Published by Thomas Kelly, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
Description:
The principal account of "England's most literary murder", attracting Carlyle, Dickens, Lamb, and Thackeray (among many others) and providing a wide-open look at the seamier aspects of Regency society; with the ten plates and engraved title
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, the spine varnished and the front board detached, light foxing and browning, without the frontispiece; a working copy
Book No.:
W-77377
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno secundo & tertio Philippi & Marie. Actes made at a Parliament, begon and holden at Westminster the xxi daye of October [1555] . . . to the dissolution of the same . . . were enacted as foloweth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9450.3 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Excvsvm . . . in Aedibvs Iohannis Cavvodi [etc.], London, 1555.
Description:
The uncommon first printing of the legislation enacted by the Parliament held in the midst of the trials condemning to the stake over 300 martyrs, curiously reforming the law bailing prisoners and seeking to regulate the sale of stolen horses [c.7]
Condition:
Modern 3/4 mottled calf over marbled boards, very light staining to the upper margin of some leaves, else especially clean and crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79244
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Bail and Bail Bonds, trials, Law of Horses
 
Author:
Title:
Uniform Domestic Relations, Local Rules for Bay Area Superior Courts. Alameda, Contra Costa, Marin, San Francisco, San Mateo, Solano, Sonoma
Publisher:
Recorder Publishing Co., San Francisco, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a bit worn, but a good copy; 19 pages plus a foldout chart
Book No.:
W-91279
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
domestic relations, San Francisco, trials, California
Author:
Title:
A Collection of Letters and Other Writings, Relating to The Horrid Popish Plott: Printed from the Originals in the Hands of George Treby Esq; Chairman of the Committee of Secrecy Of the Honourable House of Commons [and eighteen other works]. Folio
Publisher:
Various Printers, London, 1679-81.
Description:
An extensive collection of works on the infamous Popish Plot, begun by Titus Oates and leading to the executions of dozens of innocent accused as a frenzied anti-Catholic hysteria, particularly directed at the Jesuits, gripped England
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, disbound, showing some wear and occasional browning, but usable, the Taussig copies; a detailed listing gladly provided
Book No.:
W-78127
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Popish Plot, trials, Religion
Author:
Title:
The Whole Proceedings on the King's Commission of the Peace, Oyer and Terminer, and Gaol-Delivery for the City of London; And also the Gaol-Delivery for the County of Middlesex; Held at Justice-Hall in the Old Bailey [December 1779 to October 1780] [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for Joseph Gurney . . . And Sold by M. Gurney [etc.], London, 1779-80.
Description:
A rare example of Blackstone as trial judge, and the last instance in which he served in that capacity at the Old Bailey, presiding at seven trials in the year's first session, in December, 1779, just two months before his death in February, 1780
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 black morocco over boards, extremely worn, the binding whole but beginning to detach, much browning, a few pages loose; a working copy
Book No.:
W-77597
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Proceedings at Large on the Trial of John Donellan, Esq. for the Wilful Murder (By Poison) of Sir The[odosius] Edward Allesley Boughton [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Almon and J. Debrett [etc.], London, 1781.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary? marbled boards, rebacked, quite worn, serviceable
Book No.:
W-57538
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials
Author:
Title:
Trial of Henry Fauntleroy, for Forgery, Together with His Execution &c. From a London Copy. Not in Cohen
Publisher:
Printed and Published at 121 Water-street, New York, 1825.
Description:
First American edition, seemingly unrecorded, of the trial stemming from "the most notorious of many frauds" in early 19th century England, leading to the reforms of the 1826 Banking Act; with Park and Garrow as judges, and Gurney for the defense
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light staining, else a good, untrimmed copy in original state, 36 pages; no copy in OCLC or other source consulted
Book No.:
W-78512
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
trials, Forgery, criminal law
 
Author:
Walker, Charles Houlden
Title:
A Report of the Trial of Sir H.C. Lippincott, Bart. on a Charge of Rape, Committed on the Person of Mary Milford, Spinster, aged 17 years; Preferred at the Assizes of General Gaol-Delivery for the City and County of Bristol [etc.]
Publisher:
Sold by W. Chapple, Pall-Mall, and B. Crosby, [etc.], London.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17710
Price:
$ 300.00
Category:
trials
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Alexander M'Laren, and Thomas Baird, Before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh . . . for Sedition [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for John Robertson, 132. High Street [etc.], Edinburgh, 1817.
Description:
The first of many 19th century sedition trials, with Jeffrey and Cockburn jointly representing Baird; Cockburn subsequently described Jeffrey's speech "of the highest order of excellence, [t]here has been no such speech in such a case in Scotland"
Condition:
Modern maroon pebbled cloth, the title dusty; a sound copy
Book No.:
W-65943
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Fielding, Henry
Title:
An Enquiry Into the Causes of the late Increase of Robers, ec. With Some Proposals for Remedying this Growing Evil
Publisher:
Printed for A. Millar, opposite to Katharine-Street [etc.], London, 1751.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18199
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Acts, ancient law, Bench and Bar, biography, criminal law, education, legal ephemera, Massachusetts, Pennsylvania, law and prostitution, roman law, Supreme Court, trials, women's law
 
Author:
Title:
Guidelines for Domestic Relations Cases, Before Donald B. King, Judge of the Superior Court, San Francisco
Publisher:
Recorder Publishing Co., San Francisco, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled tan wraps, well-preserved; 42 pages
Book No.:
W-91278
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
domestic relations, trials, San Francisco, California
 
Author:
Title:
The Trial of the Rev. Edward Irving, M.A.: A Cento of Criticism. High Court of Common Sense. Special Jury Case. Trinity Sessions, 1823
Publisher:
E. Brain, London, 1823.
Description:
A battered ex-library copy, without the title, plate, and half-title, but textually complete in 96 pages, recording the satirical mock trial; with a number of informed pencil notations throughout
Condition:
Book No.:
W-91709
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
humor, Religion, trials
Author:
Title:
Pierce Egan's Account of the Trial of John Thurtell and Joseph Hunt [with] Pierce Egan, Recollections of John Thurtell, Who Was Executed at Hertford . . . For Murdering Mr. W. Weare . . . Being an Appendix to his Account of the Trial [etc.]
Publisher:
Knight & Lacey, Publishers, 24, Paternoster-Row, London, 1824.
Description:
The account of "England's most literary murder", attracting Carlyle, Dickens, Lamb, and Thackeray (among many others), "effectively the first instance of trial by newspaper", and providing a wide-open look at the seamier aspects of Regency society
Condition:
Contemporary calf-backed boards, quite rubbed, the spine varnished, some browning, yet a crisp copy, 105+44 pages and seven plates
Book No.:
W-77515
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Jane Butterfield for the Wilful Murder of William Scawen, Esq; At the Assizes held at Croydon . . . Before the Right Honourable Sir Sidney Stafford Smythe . . . Taken in Short-Hand, By Joseph Gurney and William Blanchard. A New Edition. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for W. Owen . . . and G. Kearsly . . . in Fleet-street, London, 1775.
Description:
A case of many twists in which the victim had sought to seduce and then raped the defendant, then "made amends" by providing for her education, fell into ill-health and was nursed and then allegedly poisoned by her, the jury quickly acquitting
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, definite browning, else a good wide-margined copy; with the half-title
Book No.:
W-73593
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Joseph Wall, Esq. Late Governor of Goree, for the Wilful Murder of Benjamin Armstrong, A Serjeant of the African Corps, At the Old Bailey, On Wednesday, January 20, 1802. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed by A. Macpherson, Russell court . . . for J. Lee [etc.], London, n.d..
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded edition of the trial and execution of Wall, who had sentenced Armstrong without trial to the inhuman (and deadly) punishment of 800 rope lashes; no copy in OCLC or COPAC denoted a third edition and with this pagination
Condition:
Modern calf-backed boards, the title and last leaf darkened, else a good copy; 22 pages, with the jury charge in smaller type following page 18
Book No.:
W-79148
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, military law
Author:
Title:
State Trials for High Treason. Containing the Trial of Thomas Hardy, to Which Is Prefixed Lord Chief Justice Eyre's Charge to the Grand Jury . . . Taken in Short-hand by a Student in the Temple
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by J. Robertson, No. 4, Horse-Wynd, Edinburgh, 1794.
Description:
An uncommon edition reporting "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; eight copies in RLIN, none in England
Condition:
Modern cloth, light pencilling, without the portrait; sound
Book No.:
W-69409
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
The Trial of George W. Congdon for the Murder of Christopher G. Wilcox [etc.]
Publisher:
Sidney S. Rider, Providence, 1884.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-74943
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
trials, Rhode Island, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Dundonnell Cause. Report of the Trial by Jury, Thomas Mackenzie against Robert Roy, Esq. W.S.
Publisher:
Printed for Daniel Lizars, at . . . the New North Briton [etc.], Edinburgh, 1830.
Description:
A tribute to the talents of Henry Cockburn, who secured a Scotch verdict for his client against charges that he had swindled an estate from the weak-minded Mackenzie; with Cockburn's jury address and the exchanges between counsel well-reported
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, somewhat dusty, else a good, sound copy
Book No.:
W-56200
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, insanity, Wills
 
Author:
Parry, Edward Abbottt
Title:
The Overbury Mystery, a Chronicle of Fact and Drama of the Law
Publisher:
T. Fisher Unwin Ltd., London, 1926.
Description:
Condition:
Quite worn; a sound copy only
Book No.:
W-17317
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, 17TH CENTURY
Author:
Arnot, Hugo
Title:
A Collection and Abridgement of Celebrated Criminal Trials in Scotland, From A.D. 1536, to 1784. With Historical and Critical Remarks. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for the Author; By William Smellie, Edinburgh, 1785.
Description:
First edition of the first work devoted exclusively to Scots criminal law, collected and examined by Arnot, himself an advocate, with chapters on treason and murder, piracy, incest, adultery, blasphemy and witchcraft, among others
Condition:
Contemporary 3/4 calf over marbled boards, all edges marbled, a bit rubbed and scraped and unevenly faded, yet an appealing, attractive copy
Book No.:
W-76210
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal law, SCOTLAND, trials
Author:
Title:
Case of Tho. Dangerfield: With Some Remarkable Passages that happened At the Tryals of Elizabeth Cellier the Popish Midwife, and the Earl of Castlemain, At the Kings-Bench-Bar . . . Before Sir Will. Scroggs Kt, Lord Chief Justice [etc]. Wing D184A. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for the Author, London, 1680.
Description:
One of several tracts written by Dangerfield, the "matchless rogue" who falsely invented the Meal Tub Plot, was tried for libels against James II, sentenced to be pilloried and whipped, and was accidentally killed as he was being returned to prison
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, disbound, light browning, else a good crisp copy; 38 pages
Book No.:
W-77413
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
Anno secundo & tertio Philippi & Marie. Actes made at a Parliamente begunne and holden at Westminster the xxi day of October [1555] . . . untyll the dissolution of the same . . . were enacted as foloweth [etc.]. S.T.C. 9454 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Iohannis Cawodi [i.e. R. Jugge?], London, 1573?.
Description:
The legislation enacted by the Parliament held in the midst of the trials condemning to the stake over 300 martyrs, curiously reforming the law bailing prisoners and seeking to regulate the sale of stolen horses; three copies in ESTC in North America
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, very light browning, else well preserved and quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79216
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, Bail and Bail Bonds, trials, Law of Horses
 
Author:
Title:
The Whole Proceedings on the Trial of Indictment Against Thomas Walker of Manchester, Merchant . . . for a Conspiracy to Overthrow the Constitution and Government . . . Tried At the Assizes at Lancaster . . . Before the Hon. Mr. Justice Heath [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for T. Boden, Manchester; J. Johnson [London] [etc.], Manchester, 1794.
Description:
One of Erskine's most famous cross examinations, in which he demolished the principal witness for the Crown, effectively negating any proof of conspiracy by two witnesses; presented by Walker to George Lloyd, possibly one of Erskine's co-counsel
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, title quite dusty and repaired, else sound
Book No.:
W-65197
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Andrew M'Kinley, before the High Court of Justiciary, at Edinburgh, on the 18th Day of July 1817, for Administering Unlawful Oaths
Publisher:
Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. [etc.], Edinburgh, 1818.
Description:
Only report of the trial which Lord Cockburn called "extraordinary . . . one of the most striking I ever witnessed in a court of justice", in which the first crown witness admitted having been promised a reward by the prosecution for his testimony
Condition:
Later 3/4 calf over marbled boards, rubbed, the title and last leaf dusty, else a good copy; 70 pages
Book No.:
W-76989
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Proceedings at the Sessions of the Peace, and Oyer and Terminer, for the City of London and County of Middlesex . . . Being the First Sessions in the Mayoralty of the Right Honourable Sir Richard Brocas [etc.]. Numbers I-VIII [complete]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed for T. Payne, at the Crown in Ivy-Lane [etc.], London, 1730-31.
Description:
The complete Old Bailey sessions for the year, disclosing as no other source does the operation of London's most famous criminal court, over 375 cases heard, with the sentences imposed--death (55) and (the majority) transportation (257), inter alia
Condition:
Modern calf-backed marbled boards, quite fresh and with ample margins, with ownership signatures of [Lord] Somerville; two complete copies in ESTC
Book No.:
W-79087
Price:
$ 2250.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
Author:
Title:
The Attempt to Divorce the Princess of Wales Impartially Considered: More Particularly with Reference to the Probability of Its Success. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Ridgway and Sons, Piccadilly, London, 1816.
Description:
The rarest of four editions of a rare tract, presciently and perceptively analyzing the unlikely prospect that a divorce from Caroline might be obtained, leading to the 'Milan Commission' and, ultimately, to Caroline's Parliamentary 'trial' in 1820
Condition:
Early green embossed boards, paper label, a very good copy, with the half-title, 25 pages; no copy in OCLC, one in COPAC
Book No.:
W-75818
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, divorce
Author:
Title:
Trial of R. Patch, for the Murder of Isaac Blight . . . Tried at Horsemonger-Lane, in the Borough of Southwark, before the Lord Chief Baron Sir Archibald MacDonald, and a respectable Jury of the County of Surry. Guilty--Death [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by Dewick and Clarke . . . For T. Hughes [etc.], London, 1806.
Description:
A sensational trial attended by the Royal family, Patch having murdered his co-felon, Blight, who had conveyed his business assets to Patch so as to defraud his creditors with (for Blight) unanticipated consequences; one copy in OCLC, two in COPAC
Condition:
?Original self-wraps, disbound, preserved in a cloth box; 34 pages, without the plate if called for, but with an advertising leaf seemingly not recorded
Book No.:
W-78641
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, bankruptcy
Author:
Title:
The Trial of James Stuart . . . Before the High Court of Justiciary, At Edinburgh . . . With an Appendix of Documents
Publisher:
Printed for Archibald Constable and Co. [etc.], Edinburgh, 1822.
Description:
The trial for murder arising from the duel in which James Boswell's eldest son was killed, with Stuart privileged to have defending him both Jeffreys and Cockburn, the latter of whom later remarked "No Scotch trial in my time excited such interest"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, a very good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-49227
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND
Author:
Hickes, George
Title:
The Spirit of Fanaticism: Exemplify'd in the Tryals of Mr. James Mitchel . . . and Major Thomas Weir . . . who was Burnt between Edinburgh and Leith April the 11th, 1670 . . . Written by an Advocate of the Civil Law of Scotland. Straus p.212
Publisher:
Printed for E. Curll, at the Dial and Bible [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
First Curll edition of the account of the trial of Thomas Weir, "one of Scotland's most famous wizards", strangled and burned for witchcraft, incest with his sister (who was hanged) and stepdaughter, bestiality with mares and cows and adultery
Condition:
Early 1/4 black morocco over decorated boards, a portion of the spine lacking, some browning and foxing, a somewhat fragile but usable copy
Book No.:
W-76221
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, adultery, witchcraft, Gay and Lesbians, SCOTLAND
Author:
Title:
The Tryal and Condemnation of George Borosky alias Boratzi, Christopher Vratz and John Stern; for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Thynn, Esq; Together with the Tryal of Charles John Count Conningsmark as Accessary before the Fact to the same Murder
Publisher:
Printed for Thomas Basset [etc.], London, 1682.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, a good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-46558
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
A Select Collection Of Remarkable Trials: In One Volume [all published]. Viz. Of The Duke of Norfolk, and the Lady Mary Mordaunt, for a Divorce . . . Major Stede, Bonnet, and Thirty-three others, for Piracy [and fourteen other accounts]
Publisher:
Printed for Henry Anderson, near St. Paul's, London, 1744.
Description:
An uncommon, possibly pirated reprinting (probably with a false imprint) of the eighth volume of the state trials, sixteen accounts for the period between 1699 and 1722, including trials for divorce, murder, treason, and piracy; six copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern blue cloth, rubbed, ex-library, a clean usable copy only
Book No.:
W-77341
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, divorce, law of piracy
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Elizabeth Duchess Dowager of Kingston for Bigamy, Before the Right Honourable the House of Peers, in Westminster-Hall, in Full Parliament . . . Published by Order of the House of Peers
Publisher:
Printed for Charles Bathurst, in Fleet-Street, London, 1776.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 crimson morocco, some light staining, else attractive
Book No.:
W-52240
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
trials, marriage
Author:
Title:
Basilika. The Works of King Charles the Martyr: With a Collection of Declarations, Treaties, and other Papers concerning the Differences Betwixt His said Majesty and His Two Houses of Parliament . . . as also of His Tryal [etc.]. 2d Edition. Wing C2076
Publisher:
Printed for Ric. Chiswell . . . in St Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1687.
Description:
The vast work begun by the well-regarded antiquary, William Fulman, and then completed by Richard Perrinchief, with the aid of materials supplied by Silus Titus; with the Eikon Basilica and its additional title page and two-page plate ending the work
Condition:
Contemporary panelled calf, gilt, the joints cracked and repaired and the spine varnished, else a good clean copy with the four plates, two folding
Book No.:
W-77851
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
ENGLAND, trials
Author:
Title:
Whole of the Proceedings at the Assizes at Shrewsbury . . . in the Cause of the King on the Prosecution of William Jones, Attorney at Law, Against the Rev. William Davies Shipley, Dean of St. Asaph. For a Libel. McCoy S342
Publisher:
Printed by H. Goldney, No 15, Paternoster Row, London, 1784.
Description:
The trial at which Erskine uttered one of his greatest jury arguments, seeking to establish the bedrock principle empowering the jury (rather than the court) to determine seditious libel, ultimately to be embodied eight years later in Fox's Libel Act
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good clean copy, without the 1/2 title if called for
Book No.:
W-77975
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, freedom of press
Author:
Title:
Defence of the Rev. Charles Voysey, B.A., Vicar of Healaugh, on the Hearing of the Charges of Heresy Preferred against Him in the Chancery Court of York, on the 1st December, 1869. Not in McCoy
Publisher:
Trubner & Co., 60, Paternoster Row, London, 1869.
Description:
The uncommon argument made in his own defense by Voysey, the religious reformer who, deprived of his living by the Privy Council, established the Theistic church, rejecting all "creeds, biblical inspiration . . . and the divinity of Christ"
Condition:
Original wraps, disbound, the rear wrap lacking, ex-library, else a crisp copy, 48 pages; two copies in OCLC in this country, neither in a law library
Book No.:
W-73958
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Heresy, Religion, trials
Author:
Title:
A Full and Genuine History of the Inhuman and Unparalleled Murders of Mr. William Galley, a Custom-House Officer, and Mr. Daniel Chater, a Shoemaker, by Fourteen Notorious Smugglers [with accounts of the trials of other smugglers] [etc.]. The Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by William Mason, Chichester, 1822?.
Description:
A rare later account of two murders involving seemingly unmatched drunken cruelty, torture, and even sadistic sexual torment, resulting in a trial "of crucial importance in the history of smuggling"; two copies in COPAC, three in OCLC
Condition:
1/4 morocco, rubbed, a bit of foxing, with the seven plates (some margins trimmed, images unaffected); with a dated ownership signature of Dec 23 1822
Book No.:
W-63020
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
Author:
Title:
An Authentic Account of the Proceedings . . . in an Action in the Court of King's Bench in Which the Right Hon. the Earl of Elgin was Plaintiff, and William Ferguson, Esq., Defendant, for Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Hatchard, Bookseller to Her Majesty [etc.], London, 1808.
Description:
A rare, principal account of the action brought by Lord Elgin (of the Elgin Marbles), represented by William Garrow, against "the man who had run away with his wife", the adultery admitted, damages assessed at an enormous 10,000 pounds, as claimed
Condition:
Modern red cloth, gilt, the boards a bit bubbled, the title dusty, and the binding somewhat strained, else a good, usable and untrimmed copy
Book No.:
W-63578
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, criminal conversatn, women's law
Author:
Title:
Report of Trial in the Action of Damages for Crim. Con. Poor Alexander Bell, Teacher, Dundee, versus William Murray, Now or Lately Rector of the Dundee Academy . . . Containing a Discussion upon the Law of Intercepted Correspondence
Publisher:
N.p., Edinburgh?], 1834.
Description:
A trial ingeniously hinging on the admissibility of a letter said to have been sent by the wife to her alleged paramour, never received by him, showing clearly the judicial disabilities frequently suffered by women in cases involving sexual issues
Condition:
Modern canvas backed marbled boards, ex-library?, sound; 63 pages
Book No.:
W-64090
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal conversatn, trials, SCOTLAND, Evidence
 
Author:
DeMay, John A.
Title:
The Plaintiff's Personal Injury Case: Its Preparation, Trial and Settlement. Fourth Printing
Publisher:
Prentice-Hall, Inc., Englewood Cliffs, 1980.
Description:
Condition:
Original green buckram, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91277
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials
Author:
Euer, Samson and Giles Duncombe]
Title:
Tryals per Pais, Or the Law of England Concerning Juries by Nisi Prius [etc.]. The Fourth Edition [bound with] Tryals per Pais in Capital Matters: Or, Some Brief and Useful Observations Relating to Such Tryals
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of Rich. and Edw. Atkins [etc.], London, 1702.
Description:
First 18th century edition of the first substantial treatise on the English jury and the English law of evidence, deservedly popular for over a century, bound with the first edition of one of the earliest works devoted exclusively to capital cases
Condition:
Contemporary calf, quite worn, rebacked, ex-The Hartland Library, definite foxing and browning, yet a usable copy; with the imprimatur leaf
Book No.:
W-74157
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
trials, Evidence, juries, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Fifth United Nations Congress on the Prevention of Crime and the Treatment of Offenders. Report of the Australian Delegation
Publisher:
United Nations, Geneva, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a few leaves loose, but usable; 207 pages
Book No.:
W-90108
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, Advocacy, criminal law, AUSTRALIA
Author:
Title:
Some Observations Upon the Late Tryals of Sir George Wakeman, Corker and Marshal . . . By Tom Tickle-foot the Taborer, late Clerk to Justice Clodpate [etc.]. Wing S4540
Publisher:
Printed for A. Brewster [F. Smith], London, 1679.
Description:
A sensationally-phrased but amazingly perceptive contemporary analysis of the Popish Plot, written just after the acquittal of George Wakeman and others had swung the balance against Oates, supposedly written by a former clerk to an imaginary judge
Condition:
Modern calf, some light browning, else quite a good copy
Book No.:
W-66724
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
humor, trials
Author:
Trapier, Paul
Title:
A Narrative of Facts Which Led to the Presentment of the Rt. Rev. Benj. T. Onderdonk, Bishop of New-York
Publisher:
Stanford & Swords, 139 Broadway, New-York, 1845.
Description:
The accusations written by an original accuser and former student of the powerful New York bishop, tried for "immorality and impurity", destroying his career, with the church penalty agreed to ultimately proving impossible to revoke once imposed
Condition:
Original printed stabbed wraps, somewhat stained, spotted and foxed, yet a good usable copy; 22 pages
Book No.:
W-75674
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
trials, Religion, New York
Author:
Title:
The Triumphs of Justice over Unjust Judges. Exhibiting I. The Names and Crimes of Four and Forty Judges, hanged . . . IV. The Proceedings of the Ship-Money Judges . . . VII. The Case of William Penn, for a Riot in Fenchurch Street
Publisher:
For J.J. Franklin (Grand Nephew to Dr. Franklin) [etc.], London, 1817.
Description:
A populist tract of the first rank originally published in 1681, recounting with approval the executions of oppressive judges and praising upright judges and juries (including Sir Matthew Hale and the jury acquitting Penn and Mead) and habeas corpus
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, light browning and a very little foxing, else sound, 36 pages; uncommon, four copies in OCLC in this country
Book No.:
W-79124
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, Radicals, juries, habeas corpus
Author:
Title:
The Ordinary of Newgate's Account of the Behaviour, Confession, and Dying Words, of the Twelve Malefactors Who were executed at Tyburn . . . Being the Third Execution in the Mayoralty of the Right Honble John Blatchford . . . Number VI. For the said Year
Publisher:
Printed for, and sold by T. Parker [and] C. Corbett [etc.], London, 1750.
Description:
Part of a series which has recently been described as an "inestimable source of knowledge [and] dramatic truth . . . [n]othing like them has been published before or since", rich in biographical and descriptive material of London's criminal classes
Condition:
Original self stabbed wraps, untrimmed, quite worn, the last leaf loose, a fragile but usable survival, title plus pages 83-106; one copy in ESTC
Book No.:
W-77043
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Harmon, Nolan
Title:
The Famous Case of Myra Clark Gaines
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Green cloth backed boards, spine dulled; sound
Book No.:
W-50016
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
California Judges Benchbook: Civil Proceedings--After Trial [together with] After Trial Update 1999 [together with] After Trial Update 2004. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Thomson West [for the Judicial Council of California], n.p., 1998-2004.
Description:
The original 1998 edition and the 1999 and 2004 after trial updates of this portion of the first benchbook of its kind in the United States, designed as a comprehensive, eminently practical guide for California judges presiding over civil trials
Condition:
Original green buckram and green wraps, very good copies
Book No.:
W-91567
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials
Author:
Title:
Tryal and Sentence of Elizabeth Cellier; for Writing, Printing, and Publishing, A Scandalous Libel, Called Malice Defeated . . . At the Sessions in the Old-Bailey [with] Several Depositions, made before . . . the Lord Mayor. Wing T2171; McCoy C153. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for Thomas Collins, at the Middle-Temple-Gate, London, 1680.
Description:
The principal contemporary account of the righteous midwife acquitted of attempting the King's kidnapping in the 'Meal-Tub Plot'; her expose of that matter ('Malice Defeated') led to this trial, for which she was fined, pilloried and her book burnt
Condition:
Modern blind-panelled calf, a bit of staining and marginal worming, else a good copy; with the imprimatur leaf
Book No.:
W-76739
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
libel and slander, trials, criminal law, women's law
Author:
Title:
The Tryal and Condemnation of George Borosky alias Boratzi, Christopher Vratz and John Stern; for the Barbarous Murder of Thomas Thynn, Esq; Together with the Tryal of Charles John Count Conningsmark as Accessory before the Fact to the same Murder
Publisher:
Printed for Thomas Basset, London, 1682.
Description:
Condition:
Modern cloth backed decorated boards, some embrowning yet sound
Book No.:
W-52238
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Greene, Felix
Title:
A Divorce Trial in China
Publisher:
Radical Education Project, Ann Arbor, 1961.
Description:
A chapter taken from (possibly copied from?) Greene's book "China", with the transcript reproduced
Condition:
Stapled wraps, crudely produced; 13 pages
Book No.:
W-55931
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
trials, divorce, CHINA
Author:
Title:
State Trials
Publisher:
Description:
Condition:
Imperfect
Book No.:
W-46727
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Title:
The Notable British Trials Series. Eighty-Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
William Hodge & Company Limited, Edinburgh and London, 1905-1959.
Description:
The principal modern series reporting famous British trials over almost four centuries, each volume (in Wigmore's words) "critically edited by a competent and scholarly editor" with an introduction, verbatim proceedings, appendices and a bibliography
Condition:
Original green and red cloth, some wear, some volumes ex-library, and some pencilling, but a good usable set
Book No.:
W-64819
Price:
$ 6500.00
Category:
Notable British Trials, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Title:
The Notable British Trials Series. Eighty-Three Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
William Hodge & Company Limited, Edinburgh and London, 1905-1959.
Description:
The principal modern series reporting famous British trials over almost four centuries, each volume (in Wigmore's words) "critically edited by a competent and scholarly editor" with an introduction, verbatim proceedings, appendices and a bibliography
Condition:
Original green and red cloth, some wear, some volumes ex-library, and some pencilling, but a good usable set
Book No.:
W-64819
Price:
$ 6500.00
Category:
Notable British Trials, criminal law, trials
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:
Title:
Select Trials for Murders, Robberies, Rapes, Sodomy, Coining, Frauds, And Other Offences: at the Sessions-House in the Old-Bailey. To which aare Added, Genuine Accounts of the Lives, Behaviour . . . of the most Eminent Convicts. Two Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Wilford . . . in St Paul's Church Yard, London, 1734-35.
Description:
The first collection of trials held at the Old Bailey, the principal criminal court of London immortalized by Daniel Defoe and Henry Fielding, marvelously diverse in the range of crime reported, the transcripts offering great verisimilitude
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, neatly rebacked, some light foxing and browning, else a good clean set; with the errata in volume one
Book No.:
W-79826
Price:
$ 1650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, law of piracy, fraud, Rape
Author:
Title:
The Trial of Elizabeth Canning, Spinster, for Wilful and Corrupt Perjury [with] Crisp Gascoyne, An Address . . . Relative to His Conduct in the Cases of Elizabeth Canning and Mary Squires [with] A Refutation of Sir Crisp Gascoyne's Address [and another]
Publisher:
Imprints Vary, London, 1753-54.
Description:
The principal contemporary account of the trial of Elizabeth Canning, "the centre of the most famous English criminal mystery of her century", coupled with the address of Gascoyne, London's Lord Mayor, skeptical of Canning, and a rebuttal to him
Condition:
Contemporary blind decorated, panelled reverse calf, very lightly rubbed, else exceptionally clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78086
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
Author:
Title:
The Annals of Newgate; Or, Malefactors Register. Containing A particular . . . Account of the Lives, Transactions, and Trials of the most notorious Malefactors . . . for Parricide, Murder, Treason . . . Coining, Forgery, and Rapes [etc.]. Four Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for J. Wenman, No. 144, Fleet-street [etc.], London, 1776.
Description:
The edition of 'Newgate' through which "The Newgate Calendar enters into the history of popular literature" and the edition suggested to have been "[t]he finest C18th compilation", put together by the Ordinary of Newgate, John Villette, and others
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, rubbed, rebacked, neatly gilt, a bit strained and lightly browned, but an appealing set; with thirty-seven plates, as called for
Book No.:
W-73003
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Title:
Remarks of Richard H. Dana, Jr. Esq before the Committee on Federal Relations, on the Proposed Removal of Edward G. Loring, Esq. from the Office of Judge of Probate
Publisher:
Printed by Alfred Mudge & Sons, No. 21 School Street, Boston, 1855.
Description:
Condition:
Original stabbed self-wraps, ?ex-library, sunned; 28 pages
Book No.:
W-66307
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
impeachment, trials, Probating, Massachusetts
Author:
Title:
Decision of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts, in a Case Relating to the Sacramental Furniture of a Church in Brookfield; with the Entire Arguments of Hon. Samuel Hoar, Jun. for the Plaintiff, and of Hon. Lewis Strong for the Defendant
Publisher:
Published by Peirce and Parker, No. 9, Cornhill, Boston, 1832.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stabbed wraps, a very good, untrimmed copy in original state; 48 pages
Book No.:
W-77778
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, Religion
Author:
Title:
Report of the Cause between Charles Sturt . . . and the Marquis of Blandford . . . for Criminal Conversation with the Plaintiff's Wife; Tried in the Court of King's Bench . . . before Lord Kenyon, and a Special Jury [etc.]. Third Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Ridgway, York Street, St. James's Square, London, 1801.
Description:
A case in which Erskine was atypically unsuccessful, his client awarded but 100 pounds damages, with both arguments by Erskine reported at length, his difficulty his client's own infidelity, which Lord Kenyon instructed forbade damages
Condition:
Modern cloth, gilt, quite browned, the margin of the last leaf chipped (no text affected); a usable copy
Book No.:
W-75658
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
trials, criminal conversatn
Author:
Title:
Remarkable Trials and Interesting Memoirs of the Most noted Criminals Who have been convicted at the Assizes, the King's-Bench Bar, Guildhall, &c. for High-Treason, Murder, Conspiracy, Rape . . . And other atrocious Crimes [etc.]. Two Volumes in One
Publisher:
Printed for W. Nicoll . . . in St. Paul's Church-Yard, London, 1765.
Description:
An omnium gatherum of major English criminals, their activities, trials, dying speeches, and executions from 1740 to 1765, with an unusual concentration in the second volume on women, including Mary Blandy, Sarah Pledge, Anne Whale and several others
Condition:
Later buckram, rebacked in calf, the boards quite worn, ex-library, some browning, yet a usable copy; with the half-titles
Book No.:
W-77286
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, women's law
Author:
Title:
The Trial Of the Honourable Admiral John Byng, at a Court Martial, As taken by Mr. Charles Fearne [with] Trial of Lawrence Earl Ferrers, for the Murder of John Johnson [with] Trial of Mary Blandy, Spinster; for The Murder of her Father. Folio
Publisher:
[1] Printed for R. Manby [2] Samuel Billingsley [3] J Rivington, London, 1760-57-52.
Description:
Three of the most famous 18th century English trials, a miscarriage of justice [Admiral Byng's court martial], the last murder trial in the House of Lords of a fellow peer [Lord Ferrers], and a parricide of daughter-administered poison [Miss Blandy]
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, an attractive copy, but with two leaves lacking from the Byng trial and repairs to the Blandy title and last leaf
Book No.:
W-72453
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, courts martial
 
Author:
Title:
The Only Complete Report of the Burch Divorce Case [etc.]
Publisher:
Robert M. De Witt, New York, 1860.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43119
Price:
$ 175.00
Category:
divorce, trials
Author:
Title:
Proceedings on the Trial of Captain G[ambier] . . . for Crim. Con. with Ad[miral] K[nowle's] Lady; Which was tried in the Court of King's Bench . . . When One Thousand Pounds Damages were given to the Plaintiff. With an Introductory Preface
Publisher:
Printed for H. Owen, at the Britannia Printing-Office [etc.], London, 1757.
Description:
The rare first edition of a sensational criminal conversation trial before Lord Mansfield, the defendant "gain[ing] notoriety" (and recently called "the penurious old reptile") for his dalliance with the Admiral's wife; no copy in ESTC in the UK
Condition:
Modern blue wraps, worn, some chips and tears, but all text legible, a fragile but untrimmed, unsophisticated survival; 56 pages
Book No.:
W-77670
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
criminal conversatn, trials
Author:
Moile, Nicholas Thirning [i.e. Henry Bliss]
Title:
State Trials. Specimen of a New Edition
Publisher:
Simpkin, Marshall and Co., London, 1838.
Description:
Condition:
Modern cloth, a bit rubbed, but quite a sound copy
Book No.:
W-48129
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, Poetry
Author:
Title:
A Narrative of Procedure Before The Court of Session, and Circumstances Connected Therewith, in the Trial of John Hay, Who Was Prosecuted. . .and Without the Verdict of a Jury, Sentenced to Four Months Imprisonment [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by D. Webster and Son, No. 6, Horse Wynd, for John Hay, Edinburgh, 1822.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary marbled boards, rebacked, quite worn, but usable
Book No.:
W-57536
Price:
$ 275.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND
Author:
Title:
The Tryal of Mary Blandy, Spinster; For the Murder of her Father, Francis Blandy, Gent. at the Assizes held at Oxford For the County of Oxford, On Saturday the 29th of February, 1752 . . . Published by Permission of the Judges. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for John and James Rivington [etc.], London, 1752.
Description:
Condition:
Disbound, title and last leaf backed, definite browning, margins cut close, not affecting text; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-70613
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
Author:
Herbert, William
Title:
Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery; Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches Relative to Their Original Foundation, Customs, Ceremonies, Buildings, Government. With a Concise History of English Law. Embellished with Twenty-Four Plates
Publisher:
Printed for Vernor and Hood, Poultry; J. Storer [etc.], London, 1804.
Description:
One of the few early works on the Inns of Court and the only one from the early 19th century singled out for mention by Holdsworth; with several prefatory chapters on English law, its judges and courts, types of trial, and 24 engravings
Condition:
Contemporary speckled calf, rebacked, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, a large paper copy (210x270mm), two bookplates and a modern signature; handsome
Book No.:
W-79990
Price:
$ 675.00
Category:
Inns of Court, English Law, biography, courts, trials
Author:
Title:
Proceedings at the Assizes at Thetford [in 1785 and 1787] in the Trial of William Hurry . . . For Wilful and Corrupt Perjury: and in the Action against . . . John Watson . . . for a malicious Prosecution [with] Supplementary Proceedings in Common Pleas
Publisher:
Printed and Sold by Chase and Co. in the Cockey-Lane, Norwich, 1787.
Description:
The rare report of lengthy litigation, with Erskine (in James Oldham's words) "an oratorical force of nature [and] at his flamboyant forensic best", securing a jury award of 3,000 pounds in a dispute over 11 shillings; seven and five copies in ESTC
Condition:
?Later 3/4 brown morocco over marbled boards, both titles and the last leaf of the Supplement foxed, else clean with ample margins; 60+25 pages
Book No.:
W-80013
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Clark, Anna
Title:
Women's Silence, Men's Violence, Sexual Assault in England 1770-1845
Publisher:
Pandora Press, London, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, a bit worn, but sound; 180 pages
Book No.:
W-68352
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
women's law, 18TH CENTURY, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Chan, Mary
Title:
Life into Story, The Courtship of Elizabeth Wiseman
Publisher:
Ashgate Publishing Limited, Aldershot, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-68068
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, women's law, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Crane, Virginia Glenn
Title:
The Oshkosh Woodworkers' Strike of 1898: A Wisconsin Community in Crisis
Publisher:
Privately Printed [Wisconsin Sesquicentennial Commission grant], Madison?], 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a but rubbed, but well-preserved, 569 pages; presentation copy
Book No.:
W-72689
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, Radicals, Wisconsin
 
Author:
Thomas, D. Aneurin (ed.)
Title:
The Welsh Elizabethan Catholic Martyrs, The Trial Documents of Saint Richard Gwyn and of the Venerable William Davies
Publisher:
University of Wales Press, Cardiff, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Original crimson cloth, a bit dusty, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-65786
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
WALES, 16TH CENTURY, trials, Religion
 
Author:
Krug, Merton E.
Title:
DuBay: Son-in-Law of Oshkosh
Publisher:
C.C. Nelson, Appleton, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-44277
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, Wisconsin
 
Author:
Schwartz, Bernard [et al.]
Title:
Thomas Jefferson and Bolling v. Bolling, Law and the Legal Profession in Pre-Revolutionary America
Publisher:
Huntington Library, San Marino, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60283
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
biography, trials, 18TH CENTURY, Wills, colonies
 
Author:
Samuels, Shirley (ed.)
Title:
The Culture of Sentiment, Race, Gender, and Sentimentality in Nineteenth-Century America
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1992.
Description:
Includes Karen Halttunen's "Domestic Differences: Competing Narratives of Womanhood in the Murder Trial of Lucretia Chapman"
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-68267
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, women's law
 
Author:
Bauer, Elizabeth Kelley
Title:
Commentaries on the Constitution, 1790-1860
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1952.
Description:
With separate portions devoted to James Kent, Joseph Story, and John Taylor of Caroline, among many others
Condition:
Ex-library, but a clean copy
Book No.:
W-46478
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, 19TH CENTURY, constitutional law, GREECE, trials
 
Author:
Bauman, Richard A.
Title:
Political Trials in Ancient Greece
Publisher:
Routledge, London, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52442
Price:
$ 62.50
Category:
18TH CENTURY, 19TH CENTURY, constitutional law, GREECE, trials
 
Author:
Benedict, Michael Les
Title:
The Impeachment and Trial of Andrew Johnson
Publisher:
W W Norton, New York, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Paper; highlighted
Book No.:
W-41153
Price:
$ 5.00
Category:
biography, the Presidency, trials, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Beardwood, Alice
Title:
The Trial of Walter Langton, Bishop of Lichfield, 1307-1312 [Transactions of the Society, New Series--Volume 54, Part 3]
Publisher:
American Philosophical Society, Philadelphia, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversize stapled brown printed wraps, unevenly faded, Library of Congress duplicate [ABP Gift Publisher Copy], sound; 45 pages
Book No.:
W-72184
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, 14TH CENTURY, MEDIEVAL, criminal law
 
Author:
Berenson, Edward
Title:
The Trial of Madame Caillaux
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55903
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
FRANCE, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Crow, Duncan
Title:
Theresa: The Story of the Yelverton Case
Publisher:
Rupert Hart-Davis, London, 1966.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41166
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, marriage, trials, women's law
 
Author:
Bernath, Stuart L.
Title:
Squall Across the Atlantic, American Civil War Prize Cases and Diplomacy
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in the dustjacket, with remainder mark on bottom edge
Book No.:
W-68315
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
admiralty, CIVIL WAR, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Berger, Raoul
Title:
Impeachment: The Constitutional Problems
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1973.
Description:
An historically grounded work, examining in depth the Anglo-American law of impeachment, prophetically appearing just as the revelations of Watergate occurred; with chapters, among others, on the Andrew Johnson and Samuel Chase impeachment trials
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40978
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
constitutional law, Radicals, trials
 
Author:
Beirne, Francis E.
Title:
Shout Treason, The Trial of Aaron Burr
Publisher:
Hastings House, New York, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54363
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Birmingham, George A.
Title:
Murder Most Foul! A Gallery of Famous Criminals
Publisher:
Chatto & Windus, London, 1929.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, a good copy
Book No.:
W-68001
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Bignell, Alan
Title:
Kent Murders
Publisher:
Countryside Books, Newbury, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Paper; 128 pages
Book No.:
W-47409
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Wise, Sarah
Title:
The Italian Boy, A Tale of Murder and Body Snatching in 1830s London
Publisher:
Henry Holt & Co., New York, 2004.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-72170
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Bernstein, Iver
Title:
The New York City Draft Riots, Their Significance for American Society and Politics in the Age of the Civil War
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-59637
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, New York, trials
 
Author:
Franklin, Charles
Title:
Woman in the Case
Publisher:
Taplinger Publishing Company, New York, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-59088
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, women's law
 
Author:
Edwardes, Michael
Title:
Warren Hastings, King of the Nabobs
Publisher:
Hart-Davis, MacGibbon Ltd, London, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, showing wear, but a clean, usable copy
Book No.:
W-55700
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
biography, trials, impeachment, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Birkenhead
Title:
More Famous Trials
Publisher:
Sun Dial Press, Garden City, 1937.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54441
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Matoesian, Gregory M.
Title:
Reproducing Rape
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Paper
Book No.:
W-45291
Price:
$ 15.95
Category:
women's law, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Brandon, Craig
Title:
Murder in the Adirondacks, 'An American Tragedy' Revisited
Publisher:
North Country Books, Utica, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-44716
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
Law and Literature, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Bondeson, Jan
Title:
The London Monster, A Sanguinary Tale
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 2001.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-71636
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Borowitz, Albert
Title:
Crimes Gone by. Collected Essays of Albert Borowitz, 1966-2005
Publisher:
Legal Studies Forum, Morgantown, 2005.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue printed wraps, well-preserved, pages 591-1,062 of the second issue of 2005 of the Forum (Volume XXIX, No. 2)
Book No.:
W-73811
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Camp, L. Sprague de
Title:
The Great Monkey Trial
Publisher:
Doubleday & Company, Inc., Garden City, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, worn; usable only
Book No.:
W-55902
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Brandon, S.G.F.
Title:
The Trial of Jesus of Nazareth
Publisher:
B.T. Batsford Ltd, London, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-58688
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, Religion, ancient law
 
Author:
Knelman, Judith
Title:
Twisting in the Wind, The Murderess and the English Press
Publisher:
University of Toronto Press, Toronto, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-68981
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, women's law, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Borowitz, Albert
Title:
A Gallery of Sinister Perspectives, Ten Crimes and a Scandal
Publisher:
Kent State University Press, Kent, 1982.
Description:
A most wide-ranging and inspired collection of essays, devoted to the creative genius as criminal and contributor to crime--whether as observer or participant; with an essay on capital punishment
Condition:
Paper
Book No.:
W-52511
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Brand, Christianna
Title:
Heaven Knows Who
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Worn and marked; a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-18544
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, trials, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Boswell, Charles and Lewis Thompson
Title:
Advocates of Murder
Publisher:
Collier Books, New York, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, well-preserved; 189 pages
Book No.:
W-61519
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Grossberg, Michael
Title:
A Judgment for Solomon, The d'Hauteville Case and Legal Experience in Antebellum America
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Original black cloth spotted with paint, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-68451
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, trials, women's law, divorce, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Borowitz, Albert
Title:
Innocence and Arsenic: Studies in Crime and Literature
Publisher:
Harper & Row, New York, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18750
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Jones, Frank
Title:
Murderous Women, True Tales of Women Who Killed
Publisher:
Headline Book Publishing, London, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-55473
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, women's law, trials
 
Author:
Boguet, Henry
Title:
An Examen of Witches Drawn from various trials of many of this sect in the district of Saint Oyan de Joux commonly known as Saint Claude in the county of Burgundy including the procedure necessary to a judge in trials for witchcraft
Publisher:
Frederick Muller, London, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-48126
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
witchcraft, 17TH CENTURY, FRANCE, trials
 
Author:
Bowen, Marjorie
Title:
The Scandal of Sophie Dawes
Publisher:
John Lane The Bodley Head, London, 1934.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, showing wear and the spine faded; sound
Book No.:
W-61248
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Bourdet-Pleville, Michel
Title:
Justice in Chains, From the Galleys to Devil's Island
Publisher:
Robert Hale, London, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19470
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, prisons, trials, FRANCE
 
Author:
Bonnet, Theodore
Title:
The Regenerators, A Study of the Graft Prosecution of San Francisco
Publisher:
Pacific Printing Company, San Francisco, 1911.
Description:
Condition:
Maroon cloth, rubbed and somewhat worn, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-59351
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
legal reform, San Francisco, California, trials
 
Author:
Cairns, David J.A.
Title:
Advocacy and the Making of the Adversarial Criminal Trial 1800-1865
Publisher:
Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-68458
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Advocacy, trials
 
Author:
Butler, Geoffrey L.
Title:
Madeleine Smith
Publisher:
Duckworth, London, 1935.
Description:
Condition:
Orange cloth, worn, the spine faded; usable
Book No.:
W-57987
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, SCOTLAND, trials
 
Author:
Bourke, Angela
Title:
The Burning of Bridget Cleary
Publisher:
Viking, New York, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-69895
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law, IRELAND
 
Author:
Jenkins, Elizabeth
Title:
Six Criminal Women
Publisher:
Sampson Low, London, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Worn but sound
Book No.:
W-42862
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
women's law, trials
 
Author:
Brandt, Nat
Title:
The Man Who Tried to Burn New York
Publisher:
Syracuse University Press, Syracuse, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a bit worn; 292 pages
Book No.:
W-64680
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, New York, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Boyle, Kevin
Title:
Arc of Justice, A Saga of Race, Civil Rights, and Murder in the Jazz Age
Publisher:
Henry Holt & Co., New York, 2004.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-72189
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Michigan, Discrimination
 
Author:
Ruddick, James
Title:
Death at the Priory, Love, Sex and Murder in Victorian England
Publisher:
Atlantic Monthly Press, New York, 2001.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-69502
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Borrow, George]
Title:
Celebrated Trials, and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence, from the Earliest Records to the Year 1825. Six Volumes
Publisher:
Printed for Knight and Lacey, Paternoster-Row, London, 1825.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-44552
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Korobkin, Laura Hanft
Title:
Criminal Conversation, Sentimentality and Nineteenth-Century Legal Stories of Adultery
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-65232
Price:
$ 49.50
Category:
trials, criminal conversatn, 19TH CENTURY, women's law
 
Author:
Blackburn, Sara (ed.)
Title:
White Justice, Black Experience Today in America's Courtrooms. With a Foreword by Haywood Burns
Publisher:
Harper & Row, New York, 1971.
Description:
With transcripts from six Black Panther trials in four states, including those of Huey P. Newton and Bobby G. Seale
Condition:
Printed wraps, a good copy; 288 pages, plus glossary
Book No.:
W-69431
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Discrimination, criminal law, trials, Radicals
 
Author:
Butler, Ivan
Title:
Murderers' England
Publisher:
Robert Hale and Company, London, 1973.
Description:
A work complementing and extending Butler's "Murderers' London", in which he has sought out with some precision the particular locations of several hundred crimes from the 16th through 20th centuries; arranged geographically for the curious traveller
Condition:
Original cloth, ex-New York Public Library; in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-62556
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Hartman, Mary S.
Title:
Victorian Murderesses, A True History of Thirteen Respectable French and English Women Accused of Unspeakable Crimes
Publisher:
Schocken Books, New York, 1976?.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18065
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, women's law, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Pocock, Tom
Title:
Battle for Empire, The Very First World War, 1756-63
Publisher:
Michael O'Mara Books Limited, London, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, well-preserved; 272 pages
Book No.:
W-67426
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
biography, admiralty, trials, international law
 
Author:
Borowitz, Albert
Title:
The Bermondsey Horror
Publisher:
Robson Books, London, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18542
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Blyth, Henry
Title:
Madeleine Smith
Publisher:
Duckworth, London, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18363
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Campbell, John
Title:
Speeches of Lord Campbell, At the Bar, and in the House of Commons; with an Address to the Irish Bar as Lord Chancellor of Ireland
Publisher:
Adam and Charles Black, Booksellers to Her Majesty, Edinburgh, 1842.
Description:
Condition:
Original green embossed cloth, gilt, very worn, spine snagged, stamp removed from title, sewing loosening; a working copy
Book No.:
W-75620
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography, trials, IRELAND
 
Author:
Hayes, Patrick B.
Title:
One Morning in May, The Mary Ashford Mystery
Publisher:
Brewin Books, Studley, 2002.
Description:
Condition:
Illustrated wraps
Book No.:
W-70375
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, women's law
Author:
Langhorne, Richard
Title:
Considerations Touching The Great Question of the King's Right in Dispensing with The Penal Laws. Written On the Occasion of His Late Blessed Majesties granting Free Toleration and Indulgence. Wing L396. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by H.H. for the Assigns of R. Langhorne [etc.], London, 1687.
Description:
The work written in defense of Charles II's 1672 Declaration of Indulgence, Langhorne "a Roman Catholic barrister of considerable eminence", later implicated in the Popish Plot, executed for treason, and beatified in 1929 by Pope Pius XI
Condition:
Modern 1/4 sheep over brown boards, marbled endpapers and pastedowns, the spine gilt ruled and lettered, quite clean with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80106
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Religion, trials
 
Author:
Clarke, A.A.
Title:
The Groaning Gallows, The Stories of Murders and of Men and Women who faced the Executioner in York, E. Yorks and N. Lincs
Publisher:
Arton Books, Hornsea, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, illustrated, well-preserved; 128 pages
Book No.:
W-70954
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Cockburn, Lord
Title:
An Examination of the Trials for Sedition Which Have Hitherto Occurred in Scotland
Publisher:
Augustus M. Kelley, New York, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19766
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Stephen, James Fitzjames
Title:
The Story of Nuncomar and the Impeachment of Sir Elijah Impey. In Two Volumes
Publisher:
Macmillan and Co., London, 1885.
Description:
Stephen's vigorous rebuttal of Macauley, who had accused Impey while Chief Justice of Bengal with the judicial murder of the Indian maharajah, Nuncomar, all in collaboration with Warren Hastings, and so an important part of his famed impeachment
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, largely uncut, a few pages carelessly opened, else a very good set
Book No.:
W-72763
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
INDIA, trials
 
Author:
Cohen, David
Title:
Law, Violence, and Community in Classical Athens
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995.
Description:
The ambitious attempt to place Athenian legal practice and its courts and litigation within the greater framework of Athenian social practices, particularly those denominated 'agonistic', evidencing competitive struggles and contests
Condition:
Printed wraps; 214 pages
Book No.:
W-63435
Price:
$ 19.95
Category:
ancient law, criminal law, trials, GREECE, political theory, law & anthropology
 
Author:
Wedgwood, C.V.
Title:
Thomas Wentworth, First Earl of Strafford 1593-1641, A Revaluation
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company, New York, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a slightly worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-71594
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, 17TH CENTURY, trials, impeachment, criminal law
 
Author:
Nash, Jay Robert
Title:
Look for the Woman, A Narrative Encyclopedia of Female Poisoners, Kidnappers, Thieves, Extortionists, Terrorists, Swindlers and Spies from Elizabethan Times to the Present
Publisher:
Harrap, London, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17380
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, women's law
 
Author:
Casey, Lee
Title:
Denver Murders
Publisher:
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-42353
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, Colorado, criminal law
 
Author:
Caraman, Philip
Title:
Henry Garnet, 1555-1606 and the Gunpowder Plot
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus & Company, New York, 1964.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, in the dustjacket; usable
Book No.:
W-48754
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, biography, trials, biography, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Treherne, John
Title:
The Canning Enigma
Publisher:
Jonathan Cape, Thirty-Two Bedford Square, London, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in a torn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-71374
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, trials, 18TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Cobbett
Title:
Complete Collection of State Trials and Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors from the Earliest Period to the Present Time
Publisher:
R. Bagshaw, London, 1809.
Description:
Condition:
Thirty two volumes of 34, lacking volumes 32 and 33, but with volume 34, the index volume
Book No.:
W-51170
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
FRANCE, trials
 
Author:
Christie, Trevor L.
Title:
Etched in Arsenic
Publisher:
J.B. Lippincott Co, Philadelphia, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18086
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Carter, Dan T.
Title:
Scottsboro, A Tragedy of the American South. Revised edition
Publisher:
Louisiana State University Press, Baton Rouge, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps; 479 pages
Book No.:
W-60215
Price:
$ 16.95
Category:
trials, Radicals, criminal law, Discrimination
 
Author:
Norton, Caroline
Title:
Caroline Norton's Defense, English Laws for Women in the Nineteenth Century
Publisher:
Academy Chicago Publishers, Chicago, 1982.
Description:
The reissue of the original edition of 1854; with a brief, scholarly introduction by Joan Huddleston
Condition:
Ex-library, else a good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-58810
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
divorce, women's law, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Clifton, Robin
Title:
The Last Popular Rebellion, The Western Rising of 1685
Publisher:
Maurice Temple Smith, London, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41911
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, international law, trials
 
Author:
Childers, Hugh
Title:
Romantic Trials of Three Centuries
Publisher:
John Lane, London, 1913.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54461
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Cooper, George
Title:
Lost Love, A True Story of Passion, Murder and Justice in Old New York
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-58789
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, trials, New York, divorce
 
Author:
Collie, Michael
Title:
George Borrow, A Bibliographical Study
Publisher:
St Paul's Bibliographies, Winchester, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46849
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Bibliography, trials
 
Author:
Comfort, W.W. (trans.)
Title:
The Clermont Assizes of 1665, A Merry Account of a Grim Court. Being a Translation of Abbe Flechier's Memoires sur les Grands Jours d'Auvergne
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1937.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, yet a sound copy
Book No.:
W-70391
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
FRANCE, 17TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Collison, Gary
Title:
Shadrach Minkins, From Fugitive Slave to Citizen
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60173
Price:
$ 27.95
Category:
law of slavery, trials, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Korshin, Paul J. (ed.)
Title:
Studies in Change and Revolution, Aspects of English Intellectual History 1640-1800
Publisher:
Scolar Press, Menston, 1972.
Description:
Includes B.J. Rahn's "A Ra-Ree Show -- A Rare Cartoon: Revolutionary Propaganda in the Treason Trial of Stephen College"
Condition:
Sewn wraps, quite sound; 282 pages
Book No.:
W-68297
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Conner, Clifford D.
Title:
Colonel Despard, The Life and Times of an Anglo-Irish Rebel. Foreword by Bernadette Devlin McAliskey
Publisher:
Combined Publishing, Conshohocken, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-73378
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, IRELAND, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Eaton, Harold
Title:
Famous Poison Trials
Publisher:
W. Collins Sons & Co, London, 1923.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52018
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Geis, Gilbert and Ivan Bunn
Title:
A Trial of Witches, A Seventeenth-Century Witchcraft Prosecution
Publisher:
Routledge, London, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-64306
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
witchcraft, trials, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Rapley, Robert
Title:
A Case of Witchcraft, The Trial of Urbain Grandier
Publisher:
McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-66657
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, FRANCE, witchcraft
 
Author:
Hoffer, Peter Charles
Title:
The Devil's Disciples, Makers of the Salem Witchcraft Trials
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-65123
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
witchcraft, trials, 17TH CENTURY, Massachusetts, colonies
 
Author:
Levin, David (ed.)
Title:
What Happened in Salem? Documents Pertaining to the 17th-Century Witchcraft Trials. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Twayne Publishers, Inc., New York, 1950.
Description:
Originally part of the materials tried out in the English A course at Harvard, here separately published after that course's supersession; with a preface by Theodore Morrison, who taught the Harvard course
Condition:
Printed wraps, definitely worn, some pencilling, sound; 198 pages
Book No.:
W-59283
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
colonies, Massachusetts, witchcraft, trials
 
Author:
Edmonds, Andy
Title:
Fatty, The Untold Story of Roscoe 'Fatty' Arbuckle
Publisher:
Macdonald, London, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-58756
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Rosenthal, Bernard
Title:
Salem Story, Reading the Witch Trials of 1692
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, Cambridge, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 286 pages
Book No.:
W-59640
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, trials, witchcraft
 
Author:
Edwards, Francis
Title:
The Marvellous Chance, Thomas Howard, Fourth Duke of Norfolk, and the Ridolphi Plot, 1570-1572
Publisher:
Rupert Hart Davis, London, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47437
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
16TH CENTURY, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Ewen, C. L'Estrange (ed.)
Title:
Witch Hunting and Witch Trials, The Indictments for Witchcraft from the Records of 1373 Assizes held for the Home Circuit A.D. 1559-1736
Publisher:
Frederick Muller Ltd, London, 1971.
Description:
The first of many books which Ewen was to write on witchcraft, subsequently described as an "outstanding work based on original documents", providing not quite 800 abstracts of the indictments; prefaced by a substantial (115 page) introduction
Condition:
The facsimile reissue of the original 1929 edition
Book No.:
W-59850
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
witchcraft, trials
 
Author:
Hill, Frances
Title:
A Delusion of Satan, The Full Story of the Salem Witch Trials
Publisher:
Doubleday, New York, 1995.
Description:
Condition:
Bound galleys; 248 pages
Book No.:
W-58040
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
witchcraft, 17TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Dewees, F P.
Title:
The Molly Maguires, The Origin, Growth, and Character of the Organization
Publisher:
Burt Franklin, New York, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-50025
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Radicals, trials
 
Author:
Davis, Natalie Zemon
Title:
The Return of Martin Guerre
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47972
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
16TH CENTURY, FRANCE, trials
 
Author:
Deans, R. Storry
Title:
The Trials of Five Queens, Katherine of Aragon, Anne Boleyn, Mary Queen of Scots, Marie Antoinette and Caroline of Brunswick
Publisher:
Methuen & Co., London, 1910.
Description:
Condition:
Original green cloth, the spine extra gilt, somewhat worn; sound
Book No.:
W-60659
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Hoff, Joan and Marian Yeates
Title:
The Cooper's Wife Is Missing, The Trials of Bridget Cleary
Publisher:
Basic Books, Inc., New York, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-69325
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, IRELAND, witchcraft
 
Author:
Seth, Ronald
Title:
In the Name of the Devil
Publisher:
Walker and Company, New York, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-65800
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
infants, witchcraft, SCOTLAND, trials
 
Author:
Dwyer, William L.
Title:
The Goldmark Case, An American Libel Trial
Publisher:
University of Washington Press, Seattle, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60909
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, libel and slander
 
Author:
McConnell, Virginia A.
Title:
Sympathy for the Devil, The Emmanuel Baptist Murders of Old San Francisco
Publisher:
Praeger, Westport, 2001.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-72178
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law, California, San Francisco
 
Author:
MacDonnell, John
Title:
Historical Trials. Edited by R.W. Lee, [etc.]
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, London, 1928.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54646
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
witchcraft, trials
Author:
Title:
Trial of George Rose, Esq. Secretary to the Treasury . . . For Employing Mr. Smith, a Publican in Westminster, Upon a Late Westminster Election, and Not Paying Him . . . Cast in the Court of King's Bench, by a Special Jury [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Ridgway, York-Street, St. James's Square, London, 1791.
Description:
First edition of a trial with Erskine at his finest, witty, astute, and even brutal in his examination, delicately exposing official corruption, and securing a verdict for his client, Master of the Star and Garter, in the total amount pleaded
Condition:
Modern light brown cloth, the spine black lettered, some browning, else well preserved with untrimmed margins and the half title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80152
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
trials, law of elections
 
Author:
Fox, Sanford J.
Title:
Science and Justice; The Massachusetts Witchcraft Trials
Publisher:
Johns Hopkins Press, Baltimore, 1968.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-17805
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Massachusetts, witchcraft, 17TH CENTURY, trials
Author:
Title:
The Twelve Days' Trial of Dr. John W. Webster . . . for the Murder of Dr. Parkman. Containing the Addresses of the Counsel Engaged, the Examination of the 121 Witnesses . . . and the Chief Justice's Charge to the Jury [etc.]. McDade 1070
Publisher:
James Gilbert, 49, Paternoster Row, London, 1850.
Description:
The trial which Edmund Pearson called "America's classic murder", one Harvard doctor dismembering another in the faculty office just below that of O.W. Holmes Sr., this uncommon account the only printing outside this country; six copies in OCLC
Condition:
Modern black cloth backed light green boards, printed paper label, light browning, else quite sound, with the frontispiece portrait of Dr. Webster
Book No.:
W-80189
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Haber, Carole
Title:
The Trials of Laura Fair, Sex, Murder, and Insanity in the Victorian West
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2013.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a worn dustjacket, with the prior dealer's booksticker on its spine
Book No.:
W-79073
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, San Francisco, criminal law
 
Author:
Garrard, Mary D.
Title:
Artemisia Gentileschi, The Image of the Female Hero in Italian Baroque Art
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-69987
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
biography, Legal Art, trials, ITALY, women's law
 
Author:
Guillais, Joelle
Title:
Crimes of Passion, Dramas of Private Life in Nineteenth-century France
Publisher:
Routledge, London, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-68280
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
FRANCE, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Gibson, William
Title:
James II and the Trial of the Seven Bishops
Publisher:
Palgrave, Houndmills, 2009.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated boards, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-78527
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, 17TH CENTURY, Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Ginger, Ray
Title:
Six Days or Forever? Tennessee v. John Thomas Scopes
Publisher:
Beacon Press, Boston, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-45234
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Hemmings, Ray
Title:
Liberty or Death, The story of Thomas Hardy, shoemaker, and John Cartwright, landowner, in the early struggles for parliamentary democracy
Publisher:
Lawrence & Wishart, London, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original sewn wraps, a paperback original, well-preserved; 184 pages
Book No.:
W-69706
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, trials, 18TH CENTURY, Radicals, legal reform, Parliament
 
Author:
Goodman, Jonathan
Title:
Acts of Murder, True Life Murder Cases from the World of Stage and Screen
Publisher:
Futura Publications, London, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Printed pictorial wraps, somewhat embrowned; sound
Book No.:
W-59443
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Guttmacher, Manfred
Title:
The Mind of the Murderer
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus & Company, New York, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a good copy in a somewhat worn dustjacket; with the errata slip
Book No.:
W-74583
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Evans, D. Morier
Title:
Facts, Failures, and Frauds: Revelations, Financial, Mercantile, Criminal
Publisher:
Augustus M. Kelley, New York, 1968.
Description:
A facsimile reissue of the original 1859 London edition
Condition:
A very good copy in green buckram
Book No.:
W-68270
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, fraud
 
Author:
Grant, Douglas
Title:
The Cock Lane Ghost
Publisher:
Macmillan, London, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60847
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, 18TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Hamm, Richard F.
Title:
Murder, Honor and the Law, Four Virginia Homicides from Reconstruction to the Great Depression
Publisher:
University of Virginia Press, Charlottesville, 2003.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-71436
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Virginia, trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, libel and slander
 
Author:
Godley, Eveline (ed.)
Title:
The Trial of Count Konigsmarck
Publisher:
Peter Davies, London, 1929.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-44649
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, GERMANY, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Gladfelder, Hal
Title:
Criminality and Narrative in Eighteenth-Century England, Beyond the Law
Publisher:
The Johns Hopkins University Press, Baltimore, 2001.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-69378
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, criminal law, trials, biography
 
Author:
Halttunen, Karen
Title:
Murder Most Foul, The Killer and the American Gothic Imagination
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-64380
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Halttunen, Karen
Title:
Confidence Men and Painted Women, A Study of Middle-Class Culture in America, 1830-1870
Publisher:
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-61265
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Grimble, Ian
Title:
The Trial of Patrick Sellar, The Tragedy of Highland Evictions
Publisher:
Routledge and Kegan Paul, London, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41844
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Bindman, David
Title:
The Shadow of the Guillotine, Britain and the French Revolution. With Contributions by Aileen Dawson and Mark Jones
Publisher:
British Museum Publications, London, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn oversize illustrated wraps, a bit worn, but a good copy; 232 pages
Book No.:
W-71232
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
biography, Legal Art, 18TH CENTURY, FRANCE, trials
 
Author:
Gibson, William Marion
Title:
Aliens and the Law Some Legal Aspects of the National Treatment of Aliens in the United States
Publisher:
Uniersity of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 1940.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40321
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, aliens, SCOTLAND, trials
 
Author:
Evans, E.P.
Title:
The Criminal Prosecution and Capital Punishment of Animals
Publisher:
Faber and Faber, London, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Paper
Book No.:
W-17366
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, capital punishment, animal rights
 
Author:
Gertz, Elmer
Title:
Gertz v. Robert Welch, Inc. The Story of a Landmark Libel Case
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43207
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, libel and slander
 
Author:
Hadfield, R.L.
Title:
Picturesque Rogues
Publisher:
H.F.& G. Witherby, London, 1931.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54528
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Finkelman, Paul (ed.)
Title:
Southern Slaves in Free State Courts, The Pamphlet Literature. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1988.
Description:
The first series, complete in three volumes, of Garland's facsimile series on Slavery, Race and the American Legal System from 1700 to 1872, with some classic pamphlets reproduced, including those of the Somerset case and several on Dred Scott
Condition:
Original cloth, a well-preserved set
Book No.:
W-64295
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
law of slavery, trials
 
Author:
Ruter-Ehlermann, Adelheid L. and C.F. Ruter
Title:
Justiz und NS-Verbrechen, Sammlung Deutscher Strafurteile Wegen Nationalsozialistischer Totungsverbrechen 1945-1966. Index volume
Publisher:
University Press Amsterdam, Amsterdam, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 97 pages
Book No.:
W-60949
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, GERMANY, war, Nuremberg
 
Author:
Hardwick, Michael
Title:
Doctors on Trial
Publisher:
Herbert Jenkins Limited, London, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-49469
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
medicine, trials
 
Author:
Haste, Steve
Title:
Criminal Sentences, True Crime in Fiction and Drama
Publisher:
Cygnus Arts, London, 1997.
Description:
Represented as "the first full-length study of true crime's influence on fiction and drama" and certainly useful, summarizing some 200 cases, then exploring the literature (fact and fiction, including drama) that has grown up around them
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-75440
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Law and Literature
 
Author:
Gentry, Curt
Title:
Frame Up, The Incredible Case of Tom Mooney and Warren Billings
Publisher:
W.W. Norton, New York, 1967.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54731
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Radicals, trials
 
Author:
Havers, Michael (et al)
Title:
The Royal Baccarat Scandal
Publisher:
William Kimber, London, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-48080
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, libel and slander, trials, Gambling
 
Author:
Flanders, Judith
Title:
The Invention of Murder, How the Victorians Revelled in Death and Detection and Created Modern Crime
Publisher:
Harper Collins Publishers, London, 2011.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77705
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Haining, Peter
Title:
Sweeney Todd, The Real Story of the Demon Barber of Fleet Street
Publisher:
Boxtree Limited, London, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60590
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Gaute, J.H.H. and Robin Odel
Title:
Murder 'Whatdunit', An Illustrated Account of the Methods of Murder
Publisher:
Harrap, London, 1982.
Description:
With the dustwrapper showing a box of pills resembling a proprietary drug and so spawning a lawsuit, later altered to use a white powder rather than the capsules; arranged by subject (of which there are well over a hundred) and well indexed
Condition:
A very good copy, in the 'original' dustwrapper
Book No.:
W-61272
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Gardiner, Samuel Rawson
Title:
What Gunpowder Plot Was
Publisher:
Greenwood Press, Publishers, New York, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
The facsimile reissue of the original 1891 edition
Book No.:
W-64034
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Finkelman, Paul (ed.)
Title:
A Brief Narrative of the Case and Tryal of John Peter Zenger, Printer of the New York Weekly Journal. With Related Documents
Publisher:
Bedford/St. Martin's, Boston, 2010.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a very good copy, 153 pages; The Bedford Series in History and Culture
Book No.:
W-75791
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, libel and slander, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Finkelman, Paul
Title:
Slavery in the Courtroom an Annotated Bibliography of American Cases
Publisher:
Library of Congress, Washington, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41051
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Bibliography, law of slavery, trials
 
Author:
Gibbs, Dorothy and Herbert Maltby
Title:
The True Story of Maria Marten
Publisher:
East Anglian Magazine, Ipswich, 1949.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-45287
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Fitzgerald, Percy
Title:
Chronicles of Bow Street Police-Office. Reprinted with the Addition of a New Introduction by Anthony Babington and an Index.
Publisher:
Patterson Smith, Montclair, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-61536
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Gavin, Clark
Title:
Famous Libel and Slander Cases of History
Publisher:
Collier Books, New York, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Paper
Book No.:
W-48515
Price:
$ 15.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Garrard, John
Title:
The Great Salford Gas Scandal of 1887
Publisher:
N.p., 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, spiral-bound; 97 pages
Book No.:
W-68825
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, libraries, criminal law
 
Author:
Goldstein, Robert Justin
Title:
Political Repression in 19th Century Europe
Publisher:
Croom Helm, London, 1983.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47217
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, EUROPE, trials
 
Author:
Gibson, John S.
Title:
Deacon Brodie, Father to Jekyll and Hyde
Publisher:
Paul Harris Publishing, Edinburgh, 1977.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41904
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, aliens, SCOTLAND, trials
 
Author:
Finkelman, Paul (ed.)
Title:
A Brief Narrative of the Case and Tryal of John Peter Zenger, Printer of the New York Weekly Journal
Publisher:
Lawbook Exchange, Ltd, New York, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-66653
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, libel and slander, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Gest, John Marshall
Title:
The Old Yellow Book, Source of Browning's The Ring and the Book
Publisher:
Chipman Law Publishing Company, Boston, 1925.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-library, worn and soiled; a working copy
Book No.:
W-43574
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
Law and Literature, trials
 
Author:
Goodman, Jonathan (ed.)
Title:
The Country House Murders
Publisher:
Book Club Associates, London, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-59407
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Gwynn, Gordon
Title:
Did Adelaide Bartlett -- ? A Medical Opinion
Publisher:
Christopher Johnson, London, 1950.
Description:
Condition:
A good copy in slightly discolored dustjacket
Book No.:
W-68928
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Gillen, Mollie
Title:
Assassination of the Prime Minister, The Shocking Death of Spencer Perceval
Publisher:
Sidgwick & Jackson, London, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-51335
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Gray, Paul Bryan
Title:
Forster vs. Pico, The Struggle for the Rancho Santa Margarita
Publisher:
The Arthur H. Clark Company, Spokane, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Original red cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-66936
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials, California, trials, 19TH CENTURY, Real Property
 
Author:
Gray, Paul Bryan
Title:
Forster vs. Pico, The Struggle for the Rancho Santa Margarita
Publisher:
The Arthur H. Clark Company, Spokane, 1998.
Description:
Condition:
Original red cloth, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-66936
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials, California, trials, 19TH CENTURY, Real Property
 
Author:
Goss, Helen Rocca
Title:
The California White Cap Murders
Publisher:
Santa Barbara, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43406
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
California, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Gedge, Karin E.
Title:
Without Benefit of Clergy, Women and the Pastoral Relationship in Nineteenth-Century American Culture
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 2003.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-75553
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
women's law, trials, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Keeton, G.W.
Title:
Guilty But Insane
Publisher:
MacDonald, London, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54876
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
insanity, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Hay, Malcolm V.
Title:
The Jesuits and the Popish Plot
Publisher:
Kegan Paul, Trench, Trubner & Co., London, 1934.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, somewhat worn, ex-library, yet a clean copy
Book No.:
W-61585
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, 17TH CENTURY, Religion
 
Author:
Katkov, George
Title:
The Trial of Bukharin
Publisher:
Stein and Day, New York, 1969.
Description:
Historic Trials Series
Condition:
A very good copy, in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-60665
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
EGYPT, RUSSIA, trials
 
Author:
Inderwick, F.A.
Title:
The Interregnum (A.D. 1648-1660), Studies of the Commonwealth Legislative, Social, and Legal
Publisher:
Sampson Low, Marston, Searle & Rivington Ltd., London, 1891.
Description:
Condition:
Brown cloth, very worn, binding detaching; a working copy
Book No.:
W-60425
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, legal reform, trials
 
Author:
Keeney, Barnaby C.
Title:
Judgment by Peers
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1949.
Description:
Once the copy of Professor G.P. Cuttino, the typescript of whose review of the work is laid in
Condition:
Worn and rubbed, but sound
Book No.:
W-42713
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Magna Carta, Medical Jurisprudence, trials
 
Author:
Honeycombe, Gordon
Title:
More Murders of the Black Museum 1835-1985
Publisher:
Hutchinson, London, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-59469
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Hibbert, Christopher
Title:
King Mob, The Story of Lord George Gordon and the Riots of 1780
Publisher:
Longmans, Green, and Co., London, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-59445
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Hodos, George H.
Title:
Show Trials, Stalinist Purges in Eastern Europe 1948-1954
Publisher:
Praeger, New York, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Original green cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-54356
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
SOVIET UNION, trials
 
Author:
Holmes, Geoffrey
Title:
The Trial of Doctor Sacheverell
Publisher:
Eyre Methuen, London, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-40719
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Kadane, Joseph B. and David A. Schum
Title:
A Probabilistic Analysis of the Sacco and Vanzetti Evidence
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Printed boards, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-68247
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, Evidence
 
Author:
Jessopp, Augustus (ed.)
Title:
The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baorn Guilford; the Hon. Sir Dudley North; and the Hon. and Rev. Dr. John North
Publisher:
George Bell and Sons, London, 1890.
Description:
Condition:
Three volumes
Book No.:
W-41439
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography, Notable British Trials, trials
 
Author:
Jessopp, Augustus (ed.)
Title:
The Lives of the Right Hon. Francis North, Baorn Guilford; the Hon. Sir Dudley North; and the Hon. and Rev. Dr. John North
Publisher:
George Bell and Sons, London, 1890.
Description:
Condition:
Three volumes
Book No.:
W-41439
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
biography, Notable British Trials, trials
 
Author:
Honeycombe, Gordon
Title:
The Murders of the Black Museum 1870-1970
Publisher:
Bloomsbury Books, London, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60466
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Johnson, Keith
Title:
Chilling True Tales of Lancashire
Publisher:
Sigma Leisure, Cheshire, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, 202 pages
Book No.:
W-67999
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Hill, L.M.
Title:
Bench and Bureaucracy, The Public Career of Sir Julius Caesar, 1580-1636
Publisher:
Stanford University Press, Stanford, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Ex-Francis Bacon Library, else a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-61629
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, biography, Holocaust, trials
 
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:
Johnson, L.F.
Title:
Famous Kentucky Tragedies and Trials, a collection of important and interesting tragedies and criminal trials which have taken place in Kentucky
Publisher:
The Baldwin Law Book Company, Cleveland, 1922.
Description:
Condition:
Very worn, hinges cracked; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-18050
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Kentucky, trials
 
Author:
Jones, Howard
Title:
Mutiny on the Amistead, The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, some underlining in ink, but usable
Book No.:
W-68282
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, law of slavery, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Johnstone, Steven
Title:
Disputes and Democracy, The Consequences of Litigation in Ancient Athens
Publisher:
University of Texas Press, Austin, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Original black cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74898
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
ancient law, greek law, trials
 
Author:
Kaplan, Karel
Title:
Report on the Murder of the General Secretary
Publisher:
I.B. Tauris & Co. Ltd, Publishers, London, 1990.
Description:
Represented as the most complete account of the biggest post World War II show trial, that of Czech Communist Party General Secretary Rudolph Slansky, based on Kaplan's unique access during the 1968 Prague Spring to previously unknown documentation
Condition:
Book No.:
W-61393
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, CZECHOSLOVAKIA, HUNGARY, YUGOSLAVIA, POLAND, Albania, BULGARIA, SOVIET UNION
 
Author:
Hensel, W.U.
Title:
The Christiana Riot and the Treason Trials of 1851, An Historical Sketch
Publisher:
Mnemosyne Publishing Co., Miami, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-49190
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, law of slavery, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Kelly, Henry Ansgar et all
Title:
Thomas More's Trial by Jury, A Procedural and Legal Review with a Collection of Documents
Publisher:
Boydell Press, Woodbridge, 2013.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy; 240 pages
Book No.:
W-79661
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, trials, 16TH CENTURY, Ecclesiastical Law
 
Author:
Herbert, Thomas and John Rushworth
Title:
The Trial of Charles I. Edited by Roger Lockyer
Publisher:
J. M. Dent & Sons, London, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60234
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Hay, Douglas, Peter Linebaugh, et al
Title:
Albion's Fatal Tree
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1975.
Description:
Condition:
paper, worn
Book No.:
W-17451
Price:
$ 10.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, criminal law, Radicals, trials
 
Author:
Hearn, Daniel Allen
Title:
Legal Executions in New York State, A Comprehensive Reference, 1639-1963
Publisher:
McFarland and Co., Jefferson, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Black cloth, the rear board nicked, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-68760
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
New York, criminal law, trials, capital punishment
 
Author:
Jenkins, Roy
Title:
Victorian Scandal, A Biography of The Right Honourable Gentleman Sir Charles Dilke
Publisher:
Chilmark Press, New York, 1965.
Description:
Condition:
Original purple cloth, a bit worn, but sound
Book No.:
W-68547
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Hoffer, Peter Charles
Title:
The Treason Trials of Aaron Burr
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, 2008.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-75180
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, trials, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Johnson, Chalmers
Title:
Conspiracy at Matsukawa
Publisher:
University of California Press, Berkeley, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19386
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
JAPAN, trials
 
Author:
Hoffmann, Charles and Tess
Title:
Brotherly Love, Murder and the Politics of Prejudice in Nineteenth-Century Rhode Island
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Quite a good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-58797
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, Rhode Island, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
House, Jack
Title:
Square Mile of Murder
Publisher:
W. & R. Chambers Ltd., Edinburgh, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-65784
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND, 19TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Hunt, Henry T. (comp.)
Title:
The Case of Thomas J. Mooney and Warren K. Billings. Abstract and Analysis of Record Before Governor Young of California
Publisher:
Da Capo Press, New York, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
A bit marked, but still a good copy
Book No.:
W-59472
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, California, criminal law, Radicals
 
Author:
McLaren, Angus
Title:
A Prescription for Murder, The Victorian Serial Killings of Dr. Thomas Neill Cream
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Quite a good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-58680
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, abortion, law and prostitution, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Jackson, Joseph Henry (ed.)
Title:
San Francisco Murders
Publisher:
Duell, Sloan and Pearce, New York, 1947.
Description:
Condition:
Worn but sound
Book No.:
W-40730
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
criminal law, San Francisco, trials
 
Author:
Jones, Sondra
Title:
The Trial of Don Pedro Leon Lujan, The Attack against Indian Slavery and Mexican Traders in Utah
Publisher:
University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-74062
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, American Indian Law, Utah, law of slavery, MEXICO
 
Author:
Hostettler, John
Title:
Fighting for Justice, The History and Origins of Adversary Trial
Publisher:
Waterside Press, Hook, 2006.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 176 pages; with three chapters on William Garrow
Book No.:
W-77545
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, trials
Author:
Robinson, Jacob
Title:
And the Crooked Shall Be Made Straight, The Eichmann Trial, the Jewish Catastrophe, and Hannah Arendt's Narrative
Publisher:
The Macmillan Company [stated first printing], New York, 1965.
Description:
The work written by the founder of the Institute of Jewish Affairs and special consultant on Jewish matters to Robert H. Jackson at Nuremberg, represented as "a definitive, devastating criticism of" Hannah Arendt's 'Eichmann in Jerusalem'
Condition:
Presentation copy-- "To Will Maslow [the noted civil rights lawyer] / in thankful recognition for your generous / help / From the Author / 10/8/65"
Book No.:
W-80226
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, jewish law, criminal law, Inscribed or Presentation Copy
 
Author:
Hsia, R. P-Chia
Title:
Trent 1475, Stories of a Ritual Murder Trial
Publisher:
Yale University Press, New Haven, 1992.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-43121
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
ITALY, 15TH CENTURY, trials, criminal law, jewish law
 
Author:
Kasserman, David Richard
Title:
Fall River Outrage, Life, Murder, and Justice in Early Industrial New England
Publisher:
University of Pennsylvania Press, Philadelphia, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-68131
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, Massachusetts, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Kaplan, Morris B.
Title:
Sodom on the Thames, Sex, Love, and Scandal in Wilde Times
Publisher:
Cornell University Press, Ithaca, 2005.
Description:
Condition:
Original purple cloth, a "non-returnable" stamp on the bottom fore-edge, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74075
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Gay and Lesbians, trials, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Hindley, Charles
Title:
Curiosities of Street Literature: Comprising "Cocks," or "Catchpennies," A Large and Curious Assortment of Street-Drolleries, Squibs . . . Dying Speeches and Confessions [etc.]. With a New Introduction by Leslie Shepard. Two Volumes
Publisher:
The Broadsheet King, 15, Mortimer Terrace, N.W.5, London, 1966.
Description:
With a lengthy last Division (of four) on The "Gallows" Literature of the Streets, with just over seventy full-page images
Condition:
Cloth-backed marbled boards, gilt, a bit rubbed, but quite a good set, reproducing the original 1871 edition
Book No.:
W-70997
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
legal ephemera, Legal Art, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Hopkins, R. Thurston
Title:
Famous Bank Forgeries, Robberies and Swindles
Publisher:
Stanley Paul, London, 1936.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in the original red cloth
Book No.:
W-68095
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Horsmanden, Daniel
Title:
The New York Conspiracy
Publisher:
Beacon Press, Boston, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41723
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
17TH CENTURY, 18TH CENTURY, Discrimination, divorce, New York, trials
 
Author:
Houts, Marshall
Title:
Jesus' Two Sanhedrin Acquittals, Their Legacies of Due Process of Law
Publisher:
Swallows, San Juan Capistrano, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52580
Price:
$ 19.95
Category:
Religion, trials
 
Author:
House, Jack
Title:
Murder Not Proven?
Publisher:
Richard Drew Publishing, Glasgow, 1984.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-65783
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Kaplan, Alice
Title:
The Collaborator, The Trial and Execution of Robert Brasillach
Publisher:
University of Chicago Press, Chicago, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-68903
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
FRANCE, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Hyde, H. Montgomery
Title:
Cases That Changed the Law
Publisher:
Roy Publishers, New York, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-50028
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, trials
 
Author:
James, P.D. and T.A. Critchley
Title:
The Maul and the Pear Tree, The Ratcliffe Highway Murders 1811
Publisher:
Mysterious Press, New York, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47436
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Johnson, David
Title:
Regency Revolution, The Case of Arthur Thistlewood
Publisher:
Compton Russell, London, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41905
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
biography, trials, Radicals
 
Author:
Kawashima, Yasuhide
Title:
Igniting King Philip's War, The John Sassamon Murder Trial
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, 2001.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a bit scuffed, else a very good copy; 201 pages
Book No.:
W-71673
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 17TH CENTURY, colonies, New England, American Indian Law
 
Author:
Joughin, Louis and Edmund M. Morgan
Title:
The Legacy of Sacco and Vanzetti
Publisher:
Princeton Universtiy Press, Princeton, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41165
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
criminal law, Radicals, trials
 
Author:
Hudson, John
Title:
Court Cases and Legal Arguments in England, c.1066-1166 [in Transactions of the Royal Historical Society, Sixth Series, X]
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press [for the Society], Cambridge, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-73987
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Domesday Book, MEDIEVAL, trials
 
Author:
Morantz-Sanchez, Regina
Title:
Conduct Unbecoming a Woman, Medicine on Trial in Turn-of-the-Century Brooklyn
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-69508
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, abortion, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
Author:
Imber, Matthew
Title:
The Case . . . of the Customs of the Mannor of Merdon . . . which are to be Observed and Performed by the Lord and the Customary Tenants . . . Inrolled in the Honourable Court of Chancery [including] some remarkable Passages, Suits at Law and in Equity [&c.]
Publisher:
No Publisher Stated, London, 1707.
Description:
Sole edition recording the results of the litigation between Cromwell's grandson (also Oliver) and his tenants over the scope of the latter's customary, historic rights in the only estate not seized from Cromwell's son, Richard, at the Restoration
Condition:
Contemporary speckled sheep, neatly rebacked, definite browning, lacking an initial (?blank) leaf if called for, else quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80235
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
copyright, Real Property, trials, equity
 
Author:
Lyle, Katie Letcher
Title:
The Man Who Wanted Seven Wives
Publisher:
Algonquin Books, Chapel Hill, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54041
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Marsh, John
Title:
Clip a Bright Guinea, The Yorkshire Coiners of the Eighteenth Century
Publisher:
Robert Hale, London, 1971.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54365
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, 18TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Marszalek, John F.
Title:
Court-Martial, A Black Man in America
Publisher:
Charles Scribners' Sons, New York, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41511
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, Discrimination
 
Author:
Newmyer, R. Kent
Title:
The Treason Trial of Aaron Burr, Law, Politics, and the Character Wars of the New Nation
Publisher:
Cambridge University Press, New York, 2012.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy, 226 pages; Cambridge Studies on the American Constitution
Book No.:
W-76982
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, biography, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
McElwee, William
Title:
The Murder of Sir Thomas Overbury
Publisher:
Faber and Faber Ltd., London, 1952.
Description:
The account of Overbury's intrigues at Court during the reign of James I and his subsequent confinement to the Tower where he was slowly poisoned to death
Condition:
A good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-68478
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, 17TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Millar, A.H.
Title:
The Black Kalendar of Scotland: Records of Notable Scottish Trials
Publisher:
John Leng & Co. [and others], Dundee and London, 1884.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, gilt, presentation copy
Book No.:
W-15559
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
trials, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
May, Gary
Title:
Un-American Activities, The Trials of William Remington
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1994.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-58054
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Un-American Acts Com, trials
 
Author:
Title:
Burke and Hare: The Resurrection Men, A Collection of Contemporary Documents Including Broadsides, Occasional Verses, Illustrations, Polemics, and a Complete Transcript of the Testimony at the Trial . . . Edited and with an Introduction by Jacques Barzun
Publisher:
Scarecrow Press [for the New York Academy of Medicine], Metuchen, 1974.
Description:
A fine documentary account of the trial William Roughead called "the most famous in the judicial annals of Scotland", inspiring Robert Louis Stevenson's 'The Body Snatcher', and revealing the illicit supply of corpses to Edinburgh's medical schools
Condition:
Book No.:
W-54724
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, SCOTLAND
 
Author:
Litvinov, Pavel (comp.)
Title:
The Trial of the Four, A Collection of Materials on the Case of Galanskov, Ginzburg, Dobrovolsky & Lashkova, 1967-68
Publisher:
The Viking Press, New York, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-59192
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, RUSSIA
 
Author:
Merrill, Boynton
Title:
Jefferson's Nephews, A Frontier Tragedy
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41151
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, Kentucky
 
Author:
Lukas, J. Anthony
Title:
Big Trouble, A Murder in a Small Western Town Sets Off a Struggle for the Soul of America
Publisher:
Simon and Schuster, New York, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-61056
Price:
$ 32.50
Category:
biography, trials, Idaho
 
Author:
Lienesch, Michael
Title:
In the Beginning, Fundamentalism, the Scopes Trial, and the Making of the Antievolution Movement
Publisher:
University of North Carolina Press, Chapel Hill, 2007.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a slightly crinkled dustjacket
Book No.:
W-74479
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, Science and the law
 
Author:
Marlow, Joyce
Title:
The Peterloo Massacre
Publisher:
Readers Union, Rapp and Whiting, London, 1970.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-59507
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Leites, Nathan and Elsa Bernaut
Title:
Ritual of Liquidation, The Case of the Moscow Trials
Publisher:
The Free Press, Glencoe, 1954.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-56958
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
SOVIET UNION, trials
 
Author:
Margolius, Ivan
Title:
Reflections of Prague, Journeys through the 20th Century
Publisher:
John Wiley & Sons, Inc., New York, 2006.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket; with the publisher's release flyer and the Times Literary Supplement review laid in
Book No.:
W-74092
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
CZECHOSLOVAKIA, jewish law, trials
 
Author:
Linklater, Andro
Title:
Why Spencer Perceval Had to Die, The Assassination of a British Prime Minister
Publisher:
Walker and Co., New York, 2012.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-76954
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Marsden, Philip
Title:
In Peril Before Parliament
Publisher:
Barrie and Rockcliff, London, 1965.
Description:
Accounts of nine trials in which the English Parliament served as a court (as opposed to a legislature)
Condition:
Book No.:
W-18067
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Lindley, David
Title:
The Trials of Frances Howard, Fact and Fiction at the Court of King James
Publisher:
Routledge, London, 1993.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-47089
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, 17TH CENTURY, criminal law
 
Author:
Hamilton, Elizabeth
Title:
The Warwickshire Scandal, A Tale of Royal Dalliance, Aristocratic Intrigue, Adultery and Deception
Publisher:
Pan Books, London, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps, a well-preserved copy; 450 pages
Book No.:
W-68422
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, divorce
 
Author:
Manvell, Roger
Title:
The Trial of Annie Besant and Charles Bradlaugh
Publisher:
Horizon Press, New York, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in a somewhat worn dustjacket
Book No.:
W-50005
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, legal reform, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Moore, Lucy
Title:
Con Men and Cutpurses, Scenes from the Hogarthian Underworld
Publisher:
Allen Lane, London, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-71004
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
McConnell, Virginia A.
Title:
Arsenic Under the Elms, Murder in Victorian New Haven
Publisher:
Praeger, Westport, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-66689
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Connecticut, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Mocho, Jill
Title:
Murder and Justice in Frontier New Mexico 1821-1846
Publisher:
University of New Mexico Press, Albuquerque, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 245 pages
Book No.:
W-60243
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
New Mexico, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Mickel, Emanuel J.
Title:
Ganelon, Treason, and the 'Chanson de Roland'
Publisher:
Pennsylvania State University Press, University Park, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-65621
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
FRANCE, MEDIEVAL, criminal law, trials, Poetry
Author:
Cobbett, William and T.B. Howell (eds.)
Title:
Complete Collection of State Trials, And Proceedings for High Treason and Other Crimes and Misdemeanors, From the Earliest Period to the Present Time [title varies]. Thirty Four Volumes [complete]
Publisher:
R. Bagshaw [imprint varies], London, 1809-28.
Description:
Still the received edition, from Becket's trial in the 12th century to Thistlewood's in 1820, in Holdsworth's words "an invaluable collection of nearly all the important criminal trials and constitutional cases . . . bearing upon public law"
Condition:
3/4 morocco, somewhat rubbed and faded, but still attractive, Sir Richard Muir's set, with his two bookplates, before and after his knighthood
Book No.:
W-80270
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
FRANCE, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Mulholland, Maureen and Brian Pullan (eds.)
Title:
Judicial Tribunals in England and Europe, 1200-1700, The Trial in History, Volume 1
Publisher:
Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2003.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-72925
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Lustgarten, Edgar
Title:
The Judges and the Judged
Publisher:
Odhams Press, London, 1961.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60848
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Lomask, Milton
Title:
Andrew Johnson: President on Trial
Publisher:
Farrar, Straus and Cudahy, New York, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41152
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, biography, 19TH CENTURY, the Presidency
 
Author:
Monet, Jean
Title:
The Cassock and the Crown, Canada's Most Controversial Murder Trial
Publisher:
McGill-Queen's University Press, Kingston, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Printed wraps; 160 pages
Book No.:
W-64230
Price:
$ 18.95
Category:
CANADA, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
N.a.
Title:
Catalogue of an Interesting Collection of Books on Crime & Criminology, Including State and Criminal Trials, Confessions, Executions, Etc. ...
Publisher:
Francis Edwards, Bookseller, London, 1912.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, darkened and chipped, but sound
Book No.:
W-68133
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Bibliography, trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Melikan, R.A. (ed.)
Title:
Domestic and International Trials, 1700-2000, The Trial in History, Volume II
Publisher:
Manchester University Press, Manchester, 2003.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, the back board and portion of the dustjacket bumped, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-74277
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Moran, Richard
Title:
Knowing Right from Wrong, The Insanity Defense of Daniel McNaughtan
Publisher:
Free Press, New York, 1981.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46350
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
insanity, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
King, Gilbert
Title:
Devil in the Grove
Publisher:
Harper Collins, New York, 2013.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, a very good copy; 434+18 pages
Book No.:
W-79700
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
biography, trials, criminal law, Discrimination, Florida
 
Author:
MacArthur, William
Title:
The Appin Murder and the Trial of James Stewart
Publisher:
J.M.P, London, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-42706
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
criminal law, 18TH CENTURY, trials
 
Author:
Murphy, Theresa
Title:
Murder in Dorset, A New Look at Notorious Cases
Publisher:
Robert Hale and Company, London, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
Paper; 176 pages
Book No.:
W-47413
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
criminal law, trials
 
Author:
MacDonald, Grace E.
Title:
Check-List of Statutes of States of the United States of America Including Revisions, Compilations, Digests, Codes and Indexes
Publisher:
Oxford Press, Providence, 1937.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41580
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, Bibliography, trials, trials
 
Author:
MacDonald, Grace E.
Title:
Check-List of Statutes of States of the United States of America Including Revisions, Compilations, Digests, Codes and Indexes
Publisher:
Oxford Press, Providence, 1937.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41580
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, Bibliography, trials, trials
 
Author:
McKanna, Jr., Clare V.
Title:
The Trial of "Indian Joe", Race and Justice in the Nineteenth-Century West
Publisher:
University of Nebraska Press, Lincoln, 2003.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-71373
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, American Indian Law, California
 
Author:
Naifeh, Steven and Gregory White Smith
Title:
The Mormon Murders
Publisher:
New American Library, New York, 1989.
Description:
Condition:
Original illustrated wraps, worn but sound; 515 pages
Book No.:
W-71402
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, Utah, law of Mormans, Religion
 
Author:
Motion, Andrew
Title:
Wainewright the Poisoner, The Confession of Thomas Griffiths Wainewright
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
A sound copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-69861
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, fraud
 
Author:
Maccoby, Hyam (ed.)
Title:
Judaism on Trial, Jewish-Christian Disputations in the Middle Ages
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Rutherford, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-46236
Price:
$ 19.95
Category:
jewish law, trials, MEDIEVAL
 
Author:
Craigmyle, Lord
Title:
John Marshall in Diplomacy and in Law
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1933.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-19472
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
biography, international law, Supreme Court, trials
 
Author:
McFarland, Gerald W.
Title:
The "Counterfeit" Man, The True Story of the Boorn-Colvin Murder Case
Publisher:
Pantheon Books, New York, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-68898
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Lofgren, Charles A.
Title:
The Plessy Case, A Legal-Historical Interpretation
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-61063
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, Supreme Court, constitutional law, Black lawyers, Discrimination
 
Author:
Moyles, R.G.
Title:
British Law and Arctic Men, The Celebrated 1917 Murder Trials of Sinnisiak and Uluksuk, First Inuit Tried Under White Man's Law
Publisher:
Western Producer Prairie Books, Saskatoon, 1979.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-42419
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, CANADA, Discrimination
 
Author:
Moore, Lucy
Title:
The Thieves' Opera, The Remarkable Lives and Deaths of Jonathan Wild, Thief-Taker, and Jack Sheppard, House-Breaker
Publisher:
Viking, London, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-64000
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, biography, criminal law, 18TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Menzies, Gordon (ed.)
Title:
History is My Witness
Publisher:
British Broadcasting Corporation, London, 1976.
Description:
Condition:
Printed sewn wraps, a worn ex-library copy, but sound
Book No.:
W-69067
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials
 
Author:
Loach, Loretta
Title:
The Devil's Children, A History of Childhood and Murder
Publisher:
Icon Books Ltd, London, 2009.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy; with the September 25, 2009 Times Literary Supplement review laid in
Book No.:
W-75348
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, infants, Juvenile Law
 
Author:
Navas, Deborah
Title:
Murdered by His Wife, A History with Documentation of the Joshua Spooner Murder and Execution of His Wife, Bathsheba, who was hanged in Worcester, Massachusetts, 2 July 1778
Publisher:
University of Massachusetts Press, Amherst, 1999.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed illustrated wraps, ex-library, the back wrap somewhat creased, else a good copy; 193 pages
Book No.:
W-74661
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, 18TH CENTURY, Massachusetts
 
Author:
Lockyer, Roger (ed.)
Title:
The Trial of Charles I, A Contemporary Account Taken from the Memoirs of Sir Thomas Herbert and John Rushworth. Introduction by C.V. Wedgwood
Publisher:
Folio Society, London, 1959.
Description:
Condition:
Original black cloth, rubbed and a trifle foxed, but a good copy
Book No.:
W-64221
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
trials, biography, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
McCorison, Marcus A.
Title:
Printers and the Law: The Trials of Publishing Obscene Libel in Early America
Publisher:
Bibliographical Society of America, New York, 2010.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a very good copy; the June issue of the Society's Papers [Volume 104, Number 2]
Book No.:
W-77534
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
libel and slander, trials
 
Author:
Matusow, Harvey
Title:
False Witness
Publisher:
Cameron & Kahn, Publishers, New York, 1955.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60195
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Un-American Acts Com, trials
 
Author:
Neely, Mark E. and R. Gerald McMurtry
Title:
The Insanity File, The Case of Mary Todd Lincoln
Publisher:
Southern Illinois University Press, Carbondale, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
Paper
Book No.:
W-43980
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, 19TH CENTURY, the Presidency, insanity
 
Author:
Livingston, James D.
Title:
Arsenic and Clam Chowder, Murder in Gilded Age New York
Publisher:
State University of New York Press, Albany, 2010.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-76956
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
McFarland, Philip
Title:
Sea Dangers, The Affair of the Somers
Publisher:
Schocken Books, New York, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-57528
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, trials, courts martial, maritime law
 
Author:
Macdonell, John and John E.P. Wallis (eds.)
Title:
Reports of State Trials. New Series. 1820-1858. Published under the Direction of the State Trials Committee. Eight Volumes [Complete]
Publisher:
Printed . . . by Eyre and Spottiswoode [for HMSO] [etc.], London, 1888-98.
Description:
Condition:
Contemporary roan-backed boards, quite worn, ex-library, else a clean usable set
Book No.:
W-71100
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
McKeithan, D.M.
Title:
Court Trials in Mark Twain and Other Essays
Publisher:
Martinus Nijhoff Publishers, The Hague, 1958.
Description:
Condition:
Blue buckram, a good copy
Book No.:
W-69979
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
biography, trials, Law and Literature
 
Author:
Maycock, Willoughby
Title:
Celebrated Crimes and Criminals
Publisher:
George Mann Limited, Maidstone, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a somewhat faded dustjacket; the facsimile reissue of the original 1890 edition
Book No.:
W-74906
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law
 
Author:
Myers, Robin and Michael Harris (eds.)
Title:
Sale and Distribution of Books From 1700
Publisher:
Oxford Polytechnic Press, Oxford, 1982.
Description:
Condition:
Stiff wraps; 163 pages
Book No.:
W-54435
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, Bibliography, trials
 
Author:
Freeman, Arthur
Title:
A 'Dirty and Scandalous' Poem: William Gifford's First Book?
Publisher:
The Book Collector, London, 2004.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed sewn wraps, a very good copy; the Autumn issue
Book No.:
W-72404
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, adultery, 18TH CENTURY, Law and Literature
 
Author:
Marshburn, Joseph H and Alan R Velie
Title:
Blood and Knavery, A Collection of English Renaissance Pamphlets and Ballads of Crime and Sin
Publisher:
Fairleigh Dickinson University Press, Rutherford, 1973.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41489
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, 16TH CENTURY, 17TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Miller, Orlo
Title:
The Donnellys Must Die
Publisher:
Macmillan of Canada, Toronto, 1962.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-49191
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, criminal law, trials, CANADA
 
Author:
McConville, Mike and Chester L. Mirsky
Title:
Jury Trials and Plea Bargaining, A True History
Publisher:
Hart Publishing, Portland, 2005.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-72736
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
juries, trials, criminal law, New York, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
McKanna, Jr., Clare V.
Title:
White Justice in Arizona, Apache Murder Trials in the Nineteenth Century
Publisher:
Texas Tech University Press, Lubbock, 2005.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-74052
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Arizona, American Indian Law, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Burnett, D. Graham
Title:
Trying Leviathan, The Nineteenth-Centur New York Court Case That Put the Whale on Trial and Challenged the Order of Nature
Publisher:
Princeton University Press, Princeton, 2007.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-74854
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
trials, Science and the law
 
Author:
Marrus, Michael R.
Title:
The Nuremberg War Crimes Trial 1945-46, A Documentary History
Publisher:
Bedford Books of St. Martin's Press, Boston, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-64597
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Nuremberg,