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Author:
Walthoe (comp.), John
Title:
A Catalogue of the Common and Statute Law-Books of this Realm. With Some others relating thereunto . . . Alphabetically digested under proper Titles. With An Account of the Best Editions, and Common Prices for which they are now Sold
Publisher:
Printed for J. Walthoe . . . and J. Walthoe, Junr [etc.], London, 1720.
Description:
A rare Walthoe catalogue, the first of its kind to appear in the 18th century, largely based in turn on the pioneering catalogue of Thomas Bassett, to whom "belongs the distinction of compiling and publishing the first bibliography of English law"
Condition:
Modern mottled calf, some light browning, else well preserved, one copy in ESTC (possibly incomplete), 99 pages + the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79377
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer & Auction Catalogues
 
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Title:
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co Ltd Supplement No VI: Law and Administration
Publisher:
E.P. Goldschmidt & Co., London.
Description:
Condition:
100 items, stapled self-wraps; 17 pages
Book No.:
W-43887
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Jacob, Giles
Title:
The Compleat Court-Keeper: or, Land-Steward's Assistant. Containing, First, The Nature of Courts-Leet and Courts-Baron [and four other parts]. Third Edition [bound with] Books printed for Bernard Lintot, at the Cross-Keys . . . in Fleet-street
Publisher:
Printed by E. and R. Nutt . . . for Bernard Lintott [etc.], London, 1724 & 1728?.
Description:
An early edition of what I believe is Jacob's first work (of eighteen) a work which Holdsworth termed "very successful . . . and comprehensive", bound with Bernard Lintot's substantial [28 page] final catalogue, arranged by size and priced
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, the front joint just cracking but very firm, the spine ends a bit chipped, else very clean and bright; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79921
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
courts, Every Man Law Books, justices of peace, Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Walthoe (comp.), John
Title:
A Catalogue of the Common and Statute Law-Books of this Realm . . . With An Account of the Best Editions, and Common Prices for which they are now Sold [bound with] A Catalogue of Modern English Books, in Divinity, History, Law [and three other subjects]
Publisher:
[1] Printed for J. Walthoe [2] Sold by J. Walthoe, Jun [etc.], London, 1722 & ?1723.
Description:
Two rare Walthoe catalogues, the first (on law books) being the fourth of six Walthoe catalogues to appear in the 18th century, and the second being the first issued under its title; six copies of the first and one copy of the second in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, a bit rubbed and bowed, some browning, else quite clean and sound with good margins; the Taussig copies
Book No.:
W-79556
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Worrall, John (comp.)
Title:
Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A new and compleat List of All the Common and Statute Law Books Of This Realm . . . under [twelve] Heads . . . giving an Account of their several Editions, Dates, and Prices, and wherein they differ [etc.]. Fourth Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worrall . . . in Bell-Yard, near Lincoln's Inn, London, 1738.
Description:
A rare edition of the principal 18th century bibliography of English law, and a major (and improved) revision of it, now arranged by subject with (for the first time) a general index of titles and authors; one copy in North America in ESTC
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, quite worn, else quite crisp, with the bookplate of John Richards Junr, with the errata leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79890
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer
Author:
Bohun, William
Title:
Privilegia Londini: Or, the Rights, Liberties, Privileges, Laws, and Customs, of the City of London. The Third Edition [bound with] Books Printed and Sold by J. Walthoe over-against the Royal-Exchange in Cornhill. 1726. ESTC T130094 and N32404
Publisher:
Printed for John Walthoe junr over against the Royal Exchange &c, London, 1723.
Description:
One of the early works on London and its law, reviewing and commenting on its charters, with particular attention to its customs and courts (of which fifteen are discussed); bound with the Walthoe catalogue, which lists well over two hundred works
Condition:
Contemporary polished calf, rebacked, very light browning, foxing to the four page Walthoe catalogue, else quite clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80193
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
London, Dealer & Auction Catalogues
Author:
Worrall, John (comp.)
Title:
Bibliotheca Legum: Or, A Compleat List of All the Common and Statute Law Books of this Realm . . . giving an Account of their several Editions, antient Printers, Dates, and Price, and wherein they differ. A New Edition, with Improvements [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Worrall and B. Tovey . . . near Lincoln's Inn, London, 1768.
Description:
Worrall's famed bibliography of English law, the last edition to appear during his lifetime, and the first to provide a selection of the law books relating to Ireland, with Worrall's cogent observations and comparison of editions found throughout
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, rebacked, the boards blind decorated and double ruled, with the advertising leaf bound before the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80251
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Bibliography, Dealer, SCOTLAND, IRELAND

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