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Title:
The Address Of the Honourable the House of Commons: Presented to His Majesty On Thursday the 25th day of April, 1689. With His Majesty's Answer Thereunto. Wing E2514. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill, and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The official and sole London printing of the Commons address offering full support (with William's acceptance) for a declaration of war on France, following the arrival of James II from France in Ireland in mid-March, with war in fact declared May 7
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, title (verso blank) plus two pages, three folds, one manuscript notation, clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79605
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, English Law, military law, IRELAND, FRANCE
Author:
Title:
The Declaration of William and Mary, King and Queen of England, France and Ireland, To all Their Loving Subjects in the Kingdom of IRELAND . . . Given at Our Court at Whitehall this 22th Day of February, 1688 [1689] [etc.]. Wing W2507 [three copies in ESTC]
Publisher:
Printed by Charles Bill and Thomas Newcomb [etc.], Lodnon [sic], 1689.
Description:
William's immediate, unsuccessful effort to defuse the Irish rebellion as James arrived from France, followed by the siege of Londonderry, the battle of the Boyne, and the Articles of Limerick, "show[ing] how precarious was the Revolution settlement"
Condition:
Broadside measuring about 12x14 inches, lightly browned, several folds, the margins cut close (legibility preserved), quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79601
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
IRELAND, Glorious Revolution, legal ephemera, Broadside
Author:
Title:
An Account of All the Gaols, Houses of Corrections or Penitentiaries, in the United Kingdom . . . As Far As Relates to Scotland. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 March 1819. Folio
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1819.
Description:
Arranged by county, reporting particulars for over eighty institutions, including the number of prisoners, their gender and whether under or over seventeen, whether debtor or criminal, and the allowances of food, money, and clothing, inter alia
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, the fore-margins cut close, but the sense preserved, else a very good copy, 21 pages; three copies in OCLC
Book No.:
W-77195
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
prisons, IRELAND, SCOTLAND
Author:
Meriton, George
Title:
An Exact Abridgment of all the Publick Printed Irish Statutes now in Force . . . Together with An Abridgment of such English Statutes . . . as have been Enacted and made since Sir Edward Poyning's Law, relating to the Kingdom of Ireland [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by and for Andrew Crook [and two others], Dublin, 1700.
Description:
First edition of the first comprehensive abridgment of the Irish statutes and those of England applying to Ireland, compiled by the prolific English lawyer who had removed to Ireland and been granted a law degree from the University of Dublin
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, front joint cracked but holding, a sound clean copy, with the imprimatur leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78716
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
IRELAND, Abridgements
Author:
Title:
The Address of the Lords Spiritual and Temporal, and Commons Assembled in Parliament, to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, Presented by the Right Hononourable [sic] The Lord Marquis of Halifax . . . with His Maiesties Most Gracious Answer [etc.]. Wing E1186
Publisher:
Printed by James Partridge, Matthew Gillyflower [and one other], London, 1689.
Description:
The mutual exchanges of support between Parliament (its legal status now regularized) and William as the Irish revolution gained force, with the Dutch having declared war on France and England to do so in early May; one copy in ESTC in North America
Condition:
Order to print leaf + title + 2 + 7 pages, disbound, some light browning and some staining to the lower margin, else clean & complete; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79603
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
Glorious Revolution, English Law, military law, IRELAND, Holland, FRANCE
Author:
Title:
An Account of All the Gaols, Houses of Corrections or Penitentiaries, in the United Kingdom . . . As Far As Relates to Ireland. Ordered by The House of Commons, to be Printed, 16 March 1819. Folio
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1819.
Description:
Arranged by county, reporting particulars for over ninety institutions, including number of prisoners, their gender and whether under or over seventeen, whether debtor or criminal, and the allowances of food, money, and clothing, inter alia
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, the fore-margins cut close, but the sense preserved, else a very good copy, 21 pages; no copy in OCLC in the USA
Book No.:
W-77192
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
prisons, IRELAND
Author:
Dugdale, William
Title:
The Antient Usage In Bearing of such Ensigns of Honour As are commonly call'd Arms. With a Catalogue of the present Nobility of England. To which is added, A Catalogue of the present Nobility of Scotland and Ireland. The Second Edition [etc.]. ESTC R231444
Publisher:
Printed at the Theater, for Moses Pitt [etc.], Oxford, 1682.
Description:
The penultimate work to appear during the life of Dugdale, whom Holdsworth pairs with Hale, "form[ing] a partnership between law and history from which both had profited"; with the folding plate and the separate parts devoted to Scotland and Ireland
Condition:
Original sheep, quite rubbed, with the extensive catalogue (pp 194-210) of the works printed at the Theater from 1672, when it began; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80223
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
Genealogy, law of heraldry, IRELAND, SCOTLAND
Author:
Clayton, John (rptr.)
Title:
Reports and Pleas of Assises at York. Held before several Judges in that Circuit, With Some Precedents useful for Pleaders at the Assises: Never englished before [etc.]. ESTC N12810 [six copies, two in North America]
Publisher:
Printed by S. Powell, For Edward Hamilton . . . High-street, Dublin, 1741.
Description:
The rare, sole Irish edition of the first named 'nisi prius'reports (those heard away from Westminster), first appearing in 1651, with the emphasis that the law be in English and accessible to all, in sympathy with the Commonwealth's goals of reform
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, ex-Faculty of Procurators in Glasgow with its gilt stamp on the front board, very crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80216
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
reports of cases, TRINIDAD, pleading, legal reform, English Commonwealth, IRELAND
Author:
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
Author:
Molyneux, William
Title:
The Case of Ireland's Being Bound by Acts of Parliament in England, Stated. To which is added [James Barry] The Case of Tenures upon the Commission of Defective Titles, Argued by all the Judges of Ireland, With their Resolutions [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for W. Boreham at the Angel, in Pater Noster Row, London, 1720.
Description:
First collected edition of two of the foremost legal works written by Irishmen during the 17th century, Molyneux's work "the classic assertion of the legislative independence of Ireland" and Barry's prior to his becoming Chief Justice of King's Bench
Condition:
Contemporary speckled calf, rubbed and a bit stained, label lacking, minor cracking to the joints, yet clean with very good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80296
Price:
$ 675.00
Category:
IRELAND
Author:
Bolton, Richard
Title:
A Justice of Peace for Ireland: Consisting of Two Books; The First, declaring the Exercise of That Office . . . The Second, setting forth the Form of Proceeding in Sessions . . . Also, Some Precedents of Committals, Convictions . . . and Warrants [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed for J. Leathley, and T. Moore . . . and O. Nelson [etc.], Dublin, 1750.
Description:
The received edition of the first Irish legal treatise, originally published in 1638, shortly before Bolton was appointed Lord Chancellor of Ireland, this edition expanded by the barrister Michael Travers to encompass the intervening century
Condition:
Contemporary calf, lightly rubbed, else a very good, clean copy
Book No.:
W-76308
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
IRELAND, justices of peace, criminal law

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