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Author:
Dowling, Noel T.
Title:
Cases on Constitutional Law. Third Edition
Publisher:
Foundation Press, Inc., Brooklyn, 1946.
Description:
Condition:
Worn, extensive underlining, a usable copy only
Book No.:
W-52548
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Casebooks, constitutional law
 
Author:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
The Constitution and Chief Justice Marshall
Publisher:
Dodd, Mead & Company, New York, 1978.
Description:
The biography designed to provide background material for the film series 'Equal Justice Under Law'; with an introduction by Warren Burger, portions of whose Bentham Club lecture on 'Mr. Marshall, Mr. Jefferson, and Mr. Marbury' is appended
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy, in a somewhat worn and chipped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-70783
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, constitutional law, Supreme Court
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:
Bacon, Nathaniel
Title:
An Historical and Political Discourse of the Laws and Government of England, From the First Times to the End of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. With A Vindication of the Antient Way of Parliaments . . . from some Manuscript Notes of John Selden. Wing S2428
Publisher:
Printed for John Starkey [etc.], London, 1689.
Description:
The work establishing the reputation of Bacon, the half-brother of Francis Bacon, probably based on notes collected by John Selden, highly influential and "argu[ing] with unrelenting force an anti-royalist ideology of enormous political power"
Condition:
Contemporary speckled, panelled calf, rebacked, somewhat rubbed and scraped and some browning, mainly lightish, else a very good crisp copy
Book No.:
W-77069
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
English constitutional law
Author:
Cooley, Thomas M.
Title:
A Treatise on the Constitutional Limitations Which Rest Upon the Legislative Power of the States of the American Union
Publisher:
Little, Brown, and Company, Boston, 1868.
Description:
First edition of Cooley's magnum opus, a work admired by Holmes and used by him in his undergraduate course on constitutional law at Harvard, described by his principal biographer as "the most fecund source of laissez faire constitutional principles"
Condition:
Modern sheep, crimson morocco label, gilt, some markings and an occasional notation, else a very good copy; with an eight page Little Brown catalogue
Book No.:
W-75017
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
constitutional law
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:
Kohlmeier, Louis M.
Title:
"God Save This Honorable Court!"
Publisher:
Charles Scribner's Sons, New York, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, some staining; usable only
Book No.:
W-49723
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Meyer, Alfred W.
Title:
The Blaine Amendment and the Bill of Rights
Publisher:
Harvard Law Review, Cambridge, 1951.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, a bit creased, else a very good copy, 7 pages; reprinted from volume 64, No. 6 of the Review
Book No.:
W-91711
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
Bill of Rights, constitutional law
Author:
Hargrave, Francis
Title:
Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:
Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-92.
Description:
One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, ex-library, with the ownership signature of Sir Robert Gifford, Baron Gifford, and the bookplate of Henry Bickersteth, Baron Langdale
Book No.:
W-74675
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
English constitutional law
 
Author:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
Court and Constitution in the Twentieth Century, The Old Legality 1889-1932
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-63553
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional law
 
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:
Hargrave, Francis
Title:
Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and Constitution of England. Two Volumes [complete] [with the "A Register of Law Publications" of 32 and 26 pages in the first and second volumes, respectively, not found in all sets]
Publisher:
Printed for E. and R. Brooke, Bell-Yard, Temple-Bar, London, 1791-92.
Description:
One of two works which Holdsworth termed Hargrave's "principal service to legal history", a rich and diverse selection of forty previously unpublished tracts from his extraordinary collection ultimately purchased and deposited in the British Library
Condition:
Contemporary calf, much rubbed, joints just cracking but quite firm, labels lacking, else very clean and bright; the Taussig set
Book No.:
W-79486
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
English constitutional law, Star Chamber, Bibliography
 
Author:
Chandler, Ralph C. et al
Title:
Constitutional Law Deskbook. Individual Rights
Publisher:
Lawyers Co-Operative Publishing Co., Rochester, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Original brown cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-91276
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
constitutional law
Author:
Title:
Debates in the Congress of the United States on the Bill for Repealing the Law "For the More Convenient Organization of the Courts of the United States;" During the First Session of the Seventh Congress [etc.]. Cohen 1203
Publisher:
Printed by Whiting, Leavenworth and Whiting, Albany, 1802.
Description:
The record of "[t]he profound constitutional questions embedded" in the debates resulting in the repeal of the Judiciary Act of 1801, restoring that of 1789, ultimately leading to Marbury v Madison and the role of judicial review in this country
Condition:
Contemporary sheep, quite worn, rebacked, considerable foxing and browning, yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-77407
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
constitutional law, Supreme Court
 
Author:
Title:
The Journal of Law, Conducted by an Association of Members of the Bar
Publisher:
The Journal of Law, Philadelphia, 1830.
Description:
The second issue of a very early Amercian law journal, of which only 24 issues were to appear; with essays on Matthew Hale, on arbitration, and on the University of Pennsylvania, among others, closing with a list of agents and a law bookseller ad
Condition:
Original stabbed wraps, a wonderfully preserved copy; 15 pages
Book No.:
W-57734
Price:
$ 125.00
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Ervin, Jr., Sam J.
Title:
Campaign Practices and the Law: Watergate and Beyond
Publisher:
Emory Law Journal, Atlanta, 1974.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed wraps, a bit dusty, faded and chipped, but quite sound; the Winter issue
Book No.:
W-70536
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
constitutional law
Author:
Yelverton, Henry [James Whitelocke?]
Title:
The Rights Of the People of England Concerning Impositions . . . With a Remonstrance presented to the Kings most excellent Majesty, by the Honorable House of Commons, in the Parliament, An. Dom. 1610. Annoque Regis Jac 7. Wing Y28/W1995D
Publisher:
Printed for William Leake and John Leake [etc.], London, 1679.
Description:
Final edition of the work which was part of (in Holdsworth's words) "the great House of Commons debate" on impositions by royal authority only, the controversial matter not resolved until the Bill of Rights clearly required Parliamentary consent
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered sheep, the top inch of the front joint cracked, some worming towards the end of the work, else quite clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79857
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
English constitutional law
 
Author:
Title:
Hearings Before the Select Committee on Presidential Campaign Activities of the United States Senate . . . Phase I: Watergate Investigation. Presidential Campaign Activities of 1972. Senate Resolution 60. Volumes one through Ten [of Twenty Six]
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1973.
Description:
The first ten volumes of the Watergate hearings, held in Washington between May and October 1973, including in its entirety the first nine volumes devoted to Phase I, the Watergate Investigation proper
Condition:
Original green printed wraps, the spines somewhat faded, else well preserved
Book No.:
W-79846
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
the Presidency, impeachment, constitutional law
Author:
Somers, John
Title:
A Brief History of the Succession, Collected out of the Records, and the Most Authentick Historians. Written for the Satisfaction of the Earl of H.[Halifax]. Wing S4638. Folio. [With line 5 of the title ending "and the"]
Publisher:
N.p., London, 1680.
Description:
First edition of one of the earliest writings of the future Lord Chancellor, vigorously defending the right of Parliament to participate in determining royal succession, "review[ing] in detail the history of the crown's descent, from earliest times"
Condition:
Modern light-green wraps, definite browning, a bit of marginal fraying to the first leaf, else a good copy; 19 pages
Book No.:
W-76888
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
Parliament, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Kalven, Jr., Harry
Title:
A Worthy Tradition, Freedom of Speech in America
Publisher:
Harper & Row, Publishers, New York, 1988.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-66849
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
constitutional law, freedom of speech
 
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:
His Maiesties Declaration, Touching his proceedings in the late Assemblie and Conuention of Parliament. S.T.C. 9241. Quarto [with the front blank signature "A" preceding the title]
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill [etc.], London, 1622.
Description:
James I defence of his dissolution of the Parliament of 1621, Coke having had his books and papers seized and been imprisoned in the Tower, leading "to a constitutional confrontation with the king over [the Commons] privilege of free speech"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 green morocco over marbled boards, the spine very lightly faded, light browning, the top margin cut a bit close, yet crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79536
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Parliament, English constitutional law, freedom of speech
Author:
Title:
A Proclamation declaring his Maiesties Pleasure concerning the dissoluing of the present Conuention of Parliament. S.T.C. 8678. Quarto
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Bonham Norton and Iohn Bill [etc.], London, 1622.
Description:
James I proclamation dissolving the Parliament of 1621, Coke having his books and papers seized and being imprisoned in the Tower for months, leading "to a constitutional confrontation with the king over [the Commons'] privilege of free speech"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, some lightish staining throughout, else sound and usable, printed in black letter; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79781
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
English constitutional law
 
Author:
Pitts, Jesse R. and Olivier Zunz (eds.)
Title:
The Tocqueville Review, La Revue Tocqueville, Volume 7, 1985/86
Publisher:
Tocqueville Society, Charlottesville, 1986.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-30322
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
FRANCE, constitutional law, philosophy of law, Law and Literature
Author:
Curtis, George Ticknor
Title:
History of the Origin, Formation, and Adoption of the Constitution of the United States; With Notices of Its Principal Framers. Two Volumes. Compare Cohen 2799
Publisher:
Harper and Brothers, New York, 1861.
Description:
An early reissue of the principal work of Curtis, a student of Story's and one of Webster's literary executors, expanded by him towards the end of the century to include subsequent developments, here focusing exclusively on the Constitution's origins
Condition:
Original embossed cloth, gilt, lightly worn but generally quite clean and attractive; Charles E. Wyzanki's set, though without his ownership signature
Book No.:
W-75355
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
constitutional law, biography
 
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:
Braveman, Daan
Title:
Constitutional Law: Structure and Rights in our Federal System. Third Edition
Publisher:
Matthew Bender & Company, Inc., New York, 1996.
Description:
Condition:
Blue cloth, a good sound copy
Book No.:
W-30941
Price:
$ 12.50
Category:
constitutional law
 
Author:
Horwill, Herbert W.
Title:
The Usages of the American Constitution
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Glasgow, 1925.
Description:
Condition:
Original blue cloth, gilt, quite worn and cocked; a working copy only
Book No.:
W-91295
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
constitutional law
Author:
Leach, John
Title:
The Speech of John Leach, Esq. M.P. In the Committee of the Whole House, upon the State of the Nation . . . upon the Question of Limitations to the Royal Authority in the Hands of the Regent. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Ridgway, 170, Piccadilly [etc.], London, 1811.
Description:
The rare edition of the historically grounded speech in which, following the madness of George III, Leach "distinguished himself in the Regency debates", reviewing from the 14th century forward the constitutional limits to be imposed upon a regency
Condition:
Modern cloth-backed marbled boards, occasional light marginal staining, else a very good copy, with the half-title; no copy in this country in OCLC
Book No.:
W-76397
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
insanity, Parliament, English constitutional law
Author:
Title:
The Case of the Late Election for the County of Middlesex, Considered On the Principles of the Constitution, and the Authorities of Law. Compare Eller 231 [citing an unseen variant of 48 pages, our copy the 44 page printing]; Laeuchli 539 [this variant]
Publisher:
Printed for T. Cadell (Successor to Mr. Millar) in the Strand, London, 1769.
Description:
Part of the Wilkes controversy, invoking the common law as the source of the House of Common's power to expel a member, the "substantial work [which] has been credited to Jeremiah Dyson [and] Blackstone", its author now thought to be Owen Ruffhead
Condition:
Modern 3/4 calf over marbled boards, gilt, light browning, the margins cut somewhat close (no text affected), without the half title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78792
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
English constitutional law
Author:
Title:
The Pleadings, Arguments, and Other Proceedings In the Court of Kings-Bench upon the Quo Warranto, Touching the Charter of the City of London; With the Judgement entred thereupon [etc.]. Wing P2528. Folio
Publisher:
Printed for T.D. and B.T. and are to be sold [by three others], London, 1696.
Description:
The arguments in one of the most famous cases in English law, the "shattering judgment" (in John Baker's words) seizing London's corporate liberty into royal hands, reversed by act of parliament under William III as part of the Glorious Revolution
Condition:
Modern 1/4 green morocco over green boards, some browning else quite sound with occasional notations and the leaf before the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79975
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
London, English constitutional law
Author:
Meredith, William
Title:
Letter to Dr. Blackstone, By the Author of the Question Stated. To which is prefixed, Dr. Blackstone's Letter to Sir William Meredith. Eller 259
Publisher:
Printed for G. Woodfall, Charing Cross [etc.], London, 1770.
Description:
Part of the debate whether John Wilkes should sit in Parliament, and most embarrassing for Blackstone, accused of saying one thing in his 'Commentaries' and another as a Member of Parliament, in Ian Doolittle's words "caught leaden-footed in debate"
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a very good crisp copy; with the half-title
Book No.:
W-77718
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
law of elections, English constitutional law
Author:
Title:
The Arguments upon the Writ of Habeas Corpus, In the Court of Kings Bench. Wherein, Are learnedly discussed, not onely the severall Branches of the said Writ, but also many Authorities as well of the Common as Statute Law [etc.]. Wing A3649. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed by M.F. for W. Lee, M. Walbancke, D. Pakeman [etc.], London, 1649.
Description:
The arguments in one of the leading cases in the history of habeas corpus, leading directly to the Petition of Right and its famous clause that "[n]o freeman was to be imprisoned or detained", closely circumscribing the King's power to impair liberty
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf, gilt lettered, light browning, margins cut close (text unaffected), else well preserved with the first blank; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79981
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
habeas corpus, English constitutional law
Author:
Smith, Thomas
Title:
De Republica Anglorum. The maner of Governement or policie of the Realme of England, compiled by . . . Thomas Smyth Knight, Doctor of both the lawes, and one of the principal Secretaries vnto . . . King Edward . . . and Queene Elizabeth. S.T.C. 22858
Publisher:
Printed by Henrie Midleton for Gregorie Seton, anno Domini 1584, London, 1584.
Description:
Second edition of the first English treatise on comparative constitutional law, highly regarded by Maitland, who adjudged that the work "will be quoted and transcribed so long as men take any interest in the history of the English constitution"
Condition:
Modern 3/4 morocco, a trifle browned with a trace of marginal staining, headlines occasionally just shaved, with the Ehrman bookplate; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79418
Price:
$ 3500.00
Category:
English constitutional law, Comparative Law
Author:
Jackson, Robert H.
Title:
Full Faith and Credit, The Lawyer's Clause of the Constitution
Publisher:
Columbia University Press, New York, 1945.
Description:
The third annual Cardozo Lecture, delivered by Justice Jackson on the fourth anniversary of Pearl Harbor, on the clause of the Constitution in which he believed deeply--"the foundation of any hope we may have for a national system of justice"
Condition:
Original maroon cloth, gilt, a very good copy
Book No.:
W-72157
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
Supreme Court, constitutional law
Author:
Staunford, William
Title:
An Exposicion of the kinges prerogatiue collected out of the great abridgement of Iustice Fitzherbert and other old writers of the lawes of Englande . . . Whereunto is annexed the Proces to the same Prerogatiue appertaining. S.T.C. 23213; Beale T491. Quarto
Publisher:
Imprynted . . . in fleet strete . . . by Rychard Tottel [etc.], London, 1567.
Description:
First edition of one of the first English legal treatises of substance to focus on a discrete subject area of the law, in this case the powers of the King upon such matters as marriage, wardship, idiots, lunatics, escheats and wrecks, among others
Condition:
Modern 1/4 morocco over marbled boards, definite staining throughout, moreso at the end, two leaves repaired with loss; a working copy
Book No.:
W-59198
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
English constitutional law
 
Author:
Petit-Dutaillis, Charles
Title:
Studies and Notes Supplementary to Stubbs' Constitutional History, Down to the Great Charter. Second edition
Publisher:
Manchester University Press, Manchester, 1911.
Description:
Condition:
Original black cloth, a bit worn and stained, but a sound copy
Book No.:
W-63497
Price:
$ 75.00
Category:
English constitutional law
Author:
Fortescue, John
Title:
The Difference Between an Absolute and Limited Monarchy; As it more particularly regards the English Constitution . . . Faithfully Transcribed from the MS. Copy in the Bodleian Library . . . Published with some Remarks by John Fortescue-Aland [etc.]
Publisher:
Printed by W. Bowyer in White-Fryars, for E. Parker [etc.], London, 1714.
Description:
First edition of "the earliest constitutional treatise written in the English language", one of Fortescue's major works, written by him in the 1470's, its modern edition (by Charles Plummer) published under the title 'The Governance of England'
Condition:
Contemporary speckled, panelled, Cambridge style calf, the joints cracked and repaired, new endpapers, else clean and usable; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79331
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
15TH CENTURY, Comparative Law, English constitutional law, Parliament, political theory
 
Author:
Title:
Constitutional Rights of the Mentally Ill. Part 2--Criminal Aspect [only]. Hearings before the Subcommittee on Constitutional Rights of the Committee on the Judiciary [of the United States Senate], Eighty-Seventh Congress, First Session
Publisher:
Government Printing Office, Washington, 1961.
Description:
Three days of testimony (May 2, 4, and 5, 1961), with appearances by Abe Krash, Judge Alexander Holtzoff, and Professor Kenneth A. Pye, among several others
Condition:
Original printed stapled self-wraps, the front wrap somewhat soiled, else a good usable copy; pages 549-825
Book No.:
W-91652
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
insanity, constitutional law
Author:
Title:
Anno Regni Caroli . . . At the Parliament begun at Westminster the 18. day of Iune, Anno Dom. 1625. in the first yeere of the Reigne of our most gracious Souereigne Lord, Charles . . . And there continued [etc.]. S.T.C. 9509. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Robert Barker, & John Bill [etc.], London, 1630 (1629).
Description:
One of only two contemporary printings of the legislation of Charles' first Parliament, its dissolution leading to the Petition of Right, "terminat[ing] the opening scene in the long tragedy that ended twenty-four years later upon the scaffold"
Condition:
Modern boards, some browning and staining, without the two subsidies acts and the first blank, else usable with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79475
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Acts, Parliament, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Swindler, William F.
Title:
Court and Constitution in the Twentieth Century, The New Legality 1932-1968.
Publisher:
Bobbs-Merrill Company, Indianapolis, 1970-74.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-14761
Price:
$ 20.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, Supreme Court, constitutional law
Author:
Cox, Archibald
Title:
The Role of the Supreme Court in American Government. First Indian Impression
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, Delhi, 1977.
Description:
The copy from the library of Archibald Cox, the seemingly unrecorded Delhi printing of his four Chichele Lectures delivered at Oxford, with the publisher's transmittal slip tipped in (noting 800 copies printed); no copy in OCLC, RLIN, Hollis or COPAC
Condition:
Original cloth, somewhat worn, in a worn and defective dustjacket
Book No.:
W-73784
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
constitutional law, legal reform, Supreme Court
Author:
Title:
Lawyers Guild Review. Volume 1, Number 1 through Volume 20, Number 4 [complete except for two issues]
Publisher:
National Lawyers Guild, Washington and New York, 1940-1960.
Description:
Condition:
Original printed stapled wraps, showing wear, some wraps detached, else a good set
Book No.:
W-72777
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
civil liberties, constitutional law
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Tracts, Chiefly Relating to the Antiquities and Laws of England. Third Edition. Eller 240; Lauechli 553
Publisher:
Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1771.
Description:
The most complete edition of Blackstone's legal essays, said in part to be responsible for his appointment as Solicitor General, and including his famed essay on (and text of) Magna Carta, "of the first importance for the constitutional lawyer"
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, the boards rubbed and marked, the first and last blanks somewhat foxed and dusty, else quite clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78133
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
Family Law, jurisprudence, marriage, Magna Carta, English constitutional law
 
Author:
Sunstein, Cass R.
Title:
After the Rights Revolution, Reconceiving the Regulatory State
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1990.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in a very slightly chipped dustjacket
Book No.:
W-77238
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
constitutional law
Author:
Title:
Argument of Clarence Darrow In the Case of the Communist Labor Party in the Criminal Court, Chicago. Hunsberger 130 [erroneously stating the work to contain Darrow's 1912 bribery trial argument]
Publisher:
Charles H. Kerr & Company, Chicago, 1920.
Description:
Darrow's powerful argument supporting freedom of speech, anticipating Holmes' dissent in Gitlow, defending twenty men arrested in an infamous 'Palmer Raid'; "seldom [have I] seen a case where I believed so heartily that I am right as this"
Condition:
?Original patterned dark-red cloth, the spine gilt-lettered, somewhat rubbed and some browning, the occasional pencil markings, else a very good copy
Book No.:
W-76301
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
communist law, freedom of speech, Radicals, constitutional law
Author:
Title:
The Priviledges and Practice of Parliaments in England. Collected out of the Common Lawes of this Land. Seene and allowed by the Learned in the Lawes. Commended To the High Court of Parliament now Assembled. S.T.C. 7749 ["Tranquillitie" setting]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed [by B. Alsop and T. Fawcett] 1628, London, 1628.
Description:
First printing (one of two settings) of a tract which appeared during transforming events over much of the course of the century, followed by printings in 1640, 1641 and 1680; with comparisons and contrasts drawn from France and Germany
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf gilt lettered, some browning, a trace of marginal worming, without the first blank, the top margin cut close, sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79987
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Parliament, FRANCE, GERMANY, English constitutional law
Author:
Ginger, Ann Fagan (ed.)
Title:
Human Rights Casefinder 1953-1969, The Warren Court Era, Citations to Federal, State, and Unreported Opinions on: Civil Liberties, Due Process, Civil Rights, Law of the Poor
Publisher:
Meiklejohn Civil Liberties Library, Berkeley, 1972.
Description:
Condition:
Original oversized printed wraps, the front wrap marked and dusty, else a good copy; 281 pages
Book No.:
W-74565
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
Supreme Court, civil rights, poor law, constitutional law
Author:
Bacon, Nathaniel
Title:
An Historical Discourse of the Uniformity of the Government of England . . . From the first Times till the Reigne of Edward the third [with] A Continuation . . . Until the end of the Reign of Queen Elizabeth. ?ESTC R473664 [not R8530 or R10585]
Publisher:
Printed for Matthew Walbancke at Grays-Inn-Gate [imprints vary], London, 1647 & 1651.
Description:
A possibly unique printing of the work establishing the reputation of Bacon, Francis Bacon's half-brother, the constitutional history of England whose early publication was suppressed, leading to the still disputed claim of Selden's association
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rebacked, rubbed, the rear joint cracking but firm, else a good copy, with the bookplate of John Francis Neylan; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-78788
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
English constitutional law
Author:
Title:
Brief Deductions Relative to the Aid and Supply of the Executive Power, According to the Law of England. In Cases of Infancy, Delirium, or Other Incapacity of the King. Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed for J. Debrett, London, 1788.
Description:
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards; a very nice, clean copy
Book No.:
W-47595
Price:
$ 500.00
Category:
insanity, English constitutional law

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