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Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
Loffice Et aucthoritie de Iustices de peace, in part collect per le iades tresreuerend iudge, Mounsieur A. Fitzherbert et ore enlarge per Richard Crompton, vn Apprentice de le common ley [etc.]. S.T.C. 10978; Beale T329
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Richarde Tottill, London, 1583.
Description:
First edition of Crompton's major expansion of Fitzherbert's classic work, his separate treatment of the justices, their jurisdiction and powers, anticipating Lambarde and Dalton; with for the only time the valuable index compiled by William West
Condition:
Modern calf, double blind ruled, gilt lettered, light browning, lacking one leaf (folio 177), else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79423
Price:
$ 1100.00
Category:
justices of peace, coroners, criminal law, sheriffs
 
Author:
Title:
The Compleat Sheriff: Wherein is set forth, His Office and Authority . . . Likewise of Under-Sheriffs and Their Deputies . . . Together with the Learning of Bail Bonds . . . To which is added, The Office and Duty of Coroners. Wing C5653
Publisher:
Printed by the Assigns of R. and E. Atkyns [etc.], London, 1696.
Description:
First edition of one of the few early works on the sheriff (and the coroner), praised by Holdsworth as "cover[ing] a great deal of ground", with separate chapters on the jury and on habeas corpus, and with a lengthy treatment of the law of escapes
Condition:
Contemporary unlettered calf, rubbed and a bit chipped, else quite clean, with the advertising leaf preceding the title; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79358
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners, habeas corpus, juries
Author:
Wilkinson, John
Title:
A Treatise Collected ovt of the Statutes of this Kingdome, and . . . the Lawes, Concerning the Office and Authorities of Coroners and Sheriffes. Together with an easie . . . method for the keeping of a Court Leet, Court Baron, and Hundred Court. Wing W2244
Publisher:
No Publisher Stated, London, 1641.
Description:
A rare edition of the first treatise by a named author on the coroner and on the sheriff, written by a Barnard's Inn attorney and appearing in ten editions throughout the century; with separate sections on each officer and court; two copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over boards, somewhat rubbed and tightly bound and some light browning and foxing, ex Royal Historical Society; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79482
Price:
$ 950.00
Category:
coroners, sheriffs, courts
Author:
Title:
The Compleat Sheriff: Wherein is set forth, His Office and Authority . . . Likewise of Under-Sheriffs and Their Deputies . . . Together with the Learning of Bail Bonds . . . To which is added, The Office and Duty of Coroners [etc.]. The Second Edition
Publisher:
Printed by John Nutt, Assignee of Edward Sayer [etc.], London, 1710.
Description:
Second edition of one of the few early works on the sheriff (and the coroner), praised by Holdsworth as "cover[ing] a great deal of ground", with separate chapters on the jury, on habeas corpus, and on escapes; uncommon, six copies in ESTC
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, a bit of minor staining, else clean and well preserved, with the advertising leaf; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79515
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners, juries, habeas corpus, criminal law
Author:
Pulton, Ferdinando
Title:
An Abstract of all the penall Statutes which be generall, in force and use . . . which doe threaten to the Offendours . . . Moreoeur the aucthoritie and duetie of all Justices of Peace, Shirifes, Coroners, Eschetors, Maiors, Baylifes [etc.]. S.T.C. 9526.7
Publisher:
Imprinted at London . . . by Richard Tottyl [etc.], London, 1577.
Description:
First edition of Pulton's first work in a lifetime devoted to the editing of the English statutes, the first work in English on the criminal law of England, and the first work to attempt to digest or abstract that subject; six copies in S.T.C.
Condition:
Contemporary calf, centered blind lozenges, quite worn, ownership inscriptions and other notations on the title, else very clean; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79449
Price:
$ 6500.00
Category:
criminal law, Acts, Abridgements, justices of peace, coroners, sheriffs
 
Author:
Wilkinson, John
Title:
The Office and Authority of Coroners and Sheriffs. With Directions how and in what manner to execute the said Offices . . . with an easie and plain Method for the Keeping of Court Leets, Court Barons, and Hundred Courts. Fourth Edition. Wing W2246A
Publisher:
Printed by E. Flesher, J Streater, and H. Twyford [etc.], London, 1675.
Description:
Final edition of the first treatise by a named author on both the coroner and on the sheriff, written by a Barnard's Inn attorney and appearing in several editions throughout the century; with separate sections on each officer and on each local court
Condition:
Early calf, gilt lettered, all edges marbled, the spine rubbed, new endpapers, quite clean and well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79290
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
coroners, sheriffs, courts
Author:
Fitzherbert, Anthony
Title:
In this booke is contayned the offyces of Shyriffes, Bayliffes of lybertyes, Escheatours, Constables, and Coroners, and sheweth what euery one of them may dooe by vertue of their offices [etc.]. Not in S.T.C., Beale, nor ESTC
Publisher:
Imprynted ay London, by Thomas Marshe, London, No date.
Description:
A seemingly unrecorded edition of the first work devoted to the English law of the offices of sheriff, coroner, and other local officials, its title and colophon different from all other copies, and its running heads in black letter, not Roman
Condition:
Later calf, the title darkened and a bit chipped, as are the lower margins of several leaves, two leaves repaired (no text affected), the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79096
Price:
$ 5500.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners
Author:
Wilkinson, John
Title:
The Office and Authority of Coroners and Sheriffs. With Directions how and in what manner to execute the said Offices . . . Together with an easie and plain Method for the Keeping of Court Leets, Court Barons, and Hundred Courts. Wing W2246A
Publisher:
Printed by E. Flesher [and two others] to be sold [by 14 others], London, 1675.
Description:
Final edition of the first treatise by a named author on the coroner and on the sheriff, written by a Barnard's Inn attorney and appearing in many printings throughout the century; with separate sections on each officer and on each court
Condition:
Modern calf, the spine lightly faded, first blanks a bit chipped, small hole in title, early ownership signatures, else quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80071
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
coroners, sheriffs, courts
Author:
Greenwood, William
Title:
Curia Comitatus Rediviva. Or, the Pratique Part Of the County Court revived, Fully demonstrating its antiquity and proceedings from the Originall to Execution . . . Also an easie and plaine method for the keeping of the Court [etc.]. Wing G1874A
Publisher:
Printed for John Place . . . and William Place [etc.], London, 1657.
Description:
Only edition of Greenwood's first legal treatise, a comprehensive treatment of the county court, tracing its origin to Saxon centuries, with an emphasis on the offices of sheriff and coroner and on debt, case, trespass, and replevin, inter alia
Condition:
Modern brown calf, the spine double gilt ruled and lettered, ex-library, else quite clean with very good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80242
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
courts, sheriffs, coroners
Author:
Greenwood, William
Title:
A Bouleuterion. Practical Demonstration of County Judicatures. Wherein is amply explained the Judicial and Ministerial Authority of Sheriffs and Coroners. Together with the Original, Jurisdiction, and Method of keeping all Countrey Courts. Sixth Edition
Publisher:
Printed for John Place, and Sold by William Jacob [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
A rare edition of among the most popular works on sheriffs, coroners, and local courts, first published in 1659 and reaching a ninth edition in 1730, no copy in Wing nor in ESTC, with Sweet and Maxwell misidentifying it as the eighth edition
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning with a bit of light marginal staining on the last leaves, else quite sound; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80272
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
sheriffs, coroners, courts

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