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Instructions and Directions giuen by His Maiestie, vnder His great Seale of England, bearing date the 9 day of Ianuary [and] 7 day of February. To the Master and Counsaile of the Court of Wards and Liueries. S.T.C. 9222. Quarto
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Imprinted at London by Robert Barker [etc.], London, 1611.
Description:
The expanded instructions governing the court, failing to stem the many grievances against it, years later to lead to the impeachment of the Court's Master, the Court's abolition, and its role "as an important subsidiairy cause of the Civil War"
Condition:
?Original self wraps, disbound, definite browning, without the first and last blanks, the top margin cut close, textually complete; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-79795
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
infants, insanity, courts
Author:
Reeve, Tapping
Title:
The Law of Baron and Femme; of Parent and Child; of Guardian and Ward; of Master and Servant; and of the Powers of Courts of Chancery. With an Essay on the terms, Heir, Heirs, and Heirs of the Body
Publisher:
Printed by Oliver Steele, New-Haven, 1816.
Description:
First edition of the first American work devoted to the law of women, written by Tapping Reeve, founder of the first American law school, at Litchfield
Condition:
Contemporary calf, very worn, some browning; a just usable copy
Book No.:
W-73489
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
women's law, marriage, infants, master, Connecticut, equity, Probating
Author:
Prynne, William
Title:
Minors No Senators. Or A Briefe Discourse, proving, That Infants under the Age of 21 yeares are uncapable, in point of Law, of being Members of Parliament, and that the Elections of any such are meere Nullities [etc.]. Wing P4008. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed at London, Anno 1646, London, 1646.
Description:
First edition of this tract by Prynne, whom Maitland called "an heroic figure", following hard on the heels of his contretemps with Lilburne and finding Prynne "[f]oremost among the Erastian pamphleteers" in the three-way battle for Parliament
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light browning, the margins cut close (one catchword affected), else quite crisp; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79900
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
infants, Parliament
Author:
Griffith, William
Title:
Institutes of the Jurisdiction and of the Equity Jurisprudence and Pleadings of the High Court of Chancery . . . and with a Concise View of the Equity Jurisdiction of the County Courts
Publisher:
H. Sweet, 3, Chancery Lane, Fleet Street [etc.], London, 1868.
Description:
Only edition of a work written by a Gray's Inn barrister, expressly patterned on Justinian, with a chapter on maxims, several on trusts, on married women ("connubium"), contracts ("commercium"), infants and lunatics ("civitas"), and fraud
Condition:
Modern blue buckram, gilt, some browning, else well-preserved; a presentation copy ("Owens College / from / The Author")
Book No.:
W-76756
Price:
$ 450.00
Category:
equity, maxims, fraud, infants, insanity, trusts and estates, marriage
Author:
Ley, James
Title:
Reports of Divers Resolutions in Law, Arising upon Cases in the Court of Wards, And other Courts at Westminster, in the Reigns of the late Kings, King James and King Charles . . . And now published for the Common good [etc.]. Wing M688. Folio
Publisher:
Printed by Tho. Roycroft for H. Twyford, Tho. Dring [etc.], London, 1659.
Description:
The well-regarded and only contemporaneously printed reports and treatise devoted exclusively to the Court of Wards and Liveries in which, in Dr. Baker's words, "the best lawyers of the day were involved" in difficult questions of property law
Condition:
Contemporary blind ruled unlettered sheep, rubbed, the spine ends just chipped, very light browning, else quite well preserved; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79942
Price:
$ 550.00
Category:
reports of cases, Lunatics, infants, insanity, reports of cases, reports of cases, reports of cases
Author:
Title:
Lex Londinensis; or, The City Law. Shewing the Powers, Customs and Practice Of all the several Courts Belonging to the Famous City of London . . . Together With several Acts of Common Councel, very useful and necesary to be known by all [&c]. Wing L1858
Publisher:
Printed by S. Roycroft for Henry Twyford [etc.], London, 1680.
Description:
Only edition of an early work devoted to London and its courts, ten of which are treated, including the Lord Mayor's Court, the Court of Hustings, the Sheriffs Court, the Court of Alderman, the Court of Conscience, and the Orphan's Court inter alia
Condition:
Contemporary blind panelled calf, red edges, somewhat rubbed, neatly repaired, else quite clean with ample margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-80058
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
London, courts, infants, Religion, sheriffs

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