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Author:
Cooper, Thomas
Title:
Tracts on Medical Jurisprudence. Including Farr's Elements of Medical Jurisprudence [and three other works], A Digest of the Law Relating to Insanity and Nuisance . . . To Which Is Added . . . Erskine's Speech for James Hadfield [etc.]. Cohen 8761
Publisher:
Published by James Webster, No. 24, South Eighth Street [etc.], Philadelphia, 1819.
Description:
Only edition of Cooper's pioneering work, the first on forensic medicine published in this country, reprinting several important English and continental works (Farr, Dease, Male and Haslam) and adding his own notes and a digest of insanity law
Condition:
Contemporary tree calf, rubbed, rebacked with contrasting crimson and black morocco labels, gilt, considerable foxing and browning; a usable copy
Book No.:
W-76234
Price:
$ 750.00
Category:
Medical Jurisprudence
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
An Analysis of the Laws of England. To Which is Prefixed an Introductory Discourse on the Study of the Law. Third Edition. Eller 219; Lauechli 522
Publisher:
Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1758.
Description:
The analytical schema underlying Blackstone's "Commentaries", providing the syllabus of his Vinerian lectures at Oxford; this edition is the first to bear Blackstone's name and to contain his Introductory Discourse (delivered that year) and an index
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the boards darkened at the joints, light browning, else quite clean with both tables, one folding; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79399
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
English Law, jurisprudence
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Commentaries on the Laws of England. Four Volumes. Eller 2; Laeuchli 3 [First Editions of Volumes III and IV, Second Editions of Volumes I and II]. Quarto
Publisher:
Printed at the Clarendon Press, Oxford, 1766-69.
Description:
An early, mixed edition of the pre-eminently collectible work of Anglo-American law, the principal fruits of Blackstone's Vinerian Professorship at Oxford, the first legal chair in the English speaking world whose first occupant was Blackstone
Condition:
Contemporary calf, rubbed, rebacked, the spines elaborately gilt in a lighter colored leather, a good, wide-margined set
Book No.:
W-78120
Price:
$ 1750.00
Category:
jurisprudence, English Law
Author:
Beck, Theodric Romeyn
Title:
Elements of Medical Jurisprudence. Second Edition, with Notes, and an Appendix of Original Cases and the Latest Discoveries. By William Dunlop
Publisher:
Printed for John Anderson, Medical Bookseller [etc.], London, 1825.
Description:
The first English edition of Beck's most important work, "the first authoritative book on medical jurisprudence published in the United States", reaching a twelfth edition later in the century--"remarkably comprehensive [and] clearly . . . written"
Condition:
?Contemporary boards, an early rebacking in morocco, quite rubbed, but a usable copy
Book No.:
W-76253
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
Medical Jurisprudence
Author:
Fortescue, John
Title:
De Laudibus Legum Angliae . . . Hereto are Added the two Sums of Sir Ralph de Hengham . . . commonly call'd Hengham Magna, & Hengham Parva. With Notes both on Fortescue and Hengham, by that Famous and Learned Antiquarie John Selden. Wing F1613
Publisher:
Printed by John Streater, Eliz. Flesher and H. Twyford [etc.], London, 1672.
Description:
A work which has been placed "among the classics of English constitutional theory", written in the late 15th century, this edition bearing Selden's notes; with the Latin text and English translation and much on the Inns of Court and on trial by jury
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the boards gilt ruled, neatly rebacked, crimson morocco label gilt ruled and lettered, quite clean and fresh; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79976
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
jurisprudence, 15TH CENTURY, Inns of Court, juries
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:
Bacon, Francis
Title:
Three Speeches of The Right Honorable, Sir Francis Bacon Knight, then his Majesties Sollicitor Generall . . . Concerning the Post-Nati, Naturalization of the Scotch in England, Union of the Lawes of the Kingdomes [etc.]. Wing B337; Gibson 206
Publisher:
Printed by Richard Badger, for Samuel Broun [etc.], London, 1641.
Description:
Much of the fruits of Bacon's first major post (as Solicitor General to James I), "an important step in the development of his jurisprudence" and in forming his theory of natural law, all expressions of James' proposed union of England and Scotland
Condition:
Modern speckled calf, double blind ruled, gilt ruled and lettered, somewhat browned, else well preserved with excellent margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79407
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
SCOTLAND, Comparative Law, natural law, jurisprudence
Author:
Blackstone, William
Title:
Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books. The Sixth Edition [sic]. Printed page for page with the last Oxford Edition. Four Volumes. Eller 10; Laeuchli 13 [without the two advertising leaves Laeuchli notes in volume 2]
Publisher:
Printed for John Colles, at No. 65 . . . Temple-lane [etc.], Dublin, 1775.
Description:
The first pocket edition of the Commentaries, measuring about 4x6 inches, a duodecimo printing pirated from the 1770 fourth edition printed in Oxford, the sole edition printed by John Colles, appearing within a decade of the first edition of 1765-69
Condition:
Contemporary calf, the spines lightly faded and two spine heads just chipped, a short crack to one joint, else a well preserved set; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79138
Price:
$ 1250.00
Category:
18TH CENTURY, English Law, jurisprudence

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