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Title:
Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sexti. Actes made in the Session of this present parlament . . . the iiii daie of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our most dread Souuereigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9430 [including this copy]
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Rychard Grafton, London, 1553.
Description:
An early printing during a tumultuous year, Parliament enacting the first Riot Act [c.5], establishing a public militia [c.5], abolishing non-Church of England religious books and most images [c.10], and outlawing "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 blue morocco over marbled boards, gilt lettered, very light browning, else well preserved with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79223
Price:
$ 1500.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
Author:
Bemis, George
Title:
Hasty Recognition of Rebel Belligerency, and Our Right to Complain of It
Publisher:
Published by A. Williams & Co., No. 100 Washington Street, Boston, 1865].
Description:
One of several tracts by the Harvard educated lawyer (whose Bemis Professorship of International Law remains at Harvard) "distinguished for their uniformly high level of thought" and cementing his reputation as a scholar-publicist of the first rank
Condition:
Disbound, somewhat strained, discreetly ex-library, in a mylar sleeve, a usable copy; 57 pages
Book No.:
W-72032
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
law of slavery, CIVIL WAR, international law
 
Author:
Title:
Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-First Congress of the United States
Publisher:
William A. Davis, Washington, 1831.
Description:
Contains acts prohibiting the abduction of free blacks from the District of Columbia; authorizing the extension of the B & O Railroad; and amending various aspects of the U.S. law of copyright, among many others
Condition:
Original blue wraps, quite worn and discolored, the paper backstrip damaged; yet a usable copy
Book No.:
W-91161
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, law of slavery, Railroads, copyright
Author:
Lewis, George Cornewall
Title:
On Foreign Jurisdiction and the Extradition of Criminals
Publisher:
John W. Parker and Son, West Strand, London, 1859.
Description:
A pioneering work praised by Holdsworth written by the Middle Templar who was "one of Austin's distinguished disciples", theoretically analyzing extra-territorial criminal jurisdiction, including that applicable in instances of piracy and of slavery
Condition:
Original ?self-wraps, disbound, resewn and repaired, uncut and untrimmed, discreetly ex-library, else a good copy; 78 pages
Book No.:
W-74710
Price:
$ 350.00
Category:
criminal law, international law, law of slavery, law of piracy
Author:
Title:
Tractatus Pacis . . . Treaty of Peace and Friendship between . . . Anne [and] Philip the Vth . . . Concluded at Utrecht [ESTC T51509] [with] A Provisional Regulation of Trade [ESTC T32181 pt 2] [with] Treaty of Navigation and Commerce [ESTC T51506]
Publisher:
Printed by John Baskett [and two others], London, 1713-14.
Description:
The treaties between England and Spain negotiated in July and subsequently in 1713, in which the English "received the largest portion of colonial and commercial spoils", including the right to supply Spanish colonies with slaves for thirty years
Condition:
Modern brown paper wraps, a bit creased, some light browning and the binding somewhat strained, else quite usable with good margins; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79904
Price:
$ 850.00
Category:
international law, SPAIN, law of slavery
 
Author:
Title:
Acts Passed at the Second Session of the Twenty-First Congress of the United States
Publisher:
William A. Davis, Washington, 1831.
Description:
Contains acts prohibiting the abduction of free blacks from the District of Columbia; authorizing the extension of the B & O Railroad; and amending various aspects of the U.S. law of copyright, among many others
Condition:
Original blue sewn wraps, dampstained and a bit soiled, but a sound uncut copy
Book No.:
W-91162
Price:
$ 45.00
Category:
Acts, law of slavery, Railroads, copyright
Author:
Title:
Anno III & IIII. Edwardi Sfxti [sic] [Sexti]. Actes made in the Session of this present Parlament . . . the iiii daye of Nouembre, in the thirde yere of the reigne of our moste dread Soueraigne Lorde Edward the vi [1549] [etc.]. S.T.C. 9431; Beale S229a
Publisher:
Imprinted at London by Richard Grafton [i.e. Richard Tottel], London, 1570?.
Description:
The second Tottel printing of the statutes of 3-4 Edward VI, a tumultuous year, with the passage of the first Riot Act [c.5], the inception of a public militia [c.5], and the outlawing of "phantasicall" prophecies [c.15]
Condition:
Modern 1/4 calf over marbled boards, light staining, mainly marginal, lacking leaf C2, not affecting the acts mentioned below; the Taussig copy
Book No.:
W-79218
Price:
$ 650.00
Category:
Acts, criminal law, law of slavery, military law, witchcraft
 
Author:
Collison, Gary
Title:
Shadrach Minkins, From Fugitive Slave to Citizen
Publisher:
Harvard University Press, Cambridge, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-60173
Price:
$ 27.95
Category:
law of slavery, trials, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Finkelman, Paul (ed.)
Title:
Southern Slaves in Free State Courts, The Pamphlet Literature. Three Volumes
Publisher:
Garland Publishing, Inc., New York, 1988.
Description:
The first series, complete in three volumes, of Garland's facsimile series on Slavery, Race and the American Legal System from 1700 to 1872, with some classic pamphlets reproduced, including those of the Somerset case and several on Dred Scott
Condition:
Original cloth, a well-preserved set
Book No.:
W-64295
Price:
$ 150.00
Category:
law of slavery, trials
 
Author:
Finkelman, Paul
Title:
Slavery in the Courtroom an Annotated Bibliography of American Cases
Publisher:
Library of Congress, Washington, 1985.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-41051
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
Bibliography, law of slavery, trials
 
Author:
Jones, Howard
Title:
Mutiny on the Amistead, The Saga of a Slave Revolt and Its Impact on American Abolition, Law, and Diplomacy
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1987.
Description:
Condition:
Wraps, some underlining in ink, but usable
Book No.:
W-68282
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
trials, law of slavery, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Hensel, W.U.
Title:
The Christiana Riot and the Treason Trials of 1851, An Historical Sketch
Publisher:
Mnemosyne Publishing Co., Miami, 1969.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-49190
Price:
$ 50.00
Category:
19TH CENTURY, law of slavery, criminal law, trials
 
Author:
Jones, Sondra
Title:
The Trial of Don Pedro Leon Lujan, The Attack against Indian Slavery and Mexican Traders in Utah
Publisher:
University of Utah Press, Salt Lake City, 2000.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-74062
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
trials, American Indian Law, Utah, law of slavery, MEXICO
 
Author:
Hyman, Harold M.
Title:
The Reconstruction Justice of Salmon P. Chase, In Re Turner and Texas v. White
Publisher:
University Press of Kansas, Lawrence, 1997.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-59629
Price:
$ 35.00
Category:
Supreme Court, biography, 19TH CENTURY, law of slavery, constitutional law
 
Author:
McLaurin, Melton A.
Title:
Celia, A Slave
Publisher:
University of Georgia Press, Athens, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-52419
Price:
$ 25.00
Category:
law of slavery, trials, Georgia
 
Author:
Soodalter, Ron
Title:
Hanging Captain Gordon, The Life and Trial of an American Slave Trader
Publisher:
Atria Books, New York, 2006.
Description:
Condition:
Original cloth, a very good copy in the dustjacket, with the publisher's publicity materials laid in
Book No.:
W-73877
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
trials, criminal law, law of slavery, 19TH CENTURY
 
Author:
Slaughter, Thomas P.
Title:
Bloody Dawn, The Christiana Riot and Racial Violence in the Antebellum North
Publisher:
Oxford University Press, New York, 1991.
Description:
Condition:
A very good copy, in the dustjacket
Book No.:
W-58803
Price:
$ 85.00
Category:
law of slavery, 19TH CENTURY, trials, Pennsylvania
 
Author:
Donald, David
Title:
Charles Sumner and the Coming of the Civil War
Publisher:
Alfred A. Knopf, New York, 1960.
Description:
Condition:
Book No.:
W-57852
Price:
$ 65.00
Category:
biography, 19TH CENTURY, CIVIL WAR, law of slavery
 
Author:
Neufeld, E[phraim]
Title:
Ancient Hebrew Marriage Laws, With Special References to General Semitic Laws and Customs
Publisher:
Longmans, Green and Co., London, 1944.
Description:
An impressive work, seeking to provide a "comprehensive survey" of Hebrew marriage, treating also of parents and children and of slavery when appropriate; with comparisons drawn to other ancient laws and customs, including Babylonian, Hindu, and Arab
Condition:
Black cloth, quite marked and rubbed and a bit strained, but a usable copy
Book No.:
W-69590
Price:
$ 250.00
Category:
ancient law, jewish law, marriage, law of slavery

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