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Reports and Cases, Taken in the Time of Queen Elizabeth, King James...
Held in High Regard by Bacon and Hale Noy, William, Reporter. Reports and Cases, Taken In the Time of Queen Elizabeth, King James, And King Charles; Collected and Reported by that Learned Lawyer William Noy, Sometimes Reader of the Honourable Societie of Lincolnes-Inne, Since Attourney Generall to the Late King..... More
Ordinances Made by the Right Honourable Sir Francis Bacon Knight...
Bacon's Chancery Reforms [Great Britain]. [Court of Chancery]. Bacon, Sir Francis [1561-1626]. Ordinances Made by the Right Honourable Sir Francis Bacon Knight, Lord Verulam, And Vicount of Saint Albans, Being then Lord Chancellor. For the Better and More Regular Administration of Justice in the Chancery, To be Daily Observed Saving..... More
A Persian Pearl and Other Essays, Inscribed by Darrow.
Inscribed by Darrow to Mrs. May S. Forrester Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. A Persian Pearl and Other Essays. Chicago: C.L. Ricketts (Lakeside Press colophon), 1902. 160,  pp. Quarter cloth over patterned paper boards, gilt title to spine, top edge gilt, deckle fore and bottom edges. Light soiling, spine ends and..... More
A Practical Treatise on the Law of Principal and Surety.
"Very Sensible and Generally Accurate" Theobald, William [1798-1870]. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Principal and Surety, Particularly with Relation to Mercantile Guaranties, Bills of Exchange, And Bail Bonds. London: S. Sweet, 1832. [ii], xviii, 297 pp. With initial advertisement leaf. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Original paper-covered publisher's boards..... More
Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of Chancery of New York 7 Vols.
Features the Chancery Decisions of James Kent Johnson, William. Reports of Cases Adjudged in the Court of Chancery of New-York. Containing the Cases from March, 1814 to July, 1823. New York: Banks & Brothers, 1858-1873. 7 volumes. Octavo (9" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary sheep, blind rules to boards, small later owner..... More
Crime: Its Cause and Treatment, First Edition, Inscribed by Darrow.
Inscribed by Darrow to His Sister Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. Crime: Its Cause and Treatment. New York: Thomas Y. Crowell Company Publishers, 1922. x, 292 pp. Original cloth, gilt title to spine and front board. Light rubbing to spine ends and corners, light fading to spine, moderate toning to interior, light..... More
Pleas of the Crown, Or a Brief, But Full Account of Whatsoever...
First Edition of the First Analytical Study of English Criminal Law Hale, Sir Matthew [1609-1676]. Pleas of the Crown. Or a Brief, But Full Account of Whatsoever can be Found Relating to that Subject. London: Printed by the Assigns of Richard Atkyns and Edward Atkyns Esquires, For William Shrewsbury at..... More
Le Court Leete, Et Court Baron, Collect per Iohn Kitchin de Graies...
An Important Contribution to the Development of Modern Legal Theory Kitchin, John [c.1520-c.1590]. Le Court Leete et Court Baron Collect per Iohn Kitchin de Graies Inne un Apprentice in Ley. Et les Cases & Matters Necessaries pur Seneschals de Ceux Courts a Scier, & Pur les Students de les Measons..... More
The Third Part of the Institutes [Bound with] The Fourth Part of the..
Second Editions of Coke's Third and Fourth Institutes Coke, Sir Edward [1552-1643]. The Third Part of the Institutes of the Laws of England: Concerning High Treason, And Other Pleas of the Crown, And Criminall Causes. London: Printed...By M. Flesher, For W. Lee, and D. Pakeman, 1648. [xii], 243,  pp..... More
Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery, Containing Historical..
Handsome Large-Paper Copy With Twenty-Four Steel-Plate Engravings Herbert, W[illiam] [1771-1851]. Antiquities of the Inns of Court and Chancery; Containing Historical and Descriptive Sketches Relative to Their Original Foundation, Customs, Ceremonies, Buildings, Government, &c. &c. With a Concise History of the English Law. London: Printed for Vernor and Hood; J. Storer..... More
The Legal Judicature in Chancery Stated. With Remarks on a Late Book..
The Rank of Judges in the Court of Chancery [Burroughs, Samuel (d.1761)]. The Legal Judicature in Chancery Stated. With Remarks on a Late Book, Intitled, A Discourse of the Judicial Authority Belonging to the Master of the Rolls in the High Court of Chancery. London: Printed for J. Walthoe, 1727..... More
North from Malaya [with] Draft Press Release.
With Interesting Laid-In Material Douglas, William O. North from Malaya. Adventure on Five Fronts. Garden City: Doubleday & Company, Inc., 1953. Photo illustrations. 352 pp. Original green cloth, very good in edgeworn and lightly faded dust jacket with a few small tears, maps on front and rear endpapers, owner bookplate..... More
Farmington. 1904. First Edition. Signed & Inscribed by Darrow.
Signed and Inscribed First Edition of Darrow's Farmington Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. Farmington. Chicago: A.C. McClurg & Co., 1904. vi, 277 pp. Cloth, arts-and-crafts style multi-color vignette and gilt title to front board, gilt title and black-stamped fillets to spine, top edge gilt, deckle fore and bottom edges. Light soiling to..... More
A Persian Pearl and Other Essays, Inscribed Limited First Edition.
Limited Edition of A Persian Pearl Inscribed by Darrow Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. A Persian Pearl And Other Essays. East Aurora, New York: The Roycrofters, 1899. 175 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). Original quarter reverse calf over paper-covered boards, gilt title to front board, gilt fillets and title to spine, deckle..... More
The Story of My Life. Inscribed by Darrow.
Inscribed by Darrow to a Chicago Newspaper Editor Darrow, Clarence [1857-1938]. The Story of My Life. New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1934. xiv, 495 pp. Fourteen plates. Original red cloth. Spine ends and corners lightly bumped, moderate toning to interior, faint offsetting to endleaves and pp. 444-445 from laid-in newspaper..... More
The Trials of All the Prisoners Who Were Try'd at the Assizes Held...
Trials at the Kent Assizes [Trials]. [Great Britain]. The Trials of All the Prisoners Who were Try'd at the Assizes Held at Maidstone, For the County of Kent, On Monday, Tuesday, Wednesday, Thursday and Friday, Being the 19th, 20th, 21st, 22d, And 23d of March, 1749-50, Before the Hon. Sir..... More
Minutes of the Proceedings Before the Lords Committees for Privileges.
The Aftermath of a Dramatic Estate Case [House of Lords]. Minutes of the Proceedings Before the Lords Committees for Privileges, On the Claim to the Title of Earl of Anglesey. [Dublin: S.n.], Printed in the Year 1771. 64 pp. Octavo (7-1/4" x 4-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in marbled wrappers. Faint vertical..... More
A Treatise of the Law of Partnership. To Which Also Are Added Many...
Important Treatise on Partnership Watson, William. A Treatise of the Law of Partnership. London: Printed for J. Butterworth and J. Cooke, 1807. xxvii, , 519,  pp. Octavo (9-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards, raised bands, blind fillets and lettering piece to spine, speckled edges, colored endpapers..... More
Precedent (Style) Book, Edinburgh, 1763-1764.
A Carefully Organized Scottish Manuscript Precedent Book [Manuscript]. [Scotland]. [Precedent (Style) Book]. Edinburgh?, 1763-1764. 171 pp. Quarto (8" x 6-1/2"). Contemporary wallet binding, quarter sheep over marbled paper-covered stiff wrappers, fastener lacking, silk ribbon bookmarks. Rubbing and light wear, marble detaching from wrappers in places, fore-edge of wrappers torn and..... More
A Treatise on the Law of Libel and Liberty of the Press...
First Edition of One of the First Important American Books on Freedom of the Press Cooper, Thomas [1759-1835]. A Treatise on the Law of Libel and the Liberty of the Press; Showing the Origin, Use, and Abuse of the Law of Libel: With Copious Notes and References to Authorities in..... More
Catalogue of the Extraordinary Collection of Law Trials Made....
[Auction Catalogue]. [Wynne, Edmund B.] Catalogue of the Extraordinary Collection of Law Trials Made by the Late Edmund B. Wynn, of Watertown, N.Y. Comprising a Great Number of the Rarest, Most Interesting and Instructive Trials in the Courts of Great Britain and America.... New York: Bangs and Co., 1893. 208..... More
A Catalogue of Pamphlets, Tracts, Proclamations, Speeches, Sermons....
[Library Catalogue]. [Lincoln's Inn]. A Catalogue of Pamphlets, Tracts, Proclamations, Speeches, Sermons, Trials, Petitions from 1506 to 1700 in the Library of the Honourable Society of Lincoln's Inn. London: Printed at the Chiswick Press for teh Honourable Society of Lincoln's inn, 1908. xii, 482 pp. Cloth, top-edge gilt, deckle for..... More
A History of the English Bar and Attornatus to 1450, Reprint, 1967.
Cohen, Herman. A History of the English Bar and Attornatus to 1450. London: Sweet & Maxwell, Limited, 1929. Reprint. London: Wildy & Sons, Limited, 1967. x, 622 pp. Cloth, light shelfwear. Early owner signature to front free endpaper, interior otherwise clean. $75. * "Mr. Cohen has made a very complete..... More
A History of the Inns of Court, With Special Reference to the...
Richardson, W[alter] C[ecil]. A History of the Inns of Court: With Special Reference to the Period of the Renaissance. Baton Rouge, LA: Claitor's Publishing Division, 1975. xix, 560 pp. Plates. Hardcover, light shelfwaer, faint stain to fore-edge of text block, internally clean. $30. More
Doctor and Student; or, Dialogues Between a Doctor of Divinity and...
Saint Germain, Christopher [1460?-1540]. Doctor and Student; or, Dialogues Between a Doctor of Divinity and a Student in the Laws of England: Containing the Grounds of Those Laws; Together with Questions and Cases Concerning the Equity Thereof. Corrected and Improved by William Muchall. London: Printed by A. Strahan, 1787. Reprint..... More