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The Formal Bases of Law.
Del Vecchio, Giorgio [1878-1970]. The Formal Bases of Law. Boston: The Boston Book Company, 1914. Reprint. Legal Classics Library, 2001. lvii, 412,  pp. Full calf, decorative gilt, raised bands, gilt edges, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Bookplate of front pastedown, else very good. $45. * From the Modern Legal Philosophy..... More
The Principles of Natural Law [with] The Principles of Politic Law...
Burlamaqui, J[ean] J[acques] [1694-1748]. The Principles of Natural Law. In Which the True Systems of Morality and Civil Government are Established... London: J. Nourse, 1748. [with] The Principles of Politic Law, Being a Sequel to The Principles of Natural Law. London: J. Nourse, 1752. Reprint. New York: Legal Classics Library..... More
The Trial of Katharine Nairn and Patrick Ogilvie For the Crimes of
Incest and Murder in Edinburgh [Trial]. Nairn, Katharine, Defendant. Ogilvie, Patrick [d.1765], Defendant. The Trial of Katharine Nairn and Patrick Ogilvie For the Crimes of Incest and Murder. Containing the Whole Procedure of the High Court of Judiciary, Upon the 5th, 12th, 13th, 14th, 15th, And 16th Days of August..... More
Famous American Jury Speeches.
Hicks, Frederick C., Editor. Famous American Jury Speeches: Addresses Before Juries and Fact-Finding Tribunals. [Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, 1989]. vii, 1181,  pp. Calf with decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, ribbon marker. Fine. $45. * "Professor Hicks has rendered a distinct service to the..... More
Freedom of Speech.
Chafee, Zechariah [1885-1957]. Freedom of Speech. New York: Harcourt, Brace and Howe, 1920. Reprint. [Birmingham]: The Legal Classics Library, . vii, 431 pp. Calf, decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Bookplate on front pastedown, else fine. $30. * Reprint of first edition. Considers the..... More
Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence. First English Edition
Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. Commentaries on Equity Jurisprudence. First English Edition by W.E. Grigsby. London: Stevens and Haynes, 1884. lxxiii, 1093 pp. Reprint. Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, . lxxiii, 1093 pp. Calf, decorative gilt stamping, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Fine. $95. * "Probably the decisive factor in..... More
The Principles of Judicial Proof.
Wigmore, John Henry [1863-1943], Compiler. The Principles of Judicial Proof: As Given by Logic, Psychology, and General Experience and Illustrated in Judicial Trials. Boston: Little Brown and Company, 1913. xvi, 1179 pp. Reprint. New York: The Legal Classics Library, . xvi, 1179 pp. Calf, decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, ribbon..... More
Cardozo on the Law: The Nature of Judicial Process; The Growth of...
Cardozo, Benjamin N. [1870-1938]. Cardozo on the Law. Including The Nature of the Judicial Process, The Growth of the Law, The Paradoxes of Legal Science and Law and Literature and Other Essays and Addresses. Birmingham, [Ala.]: The Legal Classics Library, 1982. 180; 145; v, 142; 190 pp. Blue calf, decorative..... More
Great American Law Reviews. 3 Vols. 1984-1990. Full decorative calf.
Berring, Robert C., Editor. Gunderson, Sally, Editor. Great American Law Reviews. Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, 1984-1990. 3 Volumes. Calf, raised bands, decorative gilt stamping, all edges gilt, ribbon markers, marbled endpapers. Bookplates on front pastedown and front free endpapers, else fine. $100. * Volume I edited with commentary by..... More
The Law of Nations or the Principles of Natural Law Applied to the...
Vattel, E[mmerich] de [1714-1767]. The Law of Nations or the Principles of Natural Law Applied to the Conduct and to the Affairs of Nations and of Sovereigns. Translation of the Edition of 1758 by Charles G. Fenwick. With an Introduction by Albert De Lapradelle. Washington, D.C.: Carnegie Institution of Washington..... More
The Law of War and Peace. [English] Translation F.W. Kelsey
Grotius, Hugo [1535-1645]. [Scott, James Brown (1866-1943), Introduction]. De Jure Belli Ac Pacis Libri Tres. The Law of War and Peace. The [English] Translation of the 1646 Amsterdam edition by Johan Blaeu, by Francis W. Kelsey With the Collaboration of Arthur E.R. Boak, Henry A. Sanders, Jesse S. Reeves and..... More
Les Plees del Coron [with] An Exposition of the Kinges Prerogative...
Sixteenth-Century Editions of Staunford's Plees and Kinges Prerogative Staunford, Sir William [1509-1558]. Les Plees del Coron, Divisees in Plusors Titles & Comon Lieux. Per Queux Home Pluis Redement & Plenairement Trovera Quelque Chose que il Quira, Touchant les Dits Plees. Dernierment Corrigee Avecques un Table Parfaicte des Choses Notables Contenues..... More
A Treatise of Testaments and Last Wills, Fit to be Understood by All.
The First Standard English Treatise on Wills Swinburne, Henry [1560?-1623]. A Treatise of Testaments and Last Wills, Fit to be Understood by All Men, That they May Know, Whether, Whereof, And How, To Make Them. Compiled Out of the Laws Ecclesiasticall, Civill and Canon, As also Out of the Common..... More
A Catalogue of the Lords of Session, From the Institution of the...
Dalrymple's Biographies of the Lords of Session [Scotland]. [Court of Session]. [Dalrymple, Sir David (1726-1792), Compiler]. A Catalogue of the Lords of Session, From the Institution of the College of Justice, In the Year 1532. With Historical Notes. [Edinburgh?: s.n.], 1794. [iv], 18, 42 pp. Quarto (10" x 8-1/4"). Disbound..... More
The Farmer's Night-Cap; Or, The Parson's Pocket Companion: Being...
A Rare Guide to the Penal Laws for Clergymen [Great Britain]. The Farmer's Night-Cap; Or, The Parson's Pocket Companion. Being Remarks Upon the Penal Laws Affecting the Clergy, And Particularly in Respect to Non-Residence and Simony, With Adjudged Cases. London: Printed for G. Wilkie, 1783. -39,  pp. Lacking half-title..... More
A Remonstrance of the State of the Kingdome, 1641.
The Grand Remonstrance [Great Britain]. [Grand Remonstrance]. A Remonstrance of the State of the Kingdome. Die Mercurii 15. Decemb. 1641. It is This Day Resolv'd Upon the Question, By the House of Commons; That Order Shall be Now Given for the Printing of This Remonstrance of the State of the..... More
The Justice of the Peace, And Parish Officer, London, 1805, 4 vols.
1805 Printing of Burn's Justice in a Handsome Contemporary Binding Burn, Richard [1709-1785]. The Justice of the Peace, And Parish Officer. Corrected, And Considerably Enlarged, Including the Late Adjudged Cases, And the Statutes, To the Present Time (May, 45 Geo. III). London: Printed by A. Strahan, Law-Printer to the King's..... More
Les Ans ou Reports del Raigne du Roye Edward le Quart, Novelment...
1599 Printing of the Year Book Covering Regnal Years 1-22 of Edward IV [Year Book]. Edward IV. Les Ans ou Reports del Raigne du Roye Edward le Quart, Novelment Revieu et Corrigee en Divers Lieux. Ouesque un Table Perfect des Choses Notables Contenus en Ycel. Auxy vous Aves in Cest..... More
A Collection of All the Statutes Now in Force, Relating to the Duties
1764 Compilation of English Excise Taxes [Taxation]. [Great Britain]. A Collection of All the Statutes Now in Force, Relating to the Duties of Excise in England. London: Printed by Mark Baskett, Printer to the King's Most Excellent Majesty, 1764. iv, 587,  pp. Folio (12" x 7-1/2"). Recent period-style half..... More
A New Abridgment of Cases in Equity, And of Such Cases at Law...
A Rare Eighteenth-Century Work on Equity Brown, Josiah [d.1793]. A New Abridgment of Cases in Equity, And of Such Cases at Law, As Relate to Equitable Subjects; From 1735, To the Present Time. Volume I (All Published). London: Printed (For the Author) by A. Strahan and W. Woodfall, Law-Printers To..... More
The Judges of England. London, 1848-1864. 9 Volumes, complete set.
Foss's Important Judges of England Foss, Edward [1787-1870]. The Judges of England; with Sketches of Their Lives, and Miscellaneous Notices Connected with the Courts of Westminster, from the Time of the Conquest. London: Longman, Brown, Green, and Longmans, 1848-1864. 9 volumes. Complete set. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary textured cloth..... More
An Assistance to Justices of the Peace, For the Easier Performance...
A Curious Guide for Justices of the Peace [C] Keble, Joseph [1632-1710]. An Assistance to Justices of the Peace, For the Easier Performance of Their Duty. London: Printed by W. Rawlins, S. Roycroft, and H. Sawbridge, 1683. [viii], 139, , 137-152, 151-430, 457-719,  pp. Folio (12-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Contemporary..... More
An Appeal on the Subject of the English Constitution, 1797.
A Reformer Inspired by the American Revolution Cartwright, John [1740-1824]. An Appeal on the Subject of the English Constitution. Boston [Lincolnshire]: Printed by C. Stainbank, . [ii], 74 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 4-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet bound in later three-quarter sheep over marbled boards, gilt fillets and title to spine. Light..... More
Other People's Money and How the Bankers Use It, Inscribed by Felix...
The First Edition Inscribed by Frankfurter to a Protege Brandeis, Louis D. [1856-1941]. Other People's Money And How the Bankers Use It. New York: Frederick A. Stokes Company, . xiv, , 223 pp. Original cloth, gilt titles to front board and spine. Small stain to front board, light wear to..... More
The Man From Kinsman, Signed, Limited Edition, 143 of 1000.
A Charming Appreciation of Darrow Crandall, Allen [1896-1973]. [Darrow, Clarence (1857-1938)]. The Man From Kinsman. Sterling, Colorado: Published by the Author, 1933. 86 pp. With a portrait frontispiece of Clarence Darrow and a facsimile letter from him. Stab-stitched pamphlet in printed wrappers, main title page and chapter title pages printed..... More