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Reports of Cases...in the Courts of Exchequer
Crompton, Charles & John Jervis. Reports of Cases...in the Courts of Exchequer & Exchequer Chamber [1830-32]. American Decisions by Hare & Wallace. Philadelphia: T.& J.W. Johnson, 1865-66. Two volumes. Contemporary calf. Worn, covers detached, portions of spines lacking. Internally sound.$75. *Wallace 534. More
A Digest of the Reported Decisions
Mews, John. A Digest of the Reported Decisions of the Courts of Common Law, Bankruptcy, Probate, Admiralty, and Divorce...[1756-1883]. London: H. Sweet; Stevens & Sons and W. Maxwell & Son, 1884. Seven volumes. Contemporary three-quarter calf. Worn, covers of four volumes detached (some repaired with tape). Internally sound. $250. *First..... More
Orator Hunt: Henry Hunt and English Working-Class Radicalism.
Belchem, John. 'Orator' Hunt: Henry Hunt and English Working-Class Radicalism. Oxford: Clarendon Press, 1985. xii, 304 pp. Hardcover in fine dust jacket. $25. More
Unemployment in History: Economic Thought and Public Policy.
Garraty, John A. Unemployment in History: Economic Thought and Public Policy.[New York]: Harper & Row Publishers, . xii, 273 pp. Hardcover in fine dust jacket. $20. More
Torture and the Law of Proof: Europe and England in the Ancien Regime.
Langbein, John H. Torture and the Law of Proof: Europe and England in the Ancien Regime. Chicago and London: University of Chicago Press, . x, 229 pp. Hardbound in moderately worn dust jacket. $25. More
Report of a Case Argued and Determined in the Court of Exchequer...
A Privilege Witheld from a Catholic Peer [Trial]. Petre, Robert Edward, 9th Baron Petre, Complainant Dillon, John Joseph, Reporter. Report of a Case Argued and Determined in the Court of Exchequer, In Easter Term, 40 Geo. III., Between the Right Hon. Robert Edward Lord Petre, Plaintiff, And the Rt. Hon..... More
Liber Valorum & Decimarum, Being an Account of Such Ecclesiastical...
Financing the Church in England and Wales Ecton, John [d.1730]. Liber Valorum & Decimarum. Being an Account of Such Ecclesiastical Benefices in England and Wales, As Now Stand Charged With, Or Lately were Discharged from the Payment of First-Fruits and Tenths. London: Printed for R. Gosling in Fleetstreet [et al]..... More
Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled...
The First Record of the Constitutional Convention Yates, Robert [1738-1801]. Lansing, John [1754-1829]. Martin, Luther [1748-1826]. Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia, In the Year 1787, For the Purpose of Forming the Constitution of the United States of America. From the Notes Taken by the Late..... More
The History... [Bound with] A Compleat Parson [And] The English Lawyer
Three Important Works by Doddridge Doddridge (Dodderidge), Sir John [1555-1628]. The History of the Ancient and Moderne Estate of the Principality of Wales, Dutchy of Cornewall, And Earldome of Chester. Collected Out of the Records of the Tower of London, And Divers Ancient Authours. By Sir Iohn Dodridge Knight, Late..... More
A Report of the Judgment Delivered... [With Two Other Titles]
A Controversial Irish Divorce Case Paget, John. Ecclesiastical Courts. A Report of the Judgment Delivered by Dr. Radcliffe, In the Case of Talbot v. Talbot, In the Consistorial Court of Dublin, On the 2nd of May, 1854; With Observations on the Practice of the Ecclesiastical Courts. London: Thomas Blenkarn, 1854..... More
A Practical Treatise on the Law of Advowsons.
An Important Form of Patronage in the Anglican Church Mirehouse, John [1789-1850]. A Practical Treatise on the Law of Advowsons. London: Printed by A. Strahan, 1824. xxxv, 323 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Later cloth, gilt fillets, title, library name and publication date to spine, endpapers renewed. Light soiling, spine..... More
A Treatise on the Court of Referees in Parliament, Containing....
Parliament and the Regulation of Public Utilities Fawcett, John Henry [1831-1898]. Littler, [Sir] R[alph] D[aniel] M[akinson] [1835-1908]. A Treatise on the Court of Referees in Parliament, Containing Chapters on the Practice and Jurisdiction of the Court, On the Locus Standi of Petitioners in the House of Commons, And Reports of..... More
A Lecture on the Alleged Uncertainty of the Law, Delivered Before...
The Law is Not Uncertain Pickering, John [1777-1846]. A Lecture on the Alleged Uncertainty of the Law; Delivered Before the Boston Society for the Diffusion of Useful Knowledge, March 5, 1830. Boston: Lilly, Wait, and Company, 1834. 28 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Moderate toning and light..... More
The Trial of John Bellingham, For the Assassination of the Right...
The Only Successful Attempt on the Life of a British Prime Minister [Trial]. Bellingham, John [1769-1812], Defendant. The Trial of John Bellingham, For the Assassination of the Right Honourable Spencer Perceval, First Lord of the Treasury, Chancellor of the Exchequer, &c. &c. &c. In the Lobby of the House of..... More
Observations upon the Power Exercised by the Court of Chancery...
The Power of Chancery Courts in Matters of Paternal Custody [Beames, John (1781?-1853)]. Observations Upon the Power Exercised by the Court of Chancery, of Depriving a Father of the Custody of His Children. London: John Miller, 1828. 48 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/2"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet, untrimmed edges. Moderate toning..... More
A Letter Concerning Libels, Warrants, The Seizure of Papers, And...
An Important Argument for Freedom of the Press Inspired by the Wilkes Libel Case [Father of Candor]. [Almon, John (1735-1773), Attributed]. A Letter Concerning Libels, Warrants, The Seizure of Papers, And Sureties for the Peace of Behaviour; With a View to Some Late Proceedings, And the Defence of Them by..... More
The Trials and Execution of John Attel for Burglary, And William.
Only Known Copy: "Their Behaviour Has Been Truly Penitent" [Broadside]. [Execution]. Attel, John. Hatchman, William. Newman, Charlotte. James, Mary Ann. The Trials and Execution of John Attel for Burglary, And William Hatchman, Charlotte Newman, And Mary Ann James for Forgery, Who were Executed this Morning, Before the Debtor's Door, Old..... More
Trials and Execution of John and Robert Greers, Two Brothers...
Only Known Copy: "Will You Not Confess" [Broadside]. [Execution]. Greers, John. Greers, Robert. Trials and Execution of John and Robert Greers, Two Brothers, For the Murder of Their Father. [London]: Catnach, Printer, 2, Monmouth Court, 7 Dials, [c.1800]. 14" x 10" broadside, on thin paper, mounted on 16" x 12-1/2"..... More
Jura Populi Anglicani: or, The Subject's Right of Petitioning
The Subject's Right to Petition the Crown [Somers, John, Baron (1651-1716), Attributed]. Jura Populi Anglicani: Or the Subject's Right of Petitioning Set Forth. Occasioned by the Case of the Kentish Petitioners. With Some Thoughts on the Reasons Which Induc'd Those Gentlemen to Petition: And of the Commons Right of Imprisoning..... More
Speech for the Defence by John Burns, In the Trial of the Four...
"The Man with the Red Flag" Burns, John [1858-1943]. Speech for the Defence by John Burns, In the Trial of the Four Social-Democrats for Seditious Conspiracy. Heard from 5th to 10th of April, 1886, At the Central Criminal Sessions at the Old Bailey Before Mr. Justice Cave. [London]: The Modern..... More
The Speech of John Leach, Esq. M.P. In the Committee of the Whole...
Constitutional Limits Imposed on a Regency Leach, John. The Speech of John Leach, Esq. M.P. In the Committee of the Whole House, Upon the State of the Nation, On Monday, December 31, 1810. Upon the Question of Limitations to the Royal Authority in the Hands of the Regent. London: Printed..... More
A Brief History of the Succession, Collected Out of the Records...
Parliament's Right to Participate in the Succession [Somers, John Somers, Baron (1651-1716), Attributed]. A Brief History of the Succession, Collected Out of the Records, And the Most Authentick Historians. Written for the Satisfaction of the Earl of H. [Caption Title]. [London?: S.n., 1680?]. 19,  pp. Folio (11-1/2" x 7-1/4")..... More
Remarks on Some of the Editions of the Acts of the Parliaments...
Scarce Critical Survey of Early Collections of Scottish Laws [Davidson, John]. Remarks on Some of the Editions of the Acts of the Parliaments of Scotland, &c. [Drop-head title]. [Edinburgh: S.n., 1792]. 16 pp. Octavo (9" x 5-3/4"). Stab-stitched pamphlet in plain wrappers, untrimmed edges. Light soiling to exterior, illegible early..... More
he Divorce Court, Its Evils and Remedy.
Evils of the Divorce Court Phillimore, John George [1808-1865]. The Divorce Court, Its Evils and Remedy. London: William Henry Bond, 1859. 34 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Moderate toning, tiny stain to foot of p.34, soiling to exterior, upper-outside corner of title page lacking. $350. * Only..... More
The History of Tariff Administration in the United States: From...
Goss, John Dean. The History of Tariff Administration in the United States: From Colonial Times to the McKinley Administrative Bill. Originally published: New York: [Columbia University], 1891. 89 pp. Reprinted 2010 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616190903; ISBN-10: 1616190906. Paperback. Light creasing to cover. Else very good. $10.95 *..... More