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La Sept Part des Reports Sr Edw Coke Chivaler, Chiefe Iustice del...
Coke's Reports, Part Seven, Which Includes Calvin's Case Coke, Sir Edward [1552-1634]. La Sept Part des Reports Sr. Edw. Coke Chivaler, Chiefe Iustice del Common Banke: Des Divers Resolutions & Iudgements Done sur Solemne Arguments, & Avec Grand Deliberation & Conference des Tresreverend Iudges & Sages de la Ley, De..... More
The First Part Though Last Publish't of the Reports of Sr George Croke
"A Work of Credit and Celebrity" Croke, Sir George [1560-1642]. The First Part Though Last Publish't of the Reports of Sr George Croke Kt. Late One of the Justices of the Court of Kings-Bench, And Formerly One of the Justices of the Court of Common-Bench; Of Such Select Cases, As..... More
Anno XXI, Henrici VIII, Statuta ad Remp Spectantia, Edita in Prima...
King Henry VIII Makes Some of His First Moves Against the Catholic Church [Great Britain]. [Statutes]. [Henry VIII (1491-1547), King of England]. Anno XXI. Henrici VIII. Statvta ad Remp. Spectantia, Edita in Prima Sessione Parliamenti, Primo Inchoati in Ciuitate Londin. Tertio die Noue[m]bris, Anno Regni Inuictissimi Principis Henrici Octaui, Anglie..... More
Collectanea Juridica, Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law 2 vols.
Highly Regarded by Holdsworth [Hargrave, Francis (1741?-1821), Editor]. Collectanea Juridica. Consisting of Tracts Relative to the Law and Constitution of England. London: Printed for E. and R. Brooke, 1791. Two volumes. [viii], 485, 32; [iv], 470,  pp. Both volumes conclude with "A Register of Law Publications." Octavo (8" x...... More
A Speech Delivered by Sir Francis Bacon, In the Lower House of...
The Union of England and Scotland Bacon, Sir Francis [1561-1626]. A Speech Delivered by Sir Francis Bacon, In the Lower House of Parliament Quinto Iacobi, Concerning the Article of Naturalization of the Scottish Nation. London: [S.n.], Printed Anno 1641. [iv], 34,  pp. First and final leaves are blank. Quarto..... More
Receipts and Documents Related to the Gosling Family, 1706-1875.
An Interesting Collection of Ephemera from Eighteenth and Nineteenth-Century London [Scrapbook]. [Gosling, Sir Francis (1719-1768)]. [Receipts and Documents Related to the Gosling Family]. [London], 1706-1875.  ff. Small folio (10-1/2" x 8-1/4"). Later (twentieth-century?) three-quarter sheep over pebbled cloth, 14-1/2" x 17-1/4" (unfolded, 5" x 6-1/4" folded) indenture with wax..... More
The Life of William Late Earl of Mansfield, London, 1797.
The First Biography of Lord Mansfield Holliday, John [1730?-1801]. The Life of William Late Earl of Mansfield. London: Printed for P. Elmsly and D. Bremner, T. Cadell, Junior, and W. Davies, [et al.], 1797. [ii], xi, , 515,  pp. Two copperplate portraits, one mis-bound as frontispiece, the other mis-bound..... More
The Law of Mortgage, As Applied to the Redemption, Foreclosure...
Uncommon First Edition of an Important Nineteenth-Century Treatise on Mortgages Fisher, William Richard [1824-1888]. The Law of Mortgage, As Applied to the Redemption, Foreclosure and Sale in Equity of Incumbered Property; With the Law of the Priority of Incumbrancers. London: Butterworths, 1856. xxvi, 770; 22,  pp. Main text followed..... More
Court Document in Taney's Hand, Signed by Taney, February 1, 1817.
A Court Document in Taney's Hand, Signed by Taney [Manuscript]. Taney, Roger B. [1777-1864]. [Court Document in Taney's Hand, Signed by Taney, Frederick County, MD, February 1, 1817]. 2 pp. 13-1/4" x 8" leaf, docketed on verso. Moderate toning, untrimmed edges, three horizontal fold lines with short tears at ends..... More
Massachusetts Institute of Technology, Business Law, 1895-96.
A Course on Business Law Taught by Louis Brandeis Brandeis, Louis D. [1856-1941]. Massachusetts Institute of Technology: Business Law, 1895-96. [Cambridge: Massachusetts Institute of Technology, 1895-1896]. 390 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 6"). 15 stapled pamphlets in self-wrappers with continuous pagination, stab-tied at head and foot of spines and bound into..... More
A Collection in English, Of the Statutes Now in Force, Continued from.
1611 Edition of Rastell's Statutes Rastell, William [1508-1565], Compiler. A Collection in English, Of the Statutes Now in Force, Continued from the Beginning of Magna Charta, Made in the 9. Yeere of the Reigne of King H.3. Untill the Ende of the Parliament Holden in the 7. Yeare of Our..... More
The New Science of Giambattista Vico. Translated from 3rd edition 1744
Vico, Giambattista [1668-1744]. The New Science of Giambattista Vico. Translated from the Third Edition (1744) by Thomas Goddard Bergin and Max Harold Fisch. Ithaca: Cornell University, 1948. xv, 398 pp. Reprint. New York: The Legal Classics Library, . Calf, decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon..... More
Commentaries on the Laws of England, 1st London Edition. 1774. 4 vols.
The First London Edition of Blackstone's Commentaries in an Attractive Contemporary Binding Blackstone, Sir William [1723-1780]. Commentaries on the Laws of England. In Four Books. London: Printed for W. Strahan; T. Cadell, In the Strand; And D. Prince, At Oxford, 1774. Four volumes. Copperplate Table of Consanguinity and folding Table..... More
The Common Law, First Edition, Boston, 1881, Law-Calf Binding.
First Edition of The Common Law in the Scarce Law-Calf Binding Holmes, Oliver Wendell, Jr. [1841-1935]. The Common Law. Boston: Little, Brown, And Company, 1881. [i]-xvi, 422 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Original law calf, rebacked retaining existing spine with raised bands and lettering piece, blind frames to boards, hinges..... More
The Law of Carriers, Inn-Keepers, Warehousemen, And Other...
The Law of Carriers, Hotels, Bars and Warehouses Jeremy, Henry. The Law of Carriers, Inn-Keepers, Warehousemen, And Other Depositories of Goods for Hire. London, Printed: New York: Reprinted and Published by I. Riley, 1816. vii, 163 [i.e. 139],  pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5"). Contemporary three-quarter calf over marbled boards..... More
A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations...
A Companion to the Reports of Sir Creswell Levinz Levinz, Sir Creswell [1627-1701]. A Collection of Select and Modern Entries of Declarations, Pleadings, Issues, Verdicts, Judgments, &c. Referring to the Cases in Sir Creswell Levinz's Reports; The Judgment of the Court Being Added to Each President. With Notes and References..... More
Codex Dn Iustiniani [Justiniani] Sacratissimi Principis, Annotated.
Extensively Annotated by an Eminent French Jurist Justinian I [483-565 CE], Emperor of the East. Le Conte, Antoine [1517-1586], Editor. Accursius [c.1182-c.1260], Glossator. Codex Dn. Iustiniani Sacratissimi Principis [...] Accesserunt His Fasti Consulares a Primis Romanis Consulibus usque ad Ultimum Imperii Iustiniani Annum: Quos Continentur Excipis Peculiaris Chronologia Annorum &..... More
The Constitution of Liberty.
Hayek, F. A. The Constitution of Liberty. [New York]: The Legal Classics Library, . x, 570 pp. Calf, decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Bookplate on front pastedown, else fine. $75. * Special reprint edition of the 1960 University of Chicago Press edition. Friedrich..... More
Signed Royal Warrant Permitting Search of Parliamentary Records, 1726.
Royal Permission to Search Parliamentary Records [Manuscript]. [Legal Publishing]. George II [1683-1760], King of Great Britain. [Signed Royal Warrant Permitting Search of Parliamentary Records]. London, Kensington Palace, 1726. 2 pp. 12" x 7-1/2" bifolium, edges gilt, embossed royal seal and autograph signature "George R" at head, docket to verso. Moderate..... More
Anno Mariae Primo, Actes Made in the Parliamente Begun and Holden...
Important 16th Century Acts Concerning Queen Mary I [Great Britain]. [Statutes]. [Mary I, Queen (1516-1558)]. Anno Mariae Primo. Actes Made in the Parliamente Begun and Holden at Westminster the Second Day of Aprill, In the First Yeere of the Raigne of Our Most Gratious Soveraigne Ladye Marie, by the Grace..... More
Laws of Trade and Commerce, Designed as a Book of Reference in...
With an Interesting Chapter on Commercial Politics Williams, John. Laws of Trade and Commerce, Designed as a Book of Reference in Mercantile Transactions. London: Printed for Sherwood, Neely, and Jones, 1812. viii, 584 pp. Octavo (8" x 5"). Contemporary calf, blind fillets to boards, lettering piece and blind fillets to..... More
The Practical Register, Or the Accomplish'd Attorney, Consisting of...
Style's Practical Register Style, William [1603-1679]. The Practical Register, Or the Accomplish'd Attorney: Consisting of Rules, Orders, And the Most Principal Observations Concerning the Practice of the Common Law in his Majesties Courts at Westminster. But More Particularly Applicable to the Proceedings in the Kings Bench as Well in Matters..... More
A Review of the Laws Against the Knowingly Receiving of Stolen Goods..
A Rare Review of the Laws on Stolen Goods [Hargrave, Francis (1741?-1821)]. A Review of the Laws Against the Knowingly Receiving of Stolen Goods: And a Proposal for Making a New Law on That Subject. London: [s.n.], 1770. [ii], ii, 47 pp. Octavo (7-1/2" x 4-3/4"). Disbound stab-stitched pamphlet. Moderate..... More
Military Law and Precedents. Second edition, revised and enlarged.
Winthrop, William. Military Law and Precedents. Washington: Government Printing Office, 1920. Reprint. Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, 1988. [ii], xxii, 456 pp. Calf, decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Bookplate on front pastedown, else fine. $50. * Second edition, revised and enlarged. "This is..... More
The Modern Corporation and Private Property.
Berle, Adolf A., and Gardiner C. Means. The Modern Corporation and Private Property. Commerce Clearing House, 1932. Reprint The Legal Classics Library, 1993. xiii, 396 pp. Reprint The Legal Classics Library, 1996. Full calf, extra gilt, marbled endpapers, all edges gilt, ribbon page marker. Bookplate on front pastedown, else fine..... More