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On Legal Realism. The Bramble Bush and three other titles.
Llewellyn, K.N. [1893-1962]. Karl Nickerson Llewellyn on Legal Realism. Including The Bramble Bush; "Legal Tradition and Social Science Method--A Realist's Critique" (1931), "Some Realism About Realism - Responding to Dean Pound" (1931) and "On Reading and Using the Newer Jurisprudence" (1940). The Legal Classics Library, 1986. ix, 158; 89-120; 1222;..... More
Consuetudo, Vel, Lex Mercatoria, Or, The Ancient Law-Merchant...
The Final and Vastly Expanded Edition Malynes, Gerard [fl. 1586-1641], Principal Author. Consuetudo, Vel, Lex Mercatoria: Or, The Ancient Law-Merchant. In Three Parts, According to the Essentials of Traffick. Necessary for Statesmen, Judges, Magistrates, Temporal and Civil Lawyers, Mint-Men, Merchants, Mariners, And All Others Negotiating in Any Parts of the..... More
The Magistrate's Pocket-Book, Or, An Epitome of the Duties and...
Guidance for Magistrates Robinson, William [1777-1848]. The Magistrate's Pocket-Book, Or, An Epitome of the Duties and Practice of a Justice of the Peace, Out of Sessions, Alphabetically Arranged: To Which is Added, A Copious and General Index. London: Charles Hunter, 1825. xvi, 446 pp. Octavo (8-3/4" x 5-1/4"). Later cloth..... More
A Treatise of the Laws for the Relief and Settlement of the Poor.
A Principal Source for Research on the British Poor Law of the Early Nineteenth Century Nolan, Michael [d. 1827]. A Treatise of the Laws for the Relief and Settlement of the Poor. With Considerable Additions. London: Printed by A. Strahan, for J. Butterworth, 1808. Two volumes. lv, , 582; xxiv..... More
A Description of the Close Rolls in the Tower of London, With an...
An Early Account of The English Close Rolls Hardy, Sir Thomas Duffus [1804-1878]. A Description of the Close Rolls in the Tower of London; With an Account of the Early Courts of Law and Equity. [London]: Printed for Private Circulation, 1833. xii, 191 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x 5-1/4"). Later cloth..... More
Land-Lords Law, A Treatise Very Fit for the Perusal Both of Land-Lord.
Final Edition of the First English Treatise on the Law of Landlord and Tenant Meriton, George [1634-1711]. Land-Lords Law. A Treatise Very Fit for the Perusal Both of Land-Lord and Tenant. Being a Collection of Several Cases in the Law Concerning Leases, And the Covenants, Conditions, Grants, Proviso's Exceptions, Surrenders..... More
The Spanish Origin of International Law. Fracisco De Vitoria and His
Scott, James Brown. The Spanish Origin of International Law. Francisco De Vitoria and His Law of Nations. London: Humphrey Milford, 1934. Reprint:[Delran]: [The Legal Classics Library], . 19a, 288, clviii pp. Frontispiece and portrait. Full leather, hardcover. Decorative extra gilt stamped cover and spine. Raised bands, all edges gilt. Bookplate..... More
Synopsis of the Law of Nations.
Textor, Johann Wolfgang [1693-1771]. Synopsis of the Law of Nations. Washington: Carnegie Institution of Washington, 1916. Reprint. Birmingham: The Legal Classics Library, 1985. 26a, v, , 349,  pp. Full calf, extra decorative gilt stamping, raised bands, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker, all edges gilt. Bookplate on front pastedown else, fine..... More
The Elements of the Common Lawes of England...
Bacon, Sir Francis [1561-1626]. The Elements of the Common Laws of England, Branched into a Double Tract: The One Contayning A Collection of Some Principal Rules and Maxims of the Common Law, With Their Latitude and Extent. Explicated for the More Facile Introduction of Such as are Studiously Addicted to..... More
Famous Cases of Circumstantial Evidence.
Phillips, S. Famous Cases of Circumstantial Evidence With an Introduction on the Theory of Presumptive Proof. [Delanco]: Legal Classics Library, . Reprint edition. Originally published Boston: Estes & Lauriat, 1873. xxxix, 153 pp. Decorative gilt stamped leather. All edges gilt. Ribbon marker. Marble endpapers. Bookplate on front pastedown, else fine..... More
Narrative of the Cardross Case, 1861.
Thorny Issues Concerning Governance and the Role of Civil Law in Ecclesiastical Affairs [Macmillan, John]. Narrative of the Cardross Case [Caption Title]. [London, Edinburgh, & New York: T. Nelson & Sons, 1861]. 16 pp. Octavo (7" x 4-1/2"). Unstitched pamphlet in self-wrappers, light edgewear, moderate toning and foxing throughout. $350..... More
The American Law Directory, Giving the Name of at Least One Lawyer...
Civil War-Era Chicago Imprint Haines, Elijah M. [1822-1889], Editor. The American Law Directory, Giving the Name of at Least One Lawyer or Law Firm in Each City, County-Town or Village of Importance Throughout the United States and Canadas. Revised, Corrected, And Published Quarterly on the First of January, April, July..... More
Catalogue of Law Books in the Library at Hartwell, London, 1855.
An Impressive Private Library [Library Catalogue]. [Lee, Sir William (1688-1754)]. [Lee, Sir George (c.1700-1758)]. Catalogue of Law Books in the Library at Hartwell. London: [Printed by W. Watts], 1855. [iv], 122 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/4"). Contemporary textured cloth, decorative frames to boards gilt title to front board, all edges..... More
Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Law Library, 1912.
1912 Catalogue of the LA County Law Library [Library Catalogue] [Los Angeles County Law Library]. Catalogue of the Los Angeles County Law Library. [Los Angeles: Los Angeles County Law Library, 1912]. 338 pp. Softbound, light shelfwear and soiling, owner signature and inscription, "Personal Property Walter W. Dwyer" to head of..... More
An Essay on the Amendment, And Reduction, Of the Laws of England.
Rare Eighteenth-Century English Tract on Law Reform [Law Reform]. [Great Britain]. An Essay on the Amendment, And Reduction, Of the Laws of England. For the Ease of the Subject, The Advancement of Justice, And Regulating the Profession of the Law. [London]: Printed by E. and R. Nutt, And R. Gosling..... More
Un Abridgment des Plusiers Cases et Resolutions del Common Ley.
"Long a Model to Future Makers of Abridgments" Rolle, Sir Henry [1589-1656]. [Hale, Sir Matthew (1609-1676), Editor]. Un Abridgment des Plusiers Cases et Resolutions del Common Ley: Alphabeticalment Digest Desouth Severall Titles. Ouesque un Table des General Titles Contenus en Ceo. London: Printed for A. Crooke, W. Leake, [et al.]..... More
An Essay on the Law; Being a Summary View of the Profession of a...
An Unrecorded Defense of the Legal Profession from "Prejudice and Misconception" [Lawyers]. [Great Britain]. An Essay on the Law; Being a Summary View of the Profession of a Solicitor, In Opposition to Prejudice and Misconception. London: Printed by A.J. Valpy for W. Reed, 1811. [ii], 40 pp. Octavo (8-1/2" x...... More
Opinions of Mr Justice Stewart October Term 1969, Inscribed to a Clerk
Inscribed by Potter Stewart to a Clerk Stewart, Potter [1915-1985]. Opinions of Mr. Justice Stewart Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States. October Term, 1969. [Washington, DC: US Government Printing Office, c.1969]. XVII ff., 761 pp. Red buckram, gilt fillets, title and date to spine, edges speckled..... More
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