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Sir Archibald Burt: First Chief Justice of Western Australia 1861-1879
Bennett, J.M. Sir Archibald Burt: First Chief Justice of Western Australia, 1861-1879. [Sydney]: The Deferation Press, 2002. xic, 143 pp. Illustrations. Hardcover in fine dust jacket. $25. More
Sir James Dowling: Second Chief Justice of New South Wales, 1837-1844.
Bennett, J.M. Sir James Dowling: Second Chief Justice of New South Wales, 1837-1844. [Sydney]: The Federation Press, 2001. xii, 212 pp. Illustrations. Hardcover in fine dust jacket. $20. More
Sir William A'Beckett: First Chief Justice of Victoria, 1852-1857.
Bennett, J.M. Sir William A'Beckett: First Chief Justice of Victoria, 1852-1857. [Sydney]: The Federation Press, 2001. xiv, 130 pp. Illustrations. Hardcover in fine dust jacket. $25. More
The Legacy of Roman Law in the German Romantic Era: Historical...
Whitman, James Q. The Legacy of Roman Law in the German Romantic Era: Historical Vision and Legal Change. Princeton: Princeton University Press, . xvi, 281 pp. Hardcover in fine dust jacket. $25. More
Reminiscences of Thirty Years' Residence in New South Wales & Victoria
Terry, Sir Roger. Bennett, J.T., Introduction. Reminiscences of Thirty Years' Residence in New South Wales and Victoria. Facsimile Edition [of the Second Edition]. Sydney: Sydney University Press [for] Royal Australian Historical Society, . [lvii], xiv, 522, [59-62] pp. Hardcover in near-fine dust jacket, light fading to spine. $25. More
Sir Francis Forbes: First Chief Justice of New South Wales, 1823-1837.
Bennett, J.M. Sir Francis Forbes: First Chief Justice of New South Wales, 1823-1837. [Sydney]: The Federation Press, 2001. xv, 176 pp. Illustrations. Hardcover in fine dust jacket. $25. More
The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence: Pavia and Bologna, 850-1150.
Radding, Charles M. The Origins of Medieval Jurisprudence: Pavia and Bologna, 850-1150. New Haven and London: Yale University Press, . xiii, 258 pp. Hardcover in fine dust jacket. $50. 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
The History of Lloyd's and of Marine Insurance in Great Britain...
Martin, Frederick. The History of Lloyd's and of Marine Insurance in Great Britain. With an Appendix Containing Statistics Relating to Marine Insurance. Originally published: London: MacMillan and Co., 1876. xx, 416 pp. Reprinted 2004 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774518; ISBN-10: 1584774517. Hardcover cloth. New. $50.00 * Martin [1830-1883]..... More
That Disreputable Firm...The Inside Story of Slater & Gordon.
Cannon, Michael. That Disreputable Firm...The Inside Story of Slater & Gordon. [Victoria]: Melbourne University Press, . viii, [ii], 324 pp. Hardcover in lightly worn dust jacket. $25. More
Actionum Forensium Progymnasmata, Interpretatio Item, Complectens...
Scarce Textbook on Actions in Civil Law Oldendorp, Johann [c.1486-1567]. Actionum Forensium Progymnasmata. Interpretatio Item, Complectens Universi Iuris Cognitionem: Quid Cuique vel Agendo Persequi, Vel Excipiendo Defendere Liceat; Ex Bono & Aequo. In Classes Septem Distincta. Editio Postrema Prioribus Multo Emendatior. Frankfurt: Apud Ioannem Saurium, Impensis Petri Kopffii, 1595. 2..... More
Anno Regni Gulielmi III Regis... XII & XIII, 1701.
Includes the Act of Settlement [Great Britain]. [Statutes]. William III [1650-1702], King of England. Anno Regni Gulielmi III. Regis Angliae, Scotiae, Franciae, & Hiberniae, XII. & XIII. At the Parliament Begun at Westminster the Sixth Day of February, Anno Dom. 1700. In the Twelfth Year of the Reign of our..... More
Difficiles Nugae, Or, Observations Touching the Torricellian...
Hale Disputes the Theories of Descartes and Robert Boyle [Hale, Sir Matthew (1609-1676)]. Difficiles Nugae: Or, Observations Touching the Torricellian Experiment, And the Various Solutions of the Same, Especially Touching the Weight and Elasticity of the Air. The Second Edition, With Some Occasional Additions. London: Printed by W. Godbid, for..... More
Anno Vicesimo Secundo Henrici Octavi: Statuta Bonum Publicum...
22 Henry VIII [Great Britain]. [Statutes]. Henry VIII [1491-1547], King of England. Anno Vicesimo Secvndo Henrici Octavi. Statvta Bonvm Pvblicvm Concernentia Edita In. Perliamento Tento Apud Westm. XVI. Die Ianuarii, Anno Regni Praepotentissimi et Metuendissimi Anglie et Francie Regis, Fidei Defensoris, Et Domini Hiberniae, Henrici Octaui. xxii. Post Diversas Prorogationes..... More
A Collection of Sundry Petitions Presented to the Kings Most...
"Collected by a Faithfull Lover of the Church" [Aston, Sir Thomas (1600-1645)]. A Collection of Sundry Petitions Presented to the Kings Most Excellent Majestie. As Also to the Two Most Honourable Houses, now Assembled in Parliament. And Others, Already Signed, by Most of the Gentry, Ministers, And Free-Holders of Severall..... More
The Sunset Club Chicago: The Meetings of 1891-92 and a List of the...
Owned by Stephen S. Gregory The Sunset Club. The Sunset Club Chicago. Organized, March, 1889. The Meetings of 1891-92 and a List of the Members to January, 1893. [Chicago: The Sunset Club, 1893]? [ii], 256 pp. Octavo (9" x 6"). Original cloth, gilt title to spine, colored endpapers. Light rubbing..... 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
The Magisterial Formulist: Being a Complete Collection of Forms and...
First Edition of Oke's Magisterial Formulist Oke, George C. [1821-1874]. The Magisterial Formulist: Being a Complete Collection of Forms and Precedents for Practical Use in All Matters Out of Quarter Sessions; Adapted to the Outlines of Forms in Jervis's Acts (11 & 12 Vict. cc. 42, 43). With an Introduction..... 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 Clerks Vade Mecum: Or, A Choice Collection of Modern Presidents...
A Scarce Clerk's Guide T.P. The Clerks Vade Mecum. Or, A Choice Collection of Modern Presidents, According to the Best Forms Extant, And Such As Have Not Formerly Been Printed. Containing All Sorts of Bargains and Sales, Leases, Mortgages, Grants, Covenants, Surrenders &c. Usefull for All Persons that Have Relation..... More
Report of a Case of Legitimacy, Under a Putative Marriage, Tried...
An Unusual Scottish Case Involving Clandestine Marriage and Legitimacy Bell, Robert [c.1760-1816]. Report of a Case of Legitimacy, Under a Putative Marriage, Tried Before the Second Division of the Court of Session in February 1811. Edinburgh: Printed for Bell & Bradfute; London: Butterworth & Son, 1825. vii, 228 pp. Octavo..... More
The Elements of the Common Lawes of England, Branched into a Double...
First Edition of Bacon's Elements of the Common Laws of England Bacon, Sir Francis [1561-1626]. The Elements of the Common Lawes of England, Branched Into a Double Tract: The One Contayning a Collection of Some Principall Rules and Maximes of the Common Law, With Their Latitude and Extent. Explicated for..... 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
Class Notes on Equity Jurisprudence and Evidence, 1878-1879.
Class Notes Compiled by a Student at Albany Law School in 1878-1879 [Manuscript]. [Albany Law School]. [Class Notes on Equity Jurisprudence and Evidence]. Albany, New York, 1878-1879. 238 pp. Octavo (8-1/4" x 6-3/4"). Contemporary three-quarter sheep over marbled boards. Worn, spine perished, light rubbing, soiling and faint dampstaining to boards..... More