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Document Abating Taxes for 29 Individuals, Danbury, Connecticut, 1785.
1785 Tax Document from Danbury, Connecticut [Manuscript]. [Connecticut]. [Document Abating Taxes for 29 Individuals]. Danbury, Connecticut, December 1, 1785. Single 12-1/2" x 7-1/2" leaf, docket to verso. Moderate toning, a few very faint spots and smudges, horizontal and vertical fold lines, small hole and clean tear affecting text without loss..... More
Lexicon Iuris Civilis et Canonici, Sive Potius Commentarius...
An Important Sixteenth-Century Law Dictionary Duprat, Pardoux [1520?-1570?], Compiler. Lexicon Iuris [Juris] Civilis et Canonici: Sive Potius, Commentarius De Verborum Quae ad Utrumque Ius Pertinent Significatione, Antiquitatum Romanarum Elementis, & Legum Pop. Rom. Copiosissimo Indice, Adauctus: Abhinc Septem Annis Pardulphi Prateij Diligentia Delineatus: Nunc Vero Ita Constructus, & Supra Omnes..... More
Legal Thesis on Women and Marriage in Roman and French Law.
1847 French Legal Thesis on Women and Marriage [Manuscript]. [Dossat, Jacques-Jean-Baptiste Alphonse (b.1823)]. [Legal Thesis on Women and Marriage in Roman and French Law]. [Grenoble?], 1847. 202 pp. Quarto (10" x 7-3/4"). Contemporary quarter morocco over pebbled cloth, raised bands, gilt ornaments and gilt title (Condition des Femmes) to spine..... More
Lectures on Constitutional Law, for the Use of the Law Class...
Tucker, Henry St. George. Lectures on Constitutional Law, for the Use of the Law Class at the University of Virginia. Richmond: Printed for Shepherd and Colin, 1843. 242 pp. Reprinted 2004, 2010 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774532; ISBN-10: 1584774533. Hardcover. Small barcode label on rear cover. Else very..... 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
The Dual State. A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship.
Landmark Study of Nazi Law Fraenkel, Ernst. The Dual State: A Contribution to the Theory of Dictatorship. Translated From the German by E.A. Shils, in Collaboration with Edith Lowenstein and Klaus Knorr. Originally published: New York: Oxford University Press, 1941. xvi, 248 pp. Reprinted 2010 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd..... More
The Book of Lord Shang. A Classic of the Chinese School of Law.
Shang, Yang. The Book of Lord Shang. A Classic of the Chinese School of Law. Translated from the Chinese with Introduction and Notes by Dr. J.J.L. Duyvendak. Originally published: London: Arthur Probsthain, 1928. xiv, 346 pp. Reprinted 2011 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781616191870; ISBN-10: 1616191872. Paperback. Light shelfwear..... More
Axis Rule in Occupied Europe, 2nd ed: Laws of Occupation, Analysis...
With New Introductions by Samantha Power and William A. Schabas Lemkin, Raphael. Axis Rule in Occupied Europe: Laws of Occupation, Analysis of Government, Proposals for Redress. Originally published: Washington: Carnegie Endowment for International Peace, Division of International Law, 1944. Second edition by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. xxiii (vii-xxiii new introductions)..... More
General Principles of Criminal Law. Second Edition.
"The Most Important Treatise on Criminal Law Produced by American Legal Scholarship" Hall, Jerome. General Principles of Criminal Law. Second Edition. Originally published: Indianapolis: The Bobbs Merrill Company, . xii, 642 pp. Reprinted 2005, 2010 by The Lawbook Exchange, Ltd. ISBN-13: 9781584774983; ISBN-10: 1584774983. Laminate hardcover. Corners bumped. Else fine..... More
The Works of Sir John Fortescue. 2 Vols. Folio with 17 color illus.
Fortescue, Sir John. The Works of Sir John Fortescue, Knight, Chief Justice of England and Lord Chancellor to Henry the Sixth. Now First Collected and Arranged by Thomas (Fortescue) Lord Clermont. Originally published: London: Printed for Private Distribution, 1869. 2 Volumes, including 57 illustrations, 17 in color. xxviii, 556, 119;..... More
The Life of David Hoggart, The Murderer, Alias M'c Colgan, Alias...
With a Hand-Colored Folding Frontispiece Hoggart [Haggart], David [1800-1821]. The Life of David Hoggart, The Murderer, Alias M'c Colgan, Alias Daniel O'Brian; Related by Himself While Under Sentence of Death. This Unhappy Youth was Executed at Edinburgh, On the 18th of July, 1821, For the Murder of Morrin, One of..... More
Witness Testimony in Commonwealth v Hartman et al, August 20, 1874.
A Lethal Barroom Brawl in Pennsylvania [Manuscript]. [Pennsylvania]. [Witness Testimony in Commonwealth v. Hartman et al.]. Berks County, Pennsylvania, August 20, 1874.  ff. 12-1/2" x 7-3/4" ruled sheets held together with brass tabs at top-edge, text in single neat hand to rectos. Light toning, slight creasing near top-edge, occasional..... More
Celebrated Trials and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence 6 vol
A Fascinating Compendium of "Celebrated" Trials in a Handsome Binding [Trials]. [Borrow, George H., Editor]. Celebrated Trials and Remarkable Cases of Criminal Jurisprudence from the Earliest Records to the Years 1825. London: Printed for Knight & Lacey, 1825. Six volumes. 35 engraved plates, 4 folding. Complete. Octavo (7-3/4" x 5")..... More
The New and Complete Newgate Calendar; Or, Malefactor's Bloody...
A Handsome Set From the Library of Lady Diana Duff Cooper Jackson, William, Principal Author. The New and Complete Newgate Calendar, Or, Malefactor's Universal Register. Containing, New and Authentic Accounts of the Lives, Adventures, Exploits, Last-Dying-Speeches, Confessions, (As well as Letters to their Relatives, never Before Published) Of the Most..... More
Libri de Historia Iuris [Juris] Civilis et Pontificii, Valance, 1515..
First Edition of an Important Contribution to the Early-Modern Recovery of Roman Law Du Rivail, Aymar [c.1490-c.1557]. Libri de Historia Iuris Civilis et Pontificii. [Valence]: Venundantur Valentie in Biblioteca Ludovici Olivelli Bibliopole Universitatis Valen. Iurati, . cxxix,  ff. Quarto (7-3/4" x 5-3/4"). Later limp vellum with lapped edges, faint..... More
Institutiones J Civilis: Ultima Editio Institutionum Imperialium...
Attractive Illustrated 1535 Venice Edition of the Institutes Justinian I [483-565 CE], Emperor of the East. [Accursius (Accorso, Francisco) (c.1182-c.1260), Glossator]. Institutiones J. Civilis. Ultima Editio Institutionum Imperialium seu Elementorum Diui Justiniani Imperatoris, Omnius Qu[a]e ad hanc usq[ue] Diem 1535. [xviii], 381 [i.e. 383],  ff. Woodcut printer's devices on..... More
Summa Perutilis Atq[ue] Aurea Venerabilis Viri Fratris Monaldi...
An Important Early Work on Law and Economics in a Superb Contemporary Binding [Summa Monaldina]. Monaldo da Capodistria [c.1210-c.1280]. Descousu, Celse-Hugues [c.1480-c.1540]. Summa Perutilis Atq[ue] Aurea Venerabilis Viri Fratris Monaldi in Utroq[ue] Jure tam Civilis Q[uam] Canonico Fundata.... Lyon: In Vico Mercurali per Petrum Baleti ad Intersignium Sancti Iohannis Baptiste..... More
Lecture Jo An Super Arboribus Consaguitatis [et] Affinitatis...
A Fundamental Treatise on Family Relations Andrea, Giovanni d' [1275-1348]. [Greve, Henricus, Commentary]. Lecture Jo. An. Super Arboribus Consaguitatis [et] Affinitatis Necno[n] Cognationis Sp[irit]ualis et Legalis Cuiusdam Alteri[us] Doctoris Instar Jo. An. Scribe[n]tis cu[m] Co[m]me[n]tariolis Pulchris Notatis et Questio[n]ib[us] B[e]n[e] Eme[n]datis (Circa Easde[m] Q[ua]tuor Arbores Depictas ac Lecturas) In Margine..... More
Dissertations sur Diverses Matieres du Droict Romain & Francois.
Handsome Manuscript Concerning French Law, Roman Law and Dauphin of France [Manuscript]. [France] [La Balme]. Dissertations sur Diverses Matieres du Droict Romain & Francois. [France], 1712. 143 ff. Octavo (8-1/4" x 5-1/2"). Contemporary morocco, dyed red, gilt frames with corner fleurons to boards, large gilt arms of France to centers..... More
A Manual of Criminal Law, Including the Mode of Procedure by Which...
Washburn, Emory [1800-1877]. A Manual of Criminal Law, Including the Mode of Procedure by Which It Is Enforced. Especially Designed for the Use of Students. Chicago: Callaghan and Company, 1878. Reprinted The Legal Classics Library, 2005. xxxiii, 278 pp. Full calf, extra gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker..... More
The English-Mans Right, A Dialogue Between a Barrister at Law...
First Edition of an Important Work on the Right to Trial by Jury Hawles, Sir John [1645-1716]. [Bacon, Sir Francis (1561-1626)]. The English-Mans Right. A Dialogue Between a Barrister at Law, And a Jury-Man: Plainly Setting Forth, I. The Antiquity, II. The Excellent Designed Use, III. The Office and Just..... More
London's Liberties; Or a Learned Argument of Law & Reason, Upon...
"The Principles of Just Government Cleared & Vindicated" [London]. [Hale, Sir Matthew (1609-1676)]. [Maynard, Sir John (1604-1690)]. London's Liberties; Or a Learned Argument of Law & Reason, Upon Saturday, December 14. 1650. Before the Lord Major, Court of Aldermen, And Common Councell at Guild Hall, London, Between Mr Maynard Mr..... More
View of the Constitution of the United States with Selected Writings.
Tucker, St. George. View of the Constitution of the United States with Selected Writings. Foreword by Clyde N. Wilson. Indianapolis: Liberty Fund, . xxi, 478 pp. Full calf, extra gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Bookplate on front pastedown, else fine. $50. * As professor of law at..... More
The American Republic: Its Constitution, Tendencies, and Destiny.
Brownson, O.A. The American Republic. Its Constitution, Tendencies, and Destiny. Wasgington D.C., Regnery Publishing, 2003. viii, 220 pp. Reprinted The Legal Classics Library, 2005. Full calf, extra gilt, all edges gilt, marbled endpapers, ribbon marker. Bookplate on front pastedown, else fine. $25. * The American Republic: Its Constitution, Tendencies, and..... More
The Order and Manner of the Sitting of the Lords Spirituall and...
Members of the Third Parliament of Charles I [Great Britain]. [Parliament]. The Order and Manner of the Sitting of the Lords Spirituall and Temporall, As Peeres of the Realme, In the Higher House of Parliament, According to Their Dignities, Offices, And Degrees, Some Other Called Thither for Their Assistance, And..... More