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De Copia Verborum et Rerum in Iure Ciuili..

by Oldendorp, Johann (1480-1567)

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1546
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Lugduni: Apud. Seb. Gryphium, 1546. Small Octavco. 431 pages, [11)pp. index. The work is arranged alphabetically/Printer's device of Sebastian Gryphius on the title page. This work is on Roman law and prefaced on the title page with Psalm 81. Oldendorp, after his conversion to Lutheranism based his views both on Melanchthon's intricate theory of… Read more
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image of Reports of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona, Vol. 1-13 (and 14 Which Covers the Last Year of the Arizona Territorial Court)

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San Francisco; 1884-1911: Bancroft. Octavo. 13 volumes with the very rare volume I which covers 1866-1884. It also lists the first 15 judges on the Supreme Court of the Territory of Arizona including the 7 U.S. Marshals and the List of Attorneys who practiced in the Supreme Court of Arizona though 1883. It begins with the case held in… Read more
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A Bibliography of Early English Law Books: The Ames Foundation

by Beale, Joseph Henry

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Published
1926
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First Edition
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Cambridge: Harvard University Press, 1926. First Edition. Small Quarto. 304 pages. Illustrated. Not only has the author assiduously noted the order of the earliest English language books on the law, but he has tabulated the libraries where they can be found. As the leading professor of Law at Harvard in the first half of the 20th Century,… Read more
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One of the longest biographical sketches issued when Chief Justice John Marshall passed away. The article measures approximately 5 3/4"x 26" with over 300 lines of text. Other than a closed tear to one fold, the item is easily readable though very small print type. Our presumption is this would be an item framed for… Read more
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Elements of Investigative Techniques (inscribed By the author)

by Eiseman, James s.

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Bloomington, Illinois; (1949): McKnight and McKnight. First Edition. Octavo. x, 182 pages, illustrations. Inscribed by the author to Tom Coll, FBI spokesman in1970's "to Tom Coll, the Innocent Bystander" James S. Eiseman, 1972. Eiseman was in Military Intelligence. As Robert H. Scott, Police Sciences, Michigan State wrote: "important for government agencies to know regarding the… Read more
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Homosexuality and the Constitution (4 Volume set)

by Leonard, Arthur S.

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Published
1997
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New York: Garland Publishing, 1997. First Edition. Octavo. In 4 Volumes. Vol. 1 Homosexual conduct and state regulation; Vol. 2. Homosexuals and the military; Vol. 3 Homosexuality, politics and speech, Vol. 4. Homosexuality and the family. Arthur S. Leonard is Professor of Law at New York University and founder of New York City's Gay Lawyer's Association. He has… Read more
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image of U.S. District Court. Morristown, New Jersey, 1799. Court Summons for Enoch Hobert

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Court summons form of William Nichols, Marshal to Enoch Hobert to served as Grand Juryman at the U.S. District Court at Morristown, New Jersey. September 16, 1799. Ernest Hobert was mariner and a charter member of The Society for the Relief of the Poor and Distressed Masters of Ships, their Widows and Children (1765-1812). It was known as the… Read more
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image of The Trooper Police of Australia. A Record of Mounted Police Work in the Commonwealth from the Earliest Days

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London: Andrew Melrose, 1911. First Edition. Octavo. 431pp., illustrated with black and white photographic images, maps and diagrams. This is the first work which gives a comprehensive account of police administrative work during the growth of the Commonwealth. This is not a record of a corporate regiment, much as the Royal North-Weesy Mounted Police of Canada but mostly the… Read more
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4 Page Autographed Letter, on Legal Matters

by Lee, Rev. Richard Henry (1794-1865)

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4 pages, autographed, letter, signed. September 6, 1830. After graduation from Dickinson College, he studied law with Judge Thomas Duncan and began his practice in Loudoun County, Virginia. While residing at Leesburg {see postmark on letter), he edited the memoirs of his grandfather, Richard Henry Lee which was issued in a 2 volume set in 1825. He also was… Read more
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image of Codex Juris Ercclesiastici Anglicani: Or, the Statutes, Constitutions, Canons, Rubricks and Articles, of the Church of England, Methodically Digested Under Their Proper Headd with a Commentary Historical and Juridical,

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Oxford: The Clarendon Press, 1761. Folio. In two volumes, 2nd edition, revised and improved with large additions by the author.746pp., (1)pp. appendix, and 747-1575pp., (92)pp. tables and an alphabetical index. Perhaps the highest authority on Anglican church law, still referred to in ecclesiastical proceedings. Begins with general exposition of the state of laws and powers of… Read more
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London: E. And R. Nutt and R. Gofling(printers) for Ward and Chandler, 1736. 12mo. 3rd edition with large additions. 248pp., [34]pp. index. This work also covers laws pertaining to how the game was caught: gun, dogs, nets, etc. together with the nature of the proceedings in several courts, their methods and oaths of the respective officers.....To which is now… Read more
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image of Tryal and Conviction of Sr. Sam Bernardison, Bart. For Highmisdemeanor at the Session of Nisi Privs, Holden at Guild- Hall, London .....Laurence Braddon and Hugh Speke...John Hambden.(Whiggish Plot, Three trials);

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London: For Benjamin Tooke, 1684. First Edition. Small Folio. The three tryals (trials) are bound together in a single volume since their lives were intertangled. Each with their own title page; 34pp, 78pp. and 56pp. In the development of English law, the Crown successfuly accused Sir Samuel Bardardiston of writing liberlous private letters. This case was one… Read more
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image of A Complete Collection of State Trials, and Procedings for High-Treason, and Other Crimes and Misdemeanours (10 Volume Set), from the Reign of King Richard II, to the End of the reign of King George I (Vol. 1-6), Second Edition with Great Additions..

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London, 1730-1766: J. Walthoe and Others. Folio. In 10 volumes with subscriber's list. Volumes 7-10 continued bringing the total of over 8500 pages of text in this large folio edition. The project to print the first six volumes required cooperation with over 40 publishers each taking a part to prepare what became an essential guide for… Read more
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6 leaves, handwritten legal document in the County of San Augustine in the district court presided over by Royall T. Wheeler, also with Samuel Davis, sheriff, and Robert W. Martin, Clerk. The case was to secure payment for a debt owed to James M. Johnson, who complains that James Perkins had failed to pay the debt. Judge… Read more
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image of Thomas T. Kissam to Thomas Fuller, Two Page Autographed Letter Signed,  Bethany, Pennsylvania, [with Reference to Randall Wilmot], October 31, 1831

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An interesting series of connections in Bethany Pennsylvania in 1831. Thomas T. Kissam has written to Thomas Fuller, an Attorney in Bethany requesting him to proceed in collecting an unpaid debt of Joseph Miller. He writes that they have a mutual friend, Randell Wilmot [father of David Wilmot, of the 'Wilmot Proviso'] who recommended him. He… Read more
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London: Printed and Sold By the Booksellers of London and Westminster, 1691. Small Octavo. 10 pages, John Ashton was an official in the royal household and Jacobite conspirator who in 1688 lent James II's government 12,500 pounds but he distributed money for the Jacobian plot and he was captured at Dover in 1690 and he was linked to the… Read more
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Hamilton County Court of Appeals Daybook, February 11, 1918-February 5, 1919

by Hamilton County (Ohio). Court of Appeals

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Quarto. 143 pages (unpublished manuscript). Oliver B. Jones was a prominent member of the Hamilton County Bar and served on the Ohio Court of Appeals from 1913-1919. While his day book appears as a ledger, it covers details relating to the case of Elizabeth Kuerze vs. the German Western Bank relative to the anti-German hysteria… Read more
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Albany: Little & Company Law Booksellers, 1850. Thick Octavo. 871 pages. Very scarce. A copy is located in the ULCA Law Library but not any on OCLC though a variant is found there in the New York Supreme Court Library. Much is found on the issues of transportation involving bridges, canals, plank roads and railroads. This rare issue lists… Read more
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The Transformation of American Law (2 Volumes set); Vol. I, 1780-1880; Vol. II, 1880-1980

by Horwitz, Morton J.

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Published
1992
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New York: Oxford University Press, 1992. First Edition. Octavo. A near fine set in original dust jackets of the first 1992 edition. Vol. I, 1780-1880 356p. index, Vol. 2, 1880-1960. 366p. index. "One of the five most significant book published in the field of American legal history."--W.E. Nelson, NYU, School of Law. "The issues it raises are indispensable"--Eric… Read more
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Constituting Equality: Gender Equality and Comparative Constitutional Law

by Williams, Susan H.

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New York; (2009): Camrbidge University Press. First Edition. Octavo. Review Copy. 362p. index. The definitive study of how gender equality is dealt with in modern constitutional law. A fine bright copy bound in blue cloth, spine lettering white, in fine pictorial dust jacket.
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