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From the Code of Hammurabi to modern times, laws provide the basis for our society. From the great writings of Oliver Wendell Holmes, Jr. to code books of local municipalities with obscure forgotten prohibitions and the foundations of legal reasoning, including the many revisions of Black's Law Dictionary, these pages encompass the interests of barristers and laymen alike.



Descriptive Book of Thieves by City of Cleveland Police Department

Approximately 3200 booking records (approximately 20 of which have been contemporaneously blotted-out) numbered 37888 to 41109 accompanied by individual 2 x 3 inches photographs and description of the person and their alleged crime. Full brown cloth. Fro…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$33,000.00


The Lawes [Laws] Resolutions of Womens Rights... London, 1632. 1st ed by Edgar, Thomas, Attributed; Dodderidge, John

1632. One of 4 early books on the English Law of Women. One of 4 early books on the English Law of Women. The Earliest Work in English Devoted to Laws Relating to Women E[dgar], T[homas] [fl. 1615-1649], Attributed. The Lawes Resolutions of Womens Rights…

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$25,000.00


The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America; the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation between The Said States; the Treaties between his most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. by Continental Congress

Book Details: manuscript signature, "John Whiting" cursive script, in period ink on title page format: book is numbered 1-226. page 208 misprinted as "108". two blank front and back end papers. dimensions: 6 7/8" x 4 3/8" x 3/4" approx. condition: as fou…

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$23,000.00


Petition to the Hon. Court of Assistants now Assembled in Boston this 10th day of September 1681 by Anthony Stoddard; Tho[mas] Brattle; John Joyliffe; Elisha Hutchinson; John Saffin; John Fayerweather; John Walley; Henry Alline (Allen); Theophilus Frary; Daniel Turell; Nathaniel Greenwood; John Maryon

A Petition to the Court of Assistants to Expel Henry Sherlott, a Dancing Master, signed by Anthony Stoddard; Tho[mas] Brattle; John Joyliffe; Elisha Hutchinson; John Saffin; John Fayerweather; John Walley; Henry Alline (Allen); Theophilus Frary; Daniel T…

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$15,000.00


Henrici de Bracton De legibus & consuetudinibus Angliæ libri quinq; in varios tractatus distincti, ad diuersorum et vetustissimorum codicum collationem, ingenti cura, nunc prim typis vulgati by BRACTON, Henry de

London: Richard Tottel, 1569. Hardcover. Good +. 16 leaves, 444 [442] leaves, complete. Leaves 173-174 omitted in the numbering, 362 numbered 360, 439 numbered 437. 29 cm. Engraved decorative initials. Bound in half brown leather with brown cloth. Lower…

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Term Time or The Lawyers All Alive in Westminster Hall by Dighton, Robert (Senior)

1795. pen and black ink with watercolor, on laid paper. pen and black ink with watercolor, on laid paper. "A Peep Into the Court of Kings Bench" Dighton, Robert (Senior) [1752-1814]. Term Time or The Lawyers All Alive in Westminster Hall. [London, 1795].…

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$15,000.00


De Legibus et Consuetudinibus Angliae, Libri Quinq; In Varios.. by Bracton, Henry de; Printing and the Mind of Man 89

1569. London, 1569. First edition. London, 1569. First edition. Printing and the Mind of Man 89: The "Crown and Flower of Medieval Jurisprudence" Bracton, Henry de, [d. 1268]. De Legibus et Consuetudinibus Angliae, Libri Quinq; In Varios Tractatus Distin…

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$12,500.00


Commentaries on the Laws of England. Re-Printed From the British Copy by Blackstone, Sir William; Bell, Robert

1771. 4 Vols. America [Philadelphia] 1771-1772. Eller 80. 4 Vols. America [Philadelphia] 1771-1772. Eller 80. The First American Edition of Blackstone's Commentaries in a Superb Period-Style Binding [C] Blackstone, Sir William [1723-1780]. Commentaries o…

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$10,000.00


Von Kayserlichem Kriegssrechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen.. by Fronsperger, Leonhardt; Amman, Jost, Plates

1565. Well-Illustrated Digest of the Military Law and Practice of the Holy Roman Empire Fronsberger, Leonhardt. [Amman, Jost (1539-1591), Illustrations]. Von Kayserlichem Krieg rechten, Malefitz und Schuldhandlen, Ordnung und Regiment: Samt Derselbigen u…

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$9,500.00


Institutionum [bound with] Infortianum [and] Digestum Novum, 1553-56 by Justinian I, Emperor of the East

1551. Lyon: Hugues de La Porte, 1553-1556. 4 vols in 3. Lyon: Hugues de La Porte, 1553-1556. 4 vols in 3. A Collection of Texts from the Corpus Juris Civilis in Handsome Uniform Contemporary Paneled Pigskin Bindings Justinian I [483-565 CE], Emperor of t…

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$9,500.00


Magna Carta, Cum Aliis Antiquis Statutis [with] Secunda Pars, 1540 by Magna Carta

1540. [London: Thomas Berthelet], 1540.. [London: Thomas Berthelet], 1540. Rare Early Printing of Magna Carta and the Secunda Pars [Magna Carta]. Magna Carta Cum Aliis Antiquis Statutis, Quorum Catalogum, In Fine Operis Reperies. [London: Thomas Berthele…

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$8,500.00


Account Book, New York City, 1795-1798. [xxiii], 326 pp. Quarto by Manuscript; Remsen, John H

1798. Late Eighteenth-Century Account Book of a Notable New York Attorney [Manuscript]. Remsen, John H. [c.1770-1798]. [Account Book]. New York, 1795-1798. [xxiii], 326 pp. Quarto (9-1/2" x 7-1/2"). Reverse calf, blind fillets and panels to boards, rebac…

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$7,500.00


Commentaries on the Laws of England. Re-Printed From the British Copy by Blackstone, Sir William; Bell, Robert

1771. 4 Vols. America [Philadelphia] 1771-1772. Eller 80. 4 Vols. America [Philadelphia] 1771-1772. Eller 80. A Subscriber's Copy of the First American Edition of Blackstone's Commentaries in an Original Binding [C] Blackstone, Sir William [1723-1780]. C…

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$7,500.00


Opuscula Nonnulla R. Ludovici Bonifacii Canonici Regularis.. by Manuscript; Boniface, Louis; Hospice de Grand

1718. [Grand St.Bernard] [c.1718]. [Grand St.Bernard] [c.1718]. Restoring Discipline in the Augustinian Community of Grand Saint Bernard [Manuscript]. Boniface, Louis. [Hospice de Grand Saint Bernard]. Opuscula Nonnulla R. Ludovici Bonifacii Canonici Reg…

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$5,000.00


An Essay on Crimes and Punishments, Translated from the Italian.. by Beccaria, Cesare; Voltaire

1767. First English-Language Edition. First English-Language Edition. First English-Language Edition of "One of the Most Influential Books in the Whole History of Criminology" Beccaria, [Cesare Bonesana, Marchese di] [1738-1794]. Voltaire (Arouet, Franco…

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$5,000.00


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