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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.

An Impartial Account of the Trial of Lord Conwallis [sic] by Charles Cornwallis, 3rd Baron Cornwallis [Cornwallis of Eye, Charles Cornwallis, Baron]

London: s.n., 1679. Pamphlet. Near Fine -. [2], 12 p.; 30 cm. Signatures: [A]2 B-C2 D1 (folio). Pages are untrimmed. "4" in ink at lower edge of title page. Wing I-78. Published anonymously but attributed to the defendant, Charles Cornwal...

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Commentaries On The Laws Of England In Four Books.(Seventh And Eighth Editions) by Blackstone, Sir William

Oxford 1775 and 1778: Oxford / Clarendon Press / William Strahan, 1778. Seventh and Eighth Edition . Full Leather. Very Good +. 8 1/2" Tall. Frontispiece Portrait. Four volumes. Volume I, II and IV are the Seventh Edition, Volume III is the Eighth...

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Consiliorum, sive Responsorum Baldi Ubaldi Perusini Jurisconsulti Omnium Concessu Doctissimi Pariter et Acutissimi, Volumen Quartum [and] Volumen Quintum [vols 4 & 5 only, bound together] by Ubaldi, Baldo degli

Venice: apud Dominicum Nicolinum, & Socios [Domenico Nicolino], 1580. Hardcover. Very Good +. Vols. 4 & 5 (of 5) only. 2 volumes in 1. "Hac novissima editione recognitum, pluribusq; in locis accuratissime castigatum; cum quaestionibus, summ...

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Cases of Treason by Sir Francis Bacon

LONDON: Printed by the assignes of John More,and sold by Matthew Walbancke and William Coke, 1641 A good copy of this scarce work, as issued in leaflet form with the title page and reverse of the final page darkened, having acted as a binding. Published a...

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Moman Pruiett Criminal Lawyer by Moman Pruiett

Moman Pruiett Criminal Lawyer (Autobiography 1st Edition 1st Printing 1944 Hardcover w/ Rare Dust Jacket) Title Page Summary: "The life story of the man who defended 343 persons charged with murder. The record shows 303 acquittals and the only client to h...

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Commentaries on the Constitution of the United States... 3rd ed 2 vols by Story, Joseph; E.H. Bennett, Editor

1858. Bennett, E.H., Editor. 3rd ed. 2 Vols.. Bennett, E.H., Editor. 3rd ed. 2 Vols. Attractive Third Edition of Story's Commentaries on the Constitution, The Last Edition Published Before the Civil War Story, Joseph [1779-1845]. [Bennett, E.H., Editor]....

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Liber Sextus Decretalium D. Bonifacii Papae VIII, Suae Una Cum Clementinis et Extravagantibus; Bound with Septimus Decretalium Constitutionum Apostolicarum Post Sextum, Clementinas & Extravagantes usque in Hodiernum Dietm Editarum, Continuatio.. by Bonificatius VIII, Papa (Pope Boniface VIII); Pierre Matthieu

Francofurdi (Frankfurt), 1586 & 1590. Octavo. Liber Sextus Decretalium (1586) [8], 622 [1] deals with the "Regulae Iuris" originally pubished in 1298. It is found here at the end of book VI and is now published as one of the five Decretals ...

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Dn. Sacratissimi Principis Iustiniani PP.A. iuris enucleati ex omni vetere iure collecti Digestorum seu Pandectarum libri quinquaginta by JUSTINIAN

1575 Corpus Juris Civilis Justinian DIGEST Beautiful FOLIO Byzantine LAW Plantin "Freedom is the natural ability of everyone to do what he likes, unless it is prohibited by law or by force."― Justinian IJustinian's 'Corpus Juris Civilis' is unquestiona...

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THE FIRST PART OF THE INSTITUTES OF THE LAWES OF ENGLAND, or, A Commentary upon Littleton, not the name of the Author only, but of the Law it selfe by Coke, Edward

London: Printed by M.F.I.H. and R.Y., assignes of I. More Esquire, 1639. The Fourth Edition, Corrected. 28 cm x 18.5 cm; pp. [x], 395 leaves consecutively numbered on rectos only [i.e. 790], [61]; errors in paging. Engraved frontis portrait of Coke, ornam...

From Hugh Anson-Cartwright Fine Books, ABAC/ILAB


The first part of the institutes of the lawes of England. Or, a commentarie vpon Littleton, not the name of a lawyer onely, but of the law it selfe. Authore Edw: Coke Milite. The second edition, corrected: with an alphabeticall table thereunto added. by Coke, Edward, Sir (1552-1634); Littleton, Thomas (d. 1481)

London: London, printed by the assignes of Iohn More Esquire; and are to be sold by Richard More in S. Dunstans Churchyard. Anno 1629., 1629. 2nd Edition . Leather. Good. Description: Sm. folio (10¾ ×7¼ in): [5], 395, [1]; [34] leave...

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A Collection of Modern Entries: Or, Select Pleadings in the Courts.. by Lilly, John

1758. London, 1758. 3d ed.. London, 1758. 3d ed. Lilly's Modern Entries Lilly, John [fl. c.1740]. A Collection of Modern Entries: Or, Select Pleadings in the Courts of King's Bench, Common Pleas, and Exchequer: Viz. Declarations, Pleas in Abatement and i...

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An Historical Account of all Taxes, Under what Denomination soever; from the Conquest to the Death of George the First. by STEVENS, Captain John

London: Printed for John Wilcox, at Virgil's Head against the New Church in the Strand, 1733. Leather Bound. Very Good. The Second EDITION, to which is added, a Table of the principal Transactions in each King's reign. 8vo. pp. xxxi, (1), 374,...

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In Digestorum Seu Pandectarum Librum XII [and Two Others].. by Alciati, Andrea; Alciatus, Andreas; Alciat, Andree

1546. 3 titles: Lyons: 1539,1545,1546. 3 titles: Lyons: 1539,1545,1546. Three Scarce Titles by Alciati, Including a Collection of Consilia Relating to Dueling Alciati, Andrea [1492-1550]. In Digestorum Seu Pandectarum Librum XII qui De Rebus Creditis Pri...

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