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A Companion to Murder: a dictionary of Death by Poison, Death by Shooting, Death by Suffocation and Drowning, Death by the Strangler's Hand; 1900 - 1950; with a note on the British Judicial System

By E. Spencer Shew

New York, New York: Alfred A. Knopf, Inc., 1961. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very good/Without Dustjacket. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 303 pages, green cloth. A very good, very clean, hardcover first edition, with light shelf wear, some fading to green cloth color at the spine, hinges and binding solid, paper creamwhite. Without dust jacket.

$9.50

Mother-Love and Abortion: a legal interpretation

By Robert D. Goldstein

Berkeley, California: University of California Press, 1988. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Near fine/near fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xii + 240 pages, blackcloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white In a near fine slightly edge worn dust jacket with the original price.

$9.50

The Return of George Sutherland: restoring a jurisprudence of natural rights
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The Return of George Sutherland: restoring a jurisprudence of natural rights

By Hadley Arkes

Princeton, New Jersey: Princeton University Press, 1997. First paperback printing. Paperback--trade. Fine. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xxiii + 245 pages, stiff wraps. A fine, clean, neat soft cover edition with minor shelf wear, binding tight, paper cream white.

$19.00

Ancient Law: Its Connection with the Early History of Society, and Its Relation to Modern Ideas.

By Henry Sumner Maine

London, England: John Murray, 1878. seventh edition. Hardcover--cloth. Good. Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, ix + 415 pages + ads. A good copy over all with general shelf wear, fraying started at the cloth edges, fore-corners tips worn through to boards; hinges cracked but secure and binding solid; paper light to moderately yellowed with minor marginal foxing and occasional pencil markings.Octavo, 8 3/4" tall, ix + 415 pages + ads. A good copy over all with general shelf wear, fraying started at the cloth edges, fore-corners tips worn through to boards; hinges cracked but secure and binding solid; paper light to moderately yellowed with minor marginal foxing and occasional pencil markings.

$9.50

Blacks in White Colleges: Oklahoma's Landmark Cases

By George Lynn Cross

Norman, Oklahoma: University of Oklahoma, 1975. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xxi + 311 pages; gray boards. A near fine clean neat hard cover first edition with lightshelf wear; bindings tight, paper white with a touch of foxing to the top fore-edge. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the price clipped.

$19.00

Magistrates Court

By Henry H. Curran; illustrated by George Wright

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1940. First edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, 197 pages gilt titles and decorations on green cloth. A very good (minus) hardcover first edition overall, with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, light fraying to the backstip cloth edges, fore-corner tips through to boards; interior very good with hinges and binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

To This Day: the 300 years of the New Hampshire Legislature

By Leon W. Anderson; with prologue by J. Duane Squires

Canaan, NH: Phoenix Publishing, 1981. First edition. Hardcover. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, 401 pages, brown and beige decorated boards; b&w photographs. A near fine, clean, hardcover with light shelf wear (rubbing at the bottom spine edge); hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. In a very good+, lightly worn dust jacket but with slight darkening to the backstrip, and with original price present.

$12.50

Memoirs of the Life of William Wirt, Attorney-General of the United States. (New and revised edition in two volumes ) Vol. II (volume two only)

By John P. Kennedy (Pendleton)

Philadelphia, Pennsylvania : Blanchard and Lea, 1856. Early Printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good-. Single volume 2 only. Octavo, 7 3/4" tall, fold-out frontispiece + 391 pages + 12 ad pages, gilt title on spine, embossed brown cloth. A very good (minus), clean hardcover but cover shelfworn at all extremities and back strip chipped at top and bottom of spine; hinges and binding solid, text paper just lightly yellowed.

$25.00

The Corporation Act of Connecticut; as amended by the General Assembly 1931, 1933, 1935; with Federal and State tax laws relative to corporations

By Elmer H. Lounsbury, Editor

Chicago, Illinois: Callaghan and Company, 1937. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good. Small quarto, 9 2/3" tall, viii + 362 pages, gilt spine titles on decorative maroon cloth. A very good original hardcover overall with moderate shelf wear and rubbing to the corners and a slight fray at the fore-edge; hinges and binding solid, paper lightly yellowed, with a previous owner's bookplate on the front endpaper and light foxing to the fore-edges and endpapers.

$35.00

Legal Medicine ; Volume II (two) : Expectation of Life; Presumption of Death and Survivorship; Heat and Cold; Burns and Scalds; Lightening; Explosives and Combustibles; Starvation and it's treatment

By Charles Meymott Tidy

New York, New York: William Wood, 1882. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. Very Good -. Octavo, 9 1/8" tall, xi + 298 pages, gilt spine titles on dark brown embossed cloth. A very good minus hard cover copy over all, generally clean, sturdy with moderate exterior shelf wear and rubbing at all corners. fore-corner tips through to boards, back strip cloth fraying at top and bottom edges, back strip cloth over spine just starting to fray, hinges and binding solid, paper light to moderately yellowed, with a minor dampstain at the top margin and a previous owner's name stamop scattered in the margins throughout

$19.00

The Devil's Dictionary

By Ambrose Bierce

New York, New York: Peter Smith -- Dover, 1962 [1958]. Reprint. Hardcover. Near Fine. This is a Peter Smith reprint in hard cover of a Dover paperback reprint of the original Neale Publishing edition of 1911. Got that?! 8 1/2" tall, 185 pages, red cloth. A near fine, clean neat hard cover with minor shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, hinges and binding tight, paper cream white. Lacking dust jacket.

$12.50

To the Pure...A Study of Obscenity and the Censor

By Morris L. Ernst and William Seagle

New York, New York: Viking Press, 1928. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 1/4" tall, xiv + 336 pages, black cloth. Previous owner's name printed on bottom fore-edge. A very good (minus), clean, hardcover first edition with moderate shelf wear, fading to the cloth along the backstrip, yell owing to the fore-edges, hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed.

$16.50

Jurgen and the Law: A Statement with Exhibits, including the Court's Opinion and the Brief for the Defendents on Motion to Direct an Acquittal

By Guy Holt, Editor [James Branch Cabell]

New York, New York: Robert M. McBride & Co., 1923. Limited edition. Decorative Cloth. Very Good / Very Good. Edition limited to 1080 copies, this #564. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 78 pages, brown cloth, gilt titles. A very good, lightly shelf worn hardcover copy, with hinges and binding solid, paper clean, lightly yellowed. In a very good (minus) dust jacket, with small chips at the ends of the backstrip and at the fore-tips.

$16.50

Cases on administrative law (Law School Casebook Series)

By Kenneth Culp Davis

Boston, Massachusetts: Little, Brown & Co., 1951. First edition thus. Hardcover--cloth. Near Fine / Very Good. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, xxv + 1031 pages, red cloth. A near fine, clean, neat hard cover with minor shelf wear, hinges and binding tight, paper just lightly yellowed. In a very good, moderately worn but yellowed dust jacket.

$95.00

The Prisoner at the Bar; Sidelights on the Administration of Criminal Justice

By Arthur Train

New York, New York: Charles Scribner's Sons, 1906. First printing. Decorative Cloth. Good +. Octavo, 8 1/2" tall, 349 pages + 2 ads with gilt top fore-edge and gilt titles and decorations on blue cloth. A good plus, clean, sturdy hardcover first edition overall, with moderate shelf wear and rubbing at the corners, fraying to the backstip cloth at top and bottom edges; interior very good with hinges and binding solid, paper clean and lightly yellowed; foxing to endpapers. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

Is The Liar In? Experiences of A Philadelphia Lawyer

By A Philadelphia Lawyer; George W. Watt, LL.B

Clearwater, Florida: George W. Watt,, 1948. First edition. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good -. A very good reading copy. Octavo, 9 1/3" tall, 327 pages, red cloth. A very good minus, sturdy hard cover over all with minor shelf wear and rubbing, light exterior soiling, spine canted; hinges and binding tight, paper lightly yellowed, with foxing to the fore-edges and a previous owner's name on the front endpaper. Lacking dust jacket.

$9.50

Couldn't Keep it to Myself [signed by Wally Lamb]
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Couldn't Keep it to Myself [signed by Wally Lamb]

By Wally Lamb; et al

New York, New York: Regan Books / Harper Collins (Harpercollins), 2003. First edition, later printing. Hardcover. Fine / Near Fine. Signed by the author verso of half-title page, and with two other signatures of the prisoners, Nancy Whiteley and Robin Cullen. Octavo, 9 1/4" tall, xiii + 350 pages, black and beige boards. A fine, clean, hardcover first edition with light shelf wear; hinges and binding tight. In a near fine, lightly worn dust jacket, with original price.

$19.00

The Implosion Conspiracy [ signed by the author ]

By Louis Nizer

Garden City, New York: Doubleday & Company, 1973. Early Printing. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. Signed and dated March 1973 by the author on front endpaper. Octavo, 9 1/2" tall, 495 pages, red and black cloth. A very good, clean, neat hardcover first edition with minor shelf wear and light rubbing at the corners; hinges and binding tight, paper cream white, but a blush of foxing to the endpapers. In a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with the price clipped. The trial of Julius and Ethel Roseberg as seen by the sympathetic and 'Legendary" attorny.

$9.50

Independent Witness

By Henry Cecil

London, England: Michael Joseph, 1963. First printing. Hardcover--cloth. Very Good. Octavo, 8 " tall, 189 pages, brown boards. A very good, clean, neat hard cover first edition over all with light shelf wear ; hinges and binding tight, paper moderately yellowed, with foxing to the fore-edges. in a very good, moderately worn dust jacket with price clipped.

$6.50

Caricature History of the Georges, or annals of the House of Hanover, compiled from the squibs, broadsides, window pictures, lampoons, and pictorial caricatures of the time ("Only 100 copies of this large paper edition have been printed. It contains the whole of the text and all the pictures of the small paper edition together with additional portraits of John Gillray, the caricaturist and Pitt, Earl of Chatham")

By Thomas Wright (editor); illustrated

London, England: John Camden Hotten, 1867. First edition thus. Decorative Cloth. fair. Quarto, 10 1/4" tall, color frontispiece + 639 pages with intertextual 'nearly 400' woodcut illustrations + 14 steel engravings, gilt spine titles and decorations on 1/4 leather over red boards. A fair copy only with general shelf wear, back strip leather badly chipped , fore corner tips through the boards, binding broken, some signatures and pages loose (but all present) paper moderately yellowed illustrations clean and bright, but title page and one engraved page (both on heavier paper) are edge chipped. Complete but not collectible as is. Priced accordingly. This is a large and heavy volume requiring additional postage.

$95.00

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