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Oscar Wilde--Three Times Tried
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Oscar Wilde--Three Times Tried

by Wilde, Ocar; John Sholto Douglas Queensberrry, Marquis; Marquis Alfred Taylor

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Paris; (nd): Privately Printed. Octavo. 2 volumes in one. A scarce copy which which was later issued in two volumes though with theexact same text.. This edition was delayed for reasons that even in Paris could mean a jail term for the publisher. This edition is limited to 999 copies (as was the 2 vol. set) of which this… Read more about this item
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Bills, Quills, and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights (signed by th Author and Inscribed to G. Robert Blakey)

Bills, Quills, and Stills: An Annotated, Illustrated, and Illuminated History of the Bill of Rights (signed by th Author and Inscribed to G. Robert Blakey)

by McWhirter, Robert J.

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(American Bar Association, Chicago, 2015). First Edition. Small Quarto. 541 pages, index. A major study by the leading scholar on the history of the Bill of Rights. It deals with the early history of rights in Europe and also what happened before 1791 that led to James Madison's first draft of each specific clause of the Bill of Rights.… Read more about this item
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Helter Skelter, the True Story of the Manson Murders
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Helter Skelter, the True Story of the Manson Murders

by Bugliosi Vincent with Curt Gentry

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New York; (2001): W,W. Norton. Octavo. 2nd printing and 25th anniversary edition. 538 pages index. With a new afterword by Vincent Bugliosi.. Bugliosi has inscribed this to G. Robert Blakey whose work as the counsel both for the President's Commission on Organized Crime and as counsel for the House Select Committee on assassinations reads with great interest: "To Professor… Read more about this item
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A Collection of the Several Statutes, and Parts of Statutes, Now in Force, Relating to High Treason, and Misprison of High Treason
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A Collection of the Several Statutes, and Parts of Statutes, Now in Force, Relating to High Treason, and Misprison of High Treason

by [Erskine, Charles and Lord Tinwald (Tynwald)]

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London: Printed By the Assigns of Thomas Newcomb, and Henry Hills, 1710. 12mo. [1], 113, [13], 44 [3] pages. While known for his discourses on Newton, Leibnitz and Descartes, in 1707 he became the regius chair of public law and the law of nature and nations at Edinburgh. This classic dealt with the complexities of how treason should be… Read more about this item
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The Lawyer His Character and Rule of Holy Life
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The Lawyer His Character and Rule of Holy Life

by O'Brien, Edward

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London: William Pickering, 1842. First Edition. 12mo. 284pp., decorative title page with lettering in red and black. The author took the position that a lawyer's goal was the attainment of justice for the good of his fellow men. Through a series of scenes illustrating the moral dilemmas of a lawyer's life, it showed the various temptations he was prey… Read more about this item
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Oscar Wilde, Three Times Tried (Limited to 999 Copies of Which This is Number #7)
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Oscar Wilde, Three Times Tried (Limited to 999 Copies of Which This is Number #7)

by Wilde, Oscar, 1854-1900; Queensberry, John Sholto Douglas; Alfred Taylor

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Paris; Nd(ca.1915): Privately Printed. Limited Edition. Octavo. Limited to 999 copies. The present copy is number 7. Mostly unopened. In two volumes, continuous pagination, 432 pages. The original edition was published in 1912 in London but Wilde's case which became more widely discussed because of his open homosexual lifestyle that associated not only with Lord Douglas but also of… Read more about this item
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Law Intelligence: Fogarties & Stillman Vs. The State Bank..(Charleston [S.C.], 1860
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Law Intelligence: Fogarties & Stillman Vs. The State Bank..(Charleston [S.C.], 1860

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1860. Octavo. . 11 pages. The large part of the substance of this document on banks and use of checks was reprinted in the University of Pennsylvania Law Review with some variations: it deletes Law Intelligence and has an inserted summary, also it omits the name of John Belton O'Neall, the well-known attorney in South Carolina who was the… Read more about this item
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Lithographic Portrait Signed By Justice Benjamin Cardozo
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Lithographic Portrait Signed By Justice Benjamin Cardozo

by Cardozo, Benjamin (1870-1938)

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An 10" x 12" framed lithograph(framed under glass) by an unidentified artist signed by Justice Benjamin Cordozo. Once he rose from the Chief Justice of the New York Court of Appeals to the Supreme Court in 1932 (succeeding Oliver Wendell Holmes), he became one of the "Three Musketeers" (the liberal three whom FDR could always count on). Professor Roscoe… Read more about this item
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Our Judicial Oligarchy, with an Introduction by Robert M. LaFollette
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Our Judicial Oligarchy, with an Introduction by Robert M. LaFollette

by Roe, Gilbert E.

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New York: Huebsch, 1912. First Edition. `. Octavo. 239 pages, index. One of the most significant attacks on how courts usurp party. He called for a movement to recall judges. Roscoe Pound called this a "revived Rousseauist political-legal philosophy". Virtually every law journal reviewed this work within a few years, and it ranks today… Read more about this item
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A Bibliography of Early English Law Books: The Ames Foundation
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A Bibliography of Early English Law Books: The Ames Foundation

by Beale, Joseph Henry

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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 about this item
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Death of Chief Justice Marshall

Death of Chief Justice Marshall" in July 8, 1835 New York Commerical Advertiser

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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 about this item
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Elements of Investigative Techniques (inscribed By the author)
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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 about this item
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Homosexuality and the Constitution (4 Volume set)
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Homosexuality and the Constitution (4 Volume set)

by Leonard, Arthur S.

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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 about this item
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U.S. District Court. Morristown, New Jersey, 1799. Court Summons for Enoch Hobert

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 about this item
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The Trooper Police of Australia. A Record of Mounted Police Work in the Commonwealth from the Earliest Days
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The Trooper Police of Australia. A Record of Mounted Police Work in the Commonwealth from the Earliest Days

by Haydon, A.L.

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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 about this item
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Codex Juris Ecclesiastici Anglicani: Or, the Statutes, Constitutions, Canons, Rubricks and Articles, of the Church of England, Methodically Digested Under Their Proper Heads with a Commentary Historical and Juridical
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Codex Juris Ecclesiastici Anglicani: Or, the Statutes, Constitutions, Canons, Rubricks and Articles, of the Church of England, Methodically Digested Under Their Proper Heads with a Commentary Historical and Juridical

by Gibson, Edmund

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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 the Church, but… Read more about this item
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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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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);

by Barnardiston, Samuel Sir, 1620-1707; George Jeffreys, L. Braddon and Hugh Speke

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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 of the… Read more about this item
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Republic of Texas, 6 Page Legal Document, March 24, 1845, Presided Over By Royall Tyler Wheeler (1810-1864)
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Republic of Texas, 6 Page Legal Document, March 24, 1845, Presided Over By Royall Tyler Wheeler (1810-1864)

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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 Wheeler… Read more about this item
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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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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 about this item
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Animadversions on King James His Letter to the Pope;: Published in the Tryal of the Ld. Preston & Mr. Ashton
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Animadversions on King James His Letter to the Pope;: Published in the Tryal of the Ld. Preston & Mr. Ashton

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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 about this item
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