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A Familiar Treatise on the Principles and Practice of Masonic Jurisprudence

by Simons, John W.

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1869
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Very Good Plus
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Early Printing
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New York: Masonic Publishing and Manufacturing Co., 1869. vi, paginated 9-319, 4 pp. publishers ads. Dated 1864 copyright page, 1869 title page. Very Good Plus in publishers embossed brown cloth, gilt lettering at spine. Lettering at spine faded yet still legible, spine and front cover lightened from sun, two small spots to fore edge. SCARCE Masonic treatise. . Early Printing.… Read more
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Lo Spirito Delle Leggi di Carlo Secondat Barone di Montesquieu. Colle Annotazioni dell'Abate Antonio Genovesi

by Montesquieu, Charles Second Baron De

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Published
1819
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Very Good
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First Milanese Edition
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Milano: Per Giovanni Silvestri,, 1819. SCARCE First Milanese edition of his masterpiece "Esprit des Lois", finely bound in contempoorary dark green straight-grained morocco, the backs intricately tooled in gilt and with red and black morocco labels, marbled end papers, all edges dyed red, frontispiece portrait engraving, text in Italian. Very Good, small Rome bookseller's labels front paste downs, light wear… Read more
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The Lives of the Chief Justices of England. From the Norman Conquest Till the Death of Lord Tenterden. Third Edition, in Four Volumes

by Campbell, John Lord

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Published
1874
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Near Fine
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Third Edition
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London: John Murray, 1874. Four volumes in signed Sotheran bindings of polished tree calf, backs with intricate floral gilt tooled decorations and calf labels lettered in gilt, the covers with tooled gilt floral borders, marbled end papers with matching marbled page edges. Near Fine, light rubs at tips, small bookseller's label rear end page Vol. I. A remarkably handsome set… Read more
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The Works of the Right. Hon. Edmund Burke, with a Biographical and Critical Introduction, By Henry Rogers and Portrait After Sir Joshua Reynolds ( Two Volumes)

by Rogers, Henry; Edmund Burke

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Published
1854
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Very Good Plus
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Later British Edition
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London: Henry G. Bohn, 1854. Two volumes bound in contemporary full black polished calf, covers with double gilt rules, backs with red and brown morocco labels lettered in gilt and ornate floral gilt tooled decorations, end papers and edges marbled, Very Good Plus, long gift inscription in pencil front end page Vol. I dated 1877 and featuring a long Burke… Read more
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An Historical Essay on the Magna Charta of King John

by Thomson, Richard

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Published
1829
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Very Fine
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First Edition
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London: Printed for John Major and Robert Jennings, 1829. Tall 8vo, half crushed red morocco over marbled boards, matching marbled end pages, top edge gilt, small bookplate of Frances Evelyn Paton front paste down, pencil signature of David Paton 2nd free front end page. Very Good, front joint starting to open at bottom edge, top corners bumped, moderate toning to… Read more
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Warden Ragen of Joliet ; Famous Warden of One of the World's Toughest Prisons

by Erickson, Gladys A. ; Introduction By Joseph E. Ragen, Foreword By Harry Reutlinger ; Illustrated with Photographs

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Published
1957
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Near Fine
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First Edition
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New Yo K: E. P. Dutton, 1957. SIGNED BY BOTH AUTHOR Gladys A. Ericson and Warden Joseph Ragen, and with collectible dust jacket SCARCE THUS. Near Fine, prior owner name in pencil, bit of shelf rubbing, rear end page bottom corner creases. In a Very Good dust jacket, light edge wear. . SIGNED BY AUTHORS. First Edition. Cloth.… Read more
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Cicero's Letters to Several of His Friends, in Two Volumes

by Marcus Tullius Cicero; Translated by William Melmoth

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Published
1808
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Very Good Plus
Edition
Later Edition
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$500.00

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London: W. Suttaby; B. Crosby & Co,; Scatcherd and Letterman , 1808. Two volumes, 5 1/4" h x 2 7/8" w, bound in contemporary full calf, later rebacking in keeping, back with two black leather labels, lettered in gilt with ornate gilt decorations and tail date, covers bordered in gilt arabesque with chased edge, the armorial bookplate of… Read more
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Lex hominum communis secundum mentem Hugonis Grotii proposita et Dijudicata

by Henr. Lud. Wichers ( Hendrik Ludolf Wichers)

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Published
1777
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Groningae: Apud Jacobum Bolt , 1777. RARE. 9 institutinal holdings worldwide according to Worldcat. Bound in quarter leather over marbled boards, red leather label, back with gilt decorations and rules. [14], 300 p. Text in Latin. Very Good, back repaired in keeping, rubs to corners, small letter in ink front paste down, inscription concering Grotius dated 1839 page facing title… Read more
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Secret Proceedings and Debates of the Convention Assembled at Philadelphia, in the Year 1787, for the Purpose of Forming the Constitution of the United States of America

by YATES, Robert, LANSING, Jr., John and Martin, Luther.

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Published
1844
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Very Good
Edition
Later Edition
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Louisville, KY: Alston Mygatt, 1844. Handsomely rebound in contemporary brown cloth, gilt titlea and rules at spine, the binding Fine. A Very Good book, moderate browning and foxing throughout, two contemporary prior owner names front end pages. 335 pp. . Later Edition. Cloth. Very Good/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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The Institutes of Justinian; Translated Into English with an Index

by Justinian; Translated Into English by J.B. Moyle

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Published
1928
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Very Good Plus
Edition
Fifth Edition
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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1928. Fifth Edition, Impression of 1928 stated. Very Good Plus, prior owner name and city front end page, slight spotting to cloth at top edges, No jacket. Contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. . Fifth Edition. Cloth. Very Good Plus/No Jacket, As Issued. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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Versailles, France, 1812. Eight pages of text on parchment, handwritten in French of the period. dated October 23, 1812, ( the date of a failed coup against Napoleon). Very Good, parchment moderately foxed. A fascinating document containing 9 numbered Articles that detail the terms of the marriage. . String Tied. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall.… Read more
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Etudes Penales et Sociales

by Tarde, G.

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Published
1892
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Lyon/ Paris: A. Storck/ G. Masson, 1892. RARE, OCLC lists 1 copy. in Bibliotheque Nationale. Rebound in dark blue cloth with black cloth at spine, a bit sunned. Text in French. Very Good, book plate and small church stamp front end pages, contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. Original wrappers bound in at rear show date of 1894, indicating this… Read more
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The Science of Rights

by Fichte, J. G.; Translated from the German By A.E. Kroeger

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Published
1869
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Very Good
Edition
First American Edition
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Philadelphia: J.B. Lippincott. Co., 1869. Very Good in original brown cloth, end pages moderately foxed, top corner front end page clipped, contents are clean, tight, and unmarked, a handsome copy and SCARCE in collectible condition. The First American edition and First Edition in English. Johann Gottlieb Fichte (1762-1814) was one of the fathers of German Nationalism and German Idealism. .… Read more
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Torture and the Law of Proof: Europe and England in the Ancien Régime

by John H. Langbein

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Published
1977
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Fine
Edition
First Edition
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9780226468068
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Chicago: University of Chicago Press, 1977. First Printing. Fine in a Near Fine, very lightly rubbed dust jacket. Uncommon in dust jacket and in such lovely condition. . First Edition. Cloth. Fine/Near Fine. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall.
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De Jure Belli et Pacis, Libri Tres , Accompanied by an Abridged Translation. With the Notes of the Author, Barbeyrac and Others. (3 Vols. complete set)

by Hugo Grotius; Translated by William Whewell

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Very Good
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First Edition
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London: Cambridge/ John W. Parker RARE.No Date, each volume with two title pages, the first undated, the 2nd the original 1853 title page, circa early 1900s. Complete three volume set in the original red cloth, gilt titles at spines, All 3 volumes Very Good, cloth rubbed, some toning to end pages, contents are clean and unmarked, free of foxing,… Read more
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Boston: Wright & Potter, State Printers, 1864. pp. 1022 + 8 +22 +20. Very Good, in the original black cloth with gilt-stamped spine title, cloth separating at bottom edge front gutter, rubbing to cloth at tips and minor loss of cloth at spine ends, front hinge starting, dampstain top corner affecting margin but not text of about 200 pages, period… Read more
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The Concept of Law

by Hart, H. L. A.

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Published
1967
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Very Good Plus
Edition
4th Printing
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Oxford: Oxford at the Clarendon Press, 1967. 4th Printing, 1967, reprinted lithographically at the University Press, Oxford, from corrected sheets of the First Edition. Very Good Plus, no dust jacket, small bump bottom edge, light foxing top edge of page block, contents are clean, tight, and unmarked. One of the most influential works of legal philosophy, and Hart's best known… Read more
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Revolutionary Activities Within the United States; The American Indian Movement : Hearing, Second Session April 6, 1976 and Report, Second Session, September 1976

by Committee on the Judiciary, United States Senate , Ninty-Fourth Congress

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Published
1976
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Near Fine
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First Editions
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Washington, D.C.: U.S Government Printing Office, 1976. SCARCE, 2 documents recording the Hearing before and Report of the Subcommittee to Investigate the Administration of the Internal Security Act and other Internal Security Laws of the Committee on the Judiciary, chaired by James O. Eastland of Mississippi. This hearing was in response to the Wounded Knee Takeover, which began in February… Read more
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The Story of the Constitution

by Bloom, Sol

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Published
1937
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Very Good
Edition
First Edition
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Washington, D.C.: U.S. Constitution Sesquicentennial Commission, 1937. A classic in constitutional studies, first published in 1937 in honor of the 150th anniversary of the creation of the U.S. Constitution. Very Good, boards lightly rubbed at the extremities. PRESENTATION COPY, SIGNED AND INSCRIBED BY AUTHOR on front pastedown - "To Will H. Hays and thanks for all of the great help… Read more
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Basic Law for the Federal Republic of Germany; Agreed Anglo-American Translation, Adopted at Bonn By the Parliamentary Council, September 1948-May 1949

by Federal Republic of Germany

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Published
1949
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Near Fine
Edition
First Printing
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Bonn: Federal Republic of Germany, 1949. Near Fine, wrappers lightly age toned. Formally approved on May 8,1949, and, with the signature of the Allies, came into effect on May 23, 1949, as the constitution of West Germany. SCARCE, this document marked the ending of the time of Germany as a legal nonentity , as the new West… Read more
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