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The Trials of Oscar Wilde. Regina (Wilde v. Queensberry - Regina v. Wilde and Taylor)

By Hyde, H. Montogomery (ed.)

London: William Hodge and Company, Limited. 1948. Second Printing. H Hard Cover. Very Good. (9), 384 pp, b&w frontis of Oscar Wilde at time of the trials by Count Henri de Toulouse-Lautrec, preface, list of b&w illustrations, Foreword by the Right Hon. Sir Travers Humphreys, introduction, leading dates relating to the Wilde trials, First Trial (April, 1895); Second Trial (April, 1895); Third Trial (May, 1895); Appendices: A. Plea of Justification Filed by the Defendant in Regina (Wilde) v. Queensberry; B. Lord Alfred Douglas and Sir Edward Clarke; C. Bankruptcy Proceedings; D. Lord Alfred Douglas and the Aftermath of the Wilde Trials; E. The Problem of Wilde's Inversion; F. The Prevalence of Male Homosexuality in England. Reprint of the First Edition of June 1948: August 1948. Scarce Title. "Harford Montgomery Hyde (1907-1989), born in Belfast, was a barrister, politician (Ulster Unionist MP for Belfast North), author and biographer, who lost his seat in the House of Commons as a result of campaigning for homosexual law reform. Although he had made little secret of his progressive views during the capital punishment debates, the campaign for access to the Casement diaries, Hyde’s political undoing were his parliamentary interventions and outspoken views on the decriminalisation of homosexuality: He wrote extensively about the Oscar Wilde trials and Wilde's immediate circle." Lightly faded spine with age-toned text block edges, else, clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with blind-stamped "WH" on front board, and gilt lettering to spine.

$37.50

Day in Court, or, The Subtle Arts of Great Advocates

By Wellman, Francis L.

New York: The Macmillan Company. 1926. Later Printing. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. 257 pp, prefatory note, I. Advocate and Office Lawyer Contrasted; II. Physical Endowments; III. Mental Endowments; IV. Educational Qualifications; V. Opportunity and Rewards; VI. Preparation for Trial; VII. The Court Room; VIII. Art in Selecting the Jury; IX. "Opening" to the Jury; X. Art in Direct Examination; XI. Art in Cross-Examination; XII. Art in Handling Discrediting Documents; XIII. The "Summing Up." Reprinted, 1926. Price clipped. Stamped name on ffep. 1/2"x3/4" chip to bottom fore-edge corner dj with 6" closed tear in margin of front panel, and some small chips an short closed tears to same. Lightly age-toned text block edges and end papers, else, Pristine no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Maroon cloth with blind-stamped lettering to front board, and gilt lettering to spine.

$22.50

The Apportionment Cases,

By Cortner, Richard C

Knoxville, TN: University of Tennessee Press. 1970. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good-Very Good +. ix (ii), 283 (1) pp, preface, I. Courts, Politics, and Apportionment; II. Apportionmnet Litigation in Tennessee: The First Round; III. the Genesis of Baker v. Carr; IV. The Appeal; V. Baker v. Carr Before the Court; VI. Breakthrough: The Court Decides; VII. Reynolds v. Sims: The Revolt of the Loyalists; VIII. Equal Protection and Representation: The Clash of Argument; IX. One Man, One Vote; X. Apportionment, the Court, and the Judicial Process; appendixes, index. First Edition, 1970. Price clipped. Small chip and closed tear to top edge spine dj with minor edge wear to same, else, Pristine no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Grey cloth with black title plates and gilt lettering to spine.

$17.50

Famous and Infamous Cases

By Hastings, Sir Patrick

Melbourne/London/Toronto: William Heinemann Ltd. 1950. F First Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Near Fine. . First Edition, 1950.(2) 263 pp, list of b&w illustrations, I. Balbus Built a Wall; II. Bluff King Hal and the Trial of Anne Boleyn; III. The Tudor Queens; IV. The Trial of Sir Walter Raleigh; V. The Vicissitudes of the Church; VI. The Stuarts and the Trial of Charles I: VII. Judge Jeffreys and the Bloody Assize; VIII. Youn Blood in the Days of Queen Anne; IX. Piracy and the Trial of Captain Kidd; X. Matrimonial Troubles in the Seventeenth Century; XI. The Doldrums of the Early Hanoverians; XII. The Divorce Case of Queen Caroline; XIII. Pictures in Shorthand; XIV. The Tichborne Claimant; XV. Victorian Days: The Baccarat Case and the Trials of Oscar Wilde; XVI. The Gangsters of Berchtesgaden; l'envoi, index. Price clipped. Minor edge wear dj with lightly age-toned text block edges. , else, Pristine no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no other underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark-blue cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$20.00

Gentlemen of the Jury: Reminiscences of Thirty Year at the Bar

By Wellman, Francis L.

New York: The Macmillan Company. 1930. Reprint. H Hard Cover. Very Good - Fine. Dust Jacket Condition: Very Good. xv, 298 pp, The Twelve; Foreword; List of Tipped-In b&w Illustrations; I. A Middle Aged Merchant's First Experience with Jury Duty; II. History of a Trial by Jury; III. Witnesses; IV. Lawyers; V. Lawyers (continued); VI. Judges; VII. Judges (continued); VIII. The Verdict; IX. Some Suggested Remedies. Reprinted May, 1930. "The object of this book is to aquaint jurors with the profound importance and dignity of their membership in that ancient and honorable institution of trial by jury; to lay before them the duties, privileges and prerogatives of a juror, to open their minds to the fallacies of human testimony, the whys and wherefores of intentional perjury, the methods by which truth can be distinguished from falsehood and exaggerations can be reduced to their proper proportions." from the Foreword. Price clipped. Owner's stamp along top edge ffep. 1 1/4"x3/4" chip at top edge near spine front panel dj with a thin chip at top edge corner rear panel, and minor edge wear to same. Lightly bumped top corner spine with lightly age-toned text block edges, else, Pristine Interior. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Dark blue cloth with blind- stamped borders to front board and gilt lettering to spine.

$17.50

Contracts [Second Edition]

By Farnsworth, E. Allan

Boston: Little, Brown and Company. 1990. Later Printing. H Hard Cover. As New. No Dust Jacket, As Issued. xxiii, 1089 pp, summary of contents, preface, acknowledgments, note on citations, Part I. Introduction: 1. Contracts and Contract Law in General. Part II. Enforceability of Promises: 2. Consideration and Other Grounds for Recovery; 3. The Bargaining Process: Offer and Acceptance; 4. Policing the Agreement; 5. Unenforceability on Grounds of Public Policy; 6. The Requirement of a Writing: The Statute of Frauds. Part III. Scope and Effects of Promises: 7. The Law of the Contract: Interpretation and Omitted Cases; 8. Performance and Nonperformance; 9. Failure of a Basic Assumption: Mistake, Impraacticability and Frustration. Part IV. Rights of Third Parties: 10. Contract Beneficiaries; 11. Assignment and Delegation. Part V. Enforcement of Promises: 12. Remedies; Biographical Appendix, table of cases, index. Eight Printing, 1990. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth with red title plate to spine, and gilt lettering to front board and spine.

$27.50

Soviet Zone Constitution and Electoral Law

By Office of the U.S. High Commission for Germany

Washington D.C.: Government Printing Office. 1951. F First Edition. S Soft Cover. Very Good +. 107 pp. German and English text. Age-toned spine with partially age-toned wrappers, else, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$14.00

Controlling the State: Constitutionalism From Ancient Athens to Today
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Controlling the State: Constitutionalism From Ancient Athens to Today

By Gordon, Scott

Cambridge, MA and London, UK: Harvard University Press, 1999. First Edition. Hard Cover. Near Fine/Near Fine. Octavo. x + 396 pp, acknowledgments, preface, introduction, 9 chapters with footnotes, epilogue, references, index. Binding tight, pages clean and unmarked, cover cloth crisp and unworn, DJ with a nick at the fr bottom spine corner, else Fine in mylar protector. 6.4" x 9.6" black cloth boards, silver spine lettering, in black & blue illustrted DJ.

$25.00

Readings in Jurisprudence and Legal Philosophy

By Cohen, Morris R.; Cohen, Felix S.

Boston: Little, Brown & Company. 1951. Later Printing. H Hard Cover. Very Good -. xvi, 944 pp, preface, table of cases, 14 chapters with footnotes, index. Fifth Printing. 1/2" x 2" abrasion to cloth board showing at front panel. Slightest wear at top front fore-edge, else, no wear. Clean and bright; tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brick red cloth.

$17.50

An Introduction to Constitutional Interpretation: Cases in Law and Religion

By Carter, Lief

New York: Longman Publishing Group. 1991. S Trade Paperback. Near Fine. xiv, 159 pp, preface, introduction, Free Exercise of Religion: The Case of the Captain's Yarmulke, Establishment Law: Genesis v. Charles Darwin, The History of the Church and State: Two Lectures, From Correspondence to Coherence: Trends in Natural Philosophy, Religion and Constitutional Interpretation, Good Law, bibliography, index. On the faintest shelf wear at bottom edge, else, Pristine. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Paperback.

$14.00

Processes of Constitutional Decisionmaking: Cases and Materials

By Brest, Paul; Levinson, Sanford

Boston, MA: Little, Brown and Company. 1992. Third Edition. H Hard Cover. Near Fine. lvii, 1576 pp, preface, acknowledgments, The Constitution of the United States; Editiorial Notes; Part I. Federalism, Property, Race, National Security, and Judidcial Review (1776-1940: 1. The Bank of the United States: A Case Study; 2. The Marshall Court; 3. The Taney Court, 1855- 1864; 4. 1864-1934; 5. The Decline of Judicial Intervention and the Current Doctrine of Federalism. Part II. Constitutional Adjudication in a Nonoriginalist World: 6. The Limits of History: The Constitutional Treatment of Race; 7. Classifications Based on Sex; 8. Selected Issues Involving Freedom of Expression; 9. Judicail Enforcement of Nonsexually Based Fundamental Rights; 10. Representation Within a Republican Polity; 11. The Constitution in the Modern Welfare State; 12. The Reach of the Constitution: The State Action Dilemma; 13. Constituting an American Community; 14. The Allocation of Decisionmaking Authority; appendix, table of cases, index. Third Edition, 1992. Slightly rubbed black background of title plates, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Red cloth with black title plates and gilt lettering to spine.

$27.50

The Law of Oil and Gas

By Mills, Lawrence and J. C. Willingham

Chicago, IL: Callaghan and Company, 1926. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good +/No Jacket. Large 8vo. The Complete Title: The law of oil and gas: a treatise upon the law of oil and gas, together with the Federal leasing act, and the rules and regulations of the secretary of the interior, governing the leasing of public lands, and of restricted Indian and tribal lands, and forms of leases and other instruments in common use in connection with the exploration for, and production of, oil and gas, xv, 791 pp, preface, I. Fundamental Conceptions of Property; II. Ownership of Oil and Gas; III. Leases in General; IV. Nature of Lessee's Right; V. Nature of Lessee's Estate; VI. Vesting of Lessee's Interest; VII. Consideration for the Lease; VIII. Term; IX. Drilling Clause; X. Delay Rentals; XI. Implied Covenants; XII. Effect of Breach of Implied Covenants; XIII. Royalties; XIV. Transfers and Assignments; XV. Innocent Purchasers; XVI. Possession and Use of Leased Premises; XVII. Estates for Life and for Years; XVIII. Tenants in Common; XIX. Mining Partnerships, et al.; XX.&XXI Drilling Contracts; XXII. Mechanics' Liens; XXIII. Mortgages; XXIV. Restrictions on Operations; XXV. Pipe Lines; XXVI. Taxation; Appendix A-C; index. First Edition, 1926. Scarce Title. Minor wear with lightly age-toned text block edges. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Brown cloth with gilt lettering to spine.

$75.00

Constitutional Law In a Nutshell
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Constitutional Law In a Nutshell

By Barron, Jerome A.; Dienes, C. Thomas

Saint Paul: West Group Publishing. 1999. Later Printing. S Trade Paperback. As New. xcv, 595 pp, foreword to the Fourth Edition, table of cases, introduction, 10 chapters, index. Fourth Edition, 1999. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$17.50

International Law: U.S. Foreign Relations Law
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International Law: U.S. Foreign Relations Law

By Trimble, Phillip R.

New York, NY: Foundation Press. 2002. S Trade Paperback. As New. xv, 300 pp, preface, about the author, introduction, 6 chapters, table of cases, index. Turning Point Series. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$14.00

Principles of Constitutional Law

By Nowak, John E.; Rotunda, Ronald D.

Saint Paul: West Group Publishing. 2005. F Second Edition. S Trade Paperback. As New. xxvi, 857 pp, preface to Second Edition, 17 chapters, table of cases, index. Second Edition, 2005. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$27.50

Legal Studies Forum, Volume XXI, Number 4. Symposium: Domestic Colonialism

By Elkins, James R. [Edt.]

Morgantown, WV: American Legal Studies Association. 1997. S Soft Cover. Fine. pp 404-555. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$17.50

Legal Studies Forum, Volume XXI, Number 2 & 3. Symposium: Teaching a Lawyer's Confessions

By Elkins, James R. [Edt.]

Morgantown, WV: American Legal Studies Association. 1997. S Soft Cover. As New. pp. 139-401. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$17.50

Legal Studies Forum, Volume XXII, Number 4. Symosium: Politics and Literature

By Elkins, James R. [Edt.]

Morgantown, WV: American Legal Studies Association. 1998. S Soft Cover. Near Fine. pp. 530-872. prilim slightly dinged at tips, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$17.50

Journal of Law and Religion, Volume XVI, Number 2
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Journal of Law and Religion, Volume XVI, Number 2

By Failinger, Marie A. [Edt.]

Saint Paul: Hamline University School Of Law. 2001. S Paperback. Fine. x/, pp. 187-1037. A few inked circles on table of contents, else, Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Wraps.

$27.50

John Spelman's Reading on "Quo Warranto": Delivered in Gray's Inn, Lent 1519

By Baker, J. H. [Edt.]

London: Selden Society. 1997. H Hard Cover. Fine. xxiii, 208 pp, preface, manuscripts, abbreviations, introduction, appendixI-II, text: 4 parts, table of cases, index. Double pagination edition with original on lefthand page, and English translation on facing page. The Publications of the Selden Society, Volume 113. Pristine, no wear. Clean, tight and strong binding with no underlining, highlighting or marginalia. Blue cloth.

$27.50

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