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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.



The Constitutions of the Several Independent States of America; the Declaration of Independence; the Articles of Confederation between The Said States; the Treaties between his most Christian Majesty and the United States of America. by Continental Congress

Book Details: manuscript signature, "John Whiting" cursive script, in period ink on title page format: book is numbered 1-226. page 208 misprinted as "108". two blank front and back end papers. dimensions: 6 7/8" x 4 3/8" x 3/4" approx. condition: as fou…

From Original Antique Maps

$23,000.00


Descriptive Book of Thieves by City of Cleveland Police Department

Approximately 3200 booking records (approximately 20 of which have been contemporaneously blotted-out) numbered 37888 to 41109 accompanied by individual 2 x 3 inches photographs and description of the person and their alleged crime. Full brown cloth. Fro…

From William Chrisant & Sons' Old Florida Book Shop, ABAA, ILAB, FABA

$40,000.00


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…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$750.00


Magna Carta, Regis Johannis XV. Die Junii Anno Regni XVII, A D MCCXV by Magna Carta; Whittaker, John

1816. London, John Whittaker, 1816.. London, John Whittaker, 1816. The First British Book Printed in Gold - "The Most Magnificent of All Editions" [Magna Carta]. [Whittaker, John, Publisher]. Magna Carta: Regis Johannis XV. Die Junii Anno Regni XVII. A.D…

From The Lawbook Exchange Ltd

$9,500.00


[Corpus Juris Civilis] by JUSTINIAN

1589 ENORMOUS LAW Corpus Juris Civilis Justinian Codex Digest Godefroy 6v SET "Freedom is the natural ability of everyone to do what he likes, unless it is prohibited by law or by force." ― Justinian I Justinian's 'Corpus Juris Civilis' is unquestiona…

From Schilb Antiquarian Rare Books

$4,950.00


Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis Autograph, With Photo by Brandeis, Louis D

, . Supreme Court Justice Louis D. Brandeis original ink-signed autograph, accompanied by high resolution continuous-tone digital portrait photograph from the Library Of Congress Harris & Ewing collection printed on heavy 210g/m2 museum-grade rag photo …

From AARDWOLF Fine Books

$750.00


The Book of Oaths, and the severall forms thereof, both antient and modern. by Book of Oaths; Richard Garnett

1649, hardcover. Title continued (with the 17th century spelling): Faithfully collected out of sundry authentike books and records, not heretofore extant, compiled in one volume, very useful for all persons whatsoever, especially those that undertake any…

From Bucks County Bookshop IOBA

$291.00


The law library. Volumes I, II, III, V, VI, VII, VIII, X, XI. July 1833 - March 1836.

Philadelphia: Philadelphia: John S. Littell. 1833-1836., 1833. 1st Edition . Hardcover. Good. Nine of the first eleven volumes of this periodical series devoted to reprinting contemporary English legal treatises. Uniformly bound in (?publisher's) ha…

From Nostre Livers

$750.00


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…

From Arroyo Seco Books

$1,000.00


LA GRAUNDE ABRIDGEMENT, COLLECTE & ESCRIE PER LE JUDGE TRESREVEREND SYR ROBERT BROOKE, CHIVALIER, NADGAIRS CHIEFE JUSTICE DEL COMMON BANKE. by BROOKE, Sir Robert.:

London, Richard Tottell, 1576.. 2 parts in one volume, 1576, with separate architecturally decorated title pages and separate pagination, ornamental initials to the first page of each part, text in Law French. Thick 8vo, approximately 210 x 145 mm, 8¼ …

From Roger Middleton

£475.00


Modern American Law by BLACKSTONE INSTITUTE, CHICAGO, ILLINOIS

This set of BlackStone American Law Books have been in our Family for years. They were given to my Great-grandfather for his work helping to establish Union for workers in Northern States.…

From $Garet Antiques

$500.00


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…

From Classic Books and Ephemera

$258.00


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…

From E C Books

£500.00


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