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THE STABILIZATION AND MORE EQUITABLE DISTRIBUTION OF WEALTH A Constructive Plan

By: Blymyer, William Hervey

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Pelham Manor, NY, Privately Published: 1932

Seller ID: 41689

Condition: Very Good


24 pages; Clean and tight in original tan wrappers. A provocative article on the inefficiency of graduated income tax with alternative proposals for achieving a more equitable distribution of weath in the U.S. Blymyer was a Wall Street lawyer who occasionally published articles such as this on issues of political economy, including an earlier piece title The Trust Question - Its Solution. Blymyer was once secretary of the Ohio Society of New York and attended the World Peace Conference of 1899 at The Hague. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It... View more info

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A COLLECTION OF IMPORTANT ENGLISH STATUTES, SHOWING THE PRINCIPAL CHANGES IN THE LAW OF PROPERTY; TOGETHER WITH SOME OTHER ENACTMENTS OF COMMON REFERENCE.

By: Bolles, Frank; E. M. Parker; Edmund L. Baylies

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Waterman and Amee: 1888

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 41326

Condition: Near Fine


189 pages; Brief inscription on ffep - To Walt/ From Brub/ 10/28/36. [previous owner was Walter Dwyer] Clean and tight in original pebbled cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine, some toning to endpapers. Examines the most important of those English statutes passed before the establishment of the colonies, which form part of our law today; plus subsequent acts of parliament which have had the greatest influence on American case law. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in eph... View more info

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CELEBRATED TRIALS AND REMARKABLE CASES OF CRIMINAL JURISPRUDENCE, From The Earliest Records To The Year 1825 [Six Volume Set]

By: Borrow, George H.

Price: $1,249.94

Publisher: London, Knight And Lacey: 1825

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39173

Condition: Very Good+


Clean and tight in lovely 19th century bindings of tan calf over marbled boards with leather title labels at spines in red and green with gilt lettering; raised bands and extensive gilt decoration at spines with armorial bookplate with coat of arms of John Croft Deverell to paste downs. Quite scarce as a complete set, particularly in this condition. George H. Borrow's first published work. Illustrations include portraits, courtroom scenes and a plan of a murder scene. Contents include accounts of many notable trials at Newgate between the years 1806 and 1825; charges include murder, fortune... View more info

HER WANTON MAJESTY [w/ Dustjacket]

By: Botkin, Gleb

Price: $29.94

Publisher: New York, The Macaulay Company: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41214

Condition: Very Good- in Good+ dust jacket


309 pages; Green cloth binding with black lettering in lascivious pictorial dustjacket. Scarce dustjacket very chipped and worn at edges. Gleb Botkin (1900-1969) grew up in the Russian Imperial Court where his father Eugene was a physician to the royal Romanov monarchy After his father was executed along with the Romanovs at the Ipatiev house in Ekaterinburg, Botkin fought on the side of the counter-revolutionary forces in Russia. As the outcome of the war became evident, Botkin fled to the United States, where he wrote novels (such as this fictionalised biography of Catherine I) and in 1938... View more info

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Socialization of the Law

By: Boyd, James Harrington

Price: $5.94

Publisher: American Journal of Sociology: 1917

Seller ID: 41719

Condition: Very Good-


16 pages; This article was extracted from the May 1917 issue of the American Journal of Sociology (disbound). ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

The Court and the World American Law and the New Global Realities

By: Breyer, Stephen

Price: $5.94

Publisher: New York, Knopf: 2015

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42008

ISBN: 1101946199

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


400 pages; Clean and tight in original binding in bright clean dustjacket. “[A] tour de force analysis of the role of the Supreme Court vis-a-vis the rest of the world . . . the book's main message is inarguable: in a world that is smaller and more tightly interconnected than it has ever been, the Supreme Court cannot stand aloof from the legal universe beyond America's shores . . . In his characteristically measured, above-the-fray style . . . Mr. Breyer provides in-depth yet lucid accounts of how the court has approached many instances of cross-border justice, from anti-trust lawsuits to c... View more info

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IN MEMORIUM HONORABLE WILLIAM O. DOUGLAS Proceedings of the Bar & Officers of the Supreme Court of the United States

By: Burger, Chief Justice Warren E.

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Supreme Court: 1980

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39736

Condition: Very Good+


53 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Issued upon the death of Justice William O. Douglas, this contains the remarks of Chief Justice Warren E. Burger, Solicitor General McCabe, Judge Fletcher, Professor Countryman, Judge Rifkind, and a lengthy address by Justice Abe Fortas. William Orville Douglas (1898 –1980) served as an Associate Justice of the Supreme Court of the United States for 36 years and 209 days (1939–75), the longest term in the history of the Supreme Court. Douglas holds a number of records as a Supreme Court Justice, including the most opinions. Douglas w... View more info

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DUTY AND THE LAW - Judge John J. Parker and the Constitution

By: Burris, William C. ; [Signed by Judge G.A. Gessell ]

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Bessemer, AL, Colonial Press: 1987

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39739

ISBN: 0938991086

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


250 pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding with bright gilt lettering. OCLC: 15607732 John Johnston Parker (1885–1958) was a U.S. judge who failed confirmation to the Supreme Court by one vote. He was also the U.S. alternate judge at the Nuremberg Trials of Nazi war criminals and later served on the United Nations' International Law Commission. After serving as special assistant to the Attorney General of the United States in 1923, Parker was appointed to the United States Court of Appeals for the Fourth Circuit in Richmond. He became Chief Judge of that Court in 1931 and s... View more info

Monthly List of New Legal Publications Catalogue No. 161 (September 1945)

By: Carswell Company

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Toronto, Carswell Co., Ltd: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39670

Condition: Very Good-


7 pages; Ink note at top of front wrapper ""[check mark] Books sent on blanket order 4416 / FXF" and date received stamp of the Law Library of Library of Congress Sep 12, 1945. Otherwise clean with toning along left edge of front wrapper. View more info

Catalogue of Modern Law Books - April 1937 with Supplement to August 1st, 1938

By: Carswell Company

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Toronto, Carswell Company: 1938

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39686

Condition: Very Good


180 pages; Contents clean and tight in original card caovers, former owner's name on front board - F. X. Dwyer -- Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by Edmund M. Morgan and Francis X. Dwyer, and was a librarian at the Law Library of Harvard University and later for decades at the Law Library of Library of Congress. View more info

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Middle Temple Ordeal - being an account of what World War II meant to the Inn, with an appendix of dates and events

By: Cassels, Justice

Price: $9.94

Publisher: London, Honourable Society of the Middle Temple: 1948

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38745

Condition: Very Good


55 pages; Clean and tight in original blue printed wrappers, typed note laid-in "With the Compliments of the Treasurer and Masters of the Bench" on letterhead of The Honourable Society of the Middle Temple. Foreword by Justice Cassels. Profusely illustrated with photographs before and after the bombings during World War II. OCLC: 2347457 View more info

Legal Biography - Items 1 to 458

By: Central Book Company

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New York, Central Book Company Inc: 1950

Seller ID: 39675

Condition: Very Good-


18 pages; Contents clean and secure in original printed stapled wrappers (dust toned). Central Book Company operated at 261 Broadway in New York in the late 1940s and 1950s. Date not printed on catalogue, approximated. View more info

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Armed in America: A History of Gun Rights from Colonial Militias to Concealed Carry

By: Charles, Patrick J.

Price: $7.94

Publisher: Amherst, NY, Prometheus Books: 2019

Seller ID: 42397

Condition: Near Fine


555 pages; Clean and secure in original pictorial wrappers. ARC. No markings or tears. This accessible legal history describes the way in which the Second Amendment was interpreted throughout most of American history and shows that today's gun-rights advocates have drastically departed from the long-held interpretation of the right to bear arms.This illuminating study traces the transformation of the right to arms from its inception in English and colonial American law to today's impassioned gun-control debate. As historian and legal scholar Patrick J. Charles shows, what the right to arms ... View more info

The Philosophy of Law of St. Augustine

By: Chroust, Anton-Hermann

Price: $9.94

Publisher: The Philosophical Review: 1944

Seller ID: 39660

Condition: Very Good


From The Philosophical Review, March 1944; 8 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers which are mildly toned. Anton-Hermann Chroust (1907-1982) was Professor of law, philosophy, and history at University of Notre Dame from 1946-1972. OCLC: 264729041 View more info

Law and Administrative Process

By: Chroust, Anton-Hermann

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Law School: 1945

Seller ID: 39661

Condition: Very Good


From Harvard Law Review, Vol. LVIII, No. 4, April 1945; 16 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Anton-Hermann Chroust (1907-1982) was Professor of law, philosophy, and history at University of Notre Dame from 1946-1972. View more info

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The Sources of Commercial Law of Mexico

By: Clagett, Helen L.

Price: $10.94

Publisher: New Orleans, Tulane Law Review: 1944

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41661

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 24 pages; Clean and tight in original green printed wrappers. Reprinted from the Tulane Law Review, March 1944, Vol. XVIII, pp 437-460. Signed by the author beneath the title on the first page. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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The Mexican Suit of "Amparo"

By: Clagett, Helen L.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Georgetown Law School: 1945

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41662

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 20 pages; Clean and tight in original tan printed wrappers. From the Georgetown Law Journal, May 1945, Vol. 33, No. 4. 418-437. Signed by the author on the front wrapper. ; Signed by Author; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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A GUIDE TO THE LAW AND LEGAL LITERATURE OF PERU

By: Clagett, Helen L.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Library of Congress: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41743

Condition: Very Good


188 pages; Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers, rubbing near spine. This is the original Paperback issue, NOT hardcover ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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A GUIDE TO THE LAW AND LEGAL LITERATURE OF PARAGUAY

By: Clagett, Helen L.

Price: $12.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Library of Congress: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41744

Condition: Very Good


59 pages; Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info

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A GUIDE TO THE LAW AND LEGAL LITERATURE OF URUGUAY

By: Clagett, Helen L.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Library of Congress: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41745

Condition: Very Good


123 pages; Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking in ephemeral electronic renderings. View more info