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A GUIDE TO THE LAW AND LEGAL LITERATURE OF BOLIVIA

By: Clagett, Helen L.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Library of Congress: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41746

Condition: Very Good


110 pages; Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers, rear wrapper has two small nicks at top edge. ; 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 THE MEXICAN STATES w/ letter identifying errors

By: Clagett, Helen L. ; Isabel Kelly

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Library of Congress: 1947

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41747

Condition: Very Good+


180 pages; Clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers. Mimeographed copy of a three page typed letter laid-in, dated 10.8.47, Mexico, D.F. and written by Isabel Kelly to Dr. Luther Evans, Librarian of Congress addressing some errors in the text of this book. Ms. Kelly is quite blunt in her criticisms. An amusing and informative bonus piece. ; 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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ADDRESSES OF LE BARON BRADFORD COLT Including The Protection of the President of the US

By: Colt, Le Baron Bradford

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown, & Company: 1906

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40365

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight in original navy blue cloth binding with gilt lettering. A collected edition published in 1906. Essays include The Protection of the President of the US; Contributions of Rhode Island to the American Union; America's Solution of the Problem of Government. ; 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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VICTORY - An Island Tale

By: Conrad, Joseph; [Justice Potter Stewart 's signature]

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Garden City, Doubleday, Doran and Co.: 1930

Seller ID: 42311

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; xviii, 412 pages; Clean and secure in original flexible navy leather binding with gilt lettering, some wear at spine. Former owner's signature on ffep "Potter Stewart" U.S. Supreme Court Justice. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Potter Stewart to the Supreme Court to replace Justice Harold Hitz Burton, who was retiring. Stewart served on the Supreme Court until he announced his retirement from the Court on June 18, 1981 at the age of 66. During his tenure (1958-1981) as an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court, Potter Stewart made major contr... View more info

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Elementos de Derecho Constitutional Mexicano

By: Coronado, Mariano

Price: $29.94

Publisher: Mexico, Libreria de La Vda. de Ch Bouret: 1906

Edition: Third Edition

Seller ID: 41296

Condition: Very Good-


289 pages; "Blue Room" written on rear endpapers, otherwise clean and tight in original blue cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and lettering and decorative stamping in black on front board. Paper toned, cloth chipped near base of spine, endpapers splitting across hinges, but binding quite tight and secure. Halftitle and Prologue are present, appears to be missing the title page. OCLC: 9185316 Mariano Coronado (1852-1927) was an important literary and political figure in Mexico from the late 19th through the early 20th centuries. He was a major figure in The Literary Alliance,... View more info

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FAMOUS DIVORCES OF ALL AGES

By: Cowley, Charles

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Lowell, Penhallow Printing Company: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41332

Condition: Very Good


291, (1) pages; Clean and tight in original brown cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine. Some wear to cloth at spine ends. OCLC: 8976728 A collection of divorce cases including those involving Charles Sumner, Napoleon, King Henry VIII, Charles Dickens, Edwin Forrest, Henriette Valentine, George Sand, Lord Nelson, Mirabeau, Mary Queen of Scots and William Hazlitt, and others. There is also a section on Early Divorces in Massachusetts (beginning at page 270). ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with... View more info

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Chronique des Travaux d'Histoire du Droit Publies en Angleterre du 1 Janvier 1939 a la Fin de Julliet 1948

By: Crompton, James

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Poznan, Uniwersytetu Poznanskiego: 1949

Seller ID: 41701

Condition: Good


26 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers, wrappers age toned, top corner clipped. Extrait des Annales d'Histoire du Droit, Tome II.; 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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POLITICS AND THE CONSTITUTION IN THE HISTORY OF THE UNITED STATES in Two Volumes

By: Crosskey, William Winslow

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Chicago, University of Chicago Press: 1953

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39738

Condition: Very Good+ in Very Good- dust jacket


Both volumes clean and tight in original green cloth binding in edgeworn chipped, dustjackets (now in protective mylar covers). William Winslow Crosskey's reputation as a constitutional historian rests upon his Politics and the Constitution in the History of the United States (1953), a learned, controversial reinterpretation of the framing of the Constitution. Crosskey, a professor of law at the University of Chicago, argued that the Framers of the Constitution sought to create a unitary system of government with virtually unlimited legislative powers, that Congress would have supreme authori... View more info

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Resolved, that American Lawyers Resume Their Traditional Post of Active Guidance in Acquisition and Continuance of Insurance Contracts Helping Policy Holders to Avoid Waste of Premium Monies Misdirected Efforts and Miscarriage of Expected Protection

By: Cyzio, S. C

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Chicago, Cyzio Services, Inc: 1941

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38708

Condition: Very Good


31 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. The author became a Member of the American Judicature Society in 1943. A very critical critique of the American insurance industry from both a legal and economic standpoint. No electronic version currently available. OCLC 63998920 View more info

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The Constitutionality and Utility of Advisory Opinions

By: Davison, J. F.

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Toronto, University of Toronto: 1938

Seller ID: 37123

Condition: Very Good


26 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. An offprint from the University of Toronto Law Journal, Volume II, Number 2. J. Forrester Davison was a student of Felix Frankfurter and coauthor of his administrative law casebook (1932). Davison was at the core of the developments in Progressive/ New Deal administrative law at Harvard along with Frankfurter, Bruce Wyman, Roscoe Pound, Landis and Thomas Reed Powell. In this essay, Davison examines the status of advisory opinions in Canada, The U.S. and Australia with particular attention to matters touching on the National Recovery Ac... View more info

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The Constitutionality and Utility of Advisory Opinions

By: Davison, James Forrester

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Library of Congress: 1938

Seller ID: 38335

Condition: Very Good


26 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Front wrapper unevenly faded; rear wrapper has some superficial spotting. An offprint from the University of Toronto Law Journal, Volume II, Number 2. J. Forrester Davison was a student of Felix Frankfurter and coauthor of his administrative law casebook (1932). Davison was at the core of the developments in Progressive/ New Deal administrative law at Harvard along with Frankfurter, Bruce Wyman, Roscoe Pound, Landis and Thomas Reed Powell. In this essay, Davison examines the status of advisory opinions in Canada, The U.S. and Australi... View more info

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The Crisis of the Science of Law

By: Del Vecchio, Giorgio

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New Orleans, Tulane University: 1934

Seller ID: 41737

Condition: Very Good


Tulane Law Review, Vol VIII; 16 pages; Contents clean and tight innoriginal blue wrappers, toned at edges. Giorgio Del Vecchio (Bologna, 1878 - Genoa, 1970) was a prominent Italian legal philosopher of the early 20th century. Among others he influenced the theories of Norberto Bobbio. He is famous for his book Justice.; 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 Compilation of the LAWS OF MASSACHUSETTS Comprising the Titles of Assessors, Auctioneers, Clerks, ... Ferrymen ... Militia ... Treasurers, and Tything-men : With an Appendix, Containing the Legal Forms Connected with Those Subjects

By: Dickinson, Rodolphus

Price: $274.94

Publisher: Boston, D. Mallory & Co: 1811

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42141

Condition: Very Good


279 pages; Contents clean and secure in 19th century full calf binding with red leather title label at spine, gilt lettering, boards ruled in blind; leather worn at spine ends, some minor rubbing and scrapes; an attractive volume. Printed by J.T. Buckingham, printer, Winter-Street. OCLC 84670682 View more info

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Cinq Années de Ma Vie 1894-1899

By: Dreyfus, Alfred

Price: $4,499.99

Publisher: New York, McClure, Phillips & Co.: 1901

Seller ID: 39500

Condition: Very Good


2 p.l. & 212 pages; A remarkably rare and legally significant copy of the 1901 memoirs by Alfred Dreyfus, the French Army officer at the heart of a cruel forgery and subsequent miscarriage of justice known as the "Dreyfus Affair" -- which has reverberated around the civilized world from 1894, when Dreyfus was falsely accused of treason to France, right through to the present day. This copy was never published in any usual sense, nor was it ever offered for sale to the public. In this case, the old saying is incorrect -- one can judge from the cover that this book is different, and s... View more info

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BRIEF GUIDE TO FEDERAL LEGAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

By: Dwyer, Francis Xavier ; Gunhild I. Ness; Frederick Keating Beutel

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, The Federal Bar Journal: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42146

Condition: Very Good


45 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Reprinted from the Federal Bar Journal, Volume VI, No. 2, pp.170-205. Topics addressed: U.S. Constitution; State constitutions; Sources of the Law; History of Legislation; Judicial interpretations; Administrative interpretations; etc. 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

BRIEF GUIDE TO FEDERAL LEGAL BIBLIOGRAPHY

By: Dwyer, Francis Xavier ; Gunhild I. Ness ; Frederick Keating Beutel

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Federal Bar Journal: 1945

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42147

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 45 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Reprinted from the Federal Bar Journal, Volume VI, No. 2, pp.170-205. Topics addressed: U.S. Constitution; State constitutions; Sources of the Law; History of Legislation; Judicial interpretations; Administrative interpretations; etc. Inscribed and signed by the author Francis X. Dwyer on front wrapper. 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 decad... View more info

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BRIEF GUIDE TO FEDERAL LEGAL BIBLIOGRAPHY - author's copy

By: Dwyer, Francis Xavier ; Gunhild I. Ness ; Frederick Keating Beutel

Price: $14.94

Publisher: New York, Federal Bar Journal: 1945

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42148

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 45 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Reprinted from the Federal Bar Journal, Volume VI, No. 2, pp.170-205. Topics addressed: U.S. Constitution; State constitutions; Sources of the Law; History of Legislation; Judicial interpretations; Administrative interpretations; etc. Ownership stamp of the author Francis X. Dwyer on front wrapper, publication notice from Federal Bar News afixed to front wrapper, typed note stapled to top of front wrapper re: authorship. Francis Xavier Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by... View more info

A Copy-right Manual Designed for Men of Business, Authors, Scholars, and Members of the Legal Profession

By: Ellsworth, William Wolcott ; (1791-1868)

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Boston, Oliver Ellsworth: 1862

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39133

Condition: Very Good


48 pp. pages; Contemporary "law" sheepskin, rebacked, old red label remounted on spine (and is rubbed and worn). Edges of the boards rubbed, chip to the front blank endpaper. A sound copy of this scarce volume. OCLC: 33224108 The author, (son of the second U.S. Chief Justice Oliver Ellsworth), was a Representative from Connecticut. He was born in Windsor, Conn., November 10, 1791, and was graduated from Yale College in 1810; studied law in Litchfield, Conn. and continued his legal education in Hartford in the office of his brother-in-law, the late Chief Justice Williams. Ellswor... View more info

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MR. JUSTICE MILLER AND THE SUPREME COURT, 1862-1890

By: Fairman, Charles

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard University Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39734

Condition: Very Good


xiv, 456 pages; Clean and tight in original red cloth binding, lettering faded from spine. Samuel Freeman Miller (1816 – 1890) was an associate justice of the United States Supreme Court who served from 1862 to 1890. He was a physician and lawyer. Miller supported Abraham Lincoln in the 1860 election. Lincoln nominated Miller to the Supreme Court on July 16, 1862, after the beginning of the American Civil War. His reputation was so high that Miller was confirmed half an hour after the Senate received notice of his nomination. His opinions strongly favored Lincoln's positions. After the war,... View more info

Dean Roscoe Pound His Significance in American Legal Thought

By: Farnum, Hon. George R.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Boston, Boston University Law Review: 1934

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 40773

Condition: Very Good


from The Boston University Law Review, November, 1934; 13 pages; Clean and secure in original printed wrappers. "Compliments of the Author" in ink at top of front wrapper. OCLC: 62420104 Farnum admired Pound's 'robust independence and instinctive aloofness from affiliation with any well defined school of legal thought or philosophical movement -- phases of his pronounced originality of character and thought -- [that] render it impossible to arrange his views within the bounds of any neat and instructive cheme of classification." Farnum, like many others, was more comfortable ... View more info