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THE WISCONSIN LABOR RELATIONS ACT A Guide to Understanding

By: Feinsinger, Nathan P. ; William Gorham Rice, Jr.

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Madison, University of Wisconsin: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40744

Condition: Very Good+


Bulletin of the University of Wisconsin; 78 pages; Former owner's stamp on front wrapper, otherwise clean and tight in original gray printed wrappers. OCLC: 9633710 The Wisconsin Labor Relations Act was known as the "Little Wagner Act," intended to promote industrial peace by replicating the federal labor relations system at the state level. The law created the Wisconsin Employment Relations Board (WERB), which was intended to encourage mediation of industrial disputes and included an extensive list of unfair labor practices by employers. Wisconsin thus became the first state to adopt... View more info

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La Ligue de Nations et la Neutralite de la Suisse

By: Feyler, Colonel Fernand

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Lausanne, Revue Militaire Suisse: 1919

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38621

Condition: Very Good+


104 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. View more info

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THE CODE OF THE DISTRICT OF COLUMBIA (To March 4, 1929)

By: Fitzgerald, Roy G.

Price: $49.94

Publisher: Washington, U.S. Government Printing Office: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40122

Condition: Very Good


xvi, 807 pages; Clean and tight in original tan buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine in red, green and black compartments, three full page maps of the District. A consolidation and codification of the laws, general and permanent in their nature, relating to or in force in the District of Columbia, except such laws as are of application in the District of Columbia by reason of being laws of the United States general and permanent in their nature [with Ancillaries and Index]. Prepared under the direction of the Committee on Revision of the Laws of the House of Representatives under au... View more info

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AMERICAN DIPLOMACY IN THE ORIENT

By: Foster, John W. ; [Hennen Jennings' copy]

Price: $39.94

Publisher: Boston, Houghton, Mifflin and Co: 1904

Seller ID: 42418

Condition: Very Good


xiv, (2), 498 pages; Contents clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board, one spot of fading at spine, otherwise near fine. Original owner's signature on ffep - "Hennen Jennings" Chapters include: The First Chinese Treaties, Independent Hawaii, The Opening of Japan, Korea and Its Neighbors, The Samoan Complication, etc. Preface: "The great development of the industrial resources of the country, the necessity of larger markets in Asia, and the recently acquired territorial possession in the Pacific Ocean, have given new interest... View more info

DE INDIS ET DE IURE BELLI RELECTIONES being Parts of Releciones Theologicae XII by Franciscus de Victoria

By: Franciscus de Victoria; Ernest Nys, Editor

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Washington, Carnegie Institution of Washington: 1917

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41496

Condition: Very Good+


Carnegie Classics of International Law; Edited by and introduction by Ernest Nys. Translation of text by John Pawley Bate. Revised Text, With Prefatory Remarks, list of Errata, and Index of Authors Cited by F. Wright. Clean and tight in original tan cloth binding with lettering in black at spine. Small scrape at lower outer edge of rear board. Former owner's name on front pastedown endpaper: "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 L... View more info

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CASES AND MATERIALS ON ADMINISTRATIVE LAW

By: Frankfurter, Felix ; & J. Forrester Davison

Price: $99.94

Publisher: Chicago, Foundation Press: 1935

Edition: Second Edition

Seller ID: 38563

Condition: Very Good


xiii, (1), 651 pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding. Though not marked as such, this book belonged to the co-author J. Forrester Davison who was at the core of the developments in Progressive/ New Deal administrative law at Harvard along with Frankfurter, Bruce Wyman, Roscoe Pound, James Landis and Thomas Reed Powell. This second edition was greatly reduced in size from the first edition which contained nearly 1200 pages. ; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own physical history that imbues it with a character lacking i... View more info

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Cases and Other Authorities on Federal Jurisdiction and Procedure

By: Frankfurter, Felix ; Wilber G. Katz

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Chicago, Callaghan and Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 39460

Condition: Very Good-


xxix, 769 pages; OCLC: 1486504 Ownership signature and address of Christopher Smith Sargent who was Editor of the Harvard Law Review in the 1930s and graduated cum laude. In the later 1930s he served as personal law secretary to Supreme Court Justice Benjamin Cardozo. Sargent has made marginal annotations on a couple dozen pages of this book, likely in preparing his own 1936 dissertation titled: "Jurisdiction of the United States Supreme Court on Writs of Error to State Courts, 1916-26." Felix Frankfurter was an Associate Justice of the United States Supreme Court and a friend and... View more info

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Power of Congress over Procedure in Criminal Contempts in "Inferior" Federal Courts - A Study of Separation of Powers

By: Frankfurter, Feliz ; James M. Landis

Price: $74.94

Publisher: Cambridge, Harvard Law Review Association: 1924

Seller ID: 41631

Condition: Very Good


Reprinted from the Harvard Law Review, vol. XXXVII, no. 8; 104 pages; Clean and tight in original wrappers; wrappers toned at edges. "May Congress provide for the ascertainment of disputed facts by a jury, under the usual supervision of a judge, in a very limited and strictly defined class of criminal contempts of inferior Federal courts, that is, 'infractions of the law' resulting from acts not done 'in the presence of the court' and 'visited with punishment as such,' to "vindicate the authority of the court' and and not as 'remedial enforcement for the benefit of a complainant'? He... View more info

Image for The Town Officer; or the Power and Duty of Selectmen,Town Clerks,Town Treasuers, Overseers of the Poor, Assessors, Constables, Collectors of Taxes, Surveyors of Highways ...  As Contained in the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

The Town Officer; or the Power and Duty of Selectmen,Town Clerks,Town Treasuers, Overseers of the Poor, Assessors, Constables, Collectors of Taxes, Surveyors of Highways ... As Contained in the Laws of the Commonwealth of Massachusetts

By: Freeman, Samuel ; [William Brattle, Jr.'s copy]

Price: $149.94

Publisher: Boston, Thomas & Andrews: 1808

Edition: Seventh

Seller ID: 42273

Condition: Very Good-


372 pages; To which is prefixed the Constitution of said Commonwealth and of the United States. Also includes An Appendix containing some Inspection and other Laws at Large, with other Useful Information. Printed by J.T. Buckingham. Original owner's name on titlepage (Wm. Brattle), old price on ffep, tide mark to first nine leaves, otherwise clean and secure in original full leather binding with a red leather spine label with gilt lettering and ruling; front hinge tender with some erosion of leather at spine edge and lower edge of front board; light scattered foxing. William Brattle, Jr. (... View more info

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Gierke and the Corporate Myth

By: Freyd, Bernard

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Seattle, Journal of Social Philosophy: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40746

Condition: Good


Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol 4, No. 2 (January 1939); 6 pages; A 6-page offprint from the Journal of Social Philosophy, Vol 4, No. 2 (January 1939), dust toning to edges of front wrapper. OCLC 78944621 View more info

Remarks on Llewellyn's View of Law, Official Behavior, and Political Science

By: Friedrich, Carl J

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Academy of Political Science: 1935

Seller ID: 38982

Condition: Very Good-


13 pages; Reprinted from Political Science Quarterly, Vol. L [50], No. 3, September 1935, pp. 419-431. "With the compliments / of the author" written neatly at top of front wrapper. Otherwise clean and tight in original staples wrappers. Karl Nickerson Llewellyn was a prominent American jurisprudential scholar associated with the school of legal realism, one of the twenty most cited American legal scholars of the 20th century. Carl Joachim Friedrich (born June 5, 1901 in Leipzig; died on September 19, 1984 in Lexington, Massachusetts) was a German-American professor and political ... View more info

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THE CONSTITUTION That Delicate Balance Landmark Cases that Shaped the Constitution

By: Friendly, Fred W. ; & Martha J.H. Elliott ; [Inscribed to Supreme Court Justice Potter Stewart ]

Price: $149.94

Publisher: New York, Random House: 1984

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39385

ISBN: 0394540743

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; 339 pages; Inscribed by Friendly and Signed by both authors on the titlepage to Justice Potter Stewart (to whom the book is dedicated) and Mrs. Potter Stewart. The printed dedication reads: "To Potter Stewart, who has taught us / '...what the British Crown had feared -- / and what the American Founders decided to risk.'" Clean and tight in original binding in very good dustjacket, slight lean to binding. From the collection of Justice Potter Stewart who served as a Justice on the U.S. Supreme Court for nearly 24 years. In 1958, President Dwight D. Eisenhower nominated Po... View more info

Communist China's Emerging Fundamentals of Criminal Law

By: Fu-Shun Lin

Price: $10.94

Publisher: School of International Affairs Columbia University: 1964

Seller ID: 39659

Condition: Very Good


American Journal of Coparative Law, Volume 13, No. 1, Winter 1964; 14 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. OCLC: 26521802 View more info

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EXPERIENCE IN THE SUPREME COURT OF THE UNITED STATES With Some Reflections and Suggestions as to that Tribunal

By: Garland, Augustus Hill

Price: $349.94

Publisher: Washington, J. Byrne: 1898

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39093

Condition: Near Fine


100 pages; Clean and secure in original red cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front cover. OCLC: 5655993 Augustus Hill Garland (1832 – 1899) was an Arkansas lawyer and politician, who was a senator in both the United States and the Confederate States. He also served as Governor of Arkansas and as Attorney General of the United States in first administration of President Grover Cleveland. In 1864 he was appointed to the Confederate States Senate, where he made efforts to establish a Supreme Court of the Confederate States. At the end of the Civil War, Garland was pardoned by ... View more info

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STUDY OF LEGAL RESERVE LIFE INSURANCE COMPANIES

By: Gesell, Gerhard Alden ; Ernest J. Howe

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Washington, Government Printing Office: 1940

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39735

Condition: Very Good-


Investigation of Concentration of Economic Power: Monograph No. 28; 474 pages; Clean and tight in original orange wrappers, light foxing to first couple pages. A Study made under the auspices of the Securities and Exchange Commission for the Temporary National Economic Committee, Seventy-Sixth Congress, Third Session, Pursuant to Public Resolution No. 113 (Seventy-fifth Congress), Authorizing and Directing a Select Committee to Make a Full and Complete Study and Investigation With Respect to the Concentration of Economic Power in, and Financial Control Over, Production and Distribution of Good... View more info

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Opere postume di Pietro Giannone. Giureconsulto ed Avvocato Napoletano. Tomo Primo.

By: Giannone, Pietro

Price: $34.94

Publisher: Italia: 1821

Seller ID: 38348

Condition: Very Good


First Volume only; contents include: L'Apologia della Storia Civile di Napoli, and La Professione di Fede. Clean and tight in early 19th century binding of quarter green calf over marbled boards with gilt lettering and decorative stamping at spine, rubbed at extremities. Nice paper, no foxing. Pietro Giannone (7 May 1676 – 17 March 1748) was an Italian historian born in Ischitella, in the province of Capitanata. He opposed the papal influence in Naples, for which he was imprisoned for twelve years until his death. This volume contains his greatest work L'Apologia della Storia Civile di Napo... View more info

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The Social Sciences and Scientific Method in the Administration of Justice

By: Glueck, Sheldon

Price: $5.94

Publisher: Philadelphia, American Academy of Political and Social Science: 1933

Seller ID: 41736

Condition: Very Good


The Annals; 13 pages; Unmarked in original self wrappers, a bit dust toned. The author Sheldon Glueck ( 1896 – 1980) was a Polish-American criminologist. He and his wife were the first criminologists to perform studies of chronic juvenile offenders and among the first to examine the effects of psychopathy among the more serious delinquents. During the aftermath of the Holocaust he was one of the leading advocates for the creation of an international criminal court to punish crimes against humanity.; Experience the pleasure of reading and appreciating this actual printed item. It has its own... View more info

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"Our Tong Maternall Maruellously Amendyd and Augmentyd" - The First Englishing and Printing of the Medieval Statutes at Large, 1530-1533

By: Graham, Howard Jay

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Los Angeles, UCLA Law Review: 1965

Seller ID: 38742

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers with an autograph inscription on front wrapper "with compliments & gratitude" followed by a name/address label of the author (eroded). Reprinted from the UCLA Law Review, Vol. 13, No. 1, November 1965. View more info

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A Brief Account of the Development of the Supreme Judicial Court of Massachusetts with Portraits of the Chief Magistrates of the Bay Colony between 1630 and 1692 in Massachusetts Law Quarterly, September 1930, Vol. XVI, No. 1

By: Grinnell, F. G.

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Law Quarterly: 1930

Seller ID: 41674

Condition: Very Good


47 pages; Clean and tight in original green printed wrappers, mild toning at edges. The Brief Account is 16 pages. Contains 49 portraits (including 3 of Oliver Wendell Holmes) and two additional illustrations. Other articles include: Portraits of the Six Leaders of the Bar between 1720 and 1767, Portraits of the Chief Justices, An Account of the Struggle for Ratification of the Federal Constitution in Massachusetts in 1788, etc. ; 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 ephemer... View more info

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Massachusetts Law Quarterly, February 1932, Vol. XVII, No. 2 The Wickersham Commission Reports (6pp), The resignation of Mr. Justice Holmes (1/2 page), etc.

By: Grinnell, F. G.

Price: $10.94

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts Law Quarterly: 1932

Seller ID: 41675

Condition: Very Good


100 pages; Clean and tight in original green printed wrappers, mild toning at edges. Contents include: The resignation of Mr. Justice Holmes (1/2 page), The Need for Egg Legislation in England, The Wickersham Commission Reports (6pp), The Wisdom of the Fathers as to the Relation of the States, Amortization - An Unsettled Question in Trust Accounting by George K. Black, etc. ; 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