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Property Law of the Czechoslovak People's Democracy

By: Kocvara, Stefan

Price: $9.94

Publisher: American Journal of Comparative Law: 1958

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41698

Condition: Very Good-


Autograph; 10 pages; Reprinted from American Journal of Comparative Law, Vol. 7, No. 2, Spring 1958. Contents clean in original gray printed wrappers; wrappers unevenly toned at edges. Inscribed and Signed by the author on 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 Metaphysical Foundations Of Thomistic Jurisprudence

By: Kreilkamp, Karl

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Washington DC, Catholic University: 1939

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 39948

Condition: Very Good+


183 pages; Publisher's printed wrappers. A Doctoral dissertation, published as Vol. LIII of the series: "Philosophical Studies - The Catholic University of America." Original edition, not one of the various reprints, unworn, with the faint ink signature of F[rancis] X[avier] Dwyer at the upper corner of the front wrapper. No other marks, clean and tight; Unworn, but the wrappers show very slight toning. 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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COMMUNISM

By: Laski, Harold J. ; [Justice Potter Stewart 's signature]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, Henry Holt and Co: 1927

Seller ID: 42310

Condition: Very Good


Home University Library; Autograph; Vol. 131; 256, (13) ads pages; Clean and secure in original cloth binding with red lettering. Former owner's signature on ffep "Potter Stewart" U.S. Supreme Court Justice OCLC 837935071 256 Seiten 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, ... View more info

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The Basis of Vicarious Liability

By: Laski, Harold, J. ; [Joseph Henry Beale]

Price: $99.94

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Law School: 1916

Edition: First Edition Thus

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 42049

Condition: Very Good-


from the Yale Law Journal, December, 1916; Autograph; 30 pages; Contents clean and secure in original printed wrappers, dust soiling and foxing to wrappers. Inscribed by the author at top of front wrapper: "J. H. B. / To whom I am personally liable / H. J. L. / Jan. 1917" Harold Joseph Laski (1893 – 1950) was a British political theorist, economist, author, and lecturer. He was active in politics and served as the chairman of the British Labour Party during 1945–1946, and was a professor at the London School of Economics from 1926 to 1950. When this article was published Laski w... View more info

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THE EMPLOYMENT OF NEGRO TROOPS - SPECIAL STUDIES

By: Lee, Ulysses ; [Gerhard Alden Gesell's copy]

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Office of the Chief of Military History: 1970

Seller ID: 38316

Condition: Near Fine


xx, 740 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth binding with folding maps in rear pocket. Not marked as such, but from the collection of Gerhard Alden Gesell (1910 – 1993) began his career as a staff trial lawyer and later as adviser to Chairman William O. Douglas at the new Securities and Exchange Commission from 1935 to 1941. He then entered private practice with Covington & Burling in Washington, where he specialized in antitrust and other corporate cases. While engaged in private practice, Gesell continued to serve the public sector. In 1945 and 1946, he served as Chief Assista... View more info

THE LAY OF TSAR, IVAN VASSILYEVICH, HIS YOUNG OPRICHNIK AND THE STOUT HEARTED MERCHANT KALASHNIKOV

By: Lermontov, Mikhail ; Ivan Bilibin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Raduga: 1983

Edition: First Edition Thus

Seller ID: 41783

ISBN: 0828527695

Condition: Near Fine


Clean and tight in original pictorial binding. Translated from the Russian by Irina Zheleznova. Illustrated throughout.; 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 Reception of Roman Law

By: Lobingier, C. Sumner

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, National University: 1931

Seller ID: 40747

Condition: Very Good


National University Law Review (January 1931); 68, (6) pages; Former owner's name, otherwise clean and tight in stiff card wrappers, extracted from the National University Law Review (January 1931). Charles Sumner Lobingier (1866 - 1956) was a United States jurist who served as a judge of the Philippine Court of First Instance from 1904 to 1914 and as Judge of the United States Court for China in Shanghai from 1914 to 1924. Lobingier taught law at the University of Nebraska, the University of the Philippines Law School, the University of California, the Comparative Law School of China, Nati... View more info

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Acts passed at the extra session of the Second Legislature of the State of Louisiana Held and begun in the city of New Orleans, on the 4th day of December, 1848

By: Louisiana, State of

Price: $199.99

Publisher: New Orleans, Printed at the Office of the "Louisiana Courier": 1848

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41984

Condition: Very Good


75, 75 pages; Early twentieth century full tan buckram, red label lettered in gilt on spine. This copy was once the property of the Library of Congress, with small paper label mounted to the front cover, the LC engraved bookplate mounted to the front paste down endpaper, tiny rubber stamps at the foot of both the English and French title pages ("L.C. copy 2"), pencil notes at the top of the French title page, and the Library of Congress Surplus-Duplicate stamp in blue ink on the rear free endpaper -- (which makes this copy legal to buy, sell and own). An excellent copy, with these mi... View more info

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Check-List of Session Laws

By: MacDonald, George E

Price: $84.94

Publisher: New York, H. W. Wilson Company: 1936

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40118

Condition: Very Good


Former owner's name on front pastedown, in navy blue library-style buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine, a specially bound copy interleaved with annotations by the former owner Francis X. Dwyer regarding acquisitions and prices. Former owner's name on front pastedown, in navy blue library-style buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine, a specially bound copy interleaved with lined pages some of which have annotations by the former owner Francis X. Dwyer regarding acquisitions and prices. Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," b... View more info

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Check-List of Statutes of States of the United States of America including Revisions, Compilations, Digests, Codes and Indexes

By: MacDonald, George E.

Price: $84.94

Publisher: Providence, The Oxford Press: 1937

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40119

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in blue cloth binding. Former owner's name on front pastedown, in navy blue library-style buckram binding with gilt lettering at spine, a specially bound copy interleaved with lined pages some of which have annotations by the former owner Francis X. Dwyer regarding acquisitions and prices. Dwyer was co-author of a widely used textbook: "Introduction to the Study of Law," by Edmund M. Morgan and Francis X. Dwyer, and served in the Law Libraries at Harvard, and later, as librarian at the Law Library in the Library of Congress for decades, rising to Acting Law Librarian o... View more info

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THE PAPERS OF JOHN MARSHALL 1775 - 1813 , Volumes I - VII [Seven Volumes]

By: Marshall, John; Herbert A. Johnson ; Charles Cullen; William Stenchcombe; Charles Hobson, et al. ; [Editors]

Price: $299.94

Publisher: Chapel Hill, University of North Carolina: 1974 - 1993

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42184

Condition: Near Fine


All volumes clean and secure in original blue cloth bindings, gilt lettering at spine. Spine of Volume I is faded, all others are bright and fresh. This offering includes the first seven volumes of this monumental work comprising the papers of Justice John Marshall. John Marshall was the longest-serving chief justice on the U.S. Supreme Court and arguably the most influential. Under his direction, the judicial branch achieved equality with the other branches of government and constitutionality was established as the crucial element in court decisions. Vol. I: Correspondence and Papers, Nov... View more info

The Law of Workmen's Compensation and Employers' Liability: A Selected List of Materials, 1950-1963

By: McDermott, Cyril L.

Price: $6.94

Publisher: Vanderbilt University Law School: 1963

Seller ID: 39655

Condition: Very Good


Vanderbilt Law Review, Volume 16, No. 4, October 1963; 26 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. OCLC: 78321287 View more info

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RELIGION AND THE LAW

By: Miner, Julius H

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Chicago-Kent Law Review: 1943

Seller ID: 41696

Condition: Very Good-


24 pages; Contents clean and tight in original blue printed wrappers, toned at edges, top corner clipped. Reprinted from Chicago-Kent Law Review, Vol 21, No. 2, March 1943 ; 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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CALMLY TO POISE THE SCALES OF JUSTICE A History of the Courts of the District of Columbia Circuit

By: Morris, Jeffrey Brandon ; Chris Rohmann

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Durham, Carolina Academic Press: 2001

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 39590

ISBN: 0890896453

Condition: Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


426 pages; Clean and tight in original black cloth binding in bright fresh dustjacket. No markings, but from the collection of Judge Gerhard Alden Gesell (1910 – 1993) who began his career as a staff trial lawyer and later as adviser to Chairman William O. Douglas at the new Securities and Exchange Commission from 1935 to 1941. Gesell then entered private practice with Covington & Burling in Washington, where he specialized in antitrust and other corporate cases. While engaged in private practice, Gesell continued to serve the public sector. In 1945 and 1946, he served as Chief Assistant C... View more info

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Recomendaciones de la Asociacion Americana de Abogados respecto a las proposiciones de Dumbarton Oaks para el establecimiento de una organizacion general international de la paz, de la justicia y del derecho y una exposicion de principios y actuacioon

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Chicago, Asociacion Americana de Abogados: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38709

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Spanish edition of the Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law. OCLC 1571717 View more info

Image for Recomendaciones de la Asociacion Americana de Abogados respecto a las proposiciones de Dumbarton Oaks para el establecimiento de una organizacion general international de la paz, de la justicia y del derecho y una exposicion de principios y actuacioon

Recomendaciones de la Asociacion Americana de Abogados respecto a las proposiciones de Dumbarton Oaks para el establecimiento de una organizacion general international de la paz, de la justicia y del derecho y una exposicion de principios y actuacioon

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Chicago, American Bar Association: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38710

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers light toning to edges of wrappers. Spanish edition of the Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law. OCLC 1571717 View more info

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[RUSSIAN LANGUAGE EDITION] Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law, and statement of principles and joint action

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Chicago, American Bar Association: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38711

Condition: Very Good


40 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. Russian edition of the Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law. View more info

Image for Resolutions votees par l'Association des avocats americains sur le projet de Dumbarton Oaks (organisation internationale generale en vue de faire regner la paix, la justice et le droit) et declaration de principes et d'action conjointe adoptee par

Resolutions votees par l'Association des avocats americains sur le projet de Dumbarton Oaks (organisation internationale generale en vue de faire regner la paix, la justice et le droit) et declaration de principes et d'action conjointe adoptee par

By: Multiple Authors

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Chicago, American Bar Association: 1945

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38712

Condition: Very Good


Clean and tight in original printed cream wrappers. French edition of the Recommendations of the American Bar Association as to the Dumbarton Oaks proposals for the establishment of a general international organization for peace, justice and law. OCLC 1571842 View more info

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THE GOLF SECRET Illustrated with 14 pages of diagrams

By: Murray, H. A. ; [Justice Potter Stewart's copy, bearing his autograph]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: New York, Emerson Books, Inc: 1954

Edition: Second Revised Edition

Seller ID: 42340

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


Autograph; xvi, 17-160 pages; Clean and secure in original green cloth binding in edgeworn dustjacket with a scrape along lower spine. Ownership signature of "Potter Stewart / September, 1954" on ffep. Notecard size envelope laid-in, imprinted "Chambers of / Justice Potter Stewart" on verso, and "Supreme Court of the United States / Washington, D.C. 20543" on recto. Potter Stewart came from an influential Ohio Republican political family and graduated from Yale College and Yale Law School. He briefly worked for a Wall Street law firm before entering the U.S. Navy Reser... View more info

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Charter of the city of Salem : an act to incorporate the city of Salem, New Jersey, approved February 25th, 1858, with amendments thereto, approved March 18, 1859 - March 22, 1860 - March 28, 1866 - March 7, 1867.

By: New Jersey Laws

Price: $149.99

Publisher: Salem, New Jersey, Printed by Robert Gwynne: 1867

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40171

Condition: Good+


60 pages; Bound for the Library of Congress in tan half calf over plum cloth, leather spine labels (with tiny gilt letters and date). Nineteenth century Library of Congress bookplate mounted to the front paste-down endpaper, (overstamped with the ink "Surplus-Duplicate" stamp making this copy legal to buy and sell. Binding somewhat rubbed, with the front cover now neatly detached. Paper Library label mounted to the front cover, nineteenth century oval stamp in blue ink of the L.C. Law Department on the title page, shelf-mark in pencil on the otherwise-blank verso of the title page. ... View more info