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RIGHTS OF MAN

By: Paine, Thomas ; Lynd Ward

Price: $12.94

Publisher: New York, Heritage Press: 1961

Seller ID: 42328

Condition: Near Fine


xviii, 269 pages; Clean and tight in original marble patterned cloth with blue banner and gilt lettering at spine in original slipcase. Illustrated with wonderful wood engravings by Lynd Ward; with an introduction by Howard Fast, preface by Thomas Jefferson. Thomas Paine was one of the most influential writers and social philosophers of his time. This work Rights of Man is his most influential and widely read work, beautifully expressing his faith in democracy and egalitarianism. Rights of Man was an immediate sensation in the United States, but the British Parliament labeled it highly se... View more info

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REMINISCENCES OF RUFUS CHOATE The Great American Advocate

By: Parker, Edward Griffin

Price: $24.94

Publisher: New York, Mason Brothers: 1860

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41305

Condition: Very Good


522 pages; Clean and tight in original green cloth bidning with gilt lettering at spine and ruling in blind and spine and boards. Engraved frontispiece portrait and lithographed facsimile autograph letter with tissue guard, foxed. An area of mild fading on front board. OCLC: 296196 Rufus Choate (1799 – 1859) was an American lawyer and orator. Beginning in 1823 Choate practiced law for five years, during which time he also served in the Massachusetts House of Representatives (1825–1826) and in the Massachusetts Senate (1827). In 1830 he was elected to Congress as a Whig from Salem. In 183... View more info

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Non-Homicide Offenses Against the Person (with Special Reference to Offenses which have a Medicolegal Interest)

By: Perkins, Rollin M. ; [SIGNED]

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Boston, Boston University Law Review: 1946

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41749

Condition: Very Good


Autograph; 87 pages; Boldly inscribed on the front wrapper "To Walter W. Dwyer/ with the compliments of Rollin M. Perkins." Contents clean and tight in original printed wrappers, white wrappers dusty. Rollin M. Perkins taught law for six decades and wrote the widely used textbook, "Perkins on Criminal Law." Born March 15, 1889, in Lawrence, Kan., he graduated from the University of Kansas in 1910 and from Stanford University Law School in 1912. Perkins taught at the University of Iowa Law School from 1916 to 1946. He later taught criminal law at Stanford, Vanderbilt, UCLA and ... View more info

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ON AMENDING THE TREATY POWER

By: Perlman, Philip B

Price: $9.94

Publisher: New York, Columbia University Law School: 1952

Seller ID: 37056

Condition: Very Good


Columbia Law Review; Vol. 7/1/1952; 825-867 pages; Reprinted from the Columbia Law Review Volume 52, No. 7. Clean and tight in original blue printed wrappers, toned at edges. OCLC: 25896117; 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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Jubilee Law Lectures 1889-1939 School of Law, The Catholic University of America

By: Pound, Roscoe ; [SIGNED]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Catholic University of America Press: 1939

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 41627

Condition: Near Fine


Autograph; 182 pages; Inscribed and signed on the ffep by the author "For Mr. F. X. Dwyer, with my best wishes, / Roscoe Pound / December 20, 1939" Francis Xavier Dwyer (1902 - 1987) received a B.A. from Harvard University in 1923 and an M.A. the following year. After obtaining a law degree from Northweastern University, Dwyer returned to Harvard where he was a librarian at the Law Library from 1931 until 1941. Subsequently, he spent decades as a librarian at the Law Library of Library of Congress. Roscoe Pound was Dwyer's mentor and colleague for many years both at Harvard Law ... View more info

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The Spirit of the Common Law

By: Pound, Roscoe ; [SIGNED]

Price: $174.94

Publisher: Boston, Marshall Jones: 1921

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 39521

Condition: Very Good+


Autograph; xiv, (4), 224 pages; Inscribed and Signed on ffep by Roscoe Pound. Clean and tight in original green cloth binding with gilt lettering at spine and front board, offsetting to two pages from a news clipping laid-in. This collection of the essays Pound delivered at Dartmouth the summer of 1921 communicate the essence of sociological jurisprudence and celebrate the common law, embracing pragmatism and judicial empiricism.; Signed by Author View more info

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Law and the American Indian - Readings, Notes and Cases

By: Price, Monroe E. ; [Justice Potter Stewart ]

Price: $124.94

Publisher: Indianapolis, Bobbs-Merrill Company: 1973

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 38318

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


Autograph; xxxiv & 807 pages; Publisher's textured maroon cloth, spine and front cover lettered in gilt. In a dust jacket which shows edgewear and modest chipping and tears at the top of the spine. From the library of Supreme Court Associate Justice Potter Stewart [1915-1985]] - with an inscription from the author on the front free endpaper in ink: "For Justice Stewart / Who set the highest / standard for all of / us who worked for you. / [signed] Monroe E. Price / 5/73. " During Justice Potter Stewart's tenure tenure on the Supreme Court (1958-1981), he made major contributions t... View more info

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Journal of the Legislative Council of Prince Edward Island, Anno Tricesimo Quarto Victoriae Riginae, First Session of the Twenty Fourth General Assembly

By: Prince Edward Island

Price: $749.99

Publisher: Charlottetown [PEI], E. Reilly & Co., Herald Office, Prince Street: 1871

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 40543

Condition: Very Good


359 pages; Tan library buckram, spine with full-length dark leather label lettered in gilt; marbled endpapers and text-block edges. With the engraved bookplate of the U. S. Department of State, paper library label mounted to the base of the spine, small oval State Department accession stamp on the verso of the title page, card pocket mounted to the rear paste-down endpaper; red ink Surplus-Duplicate stamp on the front free endpaper (certifying that this copy is properly de-accessioned from government ownership). This volume is clean and well preserved, with other library marks than those m... View more info

Session Laws of Wyoming Passed at the Fifth Legislative Assembly Convened at Cheyenne, Nov. 7, 1877

By: Published by Authority

Price: $174.94

Publisher: Cheyenne, H. Glafcke, Public Printer, Daily Leader Office: 1878

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40701

Condition: Very Good-


xvi, 149 pages; Textblock clean and securely stitched, disbound, lacks binding. Stopka - Wyoming Territorial Imprints 1878.4 The Territory of Wyoming was an organized incorporated territory of the United States. The first section of this book contains the text of the Organic Act of 1868 whereby President Andrew Johnson created the Territory of Wyoming of the United States of America. At the time of its formation, it took land from the Dakota, Idaho, and Utah Territories. In 1872, Wyoming Territory was apportioned into five counties of about equal size: Albany, Carbon, Laramie, Sweetwa... View more info

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SPEECHES DELIVERED BEFORE CONGRESS by Josiah Quincy 1805 - 1813

By: Quincy, Josiah ; Edited by Edmund Quincy [SIGNED]

Price: $19.94

Publisher: Boston, Little, Brown & Company: 1874

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 40732

Condition: Very Good-


Autograph; [With] The Life of Josiah Quincy by His Son Edmund Quincy. Inscribedand SIGNED by the editor (Son of the author) . Stamped withdrawn from the Long Island Historical Society. Most of the debates are about preparing for a fight with England which eventually resulted in the War of 1812. Also includes acceptance into the Union of Louisiana. ; Signed by Editor; 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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An Oration delivered before the Democrats and Antimasons, of the county of Plymouth: at Scituate, on the Fourth of July, 1836 [bound with two other orations delivered on the same date; all published by Beals & Greene]

By: Rantoul, Robert ; Jr. ; Savid Henshaw ; Benjamin Franklin Hallett

Price: $249.94

Publisher: Boston, Beals & Greene: 1836

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 42167

Condition: Very Good


(48; 58; 39) pages; Contents clean and unmarked in binding of early 19th century marbled boards with tan sheepskin spine and corners, rubbed at extremeties, scattered light foxing. This Oration by Robert Rantoul [OCLC 476408512, see Sabin 67908] is the second of three addresses delivered on July 4, 1836 which are bound together in this volume; all published by Beals and Greene. This was, of course, the occasion of the sixtieth anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. Rantoul was an avid proponent for the codification of the common law. He decried judge-made rules argued that freem... View more info

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The Criminal Law Magazine and Reporter a bi-monthly periodical devoted to the interests of bench and bar in criminal cases. Containing original articles on timely topics, full reports of important cases, and a digest of all recent criminal cases, America

By: Rapalje, Stewart ; Robert Linn Lawrence

Price: $274.94

Publisher: Jersey City, Frederick D. Linn & Co., Law Book Publishers: 1880

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 38972

Condition: Very Good


1800 pages; The first two annual volumes of 'The Criminal Law Magazine and Reporter' -- original editions from 1880 & 1881, bound in tan library buckram. xlii & 848; xl & 870 pp. Both have stamps from the Library of Congress, including the "Surplus-Duplicate" stamps from the LC's Division of Gift and Exchange (which make it legal to buy, sell and own these copies). But these two volumes have very different early histories. The first volume was bound up from the Copyright Deposit copies, as received and registered. The six original wrappers of the individual bi-monthly issues are bo... View more info

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Legal Education and the Role of the Lawyer in the Soviet Union and the Countries of Eastern Europe

By: Razi, G. M.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Berkeley, California Law Review: 1960

Seller ID: 41738

Condition: Very Good


California Law Review, December 1960; Vol. 48; 5; 29 pages; Clean and tight in original printed stapled wrappers. An interesting examination of the position of lawyers in the Soviet Union at the height of the Cold War.; 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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Around the World's Legal Systems (II) - The Soviet System

By: Razi, G. M.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Washington, Howard University: 1960

Seller ID: 41741

Condition: Very Good


Howard Law Journal, Volume 6, No. 1; 29 pages; Former owner's name on front wrapper, otherwise cean and tight in original blue stapled wrappers. Soviet versus Western Law; Law before the 1917 Revolution. ; 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

PREVENCION Y CONTROL DE LEGITIMACION DE CAPITALES Y DEL FINANCIAMIENTO AL TERRORISMO

By: Rebolledo, Alejandro

Price: $14.95

Publisher: Vadell Hermanos Editores: 2014

Edition: Third Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41900

Condition: Near Fine


Autograph; 611 pages; Signed by the author on Dedication page, otherwise clean and secure in original glossy pictorial wrappers. Large thick octavo volume. Alejandro Rebolledo is the most notable lawyer in Venezuela concerning the fight against money laundering and a specialist in organized crime. With regard to the penetration of drug trafficking in the country, he says Venezuela "cannot speak of narco-state", but does warn that the lawlessness can lead to an even greater penetration of the mafias that have made Venezuela one of the main bases for drug trafficking in the world. ; ... View more info

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International Law and Air Transportation

By: Rhyne, Charles S.

Price: $9.94

Publisher: Michigan Law Review: 1948

Seller ID: 41697

Condition: Very Good


26 pages; Contents clean and tight in original printed gray wrappers. Reprinted from Michigan Law Review, November 1948, Vol 47, No. 1; 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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Nichilismo Critico-Storico nel Campo del Dritto Romano e Medievale

By: Riccobono, Salvatore

Price: $14.94

Publisher: Palermo, Tipografia Michele Montaina: 1930

Inscription: Signed by Author

Seller ID: 41700

Condition: Very Good


31 pages; "Affectionate regards / The author" at top of front cover and first name signed on titlepage, otherwise clean and tight in original printed wrappers, faint crease at center. Text in Italian. Estratto dall' Annuario della R. Universita degli studi Palermo, Anno accademico 1929-30 ; 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 Message by Professor Salvatore Riccobono

By: Riccobono, Salvatore

Price: $5.94

Publisher: Washington, DC, Catholic University of America: 1945

Seller ID: 41717

Condition: Very Good


5 pages; Clean and tight in original printed wrappers. From Seminar: An Annual Extraordinary Number of the Jurist, Vol. III, 1945. This item was printed in 1945. OCLC: 17317658; 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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Appendix to the Congressional Globe, for the Second Session, Thirty-second Congress: Containing Speeches, Important State Papers, Laws, etc. (New Series, Volume XXVII) [This copy bound for the U. S. House of Representatives Library]

By: RIves, John C. ; editor

Price: $399.94

Publisher: City of Washington [DC], Printed at the Office of John C. Rives: 1853

Edition: First Edition; First Printing

Seller ID: 41607

Condition: Very Good


xii & 387 pages; Bound in red roan leather with a pressed horizontal grain, over marbled boards, flat spine lettered in gilt directly in panels separated by pairs of gilt rules -- at the foot of the spine appears the following, lettered in gilt: "LIBRARY, HOUSE OF REP'S" This remarkable provenance is confirmed by a large circular stamp on the title page: "United States of America. / Library / House of Representatives." The binding is generally fresh and clean, with just a hint of a surface crack along the top two inches of the front outer hinge. There is a modern surplus du... View more info

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HISTOIRE MUNICIPALE POPULAIRE DE PARIS - Depuis les origines jusqu'au l'avenement de Henri III

By: Robiquet, Paul

Price: $24.94

Publisher: Paris, C. Reinwald: 1880

Seller ID: 38846

Condition: Very Good


xii, 676 pages; Quarter brown leather over marbled boards. Light foxxing & some marginal pencil, near Very Good. ; 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