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The Spectator. In Ten Volumes [10]

By: Addison, Steele, Parnell, Hughes, Parker, Tickell, Budgell, Grove, Byrom, Henley and Other

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, William Durrell and Co., George Long, Printer: 1809

Seller ID: 034709


New York: William Durrell and Co., George Long, Printer, 1809. Title pages 1809-1810. Very worn set in what are likely the original bindings. Blue-gray paper covered boards with paper spine labels, a frontis engraving of a contributor in each volume, 18.5 cm tall, margins untrimmed. Covers worn and spotted, some text blocks split, pages age-toned but generally very clean with occasional foxing and a few dampstains mainly to the lower edges of the first few pages of a cou... View more info

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Bingham, Dana & Gould: A Centennial History

By: Allen, David Grayson

Price: $22.00

Publisher: Boston, Self Published, Printed By Thomas Todd Company: 1991

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 029307


Boston: Self Published, Printed By Thomas Todd Company, 1991. First edition [1991]. Centennial history of this Boston law firm most noted for its legal services in maritime law. Gray cloth with illustrated dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition with firm binding, very clean pages with no names or other markings. The mylar protected dustajcket is also in near fine condition.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. ... View more info

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The Connecticut Intestacy Law. Tercentenary Commission of the State of Connecticut Committee on Historical Publications II

By: Andrews, Charles M.

Price: $12.00

Publisher: New Haven, Yale University Press for the Tercentenary Commission: 1933

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002209


New Haven: Yale University Press for the Tercentenary Commission, 1933. First edition, 1933. History of Connecticut's probate laws from the colonial period, which governs distribution of an estate when the deceased has no will. Printed wraps, 30 pages. Some very light edgwear, publication number in ink on front cover, internally near fine with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Soft Cover. Very Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

Trust Betrayed: Inside the AARP

By: Atta, Dale Van; Van Atta, Dale

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Washington, D.C., Gateway Books: 1998

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 021404


Washington, D.C.: Gateway Books, 1998. First edition, first printing, 1998. Black hardcover with gilt spine lettering, 208 pages with index, color dustjacket. The book is in near fine condition, looks and feels about new, with sound text block, good hinges, name atop right corner of front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not priceclipped and is in fine condition. . First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/Fine. 8... View more info

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Individual Rights and the Public Welfare. Addresses By the Honorable Gaspar G. Bacon

By: Bacon, Gaspar G.

Price: $30.00

Publisher: Boston, Massachusetts, Privately Printed: 1935

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 031727


Boston, Massachusetts: Privately Printed, 1935. First edition [1935]. Addresses from a former Lieutenant Governor of Massachusetts, addressing economic issues, cost of government, taxpayer relief, banking reform, socialization, etc. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, no dustjacket, most likely as issued. Minimal shelfwear, good hinges, sound text block, a few light pencil notes in the essay entitled "Emergency Legislation and the Constitutional Principle", p... View more info

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A Treatise on Leases and Terms for Years

By: Bacon, Matthew

Price: $695.00

Publisher: London, A. Strahan: 1798

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 000566


London: A. Strahan, 1798. Very scarce Bacon title. This is not part of Bacon's New Abridgement of the Law, which underwent many printings in the mid 18th and early 19th century, but the first and only edition of a totally separate publication (although the subject matter was indeed included in Bacon's Abridgement). The Advertisement at the front indicates that this book was published separately not out of the greed of the the proprietors (Bacon et al), but to pre-empt ... View more info

The American Lawyer, and Business-Man's Form-Book; Containing Forms and Instructions for Contracts, Arbitration and Award, Assignments, Chattel Mortgages ... Together with the Laws of the Various States ... And a Map and Seal for Each State in the Union

By: Beadle, Delos W.

Price: $175.00

Publisher: New York, Phelps & Fanning: 1851

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003702


New York: Phelps & Fanning, 1851. First edition (1851) in worn but sound condition. Important reference on American law of the mid-nineteenth century, about half the book devoted to general law and the other half to the laws of the states admitted at the time, the last being California. The general section includes the expected laws about financial transactions, landlord and tenant, patent laws, wills, partnerships, etc., as well as laws concerning public lands and mil... View more info

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National Health Insurance and Health Resources : The European Experience

By: Blanpain, Jan. With Luc Delesie and Hemran Nys

Price: $20.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Massachusetts USA, Harvard University Press: 1978

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 023227


Cambridge, Massachusetts USA: Harvard University Press, 1978. First edition, 1978. Navy cloth with gilt spine lettering, 294 pages with extensive index, includes dustjacket. The book is in very good condition with foxed top edge, some foxing along its extreme cover edges, sound text block, good hinges, tiny name printed atop right corner front free endpaper, otherwise clean pages with no other markings. The mylar protected dustjacket is not corner clipped and is also i... View more info

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Corruption in Washington, or Men of Good Intentions

By: Bolles, Blair

Price: $30.00

Publisher: London, Victor Gollancz Ltd.: 1960

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 001474


London: Victor Gollancz Ltd., 1960. First edition. British view of American politics, most specifically the American presidency, by a former director of the Washington Bureau of the Foreign Policy Association. He examines corruption in the White House from the beginning through the Truman and Eisenhower administrations, which he describes as notoriously corrupt. He examines the administrative and bureaucratic structures which promote and perpetuate secrecy and corrupt... View more info

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The Minimum Wage and Syndicalism: An Independent Survey of the Two Latest Movements Affecting American Labor

By: Boyle, James

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cincinnati, Steward & Kidd Company: 1913

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 028841


Cincinnati: Steward & Kidd Company, 1913. First edition (1913). Maroon cloth lettered in gilt, 136 pages, no dustjacket. Very light edge rubbing, good hinges, firm text block, light scattering of foxing to the outer edges of the text block, clean pages with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 12mo - over 6¾" - 7¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Humorous Phases of the Law : Legal Recreations Vol. I

By: Browne, Irving

Price: $36.00

Publisher: San Francisco, Sumner Whitney & Co.: 1876

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 003884


San Francisco: Sumner Whitney & Co., 1876. First edition [1876]. Lightly worn. First volume in a series named Legal Recreations but a complete title unto itself. A collection of humorous anecdotes about the law, legal practice and the judiciary. Includes: Conduct of Courts; The Law of Sunday; The Law of Necessity; Wagers; The Animal Kingdom in Court; Negligence; Pleading before the Code; Pleading under the Code; A Society for Prevention of Cruelty to Lawyers; Nuisan... View more info

Permanent Annotations to the Corpus Juris - CYC System 1927-1931

By: Buchanan, William Howard (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The American Law Book Company: 1932

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002773


New York: The American Law Book Company, 1932. First edition. Includes permanent annual annotations for 1927, 1928, 1929, 1930 and 1931. Thick volume in tan cloth, spine printed in black, red and gilt. Sound binding with no loosened pages, good hinges, some fairly light external wear, some soil and occasional spotting to the exterior, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First... View more info

1931 Annotations to the Corpus Juris - CYC System

By: Buchanan, William Howard (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The American Law Book Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002772


New York: The American Law Book Company, 1931. First edition. 1931 annual annotation volume of an important American law reference system. Thick volume in tan cloth, spine printed in black, red and gilt. Sound binding with no loosened pages, good hinges, some fairly light external wear, some soil and occasional spotting to the exterior, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fir... View more info

1927 Annotations to the Corpus Juris - CYC System

By: Buchanan, William Howard (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The American Law Book Company: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002768


New York: The American Law Book Company, 1928. First edition. 1927 annual annotation volume of an important American law reference system. Thick volume in tan cloth, spine printed in black, red and gilt. Sound binding with no loosened pages, good hinges, some fairly light external wear, some soil and occasional spotting to the exterior, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fir... View more info

1929 Annotations to the Corpus Juris - CYC System

By: Buchanan, William Howard (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The American Law Book Company: 1930

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002770


New York: The American Law Book Company, 1930. First edition. 1929 annual annotation volume of an important American law reference system. Thick volume in tan cloth, spine printed in black, red and gilt. Sound binding with no loosened pages, good hinges, some fairly light external wear, some soil and occasional spotting to the exterior, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fir... View more info

1930 Annotations to the Corpus Juris - CYC System

By: Buchanan, William Howard (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The American Law Book Company: 1931

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002771


New York: The American Law Book Company, 1931. First edition. 1939 annual annotation volume of an important American law reference system. Thick volume in tan cloth, spine printed in black, red and gilt. Sound binding with no loosened pages, good hinges, some fairly light external wear, some soil and occasional spotting to the exterior, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fir... View more info

1928 Annotations to the Corpus Juris - CYC System

By: Buchanan, William Howard (editor)

Price: $22.00

Publisher: New York, The American Law Book Company: 1929

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 002769


New York: The American Law Book Company, 1929. First edition. 1928 annual annotation volume of an important American law reference system. Thick volume in tan cloth, spine printed in black, red and gilt. Sound binding with no loosened pages, good hinges, some fairly light external wear, some soil and occasional spotting to the exterior, internally very clean with no names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. Fir... View more info

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Cases on Bills and Notes

By: Campbell, MORTON cARLISLE

Price: $35.00

Publisher: Cambridge, Published at the Plimpton Press, Published By the Editor, Langdell Hall, Cambridge: 1928

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 013883


Cambridge, Published at the Plimpton Press: Published By the Editor, Langdell Hall, Cambridge, 1928. First edition, 1928. Fully indexed. Red cloth with gilt spine lettering, 1051 pages. Some shelfwear, mainly rubbing to the spine ends, good hinges, sound text block, clean pages with a name and address on the front free endpaper, no other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Very Good/No. 4to - over 9¾" - 12" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Commercial Precedents Selected from the Column of Replies and Decisions of the New York Journal of Commerce

By: Charles Putzel and H. A. Bahr

Price: $45.00

Publisher: Hartford, Connecticut, American Publishing Company: 1881

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 011627


Hartford, Connecticut: American Publishing Company, 1881. First edition, 1881. Brown cloth lettered in gilt, 588 pages. Covers edgeworn and a little spotted, internally much better, with good hinges, sound text block, clean pages free from names or other markings.. First Edition. Hard Cover. Good. 8vo - over 7¾" - 9¾" tall. First Edition. View more info

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Abraham Lincoln and Other Addresses in England

By: Choate, Joseph H.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York, The Century Co.: 1910

Edition: First Edition

Seller ID: 025440


New York: The Century Co., 1910. First edition. Includes addresses on: Abraham Lincoln; Benjamin Franklin; Alexander Hamilton; Ralph Waldo Emerson; The Supreme Court of the United States; Education in America; Sir Walter Scott; The English Bible; Address to the Bench and Bar of England; Farewell; John Harvard. Dark blue cloth, top edge gilt, frontis portrait, 293 pages, no dustjacket. Light rubbing to the extremities, good hinges, sound text block, far outer edges of... View more info