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CHARTER OF THE CITY OF BROOKLYN, PASSED JUNE 28, 1873. As Subsequently Amended with the Charter of April 17, 1854, and the Amendments Thereto, and Other Laws Relating to Said City. Also, the Ordinances of the Common Council of the City of Brooklyn as Codified and Adopted Dec. 10, 1877. (Compiled by Wm. G. Bishop, City Clerk)

By: (Bishop, William G.)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Brooklyn: R.M. Whiting & Co., 1877.: 1877.

Seller ID: 26792


Brooklyn: R.M. Whiting & Co., 1877.. 1877.. Very good. - sc Octavo. Disbound, lacking the covers. 326 pages plus appendices consisting of 266 pages (comprising The Charter of 1854); plus 15 pages; and 36 pages. The title page is detached and chipped at the edges and the first and last signatures are loose, though present. There is a short tear and creasing to the bottom edge of the last few leaves. A complete copy of this rare book which would be well-worth rebinding. View more info

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CASE AND COMMENT: The Lawyer's Magazine. Nov. 1910. Vol. 17 No. 6. Blackstone Number. (Cover title).

By: (Blackstone, Sir William). Carson, Hon. Hampton L.; et al. Russell, Asa W.; editor

Price: $125.00

Publisher: (New York: Lawyers Co-operative Publishing Co.), 1910.: 1910.

Seller ID: 36749


- Octavo, softcover bound in pictorial wrappers. The binding is chipped with dampstaining to the rear cover. There are pieces out of the head & tail of the spine & the top & lower ends of the front cover are detached. Pages [269] to 322 plus 18 pages of ads. Black-and-white illustrations and pictorial ads. There is light rippling from humidity to the top corners of the pages with dampstaining to the last page & the inside rear cover. There is some creasing & occasional s... View more info

CLARENCE DARROW: A BIBLIOGRAPHY

By: (Darrow, Clarence). Hunsberger, Willard D

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Metuchen, NJ & London, U.K.: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1981.: 1981.

Seller ID: 19769


Metuchen, NJ & London, U.K.: The Scarecrow Press, Inc., 1981.. 1981.. Fine. - Octavo, red cloth. viii & 215 pages. Illustrated with a black-and-white portrait frontispiece. Near fine. View more info

A NEW CONDUCTOR GENERALIS: Being a Summary of the Law Relative to the Duty and Office of Justices of the Peace, Sheriffs, Coroners, Constables, Jurymen, Overseers of the Poor, &c. &c. with Many New and Improved Subjects, Alphabetically Arranged; Comprising a Variety of Practical Forms. All of Which Have been Carefully Collated with the Revised Laws of the State of New-York; and Will Be Found Useful to Citizens, Lawyers and Magistrates. To Which Is Added, An Analysis of the Law for the Recovery of Debts to the Value of Twenty-Five Dollars. By a Gentleman of the Law

By: (Gentleman of the Law)

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Albany [NY]: D. & S. Whiting, 1803.: 1803.

Seller ID: 26581


Albany [NY]: D. & S. Whiting, 1803.. 1803.. Good. - hardcover Octavo, bound in vintage tan calf. The covers are bumped, rubbed & scuffed. There are small pieces out of the head & tail of the spine, and damage to the bottom edge of the rear cover and to the bottom edges of the last part of the book, with no loss of text. Pages i-xv & [16]-479 plus errata page. As issued, pages 290 to 295 are repeated in their numbering. There are previous owner's names penned in ink on th... View more info

BIBLIOGRAPHIE DES ECRITS IMPRIMES DE HUGO GROTIUS

By: (Grotius, Hugo). Meulen, Jacob Ter; and Diermanse, P. J. J

Price: $85.00

Publisher: Zutphen: Matthys de Jongh, 1995.: 1995.

Seller ID: 6509


Zutphen: Matthys de Jongh, 1995.. 1995.. Fine. - Octavo, black cloth titled in gilt. xxiv & 708 pp. B&W frontispiece & B&W illustrations. Near fine. Reprint of the 1950 definitive bibliography of Grotius. The text is in French. View more info

OUTLINE OF TRADE-MARK LAW. (Reprinted from The Bulletin of the United States Trade-Mark Association, vol. 29, Nos. 1-6). (Cover title)

By: Amdur, Leon H

Price: $10.00

Publisher: [New York]: The United States Trade-Mark Association, 1934.: 1934.

Seller ID: 16941


[New York]: The United States Trade-Mark Association, 1934.. 1934.. Good. - Octavo, softcover bound in printed brown wrappers. The wraps are lightly bumped & chipped with a few tiny stains & with their edges darkened. There is a small area of soiling to the front wrap with the price and publisher's address noted in ink. 40 pages. The bottom page corners are bumped. Good. First edition. First Edition. View more info

THE LAW OF LANDLORD AND TENANT; / With All the Requisite Forms, Including the Pleadings in the Several Actions By and Against Landlord and Tenant, and the Evidence Necessary to Support Them. By John Frederick Archbold, Esq., Barrister at Law. [Bound together with]: A TREATISE ON THE LAW OF DEFAMATION: / With Forms of Pleadings. By George Wingrove Cooke, Esq., of the Middle Temple, Barrister-at-Law. (2 volumes in 1)

By: Archbold, John Frederick; Cooke, George Wingrove

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: T. and J. W. Johnson, 1846.: 1846.

Seller ID: 16928


Philadelphia: T. and J. W. Johnson, 1846.. 1846.. Very good. - Octavo, contemporary tan calf with gilt-lettered leather labels on the spine. The leather is a bit scuffed. The spine & extremities are darkened & the joints are rubbed. The leather of the spine is dried out & cracking & there are remnants of a paper label near the tail. [iv], xxix & pages [30]-374; and xv & pages [16]-297. There is an owner's ink name & date on the front endpaper. There is occasional foxing ... View more info

A PRACTICAL TREATISE ON THE LAW Relating to the Specific Performance of Contracts. By Edmund Batten, Esq., Barrister-at-Law. [Bound together with]: THE LAW OF PROPERTY as Arising from the Relation of Husband and Wife. By Sydney Smith Bell, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister-at-Law. (2 volumes in 1)

By: Batten, Edmund.; Bell, Sydney Smith

Price: $95.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: T. & J. W. Johnson, 1850.: 1850.

Seller ID: 16926


Philadelphia: T. & J. W. Johnson, 1850.. 1850.. Good. - Octavo, contemporary tan calf with gilt-lettered leather labels on the spine. The spine & extremities are darkened & the leather of the spine is dried out & cracking. There are 3 tiny holes in the front joint. xxviii & pages[29]-227; and xxviii & pages [29]-364. The edges of the pastedowns, endpapers, flyleaf & rear blank are darkened with an owner's ink name & date on the front endpaper. There is staining & foxing ... View more info

LAW & INTERNATIONAL LAW: A Bibliography of Bibliographies

By: Besterman, Theodore

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1971.: 1971.

Seller ID: 7234


Totowa, NJ: Rowman and Littlefield, 1971.. 1971.. Fine. - Octavo, green cloth titled in gilt. Lightly rubbed. 436 pp. Near fine. View more info

THE LAW AND PRACTICE OF JUDGMENTS AND EXECUTIONS, Including Extents at the Suit of the Crown. By Peregrine Bingham, A.B. of the Middle Temple, Special Pleader. From the London Edition. POINTS IN THE LAW OF DISCOVERY. By James Wigram, Esq., F.R.S. One of His Majesty's Counsel. From the London Edition. A CONCISE VIEW OF THE DOCTRINE AND PRACTICE OF THE ECCLESIASTICAL COURTS IN DOCTORS' COMMONS, On Various Points Relative to the subject of Marriage and Divorce. Second Edition, Revised and Augmented. By Thomas Poynter, Proctor in Doctors' Commons. From the London Edition. A MANUAL OF THE LAW OF FIXTURES. By David Gibbons, Esq. of the Middle Temple, Special Pleader. From the London Edition. (4 books in 1 volume)

By: Bingham, Peregrine; Wigram, James; Poynter, Thomas; Gibbons, David

Price: $50.00

Publisher: Philadelphia: John S. Littell, 1836.: 1836.

Seller ID: 21174


Philadelphia: John S. Littell, 1836.. 1836.. Good. - Octavo, contemporary tan calf with gilt-lettered leather labels on the spine. The joints are split & the covers are detached. The spine & extremities are darkened. The leather of the spine & the front edges of the covers is dried out & cracking & there is a piece out of one of the labels, not affecting the titling. vi & 238 pages; xiii, [i] & 132 pages; ix, [i] &132 pages; and [iv] & 24 pages. Poynter's work is illustr... View more info

THE NATURE AND PRACTICE OF REAL ACTIONS, IN THEIR WRITS AND PROCESS, BOTH ORIGINAL AND JUDICIAL. By George Booth, Esq. / First American Edition; / In which the ancient Writs and Records are correctly translated from the Latin, with the addition of references to English and American authorities, and to the statutes of the state of New-York. / By John Anthon, Esq. Counsellor at Law

By: Booth, George; Anthon, John

Price: $125.00

Publisher: New York: Printed and published by Stephen Gould, at the sign of Lord Coke, opposite the City-Hall, 1808.: 1808.

Seller ID: 18820


New York: Printed and published by Stephen Gould, at the sign of Lord Coke, opposite the City-Hall, 1808.. 1808.. Good.. - Octavo, contemporary tan calf with a gilt-lettered leather label on the spine. The front cover is detached. The leather is rubbed, scuffed & darkened and is dried out & cracking with small pieces out. There are the remnants of a handwritten label on the spine & the adjacent edges of the covers. 318 [i.e. 386] pages. The pagination is irregular, foll... View more info

COMMENTARIES ON THE LAW OF SURETYSHIP, and the Rights and Obligations of the Parties Thereto, and Herein of Obligations in Solido, under the laws of England, Scotland, and Other States of Europe, the British Colonies, and the United States of America, and on the Conflict of Those Laws. By William Burge, of the Inner Temple, Esq....First American, From the London, Edition

By: Burge, William

Price: $150.00

Publisher: Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1847.: 1847.

Seller ID: 21374


Boston: Charles C. Little and James Brown, 1847.. 1847.. Good. - Octavo, tan contemporary calf with a gilt-lettered leather label on the spine. The leather is rubbed & scuffed. The edges of the covers are darkened. The spine is darkened with the head chipped & with a small piece out, & with the remnants of a paper label on the tail. lii & 560 pages plus 24-page publisher's catalog. There is staining to the edges of the pastedowns & endpapers with scattered foxing & stain... View more info

REPORTS OF CASES DETERMINED AT NISI PRIUS, IN THE COURTS OF KING'S BENCH AND COMMON PLEAS, AND ON THE HOME CIRCUIT, / From the Sittings After Michaelmas Term, 48 Geo. III. 1807, to the Sittings after Michaelmas Term, 49 Geo. III. 1808, Both Inclusive. By John Campbell, Esq. of Lincoln's Inn, Barrister at Law. (2 volumes)

By: Campbell, John

Price: $50.00

Publisher: New-York: Printed and published by I. Riley, 1810.: 1810.

Seller ID: 16384


New-York: Printed and published by I. Riley, 1810.. 1810.. Good. - Octavo, contemporary tan calf with gilt-lettered leather labels on the spines. The bindings are scuffed. The spines & the edges of the covers are darkened with the leather dried out & cracking. There are pieces out of the head & tail of the spine of Vol. 1 & the lower half of the front joint is split. The head of the spine of Vol. 2 is torn & the rear joint & the top of the front joint are split. x, [ii] ... View more info

RUDIMENTS OF AMERICAN LAW AND PRACTICE, On the Plan of Blackstone; Prepared for the Use of Students at Law, and Adapted to Schools and Colleges

By: Clerke, Thomas W

Price: $200.00

Publisher: New York: Gould, Banks & Co. / Albany, NY: Wm. & A. Gould & Co., 1842.: 1842.

Seller ID: 21175


New York: Gould, Banks & Co. / Albany, NY: Wm. & A. Gould & Co., 1842.. 1842.. Good. - Octavo, contemporary tan calf with a gilt-lettered leather label on the spine. The leather is rubbed & scuffed with a tear to the rear cover. The front edge of the rear cover & the head of the spine are darkened with the leather dried out & cracked. The tail of the spine is lightly chipped. xxx, [1] leaf & 408 pages. There are small pieces out of the top & bottom edges of the front end... View more info

A GENERAL DIGESTED INDEX OF THE NINE VOLUMES OF COWEN'S REPORTS of Cases Argued and Determined in the Supreme Court and in the Court for the Trial of Impeachments and the Correction of Errors of the State of New-York. By the Author of Those Reports

By: Cowen, Esek

Price: $25.00

Publisher: Albany, NY: Wm. & A. Gould & Co. / New York: Gould, Banks & Co., 1831.: 1831.

Inscription: Signed

Seller ID: 30804


Albany, NY: Wm. & A. Gould & Co. / New York: Gould, Banks & Co., 1831.. 1831.. Fair. - Octavo, full tan calf titled in gilt on a leather label on the spine. The binding is bumped, rubbed & scuffed and the joints are splitting. The spine is darkened with the head lightly chipped & the remnant of a paper label on the tail. 559 pages. There is foxing & staining throughout. A few page corners are creased & there is a piece out of the bottom corner of the front endpaper. Good... View more info

RESPONSE OF CLARENCE DARROW TO BIRTHDAY GREETINGS APRIL 18, 1918

By: Darrow, Clarence

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Chicago: Tribune-Republican Publishing Co., 1947.: 1947.

Seller ID: 24032


Chicago: Tribune-Republican Publishing Co., 1947.. 1947.. Very good. - 12mo [6-7/8 inches high by 4 inches wide], softcover bound in printed gray wraps. The wraps are very slightly bumped with their edges slightly darkened & there is a small stain to the bottom inner corner of the rear wrap. 33 pages. Very good. A reprint by the Tribune-Republican of this little work originally printed by The Walden Book Shop. View more info

TALKS ABOUT LAW: A Popular Statement of What Our Law Is and How It Is Administered

By: Dole, Edmund P

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1887.: 1887.

Seller ID: 16333


Boston and New York: Houghton Mifflin and Company, 1887.. 1887.. Good. - Octavo, brown cloth titled in gilt on the spine. The binding is rubbed & bumped & the covers are stained & soiled. The joints are worn & the head & tail of the spine are chipped. vi & 557 pages plus 4-page publisher's catalog. The pastedowns & endpapers are unevenly darkened & there is an owner's bookplate on the front pastedown. There is a small stain to the fore-edge. The top half of page 519 is h... View more info

BIBLIOGRAPHIE DE LA BIBLIOGRAPHIE GENERALE DU DROIT FRANCAIS ET ETRANGER. (Extrait du "Repertoire general et alphabetique du droit francais")

By: Dramard, E

Price: $10.00

Publisher: Paris: L. Larose & Forcel, Editeurs, 1893.: 1893.

Seller ID: 27731


Paris: L. Larose & Forcel, Editeurs, 1893.. 1893.. Fair. - Octavo, disbound. Softcover. Lacks front wrap; the rear wrap, which is darkened & chipped, is present but detached along with the rear endpaper. Half-title, title & 120 pp. Pencil markings in margins. The contents are good. Overall, fair. 179 items are catalogued. View more info

FIVE YEARS OF MY LIFE 1894-1899

By: Dreyfus, Alfred

Price: $45.00

Publisher: NY: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1901.: 1901.

Seller ID: 16334


NY: McClure, Phillips & Co., 1901.. 1901.. Very good. - Octavo, 7-3/4 inches high by 5-1/4 inches wide. Hardcover bound in tan cloth titled in gilt on spine and in gilt within a gilt ruled dark blue panel on the front cover. The covers are bumped and lightly soiledand the spine is darkened. xiv, [ii] & 310 pages with black & white illustrations. There is a previous owner's inscription penned on the front endpaper and some occasional light soiling. Very good. First edi... View more info

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BEING BUSTED.

By: Fiedler, Leslie A.

Price: $20.00

Publisher: New York: Stein and Day, (1969).: (1969).

Seller ID: 36587


- Octavo, cloth-backed boards in a dust wrapper. The tail of the spine is slightly chipped & the bottom corner of the front cover is very lightly creased. The dust jacket is rubbed & lightly chipped and the top corner of the rear flap has been excised. 255 pages. Very good in a good dust wrapper. First edition. Fiedler's account of how the police tried on three different occasions to bust him for marijuana use because he was a radical, an Easterner and a Jew and had lent... View more info