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The Law Revolt: Volume 1- Criminal

By: BELLI, Melvin M.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Belleville, Illinois, Trial Lawyers Service Co.: 1968

Stock No.: 77601

Condition: Very Good in Good dust jacket


Volume I only of a two-volume set. Noted flamboyant trial lawyer's summary of numerous notable cases in which he clarifies various points of law. With legal citations. --- In full red cloth-covered boards with author image and titling in gilt, and published on heavy, high-gloss papers. Jacket with b&w photo of the author on front. --- With black specks at endpapers; else a bright copy. Jacket with quite a bit of rubbing; otherwise in good shape. ; 8vo 8" - 9" ta... View more info

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He Hanged Them High: An Authentic Account of the Fanatical Judge Who Hanged Eighty-Eight Men

By: CROY, Homer

Price: $25.50

Publisher: New York / Boston, Duell, Sloan and Pearce / Little, Brown and Company: 1952

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 82554

Condition: Fair with no dust jacket


An ex-library, first edition copy of this biography of frontier Judge Isaac C. Parker. This account contends that Judge Parker sentenced 88 men to death by hanging, working out of Fort Smith, Arkansas as he administered justice in lawless western Arkansas and Indian country to the west. With black & white frontis photographic portrait of Judge Parker, as well as about 10 photos on plates (all present). First edition confirmed with "Forth" typo i.l.o. "Fort... View more info

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Salt of the Earth, Conscience of the Court: The Story of Justice Wiley Rutledge

By: FERREN, John M.

Price: $23.50

Publisher: Chapel Hill, The University of North Carolina Press: 2004

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 79107

ISBN: 0807828661

Condition: Near Fine in Near Fine dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The author, a senior judge on the D.C. Court of Appeals, has compiled this comprehensive biography of Wiley Rutledge, the Coloradoan who served as an associate justice of the U. S. Supreme Court from 1943 to 1949. With numerous black & white plates depicting people and events from his life. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Jacket features colorized portrait of Ju... View more info

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The Oxford Book of Legal Anecdotes

By: GILBERT, Michael (editor)

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Oxford University Press: 1986

Stock No.: 78648

ISBN: 0192141120

Condition: Very Good in Very Good dust jacket


An amusing collections of tidbits drawn from those involved in the courtrooms over a span of 250 years: lawyers, witnesses, criminals and clerks. --- In navy textured paper-covered hardcovers w/titling and decorations gilt-stamped on cover and spine. Jacket w/color wrap-around illustration 'Bench and Bar' by Stuff. --- Gift inscription on front free endpaper, else a bright, firm, unmarked copy though with a little spine lean. Jacket with a few creases at extremities; oth... View more info

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The Oxford Companion to the Supreme Court of the United States

By: HALL, Kermit L. (editor in chief)

Price: $11.00

Publisher: New York, Oxford University Press: 1992

Stock No.: 77635

ISBN: 0195058356

Condition: Near Fine in Very Good+ dust jacket


7th printing. A hefty compedium of informative data about the court, presented encyclopedia-style. With numerous illustrations and photos. In full navy cloth-covered boards with gilt-stamped titling on spine. --- A bright, firm copy but with a couple of fingerprint smudges at endpapers. Jacket with very light wrinkling at edges; else in nice shape. ; Small 4to 9" - 11" tall; xx, 1032 pages View more info

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Rumpole and the Primrose Path

By: MORTIMER, John

Price: $10.50

Publisher: New York, Viking: 2003

Edition: First US Edition

Stock No.: 79511

ISBN: 0670031461

Condition: Very Good+ in Good dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. Six stories featuring the author's character, the grouchy London barrister Horace Rumpole. --- In blue and white paper-covered boards with gilt-stamped spine titling. Dust jacket with Daniel Adel illustration on cover, unclipped $24.95 price on flap. --- With bookseller markings to front free endpaper, volume is otherwise clean, unmarked and sound. Bright dust jacket with minor soiling and a blemish t... View more info

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The Theory of the Leisure Class: An Economic Study of Institutions (Modern Library #63.2)

By: VEBLEN, Thorstein

Price: $15.50

Publisher: New York, The Modern Library / Random House: [c.1947]

Stock No.: 82825

Condition: Very Good- in Very Good- dust jacket


The noted economist/sociologist's landmark work was first published in 1899 and contained the phrase 'conspicuous consumption', which became a mainstay of the English language. With a foreword by Stuart Chase. --- In Toledano spine 8 / green cloth / gilt titling on black spine & cover blocks / black topstain / grey Kent endpapers / jacket style h, verso advertises 329 titles in ML catalog. Likely published c.1947 (though 1934 date appears in book). ML #63.2. --- A clean,... View more info

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The Art of Cross-Examination, 1928 Revised Third Edition

By: WELLMAN, Francis L.

Price: $29.50

Publisher: New York, The Macmillan Company: 1928

Stock No.: 82977

Condition: Very Good


A 1928 revised edition of the author's 1903 legal classic, in which he offers advice for lawyers on how to conduct their own cross-examinations, and cites the cross-examination dialogues of several notable attorneys and cases. With black & white images of celebrated lawyers tipped onto leaves. Stated "New, Revised and Enlarged Edition". With preface to the third edition, and introduction, by the author. --- In full black cloth-covered boards with title label past... View more info

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Cases Argued and Determined in the Colorado Court of Appeals at the April and September Terms, A. D. 1914: Volume 26

By: WELLS, E. T. (reporter)

Price: $12.00

Publisher: Denver, The W. H. Courtright Publishing Co.: 1915

Stock No.: 82390

Condition: Good with no dust jacket


Volume 26 only of transcripts of cases heard by the Colorado Court of Appeals in the April and September terms of 1914; bound together in this single volume. The text was captured by E. T. Wells, court reporter. With listing of judges of the court, rules and procedures of the court, and index. --- In tan leather covers backed in gold cloth, with gilt-stamped spine titling on brown and dark red blocks. --- Hinges have been repaired with tape; prior owner's signature and r... View more info

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Justice as Translation: An Essay in Cultural and Legal Criticism

By: WHITE, James Boyd

Price: $26.50

Publisher: Chicago, The University Of Chicago Press: 1990

Edition: First Edition

Stock No.: 78930

ISBN: 0226894959

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. A scholarly work by University of Michigan law and English language/literature professor which examines the literary meanings of legal and cultural texts in this literary criticism. --- In grey paper-covered boards backed in charcoal cloth, w/titling silver-stamped on spine. In simple grey and black dust jacket. --- A clean, firm, undamaged copy in similar jacket.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xvi... View more info

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From Expectation to Experience: Essays on Law and Legal Education

By: WHITE, James Boyd

Price: $31.50

Publisher: Ann Arbor, The University of Michigan Press: 1999

Edition: First Edition

Inscription: Signed by Author

Stock No.: 79129

ISBN: 0472110241

Condition: Fine in Fine dust jacket


First edition, first printing with full number line on copyright page. The noted legal scholar's collection of essays, which analyze the law as a system for the creation of meaning. With warm inscription on front free endpaper, signed by the author. --- In full blue cloth-covered boards spine titling stamped in silver. --- A bright, firm, clean copy lacking apparent damages, in similar jacket.; tall 8vo 9" - 10" tall; xi, 194 pages; Signed by Author View more info

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Japan and the Enemies of Open Political Science

By: WILLIAMS, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1996

Stock No.: 60228

ISBN: 0415111315

Condition: Near Fine with no dust jacket


The University of Sheffield Research Fellow in Japanese Politics maintains that world political systems would benefit by incorporating tenets of Japan's political system. --- In stiff dark brown wraps. --- A clean, bright copy though with retailer's sticker to back cover.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxviii, 334 pages View more info

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Japan: Beyond the End of History (Nissan Institute / Routledge Japanese Studies Series)

By: WILLIAMS, David

Price: $10.00

Publisher: London, Routledge: 1994

Stock No.: 60231

ISBN: 0415096626

Condition: Very Good+ with no dust jacket


The Oxford University professor of Japanese government and political philosophy presents a scholarly examination of modern Japanese economic policy. An entry in the Nissan Institute / Routledge Japanese Studies Series. --- In stiff wraps with violet-toned artwork to cover. --- A clean, bright copy though with gift inscription by David Williams Jr. to title page.; Octavo (8 to 9 in. tall); xxii, 238 pages View more info

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An Abridgement of Burn's Justice of the Peace and Parish Officer. To Which is Added An Appendix, Containing Some General Rules and Directions Necessary to be Known and Observed By All Justices of the Peace.

By: [BURN, Richard]

Price: $1,575.00

Publisher: Boston, Joseph Greenleaf: 1773

Stock No.: 77797

Condition: Very Good


A well-preserved relic from pre-Revolutionary Massachusetts Bay colony, summarizing the principal laws and defining legal terms of the time. The entries are presented in alphabetical order, from 'accessory' to 'woman'. In his introduction, the publisher has taken pains to explain that regulations specific to England and Scotland have been removed and that this is a book intended for use by Americans. Page 345 mis-numbered as 145. Appendix with general rules, directions a... View more info